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Western Digital Adds 12TB Western Digital Purple Drive to Surveillance Portfolio
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Tuesday, June 19, 2018
U.S. cell carriers Verizon, Sprint, AT&T and T-Mobile have all declared that they have stopped selling their customers' real-time location data to third party companies, following a scandal.
A sophisticated hacking campaign launched from computers in China attacked satellite operators, defense contractors and telecommunications companies in the United States and southeast Asia, security researchers at Symantec said on Tuesday.
Some screnshots showing Cinebench scores of AMD's highly-anticipated 32-core Threadripper CPU, which the company revealed at the recent Computex trade show, indicate a very high performance for the new chip.
Facebook launched a matchmaking system Tuesday to cultivate partnerships between advertisers and video creators as the social media company tries to compete with variety video rival YouTube.
Western Digital has expanded its surveillance portfolio with the introduction of the surveillance-class Purple 12TB drive with exclusive AllFrame AI technology.
Toshiba unveiled a new category of SAS SSDs designed to replace SATA SSDs in server applications. The RM5 12Gbit/s value SAS (vSAS) series features capacity, performance, reliability, manageability and data security advantages - at a price that obsoletes SATA SSDs.
Noctua today introduced three quiet CPU coolers for the LGA3647 socket of Intel's Xeon Scalable (Platinum, Gold, Silver, Bronze) and Xeon-Phi processors.
Google will roll out desktop browser support for Android Messages, allowing users to send, view and receive messages they get on their Android devices to their personal computers.
Tesla chief executive Elon Musk has accused an employee of carrying out "extensive and damaging sabotage" at the electric carmaker.
Amazon.com said on Tuesday that it has partnered with Marriott International Inc to help increase guest access to amenities with Alexa, through its voice-controlled device Echo.
NVIDIA has managed to create a high-quality slow motion footage using deep learning and a 30 frames-per-second video as a source.
Panasonic has developed a time-of-flight (TOF) image sensor that uses avalanche photodiode (APD) pixels and is capable of capturing range imaging of objects up to 250 m even at night with poor visibility.
At an event held at IBM's Watson West site in San Francisco, a champion debater and IBM's AI system, Project Debater, began by preparing arguments for and against the statement: "We should subsidize space exploration."
Adobe today announced new enhancements to Adobe Document Cloud with advancements for Adobe Sign and new PDF integrations across Microsoft Office 365.
Samsung Electronics has reportedly started using extreme ultraviolet (EUV) lithography to develop 1ynm DRAM memory.
An Australian court has fined Apple $9m for refusing to fix iPhones and iPads that had been serviced by third parties.
Monday, June 18, 2018
The Research Mode of Microsoft HoloLens holographic computer, available in the newest release of Windows 10 for HoloLens, can be used as a potential computer vision research device.
The CCIX Consortium today released the CCIX Base Specification 1.0, which enables a new class of high performance, low latency cache coherent interconnect for the cloud, artificial intelligence, big data, database and other datacenter infrastructures.
Starting today, YouTube Music is available to everyone in the U.S, Australia, New Zealand, Mexico and South Korea in addition to 12 new countries including Austria, Canada, Finland, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Norway, Russia, Spain, Sweden, and the United Kingdom.
HPE's Astra will be the world's largest Arm-based supercomputer built for
Sandia National Laboratories and the US Department of Energy's National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA).
Garmin today announced the fēnix 5 Plus series, its next generation of GPS multisport watches with built-in routable topographical maps, storage for music, Garmin Pay contactless payment solution and Pulse Oximeter for altitude acclimation awareness.
Researchers at Google have demonstrated that neural networks can be used to identify relevant information from the patient's data and create accurate and scalable predictions for a variety of clinical scenarios.
Aiming to tackle one of boating's most stressful maneuvers - docking - Volvo Penta has revealed a self-docking solution, targeted for launch in 2020.
With iOS 12, iPhone users who call 911 will be able to automatically and securely share their location to help reduce emergency response times.
Google is investing $550 million in China's ecommerce company JD.com Inc. as the U.S. search giant pushes deeper into online commerce.
Saturday, June 16, 2018
Intel is participating at the ISC High Performance 2018 in Frankfurt, Germany, June 25-28, and will talk about how it's helping AI developers, data scientists and HPC programmers transform industries by tapping into HPC to power the AI solutions.
To make it easier for you to create and edit high quality VR videos, Google is launching VR180 Creator on Mac and Linux. This desktop tool lets anyone edit VR180 footage with existing VR video tools.
There is a lot of discussion around when we will see a quantum computer that can deliver reliable and repeatable results. With all of the complex challenges we need to solve, HPE believes we can explore and advance quantum computing while also finding alternative ways to solve these challenges by reimagining current computing architectures.
Samsung Electronics was orderd to pay $400 million after a federal jury in Texas said it infringed a patent owned by the licensing arm of a South Korean university KAIST. The South Korean company pledged to appeal.
AT&T Inc plans to invest $21 billion to $22 billion in the recently acquired Time Warner Inc. and will also rebrand Time Warner will be renamed WarnerMedia.
Responding to the U.S. decision to placed 25% import tariffs on Chinese imports, China on Friday said it will immediately implement additional tariffs "of the same scale and intensity" on American products.
Friday, June 15, 2018
Apple today announced a multi-year content partnership with Oprah Winfrey to create original programs.
President Donald Trump on Friday announced that the United States will implement a 25 percent tariff on $50 billion of goods from China related to intellectual property and technology.
Despite earlier reports, it seems that China is yet to approve Qualcomm's proposed $44 billion acquisition of NXP Semiconductors, dismissing an earlier media report that said the opposite.
Startup RideOS said Friday that it has raised $9 million led by venture firm Sequoia Capital and reached a partnership with a division of Ford Motor Co.
Qualcomm's $43 billion acquisition of NXP Semiconductors NV has been approved by Chinese regulators, according to reports.
U.S. prosecutors have charged one current and five former Fitbit employees, accusing them of taking stolen trade secrets from their former employer, Jawbone, to their new jobs at Fitbit.
Wolfram Research, the legendary makers of Mathematica, Wolfram|Alpha and the Wolfram Language, officially launched at its European Wolfram Technology Conference the Wolfram Neural Net Repository.
AI startup Wave Computing has acquired MIPS Technologies, a Silicon Valley company that developed MIPS processor architecture and related processing cores.
Japanese Sharp has developed a display that has an NFC (near field communication) function on the entire screen.
The initial draft of the next generation Wi-Fi technology -- 802.11ax -- is expected to be approved by IEEE in July 1st, more than one year later than it was originally anticipated.
No. 2 U.S. wireless carrier AT&T Inc. on Thursday closed its $85 billion deal to acquire media company Time Warner Inc after U.S. antitrust regulators indicated they would not seek a delay.
Chinese ride-sharing company Didi Chuxing Technology Co Ltd, which owns the mainland operations of Uber Technologies Inc., will begin offering its service this month in Australia.
Thursday, June 14, 2018
Google's Deepmind introduced the Generative Query Network (GQN), a framework within which machines learn to perceive their surroundings by training only on data obtained by themselves as they move around scenes.
Intel has alreadt started production of XMM 7560 modem chips that will equip Apple's upcoming iPhones later this year.
Samsung announced the Samsung Chromebook Plus (V2), a 2-in-1 convertible built around the Chrome OS that will be available at Best Buy starting June 24 starting at $499.99.
The PCI-SIG has announced that PCIe 4.0 specification is finished and that the PCIe 5.0 is ready to go by 2019.
The mobile industry has taken more steps to advance the future of 5G, as the 3GPP Release 15, Standalone (SA) 5G NR standard has been finalized.
Microsoft is reportedly working on technology that would eliminate cashiers and checkout lines from stores, in a challenge to Amazon.com's automated grocery shop.
Samsung Electronics launched a new fund through its innovation strategy arm Samsung NEXT on Thursday, seeking to make investments in startups devoted to artificial intelligence (AI) technologies.
Apple plans to change the default settings of its iPhone to stop hackers and others unlocking devices without proper legal authorization.
Intel announced that there's another CPU security bug in its Core-based microprocessors. The latest Intel revelation, Lazy FP state restore, can theoretically pull data from your programs, including encryption software, from your computer regardless of your operating system.
Wednesday, June 13, 2018
Comcast Corp offered $65 billion on Wednesday for Twenty-First Century Fox Inc media assets, in an effort to lure Twenty-First Century Fox Inc away from a merger with Walt Disney Co.
Twitter is making it easier to to find and follow the big events and stories you care about in your timeline, notifications, and Explore. Also, there's a new look for Moments.
Memory modules using Intel's 3D XPoint technology are on their way, and researchers in North Carolina have figured out how to make them even faster by limiting the amount of overhead needed to correct possible errors.
Microsoft today announced user experience updates for Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook that will roll out gradually over the next few months.
The true wireless segment has grown 178% year-on-year, with Apple achieving a whopping 80% market share, according to Futuresource.
Garmin announced a new version of the Vivoactive 3 with a feature that brings the device up-to-par with the newest versions of its competitors, the Apple Watch Series 3 and the Fitbit Ionic: music storage.
At the recent Computex Taipei trade show, Noctua had on display upcoming products and prototypes, including a 120mm CPU cooler that rivals the performance of 140mm units, LGA3647 heatsinks and all-black versions of the NH-D15, NH-U12S and NH-L9i models.
Toyota Motor Corp plans to buy a $1 billion stake in Southeast Asia's Grab in the biggest investment by a carmaker into a ride-hailing firm, aiming at driving advances in Mobility as a Service (MaaS) across the region.
Apple is said to drop its proprietary Lightning charging port in favor of industry standard USB-C in next year's iPhones (2019).
Tuesday, June 12, 2018
Apple is trying to limit how developers harvest, use and share information about iPhone owners' friends and other contacts.
AT&T Inc has won approval from a U.S. court on Tuesday to buy Time Warner Inc for $85 billion.
Intel had been rumored to ship its own dedicated graphics cards to compete with AMD and Nvidia, and both Intel CEO Brian Krzanich and Raja Koduri confirmed the plan, which will bring the first Intel discrete graphics chips in 2020.
Nintendo held its press event at the annual E3 2018 video game trade show by showing footage of Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, and shared details about the latest entry in a series with sales of more than 40 million units worldwide.
AMD Embedded G-Series systems-on-a-chip (SoCs) have a small footprint design to support compact form factors and drive power efficiency without compromising on high-speed graphics and computing performance.
Foldable phones are coming and Samsung Electronics seems to be the first company in the world to put one on the market, as soon as next year.
Toshiba announced that its RC100 Series of NVMe (NVM Express) M.2 solid state drives (SSDs), first introduced at CES 2018, is now available.
Facebook said on Tuesday it would allow users to review businesses that advertise on the social network and possibly ban those that receive the most negative feedback.
Vivo's new flagship device is the Nex AI, a smartphone designed to "fulfill the bezel-less dream" based on Apex, a concept phone that appeared at Mobile World Congress in February.
Sony's E3 2018 showcase was focused on exclusive software, including The Last of Us Part II, Spider-Man, Death Stranding, and Ghost of Tsushima.
Monday, June 11, 2018
Samsung is the first in the industry to begin volume production of modules containing a 16 gigabit (Gb) monolithic 64 gigabyte (GB) DDR4 memory solution.
Ubisoft today talked about upcoming game titles and presented Assassin's Creed Odyssey, Just Dance 2019 and more.
In advance of the E3 2018, at the KINGDOM HEARTS Orchestra - World Tour -, SQUARE ENIX and Disney announced that the anticipated action RPG, KINGDOM HEARTS III will launch on January 29, 2019.
Tesla Chief Executive Officer Elon Musk on Monday tweeted that its Autopilot driver assistance system will get full self-driving features following a software upgrade in August.
The Federal Communications Commission's repeal of net neutrality rules, which had required internet service providers to offer equal access to all web content, took effect on Monday.
Lenovo debuts six new Lenovo Legion laptops, towers and cubes at E3.
Intel researchers are taking new steps toward quantum computers by testing a tiny new "spin qubit" chip.
Korean display manufacturers are turning their eyes to in-vehicle display panels, which are primed for growth over the coming years.
Apple and Qualcomm have been accusing each other for more than a year, but upcoming hearings in the U.S., China and Germany are expected to bring some progress in the case.
Huawei's HiSilicon Technologies will reportedly launch its new mid-tier Kirin 710 SoC for smartphones by the end in July and, responding to Qualcomm's Snapdragon 710 solution.
Seagate today announced the new Game Drive for Xbox SSD - a flash-speed SSD storage drive designed exclusively for Xbox One.
EA kicked off their annual EA Play 2018 FanFest Saturday with a slew of announcements, reveals, and deep dives into a handful of highly-anticipated, upcoming games.
Master Chief will return in Halo Infinite, presumably with a larger role this time given how it was rather ill-received that he was sidelined in Halo 5, but it seems that 343 wants to make this more than just another sequel.
Saturday, June 09, 2018
The U.S. has regained the "crown" of the world's fastest supercomputer. The Summit computer, which will be used for the U.S. Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory, uses IBM and Nvidia technology and is twice as fast as the current record holder in China.
Friday, June 08, 2018
Researchers at the Tokyo University have developed a robot that utilizes real muscles.
Apple has asked its parts suppliers to manufacture about 20 percent fewer components for iPhones in the second half of 2018, the Nikkei on Friday reported, sending the iPhone maker's stock down.
Thursday, June 07, 2018
BlackBerry Mobile -- the division of TCL Communication that manufactures and markets BlackBerry-branded smartphones -- has released the successor of last year's KEYone, the KEY2.
Samsung Electronics announced that the Galaxy J3 and J7 will begin to roll out in the U.S. starting in early June and throughout the summer.
Google is expected to be hit with a second EU antitrust fine in mid-July for using its Android mobile operating system to squeeze out rivals.
Today, Amazon announced Fire TV Cube, a 4K Ultra HD streaming media player with Alexa, allowing you to control your TV from across the room.
Chinese cellphone maker ZTE has reached an agreement with the United States to pay $1 billion in fines and suspend an additional $400 million to reverse a ban on buying parts from the U.S.

Globalfoundries is following a "dual road-map strategy," which sees the company's first 7nm FinFET tape outs happening in the 2H18 with production in 2019 and also work in fully depleted silicon on insulator (FDSOI) processes.

Amazon.com Inc. has bought live broadcasting rights for English Premier League soccer, the first foray by a U.S. tech giant into a European championship.
Wednesday, June 06, 2018
Samsung introduced at InfoComm 2018 The Wall Professional - a modular, MicroLED display that can extend to hundreds of inches in size while delivering impressive black color, brightness, and contrast in any commercial setting.
Sonos introduced the Beam home-theater smart speaker and said its products would be integrated in July with Apple's new AirPlay 2 wireless music-streaming system.
G.SKILL is showcasing a series of ultra-high speed DDR4 kits on various platforms at Computex 2018.
Today, ahead of E3, Dell announced they are updating their Inspiron Gaming Desktop, powered by Windows 10, with latest 2nd Gen AMD Ryzen processors (up to 8 core, 16-thread).
Facebook said on Wednesday it would introduce U.S. news programs this year hosted by Anderson Cooper of CNN, Shepard Smith of Fox News and Jorge Ramos of Univision to try to improve the quality of news on the social network.

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