Updates to the Chrome browser being done on the Android O platform will allow for picture-in-picture support. The new version of Android is expected to be released with the new Pixel phones, which should be announced in the third quarter.
Trend Micro will debut a $100 million fund to target emerging technology, including technology based on the internet of things. In addition to getting funds, startups selected for the venture will be given access to Trend Micro's technology.
Apple CEO Tim Cook explored the possibility of making a deeper penetration into India's vast market in discussions with Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Apple is seeking to open its own stores in India and is pursuing regulatory changes and tax concessions to build more iPhone plants there.
Four internet powerhouses are joining forces to combat terrorist and extremist content online. The Global Internet Forum to Counter Terrorism brings together Facebook, Microsoft, Twitter and YouTube with the goal of developing best practices and working with similar initiatives to deal with darker digital influences.
Classic Sega games including "Sonic the Hedgehog," "Altered Beast," "Kid Chameleon," "Comix Zone" and "Phantasy Star II" will be released on mobile devices with the Sega Forever initiative. The company intends to release more than 1,000 games, with new releases anticipated every two weeks.
Mobile is transforming shopping, with the "Amazon effect" inviting product and price comparisons and posing an additional challenge. TPN's Joe Scartz recommends ways that marketers can turn mobile to their advantage and generate more sales for their brand.
Every Sega game from every era is coming to both Android and iOS smartphones for free. The games will be released over time, beginning with titles like "Altered Beast," "Comix Zone," and the iconic Sega classic "Sonic the Hedgehog."
Samsung's Family Hub refrigerators are designed to act as hubs in connected homes by offering access to certain apps through embedded Android tablets. The company has revealed that the Samsung Connect app will come to the fridges this fall.
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