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Samsung Electronics may have some comfort after its debacle with faulty batteries in the Galaxy Note7 smartphone.
The U.S. Department of Transportation has ordered that Samsung Galaxy Note7 smartphones can only be carried by crew and passengers on planes if the phones are switched off and are not connected to charging equipment.
Samsung Electronics’ woes mounted Friday with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission urging consumers to power down and stop charging or using their Galaxy Note 7 smartphones, after reports of the overheating and bursting of the battery in the device in some cases.
The Federal Aviation Administration has advised passengers not to turn on or charge their Galaxy Note 7 smartphones on board aircraft, following reports of exploding batteries in the device made by Samsung Electronics.
Apple's A10 Fusion at the heart of the iPhone 7 is the most powerful chip ever to appear in a smartphone, the company claimed. Apple's new ARM processor allocates low-effort jobs to special low-powered cores, then ramps up the performance when needed. The upshot: better battery life.
The next generation of Celeron and Pentium processors are coming to budget laptops and desktops soon.
DARPA wants to exploit the power of the internet of things to help the U.S. dominate battlefields.
Intel's Kaby Lake chip brings a modest bump in performance and some amazing video optimizations, as the third chip on the company's aging 14-nm process.
Virtual reality and gaming are changing the way PCs are built and driving the development of new types of memory for GPUs.
Hardware experts believed the last DRAM would be the current DDR4, but that's not the case, with DDR5 memory now under development.
Want to know more about AMD's amazing new Zen microprocessor? We did too. Gordon Mah Ung and Mark Hachman sat down with AMD CTO Mark Papermaster to grill him on what we can expect.
Micron announced its first 3D NAND chip for mobile devices with the goal of cramming more storage into handsets, and maybe reducing reliance on SD card slots.
Intel's groundbreaking 3D Xpoint technology is poised to shake up computer memory and storage with its blazing fast speed and high capacity, but the chipmaker is still trying to figure out the best fits for the technology.
Intel's profit dropped sharply last quarter due to heavy costs from a restructuring announced in April, though sales were up thanks to the company's powerful data center group.
Since the release of the iPhone, ARM's chip designs have driven a mobile revolution. The small chip company has kept giants like Intel on their knees, and now it's on the verge of being acquired by Softbank for a stunning US$32 billion.