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Saturday, August 01, 2015
Microsoft's annual corporate report to the SEC incudes the company's expectations and groeth oportumities with the release of Windows 10.
Yahoo said on Friday it agreed to buy fashion start-up Polyvore to help drive traffic and strengthen its mobile offerings.
Friday, July 31, 2015
Nvidia is recalling some of the SHIELD tablets sold within the year after receiving reports of batteries overheating due to thermal runaway, including two reports of damage to flooring.
Mozilla's CEO has published an open letter of complaint about Windows 10's default browser settings over Mozilla changing users' default search setting in its own Firefox browser.
Sharp on Friday announced it was exiting the TV business in the Americas and would license its LCD television brands (SHARP, AQUOS, and Quattron) to China's Hisense.
Thursday, July 30, 2015
Researchers have proved that a web-based attack can exploit a roblem affecting densely packed memory chip cells.
Security researchers unveiled that Russian-based hackers were using malicious software concealed in Twitter images to relay commands and steal data from US computer networks.
Facebook is offering a new tool that willhelp you keep your account secure.
Google failed to overturn a jury verdict won by Microsoft in a dispute over royalties for patents used in Xbox and Windows.
Toshiba today announced details of the full line-up of its new series of high performance BSI CMOS image sensors equipped with Phase Detection Auto-Focus (PDAF).
Sony profit tripled in the first quarter as a renewed focus on sensor chips and video games begins to pay off for an electronics maker that posted losses for six of the past seven years.
Facebook reported higher than expected quarterly revenue but its profit fell 9 percent as the social media company increased spending to boost mobile revenue and future growth.
Samsung Electronics on Thursday offered a downbeat outlook for the second half of the year as smartphone market growth slows and ahead of the expected release of new iPhones from rival Apple.
Wednesday, July 29, 2015
Yahoo on Wednesday unveiled Livetext, a new mobile application allowing users to exchange live video, text and emoticons, without audio.
G.SKILL announced the first retail memory kit to break through the 4000MHz barrier and two new memory series - the Trident Z and Ripjaws V series - with updated performance specifications designed for the latest 6th generation Intel Core Processors and Z170 motherboards.

The Intel Dual Band Wireless-AC 8260 is Intel’s 3rd Generation 802.11ac, dual band, 2×2 Wi-Fi + Bluetooth 4.2 adapter.

Nintendo on Wednesday reported a profit for the April-June quarter, mainly due to a weaker yen and strong sales of its "amiibo" figurines.
Samsung Electronics today announced the first 1.0µm-pixel-based 16 megapixel (Mp) CMOS image sensor for use in mobile devices.
Microsoft has finally made Windows 10 available in 190 countries today, following feedback from five million Windows Insiders, delivered as a service with ongoing improvements and security updates, and offered as a free upgrade to genuine Windows 7, Windows 8.1 and Windows Phone 8.1 users.
Oculus is trying to convince Hollywood that a virtual reality system is a great storytelling medium.
Nokia today announced OZO, a virtual reality (VR) camera designed and built for professional content creators and the first in a planned portfolio of digital media solutions from Nokia Technologies, the company's technology and licensing business.
LG Electronics said on Wednesday its quarterly profit skidded 60 percent as sales of televisions and smartphones have slowed.
Tuesday, July 28, 2015
Qualcomm Technologies has engineered a solution to allow wireless charging for devices with metal exteriors.
Intel and Micron have jointly developed a revolutionary new type of non-volatile memory that is claimed to be 1,000 times faster than the NAND architecture underlying most flash memory cards and solid state drives.
Motorola is refreshing its Android smartphones with better cameras and other improvements as it seeks to lure consumers who want lower-cost alternatives to high-end smartphones from Apple and Samsung.
Cyber security firm Zimperium has warned of a flaw in the Android operating system that lets hackers take control with a text message.
Google's AdSense advertising service for websites will require online publishers that get visitors from the European Union to specifically ask for consent to use their data or cookies, amid pressure from European regulators.
Samsung Electronics on Tuesday sent out invitations for an unveiling event of its next flagship phablet, presumably the Galaxy Note 5, on Aug. 13 in New York.
Chinese handset maker OnePlus has announced its second flagship handset – the OnePlus 2 – following weeks of leaks.
Monday, July 27, 2015
Google+ has been a mess since the very beginning, mainly due to the link of the social network with other Google services. Soon the company plans to make things easier and clearer to everyone.
Sony?s latest Sound Bar treats you to an authentic home cinema experience with audio from six separate speakers, online music services and fewer untidy cables.
Toshiba has enhanced its current TX Family of ARM core-based microcontrollers and started to develop three series of microcontrollers, TXZ0 series, TXZ3 series, and TXZ4 series, as part of a new family of flash microcontrollers that support low-power consumption and high-speed operation for IoT and M2M ecosystems.
Canon cut its earnings outlook for the full year and reported a 16 percent fall in quarterly profit as sales of compact digital cameras have stalled.
Japaese researchers will commence field trials on Fujitsu Laboratories-developed user interface (UI) technology that converts an entire room into a digital space, and on a co-creation support application developed by Fujitsu Social Science Laboratory.
Although Intel's upcoming Skylake processors will not be built in a more advanced architecture than the existing 14nm - also used for the currently available Broadwell chips, the new processor series seems to have power optimizations and high-performing graphics cores.
The Apple Watch will be available at stores of Best Buy, the largest U.S. consumer electronics chain, starting Aug. 7.
Samsung Electronics introduced the SE370, the first monitor with an integrated wireless charging function for mobile devices.
Sunday, July 26, 2015
China has lifted the 15-year nationwide ban on video game consoles, meaning that Sony, Microsoft and Nintendo wil lsoon start selling the PS4, Xbox One and Wii U to the massive local market.
Saturday, July 25, 2015
AT&T has become the biggest traditional TV provider in the U.S. and the world following the $48.5 billion purchase of DirecTV.
Friday, July 24, 2015
The European Commission (EC) has approved under the EU Merger Regulation the proposed acquisition of Alcatel-Lucent by Nokia.
Amazon celebrated its 20th birthday on Thursday after it reported a surprise second-quarter profit.
YouTube is making a further push into virtual reality, promising to add 3-D support for videos that play back in its 360-degree format.
Thursday, July 23, 2015
NVIDIA is offering the 'Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain' game for free with the purchase of qualifying GeForce products.
IBM has acquired acquisition San Mateo, CA-based Compose, Inc., a privately held company that provides MongoDB, Redis, Elasticsearch, PostgreSQL, and other database as a service (DBaaS) offerings targeted at web and mobile app developers.
Vendors shipped a total of 337.2 million smartphones worldwide in the second quarter of 2015 (2Q15), up 11.6% from the 302.1 million units in 2Q14. with Samsung to keep its lead over rival Apple.
Google's low-cost Nearline cloud storage service is now generally available and promises 99 percent uptime, on-demand I/O, lifecycle management and a broadly expanded partner ecosystem.
Intel today announced the Intel Cloud for All initiative to accelerate cloud adoption by making public, private and hybrid cloud solutions easier to deploy.
HP today unveiled results of an assessment confirming that smartwatches with network and communication functionality represent a new and open frontier for cyberattack.
French media and entertainment technology group Technicolor will buy Cisco System's home video equipment business for 550 million euros ($602 million), it said on Thursday.
LG Display will invest KRW1.05 trillion in a 6th Generation flexible OLED display production line as part of its efforts to lead the flexible OLED display market.
SK hynix, the world's second-largest memory chip maker, will focus more on high-performance memory chips such as DDR4, LPDDR4 and NAND Flash for mobile and solid-state drives to compensate for sluggish demand in the DRAM market for PCs.
LG Electronics today unveiled a new Bluetooth headset in its TONE series, the LG TONE Active.
Qualcomm said it may break itself up as it delivered its third profit warning this year and announced plans to slash jobs and spending in the face of rising competition.
Uber is partnering with Xiaomi for on-demand delivery of the new Xiaomi Mi Note smartphone launched in Singapore and Malaysia.
Wednesday, July 22, 2015
LG Electronics has denied rumors that Google has purchased a 35 percent stake in the South Korean company.
BlackBerry said on Wednesday it is buying AtHoc, a provider of secure, networked crisis communications.
CyberLink has starting selling the CyberLink Media Suite 13, featuring three media editing and playback applications ? PowerDVD, PowerDirector, PhotoDirector, alongside utility software Power2Go and MediaEspresso for disc burning and media conversion.
ASUS and AT&T bring the new ZenFone 2E for smartphone to users that want a budget smartphone with LTE connectivity and long battery life.
This one is totaly unconfrirmed, but we can do nothing but mentioning it. Nokia is set to return to be readying a for virtual reality launch, with new hardware coming as soon as next week.
Sony is starting the Android 5.1, Lollipop upgrade from today for Xperia Z3, Xperia Z3 Compact, Xperia Z3 Tablet Compact, Xperia Z2 and Xperia Z2 Tablet.
AT&T is closer to successfully taking over DirecTV, as FCC chair Tom Wheeler is supporting the approval of the merger between the two companies.
Sony Mobile and ZMP Inc. have agreed to collaborate on the development and launch of enterprise solutions using autonomous unmanned aerial vehicles for image capture combined with cloud-based data processing.
Apple's latest financial report shows iPhone sales are still surging, driven partly by growth in China. On the other hand, it seems that Apple's smartwatch may not be selling as fast expected. at least for the investor's eyes.
Microsoft reported a $3.2 billion quarterly net loss as the company wrote down its Nokia phone business and demand fell for its Windows operating system.
Tuesday, July 21, 2015
ZTE today launched its flagship Axon phone for the China market at the Water Cube in Beijing. Together with this announcement came the unveiling of a brand new wearable called the Axon Watch, as well as the China debut of the Spro 2 smart projector.
Dell is launching a new flash drive storage array for the enterprises, equipped with SSDs based on Triple Level Cell (TLC) 3D NAND technology.
Apple has confirmed that its App Store, Apple Music, iTunes Store and some other services are facing disruptions, adding that some users were affected worldwide.
Samsung Electronics recently opened the development of IoT.js, a web-based Internet of Things (IoT) platform that connects lightweight devices. Examples of lightweight devices include micro-controllers or devices with only a few kilobytes of RAM available.
Apple became the world’s leading vendor of wearable bands in Q2 2015, overtaking brands such as Fitbit and Xiaomi, according to Canalys estimates.
Mapmaker TomTom is strengthening its partnership in high-definition mapping with German auto supplier Robert Bosch to advance technology that will be used in autonomous driving projects.
Google trimmed its spending on lobbying in the second quarter by 13 percent to $4.62 million, according to disclosure forms filed today with the Clerk of the U.S. House of Representatives, but still significantly outspent other tech giants.
Dell today announced the new Latitude 12 Rugged Tablet, Dell’s first fully rugged tablet designed for reliability in the harshest conditions.
Toshiba CEO Hisao Tanaka stepped down Tuesday following the unveileing that the Japanese company had been inflated profits at the by 151.8 billion yen ($1.2 billion).
Samsung's new PM863 and SM863 SATA 6Gbps enterprise drives will be made available through the company's retail channel in early August.
IBM reported second-quarter sales declines across all of its major business units, marking the 13th straight period of falling revenue.
Samsung will sell a new budget smartphone equipped with selfie-related features starting later this week.
Monday, July 20, 2015
An independent investigation unveiled that toshiba overstated its operating profit by 151.8 billion yen ($1.22 billion) over several years in accounting irregularities involving top management.
AMD today introduced the newest addition to its A-Series line of desktop processors. The A8-7670K APU packs four Steamroller CPU cores clocked at 3.6GHz, along with six GCN Radeon "cores" clocked at 757 MHz.
Samsung's newest tablet, the Galaxy S2, is set to launch globally in August, the company announced on Monday.
Saturday, July 18, 2015
Google has hired part of Homejoy house-cleaning startup, signaling that the Internet giant may be interested in the home-services market as Amazon.com has already done.
In preparation for the launch of Windows 10 on July 29th, game streaming from an Xbox One to a Windows 10 PC or tablet is now out of preview and available to everyone.
Britain's High Court ruled that copying CDs and DVDs you've bought to put onto your MP3 player, your computer or other devices is illegal, essentially overturning a law introduced last year that allowed you to transfer music into your home library.
Friday, July 17, 2015
A Google-operated self-driving car was involved in an accident early in July, in which some people were injured when Google's futuristic vehicle was rear-ended by another vehicle.
The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has reached a $17.5 million settlement with T-Mobile, resolving an investigation into two 911 service outages that occurred on the company?s national network last year.
The Fairphone 2 is available for pre-order starting today, agressively priced at ?529 compared to "rival" iPhone 6 and Samsung Galaxy S6 models.
Amazon.com has put online preorder pages for the USB flash drives containing Microsoft Windows 10 Home and Microsoft Windows 10 Pro, which will start shipping On August 30th.
Google Glass is rumored to make a come back but not for consumers, following last January's discontinuation of the pricey wearable device.
AMD today announced revenue for the second quarter of 2015 of $942 million, operating loss of $137 million, and net loss of $181 million, or $0.23 per share.
Google's profit beat forecasts for the first time in the last six quarters, mainly boosted by strong advertising revenue.
Thursday, July 16, 2015
Amazon today announced that HBO NOW is available on Fire tablets, and will be available on Amazon Fire TV and Fire TV Stick in the coming weeks.
Back in December 2009, when Rovio were just a small games studio, the company released its 52nd game featuring colorful birds, green pigs, a slingshot and a super catchy theme tune. Fast forward to 2015 and that game, Angry Birds, has taken the world by storm.
Facebook's Oculus unit has agreed to buy Israeli gesture recognition technology developer Pebbles Interfaces for an undisclosed amount.
Previously only available in China, the HTC One M9+ smartphone will sonn be available in the European market.
ADATA Technology today launched the XPG SX930 2.5" SATA 6Gb/s Gaming SSD based on a new JMicron controller and "enterprise-grade" MLC plus NAND Flash.
Motorola has a new device up its sleeve and is set to announce in a global event on July 28th.
Plextor has released a new mainstream SSD - V series, designed for beginners looking to make their PCs faster and more responsive.
Toshiba today announced the launch of T4KC3, a 16 megapixel(MP) BSI CMOS image sensor designed for smartphones and tablets.
The European Commission (EC) has opened two formal antitrust investigations into possible abusive behaviour by Qualcomm in the field of baseband chipsets used in consumer electronic devices.
Panasonic has just introduced the new DMC-GX8 (GX8) Digital Single Lens Mirrorless Camera featuring a host of advanced functions packed in a splash/dust-proof rugged design.

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