Apple found support from Facebook and Twitter that it should not be forced to help FBI in unlocking the smartphone of one of the San Bernardino mass shooting assailants, Farook. Even if Apple unlocked phones in the past for solving criminal investigations, it is still the company' best interest to protect their privacy of their customers.
The venture capital (VC) inflows into Chinese economy grew 25 percent in 2015. The US and China ranked at first and second slots respectively in mobilizing the venture capital funds. The VC investors are choosier and cautious in selecting the startups amid economy slowdown.
InVisage unveiled SparkP2 for Internet of Things instruments. The SparkP2 has the potential to arrest 2-megapixel pictures and consumes less power than the traditional silicon cameras.
Stratasys, the leading player in the 3-D printing and additive manufacturing industry, has extended its investment arm towards the promising start-up, Massivit. The start-up is just the kind of venture Stratasys likes to support, with disruptive technologies like their proprietary Gel Dispensing Printing and the 1800 3D printer which produces 3D printed sculptures.
The invention of Hoverbike, which is essentially half helicopter, half motorcycle, could be a game-changer in the field of aeronautics. Its prototypes are already being considered for future transportation and battle use.
On Wednesday, the data storage specialist NetApp reported its revenue at a lower than expectation. The company suffered a low demand of its product and will cut 12% of its employees.
Samsung Galaxy S7 and LG G5 were set to be introduced on February 21. However, both the device’s details have been leaked on the internet, revealing most of the phone’s highlighted features. Both the 2016 flagship device will have a fingerprint scanner, along with other innovations.
Salted Venture, one of Samsung start-up companies, has developed a smart shoe aiming to be used for fitness and golf. The shoe features an advanced technology that will provide users with data, which is very useful for their sport activities.
Google made a big investment last year to SpaceX, as a mean to help the company build space-based internet communication system. Meanwhile, SpaceX is scheduled to launched by February 24.
Switzerland receives about 1000 emergency calls from hikers every year. In order to create a technology that could give a faster response and search more effectively for lost or injured hikers, a group of researchers developed a software with a combination of Artificial Intelligence. The software enable drones to autonomously navigate forest areas and direct themselves to hiking trails.
Apple is replacing the Macbook USB charging cables, especially on a number of devices that were released before June 2005. These old charging cables are said to have design issues that make the laptop unable to charge appropriately.
A recent research shows that there is a significant increase in the use of online dating services, especially via mobile dating apps. There are also significant increases in two particular age groups, which is young adults and older adults between the age of 55-64 years old. Personal safety remains a major issue for online daters, but most still believe that the method is more efficient and help them find a better match.
Apple is rumored to have selected Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company as its sole manufacturer of the processor chip for iPhone 7. This puts Samsung, its other chip maker, out of the equation. TSMC is now all set to roll production for the superior A10 chips in June.
GPS technology company Garmin announced its acquisition of DeLorme on Thursday. DeLorme is well-known for its maps and satellite communication devices, and after the acquisition, it will serve as R&D center for Garmin.
Actev Motors introduces its new product: Arrow Smart-Kart, go kart for kids. The go kart was designed by professional racecar drivers with today's technology embedded in the Smart-Kart.