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Flash Memory Shortage Hits Smartphone Supply

Rising prices and limited availability of flash memory and OLED displays expected to affect sales of premium smartphones in the second half of the year, Gartner says......»»

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Western Digital May Get Toshiba Memory After All

New consortium reportedly has inside track with $17.3 billion bid......»»

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Chip Capex Expected to Soar 20%

Semiconductor industry capital spending will soar by 20 percent this year, largely driven by Samsung, according to market watcher IC Insights. The key driver behind strong growth this year has been the memory chip segment......»»

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Hot Chips Spotlights Chip Stacks

Intel and Xilinx presented dueling chip stacking techniques at Hot Chips as a U.S. research effort gears up to create standards for chiplets......»»

Source:  EetimesCategory: HardwareAug 23rd, 2017Related News

Google Fellow: Neural Nets Need Optimized Hardware

Jeff Dean, leader of the Google Brain project, told an audience at the Hot Chips conference that neural networks need specialized computers to perform a small handful of specific operations that make up the vast majority of machine learning models......»»

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Magnetoelectric RAM Slashes Energy

French and Russian researchers built and demonstrated a magnetoelectric RAM (MELRAM) cell that requires 10,000x less current to read/write than traditional DRAM......»»

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Laser Lighting Trial Starting in China

For perhaps the first time in the world, trials taking place in China next month will use lasers for street lighting, an innovation aimed at saving energy and eliminating the cost of expensive cabling infrastructure......»»

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Microsoft Describes Next Xbox SoC

Microsoft described at Hot Chips its Scorpio SoC in the upcoming Xbox One X and it decision not to use high-bandwidth memory......»»

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NAND Prices Expected to Continue Rising

Market watcher says supply will remain tight until later in 2018, when 3D NAND production reaches maturity......»»

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Startup Unveils Graph Processor at Hot Chips

ThinCI, in presenting its “Graph Streaming Processor (GSP),” claimed that its graph processor can beat traditional computing engines such as GPU and DSP due to GSP’s abilities to do direct graph processing, on-chip task-graph management and execut.....»»

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WSTS Revises Chip Growth Forecast to 17%

Data from more than 50 member companies points to strongest industry growth since 2010......»»

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NVMe Will Oust SCSI by 2020

With a minimal premium on NVMe SSDs, the interface is expected to quickly become the defacto standard in storage arrays......»»

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Rambus Adds Security to RISC-V

Startup SiFive partnered with Rambus for a crypto core that becomes the first member of its DesignShare third-party IP program for RISC-V......»»

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Q’comm Details ARM Server SoCs

Qualcomm will describe at Hot Chips the Falkor dual-CPU custom ARM core in its Centriq server processor slated to ship later this year......»»

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Small Accelerator, Big Promise

Brookhaven Lab used a 3-D printer and permanent magnets to produce a proof-of-concept desktop electron-beam accelerator for physics research and cancer treatment......»»

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DRAM Supply Improves Amid Record Sales

The DRAM shortage improved in the second quarter as sales hit an all-time high of more than $16.5 billion, according to a market watcher......»»

Source:  EetimesCategory: HardwareAug 18th, 2017Related News