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Samsung Says Its 8nm FinFET Chip Fabrication Process Is Ready for Mass Production

HIGHLIGHTS Samsung says its 8nm FinFET process is ready for production 8LPP offers a range of improvements Last month, it added 11nm and 7nm process to its foundry business Samsung said on Wednesday that its 8nm FinFET process (8nm Low Power Plus) technology is ready for production. The 8LPP node, the company said, will provide up to 10 percent lower power ... Read More »

Is Fashion Ready for Fifth Harmony?

For most pop acts, uniformity is the fashion goal, from the Supremes’s identical sequined gowns to Destiny’s Child’s Tina Knowles costumes. Traditionally, singing together means dressing in sync. But lately, modern girl bands have stopped matching, choosing instead to embrace each artist’s personality with individual outfits. No group personifies this shift better than Fifth Harmony, the chart-topping quartet who rose ... Read More »

Apple Ready With Blueprint for Manufacturing iPhones in India

Apple Inc on Wednesday indicated to the government that it is ready with a blueprint to begin manufacturing iPhones in India, but wants fiscal concessions, including Customs duty waiver on import of components. Apple executives made a detailed presentation on its road map for setting up a manufacturing unit in India to an inter-ministerial group headed by Department of Industrial ... Read More »

4-year-olds often not physically ready for school

  Almost 90% of children demonstrated some degree of movement difficulty for their age: Study A “concerning” number of today’s four-year olds are not physically ready to start school, new research has revealed, with children’s mobility levels said to be at an all-time low. Early-years specialists monitoring children of school age found a higher number experience problems with their balance ... Read More »

Microsoft Says It’s ‘Almost Ready’ With Windows 10 Mobile Anniversary Update

Microsoft is busy working round the clock to have its Windows 10 Mobile Anniversary Update ready for rollout. The update for Windows 10 PCs and tablets started rolling out from August 2 while the Windows 10 Mobile rollout is still expected. To allay concerns of a delay, head of the Windows Insider Program, Dona Sarkar, announced the team is “laser-focused” ... Read More »

Samsung Plans to Ditch Flat Displays for Flagships; Says Foldable Displays Not Ready

Samsung is certainly ahead of the curve when it comes to innovation. Being the first to adopt the edge display into smartphones, Samsung mobile chief Dongjin Koh now hints that it may just be the first one to ditch flat screens altogether. While it looks to make edge displays the new norm, Koh hints at the possibility of future Galaxy ... Read More »

India ready to provide Its First Lithium-Ion Battery: CECRI

In a step closer to self-reliance to satisfy defence necessities and to reduce the dependence on imports, in particular from China, India is ready to produce its first lithium ion (Li-ion) battery. The relevant Electrochemical studies Institute (CECRI), Karaikudi in Tamil Nadu, has set up the first indigenous Li-ion fabrication facility that has programs in defence, solar powered gadgets, railways ... Read More »

Freedom 251: Adcom Ready to Sue Maker; Ringing Bells Responds

In a yet another blow to Noida-based startup Ringing Bells Pvt. Ltd. that last month launched with much fanfare the world’s cheapest Rs. 251 (less that $4) smartphone, domestic feature phone brand Advantage Computers’ (Adcom) on Friday announced it may consider legal action against Ringing Bells. During the launch last month in the presence of veteran Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) ... Read More »

Apple Ready for Encryption ‘Conversation’, Says Company Lawyer

Apple wants a “conversation” to help settle a standoff with US law enforcement over accessing an encrypted iPhone, according to testimony prepared for a congressional hearing. In a statement prepared for the Tuesday hearing, Apple general counsel Bruce Sewell said the public should understand that “encryption is a good thing, a necessary thing” even if it makes the work of ... Read More »

ECB Says Ready to Ease Policy Further in March

ECB President Mario Draghi dismissed criticism that the central bank was running out of ammunition. Brussels/Frankfurt: The European Central Bank is ready to ease policy further in March, President Mario Draghi said on Monday, highlighting risks from financial market volatility, a global slowdown in growth and low oil prices. The ECB will examine risks emanating from weaker emerging market growth ... Read More »