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Sunday, January 22, 2017

Terry Gou, chairman of Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., the world's largest electronics contract manufacturer, said Sunday if the United States offers him free land, he might join major clients such as Apple to invest over US$7 billion to set up panel manufacturing plants there.

Saturday, January 21, 2017

Apple sued Qualcomm accusing it of monopolizing the market for chips for wireless devices and withholding $1 billion in retaliation for cooperating with South Korean antitrust authorities.

Friday, January 20, 2017

Sharp today announced the opening of its newly-established home appliances research and development (R&D) center in Shenzhen, China on January 19, 2017.

Samsung Electronics has filed a request for international arbitration against Sharp and two other panel makers over their decision to stop supplies to the South Korean company.

Canon Inc is considering investing in Toshiba's chip business, Kyodo news agency reported on Friday.

Thursday, January 19, 2017

A decision by Amazon and Apple to scrap all exclusivity obligations in the supply and distribution of audiobooks will likely boost competition, EU antitrust regulators said on Thursday.

Wednesday, January 18, 2017

The U.S. International Trade Commission said on Wednesday it had launched on investigation into whether Fujifilm Holdings Corp was violating patents which Sony holds for certain magnetic tape cartridges.

Mozilla is updating their brand identity using Mozilla open source principles, and currently, the organization is starting to apply their updated identity, to be made public this month.

The scandal swirling around Samsung Electronics Vice Chairman Lee Jae-yong may reach beyond South Korea's judiciary and could be subject to a U.S. anti-corruption law.

ASML Holding NV, Europe's largest semiconductor-equipment maker, has won orders for six more of its newest lithography machines in the fourth quarter.

Tuesday, January 17, 2017

Toshiba is considering spinning off its semiconductor business and selling a partial stake in the unit to Western Digital, the Nikkei financial daily reported on Wednesday.

Monday, January 16, 2017

Airbus Group Chief Executive Tom Enders on Monday said that his company will test a prototype for a self-piloted flying car by the end of the year.

At NRF 2017 - Retail's BIG Show, Intel CEO Brian Krzanich delivered a keynote to a room of retailers, highlighting the role of data and smart and connected solutions in transforming the retail industry.

Sunday, January 15, 2017

A SpaceX Falcon rocket blasted off from California on Saturday, returning the company to flight for the first time since a launchpad explosion in September.

Thursday, January 12, 2017

YouTube is launching a new feature to help creators monetize when they go live. Super Chat allows viewers to pay to pin a comment on live streams.

In the past, we have seen many papers describing exciting, futuristic projects and technologies that could create market volatility if they ever reached the market, but they didn't. According to a report, the prospects for Nano RAM (NRAM) are much better case.

Google parent Alphabet is planning to shut down its X research lab, which would use high-altitude, solar-powered drones to offer internet connectivity to remote places around the world.

Wednesday, January 11, 2017

Chrome seems to be the most popular web browser, followed by Apple's Safari and the once-dominant IE to rank third.

Instagram steps up competition with Snapchat ahead of its IPO, by introducing advertising to its stories feature.

Facebook today announced the Facebook Journalism Project, a new effort to support quality journalism, improve news literacy and provide reporters and editors with tools and training to help them better tell their stories.

TSMC has extended its collaboration with Mentor Graphics on the Xpedition Enterprise platform in conjunction with the Calibre platform for the design and verification of TSMC's InFO (Integrated Fan-Out) packaging technology for multi-chip and chip-DRAM integration applications.

Samsung Electronics vice chairman Jay Y. Lee will be questioned by a South Korean special prosecutor's office as he is a suspect in the scandal that led to a parliamentary vote to impeach President Park Geun-hye.

Tuesday, January 10, 2017

IBM continues to hold the #1 place in the latest annual list of U.S. top patent recipients, followed by Samsung, Canon, Qualcomm and Google.

The EU today unveiled draft rules in Brussels Tuesday that would give online users more control of their settings and limit the "overload of consent requests" for cookies people encounter when browsing the web.

Fujitsu Laboratories Ltd. has developws the first slide-style palm vein authentication technology, which could be used in tablets and other handheld mobile devices.

Yahoo said Monday that it would rename itself Altaba Inc and Chief Executive Officer Marissa Mayer would step down from the board after the closing of its deal with Verizon Communications Inc.

Monday, January 09, 2017

Team8, Israel's cybersecurity think tank and venture creation foundry, announced today it has added Microsoft Ventures and Qualcomm Ventures to its global cyber syndicate, signed a strategic partnership agreement with Citigroup to joins its syndicate, and raised an undisclosed funding round.

Samsung SDI announced at the North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) 2017 a "high-energy density battery cell for a driving range of up to 600km that can charge in just 20 minutes.

Google on Sunday unveiled ahead of the Detroit auto show its latest self-driving system in a Chrysler Pacifica minivan, saying the technology is more reliable and affordable.

Uber Technologies is opening up a small sample of its ridership data with the introduction of a traffic dashboard called Uber Movement, saying the tool is designed to help city leaders, urban planners and civic communities.

Sunday, January 08, 2017

The Industrial Technology Research Institute (ITRI), Taiwan's high-tech applied research institution, showcased 2 technologies at CES 2017.

Samsung Electronics will supply its Exynos application processors (AP) to German automaker Audi, according to sources in South korea.

Saturday, January 07, 2017

Panasonic has created prototype flexible lithium ion batteries for use in wearable devices that maintains its electrical characteristics even after repeated bending.

Samsung Global Innovation Center (GIC) has been at the forefront of the company?s support for innovation since its launch in 2013. CES 2017 will see the beginning of the next era, as the new name for GIC will be unveiled as Samsung NEXT.

Corning unveiled at CES a glass-enabled concept vehicle, showcasing the breadth of Corning Gorilla Glass for automotive applications.

Friday, January 06, 2017

At the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, Microsoft announced the Microsoft Connected Vehicle Platform, a set of services built on the Microsoft Azure cloud and designed to empower auto manufacturers to create custom connected vehicles.

New TV technology is always one of the highlights of CES. Rockchip launched its new 4K HDR TV Box Solution RK3328 which boasts higher integrity and additional cost and performance advantages.

The U.S. Federal Trade Commission filed a lawsuit against D-Link on Thursday, accusing the company of failing to take steps to protect its routers and internet-linked security cameras from hackers.

LG Electronics slipped to red in its bottom line for the final quarter of 2016 due to sprawling cost of money-losing smartphone business.

Samsung Electronics posted stronger-than-expected earnings for the fourth quarter ended December last year despite its debacle with the Galaxy Note7 thanks to surge in memory chip prices.

Thursday, January 05, 2017

Google announced the acquisition of Limes Audio, which builds technology that makes voice communication systems sound better.

The long-term platform battle in this market is expected to be between Amazon's Alexa and Google Assistant, and IHS Markit expects that though Google's ecosystem will help it eventually prevail, although the affordability-based success of Amazon's Echo Dot is a competitive challenge Google will need to address to succeed.

Nvidia announced a new version of its Shield set-top box and the debut of an online service designed to bring millions of new consumers to high-end computer games.

Wednesday, January 04, 2017

Intel is trying to convert its dominance of computers into a stake in the growing market for chips used in cars, is offering automakers new products aimed at making its technology crucial to the effort to develop self-driving vehicles.

Renesas Electronics is adding a new, highly autonomous vehicle to its development fleet and has upgraded the previously unveiled driver assistance systems (ADAS) development vehicles in the fleet.

DJI, the world's leading manufacturer of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), and Seagate Technology, Wednesday at the Consumer Electronics Show announced a partnership to work jointly to solve the data demands of UAV users.

Intel has agreed to purchase a 15 percent ownership stake in HERE, a provider of digital maps and location-based services, from HERE's current indirect shareholders: AUDI AG, BMW AG and Daimler AG.

Tuesday, January 03, 2017

At CES 2017, Microsoft, NXP Semiconductors, IAV, Cubic Telecom, Esri and Swiss Re will showcase their collective vision of safe and secure end-to-end mobility through an automated driving demonstration.

Monday, January 02, 2017

Wi-Fi is about to get better in the following couple of years through the new 802.11ax standard, and access points supporting it will appear at CES.

LG Display has reportedly signed a supply contract with Sony to provide the Japamese company with OLED panels for TVs.

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) and Google are using CES 2017 to demonstrate an integration of the Uconnect 8.4-inch connected vehicle system featuring Android, the popular open-source operating system.

Thursday, December 29, 2016

Terry Gou, founder and chairman of Taiwan-based manufacturing giant Hon Hai Precision Industry Co. (Foxconn), has raised his stake in the Sakai Display Products (SDP) to more than 50 percent, essentially turning the LCD screen joint venture with Sharp into a subsidiary.

Amazon.com has filed for a patent with the USPTO to use airships to store products and serve as a base for delivery-drones.

Facebook has acquired Eye Tribe, a Danish start-up that specializes in eye tracking technology, in order to bring the technology to the Oculus? virtual reality system.

Twitter on Wednesday began streaming 360-degree video, allowing users to interact and get behind the scenes of live broadcasts.

Wednesday, December 28, 2016

HTC is expected to unveil HTC Vive 2 at CES 2017, according to a Taipei-based Central News Agency (CNA) report.

Ford Motor is introducing its next-generation Fusion Hybrid autonomous development vehicle, which uses the current Ford autonomous vehicle platform, but ups the processing power with new computer hardware.

South Korea's antitrust regulator fined Qualcomm 1.03 trillion won ($854 million) for "unfair business practices in patent licensing and modem chip sales," a decision the U.S. chipmaker said it will challenge in court.

Tuesday, December 27, 2016

Chinese mapping firm NavInfo, internet group Tencent and Singapore's fund GIC are buying a 10 percent stake in digital maps company HERE, the latest in a string of Chinese acquisitions in Europe.

Tesla and Panasonic have finalized an agreement this week to begin the manufacturing of photovoltaic (PV) cells and modules at the Buffalo, NY factory.

Monday, December 26, 2016

Hitachi Automotive Systems and Clarion thave jointly developed a remote parking system that automatically performs parallel and perpendicular parking as well as garage parking and exit from outside the vehicle through remote control using smartphones.

Samsung Electronics will display three more Creative Lab (C-Lab) projects during CES 2017, at Eureka Park.

Japan Display Inc. (JDI) has started mass production at its newly-constructed low temperature poly-silicon (LTPS) LCD line in its Hakusan Plant, located in Hakusan City, Ishikawa Prefecture, Japan.

Thursday, December 22, 2016

Uber Technologies was forced to pull its fleet of self-driving cars from the streets of San Francisco but will send them instead to friendlier territory in Arizona.

Methbot is a state-of-the-art ad fraud infrastructure, capable of hosting legitimate videos and serving them to 300 million fake viewers a day.

Honda Motor Co Ltd said it is in talks to supply vehicles for Alphabet's Waymo to test self-driving technology, in the latest instance of a carmaker teaming up with a tech firm to supplement its own automation efforts.

From artificial intelligence to the Internet of Things (IoT), innovations are unfolding in every technology sector, continuing to change the way consumers, businesses and machines interact while also spurring the next revolution in tech market growth.

Samsung has released a new version of Samsung Internet for Gear VR, the Gear VR-optimized browser.

Uber Technologies has removed its self-driving cars from San Francisco streets, halting the autonomous program one week after its launch as the company faced a regulatory crackdown.

Micron Technology forecast current-quarter revenue and profit and posted its first rise in quarterly revenue in nearly two years.

Facebook said on Wednesday that government requests for user account data rose 27 percent in the first half of 2016 compared to the second half of last year, with U.S. law enforcement agencies topping the list.

The Office of the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) today released its annual 'notorious markets' report that lists various illicit online websites and physical markets that pose threat to the U.S. creative communities.

Wednesday, December 21, 2016

TDK Corp. said it had agreed to buy InvenSense Inc., a U.S. chip maker that produces motion sensors for Apple and Samsung Electronics, for $1.33 billion.

Fujitsu will begin offering a new FIDO-compliant service for online biometric authentication.

Japan Display has agreed to a 75 billion yen ($637 million) injection of cash from Innovation Network Corp. of Japan, which is already its largest shareholder. The company has also acquired the majority stake of JOLED.

Tuesday, December 20, 2016

The European Commission (EC) has sent a Statement of Objections to Facebook alleging the company provided incorrect or misleading information during the Commission's 2014 investigation under the EU Merger Regulation of Facebook's planned acquisition of WhatsApp.

Apple has been in talks with India's government to explore making products locally, the Wall Street Journal reported on Tuesday, as the U.S. firm aims to make deeper inroads in the world's second-largest mobile phone market by users.

Toshiba is launching the JEDEC e·MMCTM Version 5.1 compliant embedded NAND flash memory products supporting AEC-Q100 Grade2 requirements.

Monday, December 19, 2016

BlackBerry plans to invest $75 million in a new autonomous vehicle testing hub over several years, the company's chief executive said on Monday.

Facebook is launching possibly the most requested Messenger feature ever - the ability to video chat in groups.

SoftBank Group has agreed to invest $1 billion in U.S. satellite venture OneWeb Ltd, marking the first tranche of a $50 billion U.S. investment the Japanese telecoms and technology company's founder Masayoshi Son pledged to President-elect Donald Trump.

Apple is challenging a record $14 billion EU tax demand, arguing that EU regulators ignored tax experts and corporate law and deliberately picked a method to maximize the penalty.

Friday, December 16, 2016

Samsung plans to launch two new virtual reality headsets, which will build upon technology from Magic Leap and Microsoft’s HoloLens.

Facebook said on Thursday it will introduce tools to prevent fake news stories from spreading on its platform, a response to rising criticism that it did not do enough to combat the problem during the U.S. presidential campaign.

Microsoft has teamed up with traffic, navigation and mapping products company TomTom to bring enterprise-grade location-based services to Microsofts Azure Cloud platform.

Thursday, December 15, 2016

SK Hynix plans to start mass production of 10-nano-range DRAMs in 2017, following Samsung Electronics.

Yahoo has identified another unauthorized access to data associated with more than one billion Yahoo user accounts.

Wednesday, December 14, 2016

Anyone can now broadcast and experience what's happening anywhere in the world through Twitter.

Google is looking back at the last 12 months and reflect on the trends that defined the year in Google Search.

Microsoft wants to open up the Cortana personal assistant to new devices and developers with the release of Cortana Skills Kit and the Cortana Devices SDK.

Qualcomm will to collaborate with Google to add support for the new Android Things operating system (OS) in Qualcomm Snapdragon processors.

Google parent company Alphabet is separating its self-driving car project into a new business called Waymo.

Tuesday, December 13, 2016

Google parent Alphabet plans to start a ride-sharing service with Fiat Chrysler's minivans as part of a reorganization of the tech company’s automotive unit, Bloomberg reports.

Apple has held talks about investing in a $100 billion technology fund that SoftBank Group Corp. aims to launch next year, according to Bloomberg.

Monday, December 12, 2016

Japanese display makers are joining forces to compete with South Korean rivals, as Japan Display is buying Joled, an OLED panel maker created through the merger of Panasonic's and Sony's OLED operations.

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. (TSMC) plans to build its next fab for chips made at the 5nm to 3nm technology node by 2022.

The European Commission (EC) said on Monday it had fined three Japanese makers of rechargeable lithium-ion batteries 166 million euros ($176.2 million) for their involvement in a price-fixing cartel from 2004 to 2007.

Saturday, December 10, 2016

Innovation Network Corp. of Japan, a government-backed investment fund, is considering providing more than ¥50 billion ($433,6 million) in financial support for Japan Display.

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