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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The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/255418-samsung-announces-new-11nm-process-targets-euv-ramp-2018?source=Computing

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Western Digital Adds Helium-Filled 10TB Drives to Consumer, Business Lines

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Western Digital is pushing its business and commercial storage array drives up to 10TB and offering them in helium-sealed flavors as well.

The post Western Digital Adds Helium-Filled 10TB Drives to Consumer, Business Lines appeared first on ExtremeTech.

The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/249709-western-digital-adds-helium-filled-10tb-drives-consumer-business-storage-solutions?source=Computing

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UN pushes for cyber surveillance treaty, but controversy may arise

As cybersecurity threats around the globe rise, the United Nations is pushing to come up with an international treaty to protect people’s data from government surveillance.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/03/10/un-pushes-for-cyber-surveillance-treaty-but-controversy-may-arise.html

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Microsoft finally admits that its malware-style Get Windows 10 upgrade campaign went too far

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Microsoft has finally acknowledged that its “Get Windows 10″ campaign made a significant mistake by pushing a malware-style update that changed how the GWX.exe application functioned. The company’s explanation of how it ‘learned things’ from the process, however, still rings false.

The post Microsoft finally admits that its malware-style Get Windows 10 upgrade campaign went too far appeared first on ExtremeTech.

The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/241587-microsoft-finally-admits-malware-style-get-windows-10-upgrade-campaign-went-far?source=Computing

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TSMC announces plans for $16 billion foundry to push the envelope on 5nm, 3nm process nodes

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TSMC is planning a massive new fab for the 5nm and 3nm nodes, with an estimated cost of $16B. Pushing the boundaries of semiconductor technology isn’t just yielding fewer and fewer positive returns — it’s getting ever-more expensive as well. No one thinks the current cycle is sustainable, but TSMC clearly believes it has a path to at least the 3nm and possibly the 2nm node.

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The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/extreme/240901-tsmc-announces-plans-new-16-billion-foundry-push-envelope-5nm-3nm-process-nodes?source=Computing

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Can data end hunger? US and world governments hope so

Governments around the world are pushing an ambitious initiative to share agricultural data in an attempt to eradicate hunger.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/09/16/can-data-end-hunger-us-and-world-governments-hope-so.html

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Google cuts Chrome power consumption, but Microsoft still thinks you should use Edge

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Google Chrome is fixing its power consumption issues, but Microsoft is pushing Edge fairly hard.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/computing/232944-google-cuts-chrome-power-consumption-but-microsoft-still-thinks-you-should-use-edge

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Because of Grindr, 2 men find out they are HIV-positive

Researchers are pushing for banner ads that offer free HIV test kits to gay men on the dating and hookup site Grindr after a UCLA and Indiana University study.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/07/12/because-grindr-2-men-find-out-are-hiv-positive.html

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Facebook Instant Articles is finally going wide

Following a less than auspicious start, Facebook is pushing ahead with its ambitious plan to disrupt digital media, opening up its Instant Articles program to all publishers.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/02/18/facebook-instant-articles-is-finally-going-wide.html

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Microsoft takes the gloves off, pushes Windows 10 upgrades even harder

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Microsoft is pushing forward with its plans to force users to upgrade to Windows 10 in everything but name. The company’s newest approach is to hide the option to defer the update, in the hopes that customers won’t realize it still exists.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/computing/219541-microsoft-takes-the-gloves-off-on-pushing-windows-10-upgrades

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Apple to open 26th Chinese Apple Store in Chengdu on Nov. 21

Article Image Pushing closer toward its goal of opening 40 Apple Stores in China by mid-2016, Apple on Thursday announced its newest regional outlet in Chengdu, Sichuan Province, will start accepting customers on Nov. 21.

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Apple says new tvOS apps must support Siri remote in updated App Store Review Guidelines

Article Image After pushing out new iOS, OS X and watchOS versions on Wednesday, and ahead of next week’s fourth-generation Apple TV sales debut, Apple updated its App Store Review Guidelines to reflect changes specific to tvOS, including a requirement that an app’s “core functionality” must support Siri remote.

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Apple hires former HP executive to boost corporate & government sales

Apple is pushing harder to sell hardware to enterprise and government markets, and has bolstered those efforts with the hire of a longtime executive at PC maker Hewlett-Packard, it was revealed on Thursday.



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AMD teams up with OCZ to launch its first SSDs, the Radeon R7 series

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AMD is pushing into the consumer SSD space and partnering with OCZ to do it. Will consumers bite or is AMD bringing too little to an already saturated, and highly competitive, market?

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/computing/188250-amd-teams-up-with-ocz-to-launch-its-first-ssds-the-radeon-r7-series

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Google announces Android Auto platform for cars, Android Wear devices for wrists

Google is pushing for its Android platform to be omnipresent, with the unveiling of a the new voice-enabled Android Auto operating system, and new wrist-worn, fitness-tracking devices running the upcoming Android Wear platform.



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Overclockers push new Devil’s Canyon Haswell to 5.5GHz on air, 6.4GHz with LN2

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Intel’s new enthusiast-oriented Devil’s Canyon is out, and overclockers are already pushing the core to 5.5GHz on air. Have we returned to the golden days of overclocking?

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/computing/183708-overclockers-push-new-devils-canyon-haswell-to-5-5ghz-on-air-6-4ghz-with-ln2

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Techie ‘MomKit’ ideas For Mother’s Day

You’re pushing the envelope, but there’s still time to go Mother’s Day shopping. These gift ideas are bundled as “momkits” to make your trip to the mall (or Amazon) a little easier. There are gifts for moms who like to work out , play golf and spend time in the garden. Each “momkit” includes a main gift and some creative extras.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2014/05/09/techie-momkit-ideas-for-mothers-day/

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