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Highlights of the day: Packaging materials in severe shortage

Backend service providers face as much as a 50% shortage of packaging materials from until June as a result of production issues at Japanese suppliers. MediaTek is prioritizing shipments for 5G chips, telling its Chinese handset clients that it is c.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesMay 4th, 2021

Chip shortage forces automakers to leave out some high-end features

With the microchip shortage now into its fifth month and getting worse, automakers are trying to keep production moving by cutting some luxury features......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated News1 hr. 33 min. ago

Highlights of the day: Foxconn-Yageo JV targets small ICs

EMS giant Foxconn, taking a step further in its transformation, has formed a joint venture with passive component maker Yageo for the development and sales of what they call "small ICs" - semiconductor chips with ASP lower than US$2.00. Meanwhile, TS.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News4 hr. 1 min. ago

ASML, Applied hiring talent in Taiwan

Semiconductor equipment vendors ASML and Applied Materials have been hiring talent for their local operations in Taiwan......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News4 hr. 1 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 News4 hr. 1 min. ago

Niche-market touch panel prices to rise on higher upstream costs

Niche-market touch panel specialists including Mildex Optical and Higgstec are poised to hike their prices to reflect rising costs of components and raw materials, according to industry sources......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News4 hr. 1 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 News6 hr. 32 min. ago

Severe vulnerabilities in Dell firmware update driver found and fixed

Dell firmware update driver 2.3 can be exploited to gain kernel-level privilege. Enlarge / At least three companies have reported the dbutil_2_3.sys security problems to Dell over the past two years. (credit: Blogtrepreneur / Flickr) Yesterday.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News10 hr. 1 min. ago

The Daily Crunch: Peloton share price falls 14% after product recall and data breach; CEO apologizes

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: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News13 hr. 32 min. ago

Data leak makes Peloton’s Horrible, No-Good, Really Bad Day even worse

Faulty API let anyone grab users’ private data, including weight and gender. Enlarge (credit: Peloton) Peloton is having a rough day. First, the company recalled two treadmill models following the death of a 6-year-old child who was pulled u.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News14 hr. 1 min. ago

Rapid rovers, speedy sands: Fast-tracking terrain interaction modeling

Granular materials, such as sand and gravel, are an interesting class of materials. They can display solid, liquid, and gas-like properties, depending on the scenario. But things can get complicated in cases of high-speed vehicle locomotion, which ca.....»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated News14 hr. 32 min. ago

Stabilization of the borafluorene anion with carbenes

The incorporation of boron into polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon systems leads to interesting chromophoric and fluorescing materials for optoelectronics, including organic light-emitting diodes (OLEDS) and field-effect transistors, as well as polymer-.....»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated News14 hr. 32 min. ago

Best Prime Day office chair deals 2021: What to expect

This Prime Day, you can expect significant discounts on office chairs, from brands like Herman Miller, Hbada, SIDIZ, and more......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News14 hr. 33 min. ago

Best Prime Day fitness deals 2021: What to expect

Fitness is an absolutely huge category, and we expect fitness Prime Day deals to reflect this wide range......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News14 hr. 33 min. ago

Best Prime Day Dyson deals 2021: What to expect

Both cordless and corded Dyson vacuums should have excellent discounted options at Amazon Prime Day this year......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News14 hr. 33 min. ago

Apple Discussed "Punitive Measures" Against Netflix for Dropping In-App Purchases

As the Epic Games v. Apple trial progresses into its third day, Apple's internal documents and communications with various companies are continuing to surface, giving us some insight into the dealings that Apple has had around the App Store. From a r.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News15 hr. 0 min. ago

Mighty morphin’ flat-packed pasta takes on 3D shapes as it cooks

New approach could lead to more sustainable packaging, transportation, and storage. Pasta comes in many shapes and sizes, which is part of its inherent delight. But all those irregular shapes tend to be inefficient when it co.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News17 hr. 1 min. ago

Chip shortage continues, US asks Taiwan to prioritize automakers

Ford, Renault, and Stellantis warn that Q2 production will be heavily affected. Enlarge (credit: Aurich Lawson | Getty Images) The worldwide semiconductor shortage continues to affect the automotive industry. One by one, automakers have warned.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News17 hr. 1 min. ago

Planning a Return to the Office? Don"t Forget to Do This One Thing

Today is a good day to ask employees their opinion on the return to the office. Continue reading........»»

Category: itSource:  cmswireRelated News19 hr. 0 min. ago

GM"s Q1 profit surges to $3B; full-year outlook affirmed despite chip shortage

GM said it expected continued downtime in the coming months because of the supply issues, but the automaker forecasted a profitable second quarter on an adjusted basis......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated News19 hr. 33 min. ago

Password Insanity

My mom is extraordinarily patient. Several weeks ago, I bought her a brand new Mac as a mother’s day present. She was using a 2010 Mac, and it was time for her to use one that didn’t have an endless spinning pinwheel of Mac slowness on it.....»»

Category: financeSource:  feldRelated News21 hr. 1 min. ago