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Samsung begins mass production of 10nm-class DRAM

Samsung has become the first company to begin mass producing 10nm-class DRAM, using a new process known as argon fluoride immersion lithography, which takes over from the previous extreme ultraviolet process. Samsung will be releasing 8GB DDR4 RAM using these new chips, which offer improved data rates and power efficiency …

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Samsung is building 256GB memory chips for smartphones

Over the last year or two smartphone makers have finally started moving away from 16GB storage options, with many newer flagship Android devices offering 32GB as the base option as apps grow in size and users start demanding more space for their media. It looks like smartphone memory sizes could …

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Qualcomm cuts jobs, may break itself up

Qualcomm has been one of the more disruptive companies in the technological industry over the past few years, with its chips beating AMD and Intel to the punch in many mobile scenarios. However that may not be the case in the future, as the American firm has announced that it’s …

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The market is moving to commodity processors – writer

The world of processing units is altering. With the ARM architecture entering the market of servers and the Power architecture available for licensing by third parties, a lot is going to change within the next five years. Thanks to the fact that similar processing technologies will be available from different …

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Analysts ponder 3% drop in chip market for 2012

While everyone seems to agree that 2013 will be lucky for most, 2012 is definitely turning into a disaster zone for most of the chip producers on the planet, in one way or another. Analysts at the Carnegie Group are now saying that they think they predicted 2012 to be …

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