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January 19, 1993 | CHARLES P. WALLACE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Seated in his office in a drab industrial park here, Sim Wong Hoo bridles at the notion that innovations in the world of computers are invariably born in the United States. The founder of Creative Technology Ltd. is the mastermind behind Sound Blaster, a widely imitated hardware-software package that allows computers to play high-fidelity music, imitate the sound of a glass shattering or synthesize the human voice.
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January 19, 1993 | CHARLES P. WALLACE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Seated in his office in a drab industrial park here, Sim Wong Hoo bridles at the notion that innovations in the world of computers are invariably born in the United States. The founder of Creative Technology Ltd. is the mastermind behind Sound Blaster, a widely imitated hardware-software package that allows computers to play high-fidelity music, imitate the sound of a glass shattering or synthesize the human voice.
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August 24, 2006 | From the Associated Press
Apple Computer Inc. will pay $100 million to rival Creative Technology Ltd. to settle five patent lawsuits over technology for navigating through songs on the popular iPod digital music player, the companies said Wednesday. The settlement allows Cupertino, Calif.-based Apple to recoup a portion of its payment if other electronics companies license Creative's technology.
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