Agam ShahU.S. Correspondent, IDG News Service

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Agam Shah covers PCs, tablets, servers, chips, and semiconductors for the IDG News Service, and is based in New York.

iPad challenger Adam's release getting closer

Notion Ink's Adam tablet is coming out of its experimental phase and could be closer to release.

Samsung launches portable Blu-ray 3D player

Samsung announced its first portable Blu-ray 3D player and a new 3D TV priced at $1100.

FTC settles antitrust complaint against Intel

Intel settled an antitrust agreement with the Federal Trade Commission.

RIM still working on Flash for BlackBerry devices

RIM's new BlackBerry Torch 9800 will not support Flash, but the company continues to work with Adobe on bringing the multimedia platform to its devices.

Blu-ray disc capacities jump to 100GB

Sharp and TDK are soon launching new Blu-ray media that can store up to 100GB of data.

Blu-ray 3D, more TV models boosting 3D TV shipments

3D TV shipments are on the rise, driven by availability of more TV models and 3D content, research firm DisplaySearch said on Wednesday.

Group to work on wireless laptop-charging specification

The Wireless Power Consortium will start working on a new medium-power specification for wirelessly charging laptops.

HP quashes rumors of Slate demise

Hewlett-Packard on Wednesday said the HP Slate tablet is still under consideration.

Intel ships new six-core Core i7 chip, cuts chip prices

Intel announced a new six-core Core i7 processor, while also cutting the prices of some chips by up to 48 percent.

Analysts: Apple needs to respond quicker to issues

Analysts said that Apple needs to be proactive in responding to customer concerns instead of allowing problems to fester.

Velocity Micro takes on iPad with $299 Android tablet

Velocity Micro on Tuesday announced the $299 Cruz Tablet handheld device, which is cheaper than Apple's iPad tablet, which starts at $499.

3D coming to Adobe's Flash

Adobe has started work on expanding 3D capabilities in the Flash Player.

Bluetooth 4.0 approved, will reach devices this year

Bluetooth SIG has approved the Bluetooth 4.0 wireless networking standard to exchange short bursts of data using little energy.