|Verizon calls for more vigilant on cybersecurity|
The 2015 analysis found that 70 percent of cyberattacks used decades-old techniques such as phishing or hacking. In addition, many of the vulnerabilities identified in the report stem from long-available security patches that businesses never implemented.
|DOE research project to regain supercomputer leadership from China|
The fastest supercomputer in the world is currently the Chinese Tianhe-2 running at a peak of 55petaflops on Intel Xeon and Xeon Phi processors. The Collaboration of Oak Ridge, Argonne and Lawrence Livermore (CORAL) project financed by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) aims to one-up the Chinese with up to 200petaflops systems by 2018.
|Latest RFID circuit meets latest EPC standard|
The EM4423 simplifies adoption of EPC inventory control procedures by smaller retailers who are not willing or able to make the substantial investment required for specialised RFID equipment and software.
|TSMC hangs in to supply A9 to Apple|
KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, says that he expects Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) to supply 30% of the chip orders for the next-generation iPhone. This is the latest turn in what has become a back-and-forth affair in determining the companies that will supply A9 chips for next-generation iPhones.
|EU files antitrust against Google|
The European Commission charges the Internet-search giant with skewing results to favor its comparison-shopping service. But the formal complaint may only be the opening salvo in a broader assault that prompts big changes at Google.
|Movidius supplies vision processor to Google|
The new funding to push its R&D efforts forward, hire more engineers and to improve the software tools that help developers make the most out of its accelerated computer vision processor.
|Qualcomm management responded to "breakup call"|
Qualcomm’s response emphasized the company’s past and continuing strengths and contributions to the tech economy. It also expressed the company’s commitment to returning shareholder value and an open-minded attitude toward investor input.
|NVAult replaces NVDIMM and requires no battery|
The product line is a natural extension of its NVDIMM technology providing an alternative to flash-only options or ULLtraDIMM technology. It's not dependent on the memory bus technology, and can be integrated with both DDR3 and DDR4 hardware.
|Nokia wants to merge Alcatel-Lucent|
In a brief statement, Nokia Corp. said the two companies are in negotiations "with respect to a potential full combination which would take the form of a public exchange offer by Nokia for Alcatel-Lucent."
|Amazon to offer data analytic services|
The service would be available on a pay-as-you-go basis for companies, governments or other entities to quickly analyze huge amounts of data and make predictions using models.
|Semi companies preparing to ship in water|
TSMC, a supplier to major electronics companies including Apple, Qualcomm, Nvidia and MediaTek, said it will use as many as 180 trucks, each with a capacity of about three metric tons, for water delivery to maintain operations at fab sites in Hsinchu,
|GM is confident in ignition switch recall|
GM has fixed 1.6 million of the roughly 2.3 million recalled cars worldwide that are registered and still in use, spokesman Alan Adler said Friday. In the U.S., the completion rate is almost 71 percent.