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Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Samsung Electronics today announced a network processor tape-out based on Samsung's 14LPP (Low-Power Plus) process technology in collaboration with eSilicon and Rambus.

While it's been possible for people to go live to Facebook from mobile devices since last year, desktop or laptop computers provide a stable camera setup and Facebook is now allowing users to broadcast live video to Facebook from these devices.

Qualcomm's new Snapdragon 835 Soc is fast and Qualcomm's touted improvements during the official annoucnement of the platform seems to be accurate.

Are you willing to further sacrifice your privacy? Google is enabling users of its Google Maps digital mapping service to allow their movements to be tracked by friends and family.

Google says it has been working closely with smartphone manufacturers in order to deliver security updates for the Android OS faster, and has recently got wait times down from six to nine weeks to several days.

In terms of shipments, the iPhone 6s from Apple bested all competitors for sales in 2016, according to new analysis from IHS.

Google has seen an increase in the number of hacked sites by approximately 32% in 2016 compared to 2015.

Samsung Display is planning to reduce manufacturing of LCDs for tablets and instead increase the supply amount of OLEDs, as the company identifies demand, mainly from Apple and Samsung Electronics.

The Taiwan Fair Trade Commission unveiled that Qualcomm blocked Samsung Electronics from selling its integrated mobile chipset "Exynos" to third parties.

Google unveiled the next generation of its mobile software. The preview version of Android O is currently available to developers before Google officially releases it.

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Microsoft unveilled the new Tech Series of Xbox Wireless Controllers. The first in the series is the Xbox Wireless Controller - Recon Tech Special Edition, which will be available for $69.99 and will start shipping to retailers worldwide starting April 25.

Corsair today announced the availability of CORSAIR VENGEANCE RGB DDR4 memory, which brings vibrant RGB lighting to the DIMM slot, with high luminosity RGB LEDs integrated into every module, all controlled by CORSAIR LINK.

Apple unveiled an updated version of its iPad tablet with a brighter screen on Tuesday, available to order from Friday and with a $329 starting price. The company also announced a more powerful version of the iPhone SE and the new iPhone 7 & iPhone 7 Plus (PRODUCT)RED Special Edition.

A new regulation is barring passengers from bringing any electronics device larger than a cell phone into the cabin on non-stop flights from the Middle East to the U.S.

Micron Technology successfully won the auction for Cando Corporation assets, which will be utilized in establishing a back-end site for Micron Taiwan.

The Philips VoiceTracer audio recorder DVT7500 has been released, armed with three high-quality microphones, an XLR and line-in connector, as well as 16GB of internal storage space.

ADATA is launching the new XPG SD700X, a waterproof and dust proof external SSD available in 256GB, 512GB, and 1TB of 3D TLC NAND.

ARM is making changes to the ARMv8 instruction set to boost the performance of artificial intelligence and machine learning by up to 50 times.

At the final day of the Pwn2Own hacking contest , two teams of researchers chained multiple vulnerabilities together to escape from a guest OS running inside a VMware Workstation virtual machine.

At Adobe Summit, Adobe and Microsoft announced the availability of their first set of joint solutions that create a shared data format between Adobe's Experience Cloud and Microsoft's Dynamics, allowing the software systems to work together.

Google is apologizing for the ads that have recently appeared on "inapropriate" content on Youtube and has begun ramping up changes around three areas: ad policies, enforcement of these policies and new controls for advertisers.

Monday, March 20, 2017

Apple has reportedly embarked on an ambitious bid to bring the augmented reality (AR) technology to the masses - an effort Apple CEO Tim Cook see as the best way for the company to dominate the next generation of gadgetry.

Samsung has employed artificial intelligence, reinforcing deep learning concepts to the core of its user interface designs, and the result is the company's first digital assistant called Bixby.

Uber Technologie Inc.'s president Jeff Jones quit, saying that his beliefs and approach to leadership have been different from Uber's.

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has enlisted the US as an optional location to build a new manufacturing fab for production of 3nm chips, amid President Donald Trump's push to create more jobs.

At a launch event in New Delhi, Qualcomm today introduced the Qualcomm 205 Mobile Platform, designed to bring 4G LTE connectivity and 4G services to entry-level feature phones.

Samsung Electronics said Monday that its 2017 QLED TV line-up - including Q9, Q8 and Q7 models - has won ULTRA HD PREMIUM certification from the UHD Alliance.

Sunday, March 19, 2017

Today, Intel unveiled the Intel Optane SSD DC P4800X Series and Intel Optane SSD DC P4800X Series with Intel Memory Drive Technology, combining storage and memory architectures for the data center.

Microsoft kicks off spring than with a new Xbox console and a free game. From Sunday, March 19 through Saturday, March 25, when you buy any new Xbox One or Xbox One S console bundle, you can get the game of your choice for no additional cost.

Wanda Internet Technology Group and IBM have signed an agreement in Beijing today for Wanda to enter the public cloud business through the formation of a new company built on IBM's Cloud Platform.

Friday, March 17, 2017

Google has announced the open source release of Guetzli, a new JPEG encoder able to reduce a JPEG's file size by up to 35%, without any significant loss of quality.

Although Windows 7 is supposed to be supported until 2020, and Windows 8.1 will get updates until 2023, Microsoft is trying to push users migrating to Windows 10 by stopping updating those operating systems even if your hardware is new.

Apple has revealed plans to set up two more research centers and boost investment in China, a lucrative market in which the iPhone is not as popular as local rivals.

Licensing firm One-Blue, LLC is currently working to expand its Blu-ray Disc products license programs to include Ultra HD Blu-ray products, and is seeking for patent holders that could participate in its licensor scheme.

ZOTAC announced ahead of CeBIT 2017 new products for homes and businesses, including a new ZBOX lineup containing next generation processors and features including Thunderbolt 3.

Google announced it will change its advertising policies after several brands pulled ads from the platform because they appeared alongside offensive content.

BIOSTAR has added the M200 Series solid-state drives to its line-up of products.

BLU Products introduced the BLU Life One X2 Mini, the slimmer and more compact version of the Life One X2 launched in September of last year.

Social media companies Facebook, Alphabet and Twitter will have to amend their terms of service for European users within a month or face the risk of fines, the European Commission said on Friday.

Japan Display has devided to increase LCD glass panel production capacity at its Tottori Plant, scheduled to begin November 2017, and also build a new automated assembly line there for advanced LCD modules, scheduled to begin April 2017.

Thursday, March 16, 2017

The tenth anniversary of the Pwn2Own competition kicked off and hackers from around the world succeded in proving vulnerabilities in some very popular software, including Ubuntu dektop, Adobe Reader, Apple Safari and Microsoft Edge.

Google has started testing Family Link, an app that lets you create a Google Account for your kid and helps you manage the apps your kid can use, keep an eye on screen time, and sett a bedtime on your kid's device.

Thermaltake Treleases a new member to the Core P series, the new Core P1 Tempered Glass Mini ITX Wall-Mount Chassis.

The launch of Microsoft's new Surface Book is not far away, as the new hardware is already in mass production, according to sources from the related upstream supply chain in Taiwan.

While the VR market is poised for tremendous growth over the next several years, a survey among VR users suggets that current VR experiences lack the context required for real engagement with the medium.

Nvidia said on Thursday it was working with truckmaker Paccar to develop autonomous vehicles.

Samsung has stsrted accepting pre-orders for the new Samsung Galaxy Tab S3 2-in-1 tablet, which will be released to stores in March 24 for $599.99 - the same price as the Apple iPad Pro 9.7.

SpaceX has launched a communications satellite into orbit after a two-day delay.

Corsair today announced the new K63 mechanical gaming keyboard, which combines tenkeyless design, precision CHERRY MX Red mechanical keyswitches, a full complement of media keys and per-key red LED illumination.

Shuttle is launching a fanless 4K digital signage player powered by Intel Kaby Lake-U processors, including Celeron and Core i3/i5/i7.

Intel's first bug bounty program is live. Targeted at Intel products, the program encourages researchers to identify issues and bring them to Intel directly.

Swatch Group AG is developing an alternative to the iOS and Android operating systems for its smartwatches.

Last week at the OCP Summit, Seagate announced that its new 12TB helium enterprise drives are shipping to cloud providers for evaluation, with volume shipments to start in the June quarter of 2017.

A new report suggests that Samsung Electronics's new Galaxy S8 will employ facial-recognition technology for mobile payments within months of release, adding weight to previous reports on the matter.

Following the introduction of AMD Ryzen 7 desktop processors, AMD today announced Ryzen 5 desktop processors will launch worldwide on April 11, 2017, promising to offer gamers high performance without having to spend a fortune.

Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Nvidia is making available for download FCAT VR, a new application designed to reliably test the performance of Virtual Reality PC games.

Bosch CEO Dr. Volkmar Denner on Thursday announced a partnership with Nvidia, in which they will develop artificial intelligence artificial intelligence self-driving systems for mass market cars.

Samsung Electronics announced today that its production ramp-up of the 10-nanometer (nm) FinFET process technology is on track with steady high yield to meet the company's customer needs on schedule.

A grand jury in the Northern District of California has indicted four defendants, including two officers of the Russian Federal Security Service (FSB), for computer hacking, economic espionage and other criminal offenses, to access Yahoo's network and the contents of webmail accounts.

A new report tracks a price spike of over 10 percent for mainstream solid-state drives, which is reducing sales and could keep PC manufacturers from offering larger SSDs in their new laptops.

Google is releasing Chrome 57 this week with further power reductions. The company claims background tabs "consume a third of Chrome's power usage on desktop," so there is space for power optimizations.

Alibaba Cloud, the cloud computing arm of Alibaba Group, has launched a pilot program in China with Intel for a cloud-based FPGA (field programmable gate array) acceleration service.

Samsung SDI is expanding its presence in the European market for energy storage systems (ESS) with its new differentiated products.

The wearable audio device TONE Studio from LG Electronics, first unveiled at CES 2017, will begin its worldwide rollout beginning this week in the Middle East to be followed by North American markets at the end of the month, Asia and Latin America in April and Europe in May.

Tuesday, March 14, 2017

The Commission of the Federal Antimonopoly Service (FAS) of Russia has found Apple Rus guilty of fixing prices for a number of iPhone models.

Samsung today announced availability of its premium flagship QLED televisions in the U.S. and revealed a new lifestyle TV, The Frame. The company also highlighted its new AV lineup including the Sound+ soundbar and new UBD-M9500 Blu-ray player.

Microsoft Teams-the chat-based workspace in Office 365 is now generally available in 181 markets and in 19 languages.

Starting today, Google Wallet is now fully integrated into the Gmail app, although only in the U.S. and Android devices, at least for now.

Pre-sales begin today on Sony's first large consumer OLED TVs and the company's new home audio devices, with prices for the XBR-A1E BRAVIA OLED 4K HDR TV to start from $5,000 - more than LG is charging for most of its 2017 OLED TVs.

Intel's powerful Atom Z34XX chip is powering the Tag Heuer Connected Modular 45, a US $1,600 luxury smartwatch.

China-based pure-play foundry Semiconductor Manufacturing International (SMIC) will start R&D for 7nm process technology later in 2017, according to company CEO Tzu-Yin Chiu.

Toshiba on Tuesday announced a three-year plan through fiscal 2019, said that there are possibilities to sell its money-losing Westinghouse operations in the U.S and delayed its earnings report.

The expected new iPad Pro design with a 10.5-inch display will be released early in April, as its production will start this month, according to a report.

Samsung Electronics plans to invest $6.98 billion (8 trillion KRW) to extend its high-tech system semiconductor production lines, starting with investments in its 10nm production lines next month and the construction of new 7nm semiconductor facilities next year.

Commenting on some reviews of the new AMD Ryzen CPUs,AMD claims that the Windows 10 thread scheduler is operating properly for "Zen," and that the temperature reporting sensors of the new processors have an offset.

Monday, March 13, 2017

Sony will soon expand the PS Now game streaming library with PS4 games, playable on PS4 and Windows PC with a single subscription.

Facebook is adding language to its Facebook and Instagram platform policies to more clearly explain that developers cannot "use data obtained from us to provide tools that are used for surveillance."

HyperX is now shipping the HyperX Cloud Revolver S with plug-and-play Dolby 7.1 Surround Sound.

Apple dominated the market share of smartphone subscribers in the United States in the three-month period from November 2016 to January 2017, with 44.6 percent of the total, according to comScore.

Intel and driverless technology firm Mobileye have entered into a definitive agreement pursuant to which Intel will acquire Mobileye for for $15.3 billion, the largest ever acquisition of an Israeli high-tech company.

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has received orders for high performance computing (HPC) chips for AI applications from Nvidia and Qualcomm, according to a report from the Chinese Commercial Times.

As rival LG Electronics' new flagship smartphone G6 is selling smoothly in South Korea, Samsung Electronics has made a rare move to release an ad for the Galaxy S8 on TV three weeks ahead of its official launch.

Saturday, March 11, 2017

Security firm Check Point has recently detected a severe infection in 38 Android devices, belonging to a large telecommunications company and a multinational technology company. Interestingly, the malware was pre-installed.

Following recent WikiLeaks Vault 7 disclosures, including details regarding firmware vulnerabilities in popular hardware, Intel Security has pushed out a tool to check for such rootkits.

California will allow testing on public roads of self-driving vehicles without human backup drivers by the end of the year.

Friday, March 10, 2017

Researchers from the University of Stuttgart and Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich in Germany have managed to identify secret codes in smartphones by tracking the heat traces left on the screen.

Seagate Technology is focusing their R&D efforts on the promising shingled magnetic recording (SMR), two-dimensional MR (TDMR) and heat-assisted MR (HAMR) technologies for future hard disk drives (HDD).

Samsung Electronics' Galaxy S8, scheduled to be released at the end of this month, will feature face recognition technology along with iris recognition.

Smartphones that can be bent could be eventually released next year based on a new "flexible hard-coating" technology developed by researchers at KAIST university.

Thursday, March 09, 2017

Today, at Google Cloud Next, Google announced the next generation of their collaboration and communication tools, including a Google Drive tailor-made for the enterprise; a Hangouts purpose-built for teams and @meet, a machine learning-powered bot that uses natural language to schedule meetings.

Facebook continues to copy Snap. In the social media giant's mobile chat app, Messenger, users can now post to a feature called Day to broadcast annotated photos and videos of their life that disappear in 24 hours.

Today Nvidia released a driver update designed to supercharge GeForce performance in DirectX 12 games.

Intel today disclosed several contributions to the Open Compute Project (OCP) as part of its commitment to a standards-based ecosystem of software and hardware developers.

The European Union's top court upheld fines of 150.8 million euros ($159.1 million) imposed on Korea's Samsung SDI and subsidiaries for participating in cartels to fix the prices of cathode ray tubes used in televisions and as computer monitors.

IBM has created the world's smallest magnet using a single atom - and stored one bit of data on it.

Xiaomi is offering you another way to keep a track on your daily activities with its first smart shoes.

Wednesday, March 08, 2017

At the 2017 Open Compute Project (OCP) summit today in Santa Clara, California, Facebook is unveiling new types of hardware for use in its data centers, including the Big Basin GPU server and the Bryce Canyon storage platform.

JEDEC Solid State Technology Association today announced the publication of JESD209-4B, Low Power Double Data Rate 4 (LPDDR4) and JESD209-4-1, Addendum No. 1 to JESD209-4, Low Power Double Data Rate 4X (LPDDR4X).

Microsoft is planning to use chips based on ARM Holdings architecture in the machines that run its cloud services, potentially imperiling Intel's longtime dominance in the market for data-center processors.

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