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Intel dishing out $29K to Android developers in game app contest

Intel is dishing out a total of $29,000 in cash prizes to Android developers in an effort to encourage coders to write games for tablets and smartphones.

LCD makers to pay $571 million to settle price-fixing case

U.S. states have reached settlement agreements with LCD makers LG Display, AU Optronics and Toshiba, who will pay close to $571 million end the price-fixing case against them.

Apple and EPEAT: What it means

Apple has pulled its products from the government-backed EPEAT registry of environmentally friendly electronic devices. Dan Moren's here to explain what it all means.

Micron's DRAM buyout makes it a key Apple supplier

Micron bought Elpida Memory for a song, according to one industry analyst, and in doing so it not only becomes a tier-one DRAM player, but a leader in the mobile space as a supplier to leading smartphone and tablet makers.

Thunderbolt cable options open up

The number of options available for Mac users to buy Thunderbolt cables from outside Apple is growing.

Intel introduces first server chips with 3D transistors

Intel on Monday announced faster and more power-efficient Xeon server processors, including the low-power E3 chip that has 3D transistors.

Optical cables for Thunderbolt ports shipped by Sumitomo

Sumitomo Electric Industries has became one of the first companies to deliver optical cables for Thunderbolt ports on Macs.

Intel aims for 100 Thunderbolt devices by year end

About 100 peripherals based on the Thunderbolt connector technology will become available by the end of the year, a big jump from a fraction of the devices...

Remains of the Day: World domination

The iPad drops into even more countries, the Apple II is firmly entrenched in middle age, and Final Cut Pro X hasn't given up the ghost yet.

Apple and Chinese environmental group to audit factory for pollution concerns

Apple and a Chinese environmental group plan to jointly audit one of the company's supplier factories in China. The move could lead to more open inspections of Apple's suppliers for pollution concerns.

Remains of the Day: Chasing the clouds away

The forecast for the next version of iTunes is cloudy; Apple's got stormy seas ahead in court; and Nokia and Microsoft could really use a ray of sunshine about now.

Remains of the Day: Mongering rumors

It's time once again to return to the wonderful world of iPhone rumors. Will it have a faster processor? Will it come out in October? Will it come in mauve? Meanwhile, Universal makes its movies more...well, universal.

Former Intel CFO Bryant to become chairman next month

Intel's former chief financial officer and current director Andy Bryant will take over as the company's board chairman next month after the retirement of current chairman Jane Shaw.