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Maxtor Personal Storage 3200 drives ship with virus

If you’ve purchased a Maxtor Personal Storage 3200 unit within the last three months, you might want to batten down the hatches. Turns out, Read more…
Tags: China   Seagate  

World’s first WCDMA/GSM dual-mode phone launched

What’s that you see above? Just a regular old candybar-style handset, right? Wrong. That there, my friend, is the “world’s first” dual-mode WCDMA/GSM phone. Armed with two separate SIM card slots, Read more…
Tags: China  

Intel to sell Classmate PC in China?

Well, can’t say that I saw this one coming. Rising from the ashes like a Phoenix, Read more…
Tags: OLPC   China  

New iPod Nanos to be short and stout?

Apple’s entire iPod line of portable media players is long overdue for a refresh, so it should come as no surprise that rumors about their Read more…
Tags: iPod   Apple   China  

Layoffs imminent for U.S. Lenovo employees

Last week, we reported that Lenovo is preparing to cut as many as 1,400 jobs in these United States. Now we have some more info: the company plans to lay off these American employees within the

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Tags: Layoffs   Lenovo   China   India  

BlackBerry outage strikes North America

Canadian handset manufacturer RIM has now managed to bring most of its BlackBerry email

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Software companies increasingly looking toward offshoring

In what may prove bad news for American software developers, a recent survey from the Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA) finds that 57 percent of software companies have offshoring operations and have increased staff at these operations during the last 18 months. Of the companies polled with overseas operations, 84 percent cited “growth” as the motivating factor, with increasing both productivity and speed to market close behind. As you might expect, India was the most …

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Tags: China   India  

ALSO NOTED: 2006: The year in viruses; China demands universal phone port;

> Amazon.com aims to bring grid computing to the masses. Article
> 2006: The year in viruses. Article
> File this under great ideas: China is demanding that all cell phones adopt a universal charging port. …

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Tags: China   Amazon   Viruses  

2006: The year of IT globalization?

Was 2006 the year of “living globally”? That’s what eWeek seems to think–their report on the state of the IT union centers on the blossoming outsourcing industries in nations like India and China. In addition, earlier investments made in fiber-optic networks are starting to pay off, as globalization moves from concept to reality. “The broad overinvestment in fiber cable is a gift that keeps on giving,” wrote Thomas Friedman, author of the best-selling book The World is …

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Tags: China   India  

AMD looks toward China for growth

AMD continues to eat away at Intel’s market-share and the next front for the ongoing microprocessor battle could be China. Much like American vendor Dell, Chinese PC manufacturers Lenovo and the Founder Group have recently introduced products based on AMD chips. China currently represents …

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Tags: Intel   Dell   Lenovo   China  

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