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Thursday, November 26, 2015
Germany's federal Supreme Court said Internet service providers (ISP) could be made responsible for blocking websites offering illegal music downloads.
A recent study analyzed the firmware images of more than 4000 embedded devices -- Internet gateways, routers, modems, IP cameras, VoIP phones, etc - and discovered that they share the same hard-coded SSH (Secure Shell) host keys or HTTPS (HTTP Secure) server certificates.
Following Micron, Korean memory chip maker SK Hynix has reportedly rejected an investment offer from China's state-backed Tsinghua Unigroup.
Wednesday, November 25, 2015
HP Inc, which houses printer and PC products, adjusted profit for the first quarter below market expectations as it struggles with weak sales.
U.K.'s police has arrested an 18-year-old youth from Wales in connection with a cyber attack on telecoms company TalkTalk, the fifth arrest in the case.
Toshiba and Toshiba Machine have jointly developed a prototype of a three-dimensional (3D) metal printer that delivers fabrication speeds more than 10 times faster than that of powder bed fusion printers.
Japan Display has expended its lineup of the power-efficient memory-in-pixel (MIP) reflective-type color LCD modules.
Monday, November 23, 2015
The European Commission has approved under the EU Merger Regulation the acquisition of Broadcom Corporation by Avago Technologies Limited.
Saturday, November 21, 2015
Black Friday is approaching and Microsoft has started offering massive deals on over 1000 items in the Windows Store through November 29th.
Friday, November 20, 2015
Microsoft HoloLens and Volvo Cars are partnering to explore future automotive and technology scenarios and plan to bring Microsoft?s HoloLens augmented-reality goggles to Volvo showrooms next year to spruce up safety-feature demonstrations, car customization and even test drives.
Wednesday, November 18, 2015
FUJIFILM is launching the LTO Ultrium 7 Data Cartridge (LTO7), offering storage capacity of 15TB (6.0 TB for non-compressed data) and data transfers of 750 MB/sec (300 MB/sec. for non-compressed data). announced holiday deals start on Friday, November 20, with new deals added as often as every five minutes for eight straight days at
Google Plus is not dead yet, but it seems like Google's ambitions for a succesfull social network have changed, with the company to release a stripped-down version of Google Plus.
Qualcomm is facing an antitrust investigation in SouthKorea related to its licensing practices.
Tuesday, November 17, 2015
A report says that the successor of the Google Glass will be a headset that just rely on audio and won't have a screen.
Monday, November 16, 2015
The recent attacks in Paris have sparked the debate over whether technology companies should let governments have access to daily communications, even if they are encrypted. In the meantime, media have speculated that Sony’s PlayStation 4 video game consoles could have been used to coordinate the attacks.
The Wall Street Journal reported on Monday that Facebook has begun allowing Google to crawl and index its mobile app.
The 2016 IEEE international Solid-State Circuits Conference (ISSCC) will kick off Jan. 31 in San Francisco, CA, and technology giants will present papers describing the latest advancements - Samsung's and Intel's 10nm process technology, 3-D chip stacks, dense memories a 10-core SoC for mobiles, and more.
China's Tsinghua Unigroup plans to invest 300 billion yuan ($47 billion) over the next five years in a bid to become the world's third-biggest chipmaker, the chairman of the state-backed technology conglomerate said on Monday.
IBM has partnered with chip maker Xilinx to expand the use of IBM Power processors in servers, as the companies are trying to grab some market share from Intel in the data center market.
Saturday, November 14, 2015
There is not any full-scale, working quantum computer yet but the potential is so great that computer scientists at Microsoft are already building systems that will allow quantum computer scientists to hit the ground running as soon as one becomes available.
Friday, November 13, 2015
Malware purveyors have 'creatively' used video to launch a large-scale malvertising attack earlier this month, according to a report.
Apple is pulling the plug on Beats Music on Nov. 30, following the launch of an Android app for its new Apple Music streaming service.
Facebook is testing a new feature in the Facebook Messenger app: Users will be allowed to send messages that disappear an hour after they're sent - ramping up the challenge to Snapchat.
Thursday, November 12, 2015
YouTube on Thursday entered the crowded field of music streaming with YouTube Music, a platform that will offer songs both with and without video, and users will be able to switch instantly to an audio-only mode.
Microsoft has released the first major update to Windows 10 for PCs and tablets, bringing improvements in all aspects of the platform including new device drivers and applications.
Dutch navigation company TomTom said on Thursday it had signed a multi-year deal to provide Uber with digital maps and traffic data for the software used by its drivers.
Lenovo Group Ltd. posted a second-quarter loss that was narrower than estimates, boosted by stronger sales growth and an improvement in its smartphone business.
The Bluetooth Special Interest Group (SIG) plans to make enhancements for the technology focused squarely on increasing its Internet of Things (IoT) functionality.
Wednesday, November 11, 2015
Box and Microsoft have announced a Box app for Windows 10 PCs, tablets, and smartphones, powered by the new operating system's Universal App Platform.
Starting from today, Firefox users in the U.S. will see an improved and fun experience on Yahoo Search.
Apple is in talks with U.S. banks to develop a person-to-person mobile payment service, the Wall Street Journal reported.
Microsoft has installed new data centres in Germany under the control of Deutsche Telekom, the companies said Wednesday, in a move that will keep privacy-sensitive Germans' customer data in the country.
GLOBALFOUNDRIES today announced the availability of FX-14, an application-specific integrated circuit (ASIC) for chip designers targeting cloud, data center, and communication applications.
Apple will be expanding its campus in Hollyhill, Co.Cork, Ireland and is adding a new building that will provide new office space and room for 1,000 additional employees by mid-2017.
NVIDIA today unveiled a credit-card sized module that harnesses the power of machine learning to enable a new generation of smart, autonomous machines.
Tuesday, November 10, 2015
Starting from next April, Windows XP and Vista users will no longer receive updates for Google Chrome browser, Google announced today.
ARM released a the Cortex-A35 chip design Tuesday that should bring performance to low-cost smartphones aimed at fast-growing markets. The company also announced TrustZone, a security technology used in its smartphone processors down to these smaller chips.
Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella on Tuesday announced plans to offer commercial cloud services from the UK.
Google is reportedly facing a new round of European Union questions about its Android operating system for mobile devices as as regulators quizzed rivals over applications for maps, e-mail and other services.
Intel Security released its McAfee Labs Threat Predictions Report, which predicts key developments on the cyber threat landscape in 2016, and provides insights into the expected nature of that landscape through 2020.
Imagination Technologies has added new chips to its MIPS Warrior CPU product line. The additions include the embedded 32-bit M-class M6200 and M6250 CPUs and high-end P-class P6600 64-bit CPU.
Monday, November 09, 2015
Affirming his previous ruling that the NSA’s telephone records collection program is unconstitutional, a federal judge ordered the NSA to cease collecting the telephone records of an individual and his business.
A court ruling is ordering Facebook to stop using a cookie to track people in Belgium who are not Facebook users, but who visit Facebook pages.
Intel announced today new products and collaborations to accelerate the move toward more cloud-ready communications networks.
A study released Monday shows that Adobe Systems' Flash plugin is favored by cybercriminals to sneak their malware onto computers.
Google on Monday announced the open source release of TensorFlow -- the company's second-generation machine learning system.
Japan Display would not turn down a partnership with struggling rival Sharp amid speculation that Japan Display's top investor wants a tie-up between the two.
StarForce Technologies is introducing the StarForce Audio/Video Protection Online, a new method to copy protect multimedia content.
ARM is releasing a new suite of products to accelerate IoT technology deployments at scale by businesses.
Sunday, November 08, 2015
The Automotive News is firing up speculation over Samsung making another run at the automotive business.
Toshiba has filed a lawsuit Nov. 7 against five former executives, demanding a total of 300 million yen ($2.4 million) in compensation for their involvement in a recent accounting scandal.
Toyota Motor is spending $1 billion to form a research institute focused on the artificial intelligence and robotics technology it needs to make cars that can overcome driver errors and reduce traffic fatalities.
Saturday, November 07, 2015
TSMC Chairman Morris Chang on Saturday said that his company is willing to consider selling itself to a Chinese bidder if the price "is high enough."
The Federation Communication Commission (FCC) has denied a petition seeking online privacy protections at online companies like Google and Facebook.
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory scientists have found that lithium ion batteries operate longer and faster when their electrodes are treated with hydrogen.
The New York Times is launching a new app and distributing a Google cardboard viewer that offers "a new form of story telling."
Activision Blizzard has launched a film and TV studio to create original content based on its videogame franchises such as "Call of Duty" and "Hearthstone" in its latest push to expand beyond console-based games.
Friday, November 06, 2015
British broadband company TalkTalk has provided an update related to the recent cyber attack against its website, saying that the personal data of only 4 percent of its 4 million customers was put at risk.
GlobalFoundries has demonstrated silicon success on the first AMD products using GLOBALFOUNDRIES’ 14nm FinFET process technology.
Thursday, November 05, 2015
Facebook announced on Thursday the launch of Music Stories, intended to enable music discovery and sharing on the social network.
Google is bringing two new virtual reality (VR) features to YouTube’s Android app. All you need is your current phone, and a Google Cardboard viewer.
Mobile chip giant Qualcomm said that its net income declined 44% in the fourth quarter, as the company continues to struggle with China over licensing and declining chip sales.
Wednesday, November 04, 2015
Facebook posted another quarter of strong revenue growth, fueled by its mobile advertising business and an increase in daily users.
The British government plans to make ISPs keep records of customers' Web histories and help spies hack into computers and phones under a new cyber-snooping law.
German airline group Lufthansa is pushing ahead with a plan to get more people to book via its website, signing a deal with Google Flights for users in the United States.
Tuesday, November 03, 2015
Intel today announced a new Intel IoT Platform reference architecture and new hardware and software products as part of its effort to build out a comprehensive offerings for the Internet of Things (IoT) marketplace.
Starting today, instead of clicking on a star to "favorite" a tweet, users will be clicking on a heart to "like" it.
Google is trying to make email smarter by adding a Smart Reply suggestion feature to your inbox. Based on machine intelligence technology, your device will attempt to suggest relevant responses to your daily emails.
Mozilla is releasing a new feature in Firefox Private Browsing called Tracking Protection, designed to give users more choice and control over web browsing.
Facebook’s AI Research (FAIR) team has made progress in its artificial intelligence research, with latest advancements to include the ability to train computers to identify objects in photos, understand natural language, predict, and plan.
To explore the possibilities that the Internet of Things holds for the home, Intel built a tiny, connected home to serve as a "living lab."
Microsoft has updated its Windows lifecycle page with a deadline for the sale of OEM copies of Windows and will allow sales of Windows 7 as a preinstalled operating system until October 31, 2016.
Microsoft is shrinking its storage plans for its OneDrive cloud service and is ending unlimited OneDrive storage plans, citing user abuse. plans to open its first physical book store in Seattle on Tuesday, the company said.
Monday, November 02, 2015
Google clarified its position on the future of the Chrome and Android operating systems on Monday, saying Google is bringing together the best of both but with no plans to phase out the Chrome OS.
Google expects to begin delivering packages to customers using drones sometime in 2017, an executive said on Monday.
A report by Dennis Technology Labs that compared the effectiveness of anti-malware products provided by well-known security companies showed that Kaspersky Internet Security 2015 was the best software to handle both malware and legitimate applications.
DJI has launched the DJI Manifold, a high-performance embedded computer designed specifically to fly.
The U.S. Copyright Office has released its list of copyright exemptions from the general prohibition against circumvention of access controls that prevent unauthorized access to copyrighted works.
Sunday, November 01, 2015
Researchers have demonstrated how several of the problems impeding the practical development of the so-called 'ultimate' battery could be overcome.
Saturday, October 31, 2015
Almost 2,000 Vodafone customers may be open to fraud after their personal details were accessed, the company said.
Following heavy criticism, Facebook will make changes to how it enforces "real names" starting in December. This means that you will be able to change your Facebook name to match whatever identity you want.
Friday, October 30, 2015
The British Police has arrested two teenagers as part of their investigation into an alleged data theft from broadband provider TalkTalk.
Sharp remains in talks with several companies on possible deals for its loss-making liquid crystal display (LCD) business, which posted a loss of 12.7 billion yen ($105 million) in the July-September quarter.
Thursday, October 29, 2015
Microsoft today clarified the Windows 10 upgrade process for the next few months. The company plans to begin pushing out the final version of Win10 to Windows Update and pirates won't be upgraded to a legit copy of Windows for free.
Alphabet's Google plans to include its Chrome operating system for personal computers into its Android mobile-operating system, the Wall Street Joutrnal reports, citing people familiar with the matter.
Starting next year, the top three mobile network operators in Indonesia will begin testing Alphabet's (Google) Project Loon balloon-powered Internet.
LG Electronics reported a 37 percent slide in quarterly profit as its mobile device buenjoysreported strong home appliances earnings and sales of televisions.
Sony reported a second-quarter operating profit as strong PlayStation 4 videogame sales helped to offset a fall in smartphone sales.
Samsung Electronics on Thursday unveiled a 11.3 trillion won ($9.9 billion) share buyback after reporting its first on-year profit growth in two years thanks to strong sales of its Semiconductor Business and the Display Panel segment.
Wednesday, October 28, 2015
IBM has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire The Weather Company's B2B, mobile and cloud-based web properties, including WSI,, Weather Underground and The Weather Company brand.
Confirming previous reports, Toshiba said on Wednesday it will sell its image sensor business to Sony and overhaul its unprofitable semiconductor businesses.
Tuesday, October 27, 2015
Twitter posted revenue of $569 million, an increase of 58 percent year-over-year, but user growth and monthly active users (MAUs) remained slow during third quarter.
The U.S. Senate passed legislation on Tuesday aimed at strengthening country’s cyber defenses.
Apple on Tuesday reported high quarterly revenue and profit, boosted by iPhone sales, and issued an outlook that was identified as a sign of solid demand for its latest iPhone 6s and 6s Plus models.
Google has just released source code for its Brillo operating system, which is designed for the development of IoT applications.
The European Parliament on Tuesday approved an end to mobile phone roaming charges in the EU by 2017 and adopted rules to ensure open internet access.
ARM announced new ARM CoreLink system IP - the CCI-550 interconnect and DMC-500 memory controller - designed to enhance system performance and efficiency in next-generation premium mobile devices.

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