Qualcomm abandons Guizhou venture
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Walks away from $570 million joint investment

A joint venture between US smartphone chipmaker Qualcomm Inc and China’s Guizhou province will shut down by the end of the month.

ASML says Samsung not involved in IP theft.
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Media made the wrong assumption

ASML denied any involvement by its top client Samsung Electronics Co Ltd in an intellectual property theft case between the Dutch chip equipment maker and a rival.

The $9,000 Surface Hub 2S is out now
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50-inch needs Steelcase’s Roam stand

Software King of the World Microsoft has released its Microsoft Surface Hub 2S which, for nine grand, seems to be a rather expensive whiteboard.

Student faces ten years for killer USB drive
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Destroyed computers worth $58,471

A student of the College of Saint Rose in Albany, New York, has admitted destroying  $58,471 worth of PCs using a USB device designed to instantly overwhelm and fry their circuitry.

Samsung develops EUV-based 5nm process nodes
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Chips are 25 percent smaller and 20 percent more power efficient

Samsung has announced that it has completed development of a 5nm semiconductor process using its extreme ultraviolet (EUV) technology.