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Intel could send Core i3 CPU production to TSMC later this year

According to market intelligence firm TrendForce, Intel is planning to outsource production of its Core i3 CPUs to Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) in the second half of 2021 using its 5nm node. Chipzilla’s mid-range and high-end C.....»»

Category: topSource:  techspotJan 13th, 2021

Could giant SPACs be next?

While many deemed 2020 the year of SPAC, short for special purpose acquisition company, 2021 may well make last year look quaint in comparison. It’s probably not premature to be asking: is there any company too big to be SPAC’d? Just toda.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsJan 23rd, 2021

Could much bigger SPACs be coming?

While many deemed 2020 the year of SPAC, short for special purpose acquisition company, 2021 may well make last year look quaint in comparison. It’s probably not premature to be asking: is there any company too big to be SPAC’d? Just toda.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsJan 23rd, 2021

Is any company too big to be SPAC’d?

While many deemed 2020 the year of SPAC, short for special purpose acquisition company, 2021 may well make last year look quaint in comparison. It’s probably not premature to be asking: is there any company too big to be SPAC’d? Just toda.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsJan 23rd, 2021

US Emissions In 2020 In Biggest Fall Since WWII

US greenhouse gas emissions tumbled below their 1990 level for the first-time last year as a result of the response to the coronavirus pandemic. The BBC reports: A preliminary assessment from research group Rhodium says that overall emissions were do.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJan 23rd, 2021

Apple Plans Thinner MacBook Air With Magnetic Charger In Mac Lineup Reboot

According to Bloomberg, Apple is working on a thinner and lighter version of the MacBook Air, the company's mass-market laptop. From the report: The new computer is planned to be released during the second half of this year at the earliest or in 2022.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJan 22nd, 2021

As Bitcoin Price Surges, DDoS Extortion Gangs Return in Force

Extortion groups that send emails threatening companies with DDoS attacks unless paid a certain fee are making a comeback, security firm Radware warned today. From a report: In a security alert sent to its customers and shared with ZDNet this week, R.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJan 22nd, 2021

Incoming CEO wants Intel to again be the "unquestioned leader" in industry

Intel investors and analysts got their first glimpse at incoming CEO Pat Gelsinger's vision for the company during its earnings call on Thursday......»»

Category: topSource:  cnnRelated NewsJan 22nd, 2021

Extra Crunch roundup: Digital health VC survey, edtech M&A, deep tech marketing, more

Speaking as an unvaccinated urban dweller: I'd rather speak to a nurse or doctor via my laptop than try to remain physically distanced on a bus or hailed ride traveling to/from their office. I had my first telehealth consultation last year,.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsJan 22nd, 2021

Ally net income surges 82% in Q4

The past year presented one of the most complex operating environments in Ally's history, CEO Jeff Brown told investors......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsJan 22nd, 2021

No Cases? No Chance. The Truth About North Korea and Covid-19

The real impact of Covid-19 on North Korea -- and its citizens -- remains a mystery. Faced with a global health crisis, the country has turned inwards more than ever. From a report: "North Korea, in general, is more difficult to know this year or las.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJan 22nd, 2021

Ford Escape, Lincoln Corsair production halted again by chip shortage

IHS Markit forecasts that chip-related supply wrinkles will linger into the second quarter and possibly even the second half of this year......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsJan 22nd, 2021

CenturyLink, Frontier missed FCC broadband deadlines in dozens of states

US law gives the ISPs one extra year before they have to forfeit money. Enlarge / A CenturyLink service van parked in Santa Fe, New Mexico, on May 2, 2019. (credit: Getty Images | Robert Alexander ) CenturyLink and Frontier Communications have.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsJan 22nd, 2021

Alphabet Shuts Down Loon Internet Balloon Company

Google's parent firm, Alphabet, is done exploring the idea of using a fleet of balloons to beam high-speed internet in remote parts of the world. From a report: The firm said on Thursday evening that it was winding down Loon, a nine-year-old project.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJan 22nd, 2021

How VCs invested in Asia and Europe in 2020

Falling seed volume, lots of big rounds. That's 2020 VC around the world in a nutshell. Wrapping our look at how the venture capital asset class invested in 2020, today we’re taking a peek at Europe’s impressive year, and Asia&#.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsJan 22nd, 2021

Regulating the ribosomal RNA production line

The enzyme that makes RNA from a DNA template is altered to slow the production of ribosomal RNA (rRNA), the most abundant type of RNA within cells, when resources are scarce and the bacteria Escherichia coli needs to slow its growth. Researchers use.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJan 22nd, 2021

A new way to forecast beach water quality

Less than two days of water quality sampling at local beaches may be all that's needed to reduce illnesses among millions of beachgoers every year due to contaminated water, according to new Stanford research. The study, published in Environmental Sc.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJan 22nd, 2021

Intel Says Hacker Obtained Financially Sensitive Information

Intel said it was the victim of a hacker who stole financially sensitive information from its corporate website on Thursday, prompting the company to release its earnings statement ahead of schedule.ÂFrom a report: The US computer chipmaker beli.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJan 22nd, 2021

Apple reportedly planning thinner and lighter MacBook Air with MagSafe charging

Apple is said to be working on a new version of the MacBook Air with a brand new physical case design that’s both thinner and lighter than its current offering, which was updated with Apple’s M1 chip late last year, per a new Bloomberg re.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsJan 22nd, 2021

‘Slow dating’ app Once is acquired by Dating Group for $18M as it seeks to expand its portfolio

Five-year-old ‘slow dating’ app Once has been acquired by the Dating Group, one of the largest companies in the dating world, for $18 million in cash and stock. Dating Group has 73 million registered users across a range of portfolio fatting app.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsJan 22nd, 2021

The best Android and iOS apps for learning Japanese

Decided 2021 is the year to learn Japanese? Our pick of the best language-learning apps for iOS and Android can help you to master the language in no time......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJan 22nd, 2021