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IT Apple Counters Qualcomm with Patent Lawsuit of Its Own
Author: 0 Apple Counters Qualcomm with Patent Lawsuit of Its Own

Apple has refuted the assertions that it breached battery life patents of Qualcomm and charged that Qualcomm's patents were worthless, a common step in such instances. That's far fewer than the 16 patent violations Qualcomm raised against Apple in its November 29 lawsuit, but they still cover a gamut of technologies including radio-frequency transceivers, depth-based imagery, an energy saving memory array and even on-off power phases.

IT Samsung begins mass production of 10nm LPP chips for early 2018 phones
Author: 0 Samsung begins mass production of 10nm LPP chips for early 2018 phones

Samsung says that the 10LPP process provides up to 10 per cent higher performance or 15 per cent lower power consumption compared to the first generation 10nm process technology (known as 10LPE or Low Power Early) which built the hardware seen in the company's recent smartphone releases.

IT Huawei's Honor smartphones shipment in India doubled in last one year
Author: 0 Huawei's Honor smartphones shipment in India doubled in last one year

And the first sale of Honor 7X smartphone will start from December 7th in India. the phone will be Amazon Exclusive and sale will start at 12 pm on 7th December. "Honor shipped 98.8 percent more devices in 2017 (to India) than in 2016", Honor President George Zhao told PTI. The Honor 7X comes with 5.93 inch full HD+ Display with resolution of 2160×1080 pixels having 18:9 aspect ratio.

IT Android luminary takes leave from phone maker amid controversy
Author: 0 Android luminary takes leave from phone maker amid controversy

Google reportedly launched an internal investigation into Rubin's relationship with a subordinate after a woman complained to Human Resources. A spokesperson for the company said the board agreed to the decision and company President Niccolo de Masi will carry out day-to-day operations at Essential.

IT Amazon Readies Alexa for Business
Author: 0 Amazon Readies Alexa for Business

Three years ago, Amazon debuted Alexa as the smart star inside the Echo speaker. The company intends to announce an Alexa for Business Platform, along with a set of initial partners that have developed specific "skills", or apps, for business customers.

Author: 0 Jim Beam creates 'world's first' shot-pouring decanter

It is worth noting that the device functions off an integrated 3G service for voice recognition that will expire around six months after the purchase, turning it into a regular decanter. You can store bourbon in the upper compartment and the decanter will be able to understand commands and even pour you a shot when you desire. Just don't expect the personal assistant to replace your Echo or Invoke ; pouring alcohol is just about all the smart decanter is good for (which is fine by us).

IT Apple Countersues Qualcomm Alleging Patent Infringement By Popular Snapdragon Processors
Author: 0 Apple Countersues Qualcomm Alleging Patent Infringement By Popular Snapdragon Processors

Apple has systematically taken on more silicon design in the last few years, ranging from its own A-series CPUs and GPUs found in iPhones and iPads, Apple Watch system-in-a-package and more. Apple is asking for damages from Qualcomm, but an actual number has not been specified. In the latest chapter of the topsy-turvy lengthy legal battle between the two tech giants, Apple countersued Qualcomm, alleging the latter's Snapdragon mobile phone chips infringed on Apple's patents, according to ...

IT Infiniti QX50 debuts in LA
Author: 0 Infiniti QX50 debuts in LA

THE latest SUV from Japanese premium marque Infiniti will feature a world first in engine technology when it arrives next year. Initial market for the Infiniti QX50 will be the U.S. Its asymmetric layout and calm and connected ambience that is created to meet different needs of the driver and passengers. The vehicle features not only an inline-4 engine capable of adjusting the length of each cylinder's piston stroke on the fly, it's also the first Infiniti to incorporate Nissan's ProPilot ...

IT PS Plus December 2017 Free Games For PS4 Leaked On Polish PSN
Author: 0 PS Plus December 2017 Free Games For PS4 Leaked On Polish PSN

There's nothing particularly special on the list, but hey. The next game is Kung Fu Panda: Showdown of Legendary Legends . The offer is pretty, well, bland, especially for the PlayStation 3. Keep in mind that the PSVR game Until Dawn: Rush of Blood is available for free to PS Plus members in the US, Canada, and Latin America until January 2.

IT Instagram testing 'Regram' feature along with GIF Search, Story Archives and more
Author: 0 Instagram testing 'Regram' feature along with GIF Search, Story Archives and more

As such, TNW makes no guarantee that any of these are coming to Instagram anytime soon. That said, it may only be available to select few individuals. But you really don't want to, we promise. Apparently this version being tested will allows you to save your stories beyond the 24-hour period. A Close Friends list would allow users to share content with a small group of other users.

IT Final Fantasy XV: Character Swapping, Episode Ardyn Coming
Author: 0 Final Fantasy XV: Character Swapping, Episode Ardyn Coming

The pair revealed some interesting information about the latest Final Fantasy title, including more on their "First Anniversary Update" and Episode Ardyn . Final Fantasy XV will soon let you play as Noctis' ever-present compatriots at any time. At this point it's unclear how far this goes - we don't yet know whether you'll be able to swap characters during combat or anything like that.

IT The Xiaomi Redmi 5A is the ultimate budget phone
Author: 0 The Xiaomi Redmi 5A is the ultimate budget phone

Xiaomi , to recall, now assembles a considerable chunk of phones that it sells in India - more than 90 per cent, according to Xiaomi - here in the country itself. What are your thoughts on the Xiaomi Redmi 5A? The Xiaomi Redmi 5A sports a dedicated microSD card slot which allows up to 128GB expandable storage.

IT Incredible stunt sees two wingsuit fliers jump into plane mid-air
Author: 0 Incredible stunt sees two wingsuit fliers jump into plane mid-air

The French pair, who are known as the Soul Flyers , started with a B.A.S.E. jump off of the top of Jungfrau in the Swiss Alps from 13,642 feet. When you're in the plane and you see your friend flying closer and closer, it's incredible. The pair spent several months practicing for the iconic stunt by completing more than 100 test flights in Spain before they headed to the Swiss Alps.

IT BMW i8 Roadster and Coupe debut in LA
Author: 0 BMW i8 Roadster and Coupe debut in LA

Lastly, BMW has also confirmed the i8 Roadster will have a slightly different suspension/steering tune, the Munich-based manufacturer telling us this allows the Roadster to retain the trademark handling and performance qualities. Top speed is electronically limited to 155 miles per hour (249 km/h). (249 Nm) of torque as in today's i8 Coupe via a 2-speed gearbox to the front wheels.

IT Snapchat's redesigned app is here and much easier to use
Author: 0 Snapchat's redesigned app is here and much easier to use

Publishers could begin following back their user bases en masse, but unless they start interacting with millions of accounts, they might show up lower in the feed than they would on the Discover page. "With the upcoming redesign of Snapchat, we are separating the social from the media, and taking an important step forward towards strengthening our relationships with our friends and our relationships with the media", he said".

IT Uber to be sued $2000 per violation after data breach
Author: 0 Uber to be sued $2000 per violation after data breach

The data breach resulted in almost 11,000 Washington Uber drivers having their data compromised. Uber's data breach has got the attention of Washington state attorney general Bob Ferguson, who has begun the process of filing a multi-million dollar consumer protection lawsuit against the transportation company.

IT Square Enix CEO says reports of Deus Ex's death are greatly exaggerated
Author: 0 Square Enix CEO says reports of Deus Ex's death are greatly exaggerated

Square Enix is already internally discussing and exploring what it wants to do with the next instalment of Deus Ex . We have several big titles that we work with and that's partly a factor in what our line-up looks like. Part of the plan was a third and concluding entry to the narrative arc that the company started in " Human Revolution " in 2011. Square Enix CEO Yosuke Matsuda has spoken out on the future of Deus Ex - the first time the company has discussed the status of its ...

IT 212mph Corvette ZR1 convertible revealed
Author: 0 212mph Corvette ZR1 convertible revealed

Prices for the ZR1 convertible start at $123,995, a $4,000 premium over the coupe. The performance and technology introduced on the coupe carry over to the ZR1 Convertible. As with the coupe, you'll have your choice of a seven-speed manual transmission or an 8-speed automatic (which, surprisingly, seems to be the most popular transmission choice for Corvette buyers).

IT Asus Zenfone Max Plus (M1) launched with dual cameras, 18:9 display
Author: 0 Asus Zenfone Max Plus (M1) launched with dual cameras, 18:9 display

The device features a 5.7 inch full HD+ IPS LCD display with a resolution of 2160 x 1080 pixels and an aspect ratio of 18:9. The display also has a 2.5D curved glass on top. The smartphone has a unimetal body design. As far as the cameras are concerned, the Asus ZenFone Max Plus M1 packs a 16-megapixel primary camera on the rear and a 8-megapixel front shooter for selfies.

IT Microsoft plans a major overhaul of its Redmond campus
Author: 0 Microsoft plans a major overhaul of its Redmond campus

As Microsoft continues to create the tools and services that are shaping the future of work, we can't think of a better time to modernize our campus into a model of ingenuity and innovation. However, with the new buildings, the company plans to take a different approach. Further, Smith told GeekWire that the company does not intend to offload any of its downtown Bellevue space or vacate the offices in Issaquah, where it recently renewed a big lease.