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Sharp and Toshiba to Form LCD Alliance

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Sharp Corporation and Toshiba Corporation have agreed to collaborate closely in LCDs, a move that is expected to enhance the companies' corporate value, profitability and global competitiveness. The alliance will take advantage of Sharp's capabilities...

DRAM makers offering more of their chips in eTT form

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Persistent weak DRAM pricing has prompted more DRAM makers to offer their chips in effectively tested (eTT) form, meaning reducing demand and weakening sales at testing houses. Following Elpida Memory's increase in its eTT sales...

Robots to help children to form relationships

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Professor Kerstin Dautenhahn, Dr. Ben Robins and Dr. Ester Ferrari at the University of Hertfordshire's School of Computer Science are partners in the European Sixth Framework funded, €3.22 million Interactive Robotic Social Mediators as Companions...

Malaysian political bloggers form alliance

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Malaysian online political commentators have formed the National Alliance of Bloggers', a group to protect bloggers' interests and to try to get the government to see their point of view. The new group's president, Ahirudin...

Gateway Offers New Small Form Factor PC

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Gateway, the third largest PC vendor in the United States, is launching a new Intel-based small form factor desktop. The Irvine, California-based company is advertising the 2610N desktop as a small form factor PC with...

Nokia, Motorola, Intel Form Mobile TV Alliance

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Today, a group of the industry's leading wireless and entertainment companies announced the formation of new organization created to promote the growth and evolution of Digital Video Broadcasting - Handheld (DVB-H), an open procedure standard...

Microsoft, Motorola Form New Alliance

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Motorola plans to enhance the reliability of its emergency services software applications by integrating them on the Microsoft platform, the companies announced Tuesday. The effort is designed to better serve law enforcement...

Intel's Long Awaited BTX Form Factor

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Intel released news of their Pentium 4 570J just yesterday when they lifted the NDA (non-disclosure agreement) on it. Check out our benchmarks here. Today, a day after they released their 3.8GHz Prescott, Intel...

64-bit battle lines form

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AMD IS NOW out with Opteron, IBM jas just updated the rest of their RISC line with Power4+ and Intel is closing on the Madison Itanium2 launch. How do the battlelines look for the remainder...

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Good, Microsoft form handheld alliance

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Handheld-software maker Good Technology is forming an alliance with Microsoft as it tries to increase the number of devices on which its applications can run. The Sunnyvale, Calif.-based start-up will work with...

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A new form of evil for your PC?

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Through the use of our Back Page News forum, King Mustard expresses the need for some new souls. ;) This one is for those of you that can't seem to ever have too many IM...

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