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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Robots will be 100 times smarter than humans in 30 years, tech exec says

The Japanese tech exec thinks robots will not just outsmart humans, but will have an IQ of 10,000 in the next 30 years.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/10/27/robots-will-be-100-times-smarter-than-humans-in-30-years-tech-exec-says.html

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Windows 10 Adds Anti-Ransomware Feature in Fall Update

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Microsoft thinks it has a way to prevent ransomware from extorting money from Windows 10 users, and it’s called Controlled Folder Access.

The post Windows 10 Adds Anti-Ransomware Feature in Fall Update appeared first on ExtremeTech.

The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/257880-windows-10-adds-anti-ransomware-feature-fall-update?source=Computing

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Mark Zuckerberg, Elon Musk trade jabs over artificial intelligence

The Facebook CEO think’s Musk’s warnings about AI are ‘irresponsible,’ while the SpaceX and Tesla CEO says Zuckerberg’s ‘understanding of the subject is limited.’

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/07/25/mark-zuckerberg-elon-musk-trade-jabs-over-artificial-intelligence.html

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Seattle-based app turns phone into virtual eyewitness to crime

A Seattle man thinks he’s discovered the perfect eyewitness: a crime observer that never forgets and never makes mistakes. It’s also available on the app store.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/04/11/seattle-based-app-turns-phone-into-virtual-eyewitness-to-crime.html

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Ray Kurzweil predicts computers will be as smart as humans in 12 years

12 years. That’s how long Google’s Director of Engineering Ray Kurzweil thinks it will take for computers to reach human levels of intelligence.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/03/16/ray-kurzweil-predicts-computers-will-be-as-smart-as-humans-in-12-years.html

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Could modern, nanoscale vacuum tubes replace transistors?

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Could nanoscale vacuum tubes replace transistors in future devices? Caltech thinks they could, and it’s building proof-of-concept devices without the leakage that plagues modern hardware.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/computing/229680-could-modern-nanoscale-vacuum-tubes-replace-transistors

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Tim Cook believes the new Apple iPad Pro could kill the PC

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Apple’s Tim Cook thinks that the new iPad Pro could kill the PC — but the market in 2015 isn’t ripe for disruption the way it was in 2010.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/computing/217778-tim-cook-believes-the-new-apple-ipad-pro-could-kill-the-pc

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Wikipedia co-founder Jimmy Wales launches charitable social network, phone service

Wikipedia co-founder Jimmy Wales thinks there’s “something really wrong with the web” and, as he wrote in a recent online “manifesto,” he wants “your help in fixing it.” For Wales, most social media networks treat users as commodities that can “be sold to advertisers,” while phone companies “spend huge amounts of money on” ads to sell users “what is essentially a commodity service.” Enter The People’s Operator. On Tuesday, Wales launched TPO, a charitable social network and phone service in the U.S.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2015/07/24/wikipedia-co-founder-launches-charitable-social-network-phone-service/

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Piper Jaffray advises 'conservative expectations' for Apple Watch, predicts first-year sales of 10M

Investment firm Piper Jaffray thinks the potential market for the upcoming Apple Watch is “huge,” but warned investors on Wednesday that it will take time for the wrist-worn smart device to grow into its full potential.



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