Atsutoshi Nishida, president and CEO of Toshiba, recently admitted that SED (surface conduction electron emitter display) TV is not able to compete against LCD TV due to a high price level and limited shipments, according to a Japanese-language report in Mainichi Newspapers .
Despite soaring sales of larger-screen sets, rapid price declines will cause the LCD TV market to undergo a deceleration in 2007 compared to the red-hot year in 2006, although growth will continue at a prodigious rate, iSuppli predicts.
Wired today released its annual Vaporware list and if you've been somewhat interested in tech there may be few surprises.
A professional-quality digital camera is at the top of Nate Paulson's wish list this holiday season, and while the price tag of nearly $3000 is still a little steep, he expects it to fall within his budget soon.
e of the lead developers behind the open source Samba project has resigned from Novell in protest at the company's recent interoperability agreement and patent deal with Microsoft.
Microsoft's latest upgrade to the Windows operating system was a long time coming. Analysts are expecting the makers of the PCs that run the system and the chips that execute its commands will have an additional wait before seeing any significant boost to their bottom lines.
In a bid to expand its viewing base and make old programming available to more people, the BBC has decided to release some of its popular older shows over BitTorrent.
Google's Blogger service has been running a couple of versions in parallel: the old Blogger they picked up from Pyra Labs, and the new beta built to replace it. The new Blogger has shed its beta tag and is ready for all those people who make blogging a New Year's resolution.
A controversial proof of a 102-year-old mathematical puzzler has taken the top spot on the journal Science's annual list of scientific breakthroughs.
It is our final processor price/performance article before Christmas, and just because the big day is right around the corner, it doesn't mean we're going to skimp out on this week's installment. In fact, we've added AMD's 4x4 processors to our ranking. The FX-70 FX-72, and FX-74 pairs have been added, and you may be surprised how they affect AMD's overall position.
A new online shopping search engine may have missed most of the critical holiday shopping crowd, but it hopes to entice the many procrastinators with its advanced slate of search tools.
Despite that Nvidia recently launched its DirectX 10-compliant GPUs (graphics processing units), demand for DirectX 10 graphics cards will not pick up in the market in the first half of the year because of a lack of games to support the technology, according to Edward Chow, AMD graphics marketing director for the Asia-Pacific region.
The world's smallest construction site is taking shape in a laboratory in Switzerland, thanks to the development of new welding techniques that work at scales of a billionth of a metre.
After years of getting used to the taboo of mobile phones on airplanes, Middle East-based Emirates Airlines is aiming to shake things up, by becoming what CNN claims is the first commercial air transportation company to allow passengers to use their cell phones during flights, with a current plan to start offering the service next month.
Low-cost femtocells could emerge as an attractive alternative to voice over Wi-Fi (VoFi) in future homes, according to research firm Strategy Analytics.
The ASP (average selling price) for large-size LCD panels continued to drop in the second half of December, according to research firm WitsView Technology.
Most cellphone users are still waiting for 3G cellphones, generally referred to as the next generation or future cellphones. Researchers in Germany now claim that they have invented the "next future," sort of the future beyond the future, cellular technology, which enables data transmission rates of up to 100 Mb/s.
Hamilton police may have solved a murder by posting surveillance tape footage to YouTube. 22-year-old Ryan Miller was stabbed to death at a hip-hop concert on November 17th. Hoping to reach the teenager and early 20-year-old demographic, police posted up surveillance footage of security guards searching concert goers. The one-minute video apparently spooked the suspect so much that he turned himself in yesterday.
A recent Zogby poll showed that most Americans still like the regular evening news broadcast over citizen video news reports posted on YouTube. Citizen news reports are basically where a regular Joe records a news event with a small camcorder or even a cellphone camera. However in the 25 to 34 demographic, one out of four would watch citizen videos over regular broadcasts.