Lucas van

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World's oldest consumer electronics fair to open

World's oldest consumer electronics fair to open

BERLIN - The world's oldest consumer electronics show opens its doors in Berlin on Thursday to showcase an industry bursting with confidence as demand surges for flat TVs, MP3 players, set top boxes and phones.
Lucas van Aug 31 2006, 9:36AM Collaboration
Rampant software piracy stifles growth: survey

Rampant software piracy stifles growth: survey

Software piracy is rampant and hampering economic growth, and it is increasingly in the hands of organised groups which are regarded as legitimate businesses in some countries, according to a survey.
Lucas van Dec 9 2005, 9:15AM Software
Sony Ericsson reclaims number four handset spot from LG

Sony Ericsson reclaims number four handset spot from LG

Sony Ericsson reclaimed the number four position in the global handset market, pipping LG Electronics, on strong demand for its Walkman and camera phones, according to a survey.
Lucas van Nov 22 2005, 12:31PM Collaboration
Microsoft to remove Sony BMG malware from PCs

Microsoft to remove Sony BMG malware from PCs

Microsoft said it would remove controversial copy-protection software that CDs from music publisher Sony BMG install on personal computers, deeming it a security risk to PCs running on Windows.
Lucas van Nov 16 2005, 9:50AM Security
Qualcomm digs in heels against Nokia, others

Qualcomm digs in heels against Nokia, others

Wireless technology company Qualcomm on Tuesday set out its defence in a fight against Nokia and others over technology royalties before the European Commission and US courts, saying it had never competed unlawfully.
Lucas van Nov 10 2005, 11:30AM Mobility
Nokia sees mobile TV networks running by mid-2006

Nokia sees mobile TV networks running by mid-2006

Mobile phone giant Nokia expects mobile TV networks using its chosen standard to be up and running by the middle of next year, allowing people to watch live TV broadcasts on their mobile phones.
Lucas van Nov 3 2005, 9:00AM Hardware
Wireless industry comes together for faster Wi-Fi

Wireless industry comes together for faster Wi-Fi

A group of 27 technology companies are to collaborate on a new, faster Wi-Fi wireless internet connection standard for computers and other portable devices.
Lucas van Oct 11 2005, 9:00AM Collaboration
Poor nations lose billions by taxing mobiles - study

Poor nations lose billions by taxing mobiles - study

Developing countries could raise billions of dollars in additional revenues if they cut excessive luxury taxes on the purchase of mobile phones, a study found on Monday.
Lucas van Sep 27 2005, 9:26AM Mobility
Chip equipment demand climbs out of Q2 hole: survey

Chip equipment demand climbs out of Q2 hole: survey

Sales and bookings of chip-making equipment slipped in August, but the industry nevertheless seems to be recovering from its second quarter weakness, a global survey found.
Lucas van Sep 22 2005, 2:00PM Hardware
Intel, Philips tie up in home entertainment systems

Intel, Philips tie up in home entertainment systems

Intel and electronics group Philips have joined up to market home entertainment systems with Intel chips, as the world's top chip maker targets the US$70-billion-a-year market for consumer electronics semiconductors.
Lucas van Sep 5 2005, 9:30AM Hardware

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