MS Cuts Xbox Prices in Asia

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Microsoft announced today that it is cutting prices on the Xbox 360 in four Asian regions by as much as 20 percent in an effort to expand the audience for the video game console. The...

Intel Sees WiMax Trials in Asia end-2005

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Intel Corp., the world's largest microchip maker, said on Thursday it expected to implement trials of the emerging wireless broadband technology called "WiMax" in Malaysia, Thailand and the Philippines by year-end. Intel, which...

HP Launches Low Cost PC In Asia

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HP has announced plans to launch a low cost PC in China. At $483, HP hopes the PC will be cheap enough to keep it active in a high competition, high growth market. The PC...

Microsoft Expands Xbox Live in Asia

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Microsoft Corp said on Thursday it would kick off its Xbox Live online gaming service in Taiwan, Hong Kong and Singapore in April, making inroads into Asian markets dominated by Sony's PlayStation 2 console. The...

Micron says half of revenues to come from Asia

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Micron Technology Inc. said it anticipates more than 50 percent of its revenue would be generated in southeast Asia within a few years with China, Hong Kong and Japan accounting for a significant portion of...

China takes half of Intel's Asia sales ex Japan

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China has consolidated its position as Intel Corp's number two market since surpassing Japan last year, and now accounts for more than half of regional consumption ex-Japan, its Asia Pacific chief said on Thursday. ...

Microsoft: Asia not playing fair over OS

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A plan by Japan, China and South Korea to develop an operating system alternative to Microsoft's Windows software could raise concerns over fair competition, Microsoft said Friday. Japan, the world's second-largest economy,...

Xbox prices axed in Asia (except Japan)

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All of the Asia-Pacific territories where Microsoft sells the Xbox, with the sole exception of Japan, have seen the price of the console and its software slashed this week in an attempt to compete more...

Net virus 'fizzes' across Asia, U.S.

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LONDON, England (Reuters) -- A new computer virus, the "Fizzer" worm, spread rapidly across the Internet on Monday, infecting computer users in Asia, Europe and the United States, anti-virus officials said. Businesses in...

PC makers hike prices - in Asia

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Last week it was Apple: this week it is the turn of Japanese PC makers NEC and Sony and Korean maker Trigem to follow suit. They are increasing prices in Asia, citing...

Java in phones picking up steam in Asia

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Sun Microsystems' telecommunications partners in Asia will announce deeper use of Sun's Java software in mobile phones and back-end networks next week at the first JavaOne conference in Japan, a Sun executive said. ...

Cable fault slows Net access in Asia

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SINGAPORE--Internet traffic from Asia to the US has slowed to a snail's pace due to two impaired undersea cables. "There appears to be a damage to some circuits on the China-US and...

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