Friday, 7 Oct 2016
DigiTimes Research estimates that Google will ship about three to four million Pixel phones by the end of the year.
Thursday, 6 Oct 2016
Samsung announced the launch of the affordable Galaxy J7 Prime smartphone and the Galaxy Tab A (2016, 7.0”) Wi-Fi tablet in Singapore today. The J7 Prime is a 5.5-inch smartphone powered by Samsung's octa-core Exynos 7870, while the Tab A 2016 is a 7-inch tablet powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 410.
End-to-end encryption is finally available for users of the Facebook Messenger mobile app, but it isn’t enabled by default.
Adopting an O2O business strategy, Wusify also claims to be the only B2B2C e-commerce mobile platform in the world. More about this new online marketplace after the jump. (And oh, remember to read to the end and watch the video.)
Boeing CEO Dennis Muilenburg thinks that the first person to step foot on Martian soil will do so courtesy of a Boeing rocket. Elon Musk recently unveiled an audacious plan to travel to the Red Planet, but Muilenburg says that Boeing may be able to get there first.
According to an incriminating report by Reuters, Yahoo has built software that scans its users’ emails for the US intelligence services. The company complied with several intelligence agencies’ request for scanning all incoming emails.
Gigabyte has announced the GeForce GTX 1080 Turbo OC 8G, a new card with a blower-style fan and quite a striking design.
Yet another Note7 exploded, this time on a Southwest Airlines flight. No injuries were reported, and the Note7 was a replaced unit.
Samsung has just confirmed that it has acquired Viv, a startup specializing in artificial intelligence and founded by the creators of Siri.
Razer has announced the Hacker Development Kit 2, a US$400 virtual reality headset that features similar hardware to the Oculus Rift and HTC Vive at a more affordable price.