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Samsung And Apple Back In Court As Patent Battle Is Revived

Samsung And Apple Back In Court As Patent Battle Is Revived

Smartphone makers Samsung and Apple will face off again in court over a patent dispute which dates back to 2011. In the latest chapter the two tech giants are trying to determine the amount that Samsung owes Apple in financial damages... 
Facebook Is Searching For Engineers To Design Its Own Chips

Facebook Is Searching For Engineers To Design Its Own Chips

Facebook announced recently that it’s searching for experts in both ASIC and FPGA custom silicon designs. According to Bloomberg, some close sources pointed to the new job listing revealing that the company is looking for a manager... 
Automatically Updating Emails To Be Introduced By Google

Automatically Updating Emails To Be Introduced By Google

Plans are underway to make Gmail dynamic ensuring that emails are able to feature information that is continuously updating. This would also see emails get more interactive. For instance in the case of an email containing flight booking... 
Digital Video And Television Expected To Balloon In The Next Five Years

Digital Video And Television Expected To Balloon In The Next Five Years

A new report by consultancy firm Juniper indicates that the digital video and television sector will worth approximately $119.2 billion by 2022 having grown from a figure of $64 billion recorded last year. The sector includes heavy... 
Snapchat Unveils A Redesigned App As Promised Earlier By CEO

Snapchat Unveils A Redesigned App As Promised Earlier By CEO

Snapchat has redesigned its app with a view to luring more advertisers and users and hopefully revive revenue. Following three quarters since going public in which sales have been disappointing, the disappearing-message firm said that... 
Portugal Setting Up Special Zones For Testing Of New Technologies

Portugal Setting Up Special Zones For Testing Of New Technologies

Portugal is considering a plan of setting up ‘free zones’ which will be governed by special regulations for the testing of emerging technologies such autonomous cars and drones. This is with the aim of spurring the development... 
iPhone X Expected To Be In Limited Supply Over Production Constraints

iPhone X Expected To Be In Limited Supply Over Production Constraints

Reports indicate that the production goals of the iPhone X will be missed by close to 50% this year. According to Nikkei, a news agency based in Japan, shipments of the iPhone X are initially expected to be 20 million units. That is... 
Qualcomm Slapped With Huge Antitrust Violation Fine In Taiwan

Qualcomm Slapped With Huge Antitrust Violation Fine In Taiwan

U.S-based chip manufacturer Qualcomm has found itself in a conundrum after it was fined $774 million by Taiwan for violating antitrust regulations. The Taiwan Fair Trade Commission announced on Wednesday that it would impose a $774.14... 
Facebook’s Zuckerberg Was Warned By Obama On Information Warfare

Facebook’s Zuckerberg Was Warned By Obama On Information Warfare

Reports indicate that former U.S. president Barack Obama urged the chief executive officer of Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, to take the threat posed by political disinformation and fake news then prevalent on the social media platform... 
Facebook Turns In Information On Russia Ad Buys To Special Counsel

Facebook Turns In Information On Russia Ad Buys To Special Counsel

Reports indicate that social networking giant Facebook has handed over information on Russia ad spending to Robert Mueller’s team. Mueller is the Special Counsel investigating Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. presidential election... 
Short Viral Clips Most Popular With Facebook Watch Audiences

Short Viral Clips Most Popular With Facebook Watch Audiences

Though Facebook has budgeted huge amounts to get original video content on its platform, it is the short viral clips that are proving popular among users. This comes about two weeks after Facebook Watch was launched with original content... 
Tech Leaders Slam Axing Of DACA Program

Tech Leaders Slam Axing Of DACA Program

The chief executive officers of RealNetworks, Starbucks, Microsoft and Amazon have joined corporate leaders from 1,850 business organizations in drafting a letter addressed to congressional leaders and U.S. President Donald Trump calling... 
Facebook Launches Watch Video Hub In The United States

Facebook Launches Watch Video Hub In The United States

Facebook’s Watch video service has been unveiled to users of the social media platform in the United States. The move is part of efforts by the social media giant to compete for advertising revenues generated from videos with the... 
AT&T Expanding 5g Fixed Wireless Trials To More Cities

AT&T Expanding 5g Fixed Wireless Trials To More Cities

In partnership with Nokia, Ericsson, Intel and Samsung AT&T intends to expand fixed-wireless 5G tests to an additional three cities later in the year. The three cities in which the trials will be expanded to include Kalamazoo,... 
IBM and SAP SE TeamTo Improve Profitability and Consumer Experience In The Retail Sector

IBM and SAP SE TeamTo Improve Profitability and Consumer Experience In The Retail Sector

IBM and SAP SE have come together to develop a solution that they hope will boost customer experience and profitability in the retail and consumer packaged goods industries. The solution will primarily seek to improve planning as well... 
Facebook To Be The Second Biggest Recipient Of WPP’s Media Investment

Facebook To Be The Second Biggest Recipient Of WPP’s Media Investment

The chief executive officer of advertising group WPP, Sir Martin Sorrell, has said that the company’s investment in Facebook is set to exceed $2 billion in the current calendar year. WPP, which is the largest advertising group in... 
Facebook is Losing Teen Users to Snapchat And Instagram

Facebook is Losing Teen Users to Snapchat And Instagram

Its not really too big a surprise but the younger web/mobile users are not as into Facebook as previous generations. Indeed, the now-aged social network has lost appeal among the emerging generation, who are all moving towards platforms... 
Facebook Takes On YouTube With Watch Video Feature

Facebook Takes On YouTube With Watch Video Feature

The launch of a video feature on Facebook known as Watch is being seen as an attempt by the social media giant to take a stab at Google’s video-sharing website, YouTube. At the moment the new Facebook feature is available to a select... 
Sony Still Holding Out On Making Minecraft Cross-Platform

Sony Still Holding Out On Making Minecraft Cross-Platform

Though Minecraft is owned by Microsoft it is a multi-platform game that can be played on the iPhone, Nintendo console and on Oculus Rift virtual reality headset among other devices. However, Sony still refuses to allow Minecraft on... 
Intel Launches Xeon Scalable Processors Amidst Growing Competition

Intel Launches Xeon Scalable Processors Amidst Growing Competition

Intel has launched server processors whose speeds are 1.65X faster compared to chips from the previous generation. The new Xeon Scalable processors possess between 8 and 28 cores. They have been launched in the wake of Advanced Micro... 
Demand For Apple’s HomePod Smart Speaker Expected To Be High

Demand For Apple’s HomePod Smart Speaker Expected To Be High

A survey conducted by Raymond James has indicated that demand for Apple’s HomePod smart speaker is picking up. According to the survey which was carried out last month on 500 consumers, approximately 14% of those who own iPhone have... 
Cisco Introduces New Software Available On A Subscription Model

Cisco Introduces New Software Available On A Subscription Model

Cisco has launched software that makes the managing and monitoring of corporate networks easier. And besides the software Cisco also launched data center switches which come with chips that are custom-made and which allow the software... 
Russian Hackers Thought To Have Planted Fake News Leading To Qatar’s Isolation

Russian Hackers Thought To Have Planted Fake News Leading To Qatar’s Isolation

Reports indicate that intelligence officials in the United States are of the view that hackers from Russia planted a fake news story which made Saudi Arabia and other Arab nations to isolate Qatar. According to CNN, experts from the... 
YouTube Kids In A Campaign To Promote Reading Among Children

YouTube Kids In A Campaign To Promote Reading Among Children

YouTube Kids, the video-streaming service app owned by Google that is aimed at the youth has revealed that it is joining hands with a couple of major book publishers in a global initiative known as #ReadAlong month. The goal of the... 
BlackBerry KEYone Launches In North America

BlackBerry KEYone Launches In North America

BlackBerry KEYone is set for launch on May 31 in the United States and Canada. The newest BlackBerry phone will be sold at Best Buy stores and also on Amazon. It will cost $549.99 and all the models will come unlocked. The smartphone... 
New Zealand Successfully Tests Rocket to Enter Space Race

New Zealand Successfully Tests Rocket to Enter Space Race

US regulatory authorities have cleared Rocket Lab’s New Zealand facility to launch US space payloads. The Los Angeles-based company has built its first launch pad on the island’s Mahia Peninsula in an effort to find a more... 
Twitter Inks A New Streaming Deal With The National Football League

Twitter Inks A New Streaming Deal With The National Football League

Despite losing a streaming deal with the National Football League for live games earlier this year to online retail giant Amazon, Twitter has signed a new multi-year deal that will see it offer live football programming. Under the...