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Wednesday, August 20, 2014
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.
Toshiba has started to catch up with Samsung with the introduction of a 3-bit Solid State Drive (SSD).
Toshiba has started selling its new WERAM1100 wearable fitness tracker in Japan through Amazon and Yahoo! Shopping.
Samsung has begun mass producing a new, high-performance SAS-interface solid state drive (SSD) using 10-nanometer (nm) class MLC NAND flash memory.
Saturday, August 09, 2014
Anti-virus software guru John McAfee appeared at a computer hackers' conference on Friday evening, where he unveiled a new website to give people a place online to vent their anger.
Friday, August 08, 2014
DVD continues its steady decline and Blu-ray's growth is not enough to offset falling sales, the Digital Entertainment Group (DEG) has reported.
Security experts have demonstrated how any USB device could be used to infect a computer.
Barnes & Noble and Samsung electronics have sent out invitations to a launch event on Wednesday, August 20 where, they claim, the best of both worlds will come together.
SSD controller maker Phison Electronics today announced its latest quad-core SATA III 6 Gb/s SSD controller, the PS3110 SSD processor.
Scientists from IBM unveiled the first neurosynaptic computer chip to achieve a scale of one million programmable neurons, 256 million programmable synapses and 46 billion synaptic operations per second per watt.
Both Yahoo and Google are promising to encrypt their mail services -- Gmail, and Yahoo Mail -- sometime next year.
Nvidia posted high fiscal second-quarter earnings on Thursday and gave an optimistic forecast for current-quarter revenues.
Google has previewed Google Fit software tools so developers can start writing fitness applications for mobile and wearable devices.
Thursday, August 07, 2014
LG has released yetr another variant of its flagsjip G3 smartphone in S. Korea. The G3 A is compatible with SK Telecom's LTE-A network and will be available at the LG's home country.
The Chinese government has passed a regulation that will require users of instant messaging services to use real names when registering in an effort to hold users responsible for content.
Google has changed its search engine algorithms to ensure websites that use HTTPS encryption rank higher in search results.
As controllers continue to rise in popularity among consumers and DJs alike, Pioneer’s Professional Sound and Visual Division continues to develop today introduced its latest DDJ-SX2 controller for Serato DJ with "Serato Flip" functionality.
Asus ROG’s first FM2+ motherboard is due in stores near you. The Crossblade includes ROG hardware like Intel Gigabit Ethernet, GameFirst III, LANGuard, SupremeFX 2014, Sonic SenseAmp and KeyBot, in addition to the Sonic software sound suite featured with the company's recent Maximus VII series.
Sony’s new BRAVIA S90 4K Ultra HD television guarantees your entertainment is always in beautiful shape.
Google and Barnes & Noble are working together to tackle their rival Amazon, by offering fast and cheap delivery of books.
Samsung is expected to unveil Gear Solo, a smartwatch that will not need to be linked to a smartphone in order to make a call.
Wednesday, August 06, 2014
Microsoft's Internet Explorer (IE) browser will soon start blocking out-of-date Java ActiveX controls.
Intel is take advantage and be part of the wearable device technology -- predicted to grow to 284 million units by 2017 -- with the release of two software kits designed for its customers who are creating wearable products based on future Intel technology.
Samsung has begun mass producing the new SM1623, a high-performance SAS-interface solid state drive (SSD) using 10-nanometer (nm) class MLC NAND flash memory.
AMD today announced the AMD FirePro S9150 server card -- the company's most powerful server Graphics Processing Unit (GPU) ever built for High Performance Computing.
Lenovo is trying to crush its competitors with the new Vibe Z2 Pro smartphone, which comes with a a QHD dsisplay and a 4,000 mAh battery.
BlackBerry's Secure Work Space for iOS and Android, a multi-platform containerization solution managed through BlackBerry Enterprise Service 10 (BES10), has received Security Technical Implementation Guide (STIG) approval from the Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA).
Plextor has officially launched the M6 PRO SATA SSD.
China's anti-monopoly probe into Microsoft expanded to Accenture on Wednesday as one of the company's offices in China is under investigation.
Toshiba today announced the launch of T4KA3, an 8-megapixel BSI CMOS image sensor that allows smartphones and tablets to record HD video at the industry?s highest 240 equivalent frames per second (fps).
LG Electronics said Wednesday it will unveil a new G3 variant - the G3 Stylus - within the third quarter of the year.
Microsoft is bringing the Surface Pro 3 to 25 more markets starting Aug. 28.
The Russian hacking ring is said to have 1.2 billion stolen usernames and passwords, including access to 500 million email addresses.
Apple and Samsung Electronics are starting to wind down their global patent battle, as they have agreed to drop all suits against each other in countries outside the U.S.
Sprint has reportedly decided to abandon a bid for rival T-Mobile as the , tie-up would unlikely to win regulatory approval, the Wall Street Journal reported. Separately, T-Mobile is said to have already rejected the $15 billion offer of French Iliad for the company.
Samsung Semiconductor has announced a new generation of its V-NAND technology that should help decrease the cost and power consumption of NAND flash memory.
Toshiba today announced the MD04ABA-V Series, delivering the company’s first 5TB, 3.5-inch, low RPM hard disk drive (HDD) specifically for surveillance applications.
Tuesday, August 05, 2014
Bloomberg reported today that IBM could pay as much as 1 Billion USD to Globalfoundries in order to offload its loss-making chip foundry operations.
Pebble has just announced a Limited Edition version of its original smartwatch in three eye-popping colors: Fly Blue, Fresh Green and Hot Pink.
Yahoo and the online metrics firm comScore announced today their plans to jointly deliver better ad measurements for ads on Yahoo websites.
Facebook is facing a class action filed by an Austrian law student's over the social media group's alleged violations of its users' privacy.
Marvell has just introduced its first native Non-Volatile Memory Express (NVMe) solid-state drive (SSD) controller, the 88SS1093.
PMC has established a new ultra-fast storage class memory tier to accelerate applications in scale-out storage and all-flash arrays. The PMC Flashtec NVRAM Drives combine the speed and endurance of DRAM with the persistency of NAND flash to deliver ten times higher performance than the fastest Solid State Drive (SSD).
It looks like AMD's first solid state drives are around the corner, as the company hopes to capture high-end gaming PC sales.
ADATA has launched the industrial grade ISSS312 2.5" SATA III (6 Gb/s) Solid State Drive.

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