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Wednesday, July 27, 2016
Twitter's plan to boost revenue from video advertising seems to take longer than expected.
LG Display, Apple's main provider of displays, announced today that it will invest KRW1.99 trillion in a new 6th generation (1,500mm x 1,850mm) flexible OLED display production line in Paju, South Korea, as part of its efforts to lead the era of flexible OLED screens for mobile devices.
Tuesday, July 26, 2016
Western Digital has successfully developed its next generation 3D NAND technology, BiCS3, with 64 layers of vertical storage capability.
Google has updated Google Maps, making some visual changes to the service on desktop, Android and iOS, as well as introducing additions to help make it easier for users to get to where they want to go.
Amazon has today announced a partnership with the UK Government to explore the steps needed to make the delivery of parcels by small drones a reality.
Monday, July 25, 2016
Hon Hai Precision Industry and Japan’s Softbank have launched the Pepper humanoid robot’s into the Taiwanese commercial market.
Apple has reportedly tapped a highly regarded senior executive who helped bring to market many of Apple’s signature products to oversee its automobile project.
Twitter will live stream weekly out-of-market games from Major League Baseball (MLB) and the National Hockey League (NHL).
Microsoft released Viber for Windows 10 beta last month and now, a full version is available to the Windows Store.
Verizon Communications on Monday confirmed previous reports by annoncing an agreement with Yahoo, under which Verizon will buy Yahoo's core internet business for $4.83 billion in cash
Sunday, July 24, 2016
About 3.9 billion people, or 53 percent of the world's population, will still be offline at the end of this year, the International Telecommunication Union estimates.
Friday, July 22, 2016
Verizon Communications seems to be nearing a deal to buy Yahoo, beating out rival bidders, according to unconfirmed reports.
Facebook has completed a successful test flight of Aquila, a solar-powered drone that it hopes will help it extend internet connectivity to every corner of the planet.
ASML has received new orders for four extreme ultraviolet lithography systems during the last quarter and anticipates selling a dozen EUV systems next year.
Google trimmed its spending on federal lobbying in the second quarter of 2016 by 8.2 percent from the year before to $4.24 million, but still outspent other tech and communications giants.
Thursday, July 21, 2016
The U.S. Department of Justice has charged the alleged owner of today?s most visited illegal file-sharing website - Kickass Torrents - with criminal copyright infringement and have seized domain names associated with the website.
Browser plugins often introduce stability, performance, and security issues for browsers. This is not a trade-off users should have to accept, according to Mozilla, so it plans to end full support for Adobe's Flash software in its Firefox browser from next month.
Tesla Chief Executive Elon Musk on Wednesday unveiled a plan to expand the company into electric trucks and buses, car sharing and solar energy systems.
South Korea's antitrust regulator inspected Google's Seoul headquarters to investigate whether the firm is engaged in anticompetitive behavior over its Android operating system.
Intel reported quarterly revenue not as high as expected, as strong sales of its chips that power data centers failed to offset the slump in demand for PC chips.
Wednesday, July 20, 2016
The next-generation Nvidia Tegra chip is coming soon and Nvidia will provide some details about "Tegra-next" next month at the Hot Chips conference in Cupertino.
The growth in its commercial cloud computing business helped lift Microsoft's quarterly revenue, despite the decline in the personal computer and mobile segments.
Tuesday, July 19, 2016
A team of scientists at the Kavli Institute of Nanoscience at Delft University achieved a storage density that could allow all books ever created by humans to be written on a single post stamp.
IBM reported financial results for the quarter, which has given its investors a sign that the company is turning things around.
Yahoo's quarterly earnings fell short of expectations, at a time where the company is close to selling its core business.
Microsoft has given a preview of a new business video platform called Microsoft Stream, which is geared towards business communication.
Monday, July 18, 2016
Netflix and CBS Studios International have reached a licensing agreement for the new "Star Trek" television series.
SoftBank Group has agreed to acquire ARM Holdings for about $32 billion (JPY 3.3 trillion), securing a slice of virtually every mobile computing gadget on the planet and future connected devices.
Friday, July 15, 2016
Researchers at the Penn State University have analyzed people's behaviors in Instagram with some very interesting findings.
Thursday, July 14, 2016
Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. (TSMC), the world’s largest foundry, plans to fully implement extreme ultraviolet (EUV) lithography to make 5nm chips by the end of this decade.
CyberLink is updating its flagship media playback program, PowerDVD, that enables users to watch 360 degree video.
Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) saw its net profits decrease 8.7% from a year earlier in the second quarter of 2016 though revenues for the quarter increased 8% on year.
The European Commission has sent two Statements of Objections to Google, following a preliminary conclusion that Google has abused its dominant position by favouring its comparison shopping service in its search result pages.
Wednesday, July 13, 2016
AT&T and IBM will combine their strengths in cognitive computing and global connectivity to create open standards-based tools on the IBM Cloud to enable developers to more quickly build IoT solutions. Inc said customers placed 60 percent more orders worldwide on "Prime Day" on Tuesday, compared with a year earlier when it started the shopping event.
Tesla Motors has once again cut the starting price of its Model X crossover after missing sales targets.
Monday, July 11, 2016
Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk, under pressure after a fatal crash involving one of his electric cars, went on Twitter Sunday to say he's working on another "Top Secret Tesla Masterplan."
Friday, July 08, 2016
Facebook is beginning to roll out a new option within Messenger to better support conversations about sensitive topics.
The member states of the European Union have given their support to the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield, the renewed safe framework for transatlantic data flows.
The U.S. Internal Revenue Service (IRS) is examining Facebook over its transfer of various rights associated with its worldwide business to a holding company in Ireland, according to court papers.
Microsoft has made Project Malmo, a platform that uses the world of Minecraft as a testing ground for advanced artificial intelligence research, available for novice to experienced programmers on GitHub via an open-source license.
LG Electronics said on Friday its second-quarter operating profit likely reached a two-year high, possibly due to strong contributions from its home appliances and television set businesses.
Thursday, July 07, 2016
On the 20th anniversary of its invention at IBM Research, fabled nonvolatile "universal" magnetic random access memory (MRAM) is getting an upgrade. IBM announced that in collaboration with Samsung, it is using a spin-transfer torque (STT) design on its MRAM.
Micron Technology today announced its newest embedded SLC NAND Flash optimized for the Internet of Things (IoT) and automotive applications.
Avast Software has agreed to buy its anti-virus rival AVG Technologies N.V. in a $1.3 billion deal.
Samsung Electronics beat market expectations in the second quarter with robust operating profit of 8.1 trillion won ($7 billion), up 21.3 percent from the previous quarter in its best performance in nearly two years.
Wednesday, July 06, 2016
LG Display said Wednesday it will start mass producing plastic organic light-emitting-diode (POLED) panels in the first half of next year.
LG Electronics said on Wednesday it will work with Volkswagen AG to jointly develop a connected car platform to enable vehicles to communicate with external devices.
Twitter has estimated that it has nearly 10 million Chinese users, a media report said on Wednesday.
Fujitsu is teaming up with Oracle to form a new strategic alliance to deliver enterprise-grade cloud services in Japan and around the world.
Tuesday, July 05, 2016
As part of its Chromium project, Google is working at bringing virtual reality support to its browser.
The European Commission launches a new public-private partnership on cybersecurity that is expected to trigger €1.8 billion of investment by 2020.
Microsoft is introducing free Skype Meetings - a new online meetings tool that provides small businesses with real-time audio and HD video conferencing.
ARCHOS is joining the LoRa Alliance, the technology alliance for the Internet of Things (IoT) and low-power wide area networks (LPWAN).
Electronic parts supplier Samsung Electro-mechanics Co. will realign its business focus to camera, IT modules and semiconductor packaging, having completed a year-long streamlining.
Samsung Electronics is poised to issue guidance for its quarterly profit, propelled by a surge in mobile earnings as a result of robust sales of its flagship Galaxy S7 smartphones.
Monday, July 04, 2016
Apple is being sued by a subsidiary of China's broadcasting regulator over a propaganda film more released many years ago, in the latest legal hit for the tech giant in China.
Saturday, July 02, 2016
Apple on Friday rsponded to Spotify's claims that the U.S. tech giant had hampered competition in music streaming by rejecting an update to Spotify's iPhone app.
Friday, July 01, 2016
BMW Group, Intel and Mobileye are joining forces to make self-driving vehicles and future mobility concepts become a reality.
Micron Technology said it would lower costs, including by cutting jobs and focusing on fewer programs, provided the challenging market environment.
Apple is in talks to buy Jay Z's Tidal, the streaming music service owned by musician Jay Z, the Wall Street Journal reported.
A fatal accident in which the driver of a Tesla Motors Model S car operating in Autopilot mode was killed in a collision with a truck has prompted an investigation by federal highway safety regulators.
Chinese ZTE Corp will set up a 1.2 billion yuan ($180.38 million) fund to invest in private technology, media and communication start-ups.
Thursday, June 30, 2016
Qualcomm today said it has filed 17 fresh complaints in China against Meizu Technology Co, stepping up its battle with the Chinese smartphone maker after the two were unable to reach a licensing agreement.
Netflix plans to expand its Asian offerings to subscribers around the world by tapping more creators in the region, including "Snowpiercer" director Bong Joon-ho.
BMW is entering into a development partnership for autonomous cars with Israeli collision detection software maker Mobileye and Intel, in a deal that will be officially announced on Friday, July 1, 2016.
Fujitsu Laboratories has developed an accurate predictive technology for such metrics as temperature and humidity, enabling energy-saving operations of air-conditioning equipment in data centers.
Hard-disk drive maker Seagate Technology Plc said it would cut about 1,600 jobs, or 3 percent of its workforce, as part of its previously announced efforts to reduce its cost structure.
Wednesday, June 29, 2016
Microsoft has confirmed that the next big update for Windows 10 - the Anniversary Update - is coming on August 2 and brings new features.
The Wi-Fi Alliance is expanding Wi-Fi CERTIFIED ac to include new features that provide a higher-performance mobility experience.
Facebook on Wednesday offered a glimpse into how it ranks and shows content in its News Feed, part of an effort to provide more transparency about its operations.
KDDI, China Mobile International, China Telecom Global, Global Transit, Google and SingTel have completed the construction of the "FASTER," trans-Pacific cable system.
Google i making it easier for you to manage the pool of information that it collects about your online activities across phones, computers and other devices.
Sony today held its Corporate Strategy Meeting for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2017 (FY2016), and said it expects the profitability of its games division to rise as the company prepares to launchthe Playstation VR headset.
Tuesday, June 28, 2016
IBM researchers from the Almaden lab in San Jose, Calif. have discovered a new, one-step chemical process that converts polycarbonates into plastics safe for water purification, fiber optics and medical equipment.
Today, Amazon announced Page Flip, a Kindle navigation experience that makes it easy to explore books while always saving your place.
Japanese Nippon Telegraph and Telephone (NTT) are using a laser-light reflection in data encryption, a discovery that could help fight complex cyberattacks.
Japanese researchers have developed a way to protect data and enable information services to continue working in disaster-affected areas, even when there is a network disruption over a wide area preventing access to remotely located back-ups.
Dell today announced the debut of three new, interactive display products, purpose-built for active learning, classrooms and conference rooms.
The U.S. Commerce Department has extended through August 30 a reprieve to ZTE on tough export restrictions imposed on the Chinese smartphone maker in March.
Google is releasing fresh imagery from Landsat 8 satellite and new processing techniques for sharper images in Google Earth, and Google Maps.
Monday, June 27, 2016
Twitter is introducing #Stickers, a fun new way to add creativity to your photos and connect them to the world on Twitter.
The European Union could proceed with a third antitrust complaint against Google, this time over its advertising services, according reports.
Sunday, June 26, 2016
Intel is considering selling the cyber-security business it purchased almost six years ago for $7.7 billion, the Financial Times reported on Sunday.
Saturday, June 25, 2016
China on Saturday annoounced new measures demanding search engines clearly identify paid search results.
Friday, June 24, 2016
MediaTek plans to invest more than NT$200 billion (US$6.15 billion) over the next five years on new technologies, including 5G technology.
The European Union and the United States have agreed changes to a data transfer pact that includes stricter rules for companies holding information on Europeans and clearer limits on U.S. surveillance.
BitTorrent has launched a new music streaming service in the form of a revamped and rebranded version of its Bundle legal music download platform.
Wednesday, June 22, 2016
Dropbox unveiled tools for scanning documents using a smartphone camera and for creating new Microsoft Office documents with the click of a button.
Responding to the recent tests performed by Microsoft that shwowed the low battery consumption of the Edge web browser, Opera Software claims that its own browser is better.
Samsung Electronics has launched Samsung Creators designed to encourage storytellers to create content based on the Samsung VR technology.
Sony's PlayStation Vue is expanding to Roku devices today, with support for Android smartphones and tablets launching next week.
Intel attacked the European Commission for being unfair in a probe that led to a record 1.06 billion-euro ($1.2 billion) fine.
Facebook has signed deals worth more than $50 million with media companies and celebrities to create videos for its live-streaming service, the Wall Street Journal reported.
Tuesday, June 21, 2016
The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has published rules that loosen restrictions on low-level small drones for education and research purposes, although companies like Amazon will still not be free to start drone delivery services, unless new rules related to commercial drones are released.

Twitter is now allowing users to post videos with duration up to 140 seconds.
Samsung is bringing its Samsung Pay mobile payment system in Spain, Singapore, and Australia.
Samsung Electronics has announced a reduction of its investment in DRAM this year, and focus on NAND.
Monday, June 20, 2016
Microsoft claims that the Microsoft Edge web browser prioritizes power efficiency and delivers more battery life, without any special battery saving mode or changes to the default settings.

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