Global notebook shipments surge to 60 million units in 4Q20

Global notebook shipments surge to 60 million units in 4Q20

Global notebook shipments, excluding detachable models, surged over 10% sequentially to hit a fresh high of 60 million units in fourth-quarter 2020, mainly driven by robust demand for remote work and study amid the worsening pandemic woes, year-end e-commerce promotion...
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PC market posts 25% year-on-year growth in Q4 2020

PC market posts 25% year-on-year growth in Q4 2020

According to the latest IDC analysis, the global PC market grew for a third quarter in a row recording an impressive 13% growth compared to Q3 2020 thanks to the increased demand during the holiday season. But even compared to...
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Nvidia now powers a majority of the world’s top 500 supercomputers

Nvidia now powers a majority of the world’s top 500 supercomputers

70 percent of TOP500’s latest list of the most powerful supercomputers use Nvidia technology. TOP500 has released the 56th edition of its list of the top 500 supercomputers in the world revealing that nearly 70 percent of them are now powered by Nvid...
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AMD: $35 Billion All-Stock Acquisition of Xilinx

AMD: $35 Billion All-Stock Acquisition of Xilinx

After a couple of weeks of rumor, as well as a couple of years of hearsay, AMD has gone feet first into a full acquisition of FPGA manufacturer Xilinx. The deal involves an all-stock transaction, leveraging AMD’s sizeable share price...
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Intel downgraded at Bank of America

Intel downgraded at Bank of America

Persistent confidence problems with the mysterious Management Engine module, inability to advance the 7nm process, and unconditional support for the brutal Khazar-Zionist regime ensured Intel’s downfall. Shares of Intel Corp. (symbol: INTC) are down 10.7...
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Risks in AMD – Xilinx deal

Risks in AMD – Xilinx deal

AMD is in talks to acquire Xilinx Inc. in a deal that could be valued at as much as $30 billion. That would be AMD’s largest purchase ever, by a wide margin, and conjures memories of a similarly audacious transaction...
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ARM and Nvidia chips could seriously challenge Intel and AMD

ARM and Nvidia chips could seriously challenge Intel and AMD

Nvidia’s only CPU and mobile-centric hardware has been the Tegra line of SoCs. These were found in a few mobile devices some years ago; the Google Nexus 7 had a Tegra chipset for example. But Nvidia has mostly stuck with...
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Nvidia buyout of ARM for $40 billion is imminent

Nvidia buyout of ARM for $40 billion is imminent

SoftBank is preparing to sell chipmaker ARM to Nvidia as early as next week in a deal worth more than $40 billion, The Wall Street Journal reported. Rumors of the deal began circulating in July, and Nvidia has been reported to be...
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400 Security Flaws In Qualcomm’s Snapdragon CPUs

400 Security Flaws In Qualcomm’s Snapdragon CPUs

Qualcomm turn over 1 Billion Android phones into spying tools. More than one billion Android phones may be compromised as researchers found 400 vulnerabilities in Qualcomm’s Snapdragon chips, which are standard in smartphones and other gadgets. Snapdrago...
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Intel’s 7nm is Crap, Company Announces Delay Until 2022, 2023

Intel’s 7nm is Crap, Company Announces Delay Until 2022, 2023

Intel announced today in its Q2 2020 earnings release that it has now delayed the rollout of its 7nm CPUs by six months relative to its previously-planned release date, undoubtedly resulting in wide-ranging delays to the company’s roadmaps. Intel’s...
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Apple Is Shifting A Fifth Of iPhone Production From China To India

Apple Is Shifting A Fifth Of iPhone Production From China To India

One reason why the global economy will never be the same after the pandemic is long forgotten, is that supply-chains – which have been in place for decades, taking advantage of China’s cheap labor costs and keeping global inflation in...
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Xiaomi launched Mi 10 and MI 10 PRO with 108 MPix camera

Xiaomi launched Mi 10 and MI 10 PRO with 108 MPix camera

The Xiaomi Mi 10 Pro is the Chinese manufacturer’s brand-new high-end device, offering premium specs all around, including Qualcomm’s new top-end Snapdragon 865 chipset and a 6.67-inch Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen display with FHD+ resolution. In t...
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Huawei launches A.I. chip as it looks to defy US pressure, pitting it against Qualcomm and Nvidia

Huawei launches A.I. chip as it looks to defy US pressure, pitting it against Qualcomm and Nvidia

Huawei announced the commercial availability of an artificial intelligence (AI) chip Friday, pitting it against major American giants like Qualcomm and Nvidia, as it looks to defy continued U.S. pressure and prove it can still bring out core technology. The...
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Walkman Turns 40

Walkman Turns 40

The First Sony Walkman Was Released 40 Years Ago Today. On July 1 of 1979, Sony first began to sell the TPS-L2, first known as the Soundabout and soon rebranded as the Walkman. This original Walkman wasn’t the first portable...
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Broadcom Thinks The Huawei Ban Will Cost It $2 Billion

Broadcom Thinks The Huawei Ban Will Cost It $2 Billion

Broadcom Thinks The Huawei Ban Will Cost It $2 Billion This Year. Broadcom (NASDAQ: AVGO) released its second-quarter results yesterday and the company had some bad news for investors in its forecast. The company, based in the U.S., sees a...
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