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Wednesday, August 23, 2017

LG Electronics plans to establish a factory for advanced electric vehicle (EV) components in the United States.

Today at Hot Chips 2017, a cross-Microsoft team unveiled a new deep learning acceleration platform, codenamed Project Brainwave.

Google this week will provide technical details of its new Titan computer chip, a security feature for its cloud computing network.

Toshiba is prioritizing talks with Western Digital to sell its memory chip business, as negotiations with a previously preferred bidder have stalled, the Nikkei business daily reported on Wednesday.

Tuesday, August 22, 2017

Google is introducing Chrome Enterprise, a single solution that gives businesses the flexibility and control to keep their employees connected.

Monday, August 21, 2017

HTC Vive today announced a $200 price reduction for Vive, the first major price drop since launching in April of last year.

Friday, August 18, 2017

Google has expanded its YouTube TV streaming service into 14 new U.S. markets to reach half of American households, with an additional 17 markets to launch in the next few weeks.

Facebook is testing a feature in the Facebook News Feed that provides customized links to news on topics of interest to individual users.

Thursday, August 17, 2017

You can already ask your Assistant on your phone to make a call and soon, you'll be able to do the same on Google Home-hands-free-in the U.S. and Canada.

Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Apple has reportedly hired executives behind TV series 'Breaking Bad' and plans to spend about $1 billion on original programming in the next 12 months.

Fiat Chrysler is joining the self-driving alliance led by BMW Group, Intel and its Mobileye subsidiary, becoming the second automaker in the group to opt to partner in developing an autonomous driving platform.

Kingston Digital has added 4GB and 8GB capacity sizes to its family of DataTraveler 2000 encrypted USB Flash drives.

CyberLink today launched U, a new solution for Windows, Mac and mobile devices that simplifies online business meetings, webinar presentations and instant messaging for business.

Tuesday, August 15, 2017

Micron hosted an event at its headquarters today to mark the opening of a new facility which could play a critical role in the company's research into breakthrough new memory and storage technologies of the future.

Facebook is starting to roll out Marketplace to 17 countries across Europe, giving more people a single destination on Facebook to discover, buy and sell goods in their local communities.

Sunday, August 13, 2017

The next generation of feature-filled and energy-efficient electronics will require computer chips just a few atoms thick. For all its positive attributes, trusty silicon can't take us to these ultrathin extremes.

Facebook has discretely released a photo-sharing application in China without the social network's brand being attached.

Friday, August 11, 2017

Toyota is teaming up with Intel, and an assortment of tech and automotive firms, to develop an ecosystem for connected cars.

Sharp president Tai Jeng-wu said that his company might seek a strategic collaboration with Japan Display Inc (JDI) to build an alliance against South Korean display suppliers Samsung Electronics and LG Electronics.

IBM Research has reported an algorithmic breakthrough for deep learning that comes close to achieving the holy grail of ideal scaling efficiency

Time Warner's HBO network last month offered $250,000 to hackers who broke into its computer system, asking them to extend a deadline for paying a much larger ransom, according to an email reviewed by Reuters.

Windows 10 Pro for Workstations is a high-end edition of Windows 10 Pro, comes with support for server grade PC hardware and is designed to meet needs of mission critical and compute intensive workloads.

Thursday, August 10, 2017

Microsoft on Thursday announced the Coco Framework, a new framework that enables businesses to adopt blockchain technology for increased enterprise privacy and security.

Facebook has made a move into dedicated video, pitting it against YouTube and TV networks. Users will soon see a new Watch tab that will offer a range of shows, some of which have been funded by the social network.

Wednesday, August 09, 2017

Disney outlined plans Tuesday to sell some of its content directly to consumers online starting next year. It'll offer live sports and animated films including "Toy Story 4," sidestepping partners from Netflixto pay-TV providers like Comcast Corp. and DirecTV.

Tuesday, August 08, 2017

A recent Apple patent describes how the front-facing camera, light sensor and proximity sensor found in existing iPhones could be used for health measurements.

As tnew data protection rules are due to come into effect in Europe next year, Google is highlighting the rights and obligations that are being introduced.

Google has fired the male engineer at the center of an uproar over the past week after he authored an internal memo asserting there are biological causes behind gender inequality in the tech industry.

Monday, August 07, 2017

Japan Display has developed a 21.3-inch high resolution (5 mega-pixel) monochrome TFT display made by low temperature polysilicon (LTPS) technology.

Saturday, August 05, 2017

Tesla Inc on Friday lowered the price of its Model X SUV to $79,500, as the automaker is ramping up production of its new lower-priced Model 3.

Friday, August 04, 2017

Google is reportedly developing technology to create media content along the lines of Snap 's "Discover" platform.

Thursday, August 03, 2017

Many of us talk on Skype, Hangouts, WhatsApp, or Viber while using the computer for something else. But have in mind that your conversation partner might find out what you are typing.

Facebook is stepping up its efforts to fight fake news by sending more suspected hoax stories to fact-checkers and publishing their findings online.

Toshiba on Thursday said it had stopped blocking Western Digital Corp from accessing databases at their memory chip joint venture (JV). The Japanese company added it would go ahead with the capital investment to build a new memory chip production line without joint venture partner Western Digital.

Japan Display has started mass production of low temperature poly-silicon (LTPS) liquid crystal displays (LCDs) for automotive applications, using glass fabricated in JDI's Ishikawa Plant in Ishikawa, Japan.

Wednesday, August 02, 2017

Sony has developed, in collaboration with IBM Research, located in Zurich, Switzerland, a magnetic tape storage technology with the industry's highest recording areal density for tape storage media, at 201 Gb/in2 (gigabits per square inch).

During the coming months Facebook is making an update to News Feed to show people more stories that will load quickly on mobile and fewer stories that might take longer to load.

Microsoft developed Send Money, a Skype feature that allows you to transfer funds via the latest Skype mobile app while you're in the middle of a conversation using PayPal.

Apple on Tuesday delivered strong fiscal third-quarter earnings and signaled that its upcoming 10th-anniversary phone lineup is on schedule.

Tuesday, August 01, 2017

Samsung has captured the number one position in terms pf Semiconductor revenue, according to Len Jelinek, senior director for semiconductor manufacturing, IHS Markit.

Magnetic tape might blow away hard drives, FujiFilm predicts, as these old-fashioned storage media offer durability and high capacities.

Sony's turnaround is right on track as the Japanese electronics and entertainment company posted quarterly profit , thanks to demand for smartphone camera chips, music business and solid sales of PlayStation 4 consoles and games.

Monday, July 31, 2017

U.S. cable channel HBO said on Monday that hackers had stolen upcoming programming, and other reports claim that the theft included a script for an unaired episode of the hit fantasy show "Game of Thrones."

Saturday, July 29, 2017

Apple seems to be the first major company to comply with the recent requirements of the Chinese government related to the use of virtual private network (VPN) services in the country.

Tesla's affordable electric car is a reality. Tesla Chief Executive Officer Elon Musk said on Friday the Model 3 had over half a million advance reservations as he handed over the first 30 to employee buyers.

Western Digital said it will move forward with arbitration to get a say over Toshiba's sale of its chip unit after the Japanese company agreed to provide notice before closing.

Friday, July 28, 2017

Intel reported second-quarter 2017 financial results, and among the highlights is the strong performance of Intel's Client Computing Group (CCG).

Microsoft is now pushing out Windows 10 version 1703, the Creators Update, to every compatible PC - excluding systems using Intel's Clover Trail Atoms.

Thursday, July 27, 2017

Microsoft announced the availability of the Fitbit skill for Cortana, which allow you to easier to monitor your health and fitness goals - just by asking Cortana.

Twitter disappointed investors with stagnant monthly active user growth in the second quarter.

Panasonic has developed a drowsiness-control technology for detecting and predicting a person's level of drowsiness and allowing to stay comfortably awake.

Samsung Electronics said a memory chip boom that propelled it to record profit in the second quarter is likely to continue in the third, just as revenue is widely expected to benefit from sales of OLED screens to Apple.

LG Electronics on Thursday said continued losses in its mobile unit limited growth in second-quarter profit to 13.6 percent, as the firm prepares to release a handset in the third quarter. But the new mobile device will be going against Apple's iPhone 8 and Samsung Electronics' Galaxy Note 8.

HTC announced at ChinaJoy 2017 the first Vive Standalone VR headset for the China market, which will utilize Viveport as its official content platform.

Microsoft is launching a new Windows Bounty Program today, designed to expand its existing security bug bounty programs.

Taiwanese electronics manufacturer Foxconn on Wednesday announced plans to build a $10 billion LCD display panel screen plant in Wisconsin.

Facebook surpassed quarterly profit and revenue estimates on Wednesday as the social media giant has attracted more advertisers.

Wednesday, July 26, 2017

Russian Kaspersky Lab on Tuesday announced it was rolling out a free version of its antivirus software across the globe, a product launch that comes amid suspicion in the United States that the cyber firm is vulnerable to Russian government influence.

Ryzen processors part of a diverse product lineup helped boost AMD's earnings 19 percent compared to a year ago.

Tuesday, July 25, 2017

Adobe Systems's Flash technology will be retired at the end of 2020, the software company announced Tuesday.

Google has begun rounding up information about crises such as natural disasters and terrorism within its Search and Maps services.

Qualcomm has made available the Qualcomm Snapdragon Neural Processing Engine (NPE) software development kit (SDK) on Qualcomm Developer Network.

LG Display plans to invest $13.5 billion to boost production of organic light-emitting diode (OLED) displays over the next three years.

Microsoft's Paint app isn't being killed off yet, and Microsoft says that it will just have a new home soon, in the Windows Store where it will be available for free.

South Korean chipmaker SK hynix Inc. said Tuesday its second-quarter net profit shot up nearly ninefold, helped by a strong average sales price of dynamic random-access memory (DRAM) and NAND chips.

Alphabet Inc., the owner of Google and YouTube, reported a 21 percent jump in quarterly revenue on Monday, maintaining a growth rate

Monday, July 24, 2017

Music streaming company Spotify is said to be close to agreeing a new licensing pact with Warner Music Inc, the last big music royalty deal it needs before pushing ahead with a U.S.

Western Digital has developed four bits per cell, X4, flash memory architecture offering on 64-layer 3D NAND, BiCS3, technology.

The second version of the Holographic Processing Unit (HPU) that powers Microsoft's Hololens will incorporate an AI coprocessor to natively and flexibly implement Deep Neural Networks (DNNs.)

Friday, July 21, 2017

Lyft said Friday that it is setting up its own unit to develop autonomous vehicle technology. The ride-hailing service plans to open its network, inviting automakers and tech companies to use it to haul passengers and gather data.

The 53% of companies in Germany have been victims of spying, sabotage or data theft in the last two years, the German IT industry association Bitkom said on Friday.

Microsoft on Thursday reported strong fourth-quarter earnings on the back of its cloud computing business and sales of internet-based software and services.

Thursday, July 20, 2017

Movidius, an Intel company, is introducing the Neural Compute Stick, the first USB-based deep learning inference kit and self-contained AI accelerator that delivers dedicated deep neural network processing capabilities to host devices.

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company's (TSMC) integrated fan-out (InFO) wafer-level packaging technology is about to enter its second generation, which is expected to bring more competitiveness to the foundry's 7nm FinFET process technology.

Qualcomm forecast fourth-quarter profit below analysts' estimates as the company's escalating patent battle with Apple continues.

Wednesday, July 19, 2017

Toshiba said it resumed blocking access by Western Digital to data at their memory chip joint venture, amid a feud over the Japanese company's planned auction of the chip business.

Microsoft said Tuesday that it will join the list of companies taking part in an autonomous driving technology project led by Chinese search engine company Baidu.

Tuesday, July 18, 2017

The Bluetooth technology now supports mesh networking, allowing Bluetooth proponents to target a whole new machine-to-machine, industrial Internet of Things (IoT) market.

Google has officially launched its job listings app and LinkedIn competitor Hire, a few months after its website was first spotted.

A new chapter for Google Glass is a reality. After two years in a limited program, Glass Enterprise Edition is now available to more businesses.

San Francisco startup Meta makes augmented reality headsets that overlay holographic images on the real world. The company recently announced Meta Workspace, an interface that replaces monitors, keyboards and eventually even cubicles with augmented reality.

Monday, July 17, 2017

Qualcomm on Monday lost an appeal against the penalty in a European Union court, and faces a daily fine of 580,000 euros ($665,000) for failing to provide EU antitrust regulators with information.

Samsung Electronics said Monday it striked a strategic partnership with online payment service provider PayPal for an expansion of its mobile payment services.

An administrative law judge has ruled that the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) have been asking for way too much data while trying to address reported pay disparities between men and women working for Google.

Sunday, July 16, 2017

At the 2017 D23 Expo in Anaheim, Calif., Disney and Lenovo gave a first glimpse at a new augmented reality (AR) experience called "Star Wars: Jedi Challenges."

Saturday, July 15, 2017

Toshiba agreed to hold off closing the deal related to the future of its memory chip unit until a hearing on July 28.

Friday, July 14, 2017

Semiconductor industry finally appears close to moving extreme ultraviolet (EUV) lithography into high volume production, as lithography vendor ASML demonstrated a 250-watt EUV source.

Thursday, July 13, 2017

Later this year, Facebook will reportedly unveil a cheaper, wireless version of the Oculus Rift virtual reality headset, as the company is trying to popularize VR.

The French government plans to appeal against a court ruling in Google's favour with regard to 1.1 billion euros ($1.25 billion) in tax.

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) posted second-quarter profit that missed estimates, ahead of a 10th-anniversary iPhone -- one of the year's most-anticipated gadgets.

Uber Technologies Inc. and Yandex are merging their ride-hailing businesses in Russia, through a venture that will be valued at $3.73 billion.

In Barcelona, Audi unveiled Tuesday the new flagship 2018 A8, the first Level 3 autonomous driving car to go into production, powered by NVIDIA.

Samsung Electronics has installed its first commercial Cinema LED Screen at Lotte Cinema World Tower in Korea.

Wednesday, July 12, 2017

Starting now, you can go live on Facebook directly from Spaces to share VR content with your friends.

Apple will establish a data center in China's inland Guizhou Province as part of a $1 billion project involving the local government, as the iPhone U.S. company moves to comply with tighter cybersecurity regulations in order to maintain cloud services in the Chinese market.

Google won its fight against a 1.12 billion-euro ($1.3 billion) French tax bill after a court rejected claims the company abused loopholes to avoid paying its fair share.

Fujitsu Limited has developed a new algorithm to estimate ongoing heat stress in workers, such as security guards, using its artificial intelligence technologies, known as Human Centric AI Zinrai.

About 80,000 websites and organizations on Wednesday are taking part in a day of protest on Donald Trump's rollback of the net neutrality rules.

Western Digital has won a temporary restraining order (TRO) preventing its flash joint-venture partner Toshiba from impeding the shipment of engineering wafers to WD, as well as preventing it from blocking Western Digital employees from accessing shared databases.

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