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iPad Pro gets M1 chip, “Liquid Retina” mini-LED screen

iPad Pros get Apple's best SoC, with a mini-LED display for the 12.9-inch version. The new iPad Pro. It looks just like the old iPad Pro. [credit:.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaApr 20th, 2021

TrueCar Q1 hampered by chip shortage, loss of USAA business

The vehicle listings provider narrowed its first-quarter net loss to $8.4 million from $10.4 million in the year-earlier period......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated News8 hr. 30 min. ago

EXCLUSIVE: Google Snaps Up Network-on-Chip Startup Provino

New technology promises faster, more efficient processors for AI Google has quietly acquired Provino Technologies, a start-up developing network-on-chip (NoC) systems for machine learning, an IEEE Spectrum investigation has discovered. The lat.....»»

Category: Source:  ieeeRelated News9 hr. 29 min. ago

Semiconductor revenue could grow to $522 billion this year, despite chip shortages

With the chip shortage problem reaching its zenith, one might imagine the industry would suffer in 2021, but the opposite is true. Massive growth from consumer, computing, 5G, and automotive semiconductors, combined with unprecedented demand and the.....»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated News11 hr. 29 min. ago

Scientists Create Record-Breaking Laser With Mind Blowing Power

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Motherboard: For the Korean research team led by senior author Chang-hee Nam, a plasma physicist and professor at Gwangju Institute of Science & Technology, their breakthrough in laser science may be a physica.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News12 hr. 29 min. ago

Microsoft Shelves Windows 10X, It is not Shipping in 2021

In late 2019, Microsoft announced Windows 10X, a new flavor of Windows 10 designed for dual-screen PCs. Windows 10X, Microsoft said at the time, will power dual-screen PCs from Asus, Dell, HP, Lenovo, and of course Microsoft. But it appears Microsoft.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News12 hr. 29 min. ago

Bitmain places orders for 5nm mining chips with TSMC

According to a report from DigiTimes (via Tom’s Hardware), Bitmain’s 5nm chip orders with TSMC will begin at the start of the third quarter before ramping up substantially in Q1 2022. The improved power-efficiency of the foundry’s N5 process wo.....»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated News14 hr. 29 min. ago

Sony Game Boost trailer suggests more older games will receive PS5 improvements

The PlayStation 5 is backward compatible with most PlayStation 4 games, and Game Boost offers improvements such as higher framerates, resolutions, and HDR support—more so than what the PS4 Pro is capable of. Some of the games that take advantage of.....»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated News14 hr. 29 min. ago

IBM creates the world’s first 2 nm chip

IBM's new 2 nm process offers transistor density similar to TSMC's next-gen 3 nm. This slide from IBM's preview announcement gives more detail on the new process design. [c.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News15 hr. 58 min. ago

Scientists discover how to trick cancer cells to consume toxic drugs

New research led by a team at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) points to a promising strategy to boost tumors' intake of cancer drugs, thereby increasing the effectiveness of chemotherapy treatments. The group's findings are published in Nature N.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News17 hr. 29 min. ago

Worldwide semiconductor revenue to grow 13% in 2021 despite chip shortage

Worldwide semiconductor revenues are forecast to surge 12.5% to US$522 billion in 2021, driven by continued-robust growth in consumer, computing, 5G and automotive semiconductors, according to IDC......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News21 hr. 58 min. ago

You won’t believe how cheap the iPad Pro 12.9 is at Amazon today

With the release of the 2021 iPad Pro, the iPad Pro 2020 is discounted by $99 at Amazon, bringing the powerful tablet's price down to $900 from $999......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsMay 7th, 2021

Today’s best tech deals: New iPad Pro, Amazon devices, and more

Dealmaster also has deals on wireless headphones and lots of video games. Enlarge (credit: Ars Technica) Today's Dealmaster includes a nifty $50 discount on the new 11-inch Apple iPad Pro at Walmart, with the 128GB and 256GB versions of the pr.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsMay 6th, 2021

Opposing PRO Act, Uber and Other Gig Companies Spend Over $1 Million Lobbying

An anonymous reader quotes a report from The Intercept: Even as President Joe Biden called for Congress during his joint address last week to pass labor reform legislation, a slate of gig companies has spent over $1 million lobbying Congress to influ.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsMay 6th, 2021

Multidisciplinary cooperation leads to catalysts that are up to 50 times more effective

A team of chemists and physicists at Utrecht University has succeeded in designing a new type of catalyst. By combining two metals with atomic precision they created a highly effective catalytic material. The team, led by Prof. Petra de Jongh (Chemis.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMay 6th, 2021

New study tracks large sharks during hurricanes

A new study led by scientists at the University of Miami (UM) Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science tracked large sharks in Miami and The Bahamas to understand how these migratory animals respond to major storms, like hurricanes......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMay 6th, 2021

World’s first 2nm chip could quadruple battery life with a quarter of the energy

IBM unveiled the world's first 2nm chip, marking a breakthrough in the semiconductor industry. The new design will deliver more power with less energy......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsMay 6th, 2021

IBM Creates First 2nm Chip

An anonymous reader shares a report: Every decade is the decade that tests the limits of Moore's Law, and this decade is no different. With the arrival of Extreme Ultra Violet (EUV) technology, the intricacies of multipatterning techniques developed.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated NewsMay 6th, 2021

IBM Introduces the World’s First 2-nm Node Chip

New chip milestone offers greater efficiency and performance IBM has become the first in the world to introduce a 2-nanometer (nm) node chip. IBM claims this new chip will improve performance by 45 percent using the same amount of power, o.....»»

Category: Source:  ieeeRelated NewsMay 6th, 2021

Some high-end features go missing as tight chip supplies drag on

With the microchip shortage now into its fifth month and getting worse, automakers are trying to keep production moving by cutting some luxury features......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsMay 6th, 2021

Fix for critical Qualcomm chip flaw is making its way to Android devices

Higher-end devices made by Google, Samsung, LG, Xiaomi, and OnePlus are affected. Enlarge (credit: Getty Images) Makers of high-end Android devices are responding to the discovery of a Qualcomm chip flaw that researchers say could be exploited.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsMay 6th, 2021