Have time to make breakfast while you’ve switched your PC on and while you’re waiting for Windows to boot? You may not have that luxury for that much longer.
Scientists at Cornell University think that they’ve invented a way of switching on devices without using electric currents. more»
ABI Research believes that by the end of this year processors including embedded security technology will reach the billion mark.
Vendors are building in the Trusted Execution Environment (TEE) will reach 366 million as part of that figure.
The shipments are driven by governments, financial service companies and other enterprises largely to ensure secure ID and payments. more»
Growth in the internet of things (IoT) means demand for microelectromechanical systems (MEMS) has risen steeply this year.
The MEMS category of semiconductors includes accelerometers, pressure sensors, timing components and microphones.
MEMS are used in areas like asset tracking, smart grids, building and other sectors. more»
A report commissioned by the European Commission has found that the number of European households able to access at least 30Mbps download speeds is 62 percent.
The survey covered 2013 and showed that 4G LTE support increased by 32 percent during the year. more»
Compared with the rest of the IT market, the worldwide integrated infrastructure market grew by a healthy 28.1 percent during the third quarter of this year.
That’s according to IDC, which said reveues increased to $2.3 billion, generating over 898 petabytes of storage capacity shipments, up by 46.6 percent compared to Q3 2013. more»
While the industry is telling the world+dog know that 2015 was the year of the cloud, one has to wonder what it would have been like if Edward Snowden had not revealed high level snooping of off-site data centres.
This year Taser discovered first hand some of the problems. more»
EBay Chief Executive John Donahoe will get an exit package worth an estimated $23 million after the company splits from payments unit PayPal next year.
Chief Financial Officer Bob Swan will get an exit package worth about $12 million. The figures could change depending on the performance of eBay’s share price. more»
The FBI has confirmed that it has opened an investigation related to the #Gamergate campaign, which had rapidly turned from a debate about “journalistic ethics in the gaming software world” to a hate campaign against women.
The bureau stated that, while they have documents related to the loose coalition of Gamergate those files are part of an ongoing investigation, and release “would interfere with law enforcement proceedings.” Who or what is being investigated remains is unknown. more»
Apple products continue to be made by workers in shocking conditions, despite promises from Jobs’ Mob to the contrary, according to an undercover BBC Panorama investigation.
Panorama found standards on workers’ hours, ID cards, dormitories, work meetings and juvenile workers were being breached at the Pegatron factories. more»
The search engine Google is about to name and shame any site which does not use the HTTPS security protocol.
For years, it has been enough for site users to build their websites using HTTP with only those who run financial transactions needing the more secure protocol. more»
A judge will hear a plea from Google today that she on dismiss an antitrust lawsuit in San Jose based on a class action against the internet giant.
Google will ask US District Judge Beth Freeman to dismiss a class action alleging that its Android operating system forces companies that use the OS in their devices to not use competing software from other companies like Microsoft. more»
The use of analytics and big data has demonstrated how style trends surge through the industry, according to researchers at Penn State University.
Heng Xu, a professor of info science and tech at Penn, said a team of researchers analysed a large number of words and phrases from fashion reviews. more»
The USA regulary publishes anti-dumping and countervailing duties and it looks like it’s taking tough action against China to prevent its home solar panel market being threatened.
Trendforce, a Taiwanese market intelligence company, said the US has raised Chinese solar anti-dumping tariffs to as much as 165 percent, while rates for Taiwanese manufacturing have decreased. more»
There’s been a battle in the enterprise between thin clients and commercial PC for market share and it looks like the thin clients have won.
According to IDC, thin clients competed directly with commercial PCs for market share and in 2014 the former did better than the latter. more»
Entrepreneur Nick Boardman said he has introduced a Bitcoin online company which uses Bitcoins as its sole currency.
BTXDeals will differ from other etailers by offering a cost per sale that’s lower than 50 percent of charges from Amazon and eBay. more»