Stories by Agam Shah

  • BenQ unveils WLAN smart phone with camera

    Consumer electronics maker BenQ Corp. is showing off a new mobile phone with 802.11b wireless networking capabilities and an integrated 1.3-megapixel digital camera with zoom and flash.

  • New PlayStation, Xbox may add DVR technology

    Sony Electronics' PlayStation and Microsoft's Xbox game consoles may include digital video recording (DVR) technology in future versions, panelists said during a discussion at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES).

  • CES - Unique electronics showcased at Digital Experience

    As an Energizer bunny trudged around the room banging a drum and posing for photographs, charged-up vendors displayed a whole range of consumer electronics wares, from portable MP3 players to portable mobile phone chargers, at the Digital Experience event held in Las Vegas as a preview to the Consumer Electronics Show that began on Thursday.

  • Digital imaging market set to explode, panel says

    The digital imaging market will explode in 2004, but the technologies need to overcome a number of hurdles to become more widely accepted, according to industry executives who participated in a panel discussion Wednesday at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas.

  • Quantum, StorageTek trade legal salvos

    Storage vendors Quantum and Storage Technology (StorageTek) exchanged patent infringement lawsuits on Tuesday, accusing each other of manufacturing tape drive products that infringe on the other's patented technologies.

  • EMC acquires SRM software maker Astrum

    EMC has augmented its storage resource management (SRM) software portfolio by acquiring the privately-held Astrum Software Corporation for an undisclosed sum.

  • Intel, Via settle all patent cases

    Intel and Via Technologies have reached a settlement that resolves all pending patent infringement lawsuits between the companies relating to chipsets and microprocessors.

  • Network Associates to buy IntruVert for US$100m

    Network Associates has bolstered its arsenal of offerings to protect against network intrusions and cyberattacks by announcing an agreement to acquire IntruVert Networks, a maker of hardware-based firewalls and intrusion detection systems.

  • AMD, Fujitsu combine flash memory operations

    Creating what it hopes will be a formidable force in the worldwide flash memory chip market, Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) has agreed to form a new company with Fujitsu that will include both companies' entire flash memory operations.

  • IBM touts 30 per cent hike in Linux apps

    Calling it a "major milestone" for Linux, IBM has reported that the number of enterprise-level applications available for the open-source operating system has grown 30 per cent since the start of the year.