Apple M7 From NXP, Says Chipworks |

NXP Semiconductors makes the M7 sensor controller used in the new Apple iPhone 5S and Samsung makes the phone's A7 processor, according to a teardown by Chipworks (Ottawa). 

Team hacks RFID smartcards

Researchers at the Ruhr-University Bochum say they've been able to crack the security of a widely used contactless smartcard.