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Homeland Security has ‘no reason to doubt’ China spy chip refutals

Amazon and Apple have an unusual ally in their attempt to shoot down Bloomberg's claims of Chinese hardware surveillance: the US Department of Homeland Security. The agency joined the UK's National Cyber Security Centre in saying it had "no reason to…
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Huawei ready to launch 7nm Kirin 980 chip in the upcoming Mate 20

Huawei has confirmed that the pending launch of their Mate 20 series of smartphones will usher in a new era for processors as the company makes their new Kirin 980 available in a consumer product. The Kirin 980 is notable as it is produced using a 7nm manufacturing process. Huawei says the Mate 20s equipped […]

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Facebook hires top Google engineer to head its chip development

Google snapped up a few Apple chip design talents over the past year to create its own processors, but now it has lost one of its own to another rival. According to Bloomberg, Facebook has hired Shahriar Rabii to head its silicon development efforts….
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Samsung pushing into 7nm chip production for high-end, 11nm for mid-tier

In an announcement released yesterday, Samsung revealed that they are planning to transition production of their top of the line chips to use a 7-nanometer manufacturing process. Chips destined for mid-tier devices are also getting a boost as Samsung plans to move those chips to an 11-nanometer process. Currently, many top-tier chips use 10-nm production […]

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Harvard’s 3D-printed heart on a chip hopes to make drug testing safer

Scientists at Harvard University have developed the world’s first 3D-printed heart-on-a-chip device, which could allow experiments on human hearts without requiring testing on a living and breathing person.

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Samsung’s latest chip could make bulky smartwatches a whole lot thinner

Smartwatches are getting better, but they still have a few drawbacks, such as their bulk. Samsung hopes to change that with a new chip that offers faster processing and compatibility for LTE, but in a smaller package.

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Qualcomm’s second Snapdragon Wear chip Is more efficient

Qualcomm has announced the Snapdragon Wear 1100, the second chip in its Snapdragon Wear lineup. This one is more power efficient, and it’s meant for more targeted devices, such as wearables for children and the elderly.

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Qualcomm aims for more efficient wearables with latest chip

Rather than bringing more computing power to wearable devices, Qualcomm is aiming for efficiency with its new Snapdragon Wear 1100 chip. Announced today at Computex, it's meant for small wearables that won't be able to fit in large batteries. The com…
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Despite rumors, Sony is not working on an in-house chip

Sony CEO Kazuo Hirai denies recent rumors concerning a possible in-house chip and the sale of Sony’s mobile business.

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