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Tuesday, March 31, 2015
Researches at Belgian universities have found that Facebook tracks everyone who visits its site, including people who don’t have an account, or those who have opted out of targeted ads.
Google is releasing its cheapest Chromebook laptops yet, two versions priced at $149, at the same day Microsoft announced its new Surface 3 laptop.
Intel has just released four new Braswell SOCs into the channel. The new both dual and quad-core models will found their way to entry level desktops and laptops and they will be released as Celeron and Pentium processors.
WD today introduced the My Passport X portable hard drive for gamers.
Samsung Electronics has reportedly agreed to supply Google with its three-dimensional NAND flash (3D NAND) solid state drives.
Microsoft today introduced a new Surface, the Surface 3. Like Surface Pro 3, it?s a tablet that can replace your laptop but is thinner, lighter and even more affordable.
Samsung just unveiled the 850 EVO M.2 and 850 EVO mSATA solid state drive (SSD) lineups, which will launch today worldwide.
Rivals Samsung Electronics and LG Electronics said on Tuesday they have agreed to call off all their legal disputes over alleged technology theft and vandalismincluding a conflict over a set of damaged washing machines.
IBM plans to invest $3 billion over the next four years to establish a new Internet of Things (IoT) unit, and that it is building a cloud-based open platform designed to help its build IoT solutions.
Microsoft has included the new "Project Spartan" web browser in the latest release of Windows 10 Technical Preview build for PCs, which is ready for testing.
Monday, March 30, 2015
Google is updating its mobile Gmail app for Android device users to allow them to manage multiple email accounts from a single program.
Rapper Jay-Z unveiled a new version of Tidal, the music-streaming service he acquired this year, in an effort to compete with Spotify.
Apple stores will start accepring your Android, Blackberry or Windows phone from March 30 as trade-ins towards new handsets.
Kingston Digital today announced its 4th generation HS4 All-In-One Media Reader, which improves upon the previous model as it reads all major card format types including the latest SD card speeds (UHS-I, UHS-II) and CF Type I and II (UDMA 0-7).
Amazon is launching Amazon Home Services , a new marketplace for on-demand professional services for your home.
Germany's BMG music rights company said on Monday it had signed a music digital distribution deal with China's Alibaba Group Holding Ltd.
GIGABYTE has released its first server products based on ARM architectures, developed in partnership with AppliedMicro and Annapurna Labs.
ASUS begins accepting preorders for the Transformer Book Chi family from the ASUS Store and select resellers.
U.S. coding site GitHub is experiencing the largest DDoS (distributed denial of service) attack in's history that had caused intermittent outages.
LG Electronics kicks off the global rollout of its new mid-range smartphone lineup starting in South America to be followed by Europe, Asia, Middle East Africa and North America.
Sony announced that Spotify on PlayStation Music is coming to PS4 and PS3 today.
Saturday, March 28, 2015
Microsoft has updated the list of the Windows phones that are currently compatible with the Windows 10 Technical Preview for phones.
Friday, March 27, 2015
Intel is in talks to buy chipmaker Altera, the Wall Street Journal reported on Friday.
Chip designer MediaTek on Friday unveiled the Helio, a high-end smartphone system-on-chip.
Google is partnering with Johnson & Johnson to develop new technologies related to surgical robotics to benefit surgeons, patients and health care systems.
Microsoft said Friday the number of global law enforcement requests for user data fell in 2014.
The Court of Appeal of England and Wales has dismissed an attempt by Google to prevent British computer users from being able to sue it in England.
LG Electronics is expected to unveil its next flagship smartphone G4 at the end of April, according to a new report.
It seems that BlackBerry's cost-cutting efforts starting to pay off, as the copmpany on Friday reported a quarterly profit, although its revenue fell.
3DMark producer Futuremark has developed a benchmarking routine to demonstrate the potential performance gains from the the Direct X API and AMD has put the new benchmark to the test.
Virtual reality, artificial intelligence and drones are areas that Facebook is investing in order to create a more useful social network.
Thursday, March 26, 2015
GE, Technicolor, Dolby, Philips and Mitsubishi Electric have formed HEVC Advance, a licensing administrator company for the HEVC (High Efficiency Video Coding) video compression standard.
Hot on the heels the announcement of Sandisk/Toshiba for the development of their 48-layer 3D NAND memory, Micron and Intel revealed the availability of their 3D NAND technology, claiming that it has the world's highest-density.
Amazon today announced unlimited cloud storage with Amazon Cloud Drive.
Twitter is introducing Periscope, a new app that lets you share live video from your mobile phone.
Futuremark introduced its new 3DMark API Overhead feature test - the first independent test for measuring differences in DirectX 12, DirectX 11 and Mantle API performance.
HTC will begin selling its new flagship device, the HTC One M9 that comes with the UH OH Protection, online in the U.S. at 12:01 a.m. ET on Friday, March 27 and in-store on April 10 at major carriers and retailers.
Apple is reportedly going to unveil an affordable iPhone 6C as part of the 2015 refresh cycle.
A federal court in New York has ruled in favor of AACS LA and has issued an injunction granting the seizure of several domain names belonging to the Chinese-based DVD ripping company DVDFab.
Toshiba and Sandisk have developed the first 48-layer three dimensional stacked cell structure flash memory, a 2-bit-per-cell 128-gigabit (16 gigabytes) device also referred as BiCS2.
Wednesday, March 25, 2015
F8, Facebook's annual developer conference, kicked off this morning in San Francisco, where the company announced more than 25 products and tools to help developers build and monetize mobile apps.
Microsoft's Project Spartan web browser will host a new rendering engine exclusively, with the Internet Explorer 11 to remain fundamentally unchanged from Windows 8.1, Microsoft says.
Samsung Electronics has been confirmed to be one of Nvidia's chip manufacturing partner, besides TSMC.
OCZ Storage Solutions has released a new series of SATA III SSDs to add to its Intrepid 3000 enterprise portfolio. The new Intrepid 3700 SSD Series supports higher storage densities up to 2TB.
Moving on from the popular SLI Krait line of motherboards in a black and white livery, MSI has just announced the 970A SLI Krait Edition motherboard, which has two USB 3.1 Type-A ports and supports up to AMD FX-8000 series processors.
The European Commission has made it a priority to create a Digital Single Market: making the EU's single market freedoms "go digital", and boosting growth and jobs on the continent.
Sony will release system software update version 2.50, codenamed "Yukimura," for the PlayStation 4 (PS4) system on March 26, bringing requested features to the system.
Tuesday, March 24, 2015
OCZ Storage Solutions today released of the next generation Vector 180 SSD series along with the new SSD Guru storage management solution.
Amazon today announced new features are coming to the Amazon Fire TV and Fire TV Stick.
HP is partnering with Bang & Olufsen to bring the globally recognized sound of Bang & Olufsen and B&O PLAY to HP's PCs, tablets and accessories.
Pioneer has updated its latest home theater gear with the Elite VSX-45 5.2-channel, VSX-90 7.2-channel, VSX-830 5.2-channel and VSX-1130 7.2-channel receivers.
A vulnerability in Google's Android mobile operating system allows attackers to hijack the installation of a seemingly safe Android application -- Android Package File (APK) -- on user devices, and replace it with an app of the attacker's choice, without user knowledge.
Today Logitech introduced the Logitech MX Master Wireless Mouse.
Toshiba is launching the JEDEC eMMCTM Version 5.1compliant embedded NAND flash memory products supporting "command queuing" and "secure write protection".
Western Digital's HGST says it has has already shipped more than one million helium-filled hard disk drives, rated for two and a half (2.5) million hours mean time between failure (MTBF).
Monday, March 23, 2015
The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is facing lawsuits brought by U.S. broadband providers over FCC's recently approved net neutrality rules.
Corsair's new Dominator Platinum Series DDR4 3400MHz 16GB memory kits are now available, following its debut at CES in January.
Imagination technologies wants to bring its MIPS processors to IoT devices and tablets, and has worked with Chinese Ingenicc to create a MIPS-based reference tablet.
Facebook has just announced Layout from Instagram, a new app that lets you combine multiple photos into a single image.
Microsoft recently revealed details on the minimum PC, tablet and smartphone specifications required to run its upcoming Windows 10 operating system.
Samsung is planning to pre-install Microsoft services and apps on its portfolio of Android devices and will deliver secure mobile productivity for businesses through a new Microsoft Office 365 and Samsung KNOX Business Pack.
Kingston Technology's HyperX today announced the HyperX Predator PCIe SSD, the highest-end SSD in the company's lineup.
Following a strong first half of the year and a mild contraction in the third quarter, the global thin and terminal client market deteriorated during the fourth quarter of 2014 (4Q14), declining -12% year over year, according to data released today by IDC.
Panasonic will provide royalty-free access to software, patents and experience from its product ecosystem to speed the development of the Internet of Things (IoT) software and services.
Pioneer’s second generation Networked Entertainment eXperience (NEX) in-dash multimedia receivers introduced at the 2015 Consumer Electronics Show are now available.
The newest motherboard based on Intel B85 single chip architecture by BIOSTAR is ready to work hard and play.
Cisco has warned owners of its Cisco Small Business SPA 300 and 500 Series IP phones, about a vulnerability of the device sthat could allow an unauthenticated, remote attacker to access sensitive information.
Acer's XG270HU gaming monitor enabled by AMD FreeSync technology is shipping this month starting from North America and EMEA.
Samsung Electronics is expanding its curved monitor line up with five new models, highlighted by the 29-inch SE790C, 31.5-inch SE590C and 27-inch SE591C.
LG is rolling out two new portable projectors this month as part of its Minibeam lineup -- the Minibeam Pro (Model PF1500) and the smaller Minibeam TV (Model PW800).
Sunday, March 22, 2015
Google has started testing a new kind of ad-tracking system for Google Fiber TV customers in Kansas.
Friday, March 20, 2015
Taiwan's Hon Hai Precision Industry, also known as Foxconn, will reportedly offer to take a stake in Sharp as part of assistance to help the troubled Japanese electronics manufacturer.
Apple's set-top box will get a major upgrade this summer, with a new Apple TV to debut this June at Apple's Worldwide Developer Conference, according to Buzzfeed.
Following the disclosure of a 2012 report from the FTC's Bureau of Competition, Consumer Watchdog today called on the Federal Trade Commission to re-open its antitrust investigation of Google.
Security researchers who participated in the Pwn2Own hacking contest this week demonstrated remote code execution exploits against the top four browsers, and also hacked Adobe Reader and Flash Player plug-ins.
Peter Chou has given up his position as CEO of Taiwanese HTC and will assume a new post as head of the company's Future Development Lab, the Taiwanese smartphone maker said Friday.
South Korean chip giant SK hynix will start mass production of lower 20-nanometer class dynamic random access memory (DRAM) in the second half of this year, its chief said Friday.
Thursday, March 19, 2015
Acer America today released the fastest commercial Chromebook in the market - the Acer C910 Chromebook with a 5th Generation Intel Core i5 processor.
Google in anticompetitive behavior to maintain the dominance of its search engine, investigators at the Federal Trade Commission wrote in a private report obtained by the Wall Street Journal.
U.S. aviation regulators have approved Amazon's inquiry to test a delivery drone outdoors, as the e-commerce giant pursues its vision of speeding packages to customers through the air.
Lost you Android phone? Don't worry, Android Wear will help you find your device.
Two days after the announcement of the Geforce Titan X graphics card, Nvidia is back again with GM200 and is set to launch it in their new professional graphics counterpart, the Quadro M6000. The company also refreshed its Iray Visual Computing Appliance (VCA) network-attached render server.
Watch maker Tag Heuer said it will launch a smartwatch later this year using Google's Android operating system in a venture with Intel to compete with the Apple Watch.
Toshiba has started commercial production of the "T4K82", a 13-megapixel BSI CMOS image sensor that allows smartphones and tablets to record full HD video at 240 equivalent frames per second (fps).
Three telecoms giants from China and the United States led international patent filing activity via the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) in 2014.
Opera Software has acquired SurfEasy Inc., a Toronto-based company that provides a VPN solution for protecting customers' online privacy and security on smartphones, tablets and computers.
Worldwide combined shipments of PCs, tablets, ultramobiles and mobile phones are estimated to reach 2.5 billion units in 2015, an increase of 2.8 percent over 2014 according to Gartner, Inc.
Sharp will axe more than 10 percent of its Japanese workforce starting in April, according to March 19 reports by Japanese newspapers Nihon Keizai Shimbun (Nikkei) and Yomiuri Shimbun.
Making it even easier to own your first Windows Phone, today Microsoft is announced the $70 Lumia 430 Dual SIM.
LG Electronics will begin the first overseas rollout of its fun and customizable AKA smartphone starting in Hong Kong next week followed by China, Taiwan, Singapore and Turkey with additional markets to follow.
Wednesday, March 18, 2015
The U.S. music industry shrank 0.5 percent in 2014 as growth in streaming services failed to counter declining consumer spending on physical media.
Samsung introduced a new 128 gigabyte (GB), 3-bit NAND-based mobile memory based on Embedded MultiMediaCard (eMMC) 5.0 technology, targeted at the smartphone and tablet mass markets.
Microsoft is rolling out Windows 10 Build 10041 for PCs, which comes with a collection of new functionality and bug fixes.
Today, during an event held to announce Un-carrier 9.0 − Un-carrier for Business − the President & CEO of T-Mobile unveiled two new Un-carrier initiatives for consumers as well.
Starting today, you can access your personal music collection from OneDrive across your Windows devices with the Xbox Music app.
Sony's PlayStation Vue, a cloud-based TV service, will launch today on PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 3 computer entertainment systems.
A German regional court on Wednesday issued a ban on online taxi service Uber, adding to the company's troubles in Europe.
Starting next month when the new HTC One phone go on sale, HTC will replace damaged phones free of charge during its normal 12-month warranty period.
Microsoft planning to make a big push into the pirated Chinese consumer computing market this summer by offering free upgrades to Windows 10 to all Windows users.

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