Microsoft said on Thursday that its “Halo 3″ video game racked up worldwide sales of $300 million in its first week, making it one of the year’s best sellers and helping to nearly triple sales of its Xbox 360 console.
Nintendo has reworked one of its most beloved franchises in a new “Zelda” video game designed to appeal to a broader audience.
Nokia and Siemens are tied in their telecom equipment joint venture until 2013, industry sources said on Thursday, countering speculation Siemens may be looking for an exit.
Britain’s top fixed-line carrier BT on Thursday teamed up with Wi-Fi crusader FON in a deal to allow more than three million UK broadband customers to use hundreds of thousands of hotspots for free.
A marketing company sued Verizon Communications Inc on Wednesday, alleging that the No. 2 U.S. phone company overstated subscribers to its fiber-optic cable service and charged inflated prices for advertisements there.
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Nokia, the world’s top cell phone maker, said it will co-brand a set of Renault Twingo cars which will go on sale later this month, packed with Nokia’s navigation system and handsfree equipment.
Worried that you’re not getting enough exercise or that you’ve eaten way too much garlic? A Japanese firm has come up with a phone that can help.
Verizon Wireless unveiled three new cell phones on Wednesday for the holiday season, including a high-end handset named Voyager that will compete with Apple’s iPhone.
Microsoft introduced on Tuesday three new models of its Zune digital media player that wirelessly and automatically update their music, photos and videos when placed near a user’s computer.
NTT DoCoMo, Japan’s largest mobile phone operator, hopes to one day sell a handset that lets you make electronic payments while it stays in your pocket.
Television manufacturers and broadcasters have produced what may be the world’s most boring TV program to measure energy consumption on new-generation televisions, an energy standards group said on Tuesday.
The world’s top cellphone maker Nokia has signed partnership deals with seven companies including CNN and Sony Pictures to bring video content to its top-of-the-range multimedia phones.
Panasonic maker Matsushita Electric Industrial said it would launch new Blu-ray optical disc recorders in November that allow more hours of full high-definition recording on a single disc than any others available.
Nokia said on Monday it will offer $8.1 billion for U.S. based digital map supplier Navteq in one of its largest takeovers ever, but its shares fell as analysts dubbed the deal “expensive.”
Adobe Systems released new software for its popular Flash Player on Sunday that promises to bring the quality of live video on cellular phones closer to that of video on computers.
Sony Corp said it will launch an ultra-thin flat TV in December, the world’s first television based on organic light-emitting diode (OLED) technology into an $82 billion market dominated by LCD and plasma models.
The use of Canadian singer-songwriter Feist’s song “1, 2, 3, 4″ in an iPod Nano TV spot is generating major attention — online and on the Billboard charts.
Microsoft said on Thursday it plans to keep selling its Windows XP operating system until the end of June 2008, delaying a scheduled transition to its newer Windows Vista software by five months.
IRobot, a maker of vacuums and bomb defusers, said on Thursday it has developed a device for cleaning gutters on homes and a Web-controlled robot with a video phone.
Walt Disney said on Thursday it would stop operating its U.S.-based mobile phone service at the end of the year to reassess how it competes in a tough market for high-end cell phone services.
Palm introduced its smallest smartphone on Thursday, making its first push into the low end of the mobile market in a bid to revive growth prospects and offer a cheaper alternative to Apple’s iPhone.
Microsoft’s “Halo 3″ has dominated video game headlines this week, but if blasting aliens isn’t appealing there is more on offer in other games, including role-playing the composer Frederic Chopin.
Leading microchip maker Intel plans to spend $300 million over the next four years on a Web training program to help teachers incorporate technology into their lesson plans.
The luxury unit of Nokia has started selling a phone designed jointly with Ferrari for about 18,000 euros ($25,400) at its stores in London, Paris, Hong Kong and Singapore, it said on Thursday.