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Palm insists Foleo will ship on time

Palm said it was still on schedule to launch its Foleo mini-notebook despite industry rumors that it faced a delay.

Seagate to offer solid-state drives in 2008

Solid State Drives (SSDs) are coming to Seagate's lineup in 2008, the company confirmed.

Nokia extends lead in handsets as Motorola struggles

Nokia increased its lead over rival mobile phone vendors during the second quarter, according to research from analyst firm Gartner.

Industry watchers say Apple plans desktop upgrade

Apple plans to unveil a sleek redesign of its iMac desktop PC line on Tuesday, industry watchers say.

Nokia maintains top spot in mobile phone market

Motorola fell behind Samsung in the mobile phone market according to second quarter results published Thursday by IDC and Strategy Analytics.

Report: Google shows phone prototype to manufacturers

Google is seeking a manufacturer and phone service provider for a prototype cell phone, according to a story in The Wall Street Journal.

Apple faces mounting complaints on iPhone battery

iPhone users in New York, via a consumer group complaint, and Illinois, through a class-action lawsuit, are asking Apple to let them change their own batteries.

Intel profit jumps 44 percent despite price war

Intel said its quarterly profit rose 45 percent to $1.3 billion, as low chip prices were offset by strong unit shipments.

PC shipments rise in Q2 for all vendors but Dell

HP kept its hold as the world’s largest PC vendor as computer shipments in the overall market rose by a surprising 12.5 percent, IDC said.

Intel improves dual core chip

Intel launched a dual core chip for high-end notebook users on Monday, hoping to reach gamers and digital artists.

Former CEO of ATI quits AMD

Former ATI chief executive David Orton resigned from AMD on Tuesday, just nine months after the two companies merged.

Hopeful iPhone users suffer delays

Brisk iPhone sales on Friday caused some delays in activating the phones, as most AT&T stores were sold out of the hot product.

Palm troubles continue with 44% profit drop

Palm's profit dropped 44 percent in the fourth quarter to $15.4 million, despite strong sales of its Treo smartphone.

Intel to lay off 800 workers in Colorado

Intel plans to lay off 800 workers at a Colorado chip-making plant, as the final effect of selling its XScale processor division in 2006.

Apple rivals dread iPhone

The iPhone's design will make it a smash hit for Apple even if sales are disappointing, analysts say.