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ARM - Architecting Smarter World Chips

Arm is the industry leading mobile microprocessor chip manufacturer based in Cambridge, acquired by Softbank for 32 billion USD in 2016. Softbank Masayoshi Sons claims that Arm chips could be bigger than Google one day with launch of 5G networks in the coming years, we would expect more IoT devices connected via microprocessor chips. 182 more words

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Science of the Brain - A Thought on Mind Reading

The brain is designed to think, record, and playback information through dreams and memories. It is evolution’s most unique creation, and perhaps its most complex invention. 740 more words


Qualcomm’s $1.2B Fine for Apple Chip Exclusivity

Top IT headline for this fine Humpday morning:

“EU fines Qualcomm €997M for abusing market dominance, says it paid Apple to buy LTE baseband chipsets from Qualcomm exclusively; Qualcomm to appeal.” … 175 more words


Two Critical Flaws Discovered in the World's Computers

The Spectre and Meltdown security flaws are definitely very severe indeed.

Computer security experts have discovered two major security flaws in the microprocessors inside nearly all of the world’s computers. 847 more words


Security Flaw in Intel Chips Could Let Hackers Steal Data

Reuters news agency reports that Intel Corp on Wednesday acknowledged a report that a design flaw in its chips could let hackers steal data from computing devices but said that it was working on a solution that would not significantly slow computers. 99 more words

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Intel Memory Leak

Happy Hump Day.

And holy floating point processor, Batman, The Register is reporting that there’s a “fundamental design flaw” in Intel’s processor chips that has forced “a significant redesign of the Linux and Windows kernels to defang the chip-level security bug.” 214 more words