Palm is planning to produce less expensive models of its handheld computers such as the Zire line in Brazil for cutting costs. Philips Semiconductors has rolled out a new generation motion compensation and estimation chip designed to improve LCD picture quality. VIA today launched the 'Antaur' mobile processor aimed to slim and light notebooks. The distributor of the Kazaa software for sharing songs, movies and other files online cannot pursue an antitrust lawsuit against major recording labels and movie studios, a federal judge ruled. Study finds that gamers are social multitaskers. Microsoft said Tuesday it plans to start giving employees grants of stock rather than options to buy shares as part of a shift in the way the software maker compensates its employees.