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Friday, October 28, 2016
Fujitsu will launch its broadcast-use FUJITSU Network Real-Time Video Transmission Gear IP-HE950 video encoder and decoder equipment for H.265/HEVC standard. S
Thursday, October 27, 2016
Alphabet reported high revenue and profit after buoyant internet ad sales made up for heavy spending on a slew of unprofitable newer products and projects, such as self-driving cars and smartphones.
Uber envisions a future a network of small, electric aircraft that take off and land vertically (called VTOL aircraft for Vertical Take-off and Landing, which will enable rapid transportation between suburbs and cities and, ultimately, within cities.
Facebook is introducing some fun new ways to help you get into the Halloween spirit - users are offered "masks" in Facebook Live.
Twitter said Thursday it would cut 9 percent of its global workforce to keep costs down, although the microblogging service reported better than expected quarterly results.
Smartphone chipmaker Qualcomm has officially announced it is buying NXP Semiconductors N.V. in a deal valued at approximately $38 billion.
LG Electronics said on Thursday its third-quarter operating profit fell 3.7 percent from a year earlier, dragged down by a record quarterly loss for its mobile division.
Samsung Electronics reported a 17 percent slump in third-quarter profit after the demise of its fire-prone Note 7 line threw the world’s largest smartphone maker into disarray.
Wednesday, October 26, 2016
Google parent Alphabet is resetting the Google Fiber project, with Craig Barratt, head of the Access unit that includes Google Fiber to leave along with about 9 percent of staff.
Sony Corp. has decided to establish Sony Imaging Products & Solutions Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary that will be responsible for its imaging products and solutions businesses.
Samsung Electronics said Wednesday it will launch its mobile payment service, Samsung Pay, in Russia, Thailand and Malaysia later this year, bringing the service to a total of 10 countries.
Samsung Electronics today introduced its SAMSUNG ARTIK Smart Internet of Things (IoT) platform featuring two new module families, ARTIK 0 and ARTIK 7, and new device management capabilities in SAMSUNG ARTIK Cloud.
Apple posted its third successive quarter of declining iPhone sales on Tuesday and forecast slimmer-than-expected profit margins over the upcoming holiday season even as it projected record sales.
Tuesday, October 25, 2016
Google introduced Jamboard - a collaborative, digital whiteboard that makes it easy for teams to share ideas in real-time by moving the whiteboard to the cloud.
At the ARM TechCon conference today ARM announced a portfolio of products and services that promises to simplify the creation of secure IoT systems.
Intel on Tuesday officially unveiled its Atom Processor E3900 Series, designed to support the complex and rapidly-developing Internet of Things (IoT).
Toshiba has developed a technology capable of precisely distinguishing the voices of individual speakers in real time, even when multiple persons are speaking at the same time.
SK Hynix Inc., a supplier of memory chips to Apple, posted better than expected third-quarter profit as increased demand and reduced inventories fed a rally in semiconductor prices.
Twitter may cut 8 percent of its workforce or about 300 people, Bloomberg reported on Monday, citing people it said were familiar with the matter.
Samsung Electronics has developed 2nd generation IoT platform and applied AP (Application Processor) for IoT,as the company tries to create a 'Samsung IoT ecosystem'.
The Wi-Fi Alliance certification for products based on the 802.11ad standard, known as Wi-Fi CERTIFED WiGig, brings multi-vendor interoperability needed to proliferate WiGig devices.
Monday, October 24, 2016
Google increased its 2016 third-quarter federal lobbying spending 4.2 percent to $3.81 million from $3.65 million in the comparable 2015 period, but fell to second place in lobbying expenditures among 16 technology and communications companies.
Sunday, October 23, 2016
Confirming previous reports, AT&T Inc. and Time Warner Inc. they have entered into a definitive agreement under which AT&T will acquire Time Warner in a stock-and-cash transaction.
Saturday, October 22, 2016
The cyber atttack that cut access to some of the world's best known websites on Friday was caused by a botnet runing on common devices like webcams and digital recorders.
Friday, October 21, 2016
TSMC will battle with the partnership of IBM, Globalfoundries and Samsung to detail rival 7nm processes at the International Electron Devices Meeting (IEDM) technical conference in December.
AT&T has been reportedly ready to announced the acquisition of Time Warner, according to sources cited by The Wall Street Journal.
Qualcomm is reportedly in the final stages of negotiations to acquire NXP Semiconductors NV and the two chipmakers may announce a deal as early as next week, according Bloomberg.
Advanced Micro Devices Inc. (AMD) predicted fourth-quarter revenue below expectations, hurt by dwindling orders for game console processors.
Microsoft said sales of its flagship cloud product doubled in its first quarter, propelling earnings for the first quarter.
Thursday, October 20, 2016
Yahoo has asked the U.S. Director of National Intelligence James Clapper to provide information about the government's request that Yahoo secretly scan customer emails.
Fujitsu Laboratories has collaborated with the University of Toronto to develop a new computing architecture to tackle a range of real-world issues by solving combinatorial optimization problems, which involve finding the best combination of elements out of an enormous set of element combinations.
Tesla Motors is starting to build its electric cars with all the sensors, cameras and other gear needed to drive completely on their own when regulations allow the technology to take over that responsibility.
Wednesday, October 19, 2016
Foxconn is planning to tap into chip market by partnering with ARM to create a chip design center in the southern Chinese city of Shenzhen, the Nikkei reports.
Website owners are free to store users' internet addresses to prevent cyber attacks, the European Union's top court said on Wednesday.
Facebook is launching new tools to curate tips and suggestions from friends and make it easier for users to engage with the businesses behind them.
Intel reported a 9.1 percent rise in quarterly revenue, helped by improving PC demand and growth in its data center and cloud businesses.
Yahoo reported quarterly adjusted profit on Tuesday, a boost for the company whose deal to sell its core business to Verizon Communications has been shaken by a massive data breach.
Tuesday, October 18, 2016
Fujitsu Laboratories and Fujitsu Research and Development Center have jointly developed a technology that utilizes image processing and machine-learning to analyze surveillance camera images of traffic, with high accuracy and in real time, to recognize traffic conditions such as congestion and accidents.
THX announced today that Razer, the global lifestyle brand for gamers, has acquired the majority of the assets of THX Ltd. and brought onboard the management and employees of the company.
Monday, October 17, 2016
Chinese display makers are speeding up efforts to catch up with the Korean companies LG Display and Samsung Display, which are ruling the roost in the global display market.
Samsung Electronics today announced that it has commenced mass production of System-on-Chip (SoC) products with 10-nanometer (nm) FinFET technology for which would make it first in the industry.
Tesla Motors said it would collaborate with Panasonic to manufacture solar cells and modules in New York.
DENSO and Toshiba have reached a basic agreement to jointly develop an artificial intelligence technology called Deep Neural Network-Intellectual Property (DNN-IP), which will be used in image recognition systems to help achieve driver assistance and automated driving technologies.
Friday, October 14, 2016 Inc's Chief Executive Marc Benioff said on Friday he had ruled out bidding for Twitter, a decision that raises questions about Twitter's future.
AMD, Dell EMC, Google, Hewlett Packard Enterprise, IBM, Mellanox Technologies, Micron, NVIDIA and Xilinx today announced the Open Coherent Accelerator Processor Interface (OpenCAPI), a standard that can increase datacenter server performance by up to 10x. is teaming up with VMware to let customers combine VMware’s software for corporate networks with Amazon’s internet-based cloud-computing services.
The Instagram app for Windows 10 is expanding beyond its current mobile availability and is optimized for tablets and PCs today. The app is free to download from the Windows Store.
Thursday, October 13, 2016
Verizon Communications Inc.’s top attorney said that the hack into Yahoo’s e-mail accounts represents a material impact to the phone carrier’s acquisition of the internet company’s online businesses.
Twitter today unveiled Periscope Producer, a new way for brands, media organizations and other live video creators to share produced live video on Periscope and Twitter.
Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co (TSMC), which supplies chips for Apple's s iPhone 7 series, expects this quarter to be a stronger, benefiting from increasing demand for high-end smartphones.
HTC Corp.'s VIVE X accelerator fund for virtual reality start-ups is accepting new applicants.
The U.S. government will invest tens of millions of dollars in smart-city technologies, small-satellite broadband, space technology and artificial intelligence (AI).
The European antitrust authorities have given Google three more weeks to counter charges that it unfairly demotes rival shopping services in internet search results.
A group of investors are suing Toshiba in a Tokyo court for 16.7 billion yen ($162.3 million) in damages, over a $1.3 billion accounting scandal uncovered last year.
Native Instruments’ TRAKTOR PRO 2 and TRAKTOR SCRATCH PRO2 DJ software is now compatible with the DVS feature of Pioneer's flagship DJM-900NXS2 mixer, and the USB-HID control feature of our CDJ-2000NXS2 multi player.
Toshiba is joining the market of autonomous vehicles by developing an an obstacle avoidance system it hopes to commercialize by 2020 for marketing to autoparts makers.
SK Hynix Inc. has entered into an agreement with Stanford University to collaboratively research and develop 'Artificial Neural Network Devices' exploiting a ferroelectric material.
Wednesday, October 12, 2016
Alcatel-Lucent Submarine Networks (ASN) and Nokia Bell Labs today announced they have achieved a record transmission capacity over a 6,600 km single mode fiber.
Google will work with Facebook, Pacific Light Data Communication and TE Subcom to build the first direct submarine cable system between Los Angeles and Hong Kong with ultra high-capacity.
BMW envisions the motorcycle of the future to be self-balancing and so safe riders can cruise without helmet and according to BMW. on Wednesday launched a music streaming service with subscriptions as low as $3.99 per month for owners of its Amazon Echo speaker, the latest entry in an increasingly crowded field.
Samsung Electronics slashed its quarterly profit estimate by a third on Wednesday, soaking up a $2.3 billion hit from ditching its flagship smartphone.
Tuesday, October 11, 2016
Intel today announced the Intel Falcon 8+ system, an advanced drone with full electronic system redundancy that is designed with safety and performance for the North American markets.
Symantec has found evidence that a hacking group dubbed Odinaff has mounted attacks on SWIFT users, using malware to hide customers’ own records of SWIFT messages relating to fraudulent transactions.
The supply shortage that persisted in the NAND Flash market during the third quarter will become more acute in the fourth quarter due to surging demand from clients in the smartphone and SSD industries, says DRAMeXchange.
Monday, October 10, 2016
Facebook Workplace, the app that allows coworkers stay connected with each other, is now available to any company or organization that wants to use it.
Twitter says Sunday's presidential debate was the most tweeted ever, with more than 17 million tweets related to the forum sent.
Samsung is launching its P-Series standalone SMART signage, the first Tizen-powered displays.
Saturday, October 08, 2016
U.S. intelligence agencies are "confident that the Russian government directed" the hacking of American political groups and leaked stolen material in order to interfere with the Nov. 8 election.
Friday, October 07, 2016
Overturning an earlier decision, a U.S. appeals court on Friday reinstated a lower-court verdict that Samsung Electronics should pay Apple US$120 million for violating three iPhone patents.
Facebook on Firday announced Events from Facebook, a new app designed for event seekers who are passionate about keeping up with nearby events and finding things to do with their friends.
Autonomous vehicle technology company Nauto has entered into strategic agreements with three major auto companies, including BMW i Ventures and Toyota Research Institute, as well as with Allianz Ventures, part of the financial service provider and insurance company Allianz Group.
LG Electronics said on Friday it expects third-quarter operating profit slipped 3.7 percent from a year earlier, as the company was likely hit by continued losses at its mobile division.
Samsung Electronics expects third-quarter profit grew 5.6 percent, as a pickup in chip and display earnings likely offset the impact of a global smartphone recall that has roiled the tech giant.
Thursday, October 06, 2016
At the Oculus Connect 3 developer's conference, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and Oculus execs shared their vision for the future virtual reality, from VR selfies to a new VR platform on the horizon.
Twitter has told potential acquirers it is seeking to conclude negotiations about selling itself by the time it reports third-quarter earnings on Oct. 27.
Samsung Electronics announced that it has agreed to acquire Viv Labs, Inc., a U.S.-based artificial-intelligence software company run by a co-creator of Apple's Siri voice assistant program.
Wednesday, October 05, 2016
Sharp's booth at CEATEC is offering a glimpse of how the company's free-form displays incorporating IGZO technology, 8K ultra-high-definition displays.
Panasonic has developed a data transmission system that can exchange information through human touch.
Amazon.comon Wednesday launched a new feature for its U.S. Prime members called Prime Reading, which provides members a selection of reading materials that includes Kindle books and magazines at no additional cost.
Micron Technology Inc., the largest U.S. maker of memory chips, predicted profit and sales, helped by improving prices for semiconductors used in computers as demand for those devices picks up.
Reuters is reporting that, in 2015, Yahoo complied with an order it received from the U.S. government to search all of its users’ incoming emails, in real time.
Japan's Honda Motor and Yamaha Motor said they would hold a joint news conference at on Wednesday concerning their motorcycle businesses.
Tuesday, October 04, 2016
Due to increasing capacity from China, South Korean LCD panel makers are realizing that LCD displays profitability may eventually erode, so they are betting their future on organic light-emitting diode (OLED) displays.
Intel has started sampling the Stratix 10 field programmable arrays, the industry’s first 14nm FPGA.
As existing technology is pushed, rating a faster Ethernet becomes more and more difficult. FlexEthernet is one new area of Ethernet innovation and a new generation of Ethernet silicon could help further spread use, using chips that can dial in different data rates.
Ericsson said Tuesday it will cut 3,000 jobs in Sweden and will downsize operations at several plants as part of its global plan to cut costs by 9 billion kronor ($1 billion) in 2017.
Intel Security launched its 2017 consumer security lineup featuring security technologies to protect the devices people use every day against the latest threats.
Apple launched its Apple Pay software in Russia on Tuesday as the U.S. technology firm extends the global reach of its payment service. is tightening controls on "incentivized reviews," in which customers receive free or discounted goods in exchange for writing product critiques that many shoppers rely on when making online purchases.
Monday, October 03, 2016
Reflecting the investment Microsoft is making in cloud computing in Europe, Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella and president Brad Smith on Monday shared new details about how this momentum is taking shape.
Fujitsu has developed software solutions that identify images shot from surveillance cameras deployed throughout a city or a facility, using high-speed image processing technology cultivated with its Human Centric AI Zinrai artificial intelligence and supercomputer technologies.
NHK, jointly with KDDI Corporation, Jupiter Telecommunications, and Japan Digital Serve Corporation, has developed a prototype compact receiver system for 4K and 8K broadcasts on cable TV.
Saturday, October 01, 2016
EU antitrust regulators plan to order Alphabet's Google to stop paying financial incentives to smartphone makers to pre-install Google Search exclusively on their devices and warned the company of a large fine.
Hackers have probed the voting systems of many U.S. states but there is no sign that they have manipulated any voting data, Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson said on Saturday.
A federal jury in Texas on Friday ordered Apple to pay more than $302 million in damages for using VirnetX Holding Corp's internet security technology without permission in features including its FaceTime video conferencing application.
A proposed law in California released on Friday allows companies test self-driving cars on public roads without having a human inside the vehicles, and also restricts how the technology is advertised.
Friday, September 30, 2016
Japan's Sharp said it will spend $570 million on its organic light-emitting diode (OLED) screen business, as Foxconn's company will try to compete with by South Korean rivals.
Google is Introducing a new name for Google Apps for Work : G Suite from Google Cloud is a set of intelligent apps including Gmail, Docs, Drive, Calendar, Sheets, and Slides to connect the people within a company, no matter where in the world they are.

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