Chipmakers exhausted by escalating US-China trade tensions

The escalating trade tensions between the US and China are wearing on chipmakers, and big companies like Intel and Nvidia have recently expressed their desire to defuse the situation......»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailMay 26th, 2023

13-year old girl wipes out family savings making in-game purchases

A 13-year old girl from China blew her family’s fortune on microtransactions in a mobile game, wiping out their life savings in the process. Microtransactions are the new way that developers make money from their games and apps. This is.....»»

Category: asiaSource:  phandroidRelated News2 hr. 34 min. ago

The Tesla Model 3 qualifies for the full $7,500 tax credit again

Tesla isn't saying what changed to allow the cars to qualify. Enlarge / A row of Tesla Model 3s awaits export from the company's factory in Shanghai, China. (credit: Zhang Hengwei/China News Service via Getty Images) Al.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News6 hr. 2 min. ago

China"s Changan suppliers push back against forced payment cuts

The suppliers said Changan, which also has partnerships with Ford Motor Co. and Mazda Motor, told them in March that a recent wave of price cuts by its rivals had hit sales of some of its models in the world's largest auto market......»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated News7 hr. 2 min. ago

Nearly two decades after NASA, China and Europe eye commercial cargo plans

Doing so, however, will be challenging. Enlarge / SpaceX launches its 28th supply mission to the International Space Station on Monday, June 5, 2023. (credit: SpaceX) In just the last month, both the European and Chinese.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News9 hr. 34 min. ago

US-Taiwan tech collab can go beyond semiconductors and into quantum and net-zero

With the US-China tech war raging on and companies like Micron caught in the crossfire, how should the government address semiconductor R&D and talent planning in response to new situational changes? Some US academics recently suggested that besides.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News16 hr. 2 min. ago

How will Japan fab tool curbs impact Chinese semiconductor players?

Japan has officially announced that it will tighten controls on exports of 23 types of semiconductor equipment to China starting July 23. How the new trade curbs will impact Chinese semiconductor industry is drawing increasing concerns from market an.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News17 hr. 2 min. ago

TSMC: advanced packaging demand surpasses current capacity, expansion is speeding up

TSMC held its shareholders' meeting today, where chairman Mark Liu stated that the company has faced various global challenges in recent years, including the US-China trade war, climate change, the pandemic, and the Russia-Ukraine war. However, Liu n.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News17 hr. 2 min. ago

Microsoft to pay $20M over Xbox child privacy violations

Microsoft has agreed to pay $20 million to the U.S. Federal Trade Commission over Xbox-related child privacy violations......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News17 hr. 2 min. ago

Auto trade group to argue against AM radio mandate at House hearing

The Alliance for Automotive Innovation will argue that while its members are "committed to ensuring drivers have access to free, public alerts and safety warnings through the Federal Emergency Management Agency's Integrated Public Alert and Warning S.....»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsJun 5th, 2023

SEC sues Binance, says it evaded US law with “extensive web of deception”

Binance slammed by SEC chair for "calculated evasion of the law." Enlarge / Binance founder and CEO Changpeng Zhao speaks virtually during the Web3 Blockchain Festival in Hong Kong, China, on Wednesday, April 12, 2023. (credit: G.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsJun 5th, 2023

"Sooty bark disease," harmful for maples and humans, can be monitored by pollen sampling stations

Especially after the last few COVID-affected years, nobody doubts that emerging infectious diseases can threaten the whole world. But humans are not the only ones at risk. With intensive global trade, many tree parasites are accidently introduced to.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 5th, 2023

Sanctions on Russia"s businesses haven"t worked, says study

Following Russia's invasion of Ukraine in 2022, Western governments implemented a suite of sanctions on Russian businesses, escalating the sanctions they implemented following Russia's annexation of Crimea in 2014. The goal in both cases was to infli.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 5th, 2023

New study explores phosphorus recovery from sewage sludge in China for environmental sustainability and cost analysis

In a new study published in the journal Environmental Science and Ecotechnology, researchers from Tianjin University evaluate the environmental sustainability and socio-economic costs of recovering phosphorus (P) from sewage sludge by replacing curre.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 5th, 2023

China"s EV battery sector is preparing a new breakthrough

One of China's top battery-makers reckons it has cracked a technology to provide even cheaper and more powerful packs for electric vehicles......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsJun 5th, 2023

BOE"s Gen 8 IT OLED production line could be delayed due to lack of approval from Bejing"s government

BOE's Gen 8 IT OLED production line will be stationed in the B16 factory in Chengdu, China. However, rumors came out that although foundation construction has begun, the investments for the Gen 8 IT OLED production line have not yet been approved by.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsJun 5th, 2023

AI chip shortage to last until 2024, according to top Chinese AI company

The large-scale language model (LLM) has triggered the continuous growth of China's computing industry. SenseTime, which kept a low profile, has recently been tasked to pilot the AI computing supply chain taking shape in the Shanghai FTZ's Lingang Ne.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsJun 5th, 2023

GOP lawmakers ramp up calls to counter China over Micron ban

Two key Republican lawmakers are pressing the Biden administration to counter Beijing's ban of US chipmaker Micron Technology Inc. by sanctioning a Chinese semiconductor company and ensuring that Japanese and South Korean firms don't take advantage o.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsJun 5th, 2023

China battery makers to enjoy boom in upcoming years thanks to energy-storage demand, says DIGITIMES Research

With net zero becoming a global trend, the energy-storage battery industry is expected to enjoy exponential growth in demand in the next several years with global energy-storage battery sales in 2022 already enjoying an on-year surge of 177%, accordi.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsJun 5th, 2023

Samsung reportedly failed to receive part of incentive payout from the Indian government

Thanks to India's PLI scheme to encourage handset manufacturing, India has become the second-largest mobile phone production country after China. Samsung, one of the major contributors to the scheme, may fail to receive part of the incentive payout f.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsJun 5th, 2023

Hyundai commences first overseas fuel cell production base in China

Hyundai Motor bets on the China market to scale up its fuel cell business. The automaker began operating its first fuel cell plant in Guangzhou, China, on June 1. The production base aims to make 6,500 fuel cell systems each year......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsJun 5th, 2023