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Thursday, September 03, 2015
Today, Intel announced Intel Media Server Studio 2016, a family of software products that includes Intel Video Pro Analyzer and Intel Stress Bitstreams and Encoder.
Today Intel announced a 10-year collaborative relationship with the Delft University of Technology and TNO, the Dutch Organisation for Applied Research, to accelerate advancements in quantum computing.

To achieve this goal, Intel will invest US$50 million and will provide engineering resources both on-site and at Intel, as well as technical support.

Samsung Electronics Global Marketing Unit President Hong Won-pyo spoke about the Internet of Things technologies and consumers during a press event in Berlin, Germany, on Thursday, one day before the opening of the IFA 2015 trade fair.
IBM is expanding its Internet of Things (IoT) platform – called IBM IoT Foundation - through an integration with ARM, providing out of the box connectivity with ARM mbed-enabled devices to analytics services.
Samsung C&T, the fashion and trading arm of Samsung Group, debuted its own brand for wearable platforms applied to fashion items at IFA on Thursday.
Wednesday, September 02, 2015
Samsung Electronics unveiled a device on Wednesday that connects to the Internet and home appliances to provide a better environment for sleeping.
Tuesday, September 01, 2015
Google unveiled a redesign of its iconic logo on Tuesday, the fifth such modification since the search engine giant started in 1998.
Facebook's Instagram added new features on Tuesday allowing users to exchange messages in private and group conversations as the photo and video-sharing service aims to keep up with messaging service Snapchat.
Seven Internet companies today announced formation of the Alliance for Open Media - an open-source project that will develop next-generation media formats, codecs and technologies in the public interest.
Saturday, August 29, 2015
Google is testing a new feature in the San Francisco area that lets local businesses such as locksmiths, plumbers, home cleaners and repair specialists promote their services in a special box at the top of some search results, Google said on a Friday.
Friday, August 28, 2015
Facebook on Thursday boasted of a new achievement with a billion people using the leading social network in a single day.
Thursday, August 27, 2015
Google's SVP & General Counsel Kent Walker descibed as "peculiar and problematic" the demands by European Union antitrust regulators to change the way it displays search results.
Wednesday, August 26, 2015
Facebook is testing a personal digital assistant called "M" within its Messenger service that can answer questions with live human help and perform tasks such as buying gifts online and booking restaurants.
Rovio Entertainment, the creator of "Angry Birds" - the top paid mobile app of all time, - begin employee negotiations on up to 260 redundancies in effort to "restructure and concentrate its activities" on games, media and consumer products.
Microsoft’s Windows 10 has reached more than 75 million devices in almost a month since the operating system was released, according to Yusuf Mehdi, the company’s marketing chief for Windows and devices.
Taiwan's top court ruled in favor of TSMC in lawsuit against ex-R&D director, who was said to have given away technology secrets and know how to the South Korean giant Samsung Electronics.
PayPal said on Tuesday it would expand its One Touch payments product to 13 new markets in Europe and Australia, bringing a simpler check-out to online shoppers and merchants.
Samsung Electronics is poised to start operating its new chip-making line in the country next month at the earliest, joining the race with local rival SK hynix Inc. to ramp up production.
Tuesday, August 25, 2015
TSMC Solar, TSMC's 100% owned subsidiary, will cease manufacturing operations at the end of August, as the company believes that its solar business is no longer economically sustainable.
SK Hynix on Tuesday said it plans to spend 31 trillion won ($25.94 billion) to build two new chip plants in South Korea, aiming to update its production technologies.
Taiwanese AU Optronics today announced numerous mobile device displays and technologies, including light and power-saving displays for wearable devices, UHD 4K displays for smartphone and notebook PC, oTP-Lite (on-cell touch panel) supporting professional graphic stylus, in-cell touch panels, and a series of ultra high resolution car displays, all of which will be exhibition highlights at Touch Taiwan 2015.
Monday, August 24, 2015
Google is heavily investing into its cutting-edge life sciences plans and with the mission to develop new technologies to make healthcare more proactive.
Sony plans to offer commercial drone services targeting the construction, logistics and agriculture industries next year.
Saturday, August 22, 2015
Struggling electronics maker Sharp has entered negotiations with Taiwan's Hon Hai Precision Industry for a tie-up over Sharp's display business, the Asahi newspaper reported on Saturday.
Friday, August 21, 2015
InterDigital has violated U.S. antitrust law by failing to keep its promise to fairly license its technology considered essential to mobile phone communications, Microsoft said in a lawsuit on Thursday.
Tuesday, August 18, 2015
Google is making a Wi-Fi router as part the company ia trying to provide better Internet connections that make it easier for people to access its digital services and see more of its online advertising.
Facebook has surfaced a little-used blogging feature called "Notes," making it easy to use and elegant to look at. Seperately, Twitter said on Tuesday it plans to accelerate its push for content partnerships in Asia Pacific and the Middle East.
Monday, August 17, 2015
LG Display said on Monday it would focus investment on organic light-emitting diode (OLED) displays, betting on the next-generation technology to steer it clear of price wars and ahead of the competition.
Saturday, August 15, 2015
Adding fuel to rumors that Apple is working on designs for a car, officials in the San Fransisco area say engineers for the giant tech company recently made inquiries about a former navy base that's been converted into a testing ground for self-driving cars and other vehicles.
Mozilla has been experimenting with new features in pre-beta versions of Firefox (Firefox Developer Edition on Windows, Mac and Linux and Firefox Aurora on Android) to offer more control over users' privacy, including updated Private Browsing ready for pre-beta testing.
Friday, August 14, 2015
Moscow-based Kaspersky Lab tried to damage competitors in the web security market by tricking their antivirus software programs into classifying clean files as malicious, according to company's former employees.
Apple and Intel are both making progress in their efforts to hire more women and minorities, according to figures released by the companies.
Thursday, August 13, 2015
Google has been given two weeks to respond to European Union charges of abusing its market power in EU countries and avoid a hefty billion-euro fine.
Lenovo Group Ltd will lay off 10 percent of staff after sales of Motorola handsets fell by a third, raising doubts over the personal computer giant's bet that a brand it bought for nearly $3 billion will help it become a global smartphone leader.

Twitter lifted its character limit Wednesday for direct messages between users, saying it would help make the private side of Twitter "more powerful and fun."

Tuesday, August 11, 2015
Symantec has agreed to sell its data storage unit, Veritas, for $8 billion to a group led by Carlyle Group LP as it seeks cash to turn around its core security software business.
Google announced an overhaul of its operating structure on Monday, creating a holding company called Alphabet to pool its many subsidiaries and separate the core web advertising business from newer ventures.
Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing (TSMC) has said it has started volume production of 16-nanometer chips, amid speculation that it has lost orders for Apple?s new iPhone.
Monday, August 10, 2015
The Google Hangouts 4.0 for Android was released today with a fresh new look, improved speed, and features that make it even easier to reach people the way you want to reach them.
The National Football League (NFL) said it signed a multi-year partnership with Twitter to deliver video and other content to NFL fans on a daily basis.
Friday, August 07, 2015
China-linked hackers have mowed through the databanks of major American health insurers and stolen personnel records of U.S. military and intelligence agencies, Bloomberg reported on Friday, citing people familiar with investigations of the attacks.
Thursday, August 06, 2015
Apple Music, the company's new music streaming service, has attracted more than 11 million members during its free trial period, the company said Thursday.
IBM's Watson will gain the ability to "see" by bringing together Watson’s advanced image analytics and cognitive capabilities with data and images obtained from Merge Healthcare Incorporated’s medical imaging management platform.
Adidas has acquired fitness tracking app maker Runtastic, giving it access to a community of 70 million active users and helping it catch rivals in connected wearables.
Facebook announced Wednesday it was launching live streaming video to offer celebrities a new way to connect with their fans.
Panasonic will start the mass-production of the capacitive-type, highly sensitive, multi-touch capable automotive curved touch panel at the end of September 2015.
Wednesday, August 05, 2015
Facebook has released features Wednesday that enable businesses to privately communicate with customers through messages as part of the social networking company's push to make its Messenger app a stand-alone platform.
Motorola Solutions has received $1 billion in investment from private equity firm Silver Lake, the company announced today.
General Electric (GE) said on Wednesday it is developing a cloud-based service tailored for industrial customers.
Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., the world's largest contract electronics maker, announced Tuesday evening a 10-year investment plan in India.
Tuesday, August 04, 2015
SanDisk has reached agreement with SK Hynix, Inc. to modify and extend their intellectual property licensing relationship and enter into a multi-year commercial relationship under which SK Hynix will supply its DRAM products to SanDisk. These agreements include a settlement of the trade secret misappropriation suit filed by SanDisk in 2014.
Monday, August 03, 2015
Lattice Semiconductor today announced the world’s first superMHL products for USB Type-C to deliver 4K 60fps RGB/4:4:4 video with concurrent USB 3.1 Gen 1 or Gen 2 data.
AUDI AG, the BMW Group and Daimler AG have agreed with Nokia that they will acquire its mapping and location services business HERE for 2.5 billion euros ($2.74 billion).
AT&T , the No. 2 U.S. wireless carrier, said it will bundle its wireless service with DirecTV's pay-TV offerings after the $48.5 billion deal was approved last month.
Saturday, August 01, 2015
Microsoft's annual corporate report to the SEC incudes the company's expectations and groeth oportumities with the release of Windows 10.
Yahoo said on Friday it agreed to buy fashion start-up Polyvore to help drive traffic and strengthen its mobile offerings.
Friday, July 31, 2015
Mozilla's CEO has published an open letter of complaint about Windows 10's default browser settings over Mozilla changing users' default search setting in its own Firefox browser.
Thursday, July 30, 2015
Researchers have proved that a web-based attack can exploit a roblem affecting densely packed memory chip cells.
Security researchers unveiled that Russian-based hackers were using malicious software concealed in Twitter images to relay commands and steal data from US computer networks.
Facebook is offering a new tool that willhelp you keep your account secure.
Google failed to overturn a jury verdict won by Microsoft in a dispute over royalties for patents used in Xbox and Windows.
Sony profit tripled in the first quarter as a renewed focus on sensor chips and video games begins to pay off for an electronics maker that posted losses for six of the past seven years.
Facebook reported higher than expected quarterly revenue but its profit fell 9 percent as the social media company increased spending to boost mobile revenue and future growth.
Wednesday, July 29, 2015
Yahoo on Wednesday unveiled Livetext, a new mobile application allowing users to exchange live video, text and emoticons, without audio.
Microsoft has finally made Windows 10 available in 190 countries today, following feedback from five million Windows Insiders, delivered as a service with ongoing improvements and security updates, and offered as a free upgrade to genuine Windows 7, Windows 8.1 and Windows Phone 8.1 users.
Oculus is trying to convince Hollywood that a virtual reality system is a great storytelling medium.
LG Electronics said on Wednesday its quarterly profit skidded 60 percent as sales of televisions and smartphones have slowed.
Tuesday, July 28, 2015
Qualcomm Technologies has engineered a solution to allow wireless charging for devices with metal exteriors.
Google's AdSense advertising service for websites will require online publishers that get visitors from the European Union to specifically ask for consent to use their data or cookies, amid pressure from European regulators.
Monday, July 27, 2015
Google+ has been a mess since the very beginning, mainly due to the link of the social network with other Google services. Soon the company plans to make things easier and clearer to everyone.
Toshiba has enhanced its current TX Family of ARM core-based microcontrollers and started to develop three series of microcontrollers, TXZ0 series, TXZ3 series, and TXZ4 series, as part of a new family of flash microcontrollers that support low-power consumption and high-speed operation for IoT and M2M ecosystems.
Japaese researchers will commence field trials on Fujitsu Laboratories-developed user interface (UI) technology that converts an entire room into a digital space, and on a co-creation support application developed by Fujitsu Social Science Laboratory.
Saturday, July 25, 2015
AT&T has become the biggest traditional TV provider in the U.S. and the world following the $48.5 billion purchase of DirecTV.
Friday, July 24, 2015
Amazon celebrated its 20th birthday on Thursday after it reported a surprise second-quarter profit.
YouTube is making a further push into virtual reality, promising to add 3-D support for videos that play back in its 360-degree format.
Thursday, July 23, 2015
IBM has acquired acquisition San Mateo, CA-based Compose, Inc., a privately held company that provides MongoDB, Redis, Elasticsearch, PostgreSQL, and other database as a service (DBaaS) offerings targeted at web and mobile app developers.
Google's low-cost Nearline cloud storage service is now generally available and promises 99 percent uptime, on-demand I/O, lifecycle management and a broadly expanded partner ecosystem.
Intel today announced the Intel Cloud for All initiative to accelerate cloud adoption by making public, private and hybrid cloud solutions easier to deploy.
French media and entertainment technology group Technicolor will buy Cisco System's home video equipment business for 550 million euros ($602 million), it said on Thursday.
LG Display will invest KRW1.05 trillion in a 6th Generation flexible OLED display production line as part of its efforts to lead the flexible OLED display market.
Qualcomm said it may break itself up as it delivered its third profit warning this year and announced plans to slash jobs and spending in the face of rising competition.
Wednesday, July 22, 2015
This one is totaly unconfrirmed, but we can do nothing but mentioning it. Nokia is set to return to be readying a for virtual reality launch, with new hardware coming as soon as next week.
Sony Mobile and ZMP Inc. have agreed to collaborate on the development and launch of enterprise solutions using autonomous unmanned aerial vehicles for image capture combined with cloud-based data processing.
Apple's latest financial report shows iPhone sales are still surging, driven partly by growth in China. On the other hand, it seems that Apple's smartwatch may not be selling as fast expected. at least for the investor's eyes.
Microsoft reported a $3.2 billion quarterly net loss as the company wrote down its Nokia phone business and demand fell for its Windows operating system.
Tuesday, July 21, 2015
Apple has confirmed that its App Store, Apple Music, iTunes Store and some other services are facing disruptions, adding that some users were affected worldwide.
Samsung Electronics recently opened the development of IoT.js, a web-based Internet of Things (IoT) platform that connects lightweight devices. Examples of lightweight devices include micro-controllers or devices with only a few kilobytes of RAM available.
Mapmaker TomTom is strengthening its partnership in high-definition mapping with German auto supplier Robert Bosch to advance technology that will be used in autonomous driving projects.
Google trimmed its spending on lobbying in the second quarter by 13 percent to $4.62 million, according to disclosure forms filed today with the Clerk of the U.S. House of Representatives, but still significantly outspent other tech giants.
Toshiba CEO Hisao Tanaka stepped down Tuesday following the unveileing that the Japanese company had been inflated profits at the by 151.8 billion yen ($1.2 billion).
IBM reported second-quarter sales declines across all of its major business units, marking the 13th straight period of falling revenue.
Monday, July 20, 2015
An independent investigation unveiled that toshiba overstated its operating profit by 151.8 billion yen ($1.22 billion) over several years in accounting irregularities involving top management.
Saturday, July 18, 2015
Google has hired part of Homejoy house-cleaning startup, signaling that the Internet giant may be interested in the home-services market as has already done.
Friday, July 17, 2015
A Google-operated self-driving car was involved in an accident early in July, in which some people were injured when Google's futuristic vehicle was rear-ended by another vehicle. has put online preorder pages for the USB flash drives containing Microsoft Windows 10 Home and Microsoft Windows 10 Pro, which will start shipping On August 30th.
Google Glass is rumored to make a come back but not for consumers, following last January's discontinuation of the pricey wearable device.
AMD today announced revenue for the second quarter of 2015 of $942 million, operating loss of $137 million, and net loss of $181 million, or $0.23 per share.
Google's profit beat forecasts for the first time in the last six quarters, mainly boosted by strong advertising revenue.
Thursday, July 16, 2015
Amazon today announced that HBO NOW is available on Fire tablets, and will be available on Amazon Fire TV and Fire TV Stick in the coming weeks.

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