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Nichia, Osram promoting laser diode-based projectors

Nichia and Osram Opto Semiconductors are looking to boost adoption of laser diode lighting sources for projectors, and as a result, many projector vendors, including ViewSonic, Seiko Epson, Vivitek, BenQ and Optoma, are expected to launch laser diode.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesMar 17th, 2017

DAQRI Selects Flex For Augmented Reality Headset Production

Los Angeles-based DAQRI, a startup which is developing augmented reality headsets and software, has selected contract manufacturer Flex to build its AR headsets. Flex (formerly known as Flextronics) said it will start manufacturing DAQRI's headsets i.....»»

Category: topSource:  socaltechRelated News8 min. ago

London police arrest four in Windows support scam bust

India-based scam callers pose as ISP employees. Enlarge / Customers of the telecommunications and Internet provider TalkTalk are among those who have been targeted in a Windows support scam operation in the UK. London Police announced the arrest.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News24 min. ago

Mysterious stealth gaming startup Wonder announces $14 million in funding

 Ah, another day, another stealth mobile gaming startup getting funded by Shakira. LA-based Wonder announced today that it has closed a Series A round of funding. The startup is building what it claims to be a new breed of “VR-ready̶.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News44 min. ago

How do you troubleshoot UCaaS problems? Put a ThousandEyes on it

Cisco Live kicked off this week in Las Vegas. The annual event is where Cisco shows off its latest and greatest innovations, such as the intent-based networking system Cisco announced last week.However, it’s also a forum for many of Cisco’s te.....»»

Category: networkSource:  networkworldRelated News44 min. ago

j2 Global Completes $650M Fundraising Effort

Los Angeles-based j2 Global says it has completed its previously announced, $650M offering of senior unsecured notes, in a private placement, which nets the company $636.4M after expenses. j2 Global is using the new funds to pay off an existing credi.....»»

Category: topSource:  socaltechRelated News3 hr. 43 min. ago

Toshiba Sues Western Digital Over Unfair Competition

Irvine-based Western Digital has just been sued by Toshiba Corporation, which is seeking $1 billion in damages for what it says is violation of the Unfair Competition Prevention Act. According to Sohiba, it filed a lawsuit in the Tokyo District Court.....»»

Category: topSource:  socaltechRelated News3 hr. 43 min. ago

XPRIZE Launches Online Sci Fi Anthology

Los Angeles-based prize competition company XPRIZE is trying its hand out as a publisher of literature, saying today that it has launched a new online science fiction anthology site, Seat 14C, which takes a look at what the year 2037 could look like......»»

Category: topSource:  socaltechRelated News3 hr. 43 min. ago

Keyloggers: Beware this hidden threat

The American television series Mr. Robot introduces its viewers to a lot of hacking attacks, techniques, and tools. Most of it is based on actual methods and hardware, even if it is presented as far easier to do on the show than in real life. One.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcwRelated News5 hr. 15 min. ago

Western Digital My Passport SSD Mini-Review

Flash-based external direct-attached storage (DAS) devices have evolved rapidly over the last few years. Starting with simple thumb drives that could barely saturate USB 2.0 bandwidth, we now see high-performance external SSDs. The full performance.....»»

Category: topSource:  anandtechRelated News5 hr. 23 min. ago

GoEuro plugs its data into Chinese travel booking platform, Qunar

 Berlin-based GoEuro, the well-funded European travel planner platform, is looking to the Far East for business growth, announcing today that it’s inked a distribution partnership with Chinese travel booking platform, Qunar. Its hope: to.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News6 hr. 43 min. ago

Android O could be called ‘Oatmeal Cookie’, source code mentions reveal

The internal source code, first spotted by Myce, show mentions of ‘oc-dev’ several occasions. While ‘oc-dev’ could stand for something else, it is rumoured to be 'Oatmeal cookie'. This presumption was made based on the phrase ‘oatmeal cooki.....»»

Category: asiaSource:  tech2Related News7 hr. 51 min. ago

China-based BOEVT becoming a major force in global ODM TV market

China-based TV ODM BOE Vision-Electronic Technology (BOEVT) has become a strong contender in the global ODM TV market, which is likely to affect the long-term developments of Taiwan-based ODMs, including Foxconn Electronics, TPV Technology, Wistron a.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News9 hr. 7 min. ago

Taiwan market: Xiaomi to open stores, says paper

China-based Xiaomi Technology, in addition to its online shopping website, is planning to establish a total of five physical stores in Taiwan in the second half, according to a Chinese-language Economic Daily News (EDN) report citing Xiaomi Taiwan pr.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News9 hr. 7 min. ago

AMD launches new graphics card for machine learning

AMD has announced the first product based on its Vega graphics processing unit (GPU) architecture: Radeon Vega Frontier Edition. Through its high bandwidth cache controller, the cornerstone of the advanced GPU memory architecture – HBM2 –.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News9 hr. 7 min. ago

GoEuro to plug its data into Chinese travel booking platform, Qunar

 Berlin-based GoEuro, the well-funded European travel planner platform, is looking to the Far East for business growth, announcing today that it’s inked a distribution partnership with Chinese travel booking platform, Qunar. Its hope: to.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News10 hr. 15 min. ago

A New Kind of Tech Job Emphasizes Skills, Not a College Degree

Programs promoting a skills-based labor market are gaining momentum and changing the way people are hired and trained for tech and other jobs......»»

Category: topSource:  nytRelated News10 hr. 43 min. ago

The latest in the Binary Capital blowup — and what it means for startup investing

 Binary Capital, the San Francisco-based early stage fund whose cofounder, Justin Caldbeck, resigned this past Sunday, is shutting down for all practical purposes. A source tells Bloomberg that the young firm, which had closed its second fund la.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News11 hr. 15 min. ago

Tongfu Microelectronics to set up advanced IC backend plant in Xiamen, says report

China-based Tongfu Microelectronics has struck a deal with the Xiamen Haicang District government to set up a manufacturing base for advanced packaging and testing services locally with investment totaling CNY7 billion (US$), according to a Chinese-l.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News12 hr. 15 min. ago

China smartphone vendors ramping orders at IC firms

China-based smartphone vendors including Oppo and Vivo have stepped up their pace of chip orders, while Huawei, Xiaomi Technology and Gionee are expected to increase their chip orders substantially by the middle of the third quarter, according to ind.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News12 hr. 15 min. ago

Vegan Mayonnaise Company Starts Growing Its Own Meat In Labs, Says It Will Get To Stores First

Chase Purdy reports via Quartz: The maker of vegan mayonnaise has been working on getting lab-made meat onto dinner tables everywhere. It's just that nobody knew about it. Hampton Creek -- a company that built its name on plant-based condiments and v.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News13 hr. 23 min. ago