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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Savvy Marketers Don't Ditch the Non-Digital


A good motto for modern marketing would be, “When in doubt, check the data.” Perhaps an even better one would be, “When not in doubt, check the data to see if you should be.” There’s never been a time when we’ve had such an ability to compile, collate, analyze and understand marketing data. As businesses increase their abilities to collect data, to compare and correlate it from disparate sources, and to use analytical tools that are both more powerful and easier to use, marketers find themselves in a new and potentially disorienting position.

The original article can be found here: http://www.ecommercetimes.com/story/84624.html?rss=1

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Here's why astronauts baking bread in space is a big deal

When you think of the perks of becoming an astronaut, there’s plenty to list: you get to see the Earth from a perspective that only few have shared, you’re privy to new science discoveries before the public hears about them, and you get to be one of the few people who grew up to become something they wanted to be as a kid.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/06/13/heres-why-astronauts-baking-bread-in-space-is-big-deal.html

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Hovering Over Links Can Install New Malware

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Even when you think you’re being careful, clever online villains might still be able to hack you. Security firm Trend Micro says a new method of delivering malware has popped up that doesn’t require you to even click on anything.

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The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/250793-hovering-links-can-install-new-malware?source=Computing

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Intel Core i7-7740K Shatters Overclocking Records, Hits 7.5GHz Thanks to Liquid Helium

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Intel’s new Kaby Lake-X CPUs have shattered world overclocking records when tested on liquid helium.

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The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/250622-intel-core-i7-7740k-shatters-overclocking-records-hits-7-5ghz-thanks-liquid-helium?source=Computing

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iOS 11 will bring drag and drop to the iPhone, too

When Apple spent north of two hours dissecting all the awesome new stuff on the way for its computers and mobile devices, it split the iOS 11 segment into two parts — one for iPhone and another for iPad.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/06/07/ios-11-will-bring-drag-and-drop-to-iphone-too.html

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PCs Shine Again, but for How Long?


Just when PCs looked to be dying a slow, painful death, they became interesting again. As expected, this week’s news coming from Computex in Taiwan is flush with new PCs and PC technologies, but is it enough to reinvigorate a market that has faced declining sales since 2011? The market peaked at just over 365 million units annually, and fell to 269 million units last year, according to Gartner. So, why all the excitement? The excitement is emerging from both the technology driving PCs and the applications leveraging the processing power of PCs.

The original article can be found here: http://www.ecommercetimes.com/story/84576.html?rss=1

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Gigantic 'alien megastructures' built by an advanced civilisation could be orbiting dozens of nearby stars, boffin says

The world was electrified last year when it was suggested that scientists had spotted an “alien megastructure” orbiting a distant star.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/05/16/gigantic-alien-megastructures-built-by-advanced-civilisation-could-be-orbiting-dozens-nearby-stars-boffin-says.html

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iPhone still world's most popular smartphone ahead of iPhone 8

Android may still dominate iOS when it comes to platform market share, but when we look at the smartphone market on a device by device basis, the most popular smartphone remains Apple’s iPhone 7.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/05/10/iphone-still-worlds-most-popular-smartphone-ahead-iphone-8.html

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After 'real detective work,' a theory on Goya's mysterious illness

In 1793, when acclaimed Spanish painter Francisco Goya was 46, he was bedridden for months with a mysterious illness that brought on headaches, dizziness, hallucinations, and even vision and hearing problems.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/05/01/after-real-detective-work-theory-on-goyas-mysterious-illness.html

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Declaration of Independence discovery stuns experts

Harvard researchers were initially skeptical when a database project indicated that an extremely rare parchment copy of the Declaration of Independence was in a small records office in Southern England.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/04/24/declaration-independence-discovery-stuns-experts.html

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Japan and the US are having a giant robot duel

We finally know when the giant robot duel, pitting California-based robotics company MegaBots against Japanese robotics company Suidobashi, will take place. And we don’t have too long to wait.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/04/10/japan-and-us-are-having-giant-robot-duel.html

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AMD announces low-power processor for tablet, smartphone markets

In the wake of Ryzen’s successful launch, fans have been asking when AMD would create a custom APU for the smartphone and tablet market. Well, folks, the wait is over.

The post AMD announces low-power processor for tablet, smartphone markets appeared first on ExtremeTech.

The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/246988-amd-announces-new-low-power-processor-tablet-smartphone-market?source=Computing

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iPhone 8 leak reveals surprising design, new name

Just when you thought the iPhone 8 was going to boast a truly revolutionary design, along comes a leak that potentially throws cold water on those ambitions.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/03/31/iphone-8-leak-reveals-surprising-design-new-name.html

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