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Oct 19- Memory chipmaker SanDisk Corp is in advanced talks to sell itself to hard disk drive maker Western Digital Corp, Bloomberg reported on Monday. Shares of SanDisk, which has a market capital of about $14.30 billion, rose 8.4 percent in extended trading on Monday. Bloomberg reported on Oct. 13 that besides Western Digital, Micron Technology Inc was also in...
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PC industry titans have launched an ad campaign to highlight how devices have changed since smartphones and tablets became so prominent.
Oct 14- Toshiba, SanDisk's partner in making memory chips, is more likely to sign off on a potential takeover of SanDisk by hard drive maker Western Digital than by rival memory chip maker Micron, analysts said. Micron Technology Inc and Western Digital Corp are in talks with SanDisk Corp about a possible acquisition, Bloomberg reported on Tuesday.
This start-up is serving up a tiny device designed to give tennis players a high-tech edge.
Oct 7- Amazon.com Inc's cloud business, Amazon Web Services, has launched a service to help companies analyse their data and a briefcase-like product that will let them ship large amounts of data for storage on the cloud. The service is now available for preview, Andy Jassy, AWS's senior vice president, said at an AWS event in Las Vegas. For a standard edition of...
As early as March, hackers breached the computer network of LoopPay, a start-up that was acquired by Samsung in February, NYT reports.
Oct 7- Shares of data storage company Pure Storage Inc fell as much as 2.6 percent to $16.55 in their market debut on Wednesday, valuing the company at about $2.65 billion. Pure Storage's shares opened at $16.74 and stayed just shy of its initial public offering price of $17. Pure Storage is a memory storage company that offers flash memory, rather than disk memory...
*Sees global smartphone market slowing on weaker China demand. CHIBA, Japan, Oct 7- Global demand for smartphones is likely to slow in the next fiscal year due to weaker demand from the world's biggest market China, the head of Japanese smartphone component maker Murata Manufacturing Co told Reuters on Wednesday. Weakness in China's smartphone market had...
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The launch of rating app, “Peeple”, has got the Internet up in arms, and one tech firm has unintentionally been swept up in the controversy.
Apple could be taking a step further into the wearable technology market.
Toshiba may lay off staff in under-performing businesses to overhaul the company after a $1.3 billion accounting scandal.
As more technologies and devices become available to kids, toymakers are looking for ways to make their products more compelling.
Engineers at MIT have built a three-fingered robotic hand that can identify and grasp delicate objects of different shapes and sizes.
PregPrep founders want to help women kick-start conception with their over-the-counter fertility pill.
Sept 29- Google Inc unveiled its new Nexus smartphones on Tuesday in its latest attempt to take a bite out of Apple's dominating share of the smartphone market. The Nexus 5 X 16 GB model will be priced at $379, while the Nexus 6 P 32 GB will cost $499, Google said at an event live-streamed on YouTube. The Nexus 5 X is made by South Korea's LG Electronics Inc and the Nexus 6 P...
Sept 29- Google Inc unveiled its new Nexus smartphones on Tuesday, the Nexus 6 P and the Nexus 5 X. The Nexus 5 X 16 GB model will be priced at $379, while the Nexus 6 P's 32 GB handset will cost $499, Google said at an event. Google also said that its new version of Android, Marshmallow, will roll out to existing Nexus customers from next week.
Silent Circle unveiled the “Blackphone 2” on Monday, which provides encryption to enable secure calls, texts, file transfers and video conferencing.
Dorsey will not be distracted by running two tech companies at the same time, investors said. The New York Times reports.
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