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IPhone App Lets up to 10 People Play the Piano

Yamaha and two partners have developed an iPhone application that lets up to 10 people play a piano at the same time.


Yamaha Uses Cloth to Make Ultrathin, Flexible Speaker

Yamaha has developed a prototype speaker that's made of nonwoven cloth and just 1 millimeter thick.


Kohjinsha Packs Dual 10-inch Screens Into Laptop

Japanese laptop maker Kohjinsha plans to ship a laptop that packs dual 10.1-inch LCD screens later this year.

DoCoMo's LTE Chip Offers Download Speeds of 100Mbps

DoCoMo will have an LTE chipset that supports download speeds up to 100M bits per second ready for commercial use at the end of 2010.

DoCoMo Goes Natural With Wooden Cell Phones

NTT DoCoMo is showing two prototype cell phones with cases made of compressed cypress.


Cell Regza Outmuscles Intel's Atom CE4100

The Cell processor in Toshiba's Cell Regza TV is far more powerful than Intel's Atom CE4100 chips.

Singapore to Form National Cyber-security Agency

Singapore will set up a government agency to handle technology-related threats to the city-state's national security.

Report: HP Considers Combining Printer, PC Groups

Hewlett-Packard, the world's biggest PC vendor, is reportedly considering plans to roll its printer division into its PC product group.

China Unicom Offers More IPhone Pricing Details

China Unicom will offer five versions of the iPhone when the handsets go on sale next month.


China Unicom to Start Selling IPhone 3G Next Month

Apple's iPhone 3G smartphone will go on sale in China in October at a retail price of 5,000 yuan, China Unicom said.


Adobe, McAfee to Combine DRM and Data-loss Prevention

Adobe and McAfee will jointly develop a product that combines DRM with technology designed to prevent data from leaking outside corporate networks.

IBM Buys Singaporean Analytics Specialist RedPill

IBM has agreed to acquire RedPill Solutions, a Singapore-based company that specializes in customer analytics.

Google Goes After Yahoo With Marketplace for Display Ads

Google rolls out DoubleClick Ad Exchange to boost its share of the display ad market.

Via Courts Chinese PC Makers With NetNote Platform

Via Technologies is gearing up to release a turnkey laptop platform called NetNote that's aimed at smaller Chinese computer makers.

Dell to Pay $4 Million to Settle New York Fraud Case

Dell will pay US$4 million [M] to settle charges of fraudulent and deceptive business practices in New York