Lite-On IT, the largest maker of optical disc drives in Taiwan, announced it is developing half-height (H/H) HD-DVD burners, with a volume production target set for March 2007.
Hannstar Display plans to begin producing 17" widescreen monitor panels in small volumes in October.
Renesas Technology anticipates that its dual-core microcontroller (MCU) for automotive vehicles could hit the market by 2010 at the latest, and possibly as early as 2008.
Tyan Computer yesterday announced 18 server platforms and motherboards designed to support new AMD Opteron processors, including those utilizing the new Socket F (1207 pins) infrastructure.
Gigabyte Technology has announced that it will start volume shipments of GV-N76G256D-RH, an AGP version of the GeForce 7600GS graphics cards.
Intel and Micron Technology recently started releasing 8Gbit NAND flash memory chips, fabricated by their joint venture IM Flash Technologies, to the spot market, and customer feedback is satisfactory, according to market sources.
Intel informed its channel partners in Taiwan that it plans to stop manufacturing four desktop-use Pentium D processors (model numbers 830, 840, 930 and 940) by the end of 2006, according to channel sources.
Microsoft will not develop a universal code version of its Virtual PC product to run on Intel-powered Mac systems and plans to discontinue the product.
Micro-Star International (MSI) on August 8 introduced its MSI NX7600GT Diamond Plus graphics card, the world's first, as the company claims, graphics card that is certified to support High-Definition Multimedia Interface (HDMI) technology.
Due to strong demand from PC OEMs, DRAM makers have seen their inventory time reduced to seven days, down from 10-14 days before, according to sources.
As earlier expected, AMD started shipping its Socket AM2 Athlon 64 X2 3600+ dual-core CPU to channel partners ahead of the original schedule.
Passports and other ID cards incorporating radio chips can be remotely spied on, jammed and even copied, computer experts revealed at a major conference that ended on Sunday.
Unisys has lost a desktop computer used for its work with the Department of Veterans Affairs that contains personal information on as many of 38,000 veterans.
Xilinx regards a process shrink on programmable logic as a "must" if its is to achieve a competitive cost structure, and the company expects to debut products at the 45nm node in 2008, said company Asia Pacific marketing director Cheng Hsin Nan.
AMD aims to ship a total of 1.41 million of Socket 754 Sempron CPUs in emerging markets in the third quarter, trying to clear the present inventory as well as enlarge its market share, according to sources at Taiwan-based motherboard makers.
Apple Computer on Tuesday clamped down on a number of vulnerabilities in its Mac OS X operating system that could pose as backdoors for hackers or malicious users.
The first holographic storage media will begin shipping by Christmas, executives at media maker Hitachi Maxell have indicated.
The KDE Project today announced the immediate availability of KDE 3.5.4, a maintenance release.
Nvidia is expected to launch its MCP61S integrated graphics processor (IGP) chipset for the AMD AM2 platform at the end of August, unspecified motherboard makers noted.
Intel on Tuesday introduced its first NOR flash products aimed at the emerging low-cost cell phone segment.