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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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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