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.
The Financial Times
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.
The Economic Times
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.
The Financial Times
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.
Corning is adding manufacturing capacity in Strykow, Poland, driven by strong demand for its fiber optic products and solutions in Europe, the Middle East and Africa. To accommodate the expansion, a second manufacturing facility is under construction adjacent to the existing Corning Optical Communications operation in Strykow. The new plant is expected to open in 2018.
Foxconn, a main supplier for Apple's iPhone, says it has stopped interns from working illegal overtime at its factory in China. It comes after a Financial Times report found at least six students worked 11-hour days at its iPhone X plant in Henan province.
The upped offer includes more of Broadcom's own stock, following consultation with several of Qualcomm's top shareholders.
Reuters (via CNBC)
According to a report from a London newspaper, Apple's offices in South Korea have been raided by regulators, just ahead of the launch of the iPhone X in the country.
On Thanksgiving 2017 the US Patent & Trademark Office published a patent application from Apple that relates to a possible foldable iPhone model.
Alibaba Group Holding, Auchan Retail and Ruentex Group have announced a strategic alliance that brings together their online and offline expertise to explore new retail opportunities in China's food retail sector.
Huawei and GSA have detailed the requirements for 5G in indoor digitalization in a white paper released at the Global Mobile Broadband Forum (MBBF) 2017. The 5G-Oriented Indoor Digitalization Solution White Paper addresses development trends in indoor mobile networks and technologies in the 5G era.
Avnet Asia Pacific demonstrated how the IoT can create smarter cities at the recent "Smart City and the IoT Era" summit in Hong Kong.
The Microsoft Surface Book 2 is a pretty impressive device, but you'll be in for a surprise if you crank its Power Mode slider up to the highest settings while playing games with high system demands.
Apple found that its main supplier in Asia has been employing high-school students working illegal overtime to assemble the iPhone X.
Research by Apple computer scientists on how self-driving cars can better spot cyclists and pedestrians while using fewer sensors has been posted online, in what appears to be the company's first publicly disclosed paper on autonomous vehicles.
As Apple reportedly ramps up work to ship an augmented reality headset in 2020, it has acquired a startup from Montreal, Canada that could help it get there. TechCrunch has learned that Apple has acquired Vrvana, maker of the Totem headset - which had rave reviews but never shipped. The deal was for around $30 million, two sources tell TechCrunch.
Security researchers have raised the alarm for years about the Intel remote administration feature known as the Management Engine. The platform has a lot of useful features for IT managers, but it requires deep system access that offers a tempting target for attackers; compromising the Management Engine could lead to full control of a given computer. Now, after several research groups have uncovered ME bugs, Intel has confirmed that those worst-case fears may be possible.
Toshiba said on Friday it had not entered into talks with any company to sell its personal computer business, denying media reports that it was in negotiations to sell the unit to Taiwan's Asustek Computer.
Germany has banned the sale of smartwatches that allow parents to keep tabs on their children, saying the devices go against the country's surveillance laws.
"We can't wait for people to experience HomePod, Apple's breakthrough wireless speaker for the home, but we need a little more time before it's ready for our customers," an Apple spokesperson said. "We'll start shipping in the US, UK and Australia in early 2018."
Tencent chief executive Ma Huateng is now worth more than Google's founders.
While Qualcomm currently has a more advanced 5G modem, Apple engineers believe Intel's technology will satisfy its requirements for a future iPhone.
Profits at ARM Holdings have fallen for two quarters in a row as the iPhone microchip designer counts the soaring costs of a hiring spree under its new Japanese owners.
Daily Telegraph (UK)
In a product change notice, Intel stated that it will begin assembling Coffee Lake desktop CPUs at its plant located in Chengdu, China.
Tom's Hardware Guide
Apple has released a brand new ad for the iPad Pro. It features a young girl and a rose gold iPad Pro running iOS 11. And Apple's pitch is quite clear here - the iPad is the future of computers. The company even thinks there will be a time when a young person doesn't know what "computer" means.
The world is an ever-evolving place. And as it changes, Google Maps changes with it. As roads close, businesses open, or local events happen in your neighborhood, you'll see it on Google Maps. When you schedule an event using Google Calendar, get a reservation confirmation in Gmail, or add a restaurant to your "Want to Go" list, Google Maps reflects that too. Now, we're updating Google Maps with a new look that better reflects your world, right now.
Google official blog
Google today announced a forthcoming update to its Accelerated Mobile Pages, or AMP, web format that aims to discourage website owners from misusing the service. The company says that, starting in February 2018, AMP pages must contain content nearly identical to that of the standard page they're replicating.