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Apple To Release Software Update To Fix iPhone Slowdown Software

Apple To Release Software Update To Fix iPhone Slowdown

Tony Roberts January 19, 2018

Apple Inc will release a software update that will allow users to turn off a feature that slows down iPhones when batteries are low on charge, Chief Executive Tim Cook said.

The tech giant will release a test version of its iOS software next...

Sony Planning To Create More Robots After Aibo Hardware

Sony Planning To Create More Robots After Aibo

Arthur James January 11, 2018

The verdict is still out on Sony Corp.’s new pet dog ‘Aibo,’ but that’s not stopping the company from planning a deeper push into robotics.

The mechanical mutt, which goes on sale in Japan on Thursday, is just the beginning of the...

Spotify Confidentially Files For U.S. IPO, Hits 70 Million Subscribers Business

Spotify Confidentially Files For U.S. IPO, Hits 70 Million Subscribers

Kelly Baker January 05, 2018

Music streaming service Spotify, which filed confidentially with U.S. regulators for an initial public offering on Wednesday, has 70 million subscribers, it said in a tweet on Thursday.

The music streaming company has filed confidentially with...

Apple and Amazon In Talks to Enter Saudi Arabia Business

Apple and Amazon In Talks to Enter Saudi Arabia

Joel Smith December 29, 2017

Apple and Amazon are in licensing discussions with Riyadh on investing in Saudi Arabia, two sources confirmed, part of Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman's push to give the conservative kingdom a modern, high-tech look.

Amazon’s discussions are...

Older iPhone Owners Sue Apple for Slowdown Hardware

Older iPhone Owners Sue Apple for Slowdown

Nick Ward December 26, 2017

Old iPhone users have begun going to courthouses, enraged by an Apple Inc. software update that slowed down the operation of their smartphones.

iPhone owners from several states sued Apple Inc. for not disclosing sooner that it issued software...

Amazon To Start Selling Google Chromecast, Apple TV Business

Amazon To Start Selling Google Chromecast, Apple TV

Lance Harris December 15, 2017

Amazon.com Inc. will start selling Google Chromecast and Apple TV, which compete against its Fire TV, on its online store, according to an Amazon spokeswoman.

The standard Google Chromecast video streaming stick, along with the Ultra model that...

Amazon Prime Video Arrives on Apple TV Networking

Amazon Prime Video Arrives on Apple TV

Andrea Ellenson December 07, 2017

Amazon.com Inc. and Apple Inc. have partnered to bring the Amazon Prime Video app to Apple TV in more than 100 countries, the companies said on Wednesday.

Prime Video is integrated into the Apple TV app where available, so members can easily...

Amazon Ready to Bring Alexa to Work Hardware

Amazon Ready to Bring Alexa to Work

Kyle Arthur December 01, 2017

Amazon Inc. wants to be your new executive assistant at work as Alexa will soon be going to work.

The company on Thursday said that Alexa, its increasingly popular digital aide that shoppers command by voice, is now programmed to handle a range...

Tencent's More Than $500B Valuation Surpasses Facebook Business

Tencent's More Than $500B Valuation Surpasses Facebook

Natasha Gilbert November 21, 2017

Chinese internet firm Tencent Holdings Ltd. has just beaten social media giant Facebook Inc. in market value on Tuesday, placing the video game group on the top five list of the most valuable company.

During Asian trading hours, Tencent’s...

Spotify Buys Swedish Music Recording Start-up Business

Spotify Buys Swedish Music Recording Start-up

Nick Jefferson November 20, 2017

Spotify has bought online music and audio recording studio Soundtrap, an online music studio that lets users create music together with others in real time.

The music streaming company has made another acquisition as it continues to build out the...

Qualcomm Invests in A Chinese AI Startup Business

Qualcomm Invests in A Chinese AI Startup

Leonard Bird November 15, 2017

Qualcomm Inc. has invested in Chinese artificial intelligence (AI) start-up SenseTime Group, as part of a funding round that is going to close later this year.

SenseTime Group, a Hong Kong-based artificial intelligence company specializing in...

Apple Working on Rear-Facing 3D Sensors for 2019 iPhone Software

Apple Working on Rear-Facing 3D Sensors for 2019 iPhone

Natasha Gilbert November 14, 2017

Leading smartphone maker Apple Inc. is believed to be looking into developing a new rear-facing 3D sensor system for its iPhone in 2019, which might take the company another step forward to improving its augmented-reality (AR) apps and services....

Roku Hits Record High on Licensing Deal Business

Roku Hits Record High on Licensing Deal

George Charles November 14, 2017

Roku Inc's shares reached a record high on Monday after signing a licensing deal that would put its technology on Philips-branded televisions in the United States this year.

The news was well received by investors, who sent Roku's shares jumping...

$370,000 Worth of iPhone X Devices Get Stolen Before Launch Business

$370,000 Worth of iPhone X Devices Get Stolen Before Launch

Ellie Kennedy November 03, 2017

Before Apple Inc.’s new iPhone X even becomes available in stores on Friday, a number of the device has already been stolen in San Francisco.

Several outlets reported that about 313 iPhone X units were taken by three men from a truck owned...

GE, Microsoft To Announce Deep Partnership Business

GE, Microsoft To Announce Deep Partnership

Anthony Gordon October 26, 2017

General Electric and Microsoft plan to announce a deeper partnership involving GE’s Predix industrial internet platform and Microsoft’s Azure cloud platform.

The partnership, due to be announced on Wednesday by GE Chief Executive Officer...

Facebook’s Building 8 Head To Leave The Company Business

Facebook’s Building 8 Head To Leave The Company

Nick Alexander-Walker October 18, 2017

The head of Facebook Inc.’s secretive and new consumer-hardware lab, Building 8, is leaving the company after just 18 months.

The social networking giant’s secretive Building 8 lab, Regina Dugan, has left the company to lead a new project,...

Google Sets Up ‘Advanced Protection’ for High-Risk Users Internet

Google Sets Up ‘Advanced Protection’ for High-Risk Users

Andre Parker October 18, 2017

Google Inc is building a revamped log-in process that is claimed be even more secure for users who are at high risk of online attacks.

The new Advanced Protection feature focuses on combating phishing, accidental sharing, and fraudulent access...

Google Unveils Pixel 2, Pixel 2 XL, Other Devices Hardware

Google Unveils Pixel 2, Pixel 2 XL, Other Devices

Christian Cutler October 05, 2017

Alphabet Inc’s Google has launched on Wednesday the second generation of its Pixel smartphones along with other bunch of high-end gadgets, apparently solidifying its commitment to hardware push, and rivaling the surge of devices coming from Apple Inc...

Roku Prices IPO at $14, Spikes in Market Debut Business

Roku Prices IPO at $14, Spikes in Market Debut

Caleb Ford September 29, 2017

Roku Inc.’s sold 15.7 million shares at a better than expected $14 a piece ahead of its initial public offering (IPO), valuing the company, which made its debut on NASDAQ on Thursday, at $1.3 billion.

The video streaming platform trading...

Google Pulls YouTube Off Amazon's Echo Show Business

Google Pulls YouTube Off Amazon's Echo Show

Christian Cutler September 27, 2017

Amazon.com Inc said on Tuesday that videos from YouTube could no longer be played through its Echo Show devices, blaming the video streaming site’s parent company, Google.

“As of this afternoon, Google has chosen to no longer make YouTube...

China Blocks WhatsApp Ahead Communist Party Congress Internet

China Blocks WhatsApp Ahead Communist Party Congress

Andre Parker September 26, 2017

China has broaden its censorship efforts by blocking the Facebook Inc-owned WhatsApp messaging app in the mainland, as it ramps up surveillance ahead of the big summit next month.

This disruption in the service of WhatsApp is considered a big...

Apple Unveils iPhone X, Boasts Face ID Technology Hardware

Apple Unveils iPhone X, Boasts Face ID Technology

Christian Cutler September 13, 2017

All heads turned as Apple Inc unveiled its newest high-end handset called iPhone X on Tuesday in an event held at the company's spaceship-themed Apple Park.

Along with other new products and new iPhones, iPhone X (pronounced “iPhone ten”)...

Apple Signs Music Deal With Warner Business

Apple Signs Music Deal With Warner

Oliver Malone September 08, 2017

Apple has signed a deal with Warner Music Group, one of the most renowned music labels, to offer subscribers on-demand music via both iTunes and Apple Music.

The tech giant has secured a deal for songs from Warner, the company’s first...

Nissan Takes Wraps Off its 2018 Leaf Hardware

Nissan Takes Wraps Off its 2018 Leaf

Andre Parker September 06, 2017

On Tuesday night, Nissan set the glitzy Tokyo stage on fire after it pulled the wraps off its new electric vehicle offer, the 2018 Leaf, while being streamed live on the Internet worldwide.

The 2018 Leaf is expected to go toe-to-toe against...

Huawei to Take On Rivals Using Next-Gen SoC Software

Huawei to Take On Rivals Using Next-Gen SoC

Andre Parker September 04, 2017

On Saturday, a top executive from Huawei announced the company’s next generation SoC (system on a chip) at IFA in Berlin. The SoC, named Kirin 970, is the “world’s first mobile device with a Neural Processing Unit,” and it is going to give the...

LG Reveals LG V30, Features and Specs Hardware

LG Reveals LG V30, Features and Specs

Andre Parker August 31, 2017

LG Electronics launched its new flagship phone named LG V30 on Thursday, packing the gadget with advanced cameras, voiced activation, and other features and changes aimed at pulling back users it lost to rivals.

The new phone offers a 6-inch...

Toshiba Fails to Conclude Chip Unit Negotiations Business

Toshiba Fails to Conclude Chip Unit Negotiations

Christian Cutler August 31, 2017

Toshiba Corp misses its self-imposed deadline on Thursday on the sale of its chip unit business, increasing chances of its delisting in Tokyo Stock Exchange.

The Japanese conglomerate has been frantically eager to seal a deal in the sales of...

Google Joins Augmented Reality Showdown Software

Google Joins Augmented Reality Showdown

Andre Parker August 30, 2017

Alphabet Inc.’s Google is set to join the augmented reality clash as it debuts its ARCore on a limited preview starting today. ARCore will be a heavy rival of ARKit, which is Apple Inc.’s own attempt on augmented reality.

The new AR...

Facebook’s 21-Year-Old Wunderkind Heading To Google Business

Facebook’s 21-Year-Old Wunderkind Heading To Google

Tyrone Berry August 29, 2017

Michael Sayman, the engineering whiz that Facebook hired when he was just 18, is heading to a new job at Alphabet's Google a week after his 21st birthday.

At Facebook, Sayman was a product manager who helped the social media giant understand how...

Fitbit Unveils Ionic, Joins Smartwatch Competition Hardware

Fitbit Unveils Ionic, Joins Smartwatch Competition

Christian Cutler August 29, 2017

After giving its rivals a year-long head start, wearable device maker Fitbit Inc. finally decided to catch up, and is currently elbowing its way into the smartwatch market competition, removing the veil on its first bona fide smartwatch.

...

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 Finally Unleashed Hardware

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 Finally Unleashed

Andre Parker August 24, 2017

After the blowing-up of Note 7 last year, Samsung unleashes Galaxy Note 8 on Wednesday, with the hopes of burying its “explosive” predecessor in the past, or completely erase it from users’ memories, by offering a truckload of things phone users...

Apple to Focus on Autonomous Cars’ Software, Abandons Car-Building Ambitions Software

Apple to Focus on Autonomous Cars’ Software, Abandons Car-Building Ambitions

Christian Cutler August 23, 2017

Apple Inc. lowered down its automotive ambitions to a modest level, and announced that the company is presently more focused on developing the software needed for driverless cars, thus putting off its notion of Apple-branded cars, according to a...

Android Creator’s Startup Raises $300 Million Business

Android Creator’s Startup Raises $300 Million

Andre Parker August 10, 2017

Essential Products, the smartphone startup founded by a co-creator of the Android mobile operating system, announced on Wednesday it has raised $300 million in new funding and signed up retailers to sell its first smartphone device.

The company,...

Facebook Working On Video Chat Device Hardware

Facebook Working On Video Chat Device

Adrian Noel August 02, 2017

Facebook Inc. is working on a video chat device for the home, the first major hardware product from its experimental Building 8 lab.

Facebook’s reported dedicated video chat device, which is similar to the Amazon Echo Show, will include a...

Spotify Now Has 60 Million Paid Subscribers Software

Spotify Now Has 60 Million Paid Subscribers

Shawn Miles August 01, 2017

Spotify now has 60 million paying subscribers, adding 10 million subscribers in less than five months, a spokeswoman for the music streaming company said on Monday, expanding its lead in the fast-growing world of music streaming.

The news came...

Apple To Get Rid Of VPN Apps In China Internet

Apple To Get Rid Of VPN Apps In China

Justin Beasley July 31, 2017

Apple Inc. will get rid of its virtual private network (VPN) services from its app store in China, drawing criticism from VPN service providers, who accuse the U.S. tech giant of bowing to pressure from Beijing cyber regulators.

In a statement...

Xiaomi Secures $1 Billion Loan On Global Expansion Efforts Business

Xiaomi Secures $1 Billion Loan On Global Expansion Efforts

Johnson Hahn July 28, 2017

Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi Inc. has secured a $1 billion loan to boost its drive into brick-and-mortar stores and help push expansion overseas, developing its international focus and build out its offline sales presence.

The three-year...

Adobe To Finally Kill Off Flash By 2020 Software

Adobe To Finally Kill Off Flash By 2020

Sam Witter July 26, 2017

Adobe announced it will stop updating and distributing the Flash technology for playing multimedia on the web by 2020 after over twenty years serving videos and animations to people over the internet.

Adobe Systems Inc's Flash, a once-ubiquitous...

Google CEO Joins Parent Company Alphabet’s Board of Directors Business

Google CEO Joins Parent Company Alphabet’s Board of Directors

Davis Hamilton July 25, 2017

Google CEO Sundar Pichai has joined its parent Alphabet's board of directors, becoming the 13th board member as the appointment is another signal of his rising importance at the company, and the trust the founders place in him.

After more than a...

Microsoft Releases App For Visually Impaired Software

Microsoft Releases App For Visually Impaired

Celine Murphy July 12, 2017

Microsoft Releases App For Visually Impaired

Microsoft Inc who released a prototype of an application made especially made for visually impaired people last year has finally released the Seeing AI app to all iOS users for free on Wednesday. The...

Apple To Release New iPhone In 2018 Business

Apple To Release New iPhone In 2018

Dianne Cowell July 06, 2017

Apple has been known to have released their iPhone flagships every two years since its launch almost ten years ago with the exception of the iPhone Special Edition released last year and the tenth anniversary iPhone to be released this coming September....

Apple Expands In Asia Further With Taiwan Store Business

Apple Expands In Asia Further With Taiwan Store

Celine Murphy July 03, 2017

Most Apple customers from Asia have relied on Apple’s official website or third-party retailers to get original Apple devices and to access warranty repair options. Now, Apple products can now be bought officially from the Apple Store located in...

iPhone Manufacturer To Invest $10BN In The US Business

iPhone Manufacturer To Invest $10BN In The US

Ryan Thompson June 26, 2017

Foxconn who is known for one of the companies who assemble Apple iPhones in Asia is reportedly planning to invest around $10 billion in building a display manufacturing plant in the United States.

The cost has been considered due to the...

Apple Attacks Qualcomm With Royalty Lawsuit Business

Apple Attacks Qualcomm With Royalty Lawsuit

Leanne Cray June 22, 2017

Apple has recently filed another case against telecommunications equipment company Qualcomm regarding its ongoing legal war regarding Apple’s chip designer’s patents.

Qualcomm is currently the biggest mobile chip provider in the world and...

Tesla’s Autopilot Software Head Quits After 6 Months Business

Tesla’s Autopilot Software Head Quits After 6 Months

Kendrick Barnes June 21, 2017

Tesla’s head of autopilot software, Chris Lattner, called it quits with the company in less than six months since joining the electric car maker as the company has shaken up the leadership of its Autopilot team for a second time this year....

NVIDIA Rating Raised Due To Switch Demand Hardware

NVIDIA Rating Raised Due To Switch Demand

George Payne June 15, 2017

Despite the massive tech stock sell-off last week until during Monday’s session due to the sudden decline in Apple shares, NVIDIA shares are still projected to hit new highs after its stock rallied more than 3% last week on Bank of America and...

Apple Shares Plunge On Mizuho Downgrade Business

Apple Shares Plunge On Mizuho Downgrade

Kevin Gwon June 13, 2017

Shares of Apple Inc lost around 2% on Monday recording its second day of losses in a row due to the rising concerns regarding the company’s skyrocketing stock price. Apple shares also fell last week after news of the company using modem chips with...

UBER Fires 20 Employees In Harassment Reports Business

UBER Fires 20 Employees In Harassment Reports

Michael Lovejoy June 08, 2017

A recent investigation which claims that the company has an aggressive, male-dominated working environment resulting into sexual harassment and sexism reportedly prompted Uber to file more than twenty employees.

The report came from an...

Apple Unveils HomePod System Hardware

Apple Unveils HomePod System

Karla Wales June 07, 2017

After the company faced growing pressure into competing with Google and Amazon’s smart speaker and voice activation devices, the company has finally unveiled on Monday a home hi-fi system that will be connected to its music streaming services....

Apple Develops AI Chips for its Devices Networking

Apple Develops AI Chips for its Devices

Jensen Watson May 29, 2017

Apple, one of the biggest firms in electronic devices, is developing a processor chip dedicated specifically to AI-related tasks. The chip, internally known as the Apple Neural Engine, would help and improve the company’s devices in performing...

Apple Settles Patent Issue With Nokia Business

Apple Settles Patent Issue With Nokia

Margaret Brown May 25, 2017

On Tuesday, Nokia and Apple announced to the markets that they have settled their patent dispute which started at the end of 2016 when Apple accused Nokia of transferring patents.

Apple has recently filed an antitrust case regarding an alleged...

Google To Reveal IOS Assistant Software

Google To Reveal IOS Assistant

Maureen Uy May 17, 2017

In line with the upcoming Google I/O conference held annually, tech industry movers and analysts have now speculated and revealed potential announcements, product launches, and application updates prior to the event. Some of the reports included the...

Apple And Amazon To reveal Amazon Video For Apple TV Business

Apple And Amazon To reveal Amazon Video For Apple TV

Kevin Gwon May 15, 2017

Despite the high level of rivalry between the two major U.S. companies, Apple and Amazon have recently announced that they have struck a deal that will address their video rivalry schemes in the past.

Last 2015, Amazon cancelled its sale of...

Microsoft Unveils Windows 10 S Software

Microsoft Unveils Windows 10 S

Kean Wallace May 04, 2017

Microsoft has recently launched a new Windows version which they called the Windows 10 S in their attempt to compete with Google’s rising presence in the education market.

The new Windows variant which was originally rumored to be called as...

Samsung To Delay Bixby Launch Software

Samsung To Delay Bixby Launch

Ann Chen April 13, 2017

Samsung which unveiled their upcoming flagship phone Samsung Galaxy 8 last week has recently announced their own version of Apple’s virtual assistant Siri which the company called Bixby.

The voice-controlled virtual assistant Bixby which...

Apple Upgrades Graphics Department Business

Apple Upgrades Graphics Department

Ryan Thompson April 11, 2017

Following Apple’s move to end its contract with major graphics supplier Imagination Technologies, the company recently embarked on a hiring spree in London on the company’s venture to take control of its product’s parts production and future...

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