Pocketnow Daily: The Huawei Mate 30 Pro looks DIFFERENT! (video)

On today’s Pocketnow Daily, we talk about the possible leaked design of the Huawei Mate 30 Pro, how Huawei’s ban is affecting Samsung and more

iPhone XI camera changes, Samsung statement on broken Galaxy Fold & more – Pocketnow Daily

Watch today’s Pocketnow Daily as we talk about the changes in the camera of the new iPhone XI, Samsung’s statement on Broken Galaxy Fold & more
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These are Intel’s new 8th-gen processors for MacBooks and MacBook Air

Check out the new processors developed by Intel to be found in the next versions of the MacBook and MacBook Air along with their capabilities
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You won’t believe how cheap the world’s smallest AI chip is

A team of Taiwan researchers and an integrated circuit design house have developed Mipy, the world’s smallest and cheapest AI chip.

Samsung smartphones with Exynos Modem 5100 chips will be 5G-capable

Samsung will give many smartphones 5G capability with the new Samsung Exynos Modem 5100 that will also be compatible with previous networks
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TSMC hit by computer virus, Q3 revenue to take a 3% hit

TSMC has announced that the company was hit by a computer virus, generating delays in production and shipping, as well as a possible 3% Q3 revenue loss.

Qualcomm fully details impressive Snapdragon 710 SoC for affordable ‘high-tier’ phones

The first Android smartphones powered by Qualcomm’s hot new Snapdragon 710 processor will apparently be released by the end of the quarter, possibly supporting various “premium” technologies at an affordable price point.
Samsung Galaxy S9+ review

Samsung breaks quarterly profit records yet again, mostly thanks to chips and high-end phones

Samsung made more money between January and March 2018 than ever before, specifically around $14.5 billion in operating profit, but no thanks to the iPhone X.

Even after losing Qualcomm, Broadcom went ahead with its now-completed US redomiciliation

President Trump’s recent blocking of Broadcom’s proposed Qualcomm takeover on national security grounds hasn’t stopped the company from changing its legal domicile back to the US.

Qualcomm unveils Snapdragon 700 SoC family for affordable ‘high-tier’ smartphones

If smartphones powered by Snapdragon 800-series chips are too rich for your blood, but the 600 family feels like too big of a downgrade, Snapdragon 700 SoCs will soon have you covered.
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Qualcomm rejects yet another Broadcom offer, leaving little room for negotiation

There is absolutely no way Qualcomm will agree to a sale at a reduced price after inching closer to its own NXP acquisition, deemed an obvious value enhancer.

Qualcomm inches closer to NXP acquisition with revised $44 billion offer

Qualcomm may well kill two birds with one stone by offering NXP more cash for a long-in-the-making acquisition, also keeping potential buyer Broadcom at bay.
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Samsung Electronics loses its CEO on the same day that another record quarter is forecasted

Samsung Electronics might be making crazy amounts of money right now, but an “unprecedented crisis inside out” continues to shake up its management.

Samsung is officially the world’s top chipmaker, Intel likely to settle for second place overall this year

For the first time in almost 25 years, someone other than Intel leads the semiconductor industry. The new king is Samsung, and its 2017 crown looks safe.

Yup, that’s a tiny 10nm-based TSMC A10X chip inside the new 10.5-inch iPad Pro

One of the reasons Apple needed so much time to launch the long-rumored 10.5-inch iPad Pro is likely this super-small TSMC-made A10X SoC.

Samsung continues to ramp up investments in OLED screen and SoC production facilities worldwide

The world’s top manufacturer of smartphone displays is sure not resting on its laurels, spending fortunes on OLED and chip-making factories.

Everything looks set for Samsung to surpass Intel as number one chipmaker this quarter

Intel can probably kiss that 24 year-old chipmaking crown goodbye already, as Samsung moves closer and closer to taking over control of the market.

Qualcomm expects $47 billion NXP acquisition to close by the end of 2017

Intel, meet your match: a combined Qualcomm – NXP Semiconductors company worth at least $133 billion, looking at $30B annual revenues.