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Panasonic Debuts First Consumer 3D Camcorders

Panasonic unveiled its first two consumer camcorders capable of recording video in 3D on Wednesday in Tokyo.

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HTC Unveils New TD-SCDMA Smartphones for China Push

HTC unveiled the first four smartphones aimed at its own-brand push into China, as well as partnerships with China Mobile and Gome.

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Rambus Claims ITC Victory but Nvidia Predicts No Impact

Rambus announced that the ITC has ruled in its favor against graphics chip maker Nvidia on three of nine allegedly infringed patents.

Microsoft Lands Big Licensing Deal for Arm Chips

Microsoft will design its own Arm-compatible chip cores under a new license for Arm microprocessor technology.

Samsung, Toshiba Seek Big Increase in NAND Flash Speeds

Samsung and Toshiba plan to push for a new specification meant to speed up the flow of data in NAND flash memory.

Elpida Moves Into NAND Flash Memory With Spansion

Japanese DRAM maker Elpida Memory will soon become a player in the global NAND flash memory market when it starts selling its own flash products.

World Cup Helps Baidu Score Record Q2

Internet searches surged during the World Cup soccer tournament, helping Baidu.com score its best quarter ever in terms of revenue and net profit.

ISuppli Raises IPad Sales Forecast After Apple's Strong Q3

Market researcher iSuppli sharply increased its forecast for sales of Apple's popular iPad to 12.9 million by the end of this year.

Intel Runs Into Major WiMax Snafu in Taiwan

Taiwan is up in arms over Intel's decision to dump WiMax technology, but Intel says it remains committed to WiMax.

Amazon Kindle Sales Defy IPad by Rising Each Month in Q2

Predictions for the Kindle's death at the hands of the iPad appear to have been premature as Amazon on Monday reported strong growth in sales of its popular...

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Technology Wins Most US Venture Capital Deals in Strong Q2

U.S. venture capital investments nearly returned to pre-recession levels in the second quarter, with most deals going to IT companies.

Wall Street Beat: Tech Rallies on Intel, PCs

Technology stocks found fresh reasons to rally this week after chip giant Intel reported stellar second quarter results.

TSMC Breaks Ground on US$9.3 Billion Chip Factory

TSMC broke ground on a US$9.3 billion chip factory Friday.

TI Snaps up Bargain Chip Factories in Japan

Texas Instruments has agreed to buy two chip factories in Japan, adding to other distressed chip assets purchased since the global recession hit last year.

SanDisk and Toshiba Sign New Flash Factory Agreement

Toshiba and SanDisk announced a new joint venture agreement for an advanced NAND flash memory chip factory.