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Friday, March 27, 2015
Intel is in talks to buy chipmaker Altera, the Wall Street Journal reported on Friday.
Google is partnering with Johnson & Johnson to develop new technologies related to surgical robotics to benefit surgeons, patients and health care systems.
Microsoft said Friday the number of global law enforcement requests for user data fell in 2014.
The Court of Appeal of England and Wales has dismissed an attempt by Google to prevent British computer users from being able to sue it in England.
Virtual reality, artificial intelligence and drones are areas that Facebook is investing in order to create a more useful social network.
Thursday, March 26, 2015
GE, Technicolor, Dolby, Philips and Mitsubishi Electric have formed HEVC Advance, a licensing administrator company for the HEVC (High Efficiency Video Coding) video compression standard.
Amazon today announced unlimited cloud storage with Amazon Cloud Drive.
Twitter is introducing Periscope, a new app that lets you share live video from your mobile phone.
Wednesday, March 25, 2015
F8, Facebook's annual developer conference, kicked off this morning in San Francisco, where the company announced more than 25 products and tools to help developers build and monetize mobile apps.
Microsoft's Project Spartan web browser will host a new rendering engine exclusively, with the Internet Explorer 11 to remain fundamentally unchanged from Windows 8.1, Microsoft says.
The European Commission has made it a priority to create a Digital Single Market: making the EU's single market freedoms "go digital", and boosting growth and jobs on the continent.
Monday, March 23, 2015
Facebook has just announced Layout from Instagram, a new app that lets you combine multiple photos into a single image.
Microsoft recently revealed details on the minimum PC, tablet and smartphone specifications required to run its upcoming Windows 10 operating system.
Samsung is planning to pre-install Microsoft services and apps on its portfolio of Android devices and will deliver secure mobile productivity for businesses through a new Microsoft Office 365 and Samsung KNOX Business Pack.
Panasonic will provide royalty-free access to software, patents and experience from its product ecosystem to speed the development of the Internet of Things (IoT) software and services.
Cisco has warned owners of its Cisco Small Business SPA 300 and 500 Series IP phones, about a vulnerability of the device sthat could allow an unauthenticated, remote attacker to access sensitive information.
Sunday, March 22, 2015
Google has started testing a new kind of ad-tracking system for Google Fiber TV customers in Kansas.
Friday, March 20, 2015
Taiwan's Hon Hai Precision Industry, also known as Foxconn, will reportedly offer to take a stake in Sharp as part of assistance to help the troubled Japanese electronics manufacturer.
Following the disclosure of a 2012 report from the FTC's Bureau of Competition, Consumer Watchdog today called on the Federal Trade Commission to re-open its antitrust investigation of Google.
Security researchers who participated in the Pwn2Own hacking contest this week demonstrated remote code execution exploits against the top four browsers, and also hacked Adobe Reader and Flash Player plug-ins.
Thursday, March 19, 2015
Google in anticompetitive behavior to maintain the dominance of its search engine, investigators at the Federal Trade Commission wrote in a private report obtained by the Wall Street Journal.
U.S. aviation regulators have approved Amazon's inquiry to test a delivery drone outdoors, as the e-commerce giant pursues its vision of speeding packages to customers through the air.
Three telecoms giants from China and the United States led international patent filing activity via the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) in 2014.
Opera Software has acquired SurfEasy Inc., a Toronto-based company that provides a VPN solution for protecting customers' online privacy and security on smartphones, tablets and computers.
Sharp will axe more than 10 percent of its Japanese workforce starting in April, according to March 19 reports by Japanese newspapers Nihon Keizai Shimbun (Nikkei) and Yomiuri Shimbun.
Wednesday, March 18, 2015
The U.S. music industry shrank 0.5 percent in 2014 as growth in streaming services failed to counter declining consumer spending on physical media.
Microsoft is rolling out Windows 10 Build 10041 for PCs, which comes with a collection of new functionality and bug fixes.
Starting today, you can access your personal music collection from OneDrive across your Windows devices with the Xbox Music app.
Sony's PlayStation Vue, a cloud-based TV service, will launch today on PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 3 computer entertainment systems.
A German regional court on Wednesday issued a ban on online taxi service Uber, adding to the company's troubles in Europe.
Microsoft planning to make a big push into the pirated Chinese consumer computing market this summer by offering free upgrades to Windows 10 to all Windows users.
Tuesday, March 17, 2015
Facebook is adding a new feature in Messenger that gives people a more convenient way to send or receive money between friends.
Microsoft will introduce an automatic biometric sign-in option with its Windows 10 operating system due out later this year. The feature, called Windows Hello, means users will be able to scan their face, iris or fingerprint to verify identity and access Windows phones, laptops and personal computers.
Today from South by Southwest, Rhapsody is making a catalog of music available for sharing on Twitter.
At Microsoft Convergence 2015, Microsoft on Tuesday announced a partnership with Ford to help expand the automaker's connected car services.
IBM and Twitter have made avaialable new cloud data services that allow business professionals and developers to extract actionable business insights from Twitter data.
Apple's highly-rumored TV service may soon become a reality as the iPhone maker is in talks with programmers to offer a bundle of TV networks this fall, the Wall Street Journal reports.
Adobe today announced Adobe Document Cloud, a new way to manage documents at home, in the office and across devices.
Monday, March 16, 2015
Windows 10 will be made available to devices ranging fron desktoops to mobiles, and the Windows Storage and Deployment Teams have been trying to give the new operating system a compact footprint by applying smart system compression techniques.
Microsoft kicked off this week with the Convergence 2015 conference for its business customers, where the company announced the availability of new products and services, inlcuding Skype for businesses, Office 2016 preview and PowerBI.
At CeBIT 2015, Won-Pyo Hong, President and Chief Marketing Officer of Samsung Electronics, addressed the Internet of Things (IoT) for enterprises and how Samsung is creating an open and collaborative IoT ecosystem.
Facebook on Sunday updated its community standards to tell users what types of posts are not allowed on the service, providing guidance on policies related to self-injury, dangerous organizations, bullying and harassment, criminal activity, sexual violence and exploitation.
Sunday, March 15, 2015
Yahoo on Sunday introduced a new service called "on-demand" passwords, which lets someone log into a Yahoo account using a short password the company texts to their phone, instead of having to remember their own password.
Saturday, March 14, 2015
Facebook has acquired The Find, a search engine that indexes products across of e-commerce sites.
Friday, March 13, 2015
Youtube is starting to support 360-degree video uploads.
A Google software problem exposed the names, addresses, email addresses and phone numbers used to register websites after people had chosen to keep the information private.
Google will stop accepting new projects for Google Code, as the company plans to shutt down the project hosting platform completely as of January of 2016.
Thursday, March 12, 2015
Raspberry Pi has inspired many board computers, and Qualcomm is now offering one of its own platform with a a wide range of features for its price.
The Federal Communications Commission (F.C.C) today released the net-neutrality regulations it adopted last month.
The updated Google Maps let you "trek" Mount Everest from the comfort of your laptop, as Google's service launches new Street Views of the Khumbu valleys in Nepal.
Wednesday, March 11, 2015
Consumers around the world who tried to buy music and media from iTunes and Apple’s app stores were met with error messages Wednesday.
Sony is planning the U.S. rollout of its Playstation Vue internet TV service, later this year.
The Federal Trade Commission has charged DIRECTV, the country’s largest provider of satellite television services, with deceptively advertising a discounted 12-month programming package.
Google has just unveiled a new low-cost storage feature for its cloud service as the web giant is trying to catch up with market leader Amazon.com.
Sharp has decided not to appeal a recent court decision that removed the company's exclusing rights to the IGZO brand name.
Tuesday, March 10, 2015
The Open Compute Summit is underway in San Jose, California, and today, Facebook announced new contributions to OCP that create more efficient and sustainable infrastructure worldwide.
CIA had been trying to break the security protecting Apple phones and tablets, as The Intercept reports on Tuesday, citing documents obtained from Edward Snowden.
The Wikimedia Foundation, the nonprofit organization that runs Wikipedia, is filling a lawsuit against the National Security Agency and the U.S. Department of Justice, challenging the government's mass surveillance program.
Monday, March 09, 2015
During today's Spring Forward event, Apple also announced the release of the iOS 8.2, which mostly adds support for Apple Watch - it includes the new Apple Watch application and changes to prepare devices for when the Apple Watch becomes available next month.
Apple's event today included several announcements including the HBO NOW subscription available directly to Apple customers, a new MacBook, an updated 13-inch MacBook Pro with Retina Display & MacBook Air, the introduction of ResearchKit and of course, information about the Apple Watch.
Fujitsu Limited and Isuzu Motors Limited have reached an agreement to conduct joint research on future technologies with regard to safety, comfort and the environment, to be applied to the commercial vehicles Isuzu markets worldwide.
Saturday, March 07, 2015
Patents have been around since at least 1331 and were designed to give exclusive rights to inventions. SInce then, a whole segment of the legal profession has been built up to file patents, oversee them, protect them and sue folks.
Could Google's Android stay away from Virtual Reality (VR) developments? The obvious answer is no, and a report cklaims that the search giant is developing a virtual reality version of Android.
The Factoring Attack on RSA-EXPORT Keys (FREAK) vulnerability of some SSL/TLS implementations has made headlines lately and has been listed in an official vulnerability note by CERT.
Friday, March 06, 2015
Three people have been charged over roles in hacking email service providers in U.S., the Department of Justice said on Friday.
Previously thought limited to Apple and Google browsers, the FREAK flaw reported some weeks ago leaves communications between affected users and websites open to interception.
Fujitsu has developed a technology that provides highly accurate detection of people's movements and that can recognize the flow of people from low-resolution imagery incapable of distinguishing faces.
Thursday, March 05, 2015
Google has just introduced Google Compare for car insurance in California, with more states to follow. This is the newest addition to a suite of Google Compare products designed to help people make informed financial decisions.
United States Trade Representative Michael Froman today announced the findings of a list which highlights certain physical and online markets around the world that are reported to facilitate copyright piracy and trademark counterfeiting.
MPEG LA has made availabile the DisplayPort Patent Portfolio License, which covers technologies owned by Hitachi Maxell, Philips, Silicon Image and Sony.
Wednesday, March 04, 2015
HBO is in talks with Apple and other companies to launch the HBO Now video streaming service, according to a report in Wednesday's International Business Times.
IBM said on Wednesday it had acquired AlchemyAPI, a startup selling software that collects and analyzes unstructured text and data and offers them to website publishers and advertisers.
Samsung announced its acquisition of Logan, Utah-based YESCO Electronics, LLC, a LED sign and display manufacturer with more than 2,000 installations across the U.S. and abroad.
Tuesday, March 03, 2015
Apple on Tuesday said that it plans to release a fix next week to mitigate the newly uncovered 'Freak' security flaw affecting Safari browsers on its iOS and OS X operating systems.
GDC 2015 is a milestone in a collaboration between Mozilla and the world’s biggest game engine makers, towards bringing high performance games to the Web without plugins.
Western Digital announced today that HGST has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Amplidata, a privately-held developer of object storage software for public and private cloud data centers.
LG Electronics is showcasing its various automotive products at the 85th Geneva International Motor Show in Geneva, Switzerland from March 3-15.
In what would be its second bailout in three years despite restructuring efforts, Japanese electronics manufacturer Sharp is hoping to raise as much as 200 billion yen ($1.7 billion), most of it through a debt-equity exchange, the Nikkei business daily reported today.
Monday, March 02, 2015
Today in Barcelona, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg said that in the past year, Internet.org, Facebook's effort to create new users in countries with little or low Internet use, has launched its application with basic free services in six countries.
Sundar Pichai, senior vice president of products for Google, today confirmed that the world's largest search company has been in talks with wireless carriers to deliver connectivity directly to mobile users in the U.S. He also confirmed that the company is working on a new mobile payments framework named Android Pay.
HP and Aruba Networks today announced a definitive agreement for HP to acquire Aruba, a provider of next-generation network access solutions for the mobile enterprise, for $24.67 per share in cash.
NXP Semiconductors NV has agreed to buy smaller peer Freescale Semiconductor Ltd and merge operations in a deal valuing the combined company at over $40 billion.
Toshiba has announced the European launch of the first TransferJet adapter for iOS devices.
MediaTek's MT3188, a multi-mode wireless charging integrated circuit (IC), is now commercially available.
Sunday, March 01, 2015
Dutch ASML Holding N.V.is the latest company to report unauthorized access to its IT systems, although it found no evidence that valuable files were accessed.
Saturday, February 28, 2015
The White House released a draft legislation on Friday that would give consumers more control over how the data they leave behind them on the internet is used.
Car-hailing service Uber said Friday it was the target of a security breach last September, which affected the names and drivers-license numbers of approximately 50,000 drivers across multiple states.
Google submitted plans on Friday for an expanded headquarters at the Silicon Valley city where the tech giant is based, presenting a vision of movable structures to be built under curving and translucent canopies.
Friday, February 27, 2015
The latest measurements released by comScore show that Yahoo continued to improve its share of the U.S. search market after striking a deal last year with Mozilla.
Twitter is making improvements around reporting content issues including impersonation, self-harm and the sharing of private and confidential information.
Google announced on Thursday that it has adapted its search algorithms to yield results that are better-adapted to mobile devices.
To address the demand for mobile data, Qualcomm Technologies is extending LTE to unlicensed spectrum (LTE-U), and today announced that it has integrated the technology into its latest small cell solutions and RF transceivers for mobile devices.
Toshiba has developed the TMPV7608XBG, an image recognition processor that provides high accuracy recognition and detection of vehicles and pedestrians at night.
Despite concerns for the demise of scaling, Samsung says that high performance in electronics systems for the coming decades is expected, thanks to innovations in materials, structures and processes.
Thursday, February 26, 2015
U.S. regulators invoked broad powers to ensure that Web traffic for all users is treated equally, adopting net-neutrality rules that supporters say will preserve a wide-open Internet.
Lenovo Group said its website was hacked on Wednesday, its second security blemish days after the U.S. government advised consumers to remove software called "Superfish" pre-installed on its laptops.
Wednesday, February 25, 2015
Google today made real its Android for Work product, which was first announced last June at the Google I/O conference. Android for Work is built in to Android 5.0 Lollipop and is available as a separate app for Android 3.0 Ice Cream Sandwich through Android 4.4 KitKat.
Broadcom claims that its second-generation platform for smartwatches significantly lowers the power, size and development costs of such devices.
Gemalto, the world's largest maker of mobile SIM cards, said a preliminary company probe of sophisticated attacks against it in 2010 and 2011 showed British and U.S. intelligence services "probably" hacked into its office networks.

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