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HTC hints at recovery

The Taiwanese electronics company's revenue is down 4 percent year over year in August, but that's much better than the nearly 80 percent drop it suffered in March.<p>HTC has had a tough few years. From its removal from the Taiwanese Top 50 Index to a dwindling market share, it is hard to believe that …

ARM partners with Intel Custom Foundry, ARM chips for LG on the way?

Today via Twitter and their blog, ARM announced that they are partnering with Intel Custom Foundry in an agreement that will put ARM SoC hand-in-hand with Intel’s 10nm process. This means that ongoing development of the Artisan Physical IP will move forward with Intel technology.<p>This has the …

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What the World's First Quantum Satellite Launch Means

China blasted the world’s first quantum communications satellite into orbit from the Gobi Desert early Tuesday.<p>The project signals the dawn of a …

New Nexus leak suggests an all-metal Google phone

Google's latest Nexus phone is shaping up to be an all-metal device that comes in both 5-inch and 5.5-inch screen sizes, according to a report from <i>Android Police</i>. The smaller phone, codenamed "Sailfish" and seen in the leaked image above, looks very much like the existing Nexus 5X with a …

New report compares Android OEMs: Motorola is the fastest with updates, Sony has lowest crash rate

One of Android’s least desirable aspects is updates. There are new updates available constantly, but depending on the device you have, you may not see if for quite some time. Some OEMs are good at pushing updates, and others, well, not so much. Thanks to a new report from <i>Apteligent</i>, we now know who …

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Intel Foundries Able to Produce ARM-Based Chips Under New Licensing Deal

At today's Intel Developer Forum, Intel announced a new licensing deal with ARM, which will see Intel taking advantage of ARM technology in an effort to attract more manufacturing companies to its factories.<p>Under the terms of the deal, Intel plans to allow third-party semiconductor companies to use …

Female CEOs Have a 1 in 4 Chance of Being Targeted by Activist Investors

Indra Nooyi. Ellen Kullman. Meg Whitman. Irene Rosenfeld. What do they all have in common?<p>Each woman runs, or has run, a Fortune 500 company—PepsiCo, …

Google’s New Video Calling App Is a Simple Skype Alternative

Apple has FaceTime. Microsoft has Skype. Now Google is rethinking the video calling experience with a new app called Duo, designed specifically for …

Simulated black hole experiment backs Hawking prediction

<b>A lab experiment has lent support to one of Stephen Hawking's most important predictions about black holes.</b><p>Prof Jeff Steinhauer simulated a black hole in a super-cooled state of matter called a Bose-Einstein condensate.<p>In the journal Nature Physics, he describes having observed the equivalent of a …

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