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Tuesday, September 23, 2014
Earlier this month, the European Comission told Google that it had to improve its settlement terms in an antitrust investigation over its search practices or face charges.
It's been less than a year since Beats Music was bought by Apple and reports indicate that the future of the streaming music service or even the Beats Music brand is not clear.
Facebook will unveil a new advertising platform to improve effectiveness of online ads, the Wall Street Journal reported on Monday.
Monday, September 22, 2014
MediaTek today launched MediaTek Labs (http://labs.mediatek.com), an initiative that allows developers of any background or skill level to create wearable and Internet of Things (IoT) devices.
Friday, September 19, 2014
Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. (TSMC) has installed ASML's extreme ultraviolet (EUV) lithography machine, which is crucial to the development of 10-nanometer process technology for semiconductor manufacturing.
Thursday, September 18, 2014
Oracle Corp Chief Executive Larry Ellison stepped down on Thursday, to be replaced by co-CEOs Safra Catz and Mark Hurd.
Security researchers, Dropbox, Google, and the Open Technology Fund today announced Simply Secure, a new organization focused on making open source security tools easier to use.
The collaboration between Apple and U2 seems to go beyond the release of the rock band's latest albun via itunes. A new digital music format is in the works, according to U2's leader Bono.
AT&T continues to deploy fiber to multi-tenant office buildings in the U.S. and announced a new U-verse High Speed Internet service for businesses - AT&T Business Fiber - that provides businesses operating in AT&T Fiber Ready Buildings with fast broadband speeds.
Online retail giant Amazon.com has paid nearly $4.6 million for the top-level .Buy domain, according to the latest auction results posted online by ICANN.
Toshiba is developing the BiCD transistor array TB62xxxA series as the successor to its bipolar transistor array TD62xxx series, which has found use in a wide range of applications, including motor, relay and LED drives.
Wednesday, September 17, 2014
Apple is set to announce a new product launch event on October 21st, where the company is expected to reveal new iPads and make OS X 10.10 Yosemite officially available.
Some of the web’s biggest users of open-source gear have thrown their weight behind the TODO ("talk openly, develop openly") project called to to help solve the problem of utilizing and releasing open source software.
CyberLink’s PowerDirector 13 flagship video editor has been overhauled to offer a suite of more than 100 dynamic design tools, customizable transition video and audio effects, and integrates the new CyberLink Cloud service, providing a new for users to backup and share their projects and templates.
Sony on Wednesday said it expects a deeper than expected loss as a result of a 180 billion yen ($1.7 billion) impairment charge for its smartphone division.
Apple on Tuesday began offering an additional security protection for iCloud account users, following the theft of nude photos from several celebrities’ accounts last month.
Tuesday, September 16, 2014
IBM is rolling out a cognitive tool powered by its Watson supercomputer that uses companies' internal data to answer questions about performance and efficiency, and even make predictions.
Google has seen a 15% increase in requests from the U.S. government for data on its users since the second half of last year, and a 150% jump since it first began publishing this data in 2009, the company said Monday.
The Wi-Fi Alliance has made changeds to its Wi-Fi Direct certification program, allowing the easier linking of two devices outsdide a LAN range.
Since the California law wouldn't allow Google to test self-driving cars on the road unless they have manual controls and a backup driver onboard, the company has just revealed its latest car prototypes with temporary steering wheels and controls.
MediaTek today announced its MT7628, the first 2T2R 802.11n Wi-Fi AP/Router System on Chip (SoC).
Monday, September 15, 2014
Microsoft is obviously set to to detail its next major version of Windows - codenamed Threshold - in a press event scheduled for later this month.
Samsung Electronics will hold a two-day conference on open-source to allow developers to share ideas on the new industrial trend.
Saturday, September 13, 2014
The New York Times reported on Friday reported on Friday that servers at JPMorgan Chase & Co were acccessed by hackers though no money was taken.
Friday, September 12, 2014
TSMC's 28-nanometer High Performance Compact (28HPC) process is currently in volume production, making it the most power- and cost-efficient solution among all 28-nanometer technologies in the foundry segment.
Thursday, September 11, 2014
Google has started porting the first Android apps to Chromebooks, in an attempt to to bring desktop-like applications to Chrome OS.
Facebook says that it will be able to serve better and more relevant ads through the user's News Feed by taking into account users' reactions and feedback.
Good news for users of Microsoft's OneDive and Apple's iCloud Drive services. Microsoft is removing the 2 GB file-size limitation from both consumer OneDrive and OneDrive for Business, while Apple has made the iCloud Drive a little bit more competitive than before.
Wednesday, September 10, 2014
Google is pursuing a host of projects that combine hardware and software, including self-driving cars, delivery drones and Internet-connected thermostats. Now the company turns into healthcare.
Sony's plan to offer pay TV channels via the Internet by the end of this year seems to be proceeding well following today's agreement with Viacom to feature offer 22 channels through the upcoming Internet-based live TV and video on demand service.
Wednesday, before the opening day of the International Broadcasting Convention (IBC), Microsoft announced new media services, including HD-quality live streaming that supports popular devices and platforms, end-to-end content protection capabilities, and a new service that simplifies the indexing of audio and video content and makes it easier to search.
Tuesday, September 09, 2014
PayPal will start accepting bitcoins, opening up the world's second-biggest Internet payment network to virtual currency transactions.
The European Commission’s Competition Commissioner said over the weekend that Googles’s proposed antitrust settlement is inadequate and added he would seek further concessions from the Internet giant.
Toshiba and SanDisk on Tuesday celebrated the opening of the second phase of the No. 5 semiconductor fabrication facility (Fab 5) and the start of construction of the new No. 2 fabrication facility (Fab 2) at Yokkaichi Operations, Toshiba's NAND Flash memory plant in Mie prefecture, Japan.
Monday, September 08, 2014
Microsoft has made a s step forward in making Office 365 even more personalized and tailored to each person with the release of Office Delve (previously codenamed "Oslo") to the company's Office 365 business customers.
You may soon start seeing a "buy" button in some of your tweets as Twitter increases its e-commerce efforts.
Google has made Glass available to everyone who live in the US, have $1500 to spare, and loves technology.
Microsoft is giving its MSN news service a look, new lifestyle tools and seamless syncing across devices, as part of its strategy of making mobile phones and Internet-based services priorities.
Friday, September 05, 2014
Intel is going to collaborate with the Fossil Group, a company that specializes in consumer lifestyle and accessories, to further develop wearable technology for the fashion industry.
A group of photographers, visual artists and affiliated associations have reached a settlement with Google in a lawsuit over copyrighted material in Google Books, Google announced on Friday.
Taiwanese metal casing manufacturer Catcher Technology said Friday it is investigating accusations of labor law violations at one of its China factories.
In the face of the recent celebrity photo scandal through iCloud, Apple plans to take additional steps to keep hackers out of user accounts and will start sending alerts to iCloud users when "suspicious" activities are tracked.
Thursday, September 04, 2014
Google is offering Web server administrators a newly updated free module that makes the delivery of web pages faster by a number of techniques used to compress content.
Google has agreed to settle a Federal Trade Commission complaint alleging that it unfairly billed consumers for millions of dollars in unauthorized charges incurred by children using mobile apps downloaded from the Google Play app store for use on Android mobile devices.
Fujitsu Limited, NTT Corporation, and NEC Corporation today have achieved a successful transmission test of the world's top-level, 400Gbps/channel-class digital coherent optical transmissions technology, marking a step toward commercialization.
Pioneer and Treasure Data collaborate to enable new automotive industry services based on telematics data.
Wednesday, September 03, 2014
Broadcom today announced a powerful 5G WiFi (802.11ac) 2x2 Multiple Input Multiple Output (MIMO) combo chip for mobile devices.
Toshiba today announced the world's highest speed quantum encryption system at the QCrypt 2014 conference, to be held on September 1 – 5.
Google Inc said a its Quantum Artificial Intelligence team is launching a hardware initiative to design and build new quantum information processors based on superconducting electronics.
Samsung Electronics said Wednesday it has acquired Canadian mobile cloud-printing solution provider PrinterOn, saying it would make headway in establishing a new standard in the sector.
Tuesday, September 02, 2014
Apple today issued a statement on the recent hack and release of celebrity photos, saying that that the recent theft was not a result of a widespread breach of its systems but was instead due to a "very targeted attack" on individual accounts.
Monday, September 01, 2014
Apple’s iCloud service may have been used to illegally access nude photos of actress and celebrities, an issue that could hurt the company's profile as it prepares to unveil its newest iPhone.
Japanese commpany has announced a new device that allows you to experience the presence of objects as if their entity existed there physically even in the virtual world.
Korean researchers have developed high-quality graphene quantum dots that are equal in size and highly efficient in emitting light, paving the way for the devlopment of paper-thin displays.
LG Display held an opening ceremony of its first overseas LCD panel fabrication plant in Guangzhou, China, expanding its presence by adding to its existing module assembly plant in the city.
A Chinese anti-trust regulator has given Microsoft20 days to reply to queries on the compatability of its Windows operating system and Office software suite.
Saturday, August 30, 2014
Intel has hired Amir Faintuch, a senior executive at rival Qualcomm, to step up efforts in mobile and Internet-connected gadgets.
Friday, August 29, 2014
Google is developing airborne drones capable of flying on their own and delivering goods, the Internet company said on Thursday.
Thursday, August 28, 2014
Microelectronics Corp. (UMC), the world's No. 3 contract chip maker, will form a chip production joint venture with Fujitsu Semiconductor Ltd.
Wednesday, August 27, 2014
Dropbox is consolidating its three Pro account options into a single plan that's priced at $9.99 per month and includes 1TB of storage, while ot also added new features.
Tuesday, August 26, 2014
U.S. mobile chipmaker Qualcomm may face a European antitrust investigation in relation to a complaint by a subsidiary of Nvidia, Reuters reports.
AMD in collaboration with Microsoft today released the C++ AMP version 1.2 -- an open source C++ compiler which implements version 1.2 of the open specification for C++ AMP, available on both Linux and Windows for the first time.
Amazon.com Inc snapped up live-streaming gaming network Twitch Interactive for about $970 million in cash, as the company is trying to transform into an Internet destination beyond its core retail operations.
Microsoft's internet browser and media player are being targeted in a Chinese antitrust probe.
Monday, August 25, 2014
As demand for tablets and smartphones is increasing, SSD demand for use in notebooks, servers and data centers is following in suit. Additionally, as the Internet of Things (IoT) is starting to further implement NAND Flash, the market for NAND Flash is expected to rise 9% in 2015 to US$26.6 billion, according to DRAMeXchange.
Sunday, August 24, 2014
Microsoft may launch a device that would compete with Google's Google Chromecast, according to the company's latest FCC filing.
Xinhua news reported today that following the concerns about U.S. surveillance and a monopoly probe of Microsoft, China's homegrown operating system (OS) for desktops may be ready in a couple of months.
Saturday, August 23, 2014
Amazon.com is reported to be readying an advertising platform that will resemble Google's AdWords for keyword-targeted ads.
Friday, August 22, 2014
A German regulator on Friday said it would not pursue a complaint brought against the Google brought by a group of publishers.
Thursday, August 21, 2014
Sony is launching the Smart Tennis Sensor (SSE-TN1W), engineered for all levels of tennis players that want to optimize their tennis game and share their performance results.
Microsoft seems to be ready to move past Windows 8.x with its next operating system release by the end of next month.
Intel and Chunghwa Telecom Co., Taiwan's largest wireless carrier, signed a memorandum of understanding Thursday on the development of technology related to the Internet of Things (IoT).
Wednesday, August 20, 2014
German chip-maker Infineon Technologies will buy U.S.-based International Rectifier for about USD 3 billion in cash, the companies announced today.
Former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer is stepping down from the company's board, closing a chapter on 34 years with the software giant.
Tuesday, August 19, 2014
Microsoft’s Azure cloud-computing service experienced a major global outage yesterday that lasted for around five hours.
Monday, August 18, 2014
Community Health Systems Inc, one of the biggest U.S. hospital groups, said it was attacked by hackers originated in China, and personal data belonging to 4.5 million patients were stolen.
Saturday, August 16, 2014
Google is buying JetPac Inc, a startup that designs social travel applications.
Friday, August 15, 2014
Ebay's PayPal is in reportedly talks with Coinbase and other bitcoin transaction providers to integrate the virtual currency within its Braintree payments system, The Wall Street Journal reported on Thursday.
Samsung Electronics will buy SmartThings, a startup that helps connect household devices.
Sony Electronics, Sony Pictures Home Entertainment and Best Buy, in collaboration with National CineMedia (NCM), today launched a cross-promotion created to highlight the 4K entertainment experience.
Thursday, August 14, 2014
Avago Technologies said it agreed to sell LSI's Axxia Networking Business to chipmaker Intel for $650 million in cash.
Intel unveiled plans to use wearable gadgets such as smart watches to monitor patients with Parkinson's disease and collect data that can be shared with researchers.
Wednesday, August 13, 2014
Amazon.com unveiled Amazon Local Register, a $10 credit-card reader and mobile app for brick-and-mortar businesses on Wednesday, expanding its presence in the physical world.
Twitter on Tuesday unveiled a new advertising program that delivers "promoted videos" to the tweet stream of users of the popular messaging platform.
Tuesday, August 12, 2014
Apple has been discussing how its "HealthKit" service will work with health providers at Mount Sinai, the Cleveland Clinic and Johns Hopkins as well as with Allscripts, Reuters repoprts.
Monday, August 11, 2014
Verbatim has been a pioneer of data storage technology and will use IFA Berlin – running from September 5-10, 2014 – to announce its entry into the fast developing 3D printing market with the availability of a top-grade range of PLA and ABS plastic filament materials.
Toshiba has started selling its new WERAM1100 wearable fitness tracker in Japan through Amazon and Yahoo! Shopping.
Saturday, August 09, 2014
Anti-virus software guru John McAfee appeared at a computer hackers' conference on Friday evening, where he unveiled a new website to give people a place online to vent their anger.
Friday, August 08, 2014
Both Yahoo and Google are promising to encrypt their mail services -- Gmail, and Yahoo Mail -- sometime next year.
Google has previewed Google Fit software tools so developers can start writing fitness applications for mobile and wearable devices.
Thursday, August 07, 2014
The Chinese government has passed a regulation that will require users of instant messaging services to use real names when registering in an effort to hold users responsible for content.
Google has changed its search engine algorithms to ensure websites that use HTTPS encryption rank higher in search results.
Google and Barnes & Noble are working together to tackle their rival Amazon, by offering fast and cheap delivery of books.
Samsung is expected to unveil Gear Solo, a smartwatch that will not need to be linked to a smartphone in order to make a call.
Wednesday, August 06, 2014
Microsoft's Internet Explorer (IE) browser will soon start blocking out-of-date Java ActiveX controls.
Intel is take advantage and be part of the wearable device technology -- predicted to grow to 284 million units by 2017 -- with the release of two software kits designed for its customers who are creating wearable products based on future Intel technology.
China's anti-monopoly probe into Microsoft expanded to Accenture on Wednesday as one of the company's offices in China is under investigation.
The Russian hacking ring is said to have 1.2 billion stolen usernames and passwords, including access to 500 million email addresses.
Tuesday, August 05, 2014
Pebble has just announced a Limited Edition version of its original smartwatch in three eye-popping colors: Fly Blue, Fresh Green and Hot Pink.

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