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Thursday, October 8, 1998
29 new stories as of 1:46 PM PT
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Foster: It's Australian for fast chip
Intel sets its sights on the fast, 1000-MHz fast, future. The new "Foster"
chip based on 32-bit design is slated for high-end servers, while cousin
"Willamette" is aimed for desktops. Both are expected in late 2000 or
Art of the Net phone war, according to AT&T
AT&T detailed the core of its strategy for using the Net for phone calls.
Steps include ISP-established telephony worldwide, software development kit
giveaways, Net call price slashing, and development of chat related
Old school media company gloms on to the Net
Third largest media company Bertelsmann AG has launched partnerships with
AOL and BarnesandNoble.com in its move to make its multimedia division a
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Netscape marries business plans
Windows CE 2.11 launched
I2 hangs on to supply chain niche
Microsoft joins eBook push
Congress pushes Net issues
Yahoo earnings, traffic soar
Lotus pairs eSuite tools, Domino
"Jupiter" devices slow to appear
Street, Net stocks take a beating
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