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Apple Looking to Buy Advanced LCDs From Japan Display for Future iPhone Models: Report

HIGHLIGHTS Some future iPhone models may have LCD screens Apple is in talks with Japan Display for advanced LCD screens Japan Display’s advanced LCDs offer near bezel-less screens Apple may not be ready to completely ditch LCD screens just yet, if numerous reports are to be believed. The Cupertino-giant, which recently made the switch to OLED screen on an iPhone ... Read More »

It’s official: Health, not just wellness, is Apple’s future

In the months after Apple announced its health-and-fitness-tracking Apple Watch, users started making some surprising declarations. The Apple Watch had saved their life. Apple’s executive team took note. At an event on Tuesday, where it unveiled a new version of the Apple Watch, the company showcased some of these heartwarming user stories: People with diabetes who integrated their blood sugar monitor with Apple Watch and ... Read More »

Apple to pump $2.7 billion in LG Display to secure OLED panels for future iPhones

According to a new report out of South Korea today, Apple is investing KRW 3 trillion (about $2.7 billion) in LG Display. The point of this is to ensure a stable supply of OLED panels for future iPhones, the ones coming in 2018 and beyond. We’ve already heard that Apple plans on going OLED-only for its handsets starting next year, and this ... Read More »

Microsoft Ends Support For Windows Phone 8.1: What Is The Future Of the Mobile OS?

Microsoft has made an announcement that could mean the end of the Windows Phone. Amidst a flurry of major announcements such as its plan to expand broadband access to rural Americans, Microsoft also announced that it would be ending support for the mobile edition of Windows 8.1, which is the operating system used by the majority of Windows phones. Windows Phone 8.1 ... Read More »

Skills that can spell managerial success in the future

A manager has to learn to apply appropriate technology to enhance work flow and organizational processes. Photo: iStockphoto The difference between a manager and a machine is simply this: A machine makes the inevitable happen, whereas a manager makes the possible happen. Management is the art and science of possibility. The future is not sitting there like a duck waiting ... Read More »

Iraq must invest in education to secure its future

Even though 200,000 people – 85,000 of them children – continue to be trapped in the violence raging in west Mosul’s Old City area, work is ongoing to re-open 47 schools in the areas of west Mosul that were retaken from the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL, also known as ISIS) by Iraqi forces. I visited east ... Read More »

Iraq must invest in education to secure its future

Displaced Iraqi boys enter a tent school set by United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) at Hammam al-Alil camp south of Mosul [Ari Jalal/Reuters] Even though 200,000 people – 85,000 of them children – continue to be trapped in the violence raging in west Mosul’s Old City area, work is ongoing to re-open 47 schools in the areas of west Mosul ... Read More »

Windows 10 Mobile Creators Update review The future is increasingly uncertain

Microsoft’s Windows 10 Mobile Creators Update rides the coattails of the desktop OS, heavily leaning on improvements in Cortana and Edge to nudge Microsoft’s nearly comatose mobile platform further ahead. As the free upgrade rolls out Tuesday, our review of the Creators Update can’t help but conclude that it’s even less of an improvement than the Windows 10 Mobile Anniversary Update. ... Read More »

Intel researches quantum computing and neuromorphic chips for future PCs

Intel realizes there will be a post-Moore’s Law era and is already investing in technologies to drive computing beyond today’s PCs and servers. The chipmaker is “investing heavily” in quantum and neuromorphic computing, said Brian Krzanich, CEO of Intel, during a question-and-answer session at the company’s investor day on Thursday. “We are investing in those edge type things that are way ... Read More »

Microsoft teases Windows 10’s sleek new look for the future

Microsoft’s planning a sleek visual refresh for Windows 10, and the company quietly teased its first official glimpse of what’s coming in the future during the Windows Developer Day keynote on Wednesday. There aren’t many details being shared about “Project Neon” right now—as the refresh was called in earlier leaks—but the new visual look will focus on animations and transitions. The ... Read More »