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Samsung, Micron back new memory type to challenge DDR3

Samsung Electronics and Micron Technology on Thursday announced the creation of a consortium around a new low-power memory called Hybrid Memory Cube, which could...

Speedy Thunderbolt devices slowly coming to market

Months after Thunderbolt made its debut, devices that take advantage of the high-speed technology are making their way to consumers quite slowly.

Intel runs PC on CPU powered by solar cell

Intel on Thursday showed an experimental low-power processor the size of a postage stamp that could run PCs on solar power.

Apple suppliers accused of environmental damage

Environmental groups in China criticized Apple on Wednesday, alleging that it is employing suppliers that are damaging the environment and threatening the lives of residents

Apple issues updates for Boot Camp, iMac graphics firmware

Apple on Wednesday released updates to fix issues in Lion with Boot Camp and with certain iMacs' graphics cards.

Under the Gavel: Contains graphic content

Our round-up of legal wrangling in the tech industry returns, with a look at two Apple-related patent cases and an impassioned plea against another big merger.

Apple battery firmware open to attack, researcher finds

According to a security researcher, the microcontroller used to control the charging of Apple's laptop batteries could be attacked by malware in a way that might damage the cells.

Remains of the Day: Thunderstruck

Has Apple found its new processor soul mate? Is your iPad passcode opening you up to prying eyes? Does Paul Allen's patent suit stand a fighting chance? Is Apple planning on Thunderbolting one of its main peripherals? So many questions, and no real answers.

Apple preps for third-quarter earnings call next Tuesday

With Apple's third quarter financial results right around the corner, Dan Moren takes a look at what will be the hot topics on the company's upcoming conference call.

Remains of the Day: Omit needless words

Walter Isaacson and Simon & Schuster take Strunk & White's classic maxim to heart with a new title for Steve Jobs's biography, an inside trader tells the court, and a popular iOS game crashes into schools.

Samsung files ITC complaint against Apple

Samsung has filed an ITC complaint against Apple that requests an import ban on potentially infringing products, including iPhones, iPads, and iPods.

Remains of the Day: Final countdown

Apple may be paying back folks for Final Cut Pro X, Sprint is willing to go to any lengths to stop a devastating merger, and, most importantly, the Angry Robots movie continues to gain steam.

Apple now No. 1 in flash memory consumption

Apple has surpassed HP and all other equipment manufacturers to become the world's largest consumer of semiconductor technology, thanks in large part to its mobile devices.