Leaky reactors, sabre-rattling boost sales
Critics bemoaning a lack of government support for business would do well to consider the boost US foreign policy gave one North Carolina company.
A Taiwanese semiconductor design company has complained to the US International Trade Commission (ITC) that AMD and others have breached a patent it owns relating to graphics cards.
Taiwanese wire Digitimes said that Richtek filed the complaint against AMD, uPI Semiconductor, Sapphire Technology, Diamond Multimedia and XFX Technology.
One of the patents, US patent number 7,315,190 is for a PWM circuit and a PWM integrated circuit, a patent granted to Richtek Technology Corp from Hsinchu, Taiwan, on the 16 of June 2006.
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Scientists at Tel Aviv University are working on a new captcha technology which they reckon will be harder for robot hackers to bypass.
The new system relies on people's ability to recognise objects when they move, even though they may be much harder to see when stationary.
But PS3 players forced to waitBioware has confirmed that it will release the Return to Ostagar DLC on January 5, 2010 for the Xbox 360 and PC platforms.
However, the Dragon Age DLC - which is expected to cost 400 Bioware or Microsoft points - will only be available for the PS3 at a $5 price point in late January.
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Well why not blame Steve Jobs?Operator O2 said that people in London England had their service disrupted because of a strain on the network caused by the iPhone and other smartphones.
O2 had an exclusive deal to sell iPhones in the United Kingdom until last month, but told the Financial Times that an 18 percent rise in data traffic since the beginning of this year had caused problems.
The segment is hot, hot hotStrong demand for LCD TVs and lower pricing are both contributing to increased sales of the units.
Market research company DisplaySearch said that in Q3 2009, sales were up year on year in terms of units for the first time in a year.
And next year that growth will continue, with the analysts predicting total shipments will rise from 205 million units this year to 218 million units next year. That represents a six percent increase.