Apple's new iPhones shift smartphone camera battleground to AI

Published On: September 12, 2019 05:52 PM NPT By: Reuters

Sept 12: When Apple Inc introduced its triple-camera iPhone this week, marketing chief Phil Schiller waxed on about the device’s ability to create the perfect photograph by weaving it together with eight separate exposures captured before the main shot, a feat of “computational photography mad science.”

BRUSSELS, Sept 12: Google won a victory on Thursday after Europe’s top court said Germany has to notify the European Commission of a rule allowing publishers to demand a copyright fee from the U.S. tech giant for using news snippets.

Microsoft's LinkedIn loses appeal over access to user profiles

Published On: September 10, 2019 04:00 PM NPT By: Reuters

Sept 10: A federal appeals court on Monday rejected LinkedIn’s effort to stop a San Francisco company from using information that users of the professional networking website have deemed public.

MOSCOW, Sept 9: Russian state communications watchdog Roskomnadzor said tech giants Google and Facebook had allowed political advertising during Sunday’s regional elections despite being asked to ban such publicity.

Sept 5: U.S. technology companies including Facebook Inc, Alphabet’s Google, Microsoft Corp and Twitter Inc met with U.S. intelligence agencies on Wednesday to discuss security strategies ahead of the November 2020 election.

US, Poland sign joint document on 5G technology cooperation

Published On: September 2, 2019 07:20 PM NPT By: Associated Press

WARSAW, Sept 2: The U.S. and Poland signed an agreement on Monday to cooperate on new 5G technology amid growing concerns about Chinese telecommunications giant Huawei.

Aug 29: Tapping factories in Brazil and India has not lessened Apple Inc’s dependence on China, the company’s supply chain data shows, raising the stakes for the iPhone maker as U.S. President Donald Trump wages a trade war and promises more tariffs.

WASHINGTON, Aug 28: Take the post down. Put it back up. Stop policing speech. Start silencing extremists.

SYDNEY, Aug 25: Australia will block access to internet domains hosting terrorist material during crisis events and will consider legislation to force digital platforms to improve the safety of their services, officials said on Sunday.

BIARRITZ, Aug 25: France said it was optimistic that U.S.-based social media platforms including Facebook and Snapchat would still sign a pledge to fight online hate speech despite a last-minute delay.