Never mind 5G, researchers have found something much faster
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10 times faster than 5G


Japanese boffins have developed a terahertz (THz) transmitter capable of transmitting digital data at a rate 10 times or more faster than that offered by the fifth-generation mobile networks (5G).

Apple and Samsung kicked around in China
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Local vendors rule supreme


The Chinese smartphone market is growing, but foreign companies like Apple and Samsung are losing ground to local brands.

Ryzen to compete with Core i7 7700K too
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Competitive performance 

There has been much discussion about the eight cores sixteen threads Ryzen CPU and the fact that it will compete quite well against Intel's Core i7 6950 extreme edition but it looks like the Zen with eight cores with sixteen threads will get really close to the performance of the Core i7 7700K.

Western Digital releases 512 gigabit 64-layer 3D NAND chip
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Claims to be the first ever


Western Digital has lifted the kimono on the first-ever 512 gigabit 64-layer NAND chip claiming it is a stride forward in the new 3D NAND technology.

Apple spun its “record” results
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These are not the record profits that the press claimed

The fruity tax dodging cargo cult may have spun its results last week so that the Tame Apple Press thought that it had done much better than was expected.

Huawei P10 and P10 Plus prices revealed
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To start at US $508 and US $726

The latest renderer that was leaked online shows details regarding the upcoming Huawei P10 and P10 Plus smartphones, including versions as well as prices.

Intel CPU with AMD iGPU coming this year
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Kaby Lake paired up with AMD GPU

It appears that rumors regarding an Intel CPU with AMD integrated GPU are now heating up and that we might just see such CPU this year.

Global semiconductor sales broke records
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$338.9 billion in 2016


The global semiconductor industry had a record breaking 2016 according to the Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA).

Post Brexit UK will not benefit from EU global roaming rules
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But at least they will have £350 million a week to spend on health

It looks like the UK moves to exit the EU will mean that Britons won’t benefit from a new clampdown on mobile phone roaming costs within the EU once Brexit has been implemented.

AI will delete bureaucrats
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250,000 Civil service jobs replaced by cybermen in the UK

A UK government think tank believes that more than 250,000 jobs in the public sector could be replaced by AI in the next 15 years.