GlobalFoundries announces new 7nm FinFET process, full node shrink

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GlobalFoundries is planning an aggressive rollout schedule for next-generation technologies like 7nm manufacturing and FD-SOI.

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Apple patents a new type of LiDAR system for 3D mapping

Article Image With Apple’s aggressive expansion into geospatial data has come a new focus on research into foundational sensors and systems related to the field, including a newly granted patent that covers an in-house LiDAR device for more accurately capturing three-dimensional scenes.

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Apple to open 30th Chinese retail outlet next week in Xiamen

Article Image Forging ahead with an aggressive retail expansion into China, Apple on Thursday announced it will open the doors to a new Xiamen Apple Store on Jan. 14, the company’s 30th in the region.

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Apple on verge of major retail push into Latin America, first stores to open in Mexico City

Article Image Apple is preparing an aggressive brick-and-mortar retail expansion into Latin America that will see new Apple Stores open across Mexico and eventually South America, to be led by two massive outlets — one a flagship — in Mexico City, according to a source familiar with the matter.

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Apple Watch now on sale at B&H Photo retail, online stores

Article Image As part of an aggressive and diverse rollout campaign, Apple on Tuesday extended sales of Apple Watch and Apple Watch Sport to New York-based electronics superstore B&H Photo, which currently has models in stock ready to ship.

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Deals: Lowest price ever on Apple's mid-2015 15" MacBook Pro at $1,699 ($300 off instantly)

Article Image In the most aggressive deal we’ve seen this month, a pair of Apple authorized resellers have slashed the price of Apple’s new 15″ MacBook Pro (2.2Ghz, 16GB, 256GB) model MJLQ2LL/A by $300 to $1,699 — the lowest price we’ve ever seen.

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T-Mobile Offers Free 2-Week Vacation From Verizon


T-Mobile on Tuesday launched “Never Settle for Verizon,” an aggressive response to Verizon’s “Never Settle” ad campaign that gives Verizon customers an opportunity to test T-Mobile’s network for themselves. T-Mobile promises to pick up any fees incurred by customers who participate in the free trial, whether they ultimately decide to switch to T-Mobile or not. The “Never Settle for Verizon” deal is a first-of-its-kind offer, T-Mobile said, and the industry’s only risk-free way to test drive a network.

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Deals: 13" MacBook Pros now from $1,060; Win a free MacBook Air; 15-inch MacBook Pro & iMac 5K coupons & exclusives; $50-$83 off iPad Air 2

New MacBooks from Apple this week have triggered aggressive price drops on the mid-2014 models they replace. Meanwhile, readers have an opportunity to win a free MacBook Air and take advantage of a pair of exclusive offers on both 13- and 15-inch MacBook Pros, many of which include free portable optical drives and Audio-Technica ATH-M50x Pro headphones.



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Deals: Free AppleCare & $200 off iMac 5K; $50 off iPad Air 2; MacBook Air coupons; $150-$700 off MacBook Pros

The new year has brought a return to MacBook Air coupons and aggressive discounts on Apple’s latest iPads. Meanwhile, a number of exclusive and limited time promotions offer $200 off iMac 5Ks with free AppleCare, up to $400 off current MacBook Pros with AppleCare, and the return of the $999 MacBook Pro closeout.

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TSMC announces first 16nm FinFET results, unveils 10nm roadmap

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TSMC has made a series of aggressive announcements around its next-generation technology — not only has it produced a Cortex-A57 CPU on 16nm FinFET, it’s beginning its earliest work on 10nm.

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Apple's rumored iPhone 6 mobile payment system seen as 'most legitimate potential threat' to PayPal

Apple’s upcoming product releases will lay the groundwork for an aggressive leap into the mobile payments sector that could eventually erode PayPal’s firm foundation, according to one research analyst.



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Walmart discounts 16GB iPhone 5c to 97 cents, 16GB iPhone 5s to $79 for 90 days

Walmart on Wednesday announced an aggressive 90-day iPhone sale that shaves $20 off Apple’s 16GB iPhone 5s and about $28 off the 16GB iPhone 5c, bringing the latter model’s up-front cost down to less than a dollar.



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Apple continues to experiment with super-low pricing as new $1,099 iMac already discounted to $979, $830 for students

Through its indirect channel of trusted resellers, Apple has become increasingly aggressive on Mac pricing in 2014, offering discounts that go well beyond historical trends. That continues with big savings on the company’s new iMac released just last week — a pattern that suggests the company is actively experimenting with lower price points across multiple product families.



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$899 MacBook Air taps Apple into massive $63B-per-year notebook market

Apple’s new entry-level 11-inch MacBook Air is the company’s most affordable notebook in its history –?an aggressive pricing move that one analyst has predicted will help the Mac further eat away at the Windows PC market.



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