All posts tagged "technology"

  • People look over the new Apple iPhone 6s models during a product display following an Apple event in San Francisco. Photography gets even better with Apple's new iPhones, making them worth getting for $100 more than last year's models.(AP Photo/Eric Risberg)
    41% of iPhone 6s smartphones have Samsung processors

    SEOUL (Yonhap) — Around 41 percent of Apple Inc.’s latest iPhone 6s smartphones come with application processors (APs) produced by Samsung Electronics Co., the U.S. giant’s global rival in the smartphone industry, data showed Friday. The South...

    • Posted October 2, 2015
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  • Volkswagen ornaments sit in a box in a scrap yard in Berlin, Germany, Wednesday, Sept. 23, 2015. The revelation that Volkswagen rigged diesel-powered cars to emit lower emissions during EPA tests is particularly stunning since Volkswagen has long projected a quirky brand image with an emphasis on being environmentally friendly -- an image that now appears in tatters. (AP Photo/Michael Sohn)
    S. Korea can penalize Volkswagen for cheating on emissions tests

    SEJONG (Yonhap) — South Korea can penalize German automaker Volkswagen AG for cheating on its vehicle emissions under a free trade deal with the European Union (EU), the government said Tuesday. According to the environment ministry, the...

    • Posted September 29, 2015
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    What’s it like to be the driver of Google’s driverless cars?

    MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. (AP) — Fresh out of college, Brian Torcellini dreamed about getting a job writing about surfing. Instead, he wound up in a dusty, dimly lit garage near Google’s Silicon Valley headquarters six years ago,...

    • Posted September 29, 2015
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  • A model stands with a Samsung UHD television.(Yonhap)
    US adopts Samsung’s video technology as new standard

    By Yoon Sung-won Samsung Electronics, South Korea ‘s leading electronics manufacturer, says its video transmission technologies have been chosen as the new broadcasting standard in the United States. The company said Tuesday the technologies ― low density...

    • Posted September 29, 2015
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  • This undated photo provided by NASA and taken by an instrument aboard the agency's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter shows dark, narrow, 100 meter-long streaks on the surface of Mars that scientists believe were caused by flowing streams of salty water. Researchers said Monday, Sept. 28, 2015, that the latest observations strongly support the longtime theory that salt water in liquid form flows down certain Martian slopes each summer. (NASA/JPL/University of Arizona via AP)
    NASA discovers flowing water on Mars

    CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Mars appears to be flowing with rivulets of salty water, at least in the summer, scientists reported Monday in a finding that boosts the odds of life on the red planet. “It...

    • Posted September 28, 2015
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    Samsung’s next virtual reality headset will be 22% lighter, half the price

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Samsung says a new virtual reality headset will be 22 percent lighter and, at $99, half the price of its previous model. The Gear VR also comes without a central strap that goes...

    • Posted September 24, 2015
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  • South Korean high school students play games on their smartphones on a bench on the sidewalk in Seoul, South Korea. Security researchers say they found critical weaknesses in a South Korean government-mandated child surveillance app, vulnerabilities that could have allowed hackers to easily violate the private lives of the country’s youngest citizens. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon, File)
    S. Korean surveillance app putting children at risk

    SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Security researchers say they found critical weaknesses in a South Korean government-mandated child surveillance app – vulnerabilities that left the private lives of the country’s youngest citizens open to hackers. In separate...

    • Posted September 21, 2015
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