Samsung SDI tries to prove its batteries are safe
Published in Mobiles

Fallout from the Note fiasco

Although widely scape-goated for the Galaxy Note 7 fiasco, Samsung’s battery division is quietly reassuring anxious clients which ironically include Apple that its batteries are safe.

Qualcomm lands lots of orders next year
Published in Processors

14nm FinFET LPP Snapdragon 820 saved its bacon

Qualcomm appears to have had a sudden rash of orders for its chips, leading some to speculate that might be the reason the outfit did not try to hive off its chip business.

Intel does not need PCs for growth
Published in Processors

Predicts it can make its cash elsewhere

Intel said 2016 sales will climb in the "mid single-digit" percent range and said it didn’t need a buoyant personal-computer market to make piles of dosh.


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