Hi-Tech


    • NXP, Microsoft bring long-term security to the IoT edge

      NXP, Microsoft bring long-term security to the IoT edge

      In a major collaboration effort, chipmaker NXP and Microsoft will deliver a secure hardware platform for Industrial IoT edge applications eeNews Europe announced this week. This includes new versions of NXPs i.MX 8 processor, enhanced by security IP from Microsoft. The ecosystem to be developed will be tightly entangled with Microsoft’s cloud services. The move includes long-term security updates for installations in the field.

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    • Digital Assembly to foster new actions on quantum

      Digital Assembly to foster new actions on quantum

      On 13 and 14 June the 8th edition of the Digital Assembly will take place in Bucharest, Romania, bringing together representatives of EU Member States with stakeholders from industry, academia and civil society. The event is co-organised by the Commission and the Romanian Presidency of the Council of the European Union.

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    • Future of gaming defined by Google, Microsoft

      Future of gaming defined by Google, Microsoft

      Ah, the Electronics Entertainment Expo, or E3 in short - that time of the year when the whole video game industry gathers to tell its fan all about the incredible games and projects it’s been quietly (or not so quietly) working on. From a Breath of the Wild sequel to Keanu Reeves taking the stage during Cyberpunk 2077 presentation and calling the audience “breathtaking,” this year’s E3 has been a whirlwind of stellar moments and exciting announcements.

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    • LG unveils world's first 1ms IPS display

      LG unveils world's first 1ms IPS display

      During E3 2019, LG took the wraps off its new LG UltraGear, the world’s first IPS display with a zippy one-millisecond response time in the world. The gaming monitor will be offered in two configuration, both massive at 27- and 38-inches and both boasting a 144Hz refresh rate that can be overclocked to 175Hz, as well as wide color gamuts, covering 98 percent of the DCI-P3 color space.

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    • Ubisoft announces new subscription service

      Ubisoft announces new subscription service

      At its E3 press conference on Tuesday, Ubisoft announced its brand new subscription service called UPlay+. As promised by the company, for $14.99 a month, subscribers will be able to access every title in their catalog as a PC download (starting 3 September) and through Google's Stadia streaming service (starting in 2020).

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    • Microsoft, Alphabet to teach quantum computing

      Microsoft, Alphabet to teach quantum computing

      Quantum computing is a tough nut to crack but tech giant Microsoft has now joined hands with Google’s parent company Alphabet to change that by teaching important lessons on algorithms through a short online curriculum.
      For the online curriculum to become reality, Microsoft partnered with Alphabet’s X and Brilliant platforms.

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    • SAS starts researching hybrid aircraft infrastructure

      SAS starts researching hybrid aircraft infrastructure

      Scandinavian Airlines (SAS) announced last week that it is teaming up with aircraft maker Airbus to research ecosystem and infrastructure needs for hybrid and electric aircraft. According to the statement published by SAS, the partnership would involve a joint research project where the two companies work together to investigate all the challenges "regarding operations and infrastructure linked to large scale introduction of hybrid and electric aircraft in commercial traffic".

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    • Facebook to enter the crypto market

      Facebook to enter the crypto market

      Facebook is preparing to release a new digital currency to the market called GlobalCoin that aims at helping users send and receive money. The intention is to launch it in about a dozen countries during the first quarter of 2020, according to information published by BBC.

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    • Huawei ban - who is actually the loser

      Huawei ban - who is actually the loser

      Last week the US declared war on Huawei, a relentless attack more blatant than North Korea hacking Sony in 2014, and undoubtedly - an unprecedented one. A a flagship corporate giant Huawei is one of the biggest names of the tech industry. It’s the world's largest provider of telecommunications equipment, a leader in next-generation 5G technology, and last year it even passed Apple to become the second-biggest smartphone seller in the world.

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