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Microsoft targets Europe with TV-enabled set-top boxes

After lining up several big-name telecommunication service providers to offer its new IPTV (Internet Protocol television) technology, Microsoft is now following up with a list of companies to provide optimized set-top boxes, and with a new system-on-...

Philips turns fabrics into intelligent displays

Don't be surprised if someday in the bar or hotel lobby, the pillows or drapes in front of you suddenly light up and display some luxury goods. At the IFA consumer electronics show in Berlin, Philips Electronics is demonstrating new photonic textiles...

Panasonic unveils fist-size SD video camera

Consumers looking for a fist-size, high-performance camcorder may want to check out the 3CCD SD Video Camera SDR-S100 from Matsushita Electric Industrial Co. Ltd., better known by its Panasonic brand name.

Mitsubishi recruits BCN

Mitsubishi Electric has given BCN Technology access to its complete range of IT products as part of a reshuffle of its wholesale channel.

Time is running out for optical disc format compromise

A format battle between HD-DVD and Blu-ray Disc in the race to replace DVD looks increasingly inevitable as time quickly runs out for a compromise. Supporters of both formats agree that compromise would benefit the entire industry but talks are stall...

Blu-ray Disc picks up more support

Blu-ray Disc, one of two formats being promoted as a replacement for today's DVDs, picked up support this week from Lions Gate Home Entertainment and Universal Music Group.

Sony pitches PSP at the oldies too

The PSP will launch in Australia as the Swiss Army Knife for the digital age, combining games, movies, photos and music with new features such as Web browsing at wireless hotspots and sporting coverage from Telstra Bigpond.

3G - Flexible chips to let phones do it all

A startup claims it has a programmable cellular phone chip that can handle the communications processing for a wide range of protocols, as well as multimedia and application processing, which could drive down handset prices or help add network capabi...

Three new Panasonic Lumix cameras unveiled

Panasonic plans in late August to put on sale three new Lumix digital still cameras. The lineup includes a model capable of shooting in a 16:9 aspect ratio, and another model that has a 19X optical zoom, the company said at a news conference held in ...

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