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China summons Apple for talks following concern around live-streaming apps

 Apple is coming under pressure from authorities in China after internet regulators asked the company to tighten standards for iOS apps in the country. A report from state news agency Xinhua said Apple had been summoned for questioning for al.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchApr 20th, 2017

Facebook Makes Safety Check a Permanent Feature

Facebook announced today that its "Safety Check" feature will be permanent in its app and on the desktop. The feature lets you check to see whether friends and family are safe following a crisis. TechCrunch reports: The change comes following new ter.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News52 min. ago

How China"s most enduring meme has lasted a decade

If you've spent any time on Chinese social media, you would've found it impossible to miss this unique style of reaction images. They're often cartoonishly drawn outlines around a black-and-white photo, and they've become a part of everyday usage on.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News1 hr. 12 min. ago

Airtel reportedly in talks to launch 4G phone at Rs 2500

Soon after the JioPhone announcement, telecom giants are finding the best ways to take on Jio's latest move. Airtel is reportedly in talks to domestic OEMs to come up with some luring alternate for the JioPhone. Indian telco Airtel is preparing.....»»

Category: topSource:  techradarRelated News1 hr. 44 min. ago

MPAA Wins Movie Piracy Case in China After Failed Anti-Piracy Deal

The international arm of the Motion Picture Association of America has chalked up a copyright victory against a huge Chinese video platform. The suit, filed against Xunlei in 2015 following the failure of an oppressive anti-piracy initiative, claimed.....»»

Category: internetSource:  torrentfreakRelated News1 hr. 52 min. ago

SNES Classic Mini: Join us for a live Q&A about the retro console later today

We've got our hands on the SNES Mini, so tune in for our first impressions of the device. The SNES Mini is Nintendo's latest dive into its past. A miniature version of the company's classic 1992 console, the SNES Mini comes packed wi.....»»

Category: topSource:  techradarRelated News1 hr. 52 min. ago

6 Reasons Why You Can’t Ignore A Redmi Phone In Today’s World

Redmi Phones; The makers of the Redmi 4, Redmi 4A, and the Redmi Note 4 has changed the way users shop for smartphones in India and around the world. The reason being, Redmi could get to the market the perfect union of reasonable pricing and state of.....»»

Category: topSource:  techtreeRelated News2 hr. 28 min. ago

China AI service provider Unisound gains strategic funding of US$45 million

China's AI service platform Unisound has gained CNY300 million (US$45 million) in strategic investment from an undisclosed group of investors to finance the firm's R&D on AI technologies and expansion of services to more areas, and the investors will.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News2 hr. 28 min. ago

China market: Online advertising in 2Q17 reaches CNY74.10 billion, says Analysys

Online advertising service providers in the China market generated revenues of CNY74.1 billion (US$10.8 billion) in second-quarter 2017, increasing 17.8% sequentially and 16.8% on year, according to Analysys International......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News2 hr. 28 min. ago

AUO, Innolux TV panel shipments to remain steady in 2H17, says report

Shipments of TV panels by AU Optronics (AUO) and Innolux will remain steady in the second half of 2017 thanks to demand from China-based TV vendors, according to a Chinese-language Economic Daily News (EDN) report......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News2 hr. 28 min. ago

China to phase in 14nm semiconductor process in 2018, says top tech master

China is proceeding with systematic deployments in 14nm semiconductor fabrication equipment, process, packaging and materials, which will be fully industrialized in 2018. And the nation will render major support to the development of 5-7nm procesess.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News2 hr. 28 min. ago

Stalking in Memphis in Assassin"s Creed Origins

We take a look around ancient Egypt’s religious epicenter in Ubisoft’s open-world epic. Usually when I think of Memphis as a place of worship I picture jumpsuited Elvis fans singing Love Me Tender outside of his Graceland estate in Tennesse.....»»

Category: gameSource:  ignRelated News2 hr. 44 min. ago

SNES Mini: Join us for a live Q&A about the retro console later today

We've got our hands on the SNES Mini, so tune in for our first impressions of the device. The SNES Mini is Nintendo's latest dive into its past. A miniature version of the company's classic 1992 console, the SNES Mini comes packed wi.....»»

Category: topSource:  techradarRelated News2 hr. 44 min. ago

Chatbot apps help users prepare for death

Silicon Valley start-ups seek to disrupt the death industry with artificial intelligence software......»»

Category: hdrSource:  bbcRelated News3 hr. 20 min. ago

China Relaunches World"s Fastest Train

China has decided to relaunch the world's fastest train service following a fatal crash in 2011, where the high speed train service reduced its upper limit from its then-record holding 350 km/h (217 miles/hour) to 250-300 km/h (155-186 miles/hour). F.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News4 hr. 0 min. ago

Spotify launches in Thailand to continue its Asia push

 While talk of Spotify’s apparent upcoming IPO continues in the U.S., the music streaming service is furthering its coverage of Asia after it launched its service in Thailand. Spotify Premium, which counts over 60 million paying users, wi.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News6 hr. 0 min. ago

Article: Data Feed for August 22, 2017

A scan of new data from around the world.....»»

Category: internetSource:  emarketerRelated News6 hr. 20 min. ago

Compal reportedly to sell stake in China JV soon

Compal Electronics has started to relocate its executives at LCFC (Hefei) Electronics Technology - the notebook manufacturing joint venture between the ODM and Lenovo - back to the headquarters in Taiwan amid rumors that it is ready to sell its entir.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News6 hr. 36 min. ago

Taiwan sees foreign direct investment of US$4.4 billion in January-July, says MOEA

Taiwan's Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) has disclosed it approved 1,853 foreign direct investment projects (except from China) totaling US$4.407 billion in January-July 2017, respectively decreasing 4.88% and 27.39% on year......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News6 hr. 36 min. ago

Digitimes Research: China smartphone shipments fall 11.8% on year in 2Q17

Smartphone shipments in the China market stayed flat on quarter but fell 11.8% on year to 94.1 million units in the second quarter of 2017, accounting for 28.9% of total global smartphone shipments, according to Digitimes Research......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News6 hr. 36 min. ago

Taiwan reliance on diamond wire-sliced solar wafers to surge in 4Q17

As China-based poly-Si wafer makers are fast replacing slurry slicing with diamond wire slicing to reduce production cost, Taiwan-based solar cell makers have been compelled to adopt more diamond wire-sliced wafers, which will account for 50% of thei.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News6 hr. 36 min. ago