TSMC: Supercomputing, AI Will Drive Semiconductor Business, Not Phones

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Phones have driven the semiconductor industry for the past few cycles, but TSMC thinks that’s changing, courtesy of the HPC market.

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'iPhone SE' predicted to be a hit with Apple upgraders, selling up to 15M per year

Article Image While larger iPhones have driven sales among switchers, a new 4-inch iPhone is likely to drive upgrades among existing Apple users, to the tune of up to 15 million units per year, one analyst believes.

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The myths of Moore’s law

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Moore’s law has driven computing for nearly 40 years, but an increasing number of companies are acknowledging that it’s coming to an end. Here, we look at some of the myths surrounding Gordon Moore’s prediction and the realities of our current situation.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/extreme/223022-the-myths-of-moores-law

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The Windows 10 Store has a serious app discovery issue, and its developers aren’t pleased

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Windows 10 has a significant problem with app searching and discovery, and it’s driven one longtime developer to call for boycotting the Windows Store until Microsoft fixes the problem.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/computing/221714-the-windows-10-store-has-a-serious-app-discovery-issue-and-its-developers-arent-pleased

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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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Apple's enhanced Siri will answer phone calls, transcribe voicemails in 2016 – report

Apple is reportedly testing a service that will have its voice driven personal assistant, Siri, answer phone calls when a user is unavailable and then transcribe voicemails to text so that they can be quickly read.

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Comcast Blithely Juggles Its Options


Comcast on Monday reported a 10 percent earnings hike for its first quarter, driven by growth in its high-speed Internet business. Its total revenue increased by 2.6 percent to $17.9 billion for the quarter. Revenue increased 7.2 percent year-over-year, despite the $99 million in costs related to its failed $45 billion merger attempt. Comcast abandoned that deal last month, under pressure from regulators. Comcast was off to a great start for the year, CEO Brian L. Roberts said in a Monday morning conference call.

The original article can be found here: http://www.ecommercetimes.com/story/82006.html?rss=1

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Notes of interest from Apple's Q2 2015 conference call

It was yet another record breaking quarter for Apple in March, driven by growth of both the iPhone and Mac. Following the announcement executives from the company participated in a conference call with analysts and the media, and notes of interest follow.



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Global investment in renewable energy skyrockets

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Investments in renewable power surged in 2014 after several years of decline, driven not by the US or Europe, but adoption in developing markets. Has the momentum shifted to Asia, Africa, and the Middle East?

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/extreme/202579-global-investment-in-renewable-energy-skyrockets

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Seeing Android switchers fueling iPhone growth, Cowen & Co. raises Apple price target to $135

After conducting a new survey showing that iPhone growth is being driven by new owners of the platform, investment firm Cowen and Company raised its price target for Apple on Monday to $135.



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BMO forecasts 19M Apple Watch sales in 2015, with more than half selling in holiday season

Momentum for the Apple Watch will likely take a short time to build driven mostly by apps, one analyst believes, with sales quickly escalating to 10 million units in the holiday 2015 shopping season.



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BMO forecasts 19M Apple Watch sales in 2015, with more than half selling in holiday season

Momentum for the Apple Watch will likely take a short time to build driven mostly by apps, one analyst believes, with sales quickly escalating to 10 million units in the holiday 2015 shopping season.



The original article can be found here: http://appleinsider.com.feedsportal.com/c/33975/f/616168/s/441ca260/sc/15/l/0Lappleinsider0N0Carticles0C150C0A30C0A60Cbmo0Eforecasts0E19m0Eapple0Ewatch0Esales0Ein0E20A150Ewith0Emore0Ethan0Ehalf0Eselling0Ein0Eholiday0Eseason/story01.htm

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Hacking connected cars: How scared should you be?

Does playing Pandora through your dashboard put you at risk of being driven off the highway by malicious hackers? It might, according to work by computer researchers and a survey published this week by Sen. Edward Markey, D-Mass.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2015/02/13/hacking-connected-cars-how-scared-should-be/

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FDA says Apple feels a 'moral obligation' to improve health tracking data

Apple’s new “Health” application in iOS 8 was apparently driven by what the company feels is a “moral obligation” to help its users live healthier lives, it disclosed in conversations with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.



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