The Facebook founder predicts that, within the next five to 10 years, robots will see, hear and understand language better than humans. He doesn’t think they will be better in general – they can’t learn without human assistance or synthesize disparate topics – but he said he does think they will outcompete humans for jobs such as personal assistant
Source: Mark Zuckerberg thinks AI will start outperforming humans in the next decade | The Verge
A cybersecurity firm has disclosed that the flagship smartphones of Samsung from the Galaxy S3 to the latest Galaxy S6 are vulnerable to hackers. In a thorough research by NowSecure, it found out that the prediction software used by the flagship smartphones of the Korean tech giant can be tricked to accept a malicious file when the software updates.
Source: Prediction Software of Samsung Smartphones from the Galaxy S3 to the Galaxy S6 Opens Them Up to Hackers!
Chinese tech company Lenovo on Friday announced that it sold 1 million units of its 4G smartphones Lenovo A6000, A6000plus and A7000 till June 2015.
Source: Lenovo: Sold 1 million 4G smartphones through Flipkart Tech2 Mobile
After Apple unveiled the iPhone as an AT&T exclusive in 2007, Research in Motion (which has since rebranded as BlackBerry) rushed to released a competing product, the BlackBerry Storm, under pressure from Verizon Wireless. The Storm, however, didn’t match the hardware or software features of the iPhone and turned into a flop.
Source: Ex-BlackBerry CEO Admits Why its Most Important Device Failed
Pete Lau, CEO of smartphone start-up OnePlus. The company, founded in December 2013, has drawn rave reviews for its first product, the OnePlus One. Sold for $299 with no contract required, it compares in features and quality with smartphones that cost double or more that price.
Source: Disrupting The Smartphone Industry: An Interview With OnePlus CEO Pete Lau
The mobile operating system offers a bunch of new functions to predict users’ needs for music, email and more. Apple also unveils updates to its Maps app and News, a news-reading app.
Source: Apple’s new iOS 9 software stays a step ahead of you – CNET
Samsung is continually improving upon the quality of its smartphone displays, and the screens on the Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 take things to new heights. In fact, according to extensive testing from DisplayMate, one of them has the best smartphone display yet.
Source: The Samsung Galaxy S6 Has the Best Smartphone Display So Far
Canadians can get their hands on the much anticipated LG G4 smartphone beginning June 19th. Since its global introduction, the LG G4 has been widely praised for its exceptional camera, vivid and expansive display, and willingness to set new rules defining what a premium mobile device can deliver.
Source: LG Electronics Canada | The LG G4 to Launch in Canada June 19th