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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

Shanghai QST enjoys robust MEMS sensor shipments

MEMS sensor startup Shanghai Quality Sensor Technology (QST) saw its shipments jump five-fold in 2016 compared to the previous year, driven by the fast-growing market for accelerators, gyroscopes and other MEMS sensors, according to Joseph Xie, found.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News1 hr. 5 min. ago

Uber finally agrees to reveal diversity data

Uber Technologies has agreed to provide next month its diversity data, which it had earlier declined to make public.Representatives of the ride hailing company will disclose the information at the PUSHTech2020 summit on April 19 in Silicon Valley......»»

Category: topSource:  pcwRelated News3 hr. 21 min. ago

Audio IC firm C-Media 2016 profits fall to 3-year low

C-Media Electronics, a Taiwan-based fabless firm specializing in audio chips, saw its net profits fall to a three-year low of NT$66.93 million (US$2.2 million) in 2016. EPS for the year came to NT$0.86......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News3 hr. 21 min. ago

Tencent 2016 net profit up 42.4% on year

China-based Internet service provider Tencent Holdings has released its financial report for the fourth quarter of 2016, with net profit of CNY41.447 (US$6.24 billion) for 2016 increasing 42.4% on year, according to the company......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News3 hr. 21 min. ago

China Mobile 2016 net profit up 0.2% on year

The largest China-based mobile telecom carrier China Mobile on March 23 released its financial report for 2016, recording consolidated revenues of CNY708.421 billion (US$106.7 billion), increasing 6% on year, EBITDA (earnings before interest, tax, de.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News3 hr. 21 min. ago

Lenovo plans to offer 3-5 Mods smartphone accessories a quarter

Lenovo plans to launch 3-5 devices of its Mods family products a quarter to promote sales of its Moto Z series smartphones as well as the ecosystem built on the Mods modularized accessories, according to William Tsai, Asia Pacific sales director at L.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News3 hr. 21 min. ago

Nintendo expects to ship 20 million Switch devices in first year

Nintendo estimates shipments of the Switch in its first year at 20 million units, according to Taiwan-based supply chain makers, adding that they have a conservative estimate of shipping at least 10 million units in the first year......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News3 hr. 21 min. ago

Micromax Launches Spark Vdeo In India For Rs 4,499

Home grown smartphone company Micromax has recently launched its new installment in the Vdeo series of smartphones, dubbed as the Spark Vdeo, for a price tag of Rs 4,499. The smartphone comes to the market as the follow up of Vdeo 3 and Vdeo 4 smartp.....»»

Category: topSource:  techtreeRelated News4 hr. 29 min. ago

Twitter considers enhanced version of TweetDeck for professionals

Twitter has started surveying users to check their interest in a new enhanced version of its TweetDeck product, raising the possibility that the company is considering a paid version of its service.The move by Twitter comes in the wake of its almo.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcwRelated News6 hr. 21 min. ago

Google "can"t guarantee" ads won"t appear by offensive content, Eric Schmidt says

Google can't say for certain that ads placed with its various massive platforms won't end up near an offensive video or website. At least that's the opinion of Eric Schmidt, chairman of Google's parent company, Alphabet, and the most prominent public.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News7 hr. 37 min. ago

YouTube Advertiser Exodus Highlights Perils of Online Ads

A web giant promises to tighten its safeguards to avoid pairing ads with offensive content, but advertisers are not convinced......»»

Category: topSource:  nytRelated News7 hr. 37 min. ago

WikiLeaks" latest leak reveals alleged CIA exploits for Mac and iPhone [Updated]

New documents reveal possible ways the spy agency gained access to Apple laptops, desktops and phones. Update: Apple has sent us a statement regarding the latest WikiLeaks revelations. The company says its initial assessments show the alleged i.....»»

Category: topSource:  techradarRelated News8 hr. 21 min. ago

Hisense 4K TV does Quantum Dot tech for way less

Hisense‚Äôs 2017 TV range kicks off with some big improvements, including quantum dot technology. Following on from its impressive 4K ULED Series 7 TVs from last year, Hisense has kicked things up a notch in 2017 by announcing two new series i.....»»

Category: topSource:  techradarRelated News8 hr. 21 min. ago

Apple says recent Wikileaks CIA docs detail old, fixed iPhone and Mac exploits

 Apple says that its preliminary assessments of the Wikileaks documents released today indicate that the vulnerabilities it details for iPhone and Mac were fixed years ago. The documents, which originated with the CIA, detailed a variety of meth.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News8 hr. 29 min. ago

Twitter Considering Paid, Premium Version for Some Users

Twitter wants to make its service more valuable to "marketers, journalists, professionals, and others." Twitter's been sending out surveys rousers, with a mock-up of a more powerful, possibly subscription-based TweetDeck. A Twitter spokesperson.....»»

Category: gameSource:  ignRelated News8 hr. 52 min. ago

Samsung Gear S3 Classic just got future-proofed with LTE

The Android Wear smartwatch is expanding its features, adding 4G LTE functionality to the Classic model of the S3. As big fashion names like Movado step into smartwatches and mainstays like Swatch are planning their own wearable OS, this past m.....»»

Category: topSource:  techradarRelated News8 hr. 53 min. ago

Hyperledger Project: Its Potential in Influencing Blockchain Adoption in Europe

This IDC Market Perspective examines Hyperledger, a collaborative project for blockchain technologies, and explores its potential influence in blockchain adoption in Europe. It assesses its European members and their use cases, as well as the blockch.....»»

Category: softwareSource:  idcRelated News8 hr. 53 min. ago

Twitter Considers Premium Version After 11 Years As a Free Service

Twitter is considering whether or not to build a premium version of its site for select users. It's unclear what the cost would be at this time, but it's very possible it could be in the form of a subscription. Reuters reports: Like most other social.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News8 hr. 53 min. ago

Kingdom Hearts Unchained X Developer Talks Changes, Multiplayer, And Being Faithful To The Series

Siliconera spoke with Hiroyuki Ito, co-director of Kingdom Hearts Unchained X to learn about its name change, its new multiplayer mode, and the years of Kingdom Hearts experience the developer brings to the game. Read Kingdom Hearts Unchained X Devel.....»»

Category: gameSource:  siliconeraRelated News9 hr. 52 min. ago

iPhone users will soon be able to send Starbucks gifts with Apple Pay via iMessage

Starbucks recently announced that this coming April it is bringing its gifting service to the iOS messaging app. iPhone owners will now be able to gift Starbucks purchases to other iOS users through the iMessage app using Apple Pay. While the details.....»»

Category: topSource:  mobilesyrupRelated News9 hr. 53 min. ago