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HLDS Executives Do Time for Optical Disc Drive Price Fixing

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

Tablet Sales Continue to Accelerate

The NPD Group announced it reckons U.S. tablet sales (excluding iPad) rose to more than 1.2 million units from January through October 2011, representing $415 million in retail revenue.

Dell Joins One-Blue Blu-ray Patent Pool

One-Blue, LLC announced that Dell Inc. has joined its Blu-ray Disc (BD) patent licensing program as a licensor.

LG Electronics Jumps into One-Blue Patent Pool

One-Blue, LLC announced that LG Electronics has joined its Blu-ray Disc (BD) patent licensing program as a licensor.

Greenpeace Refreshes Guide to Greener Electronics

Greenpeace announced that it has published the newest edition of its Guide to Greener Electronics.

One-Blue Welcomes JVC KENWOOD to Blu-ray Patent Pool

One-Blue, LLC announced that JVC KENWOOD Corporation has joined its Blu-ray Disc (BD) patent licensing program as a licensor.

HLDS Busted for Optical Disc Drive Price Fixing

The U.S. Department of Justice announced that Hitachi-LG Data Storage (HLDS) has agreed to plead guilty and pay a $21.1 million criminal fine for its participation in a series of conspiracies to rig bids and fix prices for the sale of optical disc drives.

One-Blue Welcomes HP to Blu-ray Patent Pool

One-Blue, LLC announced that Hewlett-Packard (HP) has joined its Blu-ray Disc (BD) patent licensing program as a licensor.

ICAP Offers VoxPath CNS on Blu-ray-Related Patents

ICAP Patent Brokerage announced that it will offer a Covenant Not to Sue (CNS) from VoxPath RS, LLC (covering patents related to Blu-ray and other optical disc players) at its upcoming CNS Auction, which will be held September 27, 2011 in Los Angeles.

CD-RW: Busted for Speeding

Here we go again. Despite the buying public’s four-year indifference to CD-ReWritable (CD-RW) technology, those involved in its creation just can’t take the hint. The latest attempt to increase the popularity of CD-RW involves extending its performance to 10X Constant Angular Velocity (CAV) and Constant Linear Velocity (CLV) writing speeds. Manufacturers must by now realize [...]

Media Tablets Going Great Guns

IHS iSuppli announced it forecasts that global media tablet shipments will rise to 60 million units in 2011, up from 17.4 million in 2010.

RoxioNow Serves Up Movies to HP TouchPad

Rovi Corporation announced that its RoxioNow platform is powering on-demand access to movies and TV shows through a new HP MovieStore application for the TouchPad.

SanDisk Launches Enterprise SSDs

SanDisk Corporation announced that it has expanded its Lightning Enterprise Flash Drive (EFD) family with six new 2.5-inch 6Gb SAS models.

Global PC Shipments Contract in Q1 2011

International Data Corporation (IDC) announced that global PC shipments declined 3.2% during the first quarter of 2011 compared to the same time last year.

PC Shipments Decline in Q1 2011

Gartner, Inc. announced that, according to its latest research, worldwide PC shipments totaled 84.3 million units in the first quarter of 2011, a 1.1% decline from the first quarter of 2010.