Cisco has announced its intent to acquire Springpath, a Sunnyvale-based leader in hyperconvergence software. Springpath has developed a distributed file system purpose-built for hyperconvergence that enables server-based storage systems. The acquisition will allow Cisco to continue to deliver next-generation data center innovation to its customers.
Google has released the latest version of its Android mobile operating system (OS), which is named after Oreo chocolate biscuits. It adds a new "picture-in-picture" mode that lets some apps run in a small corner of the screen.
Fujitsu is looking to offload its mobile phone operations, becoming the latest casualty of growing competition in the once highly lucrative market, where Japanese players are finding it increasingly difficult to keep up with global giants.
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Apple's progress in 3D sensing design and mass production is 1.5 to 2 years ahead of Qualcomm's, according to a new investor's note released today by KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo.
Samsung Electronics has decided to reduce its reliance on Qualcomm chips for next year's Galaxy S9 in an apparent tit-for-tat against the US chipmaker for making new foundry orders with its Taiwanese rival TSMC only, industry sources said on Aug. 21.
Apple has scoped out an idea for Bluetooth sensors that help cars communicate with each other, according to an updated patent published on Thursday.
Google might soon release a data-friendly version of its search app for mobile. That's because the company is currently piloting such an app in Indonesia, as the eagle-eyed team at Android Police first spotted.
Rallies were slated to happen Saturday in at least nine major US cities to protest Google's firing of James Damore, an engineer who wrote a controversial memo on the company's diversity policies.
Nvidia has invested in autonomous truck startup TuSimple, the graphics chipmaker revealed Wednesday. TuSimple is a two-year-old startup based in China that develops technology for autonomous long-distance freight delivery.
Qualcomm Technologies is announcing the acquisition of Scyfer, a company affiliated with University of Amsterdam and focused on cutting-edge machine learning techniques, to add a talented team to its roster.
Underpinning all these delays and difficulties with new processes is the continued difficulty of developing production-ready extreme UV (EUV) lithography techniques.
Fiat Chrysler is joining the self-driving alliance led by BMW Group, Intel Corp and its Mobileye subsidiary, becoming the second automaker in the year-old group to opt to partner in developing an autonomous driving platform.
The US International Trade Commission said it will investigate Apple following allegations by Qualcomm that the iPhone maker is violating six of its non-standards-essential patents. The review is the latest move in an escalating legal battle between the world's largest cellular chip vendor and one of its largest customers.
Mercedes-Benz parent Daimler AG is investing in a Chinese self-driving startup, in another instance of a Western auto maker seeking out a Chinese partner to get a foothold in a challenging market.
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Apple is working on an Apple Watch that does not need to be paired to an iPhone, according to reports.
In an internal memo, a male software engineer at Google argued the lack of women in top tech jobs was due to biological differences between men and women.
Wall Street is braced for delays to the launch of the next iPhone, as supply shortages and manufacturing problems threaten to push the smartphone's release later than Apple's usual September debut.
To reduce costs, Seagate said it would lay off 600 employees, which could save the company about $90 million.
Essential is planning its international foray with launches in the UK, western Europe and Japan, although it has yet to launch its minimalist $699 handset in the US.
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Advanced Micro Devices, in releasing the Zen architecture and the Ryzen product family for consumer PCs, started down a path of growth in the processor market that it had been absent from for a decade.
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