A new breed of AI to remake technology as we know it
In a blog post on Tuesday, Microsoft AI and Research Group executive vice president Harry Shum and Sam Altman, co-chair of OpenAI, announced a partnership to explore advanced AI algorithms to benefit humanity by using Microsoft’s Azure cloud as the platform of choice.
iOS, Android and Windows Phone
On Monday, Facebook owned chat service WhatsApp announced that it will be launching video calling capability to over one billion users around the world on iOS, Android and Windows Phone.
Manufacturers to install small external speakers
Beginning in the year 2019, all newly manufactured hybrid and light-duty electric cars will be required to make noise when they are traveling at low speeds so pedestrians can better hear and avoid them. That's in the United States.
74 percent revenue upswing from previous quarter
In the third quarter of 2016, MSI reported some rather strong revenues increasing 74 percent from the second quarter and 41 percent year on year.
Everyone must use the same cables
Earlier last week, we wrote that 28W fast-charging has made its rounds into the smartphone market with companies such as Qualcomm and Huawei preparing new USB-C charging accessories to charge devices between 55 and 70 percent in under 30 minutes.
Will contribute to long term competitiveness
On Thursday, Nanya Technology’s board of directors approved plans to acquire a five percent stake in Micron Technology for a total of NT $31.26 billion (US $997.5 million), according to company officials.
AMD placing USB 3.1 chipset orders as well
According to sources from motherboard makers, Intel is planning to add USB 3.1 and Wi-Fi functionality to its upcoming 300-series motherboard series scheduled to be released at the end of 2017.
Will still cost less than filling up a comparable gas car
In what might become one of the more disappointing stories this week, Tesla Motors announced on Monday that it would begin phasing out the unlimited use of free recharging at its Supercharging stations for all new Tesla vehicle orders placed after January 1st.
As it considers acquisition itself
A week and a half ago, Twitter announced that it would be shutting down its short-form video compilation service Vine, keeping the website and video archive available but disabling mobile app functionality for its users over the next couple months.
PC and tablet markets still remain down
On Friday, Lenovo reported its revenue earnings for the third quarter of 2016, up 12 percent over the previous quarter and down 8 percent year-over-year as market conditions continue to remain challenging.