Addition to Helio X20 and X25
MediaTek has announced two more Helio X20 series products - a Helio X27 and an X23 and as you can figure out from the names, Helio X27 is faster than the X25 while X23 is a bit slower.
Super sensitive SoC
IBM has developed some tech it calls a lab-on-a-chip which can be used to detect cancer or other diseases before any symptoms have appeared.
Helping out its contract chip makers
TSMC is thinking about dropping contract prices for its handset-IC clients to help ease the pressure of their declining ASPs and gross margins.
256GB/s with four 8Gb stacks, seven-fold increase over GDDR5
Roughly six months ago, AMD launched the first graphics cards packed with first-generation High Bandwidth Memory (HBM). Today, Samsung has just announced production of the industry’s first 20nm 4GB DRAM package based on second-generation High Bandwidth Memory 2 (HBM2).
Updatad: The next generation
Micron has promised to launch a new kind of memory that is twice the speed of mainstreams GDDR5 . This will be released during 2016 and will be company's answer to HBM.
Exclusive: Highest end are HBM 2.0, GDDR6, GDDR5X
AMD over-hyped the new High Bandwidth Memory standard and now the second generation HBM 2.0 is coming in 2016. However it looks like most of GPUs shipped in this year will still rely on the older GDDR5.
Snapdragon 820 might get an airing as burnt bridges are rebuilt
Samsung is considering usingg Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 chips for its Galaxy S7 range.
With six A72 and four A53 it looks great
The rumoured Helio X30 is real and if you thought that X20 was not enough to see off Snapdragon 820, it looks like the Helio X30 has a much better chance.
Four A72 cores and helio X22 too
If you thought the Helio X20 with ten core was the best MediaTek could offer, the company has now come up with an X30 which is a faster version of deca-core and has four A72 cores.