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Saturday, December 20, 2014
North Korea on Saturday proposed a joint investigation with the U.S. into the hacking attack against Sony Pictures Entertainment, warning of consequences if Washington rejects the probe.
Friday, December 19, 2014
Researchers at Kaspersky labs have discoverd a new Trojan that targets a large number of online-banking systems: over 150 different banks and 20 payment systems in 15 countries.
Confirming previous reports, the FBI on Friday announced that the North Korean government was responsible for recent Sony hack that saw personal information, unreleased movies and thousands of emails leaked online.
Apple has blasted BBC programme's 'deeply offensive' allegations that the U.S. company mistreats workers in its Chinese factories.
South Korea's No. 2 chipmaker SK hynix said Friday it has agreed to settle a lawsuit with Japanese Toshiba and cooperate in developing new technologies.
Google fired back at the Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA) on Thursday, expressing concerns about the association?s actions against the search giant.
Thursday, December 18, 2014
Digital was top of a lot of marketers' and consumers' minds this year and Nielsen looked at some of the top trends in digital including the latest top U.S. smartphone apps and operating systems.
Google's future version of the Android software could be natively built inside cars, according to a report, as a standard system powering a car's entertainment and navigation features.
U.S. investigators have identified North Korea as responsible for the cyber attack on Sony's computers, U.S. government sources said on Wednesday.
Sony and Sony Computer Science Laboratories have announced plans to establish a new company focused on online educational services in Japan and a number of other countries.
Intel and IBM presented dueling approaches to the development of FinFET technology for the 14nm technology node during the IEEE International Electron Devices Meeting (IEDM).
Wednesday, December 17, 2014
The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) announced that they have fallen victim to a phishing attack which resulted in the attackers gaining administrative access to some of ICANN's systems.
Renesas Electronics has developed a new circuit technology for automotive information devices using 16nm and more advanced process technologies.
The New York premiere of "The Interview", a Sony Pictures comedy about the assassination of North Korean President Kim Jong-Un, has been canceled after threats from a hacking group.
Tuesday, December 16, 2014
Following recent warnings to Google, Data Protection Agency said Tuesday it is probing changes in Facebook's privacy policy.
A jury on Tuesday cleared Apple of antitrust violations for iPod restrictions, ending a long case.
The NBASE-T Alliance, a cooperative effort to promote the development of 2.5 and 5 Gigabit Ethernet (GbE) over twisted pair copper cabling (2.5GBASE-T and 5GBASE-T), today announced the broadening of its membership base with the addition of big names such as Intel, Qualcomm and Brocade.
Chinese Internet giant Tencent Holdings has struck a music distribution deal with with Sony Music Entertainment, as it teams up with labels to try to develop China's paid-for music market.
Infineon Technologies and United Microelectronics (UMC) have extented their manufacturing partnership into power semiconductors for automotive applications.
Robin Williams' suicide, news unfold about a horrific plane crash, a terrifying disease and the iPhone 6 were among the most searchable topics on Google search engine during 2014.
Stanford researchers are building layers of logic and memory into "skyscraper" chips that are smaller, faster, cheaper and taller, promising to leapfrog the performance of the single-story logic and memory chips on today's circuit cards.
Monday, December 15, 2014
A group of companies including Apple, , AT&T are supporting Microsoft in a litigation concerning the U.S. government's attempt to use a search warrant to compel Microsoft to obtain and turn over email of a customer stored in Ireland.
Microsoft on Monday launched Spanish-English real-time translation for its Skype messaging service.
The Dutch Data Protection Authority (Dutch DPA) is pushing Google to change how it handles users' private data by the end of February or may face fines of €15 million.
Western Digital's HGST has completed an all-cash acquisition of Skyera, a developer of solid-state storage systems for scale-out cloud and enterprise data centers.
Start-up company Crossbar announced today at IEEE International Electron Devices Meeting (IEDM) a breakthrough in 3D RRAM architecture that could allow the development of a 1TB RRAM memory chips that have the size of a postage stamp.
Popular social mobile messaging app is rumored to be developing a PC version of its service.
Sony Pictures Entertainment is pressing media outlets against using data hackers have leaked about the studio, according to a letter sent to groups including The New York Times.
Friday, December 12, 2014
Google imagines a a world in which access to networked technology defies the constraints of desktops, laptops or smartphones, and is soliciting proposals for pioneering research related to the Internet of Things.
Photoshop maker Adobe Systems announced plans to buy stock photography company Fotolia for $800 million and a quarterly jump in subscribers of Creative Cloud.
Facebook's CEO, Mark Zuckerberg said that there will not be a 'dislike' button but the social network is considering offering other tools that could be used to express negative sentiments for a post.
Youtube has started testing out a new way of letting users share content, allowing them to create animated GIFs and share them the same way they would share full videos.
Despite the progress in the ultraviolet lithography (EUV) technology, it seems that the global semiconductor industry will face major technical difficulties on fulfilling the requirements of Moore's law.
Samsung Electronics has reportedly begun production of the new A9 application processor (AP) for Apple's next-generation smartphone, using the 14nm FinFET microprocess for the first time.
Thursday, December 11, 2014
Cisco Systems announced Thursday "connected analytics," a mix of hardware, software and services based on sensor data, designed to analyse information in real-time so that companies can respond in time.
Microsoft on Thursday issued invitations to a Jan. 21 media event slated to reveal more of the features of the Windows 10 operating system.
BitTorrent has announced that Maelstrom, its decentralized web browser project, has been released in its very first alpha test version.
Google is closing its news service in Spain next week due to new legislation under which publishers can charge search engines for using their content.
Wednesday, December 10, 2014
Facebook's Artificial Intelligence Research Lab is developing a digital assistant who will offer you a second opinion before you hit the 'post'' button on your Facebook account.
Facebook's photo-sharing service Instagram said it had more than 300 million users, sharing over 70 million photos and videos each day.
The Sweedish police has seized servers and computers owned by Swedish file-sharing website The Pirate Bay in Stockholm, and the website was taken down.
Samsung Electronics announced its annual structural reorganization, which follows a December 1, 2014 decision to maintain the company’s leadership of three CEOs, who will continue their independent leadership of the Consumer Electronics (CE), IT & Mobile Communications (IM) and Device Solutions (DS) Divisions.
Tuesday, December 09, 2014
Intel today announced the Intel IoT Platform, an end-to-end reference model designed to unify and simplify connectivity and security for the Internet of Things (IoT). The company also introduced integrated hardware and software products based on the new platform and new relationships with system integrators that promise to move IoT from infancy to mass deployment.
The Fast Identity Online, or FIDO, Alliance announced on Tuesday that it finalized the technical rules that companies must follow to get new, secure login systems running. Websites and apps could replace passwords altogether or combine traditional logins with a second element such as a USB key, fingerprint scanning or eye or voice recognition. today announced the 'Make an Offer' feature that allows customers to negotiate even lower prices on collectible items.
Almost one-fourth of video ads and 11 percent of display ads are viewed by fake consumers created by cyber crime networks seeking to take a chunk of the billions of dollars spent on digital advertising, according to a research report released on Tuesday.
A McAfee Labs November 2014 Threats Report details a third quarter filled with cyber events exploiting long-established Internet trust standards, and forecasts a 2015 threat landscape shaped by more attacks exploiting these standards, new attack surfaces in mobile and Internet of Things (IoT), and increasingly sophisticated cyber espionage capabilities.
Monday, December 08, 2014
The Broadband Forum, the association of broadband service providers and technology vendors announced support for the new ITU-T ultra broadband access standard,, as a new way to deliver bandwidth intensive consumer applications such as 4K Ultra High-Definition TV (4K UHD) and cloud-based consumer applications.
Facebook is updating its search engine to make it easier to find the posts that have been shared with you, through Graph Search.
Sunday, December 07, 2014
Despite the recent speculation that Microsoft would make Windows free across the board, the company's future plans seems to be diffferent.
North Korea says that the cyber attack on Sony's Hollywood studio may have been the country's supporters but not the country itself.
An NSA campaign designed to intercept internal communications of operators and trade groups in order to infiltrate mobile networks worldwide has been unveiled, based on revelations from documents supplied by Edward Snowden.
Saturday, December 06, 2014
Employees at Sony Pictures Entertainment received threatening emails on Friday that claimed to be from the group that carried out the recent cyber attack at the Hollywood film studio.
Friday, December 05, 2014
Qualcomm Technologies has made a $7 million strategic investment in Silicon Image's new subsidiary, Qterics, for a 7% ownership interest.
Foxconn, Alibaba and 21 Vianet Group have signed an agreement to jointly invest $491.8 million to build cloud computing, Wi-Fi, big data and e-commerce networks in the southwestern Chinese province of Guizhou.
British spies did not break laws when they used mass monitoring techniques revealed by former U.S. National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden, the country's surveillance watchdog ruled on Friday.
Fujitsu Laboratories has developed sensing middleware that can simplify development of low-power sensing applications needed by wearable devices.
Thursday, December 04, 2014
Researchers at microsoft have deveoped algorithms and software tools that could be used by biologists in order to reprogram DNA and create more complex behaviors in living cells.
Broadcom today introduced the first dual-band Wi-Fi audio chip into its Wireless Internet Connectivity for Embedded Devices (WICED) portfolio.
Barnes & Noble will buy Microsoft's stake in its Nook business for about $123 million, clearing the way for the bookseller to spin off the loss-making division.
Key updates in the new 4.2 Bluetooth core specification improve privacy and increase speed, and a soon-to-be ratified profile will enable IP connectivity.
Intel will invest $1.6 billion to upgrade its factory in the city of Chengdu in China, as the chipmaker is deepening ties in the local market.
Wednesday, December 03, 2014
Google plans introduce child-friendly versions of its most popular products in a bid to be "fun and safe for children", USA Today reported, quoting Pavni Diwanji, the company's vice president of engineering.
ARM is introducing a set of small scale enhancements to its widely adopted ARMv8.1-A architecture that could improve the security and speed of chips
The U.S. intelligence community has launched a research project to develop a superconducting computer, awarding its first contracts to three major technology companies.
Intel and Luxottica today unveiled a multiyear R&D collaboration to fuse premium, luxury and sports eyewear with smart technology.
Qualcomm's subsidiary, Qualcomm Atheros is easing data congestion across enterprise networks with a new high-performance enterprise connectivity platform.
Yahoo today announced the 2014 Year In Review, a look at the daily search habits of Yahoo users.
Tuesday, December 02, 2014
Twitter is making the social network safer by enhancing its in-product harassment reporting and making improvements to "block".
Intel and professor Stephen Hawking demonstrated a new communications platform to replace professor's decades-old system, improving his ability to communicate with the world.
A new report details coordinated attacks by hackers with ties to Iran on more than 50 targets in 16 countries around the globe. Victim organizations were found in a variety of critical industries, with most attacks on airlines and airports, energy, oil and gas, telecommunications companies, government agencies and universities.
CyberLink today announced the launch of U, a photo and text messaging app.
Philips has resolved patent disputes with Nintendo and the two companies have signed a patent license agreement.
Samsung Electronics said Tuesday it would sell its optical material business to Corning Inc., in the latest move to reorganize the firm's portfolio amid falling profits from its handset division.
Monday, December 01, 2014
Chip maker Cypress Semiconductor and Spansion today announced an agreement to merge in an all-stock, tax-free transaction valued at approximately $4 billion.
Security researchers have uncovered a cyber espionage ring focused on stealing corporate secrets for the purpose of gaming the stock market, in an operation that attempts to play the stock market.
Microsoft today confirmed the acquisition of Acompli, a provider of mobile email apps for iOS and Android.
Windows 8.1 has broken the 10% mark and overtaken XP for the first time globally in terms of internet usage according to data released by website analytics company StatCounter.
Cymer, LLC, an ASML company, today announced its new argon fluoride (ArF) immersion light source, the XLR 700ix.
Intel announced the acquisition of PasswordBox, a Montreal-based provider of a cross-platform identity management service that gives users a way to log into all of their websites and applications from any device without having to type their passwords.
Google plans to release a new version of its Glass headset next year, which will be powered by an Intel chip and offer longer battery life than the current Explorer Edition, according to The Wall Street Journal. today unveiled its eighth generation fulfillment center, which utilizes robotics, Kiva technology, vision systems and other software and mechanical technologies to fulfill holiday orders.
Sunday, November 30, 2014
For the first time, online traffic from mobile devices outpaced traditional PCs on Thanksgiving Day and Black Friday.
2014 was a year full of celebrity stargazing, sports spectating and high-end designers according to Bing search data.
Sony’s film and TV studio may have had several films stolen in a Nov. 25 cyberattack that continues to cripple its computer systems, according to a report.
Friday, November 28, 2014
Cyber Monday starts even earlier at Amazon , kicking off deals on Saturday, November 29 , with new deals added as often as every ten minutes. Deals include 50% off select LeapFrog toys, TVs, headphones and more.
Toshiba is launching three new TZ2100 application processors, the latest additions to its ApP Lite family?s ARM Cortex-A9-based TZ2000 series.
Thursday, November 27, 2014
The Syrian Electronic Army hacking group today targetted several news websites, including CNBC, Britain's Telegraph and PC World.
A Wall Street Journal report claims that action camera company GoPro is planning to take its product range to the sky.
As it was expected, the European Parliament today called on EU member states and the European Commission to break down barriers to the growth of the EU's digital single market and essentially, recommends that Google search should be split off from other parts of the business.
Microsoft has accidentally announced that it is acquiring email startup Acompli in a post that briefly appeared on the company's official blog today.
Microsoft is offering new Music Deals through its Music Deals app for Windows and Windows Phone just in time for the holidays.
Researchers from the Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute of Korea (ETRI) have developed new optical networking equipment that can deliver a 10Gbps Internet service.
Wednesday, November 26, 2014
Twitter said Wednesday it has started tracking what other apps its users have installed on their mobile devices so it can target content and ads to them better.
Europe's privacy regulatory body says that online users have the "right-to-be forgotten" by a search engine not only in europe but wolrdwide.
Samsung announced its sorting engine, DeepSort, finished No. 1 in this year’s Sort Benchmark competition, often known as the "World Cup" of data sorting.
Tuesday, November 25, 2014
Hewlett-Packard Co said its quarterly revenue fell over the year mainly due to the weak enterprise demand, as the company is getting ready to split off enterprise services from its computer and printing units next year.
Hitachi High-Technologies has developed a wearable device that is monitoring brain activity and could be used as a future tool towards learing the way human brains function.
Hitachi and Professor MIURA Kiyotaka of the School of Engineering, Kyoto University, have successfully achieved read/write of digital data in 100 layers of fused silica glass, a recording density comparable to Blu-ray Disc.

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