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AboCom sees clear order visibility for next 5 months

Wireless networking solution provider AboCom System has seen clear order visibility for the next five months, encouraging it to negotiate higher prices with customers, according to the company......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesMay 7th, 2021

What it"s really like to be an Amazon warehouse worker during Prime Day

For much of the past 16 months, Amazon's warehouse workers have faced grueling pressure to keep up with the demand from households for online goods during the pandemic. Now, workers must endure the stress of meeting a spike in orders from Amazon's su.....»»

Category: topSource:  cnnRelated News6 hr. 19 min. ago

Get two months of Kindle Unlimited for ONLY $5 with this Prime Day deal

Been eyeing a Kindle Unlimited subscription? Amazon has a great Prime Day deal saving you 75% on the price of your first two months of Kindle Unlimited......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJun 20th, 2021

Chinese Astronauts Reach New Space Station For Three-Month Mission

For the next three months, three Chinese astronauts will live on a cylinder-shaped module measuring 16.6 metres by 4.2 metres (54 feet by 13.7 feet) while carrying out further construction work for China's orbiting space station. It's the first tim.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJun 20th, 2021

Early Prime Day deal: Get four months of Amazon Music Unlimited for FREE

Enjoy Amazon Music Unlimited entirely for free for four months right now as part of the early Prime Day deals......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJun 18th, 2021

Crew starts making China"s new space station their home

Three Chinese astronauts have begun making China's new space station their home for the next three months, after their launch and arrival at the station Thursday marked further advances in the country's ambitious space program......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 18th, 2021

Urgent need to reform image of farming to prevent "disastrous" labor shortages

There is an urgent need to change the image of farming in order to prevent "disastrous" agriculture labor shortages, a new report warns......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 17th, 2021

Pandemic-era crowdfunding more common, successful in affluent communities

During the first several months of the pandemic—when communities locked down, jobs were lost, PPE was scarce and store shelves were cleared —thousands of people turned to online crowdfunding to meet their needs......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 17th, 2021

Taiwan diode makers see clear order visibility through end-2021

Taiwan-based power diode suppliers have seen clear order visibility through the end of this year, as coronavirus-induced stay-at-home activities continue to spur demand, coupled with a surge in demand for automotive electronics, according to industry.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsJun 16th, 2021

Highlights of the day: Macronix set to sell 6-inch fab

Mask ROM and flash memory maker Macronix is close to striking a deal to sell its 6-inch fab in Taiwan. Tokyo Electron is named as the most likely buyer of the Macronix fab. The notebook sector has been troubled by component shortages for months, but.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsJun 16th, 2021

After enrollment dips, public schools hope for fall rebound

Ashley Pearce's daughter was set to start kindergarten last year in Maryland's Montgomery County school system. But when it became clear that the year would begin online, Pearce found a nearby Catholic school offering in-person instruction and made t.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 16th, 2021

Notebook compartment part suppliers see deceleration in shipments in 2Q21

Makers of notebook internal compartment parts and hinges have seen a deceleration in order pull-ins from notebook brand clients in second quarter amid component shortages......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsJun 16th, 2021

Largest structures in the universe show clear light-shifted signal of rotation

By mapping the motion of galaxies in huge filaments that connect the cosmic web, astronomers at the Leibniz Institute for Astrophysics Potsdam (AIP), in collaboration with scientists in China and Estonia, have found that these long tendrils of galaxi.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 15th, 2021

School catchment zones help ensure equality for everyone

The South Australian government in recent months announced it was relaxing its catchment zone policy for secondary schools. This means families can apply for their year 6 or 7 child to attend any public high school in the state in 2022......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 15th, 2021

DDI backend services, materials see order visibility throughout 2021

Display driver IC (DDI) backend specialists ChipMos Technologies and Chipbond Technology, and related COF and COG packaging materials vendors including Niching Industrial have seen clear order visibility through October or even the end of the year, t.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsJun 15th, 2021

ASC 100: TSMC, Samsung lead in market value; semiconductor, EV sectors gaining traction

Benefiting from the US-China tech war and sharp chip shortages following the pandemic outbreak, and with automotive clients competing for foundry capacity support, the entire semiconductor industry is poised to enjoy robust order momentum through 202.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsJun 15th, 2021

Companies Push Employees To Prove They Are Vaccinated for Covid-19

Companies are stepping up the pressure on workers to get vaccinated -- not necessarily with mandates but with strong nudges. From a report: For months, many employers have attempted to coax workers into receiving a Covid-19 vaccine. Companies dangled.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJun 15th, 2021

Wave of Resignations Predicted As Pandemic Lockdown Ends

tomhath writes: Economists are predicting a massive wave of resignations in the coming months. Up to 40% of employees at some companies are considering career changes after working from home or living on unemployment supplement for a year. The reason.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJun 14th, 2021

Ransomware Attack Targeted Teamsters Union in 2019. But They Just Refused to Pay

NBC reports that America's "Teamsters" labor union was hit by a ransomware attack demanding $2.5 million back in 2019. "But unlike many of the companies hit by high-profile ransomware attacks in recent months, the union declined to pay, despite the.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJun 14th, 2021

How COVID-19 exposed the systemic ageism at the heart of Britain

The UK public cares deeply about injustices. In the first few months of 2021, thousands of people took to the streets demanding much-needed social changes, from Black Lives Matter to Kill the Bill protests against the government's proposed new crime.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 14th, 2021

Image: Hubble sees a spiral in good company

This image, taken with Hubble's Wide Field Camera 3, features the spiral galaxy NGC 4680. Two other galaxies, at the far right and bottom center of the image, flank NGC 4680. NGC 4680 enjoyed a wave of attention in 1997, as it played host to a supern.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 14th, 2021