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Technology 06 May 2010 | 12:00 AM Premium

Why Apple’s aesthetic is influencing the future of electronics design

In the years to come the PC market will be dominated by touchscreen computers. These computers will be comprised of little more than a large flat screen, say market analysts who are predicting 'this UI-based [design] approach will be of major importance in the coming years.'

Technology 27 May 2010 | 12:00 AM Premium

Sony develops roll-up video screen

b>TOKYO/b>: Japanese electronics giant Sony said it had developed what it called 'the world's first' prototype flexible colour video screen that is small enough to be rolled around a pencil.

Technology 16 Jul 2010 | 12:00 AM Premium

Samsung starts semiconductor safety study

b>SEOUL:/bSamsung Electronics commissioned an independent health and safety review of its semiconductor factories in South Korea after employee illnesses and deaths raised fears of cancer risks.

Technology 26 Jul 2010 | 12:00 AM Premium

Building a more efficient hard-disk

We explore the world of giant magnetoresistance and spintronics with a pioneer researcher.

Technology 11 Aug 2010 | 12:00 AM Premium

Intel, other chipmakers suffer on PC sales fears in US

b>SAN FRANCISCO:/bShares of chipmakers Intel Corp, AMD Inc. and nVidia Corp dropped yesterday as analysts said demand for computers looked shaky heading into the all-important back-to-school season in the United States.

Technology 13 Aug 2010 | 12:00 AM Premium

Tech bellwether sees slowdown in spending

b>NEW YORK:/bCisco Systems Inc, the world's biggest provider of networking gear, is warning of a slowdown in technology spending.

Technology 06 Oct 2011 | 12:00 AM Premium

Samsung mourns loss of Steve Jobs

b>SEOUL:/bSamsung Electronics has expressed its condolences over the death of Steve Jobs, describing the late Apple founder as a great entrepreneur with innovative spirit who pioneered revolutionary changes in the technology industry, Yonhap news agency reported.

Technology 31 Oct 2011 | 12:00 AM Premium

Dreaded ‘Brazil cost’ may dim Foxconn’s iPad dreams

b>JUNDIAI (Brazil)/b>: The nondescript stretch of asphalt is an unlikely symbol of Brazil's attempt to lift its economy into a new high-tech era.

Technology 25 Jan 2012 | 12:00 AM Premium

AMD expects lower revenue in weak PC market

b>SAN FRANCISCO:/bAdvanced Micro Devices Inc forecast lower quarterly revenue as a shortage of hard drives and a shaky economy hurt PC makers, sending its shares lower in after-hours trading.

Technology 31 Jan 2012 | 12:00 AM Premium

Toshiba cuts outlook after Q3 profit tumbles

b>TOKYO/b>: Toshiba Corp, Japan's biggest chipmaker, booked a 72% fall in quarterly operating profit and cut its annual profit forecast as a strong yen and a weak global economy hit profits at the industrial electronics conglomerate.