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Friday, May 27, 2016
Facebook is expanding its Audience Network so publishers and developers can show ads to everyone - third-party apps and websites , and not just to users logged into its social networking service.
Thursday, May 26, 2016
Microsoft and Facebook today announced plans to build "MAREA" - a new, subsea cable across the Atlantic. The cable will help meet demand for high speed, reliable connections for cloud and online services for Microsoft, Facebook and their customers.
Samsung Electronics will apply quantum-dot technology to make sensors, batteries and bio devices, as well as new TVs.
Lenovo Group on Thursday reported its first loss in six years, as the company's earnings were hit by acquisition and restructuring costs as well as weak sales of smartphones and personal computers.
Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) plans to boost its R&D spending to a record US$2.2 billion in 2016, according to company co-CEO Mark Liu.
Alibaba Group Holding Ltd said it has been investigated by the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) over whether the Chinese e-commerce company's accounting practices violated any federal laws.
Wednesday, May 25, 2016
Microsoft says Windows users still can opt-out of upgrading to Windows 10 despite claims the company has made it difficult to do so.
The Silicon Valley has been buzzing about Apple's plan to build an electric car but for now, the company seems to recognize the importance of fast battery charging by inverstigating a charging infrastructure.
Google will launch later this year a new technology development center for self-driving cars in suburban Detroit.
The European Commission today tabled a package of measures to allow consumers and companies to buy and sell products and services online more confidently across the EU.
Hewlett Packard Enterprise said it would merge its IT services business with Computer Sciences Corp, allowing the company to focus on its cloud services business and other units.
Tuesday, May 24, 2016
Toyota Motor Corp and Uber said on Tuesday they would partner to explore ridesharing, including an investment by the Japanese automaker in Uber.
Google is releasing new advertising products and services to take advantage of the way people use their smartphones to search for items.
Twitter will simplify Tweets in the coming months, making it faster and easier for people to express themselves with more room in their 140-character Tweets.
Google’s Paris offices were raided by French prosecutors and police amid a probe into alleged tax fraud.
The NHK Science & Technology Research Laboratories (STRL) will hold its anual Open House 2016 event (May26 to 29) to introduce the latest R&D efforts related to 8K Super Hi-Vision and future broadcasting technologies.
Samsung Electronics announced a new contract with SK Telecom to deploy the first commercial Internet of Things (IoT)-dedicated LoRaWAN network in South Korea.
Xiaomi, the Chinese smartphone maker that challenged Apple with sleek designs and low prices, is planning to introduce its first drone at a price more than 20 percent below a comparable product from market leader SZ DJI Technology Co.
Korean display competitors Samsung Display and LG Display will unveil their latest display products at the 2016 Society for Information Display (SID) conference to be opened in San Francisco on the 24th.
Sony on Tuesday forecast operating profit to rise just 2 percent this business year, hurt by costs to repair an earthquake-damaged image sensor chip factory and slowing demand for smartphone components.
Microsoft on Tuesday announced it has awarded Affordable Access Initiative grants to 12 entrepreneurial businesses to help scale their solutions and business models to increase affordable Internet access in communities around the world.
Facebook said on Monday that it had mae improvements to its "Trending Topics" section after a news report alleging it suppressed conservative news prompted a U.S. Congressional demand for more transparency.
Monday, May 23, 2016
GLOBALFOUNDRIES on Monday announced a new radio-frequency (RF) silicon solution for its Silicon Germanium (SiGe) technology portfolio.
In the first week of May 2016, security research firm FireEye identified a wave of emails containing malicious attachments being sent to multiple banks in the Middle East region.
Friday, May 20, 2016
The gesture-tracking technology used in "Minority Report" film some years ago has arrived in the form of Google's 'Soli' technology for devices.
Microsoft has released a one-time convenience roll-up for Windows 7 with Service Pack 1 (SP1) and Windows Server 2008 R2 with Service Pack 1 (SP1).
Japan Display Inc. (JDI) has developed a 32-inch reflective-type color LCD module for outdoor digital signage systems, leveraging JDI's MIP technology already in mass production for small-sized reflective type color LCD module for wearable devices.
Wednesday, May 18, 2016
ARM today announced it has tapped out the first multicore, 64-bit ARM v8-A processor test chip based on TSMC's 10FinFET process technology.
Tuesday, May 17, 2016
Sony has teamed with Cogitai, an artificial intelligence (AI) start-up focused on next generation technologies.
HP has released the first production-ready commercial 3D printing system, sparking a reinvention in design, prototyping and manufacturing.
Scientists at IBM Research have demonstrated reliably storing 3 bits of data per cell using a relatively new memory technology known as phase-change memory (PCM).
Firefox narrowly overtook Microsoft’s combined Internet Explorer (IE) and Edge browsers for the first time globally in April in terms of desktop internet usage, according to web analytics company StatCounter.
Starbreeze AB and Acer have signed a letter of intent to form a joint venture for the StarVR Virtual Reality (VR) Head-Mounted Display (HMD).
Apple has released an update to GarageBand that celebrates the history of Chinese music with new instruments and extensive Chinese language localization throughout the app.
Monday, May 16, 2016
Google is introducing a new platform to create groups and share everything from articles and images to YouTube videos and messages -- meet Google Spaces.
Oculus is promoting Virtual Reality content through the new 'VR for Good' program, where philanthropic, socially beneficial projects take off.
Adobe's Flash Player will be switched off by default at the end of this year, and Chrome users will need to actively turn it on for all but a handful of top websites, Google said.
LG Electronics is spinning off of two initiatives originally incubated in-house: Acanvas and Infit & Company Inc.
NXP Semiconductors N.V. today demonstrated an autonomous vehicles platform leveraging NXP’s new BlueBox engine, and deploying NXP silicon and software solutions at each ADAS node.
Sunday, May 15, 2016
Google faces a record antitrust fine of around 3 billion euros ($3.4 billion) from the European Commission in the coming weeks, British newspaper The Sunday Telegraph reported.
Saturday, May 14, 2016
The International AntiCounterfeiting Coalition (IACC), a nonprofit global organization that fights counterfeit products and piracy, suspended the membership of Alibaba Group Holding Ltd., one month after the Chinese Internet giant joined.
Fujitsu has developed a new technology that rapidly analyzes damage status after detexting a cyber attack against businesses.
Friday, May 13, 2016
Sony will resume operations at its main factory for camera sensors next week, restarting a key plant suspended after an earthquake struck southern Japan last month.
Facebook on Thursday emphasized that it does not permit its employees to block news stories from its "Trending Topics" list based on political bias, amid recennt reports that the social media superpower selects what news it displays.
Apple marked its first admission of interest in the automotive industry, by investing $1 billion in Chinese ride-sharing service Didi.
Thursday, May 12, 2016
Google has just announced Gboard, an iPhone-specific virtual keyboard. Seperately, the company has been seeking to expand its location-based technology though project Tango, with more presentaions to be expected during upcoming I/O conferemnce.
Mozilla has asked a federal judge to order the U.S. government to disclose a vulnerability in its Firefox web browser that the company says the FBI took advantage of in order to investigate users of a child pornography website.
Sharp named Foxconn vice chairman Tai Jeng-wu as its new president on Thursday, after reporting an annual loss due to slumping display prices and slower sales of iPhones.
Opera software is adding another feature to the Opera browser for Mac and Windows computers: a dedicated power saving mode.
Wednesday, May 11, 2016
It’s been nearly six months since Samsung Gear VR, powered by Oculus launched worldwide, and Samsung is trying to dazzle consumers by adding more entertainment and educational options to its headset.
Asustek Computer Inc. has posted its smallest quarterly net profit for the past year mainly due to slow tablet sales.
Russia's state competition watchdog has postponed a decision on a possible fine on Google until May 31, RIA news agency reported on Wednesday.
Pioneer and HERE plan to perform proof experiment as an initial step towards building a "data ecosystem" utilizing the driving Pioneer'sD-LiDAR driving space sensor technology and HERE’s high precision map for automated driving.
CyberLink is launching ActionDirector,a video editing software specifically aimed at the needs of the action camera market.
Tuesday, May 10, 2016 launched a service on Tuesday that allows users to post videos and earn royalties from them, in a move that positions the online retailer against YouTube.
IBM is collaborating with eight universities to expand the collection of security data IBM has trained the Watson cognitive system with.
Apple supplier Japan Display on Tuesday announced it expected a bigger loss in business year compared to the previous year as sluggish demand for iPhones dragged down sales of its display panels.
Monday, May 09, 2016
Facebook workers have omitted conservative political stories from the website’s "trending" list, news site Gizmodo said on Monday, although Facebook does not agree.
IBM and South Korean IT services company SK Holdings C&C plan to bring IBM’s Watson cognitive services to South Korea.
Samsung Electronics is going to introduce Extreme Ultraviolet (EUV) lithography equipment to its semiconductor foundry’s process.
Sunday, May 08, 2016
Samsung Electronics is truying to strengthen its position in the emerging market of self-driving cars by developing chips, a South Korean news daily reported Sunday.
Friday, May 06, 2016
The U.S. International Trade Commission (USITC) is launching an investigation into mobile devices made by Samsung and other smartphone makers, over an alleged patent violation.
Facebook lost the first round in a court fight against some of its users who sued the social networking company, alleging it collected and stored users' biometric data derived from their faces in photographs.
Apple and SAP SE are partnering to deliver software for iPhones and iPads, opening a new a venue for Apple to reach businesses.
Thursday, May 05, 2016
Microsoft today said that the free upgrades of systems to Windows 10 will end on July 29. could take as much as a 30 percent stake in a large cargo airline, its second such deal this year as the e-commerce giant steps up efforts to take control of its own delivery logistics.
HTC has established a new company, fueling speculation that the smartphone vendor may spin off its virtual reality (VR) business.
Wednesday, May 04, 2016
Google and Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV have agreed to work together to build 100 self-driving minivans.
IBM Research is making quantum computing available to members of the public, who can access and run experiments on IBM?s quantum processor.
Tuesday, May 03, 2016
Sony has been awarded a patent for a smart contact lens that would be capable of recording video.
Monday, May 02, 2016
On May 7, Intel and Oculus will unveil the first retail demo of Oculus Rift, giving people an opportunity to try out the virtual reality headset, connected to an Intel-powered PC.
Samsung Electronics is introducing its third 14-nano FinFET system semiconductor process that has lower electricity consumption.
Microsoft's Internet Explorer (IE) has lost the No. 1 spot to Google's Chrome, marking a major milestone not only in IE's 21-year lifespan.
Saturday, April 30, 2016
Microsoft is forcing users to use its Bing search engine with the Cortana digital assistant in Windows 10.
Friday, April 29, 2016
AMD and Nantong Fujitsu Microelectronics Co., Ltd. (NFME) today announced that they have closed the transaction to create a joint venture offering differentiated assembly, test, mark, and pack (ATMP) capabilities to both AMD and a broader range of customers.
Google thinks computers will one day cease being physical devices. on Thursday reported high profit and revenue demonstrating the growing market power of its core retail business and new cloud services division.
Thursday, April 28, 2016
Sony reported a fourth-quarter loss after booking a charge against its chip business and delayed giving a full-year forecast to assess damage from an earthquake that shut its main plant for camera sensors.
Japan Display Inc. (JDI) will participate in The Society of Information Display (SID) DISPLAY WEEK 2016, International Symposium, Seminar, and Exhibition.
Samsung Electronics said Thursday its net profit advanced 13.55 percent on-year in the first quarter, helped by robust sales of its flagship smartphones.
Marketing for the new G5 flagship smartphone has been costly for LG Electronics in the first quarter but strong sales of TVs and home appliances boosted its profit by 65 percent, the South Korean tech giant has said.
Wednesday, April 27, 2016
Facebook's financial results for the quarter ended March 31, 2016 were boosted by strong demand in advertising in live videos.
Photo agency Getty Images has asked the European competition regulators to investigate Google, accusing the Internet search giant of diverting users to its own images service.
Twitter is trying to improve its interface, but analysts said the challenge was to do that before more users and advertisers defect to Facebook and Google.
Samsung Electronics is to share the latest advancements in its Samsung Tizen Smart TVs with industry developers at Samsung Developer Conference.
Yahoo! has reached an agreement with Starboard Value LP and its affiliates, averting a proxy war that threatened its board and Chief Executive Officer Marissa Mayer.
Apple has posted its Q2 2016 earnings results with $50.6 billion in revenue and $10.5 billion in profit from the January to March quarter.
Intel CEO shared how Intel is making changes to accelerate its transformation by aligning every segment of its business.
Samsung Electronics in April became the first manufacturer to mass produce 10nm-class 8Gb (gigabit) DDR4 DRAM, taking the lead in advancing DRAM technology.
Tuesday, April 26, 2016
SK hynix today said it will cut its investment in memory chips amid weak demand and the ongoing supply glut in the industry.
Nokia is starting a new chapter as a company, focused on connecting you to better health through technology.
Monday, April 25, 2016
Facebook is developing a camera app, similar to disappearing photo app Snapchat, to increase user engagement, the Wall Street Journal reported.
Both Comcast and AT&T have managed to offer super-fast broadband services around U.S. cities faster than Google, which has promised an 1 gigabit Internet speed offering.
As we enter into what the industry refers to as the fourth Industrial Revolution, or 'Industry 4.0', Microsoft believes it is intelligence that will significantly enable Industry 4.0 in business.
Sunday, April 24, 2016
Japanese researchers have developed an epoch-making new printing technology, which enables production of ultrafine silver wiring patterns only by patterning using ultraviolet irradiation and subsequent surface coating of silver nanometal ink that includes silver nanoparticles at high concentration.
Saturday, April 23, 2016
University of California, Irvine researchers have invented nanowire-based battery material that can be recharged hundreds of thousands of times, moving us closer to a battery that would never require replacement.
Friday, April 22, 2016
Microsoft and Google have reached a deal to withdraw all the regulatory complaints against each other.
A group of creative industry companies, advocacy groups, labor unions, associations, programmers, and individual creators are raising concerns about the Federal Communications Commission’s proposal to regulate the set top box market.
Google slashed spending on lobbying by 25.5 percent in the first quarter of 2016 to $3.80 million, while AT&T reported the highest lobbying outlay at $4.48 million among a group of 16 tech and communications companies.

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