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Apple to update developers, possibly signal split from Intel

Apple to update developers, possibly signal split from Intel

Published 22/06/2020

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Apple Inc (AAPL.O) on Monday will hold its annual conference for software developers, rolling out new features in its operating systems [more…]

Explainer: Europe steps up tech battle vs. coronavirus with German app

Explainer: Europe steps up tech battle vs. coronavirus with German app

Published 15/06/2020

BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany on Tuesday becomes the latest European country to launch a smartphone app that seeks to break the chain of coronavirus infection [more…]

IBM exits facial recognition business, calls for police reform

IBM exits facial recognition business, calls for police reform

Published 09/06/2020

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - International Business Machines Corp (IBM.N) disclosed Monday it will no longer offer facial recognition or analysis software in a letter to Congress [more…]

Logitech sales surge as working from home boosts demand

Logitech sales surge as working from home boosts demand

Published 12/05/2020

(Reuters) - Logitech International (LOGN.S) reported a 13.6% rise in quarterly sales on Tuesday as more people used its computer products while working from home [more…]

Smartphone shipments in China up 17% in April, signalling likely rebound: government data

Smartphone shipments in China up 17% in April, signalling likely rebound: government data

Published 12/05/2020

SHANGHAI (Reuters) - Smartphone shipments from China’s factories to vendors rose 17% in April compared to the same month a year ago, according to government [more…]

Twitter launches labels, warnings on misleading COVID-19 information

Twitter launches labels, warnings on misleading COVID-19 information

Published 11/05/2020

(Reuters) - Twitter Inc (TWTR.N) will add labels and warning messages on some tweets with disputed or misleading information about COVID-19, the company said on [more…]

After the triumph of Animal Crossing, a thin pipeline for Nintendo

After the triumph of Animal Crossing, a thin pipeline for Nintendo

Published 11/05/2020

TOKYO (Reuters) - The runaway success of Nintendo Co Ltd’s (7974.T) island life simulator Animal Crossing: New Horizons has overshadowed an uncomfortable fact for fans [more…]

Swiss soldiers pick up smartphones to fight COVID-19

Swiss soldiers pick up smartphones to fight COVID-19

Published 01/05/2020

CHAMBLON, Switzerland (Reuters) - In the battle against coronavirus, Swiss soldiers are using smartphones to test a new contact tracing application that could prevent infections [more…]

Germany flips to Apple-Google approach on smartphone contact tracing

Germany flips to Apple-Google approach on smartphone contact tracing

Published 26/04/2020

BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany changed course on Sunday over which type of smartphone technology it wanted to use to trace coronavirus infections, backing an approach [more…]

Israeli firm raises $5 million for tech to recognize mask-covered faces

Israeli firm raises $5 million for tech to recognize mask-covered faces

Published 26/04/2020

TEL AVIV (Reuters) - Israel’s Corsight AI, which has developed technology to recognize faces concealed by masks, goggles and plastic shields, raised $5 million from [more…]