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SanDisk sues LG, 24 others for patent infringement

SanDisk is suing 25 companies, including LG, over patents used in removable flash storage products including MP3 players and USB flash drives.

Intel code names low-cost laptop chip Diamondville

Intel has code-named a new microprocessor aimed at ultra-low cost laptop PCs “Diamondville.”

Price of DRAM falls 25 percent

The price of the most widely used DRAM fell 25 percent, which should lead to bargains for users.

Guilty defendant in RIAA suit hit with $220,000 fine

RIAA won a key digital music file sharing case Thursday against a single mother, with a U.S. jury finding her guilty of copyright infringement.

Samsung takes wraps off its iPhone rival Serenata

Samsung and Bang & Olufsen unveiled their latest joint music-mobile phone, Serenata, a rival to the iPhone.

Microsoft's 'Halo 3' breaks first-day sales records

Microsoft's "Halo 3" has broken the U.S. sales record for a new video game by garnering an estimated US$170 million in its first 24-hours on sale.

HTC 'touched' by new Apple iPod

HTC celebrated its 10th anniversary on Thursday with a rare compliment from Apple, which used the same name as an HTC smartphone on the iPod touch.

Acer to acquire Gateway for $710 million

PC maker Acer plans to acquire Gateway in a deal that will make it the world's third-largest PC vendor.

YouTube vows to protect video makers in InVideo ads

YouTube has pledged to ensure content makers have control over advertisements in video clips, and continue to garner feedback on ways to improve.

YouTube fans rant, threaten to leave over new ads

YouTube might need to rethink their new InVideo advertising scheme based on initial feedback to the popular video sharing Web site.

YouTube to launch in-video advertising

YouTube is set to launch a new way to advertise on videos hosted at its popular Web site, and they hope people like what they see.

iPod woes could leave executives singing prison blues

Nine executives at Inventec Appliances could face jail time for failing to reveal plans by Apple to reduce iPod orders in a timely manner.

Notebook computer industry faces parts shortages

Hot demand and a massive battery recall are causing shortages of key components for notebook computer makers.

Intel fires fresh salvo at AMD in price war

Intel cut prices on a handful of microprocessors after its battle to retake market share from rival AMD took a turn for the worse.

AMD cuts chip prices, Intel expected to follow

AMD announced its latest round of desktop processor price cuts on Monday, and rival Intel is expected to follow the move later this month.