TSMC: Supercomputing, AI Will Drive Semiconductor Business, Not Phones


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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Macs may go even longer between revamps as Intel kills tick-tock

Article Image Already burdened with improvement cycles measured in years, Mac owners could soon find more room for despair, as Apple supplier and chipmaker extraordinaire Intel has announced that they will no longer follow their famous tick-tock development strategy.

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Investors should worry less about Apple product cycles, focus on loyal customer base, Piper Jaffray says

While most investors are focused on Apple’s annual product cycles and growth, Piper Jaffray sees a new category of shareholders emerging, focused on the power of the platform and a loyal customer base.

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Scientists discover the reason that batteries lose capacity over time: Nanocrystals!

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Too many charge cycles and even the most advanced lithium-ion battery will start to lose its edge. Researchers from the US Department of Energy might have figured out why that happens and what to do about it.

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