August 17, 2006: Dell Adds AMD Processors
Dell announced in 2006 they will begin putting AMD processors into Dimension desktops and later in the year Dell AMD servers will be available. On that same day, they announced that after an internal investigation into its accounting practices Dell would restate and reduce earnings from 2003 through Q1 2007. A total amount of between $50 million and $150 million was deducted – 2 cents to 7 cents per share.
Full Day in Tech History podcast show notes for August 17
- The first CD is made
- FBI search a SD “Forensic Tech Solutions” that had gained access to some government computers.
- US rules on Grokster for Peer to Peer and accountability