China smartphone AP shipments to grow 12% in 2021, says Digitimes Research

About 795.7 million smartphone application processors will be shipped to China-based handset vendors in 2021, up 12.2% on year, forecasts Digitimes Research......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesMar 3rd, 2021

China Internet user base near 989 million at year-end 2020

The number of Internet users in China increased to an estimated 988.99 million at year-end 2020, according to the China Internet Network Information Center (CNNIC)......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News6 min. ago

Notebook PCB makers to enjoy strong 1H21

Taiwan-based notebook PCB specialists including HannStar Board and Taiwan PCB Techvest (TPT) have posted brisk sales results for the first quarter, and are poised to enjoy a particularly strong first-half 2021, according to industry sources......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News6 min. ago

AUO expanding 6G LCD line in China

AUO is expanding capacity at its Kunshan, China plant, with new capacity scheduled to arrive in the third quarter of 2022......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News6 min. ago

China PCB maker Shennan facing headwinds

China's leading PCB maker Shennan Circuits is facing increasing pressure on its business operations in 2021 due to losses of orders from Huawei for 5G infrastructure applications and rising prices for upstream raw materials, according to industry sou.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News6 min. ago

TSMC expects flat 2Q21, raises capex outlook

TSMC expects to post revenues of between US$12.9 billion and US$13.2 billion in the second quarter of 2021, which is a 1% sequential increase at the midpoint. Gross margin and operating margin for the second quarter are estimated at 49.5-51.5% and 38.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News6 min. ago

Highlights of the day: TSMC expects flat growth in 2Q21 sales

TSMC expects flat sequential growth in its second-quarter 2021 sales, but has upward revised its outlook for full-year 2021 revenue to around 20% growth. The foundry house has also raised its capex budget for 2021 to US$30 billion. In the display sec.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News6 min. ago

China LFP battery makers not hiking prices despite rising material cost

China-based LFP (lithium iron phosphate) battery makers, despite increases in material cost, are willing to maintain quotes at current levels by absorbing such increases themselves, according to China-based media reports......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News6 min. ago

Touch Taiwan 2021 to kick off next week

Touch Taiwan 2021 will be hosted from April 21-23 in Taipei with the online edition to be available from April 19-28......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News6 min. ago

Challenger bank N26 to offer insurance products

Fintech startup N26 is launching N26 Insurance as it plans to offer insurance products that you can access from the company’s mobile app and website. The first insurance product is a smartphone insurance plan for German customers. But the startup d.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News38 min. ago

Lipid research may help solve COVID-19 vaccine challenges

New research by University of Texas at Dallas scientists could help solve a major challenge in the deployment of certain COVID-19 vaccines worldwide—the need for the vaccines to be kept at below-freezing temperatures during transport and storage......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News38 min. ago

Is Alibaba"s fate a warning to China’s tech giants?

Alibaba’s run-in with Chinese regulators has made things tense for its other technology giants......»»

Category: hdrSource:  bbcRelated News2 hr. 6 min. ago

TSMC to see strong 2Q21, but challenges ahead

TSMC is expected to enjoy a particularly strong second quarter of 2021, but is facing challenges such as the impact of the US sanctions against Tianjin Phytium and a worsening drought in Taiwan, according to market watchers......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News4 hr. 38 min. ago

ICs play bigger role in Taiwan exports

ICs accounted for a record-high 35.5% of Taiwan's total exports in 2020, indicating Taiwan-based chipmakers are increasingly critical to the country's economy, according to Digitimes Research......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News4 hr. 38 min. ago

Taipei AMPA and Autotronics Taipei 2021 kick off

Taipei AMPA (Automobile and Motorcycle Parts and Accessories) and Autotronics Taipei are being held from April 14-17 with a total of 380 exhibitors showcasing their latest automotive components, car electronics, electric vehicles (EV) and IoT innovat.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News4 hr. 38 min. ago

Daily Crunch: Coinbase goes public

Coinbase makes an impressive public debut, Dell spins out VMware and Ford announces a new hands-free driving system. This is your Daily Crunch for April 14, 2021. The big story: Coinbase goes public Cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase went public today.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News9 hr. 37 min. ago

Unity will gain native Nvidia DLSS support by the end of 2021

Since Unity is one of the most popular game engines in the world (especially among indie developers), this will be a major win for everyone: Nvidia, developers, and players alike. Of course, developers will still need to actively implement the techno.....»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated News11 hr. 37 min. ago

The American public is responsible for identifying over a quarter of new invasive species

New research by a team at Resources for the Future (RFF) has found that at least 27% of new pests in the United States were initially detected by members of the general public. The study, which was published today in the journal Conservation Science.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News11 hr. 38 min. ago

New method measures super-fast, free electron laser pulses

New research shows how to measure the super-short bursts of high-frequency light emitted from free electron lasers (FELs). By using the light-induced ionization itself to create a femtosecond optical shutter, the technique encodes the electric field.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News11 hr. 38 min. ago

Little swirling mysteries: New research uncovers dynamics of ultrasmall, ultrafast groups of atoms

Our high-speed, high-bandwidth world constantly requires new ways to process and store information. Semiconductors and magnetic materials have made up the bulk of data storage devices for decades. In recent years, however, researchers and engineers h.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News11 hr. 38 min. ago

Short duration of the Yixian Formation and "Chinese Dinosaur Pompeii"

The Early Cretaceous Jehol Biota, renowned for its exceptionally well preserved volcanic-influenced ecosystem, was buried in lacustrine and occasionally fluvial sediments in northern Hebei and western Liaoning, China. It includes large amount of evol.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News11 hr. 38 min. ago