Spansion announced this week that it is filing two separate patent infringement complaints against Samsung Electronics with the International Trade Commission (ITC) and in the US District Court in Delaware. According to the company's claims, Samsung has violated a large number of its patents, including those for its floating gate technology, which is the foundation for approximately 90% of the flash memory market. Spansion is seeking an injunction against electronic devices containing infringing flash memory components as well as damanges for patent violations.

Spansion Inc. (Nasdaq: SPSN), the world's leading pure-play provider of Flash memory solutions, today announced that it is filing two separate patent infringement complaints against Samsung with the International Trade Commission and in the U.S. District Court in Delaware. In one of the largest patent infringement claims ever filed, Spansion is seeking the exclusion from the U.S. market of well over one hundred million mp3 players, cell phones, digital cameras and other consumer electronic devices containing Samsung's infringing flash memory components. The complaint in the US District Court in Delaware also seeks an injunction and treble damages for patent violations relating to Samsung Flash memory, that Spansion estimates has accounted for more than $30 billion in Samsung's global revenues since 2003.

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Transcend announced this week that it has increased the capacity of its JetFlash V90C and V90P USB flash drives to 8GB. These two ultra-compact drives feature a durable polished chrome outer case with either a metallic swirl pattern (V90C) or black mother-of-pearl faceplate (V90P).

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Transcend Information, Inc. (Transcend®), a leading manufacturer of flash memory products, recently unveiled two chic new ultra-compact USB flash drives – the 8GB JetFlash® V90C and the 8GB JetFlash® V90P. Inspired by the popular 4GB JetFlash® V90C, winner of the prestigious Red Dot design award, the latest versions of the JetFlash V90P and V90C combine distinctive faceplate designs and ultra-portable convenience for people who need an elegant way to carry data effortlessly while on the move. The upgraded 8GB storage capacity lets users transfer, store, and share even more important files and data.

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SanDisk has announced the availability of the Veoh Web Player for its Cruzer USB flash drives. This free portable video player runs directly from any U3-enabled SanDisk USB drive, allowing users to download and watch videos from any PC.

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SanDisk Corporation (NASDAQ:SNDK) and Veoh Networks Inc. ( today announced the availability of the Veoh™ Web Player for SanDisk, a portable video player that is initially available only on SanDisk® Cruzer® USB flash drives. The Veoh Web Player for SanDisk, allows on-the-go viewers to browse, search, and enjoy millions of videos available through on any computer* at any time - including TV shows, movies, web series and popular independently-produced content from all over the Web.

The Veoh Web Player combined with SanDisk Cruzer USB flash drives provides users with a broad selection of video content on and the power of a peer-to-peer client in a single portable and password-protected application. With the Veoh Web Player’s Library and Import features, users can easily manage their personal video collection, both online and offline. When permitted by the publisher, users can schedule downloads of videos to their library to watch later or at another location. U3™ Smart technology, which was developed by SanDisk, allows applications to run from a SanDisk Cruzer USB flash drive, without having to be installed on a computer.

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Team Group recently unveiled its new 2.5-inch Combo solid-state drive (SSD). Available in 32GB, 64GB and 128GB capacities, this MLC-based SSD is equipped with an SATA II interface as well as a mini USB connector, allowing it to be used as an external hard drive. Team Group's Combo SSD is capable of 170MB/s read and 100MB/s write speeds via SATA and 35MB/s read and 25MB/s write speeds when plugged into a computer's USB port.

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Still wasting your time waiting for files to load on your PC? Team Group Inc. has heard the prayers of users who wanted better solutions for mobile data storage and launched its next generation solid state drive (SSD). The innovative product incorporates SATAII high speed interface and external mini USB connectivity so as to combine the advantages of SSD (light weight, speed) and external hard disks (mobility, convenience) together. Team Group Inc. has successfully transformed SSD from a simple medium of storage into a high speed mobile storage device that is free from location restrictions. With the launch of the product, consumers will no longer have to put up with slow and bulky external hard disks! Team Group Inc.’s 2.5” Combo SSD is perfect for efficiency oriented business users and gamers with demands for massive data transfer. 

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A-DATA recently announced its new high-performance USB flash drive, the XPG Xupreme 200X. Available in 8GB, 16GB and 32GB capacities, the  Xupreme 200X features a durable, lightweight aluminum case and is capable of reading at 30MB/s (200x).

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Coated with an elegant dark grey aluminum color, XPG™ Xupreme 200X presents the high-performance USB flash drive in a simple yet stylish design of A-DATA’s flash drive product line. It offers storage capacity options ranging from 8GB to incredible 32GB and supports up to 30MB/s (200X) read speed, thanks to the ultra-fast dual channel technology.

Certified for Windows Vista™ this flash drive is also enhanced for Windows® ReadyBoost™, offering best performance advantages to this latest operating system. Xupreme 200X comes with a practical leather strap and provides true "Plug and Play" function to make your life more convenient. And with high capacities reaching 32GB, you can store more digital files than ever before on one storage device.

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