Los Altos (CA) - Qimonda joins Samsung and Elpida as a mass manufacturer of Rambus XDR memory technology. The company intends to supply the memory modules into the game console, digital television, set-top box and PC graphics market.
Qimonda's XDR memory modules will follow Rambus XDR (I) specification, running at 3.2 GHz - which is faster than the first XDR modules (2.4 GHz) that sampled early in 2005, but match the clock speed requirement of the currently most important XDR application, Sony's Playstation 3.
EarthLink President and Chief Executive Charles "Garry" Betty died Tuesday because of complications of cancer, the company said Wednesday.
Eastman Kodak today announced that it has reached a conclusion in a patent dispute with Sony that dates back to 1987. Under the mutually accepted deal, the two have entered a cross-licensing agreement that gives the two companies access to each other's patents dealing with digital cameras.
Iraqi officials have arrested the person they believe to be the one who captured the video of the hanging of Saddam Hussein, which rampantly circulated through the Internet, including a widely viewed video on YouTube.
Movie rental giant Blockbuster today announced that it ended the last year with nearly 2.2 million subscribers to its online rental service, with around two million actually currently paying for the service.
Nokia, Samsung, and Panasonic are under litigation by the Washington Research Foundation (WRF) as a result of alleged of patent infringement in the use of wireless Bluetooth technology.
Inventec has decided to phase out of the LCD TV OEM business due to low margins and slower-than-expected order placement from TV brands, according to the Chinese-language Commercial Times.
Unit sales for flat-panel TV and business displays in North America doubled sequentially in November in 2006, increasing an unprecedented 109%, according to Pacific Media Associates (PMA).
Sirius Satellite Radio ended the year on a positive note as, in addition to achieving its first quarter with a positive cash flow, it topped the six million subscriber mark.
While the biggest newsmakers over the last two months may have been Nintendo and Sony, Microsoft held its own during the holiday shopping season, with a well-established stock allowing the Xbox 360 to be the unit sales winner during the final two months of 2006.
While chip manufacturer have not yet confirmed their December 2006 sales figures, it is already certain that the industry has posted yet another year of substantial growth - after moderate and even flat growth had been predicted at the beginning of last year.
Shipments of small- to medium-size displays reached around 510 million units in the third quarter of 2006, up 13% on year, led by mobile phones, PDAs, games and multi-function printers (MFPs).
An early preliminary decision in AMD's antitrust lawsuit against Intel goes in favor of AMD, as the overseer in the first stages of the suit told Intel that it needed to provide information about overseas operations, reports News.com.
Apple today filed its Q2 and fiscal 2006 forms, which had been delayed due to an investigation in stock option grants.
Putting an interesting twist on the all too common stock fraud story, a systems administrator at financial services firm UBS Paine Webber has been sentenced to eight years in prison for planting malicious software in the company's system in order to manipulate its stock price.
Chicago (IL) - Nearing the end of a year full of lawsuits, product recalls, and production problems for Sony, the electronics manufacturer has now settled with 40 states, nearing an end to the legal battles as a result of the inclusion of anti-copying software in its music CDs, which led some consumers to unknowingly open their computers to malicious attacks.
The board of directors of Lite-On IT has approved a decision to purchase the Automotive Playback Modules (APM) business from Royal Philips Electronics and complete the purchase of BenQ's share in Philips BenQ Digital Storage (PBDS), a joint venture between Royal Philips Electronics and BenQ, according to Lite-On IT.
Microsoft has managed to rankle its critics again, this time over a set of patent applications that cover one of blogging's key technologies - a technology that Microsoft did not invent.
he Open Relay Database, a tool e-mail service providers used for years to help curb the spread of spam, is ceasing operations, a death partly attributable to its own success. It was 5.