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Hardware Computers and Peripherals

  • CHEYENNE, Wyo.— A new supercomputer in Wyoming is carrying on modeling the effects of climate change, but scientists worry President Donald Trump could cut funding for such programs. The $30 million National Center for Atmospheric Research supercomputer named Cheyenne got to work on several science projects a few weeks ago. Wyoming produces close to 40...

  • MUMBAI, Feb 17- Apple Inc will in the coming months start assembling its lower-priced iPhone SE models at a contract manufacturer's plant in the southern Indian technology hub of Bengaluru, an industry source with direct knowledge of the matter said on Friday. It also comes as smartphone sales growth is slowing in Asia's other massive market, China.

  • Hackers take down thousands of 'dark web' sites

    People who claim to be affiliated with Anonymous compromised a private web hosting service last week.

  • LONDON, Feb 6- BT has become the first major telecoms company to back Google in a battle with EU regulators, defending the "stability and compatibility" of the Android operating system, which is in the sights of anti-trust regulators. The EU says Google stifles competition by forcing smartphone makers to pre-install its search function and browser to access its...

  • Feb 3- Samsung Electronics Co Ltd is discussing a supply deal with Japan's Murata Manufacturing for batteries for its Galaxy S8 smartphones, the Nikkei business daily reported. Wrapping up its months-long probe, the smartphone maker said last month that faulty batteries from two suppliers- affiliate Samsung SDI Co Ltd and China's Amperex Technology Ltd- were...

  • SEOUL, Feb 2- Tech giant Samsung Electronics Co Ltd said on Thursday it will launch a mobile web payments service for all smartphones powered by Google Inc's Android mobile operating system in South Korea in the first quarter. The service, called Samsung Pay Mini, will allow Android smartphones to make online transactions in Samsung's home country after...

  • Shares of the world's most valuable listed company were up 2.6 percent at $124.50 in after-hours trading on Tuesday. Revenue in the Greater China region fell 11.6 percent to $16.23 billion, highlighting Apple's struggles in a hotly contested smartphone market. The company also forecast revenue of between $51.5 billion and $53.5 billion for the current...

  • The D-Wave 2000Q Quantum Computer

    A state-of-the-art computer system using quantum mechanics and valued at $15 million dollars has been sold to a cyber-security firm.

  • SEOUL, Jan 23- Tech giant Samsung Electronics Co Ltd said on Monday it will not unveil its Galaxy S8 smartphone at the Mobile World Congress trade show this year, suggesting the flagship model's launch may be later in the year than its 2016 version. Samsung mobile chief Koh Dong- jin said the phone would not get a launch event at the MWC event in Barcelona, which begins...

  • SEOUL, Jan 23- Samsung Electronics Co Ltd plans on Monday to reveal reasons behind the spontaneous combustion of its recalled Galaxy Note 7, as the world's biggest smartphone maker works to regain consumer trust before launching its next premium model. The announcement would come more than three months after Samsung scrapped the short-lived competitor of...

  • Computers are a key contributor to the U.S.-China trade deficit.

    North Asia will be hit the hardest when U.S. president-elect Trump follows through on his promises on trade, said Goldman Sachs.

  • Jan 6- Amazon.com Inc's digital assistant appeared almost everywhere at the CES technology show this week in Las Vegas, even making an unexpected appearance on rival Google's Android system. Most strikingly, Chinese firm Huawei Technologies Co, which manufactures smartphones running on the Android operating system produced by Alphabet Inc's Google,...

  • Samsung, the single most popular smartphone brand in India, commanded a roughly 30 percent market share just over a year ago. "In a country like India, there are two religions- one is Bollywood and the second is cricket," said Arvind R Vohra, Gionee's India head, noting that both avenues have helped popularize its brand. Chinese brand executives said innovative...

  • JAKARTA, Dec 16- Apple Inc has committed to invest around $44 million in a research and development center in Indonesia over the next three years, a senior government official said, enabling it to start selling its latest iPhone 7 in the Southeast Asian nation. Indonesia, a promising smartphone market where Apple has trailed some rivals, has stipulated that...

  • Dec 15- BlackBerry Ltd said China's TCL Communication Technology Holdings Ltd would make and sell BlackBerry-branded mobile devices globally, the Canadian smartphone pioneer's first licensing deal since its transition to a software company. The new agreement gives TCL, the fourth-largest handset maker in North America, the right to make and sell...

  • AMD's Ryzen is a game changer: Analyst

    AMD finally has a product that can compete with Intel, says Bob O'Donnell at Technalysis Research.

  • Dec 9- Samsung Electronics Co Ltd said on Friday that a software update for Galaxy Note 7 smartphones will be released mid-December in the United States preventing them from charging and functioning as mobile phones, rendering them useless. The smartphone maker said that more than 93 percent of all recalled Galaxy Note 7 devices had been returned as a part of...

  • TOKYO, Dec 7- Sony Corp will release as many as six smartphone games in the financial year starting April in the hope of replicating with its own gaming franchises the success of console rival Nintendo Co's Pokemon GO. They will be available initially in Japan and eventually in other Asian countries, Tomoki Kawaguchi, executive director of Sony's mobile gaming...

  • TOKYO, Dec 7- Sony Corp will release as many as six smartphone games in the financial year starting April in the hope of replicating the success of console rival Nintendo Co's Pokemon GO with its own gaming franchises. The upcoming titles will free up some of Sony's popular gaming franchises, such as Everybody's Golf, from PlayStation consoles to Apple Inc's iOS...

  • WASHINGTON, Dec 2- The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday agreed to hear an appeal by printer cartridge reseller Impression Products Inc of a lower court ruling finding it liable for infringing patent rights of Lexmark International Inc when it imported Lexmark's toner products back to the United States after they were sold abroad. At issue is whether foreign sales...