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Saturday, March 24, 2018

Mozilla, Tesla and other companies are temporarily taking distances from Facebook following revelations of the major leak of user data to political consultants associated with the 2016 Trump campaign.

Friday, March 23, 2018

Google is asking web publishers to obtain consent on its behalf to gather personal information on European users and target ads at them using Google's products, part of a plan to keep up with data-privacy rules in Europe.

Samsung Electronics shareholders approved a stock split on Friday making it easier for retail shareholders to hold shares in the tech giant. The company also said it is expecting a better future for its smartphones and semiconductors this year.

The American recorded music business grew in 2017, for the second consecutive year, as music fans continued to subscribe to streaming services, which counted more than 35 million U.S. subscriptions and drove a 16.5% increase in retail sales to $8.7 billion.

Wednesday, March 21, 2018

Google is reportedly working on blockchain-related technology to support its cloud business, according to a report.

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg on Wednesday admitted mistakes and outlined steps to protect user data in light of the privacy scandal involving a Trump-connected data-mining firm Cambridge Analytica.

The European Commission (EC) proposed rules on Wednesday to make digital companies pay their fair share of tax, pointing to U.S. tech giants such as Google, Facebook and Amazon.

Qualcomm announced at the Game Developers Conference (GDC) a new virtual reality development kit consisting of a wireless, standalone VR head mounted display (HMD), and a new software development kit (SDK) for the Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 Mobile VR Platform.

The Korea Communications Commission (KCC) on Wednesday fined 396 million won (US$370,000) on Facebook for unfair business practices.

Samsung Electronicst has added solutions specialized for the Internet-of-Things (IoT) and fingerprint scanning in its foundry portfolio.

Tuesday, March 20, 2018

The U.S. Federal Trade Commission is probing whether Facebook violated terms of a 2011 consent decree over its handling of personal user data that was transferred to data analytics firm Cambridge Analytica without users' knowledge.

Windows Server 2019 will be generally available in the second half of calendar year 2018 and you can already access the preview build through Microsoft's Insiders program.

Google is providing a new suite of tools to help media publishers grow subscriptions, advertising sales and readership, through the Google News Initiative (GNI).

The Arena Cinemas Zurich upgrade marks Samsung's first European 3D Cinema LED installation.

HP Inc. today unveiled the new HP LaserJet Pro M15 and M28 series, the world's smallest laser in its class designed to give micro and small business owners fast printing that fits absolutely anywhere.

GLOBALFOUNDRIES today announced a new ecosystem partner program, called RFWave, designed to simplify RF design and help the company's customers reduce time-to-market for wireless devices and networks.

Google's Youtube will shoot professional video ad for your business and will offer help to run an ad campaign, if you plan to spend at least $350 advertising it on YouTube.

Monday, March 19, 2018

Microsoft promises that its next big update to Windows 10 will install in as little as 30 minutes.

In the coming months, Facebook will be testing a range of new tools for creators.

An Uber self-driving car hit and killed a woman crossing the street in Arizona, police said on Monday, marking a potential blow to the technology expected to transform transportation.

Researcher sat IBM have developed a the world's smallest computer - an edge device architecture and computing platform that is smaller than a grain of salt will cost less than ten cents to manufacture and can monitor, analyze, communicate, and even act on data.

Samsung has ranked 26th in a global company reputation survey, with LG Electronics to follow and Apple to take the 58th in the aftermath of "battery gate."

Retailers including Target Corp, Walmart Inc, Home Depot Inc, Costco Wholesale Corp and Ulta Beauty Inc. will soon pay Google for each product purchase made through Google Search, Google Express and Google Assistant on mobile phones and voice devices.

Apple is reportedly looking at Micro-LED technology for its future screens and is already designing and producing its own device displays for the first time.

Saturday, March 17, 2018

Facebook on Friday said it was suspending political data analytics firm Cambridge Analytica, which worked for US President Donald Trump's 2016 election campaign.

Facebook's Oculus Go, the company's standalone headset, could finally be official announced on the stage of Facebook's F8 conference May 1st.

Qualcomm announced that Dr. Paul Jacobs will not be re-nominated to the Qualcomm board of directors at Qualcomm's Annual Meeting of Stockholders on March 23, 2018, after he disclosed his intention to pursue a long-shot acquisition of the firm.

Friday, March 16, 2018

Boeing is working with Samsung Electronics to incorporate high-speed mobile technology and information systems into its latest airplanes, a Boeing official said on Friday.

Thursday, March 15, 2018

Facebook Lite, a stripped down version of the social media platform, will soon be available in more countries including the U.S.

Today, the U.S. Department of the Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) instituted a new set of sanctions against five entities and 19 individuals tied to Russian hacking and influence operations.

Microsoft is launching a limited-time bounty program for speculative execution side channel vulnerabilities - bugs that are similar to the Meltdown and Spectre CPU flaws.

Wednesday, March 14, 2018

BitTorrent client MediaGet was used in a massive 'Dofoil' campaign that installs malicious cryptocurrency miners on hundreds of thousands of computers.

GLOBALFOUNDRIES today revealed details of its silicon photonics roadmap to enable the next generation of optical interconnects for datacenter and cloud applications.

A team of Microsoft researchers said Wednesday that they believe they have created the first machine translation system that can translate sentences of news articles from Chinese to English with the same quality and accuracy as a person.

Google said on Wednesday it will ban advertisements for cryptocurrencies and related content starting in June.

Samsung SDI showcased a new lineup of high-capacity and high-power ESS solutions at the Energy Storage Europe 2018, an international exhibition held for three days from March 13 in Dusseldorf, Germany.

Tuesday, March 13, 2018

Magenta, a research project within Google, is currently exploring how new technologies like machine learning models and algorithms might play a role in creating new tools and possibilities for a musician's creative process.

Apple will host its 29th annual Worldwide Developers Conference in San Jose from June 4 through June 8.

Monday, March 12, 2018

Streaming music service Apple Music has 38 million paid subscribers, up from 36 million in February, the company said on Monday.

Apple will buy digital magazine service Texture, which lets users read titles for a monthly subscription fee, the iPhone maker said on Monday.

Toshiba has unveiled the dynaEdge AR Smart Glasses, a wearable Augmented Reality (AR) solution that uses a Windows 10 Pro PC and industrial-grade smart glasses.

Singapore-based Broadcom Ltd said on Monday it expects to redomicile to the United States by April 3, two days before the chipmaker's acquisition target Qualcomm holds its annual shareholder meeting.

Saturday, March 10, 2018

Threatened by a possible Broadcom-Qualcomm deal, Intel is considering a range of acquisition alternatives that could include a bid for Broadcom.

Friday, March 09, 2018

Researchers at IBM have demonstrated that high-performance, flexible carbon nanotubes TFTs and complementary integrated circuits can be fabricated on flexible substrates, paving the road for future integration of electronic skin in smart robotics and prosthetic solutions.

Facebook is partnering with Major League Baseball to air 25 weekday afternoon games in an exclusive deal.

Waymo is turning its attention to self-driving trucks, and starting next week, the company will launch a pilot in Atlanta where its self-driving trucks will carry cargo bound for Google's data centers.

DENSO Corporation has decided to increase its shareholding in Renesas Electronics to accelerate the development of various in-vehicle systems including automated driving systems.

Wednesday, March 07, 2018

Japan's financial watchdog says that some of Japan's cryptocurrency exchange operators are about to be slapped with punitive measures by the Financial Services Agency.

Tuesday, March 06, 2018

This spring, Microsoft will release an update to Windows 10 that will include changes to the setup experience for privacy settings, and Microsoft has offered a preview.

Samsung will showcase three new C-Lab (Creative Lab) projects based on artificial intelligence (AI) from March 11 through 14 at SXSW 2018 Trade Show.

Monday, March 05, 2018

Google today presented Bristlecone, the company's new quantum processor, at the annual American Physical Society meeting in Los Angeles.

Friday, March 02, 2018

Alibaba Cloud, the cloud computing arm of Alibaba Group, today launched eight products ranging from big data and artificial intelligence (AI) to infrastructure, security and private cloud solutions.

Intel announced a collaborative research initiative to encourage experimentation with its Loihi neuromorphic test chip.

Toyota Motor Corp., Denso Corp. and Aisin Seiki Co will form a joint venture for researching and developing automated-driving technology, investing more than 300 billion yen ($2.8 billion).

Thursday, March 01, 2018

Dropbox is partnering with Google Cloud to bring Dropbox and G Suite users one step closer.

Google, YouTube, Facebook, Twitter and other internet companies must track and remove terrorist content from their platforms within one hour from its referral, according to measures announced by the European Comission (EC).

Nonprofit organizations could lose a monthly advertising grant from Google as soon as Thursday, as the search giant has increased the performance requirements for advertising campaigns.

TDK has agreed to acquire Chirp Microsystems, a developer of ultrasonic sensing solutions, and has concluded a joint development agreement with StoreDot Ltd., an Israeli startup that develops fast-charging technology for lithium-ion batteries.

At the Embedded World trade show in Germany this week, Cypress Semiconductor unveiled a new serial nonvolatile memory family to meet the performance and reliability demands of mission-critical data capture.

European pay-TV group Sky will add online video service Netflix to a new TV bundle.

Wednesday, February 28, 2018

Google has updated its internet chat tool Hangouts, aiming to make it suitable in workplaces and compete with business software makers including Microsoft and Slack.

Twitter is introducing Bookmarks, an easy way to save Tweets for quick access later. In addition, with a new "share" icon on every Tweet, you'll be able to bookmark a Tweet, share via Direct Message, or share off of Twitter any number of ways.

As rival Amazon enters the health-care space, Microsoft seeks new business from medical firms moving to cloud.

Imec and Cadence Design Systems are working toward a 3-nm tapeout of a 64-bit processor, aims to produce a working chip later this year using a combination of extreme ultraviolet (EUV) and immersion lithography.

ASML is making progress in the performance of its latest extreme ultraviolet (EUV) lithography system and demonstrated its NXE 3400B system delivering 140 wafers/hour. Inc. has agreed to buy connected-doorbell startup Ring Inc. for about $1 billion, according to Bloomberg.

Toshiba Corp. has completed the transfer of the 95% of the outstanding shares of Toshiba Visual Solutions Corporation (TVS) to China's Hisense Group.

LITE-ON Technology will transfer of the company's Camera Module Business to LuxVisions Innovation Limited.

Tuesday, February 27, 2018

Intel today unveiled "AI: In Production," a new program that makes it easier for developers to to bring their artificial intelligence prototypes to market.

The extreme ultraviolet (EUV) lithography at 5nm nodes introduces random defects that could cloud chip roadmaps, but patterning experts from the Imec research institute in Belgium claim that there are techniques to eliminate them.

Driverless cars will be tested in California for the first time without a person behind a steering wheel under new rules that state regulators approved Monday.

Three products developed by companies spun off from Samsung Electronics' C-Lab are being showcased at this year's Mobile World Congress (MWC): FITT360, a wearable 360-degree camera; Ahead, a communication device for people who wear helmets; and nemonic, a smart sticky note printer.

Monday, February 26, 2018

Google is starting to roll out chat replay to YouTube, so you can follow the conversation even after a live stream is over.

The European Union plans to regulate crypto-currencies if risks from the sector are not tackled at the global level, Vice-President Dombrovskis said on Monday.

Microsoft has updated its Quantum Development Kit, including support for MacOS and Linux, additional open source libraries, and interoperability with Python.

Intel has begun shipping its Intel Stratix 10 TX FPGAs, the only field programmable gate array (FPGA) with 58G PAM4 transceiver technology.

Friday, February 23, 2018

IBM is committed to extending the Extreme ultraviolet (EUV) patterning technology to its limits, and papers at this week's 2018 International Society for Optics and Photonics (SPIE) Advanced Lithography conference will show how much the technology can be extended to the 5nm, 3nm, and future nodes.

Xiaomi and Microsoft have agreed to deepen their cooperation around cloud computing, AI and hardware, in order to make Xiaomi's products and services better fit global market.

Samsung Electronics broke ground on a new EUV (extreme ultraviolet) line in Hwaseong, Korea, aiming to start production of 7nm chips in 2020.

Thursday, February 22, 2018

The European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) has published the first formal Opinion on safe operations for small drones in Europe.

SK Telecom will unveil 'HoloBox', an artificial intelligence (AI) hologram device which allows users to talk face to face with a human avatar, at the Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2018 held in Barcelona, Spain.

Wednesday, February 21, 2018

Arm introduces new technologies to deliver SIM grade identity for cellular IoT, including the integration of SIM functionality to IoT SoCs.

Apple, Samsung SDI, BMW and Volkswagen are among the companies prospecting for long-term deals related to cobalt sourcing, as the price for the EV battery metal skyrockets.

Tuesday, February 20, 2018

FOX News Channel (FNC) will launch an exclusive Over-the-Top (OTT) opinion platform entitled Fox Nation, announced John Finley, Senior Vice President of Development and Production for the network.

Qualcomm has increased its bid for NXP Semiconductors NV by 16 percent from $110 a share to $127.50 a share, as the company is trying to win NXP shareholders approval.

Sony said on Tuesday it would become the latest firm to enter into Japan's taxi and ride-hailing market, through a joint venture to develop an artificial intelligence-based hailing system.

Saturday, February 17, 2018

At Mobile World Congress 2018, Fujitsu will showcase the Digital Annealer computational architecture, which uses quantum-inspired digital circuits to more rapidly solve combinatorial problems.

Friday, February 16, 2018

Facebook is ordered to stop tracking Belgian users' surfing outside the social network and delete data it's already gathered, or it will face fines of 250,000 euros a day, a Belgian court ruled.

Uber said on Friday it would introduce new safety features, including 24-hour telephone support for riders and drivers.

Thursday, February 15, 2018

Qualcomm Inc said on Wednesday it met with Broadcom earlier in the day to discuss the latter's revised $121 billion bid, and Qualcomm's board will determine next steps.

MIT researchers have developed a chip that increases the speed of neural-network computations by three to seven times over its predecessors, while reducing power consumption 94 to 95 percent.

A new feature for Windows 10 Pro for Workstations is the "Ultimate Performance", a new power scheme that will include special power management features to ensure performance is as best as a system will allow.

Social media companies need to do more to respond to the requests, made last March by the European Commission and Member States' consumer authorities, to comply with EU consumer rules.

Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Intel is placing two research bets related to Quantum computing: creating a superconducting quantum test chip, and researching "spin qubits," an alternative structure, which draws on the company's expertise manufacturing silicon transistors.

Google is raising the price of its YouTube TV online service for new customers as it adds channels from Time Warner Inc's Turner, National Basketball League and Major League Baseball.

Starting from February 15th, Google's Chrome web browser remove "intrusive" ads from sites that do not follow the Better Ads Standards, and the company explained how the new feature works.

Tuesday, February 13, 2018

The Video Electronics Standards Association (VESA) has developed a new display interface compression standard specifically designed for the handheld display market, called VESA Display Codec for Mobile (VDC-M).

Broadcom will seek the election of six, rather than 11, nominees to the Qualcomm board of directors at Qualcomm's 2018 Annual Meeting scheduled to be held on March 6, 2018.

Gmail is getting dynamic, as Google plans to demonstrate a software programming system that would enable emails to feature continuously updating information and interactivity.

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