March, 2017

February, 2017

  • 26 February

    SoftBank, Foxconn to Deepen Ties With Joint Venture

    Japan’s SoftBank Group and Taiwan’s Foxconn will soon begin operating a joint venture that deepens ties between two of Asia’s biggest technology companies, they said on Friday. The move will give Foxconn, formally known as Hon Hai Precision Industry Co, …

  • 26 February

    H1B Visa Changes: India Lobbies Trump Administration to Avert Threat

    India has stepped up its lobbying effort against moves in the US Congress to impose curbs on visas for skilled workers that threaten the South Asian nation’s tech sector, which employs more than 3.5 million people. Speaking to Reuters, Trade …

  • 18 February

    Panasonic’s Firefox OS is dead, long live Firefox OS

    Perhaps the biggest trend with Panasonic’s lineup of TVs this year (aside from the company’s full-on embrace of OLED technology ) has been the loss of Firefox OS. Its demise began back in December 2015 when its developer Mozilla announced …

  • 18 February

    Forget fake news – Facebook wants to use AI to tackle terrorism

    Facebook”s Mark Zuckerberg has posted 5,500 word missive on the social network, in which he discusses many topics – including how the company aims to tackle the promotion of terrorist activities and so-called “fake news” using AI and algorithms. The …

  • 15 February

    Microsoft buys Simplygon to simplify rendering VR and AR models

    Microsoft is betting that less is more in 3D design, with the acquisition of the Swedish developer of a 3D data optimization system, Simplygon. Simplygon takes 3D models in a number of formats, and reduces the volume of data used …

  • 15 February

    Microsoft’s Cortana is headed to the Android lock screen

    Cortana for Android and iOS is looking better than ever after a facelift in December. Now with the overhaul finished, Microsoft has another plan for the Android edition of Cortana. MSPowerUser recently spotted the ability to add Cortana to an …