Two new IC companies to enter market by late 2017
According to a report from IC insights, the market for DRAM and NAND flash ICs is expected to increase 10 percent in 2017 after weak market conditions left the market in a one percent decline by the end of 2016.
TSMC needs to improve yield rates on 10nm first
The folks at Boston-based BlueFin Research Partners have recently given some much-needed commentary on the state of 10nm chip production at TSMC for Apple’s next-generation iPhone units.
Company's latest notebooks have most support
According to Taiwan-based supply chain sources, Dell has become the leading vendor of Windows Hello biometric security solutions for business-oriented notebooks, tablets and 2-in-1 convertible devices.
TSMC on track to fulfill chip orders in Q1 2017
A recent report from Chinese-based Economic Daily News claimed that MediaTek would be slashing orders for its upcoming ten-core, 10-nanometer chips by at least 50 percent. Now, the company has publicly dismissed the rumor, saying it was not the source.
Telling stories using words without video
Last December, Facebook introduced a mildly revolutionary, culture-changing feature called Live Video allowing users to broadcast their whereabouts in real-time from any place at any time, with the side of effect of having everyone on the network receiving pesky notifications.
Only works in VoLTE coverage areas
On Tuesday, AT&T introduced a new smartphone app called Call Protect that it claims will warn subscribers before answering their phones if an incoming call could be a spam dialer.
Understands requests using text and voice
In a Facebook blog post published Monday morning, Mark Zuckerberg described some of the inner workings behind his personal home automation AI assistant, a personal challenge he set out to complete in 2016 to run his home.
Tied with wearables
In a new report from Reuters featuring interviews with nearly two dozen analysts, shipments of personal virtual assistants including Amazon Echo, Google Home, and other smart speaker devices featuring Microsoft’s Cortana are expected to outpace VR headset sales this holiday season.
Unaffiliated mobile video operators end up footing the bill
A few weeks ago, Verizon and AT&T came under fire by the FCC for violating principles of net neutrality through the use of “zero-rating” data promotions.