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Lead times for aluminum capacitors extended on 15-20% supply shortages

The supply of aluminum electrolytic capacitors has fallen short of demand by 15-20% since second-half 2020, resulting in extensions in delivery lead times at suppliers in Japan, Taiwan and China, according to industry sources......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesFeb 23rd, 2021

"Egg carton" quantum dot array could lead to ultralow power devices

A new path toward sending and receiving information with single photons of light has been discovered by an international team of researchers led by the University of Michigan......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News6 hr. 48 min. ago

Can Alien Smog Lead Us to Extraterrestrial Civilizations?

A new study modeled whether we could find intelligent life on another planet—by looking for its pollution......»»

Category: gadgetSource:  wiredRelated News7 hr. 20 min. ago

Zinc oxide: Key component for the methanol synthesis reaction over copper catalysts

The current commercial production of methanol through the hydrogenation of the green-house gas CO2 relies on a catalyst consisting of copper, zinc oxide and aluminum oxide. Even though this catalyst has been used for many decades in the chemical indu.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News7 hr. 20 min. ago

Foam shortage looms over seating suppliers, auto production

Automaker purchasing teams are scrambling after the Texas winter storm. that shut refineries pinched supply of needed byproducts......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated News7 hr. 48 min. ago

Stellantis battery JV seeks contracts with other automakers

The automaker's European joint venture with energy giant Total says it will be able to supply batteries for 1 million EVs by 2030......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated News11 hr. 48 min. ago

Competency Standards- The Way Forward

Ever wondered why there is lack of an equilibrium between demand and supply of labour. To make things simple, let us consider a scenario where the supply becomes more than demand and that is when we introduce a new variable to the equation called une.....»»

Category: hostingSource:  dailyhostnewsRelated News13 hr. 47 min. ago

Chip shortages expected to worsen as Texas fabs struggle to restart production

As reported by Reuters, Samsung, NXP Semiconductors, and Infineon Technologies were all ordered to close their factories in Austin, Texas, last month so power could be prioritized for people's homes, a result of the winter storm that killed at least.....»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated News13 hr. 47 min. ago

LTCC component shortages worsen

Shortages of LTCC (low temperature co-fired ceramic) components have become severe thanks to slow capacity expansions at makers and growing demand for 5G handset and Wi-Fi 6E applications, with delivery lead times at suppliers further extended and th.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News16 hr. 20 min. ago

PC supply to remain constrained until 3Q21, says Acer chairman

The global supply of notebooks and other PCs will remain constrained all the way to the third quarter of this year as components continue to be in tight supply, according to Acer chairman and CEO Jason Chen......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News16 hr. 20 min. ago

IC analyzer MA-tek raises quotes for short lead-time orders by 20-50%

IC analysis and certification lab Material Analysis Technology (MA-tek) has decided to raise quotes for short lead-time orders by 20-50%, particularly for surface analysis (SA) services, according to company chairperson Yong-Fen Hsieh......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News16 hr. 20 min. ago

LCD panel shortage to continue throughout 2021, says Innolux president

Strong demand for LCD panels in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic has created shortages that will remain in the entire 2021, according to Innolux president James Yang......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News16 hr. 20 min. ago

ASML extends deal to sell chipmaking equipment to SMIC

ASML has extended a deal to sell fab tools to China-based foundry Semiconductor Manufacturing International (SMIC) until the end of 2021, according to the Netherlands-based vendor......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News16 hr. 20 min. ago

Highlights of the day: DRAM prices rising

DRAM supply has already fallen short of demand with the chip shortages worsening. DRAM contract prices are expected to continue rising in second-quarter 2021. The coronavirus pandemic has decimated many industries, but the semiconductor sector has th.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News16 hr. 20 min. ago

Tatung to supply IE5 power systems for Tangeng electric buses

Tatung has signed with Tangeng Advanced Vehicles for supplying 100 IE5 power systems, mainly consisting of motors and drivers, for use in electric buses produced by the latter......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News20 hr. 20 min. ago

As activist investors loom, what’s next for Box?

Activist investors will only sit still for so long, and when they take action, it usually involves one of two approaches: Replace the leadership team or induce a sale. Box could be facing troubled times if a Reuters story from last week is.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News21 hr. 48 min. ago

New Nintendo Switch production to begin in June, will be 4K when docked

Bloomberg report locks down details about new OLED panel supply chain. Enlarge / Ars' Kyle Orland tries out the Nintendo Switch in its portable mode. (credit: Jennifer Hahn / Ars Technica) Nintendo's next Switch hardware revision has long been.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News22 hr. 48 min. ago

Okta Says It"s Buying Security Rival Auth0 For $6.5 Billion

Okta, whose cloud software allows office workers to access all of their apps through a secure online service, said on Wednesday that it's spending $6.5 billion to acquire rival Auth0. CNBC reports: Okta's shares plunged about 13% in extended trading.....»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxRelated NewsMar 3rd, 2021

Diversity of fish species supply endangered killer whale diet throughout the year

Endangered Southern Resident killer whales prey on a diversity of Chinook and other salmon. The stocks come from an enormous geographic range as far north as Alaska and as far south as California's Central Valley, a new analysis in PLOS ONE shows......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMar 3rd, 2021

Filming a 3-D video of a virus with "instantaneous light" and AI

It is millions of trillions of times brighter than sunlight and a whopping 1,000 trillionth of a second, appropriately called 'instantaneous light'—the X-ray Free Electron Laser (XFEL) light that opens a new scientific paradigm. Combining it with A.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMar 3rd, 2021

Supply Chain Lessons from 2020

The complexities of modern supply chains prevented many businesses from agilely adapting and responding to the disruption witnessed last year. As the uncertainty and volatility continues, organizations also struggle to deliver on customers’ fluctua.....»»

Category: hostingSource:  dailyhostnewsRelated NewsMar 3rd, 2021