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Thu, 27 Oct 2016 12:26:59 GMTMaurice Geraets of NXP Semiconductors installing the mileage charging system device in his car. NXP is a major supplier of chips used in near-field communications.The transaction would add scale to Qualcomm, which makes chips for smartphones, as consolidation continues in an industry facing eroding profit margins.
Thu, 27 Oct 2016 14:43:32 GMTData from the habits of wireless and home broadband customers are subject to new regulations.The new rules require broadband providers to get permission to collect data on a subscriber’s web browsing, app use, location and financial information.
Thu, 27 Oct 2016 12:18:36 GMTA Twitter banner on the front of the New York Stock Exchange building when the company went public three years ago.The social media company said it would lay off 9 percent of its work force, as it reported an uptick in users and its losses narrowed.
Thu, 27 Oct 2016 05:34:54 GMTA delivery by ZTO Express in Beijing on Thursday. China’s delivery market is cutthroat, with an estimated 8,000 companies competing for business.The delivery company, which helps connect retailers with shoppers in a vast market, raised $1.4 billion in the biggest Chinese I.P.O. in America since Alibaba.
Thu, 27 Oct 2016 04:40:38 GMTSamsung’s general shareholder meeting in Seoul, South Korea, on Thursday. The mobile division posted a third-quarter operating profit of $87.9 million; a year ago, it was about $2.1 billion.The South Korean company pledges to work with regulators and other outsiders to study the fires that led it to cancel the high-end smartphone.
Thu, 27 Oct 2016 00:29:09 GMTA sign promoted 5G, ultrafast fifth-generation wireless technology, at the 2015 Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain.The rapid wireless technology the company has described as a pillar of its Time Warner deal probably is a decade away from meaningful deployment.
Thu, 27 Oct 2016 00:27:05 GMTTesla vehicles charging at the Tesla Gigafactory construction site near Sparks, Nev., earlier this year.Tesla’s chief, Elon Musk, who is SolarCity’s largest stockholder, is under pressure to prove that the electric carmaker can be a profitable foundation for a merger.
Wed, 26 Oct 2016 23:55:39 GMTThese bots are generally powered by artificial intelligence software that allows them to pull in data and turn it into comprehensible answers.
Wed, 26 Oct 2016 23:51:04 GMTMicrosoft introduced its Surface Studio on Wednesday. The company also announced an update to its Windows 10 operating system that is designed to make creating, manipulating and viewing 3D objects easier.The Surface Studio represents Microsoft’s growing presence in the hardware side of the industry that it once left entirely to its partners.
Wed, 26 Oct 2016 22:08:00 GMTThe 35-carat Beau Sancy diamond was worn by Marie de Medici at her coronation in 1610. In a study on Wednesday, researchers reported on a technique to store data permanently in diamonds.A new paper suggests that a flawed diamond could be used to store significantly more data than a DVD.
Wed, 26 Oct 2016 20:17:03 GMTTailored advertising is a generally accepted part of the internet experience — consumers see it daily on their mobile devices.In a call with investors, the chiefs of the companies noted that the combined trove of their consumer data would be useful to marketers and consumers.
Wed, 26 Oct 2016 18:47:14 GMTJiabao Li experiencing the virtual reality project “The Enemy” in Cambridge, Mass.With “The Enemy” project at M.I.T., the photojournalist Karim Ben Khelifa hopes to engender a form of empathy beyond the reach of traditional documentary film.
Tue, 25 Oct 2016 20:38:57 GMTA photo from this year’s Afropunk Fest in Brooklyn, left, was matched by the “Recognition” computer program with Stephen McKenna’s “Venus and Adonis” (1981).“Recognition” searches 1,000 news photographs a day and matches them with artworks in Tate Britain’s database. The results are surprising.
Tue, 25 Oct 2016 09:00:03 GMTObama has routinely pushed policy that pleases the tech-savvy.His administration embraced some of the tech industry’s best ideas — but also some of its worst values.
Wed, 26 Oct 2016 16:00:24 GMTThe original set of 176 emoji, which have been acquired by the Museum of Modern Art.The Museum of Modern Art has acquired the original set of 176 emoji that were designed by Shigetaka Kurita.
Wed, 26 Oct 2016 15:23:19 GMTEdgar Blazona, founder of BenchMade Modern, one of several new furniture companies courting customers, increasingly millennials.Start-ups are trying to break off pieces of the furniture market by offering custom sizes and colors, or more affordable prices, and quicker turnaround.
Mon, 24 Oct 2016 13:44:05 GMTA T-shirt with an LED pattern that can be rearranged with an app was shown at Silicon Valley Fashion Week?! in San Francisco.The three-day event featured LED-embedded clothing and augmented reality.
Wed, 26 Oct 2016 16:02:02 GMTAn Otto self-driving truck made a delivery of beer in Colorado this month.If there is one thing the Pentagon and commercial robotics companies agree on for now, it’s that intelligent machines still need human chaperones.
Tue, 25 Oct 2016 20:56:14 GMTUnder longstanding antitrust policy, the AT&T-Time Warner deal should be practically a shoo-in. But these are not usual times.
Tue, 25 Oct 2016 21:22:29 GMTHito Steyerl’s “Factory of the Sun” (2015), in which viewers sit on lounge chairs in a gridded space to watch a video game parody.“Dreamlands: Immersive Cinema and Art, 1905-2016” explores the multidimensional possibilities of film, historically and today.
Wed, 26 Oct 2016 00:22:24 GMTIn San Francisco, shoppers waited last month for the release of the iPhone 7 and 7 Plus. The company says the iPhone 7 Plus has been especially popular.If the company’s forecast is accurate, it will mark a turnaround from what has been a disappointing year for the Silicon Valley giant.
Tue, 25 Oct 2016 16:57:51 GMTAT&T’s deal to buy Time Warner comes amid a rapidly changing media landscape.The planned merger between AT&T and Time Warner would bring together a giant networking business and a giant content-making business.
Wed, 19 Oct 2016 09:00:24 GMTThe exposure of the Clinton campaign’s internal emails shows that a ubiquitous, and vulnerable, communication tool is ready for the scrap heap.
Wed, 19 Oct 2016 22:27:03 GMTGoogle hardware on display, from left, Google Wifi, Google Chromecast Ultra, Google Home, Google Pixel XL, Google Pixel and Google Daydream VR.The Pixel, which uses Android software and Assistant, an A.I. virtual assistant, is, relatively speaking, mediocre, but fans of Android won’t regret buying one.
Wed, 19 Oct 2016 15:14:57 GMTIllustrated Book of Bad Arguments explains commonly used logical fallacies and is amusingly illustrated.These apps help you check facts, understand statistics and spot false arguments in this contentious election season.
Tue, 11 Oct 2016 17:32:04 GMTSamsung has halted the sales and production of its Galaxy Note 7 smartphone.Power down the device immediately. Then contact the wireless carrier or store where it was bought for details about a refund or exchange.
Wed, 12 Oct 2016 23:39:23 GMTOver the past week, Samsung temporarily stopped its production of Galaxy Note 7s, suspended sales of the phones around the world, and then killed production of the model entirely.The South Korean manufacturer is juggling safety problems with other goods, including washing machines, microwaves and refrigerators.