Nintendo shares soar to record high

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Shares of Nintendo hit a record high yesterday on the Tokyo stock exchange--briefly reaching 64,800 yen ($555) before closing up 2.7 percent at 64,300 yen ($551). The surge followed a report from Goldman Sachs which...

VoIP Adoption in Contact Centers to Soar

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Contact centers will dramatically increase the adoption of Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) technology over the next few years, the Yankee Group projects. This long-awaited development will be driven in some part by related growth...

Sony Ericsson's Profits Soar

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Mobile phone maker Sony Ericsson has reported a huge jump in quarterly profits and expects continued growth throughout the rest of the year. This quarters pre-tax profit was 151million euros, double that of last years...

DDR2 Prices Soar This Month

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According to DRAMeXchange, a research company which tracks prices of DRAM modules and flash memory, increases in contract rates from major RAM manufacturers have sent up DDR2 prices 18 percent from the second half of...

Music Download Rates Soar

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More than 200 million tracks were sold legally online in the last year - ten times the rate of the previous year. The growth has been largely put down to a huge increase in the...

After Sales Forecast, Red Hat Shares Soar

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Red Hat said Thursday that its second quarter fiscal 2004 results show that its business is continuing to thrive despite attacks by SCO Group on Linux, though it is not unaffected. "We're...

Fabrication plant costs soar

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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,...

Email viruses soar by 80 per cent

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The proportion of email messages infected with a computer virus increased by over 80 per cent in 2002. Experts blame the surge on a new trend involving email address forgery, which is designed to frustrate...

LCD prices continue to soar

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LCD panels have been on the rise since January this year. Asian Wires said that Samsung would hike the price of 15-inch TFT LCD panels again next month. Notebook LCD screens are...

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