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Cuba opens its first computer factory

Cuba is slowly opening up to technology, but it hasn't actually been making technology. Its exports are dominated by natural products like nickel, sugar and tobacco. The nation is about to diversify, however: it just inaugurated its fir.....»»

Category: topSource:  engadgetDec 27th, 2016

Becoming a smart city takes more than sensors and buzzwords

What makes a smart city? We asked some experts, and they all agree: No city is really there, yet, but many cities are looking to the future. The post Becoming a smart city takes more than sensors and buzzwords appeared first on Digital Trends......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News20 min. ago

Startup veteran founder/investor Wendy Tan White joins BGF Ventures

 If there are some noticeable gaps in the European venture scene it’s these. The first is there is still a small number of European entrepreneurs who have built products and scaled and exited and then went on to become investors, relative.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News36 min. ago

Company builder Entrepreneur First hires ex-Yahoo and Googler as new London head

 EF is announcing a “strengthening and restructuring” of its leadership team as it focuses on scaling its programmes in London and Singapore. Read More.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News36 min. ago

LinkedIn’s head of China is leaving the company

 LinkedIn’s head of China, a key figure in the launch of its business in the country in 2014, is leaving at the end of the month, the company has confirmed. Derek Shen, LinkedIn President of China who led the company’s controversial.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News36 min. ago

Outschool goes to Sesame Street and picks up $1.4 million for its K-12 online learning marketplace

 Now kids can potentially take a class to find out how to get to Sesame Street, thanks to a fresh $1.4 million in new funding for Outschool and its online learning marketplace from Sesame Street’s venture partnership with Collaborative Fun.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News36 min. ago

Tesla expands borrowing capacity as it works to launch Model 3

Tesla boosted its ability to borrow for the second time in about six months, as CEO Elon Musk spends heavily to bring his cheapest electric car yet to market......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated News36 min. ago

Tech Fix: What’s Changing in Uber’s New App

The company has been dogged by scandal for months. One response: changes to its all-important app......»»

Category: topSource:  nytRelated News52 min. ago

iMac Kaby Lake (2017) review: The iMac’s excellence continues on

It’s been nearly two years since Apple updated the iMac, which may not seem like such a big deal, especially for a desktop computer. So, understandably, if you bought an iMac in the past three or four years, maybe you aren’t looking for a new.....»»

Category: mcitoshSource:  macworldRelated News60 min. ago

Hands-on: AMD"s Radeon Vega Frontier Edition vs Nvidia Titan Xp

AMD’s Radeon Vega Frontier Edition may be a graphics card made for science (specifically, workstations), but gamers are just as eager to see what it says about the consumer version. The company’s already made a splash this year with its Ryzen.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcwRelated News1 hr. 51 min. ago

The iPad Pro: Now a true photographer’s tool

When Apple released the first 12.9-inch iPad Pro, I wondered if it was finally an iPad that photographers could embrace without also getting an armful of tradeoffs. The answer was: almost (see “How the iPad Pro stacks up as a photographer’s to.....»»

Category: mcitoshSource:  macworldRelated News1 hr. 59 min. ago

Don"t wait for a money transfer in Venmo — just use its debit card

According to a new report, Venmo is testing a physical debit card that would make it easier for people who store money in their Venmo accounts to turn around and use these funds to make purchases at brick and mortar stores. The post Don't wait f.....»»

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

Getac Technology holds rosy outlook for 2H17

Ruggedized computing device maker Getac Technology expects consolidated revenues for the second half of 2017 to grow over 20% from the first half, according to company chairman James Hwang......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News3 hr. 20 min. ago

Foxconn Group to make large investment in Kunshan

The Foxconn Group has signed with the government of Kunshan City, eastern China, for its member companies to set up factories in the city, with total investment estimated at CNY25 billion (US$3.7 billion), according to China-based media reports......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News3 hr. 20 min. ago

Episil planning to raise epi-wafer prices

Taiwan-based Episil, which makes silicon epitaxial wafers as well as providing foundry services at its 5- and 6-inch wafer fabs, plans to revise upward its epi-wafer prices to reflect tight supply, according to a report by Taiwan's Central News Agenc.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News3 hr. 20 min. ago

Kinpo Electronics to add 2 factories in the Philippines

Kinpo Electronics will add to its two factories in the Philippines by establishing two more due to increased OEM orders of home-use smart appliances from UK-based Dyson, with one to start production in the third quarter of 2017 and other in the secon.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News3 hr. 20 min. ago

Simplified embedded system development can facilitate software, hardware integration

An embedded system is a dedicated computer system integrating customized software and hardware designed for a specific function. Currently, most embedded systems are applied to industrial, medical, military and aerospace fields, entailing high custom.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News3 hr. 20 min. ago

UK"s first heart pump targets 2018 clinical trial

Clinical trials are due to begin in late 2018 with the aim of a full rollout two years later......»»

Category: hdrSource:  bbcRelated News3 hr. 43 min. ago

New Maglev Elevator Can Travel Horizontally, Vertically, and Diagonally

An elevator that can move in any direction has been successfully tested by a German company named ThyssenKrupp. An anonymous reader quotes Wired UK: The Multi is the first ropeless lift, built using the same magnetic levitation technology used in Ja.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News4 hr. 19 min. ago

Ruined by its airbag scandal, Takata files for bankruptcy protection

Takata has filed for bankruptcy in the U.S. and Japan after its 84-year-old business was ruined by a scandal involving faulty airbags. The airbags, some of which exploded with too much force, have been linked to at least 14 deaths. The post Ruined by.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News4 hr. 28 min. ago

Recapping the first TechCrunch China event in Shenzhen

 Last week we hosted our first TechCrunch China event in Shenzhen, the hardware capital of the world. We were delighted to welcome thousands of attendees to the event, which included a host of top tech industry names, exciting up-and-coming star.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News4 hr. 59 min. ago