Qualcomm launches its most powerful processor, Snapdragon 865 Plus

US-based chipmaker Qualcomm has launched the Snapdragon 865 Plus processor. This chipset is going to be the successor to the Snapdragon 865 SoC, which was launched earlier this year and happened to be the most powerful chipset from the company. The Snapdragon 865 Plus chipset features Qualcomm’s X55 5G modem and fifth-generation Qualcomm AI Engine […]

Chinese hackers have pillaged Taiwan’s semiconductor industry

Most specifically revealing, though, was the presence of one backdoor program on multiple victims’ networks that CyCraft says was previously used by the Winnti group, a large collection of hackers who have operated for over a decade and who are widely believed to be based in mainland China. In recent years, Winnti has become known […]

From the Editor’s Desk: Navigating the Chromebook crunch of 2020

Back at the beginning of the year when COVID started really rampaging through China, entire cities went under lockdown, including a lot of factories and manufacturers. The production of many components and chips was shut down for weeks before they could even begin to start ramping up again, which means that some laptops are sitting […]