d center

d center

Samsung expands Silicon Valley crib with 1.1 million square foot R&D center

www.engadget.com
Ladies and gentlemen, welcome to the most extravagant flashy lifestyle, the deluxe villa, the fly palace of Samsung Semiconductor Inc. It only exists as a pile of architects' drawings right now, and probably looks nothing like the Minecraft wonderment shown above, but when it's finished the 10-story San Jose...
Samsung expands Silicon Valley crib with 1.1 million square foot R&D center

Geekli.st rolls out of beta, launching to the public with a new job postings service

thenextweb.com
We first brought you news on Geekli.st last August, while it was still in pre-launch mode – and today, well, it launches out of beta with a new job postings feature. Just to recap, Geekli.st is a community developed by programmers, for programmers, that helps coders rack up street cred,...
Geekli.st rolls out of beta, launching to the public with a new job postings service

Samsung spending $4 billion to renovate Austin chip factory

www.engadget.com
Premiership footballers will be weeping in envy at the way Samsung's been spending its cash this month. After splashing $822 million on a Korean R&D center, it's now chucking $4 billion to renovate its semiconductor factory in Austin, Texas. The cash will be used to increase production on system-on-chip...
Samsung spending $4 billion to renovate Austin chip factory

Face.com acquisition by Facebook not a done deal yet (but getting close)

thenextweb.com
Will Facebook end up buying facial recognition technology startup Face.com for around $100 million as Israeli business media reported earlier this week? TechCrunch says the acquisition is both ‘happening’ and a ‘done deal’, which are two very distinct things as far as we know. What we hear is that it’s...
Face.com acquisition by Facebook not a done deal yet (but getting close)

Apple expanding Israel R&D center with SoC engineer openings

www.appleinsider.com
New job postings for System-on-a-Chip engineers in Israel hint at the company's continued endeavors to expand its first international R&D facility....
Apple expanding Israel R&D center with SoC engineer openings

Samsung to build 1.1M square foot campus in San Jose

www.electronista.com
Samsung will be expanding its research and development operations in San Jose and building innovation centers in Silicon Valley. The South Korean conglomerate announced its plans today, saying that the new San Jose facility will be designed by global architecture firm NBBJ. Samsung will also be relocating its R&D Center...
Samsung to build 1.1M square foot campus in San Jose

Been offline this weekend? Here's the tech news you missed

thenextweb.com
Taking time away from the Internet is healthy, but you sure do miss a lot. If you were offline this weekend, here’s a chance to catch up on the tech news and discussion you missed on The Next Web and beyond. In the news Kim Dotcom’s MEGA cloud storage service...
Been offline this weekend? Here's the tech news you missed

Investing internationally: Microsoft pouring $100M into Brazil tech center

www.geekwire.com
Microsoft is expanding to Brazil with a $100 million tech center investment. Within the next four years, Rio de Janeiro will be host to the Summer Olympics, the World Cup, and now after one year of negotiations, a $100 million Microsoft advanced technology center. As first reported by Agencia Estado,...
Investing internationally: Microsoft pouring $100M into Brazil tech center

Yota To Mass Produce E-ink Phone In Singapore

techcrunch.com
Russian phone maker, Yota Devices, will start making its first dual-screen e-ink YotaPhones in Singapore. The company has signed with Hi-P, a manufacturer in the country, to have it mass produce the devices. Yota’s COO, Lau Geckler, told us that he is also in Singapore to help set up Yota’s...
Yota To Mass Produce E-ink Phone In Singapore

Here's a sneak peek from inside the revamped Exploratorium in San Francisco

venturebeat.com
Here’s our first look inside (and outside) San Francisco’s 44-year-old science museum, The Exploratorium. The museum recently got some major upgrades with a change of location and a new focus on programming for adults. It’s three times bigger, features indoor and outdoor exhibits, and now has 25 percent more exhibits...
Here's a sneak peek from inside the revamped Exploratorium in San Francisco

RT @TishShute: Qualcomm opens new augmented reality R&D center http://bit.ly/bWoyot #AR

www.sddt.com
RT @TishShute: Qualcomm opens new augmented reality R&D center http://bit.ly/bWoyot #AR

Inside the walls of Microsoft’s first-ever directly managed accelerator

thenextweb.com
After a whirlwind trip in Israel for Microsoft’s Think Next conference and meeting with many up-and-coming startups, I have a whole bunch of tales to tell. For those who are aware of the tech scene in Israel, you’re familiar with the description of the country as “Startup Nation”, and for...
Inside the walls of Microsoft’s first-ever directly managed accelerator
Cyborg anthropologist Case 'sells out' to Esri

Microsoft to double its presence in Russian Skolkovo by 2015

thenextweb.com
In accordance with the new agreement signed by Microsoft and the Russian Skolkovo innovation center, the corporation is going to hire about 70 more software developers in the next three years for its R&D center to work on mobile data transferring solutions and cloud speech and image recognition technologies. While...
Microsoft to double its presence in Russian Skolkovo by 2015

Samsung wins approval to develop $822 million R&D center in Korea

thenextweb.com
Korean electronic giant Samsung has been given the green light to carry out a $822 million (1 trillion Korean won) project to build a new research and development center in the country’s capital city Seoul, the Korea Herald reports. News of the all clear to build the software and tech-focused...
Samsung wins approval to develop $822 million R&D center in Korea
SF's rebuilt indoor/outdoor science museum is 3x bigger & adult-friendly

ESRI buys location services provider Geoloqi

gigaom.com
Geoloqi, a new platform for real-time location services, launched in February and caught the attention of mobile developers who liked the way it allowed them to easily and efficiently add background location tracking to their apps. The Portland, OR company, founded by Amber Case, also turned the head of ESRI,...
ESRI buys location services provider Geoloqi

Looking Beyond 4G: U.K. Uni Secures £35M For 5G R&D Center, Backed By Huawei, Samsung, Telefonica

techcrunch.com
It’s no secret the U.K. has been a 4G laggard, with LTE only now finally starting to get off the ground — a small local broadband provider has just switched on the first commercial 4G network, while the first big 4G deployment from a mobile operator won’t go live until October 30. But...
Looking Beyond 4G: U.K. Uni Secures £35M For 5G R&D Center, Backed By Huawei, Samsung, Telefonica

Apple to open new R&D center in Ra'anana, Israel in 2H13, staffed by over 100 former TI employees

thenextweb.com
Following a successful hiring spree of former Texas Instruments employees in Israel, Apple is opening a new research and development center in the city of Ra’anana, reports Israeli business publication “Globes.” This news aligns perfectly with our own predictions back in December: we wrote that Apple would construct a new R&D center in the city...
Apple to open new R&D center in Ra'anana, Israel in 2H13, staffed by over 100 former TI employees

With 8m users in China, Mozilla's Firefox is battling to gain ground against local browsers

thenextweb.com
Competition in China’s browser market is even fiercer than the US, with several local players jockeying for users alongside international brands. Mozilla has a small slice of that pie with about 8 million mainland Firefox users, but it is working to establish a dynamic developer ecosystem for its open source...
With 8m users in China, Mozilla's Firefox is battling to gain ground against local browsers

Bootup: Cisco says Microsoft/Skype deal was unfair, China plans Taiwan firewall, and Samsung trumps Nokia in Finland

www.guardian.co.uk
Also, how Pinterest will make money, will Microsoft ditch Bing and Xbox, and have the tech giants peaked?A quick burst of nine links for you to chew over, as picked by the Technology teamCisco: Microsoft's deal with Skype Is monopolistic >> CNBCCisco Systems, the world's leading network equipment maker, asked...
Bootup: Cisco says Microsoft/Skype deal was unfair, China plans Taiwan firewall, and Samsung trumps Nokia in Finland

Take our huge photo-tour of the all-new Exploratorium in San Francisco

venturebeat.com
Check it out: We got a sneak peek at the Exploratorium’s new digs! San Francisco’s 44-year-old science museum got some major upgrades with its change of location, as well. It’s three times bigger, features indoor and outdoor exhibits, and now has 25 percent more exhibits overall. The new facility, which...
Take our huge photo-tour of the all-new Exploratorium in San Francisco
To Boost Windows Azure, Microsoft Launches Company’s First-Ever Startup Accelerator

Samsung Electronics to build new U.S. R&D center on an 8.5 acre campus in Mountain View

thenextweb.com
Samsung Electronics (Samsung) today announced that it will move its R&D subsidiary Samsung Information Systems America (SISA) to a new 8.5 acre campus in Mountain View, California. Construction of Samsung’s new R&D center in Silicon Valley is expected to start in the second half of 2013, with occupancy expected in...
Samsung Electronics to build new U.S. R&D center on an 8.5 acre campus in Mountain View

Huawei to set up $90 million R&D center in Helsinki, taking on Nokia in its own backyard

thenextweb.com
As Nokia attempts to recoup some money from the sale (and subsequent leasing back) of its Espoo headquarters, Chinese device maker and telecommunications specialist Huawei has announced it is to invest €70 million in establishing an R&D center in Helsinki, taking on its smartphone rival in its own back yard....
Huawei to set up $90 million R&D center in Helsinki, taking on Nokia in its own backyard

Rumor: Apple to open Shanghai R&D center this summer

appleinsider.com
Apple is rumored to announce the opening of a research and development center in China later this year which will be located in Pudong, Shanghai....
Rumor: Apple to open Shanghai R&D center this summer

Briefly: Samsung opens Finland R&D center, ST-Ericcson unloads GPS

www.electronista.com
Samsung has revealed it will be soon opening an expansive research facility in Espoo, Finland. The Samsung Electronics Research Institute is scheduled to open on June 13, and is likely related to Samsung's partnership with Finland's VTT Technical Research Center for development of new energy efficient technology....    ...
Briefly: Samsung opens Finland R&D center, ST-Ericcson unloads GPS

New Facebook platform industry hires: Buddy Media, Clickable, Pagelever, more

www.insidefacebook.com
Buddy Media brought on a new president, Susan St. Ledger, who will work in the company’s San Francisco office. Clickable hired a COO, CRO and Senior Director of Engineering this week, and Pagelever and Kontagent hired engineering staff. If your company is hiring new people or making a notable promotion,...
New Facebook platform industry hires: Buddy Media, Clickable, Pagelever, more

Would you buy a 6.1-inch smartphone? Huawei sure thinks so

thenextweb.com
Chinese device maker and telecommunications specialist Huawei is planning to announce a 6.1-inch smartphone at CES next year, reports Engadget. Richard Yu, Huawei’s Chairman of Devices, was apparently too eager to wait until January, however, as the company’s executive revealed the heavy-set device to shoppers, which was then filmed, photographed and spread around...
Would you buy a 6.1-inch smartphone? Huawei sure thinks so

Apple now competing with Intel for former TI employees in Israel, may build new R&D center there

thenextweb.com
Apple’s attempts to hire former Texas Instruments employees in Israel are being met with a healthy dose of competition. TNW has learned that processor giant Intel has begun an aggressive campaign to lure engineers away from Apple in that country. According to sources close to both companies, upon hearing of...
Apple now competing with Intel for former TI employees in Israel, may build new R&D center there
× Just a test of the new info bar. What do you think?