The demand for effective public safety communications has been increased dramatically. Samsung has announced to provide the Korean Public Safety Network using LTE technology. The technology will allow people to get connected in extreme emergency situation. The PS-LTE solutions will be exhibited at the Exhibit Hall 2 Stand 2M10 during Mobile World Congress 2016.
Yahoo’s planned restructuring plan had started on Wednesday, whereas 107 employees had received a written notice that after 60 days they would have to leave the office. That would be the first batch of what is expected to be a much bigger job cuts of 1,500 employees or 15 percent of the company’s workforce.
Microsoft announced that now the company has partnership with 74 Android device makers in 2015. The agreement says that the OEMs will have to pre-install Microsoft apps on their devices. Lately, Microsoft have been doing more to embrace Android with various ways.
Opera Software, widely known for browsers, has been offered $1.2 billion to sell its 100% stake to a Chinese consortium. The buyers are awaiting a nod from the shareholders who are almost sold on the tempting offer that reflects a win-win situation for both parties.
Aplos, software company that build software for churches and nonprofit organizations received a $4 million in Series A funding from San Joaquin Capital. The firm believes that Aplos has untapped market and strong position to grow.
Months after rebranding Xbox Music and relaunched it by the name Groove, Microsoft acquired a music player app that goes by the same name. The Montreal-based startup agreed to sell the name and technology to Microsoft, but the details are disclosed by both companies.
After launching the public beta version in December, owners of Sonos system will now be able to enjoy Apple music service. The features will be available starting Wednesday morning.
The video messaging application stroke a deal with Viacom on Tusday. Snapchat will be able to hit the mainstream as Viacom will sell its advertising, and Viacom is able to enter the Internet market.
The suspected Pakistani hackers have allegedly taken down the official website of Indian Revenue Service (IRS). The website of Income-Tax (I-T) Department, a part of IRS, was down on early Saturday (6 February) and the site is still offline.
Adobe rebranded its animation tool Flash Professional as Animate CC. The name-change reflects the shifts in the tool's concept and focus. Animate CC still supports the older formats but is expanded to enable users to save and share their content in newer other formats, including 4+K video and SVG. Animate CC will also support CreativeSync, enabling users to directly share their works with other Adobe users.
Parker Conrad, co-founder and CEO of Zenefits steps down from his post as the company is under lots of pressure to meet its revenue projection. Besides that, the company also is under investigation for breaking few insurance regulations in at least seven different states.
The offer is part of the company's strategy to gain income amid the increasing use of ad-blocking softwares. Websites had been losing significant advertisement revenues and develop other alternatives to bring ad-free experience while keeping the business going. The offer will start next week for $3.99 per month or $1 weekly.
Google CEO Sundar Pinchai received his first equity award granted by Google's parent company, Alphabet, Inc. The $199 million amount was one of the biggest ever given by a U.S. company, making him one of the world's highest-paid executives. Besides Mr. Pinchai, other executives, including Diane Greene and Ruth Porat also received the award worth $42.8 million and $38.8 million respectively.
India’s internet regulator, the TRAI, had officially banned Facebook’s Free Basics program. The program has been banned for a few months now, but TRAI has been willing to reevaluate the terms until it came up with the decision that the program would not be allowed in the country. The Free Basics program was banned due to concerns over internet neutrality.
An MIT research team has introduced a new computer chip, Eyeriss, that will allow IoT devices to go through deep learning process. Data collected by the devices, is currently uploaded to the internet for processing by power servers. Eyeriss chip processes the collected data locally using the neural technology and thus ensures data security and reduces power consumption.