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Shawn Knight / TechSpot:
Synaptics unveils new multi-factor authentication system that can combine fingerprint and facial recognition for smartphones, tablets, and laptops   —  Synaptics is looking to take the lead in mobile security in 2017.  After announcing an optical reader that can scan fingerprints through glass last month …
Jan 3, 2017, 8:35 PMIn context
Shawn Knight / TechSpot:
Google is taking additional steps to reduce Chrome's battery draw   —  Google recently implemented a new feature in Chrome that detects and shuts down any unnecessary Flash content on a web page.  The intent was to free up some CPU cycles and ultimately, improve battery life on mobile devices and notebooks.
Jun 13, 2015, 12:45 AMIn context
Steven Walton / TechSpot:
Nvidia unveils the GTX Titan X, with 12GB of GDDR5 memory, peak memory bandwidth 50% higher than the GTX 980, goes on sale for $999 on March 18   —  Nvidia GeForce GTX Titan X Review  —  About three years ago we got our first look at Nvidia's Kepler architecture that powered the GTX 680 …
Mar 17, 2015, 3:40 PMIn context
Shawn Knight / TechSpot:
FCC to fine Chinese electronics maker $34.9 million for marketing cell phone jammers in the US   —  The Federal Communications Commission on Thursday announced intentions to fine a Chinese electronics maker a record $34.9 million for selling cell phone jammers in the US according to a statement on the matter.
Jun 20, 2014, 12:20 PMIn context
Matthew DeCarlo / TechSpot:
PC game sales hit $20 billion last year, no signs of slowing   —  Despite declining desktop shipments as well as an increased interest in mobile and social games, the PC gaming market is still holding strong with a growth of 8% last year according DFC analyst David Cole, who was quoted in a recent PC Gaming Alliance (PCGA) report.
Mar 28, 2013, 8:20 AMIn context
Matthew DeCarlo / TechSpot:
Tablets to outship desktops this year, notebooks next year   —  According to the latest data from IDC, global shipments of smart connected devices exceeded a billion units in 2012, an increase of 29.1% from the previous year and representing a value of $576.9 billion.
Mar 27, 2013, 1:05 AMIn context
Emil Protalinski / TechSpot:
Rumor: AMD is up for sale, Dell may be interested   —  As far as the stock market is concerned, Advanced Micro Devices may be up for sale.  AMD's shares were significantly up yesterday, apparently on rumors that Dell is interested in buying the American multinational semiconductor company.
Feb 15, 2011, 2:20 PMIn context
Emil Protalinski / TechSpot:
Samsung develops DDR4 memory, up to 40% more efficient   —  Samsung Electronics has announced that it completed development of the industry's first DDR4 DRAM module last month, using 30nm class process technology, and provided 1.2V 2GB DDR4 unbuffered dual in-line memory modules (UDIMM) to a controller maker for testing.
Jan 6, 2011, 5:20 AMIn context
Matthew DeCarlo / TechSpot:
Mozilla intern examines startup speed of Firefox, Chrome   —  A Mozilla intern has figured out a way to make Firefox open faster - or at least seem like it's opening faster.  In a blog post, interface designer John Wayne Hill explained how Chrome, although only slightly faster than Firefox at starting, feels much quicker.
Jun 20, 2010, 4:00 AMIn context
Jose Vilches / TechSpot:
Western Digital enters consumer SSD market   —  If you needed more proof that solid-state drives are the future of computer storage, today, Western Digital, one of the largest traditional hard disk drives manufacturers has jumped with both feet into the market.
Mar 3, 2010, 12:35 PMIn context

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