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Friday, November 21, 2014
The Financial Times is reporting that the European parliament is set to ask Google to unbundle its search engine from other commercial services.
Video streaming company Aereo has filed for bankruptcy protection, as the company encountered "significant challenges from the incumbent media companies."
Mobile payments company Square has launched Square Register, a software that would allow shopkeepers to track sales and provide digital receipts.
Intel will release its first 3D NAND flash chips solid-state drives next year and claims that it will manage to offer twice the density of competing products on the market now.
Thursday, November 20, 2014
Google's Contributor is a new tool that allows internet users visit websites and enjoy ad-free content as long as they have previously paid a subsription fee.
Hon Hai Precision Industry, the world's largest contract electronics manufacturer, will partner with Innolux in investing T$86.8 billion ($2.8 billion) in a panel-producing plant in Taiwan.
Amazon will start offering a free Washington Post app to Kindle users for six months.
Billboard's chart is getting a major makeover and is transforming from a pure sales-based ranking to one measuring multi-metric consumption.
Intel's McAfee and Europol's European Cybercrime Centre (EC3) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) that brings together Intel Security expertise with EC3’s law enforcement skills in the war against cybercrime.
Yahoo struck a deal with Firefox maker Mozilla to replace Google as the default search engine on the Firefox Web browser in the United States, a move that Yahoo Chief Executive Marissa Mayer said she hopes to help boost Yahoo's search market share.
Wednesday, November 19, 2014
BitTorrent on Wednesday announced its plans for BitTorrent Sync 2.0, which is scheduled to launch in 2015.
IBM has patented the design for a data privacy engine that can efficientlyhelp businesses protect personal data as it is transferred between countries, including across private clouds.
The Senate blocked legislation that would have limited the National Security Agency's bulk collection of phone record.
SanDisk’s venture arm, SanDisk Ventures, has invested in Altair Semiconductor, a developer of single-mode LTE chipsets.
Samsung Electronics will not be able to put claims by Microsoft over smartphone patent royalties on hold until a Hong Kong-based arbitration body releases its results.
Google has rent to the word's largest and most expensive digital billboard in Times Square, New York.
Starting today, to make it easier for people to find the information that they’re looking for, Google is adding a "mobile-friendly" label to its mobile search results.
LG Electronics is the latest company to join the AT&T Drive Studio, an effort to collaborate and develop new services for the connected car of the future.
Tuesday, November 18, 2014
Twitter has started indexing every public Tweet since 2006.
Real Madrid C.F. and Microsoft have signed an agreement that will accelerate the digital transformation of the soccer club through technology.
The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) announced Let’s Encrypt, a new certificate authority (CA) initiative that the organization has put together with Mozilla, Cisco, Akamai, Identrust, and researchers at the University of Michigan that aims to clear the remaining roadblocks to transition the Web from HTTP to HTTPS.
IBM on Tuesday launched Verse, an enterprise email application that integrates social media, file sharing and analytics.
The ZigBee Alliance has unified its wireless standards to a single standard named ZigBee 3.0, designed to provide interoperability among a range of smart devices.
Sony said it is aiming to increae its movie and TV revenue by more than a third in the next three years as it invests in potential hit films.
IBM today announced that it has signed a seven-year 1 billion Euro outsourcing contract to deliver IT infrastructure services for the Deutsche Lufthansa AG and its Group companies.
Intel is merging its mobile phone and tablet businesses with the division that makes chips for personal computers.
The Chinese government has blocked access to all subdomains of, one of the largest Content Delivery Networks (CDN) in the world and provides its cloud services to thousands of websites and apps in China.
Google Research scientists have have created artificial intelligence software capable of recognizing and describing the content of photographs and videos with greater accuracy than ever before.
Monday, November 17, 2014
Confirming earlier reports, Uber today officially announced that its has joined forces with Spotify to enable you to remotely control the music that plays through your Uber's speakers.
Last week the motion Picture Association of America (MPAA) launched a new site called WhereToWatch that lets you search for a movie or TV show and find out where you can legitimately stream it, rent it, or buy it.
For the fourth consecutive time, Tianhe-2, a supercomputer developed by China's National University of Defense Technology, has retained its position as the world's No. 1 supercomputer.
Apple's app store in China now accepts payments made using China's UnionPay credit and debit cards, the iPhone maker said on Monday.
Facebook is reportedly working on a new website called "Facebook at Work" that would allow users to keep their personal profile separate from their work profile, the Financial Times reported.
Fujitsu Laboratories has developed a technology that can embed ID data in light cast by LEDs or other light sources onto objects, and also recover this ID data from objects that have been lit in this way.
Saturday, November 15, 2014
The Internet Architecture Board (IAB), a committee of the Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF) that develops and promotes the standards that comprise the Internet protocol suite (TCP/IP), believes it is important for protocol designers, developers, and operators to make encryption the norm for Internet traffic.
Facebook on Friday said it willstart reducing the number of promotional posts that appears in users' timelines, in response to users' demands for fewer advertisements.
Friday, November 14, 2014
Facebook prooudly announced today that its fourth data center is now serving traffic.
Microsoft is working with charity Guide Dogs UK to test a prototype version of its 3D Soundscape Technology that brings audio cues through a bone-conducting headset.
Toshiba and Cisco are collaborating on new ways to utilize the Internet of Everything that can improve processes, productivity and experiences in manufacturing, transportation and city environments.
Oracle and SAP have settled a copyright litigation for $356.7 million over improper downloads of Oracle files, ending a long-running legal battle between the two enterprise software rivals.
Hachette Book Group and said on Thursday they reached an agreement for e-book and print book sales, putting an end in their fighting.
Amazon Web Services (AWS) has introduced AWS Lambda, a new way for programmers to trigger operations in their AWS deployments without running a full virtual machinet.
Thursday, November 13, 2014
Mozilla is launching the web site to help foster the emerging virtual reality Web.
The Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) has annoucned that the funding level for the ACM A.M. Turing Award is now $1,000,000 - four times its previous level - to be provided by Google.
Microsoft has acquired Israeli cloud security vendor Aorato, to give its customers a new level of protection against threats through better visibility into their identity infrastructure.
Facebook is proposing updates to its terms, data policy, and cookies policy to reflect new features the company is working on, and it trying to explaining how the service works through Privacy Basics.
Samsung has revealed Proximity, a mobile marketing platform designed to help marketers enhance their location-based marketing efforts.
Wednesday, November 12, 2014
Microsoft is rolling out the next build update to the "Fast" ring of the Windows Insider Program - Build 9879.
Twitter Chief Executive Officer Dick Costolo today said the company will unveil products to attract new users, including the Instant Timeline, which will allow you to see important Tweets without having to first follow people.
Following recent rumors, Google on Wednesday announced YouTube Music Key, an upgrade of its music offerings that will include higher-quality audio and also give its users the option of paying $7.99 a month for extra features.
Microsoft is trying to attract developers by open sourcing the full server-side .NET stack and expanding .NET to run on the Linux and Mac OS platforms.
Facebook has just announced Say Thanks, a new feature that lets you create personalized video cards for your friends on Facebook.
Chinese company Ingenic has released the Ingenic Newton2 MIPS-based development platform targeting a wide range of connected consumer devices, including wearables.
TSMC, the world's largest chip maker, today announced its 16-nanometer FinFET Plus (16FF+) process is now in risk production.
NEC Corp developed a "terahertz camera" that has a four times higher resolution and 10 times higher sensitivity than its previous product.
Tuesday, November 11, 2014
Yahoo today said it would to acquire BrightRoll, a programmatic video advertising platform, for approximately $640 million in cash.
Google said it is offering access to its fiber-optic network for small businesses in certain areas in Kansas City, Kansas.
Europe's new antitrust chief said on Tuesday that she needed more time to decide on the next step of the investigation into Google, as the alleged anti-competitive practices are complicated and the inverstigations should be be narrowed to real competition problems.
Google announced Tuesday that is had added about game applications to its Chromecast streaming device.
Microsoft is now letting you subscribe to all of its online services for a price of $199 a year. In addition, the company replaceds Lync with Skype for Business.
Monday, November 10, 2014
The U.S. Postal Service on Monday disclosed information about a cyber attack that may have resulted in leaks of personal information of more than 800,000 employees as well customer data.
Mozilla's Firefox turns 10 years old and a new anniversary edition of the popular web browser comes with new features that put you in control, including the DuckDuckGo search option and a "Forget" button.
U.S. President Barack Obama on Monday said that the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) should set new rules protecting net neutrality and ensuring that neither a cable company nor a phone company will be able to act as a gatekeeper, restricting what you can do or see online.
Toshiba Electronics Europe (TEE) has expanded its ApPLite family with the launch of the TZ1021MBG application processor for wearable devices.
NEC on Monday unveiled a technology that spots counterfeits by reading microscopic patterns on products.
Saturday, November 08, 2014
The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) filed a brief with the Supreme Court of the United States on Friday, arguing on behalf of 77 computer scientists that the justices should review an appellate court decision finding that application programming interfaces (APIs) are copyrightable.
Friday, November 07, 2014
U.S. and European authorities on Friday announced the seizure of more than 400 secret website addresses and arrests of people in a sweep targeting black markets for drugs and other illegal services.
Facebook's News Feed is where you go to catch up on what?s happening with your friends and find the content that matters to you, and Facebook is now giving you more ways to control it.
The Home Depot, the world's largest home improvement retailer, disclosed additional findings related to the recent breach of its payment data systems, saying that hackers stole about 53 million email addresses in addition to customer data for 56 million payment cards.
Pioneer's consolidated net sales and operating income declined during the period ended September 30, 2014, reflecting a drop-off in sales of consumer-market car navigation systems mainly from the shift in the market to lower-priced models, and lower sales of home AV products.
The first-ever open Q&A session hosted at Facebook in Menlo Park on Thursday by Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg was not as interesting as expected, but let's see some highlights.
Thursday, November 06, 2014
Microsoft on Thursday said users of its Office suite of applications on Apple's iPad and iPhone would be able to create and edit documents for free, in a bid to capture more mobile users.
Facebook will start offering users an easy way to donate and help health organizations continues their research on Ebola, will show information on Ebola symptoms and treatment and also provide communications capacity to medical and aid workers in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone.
PC maker Acer returned into profit in the third quarter thanks to cost-cutting and recovery in the overall PC market.
Researchers at Palo Alto Networks have discoverd a new family of iOS and OS X malware distributed through trojanized and repackaged Apple OS applications.
Lenovo Group reported a 19 percent jump in net income in the second fiscal quarter, pushed by record sales of smartphones, PCs and tablets.
Qualcomm on Wednesday confirmed ongoing antitrust investigations in China the United States and Europe, while it also has problems collecting royalties.
Tuesday, November 04, 2014
Facebook said requests by governments for user information rose by about 24% in the first half of 2014 over the second half of last year.
Microsoft and Dropbox, competitors in the market for cloud file storage, are joining forces in a partnership that plays to each side's strengths.
Skype Translator, Microsoft’s real-time speech translation is ready for a preview release and Microsoft is rolling out a preview program sign-up page.
Walt Disney said its cloud-based movie service -- Disney Movies Anywhere -- will expand to include purchases made through the Google Play online store.
Monday, November 03, 2014
Micron Technology today introduced a broad embedded MCP portfolio with a wide range of high- and low-density NAND Flash + RAM and NOR Flash + RAM MCP solutions. The company also announced the M500IT solid-state drive (SSD) and embedded multimedia card (e•MMC) 5.0 memory for automotive applications.
Mozilla says that developers are the cornerstone of the Web and decided to unleash its developer tools team on the entire browser to make their lives easier.
The processing, sensing and communications semiconductor device portion of the Internet of Things (IoT) will be a rapidly growing segment of the total semiconductor market, according to Gartner.
RTL Group said on Monday it had taken control of StyleHaul, a YouTube fashion platform.
Samsung Electronics announced on Monday that it acquired Proximal Data, Inc., a San Diego, California-based company that develops server-side caching software with I/O intelligence that work within virtualized systems.
Saturday, November 01, 2014 on Friday said women make up 37 percent of its total global staff and 25 percent of its managers, showing a more diverse workforce than many Silicon Valley technology companies.
Authorities in North Korea have banned all access to Facebook and Twitter throughout the reclusive state, cutting off access to the services which was previously available only to diplomatic missions and international humanitarian organizations in the capital, Russian ITAR-TASS news agency reports.
Friday, October 31, 2014
Gottfrid Warg, co-founder of the Swedish file-sharing website The Pirate Bay, was sentenced on Friday to three and a half years in prison.
Japanese Semiconductor Energy Laboratory (SEL) showcased at the Display Innovation 2014 trade show in Japan, a an OLED display that can be folded in three as well as an OLED display with a super-high resolution of 1058ppi.
As it was expected, Microsoft on Friday released a new version of Outlook for the Mac and confirmed plans to release Office for Mac in 2015.
It seems that Panasonic's restruction plan is showing results, as the Japanese company on Friday raised its full-year operating profit outlook by 13 percent and returned to a net cash positive position for the first time in five years.
Sharp said on Friday its second-quarter operating profit slipped 18.3 percent, following a consumption tax increase in Japan that squeezed sales of electronic parts, TVs and white goods.
Sony reported a second-quarter operating loss on Friday that was smaller than estimated, as sales of its PlayStation 4 games console reduced the impact of the company's low-performing smartphone division.
Thursday, October 30, 2014
Strong demand for wearable cameras helped GoPro's financial results for the third quarter ended September 30, 2014.
Youtube is keeping its promise given four months ago and has started supporting 60fps videos, which really look great.
Apple Chief Executive Tim Cook made headlines on Thursday when he publicly came out as gay in an article he wrote in Bloomberg Businessweek, saying he wanted to help people in minority groups.
The Motion Picture Association of America and the National Association of Theatre Owners on Wednesday said that movie theaters should ban smart watches or eyewear that could be used to record movies.
Samsung Electronics said third-quarter profit fell 60.1 percent from a year earlier to the lowest in more than three years, as earnings for the mobile division continued to shrink.

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