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Samsung may alter its schedule to prevent clients from switching to 10nm chips from TSMC

samsSamsung has cemented its position as the market leader currently all thanks to its 14nm FinFET production method that brought us the Exynos 7420 in the Galaxy S6 and this production process allowed Samsung to steal big customers like Apple and Qualcomm from Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. It appears that to counter this move TSMC is going to skip the 14nm process and head straight to 10nm as Samsung did when it skipped the 20nm process and went straight to 14nm. (more…)

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Standardized security might waive Android Pay transaction fee

applepayMobile payments are well on their way to becoming the next big tech trend, whether we like it or not. Apple Pay has been at the forefront of the technology, investing heftily in the system, despite retailer distrust and numerous technical and legal issues.

In fact, Cupertino has managed to be so persuasive that a lot of banks and card issuers have already agreed to enroll for the platform and also give Apple as much as 0.15% fee of the value of each card transaction. (more…)

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comScore US report says Android is still more popular than iOS

Samsung-vs-AppleComScore has finished tallying up the numbers for the first three months of 2015 and it has a few facts to share about the US mobile market. The data shows that over the said period 188.6 million people in the US were identified as owning a smartphone. This is a whopping 76.9% market penetration, which definitely gives a little perspective as to why tracking usage statistics is so important, especially in the fast-growing niche. (more…)

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Apple no longer sells iPhones with a two year AT&T contract

att_planMost people nowadays tend to go for carrier-subsidized deal on smartphones. It just seems logical since you are already paying for a subscription to a certain company and most people would prefer spacing out such a huge expense. This is definitely applicable for iPhones, especially in the US, which is why Apple has carrier plans listed as a first choice on its website. (more…)

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Under 25% of top 100 US retailers currently accept Apple Pay

A vast majority of the top US retailers currently do not accept Apple Pay, according to a report from Reuters, which carried out a survey of the top 100 retailers in the country.

As per the report, less than a quarter of the surveyed companies currently accept Apple Pay. While around two-thirds of the retailers have no plans to accept the service this year, only a handful of them said that they are planning to join the program in 2016. (more…)

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