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Friday, October 19, 2018
The European Commission (EC) has approved the proposed $7.5 billion acquisition of GitHub by Microsoft.
Fujitsu Laboratories Ltd. has developed cooling control technology to make significant reductions to electricity usage by datacenter cooling equipment.
Tesla on Thursday introduced a new $45,000 version of its Model 3 sedan, a mid-range battery Model 3 that goes about 260 miles between charges.
Thursday, October 18, 2018
Over 1 billion fans come to YouTube each month to connect with their favorite artists and discover new music.
DJ's will soon be able to the diverse catalog of nearly 200 million tracks on SoundCloud directly from their DJ performance applications.
Addressing the demand of advanced automotive systems such as Advanced Driver-Assistance Systems (ADAS) and autonomous vehicles, Western Digital today introduced the first 3D TLC NAND automotive embedded UFS flash drive (EFD).
Wednesday, October 17, 2018
Twitter released all the accounts and related content associated with potential foreign interference in political conversations that the company found on its service since 2016.
Apple on Wednesday rolled out an online tool to users in the United States and several other countries to download, change or delete all the data that the iPhone maker has collected on them.
Facebook was sued in the United States over misleading advertisers about the average time users spent viewing online video clips.
Tesla has signed an agreement with the Shanghai government for an 860,000 square meter plot of land to build its first overseas Gigafactory, the company said in a Chinese social media post on Wednesday.
Facebook said Wednesday that the iconic MTV reality series "The Real World" will return as three interactive series on Facebook in the United States, Mexico and Thailand early next year.
Samsung Electronics today announced its acquisition of Zhilabs, known for its Artificial Intelligence (AI)-based network and service analytics, to further enhance its 5G capabilities.
Tuesday, October 16, 2018
Arm today annpunced announced at Arm TechCon a dedicated infrastructure roadmap and a new brand identity, Arm Neoverse.
Google is licensing the Google mobile application suite separately from the Google Search App or the Chrome browser, as part of changes introduced in order to comply with an EU antitrust order.
Tesla Chief Executive Officer Elon Musk said a new chip that improves autopilot features would be available in about six months in all of the company's new production electric cars.
Qualcomm today announced a family of 60GHz Wi-Fi chipsets, the QCA64x8 and QCA64x1 for the new 802.11ay standard, delivering 10+ gigabit-per-second (Gbps) network speeds and wire-equivalent latency, while consuming low power.
Samsung Electronics today announced two new automotive solution brands -- Samsung Exynos Auto and Samsung ISOCELL Auto - to bring application processor and image sensor technology solutions to the road.
Facebook said it's banning misinformation on its platform about how people can vote or whether their vote will count, broadening its policies to prevent voter suppression ahead of the U.S. midterm elections.
Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen, the man who persuaded Bill Gates to drop out of Harvard to start what became the world's biggest software company, died on Monday at the age of 65.
Monday, October 15, 2018
Rival semiconductor giants ARM and Intel are working together to manage networks of connected devices from both firms, with the two companies to use common standards developed by Intel for managing IoT devices, connections and data.
Today at Adobe MAX, the Creativity Conference, Adobe announced major updates to Creative Cloud applications including Photoshop CC, Lightroom CC, Illustrator CC, InDesign CC, Premiere Pro CC and Adobe XD.
Using machine learning and data scraping tools, computer scientists at the New York University Tandon School of Engineering released the first database and analysis of political advertising based on more than 884,000 ads identified by Google, Twitter, and Facebook.
Friday, October 12, 2018
Facebook on Friday provided more details about the recently disclosed security breach, saying that the attackers stole names and contact details of 29 million users.
Intel has reduced its stake in supplier ASML Holding to below 3 percent, according to an update from the registry of the Netherlands' Authority for Financial Markets (AFM) on Friday.
Thursday, October 11, 2018
Facebook has purged more than 800 U.S. pages and accounts for spamming users with garbage links and clickbait.
Micron Technology, Inc. announced that it will invest up to $100 million in startups with a strong focus on AI and machine learning through its strategic investments entity, Micron Ventures.
Apple is to buy part of Dialog Semiconductor Plc's business - license power management technology and acquire certain assets - in a $600 million deal, expanding the iPhone maker's chip operations in Europe.
Wednesday, October 10, 2018
For those wondering how Apple plans to deliver its original content to customers, a report from CNBC today claims that Apple plans to give its original content away for free to users of its hardware products.
The Magic Leap community of creators, developers, partners and pioneers convened today in Los Angeles for the company's inaugural L.E.A.P. conference celebrating spatial computing.
AT&T's WarnerMedia division is prepping a new streaming service that will feature content from HBO and other entertainment brands.
Facebook's WhatsApp messenger service said on Wednesday it has fixed a bug on its platform that allowed hackers to take over users' applications when they answered an incoming video call.
Today, Intel unveiled its family of Intel Vision Accelerator Design Products targeted at artificial intelligence (AI) inference and analytics performance on edge devices.
Snap Inc on Wednesday announced new scripted shows for its photo messaging app Snapchat which will launch this fall and struck partnerships with Hollywood production companies and writers in hopes of reversing its decline in users.
NVIDIA said on Wednesday that Volvo Cars would begin using its artificial intelligence computer to deliver low-level autonomous features in all its next-generation vehicles.
NVIDIA today announced RAPIDS, a GPU-acceleration platform for data science and machine learning, with broad adoption from industry leaders, that enables companies to analyze massive amounts of data and make accurate business predictions fast.
Huawei, the world's largest telecom-equipment maker, unveiled two new artificial intelligence powered chips to boost its cloud computing and machine-learning business at the company's annual global partners' conference, Huawei Connect, on Wednesday.
Microsoft is making available the re-release of the Windows 10 October 2018 Update to Windows Insiders, following an investigation of reports of users missing files after updating to the new version when it was originally released.
Tuesday, October 9, 2018
Seagate opened Lyve Data Labs, a collaborative workspace with direct access to solutions, playbooks, and technical experts, aiming at developing technology that will spur the next generation of IT infrastructure
Self-driving cars may be on the fast lane to U.S. roads under a pilot program the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) said on Tuesday.
Alphabet unit Google on Tuesday challenged a record 4.34-billion euro ($5 billion) fine imposed by European Union antitrust regulators three months ago for using the Android mobile operating system to thwart rivals.
A major U.S. telecommunications firm has uncovered a malicious implant on a Super Micro server, Bloomberg reports.
IBM researchers are using graphene to deposit nanomaterials in predefined locations without chemical contamination, pushing beyond 7 nanometers chip making process.
Monday, October 8, 2018
Google exposed the private data of hundreds of thousands of users of its Google+ social network and initially opted not to disclose the issue due to fears of regulatory scrutiny. The company also shuts down the Google+ for consumers.
London's High Court on Monday blocked an attempt to bring legal action against Google over claims it had collected sensitive data from more than 4 million iPhone users.
Elon Musk's rocket company SpaceX launched a commercial satellite for Argentina on Sunday evening, marking SpaceX's 17th mission of 2018.
Saturday, October 6, 2018
Tesla is releasing the much-anticipated software update to Model S, Model X and Model 3 cars is rolling out, bringing features such as Atari games to 360-degree surround camera views, but not the 'Navigate on Autopilot' feature.
Friday, October 5, 2018
LG Electronics said on Friday its third-quarter operating profit likely rose 44.4 percent from the same period a year earlier.
Samsung Electronics said Friday that its third-quarter operating profit moved up a sharp 20.4 percent on-year to hit a record high, fueled by its chip business.
Thursday, October 4, 2018
Have you ever been in a group SMS thread with 10 people talking about 18 different things at once? Oath built Yahoo Together to fix that. It's group chat that makes life easier through organization and smart tools.
Apple and Amazon denied a Bloomberg report on Thursday that their systems contained malicious computer chips inserted by Chinese intelligence.
TSMC has taped out its first chip in a process that partially makes use of extreme ultraviolet lithography (EUV) and will start risk production in April on a 5nm node with full EUV. The foundry also gave an update on the packaging techniques it is developing to speed connections between chips.
Toyota Motor Corp and SoftBank Group Corp said they will team up to develop car services that rely on self-driving technology, such as hospital shuttles.
Wednesday, October 3, 2018
Four industry groups representing major internet providers and cable companies on Wednesday filed suit seeking to block California's new law to mandate net neutrality rules.
The Wi-Fi Alliance introduces Wi-Fi 6 as the industry designation for products and networks that support the next generation of Wi-Fi, based on 802.11ax technology.
Facebook is making some updates to Facebook Marketplace, including new features that use artificial intelligence (AI).
Xilinx CEO Victor Peng today unveiled Versal, the first adaptive compute acceleration platform (ACAP), along with the powerful Alveo data center and AI accelerator cards.
Facebook said on Tuesday that investigators have determined that hackers did not access other sites that use the social networking site's single sign-on in a massive cyber attack that the company disclosed last week.
Tuesday, October 2, 2018
Facebook is introducing new tools and programs so people can better control offensive or hurtful experiences on Facebook.
Tesla produced 53,239 Model 3 sedans in the third quarter and delivered 55,840, the company announced Tuesday, meeting its goal of producing between 50,000 and 55,000 Model 3s in the quarter.
Amazon is increasing its minimum wage to $15 for all full-time, part-time, temporary (including those hired by agencies), and seasonal employees across the U.S. - effective November 1.
On 2 October 2018, the European Council agreed a proposal allowing European member states to apply reduced, super-reduced or zero VAT rates to electronic publications.
Monday, October 1, 2018
Arm is collaborating with Xilinx, the market leader in FPGAs, to bring Arm Cortex-M processors to FPGA through the Arm DesignStart program, providing scalability and a standardized processor architecture across the Xilinx portfolio.
Cadence digital, signoff and custom/analog tools have achieved the latest DRM and SPICE certifications for TSMC 5nm and 7nm+ FinFET process technologies for mobile and high-performance computing (HPC) designs.
Google is rolling out new features on Google Maps to help you take control of your daily commute, enabling you to plan ahead, prepare for the inevitable disruptions, and possibly avoid them.
The U.S. Justice Department on Sunday filed suit after California Governor Jerry Brown signed legislation to restore net neutrality in the state after the Trump administration repealed the rules in December 2017.
Sunday, September 30, 2018
China-based fabless IC firms are expected to account for 19% of the global total of pure-play foundry sales in 2018, up from about 9% in 2016 and about 13% last year, according to market research firm IC Insights.
The Securities and Exchange Commission on Saturday announced that Elon Musk, CEO and Chairman of Tesla, Inc., has agreed to settle the securities fraud charge brought by the SEC against him last week.
Friday, September 28, 2018
Microsoft announced at ROSCon 2018 in Madrid an experimental release of Robot Operating System [ROS1] for Windows.
Facebook said on Friday that hackers stole digital login codes allowing them to take over up to 50 million user accounts.
Volkswagen and Microsoft are partnering to develop the Volkswagen Automotive Cloud, a dedicated global cloud platform that will provide digital mobility services across the automaker's portfolio.
In collaboration with Taiwan's Yulon Group, and its subsidiaries car brand Luxgen and automotive electronics provider HAITEC, Acer today showcased their vision of AI and autonomous driving technology.
Although nobody should be surprised, Facebook has admitted that it uses the phone number provided by users for two-factor authentication (2FA) to target them with ads.
A Taiwanese hacker claims that he'll live-stream an attempt to wipe out Mark Zuckerberg's Facebook page this Sunday.
Thursday, September 27, 2018
Tesla Inc. Chief Executive Officer Elon Musk was accused by the Securities and Exchange Commission of misleading investors when he tweeted last August that he would take the company private.
Volvo Group is partnering with California's South Coast Air Quality Management District (SCAQMD), and industry leaders in transportation and electrical charging infrastructure, to bring all-electric Volvo Trucks in California next year, and commercialize them in North America in 2020.
Starting from this month, Pioneer will start shipping three types and four models of its 3D-LiDAR sensors, each providing a different measuring distance.
Wednesday, September 26, 2018
Uber Technologies has settled with the top legal officers in all 50 U.S. states over a data breach that the company failed to disclose in 2016.
Facing pressure to protect their customers' privacy, technology giants including Google, Apple, Amazon, AT&T amd Twitter told the U.S. Congress that they favor new federal consumer safeguard.
British chip designer ARM is introducing the Cortex-A76AE, the first in a new line of safety-hardened processors for building features such as automated collision avoidance into vehicles.
Following the criticism Google received over its recent change to Chrome login behavior, Google will make some changes in the upcoming Chrome 70, adding a new control to disable the automatic Chrome sign in.
Tuesday, September 25, 2018
GLOBALFOUNDRIES today held its annual Global Technology Conference (GTC) and announced that the company's mobile-optimized 8SW 300mm RF SOI technology platform has been qualified and is in production. In addition, the company plans to introduce new technology features to its 14/12nm FinFET offering.
Mozilla is launching Firefox Monitor, a free service that notifies people when they've been part of a data breach.
Monday, September 24, 2018
Google celebrates its 20th anniversary and outlined the next chapter of Search, which will include relevant information related to your interests, more visual content and more.
Apple has completed its acquisition of Shazam, one of the world's most popular and highly-rated music apps, used by hundreds of millions of people worldwide.
macOS Mojave, the latest version of Apple's desktop operating system, is now available as a free software update for Mac users.
Microsoft unveiled a raft of product updates and new services in security, artificial intelligence and other areas as the company tries to sustain the growth of its Azure cloud and Office software businesses.
Sirius XM Holdings Inc. will acquire and Pandora Media, Inc. the largest U.S. audio streaming platform, in an all-stock transaction valued at approximately $3.5 billion.
Google is facing backlash for for failing to inform you that whenever you would access a Google-owned site using Chrome, the browser would automatically take your Google identity and log you into the Chrome in-browser account system --also known as Sync.
Singapore fined ride-hailing firms Grab and Uber and finalised restrictions to open up the market to competitors after concluding that their merger in March has driven up prices.
Storage Class Memory (SCM) has been proposed as a cost-effective enabling technology for large-scale in-memory compute problems. However, to enable such systems at massive scale, a mechanism to ensure reliability and consistency of very large pools of distributed memory is needed.
Saturday, September 22, 2018
Comcast on Saturday prevailed in a suspenseful settlement auction against 21st Century Fox for European Broadcaster Sky.
Fujitsu developed an image-compression technology that reduced images to 0.1% of their original size, making them small enough to be sent in real time in moving vehicles.
Friday, September 21, 2018
Renesas Electronics plans to start licensing proprietary semiconductor designs diversifying away from manufacturing , as a new revenue source
Adobe has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Marketo, a cloud platform for B2B marketing engagement.
Thursday, September 20, 2018
The U.S. music market trends in the first half of 2018 continued to reflect the music industry's rapid transition from unit based physical and digital sales towards streaming music sources.
Global shipments of standalone and tethered Augmented Reality (AR) and Virtual Reality (VR) headsets are expected to total 4.2 million units in 2018, up 31% from 2017.
At The Computing Conference 2018 hosted by Alibaba Group in Hangzhou, China, Intel and Alibaba launched the Joint Edge Computing Platform, an open architecture for Internet of Things( IoT) applications that integrates AI and cloud technologies for edge computing.
Following the call from the European Commission and EU consumer authorities in July, Airbnb has committed to making the necessary changes to their terms and conditions and improving the presentation of their prices.
Tech Bureau, the operator of Japanese cryptocurrency exchange Zaif, reported on Thursday morning that hackers had stolen 6.7 billion yen ($60 million) worth of digital currencies.

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