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Foxconn agrees to buy Sharp at reduced price
- March 31, 2016

Sharp deemed at the time that the offer from Foxconn was superior. Foxconn , which assembles most of the world's iPhones, first offered to invest in the troubled Japanese firm in 2012, but talks collapsed. "We have plans for that investment", Dai said. The Taiwan-based Apple iPhone-assembler had previously left Sharp at the altar due to the newly-discovered contingent liabilities, most of which were later labeled as low-risk ones. (more...)
MedStar recovering from computer virus: 7 things to know
- March 31, 2016

The FBI is investigating a Monday cyberattack that took the records systems offline at MedStar Health Inc. MedStar Health, a health-care giant based in Washington was forced to shut down their systems due to a virus infection, suspected to be a Ransomware . (more...)
Microsoft wants people to have more intelligent conversations with their computers Microsoft wants people to have more intelligent conversations with their computers
- March 31, 2016

Microsoft's chief Satya Nadella said that the bots are like applications that you converse with. In fact, a lot of companies are already integrating the use of AI with their systems. Near a week after being silenced because the internet taught her to be racist, Microsoft's artificial intelligence bot "Tay" briefly returned to Twitter today, whereon she went on a spam tirade and then quickly fell silent again. (more...)
Microsoft Created A Version Of Windows 10 Just For The Chinese Government
- March 31, 2016

Users have access to the same features as the smartphone app, including hailing rides and editing payment and account settings. In an app like notes , it will recognize places and times to set reminders. According to the Build live site: "Microsoft continues to focus on enabling developers to do unbelievable work as businesses and industries transform in support of the shift to a cloud-first, mobile-first world". (more...)
Yahoo Sets Two Week Deadline For Preliminary Sale Bids, Reports WSJ Yahoo Sets Two Week Deadline For Preliminary Sale Bids, Reports WSJ
- March 30, 2016

Reuters cites a source familiar with the situation who claims that executives at Microsoft have been meeting with potential Yahoo investors. Some of the most frequently mentioned potential buyers are big communications companies like Verizon and AT&T, and private-equity firms like TPG and KKR . (more...)
IPhone SE: You need to know this before you buy one IPhone SE: You need to know this before you buy one
- March 30, 2016

A breakdown of the pricing and main specs is essential in proving that iphone SE is a budget iphones 6. It makes the iPhone SE 30% faster than the handset it's replacing, so if you're looking to jump from an old 4-inch iPhone to the new one, you'll certainly notice the difference. (more...)