Samsung Electronics said sales and profits soared in the second quarter from a year ago, but increasing competition in smartphones hurt performance in its core mobile division.
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Toshiba will soon launch the world's fastest SD cards, which will offer write speeds of up to 240MB/s.
LG Display has developed the world's thinnest full HD LCD display for smartphones, measuring just 2.2 millimeters thick.
Samsung Electronics predicted a big jump in profit for the second quarter compared to a year earlier, but the company's explosive growth is slowing amid signs its top end Galaxy smartphones are less popular than expected.
Japan-based security software vendor, Trend Micro, is planning a rare foray into hardware, with a home storage device for managing photos from multiple cameras and smartphones.
The project was on display as part of an open house at a Sony computer science lab in Tokyo
Microsoft experienced disruptions for several hours to its online suite of mail, calendar and storage services, leaving many users unable to access their accounts.
Sony Chairman and former CEO Howard Stringer, who has been at the company since 1997, will be leaving the company in June.
NEC's new high-end server contains swappable battery packs, intended to provide backup power without the need for an external uninterruptible power supply (UPS) in data centers.
Japanese chip giant Renesas is seeking a US$1.8 billion capital injection to invest in new manufacturing techniques. The world's largest microcontroller manufacturer, its products find their way into game consoles from Microsoft and Nintendo, and into cars including Toyota's Prius hybrid range.
NEC is working on a suitcase-sized DNA analyser, which it says will be able to process samples at the scene of a crime or disaster in as little as 25 minutes.
NEC has sold for about US$230 million shares in Chinese computer maker Lenovo it acquired last year when the companies formed a joint venture to produce PCs in Japan.
Toshiba said Tuesday it is developing a line of products for storing large amounts of data, based on its flash memory chips.
Japanese copy machine maker Fuji Xerox on Tuesday sent a group of employees to a city hit hard by last year's killer tsunami, to help digitize documents damaged in the flooding.
Sony said Monday it will launch a new medical device that uses its Blu-ray optics technology to analyze and sort different types of cells.