Thailand's automotive market is booming: in 2016, nearly two million cars were manufactured there, significantly more than in the UK or Italy. Bosch is responding to this rising demand.
Corning has announced it has entered into agreements with 3M to purchase substantially all of 3M's Communication Markets Division in a cash transaction valued at approximately US$900 million. The acquisition is expected to close during 2018, subject to customary closing conditions and regulatory approval.
Dell Technologies CEO Michael Dell says the complex integration of EMC, the largest IT acquisition in history, is now complete with his sights now set on winning more market share in storage and software-defined networking in 2018.
Apple plans to buy Shazam, the song-recognition company, for hundreds of millions of dollars.
The company released a trio of free photo apps on Monday. Created as experiments by different Google departments, the simple mobile apps include a photo booth with pose-detecting powers, a way to remix videos like a DJ, and a tool for turning any mundane adventure into a comic book panel.
AMD's next generation Ryzen 2 CPUs are set to debut on the 12nm process technology in the first quarter of 2018. The new lineup comprised of 2000 series Ryzen 7, Ryzen 5 and Ryzen 3 2000 microprocessors is said to bring higher clock speeds and better overclockability to the table in addition to support for faster DDR4 RAM.
Nokia has announced the appointment of Joerg Erlemeier as chief operating officer (COO) and member of the Group Leadership Team (GLT) with immediate effect. Erlemeier will report to Nokia president and CEO Rajeev Suri. Monika Maurer, who previously held the COO position, will support Erlemeier during a transition period and then leave Nokia.
Apple has confirmed its plan to acquire the music-discovery service Shazam. In a statement to Fortune, an Apple spokesperson said that the tech giant is "thrilled that Shazam and its talented team will be joining Apple." While the Apple spokesperson didn't share terms of the deal, the statement did say that "Apple Music and Shazam are a natural fit," suggesting the service could be integrated into Apple's own music streaming app.
Konga, one of Nigeria's biggest e-commerce players, has fired around 60% of its staff and adopted several changes to the business model including shuttering its warehouse, starting to charge merchants to post items, and axing its popular pay-on-delivery option for customers.
Huawei held a ceremony to launch the Cairo OpenLab during the Cairo ICT 2017 conference. Huawei, together with industry alliance and partners in Northern Africa, aims to build ICT ecosystem in Northern Africa in response to industry digital transformation.
Apple says it has issued a fix for an iOS security flaw that left key connected home hardware open to unauthorized third-party access. The bug, which was initially spotted by 9to5Mac, reportedly made it possible for an outside party to access things like smart locks and garage doors.
Apple's work in the health industry has been well reported thus far, but CNBC reports today that the person running Apple's health efforts is leaving the company. Anil Sethi was originally named director of the health team last year, when Apple acquired his medical record startup Gliimps.
It seems like Nvidia announces the fastest GPU in history multiple times a year, and that's exactly what's happened again today; the Titan V is "the most powerful PC GPU ever created," in Nvidia's words. It represents a more significant leap than most products that have made that claim, however, as it's the first consumer-grade GPU based around Nvidia's new Volta architecture.
At Qualcomm's conference on Tuesday, AMD's corporate vice president and GM Kevin Lensing made a surprise guest appearance, announcing that the two companies were working together to power a new line of HP and Asus PCs, powered by Snapdragon 835. The Always Connected PCs are powered by gigabit LTE, to stay connected without relying on Wi-Fi.
Nvidia has gathered predictions from the world's leading researchers and industry thought leaders concerning the development of AI.
Apple is likely to release another new iPhone model with LCD next year, said a source privy to the company's product designs, and it also has tentative plans for two new handsets that use OLED screens.
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Qualcomm has confirmed receipt of Broadcom's nomination of a slate of candidates to replace Qualcomm's existing board of directors at the company's 2018 annual meeting of stockholders.
Apple will ship 13-14 million AirPods in 2017 and 26-28 million units in 2018, KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo said. Kuo said they're one of the most popular Apple accessories and points to increased supply as one helpful growth driver.
Shares in Dialog Semiconductor, the publicly listed British firm which supplies power management chips for the iPhone and other Apple products, are plunging after its chief executive admitted that Apple could one day bring iPhone chip design in-house.
HDMI Forum has announced the release of Version 2.1 of the HDMI specification which is now available to all HDMI 2.0 adopters. This latest HDMI specification supports a range of higher video resolutions and refresh rates including 8K60 and 4K120, and resolutions up to 10K. Dynamic HDR formats are also supported, and bandwidth capability is increased up to 48Gbps.
Kenji Kano has been named president and CEO of Toshiba America Energy Systems (TAES) effective December 1, 2017. Fumio Otani, chairman of the Board of Directors of TAES, had served as president and CEO on an interim basis since March 1, 2017, and will continue to serve as chairman of the Board of Directors for TAES.
Panasonic exhibited at the International Robot Exhibition 2017 (organized by the Japan Robot Association and The Nikkan Kogyo Shimbun) being held at the Tokyo Big Sight from November 29 to December 2, 2017. The International Robot Exhibition is organized once every two years and is one of the largest exhibitions on robots that many robot manufacturers and affiliated companies from Japan and across the world take part in.
LG U+ and Huawei have launched Seoul TechCity, a collaborative project that aims to deliver smart city capabilities for the Korean capital, including: Giga Everywhere, mobile enabled digitized industry infrastructure, and the ability to build ecosystems for a digital society.
Infineon supplies key components for the Audi A8, the world's first series production car featuring level 3 automated driving.
Qualcomm is seeking to limit sales of the iPhone X in the US with another new round of litigation that accuses Apple of patent infringement.
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Users of Apple's new MacOS High Sierra operating system can access it without using a password.
Hard to imagine in this age of privacy scandals, but HP is installing a telemetry client on its customers' computers - and it isn't offering any warning, or asking permission, before delivering the payload.
iOS 11 is at it again. Following the release of iOS 11.1.1 earlier this month specifically to fix a bizarre typing bug, it turns out that its successor one week later only made things worse. And Apple has now confirmed this nasty surprise...
AMD reentered the high-end graphics card market earlier this year when it launched Vega, its highly anticipated attack on NVIDIA's dominance. The RX Vega 64 and RX Vega 56 caught up to NVIDIA in terms of performance, but they used far more power than comparable NVIDIA products, which had been on the market for over a year. Vega was a catch-up play from AMD, not the home run that investors were hoping for.
The flaw in MacOS High Sierra - the most recent version - makes it possible to gain entry to the machine without a password, and also have access to powerful administrator rights.
SoftBank and partners including investment firms Dragoneer Investment Group and General Atlantic are offering to spend more than US$6 billion for a stake that would value the ride-hailing company at US$48 billion, or about 30% lower than the valuation it fetched in its most recent round of fundraising, according to people familiar with the deal.
Your days of peeking at someone else's text conversations on the train might be numbered.
If you thought this was a busy year for new processor releases, hold onto your knickers, it is about to get a whole lot busier. Looking at the release notes for the latest AIDA64 system diagnostics and benchmarking utility, there are several unannounced Intel processors on tap, including a mobile Core i9 processor and what appears to be a Coffee Lake refresh, due out sometime in 2018.
The country's largest consumer electronics maker, LG Electronics India, reported 11% sales growth last fiscal year, even as the white goods market grappled with a slowdown in demand post demonetization.
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Kuo puts the current production levels between 440,000 and 550,000 units per day.
Alibaba Group Holding has announced that it proposes to offer US dollar-denominated senior unsecured notes in an underwritten registered public offering. The principal amount, interest rates, maturity dates and other terms of the notes have not been finalized and will be determined at the time of pricing of the offering.
When it comes to hiring senior executives, Jack Ma's company is focusing on an elite group - those who have studied at the world's top business schools.
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Three Chinese citizens have been charged with hacking attacks on Moody's Analytics, Siemens and GPS maker Trimble.
It is heard that Samsung Electronics is looking into receiving sensors, which are major parts of fingerprint recognition function, from a Taiwanese manufacturer while it is planning to place fingerprint recognition sensor on the back of Galaxy S9.
Asian stocks retreated from Friday's record after Morgan Stanley downgraded Samsung Electronics and Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company, saying their shares had risen too much.