The U.S. Department of Defense awarded Lucent Technologies a $75 million contract to repair or upgrade communications networks used by Iraqi private businesses and the nation's interim government agencies. Comcast to acquire TechTV. Dell was caught offering AMD CPUs in one of their custom-tailored online stores for business and government customers, the company has stated it was an error and they will continue offering Intel configurations only. NEC has announced they will be licensing Transmeta's technology that controls power consumption and leakage in its processors. Infineon's CEO, Ulrich Schumacher abruptly resigned his position this week after 5 years of running the company. A TV milestone: 50th anniversary of color television.