Google recently gave its Google Fit software an overhaul that awards users "heart points." Based on an acquisition made last year, it seems Nest also has ambitious plans for the health sector.
China on Wednesday urged India to provide a "level playing field" to Chinese telecom companies Huawei and ZTE that have been barred from testing 5G network in the country. The Indian government has reportedly excluded ZTE and Huawei from the list of telecom companies for developing 5G network in the country.
Elon Musk is one of the world's most prominent business figures. But this year, things seem to have turned sour for the tech entrepreneur.
NXP Semiconductors and Hitachi Solutions have announced a partnership to develop a new V2X solution targeted at the Japanese market. The solution will employ an NXP-developed V2X modem and processor and a full Hitachi Solutions V2X software stack.
The turnover of Vietnam's top 50 IT companies topped US$16 billion last year, according to the Vietnam Software Association.
VN Express International
Google Maps, Google Play and more coming to connected cars.
"Well well well, looks like Tim Cook's glad-handing has paid off."
A New York woman claims the new Samsung Galaxy Note 9 phone "spontaneously combusted" in her purse, calling back to the Galaxy Note 7 debacle.
The US is imposing new tariffs on US$200 billion worth of Chinese goods as it escalates its trade war with Beijing. The higher import taxes will apply to almost 6,000 items, marking the biggest round of US tariffs so far.
The Galaxy S10 is expected to have an all-new design, "ultrasonic" in-display reader, fast updates and a true Face ID rival, according to comments by Samsung Mobile division CEO DJ Koh.
Economic troubles in emerging markets and the ongoing trade war between the United States and China could potentially increase the risk of the next financial crisis, according to the chief executive officer at South Korea's sovereign wealth fund.
Web giant rallies support for AI compiler
Analysts are wary about the options available to Chinese policymakers after a key gauge of infrastructure spending in China slipped to a record low in August.
The Financial Times
The US President Donald Trump said Washington is under "no pressure" to achieve a trade deal with China as the prospect of new tariffs loom. The comments come amid reports the two sides could resume talks to stave off a third round of US tariffs.
India has a long history of drafting laws to protect its companies. In the process, Indians themselves often suffer. That's precisely what will happen if the government proceeds with plans to force companies doing business in India to store all customer data locally.
Broadcom believes the agreement would deliver value to its shareholders through organic growth. However, a lot of analysts believe the deal is not in sync with Broadcom's strategic focus.
The company's stock price took a 7 percent hit after Apple unveiled its new health-focused and feature-packed Watch Series 4 Wednesday during the company's annual fall showcase.
The police are investigating oBike Singapore for alleged misappropriation of funds, Law and Home Affairs Minister K Shanmugam has said. oBike Singapore had allegedly transferred about SGD10 million collected from users in the city state to its Hong Kong operations.
The Straits Times
China will seek permission from the World Trade Organization (WTO) to impose sanctions on the US next week, according to the WTO's meeting agenda.
Shares of Dutch chipmaker NXP Semiconductors fell 4.4% on Tuesday after executives outlined their strategy after the collapse this year of a proposed merger with Qualcomm but said they did not expect to raise gross margins to the level of rivals like Intel.
The US Federal Communications Commission paused its review of T-Mobile US Inc's proposed US$26.5 billion purchase of Sprint Corp, saying it needs more time to review network engineering and financial models submitted by the applicants.
The ban is being considered thanks to a patent-infringement claim by a company called KAIST, which claims that it has patented FinFET, a processor technology used by Apple in its A-series processors.
The 5G race is heating up.
Alibaba has a trio of new partners in Russia.
Andrew Moore, dean of the School of Computer Science at Carnegie Mellon University, is leaving his university post at the end of the year to become the chief of Google Cloud AI. He'll succeed Fei-Fei Li, who will return to her professorship at Stanford and maintain an advisory role with Google.
Qualcomm Technologies has launched the next-generation Snapdragon Wear 3100 Platform for smartwatches. The platform is based on a new ultra-low power system architecture designed to deliver a rich interactive mode, new personalized experiences, and extended battery life.
The company's ultimate objective is to displace lithium-ion as the battery of choice for high performance, mobile power applications.
Shares of Apple suppliers fell across Asia on Monday after U.S. President Donald Trump tweeted that the tech giant should make products in the United States if it wanted to avoid tariffs on Chinese imports.
Jack Ma, the executive chairman of Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba, will step down in a year, the company has confirmed. The news follows conflicting reports over the weekend on the timing of his exit.
Google has sent out invites for an October 9 event that will almost certainly be the official announcement of the thoroughly leaked Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL smartphones.
Giving your BMW a name is going to be a bit more complicated once the company's Intelligent Personal Assistant arrives in the spring of 2019.
Chipmaker Broadcom gave a quarterly sales forecast that topped analysts' estimates on strong demand for data-center semiconductors. The stock rallied in extended trading, following an earlier sell-off in chip industry shares.
The European Union approved Apple's planned acquisition of British music discovery app Shazam on Thursday.
IBM and a start-up have launched a blockchain-based app that lets patients eventually sell anonymized data to pharmaceutical companies, researchers and others while retaining greater control over privacy.
IDC remains optimistic about VR--especially for the enterprise--but the data doesn't look so hot.
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said Thursday that domestic flights at Kansai International Airport, which closed down after powerful Typhoon Jebi flooded the runway and tarmac, will resume operations by the end of Friday. The announcement came as speculation was rife that the Kansai airport, one of the biggest airports in Japan, will not be able to resume operations for days or possibly weeks.
The Japan Times
Merger of Unicom with China Telecom is said to be reviewed
Intel has begun narrowing its search for a new chief executive officer and could bring in an outsider to lead the world's second-biggest chipmaker for the first time.
A promising sign for cross-platform VR