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Creators of modern rechargeable batteries share Nobel prize

If you had to slip a couple AAs into your smartphone every morning to check your email, browse Instagram, and text your friends, chances are the mobile revolution would not have been quite so revolutionary. Fortunately the rechargeable lithium-ion...

Chinese company blacklisted over human rights violations is still listed at CES

iFLYTEK won a CES Innovation Award in 2019 for "Tech for a Better World." The CTA said it's reviewing the company. The US placed 28 Chinese organizations on an economic blacklist Monday, citing a range of human rights violations and...

Samsung is pouring $11 billion into next-generation displays

Samsung Display Co. plans to spend 13.1 trillion won ($11 billion) developing and building next-generation displays, responding to a flood of supply and price pressure from fast-moving Chinese rivals. In an announcement event attended by Korean President Moon Jae-in and Samsung Electronics...

U.S to issue licenses for supply of non-sensitive goods to Huawei

The United States will soon issue licenses allowing some U.S. companies to supply non-sensitive goods to China's Huawei, the New York Times said on Wednesday, as high-level officials from the two countries meet this week to resume trade talks. Huawei...

Why Amazon is your competition – no matter what business you’re in

Being digital means your market is everywhere, but it also means everyone is your competition. Whether you know it or not, you are competing against Amazon. And Netflix. As well as every other company in the world that engages customers...

A simple way to make it harder for Mobile Ads to track you

Beating back the scourge of online ad tracking entirely is almost impossible. But you can futz with your smartphone's "ad ID" to slow it down. If you're not careful, most of what you do online and in mobile apps will...

Alabama hospitals pay out in Ransomware attack amid FBI Warning of more to come

Alabama-based DCH Health System said it has paid off the hackers behind a ransomware attack that severely disrupted operations at three hospitals beginning on Tuesday morning, according to a Saturday report by Tuscaloosa News. The news closely follows an...

Apple supplier Japan Display says aiming for a bailout deal this month

Japan Display Inc said it aims to clinch a deal this month for least 50 billion yen ($470 million) in vital funding, having had to scramble after an investment group suddenly pulled out of a bailout plan for the Apple...

Even the AI behind Deepfakes can’t save us from being duped

Google and Facebook are releasing troves of deepfakes to teach algorithms how to detect them. But the human eye will be needed for a long time. Last week Google released several thousand deepfake videos to help researchers build tools that...

Steve Jobs: The codeblind and life lessons for the whole hi-tech world

Compared to technology legends like Bill Gates (Microsoft), Mark Zuckerberg (Facebook) or Mike Lazridis (BlackBerry), Steve Jobs has surprisingly low technical knowledge. He doesn't even know how to code. Yet, the code blind has created such a wonderful machine that...

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