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STMicro To Cut 1,400 Jobs As It Exits Set-Top-Box Biz

The French-Italian chip firm STMicroelectronics is abandoning its set-top box and home gateway business, leading to the loss of up to 1,400 jobs.

ST said Wednesday that its fourth-quarter net revenues totalled $1.67 billion, 8.8% down from $1.83 billion the year before. 265 more words


China's Tsinghua Is On A $47 Billion Spree To Build A Chip Empire

China’s Tsinghua Unigroup Ltd plans to invest 300 billion yuan ($47 billion) over the next five years in a bid to become the world’s third-biggest chipmaker, the chairman of the state-backed technology conglomerate said on Monday. 605 more words


Singapore, the Glass City

Midin Rahman, a Malay, was proud of the position he had achieved in Singapore’s expanding, thriving industrial landscape.

In the city-state dominated by the Chinese who made up 74% of the population, he was a member of the Malay minority of 18.9%. 2,512 more words


Are Your Clouds Hard?

Nowadays, storage is one of the most important things to anyone with any sort of interest in being connected the other people outside of their daily activities and life. 419 more words

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What are these thingy machines?

CPU’s? P.U.

It’s the year 2015 and literally every person on the planet has some sort of access to the inter webs. Whether it be a laptop, desktop, or server, all these magic boxes work the same way. 414 more words

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ARM Announces 64-Bit Processors Coming in 2014

ARM on Tuesday announced that it will be bringing 64-bit chips to market in 2014.
ARM’s Cortex-A50 series of processors are based on the ARMv8 architecture and take what ARM describes as “a fresh approach to 64-bit compute.” These chips are designed to be low-power, which…