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  1. MacBook Pro With M2 Max Processor, 96GB RAM Spotted on Geekbench: Details

    MacBook Pro powered by next-generation M2 Max chipset is reportedly making its way to the market soon. The laptop has been spotted on the Geekbench benchmarking site with 1,853 points in single-core testing and 13,855 points in multi-core testing.
  2. Apple May Have Shelved Plans to Launch Affordable Pencil: Report

    Apple may have cancelled plans to launch an affordable version of its Apple Pencil that may have been priced at $50 (roughly Rs. 4,100), which is considerably lower than the first-generation Apple Pencil and second-generation Apple Pencil 2 priced at $99 (roughly Rs. 8,100), and $129 (roughly Rs. 10,500), respectively.
  3. What Drives PC Gamers in India, and What Will Your Next Upgrade Be? Interview With Intel's Akshay Kamath

    With new 13th Gen Intel Core CPUs now in the market, we caught up with Intel's Akshay Kamath to talk about what the future holds for gamers, enthusiasts, and everyday PC users in India
  4. HP to Lay Off 6,000 Employees in Next Three Years in Cost Cutting Plan

    Hewlett Packard (HP) plans to cut thousands of jobs over the next three years as the slumping world economy continues to embroil the US tech sector. With the layoff of as many as 6,000 employees, the global PC maker said it aimed to secure $1.4 billion in annual savings through 2025.
  5. India Tablet PC Market Sees Rising Demand for 5G Capable Devices in Q3 2022: CMR

    The tablet PC market in India grew 22 percent quarter-on-quarter in July-September with demand for 5G capable devices picking up the steam, CyberMedia Research said on Monday. Samsung led the market with a 28 percent market share, followed by Lenovo and Apple with 26 and 19 percent share, respectively, during the quarter.
  6. TSMC Planning Advanced 3nm Chip Production at New US Factory, Founder Says

    TSMC is planning to manufacture advanced 3nm chips at the company's new factory in the US, according to the company's founder Morris Chang. The chipmaker is Apple's largest supplier and the world's largest contract chipmaker. TSMC's founder said that the 3nm plant would be located at the same Arizona site as the 5nm plant.
  7. Logitech's Logi Dock With Speaker, Light Notifications Launched in India: Details

    Logi Dock, the latest docking station from Logitech, has been launched in India. The docking station features a speakerphone as well as one-touch meeting controls. The dock has ports to connect five USB peripherals and two monitors.
  8. Indian PC Shipments Declined By 11.7 Percent in Q3 2021, HP Leads Overall Consolidation: IDC

    India's overall PC market shrank by 11.7 percent after enjoying eight consecutive quarters of positive growth. HP, however, retained its leadership position in the overall PC market despite witnessing a weakening in the consumer and commercial segments by 22.1 percent and 25.9 percent respectively. Overall consolidation in the PC market was led by the government segme...
  9. US Senators Lobbying for Ban on Government Deals With Chinese Chipmakers: Report

    US Senators are reportedly lobbying to block the US government from making deals with Chinese semiconductor manufacturers, via the inclusion of an amendment which blocks federal access to chips and services from China into the final version of this year's National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA). The move comes a month after the US published a sweeping set of export...
  10. Micron to Reduce Memory Chip Supply in 2023 to Clear Excess Inventory Amid Slump in Demand

    Micron will reduce memory chip supply and make additional cuts to its capex plan, the company said on Wednesday. The semiconductor manufacturer is currently struggling to sell excess inventory. Micron said it is reducing the initial process in semiconductor production for DRAM and NAND by about 20 percent compared with the fourth quarter that ended on September 1.
  11. Taiwan Proposes Bigger Tax Breaks for Chipmakers' Research, Development to Retain Competitive Edge

    Taiwan's government has proposed larger tax breaks for chipmakers' research and development into semiconductor technology, as the island nation looks to retain its competitive edge. Governments around the world have been touting incentives to bring chip production onshore, in the wake of a global chip shortage.
  12. Nvidia, Microsoft Working to Build Massive AI Computer Which Will Operate on Azure Cloud

    The US chip designer and computing firm Nvidia on Wednesday said it is teaming up with Microsoft to build a “massive” computer to handle intense artificial intelligence computing work in the cloud. The AI computer will operate on Microsoft’s Azure cloud, using tens of thousands of graphics processing units (GPUs), Nvidia’s most powerful H100 and its A100 chip...
  13. iPhone Supplier Foxconn Told to Hire Retired Government Workers in China: Report

    Foxconn's iPhone factory in Zhengzhou may say retired soldiers and government workers as employers soon as the local authorities in China's Henan province are urging them to take on stints at the iPhone manufacturing facility, as per Shanghai Securities News. Foxconn declined to comment on the hiring schemes.
  14. Micron Begins Mass Production of Advanced DRAM Memory Chip in Japan

    Micron on Wednesday began mass production of its new high-capacity low-power 1-beta dynamic random access memory (DRAM) chips at its new plant in Japan. Located at Hiroshima, the facility will product Micron's latest memory chip that can store a third more data than older chips, as the company tries to revive and modernise its once-mighty chip industry.
  15. Intel Hit With $949 Million Verdict in US Trial Over Violation of VLSI Computer Chip Patent

    Intel on Tuesday was directed to pay VLSI Technology $949.8 million (roughly Rs. 7,800 crore) for violating a patent for computer chips held by VLSI. Last March the company won a nearly $2.2 billion (roughly Rs. 18,000 crore) verdict from Intel in a separate Texas trial over different chip patents, which Intel has appealed. VLSI lost another related patent trial again...
  16. Apple Preparing to Source Chips From US Plant, Plans Expansion in Chip Supply From Europe: Report

    Apple is reportedly working to begin sourcing chips for its devices from a US plant, likely referring to an Arizona factory that will be run by Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing (TSMC), the world's largest contract chipmaker and a major supplier to the firm. TSMC last year announced plans to begin production of chips at its upcoming US plant in 2024. The Cupertino f...
  17. Microsoft Surface Pro 9, Surface Laptop 5 With Up to 12th Gen Intel Core i7 Processors Launched in India

    Microsoft Surface Laptop 5, and Surface Pro 9 were launched in India on Tuesday. The company's latest laptops will be available for preorders starting November 15. Pricing for Surface Laptop 5 starts at Rs. 1,07,999, while the Surface Pro 9 starts at Rs. 1,05,999, according to the company.
  18. Berkshire Hathaway Purchases $4.1 Billion in TSMC in Rare, Significant Foray Into Tech Sector

    Berkshire Hathaway, billionaire Warren Buffet's conglomerate, has bought more than $4.1 billion (roughly Rs. 33,212 crore) of stock in Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing (TSMC), the firm announced on Tuesday. The conglomerate now owns about 60.1 million American depositary shares of TSMC, but the filing did not specify whether Buffett or his portfolio managers Todd Co...
  19. Call of Duty Modern Warfare 2 Review: Overpriced, Unpolished, Yet Fun!

    Call of Duty Modern Warfare 2 review: a spiritual successor to the 2009 game with the same name offers some of the best gunplay in FPS games in recent times. It released on October 28 for PC, Xbox One, Xbox Series S/X, PlayStation 4, and PlayStation 5.
  20. WhatsApp Tests Automated Group Chat Muting to Reduce Notification Overload: Report

    WhatsApp Beta for Android may be set to receive the version update that will bring a new feature that automatically mutes groups that exceed the 256-member threshold, according to a report by WABetaInfo. The report also adds that users who wish to continue receiving notifications from such large groups may choose to do so by manually unmuting the particular...
  21. Xiaomi Notebook Pro 120G Review: All About That Display

    The high-res, high-refresh-rate display, powerful CPU, and fast charging will grab your attention, but there are more factors to consider when choosing a laptop, especially at this price.
  22. Mahindra Q4 Profit Up 46 Percent as Vehicle Sales Soar 75 Percent YoY to Over 1.7 Lakh Units

    Mahindra on Friday beat analysts' expectations as the company reported its second quarter profits. The firm saw a 46 oercent rise in profit, driven by strong demand for its passenger vehicles and farm equipment. Meanwhile, the company's vehicle sales soared 75 percent from a year ago to 174,098 units, it revealed on Friday.
  23. Rapidus Project Gains Japanese Government Backing Ahead of Goal to Mass Produce Advanced Chips by 2027

    Rapidus, a new project to develop and make next-generation microchips, has gained the backing of the Japanese government. Japan will pour half a billion dollars into the Rapidus project, which reportedly comprises eight major companies including Sony, SoftBank, Toyota and telecoms giant NTT. The next-generation chip development project aims to develop and mass produce...
  24. ASML Launches EUR 12 Billion Buyback, Upgrades 2025 Forecast

    ASML, a key supplier of equipment to computer chip manufacturers, on Thursday said it would launch a EUR 12 billion (nearly Rs. 98,380 crore) share buyback programme to run through 2025. In an announcement ahead of an investors' day on Friday, the company said it expects revenue of EUR 30 billion (nearly Rs. 2,45,600 crore) to EUR 40 billion (nearly Rs. 3,27,550 cror...
  25. Asus Zenbook 17 Fold OLED (UX9702) Review: Flexing Hard

    The Asus Zenbook 17 Fold OLED is a bold new way of looking at large-screen laptops and even 2-in-1s in general. However, should you actually consider buying this very expensive laptop? Find out in our review.
  26. iOS 16.1.1, iPadOS 16.1.1, macOS Ventura 13.0.1 Updates With Security Fixes Released: All You Need to Know

    iOS 16.1.1, iPad 16.1.1, and MacOS Ventura 13.0.1 has been rolled out by Apple with a range of big fixes, performance improvements, and security updates. The Cupertino, California-based company is also expected to roll out iOS 16.2, and MacOS Ventura by mid-December. While the iPad 16.2 update is tipped to arrive sometime in March 2023.
  27. Windows 11 Photos App Update Brings iCloud Photos Integration: Report

    Microsoft has reportedly joined hands with Apple to bring in iCloud Photos integration to its native Photos app, which will allow users to view their iCloud library on their Windows 11 devices. The feature will reportedly become available to all Windows 11 users by the end of November this year.
  28. IBM Osprey Quantum Computer With 433 Qubits Launched: All You Need to Know

    IBM Osprey was launched on Wednesday as the company's most powerful quantum computer. The latest machine from IBM is a 433-qubit machine, which has three times the number of qubits than its Eagle machine from 2021. Meanwhile, IBM's director of research said the company is still on track to launch a computer with over 1000 qubits but further scaling was working on a n...
  29. Bosch Partners With IBM in Quantum Computing to Find Surrogates for Precious Metals, Rare Earths Elements

    Bosch is teaming up with IBM in the field of quantum computing as the firms seek to find surrogates for precious metals and rare earths in carbon-neutral powertrains within the next decade, using simulation technology. The company says it will invest EUR 10 billion (roughly Rs. 81,700 crore) in digitalisation and connectivity over the next three years.
  30. Nvidia GeForce RTX 4080 12GB Model Tipped to Launch Again as the RTX 4070 Ti

    Nvidia's 12GB RTX 4080 GPU is tipped to make a return as the RTX 4070 Ti, according to a reliable tipster. The American technology firm announced the launch of the first two GPUs in its long-awaited GeForce RTX 40 series in September, but paused the launch of its 12GB RTX 4080 graphics card last month to fix the confusing naming around the two RTX 4080 cards.
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