A group that includes AMD, ARM, and Texas Instruments is trying to tap into the graphics chip's horsepower. Intel isn't interested in the initiative, though.
A cutting-edge saw and electric cars are among the 10 innovations the magazine's editors award for solving existing problems in all-new ways.
There's a line, sure, and it stretches to the corner of the next block over. But it pales in comparison to the hordes who camped out for the iPhone last year.
The media giant says High Speed Access has pulled out of an agreement to offer Internet service on its cable network, citing financial difficulties.
Consumer groups urge the trade agency to look into the media giant's relationship with High Speed Access--partially owned by Paul Allen--for potential overlaps.
High Speed Access (HSA), a cable modem-based broadband Internet service provider, said it has 176,000 customers, an increase of 26 percent from 140,000 subscribers at the end of March. HSA, which is backed by Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen, has changed its business model in recent months, something the company believes helped its bottom line. The company will report quarterly financial results Aug. 9.
AOL Time Warner agrees to carry another Internet service provider over its cable lines, putting it one step closer to offering consumers a high-speed version of its America Online service.
Stock in Charter Communications, owned by Microsoft cofounder Paul Allen, adds nearly 20 percent following the company's initial public offering.
NorthPoint Communications, a wholesale provider of high-speed digital subscriber lines (DSL), and High Speed Access (HSA), a cable modem service provider primarily serving rural markets, have signed a strategic partnership. HSA will begin offering NorthPoint DSL later this year as an alternative access technology for small- and medium-sized businesses not served by cable networks.
In a move to combine a series of high-speed cable acquisitions and investments, Paul Allen's Vulcan Ventures creates a joint venture to push interactive TV services.