|GlobalFoundries licensed Samsung's FINFET process|
They’ll be able to promise customers a steady supply of chips, because customers will now be able to order the same type of FINFET products from GlobalFoundries’ factory in Saratoga County, New York, as well as from Samsung’s factories in Korea and in Austin, Texas.
|US Manufacturers are optimistic|
The positive sentiment about the prospects of U.S. commerce in the next 12 months reached the highest level since the fourth quarter of 2005. Conversely, optimism regarding the prospects of the world economy lessened during the first quarter as U.S. industrial manufacturers remained cautious on the global stage.
|Finger print authentication can be fooled too|
The flaw is potentially more serious, because Schlabs says he was also able to trick the electronic payment app PayPal that uses Samsung's authentication system into accepting the fake fingerprint.
|Modular phone priced at $50|
During this week's Project Ara Developers Conference, leader Paul Eremenko announced the "Gray Phone"—an intentionally boring handset expected to be personalized.
|QDR IV fills niche memory market for networking systems|
Quad Data Rate IV (QDR-IV) SRAM was designed for high-speed communications and networking applications, and it prioritizes data throughput over cost, power efficiency, or density, unlike DRAM or flash. At the same time, the goal is also to double performance of SRAM with each generation.
|DRAM prices continue to slide|
Fixed price of DDR3 2Gb 256Mx8 1333MHz chips, the standard in setting the price of DRAMs, came to $1.81 in the second half of March, down 8.1 percent from the $1.97 a year earlier.
|GE setup prototype factory for smart appliances|
The micro-factory philosophy aims to bring an open platform and co-creation to the appliances market so that the company can create the products that consumers want at an accelerated pace.
|New architecture packs 100GbE memory|
This architecture can streamline bandwidth and latency intensive functions like buffering and table indexing, along with offloading recursive/iterative functions such as exact match and longest prefix match.
|Amazon to enter market with 3D smartphone|
The new augmented reality feature means that 3D items from Amazon's online catalogue can pop-up in front of the users' eyes, right in place of the real thing and at a better price.
|Heartbleed can reach into areas not awared|
So far they have identified two dozen networking devices affected by Heartbleed. That list includes servers, routers, switches, phones and video cameras used by businesses everywhere.
|Autonomous driving technology advancing|
DEEVA will be equipped with a unique and extremely comprehensive set of sensors that provides a complete 3D representation of the vehicle's environment. To generate this representation, high amounts of data have to be processed at very high real-time requirements.