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Tuesday, August 26, 2014
Huawei has decided to stop releasing Windows Phones for now, as Microsoft's mobile OS seems to be less attractive for consumers than Android and Apple's iOS.
U.S. mobile chipmaker Qualcomm may face a European antitrust investigation in relation to a complaint by a subsidiary of Nvidia, Reuters reports.
AMD in collaboration with Microsoft today released the C++ AMP version 1.2 -- an open source C++ compiler which implements version 1.2 of the open specification for C++ AMP, available on both Linux and Windows for the first time.
Seagate has started shipping the first 8 TB hard disk drive, following the release of the smaller 6TB HDDs some months ago.
Intel today commercially launched the XMM 6255 modem to provide a wireless solution for the "smart" and connected devices that are expected in the coming years.
Samsung Electronics’ virtual reality (VR) headset, the Gear VR, has received its telecommunication equipment certification in Korea and is expected to appear a day before the opening of IFA 2014 on September 4.
Mozilla has launched a new low-cost smartphone in India that will retail for 1,999 rupees ($33).
Following the recently introduced G3 Beat and G Vista, LG today officially announced another new device with DNA borrowed from the acclaimed LG G3 -- the new LG G3 Stylus.
Amazon.com Inc snapped up live-streaming gaming network Twitch Interactive for about $970 million in cash, as the company is trying to transform into an Internet destination beyond its core retail operations.
JEDEC today announced the publication of JESD209-4 Low Power Double Data Rate 4 (LPDDR4), a kind of memory designed to boost memory speed and efficiency for mobile computing devices.
Microsoft's internet browser and media player are being targeted in a Chinese antitrust probe.
Smartphones in California will be required to come with a "kill switch" to render them useless if stolen under a bill signed Monday by Governor Jerry Brown.
Monday, August 25, 2014
Imation today at VMworld 2014 introduced the NST4000 – a new hybrid storage appliance purpose-built for media and entertainment and data protection workloads.
Nokia Networks has completed the acquisition of Schaumburg, Illinois-based SAC Wireless, a provider of infrastructure and network deployment solutions.
A number of iPhone 5 handsets sold between September 2012 and January 2013 have been found to have problems regarding recharging and battery life and so Apple launched a barttery replacement program.
As demand for tablets and smartphones is increasing, SSD demand for use in notebooks, servers and data centers is following in suit. Additionally, as the Internet of Things (IoT) is starting to further implement NAND Flash, the market for NAND Flash is expected to rise 9% in 2015 to US$26.6 billion, according to DRAMeXchange.
The PlayStation Network and Sony Entertainment Network are back online on Monday following a cyber attack that took it down over the weekend.
LG Electronics on Monday started selling its first OLED TV with 4K (3840 x 2160) resolution.
Sunday, August 24, 2014
An updated LG's G Watch could have round screen, according to an official Youtube video posted by LG Electronics.
Microsoft may launch a device that would compete with Google's Google Chromecast, according to the company's latest FCC filing.
Xinhua news reported today that following the concerns about U.S. surveillance and a monopoly probe of Microsoft, China's homegrown operating system (OS) for desktops may be ready in a couple of months.
AMD on Saturday unveiled Radeon R9 285, the newest addition to the company’s lineup of desktop graphics cards.
Saturday, August 23, 2014
As the official release data of the Intel X99 platform approaches, memory manufacturers are showcasing their compatible DDR4 memory modules. The latest one announced is the Ripjaws 4 DDR4 from G.Skill, which comes with a new heatspreader design.
Amazon.com is reported to be readying an advertising platform that will resemble Google's AdWords for keyword-targeted ads.
Friday, August 22, 2014
A German regulator on Friday said it would not pursue a complaint brought against the Google brought by a group of publishers.
Although the Chinese government turning up the heat on foreign IT vendors, IBM is teaming up with its competitor in the country, local server vendor Inspur.
Screen suppliers to Apple's iPhone 6 are scrambling to get enough screens ready for the new device as the need to redesign a key component disrupted panel production ahead of next month's expected launch, Reuters reported.
Evolving wireless technology will provide users a truly wire-free computing experience by 2016, a plan Intel first talked about publicly in June at the Computex trade show.
U.S video game service Ouya seems to look at Asia to capture the growth through a partnership with Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi, Reuters reports.
Thursday, August 21, 2014
Sony is launching the Smart Tennis Sensor (SSE-TN1W), engineered for all levels of tennis players that want to optimize their tennis game and share their performance results.
Microsoft seems to be ready to move past Windows 8.x with its next operating system release by the end of next month.
Acer is bringing Google’s Chrome operating system to desktops with a new unit that will arrive in the U.S. next month.
From September 12 to 16, 2014, Fraunhofer researchers will be presenting latest hardware and software for high efficiency video encoding and decoding at the International Broadcasting Convention IBC in Amsterdam, Netherlands.
Intel and Chunghwa Telecom Co., Taiwan's largest wireless carrier, signed a memorandum of understanding Thursday on the development of technology related to the Internet of Things (IoT).
Sharp has developed a 12-Mpixel 1-inch CMOS image sensor that supports 4k video for digital camcorders.
LG Electronics keeps announcing new products prior to the IFA show in Berlin next month. The company today announced the Bluetooth MiniBeam projector (model PW700) along with two new smartphone models in its low-end L series.
Hewlett-Packard posted a surprise increase in quarterly revenue after sales from its personal computer division climbed 12 percent.
Opera Mini will become the default web browser for Microsoft’s existing feature phones and Asha phones portfolio, Opera Software today announced.
Shuttle is now introducing ARM-based Android PCs in Europe.
Wednesday, August 20, 2014
German chip-maker Infineon Technologies will buy U.S.-based International Rectifier for about USD 3 billion in cash, the companies announced today.
Verizon Communications Inc and other U.S. mobile carriers are considering launching a mobile app store hoping to compete with the stores ran by Apple and Google, according to The Information.
ZTE and Amazon.com are bringing the ZTE Nubia 5S mini LTE to the U.S., available unlocked beginning 27 August for just $279.99.
Lenovo today announced the latest additions to its ThinkCentre desktop PC line designed for business users.
Barnes & Noble and Samsung on Wednesday unveiled a new 7-inch tablet called the Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 Nook that will replace B&N's own Nook tablets.
TCL is collaborating with streaming device specialist Roku to create a new range of TVs that allow users to access content streaming sources at the click of a remote.
Former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer is stepping down from the company's board, closing a chapter on 34 years with the software giant.
Samsung plans to add new services and games to its smart TV portfolio, including Skype and the popular racing game Need for Speed Most Wanted.
LG Electronics today announced the all-new LG Music Flow devices for music lovers.
Tuesday, August 19, 2014
ASUS is expected to announce a smartwatch on a September 3rd event in Germany.
To commemorate the 10th anniversary of its My Passport line of portable external hard drives, WD is introducing a new design for the popular external hard drive lines.
Jon Peddie Research (JPR) has announced estimated graphics chip shipments and suppliers’ market share for 2014 2Q.
HTC will start making a version of its flagship HTC One phone with Microsoft's Windows software inside.
SanDisk is releasing the Ultra II to the mainstream market, an SSD based on the company's second generation 19nm TLC NAND.
Samsung today announced the Samsung Level Box mini, the latest addition to Samsung’s Level series of premium audio products.
From entry-level to premium, LG has been working to provide a consistent user experience (UX) across its entire mobile product lineup. Toward that end,the company will begin standardizing its proprietary UX features, first introduced in the new LG G3, across most of the company’s mid- to entry-level smartphones and tablets launched in the second half of this year.
The Blu-ray Disc Association (BDA) has developed a new specification for the Blu-ray Disc format, which allows storing up to 200GB of data in double-sided Blu-ray discs placed into cartridges.
AMD is bringing the popular Radeon brand to solid-state drives, with the new Radeon R7 SSD series the include Toshiba/OCZ memory and be essentially a mid-range OCZ SSD with an AMD sticker on it.
Microsoft’s Azure cloud-computing service experienced a major global outage yesterday that lasted for around five hours.
Monday, August 18, 2014
Sprint on Monday unveiled a new pricing plan that offers their customers 20GB of data and up to 10 lines for $100.
After many years of absence, Japanese Sharp is bringing a smartphone to the U.S. market - the new Aquos Crystal.
Struggling handset maker Blackberry will combine its thousands of patents and several key software projects into a single unit as it tries to develop new revenue streams.
Community Health Systems Inc, one of the biggest U.S. hospital groups, said it was attacked by hackers originated in China, and personal data belonging to 4.5 million patients were stolen.
LG Electronics will be unveiling its newest IPS 21:9 Curved UltraWide Monitor (model 34UC97) and other monitor offerings at IFA 2014 in Berlin, Germany.
Sony has today introduced the new a5100 camera, a new model packing pro-quality AF performance and image quality into a portable package.
Sunday, August 17, 2014
LG Electronics plans to announce a new wristwatch, possibly named as "G Watch 2" at September's IFA trade show in Berlin, Germany, as the company is trying to stay competitive to growing market of wearable devices.
Samsung Electronics and Microsoft have been in discussions to reach an end to the recent patent dispute related to Android patents.
Saturday, August 16, 2014
IBM said on Friday that U.S. regulators had approved the $2.3 billion sale of its low-end server business to Lenovo Group, as the company continues its shift to more profitable software and services like cloud computing and data analytics.
Sources from S. Korea claim that the Samsung Galaxy Note 4 will be launched next month in two versions, a regular one with a flat screen and a "Galaxy Note Edge" vversion with a curved display.
Google is buying JetPac Inc, a startup that designs social travel applications.
Friday, August 15, 2014
Besides Samsung Electronics, which is expected to unveil the new Galaxy Note 4, Sony Mobile will have on display at IFA the 5.2-inch Xperia Z3, Huawei will showcase the Ascend Mate 7 or Ascend D7 and Microsoft's Lumia 730 or Lumia 830 will also debut at the Berlin show.
Ebay's PayPal is in reportedly talks with Coinbase and other bitcoin transaction providers to integrate the virtual currency within its Braintree payments system, The Wall Street Journal reported on Thursday.
Microsoft's upcoming DirectX 12 API will add performance and power saving features to devices that handle graphics, the company says.
Samsung Electronics will buy SmartThings, a startup that helps connect household devices.
Sony Electronics, Sony Pictures Home Entertainment and Best Buy, in collaboration with National CineMedia (NCM), today launched a cross-promotion created to highlight the 4K entertainment experience.
Thursday, August 14, 2014
Samsung has introduced the new Exynos 5430 SoC, tghe company's first system-on-chip manufactured using the 20nm process.
Avago Technologies said it agreed to sell LSI's Axxia Networking Business to chipmaker Intel for $650 million in cash.
Intel unveiled plans to use wearable gadgets such as smart watches to monitor patients with Parkinson's disease and collect data that can be shared with researchers.
LG Electronics today unveiled an LTE version of the G Pad 8.0, offering fast outdoor connectivity and portability for on-the-go media consumption.
Wednesday, August 13, 2014
OCZ Storage Solutions today announced its new ARC 100 SATA III SSD Series developed to deliver performance at an enticing price point.
Acer announced its lineup of high resolution monitors with bigger screens up to 32 inches and sharper images in 4K2K and WQHD resolutions.
Amazon.com unveiled Amazon Local Register, a $10 credit-card reader and mobile app for brick-and-mortar businesses on Wednesday, expanding its presence in the physical world.
Following much speculation, Samsung has today announced the Galaxy Alpha, a an ultra-thin smartphone with a metal frame.
Sony Computer Entertainment Inc. (SCE) says that the PlayStation 4 has cumulatively sold through more than 10 million units worldwide as of August 10, 2014. In addition, Sony announced new game titles and the System Software Update 2.0 for the PS4.
Twitter on Tuesday unveiled a new advertising program that delivers "promoted videos" to the tweet stream of users of the popular messaging platform.
Starting in the early access program later this month, new social features making it easier for gamers to connect with their friends and new ways to access their TV and entertainment throughout their homes will be coming to Xbox One.
Tuesday, August 12, 2014
AMD and Nvidia have both refreshed their FirePro and Quadro lineups with announcements at at SIGGRAPH 2014.
Three new retail bundles annouced for Xbox One will feature soccer game "FIFA 15," sci-fi shooter "Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare" and oddball zombie action title "Sunset Overdrive."
Eight months after unveiling Tegra K1’s 32-bit version, Nvidia is providing further architectural details of the chip’s 64-bit version at HOT CHIPS, a technical conference on high-performance chips.
Apple has been discussing how its "HealthKit" service will work with health providers at Mount Sinai, the Cleveland Clinic and Johns Hopkins as well as with Allscripts, Reuters repoprts.
Apple's suppliers have begun manufacturing new iPad tablets, Bloomberg reported, citing people with knowledge of the matter.
Monday, August 11, 2014
The Khronos Group today announced industry support for the OpenGL family of 3D standards that are advancing the visual experience for billions of mobile devices and PCs sold each year.

OpenGL, OpenGL ES and WebGL are the most widely deployed APIs that between them provide portable access to graphics and compute capabilities across multiple platforms, including Android, iOS, Linux, OS X, Windows and the Web.

Smartphone shipments are expected to reach 322 million in the third quarter of 2014, up 13% on quarter, and see flat shipment growth on year in the fourth quarter, while overall shipments in 2014 will reach 1.2 billion, up 29.2% on year, according to market intelligence firm TrendForce.
LG Electronics is officially launching a new 55-Inch curved OLED TV in the US., available for $3,500.
SanDisk today released the high-speed SanDisk Ultra Fit USB 3.0 Flash Drive that delivers exceptional performance in a tiny form factor.
Sales of Chromebooks will reach 5.2 million units in 2014, a 79 percent increase from 2013, according to Gartner, Inc.
Acer expands its Chromebook portfolio with a model that delivers enhanced graphic performance and up to 13 hours of battery life.
Verbatim has been a pioneer of data storage technology and will use IFA Berlin – running from September 5-10, 2014 – to announce its entry into the fast developing 3D printing market with the availability of a top-grade range of PLA and ABS plastic filament materials.
Intel today disclosed details of its newest microarchitecture that is optimized with its 14nm manufacturing process.
Microsoft Devices Group on Monday unveiled the Nokia 130, a mobile phone priced at just 19 euros.

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