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New Switch model with 7-inch OLED and 4K support reportedly arriving this year

Since launching four years ago, The Nintendo Switch has sold over 80 million units worldwide, passing the 3DS family on the best-selling consoles of all-time list. It may have already beaten the Game Boy Advance family (81.5 million) and is closing i.....»»

Category: topSource:  techspotMar 4th, 2021

China Internet user base near 989 million at year-end 2020

The number of Internet users in China increased to an estimated 988.99 million at year-end 2020, according to the China Internet Network Information Center (CNNIC)......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News48 min. ago

Highlights of the day: TSMC expects flat growth in 2Q21 sales

TSMC expects flat sequential growth in its second-quarter 2021 sales, but has upward revised its outlook for full-year 2021 revenue to around 20% growth. The foundry house has also raised its capex budget for 2021 to US$30 billion. In the display sec.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News48 min. ago

Polestar raises $550m to help fund product expansion

The private placement of newly issued shares marks the first time the 3-year-old Volvo subsidiary has gotten the backing of external investors......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated News2 hr. 48 min. ago

A 23-Year-Old Coder Kept QAnon Online When No One Else Would

Bloomberg's William Turton and Joshua Brustein have published a profile of the 23-year-old proprietor of VanwaTech, an internet provider in Vancouver, Wash. that "provides tech support to the U.S. networks of White nationalists and conspiracy theoris.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News4 hr. 48 min. ago

Ford"s BlueCruise Self-Driving Tech Did a 110,000-Mile Road Trip

Ford has revealed that it spent last year conducting the "mother of all road trips" for its upcoming BlueCruise system, sending five Mustang Mach-E crossovers and five F-150 trucks on a collective 110,000-mile journey across the US and Canada. Engadg.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News6 hr. 20 min. ago

Atrium, which help sales managers more easily see who is (or isn’t) crushing it, just raised $13.5 million

There’s no shortage of data-driven sales management tools in the market. Naturally, Atrium, a five-year-old, San Francisco-based company cofounded by serial entrepreneur Pete Kazanjy, says it does a far better job of empowering sales managers t.....»»

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

Ford delays return-to-work plans until October

The automaker had previously planned to bring back salaried employees in July as part of a new hybrid work model but modified its plans after Michigan officials extended a ban on non-essential office work......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated News9 hr. 20 min. ago

2022 iPhones said to include 48-megapixel camera, 8K video capture, and no "mini" model

A new report from analyst Ming-Chi Kuo indicates that Apple may drop the 5.4-inch iPhone from its 2022 lineup, and instead will only offer two mainstream and two high-end "Pro" models in 6.1-inch and 6.7-inch sizes. The company will still offer the 5.....»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxRelated News10 hr. 19 min. ago

Unity will gain native Nvidia DLSS support by the end of 2021

Since Unity is one of the most popular game engines in the world (especially among indie developers), this will be a major win for everyone: Nvidia, developers, and players alike. Of course, developers will still need to actively implement the techno.....»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated News12 hr. 19 min. ago

Ford takes aim at Tesla, GM with its new hands-free driving system

Ford will debut its new hands-free driving feature on the 2021 F-150 pickup truck and certain 2021 Mustang Mach-E models through a software update later this year, technology that the automaker developed to rival similar systems from Tesla and GM. Th.....»»

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

Parallels 16.5 Can Virtualize ARM Windows Natively on M1 Macs With Up to 30% Faster Performance

Parallels today announced the release of Parallels Desktop 16.5 for Mac with full support for M1 Macs, allowing for the Windows 10 ARM Insider Preview and ARM-based Linux distributions to be run in a virtual machine at native speeds on M1 Macs. From.....»»

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

EU Commission To End AstraZeneca and J&J Vaccine Contracts at Expiry

The EU Commission has decided not to renew COVID-19 vaccine contracts next year with AstraZeneca and Johnson & Johnson (J&J), Italian daily La Stampa reported on Wednesday, citing a source from the Italian health ministry. Reuters: "The European Comm.....»»

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

Blue Origin launches and lands New Shepard rocket in key prep flight for human passengers

Blue Origin has launched its New Shepard rocket for the second time this year, and the 15th time overall. The mission profile saw the reusable spacecraft fly to suborbital space, and then return for a parachute-assisted landing at Blue Origin’s.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News14 hr. 47 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 News14 hr. 47 min. ago

When Corporate Values, Customer Values and Politics Meet, What Happens to the Customer Experience?

As companies think about the causes and values they support, they must also consider how a social responsibility decision factors into the customer experience. Continue reading........»»

Category: itSource:  cmswireRelated News15 hr. 48 min. ago

Battery recycling startup plans new U.S. plant to feed EV boom

The center, to be located near Phoenix, will be capable of processing up to 10,000 metric tons of end-of-life batteries and battery-manufacturing scrap per year. That’s equal to about 20,000 EVs......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated News15 hr. 48 min. ago

"Master," "Slave" and the Fight Over Offensive Terms in Computing

Nearly a year after the Internet Engineering Task Force took up a plan to replace words that could be considered racist, the debate is still raging. The New York Times: What started as an earnest proposal has stalled as members of the task force have.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News17 hr. 20 min. ago

Apple reportedly set to partner with LG and Magna on Apple Car

According to a Korean Times source, Apple wants to sign up with the two companies' joint venture, tentatively named "LG Magna e-Powertrain," which was announced in December. If Apple does ink the deal, it would see the firms produce the initial batch.....»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxRelated News17 hr. 47 min. ago

The new Sony Xperia 1 III is the world"s first phone with a 4K 120Hz OLED display

The new Xperia phones might be difficult to tell apart from their predecessors since they carry the same tall and narrow form factor with an almost identical aesthetic. However, they now pack beefier internals, including 5G-capable Qualcomm chips acr.....»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxRelated News17 hr. 47 min. ago

Gigantic flying pterosaurs had spoked vertebrae to support their "ridiculously long" necks

Little is known about azhdarchid pterosaurs, gigantic flying reptiles with impressive wingspans of up to 12 meters. Cousins of dinosaurs and the largest animals ever to fly, they first appeared in the fossil record in the Late Triassic about 225 mill.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News17 hr. 47 min. ago