$91 licenses to generate $3.37 million annual city revenue
In San Francisco, drivers of popular Uber and Lyft crowdsourced transportation services will now be required to obtain their own business licenses to operate within the city, according to a letter from the Office of the Treasurer and Tax Collector mailed out to drivers on Friday.
UltraPixel 2.0 versus Galaxy S7, Xperia Z5, Nexus 6P, iPhone 6S Plus
HTC’s tenth-generation flagship smartphone, the HTC 10, just released to early reviewers for hardware testing and is now available for pre-order. Meanwhile, with the Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge just now arriving in consumers’ hands, it is prime time for comparing and analyzing top-performing smartphone camera hardware, including devices like the Nexus 6P, iPhone 6S / 6S Plus and Sony Xperia Z5. Several new HTC 10 camera reviews from around the web aim to compare shots among these devices with HTC’s new smartphone lens hardware for 2016.
Low-end, midrange smartphone demand offset February earthquake
On Thursday Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company announced an 18 percent quarterly revenue decline for Q1 2016 from the same timeframe a year ago in Q1 2015. The chip manufacturing giant also announced Q1 2016 net profit of $2 billion USD ($64.78 billion TWD), representing an 8.3 percent quarterly profit decline from the same timeframe a year ago in Q1 2015.
Base price also jumps from $80,000 to $83,000
Ever since Tesla unveiled the Model 3 last week, much attention has been shifted towards the company’s lowest-priced Model 3 offering that will be available almost 2 years from now, while its highest-priced Model X crossover SUV has only sold a total of 2,400 units since its unveiling in Q4 2015.
Front-panel grille now resembles Model X
On Tuesday, Tesla Motors updated its online design studio to reflect new exterior changes to its Model S sedan appearing as a slight refresh to the vehicle’s front design.
Open draft standard in progress, but looks promising
On April 1st, Samsung announced it will now support the cutting-edge WebVR API on its Gear VR headset, now giving Samsung customers the ability to browse the web with all the immersion of a full VR experience.
To be unveiled at WWDC on June 13th
New information from Apple analysts about the upcoming second-generation Apple Watch are suggesting that the company is planning to introduce a completely redesigned version of the device as early as June, while the product itself may be showcased at WWDC 2016.
Mass shipments begin in July
According to sources within Nvdia’s supply chain, the company is preparing to announce its Geforce series Pascal GPUs sometime around or during Computex 2016 in Taipei, Taiwan.
Watson is all about human insight, discovery and advice
On Wednesday, IBM’s Chief Technology Officer Rob High gave a keynote speech with an emphasis on “cognitive computing” – another term for artificial intelligence, but with a goal of changing the role between humans and machines rather than recreating the human brain in machine form.