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Saturday, September 24, 2016
Snapchat on Friday announced t would now be called Snap, and also introduced Spectacles, a pair of sunglasses with cameras on each side that record 10 second videos for upload to its app, Snapchat.
Friday, September 23, 2016
The latest batch of takeover rumors for Twitter include the interest of several technology companies, including Google, Salesforce.com and Verizon.
Dalian Wanda Group and Sony Pictures Entertainment Motion Picture Group today announced that they will enter into a strategic alliance that will include equity co-financing in some cases, comprising a number of Sony Pictures’ upcoming releases in China.
Samsung Display and LG Display are planning to use the Atomic Layer Deposition (ALD) technology on the flexible OLED thin-film encapsulation process, in order to increase the durability of the new advanced displays.
TSMC outlined plans to develop future chips using advanced processes and 3D packaging techniques, tailored for different markets.
Thursday, September 22, 2016
A recent investigation by Yahoo has confirmed that a copy of certain user account information was stolen from the company’s network in late 2014 by what it believes is a state-sponsored actor.
Tesla has released a big software overhaul mainly for the Autopilot software of its cards, although the new software brings some new features.
The full version of Minecraft: Education Edition will be available to purchase in the Windows Store on November 1.
Google's Youtube is launching YouTube Creators, a new initiative dedicated to amplifying the voices of role models who are tackling difficult social issues with their channels. Seperately, Facebook's Online Civil Courage Initiative transitions from a pilot phase to offer advertising credits to groups that counteract extremist messaging.
Amazon customers in Germany, France, Italy, Spain, the United Kingdom and across Europe can now shop for over 30,000 handcrafted items.
Wednesday, September 21, 2016
The Wi-Fi Alliance has released the Coexistence Test Plan, a series of tests aimed at LTE-U vendors and operators designed to ensure their LTE-U devices and network deployments coexist with Wi-Fi, as both share the same frequencies.
Apple was reported to have approached British Formula One team owner McLaren Technology Group for a strategic investment, but McLaren CEO denied it.
Apple today announced that macOS Sierra, the latest release of the desktop operating system, is now available as a free update.
Tuesday, September 20, 2016
ARM launched the ARM Cortex-R52 processor on Tuesday for driverless cars, seeking to secure its place at the heart of the burgeoning industry.
The Obama administration’s proposed guidelines for self-driving cars, which include 15 benchmarks automakers will need to meet before their autonomous vehicles can hit the road.
Toshiba has expanded its family of 24nm flash single-level cell (SLC) memory with a new device that offers a capacity of 16Gbits (Gb) in an industry-standard 48-pin TSOP package.
Monday, September 19, 2016
Google unveiled Google Trip, a new smartphone app that helps users plan and organize their trips, extending the tech giant’s entrance into the online travel market.
Twitter will no longer factor certain add-ons including pictures into a message's 140-character limit, as the company istrying to make its service more appealing.
Samsung Electronics has narrowed its market share gap with the industry leader Intel to 3.4 percentage points, mainly due to strong NAND flash memory chip sales.
Sunday, September 18, 2016
Samsung Electronics announced on Sunday that it has sold stakes in Dutch semiconductor equipment maker ASML Holding NV, Seagate Technology Plc, Rambus Inc. and Sharp Corp.
Saturday, September 17, 2016
The Autonomous Control Systems Laboratory, a Chiba University venture, flies smartphone-equipped drones using the Long-Term Evolution network (LTE). The drones are controlled from NTT DoCoMo base stations in Japan from 60km away.
Friday, September 16, 2016
Tesla announced Thursday that it will build a lithium ion battery storage system at a California utility substation that will have the largest output of any existing storage facility.
An Apple Inc iTunes unit in Japan was ordered to pay some 12 billion yen ($118 million) in tax by local authorities after underreporting income.
Thursday, September 15, 2016
GLOBALFOUNDRIES today announced plans for a 7nm FinFET process that can deliver chips with up to 30% more performance or 60% less power consumption than its current 14nm node.
The new service, which will replace the existing "Pandora One" service, will allow users to listen to music offline.
Amazon today announced "Amazon Wind Farm Texas," a new 253-megawatt (MW) wind farm in Scurry County, Texas, that will generate 1,000,000 megawatt hours (MWh) of wind energy annually.
Microsoft has initiated a battery life war with Chrome and Opera earlier this year, and Google finally responded last week. Now it;s time for Microsoft to fight back.
Apple and Google have been indulging in unfair practices to gain competitive advantage over other developers to sell mobile apps on their mobile platforms,Nikkei said, citing a report by Japan's Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry.
Wednesday, September 14, 2016
Twitter launched a new video streaming application for Apple Inc and Amazon.com Inc TV platforms, as well as Microsoft's Xbox One gaming console as it brings its video content to the forefront.
Uber is launching its first self-driving car in Pittsburgh, and some residents have the choice of going about their day in an Uber that drives itself.
Facebook and Twitter Inc have joined a network of over 30 news and technology companies that work together to raise awareness and standards around the use of newsworthy information and eyewitness media sourced from the social web.
Tuesday, September 13, 2016
Pandora Media Inc. acquired licenses to music from three of the world’s largest rights holders -- Merlin Network, Sony Music and Universal Music Group -- in a move that could help the biggest online radio service challenge providers including Spotify and Apple Music, with new services.
Japanese chip vendor Renesas Electronics has agreed to buy analog and power management IC company Intersil Corp. for about 321.9 billion yen (about $3.2 billion).
Fully depleted silicon-on-insulator (FD-SOI) could grow rapidly in the wake of Globalfoundries’ plans for a 12nm process, and paplications processors and modems could adopt advanced 12nm FD-SOI as an alternative to 10nm and potentially 7nm FinFETs.
Nvidia showed off on Monday a smaller and more efficient artificial intelligence computer for self-driving cars, along with new the Tesla P4 and P40 processors for servers and supercomputers, respectively.

Facebook is trying to capitalize on the success of Messenger -- the app boasts a a billion users -- by adding to the app new capabilities that will make it possible to pay for goods and services.
Monday, September 12, 2016
Jeff Bezos on Monday unveiled a reusable rocket expected to compete against Elon Musk’s SpaceX and other companies for commercial satellite launches.
Security researchers at Sophos have discovered a new way that cybercriminals are distributing malware that makes money by "borrowing”"your computer to mine cryptocurrency.
LinkedIn has launched in India a "Lite" version of its website for mobile browsing.
Samsung Electronics said Monday it approved the sale of its printer business unit to HP Inc.
Tesla CEO Elon Musk says the electric car company is making major improvements to the Autopilot system used by its vehicles, which will reduce the number of crashes in which they are involved.
Saturday, September 10, 2016
Chipmakers plan to greatly expand capacity in China, with total investment expected to reach $50 billion in the next five years, according to a Nikkei survey.
Apple seems to be rethinking what it plans to do about self-driving cars, as the company has shuttered parts of the car project and has laid off employees.
Friday, September 09, 2016
In an unusual move, Seagate Technology Plc has invited ValueAct Capital in as an investor, selling a roughly 4 percent stake to the activist hedge fund.
Google’s DeepMind unit has created a system for machine-generated speech that it says outperforms existing technology by 50 percent.
Thursday, September 08, 2016
The lack of https web encryption will start triggering warnings in Chrome browser, Google said.
Uber Technologies Inc. said Thursday that riders can now choose the music in the car by streaming Pandora or Spotify Premium through their Uber app.
Hewlett-Packard Enterprise agreed to sell its software business to Micro Focus in a $8.8 billion deal.
GLOBALFOUNDRIES today unveiled a new 12nm FD-SOI semiconductor technology, offering the first multi-node FD-SOI roadmap.
Google is buying software development toolmaker Apigee Corp. for $625 million, the latest move by the search giant to bulk up its cloud-based offerings for businesses.
Samsung Electronics has decided to sell a part of its stake in Dutch chip equipment maker ASML Holding NV, a company official said Thursday.
Wednesday, September 07, 2016
TPG, the alternative-asset manager that oversees $70 billion, agreed to acquire Intel's computer-security unit in a deal that values the business at $4.2 billion including debt.
Dell Technologies today announced completion of the acquisition of EMC Corporation, creating a family of businesses that provides the infrastructure for organizations to build their digital future.
TSMC executives believe that the company's 7nm technology will outperform rivals' in terms of area, performance and power, when the company moves the new advanced node to volume production in the first quarter of 2018.
Tuesday, September 06, 2016
Visa and PayPal are partnering to make Visa Checkout soon available as a payment service for Braintree merchants.
Intel announced the acquisition of Movidius, a specialist in AI and computer vision processors.
Monday, September 05, 2016
For 2016, the pure-play foundry market is expected to increase by 9% and outperform total IC market, which will drop by 2% this year, according to IC Insights.
Sunday, September 04, 2016
LG Electronics plans to tackle market uncertainty by realigning its revenue stream focusing on a stable business-to-business (B2B) sector.
Friday, September 02, 2016
Great things can happen when we challenge the status quo. Samsung has developed a range of pioneering technologies-many of which are on display at the Samsung Rethink Lounge at IFA 2016.
Kaspersky Lab has presented the new Versions of its flagship security solutions Kaspersky Internet Security And Kaspersky Total Security.
Thursday, September 01, 2016
HDMI Licensing is releasing the HDMI Alternate Mode (Alt Mode) developed by the HDMI Founders for the USB Type-C Specification.
At the Baidu World Conference today in Beijing, Baidu CEO Robin Li together with NVIDIA CEO Jen-Hsun Huang announced a partnership to use artificial intelligence (AI) in the creation of a cloud-to-car autonomous car platform for local Chinese and global car makers.
AMD has entered into a long-term amendment to its Wafer Supply Agreement (WSA) with GLOBALFOUNDRIES Inc. (GF) for the period from Jan. 1, 2016 to Dec. 31, 2020.
Wednesday, August 31, 2016
Facebook will launch a satellite later this week to extend internet access to rural parts of sub-Saharan Africa, Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg said.
Sony plans to extend access to its 'ULTRA\ 4K movie streaming service to PC users by 2017.
Google will soon expand a San Francisco carpooling program in a move that could have an impact on its one-time ally, the popular ride-hailing service Uber.
Tuesday, August 30, 2016
Apple was ordered to repay a record 13 billion euros ($14.5 billion) plus interest after the European Commission said Ireland illegally slashed the iPhone maker’s tax bill.
Monday, August 29, 2016
Facebook is facing yet more scrutiny from data-protection regulators in Europe following policy changes that will allow data from its free messaging service WhatsApp to be used for advertising.
Saturday, August 27, 2016
Facebook changed its "Trending" feature, which shows users the most-talked about topics of the day, to make it more automated and further eliminate the potential for human bias.
Thursday, August 25, 2016
WhatsApp said it would start sharing users' phone numbers with parent Facebook, marking a shift in its stance on privacy.
Amazon today announced Amazon Vehicles, a car research destination that offers readers information about shopping vehicles, parts, and accessories.
Google is using artificial intelligence to compress images better than JPEG, and plans to take on WebP with a new neural network approach.
Researchers from MIT’s Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Lab (CSAIL) demonstrate a system called MegaMIMO 2.0 that can transfer wireless data more than three times faster than existing systems while also doubling the range of the signal.
Apple is reportedly developing a video sharing and editing application and is testing new related features for the iPhone and iPad.
Mozilla has launched a petition - and will be releasing public education videos - to reform outdated copyright law in the EU.
Samsung Display is trying to bring its curved display technology to Chinese products by forming an alliance with local TV and monitor makers, including Hisense and TCL.
Wednesday, August 24, 2016
Phytium Technology Co. Ltd., a Chinese integrated circuit (IC) design firm, has unveiled its latest product, a 64-core central processing unit (CPU), and a related prototype computer server at at the HotChips technology event in Silicon Valley.
On Tuesday, Tesla Chief Executive Officer Elon Musk released a new, 100-kilowatt-hour battery pack for the dual-motor versions of the Model S and Model X.
Tuesday, August 23, 2016
NVIDIA today took the cloak off Parker, the company's newest mobile processor that will power the autonomous vehicles in the future.
Future generations of Toshiba's FlashAir, an SD memory card supporting embedded wireless LAN communications, will implement "Eyefi Connected" features that the company has been granted the license from US-based Eyefi.
Friday, August 19, 2016
Twitter is making a "quality filter" available to all users, allowing them to hide tweets that contain threats, appear to be automated or spammy.
Thursday, August 18, 2016
Nvidia, which has been promoting the use of its GPUs for deep learning applications, claims that Intel published some incorrect "facts" about Xeon Phi processors and and benchmarks related to about deep learning.
As part of AMD’s LiquidVR technology initiative aimed at enabling a virtual reality experience, TrueAudio Next is a scalable AMD technology that enables real-time dynamic physics-based audio acoustics rendering.
Wednesday, August 17, 2016
At Intel’s IDF developer conference in San Francisco, Intel is promoting the conecept in which mobile devices ditch analog audio and embrace the USB-C digital headsets.
Today, Intel executives Murthy Renduchintala and Diane Bryant shared at the Intel Developer Forum more developments in technologies and trends that will shape our more connected future.
While Apple is facing mounting competitive pressure in China, it plans to open a new research-and-development facility in Asian country.
Intel said it’s licensing technology from rival ARM Holdings Plc, a move to win more customers for its business that manufactures chips for other companies.
LG Electronics' vehicle components division set to start mass producing core parts for General Motors' (GM) plug-in hybrid Chevrolet Bolt by the end of this month.
Tuesday, August 16, 2016
The 2016 Intel Developer Forum (IDF) kicked off today in San Francisco with an opening keynote by Intel CEO Brian Krzanich.
Oculus announced that today you can pre-order Rift online from retailers in Europe and Canada.
Intel could not stay away from the Virtual Reality market any longer, and announced Project Alloy, an all-in-one VR headset that doesn't need to be connected to a phone or computer.
Google's video chatting app has arrived. Duo is Google's response to other popular video calling options, including Apple's FaceTime, Skype and Facebook's Messenger app.
Monday, August 15, 2016
Starting today, Microsoft and Oculus are releasing a free update to Minecraft: Windows 10 Edition Beta which will enable gameplay using Oculus Rift devices.
Asustek accelerating the development of its robotic and virtual reality (VR) segments to offset the continued weakness in the PC and tablet businesses.
Friday, August 12, 2016
Sharp officially announced on Friday that Taiwan's Hon Hai Precision Industry provided capital as part of a deal to bail out the Japanese electronics company.
Thursday, August 11, 2016
Twitter denied on Thursday rumors that the social media messaging service will be shutting down in 2017, denouncing the claim as groundless.
Russia’s national regulator fined Google 438 million rubles ($6.75 million) for violating antitrust rules on Android phones, after reviewing a complaint filed by local search engine Yandex NV last year.
Wednesday, August 10, 2016
At the computer security conference “Black Hat,” held in the Las Vegas, U.S., security researcher Salvador Mendoza demonstrated stealing the credit card information from a purchase made by Samsung Pay with a simple device.
Tuesday, August 09, 2016
Facebook is expanding the tools they give people to control their advertising experience and is also providing an update on its approach to ad blocking on Facebook.

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