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Analysis: After TikTok and WeChat, Alibaba could be the next target in Trump"s tech war

The United States has taken aim at some of China's biggest tech champions, from Huawei and ByteDance's TikTok to Tencent's WeChat. Alibaba, one of the world's largest retail and internet conglomerates, could be next......»»

Source:  CnnCategory: Top2 hr. 3 min. ago Related News

Casetek, Pegatron in trading halt pending announcement

Chassis maker Casetek Holding and Pegatron, which holds 60% of Casetek, both have announced they will stop trading on Taiwan's stock market on August 13 pending the release of material information, fueling speculation about the two companies ready to.....»»

Source:  DigitimesCategory: It2 hr. 35 min. ago Related News

FocalTech posts profit surge in 2Q20

FocalTech Systems, specializing in the development of LCD driver ICs and touchscreen controllers, has reported net profits surged 70.2% sequentially to NT$101 million (US$3.43) in the second quarter of 2020. The profit results also compared with loss.....»»

Source:  DigitimesCategory: It2 hr. 35 min. ago Related News

IC material suppliers see clear order visibility through 2021

Taiwan-based semiconductor material suppliers and distributors have enjoyed strong demand from their foundry clients for advanced-node manufacturing, and have seen clear order visibility through 2021, according to industry sources......»»

Source:  DigitimesCategory: It2 hr. 35 min. ago Related News

Protective component maker Thinking posts record margins

Circuit protection device specialist Thinking Electronic Industrial saw its gross margin and operating margin climb to record highs of 46.12% and 31.94%, respectively, in the second quarter of 2020, when net profits surged 69% on quarter and 35.2% fr.....»»

Source:  DigitimesCategory: It2 hr. 35 min. ago Related News

Higgstec poised for strong 3Q20 on medical touch panel shipments

Industrial-control touch panel maker Higgstec expects its third-quarter 2020 sales to outperform those in the previous quarter, bolstered by strong demand for medical applications......»»

Source:  DigitimesCategory: It2 hr. 35 min. ago Related News

Inventec Appliances has a tough year in 2020, says president

Inventec Appliances, a maker of smart hand-held devices, is having its most difficult year in 2020 since it was founded in 2000, because of the coronavirus pandemic and US-trade tensions, according to company president David Ho......»»

Source:  DigitimesCategory: It2 hr. 35 min. ago Related News

Kdan Mobile Software cooperates with Japan-based Vacan

Kdan Mobile Software, a Taiwan-based developer of mobile device-based collaborative work software solutions, has provided Japan-based Vacan with its DottedSign e-signing service to help the latter's business operation in Taiwan, according to Kdan......»»

Source:  DigitimesCategory: It2 hr. 35 min. ago Related News

NASA sets water challenge to aid crewed missions to the moon and Mars

NASA is looking for effective ways to harvest water on the moon and Mars.....»»

Source:  DigitaltrendsCategory: Top2 hr. 35 min. ago Related News

Tune in tomorrow and watch five startups compete at Pitchers & Pitches

Ever hear the expression, “every master was once a disaster?” Now apply that to developing a well-crafted pitch. It takes practice and honest feedback to make a masterful pitch, and that’s exactly what you’ll get when you participate in our n.....»»

Source:  PcmagCategory: Top3 hr. 3 min. ago Related News

"Hundreds dead" because of Covid-19 misinformation

A study says at least 800 people have died globally because of coronavirus-related misinformation......»»

Source:  BbcCategory: Hdr3 hr. 3 min. ago Related News

Cyber crisis response failing to adapt to modern threats

Today, a stark disconnect exists between the inadequacy of crisis exercising and the desire to build an effective cyber crisis response function, according to an Osterman Research study. The report into senior security leaders at 402 organizations wi.....»»

Source:  TheglobeandmailCategory: Top3 hr. 34 min. ago Related News

Surge in cyber attacks targeting open source software projects

There has been a massive 430% surge in next generation cyber attacks aimed at actively infiltrating open source software supply chains, Sonatype has found. Rise of next-gen software supply chain attacks According to the report, 929 next generation so.....»»

Source:  TheglobeandmailCategory: Top3 hr. 34 min. ago Related News

Apple rumored to announce "iPhone 12" in October, Apple Watch and iPad in September

Serial leaker Jon Prosser on Wednesday narrowed down this fall's expected Apple Watch, iPhone and iPad product launches to near exact dates, saying the company will break with tradition and announce changes to at least two major product lines in a Se.....»»

Source:  AppleinsiderCategory: Apple3 hr. 34 min. ago Related News

Cities Lose Lawsuit Against FCC"s 5G Rules

A federal appeals court upheld the Federal Communications Commission's rules that limit municipalities' ability to negotiate with telecom companies such as AT&T and Verizon that are seeking to deploy thousands of 5G antennas on city streets and neigh.....»»

Source:  SlashdotCategory: Top4 hr. 3 min. ago Related News

Stream, whose APIs help product teams build chat and activity feeds fast, just raised a $15 million Series A round

Earlier this year, the founders of Stream,  a five-year-old, 60-person startup with offices in Boulder and Amsterdam, weren’t feeling so great about their prospects. As COVID-19 began its spread in the U.S., some smaller customers of the start.....»»

Source:  MarketingvoxCategory: Top4 hr. 35 min. ago Related News

Homeland Security Details New Tools For Extracting Device Data at US Borders

Travelers heading to the US have many reasons to be cautious about their devices when it comes to privacy. A report released Thursday from the Department of Homeland Security provides even more cause for concern about how much data border patrol agen.....»»

Source:  SlashdotCategory: Top5 hr. 3 min. ago Related News

Arecibo Observatory Featured in James Bond Film "Goldeneye" Shut Down

A number of Slashdot readers, including mknewman and MountainLogic have shared this report: The famous observatory in Arecibo, Puerto Rico, featured in the James Bond movie "GoldenEye," has been forced to temporarily close after a broken cable smashe.....»»

Source:  SlashdotCategory: Top5 hr. 3 min. ago Related News

Mozilla Extends its Google Search Deal

Mozilla and Google have extended their search deal for another three years, news outlet ZDNet reported Wednesday, citing sources familiar with thee matter. Mozilla confirmed the news. From a report: The new search deal will ensure Google remains the.....»»

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Scientists Put Masks to the Test—With a Cell Phone and a Laser

When it comes to blocking germs, not all cloth masks are created equal. A new, low-cost testing device literally illuminates which ones won’t get the job done......»»

Source:  WiredCategory: Gadget6 hr. 2 min. ago Related News