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VNUnet: IBM unveils new chips, PCs and Internet appliances

Feb 08, 2000, 17:05 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by John Geralds)

"Big Blue plans to reveal the processor technology on Wednesday, which it claims will enable it to build chips that require only half the power and run as much as five times faster than existing chips, at speeds up to 4.5GHz."

"...IBM also plans to roll out a raft of new PCs in the spring, including the IBM Internet Appliance - an all-in-one flatpanel PC, a low cost desktop, a Linux based network station, and a thin client that will fit on the back of a flatpanel monitor."

"Maria DeGiglio, an analyst at financial services company DH Andrews, said: 'This is not just hardware and software, it's the tools, support and solutions. It's a huge undertaking and IBM is the one company that can handle it.' "

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