Intel Disclosed Spectre, Meltdown to Chinese Companies Before US Government

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Intel’s Spectre and Meltdown notification process and the rollout of fixes have been pretty rocky. The company is now under fire for notifying its Chinese customers of the flaws before the US government.

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AMD Announces 12nm 2nd Generation Zen, 7nm Vega, 2018 Roadmaps

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AMD’s CES 2018 announcements cover a wide range of products, foundry process nodes, and hardware. It’s going to be a busy year for the CPU designer.

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New Details on Intel’s Goldmont Plus, the CPU Architecture Inside Gemini Lake

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Intel has updated its programming guidelines and released new details on its Goldmont Plus architecture in the process.

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New B2B Payments Platform Reaches Across Borders


Nanopay has unveiled a new platform that will let companies process business-to-business payments between bank accounts across borders. The platform is currently in private beta. It will become generally available in February, initially enabling cross-border payments between Canada and the United States. Cross-border payments with India and China will be added in Q2. The platform will enable account-to-account payments, with full visibility and payment context with ISO 20022 metadata to enable straight-through processing, or STP.

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AI Integrations Help Sort Out Sales Signals


Clari, which develops software focusing on the opportunity-to-close, or OTC, process, plans to announce integrations with DocuSign, Clearslide and Xactly on Wednesday at Dreamforce 2017 in San Francisco. Clari’s artificial-intelligence-powered OTC platform already integrates Google and Microsoft email and calendar activity, which gives sales teams immediate knowledge of sales reps’ and prospects’ behavior. “There’s probably no stronger signal when you send a document and see there’s no engagement with it,” said Clari CMO David Karel.

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Samsung Announces New 11nm Process, Targets EUV Ramp in 2018

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Samsung is introducing a new process node and still pushing ahead with EUV rollouts. Will the long-delayed manufacturing technology finally enter production in the next few years?

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Nintendo's Switch battery problem takes hours to fix

Switch firmware update 3.0.1 fixes the problem, but the process involves repeatedly charging and draining your battery for a day… or two (no, I’m not kidding).

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/08/01/nintendos-switch-battery-problem-takes-hours-to-fix.html

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7nm Semiconductor Tech to Arrive in 3 Stages: GlobalFoundries

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GlobalFoundries has released additional details about its upcoming 7nm process, including when it expects to introduce EUV and other critical upgrades. The next few years are going to be very interesting in the foundry world.

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Qualcomm begins sampling its 48-core 10nm processor, but is the market ready for ARM-based servers?

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Qualcomm recently announced and demoed its own 48-core server CPU built on an upcoming 10nm process node — but how will the chip compare with other x86 cores in the market, and is there a market for ARM servers at all?

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Feds Need to Bolster Cyberprotection Speed and Range


Providing cybersecurity adequate to meet increasing threats is a perpetual catch-up process. Public sector agencies are particularly sensitive targets, with high visibility not only to the citizens they serve, but also to cyberattackers. Despite the emphasis on cyberprotection spurred by the major OPM breach in 2015, government agencies have struggled to maintain adequate levels of protection. A recent survey uncovered both a lack of speed in detecting and responding to attacks, and weak defenses of the full range of possible attack channels.

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Samsung announces fourth-gen 14nm node, plans 10nm improvements, and shows off 7nm EUV wafer

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Samsung unveiled a new round of process node improvements at 10nm and 14nm this week — and claims to be pushing ahead with 7nm EUV, despite being the only foundry currently promising to use the next-generation lithography system at the 7nm node.

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Why one small company thinks it has the key to extending Moore’s Law

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Scaling older chips to newer process nodes has been a major problem for a number of industries, but Atomera thinks it has a technology that’ll solve the problem.

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Would Facebook hire you? Maybe if you could answer this tricky question

Getting through the interview process can be a grueling task. Find out the one question this major employer is asking candidates to stump them.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/08/05/would-facebook-hire-maybe-if-could-answer-this-tricky-question.html

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Federal Agencies Seek Cyberdefenders


The U.S. government is in the process of hiring a small army of IT specialists to bolster its efforts to protect data held at federal agencies from cybersecurity threats. The feds hired 3,000 new cybersecurity and IT professionals in the first six months of the current fiscal year. In addition, the government is “committed to a plan by which agencies would hire 3,500 more individuals to fill critical cybersecurity and IT positions by January 2017,” said Shaun Donovan, director of the OMB.

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Whoops! Facebook signals that Philippines is at war

June 12 is independence day in the Philippines, and in the process of celebrating it, Facebook accidentally indicated that the country was in a state of war.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/06/13/whoops-facebook-signals-that-philippines-is-at-war.html

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Samsung: Full speed ahead for 10nm, EUV deploys at the 7nm node

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Samsung has announced its plans for rolling out next-generation foundry technologies and future process nodes this week — including a plan to deploy cutting-edge EUV lithography as early as the 7nm node.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/computing/227229-samsung-full-speed-ahead-for-10nm-euv-deploys-at-the-7nm-node

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Apple chip partner TSMC plans to launch 7nm process in 2018, 5nm in 2020

Article Image Taiwanese semiconductor foundry TSMC is reportedly preparing to roll out its 7-nanometer process node as soon as 2018, with a jump to 5 nanometers currently penciled in for 2020.

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Apple working on iOS-to-Android migration tool – report

Article Image Apple is reportedly in the process of developing on a new software application that would make it easier for iOS users to make the move to Android, transferring personal data more quickly from Apple’s operating system to Google’s.

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