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China Push to End Reliance on US Tech at Trade Fight’s Core

HIGHLIGHTS China remains heavily reliant on technologies from the West China assembles 90 percent of world’s smartphones, computers But most of the revenue flows to US companies that supply chips Fears that China is threatening US leadership in robots, electric cars and other advanced technologies are pushing the world’s two biggest economies toward a full-blown trade war as the… Read More »

Samsung Galaxy S10 to Feature Apple Face ID-Like Tech: Report

Samsung’s Galaxy S flagship series is celebrating its tenth anniversary next year, and rumours suggest it is planning a grand upgrade much like what Apple did with the iPhone X late last year. According to reports, Samsung is pushing for a new 3D sensing camera algorithm that would reportedly be used to create a face recognition technology similar to Apple’s Face… Read More »

50 High Tech Business Ideas You Can Start Small

When you think of high tech businesses, big names like Google and Facebook probably come to mind. But you don’t have to think that big when you’re just starting out. In fact, many of the tech giants that are successful today started out relatively small. If you’re interested in following in those footsteps, here are 50 ideas for high… Read More »

8 tech leaders on the kitchen gadgets they love

Image: Getty/dorian2013 SUMMARY Joanna Shields loves her waffle iron, while Russ Shaw loves his breadmaker. Who knew? Even Britain’s best and brightest must eat. But it’s rare we get an insight into their lives away from the boardroom. So today, for The Memo’s Future Food month, we asked some of the UK’s tech leaders what gadgets make their lives just that… Read More »

Samsung Unveils Graphene Ball Tech, Says Its Batteries Can Be Fully Charged in 12 Minutes

HIGHLIGHTS Graphene considered a wonder material, with many potential applications Graphene ball-based batteries could hold 45 percent more capacity They’re also said to deliver five times faster charging speeds than Li-Po Samsung researchers have developed a new type of battery material they call ‘graphene ball’. They say the technology could enable a 45 percent increase in battery capacity, and… Read More »

Indiana AG Warns Public About Tech Support Computer Scams

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana’s attorney general is warning the public about online scams that seek to convince people that their personal computers are infected with viruses. Attorney General Curtis Hill says the scams use pop-up alerts resembling security alerts used by legitimate computer and technology companies. He says the deceptive alerts claim the users’ computers are infected with… Read More »

Police warn of computer tech support scam

SINGAPORE – Pop-up messages that claim your computer has been infected with a virus or that your information has been leaked could likely be a scam, police warned. Since January this year, more than 20 police reports have been lodged of unauthorised charges to their credit cards, after the victims provided their card details thinking they were buying… Read More »

Google I/O 2017: Google’s Augmented Reality Tech Gets a Boost With Visual Positioning Service

You may be familiar with Google’s Project Tango that uses sensors to track motions and size up your environment. Google has been investing quite a bit on Tango, which is at the core for the company’s push into both virtual reality and augmented reality. The company announced at Google I/O its new VR tech called WorldSense as well… Read More »

Lightweight, wearable tech efficiently converts body heat to electricity

Researchers at North Carolina State University have developed a new design for harvesting body heat and converting it into electricity for use in wearable electronics. The experimental prototypes are lightweight, conform to the shape of the body, and can generate far more electricity than previous lightweight heat harvesting technologies. The researchers also identified the optimal site on the… Read More »

VW’s Audi steps up collaboration with Chinese tech groups

Volkswagen’s (VOWG_p.DE) luxury car unit Audi has agreed to deepen collaboration with Chinese internet technology groups to offer more digital services in the world’s largest car market. Audi and FAW-Volkswagen, VW’s joint venture with FAW Car Co Ltd (000800.SZ), have signed letters of intent with Alibaba (BABA.N), Baidu (BIDU.O) and Tencent (0700.HK), Audi said on Sunday. Financial terms… Read More »