Game Connection @ GDC

Subject: General Tech | January 25, 2005 - 02:46 PM |

For those PCP readers who happen to be developers, there is an important upcoming event at this year's GDC which will give you the opportunity to showcase your goods to leading publishers around the world. If you're looking for your big break, this could very well be the opportunity you've been waiting for.

Game Connection is the premier event for innovative game developers to meet with top publishers in the game industry.

Source: Email

PC Perspective and the Folding Frogs Recognize a tremendous milestone!

Subject: General Tech | January 22, 2005 - 01:52 PM |

The Folding Frogs (Team 734) is our very own Folding@Home distributed computing team. The Folding Frogs use their spare CPU cycles to simulate protein folding in an attempt to unlock the mysteries behind mis-folding proteins that result in diseases like alzheimers disease, cystic fibrosis, BSE (Mad Cow Disease), and many types of cancers.

One of the ways Folding teams/members use to track contributions made to the project, as a whole, is thru points that are assigned to each simulated protein based on complexity.


AMD Extends Technology Sponsorship With Lance Armstrong...

Subject: General Tech | January 17, 2005 - 06:21 PM |

 SUNNYVALE, CA -- January 12, 2005 --AMD (NYSE: AMD) today announced an extended technology sponsorship agreement with Lance Armstrong and the newly unveiled Discovery Channel Pro Cycling Team. AMD technology solutions play a critical role in the team's success, allowing riders and coaches to collect, analyze and interpret training data, and enabling team partners to design and develop state-of-the-art equipment.

Source: AMD

AMD Updates Fourth Quarter Outlook

Subject: General Tech | January 17, 2005 - 06:19 PM |

 SUNNYVALE, CA -- January 10, 2005 --AMD (NYSE: AMD) today announced sales for the fourth quarter ended December 26, 2004 are expected to be up slightly from the $1.239 billion reported in the third quarter. Fourth quarter operating income is anticipated to be positive, but down significantly from third quarter operating income of $68.4 million. The Computation Products Group (CPG) continued its upward trajectory and fourth quarter sales are expected to increase compared to the prior quarter. CPG is expected to be profitable.

Source: AMD

Intel Announces Record Quarterly And Annual Revenue

Subject: General Tech | January 17, 2005 - 06:17 PM |

 SANTA CLARA, Calif., Jan. 11, 2005 - Intel Corporation today announced record quarterly revenue of $9.6 billion, up 13 percent from the third quarter and up 10 percent year-over-year. For the year, Intel achieved revenue of $34.2 billion, up 13.5 percent from 2003 and higher than the previous record of $33.7 billion set in 2000.

Intel Aligns Around Platforms

Subject: General Tech | January 17, 2005 - 06:14 PM |

 SANTA CLARA, Calif., Jan. 17, 2005 — Intel Corporation today announced a broad reorganization bringing all major product groups in line with the company's strategy to drive development of complete technology platforms based on Intel ingredients.

In addition, two new organizations have been created to address growing opportunities for Intel-based technologies in digital healthcare and in serving Intel's worldwide distribution channel.

Saitek R440 Force Feedback Wheel and Pedals

Subject: General Tech | January 11, 2005 - 06:54 AM |

Saitek was founded in 1979 when they launched their first Chess Computer. They entered the gaming market back in 1993 and since then have been producing gaming peripherals such as keyboards, joysticks, game pads and steering wheels.

AMD Jions HP As The Exclusive Partner Of The "You + HP Experience"

Subject: General Tech | January 10, 2005 - 09:59 AM |

 SUNNYVALE, CALIF - January 10, 2005 - AMD (NYSE: AMD) today announced the company will join HP as the exclusive partner of the "YOU + HP Experience," powering HP desktop and notebook PCs featured on the tour with AMD Athlon(tm) 64 processor technology. The "YOU + HP Experience" features custom, hands-on demonstrations that showcase the versatile power of AMD64 technology for music, photography, video, home/office computing solutions and gaming.

Source: AMD

AMD Powers Hebei Province, China Long-Distance Education Project

Subject: General Tech | January 10, 2005 - 09:53 AM |

 Beijing -- January 10, 2005 --AMD (NYSE: AMD) today announced that Lenovo, Dawning and AMD have jointly won one of China's most ambitious long-distance education projects — the Hebei Long-Distance Education Project. As part of the win, AMD, Lenovo and Dawning will provide over 26,000 AMD processor-based systems, including AMD Sempron™ processor-based Lenovo Qitian M 6200M PCs and AMD Opteron™ processor-based Dawning Tiankuo A Series i200-A servers, to Hebei Education Bureau.

Source: AMD

VIRTUAL PRESS KIT -- 2005 International Consumer Electronics Show

Subject: General Tech | January 9, 2005 - 11:36 AM |

 Intel Corporation CEO Craig Barrett teams with Aerosmith front man Steven Tyler to sing "Walk This Way" during a demo of new music-mixing software from Cakewalk at the International Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. Cakewalk's UMIXIT software, tied to a track on Aerosmith's latest album, 'You Gotta Move,' is optimized for PCs based on the Intel® Pentium® 4 Processor with Hyper-Threading Technology, and gives users the power to transform their PC into a virtual music studio.