Taiwan Attorney General last month filed a criminal case against a subsidiary of the largest industrial group ASUS Group, as well as four of its employees. They are accused of illegally distributing commercial secrets of VIA Technologies. In turn , VIA said yesterday about filing a civil action in the District Court in Taipei address ASUSTeK Computer and its subsidiary Asmedia technology. It requires offenders compensation of $ 138 million .
Work on the creation of RAM type LPDDR4, previous versions of which are widely used in mobile devices like smartphones and tablets continues accelerated pace .
Joint Electron Device Engineering Council (JEDEC) – Committee on Standardization engineering seeks to double the data rate compared with LPDDR3, but most importantly – in addition to reduce the power consumption of RAM and 2 times. The first publication of the updated mobile memory standards will be done before 2014 . And this despite the fact that the previous generation LPDDR3 still only gaining its momentum , and many smartphones and tablets are still equipped with LPDDR2.
On the domestic market South Korean company Samsung Electronics has announced an updated smartphone Galaxy S4 Active. The device has a more productive “stuffing” and standard support LTE Advanced, you can transfer data over cellular networks at speeds up to 150 Mbit / s .
“Heart” became a novelty SoC Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 , which has four processor cores running at a clock frequency of 2.3 GHz. Predecessor , the platform Qualcomm Snapdragon 600.
According to the Korean Resource news.mk.co.kr, the company Samsung Electronics is going in the next year to sell 400 million smartphones , 65 million tablets and 60 million flat-panel TVs . South Korean electronics giant from 17 to 20 December, holding an event in which to share with their supervisors business units in 2014.
Owners promising , but not the most popular mobile operating system Windows Phone 8 might feel left out when they learned that smart watches Pebble will not support their platform. And although the developers Pebble felt that Windows Phone 8 is not good enough for their smart hours , there were programmers who released an unofficial app that still provides teaming .
Google has continued to refine wearable computer Glass, now passing extensive testing .
One of the innovations – the control function built into the camera with the Glass blinking eye. In order to quickly take a picture , the user will simply wink . To touch a button or give a voice command is not necessary.
U.S. software maker Microsoft is going to bring to market a compact tablet Microsoft Surface Mini. This device will technologies now in the game controller Kinect.
According to the Chinese portal WP Dang, known for his insider sources at Microsoft, in the spring of next year the market will be a smaller version of the tablet Surface. The gadget will be managed by chip Intel Bay Trail and the operating system Windows 8.1. Its resolution 8 -inch display is 1920 x 1080 pixels (Full HD).
After long months of waiting, Motorola announced the appearance of choice for smartphone Moto X ordered the wooden back of the cover. Initially, the panel will be available from bamboo. Previously reported , the user can , at its discretion also decorate smartphone rear panel of rosewood , ebony and teak .
The situation on the IT- market depends on the state of the world economy . This once again convinced analysts Sanford C. Bernstein, a survey of several dozen CIOs .
According to them, to the economic stability of the world is still far, although in recent months there were some signs of recovery. Incomes of American companies rose , which can not be said about the global picture, the employee said Sanford C. Bernstein & Co Tony Sakkonagi (Toni Sacconaghi). At IBM, said that the economic climate affecting the technological costs “while not encouraging .”