Samsung teams up with Baidu to start production of an AI chip next year
Samsung announced that development for the Baidu KUNLUN, the search engine giant’s first cloud-to-edge AI accelerator, has been finalized.
5G and AI will drive Intel growth over the next decade
Intel didn’t manage to succeed in the smartphone chip segment, but now it is looking at 5G and AI technologies to drive growth in the next decade.
LG develops its own Neural Engine AI chip
LG has finished developing its own LG AI chip, which will help appliances like robot vacuum cleaners, washing machines and refrigerators become smarter.
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Qualcomm announces Snapdragon 730, 730G and 665 mobile platforms
Qualcomm announced three new chips for high-end and mid-tier smartphones: they are the Snapdragon 730, 730G and 665 mobile platforms
Apple hires top Google AI expert for its Special Projects Group
Apple has managed to hire yet another Google expert, in the person of Ian Goodfellow. The AI specialist is joining the Apple Special Projects Group.
Google cancels AI ethics board just a week after its announcement
Google has officially ended the Advanced Technology External Advisory Council just a little over a week after its announcement.
Huawei to enter the smart display market, report suggests
A recent report citing unnamed industry sources claims that Huawei might be considering entering the smart display market.
5G key to China’s growing surveillance economy – take paying for a train trip
The Shenzhen Metro is testing out new tech with 5G and AI in mind like patrols and inspections with robots and drones. And what about facial recognition?
6 months of Spotify Premium free for Galaxy S10 buyers
If you’ve bought a Galaxy S10 device in the United States and have yet to try out Spotify Premium, you can get 6 months for free.
Duplex, Google’s AI-powered booking service, now active in most of US
You might not be able to book a table in New Orleans, Houston or other cities in big states with the help of Google, but it’s available in most places.
Google and WhatsApp are using AI to kick users, flag spam on a massive scale
Google is using machine learning to block more spam on Gmail. WhatsApp is trying to cut users who spread fake news as an election looms in India.
Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 introduced
It’s here for 5G and cheer. Qualcomm has launched its latest systems-on-a-chip with a battery of artificial intelligence enhancements.
vivo V11 brings the teardrop notch in mere weeks
In China, we’re getting ready for another smartphone with a notch, though this is a send-up to a minimal design.
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You won’t believe how cheap the world’s smallest AI chip is
A team of Taiwan researchers and an integrated circuit design house have developed Mipy, the world’s smallest and cheapest AI chip.
Samsung makes the Bixby speaker known as Galaxy Home
It turned out that Samsung used 160 of these smart speakers to power the presentation at its venue. But sound isn’t the only asset this speaker has.
Samsung Galaxy Note 9’s marketing material leaked confirming all its features
Samsung could be out of surprises for its Unpacked event, now that all the new Samsung Galaxy Note 9’s marketing material has also leaked
Samsung mobile chief isn’t afraid to flaunt Galaxy Note 9 in public
An executive from the chaebol came to China to address the questions fans had and was spotted using a future phone. Good move?
Vivo will soon take on Apple’s Face ID with innovative 3D sensing solution
Vivo’s latest mobile industry breakthrough is a TOF 3D sensing solution that, at least on paper, looks more complex and promising than Apple’s Face ID tech.
Mid-range LG Q7 goes on sale in Korea at $455 and up before expanding to ‘global markets’
Not exactly dirt-cheap, the “FullVision” LG Q7 is no pushover either, with a Snapdragon 450 processor, up to 4GB RAM and 64GB internal storage space.
Aubrey Plaza is lead star of LG G7 ThinQ ad campaign in US
But the celebrity allure isn’t the ace card for LG in promoting the G7 ThinQ as it has a package of single-focus ads all about features.
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LG G7 ThinQ widely goes on sale in the US: here are some of the best introductory deals
Starting today, the AI-infused LG G7 ThinQ is officially available from a slew of authorized US retailers and carriers, including Amazon, Best Buy, Sprint, T-Mobile and Verizon.
$250 Beats-branded Siri speaker tipped as Apple’s only WWDC 2018 hardware launch
Apple is reportedly keen on “advancing its digital assistant ambitions” at next week’s Worldwide Developers Conference, both with expanded Siri capabilities and a lower-cost Beats smart speaker.
Rumored LG V35 ThinQ specs look familiar and unsurprising, AT&T debut tipped for August
The LG V35 ThinQ could be right around the corner, despite the recent launches of the V30S ThinQ and G7 ThinQ. And no, the spec sheet doesn’t look very special.
Mid-range LG Q7 family unveiled with ‘FullVision’ screens, AI, Hi-Fi Audio and fingerprint sensors
The LG Q7, Q7+ and Q7α are set to begin their global rollouts in Europe early next month at unspecified prices, with modern designs and a great number of “premium” features in tow.
Bixby 2.0 is on track to launch with the Galaxy Note 9 this year, and expand to many IoT products soon
You can add Bixby 2.0 to the so far short list of rumored Galaxy Note 9 upgrades, with Samsung’s digital assistant finally slated to receive a bunch of essential improvements in just a few months.