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China makers actively investing in mini/microLED

China-based panel maker BOE Technology in 2020 established a business unit for developing and producing miniLED fine-pitch displays and microLED displays, while LED chip maker Sanan Optoelectronics has made plans to raise funds of up to CNY7.9 billio.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesOct 25th, 2021

We transformed a London borough into a game to get fewer people traveling by car

Here's what happened. Enlarge (credit: Jacqui Brown / Flickr) In England, only 37 percent of adults aged 16 or over travel actively (walk, cycle, scoot, or wheel to get from place to place) at least twice a month. We need to f.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News10 hr. 39 min. ago

Top Vaccine Makers Already Preparing to Fight Omicron Coronavirus Variant

While the Omicron mutation might "impact" the effectiveness of our current vaccines, they're "super unlikely" to render them useless, according to Dr. Ashish Jha, dean of Brown University's School of Public Health. And USA Today reports that vaccin.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsNov 27th, 2021

Crypto Miners in Kazakhstan Face Bitter Winter of Power Cuts

Illegal miners and mass relocations after a ban on crypto mining in China have overloaded energy grid. From a report: Matthew Heard, a software engineer from San Jose, is worried about his 33 bitcoin mining machines in Kazakhstan. In the past week, t.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsNov 27th, 2021

China Looks To Set Up Digital Asset Bourse in Virtual Yuan Push

China is considering setting up a digital asset exchange in Beijing as officials push to promote usage of the digital yuan and crack down on cryptocurrencies. From a report: Beijing will explore the possibility of establishing a bourse for digital as.....»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxRelated NewsNov 26th, 2021

Busting Metalworking Myths: Is It OK To Drag Your File?

If there is a more opinionated group of makers than machinists and metalworkers, I’d be surprised. One common point of argument is when it comes to filing things. You see it in YouTube comments and even in person quite frequently. Someone goes to.....»»

Category: topSource:  maezineRelated NewsNov 26th, 2021

Schools are surveying students to improve teaching. But many teachers find the feedback too difficult to act on

Education departments have been investing in feedback-based tools to assess school performance. These include student perception surveys, where students provide feedback on the quality of their learning and their experiences in the classroom or at sc.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated NewsNov 26th, 2021

PCB and IC substrate equipment makers see order visibility extended to 2H22

Taiwan-based equipment suppliers engaged in the PCB and IC substrate sectors have seen order visibility extended to the second half of next year, thanks to their clients increasing capital investments in capacity expansions, according to industry sou.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsNov 26th, 2021

US puts China quantum computing companies on trade blacklist

The US Department of Commerce has imposed trade sanctions on a total of 27 foreign companies with 12 of them based in China, 13 in Pakistan, one in Japan and one in Singapore. These Chinese companies were banned because of their alleged support for C.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsNov 26th, 2021

IC test interface vendors poised to embrace booming demand for HPC chips

Peripheral backend supply chain players including makers of high-end customized IC testing sockets, wafer probe cards and burn-in boards, apart from ABF substrates, are all gearing up for robust demand for HPC chips in 2022, according to industry sou.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsNov 26th, 2021

Equipment maker ACM debuts on China STAR market

ACM Research, a supplier of wafer cleaning technologies for advanced semiconductor devices, has had its Shanghai-based subsidiary start trading on the science and technology innovation board (STAR) of China's Shanghai Stock Exchange (SSE) recently......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsNov 26th, 2021

China"s carbon emissions fall for first time since COVID lockdowns: report

China's CO2 emissions fell in the third quarter for the first time since the country reopened from COVID-19 lockdowns, research published Thursday showed, in what experts said could mark a carbon "turning point" for the country......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsNov 25th, 2021

China lithium battery makers to raise contract quotes in 2022

China's first-tier lithium battery makers will raise contract quotes by 20% next year, according to industry sources......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsNov 25th, 2021

LCD TV panel prices to rebound in 1Q21 or 2Q21, says AUO president

Better-than-expected TV sales during China's Double 11 online shopping festival signals that global demand for TVs is beginning to pick up, and LCD TV panel prices will rebound in the first or second quarter of 2022, acording to Frank Ko, president a.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsNov 25th, 2021

China Suspends Tencent From Updating Existing Apps or Launching New Apps

China has suspended Tencent Holdings from updating its existing apps or launching any new apps as part of a "temporary administrative guidance" against the tech giant, Chinese media outlets including Shanghai-based Chinastarmarket.cn reported. From a.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsNov 25th, 2021

The Chip Shortage Hurts Auto Sales a Lot, Consumer Electronics Only a Little

Hot consumer tech is hard to snag this holiday season. Get used to it. New-car shoppers in the United States, China, and everywhere else face slim inventory and dealers unwilling to budge on price. It's all because of the global chip shortage, w.....»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated NewsNov 24th, 2021

Advance Your Career With Rutgers’ Mini MBA Program for Engineers

Professionals who specialize in engineering and technology management must understand cross-discipline concepts and contribute to multifunctional teams. Although technical expertise is important, it is not enough for long-term career growth and succ.....»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated NewsNov 24th, 2021

The small nuclear power plants billed as an energy fix

A host of firms are developing mini nuclear reactors but questions remain over safety and costs......»»

Category: hdrSource:  bbcRelated NewsNov 24th, 2021

Apple reportedly working on M1 Max Duo chip for next generation Mac Pro

As you are probably aware, Apple vowed to completely ween itself off of Intel components by the end of next year. So far, it is right on track. The MacBook Air, 13-inch Macbook Pro, Mac mini, and the 24-inch iMac are already sporting M1 silicon, and.....»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated NewsNov 24th, 2021

Apple reportedly equipping M1 Max Duo SoC in next iMac Mac Pro

As you are probably aware, Apple vowed to completely ween itself off of Intel components by the end of next year. So far, it is right on track. The MacBook Air, 13-inch Macbook Pro, Mac mini, and the 24-inch iMac are already sporting M1 silicon, and.....»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated NewsNov 24th, 2021

Endangered deer"s prion gene could protect it from chronic wasting disease

China's Père David's deer was nearly gone in the late 1800s. Just 18 deer—the very last of their kind—were brought into captivity after the rest had been hunted to extinction. When 11 of the deer reproduced, the species had a chance. Today, afte.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsNov 24th, 2021