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Shipments of Advanced Micro Devices Inc.’s new EPYC Rome server CPUs began in September, and sources said 3Q19 adoption was slow because a lot of customers were evaluating rather than buying.
In recent conversations with OTR Global, four restaurant industry sources believe that the introduction and marketing of new menu items featuring plant-based meat substitutes likely helped overall traffic and sales at those restaurants during 3Q19.
Three executives at artificial intelligence (A.I.) technology firms serving the restaurant industry said the growth of A.I.-based strategies in the quick-service and fast-casual restaurant sectors will accelerate through 2019 and into 2020, driven by
European Operators Show High Interest in Other Brands
Background: The Chinese government announced the “Made in China 2025” blueprint in 2015 to transition China to self-sufficiency in high-tech industries. One of the sectors targeted was semiconductors and NAND memory.
Background: Japan began restricting key technology exports to South Korea by placing key items under tighter export control, effective July 4, in a dispute stemming from disagreements about reparations to World War II comfort women.
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