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What is a netbook?
A netbook (a portmanteau of Internet and notebook) is a type of laptop computer originally designed for wireless communication and Internet acess as primary productivity environments.
The early avatars of the netbook have faced difficulty meeting consumer expectations of a "smaller laptop" from netbooks.
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2009-07-03 Merger to bring new era of connectivity, location
CSR plc and SiRF Technology Holdings Inc. have completed the merger between SiRF and a wholly owned subsidiary of CSR, creating a pure play provider of connectivity and location platforms.
2008-10-06 Memory chipmakers face survival test
Memory chipmakers are fighting for their life.
2009-06-04 Media phone buzz hits Computex
ARC International is pushing media phones at this year's Computex, adding fuel to a heavily charged level of hype and excitement at one of the largest high-tech trade shows in Asia
2009-05-28 Long wait for IC recovery
The semiconductor market is gradually improving amid the downturn, but analysts disagree about the timing of the recovery.
2011-03-01 Litigation shows maturity of broadband cellular modem market
The broadband cellular modem market, especially the USB segment, is becoming commoditized, according to ABI Research.
2009-02-18 LG, Intel cruise to 'Moorestown'
LG Electronics and Intel Corp. are collaborating on Mobile Internet Devices (MIDs) based on Intel's next-generation MID hardware platform codenamed "Moorestown" and Linux-based Moblin ver 2.0 software platform. The LG device is expected to be one of the first Moorestown designs to market.
2009-09-18 LED backlit panel shipments to reach 115M in '09
DisplaySearch says LED backlight panel shipments reached 23 million units in Q2 09, 116 percent growth over Q1 09.
2012-08-17 Large-sized panel shipment drops 0.5% MoM in July
WitsView reported that the total shipment of large-sized panels for July reached 62.91 million units, but sees a 3-5 percent MoM growth in August.
2012-04-20 Labor Day in China boosts large-sized panel shipment
According to WitsView, large-sized panel shipments in March totaled 61.58 million units with an increasing MoM of 5.6 percent, with LCD TV panel shipments reaching 16.59 million units with 18 percent MoM.
2009-02-06 Is it possible to build a $20 laptop?
Like the OLPC's XO laptop, the Sakshat has lofty goals. But several reports have raised the obvious question: Is it possible to build a laptop for that price?
2009-07-01 Intel-Nokia deal brings mobile, PC, CE convergence closer
The partnership between Intel and Nokia brings the best of both worlds to both companies, and emphasizes the trend of convergence between the mobile, PC and consumer electronics industries.
2008-06-10 Intel takes wraps off SSDs for netbooks, nettops
Intel NAND Products Group is introducing its latest solid-state drive product with the Intel Z-P230 Parallel ATA SSD, a storage solution for value mobile and desktop systems.
2009-04-03 Intel stays on top of MPU market in '08
Intel Corp. accounted for 81.8 percent of global microprocessor revenue in Q4 08, and posted market share gains in every quarter, according to market research firm iSuppli Corp.
2013-11-08 Intel sets up Internet of Things group
The Intel Internet of Things Solutions Group includes the Wind River business unit that formerly was part of Intel's data centre division and named Doug Davis as its general manger.
2011-12-16 Intel reshuffles mobile, wireless units
Intel's new mobile and communications group will primarily be in charge of all smartphone, tablet and wireless communication efforts of the company.
2011-06-02 Intel plots new roadmaps for Ultrabook, mobile devices
Intel is prepared to carry out its new roadmaps for its Core and Atom chips with "strong" industry collaboration.
2008-06-06 Intel mobilizes Web 2.0 with mobile WiMAX
Intel Corp. executive Sean Maloney said more powerful microprocessors and high-speed WiMAX wireless networks would usher in a new era of the full Internet on mobile devices.
2009-08-03 Intel hits reset, eyes new growth markets
Bruised by a setback or two, chip giant Intel Corp. is hitting what some observers believe is the "reset button."
2009-10-13 Intel hires ex-Freescale Toulouse engineers
Intel Corp. has confirmed that it is hiring a team of 53 3G system integration engineers from Freescale's cellular products group based in Toulouse, in the South of France.
2008-10-17 Intel heeds caution amid financial quandary
Looking ahead, the world's No. 1 semiconductor company acknowledged uncertainty for the current quarter in light of the current financial crisis.
2011-07-22 Intel eyes 7nm tech, extends x86 architecture
Intel is increasing its capital expenses this year to pave the way for its own 7nm process technology. The company hopes that this move will bolster its efforts in tablets and ultrabooks.
2010-09-17 Intel debuts 'Tunnel Creek' SoC
New Intel SoC for embedded systems launched at IDF
2010-02-18 Increasing flight connectivity to boost airline revenue
The number of cellphone handsets, laptops and netbooks sold with Wi-Fi connectivity is forecast to exceed 300 million in 2010, a good sign for airlines that want to offer in-flight connectivity to passengers.
2010-03-22 IC forecasts: What keeps analysts bullish, worried
Although the signs are positive in the chip sector this year, there are still some concerns. Here are 10 reasons to remain bullishand worriedabout 2010.
2010-07-21 HP strengthens focus on mobile systems, thin clients
HP CTO of personal systems discloses road map for mobile computing, flexible displays, WebOS and more.
2010-02-04 Hot buttons for 2010: Convergence, green tech
Meenus Sarin takes a look at an industry fresh out of a recession. What will 2010 hold for electronics design engineers and managers, particularly those in the ASEAN and India? Read on to find out.
2011-12-16 HDD, weak sell-through blows Intel's performance
Investment broker Nomura believes that the problems at Intel are based on a wider set of challenges and not just HDD shortages.
2009-10-14 GPS processor eases location integration
CSR's SiRFstarIV GSD4e GPS location processor has a built-in CPU and SiRFGeoRecov technology optimized to ensure continuous location awareness without loading the host processor.
2009-03-20 GPS IC year-on-year growth rate slackens
Shipments of GPS semiconductors will increase 15 percent on a unit basis in 2009 compared with the previous year. This growth rate is lower than the year-on-year growth experienced in 2007 and 2008, according to ABI Research.
2009-07-10 Google concocts PC OS
Google Inc. said it plans to develop and roll out a new PC OS that will aim at dislodging Microsoft Corp. from its perch atop the computer world, as the two continued their intense rivalry for dominance in the technology market.
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