Apple may ditch Qualcomm’s 5G antennas for iPhone 12, to go with its own design

Apple is expected to launch multiple iPhones this year, with at least one of them being a 5G enabled device. The smartphone is expected to make its way to the market later this year, but ahead of its launch there have been a number of leaks and rumours which claim to reveal important details about … Read more

Facebook Hires Shahriar Rabii, Google’s Head of Chip Development, to Lead Its Own Efforts

Facebook, in an effort to further its ongoing development of AI-based chips, has hired one of Google’s lead chip developers – Shahriar Rabii. Previously Senior Director of Engineering at Google, Rabii has taken up the role of Vice President and Head of Silicon at Facebook, following the almost seven-year stint at Google. Earlier this year, Facebook … Read more

Facebook to Move WhatsApp Data From IBM Cloud to Its Own Data Centres

HIGHLIGHTS Facebook will move WhatsApp data from IBM Cloud to its own data centres WhatsApp has been one of IBM’s top five public cloud customers IBM’s public cloud business lags behind Amazon Web Services, Azure cloud Facebook has decided to move the massive WhatsApp data from IBM Cloud to its own data centres. According to … Read more

Report: Google to sell its own Android Wear watch in early 2017

Google is just getting started when it comes to selling its own hardware. Another rumor from the usually accurate Evan Blass points to a pair of Google-built watches that will come early next year. View image on Twitter Follow Evan Blass ✔@evleaks Google’s two smartwatches will be released with Android Wear 2.0 in Q1 2017 … Read more

Samsung outs the Galaxy S7 Active in one of its own apps

Samsung’s more rugged version of its flagship phone may be about ready to hit the trail. The Galaxy S7 Active makes a cameo in the support section for the Samsung Level app, which is used for several bluetooth speaker and headphone accessories. It doesn’t appear Samsung is too concerned about this leak, as after an initial … Read more

Eye lens regeneration from own stem cells: ‘a paradigm shift in cataract surgery’

The researchers – including teams from the University of California-San Diego (UCSD), Sun Yat-sen University in Guangzhou and Sichuan University, both in China – describe their new regenerative medicine approach in a paper published in the journal Nature. The treatment was tested in 12 babies born with cataracts. It resulted in significantly fewer surgical complications … Read more