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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
Less than 1 percent of notebooks affected
Hewlett Packard told the press that it will recall nearly 101,000 notebook batteries from products sold between March 2013 and October 2016, because the units could overheat and pose serious fire and burn hazards.
First devices arriving with Windows 10 Creators Update
Component orders in the virtual reality, augmented reality and merged reality markets are expected to remain low in 2017 as brand vendors attempt to diversify their products – and work on consolidating their product descriptions – based on the latest reports from industry sources.
Plenty of 3D immersion in film and gaming entertainment
Back in October, Sony became the first console manufacturer to introduce its own virtual reality headset for the masses, complete with the industry’s highest refresh rate and a decent handful of games available at launch.
Yahoo's cost structure remains at lowest in decade
Earlier in July, Verizon announced that it wanted to buy Yahoo and that would close by the first quarter of 2017. Now, reports are saying that the deal is taking a bit longer than expected and will close by the second quarter of the year.