Physical Direct Connection (PDC) technology to improve chassis yield rates
Consumer demand for wireless charging is expected to pick up following the arrival of the next-generation iPhone lineup later this year, according to research from Digitimes and information from smartphone chassis makers.
Screening procedures in some countries will affect non-stop flights
Starting today, the US government is preparing to ban passengers on certain flights into the US from bringing electronic devices including laptops, iPads, cameras and certain other hand held luggage.
A market share war between stylus tablets and 2-in-1 convertible PCs
It is no hidden secret that worldwide tablet shipments have progressively began a decline over the past three years, since the industry began experiencing year-over-year slumps to the present number of 39.6 million units in Q4 2016.
Announcement comes in April alongside Apple's spaceship campus HQ
Apple is expected to move ahead with production on its mid-size, 10.5-inch iPad model later this month, rather than a previously expected timeframe of May to June, according to the latest reports from the Taiwan-based supply chain.
Free speech, targeted ads, and the quest to unspread misinformation
Sunday marked the 28th anniversary in which Tim Berners-Lee, the English computer scientist accredited with the invention of the World Wide Web concept, submitted his original proposal to CERN that ultimately became the first standard for the internet.
Combo CD/DVD/BD burner and UHD Blu-ray player
The industry has been awaiting the release of the first UHD Blu-ray disc drives for PCs ever since the Ultra HD standard was announced during CES 2016. Nearly fifteen months later, it appears that Pioneer will be one of the first manufacturers to offer a combo drive supporting CD/DVD/Blu-ray writing along with UHD Blu-ray playback.
12TB drives later this year, 18TB next year
According to senior executives familiar with Seagate’s research and development plans, the company plans to fine-tune the next three years of its HDD developments using shingled magnetic recording (SMR), two-dimensional magnetic recording (TDMR), and heat-assisted magnetic recording (HAMR).
Device shuts down after being asked about federal connection
In light of recent revelations that the Central Intelligence Agency has been keeping thousands of zero-day technology exploits at its disposal for public surveillance purposes, the Amazon voice-activated assistant known as Alexa has now come out into the light and revealed her potential involvement with the intelligence group’s covert operations.
“Vault 7” is the most comprehensive release of US spying files ever made public
On Tuesday, the leak-focused site founded by Julian Assange released thousands of alleged CIA documents purporting to show how the agency has been able to crack open devices from Apple, Samsung, Google, and Microsoft.
Non-binding fund to oversee creation of at least 50,000 US tech jobs
Softbank said that it will sell a 25 percent stake of ARM Holdings to an investment fund created in partnership with Saudi Arabia and other investors, according to people involved in the discussions.