Samsung Confirms It Is Manufacturing ASIC Chips for Cryptocurrency Mining

Samsung has confirmed that it has started manufacturing ASIC chips that are used to extract cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin, Ethereum and others. This confirmation follows some reports from South Korea that alluded to this development. While Samsung has not commented on the customers of these chips, reports claim that it has partnered with Chinese hardware makers Bitcoin and mass production is expected to begin soon. According to a report by TechCrunch, Samsung’s foundry company has begun to develop ASIC (Application Specific Integrated Circuit) chips that will be used in the…

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Slack Removes Apple Watch App in Latest Update, Adds New G Suite Integration Features

Slack, in an update to its iOS application on Thursday, has removed its standalone Apple Watch application. Slack, a platform for collaboration and communication of equipment for companies, is the latest company to complete the development of applications for Apple Watch and start focusing solely on Apple’s iOS platform. Meanwhile, in the latest G Suite integration, Google allows users to see their Slack activities from Google Drive. In particular, Slack users will still be able to respond to incoming messages on their Apple Watch with detailed notifications. The update brings…

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The Feds Have Some Questions for Apple About Those iPhone Slowdowns

Far from being swept under the rug, Apple’s once-secret practice of slowing older phones with aging batteries is becoming the focus of an investigation by the US DoJ and SEC, according to Bloomberg. Although neither the government nor Apple provides details on the investigation and the investigation, anonymous sources know that Apple is being investigated for violating securities laws. The company is particularly embarrassed at not disclosing correctly that a software update in early 2017 has limited the performance of many older phones, including iPhone 7 and older models. It…

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