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Archive of posts tagged CD-RW

Transcend Launches Slim 8x DVD Writer

Transcend Information announced its new slim portable 8x DVD writer ($59).

Pioneer BDR-2208 Takes Blu-ray Writing to 15x Speed

Pioneer Electronics (USA) announced its new BDR-2208 5.25″ internal half-height Blu-ray BDXL recorder, which writes select BD-R SL (25GB) discs at 15x speed.

ASUS Launches SDRW-08D3S-U External DVD Writer

ASUSTeK Computer announced its new SDRW-08D3S-U external 8x DVD writer.

CPCC Blows Gasket Over microSD Memory Card Levy

The Canadian Private Copying Collective (CPCC) accused the Government of Canada of usurping the authority of the Copyright Board by scuttling the special interest group’s campaign to extend the country’s private audio copying levy to include microSD flash memory cards.

Canada Nixes Audio Levy on Flash Memory Cards

The Government of Canada announced that it plans to exempt microSD flash memory cards from the country’s flawed and misguided private audio copying levy scheme.

Panasonic Settles Rewritable Optical Disc Patent Dispute

Acacia Research announced that its Optical Memory Storage subsidiary has entered into a settlement and license agreement with Panasonic Corporation covering a portfolio of patents that apply to rewritable phase change optical discs (CD-RW, DVD±RW, BD-RE).

FUJIFILM Settles Rewritable Optical Disc Patent Dispute

Acacia Research announced that its Optical Memory Storage subsidiary has entered into a settlement and license agreement with FUJIFILM Holdings Corporation covering a portfolio of patents that apply to rewritable phase change optical discs (CD-RW, DVD±RW, BD-RE).

Plextor PX-612U DVD Writer Features PlexTV

Plextor Europe announced its new PX-612U external slim DVD/CD writer with PlexTV.

Ritek Settles Rewritable Optical Disc Patent Dispute

Acacia Research announced that its Optical Memory Storage subsidiary has entered into a settlement and license agreement with Ritek Corporation covering a portfolio of patents that apply to rewritable phase change optical discs (CD-RW, DVD±RW, BD-RE).

HLDS Executive Lands in Prison for Optical Disc Drive Bid-Rigging

The U.S. Department of Justice announced that an executive from Hitachi-LG Data Storage (HLDS) has agreed to plead guilty and serve prison time in the United States for his participation in a series of conspiracies to rig bids for the sale of optical disc drives.

Pioneer Launches BDR-2207 Blu-ray BDXL Writer

Pioneer Electronics announced its new BDR-2207 5.25″ internal half-height Blu-ray BDXL recorder.

Samsung Unveils SE-218BB Ultrabook DVD Writer

Samsung Electronics announced its new slim external SE-218BB DVD writer ($59.99), which is aimed at the Ultrabook market.

Moser Baer Settles Rewritable Optical Disc Patent Dispute

Acacia Research announced that its Optical Memory Storage subsidiary has entered into a settlement and license agreement with Moser Baer India covering a portfolio of patents that apply to rewritable phase change optical discs (CD-RW, DVD±RW, BD-RE).

TEAC Launches BD-W512SA Blu-ray BDXL Writer

TEAC Europe announced its new BD-W512SA 5.25″ internal half-height Blu-ray BDXL recorder.

ASUS Rolls Out DRW-24B5ST DVD Writer

ASUSTeK Computer announced its new 5.25″ half-height DRW-24B5ST DVD writer.