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Intel to invest US$3.5 billion to boost advanced packaging technologies

Intel has announced plans to invest US$3.5 billion to equip its New Mexico operations for the manufacturing of advanced semiconductor packaging technologies, including its Foveros 3D packaging technology......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesMay 4th, 2021

Nichia setting up miniLED chip production capacity

Nichia, with investment of JPY60 billion (US$549 million), is setting up dedicated production capacity for miniLED chips for backlighting applications in Tokushima Prefecture, Japan, with completion scheduled for July 2021 and production to kick off.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News3 hr. 58 min. ago

Samsung to regain top semiconductor supplier ranking in 2Q21, says IC Insights

Driven by a resurgent memory market and relatively flat sales results from Intel, IC Insights believes that Samsung will again replace Intel as the leading semiconductor producer beginning in the second quarter of this year......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News6 hr. 58 min. ago

Researchers create leather-like material from silk proteins

Leather is an ever growing multi-billion dollar industry requiring more than 3.8 billion bovine animals—equal to one for every two people on earth—to sustain production each year. And while the products—clothing, shoes, furniture and more—can.....»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated News14 hr. 30 min. ago

Intel Alder Lake-S leak reveals specs of its 16-core, 24-thread flagship

A new leak for the upcoming Intel Alder Lake-S processors shows a 16-core, 24-thread flagship that runs at 4.6GHz. Here's what you need to know......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News14 hr. 30 min. ago

Ford readies new off-road trim with 2021 Explorer Timberline

The crossover, with steel skid plates and unique shocks, springs and stabilizer bars that, along with all-terrain tires, boost the ride height by 0.8 inch over the base Explorer, will start at $47,010......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated News15 hr. 58 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 News16 hr. 58 min. ago

House Democrats make push for EVs, charging stations

President Joe Biden has called for $174 billion in new spending to boost EVs and charging, including $15 billion to help build and support a national charging network of 500,000 stations by 2030......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated News17 hr. 58 min. ago

BorgWarner doubles Q1 operating income

BorgWarner revenue hit $4.1 billion in the first quarter, up 76 percent, following its October acquisition of Delphi Technologies......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated News17 hr. 58 min. ago

Emergence, known for its enterprise bets, just rounded up nearly $1 billion across two new funds

Emergence, the 18-year-old, San Mateo, Ca.-based venture firm focused on enterprise tech startups, has rounded up nearly a billion dollars in capital commitments across two funds. It closed its sixth early-stage fund with $575 million; the outfit als.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News19 hr. 30 min. ago

Tesla loses huge customer for emissions credits in Europe and the US

Stellantis paid Tesla $2.4 billion for credits between 2019-2021. Enlarge (credit: Getty / Aurich) In 2020, the European Union introduced strict new rules requiring automakers to average no more than 95 g of CO2 per kilometer, with heavy finan.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News21 hr. 30 min. ago

Former JCI battery unit Clarios files for stock offering

The Clarios stock offering, which could value the company at over $20 billion, would mark one of the biggest automotive stock market debuts this year......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsMay 5th, 2021

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

“Agricomb” is the perfect tool for measuring gases from cow burps

More precise measurements could help boost yields and enable design of cleaner farms Enlarge / It's a myth that cows fart methane; they actually burp out the greenhouse gas. Agriculture now has a new tool for measuring that methane, which could.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsMay 5th, 2021

Lucid Motors taps Waymo, Intel veterans ahead of public listing

Lucid Motors is beefing up its executive and technical leadership team, hiring people from Waymo, Intel and Xperi as it prepares to become a publicly listed company. The automaker said Wednesday that Sherry House, who formerly worked at Waymo, will b.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsMay 5th, 2021

VIS raises capex outlook for 2021

Vanguard International Semiconductor (VIS) has raised its capex budget for 2021 by 70% to NT$8.5 billion (US$303.8 million), with plans to purchase more fab equipment supporting its long-term expansion projects......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsMay 5th, 2021

Rising ASPs to boost Nanya, Winbond 2Q21 revenues

Memory chip makers Nanya Technology and Winbond Electronics will see their revenues boosted by rising ASPs in the second quarter, according to industry sources......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsMay 5th, 2021

GaAs foundry AWSC to post revenue growth through June

GaAs foundry Advanced Wireless Semiconductor Company (AWSC) is expected to enjoy sequential revenue increases through June, and will see further revenue growth after new production capacity comes online in the third quarter at the earliest, according.....»»

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

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

Brex, Ramp tout their view of the future as Divvy is said to consider a sale to Bill.com

Earlier today recent dog-parent Alex Konrad and fellow Forbes staffer Eliza Haverstock broke the news that Divvy, a Utah-based corporate spend unicorn, is considering selling itself to Bill.com for a price that could top $2 billion. For the fintech s.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsMay 4th, 2021