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Promos hits back at Infineon in DRAM dispute

Taiwanese memory-chip maker Promos Technologies has hit back after Infineon Technologies AG announced Monday it had terminated a technology licensing agreement between the two companies, calling statements made by the German chip maker "misleading" a...

Infineon moves to stop DRAM production at Promos

In a move that could bring production of memory chips to a halt at one of Taiwan's largest memory makers and bring about a shortage of PC memory chips, German chip maker Infineon Technologies AG announced Monday it was immediately terminating a techn...

Amid slowdown, PC vendors need to adapt, Via says

Worldwide PC sales may have resumed growth in 2002, according to figures from Gartner's Dataquest unit, but it's still too early to predict that PC demand among corporate customers will see an upturn in 2003, an executive for Via Technologies said he...

AMD introduces more secure Flash memory

Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) has introduced a 64M-bit Flash memory chip, the Am29PDL640G, which incorporates security features designed to protect smart phones and set-top boxes from attacks by hackers.

Windows CE update set for mid-2003 release

The next update to Microsoft Corp.'s Windows CE .Net OS (operating system), which has been given the code name McKendric, will ship before the middle of 2003 and include several new features, a company executive said at the Microsoft Embedded DevCon ...

Microsoft updates Windows Media Player

Microsoft will release updated versions of its Windows Media Player and Windows Movie Maker software over the next two days as part of an announcement that includes revised licensing terms for its Windows Media Audio 9 (WMA 9) and Windows Media Video...

Mobile Usage to Double by 2007

Despite tough global economic conditions and burdensome debt loads carried by operators in many markets, demand for mobile telecommunications services remains strong and the number of mobile subscribers worldwide will double by 2007, said Kurt Hellst...

SIS ready to ship faster Xabre graphic chip

Looking to grab a portion of the mainstream market for add-in graphics cards, Taiwanese chip maker Silicon Integrated Systems Corp. (SIS) is gearing up to begin volume shipments of its latest graphics chip, the Xabre 600.

Asustek preps low-cost motherboards for launch

When it comes to choosing a motherboard, users around the world will soon have a new choice. Asrock Inc., a subsidiary of Taiwanese motherboard maker Asustek Computer Inc., has been shipping several low-cost motherboard models to distributors around ...

Will the Tablet PC be a write-off?

Can a new type of device topple the mighty PC? Bill Gates apparently thinks so. The Microsoft chairman has predicted that the Tablet PC, which will formally be launched Nov. 7, will account for the majority of PC sales within five years. Success for ...

Mod chip company in HK back -- without mod chips

A Hong Kong company, Lik Sang International, that had been selling modification chips -- known as mod chips -- which could be used to circumvent region codes on game software for consoles like Microsoft's Xbox and Sony Computer Entertainment's (SCEI)...

IDF - Intel-backed group looks to extend battery life

Facing greater power demands on laptops from technologies such as wireless networking, Intel has lined up a consortium of hardware makers to work on developing batteries, fuel cells and related technologies that offer longer battery life for mobile c...

IDF - Nehalem 'out in the future,' Intel says

A senior Intel executive confirmed Tuesday that the company is working on a project code-named Nehalem but would not comment on details of the project or whether the code name refers to a successor for the company's Pentium 4 processor.

IDF - Intel: Digital media adapters to hit market in 2003

Digital media adapters, which will allow users to share music, images and video files stored on their PCs with consumer-electronic devices such as TVs and stereos, are set to hit the market from several leading hardware vendors in 2003, said Louis Bu...

IDF - Intel begins sample production of Manitoba chip

Intel has begun producing samples of a chip, codenamed Manitoba, which incorporates an Xscale processor core, a digital signal processor (DSP) and flash memory on a single piece of silicon, said Ron Smith, senior vice president and general manager of...

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