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CCL supplier Elite Material sees strong profits in 2016

CCL (copper-clad laminate) maker Elite Material (EMC) has reported net profits of 2.77 billion (US$90.35 million) for 2016, increasing 15.95% from a year earlier. The earnings translated into an EPS of NT$8.7 for the year......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesMar 17th, 2017

Digitimes Research: Biometric sensor shipments to see CAGR of over 30% from 2017-2020

Biometric sensor technologies are mainly separated into two major categories: the static type such as fingerprint, iris, face, palm vein recognition; and the dynamic type such as voiceprint, heartbeat and gait recognition. In 2016, fingerprint recogn.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News24 min. ago

Realtek sees profits down in 1Q17

Tight supply of memory devices, LCD panels and other key components is discouraging downstream OEMs and brand companies from placing chip orders, according to Alex Chiu, president of Realtek Semiconductor......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News24 min. ago

All-Flash Arrays Buck the Enterprise Storage Doldrums

IDC calls the all-flash array segment a "bright spot" during an underwhelming Q4 2016 for storage vendors, particularly in EMEA......»»

Category: databaseSource:  enterprisestorageforumRelated News47 min. ago

At 95 Percent of Enterprises, Employees Are Actively Working to Bypass Security Protocols

The use of VPNs and other tools to bypass security restrictions doubled from 2015 to 2016, a recent survey found......»»

Category: securitySource:  esecurityplanetRelated News47 min. ago

86 Percent of Financial Services Firms to Increase Cyber Security Spend in 2017

That's far higher than 2016, when less than 60 percent said they planned to do so......»»

Category: securitySource:  esecurityplanetRelated News47 min. ago

Almost 40 Percent of Industrial Computers Were Hit by Cyber Attacks in 2H 2016

And a quarter of all targeted attacks were aimed at industrial targets, a recent study found......»»

Category: securitySource:  esecurityplanetRelated News47 min. ago

Intense training without proper recovery may compromise bone health in elite rowers

Bone mineral density, an indicator of bone strength, typically increases with regular exercise, acting as a protective mechanism against bone fractures and osteoporosis. But a new study suggests that the extended, high-intensity training sessions of.....»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated News2 hr. 14 min. ago

Security flaw in Hyundai mobile app gave access hackers to remotely control and steal cars

Hyundai introduced a flaw in a Dec. 8, 2016 update to the mobile app for its Blue Link connected car software. The post Security flaw in Hyundai mobile app gave access hackers to remotely control and steal cars appeared first on Tech2. Software.....»»

Category: asiaSource:  tech2Related News2 hr. 23 min. ago

The music industry is growing at its fastest rate in 20 years, all thanks to online streaming

The global market for recorded music grew by 5.9 percent in 2016, the quickest pace since industry body IFPI began tracking the market in 1997. The post The music industry is growing at its fastest rate in 20 years, all thanks to online streaming app.....»»

Category: asiaSource:  tech2Related News2 hr. 23 min. ago

Article: Netflix Gains a Foothold in China Through iQiyi Licensing Deal

Netflix gave up on entering China in late 2016, after hitting a regulatory wall. Now the service is making a comeback through a licensing deal with a local player to show its original content......»»

Category: internetSource:  emarketerRelated News2 hr. 40 min. ago

Article: Substantial Growth in Sweden"s Small Digital Grocery Market

Digital grocery sales in Sweden will hit SEK7.2 billion ($840.9 million) this year, up nearly 31% over 2016......»»

Category: internetSource:  emarketerRelated News2 hr. 40 min. ago

Article: Digital Drove UK Ad Spending in 2016

UK ad spending rose 3.7% in 2016 to £21.37 billion, according to the Advertising Association (AA) - UK and Warc. Digital advertising was largely responsible for the increase, as several traditional formats saw nondigital ad outlays dip......»»

Category: internetSource:  emarketerRelated News2 hr. 40 min. ago

IDC Identifies the Leading Regional Telecommunications Service Providers in Asia/Pacific for 2016-17

SINGAPORE, April 26th, 2017 IDC today published a MarketScape report titled IDC Telecom MarketScape for Next-Generation Service Providers 2016 -17 , which evaluates the leading regional and global telecommunications service providers (SPs) in Asia P.....»»

Category: internetSource:  idcRelated News7 hr. 31 min. ago

Netflix gets its shows into China through iQiyi licensing deal

While Netflix has dominated much of the streaming content market, it's been blocked by regulators in a major region: China. The company found a stopgap method to get its material into the country by way of a new licensing deal with the.....»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxRelated News7 hr. 47 min. ago

Our fruits and veggies aren"t as fresh as you might think

When it comes to some supermarket produce, "fresh" is a relative term. While apples in the store might be crisp and juicy, there's a strong chance they've been sitting in a warehouse for nearly a year, using a process some farmers describe as "putti.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News8 hr. 55 min. ago

10% of Windows 10 machines upgraded to Creators Update; 60% of phones eligible

If your phone is in the 40% of Windows devices not supported, you can use Release Preview. Enlarge / The announcement of the Creators Update in October 2016. Two weeks into its phased rollout, the Creators Update (version 1703) is on about.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News9 hr. 56 min. ago

Streaming Services Help Global Music Industry To Fastest Growth in Nearly 20 Years

The global music industry grew by 5.9 percent in 2016, its fastest rate of growth since 1997, as revenue generated by streaming services surged 60 percent. From a report: The IFPI's Global Music Report (previously known as the Digital Music Report) s.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News10 hr. 23 min. ago

Why It"s Time For America To Leave Afghanistan Behind

In Afghanistan, springtime means one thing: the start of another brutal fighting season. And if 2017 is anything like 2016 was, this fighting season could be the one that breaks the fledgling Afghan National Army for good.Read more........»»

Category: topSource:  gizmodoRelated News10 hr. 55 min. ago

Pirate Site Blockades Violate Free Speech, Mexico’s Supreme Court Rules

Broad pirate sites blockades are disproportional, Mexico's Supreme Court of Justice has ruled. The Government can't order ISPs to block websites that link to copyright-infringing material because that would also restrict access to legitimate content.....»»

Category: internetSource:  torrentfreakRelated News11 hr. 15 min. ago

Facebook"s fake news problem was so bad even Barack Obama talked to him about it

After a long, confusing, fake news-filled 2016 election in which Donald Trump became President of the United States, Barack Obama was one of the many people to take shots at Facebook's role in spreading fake news. But according to a new New York Time.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News11 hr. 15 min. ago