Motherboard and chipset manufacturers are upbeat
about the Intel/AMD price war. Google
is in talks with Asus, Gigabyte and MSI for new servers. Whoa by the end of
June, there will be 2
billion GSM cell phone users!
Latin America and the Caribbean led the world market percentage growth rate
for GSM, adding more than 74 million new customers in the one year period from
March 2005 to March 2006 -- nearly doubling their subscriber base with a growth
rate of 97%. The Middle East, followed by Africa, are the world regions with
the next largest growth rates, respectively. However, China continues to be
the largest single market of GSM customers, with 662.6 million as of March 2006.