The Japanese electronics company posted a $316 million loss, blaming a strong yen and the dwindling HDTV market.
The Osaka-based company lost $1.8 billion in its April-June quarter, leading to the elimination of 9 percent of its global work force.
In a recent article, it was stated that “Law enforcement agencies in the U.S. made more than 1.3 million requests [to cellphone carriers] for consumers’ cellphone records in 2011,” which was a huge surge from previous years. The requests required “customers’ locations, text messages, and call details, frequently without warrants,” which forced carriers to create detailed guidelines of what information could be provided – and for what price.
In the battle over smartphone patents, a Samsung lawyer countered by saying, "Samsung is not some copyist, some Johnny-come-lately doing knockoffs."
The growing demand for smart phones, tablets and enhanced mobile connectivity is causing nearly every business to contemplate an app development program to extend its reach to current and potential customers. While executives eagerly shell out thousands of dollars for an app’s development and launch, too often they fail to forecast the long-term costs of a mobile application.
noax Technologies is now offering its customers the ability to use their industrial PCs in temperatures down to -30°C (-22°F).
While I understand and appreciate the benefits and advantages that all the advancements in technology have provided us, I am annoyed with all the texting, poking, voxing, and foursquaring. Oh, there’s an app for that? I don’t care. Yes, I am guilty of it all, and as much as I want to disconnect from the grid, I find myself suffering from withdrawal every time I attempt to put my phone away. I’m helpless, and it’s absolutely ridiculous.
Nokia's net loss nearly quadrupled in the second quarter on sagging sales of smartphones, a market in which the company is struggling to regain ground lost to rivals including Apple and Samsung.
An American software developer caught with more than 1,000 confidential Motorola, Inc. documents before boarding a one-way flight from Chicago to her native China five years ago is due to be sentenced
Google's recently-announced Nexus Q has a gorgeous, unique design, with a sphere shape bisected by a ring of glowing lights. It looks downright futuristic. Initial reports and reviews were tepid, but then reporters at the The New York Times reporters started to notice some interesting branding on the device’s back: “Designed and Manufactured in the USA.”
The Asia-based companies have agreed to pay $571 million to settle claims they tried to inflate prices for screens used in TVs and computer monitors.
Cyberattacks are following a well-trodden path down which earlier forms of militarily useful technology passed decades or even centuries ago. The trend is from discovery to initial, usually rather amateurish, experimentation, and then to serious funding and adoption by all sides in a conflict. With regard to cyberwarfare, we are now beyond the amateurish-experimentation phase and well into serious adoption.
Hewlett-Packard and Dell, the biggest PC makers in the U.S. market, suffered the steepest drops during the three months spanning from April through June.
The San Jose, Calif., company said supply chain problems drove up its costs during the quarter and hurt its sales of power regulators.
The tablets are finally coming to the rapidly-growing market after Apple paid $60 million to settle a dispute over the 'iPad' trademark.
Thorsten Heins admitted during a shareholders meeting that the past year has been very difficult, but that it's new operating system will be a turnaround.
Microsoft is trying to drum up excitement for the most widely anticipated overhaul of Windows since 1995, which works on both PCs and tablets.
Supporting a mobile workforce is one thing, but can you keep corporate information secure and protect yourself from liability while improving productivity?
Notorious for its lean inventory and just-in-time manufacturing methods, Dell recently announced that it would be altering its operating model as part of a three year $2 billion cost-cutting initiative. While the made-to-order PC vendor spent the past 28 years benefitting from scaling low operating margins, it sees close competitors pursuing higher margin opportunities in enterprise computing and has decided to follow suit.
“The New New Thing” is out there waiting to be developed, deployed, and utilized. Microsoft isn’t waiting to stumble upon it.
Smartphones powered Samsung to an estimated a 79 percent jump in profit from a year earlier, but there is concern about ongoing lawsuits from Apple.
The electronics maker said that it is spending more than $14 million over the next few years to expand manufacturing and research in Fountain Inn, S.C.
As explained by Dave Hagan of Sharp, “A transflective display has both a transmissive and reflective mode of operation. Each pixel can generate color/brightness by controlling the amount of light transmitted from a backlight or by controlling the amount of light reflected from an external light source.” So a display that promises energy savings seems like an attractive option. Why did they disappear completely?
Renesas aims to scale down unprofitable system chip operations to focus on its main stay microcontroller business in which it has the top global market share.
The new Allen-Bradley FLEX I/O dual-port EtherNet/IP adapters from Rockwell Automation can help machine and equipment manufacturers, system integrators and end users simplify their network design while maintaining resiliency.