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TSMC enlisted US as potential site for 3nm chip production, says paper

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has officially enlisted the US as an optional location to build a new manufacturing fab for production of 3nm chips, according to a Chinese-language Economic Daily News (EDN) report......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesMar 20th, 2017

Flexible display market to surpass US$200 billion within five years, says Futuresource

The value of products involving flexible displays will surge to over US$200 billion within five years and approach US$300 billion within a decade, according to market research company Futuresource Consulting......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News1 hr. 5 min. ago

ASE says no plan to set up local site in US for packaging services

Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) has a site in the US for IC testing, and has no plans to expand the site or build another locally for packaging services, according to company COO Tien Wu......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News3 hr. 21 min. ago

Apple iPhone 6s tops list of best-selling smartphones for 2016, says IHS

In terms of shipments, the iPhone 6s from Apple bested all competitors for sales in 2016, according to new analysis from IHS Markit......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News3 hr. 21 min. ago

TSMC to start installing equipment at Nanjing fab in 2H17

Equipment move-in will take place at Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company's (TSMC) Nanjing plant in the second half of 2017, according to Roger Luo, president for TSMC Nanjing. The new 12-inch facility is set to begin pilot production in the fi.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News3 hr. 21 min. ago

Taiwan February manufacturing production index down on month, up on year, says MOEA

Taiwan recorded a manufacturing production index (2011 as base year) of 98.15 for February 2017, decreasing 7.21% on month but increasing 13.97% on year, according to statistics released by the Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) on March 23......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News3 hr. 21 min. ago

Global LCD TV panel shipments in February down on month, up on year, says WitsView

There were 18.71 million LCD TV panels shipped globally in February 2017, decreasing 5.8% on month but increasing 4.6% on year, according to WitsView......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News3 hr. 21 min. ago

Google "can"t guarantee" ads won"t appear by offensive content, Eric Schmidt says

Google can't say for certain that ads placed with its various massive platforms won't end up near an offensive video or website. At least that's the opinion of Eric Schmidt, chairman of Google's parent company, Alphabet, and the most prominent public.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News7 hr. 36 min. ago

WikiLeaks" latest leak reveals alleged CIA exploits for Mac and iPhone [Updated]

New documents reveal possible ways the spy agency gained access to Apple laptops, desktops and phones. Update: Apple has sent us a statement regarding the latest WikiLeaks revelations. The company says its initial assessments show the alleged i.....»»

Category: topSource:  techradarRelated News8 hr. 21 min. ago

Apple says recent Wikileaks CIA docs detail old, fixed iPhone and Mac exploits

 Apple says that its preliminary assessments of the Wikileaks documents released today indicate that the vulnerabilities it details for iPhone and Mac were fixed years ago. The documents, which originated with the CIA, detailed a variety of meth.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News8 hr. 28 min. ago

Google partners with Howard University to launch program for black engineers

Bonita Stewart, Google's vice president of global partnerships, says the tech industry barely talked about diversity when she joined the company around 10 years ago. On Thursday, she announced a deal that takes a step toward permanently changing that.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News8 hr. 52 min. ago

Hyperledger Project: Its Potential in Influencing Blockchain Adoption in Europe

This IDC Market Perspective examines Hyperledger, a collaborative project for blockchain technologies, and explores its potential influence in blockchain adoption in Europe. It assesses its European members and their use cases, as well as the blockch.....»»

Category: softwareSource:  idcRelated News8 hr. 52 min. ago

Twitter Considers Premium Version After 11 Years As a Free Service

Twitter is considering whether or not to build a premium version of its site for select users. It's unclear what the cost would be at this time, but it's very possible it could be in the form of a subscription. Reuters reports: Like most other social.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News8 hr. 52 min. ago

Alaska Airlines is killing off Virgin America and Richard Branson says it’s okay to cry

 Alaska Airlines has announced they are killing off the Virgin America brand sometime in 2019. Sad? Angry? You’re not alone. Richard Branson, founder of Virgin America, just penned a love letter saying “tears were shed today”.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News9 hr. 52 min. ago

Post Intelligence says it can make your tweets better

 Social media can be hard. I’m not speaking hypothetically here. There have definitely been days where I’ve thought, Shoot, it’s been way too long since I’ve posted on Instagram or Twitter — and then completely fail.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News9 hr. 52 min. ago

‘Batman v Superman’ producer Brett Ratner says Rotten Tomatoes hurts film

Brett Ratner is not a fan of Rotten Tomatoes. The director and producer called the website "the destruction of our business" and says it deterred moviegoers from seeing Batman v Superman. The post ‘Batman v Superman’ producer Brett Ratner.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News9 hr. 53 min. ago

Nova Launcher Beta Update Introduces Dynamic Badges, an Alternate to Notification Counts

A new Nova Launcher beta (v5.1) arrived today with new addition worth talking about: Dynamic Badges. What the hell are Dynamic Badges? Glad you asked! They are a potential upgrade over your standard notification count badges that will show you more i.....»»

Category: mobileSource:  droidlifeRelated News11 hr. 5 min. ago

Photovoltaic ink could lead to easy solar panel manufacture

Easily scalable processing could make for rapid panel production. Enlarge / Perovskite crystals in a photovoltaic cell. (credit: Los Alamos National Lab) Currently, silicon is the dominant technology for photovoltaic solar power. There are a h.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News11 hr. 13 min. ago

In settlement, app makers change their tune on health benefits and privacy

NY Attorney General says three popular app makers over promised and misled. Enlarge / Young woman checking her running results at the smartphone (credit: Getty | AleksandarNakic) Makers of three popular health apps are changing their tune abo.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News11 hr. 13 min. ago

"Business and politics are inseparable" says our favorite Silicon Valley tweeter

Box CEO Aaron Levie isn't one to keep his mouth shut, providing often witty commentary on Twitter, at conferences and on television about Silicon Valley and the state of the industry. SEE ALSO: What CEOs are saying about the Muslim ban, and what they.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News11 hr. 36 min. ago

"Fixer Upper" is giving fans exactly what they wanted: A new spinoff

All this talk about Beauty and the Beast has taken away from the true fairytale of our time: Chip and Joanna Gaines.  HGTV's redesign darlings have become relationship goals, family goals and house goals over and over again across four seasons o.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News11 hr. 36 min. ago