Seagate’s New Multi-Actuator Could Double Hard Drive Speeds

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Seagate is working on a new line of hard drives that could double the performance of current models.

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Next-generation DDR5 memory will double bandwidth compared with DDR4

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JEDEC is working on the new DDR5 memory standard (no relation to GDDR5) and expects it to double the bandwidth of DDR4.

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Analyst: Apple will offer Kaby Lake MacBook Pros with 32GB RAM this year, but battery life could take a hit

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Apple could be prepping a significant MacBook Pro upgrade for 2017, with double the RAM of current models. The impact on battery life, however, is uncertain. Much depends on which RAM technologies Apple uses and what improvements it makes elsewhere in the system.

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Apple chip supplier TSMC doubling 16nm chip production, hinting at 'iPhone 7' prep

Article Image Key Apple processor supplier TSMC plans to double its production capacity for 16-nanometer chips in March, reports said on Wednesday, hinting at preparation for future Apple devices.

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Android Is Download King, but iOS Reigns Over Revenues


Worldwide downloads of Android apps in 2015 were double those for iOS, but revenues from iOS apps were nearly twice those of Android, according to an App Annie report released this week. First-time device owners in emerging markets drove the huge increase in Android downloads, researchers found. “This growth opens up avenues for publishers to create new markets by targeting unmet needs of users in a given region,” the report says. “Meanwhile, app revenue increased notably year over year as iOS cemented its position as app store revenue king.”

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First look: Apple Pencil paired with iPad Pro is no ordinary stylus

Article Image Still a rare find, with asking prices on eBay double –?or more –?its $99 suggested price, the Apple Pencil is slowly finding its way into the hands of consumers who are early adopters of the jumbo-sized iPad Pro. AppleInsider had the chance to spend an extended period of time with the new stylus, and we offer our initial first look.

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Stop force closing apps on your iPhone, it's not making it run faster or last longer

Article Image Yes, you can force close iOS apps by double pressing the home button and sliding the app window up, but you shouldn’t make a habit out of regularly doing it. Here’s why.

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Analyst: Intel will adopt quantum wells, III-V semiconductors at 10nm node

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Could Intel be planning a double whammy at 10nm? One analyst argues yes, and bets Intel will debut new semiconductor materials at that node — as well as new techniques for manufacturing transistors.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/gaming/203926-analyst-intel-will-adopt-quantum-wells-iii-v-semiconductors-at-10nm-node

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Here's a futuristic 3D-printed violin that could double as a lethal weapon

It’s not every day you come across a musical instrument that could comfortably double as a lethal weapon, but here’s one such creation.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2015/04/06/here-futuristic-3d-printed-violin-that-could-double-as-lethal-weapon/

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The Thync is the tech world’s answer to a strong coffee or a sleeping pill

Thync is a wearable device that delivers the effects of either a sleeping pill or a double espresso, without any of the drawbacks, in just one 15-minute session.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2015/01/13/thync-is-tech-worlds-answer-to-strong-coffee-or-sleeping-pill/

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The Double Irish Jig Is Up


Apple and other multinational companies that have been exploiting the notorious Double Irish tax loophole for years will have to look elsewhere for a comparable tax dodge.
The Irish government’s budget, presented on Tuesday by Finance Minister Michael Noonan, closes the loophole. The country’s residency rules have been amended to require that all companies registered in Ireland be tax residents. New companies will be subject to the new law starting Jan. 1, 2015. Existing companies will have until the end of 2020 to make the transition.

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