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Saturday, October 10, 2015
A Japanese Government-backed fund is considering investing in Sharp to take the initiative in reorganizing the electronics maker's operations, Nikkei business daily reported.
Friday, October 09, 2015
Browser plugins have been sources of performance problems, crashes, and security incidents for Web users. By next year, Mozilla plans to make it possible for sites to switch away from plugins, as features that currently require plugins will be available via native Web APIs.
Thursday, October 08, 2015
Today at AWS re:Invent, Amazon Web Services announced AWS IoT, a new platform to help customers build applications to connect devices through the cloud.
Facebook on Thursday started testing six new emotional reactions that you can convey with a simple emoji, giving users an option to express a different emotion.
Enhanced editions of all seven books in J.K. Rowling's Harry Potter series are now available exclusively on the iBooks Store for readers to enjoy on their iPhone, iPad, iPod touch and Mac.
Amazon is launching a site for handcrafted goods called Amazon Handmade on Thursday, hoping to capitalize on shoppers' appetite for homemade goods.
Dell has been reportedly in talks to buy data storage company EMC Corp in what could be one of the biggest technology deals ever.
Samsung Electronics's new mobile-payment service Samsung Pay wasn't impacted by a Chinese hacking attack, and no customer information was lost, the company said.
Wednesday, October 07, 2015 is exploring the creation of a live online TV service and has been already in talks with major media companies including CBS and NBCUniversal, Bloomberg reports.
Google announced a new open source initiative called Accelerated Mobile Pages, which aims to improve the performance of the mobile web.
Samsung Electronics began the earnings season by announcing its third quarter provisional operating income of 7.3 trillion won (US$6.3 billion), much greater than predicted.
Tuesday, October 06, 2015
Twitter on Tuesday launched a new feature called "Moments" that helps highlight the top stories being tweeted.
Microsoft today gave an impressive presentation of its new Windows 10 devices in an New York event. New products include the updated Microsoft Band, the Lumia 950 and 950XL smartphones, the out-of-this-world HoloLens virtual reality device, the new Surface Surface Pro 4 tablet and a 13.5-inch laptop called Surface Book.
The European Court of Justice (CJEU) today decided that United States companies like like Facebook, Google, and Apple can no longer be automatically trusted with the personal data of Europeans.
Skyworks Solutions, a maker of analog semiconductors for wireless networking products, has agreed to storage buy PMC-Sierra, Inc. for $10.50 per share in an all-cash transaction valued at approximately $2 billion.
Sony will establish the 'Sony Semiconductor Solutions' company as part of a series of measures to reinforce its Devices segment, namely the semiconductor, battery and storage media businesses.
Monday, October 05, 2015
Microsoft is expected to unveil a new Surface tablet (Surface Pro 4,) its second-generation fitness band and three smartphones as it seeks to woo consumers with the Windows 10 operating system.
SanDisk is introducing a suite of NAND flash solutions optimized to meet the storage demands of connected industrial applications.
Facebook is partnering with Eutelsat to leverage satellite technologies to get more Africans online.
The Court of Justice of the European Union will rule Tuesday on the validity of the U.S.-European Union "Safe Harbor" deal covering how Europeans’ personal data can be transferred across the Atlantic by Internet giants like Google and Facebook.
Friday, October 02, 2015
Starting from Monday, Alphabet will replace Google as the publicly traded company that include Google's search and Web advertising businesses, maps, YouTube and driverless cars.
Reports from Asia say that Globalfoundries plans to develop 10nm process technology in-house instead of relying on licensing from Samsung.
Microsoft has expanded licensing agreement with Taiwanese ASUSTeK Computer Inc. and I-O DATA DEVICE.
Sharp-Roxy, an affiliated company of Sharp, has founded a sales subsidiary for electronic components in Shenzhen, Guangdong Province, China.
Japanese Showa Denko (SDK) has developed a new grade of silicon carbide (SiC) epitaxial wafers for power devices with very low defect density.
Thursday, October 01, 2015
IBM Research today announced an engineering breakthrough that could accelerate carbon nanotubes replacing silicon transistors to power future computing technologies.
Google's Nest Labs today announced a number of updates to the Works with Nest program, seeking to keep its digital thermostats and other products at the center of the connected home.
font size="2">Hewlett-Packard's board had approved the previously announced split of the company into two separate listed entities - computers and printers, and corporate hardware and services. At the same time, Mike Lynch, the founder of U.K. software company Autonomy, sued HP over an accounting fraud.
Japan Display has announced the development of the first 17.3-inch high resolution (7,680 x RGB x 4,320 pixels), fast response (120Hz) liquid crystal display module, the same size as the standard monitor commonly used for the video image production.
Wednesday, September 30, 2015
Google and Microsoft have agreed to end their patent feud over smartphones and the Xbox systems, dropping about 20 lawsuits in the U.S. and Germany.
Twitter said on Wednesday it was partnering with U.S. retailers to help them sell products through a "Buy Now" button in tweets.
Facebook rolled out updates to mobile profile pages. Users can add profile videos to better personalize their profiles and more easily control their privacy settings.
Microsoft has updated OneDrive for Business adding a new sync client, a new browser experience, new mobile app features, new IT controls and extended developer options.

MediaTek has announced a series of new partnerships and along with two software development kits (SDKs) for Apple HomeKit, the framework in iOS 8 for communicating with and controlling connected accessories in a user’s home.
Google's YouTube is unveiling a new way for businesses to get people shopping through the video service.
Apple today announced that Apple Music, iTunes Movies and iBooks are now available to customers in China. The company also said the cloud-based music streaming service will roll out on Android phones this fall
Tuesday, September 29, 2015
Comcast on Tuesday said it will launch a trial of a video streaming service with content from online video networks such as Walt Disney's Maker Studios.
Apple's OS X El Capitan, the latest major release of its desktop operating system, will be available on Wednesday, September 30 as a free update for Mac users.
DJ Armin van Buuren replaces comedian and talk show host Jimmy Kimmel as Intel Security's most dangerous celebrity to search for online.
ASML Holding announced the first shipment of its new TWINSCAN NXT:1980Di immersion lithography system to support increasingly demanding multiple-patterning performance requirements.
Panasonic has developed a blue-violet semiconductor laser operating at output power of 4.5 W, which is 1.5 times higher than that of the conventional one even at 60?C, the maximum operating temperature for lasers in general.
Microsoft will change the reporting of its financial results to reflect the company?s focus on cloud and mobile businesses.
Monday, September 28, 2015
Microsoft's says that the Window 10 operating system doen not collect information from devices in order to use it for targetted advertising.
Cypress Semiconductor has withdrawn its offer for Atmel, the second failed attempt by the company to acquire a chipmaker this year.
Yahoo today announced updates to its advertising technology portfolio at Advertising Week in New York: the BrightRoll advertising technology and the Yahoo Gemini.
Speaking on stage during a town hall with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi at Facebook's headquarters in Menlo Park, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg on Sunday introduced a slate of new advertising products, most of which are aimed at luring television advertisers onto the social network.
A new report says that Taiwan's Hon Hai Precision Industry has offered 200 billion yen ($1.7 billion) to buy Sharp 's entire LCD business may.
About 400 train stations across India are going to help get millions of people online by getting Wi-Fi networks at broadband speeeds, sponsored by Google.
Driving toward the practical implementation of the ultimate in secure communications for metropolitan areas, the Institute for Nano Quantum Information Electronics, the University of Tokyo, in collaboration with Fujitsu Laboratories and NEC Corp. have achieved quantum key distribution at a world-record distance of 120 km using a system with a single-photon emitter.
Sunday, September 27, 2015
Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg, Bill Gates and a host of celebrities inncluding Bill Gates kicked off a campaign on Saturday to make Internet access universal by 2020, and nnounced that his company would help the United Nations bring Internet connections to refugee camps.
Friday, September 25, 2015
Samsung Electronics on Thursday officially opened a new campus as the headquarters for its semiconductor operations in the Americas.
Thursday, September 24, 2015
Facebook is trying to make virtual reality mainstream with Samsung unveiling a headset that brings the technology to its latest smartphones cheaper than before and online video services like Netflix and Hulu jumping into the format.
Google voice search has taken a new turn by adopting new neural network acoustic models, which the company says they deliver greatly increased speech recognition accuracy.
Microsoft is partnering with Chinese companies and government institutions including Baidu to to advance availability of the company's Windows 10 OS, products and services in China.
Wednesday, September 23, 2015
Mozilla has added experimental new features like Tracking Protection in Private Browsing, in the latest Firefox Beta browser.
Facebook is is enhancing the ontent in News Feeds by taking the already supported video to the next level with 360 video.
Facebook's Instagram has passed 400 million monthly active users, as its popularity keeps increasing mainly in countries outside the U.S.
Tuesday, September 22, 2015
Computer security firm Zerodium is offering a $1 million bounty to hackers who can find a way to breach Apple's latest iOS 9 mobile operating system.
On Tuesday, Microsoft began the worldwide release of Office 2016. The apps are the latest addition to Office 365, Microsoft's cloud-based subscription service. The company also announced enhanced Office 365 services built for team productivity.
French music-streaming service Deezer SA has filed for an initial public offering to raise funds as it seeks to challenge Spotify and Apple.
Monday, September 21, 2015
Apple's sceret plan to build its own electric car will not become a reality earlier than 2019, the Wall Street Journal reported on Monday.
The Commission Nationale de l’Informatique et des Libertés, or C.N.I.L - France’s privacy watchdog - rejected Google’s informal appeal against the formal notice requesting it to apply delisting on all of the search engine’s domain names.
Hon Hai Precision Industry, better knows as Foxconn, has offered to buy Sharp's liquid panel display (LCD) business and plans to seek funding from Apple, the Nikkei business daily reported on Monday.
Apple is taking steps to remove a malicious program found in a number of applications used by owners of iPhones and iPads in China, in possibly the first large-scale attack on Apple's App Store.
Friday, September 18, 2015
It seems that Google Glass, the wearable computing headgear the Internet giant tested, will soon relaunch under new leadership and in a new subdidiary - the Project Aura, Glass and Beyond.
For many people, free antivirus programs have been always used as a trojan horse in your computer capable of spying you, if required. Now AVG admits that it will soon start officially collect and sell your browser and search history data.
Thursday, September 17, 2015
Apple has announced cheaper pricing and fewer tiers for its iCloud storage.
Facebook is updating its ad viewability and reporting policy. The company's service will let advertisers pay for ads only when they are scrolled through from top to bottom on its news feed.
The US National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded the Mozilla Foundation group a three-year, $3.2 million grant to further the research, development and adoption of gigabit Internet technologies.
As of November 15, 2015, Microsoft's Zune services will be retired, meaning that you will no longer be able to stream or download content to your device from the Zune music service.
Fujitsu says it has developed a handwriting recognition technology by utilizing AI technology modeled on human brain processes to surpass a human equivalent recognition rate of 96.7%.
Security firn F-Secure has released a new whitepaper commonly referred to as "the Dukes" - a well-resourced, highly dedicated, and organized cyber-espionage group that has been working for the Russian government since at least 2008 to collect intelligence in support of foreign and security policy decision-making.
Wednesday, September 16, 2015
AMD today announced a new agreement with Mentor Graphics to now provide customers access to Mentor Embedded Sourcery CodeBench Lite for AMD Embedded ARM solutions alongside AMD x86 Embedded solutions.
Tuesday, September 15, 2015
In a Q&A session at Facebook's headquarters in Menlo Park, California, CEO Mark Zuckerberg stoday said that Facebook would offer more choices than merely "like." He also discussed virtual reality and artificial intelligence.
Hewlett-Packard said it expects to cut another 25,000 to 30,000 jobs in its enterprise business as part of its efforts to save costs.
Target Corp has partnered with Instacart to deliver groceries for just $3.99 per order, as it overhauls its food business and competes with's grocery delivery service.
The Federal Anti-Monopoly Service (FAS) Commission, the Russian antitrust authority, has ruled that Google is violating the country's antimonopoly law by illegaly forcing smartphone vendors to install its apps, including the Google Play store, on Android phones.
Security researchers at FireEye, Mandiant say they have uncovered previously unknown attacks on the Cisco routers, allowing hackers to harvest data while going undetected by existing cybersecurity defenses.
Monday, September 14, 2015
Stripe Inc., the online-payments processor, unveiled a tool called Relay to simplify mobile e-commerce for stores and software applications developers.
The Netflix ISP Speed Index, which represents a performance rating of ISP's located in 29 countries around the world, has been updated with data for August.
Following July's recall of about 88,000 Nvidia Shield tablets due to a potential heat risk, Nvidia is now recalling some of its customers’ Shield Pro Android TV consoles due to hard drive failure issues.
Today a U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) domain seizure notice appears on -- the largest music illegal file-sharing site operating in the United States.
Google said it named auto John Krafcik, a former CEO of Hyundai Motors America, as chief executive of its self-driving car project from late September.
Toshiba on Monday reported a first-quarter loss on weak PC and TV sales, adding extra pressure to the Japanese company in light of a $1.3 billion accounting scandal.
Technicolor and Sony on Monday announced a joint patent licensing program for digital television (DTV) and computer display monitor (CDM).
To help mitigate cybersecurity risks associated with connected automobiles, Intel is establising the Automotive Security Review Board (ASRB).
Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) will be the exclusive supplier of Apple's next-generation A10 processors with volume production to kick off starting March 2016, Chinese-language Commercial Times reported.
Sunday, September 13, 2015
Samsung Electronics has teamed up with Spanish telecommunications company Telefonica S.A. to launch an Internet Protocol TV (IPTV) service in Spain.
Saturday, September 12, 2015
Intel, Ericsson and Nokia are working together on Narrow-Band Long-Term Evolution (NB-LTE), a new technology for the Internet of Things (IoT) market segment.
Friday, September 11, 2015
Intel has added the latest processor in its family of cable home gateways, the Intel Puma 7 SoC. Intel's first DOCSIS 3.1 chip represents the next step toward deploying multi-gigabit cable modems based on the standard by early next year.
Thursday, September 10, 2015
Google said it would roll out Android Pay in the United States on Thursday, allowing users to pay by just tapping the phone.
Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. has introduced Qualcomm Snapdragon Flight, an optimized 58x40mm board targeted specifically for consumer drones and robotics applications.
Dell plans to invest $125 billion in China over the next five years, its chief executive said on Thursday, as the company continues to expand in the world's second-largest economy.
Wednesday, September 09, 2015
Google on Tuesday expanded its shopping home delivery service into the midwestern portion of the United States, coving an additional 25 million people.
Netflix, Inc. said it would expand into South Korea, Singapore, Hong Kong and Taiwan in early 2016 as it moves to complete its global rollout by the end of next year.
Yahoo may have to pay taxes on the $23 billion it hopes to get from the planned spinoff of its stake in Alibaba Group Holdings Ltd.
Instagram opened its platform to advertisers across the globe on Wednesday as the photo-sharing app seeks to make more money and compete with rivals such as Snapchat.
Tuesday, September 08, 2015
Verizon Communications will launch a trial version of its new mobile video service on Tuesday, aiming to prove that telecom players can compete with mobile ad industry leaders. today announced that Prime Now customers in Seattle can now enjoy delivery from local restaurants including Cactus, Wild Ginger, Skillet, Marination Station, Re:public, Café Yumm!, Ten Mercer, Mamnoon and many more.

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