Samsung has announced its new mobile device memory which offers a 1.5x speed improvement and also cuts power consumption by 30% to enable a longer battery life. The chip will be in future flagships.
Samsung and Deezer have struck a deal to bring Deezer's HiFi quality audio to select Samsung soundbars and wireless speakers. The Deezer HiFi subscription will set you back $19.99 per month.
Microsoft and GE have begun an expanded partnership to bring industrial IoT solutions to customers more quickly to help drive growth. No product release dates have been announced as of yet.
The UK is aiming to have rockets take off from Sutherland, Scotland by the early 2020s from a newly built spaceport. Spaceports are also expected to be built in Glasgow, Cornwall, and Snowdonia.
A new privacy-oriented social network called Openbook has gained the support of notable security experts. The firm is due to launch its KickStarter on Tuesday to raise funds to build the new network.
The Debian project has announced the fifth update to its current stable release, Debian 9, codenamed "Stretch". The new disk images come with all the latest security and bug fixes.
Since the start of the year, the bitcoin hash rate has boomed by 155%. Hash rate charts indicate the amount of computing power mining bitcoin, which makes us ask: why are so many mining it now?
The team behind the Brave browser has announced that it now has three million monthly active users and that it's in the Top 10s under "free communication apps" on Android in 21 countries.
Intel has announced that it is acquiring eASIC. With the purchase, Intel says it is acquiring a manufacturer of leading products and its world-class team. The deal will be finalised in Q3 2018.
Apple has just announced four new MacBook Pro models ranging between $1,799 and $2,799 in cost. Depending on the model, you can have up to 32GB of memory as well as a massive 4TB SSD drive.
Google appears to have begun rolling out its match win-draw-lose probability tools to all Premier League football matches. The upcoming 2018-19 season is due to kick-off on August 10th.
Microsoft's Brad Smith said that the firm could move jobs abroad if the U.S. sticks to its current trajectory on immigration. He said the workforce makes Microsoft valuable so they need protecting.
Mozilla has selected eight winners for its 2018H1 Research Grants. Many of the projects have a focus on improving the state of the internet which goes well with Mozilla's Healthy Internet campaign.
Google has updated Gboard for iOS. In the 1.29.0 update, users can now enable the Morse code keyboard. Aside from being pretty cool for anyone to know, the feature will greatly help disabled people.
AT&T and Magic Leap have formed a partnership which will see AT&T become the only wireless carrier in the U.S. to sell the Magic Leap One later this year. The deal will help Magic Leap to market.
X has announced that its Loon and Wing projects are being spun off into their own companies under Alphabet. X will now focus its attention and start new projects to begin working on.
Microsoft has announced a new Xbox Store UI change for users on preview channels. In the newest redesign, users will be presented with a "new integrated product details page" for all Xbox One games.
Anyone is now able to join in with the ProtonVPN Beta Program on Windows, Mac, and Android. The Android Beta Program has been open since February but was only just made available on Windows and Mac.
Snap has added Lens Explorer to Snapchat in an effort to propagate community-created Lenses far and wide. It said community Lenses have already been viewed by users 2.5 billion times.
Samsung has just started mass production of its fifth-generation V-NAND memory chips which boast a 40% increase in data transfers over its predecessor, using the same amount of power.
Nokia and China Mobile have signed a frame agreement valued at €1 billion. The aim of the deal is to aid China Mobile transition its network to a new "future-oriented network infrastructure".
A new bug has been uncovered in Ubuntu and possibly other Linux distributions in which an attacker with physical access to the computer can bypass the lock screen after suspending the machine.
Samsung's new factory on the outskirts of New Delhi has been opened today by India's Prime Minister and the South Korean President. The new factory is said to be the biggest in the world.
Xiaomi's IPO has gone live in Hong Kong as of Monday but the firm's expected price range wasn't reached. Things could pick up for the firm as time goes on though as investors get more confident.
Samsung's ConZNet AI algorithm has topped two reading comprehension challenges, including one run by Microsoft. Samsung faced distinguished universities and global firms in these tests.
An unnamed indie studio said it had its app rejected by Apple for calling non-public APIs. The app is built using MoltenVK which calls Metal APIs to run more advanced graphics inside the app.
Vivaldi, probably the most feature-packed browser, has just added the ability to resize your tabs while you're using tile view. According to the firm, the feature was one of the most requested.
ProtonVPN has announced that it now supports several video streaming services on its "Plus" servers that are based in the United States. The firm plans to expand support for other streaming services.
Apple's iPhone 8 topped global phone sales in May, pulling ahead from fifth place in April. Counterpoint, the firm that revealed the findings, put the move down to a strong ad campaign.
At the end of June the GitHub repository belonging to those who develop Gentoo Linux was hacked. Now an incident report has been published detailing events, causes and actions for improvement.
Nokia and China Mobile have signed an MoU which will see them establish a lab in Hangzhou China so they can research AI and ML in 5G networks. AI and ML is key to optimising content delivery on 5G.
Apple will not be using Intel's Sunny Peak modem in its 2020 iPhone devices after it apparently told Intel that it no longer wants the hardware. Multiple possibilities exist about what Apple will do.
Google has pushed an update for Duo which adds support for tablets. One other interesting note is that the app now works on the HP Chromebook X2, the first Chromebook to get support for Duo.
Project Loon could very well be coming to Kenya to provide connectivity for those in rural areas. Alphabet is currently in talks with telecoms in the country working out contracts.
The proposed changes to the EU copyright law which endangered memes and other remixes has been rejected by the EU Parliament. The amendments will be re-drafted, and another vote is due in September.
Qantas and Sydney Airport have formed a partnership which will see how well facial recognition technology can optimise the airport experience. The firms want to see if they can speed things up.
Nokia and Tencent signed an agreement at the end of June which will see them establish a lab in China to develop new applications that leverage 5G and enhance the latter's social media services.
Samsung Foundry and Arm are expanding their partnership by producing Arm Cortex-A76 CPUs that posses 3GHz+ computing power and are based on the 7/5-nm FinFET process. The CPUs will be ready in 2019.
Baidu, China's Google, is set to launch a 14-seater bus in Chinese and Japanese cities. The Apolong was built by Baidu and bus-maker King Long and runs the open source Apollo software.
Linux Mint 19 was released last week with an upgrade path being promised too. Less than a week after that launch, the Linux Mint project has announced the upgrade path for users on Linux Mint 18.3.