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posted in November 2013

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Tablets to Make Up Half of 2014 PC Market
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11/26/2013   31 comments
Industry analysts predict that tablets will take up half of the market share in 2014, with 285 million tablets expected to ship in 2014 and 396 million in 2017.
Apple Buys 3D Depth Sensor Company for $345M
News & Analysis  
11/25/2013   12 comments
Apple has confirmed the purchase of israeli motion sensor tech developer PrimeSense for approximately $345 million. PrimeSense’s technology could be used in an iTV or next generation Apple TV as well as future iPhones and iPads.
Semi Industry Well Positioned for Conflict Mineral Reporting
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11/25/2013   6 comments
A semi-fixed set of resources and smaller list of factories that manufacture ICs may have the semiconductor industry uniquely positioned for conflict mineral reporting.
Apple Awarded $290M in Patent Dispute with Samsung
News & Analysis  
11/22/2013   6 comments
A federal jury awarded Apple over $290 million Thursday in an ongoing patent dispute with Samsung Electronics regarding technology used in iPhones and iPads. This latest legal win brings Apple's damages against Samsung to $929 million.
NY Senator Seeks $70M Grant for Semiconductor Manufacturing Institute
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11/21/2013   8 comments
New York state and SUNY College of Nanoscale Science and Engineering are gunning for a $70 million federal grant to build a Power Electronics Manufacturing Institute. The public-private partnership aims to develop more effective methods for transmitting electricity.
China's Tianhe-2 Holds Top Spot on Supercomputer List
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11/21/2013   Post a comment
China's Tianhe-2 is the world's most powerful supercomputer, according to a biannual list that measures systems' ability to solve a set of linear equations. Tianhe-2 has a performance of 33.86 petaflop/s on the Linpack benchmark.
Chip Firms & OEMs to Make Strong Finish in 2013
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11/21/2013   1 comment
Chip makers and electronics original equipment manufacturers will enjoy significant revenue growth in 2013, says IHS.


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