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LED driver IC supplier Macroblock is expected to enjoy at least 10% revenue growth in 2017 with higher profits, thanks to robust demand for small pitch LED display products, as well as contributions made by the company's new product lines, according to industry…
01.17 / 04:17
digitimes.com
Industrial PC (IPC) supplier Ennoconn, an affiliate of the Foxconn Group, has set the conversion price of its five-year US$200 million European convertible bond (ECB) issue at NT$488 (US$15.41) per…
01.17 / 04:16
digitimes.com
A Victorian government hunting authority has accidentally sent customer data to people renewing their hunting…
01.17 / 03:39
zdnet.com
Know how to get a free upgrade to Windows 10 legally Microsoft finally pulled the plug on its free upgrade offer to Windows 10 on July 29, 2016 following a year-long promotional campaign. This means that Windows 7 or Windows 8.1 users cannot upgrade to the latest version of Microsoft’s operating system free of charge [...] The post You can still upgrade to Windows 10 for free with this simple hack appeared first on T…
01.17 / 03:31
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Hey, guess what? Your passwords probably suck. Most of our passwords suck, as shown in an analysis of 10 million passwords released in security breaches from 2016. Bryan Chaffin has some basic tips for improving your password security, and stern words for those who slack on…
01.17 / 02:50
www.macobserver.com
China is requiring that all app stores operating in the country register with its Cyberspace Administration in an effort to battle malware but also to tighten control over uncensored content. The rules took effect Monday, in a country where domestic third-party app stores -- not from Apple or Google -- are serving billions of downloads to Android smartphones. Chinese internet companies such as Baidu, Tencent and a host of smaller, shadier local app stores have been feeding the demand,…
01.17 / 02:50
www.computerworld.com
The government has announced it will spend $12 million on a program intended to deliver positioning technology that offers better accuracy than standard…
01.17 / 02:33
computerworld.com.au
Barnes and Noble can’t win, it seems. The company’s troubled ereader devices received a needed and surprising refresh with the NOOK Tablet 7, a 7-inch tablet with a $50 price tag unveiled just a few months ago. Unfortunately, news surfaced shortly after launch that the tablets had a malware issue. Now the company is pulling the product off shelves entirely, … Continue rea…
01.17 / 02:09
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If you managed to get access to the Titanfall: Frontline beta, congratulations: You're playing a mobile game marked for death. "We've learned an incredible amount in the beta test of Titanfall: Frontline, but in the end felt the experience wasn't…
01.17 / 01:58
engadget.com
Global managed service provider Continuum has set its sights on Asia Pacific with a new regional headquarters in Sydney as it continues…
01.17 / 01:12
channellife.com.au
The Office of Naval Research is funding a new project to develop BLAST, the Blast Load Assessment Sense and Test technology. This system, once created, will help identify potential traumatic brain injuries in soldiers and other military personnel who are within range of some kind of blast, potentially getting them necessary medical attention promptly. Such technology may help prevent serious … Continue…
01.17 / 01:08
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Microsoft CEO Nadella added his voice to the efforts underway to both ensure that AI is developed with society's concerns in mind and to help assuage those concerns as more and more people are exposed to AI in their daily lives. The post Microsoft CEO Nadella talks up ‘democratization’ of artificial intelligence appeared first on Digital…
01.17 / 00:37
digitaltrends.com
Samsung and Huawei are among those signed up to help Alibaba thwart the selling of counterfeit goods on its online platforms by using big data…
01.17 / 00:36
zdnet.com
Apple's laptop plans this year are detailed by an Apple analyst, but there's no word on new…
01.17 / 00:35
zdnet.com
The Japanese broad tapeworm has been identified in Alaskan-caught salmon, according to a new report from the Centers for Disease Control, providing a good reason to think twice before eating any raw fish. The parasite, known as Diphyllobothrium nihonkaiense, has been cited as responsible for about 2,000 cases of known human infections, the vast majority of them in Japan, South … Continue…
01.17 / 00:28
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The television network AMC has announced an upcoming documentary series (docuseries) from James Cameron that’ll explore the origins and evolution of science fiction. The series currently has the working title “Story of Science Fiction,” though there’s a good chance we’ll see that change by the time the show launches. Cameron, of course, is behind such notable works as Avatar, Aliens, … Continue reading…
01.16 / 23:48
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Once Donald Trump takes the presidential oath on January 20th Federal Communication Commission chairman Tom Wheeler is out of a job, and the prospect of maintaining Net Neutrality may leave with him. Mr. Wheeler has been a strong proponent of an open internet so he’s making a final plea to Republican lawmakers to back down on their plan to strip away FCC regulations preventing ISPs from blocking network data from …
01.16 / 23:46
www.macobserver.com
Apple could start offering original streaming video content on its Apple Music platform by the end of the year, according to a report from the Wall Street Journal.The tech giant reportedly hopes its scripted shows and movies…
01.15 / 21:31
www.nzherald.co.nz
"Sorry, this feature isn't available"."Matt, thanks for coming to see your memories. Currently, this feature isn't available to everyone".Despite 60 million users around the world who are able to access Facebook's On This…
01.15 / 21:29
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Gone are the days of using a refrigerator for the sole purpose of keeping your food fresh.What could you possibly do to a fridge you ask? Well, let us explain.The Consumer Technology Association is showcasing the latest of…
01.15 / 21:27
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