Author Archives: Adam

The LG G6 will have an upgraded Quad DAC

MWC 2017 is right around the corner, which means LG G6 launch is fast approaching. Rumors have already given us plenty of pieces of the puzzle – we have an abundance of shots, leaked renders and live images to explore in detail. Then, there are also specifics, regarding the G6 display.   With most of the major points out of ... Read More »

Facebook to have outside audit of ad data

Facebook on Friday promised an outside audit of data it provides advertisers in a move apparently aimed at quelling concerns about accuracy. The news came just months after the leading social network announced it was working to fix flaws in its metrics calculations that led to audiences being overestimated at times. “We are committing to an audit by the Media ... Read More »

Jihadist rebel groups clash in northwest Syria – monitor

Syrian jihadists seen as close to Islamic State battled a rival hardline Islamist faction on Monday in northwestern Syria, a war monitor and an official with another insurgent group said, in an escalating power struggle. Jund al-Aqsa and Tahrir al-Sham clashed around Kafr Zeita in the countryside north of Hama, and near Tamaniaa, Khan Sheikhoun and Tal Aaas in southern ... Read More »

IBM to train 25 million Africans in five years

IBM Digital – Nation Africa, which will be rolled out on a cloud-based learning platform, will provide free programmes to users to help nurture innovation, and improve digital competence. The company will invest $70m into the initiative which will focus on cultivating skills for “New Collar” jobs – a range of careers which include cybersecurity, artificial intelligence and the cloud computing. “Industries across ... Read More »

Samsung strikes a $4.3B supply deal with Apple for OLED panels

Samsung Display, a subsidiary of Samsung Electronics, finalized a deal with Apple to supply the Cupertino-based company with 60 million OLED panels for the next-generation iPhone. This is the second deal between the sides – previously they signed an arrangement that will see Samsung Display supply 100 million OLEDpanels for the upcoming iPhone.   According to the source and Apple’s ... Read More »

Tech firms must do more against ‘fake news’: Apple boss

Technology firms must up their game in tackling “fake news”, Apple chief executive Tim Cook said Saturday, calling for a major public information campaign. “All of us technology companies need to create some tools that help diminish the volume of fake news,” the US tech giant boss told the Daily Telegraph in an interview. “We must try to squeeze this ... Read More »

Co-operative bank puts itself up for sale

Britain’s Co-operative Bank (42RQ.L), rescued from the brink of collapse by a group of hedge funds in 2013, has put itself up for sale as it seeks to build up its capital to meet regulatory requirements. The bank said on Monday that it had made considerable progress implementing its turnaround plan, cutting its cost base by a fifth since 2014. ... Read More »

Queensland launches IET Partnership Fund

The Queensland International Education and Training (IET) Partnership Fund, launched by Queensland education minister Kate Jones, will provide A$6m over five years to support programmes and ideas that align with the strategy’s key initiatives and goals, including building market share to 20%. “IET is incredibly important to our state’s economy, contributing $2.8bn annually in export revenue and employing 19,000 Queenslanders,” ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy S6/S6 edge and Galaxy A3 (2016) get February security patch

Samsung has pushed out the February security patch to several of its handsets in the past few days. As it turns out, there are a few more Samsung phones that are getting the update. These include the Galaxy S6/S6 edge and the Galaxy A3 (2013). For the Galaxy S6 and S6 edge, the update is arriving as version G920FXXU5DQAJ and ... Read More »

Wikipedia readers get shortchanged by copyrighted material

When Google Books digitized 40 years worth of copyrighted and out-of-copyright issues of Baseball Digest magazine, Wikipedia editors realized they had scored. Suddenly they had access to pages and pages of player information from a new source. Yet not all information could be used equally: citations to out-of-copyright issues increased 135 percent more than issues still subject to copyright restrictions. ... Read More »