MediaTek to post slower than expected growth in Q2
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Growth outlook of 10 to 15 percent 


MediaTek, the Taiwan-based fabless semiconductor company known for its system-on-chip solutions in smartphone and home theater equipment, is expected to post slower than expected growth for Q2 2017 based on a slightly less-optimistic outlook from market observers.

Samsung readies MRAM
Published in Memory


Fast RAM out on an electron spin

Samsung is about to apply MRAM to its system semiconductor foundry services.

iPhone 7 ships with glitch feature
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Every fanboy wants it 


Apple fanboys owners have been counting themselves lucky to find another feature in their iPhone 7 which causes the device to hang for a few seconds before it restarts the mobile operating system.

Samsung prepares 10nm Low Power Plus
Published in Processors


To manufacture future 10nm SoCs

The first 10nm SoC announced was the Snapdragon 835 and Samsung also followed on with its own Exynos 8895. They were both manufactured in 10nm LPE (Low Power Early) process and Samsung is now getting ready to launch Low Power Plus. 

AI will replace CEOs
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Jack Ma’s prediction

Alibaba chairman Jack Ma has warned that the writing is on the wall for the role of CEO in a company.

EK Water Blocks releases first AM4 monoblock
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For popular Asus Crosshair VI Hero motherboard

EK Water Blocks, a well-known liquid cooling manufacturer from Slovenia, has released its newest, and the first, liquid cooling motherboard monoblock for AMD socket AM4 motherboard, the EK-FB ASUS C6H RGB Monoblock.

Sony Xperia XA1 pre-orders are up
Published in Mobiles


Helio P20 powered shipping May 1st

MediaTek scored with last year’s Sony Xperia XA powered by the Helio P10 and it looks like its successor, the Sony Xperia XA1 powered by the Helio P20, will ship in the US as early as next week.

Optane is in the shops
Published in Memory


Intel makes all sorts of speed claims

Intel has told us that its Optane memory will be available for desktops right now.

SAP loses money as its cloud dependence rises
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Core profit drops


The expensive esoteric software outfit which makes management software which no one is really sure quite what it does, but the CEO thinks they need it, reported slightly lower-than-expected first-quarter core profit.

SK Telecom to launch a 5-Band CA
Published in Mobiles


700 Mbps speeds today, GigabitLTE in 2018

SK Telecom is Korea's largest wireless carrier and the company promised to start 5G trials in early 2018 and align with Fa ebruary start in Korea’s own PyeongChang 2018. Before that happens, the company is getting ready to roll out the 5-Band CA next month.