SSD Pricewatch: SSD prices are expected to jump this quarter thanks to limited NAND supply, surging demand

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NAND prices are expected to jump in Q4 2016 thanks to increased demand for flash-based storage on PC laptops. If you’re planning to buy an SSD for Christmas we recommend pulling the trigger sooner rather than later.

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Evidence suggests Apple is working on the biggest mobile game-changer since the original iPhone

Apple hasn’t yet managed to keep up with iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus demand, suggesting that the company’s new iPhones are a hit.

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Your next car may be the most powerful computer you own

Stanley, the self-driving car that won the DARPA challenge, had racks of computers in its rear compartment
The demand for automated safety systems and autonomous driving features has created a huge appetite for extensive vision-based, AI-powered, computer systems in our cars. Maybe someday our cars will provide the processing power for our gaming rigs.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/extreme/237005-your-next-car-may-be-the-most-powerful-computer-you-own?source=Computing

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Strong iPhone SE launch suggests 15M incremental 2016 sales for Apple, RBC says

Article Image Since it launched just over a week ago, the iPhone SE has seen demand outstrip supply, indicating to one investment firm that the new budget-priced 4-inch handset could offer some upside to shareholders.

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Apple's iPhone shipments 'likely' to fall below 200M in 2016, insider says

Article Image With lower-than-expected demand for the iPhone 6s, a soft iPhone SE launch, and dual-camera designs from competitors expected to beat the ‘iPhone 7 Plus’ to market, analyst Ming-Chi Kuo believes iPhone shipments could fall below 200 million units this year.

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FBI director says iPhone unlock demands are limited, won't 'set a master key loose'

Article Image The FBI’s demand that Apple help it crack the iPhone 5c of San Bernardino shooter Syed Farook has a “limited” scope, without impact beyond that case, according to a new editorial by FBI Director James Comey.

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Supply chain suggests iPhone orders will rebound this summer ahead of 'iPhone 7' launch

Article Image Forecast trends in the demand for flexible PCB (printed circuit board) parts for iPhones indicate that while iPhone production may be down in the first half of the year, it will likely rebound in the second half as work begins on Apple’s next-generation models.

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Wells Fargo cuts Apple price target as stock hovers just above $100

Article Image The price of of Apple stock has been driven lower by concerns over demand for the iPhone 6s lineup, dropping near $100 per share in early trading on Wednesday as investment firm Wells Fargo Securities cut its own outlook, predicting a short-term “road bump” before a return to growth.

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Foxconn offered $12.6M government subsidy to stem layoffs linked to iPhone 6s order reduction, report says

Article Image Piling on to reports of slowing iPhone 6s demand, a report on Tuesday claims the city of Zhengzhou is offering Apple supplier Foxconn a $12.6 million subsidy to keep workers in its plant, a facility thought to be dedicated in large part to iPhone production.

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The Air Force now allows any enlisted serviceman to become a UAV pilot

To help meet the rising demand for drone surveillance and reconnaissance, the United States Air Force just announced it now allows enlisted pilots (including non-officers) to fly in missions involving unmanned aircraft.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2015/12/22/air-force-now-allows-any-enlisted-serviceman-to-become-uav-pilot.html

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IDC expects Apple's iPhone to handily outpace a slowing global smartphone market in 2015

Article Image Citing continued consumer demand for the latest models, IDC on Thursday said it expects Apple’s iPhone shipments will post 17.3 percent growth across 2015 — nearly doubling the performance of the overall global smartphone market.

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Tablets Losing Ground to Big Smartphones, Light PCs


Global demand for tablets continued a year-long slide, as shipments fell for the fourth consecutive quarter amid signs of market saturation in North America, Asia and Western Europe, IDC noted in a report released Thursday. Worldwide shipments fell 12.6 percent year-over-year to 48.6 million during the third quarter, according to IDC’s Worldwide Quarterly Tablet Tracker. The installed base of tablets at the end of 2014 was 581.9 million, a 36 percent increase from the prior year, but there are signs that growth will slow down soon.

The original article can be found here: http://www.ecommercetimes.com/story/82682.html?rss=1

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China's fake Apple Stores alive and well, look to profit on iPhone 6s launch

Article Image Thanks to lax copyright enforcement policies, growing demand for all things Apple and a lack of official retail channels, China’s fake Apple Stores are experiencing a resurgence on the back of iPhone 6s preorders.

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Consumers favor Apple's rose gold iPhone 6s Plus with early preorders, Hong Kong sells out

Demand for Apple’s new iPhone 6s and 6s Plus appears strong –?especially for rose gold models –?with shipping times quickly jumping as high as 4 to 6 weeks and some countries selling out less than a day after they went on sale.

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Google on Universal Right to Be Forgotten: Fuhgeddaboudit


Google last week asked French regulators to withdraw a demand to universally delist from search results links to information about French citizens who wish to be forgotten on the Internet. Any European can ask to have certain links about them removed from search results that appear in Europe, and Google will grant those requests if they meet specific criteria. However, the CNIL — France’s data protection agency — wants the delisting to extend to all search results, wherever they may appear throughout the world.

The original article can be found here: http://www.ecommercetimes.com/story/82353.html?rss=1

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Apple Watch sales steady and growing, tech researcher IDC says

Demand for the Apple Watch is steady and growing, according to tech market researcher IDC. The analyst firm’s input follows recent data from Slice Intelligence that showed a sharp dip in June sales for the Watch.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2015/07/16/apple-watch-sales-steady-and-growing-tech-researcher-idc-says/

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AMD’s stock price hammered after company revises second-quarter outlook

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AMD cut its Q2 outlook sharply on weaker-than-expected demand for its APU products. The company has no significant debt due until 2019 but it’s increasingly clear that everything depends on 2016 and its upcoming Zen CPU.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/computing/209413-amds-stock-price-hammered-after-company-revises-second-quarter-outlook

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Apple on pace to sell 53M iPhones in June quarter, Apple Watch demand sustaining 'healthy' levels

Demand for Apple’s flagship iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus remains extremely strong, even as the product cycle begins to wind down, while consumer interest in the Apple Watch is outperforming the first iPhone, new data reveals.



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