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Nintendo NES Classic Edition Launches In Novemer, NX Could be Announced Earlier
Foxconn's Sharp to Invest $570 Million on Flexible OLED Panel Production
Google Apps for Work Become Smarter, Part Of New G Suite
Amazon Offers $2.5 Million to Advance Conversational Artificial Intelligence
Raspberry Pi Upgraded With A Visual Overhaul Called Pixel
E FUN Nextbook Ares 11 2-in-1 Android Tablet Costs Just $179
Micron Opens Fab 10 Singapore NAND Flash Memory Fabrication Facility
Qualcomm in Talks to Buy NXP
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Friday, September 30, 2016
The Nintendo Entertainment System: NES Classic Edition console, launches on Nov. 11 at a suggested retail price of $59.99. In related news, the highly anticiated Nintendo NX console could be announced as early as next month, and has been praised by Ubisoft CEO Yves Guillemot.
Japan's Sharp said it will spend $570 million on its organic light-emitting diode (OLED) screen business, as Foxconn's company will try to compete with by South Korean rivals.
Google is Introducing a new name for Google Apps for Work : G Suite from Google Cloud is a set of intelligent apps including Gmail, Docs, Drive, Calendar, Sheets, and Slides to connect the people within a company, no matter where in the world they are.
Thursday, September 29, 2016
Amazon today announced the Alexa Prize, an annual university competition dedicated to accelerating the field of conversational artificial intelligence (AI).
The Raspberry Pi $35 mini-PC can now run on the new "Pi Improved Xwindows Environment, Lightweight," or Pixel - a new desktop environment for the Raspbian OS.
E FUN is offering the Nextbook Ares 11 2-in-1 tablet for $179 and proves that the Android OS makes sense for many applications.
Eighteen months after the groundbreaking ceremony, Micron Technology marked the grand opening of the Fab 10 expanded NAND flash memory fabrication facility in Singapore this week.
Qualcomm is in talks to buy NXP Semiconductors NV in a deal that could be valued at more than $30 billion, the Wall Street Journal reported.
Microsoft has formed the Microsoft AI and Research Group, bringing together Microsoft’s research organization with more than 5,000 computer scientists and engineers focused on the company’s AI product efforts.
In celebration of the 20th anniversary of George R. R. Martin’s best-selling book, A Game of Thrones: Enhanced Edition is available exclusively on Apple's iBooks.
Automakers are showing off new electric vehicles and announce cooperations with tech companies, in order to respond to the Silicon Valley giants that have been developing autonomous driving systems.
Amazon, DeepMind/Google, Facebook, IBM and Microsoft today announced that they will create a non-profit organization that will work to advance public understanding of artificial intelligence technologies (AI) and formulate best practices on the challenges and opportunities within the field.
Panasonic has developed a Flexible Lithium-ion Battery with a thickness of only 0.55mm, or about 0.022 inches, designed for use in card-type and wearable devices.
Cyber security firm InfoArmor on Wednesday asserted that the 2014 hack of 500 million account credentials from Yahoo was led by an Eastern European criminal gang, rather than a state-sponsored party.
Japan's New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organization (NEDO) will fund a joint proposal by Toshiba, Tohoku Electric Power Co., Inc. and Iwatani Corporation on the development of technologies for hydrogen energy systems.
Swedish music-streaming service provider Spotify is reportedly in advanced talks to acquire German rival SoundCloud, the Financial Times reported on Wednesday.
Wednesday, September 28, 2016
Corsair today announced the immediate availability of its new DOMINATOR PLATINUM Special Edition DDR4 memory.
Apple and Deloitte announced a partnership on Wednesday in which the consultant will open a new practice to help corporate clients work with Apple products.
European police agency Europol says the threat from ransomware has now eclipsed other forms of online theft.
Amazon today announced the new Fire TV Stick with Alexa Voice Remote, a powerful streaming media stick available for just $40.
Qualcomm is introducing the Snapdragon 600E and 410E processors, for embedded applications in many verticals such as digital signage, set-top-boxes, medical imaging, point of sale systems, industrial robotics, and other Internet of Things (IoT) related applications.
Nvidia's third regional GPU Technology Conference kicked off today and NVIDIA co-founder and CEO Jen-Hsun Huang unveiled technology that will accelerate the deep learning revolution.
BlackBerry posted a 31.8 percent fall in second-quarter revenue and it said it would end all internal hardware development, including its smartphones. The company is entering a joint venture with Indonesia-based BB Merah Putih to make and distribute BlackBerry-branded devices.
SpaceX founder Elon Musk envisions 1,000 passenger ships flying to a self-sustaining city on Mars within the next century.
An analyst claims that the highly anticipated Macbook Air and Macbook Pro 2016 devices may be available as early as next month.
Samsung Pay mobile payment system celebrates its first anniversary in the U.S. and now offers new features including an in-app coupon service to search, store and redeem coupons, as well as a new cloud storage feature to restore membership, gift and Samsung Reward cards whenever they sign into a new device.
Tuesday, September 27, 2016
font size="2">The USB Implementers Forum (USB-IF), the support organization for the advancement and adoption of USB technology, today announced the USB Audio Device Class 3.0 specification to establish USB Audio over USB Type-C as the primary solution for all digital audio applications.
Roxio today introduced Roxio Creator NXT 5 and Roxio Creator NXT Pro 5, the latest releases of its burning and creativity suite.
ARM has released new and faster on-chip interconnect technology. The CMN-600 ('coherent mesh network') is a direct update to CCN-500 series and promises to deliver scalability, performance and efficiency across multiple markets.
AMD today announced the AMD Embedded Radeon E9260 and E9550 graphics processing units (GPUs), the first discrete embedded graphics cards leveraging the new AMD Polaris architecture.
Toshiba is launching the OCZ TL100 SATA solid state drive (SSD) series, which has been designed for entry-level users with traditional hard disk drive (HDD) storage seeking an affordable upgrade solution.
Xiaomi today took the wraps off its strongest contender yet to the iPhone, the 2,599 yuan ($390) Mi 5S Plus smartphone, which comes equipped with dual cameras and a pressure-sensitive screen.
Samsung Electronics said on Tuesday it has got back more than 60 percent of recalled Galaxy Note 7 smartphones sold in South Korea and the United States.
At NXP FTF China today, NXP Semiconductors officially announced the i.MX 6ULL applications processor which the company claims it delivers up to 30 percent more power efficiency than its nearest competitors.
Google has announced YouTube Go, a new app designed to broaden the accessibility of the video-sharing service.
Monday, September 26, 2016
The Walt Disney Co. is working with a financial adviser to evaluate a possible bid for Twitter Inc., according to a new report.
Organisations representing record companies in the US and UK took legal action today against, the world’s largest site dedicated to offering "stream ripped" music.
The Renault-Nissan Alliance and Microsoft have signed a connected driving global, multiyear agreement to partner on next-generation connected car technologies.
Monday at Microsoft Ignite, Adobe and Microsoft announced plans for a strategic partnership. The two companies will enable businesses to strengthen their brands through solutions with Microsoft Azure, Adobe Marketing Cloud and Microsoft Dynamics 365.
Roku, the company that introduced streaming media devices to the masses, announced five new set-top boxes for streaming media on Monday.
Berlin-based company HERE will introduce new traffic services this week that offers drivers live road conditions bsed on data gathered by competing automakers.
Japan Display Inc. (JDI) has developed and is ready to produce a 12.3-inch curved liquid crystal display for automotive applications.
Saturday, September 24, 2016
Snapchat on Friday announced t would now be called Snap, and also introduced Spectacles, a pair of sunglasses with cameras on each side that record 10 second videos for upload to its app, Snapchat.
Nvidia is seeking to hire software engineers for Macs, indicateing that its chips could power Apple's computers in the near future.
Friday, September 23, 2016
Lenovo today announced a collaboration with Intel, PayPal and Synaptics to bring secure online payments to the personal computer with just the touch of a finger.
The latest batch of takeover rumors for Twitter include the interest of several technology companies, including Google, and Verizon.
Dalian Wanda Group and Sony Pictures Entertainment Motion Picture Group today announced that they will enter into a strategic alliance that will include equity co-financing in some cases, comprising a number of Sony Pictures’ upcoming releases in China.
Apple is developing an Echo-like smart-home device based on the Siri voice assistant, according to a Bloomberg report.
Samsung Display and LG Display are planning to use the Atomic Layer Deposition (ALD) technology on the flexible OLED thin-film encapsulation process, in order to increase the durability of the new advanced displays.
TSMC outlined plans to develop future chips using advanced processes and 3D packaging techniques, tailored for different markets.
Thursday, September 22, 2016
The total worldwide PC monitor market shipped more than 30 million units in the second quarter of 2016 (2Q16), up 4.9% year over year and 4.6% quarter over quarter, according to the International Data Corporation (IDC).
A recent investigation by Yahoo has confirmed that a copy of certain user account information was stolen from the company’s network in late 2014 by what it believes is a state-sponsored actor.
Dell today announced a redesigned mobile thin client portfolio for those who need to be on the move, but also require data to be protected against advanced persistent threats.
Tesla has released a big software overhaul mainly for the Autopilot software of its cards, although the new software brings some new features.
The full version of Minecraft: Education Edition will be available to purchase in the Windows Store on November 1.
Google's Youtube is launching YouTube Creators, a new initiative dedicated to amplifying the voices of role models who are tackling difficult social issues with their channels. Seperately, Facebook's Online Civil Courage Initiative transitions from a pilot phase to offer advertising credits to groups that counteract extremist messaging.
Amazon customers in Germany, France, Italy, Spain, the United Kingdom and across Europe can now shop for over 30,000 handcrafted items.
MediaTek plans to roll out two versions of its 10nm chips, the Helio X30 for high-end smartphones and the X35 for the lower-end segment, Chinese-language Economic Daily News (EDN) reports.
Wednesday, September 21, 2016
The Wi-Fi Alliance has released the Coexistence Test Plan, a series of tests aimed at LTE-U vendors and operators designed to ensure their LTE-U devices and network deployments coexist with Wi-Fi, as both share the same frequencies.
Apple was reported to have approached British Formula One team owner McLaren Technology Group for a strategic investment, but McLaren CEO denied it.
Facebook has acquired Nascent Objects, fuelling thoughts that the company could continue the Ara modular smartphone production concept, which Google recenty abandoned.
Lexar announced at Photokina 2016 the Lexar JumpDrive C20c USB Type-C flash drive (USB-C) and JumpDrive C20m micro-USB flash drives; a new 256GB capacity Lexar High-Performance 633x microSDXC UHS-I (U3) memory card; the the Lexar C1 microSD Reader and the Lexar M1 microSD Reader.
Google has made available Google Allo, a new smart messaging app for Android and iOS designed to keep users from straying outside the app to search for things on the internet, Allo is the first Google product to feature its AI "assistant."
Samsung Electronics today unveiled the Samsung 960 PRO and 960 EVO, two new V-NAND based, M.2 form factor SSDs based on Samsung's new Polaris controller.
Apple today announced that macOS Sierra, the latest release of the desktop operating system, is now available as a free update.
According to a new report by IHS, Apple’s component costs for the iPhone 7 have risen compared to the previous iPhone, although Apple is still making a tidy margin higher than the industry average.
Tuesday, September 20, 2016
ARM launched the ARM Cortex-R52 processor on Tuesday for driverless cars, seeking to secure its place at the heart of the burgeoning industry.
Select Nvidia GeForce GTX 1080 and 1070 graphics cards, systems and laptops are now bundled with a full game download of Gears of War 4.
The Obama administration’s proposed guidelines for self-driving cars, which include 15 benchmarks automakers will need to meet before their autonomous vehicles can hit the road.
Microsoft unveiled its latest Nokia 216 feature phone, at basic device that will be available in India next month for around $37.
HTC today unveiled two smartphones - the Desire 10 Pro and Desire 10 Lifestyle - as part of the company's affordable line.
Western Digital, the owner of Sandisk, today unveiled its SanDisk 1TB terabyte (TB) SDXC card prototype at Photokina, the trade fair for photo and video professionals.
Google has sent invitations for an event in San Francisco on Oct. 4 where the web company is expected to introduce new smartphones and home-automation hardware, along with product upgrades.
Toshiba has expanded its family of 24nm flash single-level cell (SLC) memory with a new device that offers a capacity of 16Gbits (Gb) in an industry-standard 48-pin TSOP package.
Monday, September 19, 2016
Google unveiled Google Trip, a new smartphone app that helps users plan and organize their trips, extending the tech giant’s entrance into the online travel market.
Twitter will no longer factor certain add-ons including pictures into a message's 140-character limit, as the company istrying to make its service more appealing.
In response to interest from professional photographers, FUJIFILM announced the development of the new medium format FUJIFILM GFX mirrorless digital camera system that promises to deliver "unmatched and exceptional image quality."
Nikon is adding two new action cameras to the KeyMission lineup: the 4K UHD-capable KeyMission 170 which offers a 170 degree field-of-view, and the KeyMission 80, a small 1080p-capable wearable/lifestyle camera with an 80° field-of-view.
Olympus has announced the PEN E-PL8, an entry-level mirrorless interchangeable lens camera with a 16MP sensor and in-body image stabilization. The company also announced the development of the OM-D E-M1 Mark II, a compact system camera with performance capabilities that is claimed to surpass pro-level DSLRs.
Today, GoPro is unveiling its new products and services that simplify the process of capturing, editing and sharing content -- the announced the Hero 5 Black and Hero 5 Session 4K cameras, along with the GoPro Karma, a compact and foldable drone that fits inside of a backpack.
Sony has announced at Photokina its top-end full-frame Alpha-mount camera, the a99 II.
A supplier to Samsung Electronics said on Monday that its battery does not appear to have caused a Galaxy Note 7 smartphone to ignite in China, after Chinese media reported one of the handsets caught fire.
Panasonic has developed the LUMIX GH5, a new Digital Single Lens Mirrorless (DSLM) camera that is capable of recording 4K 60p/50p, and also extracts approx.18-megapixel still images from ultra-high-quality video with approx. 9 times the pixel count of Full-HD.
Samsung Electronics has narrowed its market share gap with the industry leader Intel to 3.4 percentage points, mainly due to strong NAND flash memory chip sales.
Samsung has begun replacing the Galaxy Note7 due to battery issues and in order to identify if you have a new device and use it with confidence, the company has introduced a Green battery icon that has been included in three specific software changes.
Sunday, September 18, 2016
Samsung Electronics announced on Sunday that it has sold stakes in Dutch semiconductor equipment maker ASML Holding NV, Seagate Technology Plc, Rambus Inc. and Sharp Corp.
Saturday, September 17, 2016
The Autonomous Control Systems Laboratory, a Chiba University venture, flies smartphone-equipped drones using the Long-Term Evolution network (LTE). The drones are controlled from NTT DoCoMo base stations in Japan from 60km away.
Friday, September 16, 2016
Tesla announced Thursday that it will build a lithium ion battery storage system at a California utility substation that will have the largest output of any existing storage facility.
The Associated Press, Gannett Co. and Vice Media LLC sued the FBI on Friday to learn who the government paid and how much it spent to hack into an iPhone in its investigation into last year's San Bernardino, California, massacre.
If your main concern with a phone is battery life, the new LG X Power smarphone could be up your alley, available soon at Boost Mobile and Sprint for $150.
Intel today raised its forecast for third-quarter sales, citing a recovery in the computer market.
Logitech has acquired Saitek brand and the Saitek line of flight, farm and space simulation game controllers.
An Apple Inc iTunes unit in Japan was ordered to pay some 12 billion yen ($118 million) in tax by local authorities after underreporting income.
Apple's new iPhones go on sale today and the first device teardowns show that Intel's chips are inside some models, replacing Qualcomm's offerings, among other interesting observations.
Thursday, September 15, 2016
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) today confirmed that Samsung Electronics will recall Galaxy Note 7 smartphones due to serious fire and burn hazards.
A year after the launch of the Apple Watch established a new benchmark for the worldwide smartwatch market, new smartwatch shipments are expected to see only modest growth for the rest of 2016 due to late-in-the-year and iterative product releases.
GLOBALFOUNDRIES today announced plans for a 7nm FinFET process that can deliver chips with up to 30% more performance or 60% less power consumption than its current 14nm node.
The new service, which will replace the existing "Pandora One" service, will allow users to listen to music offline.
Amazon today announced "Amazon Wind Farm Texas," a new 253-megawatt (MW) wind farm in Scurry County, Texas, that will generate 1,000,000 megawatt hours (MWh) of wind energy annually.

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