Stories by John Blau

Samsung embeds 4GB storage for 3G phones

Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd. has squeezed 4G bytes of storage into a mobile phone chipset that the manufacturer believes could eliminate the need for external memory card slots.

IDC: Software industry loses $40b to pirates

Globally, 35 percent of software installed on PCs in 2006 was obtained illegally, amounting to $40 billion in lost revenue, up 15 percent over the previous year, according to a survey paid for by large vendors, including Apple and Microsoft.

SAP still on track with A1S

Executives of German business software maker SAP remain committed to a first-quarter 2008 launch of the company's hosted midmarket application despite acknowledging problems with product development.

Kiwi sues Nokia

Nokia is preparing to fight a patent infringement complaint filed by a New Zealand company over technology used in most of the Finnish manufacturer's mobile phones.