Archives: March 2007

Let the Video Game Price Wars Begin!

Posted by: Kenji Hall on March 29

Anyone interested in buying a PlayStation 3 might think consider waiting until October. That's when Goldman Sachs thinks Sony will have to start slashing prices of its video game console...

LG to offer Google Search through its phones

Posted by: Ihlwan Moon on March 28

Global handset manufacturers have sought various means to make their products stand out in a world flooded with mobile phones. In a renewed attempt to reach out to consumers with...

Hynix Ends Legal Disputes with Toshiba, Forges Alliance with SanDisk

Posted by: Ihlwan Moon on March 21

South Korea’s Hynix Semiconductor, long embroiled in legal disputes with Toshiba over flash memory chip patents, has struck a cross licensing deal with the Japanese company to end the legal...

of (PS3) Cells and protein folding

Posted by: Kenji Hall on March 15

Researchers at Stanford University's Folding@Home project will soon find out whether Sony's PlayStation 3 can serve a good cause--as a tool to learn more about diseases. For years, Folding@Home...

Intel's big China news

Posted by: Bruce Einhorn on March 14

The company hasn’t confirmed the news yet, but it seems Intel is gearing up to build its first chip fab in China. As my BusinessWeek colleague Arik Hesseldahl reports,the government’s...

No new Internet cafes in China

Posted by: Bruce Einhorn on March 07

Internet cafes in China play a far more important role than in the U.S. and other Western countries: Since relatively few Chinese own PCs, millions of people depend on Internet...

Vietnam as an alternative to China

Posted by: Bruce Einhorn on March 05

Back in the mid-1990s, then-Taiwanese President Lee Teng-hui tried to steer local companies away from investing in China by encouraging them to look at Southeast Asia. The “Go South” strategy...

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