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Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Uber is taking to the skies with its next project called "flying cars" although the company is still facing problems on the ground.

ARM Holdings announced today the launch of the Mali-C71 image signal processor (ISP), the first product in their new Mali camera family, designed specifically for the Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS).

Xiaomi has unveiled another pair of "smart" shoes called MiJia Smart Sneakers, which will be embedded with an Intel Curie Module chip to track your movements.

Google is trying to purge fake news from the top of its search results by making a rare change to the algorithm behind its search engine.

Apple plans to launch dozens of new educational sessions next month in all 495 Apple stores ranging in topics from photo and video to music, coding, art and design and more.

The founder of online encyclopaedia Wikipedia has announced plans for a crowd-funded news website offering stories by journalists and volunteers working together, an initiative he hopes will counter the spread of fake news.

Faceboook is seeking to further increase the user's engagement by displaying Related Articles that will appear before you read an article shared in News Feed.

At the recent VRLA Expo 2017 in Los Angeles, a group of Samsung employees introduced an experimental, hands-free VR interface that they call FaceSense.

Apple has hired Jeff Norris, a specialist in the new technology from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, to help build augmented reality products, Bloomberg reports.

Samsung Electronics said Tuesday it has developed an application processor (AP) for Internet of Things (IoT) devices, and also plans to use MRAM as part of its upcoming SoCs.

SK Hynix Inc. has set all-time high numbers in quarterly revenue, operating profit and net income, as a result of rising memory chip prices despite seasonal factors.

Waymo's autonomous vehicle group will begin testing a self-driving car program for families in Phoenix, Arizona, using 500 Chrysler minivans.

Monday, April 24, 2017

As Tesla prepares for its first mass-market vehicle and continues to increase the Model S and Model X fleet, the company is making charging an even greater priority.

Micron Technology and Microsoft today announced a collaboration that aims to address the challenge of providing trusted computing models for IoT deployments in industrial, automotive and consumer environments.

Toshiba said Monday it will spin off four key operations including its infrastructure systems to keep its financial standing from affecting its healthy businesses.

Nikon filed lawsuits in the Netherlands, Germany and Japan against ASML, the world's third-largest chip equipment maker, and Carl Zeiss, saying its lithography technology was illegally used by the two companies.

Friday, April 21, 2017

Recent hires suggest that Apple is looking to the skies, as it has recruited top Google satellite executives for a new hardware team, Bloomberg reports.

Google's core advertising business is threatened by consumers blocking online ads, so adding an ordinary ad-blocker to the Chrome web browser would not make sense.

General Motors plans to launch 10 electric and gasoline-electric hybrid vehicles in China by 2020, an executive said Friday, as automakers speed up the rollout vehicles under pressure from Beijing to promote the industry.

Tesla founder Elon Musk on Thursday unveiled plans for his newest company, called Neuralink Corp., to merge computers with brains so humans could one day engage in "consensual telepathy."

Thursday, April 20, 2017

Microsoft is aligning the servicing models for Windows 10, Office 365 ProPlus and System Center Configuration Manager, particularly for customers with Secure Productive Enterprise.

Toshiba has confirmed that its has received two additional actions for compensatory damages in relation to the recent accounting issues.

Samsung's Harman International has expanded its relationship with Chinese Internet and web services company Baidu to jointly develop new cloud-based artificial intelligence (AI) solutions aimed at Chinese automakers.

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Amazon Lex, the technology that powers Amazon Alexa, is now available to all Amazon Web Services customers.

Internet regulators in China's capital plan to summon Apple to urge the firm to tighten its checks on software applications available in its Apple Store.

Facebook is releasing React VR, a new library that lets developers build experiences for VR by using standard web tools.

Yahoo reported a 22.1 percent increase in quarterly revenue on Tuesday, ahead of the sale of its core internet business to Verizon Communications Inc.

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg delivered the keynote address at Facebook's F8 Developer Conference on April 18, 2017 in San Jose, California, and laid out his strategy for augmented reality, saying the social network will use smartphone cameras to overlay virtual items on the real world.

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

The state-backed fund Innovation Network Corp of Japan is reportedly looking at the auction of Toshiba's chip unit but did not participate in first-round bidding, INCJ Chairman Toshiyuki Shiga said on Tuesday.

Monday, April 17, 2017

Intel has decided to cancel their Intel Developer Forum tradeshow going forward, including this summer's IDF17 that was scheduled to take place in San Francisco.

Saturday, April 15, 2017

Microsoft customers are safe from the purported National Security Agency spying tools dumped online, as long as they keep their products updated, Microsoft says.

Apple will soon take its self-driving car software platform to public streets for the first time, by using existing Lexus SUVs.

Friday, April 14, 2017

Microsoft said on Thursday it had received at least a thousand surveillance requests from the U.S. government that sought user content for foreign intelligence purposes during the first half of 2016.

Apple has been looking at options for helping troubled Japanese company Toshiba by investing in its semiconductor unit, according to reports.

Thursday, April 13, 2017

T-Mobile US Inc bid $8 billion and Dish Network $6.2 billion to win the bulk of broadcast airwaves spectrum for sale in a government auction, the U.S. Federal Communications Commission said on Thursday.

Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Since 2015, you could send and receive money on Messenger, but until now, these person-to-person payments have just been possible between two people. This is changing.

Google says it's "taken aback " by the government's claim that it doesn't compensate women fairly, and that its its pay practices are gender-blind.

Monday, April 10, 2017

AMD is expanding its Virtual Reality (VR) and Augmented Reality (AR) patent portofolio by acquiring intellectual property (IP) from Nitero.

Google has offered to invest at least 1 trillion won ($880.29 million) to help South Korea's LG Display Co boost output of flexible organic light-emitting diode (OLED) screens for smartphones, the Electronic Times reported on Monday citing unnamed sources.

Taiwanese E Ink Holdings and Sony Semiconductor Solutions, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Sony Corp., have agreed to establish a joint venture responsible for designing, manufacturing, selling, distributing and licensing products that utilize electronic paper displays, as well as related applications.

South Korea's No. 2 chipmaker SK hynix Inc. said Monday it has developed the first 72-layer 256Gb 3d NAND flash, which will be mass-produced in the second half of this year.

Sunday, April 09, 2017

A computer hack set off all the emergency sirens in Dallas for about 90 minutes overnight, officials in the Texas city said on Saturday.

Saturday, April 08, 2017

In a "victory for Twitter, the social media service dismisses a lawsuit that argued the U.S. government was attempting to quell anonymous speech critical of immigration policies.

Friday, April 07, 2017

The U.S. International Trade Commission (USITC) will investigate a complaint by a Taiwanese chipmaker Macronix, which claims that Toshiba flash memory devices and products infringe on its patents.

Facebook's Oculus VR is facing a lawsuit alleging that the Rift headset uses a smaller competitor's patented technology.

Uber Technologies on Friday said that its self-driving sensor technology was different from Waymo's, responding to Google's unit's claim that it profited from stolen files.

Toshiba semiconductor business sell-off has attracted bids of more than 2 trillion yen (about $18.1 billion) from Hon Hai Precision Industry and Broadcom Ltd, which will compete in the second round of negotiations, according to reports.

Google is rolling out a new feature that places "Fact Check" tags on snippets of articles in its News results and its search catalog, in order to help people find useful and real information.

LG Electronics is expected to post the second-highest profit in the first quarter due to stable performances in home appliances and televisions.

Samsung Electronics forecast on Friday an operating income of 9.9 trillion won ($8.7 billion) for the first quarter, recording a nearly 50 percent on-year jump.

Thursday, April 06, 2017

YouTube on Thursday stopped placing ads on channels with fewer than 10,000 views in a move aimed at preventing people from making money off offensive or pirated videos.

Facebook is launching suggestions from M to everyone in the US. M is an assistant in Messenger, powered by artificial intelligence.

False news and hoaxes are harmful to everyone and Facebook's latest tool against the expansion of such information in users' News Feeds is to rolling out.

Twitter is launching a faster version of its mobile service on Wednesday aimed at people with little data on their smartphone plans, hoping to pick up users in emerging markets.

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has instituted proceedings in the Federal Court against Apple alleging that Apple made "false, misleading, or deceptive representations" about consumers' rights under the Australian Consumer Law.

Google, alongside AARNet, Indosat Ooredoo, Singtel, SubPartners and Telstra, is building a new international subsea cable system in Southeast Asia, called INDIGO.

Wednesday, April 05, 2017

Google claims that a Tensor Processing Unit (TPU), a dedicated hardware for running machine- learning applications like voice recognition, is more powerful than Intel's Haswell CPUs and Nvidia Tesla K80 GPUs.

YouTube TV is officially launching, and the new live TV streaming service will let you watch 40 channels at launch, including the five major broadcast stations, with more coming in the future.

Facebook is adding tools on Wednesday to make it easier for users to report so-called "revenge porn" and to automatically prevent the images from being shared again once they have been banned.

Responding to Windows 10 privacy concerns, Microsoft is updating its privacy statement and published information about the data it collects as part of Windows 10.

Facebook has increased its number of African users to 170 million and plans to expand further by adding wifi hotspots and fiber optic cables.

Tuesday, April 04, 2017

Daimler and Bosch are teaming up to develop self-driving cars in an alliance aimed at accelerating the production of "robo-taxis".

Today, Google gave a keynote presentation at the Open Networking Summit, where the company shared details about Espresso, Google's peering edge architecture-the latest offering in its Software Defined Networking (SDN) strategy.

Japanese commercial broadcasters join forces in a project to transmit programs on the Internet that could lead to shows being simultaneously streamed on smartphones and broadcast to TV sets.

Alphabet's self-driving car unit Waymo initiated private legal proceedings against two former executives who launched a rival company acquired by Uber.

Despite backlash from the American people, the U.S. Congress passed and President Donald Trump signed into law a resolution that repeals the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) rules to protect consumers from privacy invasions by their Internet service providers (ISPs).

Security provider McAfee, announced today that it has begun operating as a new standalone company, as Intel has divested its majority holdings in McAfee to investment firm TPG for US$3.1 billion.

Verizon plans to house two giants of the early days of the internet, AOL and Yahoo, under the new name Oath.

Monday, April 03, 2017

It's been a year since the HTC VIVE launched the company is dropping freebies to celebrate: A free month of Viveport Subscription; a free download of Arcade Saga; and $100 off Vive for new customers.

LG Electronics has increased the number of employees serving in its smartphone and vehicle component divisions.

Sunday, April 02, 2017

The major U.S. internet providers say will not sell customer browsing histories days after the U.S. Congress approved legislation reversing Obama administration era internet privacy rules.

Friday, March 31, 2017

On Thursday, SpaceX became the first private company to reuse a rocket to deliver payloads into orbit, a key milestone to reducing launch costs and one day enabling people to live on other planets.

Palmer Luckey, the founder of VR firm Oculus, has left Facebook, with the company giving no details about what Luckey planned to do next.

Thursday, March 30, 2017

Today Representatives Jerrold Nadler (D-NY), Marsha Blackburn (R-Tenn), John Conyers (D-Mich), Darrell Issa (R-CA), Ted Deutch (D-Fla), and Tom Rooney (R-Fla) introduced The Fair Play Fair Pay Act designed to help music creators get paid fairly when their music is played across various platforms, including AM/FM radio, SiriusXM and others.

SpaceX on Thursday plans to launch a Falcon 9 rocket that has flown before, a key step in Elon Musk's quest to cut the cost of space flight.

The worldwide semiconductor market showed signs of recovery in 2016 following a down year in 2015, with key drivers of the growth to be DRAM and NAND flash memory.

Toshiba shareholders on Thursday approved the embattled conglomerate's plan to spin off its prized memory chip unit to bolster its financial standing as it scrambles to secure funds to cover massive losses from its U.S. nuclear business.

Micron Technology has faced a rough transition to 1xnm process for DRAM memory due to low yield rates, according to a report by Taiwan's Central News Agency.

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

The Windows 10 Creators Update will begin to roll out to Windows around the world on April 11 as a free update and Surface Book, Surface Studio are coming to new markets.

Intel will start making 10nm chips this year it claims will lead the industry in transistor density using a reformulation of Moore's Law metrics, in an attempt to make up for lost time and a messy move to the 14-nm process.

The Republican-led U.S. House of Representatives voted on Tuesday to repeal regulations requiring internet service providers to do more to protect customers' privacy than websites like Google or Facebook.

South Korean chipmaker SK Hynix Inc. teamed up with Japanese financial institutions to bid for the semiconductor unit of Toshiba, for more than $9 billion, the Maeil Business Newspaper reported on Wednesday.

Toshiba confirmed that its U.S. nuclear unit Westinghouse Electric filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy in New York court, projecting an annual loss of a record 1.01 trillion yen ($9.1 billion).

Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Researchers from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and the University of Chicago have come up with a technique for self-assembling that could be used to create tiny wiring lines onto small chip geometries.

Chinese Internet giant Tencent Holdings Ltd. a 5 percent stake in Tesla Inc., a vote of confidence in Tesla's plan to take on more mass-market carmakers by bringing the Model 3 sedan to market.

Hyundai Motor Company is planning to develop its own automotive semiconductors, in a multi-year project tha could allow the company differentiate itself in the following years.

Mobile payment service provider Square has launched in the UK, marking its biggest global expansion in a push to boost growth while the U.S. market nears saturation.

Chipmaker Tsinghua Unigroup Ltd. has secured a total of 150 billion yuan ($22 billion) investment from two Chinese government-backed investors, as the company tries to become a world-class semiconductor company.

Amazon has reached an agreement to acquire SOUQ.com, an e-commerce leader in the Middle East. Joining the Amazon family will enable SOUQ.com to continue growing while working with Amazon.

Monday, March 27, 2017

HTC celebrated the start of the 2017 Vive Ecosystem Conference (VEC2017) today and announced strategic partnerships across multiple sectors, mainly in China.

Sunday, March 26, 2017

Uber Technologies Inc. is suspending its self-driving car program after one of its autonomous vehicles was involved in a crash in Tempe, Arizona.

Friday, March 24, 2017

A Microsoft official has confirmed that Microsoft has developed a secure, customized version of the Windows 10 OS for local governments and state-owned enterprises.

Thursday, March 23, 2017

New documents from WikiLeaks point to a CIA program to hack Apple's iPhones and Mac computers using techniques that users couldn't disable, even by resetting their devices.

Micron Technology reported a double-digit surge in sales and profits during its second fiscal quarter on Thursday, helped by an increase in demand and selling price for its chips.

The U.S. Senate just voted to roll back online privacy protections - regulations requiring internet service providers to do more to protect customers' privacy than websites like Google or Facebook.

Microsoft doesn't make cars, but its related intellectual property could bring significant profit to the company. Today, Toyota agreed to license Microsoft's patents related to connected car technologies.

ZTE Corporation pleaded guilty to conspiring to violate the International Emergency Economic Powers Act (IEEPA) by illegally shipping U.S.-origin items to Iran, obstructing justice and making a material false statement.

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

AT&T, Verizon and other major advertisers are suspending their marketing campaigns on Google's YouTube site after discovering their brands have been appearing alongside videos promoting terrorism.

Samsung Electronics today announced a network processor tape-out based on Samsung's 14LPP (Low-Power Plus) process technology in collaboration with eSilicon and Rambus.

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