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Battlefield Arsenal Costs Real Cash

When glancing through the multiplayer beta for Electronic Arts' upcoming Xbox 360 shooter Battlefield: Bad Company last night I noticed something odd in the title's "Unlocks" section: Ten of the unlockable weapons are tagged with... More...

Sun Posts Profit as Costs Fall

Despite its recent financial woes, Sun Microsystems, the world's third largest manufacturer of business computer servers, has managed to return a profit this quarter. Although Sun's revenue rose only marginally, going from $3.83 billion to... More...

SanDisk Makes Move to Cut Costs

SanDisk stated that NAND component prices have plummeted 50% in the past two months due to excess supply and along with increasingly cut-throat competition, the company has been forced to take drastic measures to keep... More...

Wii Costs Nintendo $158 to Make

A while ago, Nintendo announced it was turning a profit for every Wii sold. Since Microsoft loses $200 per Xbox 360 and Sony loses between $240 to $300 per PS3, it was a particularly surprising... More...

2GB iPod nano Only Costs $100 to Make

After disassembling the iPod nano, iSuppli discovered something that's bound to make iPod nano owners angry. The entire cost of materials inside the nano adds up to a measly 90.18 and if you add 8... More...

Fabrication plant costs soar

The cost of building a fab has soured to a staggering $4bn, according to microchip manufacturers at the Semico Summit conference. This is a huge difference compared to the cost of previous 300-mm,... More...

AOL to cut costs, jobs

America Online will undergo "relentless" cost cutting this year by eliminating a portion of its $1B in marketing expenses, slashing its 18,000-person payroll and trimming computer-network costs. Wayne H. Pace, chief financial... More...

BT cutting costs again?

Thanks stevie. ps- BT's a great, sound choice. In another shocking move from BT they seem to have cut prices to business users, on their broadband subscription. They've reduced their price from £40... More...

New Intel P4 chip costs $55 to make

This compares the the approximate production price of the 214 square millimeter "Willamette" die for the Pentium 4 as compared to the 145 square millimeter "Northwood" die for the Pentium 4 Intel will release tomorrow.... More...

New Stacked Computer Chips Cut Costs

Any real estate speculator knows that stacking offices or apartments vertically beats horizontal sprawl when land prices are high. In the microscopic world of computer chips, the same principle applies, and a... More...

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