Wednesday, August 10, 2022

Kuriko Miyake


Sharp displays CPU-on-glass LCD

Sharp Corp. and its partner Semiconductor Energy Laboratory Co. Ltd. unveiled Tuesday what the companies claim to be a world-first prototype of an LCD with an 8-bit CPU on its glass substrate.

Sony debuts new Clie handhelds

Sony Corp. unveiled two new versions of its Clie PDA (personal digital assistant) running Palm OS 5 on Wednesday.

Toshiba releases 1Gb flash memory

Toshiba Corp. started shipping samples of 1Gb NAND-type flash memory chips on Monday. The chips were jointly developed with SanDisk Corp., Toshiba announced.

Sony, Philips to develop new networking technology

Japan's Sony Corp. and the Netherlands' Koninklijke Philips Electronics NV will jointly develop a new short-range radio-frequency communication technology, the two companies announced Thursday.

IBM, Hitachi to offer gene information service

A Hitachi Ltd. subsidiary and IBM Corp.

Japan’s credit cards to carry contactless cash

The Edy electronic money system of BitWallet Inc., a 25-member consortium headed by Sony Corp. and NTT DoCoMo Inc., will be adopted by seven of Japan's major banks and credit card companies for use with their credit cards, BitWallet said Monday.

Sanyo to mass produce blue lasers from April 2003

Sanyo Electric Corp. plans to start mass production of blue lasers for data replay devices such as DVD players, in April 2003, the company said Friday.

Tech News