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Tablet Demand Strong in Emerging Markets

NPD DisplaySearch announced it forecasts that shipments of tablet PCs will grow from 72.7 million units in 2011 to 383.3 million units by 2017.

Sony DADC Replicates PS3 Discs in Russia

Sony DADC announced that it is now manufacturing PlayStation 3 (PS3) discs at its new facility in Borovsk, Kaluga (near Moscow) Russia.

PayPal Targets Music Pirates

IFPI announced that PayPal is working with the City of London Police and the international recording industry to prevent PayPal’s services from being used by websites that sell copyright infringing music.

USTR Publishes Intellectual Property Rights Report

The Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR) announced that it has published its annual Special 301 Report, which provides the agency’s opinion of the adequacy and effectiveness of the protection of intellectual property rights (IPR) by U.S. trading partners.

Media Piracy in Emerging Economies

The Social Science Research Council announced that it has published its Media Piracy in Emerging Economies report, with a focus on Brazil, India, Russia, South Africa, Mexico and Bolivia.

Choking Off Payments to Online Music Pirates

IFPI announced that the recording industry is working with MasterCard, Visa and the London (UK) police to address the illegal online sale of unlicensed music.

USTR Identifies Notorious Piracy Marketplaces

The Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR) issued its report on notorious online and physical marketplaces that the agency identifies as being involved in piracy and counterfeiting.

Strong Growth in PC Gaming Hardware Market

Jon Peddie Research announced that it has released its latest worldwide PC gaming hardware market report.

RIAA Outlines Global Copyright Concerns to USTR

The Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) announced that it has submitted comments to the Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR) outlining the RIAA’s current global copyright concerns.

LCD TV Panel Manufacturers Target Emerging Markets

DisplaySearch announced that LCD TV panel manufacturers have developed cost-conscious product designs with lower specifications to target emerging markets.

Russians Gobbling Up LCD TVs

iSuppli Corp. announced that it projects LCD TV shipments to the Russian Federation to reach 5.9 million sets at the end of 2010, up 18% from 2009.

Panasonic and NTV Plus Bring 3D Broadcasting to Russia

Panasonic Corporation and NTV Plus announced the forthcoming launch of Russia’s first 3D channel. According to the statement, Panasonic and NTV Plus signed a 1 year partnership agreement with the possibility of extending the relationship until March 2014. The new 3D service is scheduled to go live October 15, 2010 and will available to all [...]

Philips, Sharp and Loewe Cooperate on Connected TVs

Royal Philips Electronics announced that it is cooperating with Sharp and Loewe in order to investigate the definition of a common, competitive internet platform for connected TVs and other internet-enabled electronic devices across Europe and Russia. According to the statement, the cooperation, for which Philips, Sharp and Loewe signed a letter of intent, will drive [...]

International Anti-Piracy Caucus Unveils Watch List

The Congressional International Anti-Piracy Caucus announced that it has unveiled its “2010 International Piracy Watch List.” According to the statement, in an effort to combat international copyright piracy by calling attention to countries where piracy has reached alarming levels, the Caucus announced it will closely monitor the serious problems of copyright piracy in China, Russia, [...]

Panasonic to Double Production of DVD Lasers

Panasonic Corporation announced it will double its current production of dual-wavelength high-power lasers for DVD recorders to 25 million units per month. According to the statement, a dual-wavelength high-power laser offers several advantages over a single-wavelength design as it combines two light wavelengths (780 nm infrared for CD and 650 nm red for DVD) in [...]