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Taiwan market: Smartphone shipments see first on-year decline in 2016, says IDC

Shipments of smartphones in the Taiwan market decreased 18% on year to 8.74 million units in 2016, the first year-on-year decline in Taiwan's smartphone market, according to data compiled by IDC......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesMar 20th, 2017

Taiwan IC designers at critical juncture

Taiwan’s IC design industry has suffered lackluster business performance in recent years, significantly losing ground in the world market to their rapidly counterparts from China amid strong challenges from mergers and consolidations within the.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News9 min. ago

Episil planning to raise epi-wafer prices

Taiwan-based Episil, which makes silicon epitaxial wafers as well as providing foundry services at its 5- and 6-inch wafer fabs, plans to revise upward its epi-wafer prices to reflect tight supply, according to a report by Taiwan's Central News Agenc.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News9 min. ago

UK"s first heart pump targets 2018 clinical trial

Clinical trials are due to begin in late 2018 with the aim of a full rollout two years later......»»

Category: hdrSource:  bbcRelated News33 min. ago

New Maglev Elevator Can Travel Horizontally, Vertically, and Diagonally

An elevator that can move in any direction has been successfully tested by a German company named ThyssenKrupp. An anonymous reader quotes Wired UK: The Multi is the first ropeless lift, built using the same magnetic levitation technology used in Ja.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News1 hr. 9 min. ago

Ruined by its airbag scandal, Takata files for bankruptcy protection

Takata has filed for bankruptcy in the U.S. and Japan after its 84-year-old business was ruined by a scandal involving faulty airbags. The airbags, some of which exploded with too much force, have been linked to at least 14 deaths. The post Ruined by.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News1 hr. 17 min. ago

Market Snapshot: Datacenter, 2Q17

This IDC Market Presentation defines the broad datacenter ecosystem and provides examples of representative suppliers in each portion of the market......»»

Category: servicesSource:  idcRelated News1 hr. 25 min. ago

Recapping the first TechCrunch China event in Shenzhen

 Last week we hosted our first TechCrunch China event in Shenzhen, the hardware capital of the world. We were delighted to welcome thousands of attendees to the event, which included a host of top tech industry names, exciting up-and-coming star.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News1 hr. 49 min. ago

Starling Bank passports to Europe, first stop Ireland

 London-based Starling Bank is continuing to gather momentum. After a staggered launch of its current account kicked off in March, the digital-only bank is announcing imminent expansion to Europe, starting with the Republic of Ireland where it h.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News2 hr. 25 min. ago

Box office hits and misses: ‘Transformers’ struggles while ‘Wonder Woman’ stays strong

Michael Bay's fifth installment of the Transformers franchise, Transformers: The Last Knight, has the weakest debut of the series so far, but still manages to win the box office its first weekend in theaters. The post Box office hits and misses: R.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News2 hr. 33 min. ago

Article: Digital Nears Tipping Point for Daily Media Time in Western Europe

eMarketer expects that digital will draw the largest share of adults’ time spent with media in France and Germany for the first time in 2017. And in the UK, digital will come close to attracting a majority share of total media time......»»

Category: internetSource:  emarketerRelated News4 hr. 33 min. ago

Article: Social Media Ads Are Doing Their Job in India

Social media seems to be a useful marketing channel for advertisers in India. Recent data shows that more than 85% of smartphone users in the country click on social media ads......»»

Category: internetSource:  emarketerRelated News4 hr. 33 min. ago

ZF wants Hella to deal to be "easy and open"

The deal, which focuses on radar and camera technology critical to self-driving vehicles, is "three sheets of paper," says ZF CEO Stefan Sommer......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated News4 hr. 41 min. ago

Ford"s shift of Focus shows shrinking role of small cars

Starting next year, Ford will go about a year without building a single Focus for North America #8212; and the market may not even notice. Slumping sales have turned the car into an imported afterthought......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated News4 hr. 41 min. ago

Despite losses, used-car seller Carvana notches wins on Wall Street

The used-car retailer, known for its vending machines, says it has a clear path to profitability and a strong brand that's making an impression......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated News4 hr. 41 min. ago

Plenty to see in U.S. sales in last half of 2017

Several old-fashioned U.S. sales races are shaping up to keep the second half of 2017 lively......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated News4 hr. 41 min. ago

Honda says it will be difficult to recoup billions spent recalling Takata airbags

Honda says Takata's bankruptcy will make it difficult for the automaker to recoup billions of dollars it has spent to recall defective airbag inflators......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated News5 hr. 41 min. ago

Takata files for bankruptcy, agrees to be acquired by Key Safety

After more than a year of negotiations, Key Safety Systems has reached a deal to acquire Takata for $1.59 billion as part of a prepackaged bankruptcy in the U.S. and Japan......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated News7 hr. 17 min. ago

Elias Burstein, Pioneer in Semiconductors, Dies at 99

Mr. Burstein was one of the first scientists to use lasers to do research on semiconductors and insulators, and held patents for a method to increase the semiconducting capacity of silicon......»»

Category: topSource:  nytRelated News7 hr. 33 min. ago

Takata to file for bankruptcy, be acquired by Key Safety

After more than a year of negotiations, Key Safety Systems has reached a deal to acquire Takata for $1.59 billion as part of a prepackaged bankruptcy in the U.S. and Japan......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated News8 hr. 1 min. ago

AVADirect Affinity HTPC System Review

"AVADirect is a custom PC maker located in Twinsburg, Ohio, which is basically between Cleveland and Akron. It is great to see a rather large custom PC maker so close to us and in the mid-west. So many PC builders are on the west coast. AVA.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcstatsRelated News11 hr. 49 min. ago