|Apple: The largest DRAM user |
Apple fans are still anticipating the release of the next iPad Air, which is expected to have 2GB of DRAM, and the next Macbook Pro, which will be equipped with LPDDR3 DRAM for the first time.
|BlackBerry looks to profit by Feb., 2015|
Since taking over, Chen has been putting more emphasis on BlackBerry's mobile device management business, a collection of software that allows IT departments to manage different devices connected to their corporate networks. He has also emphasized messaging service as well as Blackberry's embedded QNX software systems.
|TSMC succeed in 16nm FinFET|
TSMC's 16nm FinFET process promises enhancements in speed and power, with leakage reduction. Compared with the company's 28nm HPM process, FinFET boasts 100 per cent increase in gate density, as well as 40 per cent faster operation at the same total power consumption.
|Homeland Security issued warning on Cyber bugs|
With Heartbleed, attackers could get an information leak. With the Bash bug, they can get "remote code execution," a way to take control of the affected device to install programs or run commands. The bug is rated a maximum 10 out of 10 for its impact.
|Intel moves forward to invest in China SOC makers|
Intel and the Chinese fabless companies share common competitors in Qualcomm and MediaTek, which currently dominate the market for smartphone and tablet processors. In addition, the fabless companies could be customers for Intel's growing foundry business.
|Autonomy space ship flys India's Mission to Mars|
It journey for more than 680 million kilometres, while at the same time, correct its altitude, position its antenna system for communication with the base here and constantly angle its three solar panels towards the sun to generate energy.
|Cadillac move to follow cosmopolotian luxury|
"There is no city in the world where the inhabitants are more immersed in a premium lifestyle than in New York. It allows our team to share experiences with premium-brand consumers and develop attitudes in common with our audience."
|Treasury takes steps to stop corporate inversions|
"This action will significantly diminish the ability of inverted companies to escape U.S. taxation". For some companies considering inversions, the new measures would mean inverting would "no longer make economic sense."
|Smart street light cuts energy cost and emmissions|
It conveniently presents critical street light information via the Internet, placing details such as power consumption, map location and operational status right at a user's fingertips. These features help increase productivity and reduce operational costs, which are both critical requirements when building Smart Cities."
|4G phone chip prices dipped|
MediaTek, Marvell Technology and Broadcom have cut prices of their 4G 32-bit quad-core solutions to US$8-9 after Qualcomm unveiled its Snapdragon 210, priced at US$9.
|Taiwan fab companies to expand China facilities|
Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) and United Microelectronics Corporation (UMC) are ramping up the wafer production capacity of their 8-inch fabs in China to cope with rising demand.