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Visa Dropping Signature Requirement for Chip Cards and Apple Pay Starting in April

Visa today announced it will eliminate its signature requirement for EMV payments beginning April 2018 in the United States and Canada. The change will apply to both chip-and-signature credit and debit cards, and contactless payment solutions like Apple Pay when … Continue reading

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Why did Google hire the best chip designers?

Google is working on its own chips that accelerate machine learning applications. But will they soon have their own smartphone processors? (This is a preview – click here to read the entire entry.) Android News + App Reviews + Hardware … Continue reading

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Samsung signs a chip deal with Russian Bitcoin mining company Baikal

Industry sources claim that Samsung Electronics recently signed a major chip-making deal with a Russian company called Baikal, which specializes in dedicated Bitcoin mining hardware…. Read the rest of this post here “Samsung signs a chip deal with Russian Bitcoin … Continue reading

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Google Poaches Top Mobile Chip Designer John Bruno From Apple

Google has reportedly poached one of Apple’s top chip designers, as it continues to pursue plans to design its own chipsets for consumer devices like its Pixel range of smartphones. According to The Information, the search giant has hired well-regarded … Continue reading

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Google continues poaching Apple engineers as it ramps up work on in-house chip development

A recent report from The Information details Google’s efforts to grow its chip development efforts, which in turn is costing Apple some considerable talent. The report explains that Google has hired several key chip engineers from Apple, including well-regarded chip … Continue reading

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State-run research institute says iPhones, iPad sold in Korea violate its chip process tech

The Korea Trade Commission (KTC) has kicked off an investigation into Apple’s local branch over an alleged patent infringement of a state-run research institute’s chip technology…. Read the rest of this post here “State-run research institute says iPhones, iPad sold … Continue reading

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Apple’s new T2 chip in iMac Pro enables a new level of integration and security

iMac Pro, which launched today, uses Apple’s in-house designed chip to boost your security…. Read the rest of this post here “Apple’s new T2 chip in iMac Pro enables a new level of integration and security” is an article by … Continue reading

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Qualcomm’s new anti-Apple suit targets new iPhones, A10 chip, dual-lens cameras & more

Less than 24 hours following Apple’s lawsuit against Qualcomm claiming the latter’s Snapdragon processors infringe upon its patents, the chip maker has now retaliated by lodging another patent lawsuit against the Cupertino giant…. Read the rest of this post here … Continue reading

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Galaxy S9 will run Samsung’s dedicated AI chip, but it won’t have a Face ID alternative

Samsung’s flagship Galaxy and Note smartphones sport pretty basic 2D facial recognition implementation which isn’t secure enough to work with mobile payments because it can be easily tricked by a headshot or a selfie. The next Galaxy, the story goes, won’t … Continue reading

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Chip Kelly to Florida Rumors Lead to Choreographed Emoji Response from Gators Players

After Jim Mora was fired at UCLA, there was widespread speculation that perhaps they moved that quickly because they didn’t want to let Florida hire Chip Kelly without a fight. In the ensuing hours, rumors that Chip Kelly could nevertheless … Continue reading

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