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Highlights of the day: Digitimes releases ASC 100 Asia tech supply chain survey

The top-100 tech firms in Asia are mostly based in Japan, China, Korea and Taiwan, with the car and ICT device/equipment sectors making up the two largest groups, according to Asia Supply Chain 100 (ASC 100), the freshly released research results by.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesJun 15th, 2021

Retired EV batteries might be a solution for insufficient charging facilities

The deployment of EV power charging facilities in Taiwan is not yet sufficient for the fast-growing electric vehicles (EVs) demand. Kim Tsai, chairman for the Taiwan E-intelligent Vehicle & Green Energy Tech Association (TEGA) and also chairman for M.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News44 min. ago

Aleees progressing well in certification for cathode materials used in high-end LFP batteries

Advanced Lithium Electrochemistry (Aleees) has progressed into third-phase certification process for cathode materials used in high-end LFP (lithium iron phosphate) batteries conducted by Northeast Asia-based potential clients, according to the compa.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News44 min. ago

Ennoconn sees challenge from supply-side constraints

The ongoing shortage of crucial chips and components will be challenging industrial PC maker Ennoconn in the second half of 2021, according to the company president Nelson Tsai......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News44 min. ago

How to rewatch the women’s Olympic gymnastic finals

Missed the finals for women's gymnastics at the Tokyo Games? Here's how you can catch up on all the key events and highlights......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News4 hr. 44 min. ago

Daily Crunch: For $20/month, crime alert app Citizen will connect users with live ‘safety agents’

Hello friends and welcome to Daily Crunch, bringing you the most important startup, tech and venture capital news in a single package. To get a roundup of TechCrunch’s biggest and most important stories delivered to your inbox every day a.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News6 hr. 11 min. ago

Extra Crunch roundup: Square buys Afterpay, paid search basics, career advice for devs

Square paid around a quarter of its present-day value for Afterpay. That seems like a lot. But was it too much? Square paid around a quarter of its present-day value for Afterpay, Alex Wilhelm notes in The Exchange. That seems like a lot. B.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News6 hr. 11 min. ago

Facebook is reportedly trying to analyze encrypted data without decrypting it

The social networking giant confirmed as much to The Information (paywalled), and is apparently one of several tech companies interested in a field known as homomorphic encryption. Outside experts told the publication that Facebook could be intereste.....»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated News7 hr. 11 min. ago

Give Amazon your palm print and receive $10 in credit

When Amazon One launched in September 2020, only two Amazon Go stores in Seattle were using this technology. Since then, the tech giant has expanded its contactless technology to multiple Amazon Go, Go Grocery, Books, 4-star, Whole Foods Market and P.....»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated News7 hr. 11 min. ago

Rufus hits version 3.15, introduces several fixes

Rufus is a must in every tech enthusiast's toolkit. It's one of the best applications for creating bootable USB drives thanks to its simplicity and ease of use......»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated News7 hr. 11 min. ago

Sony stops the McDonald"s PS5 controller giveaway; fast-food chain claims there were no release plans

This dumpster fire of a situation started last week when McDonald's Australia said it would give away a limited number of special edition PS5 controllers to celebrate its 50th birthday in the country. A must-have for collectors, fans of the fast-food.....»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated News7 hr. 11 min. ago

Nikola cuts delivery outlook for its electric semi trucks

Nikola, the electric truck startup that went public via a SPAC merger, warned Tuesday that supply chain constraints are causing numerous delays forcing it to slash its vehicle delivery projections in half. The company, which is still in pre-productio.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News7 hr. 11 min. ago

YouTube’s $100 million Shorts Fund to challenge TikTok goes live

YouTube earlier this year announced its plans to significantly invest in original creator content for its TikTok competitor, YouTube Shorts, with the introduction of a $100 million YouTube Shorts Fund. The fund will reward creators for their most en.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News7 hr. 11 min. ago

FandangoNOW and Vudu merge into a new streaming service with titles to rent, buy or stream free

Last year, movie ticketing and discovery business Fandango, a division of NBCUniversal, bought the on-demand video streaming service Vudu from Walmart, after the retailer had failed to capitalize on the service it had first acquired in 2010 for $100.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News7 hr. 11 min. ago

Rust is the Most Loved Language For the 6th Year in a Row in Stack Overflow Study

RoccamOccam writes: For the sixth-year, Rust is the most loved language, while Python is the most wanted language for its fifth-year in Stack Overflow's 2021 survey of 80,000 developers. Read more of this story at Slashdot......»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News8 hr. 44 min. ago

New study finds emperor penguins increasingly threatened by climate change

A new study published today in Global Change Biology provides valuable new data that highlights how species extinction risk is accelerating due to rapid climate change and an increase in extreme climate events, such as glacial calving and sea ice los.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated News11 hr. 43 min. ago

Can East Asian monsoon enhancement induce global cooling?

The study of the orogenic effects of the Tibetan Plateau uplift on global climate during the Cenozoic has focused almost exclusively on the India-Asia collision zone, the Himalayas. The strong erosion in the Himalayas was assumed to be a primary driv.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated News11 hr. 43 min. ago

Deadly wildfire encircles Turkish power plant

Roaring blazes encircled a Turkish thermal power plant Tuesday and forced farmers to herd panicked cattle toward the sea as wildfires that have killed eight people raged on for a seventh day......»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated News11 hr. 43 min. ago

The 100 best Android apps (August 2021)

Finding all the best Android apps for your device can be a time-consuming task. We've rounded up our top 100 apps, with something for every occasion......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News11 hr. 44 min. ago

How to watch Boeing’s Starliner test flight to ISS today

NASA is gearing up for a crucial test flight of Boeing’s CST-100 Starliner spacecraft. Here's how to watch the launch on Tuesday, August 3......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News15 hr. 44 min. ago

Ability of urban trees, soils to maintain critical ecosystem services

If you're a tree, country life is much easier than city living. Rural trees—which can live long, productive lives of sometimes more than 100 years—draw on vast resources of an extensive forest network of nearby trees. In urban areas, friendly, ne.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated News17 hr. 12 min. ago