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Amazon’s cloud unit on Tuesday offered a new supercomputing service based on its self-designed processors, a further sign of how chips based on Arm’s technology are encroaching on Intel and Advanced Micro Devices turf. Amazon Web Services, or AWS, sells its computing services based on the customer’s choice of an underlying central processor chip. Software developers have
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The Trump administration is poised to add China’s top chipmaker SMIC and national offshore oil and gas producer CNOOC to a blacklist of alleged Chinese military companies, according to a document and sources, curbing their access to US investors and escalating tensions with Beijing weeks before President-elect Joe Biden takes office. Reuters reported earlier this month
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MacBook models with Apple’s M1 processor have been put through iFixit’s teardown process that shows that the internals have not changed much when compared to Intel-powered models. The team at iFixit notes that these new MacBook models are “less accessible for upgrades and repairs.” MacBook Air with Apple Silicon has mostly the same configuration for
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Microsoft Pluton processor has been announced to be in development, designed to bring security advancements to future Windows PCs. The new processor has been developed in collaboration with AMD, Intel, and Qualcomm. It is aimed to bring the same chip-to-cloud security to PCs that Microsoft initially offered on Xbox and Azure Sphere. Microsoft Pluton is
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The HBO Max app will be available starting Tuesday on Amazon Fire TV devices, Amazon Fire tablets, and Fire TV Edition smart TVs, WarnerMedia has announced. This solves one of the biggest pain points for the nearly six-month-old streaming service HBO Max, as Amazon’s Fire TV platform is the most popular media streaming device in
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Apple brought macOS Big Sur as its next-generation operating system last week. The update carries a list of fresh features for Mac machines. However, macOS Big Sur was also found to include an issue that causes Apple apps to bypass firewalls and virtual private networks (VPNs). This privacy-concerning problem was initially spotted in a macOS
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MediaTek at its Executive Virtual Summit 2020 on Tuesday unveiled the Dimensity 700 as the latest 7nm 5G chipset for “mass-market” smartphones. The new system-on-chip (SoC) comes over three months after the Taiwanese chipmaker brought the Dimensity 720 as a solution for mid-range 5G phones. Alongside the new Dimensity SoC, MediaTek launched two new chipsets
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MacBook Air with the new M1 processor has been spotted on Geekbench and it outperforms the 16-inch MacBook Pro with Intel Core i9 processor. Apple recently refreshed its Mac mini, MacBook Pro 13-inch, and MacBook Air with its in-house M1 processor, replacing the Intel processors as the company earlier announced it will. Now, MacBook Air
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Apple hosted the ‘One More Thing’ virtual event on Tuesday to unveil its anticipated silicon, dubbed M1 SoC. The chip is based on an ARM architecture and comes as Apple’s solution to reduce reliance on Intel processors. Alongside the new silicon, the Cupertino company announced the new MacBook Air, MacBook Pro, and Mac mini based
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