“Bullet-proof” smartphone

China has released a cheap “bullet-proof” smartphone. At least, the durable and inexpensive device cannot be broken with a hammer. A little-known manufacturer of smartphones Leagoo China proposed buyers gadget M5 with maximum endurance. The gadget casing is a complete metal frame. Its display with… Read More

Behold, the world’s first 1,000 processor chip

Engineers at the University of California at Davis have built the world’s first “KiloCore” chip. Featuring 1,000 independently programmable processors, the chip, which was presented this week at the 2016 Symposium on VLSI Technology and Circuits, is capable of 1.78 trillion instructions per second and… Read More

Microsoft to buy LinkedIn for $26.2 billion

Microsoft has announced that it is acquiring LinkedIn. REDMOND, Wash., and MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. — June 13, 2016 — Microsoft Corp. (Nasdaq: MSFT) and LinkedIn Corporation (NYSE: LNKD) on Monday announced they have entered into a definitive agreement under which Microsoft will acquire LinkedIn for $196… Read More

Google will track the faces of users

Google has patented an algorithm of recognizing the facial expression of the user after receiving their search results. On Tuesday, April 19, writes The Next Web. As planned by engineers, the program needs to use the front camera and the sensors of the mobile device… Read More

Global broadband reaches 750m

The most recent milestone for broadband came late in 2015 according to a report from Point Topic. As at the end of December 2015 there were 751.2 million fixed broadband lines globally. “Broadband growth continues to be strong.  Even as one technology starts to falter… Read More