TSMC quickly ramping up 16nm volume production

TSMC has stated that it’s rapidly ramping its 16nmFF process now, and expects to be in volume production in its second-generation 16nmFF+ process by the end of the year. The new announcements are meant to quell investor fears that the foundry giant lost Apple orders to its rival, Samsung.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/computing/212221-tsmc-quickly-ramping-up-16nm-volume-production

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US Army website hit by hackers, Syrian Electronic Army claims responsibility

Just hours after President Obama stated that cyberattacks against American interests were certain to increase, the official website of the U.S. Army was targeted by hackers.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2015/06/09/us-army-website-hit-by-hackers-syrian-electronic-army-claims-responsibility/

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Supreme Court rules Facebook threats as 'free speech' unless there's intent

On June 1, the U.S. Supreme Court, in an 8-1 ruling, stated that Facebook threats are not criminal — at least until it is proven that they have some measure of intent.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2015/06/02/supreme-court-rules-facebook-threats-as-free-speech-unless-there-intent/

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Xbox One chief warns gamers not to expect dramatic improvements from DirectX 12

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Xbox head Phil Spencer has stated that the company’s console will use DirectX 12 for better experiences, not faster gaming. Is the company tacitly admitting it can’t keep up with Sony? Not necessarily.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/gaming/184768-head-of-xbox-warns-gamers-not-to-expect-dramatic-improvements-from-dx12

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Samsung says it 'leads by following,' admits few businesses are actually using Knox

Speaking to analysts and investors, a senior vice president of Samsung stated “we, as a market leader, are following the market trend” in adding biosensors to mobile devices, while sidestepping the company’s delay in 64-bits and the moribund 2 percent adoption of Knox by enterprise users.

The original article can be found here: http://appleinsider.com.feedsportal.com/c/33975/f/616168/s/3a98f9c1/sc/15/l/0Lappleinsider0N0Carticles0C140C0A50C190Csamsung0Esays0Eit0Eleads0Eby0Efollowing0Eadmits0Efew0Ebusinesses0Eare0Eactually0Eusing0Eknox0E/story01.htm

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OpenWorm, the first complete simulation of an entire organism, is coming to your web browser

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Its stated goal of the new OpenWorm kickstarter project is nothing less than to simulate the entire c. elegans organism down to level of each individual cell. Like other crowdsourced initiatives, anyone can get involved, and looking at what they have accomplished so far, perhaps everyone should.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/extreme/181940-openworm-the-first-complete-simulation-of-an-entire-organism-is-coming-to-your-web-browser

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