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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Huawei Demands Verizon Pay $1 Billion For Using 230 Patents

Huawei Demands Verizon Pay $1 Billion For Using 230 Patents

Huawei has hit upon a new strategy for fighting back against the US: leveraging its massive suite of technology patents to try and force American competitors to fork over billions of dollars. And its first target is Verizon, one of its biggest American...
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Seagate with Nvidia and HP Enterprise are developing AI manufacturing platform

Seagate with Nvidia and HP Enterprise are developing AI manufacturing platform

Seagate announces partnership with HP Enterprise (HPE) and Nvidia to Develop Project Athena’s Artificial Intelligence (AI) production platform to reduce Hard Drive (HDD) costs by 20% and Production Processes by 10%. Jeffrey Nygaard, executive vice presid...
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Large-size panel global output to grow 12% in 2019

Large-size panel global output to grow 12% in 2019

The availability of new LCD and OLED fabs and capacity ramps at existing lines are likely to result in an annual growth about 12% in large-size panels sector in 2019, according to industry sources. A total of four fabs dedicated...
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TSMC at full steam ahead to 7nm volume production in March

TSMC at full steam ahead to 7nm volume production in March

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) expects to start production at an industrial level of 7nm at the end of March, ASML, which supplies EUV (extreme UV) lithography equipment, wants to supply 30 EUV systems in 2019. Of the sets to...
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Foxconn Cuts 50,000 Jobs Due To iPhone Sales Slowdown

Foxconn Cuts 50,000 Jobs Due To iPhone Sales Slowdown

In the latest indication that the slump in sales of Apple’s most recent batch of iPhones isn’t a transitory trend, Nikkei Asia Review on Friday reported that Foxconn, one of Apple’s biggest and most important iPhone suppliers, is cutting seas...
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Apples Cuts iPhone Production For Second Time In 2 Months

Apples Cuts iPhone Production For Second Time In 2 Months

In the latest batch of bad news for Apple and its suppliers, Nikkei reported late Tuesday that, for the second time in two months, the world’s formerly biggest company has cut production on its newest batch of smartphones (which it unveiled during a...
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