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Friday, April 18, 2014
Samsung Electronics and GLOBALFOUNDRIES today announced a new collaboration to deliver global capacity for 14 nanometer (nm) FinFET process technology.
Facebook users in the U.S. will soon be able to see which of their friends are nearby using a new feature.
AMD's first-quarter results were better than expected mainly due to the sales of processors that power both the Xbox One and the PS4.
Thursday, April 17, 2014
Contract chip maker Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co Ltd (TSMC) reported profit growth as it booked wider profit margins following a boost in demand from mobile device manufacturers.
Wednesday, April 16, 2014
Google reported a revenue growth by 19 percent in the first quarter but it is still lower than expected, as the price of its online ads continue to decline.
Bitcoin exchange Mt. Gox will be finally liquidated after a Tokyo court dismissed the company's bid to be protected through a bankruptcy application.
LaCie has notified its customers of an incident involving the security of its customer's personal information.
Intel's first-quarter net profit was higher than expected as the chipmaker faces the slow demand for personal computers and tries to gain a market share on tablet chips.
Tuesday, April 15, 2014
On Tuesday, Broadcom announced the guts for a new kind of home router that is says will zip information around the house at up to 3.2 gigabits per second, about twice what a current, high-end home Wi-Fi device can do.
BlackBerry today announced an investment in healthcare IT leader NantHealth.
Samsung SDi has developed what it claims to be the world's highest-capacity bater for curved, wearable devices.
Micron Technology and Wave Systems are expanding their relationship to develop solutions designed to strengthen user protection against current and emerging threats to compute and embedded platforms.
Monday, April 14, 2014
Google is getting into the emerging market for solar-powered drones, competing with rival Facebook, as both companies look for new ways for get more of the world?s population online.
Facebook will soon start offering mobile payment services on the social network, the Financial Times reported on Sunday.
Quantenna is developing the first 10G Wi-Fi chipset for a new generation of access points in the home, the enterprise and public spaces.
Saturday, April 12, 2014
The National Security Agency denied that it previously knew of the Heartbleed bug, responding to press reports.
Friday, April 11, 2014
Facebook has released its second Government Requests Report, which is expanding beyond just offering a glimpse at the number of government requests for account information.
Web servers, network devices such as firewalls and gateways and even mobile phones are vulnerable to the "Heartbleed" Open SSL bug, with companies rallying to patch their products and services.
The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has apologised after the addresses of subscribers to some of the ACC's information services were published online.
Thursday, April 10, 2014
If you have $1,500+ to spend and you live in the U.S. you'll be able to get Google's controversial Internet-linked Glass eyewear by April 15.
Facebook today announced a series of improvements to News Feed to reduce spammy stories.
Chinese TV manufacturer TCL is trying transform itself to a global, multimedia entertainment, consumer-oriented technology enterprise.
EBay and Carl Icahn ended their proxy fight on Thursday as the activist investor dropped his proposal that EBay split off its PayPal payments unit.
Japan Display will start mass production of a 12.3-inch variant liquid crystal display (LCD) modules in April, designed exclusively for instrument panels.
Google has invested in robotics company Savioke, which plans to produce develop robotic technology in human environments such as nursing homes and hospitals.
Panasonic claims it has achieved a conversion efficiency of 25.6% (cell area: 143.7 cm²) in its HIT solar cells, a major increase over the previous world record for crystalline silicon-based solar cells.
Facebook will stop letting users send and receive private messages within its main smartphone app, and will require that users install a separate messaging app.
Huawei has showcased its latest Media Cloud Solution at the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) show in Las Vegas, United States.
Wednesday, April 09, 2014
Dropbox is not only about cloud storage. The company today introduced the Carousel photo app along with a new mailbox app for Android.
Facebook said on Wednesday it is switching to fewer but bigger ads on the right-hand column of the desktop PC version of its website.
A newly discovered bug in in the popular OpenSSL cryptographic software library has made data on many of the world's major websites vulnerable to theft by hackers.
Lenovo Group Ltd and Tencent Holdings Ltd will continue to provide software security services for Windows XP users in China, after the U.S. tech firm stopped updating the operating system.
Tuesday, April 08, 2014
After holding meetings with the Government of Costa Rica and the Investment Promotion Agency -CINDE-, Intel annnounced today that it will transform its operations in Costa Rica.
Rovi lost a patent fight with Amazon.com on Tuesday when a federal appeals court upheld a U.S. district judge's ruling in favor of the world's largest online retailer.
Major U.S. movie studios have filed a lawsuit against Megaupload and its key operators, alleging that the defendants "facilitated, encouraged, and profited" from massive copyright infringement of movies and television shows before Megaupload was shut down.
Amazon.com said on Tuesday that the number of Instant Video streams it offers nearly tripled from a year ago and according to a report from Qwilt, Amazon has now passed both Apple and Hulu in streaming video usage.
The EU court in Luxembourg has declared "invalid" a law that required telecoms firms to store citizens' communications data for up to two years.
CyberLink today launched PowerDVD 14, the latest version of the its movie and media player for Blu-ray, 3D & HD content.
NTI has made available a new Windows Server Edition of its MiST personal file sharing service.
Intel said on Monday it was adjusting its financial reporting structure to better reflect its focus on mobile and the growing field of linking up electronic devices.
Samsung Electronics is expected to record an operating profit of 8.4 trillion won ($7.9 billion) in the first quarter, down 4.33 percent from a year ago, as the result of slow smartphone sales.
Monday, April 07, 2014
Yahoo is reportedly planning to acquire a cable-quality shows, as part of strategy to boost its reputation with advertisers.
Saturday, April 05, 2014
If you're a customer of Amazon Fresh, the online retailer's grocery delivery service in California or Seatlle, you may be receiving an invitation to test the company's new bar code scanner and voice ordering device, the Amazon Dash.
Friday, April 04, 2014
Globalfoundries is candidate to buy IBM's semiconductor operations, the Wall Street Journal reported on Thursday.
Samsung Electronics on Friday announced a new synthesis method to speed the commercialization of graphene, a unique material suited for electronic devices.
Google has paid a 1 million euro ($1.4 million) fine imposed by Italy's data protection watchdog over complaints that cars it used to record images on Italian streets were not clearly recognizable.
Thursday, April 03, 2014
Micron Technology on Thursday reported a fiscal second-quarter net profit helped by a strong sales of NAND products.
Brendan Eich has decided to step down as Mozilla' s new CEO, following the public reactions to his anti-gay viewpoints.
Thursday at Build 2014, Microsoft announced a new cloud experience that brings together cross-platform technologies, services and tools, via a new Microsoft Azure Preview Portal.
Microsoft has released a first developer preview build of .Net Native, a platform formerly known by its codename "Project N."
The Turkish authorities have lifted a ban on Twitter following Wednesday's court ruling, according to media reports.
A group of companies - Apple, DuPont, Ford, GE, IBM, Microsoft and Pfizer - have launched the Partnership for American Innovation (PAI) lobbying group aimed at pushing back at some changes to the patent system members of Congress have proposed.
Apple today confirmed that its annual Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) will be held June 2 through June 6 at San Francisco?s Moscone West.
Qualcomm Atheros is delivering the first Qualcomm VIVE 4-stream 802.11ac solutions with multi-user MIMO (MU-MIMO) to improve Wi-Fi performance.
Canonical will shut down the Ubuntu One cloud-storage service as it faces strong competition from Dropbox, Google Drive and EMC Syncplicity.
Yahoo has added more layers of security in its effort to shield users' online lives from government spying and other snooping.
Wednesday, April 02, 2014
On Wednesday at Build 2014, Microsoft's developer conference, the company announced Windows Phone 8.1, the availability of Windows 8.1 Update, a developer platform, and a $0 royalty licensing program Microsoft's partners developing smartphones and tablets with screens under nine inches.
Building on its vision of Application Centric Infrastructure (ACI) in the data center, Cisco and other companies will adopt a new open, standards-based protocol called OpFlex.
Tuesday, April 01, 2014
Apple is in talks to buy Renesas Electronics' stake in Renesas SP Drivers, a company that designs LCD chips for iPhones for about 50 billion yen, the Nikkei reported on Tuesday.
Just months after the release of Windows 8.1, Microsoft is set to announce a new update for its operating system to respond to consumers' complaints and other feedback.
With the global market for wearable computing devices is set to boom in the next years and Google's recent announcement of the Android Wear, Imagination Technologies has announced the the Ingenic Newton platform.
The Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR) has released its latest "Special 301 Report," an annual effort designed to highlight the inadequate copyright protection measures of U.S. trade partner nations.
Worldwide software revenue totaled $407.3 billion in 2013, a 4.8 percent increase from 2012 revenue of $388.5 billion, according to Gartner, Inc. Oracle also took the second place in the vendor ranking list, leaving IBM in the third place.
An exciting day for exeryone today: Samsung develops Smart socks and gloves, Gmail gets personaity, a Nokia 2000 model gets a 41-megapixel camera and Sony powers your gadgets using cakes and energy bars.
Monday, March 31, 2014
The Federal Communications Commission is opening up spectrum that could allow for Wi-Fi services with speeds of one gigabit per second and faster.
Corning and Atmel are collaborating to develop ultra-thin capacitive touchscreens with high multi-touch performance for future applications.
Rovi has entered into a definitive agreement to sell its DivX and MainConcept businesses.
Google has confirmed previous reports that its own Domain Name System (DNS) service has been intercepted by most Turkish ISPs (Internet Service Providers).
Huawei forecast a 10 percent increase in sales this year after posting record earnings on rising demand from wireless carriers for gear.
Sunday, March 30, 2014
Toshiba is expanding its lineup of of ultra-small, energy efficient application processors for wearable devices that sense, process data and transmit them wirelessly.
Friday, March 28, 2014
Microsoft has changed its privacy policy in the wake of a recent email scandal that saw the company searching through a French blogger's hotmail account in search of leaked company property.
Panasonic has developed a new wireless communication technology for M2M (Machine-to-Machine) sensor networks, where devices communicate with each other in an autonomous way without human intervention.
Thursday, March 27, 2014
Facebook is working on new aerospace and communication technologies to advance the Internet.org mission of improving and extending internet access.
AT&T, Cisco, GE, IBM and Intel today announce the formation of the Industrial Internet Consortium (IIC), a group focused on accelerating more reliable access to big data across all industrial sectors.
Microsoft on Thursday announced new and updated applications and services including Microsoft Office for iPad and free Office Mobile apps for iPhone and Android phones.
European Internet service providers can be legally required to deny their customers access to websites which infringe copyright, the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) ruled on Thursday.
EU enlargement candidate Turkey has tried to block YouTube a few days after it blocked Twitter.
Google has updated its Transparency Report for the ninth time and says that the government requests for user information in criminal cases the search giant has received has been increased by about 120 percent since it first began publishing these numbers in 2009.
Samsung Electronics will start operations in a new semiconductor factory in Xian, China, in May.
Wednesday, March 26, 2014
AOL on Wednesday unveiled ONE, a new programmatic advertising platform aimed at changing the media buying process for digital advertising.
Microsoft and Dell today announced a patent licensing agreement under which Dell will pay the software giant royalties on sales of devices powered by Google's Android and Chrome software.
Today at Box Dev, Box released Box View and Metadata, two new technologies that enable developers to build applications.
The proposed settlement in Europe's antitrust investigation of Google that establishes a monitor for five years to ensure that the Internet giant keeps its promises under the deal, does not obligate Google to do anything in response to a request from the "Monitoring Trustee," Consumer Watchdog said today.
A Turkish court has upheld an appeal on Wednesday to end a blockage of Twitter in the country, local media report today.
Facebook now has over 1 billion active mobile users, according to the numbers provided by Mark Zuckerberg in a call with investors following Facebook's acquisition of Oculus VR.
On Tuesday, Microsoft dusted off the source code for early versions of MS-DOS and Word for Windows and made the code available for study at the Computer History Museum.
Intel has acquired fitness-tracking band maker Basis Science as part of the company's efforts to stay into the wearable computing market.
Tuesday, March 25, 2014
Google slashed its cloud computing service prices on Tuesday as the company is trying to compete with Amazon.com and Microsoft.
Facebook will acquire Oculus VR, the developer of virtual reality technology, for a total of approximately $2 billion, a move that gives social network access to a new and fast-growing market.
France's consumer rights group UFC-Que Choisir said on Tuesday it had filed suit against Twitter, Facebook and Google over users' privacy issues.
Monday, March 24, 2014
Furthering its goal of bringing content to consumers on more platforms, The Walt Disney Company has agreed to acquire Maker Studios, the network of online video content on YouTube.
Mozilla's co-founder and current Chief Technology Officer Brendan Eich will be appointed to the role of CEO of Mozilla, effective immediately.
Dell today announced the acquisition of StatSoft, a provider of advanced analytics solutions that deliver a wide range of data mining, predictive analytics and data visualization capabilities.
Cisco plans to spend $1 billion over the next two years on cloud computing services as it tries to compete with Amazon.com Inc.
Saturday, March 22, 2014
The New York Times today reported that the NSA has created "back doors" into Huawei's telecommunications networks for the purpose of collecting information on networking hardware.
The Turkish government has reporedly blocked access to Google public DNS service, essentially closing one of the most popular backdoors that Turks used to circumvent the blocking to the social networking website.
Rhapsody International, a parent company of streaming music services, Rhapsody and Napster, has decided to stop working with Echo Nest, which provided music recommendation services.
AT&T on Friday dismissed Netflix's recent call for free interconnection as part of strong net neutrality rules, saying that such a move just attempts to force others to pay for the content provider need for faster broadband speeds.
Google's latest WebP software is coming into the Chrome browser to let browsers display its image format significantly faster, the company said Friday.

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