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Flash, DRAM prices spike on worries over supplies from Japan

The price of NAND flash memory, which has grown in importance as the main data storage in iPads, iPhones, and other mobile devices, has increased by as much as 20 percent since the earthquake struck as companies try to figure out if chip factories in the area were damaged.

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AU returns fire at Sharp with LCD display patent suits in U.S.

Taiwan's AU Optronics, one of the biggest LCD screen makers in the world, said Thursday it filed two separate lawsuits in the U.S. against Sharp, alleging the...

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Elan denies settlement rumor, says Apple lawsuit to go on

Elan Microelectronics plans to continue its patent lawsuit against Apple over multitouch technology and said a reported $100 million settlement proposal from Apple was untrue.

Adobe says Honeycomb tablets to get Flash in 'a few weeks'

Adobe says Flash support for tablets based on Google's upcoming Honeycomb version of the Android operating system will be available "within a few weeks."

YouTube partners with LG on mobile 3D videos

YouTube is working with LG Electronics to make it easier for users to capture 3D images and video on mobile devices and upload directly to the Internet with LG's new Optimus 3D smartphone.

LG details Optimus Pad, smartphone with 3D screen

LG Electronics provided details on some of its most highly anticipated mobile gadgets on Sunday, including the LG Optimus Pad tablet and Optimus 3D smartphone.