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NLT naked-eye display can show 3D, 2D images concurrently

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NEC LCD Technologies (NLT) has demonstrated a new prototype display that has six viewpoints and creates a 3D image to the naked eye. It uses low-temperature polycrystalline silicon and new HxDP (Horizontally times Density Pixels) technology to retain full resolution, however, unlike LCD displays that achieve a glasses-free 3D effect,...
NLT naked-eye display can show 3D, 2D images concurrently

HP hops on the OpenFlow train with 16 new switches

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Programmable networks could mean less downtime. HP is following other big systems makers into the world of software defined networking with a line of 16 OpenFlow-enabled switches. That’s a pretty serious commitment to OpenFlow, a protocol that helps take the intelligence associated with routing packets off of the high-priced switching...
HP hops on the OpenFlow train with 16 new switches

The most likely buyer of Nokia or BlackBerry now in talks to acquire NEC's handset unit

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The most likely buyer of Nokia or BlackBerry now in talks to acquire NEC's handset unit

NEC's LaVie Z Ultrabook has definitely lost weight: just 875 grams and priced from $1,600 in Japan

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No one complained when we reported NEC's initial claimed weight of 999 grams (2.2 pounds) for its LaVie Z Ultrabook, but it turns out that statistic is brutally unfair. The 13.3-inch laptop actually tips the scales at just 875 grams (1.9 pounds) thanks to the magnesium lithium alloy used...
NEC's LaVie Z Ultrabook has definitely lost weight: just 875 grams and priced from $1,600 in Japan

NEC to cut 10,000 jobs as iPhone continues assault on Japan

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Most of the cuts, which may begin March 31, will be from NEC's mobile phone business and will include both full- and part-time positions. Apple's device has made hash of predictions that it wouldn't take off in Japan....
NEC to cut 10,000 jobs as iPhone continues assault on Japan

NEC announces LaVie L laptop, trumps Haswell internals

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The only phrase that's guaranteed to put a smile on a laptop lover's face is "fourth-generation Intel core," which is why we're beaming at NEC's LaVie L. The company has announced details of its first Haswell-powered laptop well ahead of Intel's June press event -- a tease for those...
NEC announces LaVie L laptop, trumps Haswell internals

NEC LifeTouch L unveiled: Android 4.0 tablet keeps it thin and light (video)

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Still looking for that perfect 10-inch Android tablet? Well here's another one slab aiming for your wallet. NEC's latest attempt is the LifeTouch L and lands in 16GB and 32GB sizes, with a business option (with unchanged hardware) on the sidelines. The consumer-facing models are set to arrive on...
NEC LifeTouch L unveiled: Android 4.0 tablet keeps it thin and light (video)

Briefly: NEC LaVie Z, Wahoo cycle computer, Mad Catz Kunai

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NEC has released specifications for its previously announced ultrabook PC, the LaVie Z. The 2.2-pound notebook with the 13.3-inch display will have the choice of either an i5-2.6GHz or i7-3GHz Ivy Bridge processor, all fitting inside the previously-noted lithium-magnesium alloy enclosure. The LaVie Z is still scheduled to come out...
Briefly: NEC LaVie Z, Wahoo cycle computer, Mad Catz Kunai

NEC LaVie Y brings Lenovo's 360-degree IdeaPad Yoga hybrid tablet to Japan

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Don't think that Lenovo is keeping the IdeaPad Yoga's bendy secrets all to itself: its Japanese partner NEC is bringing a variant of the ARM-based Yoga 11 to the land of the rising sun as the LaVie Y. The 11.6-inch blend of laptop and tablet keeps the signature 360-degree...
NEC LaVie Y brings Lenovo's 360-degree IdeaPad Yoga hybrid tablet to Japan

Pictures of NEC Tablet PC back in 2002: http://www.tabletpc2.com/Nec.htm Vic Gundotra (now at Google) bought 400 for @BillGates from me.

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Pictures of NEC Tablet PC back in 2002: http://www.tabletpc2.com/Nec.htm Vic Gundotra (now at Google) bought 400 for @BillGates from me.

Fingerprint identification flaw allows PC password retrieval

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Several PC security firms have independently verified a weakness in Authentek's UPEK Protector Suite that allows hostile users with physical control of a machine to rapidly recover Windows account passwords. The software is pre-installed in Windows-based PCs by makers including Dell, Gateway, NEC, Samsung, Sony, and Toshiba. An open-source exploit...
Fingerprint identification flaw allows PC password retrieval

Apple’s VP of Europe Pascal Cagni reportedly quits after 12 years at the company

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Apple’s vice president of Europe Pascal Cagni has reportedly resigned after twelve years at the company, having originally joined in 2000 as a direct appointment by Steve Jobs. The news comes by way of French newspaper Le Figaro, which reports that Cagni tendered his resigned yesterday, although it has yet to...
Apple’s VP of Europe Pascal Cagni reportedly quits after 12 years at the company

Ridiculously thin and light laptop unveiled in Taiwan: the 10.7mm, 1.9-pound Inhon Blade 13 Carbon

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Never heard of Inhon? That might change with the Taiwanese computer maker's Blade 13 Carbon laptop, which it claims is now the world's thinnest and lightest. Tipping the scale at 870g (1.9 pounds) and 10.7mm, the company says it undercuts NEC's 12.8mm Lavie X by a whopping 2mm, while...
Ridiculously thin and light laptop unveiled in Taiwan: the 10.7mm, 1.9-pound Inhon Blade 13 Carbon
Apple rumored to be making new device from super-light carbon fiber

NEC Casio Mobile to Venture Outside Japan With Smartphones: First Stop Thailand

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NEC Casio Mobile Communications will begin selling smartphones outside its home market of Japan, with Thailand as its first target, it said Wednesday....
NEC Casio Mobile to Venture Outside Japan With Smartphones: First Stop Thailand
eBay listing claims to have every game from 22 classic consoles, asks for €999,999.99

NEC Terrain for AT&T spied in leaked press photos, packs a QWERTY keyboard

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Memory of a time where an NEC phone graced US shores escapes us, but the prolific -- and often accurate -- @evleaks has tweeted a press shot that signals a handset from the Japanese firm might soon arrive stateside. Emblazoned with AT&T's logo and reportedly dubbed the NEC Terrain,...
NEC Terrain for AT&T spied in leaked press photos, packs a QWERTY keyboard
NEC LaVie Z hands-on: an unbelievably light 13.3-inch ultrabook

NEC tablet with GSM and HSPA breaks cover at the FCC

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Regular readers will know that the FCC is a bit of a virtual whistle-blower, alerting tech-hungry Americans to when new goodies might soon be landing on their shores. Other times it coughs up the odd thing we weren't even waiting for. Today's offering appears to be a 3G tablet...
NEC tablet with GSM and HSPA breaks cover at the FCC
NTT DoCoMo announces first devices compatible with Nottv, Japan's new mobile TV service
Poor flash storage could be slowing down your smartphone

NEC aims economical 19-inch LCD screen at small businesses

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NEC has lined up a new monitor for the budget inclined. The AS192WM is a 19-inch AccuSync LED backlit display that offers a 33-percent reduction in power consumption, partly due to removing the Cold Cathode Fluorescent Lamp backlighting that its predecessor used. The Energy Star 6.0 compliance, EPEAT Silver rating,...
NEC aims economical 19-inch LCD screen at small businesses
NEC says two phone screens are better than one with Medias W

NEC Sells Shares in Lenovo, Japan PC Joint Venture Unaffected

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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......
NEC Sells Shares in Lenovo, Japan PC Joint Venture Unaffected

NEC intros 13.3-inch, 2.2lb LaVie Z ultrabook

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NEC has introduced a new ultrabook PC, the LaVie Z. It gets a lithium-magnesium body that helps the 13.3-inch notebooks tip the scales at just 2.2lbs. Otherwise, specs aren't made available, but NEC is likely to infuse Intel's Ivy Bridge processors for ultrabooks once they become available.......
NEC intros 13.3-inch, 2.2lb LaVie Z ultrabook

Chinese Firm Wins Auction for U.S.-Backed Battery Maker

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Chinese-owned auto-parts manufacturer Wanxiang America Corp. won the bidding for A123 Systems Inc., the government-backed battery maker that has yet to turn a profit, at a bankruptcy auction that ended early Saturday morning. Wanxiang’s winning bid of $256.6 million topped a combined offer from Milwaukee-based auto-parts manufacturer Johnson Controls Inc....
Chinese Firm Wins Auction for U.S.-Backed Battery Maker
Sony closing Optiarc optical drive division after losing price war

NEC Forecasts $1.3 Billion Loss, Ready To Cut 10,000 Jobs Worldwide

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Bad news from Japanese tech powerhouse NEC: the company yesterday announced [PDF] a net loss of $1.13 billion in the three months through December 2011, compared with a net loss of “just” $350 million in the same time frame last fiscal. NEC said it wrote down its deferred tax assets....
NEC Forecasts $1.3 Billion Loss, Ready To Cut 10,000 Jobs Worldwide

NEC Medias series makes the trip to MWC, we go eyes-on

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While NEC had already unveiled some of its plans for 2012, a phone with a pair of 4.3-inch screens is bound to draw in even the most jaded MWC attendee. Alas, these are still empty prototypes -- the seed for whatever set of colors and complicated numerical naming conventions...
NEC Medias series makes the trip to MWC, we go eyes-on

NEC cuts 10,000 jobs after swing to $1.3b loss

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NEC late this past week said it would drop 10,000 jobs in a bid to turn around a souring business. The drops, which would equate to about 8.6 percent of its entire workforce, were meant to mitigate the sudden estimate that it would lose about 100 billion yen ($1.3 billion)...
NEC cuts 10,000 jobs after swing to $1.3b loss
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