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Don’t expect anything impressive from Samsung’s Bixby... just yet

Putting a dedicated Bixby key on the S8 is a bold move – but what is Samsung really doing?  Even though it’s one of the largest electronics firms in the world, Samsung doesn’t have a storied history of leading the way in t.....»»

Category: topSource:  techradarMar 20th, 2017

ChipMOS reportedly lands gold bumping orders for AMOLED driver ICs from Samsung

ChipMOS Technologies reportedly has landed orders from Samsung Electronics for providing gold bumping services on 12-inch wafers fabricated to produce AMOLED driver ICs to be used by new iPhone devices, according to a Chinese-language Commercial Time.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News56 min. ago

Taiwan market: Samsung Pay launched

Samsung Electronics formally launched Samsung Pay on May 23 in Taiwan after a three-week trial operation of the smartphone-based e-payment services in cooperation with seven local banks......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News56 min. ago

Apple iPhone 9 Tops The Rumour Mill

There is no end to rumours right? We can definitely bet on it especially after witnessing the latest Apple iPhone rumour. Well, that’s because, this rumour is about Apple iPhone 9 which may be released in 2018. Yes, we know that we have yet to see.....»»

Category: topSource:  techtreeRelated News1 hr. 35 min. ago

Why climb Mount Everest when you can run it? Spanish mountaineer sets record

Spanish endurance athlete and mountaineer Kilian Jornet has set a new speed record on Mount Everest by going from Base Camp to the summit -- without using bottled oxygen, Sherpa support, or fixed ropes -- in just 26 hours. The post Why climb Mount Ev.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News1 hr. 36 min. ago

Researchers Find Dozens of Genes Associated With Measures of Intelligence

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Ars Technica: We don't know a lot about the biological basis of our mental abilities -- we can't even consistently agree on how best to test them -- but a few things seem clear. One is that performance on a nu.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News5 hr. 35 min. ago

When AI Botches Your Medical Diagnosis, Who"s To Blame?

Robert Hart has posed an interested question in his report on Quartz: When artificial intelligence botches your medical diagnosis, who's to blame? Do you blame the AI, designer or organization? It's just one of many questions popping up and starting.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News8 hr. 3 min. ago

The Ambi Climate 2 will turn your old AC unit into a smarter version of itself

Ambi Climate has plenty of smarts to go around, now that it's introduced its second model, the Ambi Climate 2. Described as an AI-enhanced air conditioning tool, this smart home device monitors more than just your home's temperature. The post The Amb.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News8 hr. 12 min. ago

Microsoft Announces The New Surface Pro: Refined with Kaby Lake

This morning in Shanghai, China, Microsoft announced the latest generation of their Surface Pro tablet. The numbering system is gone, and it’s back to just Surface Pro, but the latest generation is a long way from the original Surface Pro that.....»»

Category: topSource:  anandtechRelated News8 hr. 20 min. ago

Is Nationalism Working Its Way into Security Product Decision Making?

This IDC Market Note examines the impact that rising geopolitical tensions could have in making IT purchasing decisions. While enterprise purchasing decisions generally don't factor in the vendor's or product's provenance, it's entirely feasible that.....»»

Category: hardwareSource:  idcRelated News8 hr. 35 min. ago

Hackers manage to fool the Galaxy S8’s iris scanner with a photo

Members of Germany's Chaos Computer Club managed to trick the Samsung Galaxy S8's iris scanner with nothing more than a commercial printer, a high-resolution camera, and generic contact lenses. The post Hackers manage to fool the Galaxy S8’s ir.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News9 hr. 56 min. ago

Just A Baby app matches hopeful parents

A new dating app lets people search for sperm and egg donors, surrogate mothers and lovers......»»

Category: hdrSource:  bbcRelated News10 hr. 19 min. ago

Microsoft Announces The New Surface Pro

This morning in Shanghai, China, Microsoft announced the latest generation of their Surface Pro tablet. The numbering system is gone, and it’s back to just Surface Pro, but the latest generation is a long way from the original Surface Pro that.....»»

Category: topSource:  anandtechRelated News10 hr. 27 min. ago

Verizon CEO confirms it is preparing its own live-TV streaming service

Verizon is planning to use its acquisition of Yahoo and AOL -- and the nearly 1.3 billion users that come with them -- to launch its own live-TV streaming service, just in case you wanted yet another option. The post Verizon CEO confirms it is prepar.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News11 hr. 4 min. ago

Stomach bug can’t keep Spanish mountain runner from Everest record

Spanish endurance athlete and mountaineer Kilian Jornet has set a new speed record on Mount Everest by going from Base Camp to the summit -- without using bottled oxygen, Sherpa support, or fixed ropes -- in just 26 hours. The post Stomach bug can.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News11 hr. 4 min. ago

The world’s largest floating solar power plant just went online in China

China has unveiled the largest floating solar power planet on earth. This is just the latest in a series of moves designed to make the nation less reliant on fossil fuels. Will other nations follow suit? The post The world’s largest floating so.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News11 hr. 4 min. ago

Score 58% off Unitek’s Wireless Stereo Portable Bluetooth Speaker

The small but powerful Unitek Aluminium Wireless Stereo Portable Bluetooth Speaker normally retails for $40, but is currently marked down to just $17 on Amazon, providing a $23 (58 percent) discount. The post Score 58% off Unitek’s Wireless Ste.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News11 hr. 28 min. ago

Turn your regular AC unit into a smarter one with the Ambi Climate 2

Ambi Climate has plenty of smarts to go around, now that it's introduced its second model, the Ambi Climate 2. Described as an AI-enhanced air conditioning tool, this smart home device monitors more than just your home's temperature. The post Turn yo.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News11 hr. 28 min. ago

DJI Threatens To "Brick" Its Copters Unless Owners Agree To Share Their Details

schwit1 quotes a report from The Sun: A top drone manufacturer has warned that customers' expensive gadgets will be crippled if they don't register their details on its website. DJI drones -- which cost between $1,200 and $3,000 -- won't be able to f.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News11 hr. 35 min. ago

Breaking the iris scanner locking Samsung’s Galaxy S8 is laughably easy

The “future standard for phone authentication” is not ready for mainstream use. Enlarge (credit: Chaos Computer Club) Hackers have broken the iris-based authentication in Samsung's Galaxy S8 smartphone in an easy-to-execute attack that's a.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News12 hr. 20 min. ago

Is Hackett an outsider or an insider?

While Jim Hackett is certainly no grizzled auto veteran, it's an oversimplification to label him an outsider just like Alan Mulally......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated News12 hr. 27 min. ago