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Apple's new $329 iPad is a bit of bad news for this company

”Apple’s recently announced low-cost iPad (known simply as the iPad) is an interesting device; it’s essentially a variant of the company’s older iPad Air 2, with some changes that ultimately allow Apple to sell it at a modest price point ($329 for the entry-level variant with 32 gigabytes of storage) while maintaining reasonable margins,” Ashraf Eassa writes for The Motley Fool. 271 more words


TSMC to Begin Production of 'iPhone 8' and 'iPhone 7s' A11 Chip in April

(Source: www.macrumors.com)

The A11 chips will be built on a 10-nanometer FinFET manufacturing process and are packed with a “wafer-level integrated fan-out” technology, according to a report by the Economic Daily News (via… 431 more words


U.S. suitors get major advantage as Japan to vet bidders in Toshiba chip sale over national security risks

”The Japanese government, fretting over the future of Toshiba Corp’s flagship memory chips unit, is prepared to block a sale to bidders it deems a risk to national security, sources said, a stance that gives U.S. 234 more words


Foxconn and TSMC Team Up to Bid on Toshiba's NAND Flash Unit

(Source: www.macrumors.com)

The partnership could perhaps give TSMC and Foxconn the tools to gain a serious foothold in the flash memory market that’s currently dominated by Samsung. 421 more words


Apple's iPhone 8 build plans changes TSMC's schedule

”We are reducing our June quarter earnings-per-share estimate for Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing, but increasing second-half EPS estimates to reflect the change in Apple’s iPhone 8 build plans,” Susquehanna Financial Group writes for Barron’s. 174 more words


Millimeter-Scale Computers: Now With Deep Learning Neural Networks on Board

@tachyeonz : One of several varieties of University of Michigan micro motes. This one incorporates 1 megabyte of flash memory. Computer scientist David Blaauw pulls a small plastic box from his bag. 27 more words


Looking forward to the iPhone 8? We have good news

A report said a few days ago that poor yields for 10nm chips might impact the launch of several high-profile smartphones next year, including next-gen iPads and iPhones. 320 more words