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DDI backend quotes trending upward

Display driver IC (DDI) backend quotes will be rising again in the third quarter of 2021 to reflect supply-side constraints, according to industry sources......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesAug 2nd, 2021

TI, Onsemi raise analog chip prices, peers in Taiwan to follow suit

Analog chip vendors Texas Instruments (TI) and Onsemi have both made upward adjustments in their chip prices as delivery lead times have been prolonged to over six months, and their peer makers in Taiwan are expected to follow suit soon, according to.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsSep 15th, 2021

OSATs busy with high-end backend services for new iPhones

Taiwan's OSATs including ASE Technology and Powertech Technology (PTI) are gearing up to extend high-end backend services for new iPhones and other Apple devices, and their momentum of shipments for Android handsets are expected weaken in the fourth.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsSep 15th, 2021

DDI backend houses to strengthen high-end testing capacity expansions in 2022

Display driver IC backend specialists including Chipbond Technology and ChipMOS Technologies will remain focused on expanding high-end testing capacity in 2022 to satisfy growing demand for OLED DDIs, according to industry sources......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsSep 14th, 2021

OSATs to see backend 5G AP shipments for Android handsets fall in 4Q21

Taiwan-based OSATs expect backend shipments of 5G APs for Android handsets to decline in fourth-quarter 2021, as they moved to reduce purchases of related test sockets in early September in anticipation of waning chip demand from Chinese handset vend.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsSep 14th, 2021

Apple Says Motorcycle Vibrations Can Damage IPhone Cameras

Long-time Slashdot reader fahrbot-bot quotes Engadget: Hold off on purchasing that iPhone mount for your motorbike. In a new Apple Support post first seen by MacRumors, the tech giant has warned that high amplitude vibrations, "specifically those.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated NewsSep 12th, 2021

Personal Data About Millions of Children Stolen from Schools, Leaked onto the Darkweb

Long-time Slashdot reader phalse phace quotes NBC News: Most don't have bank passwords. Few have credit scores yet. And still, parts of the internet are awash in the personal information of millions of schoolchildren. The ongoing wave of ransomware.....»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated NewsSep 12th, 2021

Wire-bonding to be increasingly needed to process car-use IGBT, SiC modules, says K&S VP

As the relatively mature wire-bonding technology continues to advance, it has become fully suitable for processing automotive silicon-based IGBT modules, and SiC (silicon carbide) power modules and is poised to embrace a surge in backend demand for b.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsSep 11th, 2021

Suppliers to raise quotes as aluminum price hits 10y high

Component suppliers said they might raise quotes again to tackle rising costs as aluminum price hit a 10-year high at US$2,700 per ton. Some suppliers have raised the price in the first quarter this year......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsSep 11th, 2021

Taiwan OSATs install additional wire-bonding equipment

Taiwan OSATs, including ASE Technology, Greatek Electronics, Lingsen Precision Industries and Orient Semiconductor Electronics (OSE), have all begun to install additional wire-bonding equipment since August, and are poised to embrace backend orders s.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsSep 11th, 2021

Facebook Suppressed Report That Made It Look Bad

An anonymous reader quotes a report from The Verge: On Wednesday, Facebook released a report about what content was most viewed by people in the US last quarter. It was the first time it had released such a report. But according to The New York Times.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsAug 21st, 2021

India Approves World"s First DNA Covid Vaccine

An anonymous reader quotes a report from the BBC: India's drug regulator has approved the world's first DNA vaccine against Covid-19 for emergency use. The three-dose ZyCoV-D vaccine prevented symptomatic disease in 66% of those vaccinated, according.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsAug 21st, 2021

"Android Auto For Phone Screens" Is Shutting Down

An anonymous reader quotes a report from 9to5Google: Google's ambitions in the car led to Android Auto being redesigned a couple of years ago, mostly to positive feedback. However, the version of Android Auto on phone screens was meant to shut down a.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsAug 21st, 2021

Hacker Selling Private Data Allegedly From 70 Million AT&T Customers

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Restore Privacy: A well-known threat actor with a long list of previous breaches is selling private data that was allegedly collected from 70 million AT&T customers. We analyzed the data and found it to includ.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsAug 21st, 2021

Why Those Anti-Covid Plastic Barriers Probably Don"t Help and May Make Things Worse

An anonymous reader quotes a report from The New York Times, written by Tara Parker-Pope: Covid precautions have turned many parts of our world into a giant salad bar, with plastic barriers separating sales clerks from shoppers, dividing customers at.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsAug 20th, 2021

How Fructose In the Diet Contributes To Obesity

An anonymous reader quotes a report from ScienceDaily: Eating fructose appears to alter cells in the digestive tract in a way that enables it to take in more nutrients, according to a preclinical study from investigators at Weill Cornell Medicine and.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsAug 20th, 2021

Your Credit Score Should Be Based On Your Web History, IMF Says

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Gizmodo: In a new blog post for the International Monetary Fund, four researchers presented their findings from a working paper that examines the current relationship between finance and tech as well as its po.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsAug 19th, 2021

OnlyFans To Block Sexually Explicit Videos Starting In October

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Bloomberg: OnlyFans is getting out of the pornography business. The company will prohibit users from posting any sexually explicit conduct, starting in October. Creators will still be allowed to post nude phot.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsAug 19th, 2021

Scientists Grew Stem Cell "Mini Brains" That Developed Rudimentary Eyes

An anonymous reader quotes a report from ScienceAlert: Mini brains grown in a lab from stem cells have spontaneously developed rudimentary eye structures scientists report in a fascinating new paper. On tiny, human-derived brain organoids grown in di.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsAug 19th, 2021

Amazon Killed the Name Alexa

An anonymous reader quotes a report from The Atlantic: Alexa used to be a name primarily given to human babies. Now it's mainly for robots. Seven years ago, Amazon released Alexa, its voice assistant, and as the number of devices answering to that na.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsAug 19th, 2021

Three Former Netflix Software Engineers Charged With Insider Trading By SEC

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Deadline: Three former Netflix software engineers are among those who have been charged by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission for alleged insider trading. In a complaint (PDF) filed in federal court i.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsAug 18th, 2021