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NASA Lends Crime Fighters a Hand

The Federal Bureau of Investigation and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration seem like unlikely partners, yet the two have worked together to solve a number of crimes in recent years. NASA researchers developed sophisticated software called Video Image Stabilization and Registration, or...

AMD Settles Patent Suit ‘For Our Customers’

AMD has announced the settlement of patent claims with Intergraph in an agreement that calls for AMD to pay Intergraph $10 million, plus 2 percent of profits from its microprocessor sales for three years. The maximum payment from AMD is to be capped at $25 million. In return, Intergraph will grant A...

Intel Wins Overturn of Patent Infringement Ruling

Intel has won an appeal of a 2002 patent infringement award based on the technology that powers its Itanium chip line, overturning the earlier decision and possibly saving the company more than $100 million. The U.S. Court of Appeals set aside the October 10, 2002, ruling that found Intel had violat...

Intel Misses Profit Target, Halting Stock Rally

Intel has announced earnings of $686 million, missing analysts' estimates, and said the usually robust fourth quarter likely will prove a disappointment as well. Despite its earnings shortfall, the company did hit revenue targets for the quarter. The mixed news from the world's largest maker of micr...

Intel Reports Profit in Slow Recovery

While it is still too early to declare the technology market in full economic rebound, Intel's modest 2.2 percent year-over-year revenue gain -- to $6.8 billion -- in the first quarter of 2002 indicates that the market is slowly creeping out of decline. Net income in the first quarter grew 86 per...

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