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Monday, December 11, 2017

Apple on Monday confirmed it had reached a deal to acquire Shazam, the U.K.-based app that lets users recognize song titles by pointing a smart phone at the audio source.

Microsoft is releasing a free preview version of its Quantum Development Kit, which includes the Q# - pronounced Q Sharp - programming language, a quantum computing simulator and other resources for people who want to start writing applications for a quantum computer.

A hacker group called "MoneyTaker" has condcted more than 20 attacks on banks and financial services companies in the USA, UK and Russia and has silently stole nearly $10 million.

Verizon Communications will pay around $2.25 billion for a five-year digital streaming partnership with National Football League.

Sunday, December 10, 2017

LG Electronics on Sunday announced successful applications of long-term-evolution (LTE) network-powered vehicle-to-everything (V2X) safety technologies for autonomous driving vehicles.

Friday, December 08, 2017

The deal could be worth as much as $400 million and be announced by Monday.

The IEEE International Electron Device Meeting (IEDM) event kicked off this week in San Fransisco with Intel researchers to describe how they used cobalt for some interconnect layers at 10nm, and GlobalFoudries to talk about extreme ultraviolet (EUV) at the 7nm node.

LG Display announced that the company started mass production at its new Gen 5 OLED light panel production line in Gumi, Korea and launched its new OLED light brand, Luflex.

Toshiba and Western Digital havereportedly agreed in principle to settle a dispute over the Japanese firm's plans to sell its $18 billion chip unit and aim to have a final agreement in place next week.

YouTube plans to introduce a paid music streaming service in March, Bloomberg reported on Thursday.

Thursday, December 07, 2017

Google's AlphaZero, a computer algorithm running on Google's AI-specific Tensorflow processing units, has managed to learn, master and then dominate the game of chess in just four hours.

HTC's VIVE FOCUS, a standalone VR headset for the China market, will be available for pre-order on December 12th in most of China's major online stores and offline sales channels.

Microsoft is launching Simplygon Cloud on Azure Marketplace, a platform that reduces complexity in the creation and extensibility of 3D models through optimization.

BlackBerry and Qualcomm today announced a strategic collaboration to develop and produce automotive platforms for the next generation of connected vehicles.

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co., the world's biggest contract chipmaker, will spend a record $20 billion to build an advanced 3-nanometer chip facility in Taiwan in 2020.

Researchers at the University of Kiel (Germany) have succeeded in placing spin crossover molecules on a surface and improve their storage capacity, a development that would theoretically increase the storage density of conventional hard disks a hundred times.

Apple has unveiled its 2017 charts and trends, which include the most popular apps, music, movies, TV shows, books and podcasts across the App Store, Apple Music, iTunes, iBooks and Apple Podcasts.

The latest release of Chrome browser introduces a variety of new security enhancements for enterprises.

Wednesday, December 06, 2017

China's IC design industry revenue will reach RMB 200.6 billion in 2017, a yearly growth of 22%, and TrendForce expects the growth rate to remain at around 20%, in 2018.

Yahoo Holdings and Oath filed a complaint against Mozilla and in response, Mozilla filed a cross-complaint against Yahoo Holdings and Oath for breach of contract.

Tuesday, December 05, 2017

JOLED, a Japanese company established by Japan Display, Sony and Panasonic, has shipped high-definition organic light-emitting diode (OLED) panels produced with the world's first low-cost "RGB printing method".

Apple Pay makes sending and receiving money with friends and family as simple as sending a message.

The European Union's second-highest court, the General Court, ruled that the 'Mi Pad' should not be registered as a trademark because consumers were likely to be confused by the similarity with the 'iPad' sign.

Together with EPFL scientists, IBM Research team has developed a scheme for training big data sets quickly - a 10x speedup over existing methods for limited memory training.

Nissan Motor and Japanese gaming software maker DeNA said on Tuesday they would begin public tests of their self-driving ride-sharing service in Japan next year.

YouTube plans to add more people next year to identify inappropriate content as the company responds to criticism over extremist, violent and disturbing videos and comments.

Monday, December 04, 2017

Ireland will begin collecting €13 billion ($15.46 billion) in back taxes from Apple by early next year after both sides agreed to the terms of an escrow fund for the money.

Facebook is rolling in the United States a preview of Messenger Kids, a new app that makes it easier for kids to video chat and message with family and friends.

Broadcom Ltd said on Monday it planned to nominate a slate of 11 independent members to the board of U.S. semiconductor firm Qualcomm Inc.

Sunday, December 03, 2017

Chinese President Xi Jinping said on Sunday the country will not close its door to the global internet, but that cyber sovereignty is key in its vision of internet development.

Saturday, December 02, 2017

The CEO of U.K.'s National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) on Friday warned British government agencies to avoid using anti-virus software from Russian companies, including Kaspersky.

Thursday, November 30, 2017

Amazon.com wants to bring Alexa, its digital aide that shoppers command by voice, to your office.

The semiconductor industry continued its upward trend in the third quarter of 2017 with memory to remain a driving force, according to IHS Markit.

Intel has confirmed the announcement of "a multi-chip platform for autonomous driving" that will compete with Nvidia's platforms at the the Consumer Electronics Show in January.

Samsung Electronics will soon add its Bixby AI voice recognition platform to the ARTIK development boards for IoT, in a single tool that that offers both hardware and software.

Wednesday, November 29, 2017

Amazon Web Services annual re:Invent conference kicked off today in Las Vegas and AWS announced the DeepLens deep learning-enabled wireless video camera, five new machine learning services and a slew of new IoT services.

The Wi-Fi Alliance introduces a new suite of capabilities to extend battery life in Wi-Fi devices, making Wi-Fi even better suited for battery-powered applications.

Advancing what's possible in autonomous driving, today at the Los Angeles Auto Show, Intel announced a collaboration with Warner Bros. to develop in-cabin, immersive experiences in autonomous vehicle (AV) settings.

Microsoft plans a multibillion-dollar overhaul of its main campus in Redmond, Washington, adding space for 8,000 more workers and creating areas for collaboration and recreation.

MIT engineers have developed a new desktop 3-D printer that performs up to 10 times faster than existing commercial counterparts.

Facebook's artificial intelligence is keeping terrorist content off the social network, the company has said, hoping that AI will become a more important tool in the arsenal of protection and safety on the internet and on Facebook.

Samsung Electronics' Foundry Business has commenced mass production of System-on-Chip (SoC) products built on its second generation 10-nanometer (nm) FinFET process technology, 10LPP (Low Power Plus).

Tuesday, November 28, 2017

Amazon.com Inc said Time Warner Inc's broadcast unit Turner had signed up for its Amazon Web Services (AWS).

Google on Tuesday said users doing a Google search would now be able to filter results with a new "finance" tab, which gives much of the same information that Google Finance does, including news on a company as well as details on its financials.

Microsoft and SAP have agreed to expand the use of each other's cloud-based products and services delivered via the internet, they said on Tuesday.

Cyber Monday hit a new record as the largest online sales day in history with $6.59 billion, according to data released by Adobe.

Monday, November 27, 2017

Quarterly virtual reality headset shipments exceeded 1 million units for the first time in Q3 2017, with Sony's PlayStation VR (PS VR) device to enjoy the highest sales.

Samsung Electronics has developed a battery technology that utilizes graphene to expand the lithium-ion battery capacity and speed up the charging process by five times.

Sunday, November 26, 2017

Black Friday and Thanksgiving online sales in the United States surged to record highs according to retail analytics firms.

Friday, November 24, 2017

Some of the largest websites on the Internet use third-party software to track everything you do on their sites - including what you type, click, and scroll through.

Atomic switches, which many experts believe could replace semiconductors in computer chips, are nearly ready for production, arming chips with properties similar to neurons in the brain.

Thursday, November 23, 2017

Samsung Electronics has reportedly secured two new customers from for its 7-nanometer foundry business, a positive development for the company after Qualcomm's decision to select TSMC for its upcoming 7-nanometer chips.

Tesla has finished installing the world's biggest lithium-ion battery array within 100 days of signing a contract for the project.

YouTube stepped up enforcement of its guidelines for videos aimed at children, Google's unit said on Wednesday, responding to criticism that it has failed to protect children from adult content.

Wednesday, November 22, 2017

Facebook will show users if they followed or 'liked' Russia propaganda accounts on its service or on Instagram.

Russia has threatened to block ads appearing on Google, following Google's move to de-rank posts from Kremlin-funded news outlets RT and Sputnik, which are accused of propaganda.

Samsung Electronics said on Wednesday it would create an artificial intelligence (AI) research center and strengthen an executive role to look for new business areas for all its three major business groups.

Uber Technologies Inc paid hackers $100,000 to keep secret a massive breach last year that exposed the personal information of about 57 million accounts of the ride-service provider.

Apple scientists have disclosed a paper describinf how self-driving cars can spot cyclists and pedestrians while using fewer sensors, in what appears to confirm the company's work on autonomous vehicles.

Tuesday, November 21, 2017

The chairman of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) on Tuesday unveiled plans to repeal a 015 order that barred internet service providers from blocking or slowing down consumer access to web content.

Broadcom today announced a silicon-proven 7nm intellectual property (IP) for an ASIC platform targeting deep learning and networking applications.

Apple on Tuesday removed several apps, including Microsoft's Skype phone call and messaging service, from its app store in China after the country's government pointed to violations of local laws.

Monday, November 20, 2017

Volvo Cars has signed a framework agreement with Uber, the ride sharing company, to sell 24,000 autonomous driving compatible base vehicles between 2019 and 2021.

U.S. chipmaker Marvell Technology Group said on Monday it would buy rival Cavium Inc in a deal valued at about $6 billion as it seeks to expand its networking equipment business.

Samsung Electronics is expected to outpace Intel in terms of sales this year and emerge as the world's No. 1 chipmaker.

Friday, November 17, 2017

Music streaming company Spotify has bought online music and audio recording studio Soundtrap, it said on Friday.

Volkswagen's board on Friday approved a five-year spending plan that aims to further the automaker's goal of transforming itself into a leading force in electric cars.

Broadcom said on Friday it closed its acquisition of network gear maker Brocade Communications Systems Inc, giving it a larger share of the data center products market.

During the debut of a Tesla electric heavy duty truck on Thursday, a red Roadster pulled out of the big rig's trailer and Chief Executive Elon Musk said the new $200,000 sports car would be the fastest production car ever.

Thursday, November 16, 2017

Broadcom Limited, Qualcomm and NVIDIA respectively taking first, second and third place in the revenue ranking among the major IC design companies.

Samsung Electronics seems to have made higher investments than Intel and TSMC into semiconductor facilities this year.

Tuesday, November 14, 2017

Mozilla today made available the Firefox 57, which has a sleek new interface and major performance enhancements, with Mozilla claiming that it's as much as twice as fast as it was a year ago.

The delay in the production of Apple's flagship handset iPhone X this year had a negative impact on the third-quarter earnings of Hon Hai Precision Industry, also known as Foxconn Technology.

Today, at HTC's Vive Developers Conference (VDC) in Beijing, HTC announced the VIVE WAVE VR Open Platform, a VR open platform and toolset designed for the development of mobile VR content device optimization for third-party partners.

Monday, November 13, 2017

Amazon.com said Monday it acquired global TV rights to "The Lord of the Rings" and is working with Warner Bros., publisher HarperCollins and the J.R.R. Tolkien estate on a multi-season series.

Among the papers that will be presented at the International Solid-State Circuits Conference in February is one that describes how Samsung 7nm SRAM was made using extreme ultraviolet lithography (EUV).

Uber Technologies Inc's board members have agreed to allow a multibillion-dollar investment by SoftBank Group Corp., which would resolve a legal battle between former Chief Executive Travis Kalanick and a prominent shareholder.

Saturday, November 11, 2017

Samsung's new 16Gb GDDR6 Memory as well as the Exynos 9 Series 9810 processor that will most probably power the upcoming Galaxy S9 smartphones are among the winners of the CES 2018 Innovation Awards.

Friday, November 10, 2017

IBM is raising the bar Quantum computing with the announcement of a quantum computer that handles 50 quantum bits, or qubits. The company is also making a 20-qubit system available through its cloud computing platform.

German authorities have blocked access to usenetrevolution.info - a file-sharing site with around 27,000 members that is believed to have caused millions of euros in losses.

Thursday, November 09, 2017

Toshiba reported a 76 percent jump in second-quarter operating profit on Thursday, driven by a strong performance from its memory chip unit which it recently agreed to sell for $18 billion.

Intel today confirmed previous reports that Raja Koduri, who served AMD as the vice president and chief architect of the Radeon Technologies Group, joins Intel.

Wednesday, November 08, 2017

Bloomberg claims that Apple is gearing up to release its own augment reality headset as early as 2020.

Uber unveiled Wednesday an artist's impression of a futuristic flying vehicle it hopes to start using for demonstration flights in 2020.

Tuesday, November 07, 2017

Snap on Tuesday reported slower that expected user growth as the company's Snapchat platform is competing wih rivals such as Facebook's Instagram.

The U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) has issued a $26.3-million contract to Lockheed Martin to design, develop, and build a high-energy laser for tests in fighter jets by 2021.

Twitter said on Tuesday that users can send tweets with as many as 280 characters, double the current limit, as the social media company is trying to revive anemic user growth.

Samsung's central research lab has developed a lithium-air battery prototype that would nearly double the range of electric vehicles.

Google's Waymo said on Tuesday it will soon start chauffeuring people in minivans without "safety drivers," staffers that man the steering wheel.

Responding to reports based on the "Paradise Papers", Apple said none of its operations were moved from Ireland and that changes made to its corporate structure in 2015 were specially designed to preserve tax payments to the United States.

Monday, November 06, 2017

Google announced a strategic partnership with Salesforce that spans Google Cloud and Google Analytics to enable turning of marketing, service and sales data into actionable insights and better business outcomes.

The U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC) has launched an investigation into an allegation that Samsung Electronics infringed on patented wafer packaging technologies of Tessera Advanced Technologies.

Saturday, November 04, 2017

Broadcom Ltd is planning to unveil a bid for smartphone chip supplier Qualcomm by Monday, an attempt to create a $200-billion company through the biggest technology acquisition ever.

Friday, November 03, 2017

U.S. President Donald Trump's personal Twitter account went down for some minutes Thursday evening, with Twitter to blame a former employee.

Thursday, November 02, 2017

Apple forecast strong holiday sale, a sign it expects robust demand for the new iPhone X, with the company's CEO to say the new proucion of the new device is 'going well'.

Wednesday, November 01, 2017

Facebook reported high quarterly profit and revenue on Wednesday as it pushed further into video advertising.

Robust demand for Qualcomm's Snapdragon chips in China is making up for lost revenue from a legal brawl with Apple.

Scientists at the Max Planck Institute for Intelligent Systems in Tubingen utilize the Artificial Intelligence of a software to create a high definition version of a low resolution image.

HP Inc. has completed the acquisition of Samsung's printer business in a deal valued at $1.05 billion.

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