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Samsung Electronics to be main chip supplier for next iPhone: South Korea paper
News ImageSouth Korea's Samsung Electronics Co Ltd will be the main supplier of processors powering Apple Inc's next iPhone, Maeil Business Newspaper reported on Monday, citing unidentified sources in the semiconductor industry. Samsung will be responsible for around 75 percent of the chip production for the next iPhone, the South Korean newspaper said. The newspaper did not say how much the contract is worth and what other company will be supplying Apple. Samsung will make the chips from its factory in Austin, Texas, according to the report.
Sun, 25 Jan 2015 20:19:13 -0500
SAP sees high cloud profit potential in long term
Europe's biggest software group SAP could eventually see its software delivered via the cloud deliver higher profit margins than its traditional packaged software, its finance chief told a newspaper. In the long term, they can definitely become more profitable than our classic licence sales," Luka Mucic told the Euro am Sonntag business weekly in an interview published on Saturday. Unlike the packaged software SAP has been selling for decades, for which clients pay a immediate licence fee, cloud-based software is generally paid for by subscription over time, but most of the costs for the software provider are upfront. Sat, 24 Jan 2015 08:34:55 -0500
Online data storage provider Box's shares soar in debut
News ImageShares of online data storage provider Box Inc rose as much as 77 percent in their market debut as investors bet on the company's ability to turn profitable in a highly competitive market, boding well for another big year for IPOs. Box's shares, which priced at $14, hit a high of $24.72 in morning trading on the New York Stock Exchange on Friday, valuing the company at nearly $3 billion. The stock's enthusiastic reception also underscored healthy investor appetite for technology stocks after the blockbuster debut of Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba Group Holding Ltd in September. Box was founded in 2005 by University of Southern California dropout Aaron Levie, the chief executive, and his friend Dylan Smith, the chief financial officer.
Fri, 23 Jan 2015 15:42:25 -0500
Sony to delay official submission of third quarter results after hacking
News ImageSony Corp said it was delaying the official submission of its third-quarter results due to the massive cyberattack on Sony Pictures Entertainment, which debilitated network systems at the Hollywood studio. Sony said it will still hold a news conference on Feb. 4, the originally scheduled date of its results announcement, to give updated financial forecasts for the quarter.
Fri, 23 Jan 2015 03:30:54 -0500
Hutchison to buy Telefonica UK unit for $15.4 billion
News ImageBy Julien Toyer and Denny Thomas MADRID/HONG KONG (Reuters) - Li Ka-shing's Hutchison Whampoa Ltd has agreed to buy Telefonica's British mobile unit O2 for up to 10.25 billion pounds ($15.4 billion), hastening the consolidation of Britain's telecoms industry. Hutchison already operates the Three Mobile network in Britain, and buying second-ranked O2, which has about 22 million subscribers, from the Spanish group will make it the top mobile operator in the country. The move comes only weeks after former state monopoly BT entered exclusive talks with the owners of EE, Britain's biggest mobile operator to create a dominant provider of fixed and mobile phones and internet services.
Fri, 23 Jan 2015 06:23:20 -0500
In China, VPN internet access tools suffer further disruptions
Internet services that allow people to freely access blocked websites and apps from within China have seen more severe disruptions this week, said three providers, moves that Chinese state media said were justified. The services affected include popular Virtual Private Network (VPN) providers Astrill, StrongVPN and Golden Frog, which are engaged in a technological arms race to one-up China's highly sophisticated Great Firewall internet censorship system. "This week's attack on VPNs that affected us and other VPN providers is more sophisticated than what we've seen in the past," said SundayYokubaitis, president of Golden Frog. Fri, 23 Jan 2015 04:41:53 -0500
Microsoft to offer a paid version of its internal Cosmos big-data service
News ImageMicrosoft is privately testing a public-facing version of its Cosmos big-data service, which features new analysis and storage engines, plus a new SQL-IP language.
Sun, 25 Jan 2015 18:01:00 -0500
Disgruntled over big data? Maybe it's that visualization, magic box dependence
News ImageWe catch up with BeyondCore CEO Arijit Sengupta and chat about how too many fancy graphics and artificial intelligence powered magic boxes may lead to big data disillusionment.
Sun, 25 Jan 2015 18:00:04 -0500
This concept turns old phone parts into a supercomputer
News ImageIn addition to a traditional power supply, the concept calls for the case to be able to accept battery modules from the Puzzlephone as well, to maintain the system's heartbeat. Circular Devices says that the Puzzlecluster's "applications can range from research and data analysis, to rendering farms and in-house cloud services, as well as any other case that requires parallel computing." The initial illustrations show a small cube that can only accept a few modules at once, but multiple units could be combined together to create an even more powerful computer.
Sun, 25 Jan 2015 17:59:02 -0500
Pay T-Mobile $5 per month to get deep discounts on smartphones
News ImageT-Mobile is announcing its latest "uncarrier" move today. If you're a Score member for 12 months, you'll unlock deals on top-tier smartphones. Thesample deals included in today's press release include $150 off the full price of a Nexus 6 or Galaxy Note 4, as well as $100 off a Galaxy S 5. After just six months, you'll be able to get some entry-level smartphones for free.
Sun, 25 Jan 2015 17:56:33 -0500
Content Marketing Killers Are Everywhere
Content Marketing Killers Are EverywhereBeating blank page syndrome can be worse than your first date -- content creation is fraught with peril for many small businesses. Great Content Marketing Starts HereGive up on the introduction and start at the middle or the end.Even a crude outline can get you started: napkin, match book covers, menus -- wherever inspiration hits.Write a...
Sun, 25 Jan 2015 17:41:52 -0500
PC and tech suppliers show their stuff at the UK's big BETT2015
News ImageBETT2015 covered the whole range of educational technologies from toys for toddlers to enterprise-class laptops, with a good smattering of tablets and Windows 8.1 convertibles.
Sun, 25 Jan 2015 17:36:00 -0500
Bill Nye says Belichick is full of hot air (other scientists disagree)
News ImageThe Science Guy says the only way to change ball pressure is with a needle. However, some researchers believe the Patriots coach.&>
Sun, 25 Jan 2015 17:31:57 -0500
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