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Microsoft Taiwan eyeing local medical care industry

Microsoft Taiwan plans to devote more resources to help promote Taiwan's medical care industry, according to the company's marketing and operations director Flora Chen......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesMar 3rd, 2021

TSMC to see strong 2Q21, but challenges ahead

TSMC is expected to enjoy a particularly strong second quarter of 2021, but is facing challenges such as the impact of the US sanctions against Tianjin Phytium and a worsening drought in Taiwan, according to market watchers......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News4 hr. 20 min. ago

ICs play bigger role in Taiwan exports

ICs accounted for a record-high 35.5% of Taiwan's total exports in 2020, indicating Taiwan-based chipmakers are increasingly critical to the country's economy, according to Digitimes Research......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News4 hr. 20 min. ago

The Rise and Fall of Microsoft Search

No one's ever made a business case for a Microsoft app on the basis of its search. The CIO decided to implement and search came along for the ride. Continue reading........»»

Category: itSource:  cmswireRelated News8 hr. 20 min. ago

Hear how to raise big funding (and use it well) from FirstMark’s Rick Heitzmann and Orchard’s Court Cunningham

Orchard, founded in 2017, was relatively early to the proptech industry. The company, originally called Perch, focused on dual-trackers, which are folks who are both buying and selling a home simultaneously. FirstMark Capital led both the Series A an.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News9 hr. 19 min. ago

Washington State Votes To End Restriction On Community Broadband

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Motherboard: Washington State lawmakers have voted to kill telecom-industry backed restrictions that limit the reach of community broadband. The Public Broadband Act (HB1336) passed the state Senate with a 27-.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News10 hr. 20 min. ago

Buckle in: Intel CEO says the chip shortage won’t recover until beyond 2022

Intel CEO Pat Gelsinger said it will take a couple of years for the semiconductor industry to build back, even with billions in investments......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News11 hr. 20 min. ago

AT&T/Verizon workers’ union urges states to regulate ISPs as utilities

"Three decades of of industry-driven deregulation have failed us," union says. Enlarge (credit: Getty Images | jangeltun) The Communications Workers of America (CWA) union is lobbying state governments to regulate Internet service providers as.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News13 hr. 20 min. ago

MIT startup Pickle raises $5.75M for its package-picking robot

There’s no doubt this past year has been a major watershed moment for the robotics industry. Warehouse and logistics have been a particular target for an automation push, as companies have worked to keep the lights on amidst stay at home orders and.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News13 hr. 48 min. ago

Coinbase"s public listing is a watershed moment for the cryptocurrency industry

Nasdaq set a reference price of $250 per share on Tuesday, resulting in a projected valuation of $49.8 billion for Coinbase. Because this is a direct listing and not a traditional initial public offering, however, the $250 figure isn’t an offering.....»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxRelated News16 hr. 47 min. ago

Programming proteins to turn cells into molecular computers

A new method of breaking and fixing proteins could speed the development of sophisticated computer-like circuits in cells that will pave the way to new biotechnology and medical advances......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News16 hr. 48 min. ago

Ag policy in India needs to account for domestic workload

Women's increased agricultural labor during harvest season, in addition to domestic house care, often comes at the cost of their health, according to new research from the Tata-Cornell Institute for Agriculture and Nutrition (TCI)......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News16 hr. 48 min. ago

Huawei Blames US for Global Chip Supply Crunch

Huawei has blamed the U.S. for the chip crunch rocking the global tech industry, saying Washington's sanctions against Chinese companies have spurred panic buying of semiconductors and other supplies. From a report: "Because of the U.S. sanctions aga.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News17 hr. 48 min. ago

South Africa’s Quro Medical comes out of stealth with $1.1M to expand its hospital-at-home service

For a continent with such stark inequality, Africa has seen limited innovation to increase access to healthcare and reduce healthcare delivery costs. Over the years, there has been continued investment in traditional care models despite the overwhelm.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News22 hr. 19 min. ago

Apple supplier to increase miniLED shipments for iPad Pro in April

Apple's supplier of backlight-use miniLED for the vendor's upcoming 12.9-inch iPad Pro will see shipments pick up later in April 2021, according to industry sources......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News22 hr. 20 min. ago

IC fab construction resumption in China to benefit equipment vendors

Equipment vendors are receiving a boost from Chinese chipmakers resuming constuction on new fabs, according to industry sources......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News22 hr. 20 min. ago

India Bharti to develop IoT devices with Dixon

India-based Bharti Enterprises is to develop IoT and other communication devices with local EMS Dixon Technologies to capitalize on the government policy designed to encourage local production, according to a media report from India......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News22 hr. 20 min. ago

TSMC reiterates commitment to US fab project

TSMC chairman Mark Liu, who participated in a virtual summit hosted by the Biden administration to discuss global chip shortages and the US plan to rebuild its semiconductor manufacturing edge, has reiterated the Taiwan-based foundry house's commitme.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsApr 14th, 2021

Tight foundry capacity, component shortages to affect smartphone sales in 2021

Tight capacity at foundry houses, coupled with shortages of some crucial components such as CMOS sensors, power management and driver ICs, could affect sales of individual handset brands in 2021, according to industry observers......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsApr 14th, 2021

Passive components shipments to stay in higher gear in 2Q21

Taiwan's passive components vendors are optimistic their shipments for second-quarter 2021 will continue to be bolstered by strong demand for automotive, stay-at-home and 5G applications, according to industry sources......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsApr 14th, 2021

Taiwan starts self-driving open road test

Taiwan has started testing self-driving vehicles on open roads, accrding to the Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA)......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsApr 14th, 2021