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TSMC reports record August revenue ahead of today’s iPhone launch

A-series chipmaker TSMC has reported record August revenue, up 16.5% year-on-year, ahead of today’s iPhone launch. The company said that its revenue last month hit NT$106.12B (US$3.4B). The number is likely to spark speculation about Apple’s confidence in early sales of this year’s iPhones, but there are three reasons for a cautious interpretation of the news … First, although Apple is a…
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Lamborghini's V12 gets electrified with the 819HP Sian hybrid

The first electrified Lamborghini doesn’t disappoint. If anything the green-tinted Sian with its fins, channels and hyper-sharp styling feels like the most Lamborghini thing Lamborghini builds. With a name that means "flash or lightning" in the Bolognese dialect, the Sian is the…
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LG plugs NVIDIA G-Sync into its 2019 OLED TVs

At CES in January NVIDIA promised more big-screen G-Sync-compatible displays were coming and now LG says they're already here. A firmware update for its 2019 OLED TVs will roll out soon adding support for the feature promising "smooth, tear-free immersion" with compatible PC…
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Ahead of iOS 13, Facebook publishes blog post defending its use of location data in iOS

iOS 13 is set to be released to the public later this month, and Facebook is looking to get out ahead of some of the changes to location settings in the update. Facebook has published a new blog post detailing how iOS 13 affects its access to your location data, while reaffirming that users are “in control” of their location settings. As we detailed back in June, iOS 13 makes several changes…
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Kuo on iPhone 11: No Apple Pencil support, bilateral wireless charging potentially scrapped, more

On the eve of Apple’s iPhone 11 keynote, reliable Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo has published a new report detailing what to expect. Kuo says the new iPhone 11 models will not support Apple Pencil input, nor will they switch to USB-C. However, the 5.8-inch and 6.5-inch iPhone 11 models will feature a fast charger in the box, Kuo says. Some rumors had suggested that the 2019 iPhone 11 would support…
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