TODAY'S INFOTEK HEADLINES

Computers reshaping global job market, for better and worse: paper

Apple iPhone 6 screen snag leaves supply chain scrambling

Autodesk bolsters simulation portfolio with new cloud-enabled product offerings

VIDEO | Hoverbike aims to take aviation to a new level

BioStar’s J1800TH – New mini ITX System-On-Chip solution

TechNews Section

Computers reshaping global job market, for better and worse: paper

Automation and increasingly sophisticated computers have boosted demand for both highly educated and low-skilled workers around the globe, while eroding demand for middle-skilled jobs. Read More...

Apple iPhone 6 screen snag leaves supply chain scrambling

Suppliers to Apple Inc (AAPL.O) are scrambling to get enough screens ready for the new iPhone 6 smartphone as the need to redesign a key component disrupted panel production ahead of next month's expected launch, supply chain sources said. Read More...

'#ChickenSad' crisis can happen to any company -- industry expert

The IT crisis that befell Jollibee Foods Corp recently can happen to any other company that undergoes a similar IT migration due to the delicate scale of the procedure, an industry source said. Read More...

VIDEO | Hoverbike aims to take aviation to a new level

UK-based Malloy Aeronautics is preparing to test a manned quadcopter capable of out-manouvering a helicopter and presenting a new paradigm for aerial vehicles. Read More...

Microsoft to unveil new Windows software: report

A news report out Thursday indicated that Microsoft is poised to give the world a glimpse at a new-generation computer operating system that will succeed Windows 8. Read More...

VIDEO | Move over Wall-E, there’s a new robot in town

Jibo, a new robot developed by researchers from MIT's Media Lab, can see, hear, speak and complete a variety of tasks around your house. Read More...

Ouya scores Xiaomi partnership to take games to China

U.S video game service Ouya is turning to Asia to capture the growth that has eluded the startup on its own home turf. Read More...

JPMorgan customers targeted in email phishing campaign

Fraudsters are targeting JPMorgan Chase & Co customers in an email "phishing" campaign that is unusual because it attempts to collect credentials for that bank and also infect PCs with a virus that steals passwords from other institutions. Read More...

Class action against Facebook attracts 60,000 users

An Austrian law student said his class action challenging Facebook for alleged privacy violations had gathered support from 60,000 users and passed its first legal review. Read More...

EBay considering PayPal spinoff: report

EBay Inc is considering a spinoff of PayPal, its fast-growing payments unit, as soon as next year, tech news website The Information reported, citing sources. Read More...

Infineon to acquire International Rectifier for $3 billion

German semi-conductors giant Infineon said late Wednesday it will acquire its US rival International Rectifier for $3 billion (2.3 billion euro). Read More...

Indonesian capital threatens to ban Uber car app

The Indonesian capital is threatening to shut down controversial smartphone car-hailing service Uber due to licensing issues a week after it officially launched in the city, an official said Wednesday. Read More...

More TechNews »
Gadgets

BioStar’s J1800TH - New mini ITX System-On-Chip solution

BioStar has announced the J1800TH, a mini ITX mainboard with CPU on board, (known as System on a Chip or SoC). Read More...

VIDEO | 'Flashmob' robots swarm themselves into shape

Without any helping hand, more than 1,000 simple robots the size of votive candles can swarm themselves into complex shape like a star or the letter K, US researchers said. Read More...

Borough Center for Sight offers new advances in cataract and refractive surgery

Recent advancement in technology has given birth to Laser Assisted Cataract Surgery or LACS -- one of the more popular lasers is the LENSAR LASER SYSTEM (LLS). Read More...

ASUS' next-gen mobile devices officially launched

Experience the all-new MeMO Pad 7 ME176CX , powered by 64-bit Intel quad-core processor and Fonepad 7 FE170CG, a 7-inch Android phablet with a slender 11cm width for easy one-handed portability. Read More...

PHOTO | Luxury phone case maker reveals how the upcoming iPhone 6 might look like

Luxury mobile device case maker Brikk presented on their website premium version of iPhone cases, thus revealing a sneak peek of how the upcoming Apple iPhone 6 might actually look like -- now with the expected larger 4.7-inch display. Read More...

Biostar's mini motherboards system-on-chip solution -- smaller is better

BIOSTAR has recently announced the series of mini ITX with CPUs on board, (known as System on a Chip or SoC). Read More...

More Gadgets »
Viral Section

VIDEO | Hoverbike aims to take aviation to a new level

UK-based Malloy Aeronautics is preparing to test a manned quadcopter capable of out-manouvering a helicopter and presenting a new paradigm for aerial vehicles. Read More...

VIDEO | Eco-friendly bench keeps your tech fully charged

Boston is installing solar powered ''smart'' benches in its public spaces. The design team behind the ''Soofa'' say it's the bench of the future. Read More...

VIDEO | Lebanese mobile app puts users on the map

A new mobile phone application is making inroads into solving Lebanon's chaotic address system. The makers of 'Dot Addresses' provide users with a virtual postcode linked to the geographic location of their homes. Read More...

More Videos»

ICT UPDATES