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Benchmark contest: Apple's iPhone X vs. MacBook Pro

”We were amazed when the iPad Pro 2nd Gen was compared to the fastest 2017 MacBook Pro 13-inch,” Rob Morgan reports for Bare Feats. “When our iPhone X arrived, we were very curious where its performance falls compared to the iPhone 7, latest iPad Pro, and fastest 2017 MacBook Pro 13-inch.” 296 more words


CEO of Apple Supplier TSMC says Moore's Law is no longer valid

”Moore’s Law has become invalid for a while, as the time needed for the transistor density to double is no longer 18-24 months although the density has indeed kept increasing, Morris Chang, chairman of Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC), has said in a recent tech forum hosted by the firm to mark its 30th anniversary,” Josephine Lien and Willis Ke report for Digitimes. 153 more words


The A11 Bionic probably isn't as good as Apple initially hoped

”Apple’s custom-designed A11 Bionic chip… is an impressive chip, offering solid improvements in CPU and graphics performance over its predecessor as well as enhancements that help boost battery life, camera and video image quality, and more,” Ashraf Eassa writes for The Motley Fool. 465 more words


TSMC's Chang to Retire Next June

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co Ltd (TSMC) has just announced that its founder and chief executive officer will retire in June next year.

Morris Chang, who is 86 years old, said that his retirement will be effective immediately after the Annual Shareholders Meeting in early June of the next year. 416 more words

Shadow over TSMC’s success

Shadow over TSMC’s success

TSMC is the most successful semiconductor foundry today.
But today TSMC is facing a serious challenge.

Located in Taiwan, an isolated island in east of Asia, TSMC relies on the isolated electrical network and shares it with other uses.  328 more words

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TSMC is preparing to produce a huge number of chipset Kirin 970 in September

There have been many rumors about the new Kirin 970 chips from Huawei’s HiSilicon, and recent reports have confirmed that TSMC is preparing to produce a huge number of these 10-nanometer chips. 107 more words


Ahead of Apple's seminal 'iPhone Pro,' chip demand from the wannabe phone makers slows

”Chip suppliers engaged in Apple’s supply chain started to see orders pick up in June,” Julian Ho and Jessie Shen report for DigiTimes. “On the other hand, chip demand from the non-Apple camp has been slow, according to sources at backend houses, which do not expect orders from their non-Apple customers to rise substantially until the fourth quarter.” 137 more words