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Foxconn to deepen cooperation with Czech-based KKCG, says paper

Foxconn Electronics and Czech-based KKCG will deepen their cooperation by jointly establishing a EUR100 million (US$107.5 million) IT-focused investment fund, according to a Chinese-language Economic Daily News (END) report......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesMar 20th, 2017

Mingis on Tech: What Cisco announced at Cisco Live

Cisco is a company in transition as it looks to move beyond its networking roots into areas as diverse as security, mobile, the Internet of Things and the now "intent-based networking."(That last one isn't quite as futuristic as it sounds.)Network.....»»

Category: telecomSource:  cwRelated News23 min. ago

Worldwide Tablet Forecast Update, 2017–2021

This IDC study provides the five-year forecast for the tablet market."Despite a stronger than expected 1Q17, lingering market concerns abound," says research director, IDC's Devices and Displays, Linn Huang. "The slate category continues its unabated.....»»

Category: consumerSource:  idcRelated News47 min. ago

U.S. Consumer Digital Transformation Readiness Forecast, 2017–2021

This IDC study presents a forecast of U.S. consumers that are ready for digital transformation based on existing levels of consumer engagement with technology and ability to set up and use digital devices independently on an advanced level. "At the e.....»»

Category: consumerSource:  idcRelated News47 min. ago

Micron Discontinues Lexar Business, Plans to Focus on Higher-Margin Products

Micron this week announced plans to discontinue its Lexar removable media storage business as a part of the company’s strategy to shift to higher margin NAND flash-based products. The company intends to sell all or part of its Lexar business d.....»»

Category: topSource:  anandtechRelated News55 min. ago

Frighteningly accurate ‘mind reading’ AI reads brain scans to guess what you’re thinking

Carnegie Mellon University researchers have developed a deep learning neural network that's able to read complex thoughts based on brain scans -- even interpreting complete sentences. The post Frighteningly accurate ‘mind reading’ AI read.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News1 hr. 14 min. ago

Ocadao supermarket trials driverless van deliveries

Internet-based grocer Ocado teams up with a robotics firm to test driverless deliveries in London......»»

Category: hdrSource:  bbcRelated News1 hr. 46 min. ago

Wonder Finds Funding For Mobile Games

Los Angeles-based Wonder, a stealth mode, mobile gaming startup, said on Wednesday that it has raised a Series A funding round. The funding came from Grishin Robotics, TCL Communication Holdings Ltd., pop star Shakira, Kevin Spacey, plus 8VC and Grey.....»»

Category: topSource:  socaltechRelated News2 hr. 22 min. ago

Rob Lowe says he had an encounter with Bigfoot and we don"t believe him

The trailer for Rob Lowe's new reality TV series, The Lowe Files, finally dropped, and it's exactly the quality you can expect from an A&E docuseries about searching for paranormal activity.  Lowe is joined by sons Matthew and John Owen, and.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News3 hr. 46 min. ago

Dude tries showing off a fish he caught and fails miserably

If you're going to brag, maybe do it a little farther away from the water.  A fisherman showing off a huge carp he just caught in Brno, Czech Republic was quickly embarrassed after the large fish slipped away, right back into the water nearb.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News3 hr. 46 min. ago

Purism aims to push privacy-centric laptops, tablets and phones to market

A San Francisco-based start-up is creating a line of Linux-based laptops and mobile devices designed with hardware and software to safeguard user privacy.Purism this week announced general availability of its 13-in. and 15-in. Librem laptops, whic.....»»

Category: telecomSource:  cwRelated News3 hr. 46 min. ago

Lawsuit claims Uber ignored attempted murder conviction of driver who later raped passenger

 A passenger who says she was raped by an Uber driver in Kansas City has filed a lawsuit against the company, alleging that Uber ignored previous warnings that the driver was not fit to drive for the company. The plaintiff, who is going by ̶.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News4 hr. 6 min. ago

Toshiba Fires Back at Western Digital, Seeks $1.1B in Damages

Feud between partners deepens as Toshiba says it won't meet deadline for selling chip business......»»

Category: hardwareSource:  eetimesRelated News4 hr. 38 min. ago

In new filing, Uber says it was unaware of Waymo data theft prior to lawsuit

 In response to a series of questions posed by District Judge William Alsup, Uber claims that no one there was aware of any proprietary information taken from Waymo until that company had filed its lawsuit. Read More.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News5 hr. 6 min. ago

xHamster"s new sex doll is based on what its biggest users want in a woman

Porn platform xHamster has announced that it's created its own sex doll. Yay? This is the first time a porn site has made a sex doll based on the preferences of their most active users. Their staffers compiled a list of traits, and the company partne.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News5 hr. 38 min. ago

BMW, with eye on Tesla, to introduce electric 3 series, report says

BMW plans to introduce an electric version of the 3 series in September, a move designed to fend off rival Tesla, a German newspaper reported......»»

Category: autoSource:  autonewsRelated News5 hr. 46 min. ago

BMW, with eye on Tesla, to introduce electric 3 Series, report says

BMW plans to introduce an electric version of the 3 Series in September, a move designed to fend off rival Tesla, a German newspaper reported......»»

Category: autoSource:  autonewsRelated News6 hr. 38 min. ago

We only have 3 years left to turn the corner on global warming

The next three years will effectively decide the fate of our planet’s climate. This is the stark message of a new commentary in the journal Nature by several high-profile climate scientists and policy makers. The paper provides detailed sector.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News7 hr. 22 min. ago

Verizon illegally denied Charter access to utility poles, complaint says

Charter fined for slow Internet rollout but says Verizon delayed construction. Enlarge (credit: Getty Images | WIN-Initiative) Charter Communications has filed a complaint against Verizon, saying the telco violated New York state's public serv.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News8 hr. 14 min. ago

Facebook’s secret rules mean that it’s ok to be anti-Islam, but not anti-gay

"The policies do not always lead to perfect outcomes," top Facebook official says. Enlarge / CEO Mark Zuckerberg speaks at Facebook's 2016 "F8" conference. (credit: Facebook) This article originally appeared on ProPublica on June 28, 2017......»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News8 hr. 30 min. ago

Darth Vader (kinda, sorta) almost played a key role in "Guardians of the Galaxy"

Star Wars and Guardians of the Galaxy may not exist in the same continuity, but Darth Vader did almost play a pivotal role in that Marvel adventure... kinda. We'll explain. SEE ALSO: Marvel's Kevin Feige says 'thank God' for 'Wonder Woman' Speaking t.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News8 hr. 38 min. ago