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Thursday, May 28, 2015
Following Samsung's recent announcement that it would move to 10nm FinFET process next year, TSMC remains confident that it would will beat its South Korean "rival" in the foundry business by ramping up production on its 10nm lines.
Japanese Showa Denko (SDK) and Microwave Chemical have developed a technology to mass produce silver nanowire ink that forms transparent electro-conductive patterns through utilization of printing technology.
Lenovo today at Lenovo Tech World, the company?s first global technology event, announced many new products, demonstrated several product concepts that will change the way people interact with technology, and shared insight on the future of the industry from the CEOs of Intel, Microsoft and Baidu.
Wednesday, May 27, 2015
Avago Technologies is reportdly in talks to buy chipmaker Broadcom.
Google's an annual developers conference kicks off on Thursday in San Francisco, and Google's executives are expected to focus on Google Cardboard gadget and a new Andoid version.
After years of losses and restructuring, Sony says it is entering into a growth stage driven by image sensors, video game network services and virtual reality gear businesses.
Tuesday, May 26, 2015
Microsoft has selected Dolby Audio to be a part of the new Windows 10 operating system and will be natively supported by the new Microsoft Edge browser for the playback of web-based content as well as accessible by third-party Windows Store apps.
Japan Broadcasting Corporation (NHK) will be holding its anual Open House 2015 exhibition this week, where the latest developments related to the 8K Super Hi-Vision (SHV) technologies will be on public display.
The weekend's reports were confirmed, and Charter Communications announced today that it has entered into a definitive agreement to merge with Time Warner Cable Inc., in a deal values Time Warner Cable at $78.7 billion.
Monday, May 25, 2015
Charter Communications Inc. is close to sign an agreement to buy Time Warner Cable for about $55 billion, combining the second and third largest U.S. cable operators, according to reports from news agencies.
Saturday, May 23, 2015
Qualcomm Technologies is partnering with automotive company Daimler AG to advance technologies related to connected cars.
The possible acquisition of Salesforce.com Inc by Microsoft has surfaced again, with CNBC to report that the two companies disagreed on price.
Friday, May 22, 2015
The official launch of YouTube's Music Key, a music subscription service announced last year, has been pushed back for September, as the current beta version will live on through the summer of 2015.
Samsung's next-generation process technology, a 10nm FinFET node, is set to reach full production by the end of 2016, the company announced in an event in San Francisco.
Japan Display Inc. will be participating in The Society of Information Display (SID) SID DISPLAY WEEK 2015, International Symposium, Seminar, and Exhibition.
Thursday, May 21, 2015
Hewlett-Packard reported a better than expected fiscal second-quarter profit, mainly on server demand.
The US National Security Agency (NSA) had plans to hack links to the Google Play and Samsung's app store in order to plant spyware on smartphones, according to a media report.
Google may join the group of companies that offer their own operating system for internet of things - the world of connected everyday objects.
UC Browser, a popular mobile web browser in China and India owned by the Alibaba Group, has multiple security and privacy deficits, a Canadian technology research group said on Thursday.
HP and Tsinghua Holdings are partnering to bring together Chinese enterprise technology assets of Hewlett-Packard and China's Tsinghua University to create a Chinese provider of technology infrastructure.
Lenovo Group said on Thursday its annual net profit rose one percent to $829 million, as a result of the acquisitions of IBM's low-end server unit and Motorola earlier that year.
Amazon.com's s Prime Now service will offer one-hour delivery from local stores in addition to the items offered by Amazon.
Wednesday, May 20, 2015
Music-streaming service Spotify will add video content to attract more advertising revenue. The service has also expanding to include podcasts, news radio and other features.
GLOBALFOUNDRIES today announced it is offering a 28nm High-k Metal Gate (HKMG) radio frequency (RF) process technology that will provide power-efficient solutions for highly integrated mobile applications and connected devices.
China's Huawei Technologies on Wednesday announced its own take on the 'Internet of Things' (IoT), centered on the 'LiteOS' operating system designed to allow household and business appliances to communicate with each other online.
Japan's public broadcaster NHK will offer the world?s first public presentation of the 8K satellite broadcasting during this year's NHK Science & Technology Research Laboratories Open House event.
Security experts have discovered a new encryption flaw called LogJam, which is closely related to one found earlier this year that puts Web surfers' data at risk.
Imagination Technologies introduced OmniShield technology designed to provide a scalable and secure solution for protection of next-generation SoCs.
Tuesday, May 19, 2015
Google may unveil an online picture sharing and storage service that will be independant from the Google+ social network, with more details to be expected at Google's annual software developers conference in San Francisco later this month.
Microsoft researchers have created a new system that keeps data stored in the cloud safe from malicious players even when it is being accessed to make calculations.
LG Display plans to dominate the global display market by offering new organic light-emitting diode (OLED) products, such as the new detachable OLED panel that sticks to the wall.
Monday, May 18, 2015
U.S. President Barack Obama on Monday sent his first tweet from his very own account on Twitter and as it was expected, his account immediately gathered thousands of followers - set to reach millions soon.
China's online marketplace Alibaba has been sued by the Paris-based Kering SA, the owner of Gucci, Yves Saint Laurent, Puma and other fashion brands, over counterfeit goods.
Intel and Altera have resumed talks on a possible acquisition deal, the New York Post reported.
Saturday, May 16, 2015
Google is reportedly ready to capitalize on its huge popularity of its search engine, by including a "buy" button in its search results on mobile devices, said a report on Friday in the Wall Street Journal.
Friday, May 15, 2015
Once again, Microsoft says that it will not be offering consumers who are running Non-Genuine versions of Windows 7 and 8.1 a free upgrade to Windows 10 for the first year the operating system is available.
Oculus Rift headset will run almost exclusively on Windows PCs, which should have enough horespower to cope with the demanding VR graphics.
Windows 10 will leverage Azure Active Directory, providing organizations with a great deal of flexibility and choices to bring the cloud to enterprise desktops.
Google has added some new details to its latest Transparency Report, as the Internet-search company seeks to balance the demands of law-enforcement agencies with its need to protect user privacy.
Worldwide personal and entry-level storage (PELS) shipments declined by -6.4% year over year and -13.6% sequentially, finishing the first quarter of 2015 (1Q15) with 17.6 million units, according to the International Data Corporation (IDC).
Google is reafy to take the next step for its self-driving vehicle project. This summer, a few of the prototype vehicles the company has created will leave the test track and hit the roads of Mountain View, Calif., with Google's safety drivers aboard.
Thursday, May 14, 2015
Microsoft said Thursday its Bing search engine would give more prominence to "mobile-friendly" websites, just weeks after Google implemented a similar shift.
Reddit on Thursday said it has improved its practices to better curb harassment of individuals on the social network.
Gartner has released the findings from its 11th annual Supply Chain Top 25, identifying global supply chain leaders and highlighting their best practices.
The US House of Representatives voted to end the NSA's data collection of telephone data from millions of Americans, a program revealed in 2013 by former security contractor Edward Snowden.
Sharp said Thursday it returned to the red in fiscal 2014 amid sluggish liquid crystal business and mounting restructuring costs.
Stephen Wolfram's latest search tool is a function called ImageIdentify built into the Wolfram Language that lets you ask, "What is this a picture of?" - and get an answer.
Wal-Mart Stores willstart testing a new unlimited online shipping service this summer for $50 per year, which is signnificantly lower than Amazon's corresponding $99 Prime shipping service.
Fujitsu and Intel have reached an agreement to combine Fujitsu Laboratories Ltd.'s distributed service platform technology with the Intel IoT Gateway to build out IoT solutions.
Wednesday, May 13, 2015
Windows 10 is coming this summer in 190 countries and 111 languages, and will also be available in a total of six different editions.
Skype is allowing anyone to use a new feature that translates video chats or instant messages in real time.
Facebook introduced Instant Articles, a new product for publishers to create interactive articles that will be displayed to the social network's mobile news feeds.
Monday, May 11, 2015
Have you ever wanted to watch the video that was sitting on your flash drive when all you have is your phone? Or editing a Microsoft Word document from your phone with the comforts of a keyboard and mouse? Well, in Windows 10 youcan…
Google said Monday that its self-driving cars have been in 11 minor traffic accidents since it began experimenting with the technology six years ago.
Facebok is testing an internal search engine to help users find links to post, as the company is trying bypass other search engines such as Google.
Fujitsu has developed a head mounted display called UBIQUITOUSWARE, a wearable device for enterprises.
Sharp may reduce its capital and issue preferred shares as part of a planned restructuring, according to media repoirts, which were not fully disproved by the Japanese company.
Apple is expanding its renewable energy and environmental protection initiatives in China, including a new multi-year project with World Wildlife Fund to increase responsibly managed forests across China.
Saturday, May 09, 2015
According a patent published by the US Patent Office, Amazon's future drones used for aerial delivery of goods will be able to track the location of the person it is delivering to by pulling data from their smartphone, and will also communicate with each other sending weather and traffic conditions.
Friday, May 08, 2015
Uber Technologies has submitted a $3 billion bid for HERE, Nokia?s maps business, the New York Times reported.
Microsoft's Edge, the upcoming web browser, will be significabty faster than the Interner Explorer 11 in terms of JavaScript performance, thanks to its usage of asm.js.
Thursday, May 07, 2015
A three-judge panel in the Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit has ruled that the US National Security Agency (NSA) phone records collection "exceeds the scope of what Congress has authorized" in Section 215 of the Patriot Act.
Tech companies including Google and Intel are saying that they want more women and minorities.
Samsung Electronics held a groundbreaking ceremony for the world's largest semiconductor factory in Pyeongtaek, Gyeonggi Province, Thursday. The company expects start production in the new plant in the first half of 2017.
A vulnerability within twopopular WordPress plugins is already being exploited by hackers, putting millions of WordPress sites at risk, according to security firm Sukuri.
Wednesday, May 06, 2015
IBM and Facebook team up to deliver ads through people-based marketing and provide brands with tailored marketing capabilities.
The European Commission (EC) will review the role of web giants such as Google, Facebook and Amazon to decide whether it should regulate them more tightly, it said on Wednesday. In addition, the Comission unveiled its plans to create a Digital Single Market.
U.S. antitrust officials are scrutinizing Apple’s efforts to line up deals with record labels as it prepares to debut a new version of the Beats Music streaming service, according to Bloomberg.
Google has introduced Google Cloud Bigtable, a service for storing large amounts of data online, enabling organizations to execute big data analysis as a cloud service.
Tuesday, May 05, 2015
Microsoft is reportedly considering to make a bid for Salesforce.com.
NVIDIA plans to will wind down its Icera modem operations in the second quarter of fiscal 2016, and is also open to a sale of the technology or operations.
Microsoft and its Skype phone service on Tuesday lost a legal battle against Rupert Murdoch's television business Sky in a EU court, in a case related to naming rights.
Following the recent changes in the way Google ranks websites in Google search for mobile users, the search giant claims that users in the U.S., Japan and other countries have shifted more than half their Internet searches to handheld devices from personal computers.
The NAND flash market is picking up thanks to the launching of new models in the smartphone market, and the research institution DRAMeXchange estimates that the excess supply of NAND flash will be corrected in the third quarter.
Monday, May 04, 2015
Today is the inaugural CoreOS Fest, the community event for distributed systems and application containers, CoreOS announced that it has signed up four major backers to its App Container specification in a bid to provide the industry with a container standard.
General Electric on Monday announced collaborations with Qualcomm and Apple as it tries to tale advantage of the latest home automation technology to enhamce its lighting business.
Microsoft kicked off this week with its first Ignite Conference, where the company announced a range of new products and services for IT professionals, including the next generation of Windows management, Microsoft Office, hybrid cloud infrastructure and SQL Server.
Facebook on Monday introduced the Internet.org Platform, an open program for developers to create services that integrate with Internet.org, in a move the social media giant said would boost efforts to get people online in low-income and rural areas in emerging markets.
Friday, May 01, 2015
Five telecom trade groups and two broadband providers have asked the U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to put a hold on net neutrality rules it recently approved.
Microsoft has made available Windows 10 for Internet-Of-Things devices, allowing you to leverage the power of the Windows platform and Visual Studio to create solutions that are brought to life by interfacing hardware components to Windows devices.
LinkedIn, the social network for professionals, on Thursday slashed its full-year forecast and reported its slowest quarterly revenue growth since it went public four years ago.
Mozilla plans to phase out non-secure HTTP, meaning that new features will be allowed only on HTTPS websites.
Thursday, April 30, 2015
Microsoft is demonstrating the machine learning capabilities of the Azure cloud through a Web site that guesses the ages of people in uploaded photos.
Apple and IBM are teaming up with Japan Post Holdings Co to improve monitoring services for the elderly in Japan, the companies announced on Thursday.
Blue Origin, a startup space company owned by Amazon.com chief Jeff Bezos, launched an experimental suborbital spaceship from Texas, in a test flight that could eventually lead to commercial unmanned and passenger spaceflight services.
Sony on Thursday reported increased sales of the PlayStation 4 and image sensors for the year ended March 31, although those sales were increase partially offset by a significant decrease in sales of the company's other businesses, primarily related to Sony’s exit from the PC business.
Wednesday, April 29, 2015
Microsoft on Wednesday announced new features in Windows 10, unveiled a set of software development kits (SDKs) to help developers bring their code for the Web, .NET, Win32, Android and iOS to Windows 10. The company also unveiled the new "Edge" web browser for Windows 10.
To help keep your account safe, Gogole is launching Password Alert, a free, open-source Chrome extension that protects your Google and Google Apps for Work Accounts.
Microsoft appears to be taking a fresh look at the idea of smart glasses. The company has been awarded a U.S. patent for Internet-connected, see-through glasses that would be able to detect and interpret the emotions of people within their field of vision.
IBM scientists today unveiled two advances towards the realization of a practical quantum computer. They showed the ability to detect and measure both kinds of quantum errors simultaneously, as well as demonstrated a new, square quantum bit circuit design that is the only physical architecture that could successfully scale to larger dimensions.
Samsung Electronics said its first quarter net profit plunged 39 percent as consumers switched to new iPhones, despite a surge in memory chip demand.
LG Electronics said Wednesday its quarterly profit plunged 59 percent as losses from TVs offset a modest improvement in its smartphone business.
Tuesday, April 28, 2015
Twitter posted first-quarter revenue that fell short of estimates and cut its sales forecast as the company struggles to attract more users and advertisers.
Google's YouTube will invest in new shows to be launched in partnerships with its four top content creators, it said in a blog on Tuesday.
At the FT Media Conference in London, Carlo D'Asaro Biondo, Google's President of Strategic Partnerships, Europe, outlined Google's plan to work with the news industry, and announced the Digital News Initiative, a partnership to support journalism in Europe through technology.
Panasonic on Tuesday reported an operating profit for the the year ended March 31, 2015 (fiscal 2015), due to business restructuring benefits, fixed cost reductions and materials cost streamlining.
Yahoo is expanding its online offerings with 18 new video series with which it hopes to attract a larger audience and advertisers.
TUV SUD has confirmed that the latest commercial-sized (1.09 m2) CIGS champion C2 module developed by TSMC Solar, has achieved 16.5% module total area efficiency.
Toshiba’s Semiconductor & Storage Products Company has reelased a Hardware Development Kit (HDK) and Software Development Kit (SDK), able to monitor activity levels, take a pulse and check heart rate, that together form a development platform for the TZ1000 series application processor for wearable and IoT devices.

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