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Help Me Obi-Wan Kenobi: Airborne Video Arrives

Most of us remember the scene in the 1977 movie "Star Wars" in which the robot R2-D2 projects a three-dimensional image of Princess Leia, who begs Obi-Wan Kenobi for help: "This is our most desperate hour. Help me, Obi-Wan Kenobi. You're my only hope." Seeing that film years ago planted the desire in many of us to see this kind of technology brought to life. After all these long years of waiting, portable holography has finally arrived...

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Lexar Launches 4-GB CompactFlash Card

Lexar Media is shipping the world's first 4-GB CompactFlash memory card. Specifically designed for professional photographers shooting high-resolution images -- and priced at an industry high of US$1,499 -- the card can store about 600 images captured in raw mode using a 6-megapixel camera ...

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Garmin Launches GPS-Integrated iQue 3600 PDA

Garmin International today released its iQue 3600 PDA -- the first PDA on the market to integrate global positioning system (GPS) technology off the shelf. The device will be available through electronics retailers and traditional Garmin dealers within the United States at a suggested retail price of US$589 ...

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Lindows.com Launches CD-Based, Internet-Ready PC

Lindows.com has launched what the company is calling a "new class" of computer, insisting it is not a mere thin client or Internet appliance. The new Lindows WebStation is an Internet-ready, full-fledged computer designed specifically to be a family's second PC, a business terminal or a public-access kiosk ...

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Sony’s New Clie PDAs Will Use In-House Chip

Sony Electronics has introduced two new Clie handhelds designed for wireless communications, portability and multimedia. The PEG-UX40 and PEG-UX50, both with built-in wireless connectivity as well as key processing components manufactured by Sony itself, will be available in Japan starting in early August and in the United States in early September...

Intel Rides Centrino Launch to Q2 Gains

Chip giant Intel has reported second-quarter earnings that slightly surpassed analysts' expectations, posting a profit of US$896 million, or 14 cents per share, on revenue of $6.8 billion ...

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Microsoft Updates Tool to Convert Java to .NET

Microsoft announced the 2.0 release of the Java Language Conversion Assistant (JLCA), a tool designed to provide Java developers with a smooth transition to Web services, and Web- and Windows-based applications on the Microsoft .NET framework ...

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SGI Introduces Quad-Processor Workstation

Over the past several years, SGI has gone through many changes -- on the technology, finance and even corporate-culture fronts -- but the company has survived and seems to be emerging stronger than ever. On the technology front, SGI has moved away from the Windows-based workstations of the late 1990s and now offers a range of impressive technology based exclusively on the company's longstanding IRIX operating system...

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What Is PayPal Really Worth to eBay?

In this economy, eBay's bid to pay US$1.5 billion for online payment company PayPal may seem excessive, even for the likes of the auction giant. And while some analysts said they believe eBay will get its money's worth, others are not yet convinced that the deal is sound ...

Shareholders Sue To Block PayPal Deal

In a Delaware court earlier this week, Kathleen Rooney, a PayPal shareholder, filed a complaint related to eBay's acquisition of PayPal. The complaint, which was followed by another lawsuit filing by shareholder Louis Crespo, seeks class-action status ...

WorldCom ‘Misplaces’ $4B in Financial Debacle

Following WorldCom's disclosure of what appears to have been the largest financial misstatement in history -- nearly US$4 billion -- the company on Tuesday fired chief financial officer Scott Sullivan and announced its intention to redo its financial statements for the past five quarters ...

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