Technology

Google introduces new AI-powered anti-theft features for Android in Brazil

Brazilian Android users with compatible devices will be able to access a beta version of these features

Nvidia exceeds $3 trillion mark, overtakes Apple as second most valuable company

Nvidia's stock has surged 147 percent so far this year, with demand for its AI chips significantly outweighing supply

China’s Chang’e-6 probe takes off from the moon with first samples from lunar far side

Probe made technological breakthroughs, including the lunar retrograde orbit design and control technology

Microsoft to invest $3.2 billion in cloud and AI infrastructure expansion in Sweden

The tech giant plans to deploy 20,000 advanced GPUs at its Swedish data centers

Google to invest $2 billion in data center and cloud region in Malaysia

The data center will power services such as Search, Maps, and Workspace, and will help deliver AI services

Worldwide AI chips revenue to grow 33 percent to $71 billion in 2024: Report

The value of AI accelerators used in servers is expected to increase to $33 billion by 2028

Japan to launch digital national ID card ‘My Number’ on iPhones

Japan aims to include driving licenses into the system by March 2025

Japan develops world’s first wooden satellite, potential launch in September

"LignoSat" is expected to be launched into space aboard a SpaceX rocket from the United States

Public cloud spending projected to reach $675 billion globally by 2024: Report

SaaS spending is forecast to grow 20 percent to reach a total of $247.2 billion in 2024

China launches third semiconductor industry fund with $47.5 billion capital

China established the first phase of the semiconductor industry fund in 2014 with a capital of 138.7 billion yuan

South Korea launches space agency KASA, plans moon landing in 2032

The new space agency began operations with about 110 people, and will fill its 293-strong workforce in phases

South Korea announces $19 billion support package for chip industry

$12.47 billion financial support program aims to back investments by semiconductor companies

Microsoft, G42 launch $1 billion digital ecosystem initiative for Kenya

Initiative includes building state-of-the-art data center campus in Olkaria, Kenya

Microsoft bets on AI-driven ‘Copilot+’ PCs to drive strong profit growth

Priced starting at $1,000, the Copilot+ PCs will begin shipping on June 18

Google’s $1.1 billion investment in Finnish data center aims to power AI growth in Europe

Finland's wind power capacity has increased so rapidly in recent years, by 75 percent to 5,677 megawatts in 2022 alone

Elon Musk launches Starlink in Indonesia to support healthcare sector

Musk launched Starlink in three health centers across Indonesia

OpenAI takes ChatGPT to new heights with GPT-4o

The company's latest model revolutionizes ChatGPT, offering unprecedented capabilities

South Korea plans $7.3 billion boost to support semiconductor industry

Announcement comes after commitment of $6.94 billion in investment in AI by 2027

Microsoft to commit $2.2 billion investment for cloud, AI services in Malaysia

The move will strengthen Malaysia's global AI development support

Google-parent Alphabet announces first-ever dividend of 20 cents per share, $70 billion stock buyback

Company's revenue reached $80.54 billion, exceeding estimates of $78.59 billion

Microsoft revenues rise 17 percent to $61.9 billion on increased AI investment

4 percent rise in shares increases company's stock market value by $128 billion

Dubai’s DMCC hosts trade roadshow in Japan to drive growth in Web3, AI and gaming

DMCC is home to 83 Japanese companies, constituting over 24 percent of Japanese firms in the country

Samsung and Google to team up for next level AI

Samsung seeks to integrate Google's second-gen Gemini Nano AI into Galaxy S25 smartphones