Microsoft unveils new hardware on October 2
On the 2nd of October Microsoft will present new hardware. The company has sent an invitation to the press and asks for a moment of your time. The event takes place at 20:00 hrs Dutch time and is organized in New York City.
Although it is not entirely clear what will be presented, it is almost certa... Read more
Photo leaked from Nokia phone with five camera lenses on back
A new photo has been leaked of a Nokia smartphone that is yet to be launched. It doesn't have the usual two, but five lenses on the back. The lenses of manufacturer Zeiss are placed in a circle on the back of the unit and are of course accompanied by a flash and light sensor.
That's what the IT home... Read more
Microsoft improves overlapped speech recognition with new microphone
At this week's Interspeech 2018 conference, Microsoft researchers will discuss the progress they have made in overlapped speech recognition. The researchers are also talking about a new circular microphone that will improve the technique.
Overlapped speech recognition is also called the "cocktail pa... Read more
AMD launches first 7 nm hardware this year via TSMC
Last month, Nvidia dominated the news, but AMD now wants attention too. They announce that the world's first 7 nm CPU will be launched this year. In 2019, several other 7 nm hardware baked by TSMC will follow.
AMD has announced in an official announcement that later this year it will place the world... Read more
Samsung comes in November with the first foldable smartphone
The SDC will take place in San Francisco on 7 November. During that Samsung developer's conference, the first foldable smartphone is unveiled. This was confirmed by top executive DJ Koh, who is the director of Samsung's mobile division, during an interview.
Koh told the American CNBC that as far as ... Read more
Qualcomm’s aptX Adaptive software to enhance audio on mobile devices
Qualcomm has created software to improve the audio on mobile devices. This specifically concerns audio that is transmitted wirelessly. The software, called aptX Adaptive, should be available for Android devices in the first half of 2019.
The software is an updated version of the company's aptX codec... Read more
Former Qualys top executive indicted for insider trading
A former CEO of the cloud security agency Qualys has been charged by the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) with insider trading. This is the former COO of the company, Amer Deeba, who tipped his family off about expected financial results.
Deeba gave shares in the company to his two brothe... Read more
Amazons Alexa everywhere strategy works: 20,000 different devices use Alexa
Amazon's Alexa everywhere strategy seems to be bearing fruit. Today, the company reports that the Virtual Assistant is installed on more than 20,000 different devices. This makes the strategy seem quite successful and it is no wonder that more and more people are using the smart service.
Daniel Raus... Read more
Netgear makes safety light system Arlo Security Light System available
Netgear informs Techzine about the introduction of the Arlo Security Light System, a wireless safety light system that is weatherproof. The system is designed to illuminate dark spots around homes and business premises. With this smart lighting solution, users receive notifications when motion is de... Read more
Huawei launches first 7 nm processor with dual AI chip
Huawei presented its new mobile chipset at IFA in Berlin. The Kirin 980 is the first mobile 7 nm processor worldwide and will first appear in the Huawei Mate 20 Pro, which will be announced next month.
The Kirin 980 packs 6.9 billion transistors on a 1-inch by 1-inch die. These are 1.6 times more tr... Read more