Huawei announces the 7nm Kirin 980 SoC, promising big boosts to performance and AI

  1. Huawei announces the 7nm Kirin 980 SoC, promising big boosts to performance and AI  Android Police
  2. Huawei promises its 7nm Kirin 980 processor will destroy the Snapdragon 845  The Verge
  3. Huawei’s Kirin 980 chip gives glimpse of Mate 20’s power  CNET
  4. Huawei debuts Kirin 980, the world’s first 7nm mobile chip  VentureBeat
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Qualcomm boosts mid-range smartphone AI with Snapdragon 670 mobile platform

  1. Qualcomm boosts mid-range smartphone AI with Snapdragon 670 mobile platform  ZDNet
  2. Qualcomm Reveals The Snapdragon 670 Platform: Dual Big Cores + Adreno 615  AnandTech
  3. Qualcomm’s new smartwatch chipset set for September unveiling  TechSpot
  4. Qualcomm teases September 10th smartwatch event – Android Police  Android Police
  5. Qualcomm teases Sept 10th reveal for next-gen wearable chipsets to power future Wear OS devices  9to5Google
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SoftBank boosts earnings with tech investment sales

SoftBank boosts earnings with tech investment salesJapan’s SoftBank Group Corp reported a 49 percent jump in quarterly profit on Monday, boosted by the sale of its stake in Indian e-commerce giant Flipkart in the first public divestment by the conglomerate’s massive Vision Fund. SoftBank, which is planning to list its domestic telecoms business, also said profit was bolstered by the sale of most of the Chinese operations of chip design unit ARM Holdings. The sales are the first signs of SoftBank monetising its investments after pumping billions of dollars into technology companies around the world yet taking little profit.


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Diet boosts the effectiveness of a cancer drug

Diet boosts the effectiveness of a cancer drug

Diet boosts the effectiveness of a cancer drug, Published online: 06 August 2018; doi:10.1038/d41586-018-05871-x

A drug that slows cancer growth has been found to elevate the level of the hormone insulin. This insulin rise lessens the drug’s effectiveness, but a diet that lowers insulin can increase the benefits of the therapy in mice.
Source: Nature

Histidine metabolism boosts cancer therapy

Histidine metabolism boosts cancer therapy

Histidine metabolism boosts cancer therapy, Published online: 11 July 2018; doi:10.1038/d41586-018-05573-4

Clinical use of the anticancer drug methotrexate can be limited by its high toxicity. It emerges that a diet rich in the amino acid histidine increases the effectiveness of methotrexate treatment and lowers toxicity in mice.
Source: Nature