More LG G6 images surface ahead of release
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Friday, 03 February 2017 08:16

More LG G6 images surface ahead of release


Announcement on February 26th at MWC


Over the past few weeks, information and a few images have surfaced of LG’s first flagship smartphone release for 2017, the LG G6. The device has made its way into the hands of the folks at BusinessInsider, who were courteous enough to snap a picture revealing the rear of the unit in its full glossy black finish.

Amazon expands shipping with $1.5 billion air cargo hub
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Reducing reliance on terrestrial postal carriers


Amazon announced on Tuesday  that it is looking to build an air cargo hub at the Cincinnati / Northern Kentucky Airport in order to lessen its reliance on terrestrial shipment carriers and reduce overall costs of processing packages outside of its own facilities.

Acer will begin shipping larger variety of notebooks in 2017
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Education takes top priority with new ruggedized designs


This year, Acer is set to introduce a larger variety of notebook products to meet the specific needs of niche markets ranging from education, casual web browsing and productivity, and even a product themed after the local sea goddess of Taiwan.

New FCC chairman remains undecided on net neutrality
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First open meeting reveals committment to building digital divide


The most recent Federal Communications Chairman, Ajit Pai, who took office earlier last week, has made a commitment to reduce regulatory barriers to growth and innovation and prioritize building the digital divide, a national social inequality measurement on access to internet services.

MediaTek files Q4 2016 earnings
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Monday, 30 January 2017 22:27

MediaTek files Q4 2016 earnings


Down 14.1 percent sequentially


MediaTek has recently provided its earnings report for Q4 2016 during and managed to see its net profits fall 6.7 percent for the entire year, with gross margin reaching a record low of 35.6 percent.

Starbucks goes mad
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Monday, 30 January 2017 22:05

Starbucks goes mad


Limited rollout for now


Today,  Starbucks Ais  that it is hopping on the voice assistant bandwagon with the introduction of a virtual barista in its mobile ordering app.

Windows 10 Creators go mad
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Monday, 30 January 2017 21:08

Windows 10 Creators go mad


Synchronize apps between PCs, Game Mode, group tiles and more

This Spring, Microsoft plans to release the latest version of its Windows 10 operating system, codenamed Redstone 2, and will add new programs trailed for creating content in artistic styles.

Modem vendors to begin rollout of 5G chipsets in 2H 2017
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Low and high-frequency solutions for different markets


According to the latest report from industry sources, mobile 5G chipset vendors including Intel, Qualcomm, Samsung, Mediatek and others are expected to announce their first 5G chipset products as early as the second half of 2017.

Samsung and Google wage war over "assistants"
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Wednesday, 25 January 2017 22:09

Samsung and Google wage war over "assistants"


Samsung benefits from Siri engineers


If there is one takeaway to learn from recent announcements of smartphone lineups and refreshes, it is that AI-based voice assistants have become a top-valued feature for most serious manufacturers and are expected to gain significant momentum in new devices shipping through at least the next several quarters.

Voice assistants are a priority in smartphone launches
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This year, several smartphone manufacturers, including Apple, Samsung Electronics, Huawei, LG and Xiaomi are expected to introduce new devices that feature better AI-based assistants in an effort to increase overall market share, according to industry reports.