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Infineon points finger at contract partners over chip shortages

Infineon said there have been supply bottlenecks in areas where it relies on contract manufacturers, known as foundries......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsMay 4th, 2021

TrueCar Q1 hampered by chip shortage, loss of USAA business

The vehicle listings provider narrowed its first-quarter net loss to $8.4 million from $10.4 million in the year-earlier period......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated News7 hr. 55 min. ago

EXCLUSIVE: Google Snaps Up Network-on-Chip Startup Provino

New technology promises faster, more efficient processors for AI Google has quietly acquired Provino Technologies, a start-up developing network-on-chip (NoC) systems for machine learning, an IEEE Spectrum investigation has discovered. The lat.....»»

Category: Source:  ieeeRelated News8 hr. 55 min. ago

Semiconductor revenue could grow to $522 billion this year, despite chip shortages

With the chip shortage problem reaching its zenith, one might imagine the industry would suffer in 2021, but the opposite is true. Massive growth from consumer, computing, 5G, and automotive semiconductors, combined with unprecedented demand and the.....»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated News10 hr. 54 min. ago

Google is working with its partners on official docking stations for Chromebooks

Google is working with its partners on a new official docking station category for the Works with Chromebook program.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News10 hr. 55 min. ago

Hertz bidding war builds as Centerbridge preps new counteroffer

Centerbridge, Warburg Pincus and Dundon Capital Partners plan to sweeten a previous offer that was surpassed by a plan from Knighthead Capital Management and Certares Management......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated News12 hr. 55 min. ago

Build a PC vs. Pre-Built (Scoring a GPU in the Process)

With ongoing component shortages and insane graphics card prices, a pre-built gaming PC that gets you a new fast GPU suddenly looks like a very reasonable option that we must consider......»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated News13 hr. 54 min. ago

Bitmain places orders for 5nm mining chips with TSMC

According to a report from DigiTimes (via Tom’s Hardware), Bitmain’s 5nm chip orders with TSMC will begin at the start of the third quarter before ramping up substantially in Q1 2022. The improved power-efficiency of the foundry’s N5 process wo.....»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated News13 hr. 54 min. ago

Insuring crops from space: Satellite data could help farmers avoid drought, damage

Extreme weather poses increasing challenges to the agricultural sector. New insurance models based on satellite data may reduce the risk of drought for farmers, writes Robert Finger......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News13 hr. 55 min. ago

IBM creates the world’s first 2 nm chip

IBM's new 2 nm process offers transistor density similar to TSMC's next-gen 3 nm. This slide from IBM's preview announcement gives more detail on the new process design. [c.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News15 hr. 23 min. ago

Scientists discover how to trick cancer cells to consume toxic drugs

New research led by a team at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) points to a promising strategy to boost tumors' intake of cancer drugs, thereby increasing the effectiveness of chemotherapy treatments. The group's findings are published in Nature N.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News16 hr. 55 min. ago

BT substrate supply increasingly tight on strong cryptomining demand

The supply of BT substrates has been increasingly tight, as more vendors of chips, particularly cryptomining ASICs, have turned to adopt BT substrates amid worsening shortages of ABF substrates, according to industry sources......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News16 hr. 55 min. ago

Chips shortages to slow down specs upgrades for new offerings in 2H21

As shortages of ICs and other components are expected to worsen further in the peak season, downstream system makers are expected to slow down specs upgrades for their new offerings set for launch in the second half of the year, according to industry.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News16 hr. 55 min. ago

Highlights of the day: Negative factors from IC shortages begin to show

Because of worsening shortages of ICs and components, downstream ICT product makers are expected to decelerate their paces in specs upgrades for their new products as their upstream partners will not have enough capacity to support them. Meanwhile th.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News16 hr. 55 min. ago

Worldwide semiconductor revenue to grow 13% in 2021 despite chip shortage

Worldwide semiconductor revenues are forecast to surge 12.5% to US$522 billion in 2021, driven by continued-robust growth in consumer, computing, 5G and automotive semiconductors, according to IDC......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News21 hr. 23 min. ago

US Physics Lab Fermilab Exposes Proprietary Data For All To See

Multiple unsecured entry points allowed researchers to access data belonging to Fermilab, a national particle physics and accelerator lab supported by the Department of Energy. Ars Technica reports: This week, security researchers Robert Willis, John.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsMay 7th, 2021

US physics lab Fermilab exposes proprietary data for all to see

Exposed systems paved way for researchers to access code, messages, passwords, and more. Enlarge (credit: Glukicov) Multiple unsecured entry points allowed researchers to access data belonging to Fermilab, a national particle physics and accel.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsMay 6th, 2021

International team partners with UN to launch global initiative to map ungulate migrations

An international team of 92 scientists and conservationists has joined forces to create the first-ever global atlas of ungulate (hooved mammal) migrations, working in partnership with the Convention on the Conservation of Migratory Species of Wild An.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMay 6th, 2021

World’s first 2nm chip could quadruple battery life with a quarter of the energy

IBM unveiled the world's first 2nm chip, marking a breakthrough in the semiconductor industry. The new design will deliver more power with less energy......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsMay 6th, 2021

IBM Creates First 2nm Chip

An anonymous reader shares a report: Every decade is the decade that tests the limits of Moore's Law, and this decade is no different. With the arrival of Extreme Ultra Violet (EUV) technology, the intricacies of multipatterning techniques developed.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated NewsMay 6th, 2021

IBM Introduces the World’s First 2-nm Node Chip

New chip milestone offers greater efficiency and performance IBM has become the first in the world to introduce a 2-nanometer (nm) node chip. IBM claims this new chip will improve performance by 45 percent using the same amount of power, o.....»»

Category: Source:  ieeeRelated NewsMay 6th, 2021