PodTech News Brief: Wii Strapped!

December 22nd, 2006 |
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SAN FRANCISCO, December 22, 2006 (PodTech News) — The Nintendo Wii has had a fairly successful rollout, even though it continues to be plagued by problems with the “Wiimote” controller. The problem is now taking the gamemaker to court. Another guilty plea in the U.S. Justice Department’s case against memory chip firm Samsung — this time the president of the U.S. subsidiary Samsung Semiconductor. Pricing of DRAM is being investigated for collusion and price fixing. Sony BMG is settling out-of-court, too. In continued fallout from the company’s decision to embed anti-piracy software in certain music CDs, the settlement will see more than $4 million disbursed among 39 states. Also, the Catholic church is home to a lively blogger. Those stories, and the Stat of the Day. It’s PodTech News.

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