Saturday, January 19, 2002
Rumormonger-ing by MacMinute: Power Mac G4 expected to break 1GHz next week.
Dell Raises Profit Forecast, Saying Holiday Sales Were Strong
Increasing its lead over competitors in the sputtering personal computer business, Dell raised its sales and profit forecasts yesterday for the current quarter.
Intel Preparing New Mobile Chips
Intel will launch a line of new chips for mobile PCs next week that includes a low-cost Celeron running at more than 1GHz.
Xbox Drags On Microsoft Profit
While Microsoft is touting strong initial sales for the Xbox, analysts say the new video game console will be a drag on the company's bottom line for at least another year.
Ad Slump Has Microsoft Looking Aborad
Microsoft said Friday that its $100 million investment to build its online advertising sales force is beginning to pay off in Europe, even as the global online advertising slump appears to be worsening.