Global tablet shipments drop sequentially in 1Q21

Global tablet shipments totaled 35.95 million units in the first quarter of 2021, down 22.7% sequentially, but 45.5% on year, meeting Digitimes Research's forecast in January......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesMay 4th, 2021

Pandemic, war, climate change fuel food fears

The economic cost of the global pandemic as well as conflict and climate change are fueling food security fears that in 2020 reached their highest level in five years, according to a report published Wednesday......»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxRelated News2 hr. 2 min. ago

Realtek posts record 1Q21 profit

Networking IC design specialist Realtek Semiconductor saw its net profit climb to a record high for the fourth consecutive quarter in the first quarter of 2021......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News5 hr. 2 min. ago

Advantech to see 2Q21 shipments hit by component shortage

Industrial PC maker Advantech expects its second-quarter 2021 sales to be affected by the ongoing shortages of upstream components, with 5-10% of the orders set to see delays in delivery, according to the company......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News5 hr. 2 min. ago

Tesla supplier Delta Electronics invests $7M in AI chip startup Kneron

Despite a persistent semiconductor shortage that is disrupting the global automotive industry, investors remain bullish on the chips used to power next-generation vehicles. Kneron, a startup that develops semiconductors to give devices artificial int.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News7 hr. 34 min. ago

Chicony Power has order visibility till 3Q21

Power supply maker Chicony Power Technology has obtained orders with shipments scheduled until third-quarter 2021, according to the company......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News8 hr. 2 min. ago

Google tries to resurrect Android tablets with “Entertainment Space”

Google brings a TV-like media aggregation interface to tablet home screens. Entertainment Space. It's like Google TV, but for your tablet. Google just.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News14 hr. 3 min. ago

Uber’s mixed Q1 earnings portray an evolving business

Surprised by the revenue miss? Shocked by the profit beat? Startled by the sharp drop in the value of Uber's stock? Let's unpack the numbers. Today, Uber followed Lyft in reporting its Q1 2021 earnings this week. And like its rival, its res.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News14 hr. 34 min. ago

1.5C warming cap could "halve" sea level rise from melting ice

Limiting global warming to 1.5 degrees Celsius could halve how much sea levels rise due to melting ice sheets this century, according to a major new study modelling how Earth's frozen spaces will respond to ever-increasing greenhouse gas emissions......»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated News15 hr. 34 min. ago

White House Launches New AI Website

The White House has launched a new website,, to make artificial intelligence research more accessible across the nation. Axios: The U.S. once led significantly in the global artificial intelligence race, but now risks being overtaken by China......»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News18 hr. 34 min. ago

With backers like Tiger Global, LatAm crypto exchange Bitso raises $250M at a $2.2B valuation

Bitso, a regulated crypto exchange in Latin America, announced today it has raised $250 million in a Series C round of funding that values the company at $2.2 billion. Tiger Global and Coatue co-led the round, which also included participation from P.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsMay 5th, 2021

Did the drop in COVID-related emissions affect the climate?

As social and economic activity ground to a halt around the world in 2020 in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic, emissions of greenhouse gases and aerosols dropped. In the United States, where lockdowns that began in March kept many Americans off the.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMay 5th, 2021

StudySmarter books $15M for a global ‘personalized learning’ push

More money for the edtech boom: Munich-based StudySmarter, which makes digital tools to help learners of all ages swat up — styling itself as a ‘lifelong learning platform’ — has closed a $15 million Series A. The round is led.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsMay 5th, 2021

GlobalWafers expects silicon wafer demand to stay robust through 2023

Taiwan-based GlobalWafers has reported sequential growths in first-quarter shipments for silicon wafers of all sizes, and expects sales momentum to stay strong through 2023......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsMay 5th, 2021

EISO expects to run at full capacity throughout 2021

PCB and LED bicycle light maker EISO Enterprise has seen shipments rising and judging from order visibility expects full capacity utilization to remain until year-end 2021 at least, according to company chairman Chien Jung-kun......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsMay 5th, 2021

Driver IC backend capacity utilization unstable

Display driver IC (DDI) backend specialists Chipbond Technology and ChipMOS Technologies have seen unstable capacity utilization for processing small- to medium-size applications due mainly to unstable wafer shipments from chip designers, according t.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsMay 5th, 2021

Highlights of the day: White-box server demand growing fast

Demand for white-box servers from datacenter operators has been growing fast, with Taiwanese ODM's shipments already accounting for more than one third of the world's total server shipments in 2020, according to Digitimes Research's latest Server Tra.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsMay 5th, 2021

White-box ODMs see increasing penetration in global server shipments

White-box server ODMs such as Quanta Computer and Wiwynn saw their shipments to datacenter operators account for more than 38% of the global total server shipments in 2020, up 8pp from that in 2017, and the percentage is expected to rise further to 4.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsMay 5th, 2021

Global 1Q21 semiconductor sales grow 3.6%, says SIA

Worldwide sales of semiconductors totaled US$123.1 billion during the first quarter of 2021, up 3.6% sequentially and 17.8% from a year earlier, according to SIA......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsMay 5th, 2021

South Korea ranks third in Indonesia 1Q21 FDI

South Korea became the third largest origin country in terms of direct foreign investment (DFI) in Indonesia in first-quarter 2021, during which Hyundai Motor began construction of an electric vehicle (EV) plant there......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsMay 5th, 2021

Taiwan small- to mid-size LCD panel shipments to grow sequentially in 2Q21

Taiwan's shipments of small- to medium-size LCD panels are expected to edge up 3.7% sequentially but decline 15% on year in the second quarter of 2021, after reaching 188 million units in the previous quarter, Digitimes Research estimates......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsMay 5th, 2021