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To: James Yu who wrote (6824)3/1/1999 10:19:00 AM
From: James Yu
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More news...
Nikkei BP AsiaBizTech - 01-Mar-1999
March 1, 1999 (SEOUL) -- Korean personal computer makers are increasingly using non-Intel Corp. processors for export models, according to market watchers.
"Half of our notebook PCs are currently equipped with AMD's K-6 chip rather than Intel's Pentium chip, since it is 20 percent cheaper," said an official of Daewoo Telecom, whose monthly production averages 100,000 units. Sambo Computer, which exports 90,000 PCs every month, also uses AMD chips for its low-priced PC, eTOWER.
"Foreigners tend to care about a reasonable price rather than a brand name. That is why we prefer AMD chips," said the Daewoo official. Yet, Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. and LG IBM PC Co., which rely on domestic demand, use Intel chips only since they are in alliance with Intel and Koreans prefer Intel's brand name.
(Maeil Business Newspaper, Korea)

Copyright 1997-99 Nikkei BP BizTech, Inc. All Rights Reserved.


Best wishes

James

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To: James Yu who wrote (6825)3/2/1999 12:21:00 AM
From: Paul Engel
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James - You forgot to BOLD/Highlight the following :

"Yet, Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. and LG IBM PC Co., which rely on domestic demand, use Intel chips only since they are in alliance with Intel and Koreans prefer Intel's brand name. "

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To: James Yu who wrote (6825)3/3/1999 10:59:00 AM
From: James Yu
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To All,
More news..

Five Japanese PC firms to use AMD K6-III Microprocessor.
"A model of K6-III featuring low power consumption for notebook PCs is
scheduled to be marketed by June 30."


nikkeibp.asiabiztech.com

Best wishes

James

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From: Petz5/5/2006 6:31:24 PM
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hello, world, does this work?

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To: Petz who wrote (6828)5/5/2006 7:10:00 PM
From: TimF
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AMD Chairman And CEO Hector Ruiz Challenges IT Industry To Help Solve The World’s Most Pressing Problems

--Ruiz urges technology leaders to address key needs in healthcare, energy conservation and digital connectivity--

AUSTIN, TX -- May 3, 2006 --At the 15th World Congress on Information Technology (WCIT) today, AMD (NYSE: AMD) Chairman and CEO Hector Ruiz delivered the opening day keynote address, urging the IT industry to become a catalyst for solving the world’s most important issues.

“It is incumbent upon the IT leaders of the world to help effect positive change in our global community,” said Ruiz. “By using proven and sound business principles to drive social and economic development in high-growth markets, our industry can be socially responsible and simultaneously profitable. We can do well financially by doing good.”

In his address, Ruiz outlined three areas in which the power of technology could be used more fully: healthcare, energy conservation and digital inclusion.

Ruiz discussed how AMD, a long-time technology sponsor of Lance Armstrong and the Discovery Channel Pro Cycling Team, is collaborating with the Lance Armstrong Foundation to harness the power of technology to improve the quality of life for people affected by cancer.

Addressing the issue of “global warming in the enterprise,” Ruiz called upon technology leaders to participate in the recently announced “The Green Grid.org” – an industry consortium whose goal is to lower power consumption in the world’s datacenters.

Technology’s greatest potential lies in its ability to foster education and knowledge around the world, which will ultimately enable the world to close widening digital and socioeconomic divides, Ruiz continued. Ruiz discussed the impact and progress of AMD’s 50x15 initiative, a goal to enable 50% of the world’s population with affordable Internet access by the year 2015. Millions of people around the globe have connected to the Internet since the initiative was launched in 2004.

The technology industry does not have to sacrifice profitability by living up to its obligations to the world, Ruiz asserted. With the right leaders employing the right business models, the IT industry can remain lucrative while changing the world.

For more information on AMD’s activities at WCIT 2006, please visit amd.com.

amd.com

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To: TimF who wrote (6829)5/7/2006 2:44:16 AM
From: Petz
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A thread is reborn!! /Petz

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To: Ben Antanaitis who wrote (6792)6/10/2006 2:37:39 AM
From: hammerfall_prophet
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Sorry, I'm a newbie here; what's this biz of max pain in '99? We're in 2006, I'm sure, unless I had too much to drink... ;-)

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To: hammerfall_prophet who wrote (6831)6/12/2006 2:02:30 PM
From: TimF
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The post you replied to was made in 1999.

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To: TimF who wrote (6832)6/13/2006 11:32:03 PM
From: hammerfall_prophet
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> The post you replied to was made in 1999.
Yes, I realized that after about 1/2 hour; I'd heard that history is bound to repeat itself, but it seemed rather too repetitious. :-) I've still no idea how I ended up browsing 1999 posts; must have accidentally clicked on some wrong button... Thanks.

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To: Petz who wrote (6830)12/8/2006 2:03:23 PM
From: mas_
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This seems like a nice place to hang out free from badly implemented and over zealous moderation ;-).

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