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Intel CEO acknowledges "Meltdown" and "Spectre" flaws in its chips at CES 2018; says that updates issued for majority of chips made in last 5 years

Intel acknowledged about the security flaw and thanked the industry for bringing the matter to its notice. It also advised the users to patch their systems. Latest News News & Analysis on Firstpost

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Intel Chips Have Memory Access Design Flaw and Fix Could Lead to Performance Drop

A serious design flaw and security vulnerability has been discovered in Intel’s CPUs that will require an update at the operating system level to fix, reports The Register. All modern computers with Intel chips from the last 10 years appear … Continue reading

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Apple Considering Eliminating Qualcomm Chips From Next Year’s iPhones and iPads

Amid an escalating legal battle with Qualcomm, Apple is designing its 2018 iPhones and iPads without Qualcomm LTE chips, reports The Wall Street Journal. Apple is instead considering using only modem chips from Intel and perhaps MediaTek in its next-generation … Continue reading

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Samsung is said to be working on mobile AI chips

Artificial intelligence is a big deal in tech right now. Software is obviously a big part of it, but hardware plays an equally important role. Phandroid

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TSMC kicks off mass production of 10nm Apple A11 chips for iPhone 8

While market watchers are still unsure if Apple could manage to ramp up iPhone 8 production in time for a September launch, a report Friday from Taiwan’s TechNews, quoted by DigiTimes, alleges that Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has now … Continue reading

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Samsung plans to invest $18.6 billion in South Korea to extend its lead in memory chips and displays

Samsung Electronics Co Ltd said on Tuesday it will invest at least $ 18.6 billion in South Korea to extend its lead in memory chips and next-generation smartphone displays, in a plan that promises to create almost half a million jobs. … Continue reading

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Apple refreshes iMacs with faster everything: Kaby Lake chips, Radeon Pro 500 graphics, brighter displays, Thunderbolt 3 & more

Apple today refreshed its family of all-in-one desktops with faster Intel chips, up to three times more powerful graphics, speedier storage options, 43 percent brighter displays at 500 nits that now support one billion colors, the latest Thunderbolt 3 I/O and other … Continue reading

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Intel’s Upcoming Coffee Lake Processors Up to 30% Faster Than Kaby Lake Chips Coming to Mac Notebooks

Intel today said one of its eighth-generation “Coffee Lake” processors delivered more than a 30 percent performance boost over an equivalent seventh-generation “Kaby Lake” processor in recent testing. Both generations of chips are suitable for Apple notebooks, such as the … Continue reading

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TSMC resolves manufacturing woes, kicks off production of A11 chips for upcoming iPhones and iPads

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has commenced production of Apple-designed A11 chips for upcoming iPhones and iPads. According to a report Thursday from Taiwanese trade publication DigiTimes, the semiconductor foundry has successfully resolved initial manufacturing issues in the company’s ten-nanometer … Continue reading

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