Events

This year’s Web Summit was relocated from Dublin to Lisbon, with generous support from the local government, who seemed to have a mission to raise Portugal’s profile in the modern global economy. And it did make a great impression highlighting the buzzing local tech scene – not to mention the sunshine! As usual, the event
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Next-gen cars have more Linux power than ever before

  • November 8, 2016 /
  • by Claudio M. Camacho
In 2014, ZDNet’s Steven Vaughan-Nichols wrote that major automotive companies were looking to make Linux the operating system of choice. Last week, I headed to the TU-Automotive Europe conference in Munich, Germany, to get a deeper understanding of the automotive software landscape at present. What I learned there was that what Mr. Vaughan-Nichols wrote in 2014
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Consumer electronic trends at IFA 2016

  • September 19, 2016 /
  • by Claudio M. Camacho
Now that I’m settled in after a jam-packed tour of IFA, here’s my take on the trends and developments I saw there. IFA is still a top event in consumer electronics. As in previous years, all the big consumer electronics brands were present including Sony, Samsung, Panasonic, Philips, and myriads of others. Brands invested a
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As seen at IFA 16: a review of the world’s fastest router

  • September 19, 2016 /
  • by Tiffiny Rossi
At this year’s IFA, we had the chance to speak with TP-Link about the world’s fastest router – the Talon AD7200. Now, you may be thinking, with so much technology to choose from at IFA, why should anyone care about a router? This router drew our attention as it’s the first with 802.11ad Wi-Fi, also
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We’ve had a few days to explore IFA Berlin, which if you didn’t know is the world’s largest consumer electronics trade show. As in previous years, all the big consumer electronics brands are present, like Sony, Samsung, Panasonic, Philips, and myriads of others. But what’s most evident this year is the boom of Chinese consumer
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What to expect from IFA 2016

  • August 30, 2016 /
  • by Anna Bessonova
As the biggest consumer electronics show in Europe, Berlin-based IFA is the ultimate mecca for tech fans. The event takes place between 2–7th September, but rumors about what will happen at the show have been circulating for weeks! Will we see another Sony flagship phone launched? Is Huawei going to launch a new sub-brand at
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6 helpful tips for IFA Berlin first-timers

  • August 29, 2016 /
  • by Claudio M. Camacho
Are you an IFA newbie? With a floor area of 1.6 million square feet, there’s a lot of ground to cover at the event. And with 1.6K exhibitors, you’ll have a tough time seeing all the innovations and products you’re interested in. I was once an IFA newbie myself, and there are definitely a few
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“The future is always beginning now.” From what we saw at Flash Memory Summit, this quote from American poet Mark Strand holds true. Now that we’ve had a chance to unpack our bags and settle back in, here’s a wrap-up of insights we’d like to share from Flash Memory Summit 2016. 3D NAND stole the
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