Samsung is reportedly ready to supply foldable screens to competing companies | GeekComparison

enlarge / The Galaxy Z Flip (left) and Galaxy Z Fold 2 (right). Samsung will now sell both display styles to competitors. An ETNews report claims that Samsung Display is poised to expand its foldable display business and start selling it to companies other than Samsung Electronics’ phone division. Flexible panels were previously exclusive to … Read more

Apple reports double-digit sales increases for every product category in Q1 2021 | GeekComparison

enlarge / Apple’s global headquarters in Cupertino, California. The past 24 hours have been awash with stock market news, from normal to crazy. But based on Apple’s performance in recent quarters, the revenue the Cupertino company reported today for the first quarter of 2021 was very much on the normal side. And by that we … Read more

Samsung says shortage of car chips could affect smartphones | GeekComparison

SOPA images | Getty Images Samsung Electronics said a global semiconductor shortage that has hit global automakers may also disrupt orders for the memory chips used in smartphones as manufacturers rushed to respond to the crisis. The warning from the world’s largest memory chip maker comes as companies and governments worry that limited chip production … Read more

Rocky Linux gets a new sponsor: Gregory Kurtzer’s startup, Ctrl IQ | GeekComparison

enlarge / Ctrl IQ provided us with this diagram of the proposed technology stack. (Luckily, spell correction isn’t one of the core services Ctrl IQ provides.) Gregory Kurtzer, co-founder of the now-defunct CentOS Linux distribution, has created a new startup company called Ctrl IQ, which will serve in part as a sponsorship company for the … Read more

Chrome users have faced three security vulnerabilities in the past 24 hours | GeekComparison

Google’s Chrome browser users have faced three security vulnerabilities in the past 24 hours in the form of a malicious extension with more than 2 million users, a just-fixed zero-day, and new information about how malware can compromise Chrome’s syncing feature. abuse firewalls. Let’s discuss them one by one. First, the Great Suspender, an extension … Read more