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New Intel fab to accelerate 45nm chip production

Intel on Thursday is expected to open a new factory to accelerate the production of chips using 45-nanometer manufacturing process.

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.

Facebook chooses Microsoft over Google

Microsoft has landed a deal to buy a minority stake in Facebook and provide more advertising services to it.

Microsoft withdraws remaining European appeals

Microsoft is dropping its remaining appeals of the European Commissions antitrust ruling.

Intel settles patent case with Transmeta

Intel agreed to pay $250 million to Transmeta to settle a patent-infringment lawsuit.

AT&T unveils mobile Napster as questions abound

AT&T announced a Napster over-the-air mobile music service.

DOJ is opposed to extending Microsoft sanctions

The U.S. DOJ will not seek to extend the restrictions placed on Microsoft’s business practices following its antitrust settlement in 2002.

AT&T sues Vonage for patent infringement

AT&T filed a patent-infringement lawsuit against Vonage.

Intel: Patent reform still needed

Intel’s general counsel calls for patent reform to move forward in Congress.

Firefox tries again for URI fix, adds Leopard support

Mozilla has released Firefox, fixing another URI protocol handler issue.

Symantec: Attackers exploiting new RealPlayer flaw

Symantec says attackers are exploiting a critical flaw in the latest version of RealPlayer.

AMD reports fourth straight quarter of net losses

Still carrying the weight of costs related to last year’s acquisition of graphics vendor ATI, Advanced Micro Devices recorded its fourth straight quarter of net losses Thursday.

Google continues to boom in third quarter

Google continues to grow revenue at a healthy clip, reporting an increase of almost 60 percent in the third quarter compared to the same period last year.

Senators: Customers need more mobile phone info

US senators are calling for a mobile-phone customer bill of rights.

Web, media companies issue copyright use principles

A group of media and Web companies create a set of copyright use principles.