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Thursday, August 25, 2016
Panasonic and Sony will partner with Japanese broadcaster NHK and others to develop technology for televisions capable of handling 8K video, building a Japanese alliance that will be competing with South Korean heavyweigths.
Today Intel announced new SSDs based on its 3D NAND flash memory. The new models cover a broad set of applications -- the 600p series; the Pro 6000p Series; the DC P3520 and DC S3520 series; and the SSD E 6000p and E 5420s series.
WhatsApp said it would start sharing users' phone numbers with parent Facebook, marking a shift in its stance on privacy.
Amazon today announced Amazon Vehicles, a car research destination that offers readers information about shopping vehicles, parts, and accessories.
Google is using artificial intelligence to compress images better than JPEG, and plans to take on WebP with a new neural network approach.
Researchers from MIT’s Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Lab (CSAIL) demonstrate a system called MegaMIMO 2.0 that can transfer wireless data more than three times faster than existing systems while also doubling the range of the signal.
Apple is reportedly developing a video sharing and editing application and is testing new related features for the iPhone and iPad.
Mozilla has launched a petition - and will be releasing public education videos - to reform outdated copyright law in the EU.
Samsung Display is trying to bring its curved display technology to Chinese products by forming an alliance with local TV and monitor makers, including Hisense and TCL.
Wednesday, August 24, 2016
AMD market share increased 0.4% from last quarter and 2.8% from last year, Intel increase market share 2.4 % from last quarter, and Nvidia overall share decreased 2.8%, from last quarter. according to data released by Jon Peddie Research (JPR).
Phytium Technology Co. Ltd., a Chinese integrated circuit (IC) design firm, has unveiled its latest product, a 64-core central processing unit (CPU), and a related prototype computer server at at the HotChips technology event in Silicon Valley.
Sony announced that PlayStation Now is making the jump to Windows PC. The app launches overseas in parts of Europe soon and will come to North America shortly thereafter.
On Tuesday, Tesla Chief Executive Officer Elon Musk released a new, 100-kilowatt-hour battery pack for the dual-motor versions of the Model S and Model X.
Tuesday, August 23, 2016
A free and unlimited VPN app for Android is today available from Opera.
Microsoft today gave the first peek inside the custom vision processor it designed for its HoloLens augmented reality headset.
NVIDIA today took the cloak off Parker, the company's newest mobile processor that will power the autonomous vehicles in the future.
Future generations of Toshiba's FlashAir, an SD memory card supporting embedded wireless LAN communications, will implement "Eyefi Connected" features that the company has been granted the license from US-based Eyefi.
Equipped with a number of features and boasting sleek designs, LG Electronics' newest Bluetooth speakers (models PH1, PH2, PH3 and PH4) deliver a great audio solution for indoors and out.
Monday, August 22, 2016
Google has released Android 7.0, codenamed Nougat. The new mobile operating system allows, among other, two apps to be run on the same screen at once, and makes it possible for devices to handle more complex 3D graphics.
Sony plans to introduce a new PlayStation 4 standard model alongside a high-end version next month, the Wall Street Journal reports, citing people familiar with the matter.
Samsung Electronics plans to launch a program to sell refurbished used versions of its hign-end smartphones as early as next year, according to a report.
Saturday, August 20, 2016
After reviewing many reports of in-game cheating, Niantic, the developer of Pokemon GO, says they have started taking action against players "taking unfair advantage" of and abusing the popular game.
Friday, August 19, 2016
NVIDIA is expanding the GeForce 10-Series of cards with another entry -- a second GeForce GTX 1060 equipped with 3GB onboard instead of the 6GB in the 6GB GeForce GTX 1060 model.
Twitter is making a "quality filter" available to all users, allowing them to hide tweets that contain threats, appear to be automated or spammy.
Intel’s chief executive pledged to support of the former Altera’s base business including use of ARM cores, mapped out the company’s autonomous driving vision and outlined the new Atom T5500 and 5700 chips.
Thursday, August 18, 2016
AMD has chosen the same peiod when rival AMD is holding its Developer Forum to provide more details about its its upcoming Zen CPU architecture, designed for PC enthusiasts.
AT&T, the No. 2 U.S wireless provider, said on Wednesday that it would roll out a new data plan that does away with overage fees and reduces data speeds for wireless customers who surpass their data allowance.
Nvidia, which has been promoting the use of its GPUs for deep learning applications, claims that Intel published some incorrect "facts" about Xeon Phi processors and and benchmarks related to about deep learning.
As part of AMD’s LiquidVR technology initiative aimed at enabling a virtual reality experience, TrueAudio Next is a scalable AMD technology that enables real-time dynamic physics-based audio acoustics rendering.
LG Electronics expands its Minibeam line of portable projectors with the PH450U and portable PH150G.
SK Hynix has tapped into the next-generation mobile-use memory chip market that has been exclusively dominated by its rival Samsung Electronics by introducing its own universal flash storage (UFS) 2.1 memory chip.
Wednesday, August 17, 2016
At Intel’s IDF developer conference in San Francisco, Intel is promoting the conecept in which mobile devices ditch analog audio and embrace the USB-C digital headsets.
Today, Intel executives Murthy Renduchintala and Diane Bryant shared at the Intel Developer Forum more developments in technologies and trends that will shape our more connected future.
The Windows 10 Anniversary Update has begun rolling out for Windows 10 Mobile.
Intel demonstrated at IDF many new devices based on the 4K-capable Kaby Lake processors, and also announced that its Optane SSDs will be soon available for testing over the cloud.
After announcing the OMEN by HP portfolio back in May, HP Inc. unveiled a new class of Windows 10 gaming computers today at their event in New York City and has them in display at Gamescom in Germany.
While Apple is facing mounting competitive pressure in China, it plans to open a new research-and-development facility in Asian country.
Intel said it’s licensing technology from rival ARM Holdings Plc, a move to win more customers for its business that manufactures chips for other companies.
LG Electronics' vehicle components division set to start mass producing core parts for General Motors' (GM) plug-in hybrid Chevrolet Bolt by the end of this month.
Tuesday, August 16, 2016
The 2016 Intel Developer Forum (IDF) kicked off today in San Francisco with an opening keynote by Intel CEO Brian Krzanich.
USB Implementers Forum (USB-IF) today announced a Certified USB Charger Compliance and Logo Program to establish USB chargers for compliant USB Type-C devices including laptops, tablets, smartphones, docking stations, displays and other products.
Oculus announced that today you can pre-order Rift online from retailers in Europe and Canada.
Lenovo introduced to gamers the new IdeaPad Y910 gaming laptop at gamescom. It supports 4K and VR gaming.
Microsoft is expanding the way gamers can connect their Xbox One accessories to their PC with the announcement of the first PC with integrated Xbox Wireless - the Lenovo IdeaCentre Y710 Cube:
Intel could not stay away from the Virtual Reality market any longer, and announced Project Alloy, an all-in-one VR headset that doesn't need to be connected to a phone or computer.
Canalys' latest market forecast shows that the worldwide smartphone shipments will reach just over 1.4 billion units in 2016 - a 5% year-on-year increase.
The GeForce GTX 1080, 1070 and 1060 have won many awards, and Nvidia has designed three mobile versions of those GPUs with performance almost identical to that of their desktop counterparts.
Google's video chatting app has arrived. Duo is Google's response to other popular video calling options, including Apple's FaceTime, Skype and Facebook's Messenger app.
Samsung Electronics on Tuesday said it will showcase its new high-end smartwatch, the Gear S3, in Germany later this month.
Monday, August 15, 2016
HMD Global Oy, a new Finnish company that plans to relaunch the Nokia brand for phones, said on Monday it has hired Pekka Rantala, the former CEO of Angry Birds maker Rovio, as its Chief Marketing Officer.
Sony today provided a glimpse at some of the new aspects of the PS4 v4.00 system software.
Starting today, Microsoft and Oculus are releasing a free update to Minecraft: Windows 10 Edition Beta which will enable gameplay using Oculus Rift devices.
Crucial has scarped plans to release the previously announced Ballistix TX3 PCIe solid-state drive.
Asustek accelerating the development of its robotic and virtual reality (VR) segments to offset the continued weakness in the PC and tablet businesses.
Friday, August 12, 2016
AMD's move to rely on ARM for server chips turned out to be a mistake, and the company is putting its faith back in x86 chips.
Sharp officially announced on Friday that Taiwan's Hon Hai Precision Industry provided capital as part of a deal to bail out the Japanese electronics company.
Nvidia reported high quarterly sales growth powered by strong demand for the company's processors used in gaming computers and in data centers.
Thursday, August 11, 2016
Twitter denied on Thursday rumors that the social media messaging service will be shutting down in 2017, denouncing the claim as groundless.
Russia’s national regulator fined Google 438 million rubles ($6.75 million) for violating antitrust rules on Android phones, after reviewing a complaint filed by local search engine Yandex NV last year.
LG Electronics said Thursday it will equip its upcoming flagship V20 handset with an optimum audio system, in collaboration with audio chipset maker ESS.
Samsung today introduced a next-generation flash memory solutions including a high-capacity 32TB SSD that will
ship next year.
Wednesday, August 10, 2016
Apple will release the first significant overhaul of its MacBook Pro laptop line, according to unconfirmed reports, as the company is trying to reverse two quarters of sliding sales.
Global notebook computer vendors are expected to perform weakly in the second half of this year, due to shortages and price hikes for numerous key components, TrendForce says.
At the computer security conference “Black Hat,” held in the Las Vegas, U.S., security researcher Salvador Mendoza demonstrated stealing the credit card information from a purchase made by Samsung Pay with a simple device.
It looks like we could finally see what Sony has up its sleeve for the future of PlayStation next month.
Tuesday, August 09, 2016
Apple has been granted patent for devices featuring Samsung Edge-style, curved glass sidewall with virtual buttons.
Facebook is expanding the tools they give people to control their advertising experience and is also providing an update on its approach to ad blocking on Facebook.
Seagate announced today at the Flash Memory Summit conference two new flash innovations that extend the limits of storage computing performance in enterprise data centers.
At Flash Memory Summit 2016, Micron unveiled the Micron QuantX technology solutions that incorporates their 3D XPoint memory and announced sampling of its first 3D NAND flash memory to mobile device manufacturers.
Japan Display has developed a "Full Active" Display (XO), which has slim bezel design on all four display sides, and introduced into a 5.5-inch Full-HD LCD display for smartphone devices.
China's Huawei will unveil its flagship new smartphone, the Honor 8, and a bigger version, the Honor Note 8, in San Francisco on Aug. 16.
Samsung Electronics is set to increase its investments in order to increase its semiconductor capacity, rivals like TSMC and Intel are also raising the ante by following suit.
Data from one analyst firm IDC shows Samsung’s Enterprise SSD market share jumped to 32.4 percent in Q1 2016.
Monday, August 08, 2016
Hulu is eliminating its free tier, moving to a subscription-only model. At the same time, Yahoo announced a new streaming service, "Yahoo View," which "features" Hulu, and will let viewers see the five most recent episodes of the big broadcast shows for free.
The U.S. government plans to auction over 2,700 bitcoins that were forfeited during several cases, several of which stemmed from investigations of the online black market.
Building on three decades of innovation, Wolfram Research released Version 11 of Mathematica and the Wolfram Language today.
Toshiba introduces Flashmatrix, a new big data analytic platform tool featuring an all-flash, compute centric architecture.
Wal-Mart Stores agreed to buy e-commerce startup for about $3.3 billion, potentially allowing the world’s largest retailer compete with market leader
Lite-On Storage will showcase its latest enterprise, industrial, client, and consumer storage solutions at this year’s Flash Memory Summit in Santa Clara, CA (Aug. 9-11).
Silicon Motion, a provider of NAND flash controllers for solid-state storage devices, will be presenting at the upcoming Flash Memory Summit in Santa Clara, CA from August 9th to 11th and will be showcasing an array of next-generation turnkey controller solutions for high-performance SSD, UFS, UHS and USB products using 3D NAND.
Apple will announce the new iPhones as early as next month with more advanced photography capabilities and upgraded hardware in a design similar to that of last year’s models, according to people familiar with the matter.
Japan's Fair Trade Commission has raided the offices of's local unit on suspicion of pressuring retailers to offer products at lower prices than on rival sites.
Sunday, August 07, 2016
Crypto-currency exchange Bitfinex, which lost $72 million to hackers last week, on Sunday announced that its customers would lose just over 36 percent of the assets they had on the platform but would be compensated for these losses with tokens of credit.
Saturday, August 06, 2016
Nissan Motor's plans to withdraw from manufacturing batteries for electric and hybrid vehicles may change the industrial landscape and hand the advantage to competitors outside Japan.
Friday, August 05, 2016
HTC, creator of the HTC Vive virtual reality system, will begin working with third party developers and hardware makers to expand the accessories and peripherals ecosystem for the HTC Vive.
The combined hardware and manufacturing cost of the new Xbox One S game console from Microsoft, an analysis says, amounts to $324.
Apple announced the company will pay for vulnerabilities found in certain aspects of iOS and iCloud.
Facebook is making an update to News Feed ranking to reduce clickbait headlines in the coming weeks.
Thursday, August 04, 2016
Everspin has announced that the industry's first Perpendicular Magnetic Tunnel Junction chip is now shipping. The company will demo the worlds's fastest SSD using it next week.
Consumer spending on home entertainment products was strong for the second quarter of 2016, rising six percent from the year earlier period, according to the latest report released by DEG.
Xiaomi is enterimg a new market with the announcement of its first virtual reality headset, called Mi VR.
Pioneer is releasing a new direct drive turntable to offer a more versatile vinyl solution for DJing and leisurely listening at a competitive price.
Intel's Basis issued a full recall on Wednesday over its Peak fitness watches that pose a burn hazard.
Seagate released the Nytro XF1230 SATA solid-state drive (SSD), an energy-efficient drive designed to meet the performance requirements of cloud data centers.
Toshiba will showcase its new BG series solid state drive (SSD) family featuring BiCS FLASH with 3-bit-per-cell TLC (triple-level cell) technology and Toshiba?s new single-package ball grid array (BGA) NVMe PCI Express (PCIe) Gen3 x2 SSD at the 2016 Flash Memory Summit held in Santa Clara, California between August 8 - 11.
Wednesday, August 03, 2016
The creator of mobile game Pokemon Go is exploring more sponsorships by companies that want to attract players to their businesses, the chief executive of developer Niantic Labs said on Tuesday.
About 120,000 units of digital currency bitcoin worth about US$72 million was stolen from the exchange platform Bitfinex in Hong Kong.
Facebook will soon start letting small businesses in emerging markets sell to customers for free through their Facebook pages, the social media company said on Wednesday.
Toshiba has taken a step forward offering larger capacities for its solid-state drives with its new 7.68TB ZD6000 SSD.

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