EU drops antitrust case against US chipmaker Intel
February 5, 2002
"European regulators have dropped
an investigation into charges that Intel abused its dominant position to keep
rivals from winning market share."
Technology Behind The Crusoe Processor
By Alex Klaiber, Transmeta Corporation
In January of 2000, Transmeta Corporation introduced the
CrusoeT processors, an x86-compatible family of solutions that
combines strong performance with remarkably low power
consumption. As might be expected, a new technology for designing
and implementing microprocessors underlies the development of
these products. As might not be expected, the new technology is
fundamentally software-based: the power savings come from
replacing large numbers of transistors with software.
This is the story of the technology behind the Crusoe
Intel has secret weapon against AMD chips
January 30, 2002
"Tucked away in Hillsboro, Ore., a
small team of Intel engineers has been quietly working on a chip technology that
the giant semiconductor maker hopes will never see the light of day."
Introduction to the
Streaming SIMD Extensions in the Pentium III:
By Bipin Patwardhan
The Pentium III and Pentium III Xeon weren't just faster than
their predecessors, they are enriched with new features.
These new features include a unique processor ID and new
processor instructions. These new instructions add to the Pentium
III what MMX added to the Pentium II. Using these features,
application developers can create better content for end-users.
In this article, we introduce you to the Pentium III and briefly
its features, concentrating on the details of the new