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UMC earnings view bodes well for chip industry

United Microelectronics (UMC), the world's second-largest contract chip maker, is targeting earnings per share far higher than industry analysts estimate, a sign chip sales remain brisk globally.

Laptops and gadgets to pull crowds at Computex

One of the world's biggest IT trade shows will throw open its doors in Taiwan next week, showcasing new laptop processors from the world's two biggest chip makers, as well as a raft of new devices for the digital home.

LCD TV prices to drop fast in coming years

Prices for LCD TVs are falling at a slower pace this year, but consumers will still enjoy significant price drops for the next few years, market researcher DisplaySearch said Friday.

New Nike shoes talk to people via their iPods

Nike is putting the world's most popular music player to work in a system designed for its latest athletic shoes that tells runners the distance and time they've covered in their daily jog.

LEDs making flat-panel displays brighter

The quality of the picture on desktop monitors, laptop screens, LCD TVs and dozens of consumer electronic devices is set to improve drastically with new backlighting technology that creates far more vibrant colours, brighter screens and sharper image...

New plants, weak demand cause LCD price drop

A string of new LCD factories being built, combined with slow demand for notebook and desktop PC screens, caused LCD prices to fall during the first three months of the year, and the downward trend is expected to continue, vendors and analysts said.

IBM and Rapport unveil energy efficient processor

IBM and a small Silicon Valley start-up have developed a new, energy-efficient microprocessor aimed at users who want streaming live, high definition video on mobile devices, the companies said Monday.

Good news for users: flash, DRAM prices falling

It's about that time of year again when users who need IT products with heavy memory chip content should stand by for bargains. Prices of the NAND flash memory chips used to store data in gadgets ranging from digital cameras to MP3 players, as well a...

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