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Opto Tech lowers shipment target for LED chips

LED chipmaker Opto Tech is likely to see the combined shipment volume of its LED chips and Si-based sensors decrease 4% in 2021, as it is scaling down the proportion of conventional LED components, according to company sources......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesJun 10th, 2021

Daily Crunch: For $20/month, crime alert app Citizen will connect users with live ‘safety agents’

Hello friends and welcome to Daily Crunch, bringing you the most important startup, tech and venture capital news in a single package. To get a roundup of TechCrunch’s biggest and most important stories delivered to your inbox every day a.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News3 hr. 37 min. ago

Facebook is reportedly trying to analyze encrypted data without decrypting it

The social networking giant confirmed as much to The Information (paywalled), and is apparently one of several tech companies interested in a field known as homomorphic encryption. Outside experts told the publication that Facebook could be intereste.....»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated News4 hr. 37 min. ago

Give Amazon your palm print and receive $10 in credit

When Amazon One launched in September 2020, only two Amazon Go stores in Seattle were using this technology. Since then, the tech giant has expanded its contactless technology to multiple Amazon Go, Go Grocery, Books, 4-star, Whole Foods Market and P.....»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated News4 hr. 37 min. ago

Rufus hits version 3.15, introduces several fixes

Rufus is a must in every tech enthusiast's toolkit. It's one of the best applications for creating bootable USB drives thanks to its simplicity and ease of use......»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated News4 hr. 37 min. ago

India’s BharatPe valued at $2.85 billion in Tiger Global-led $370 million funding

Indian fintech startup BharatPe has raised $370 million in a new round of financing as it looks to aggressively scale its business in the next two years. It’s the nineteenth Indian startup to become a unicorn this year (up from 11 last year) as.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News4 hr. 37 min. ago

What does the Alexa yellow ring color mean?

Your Echo device has an LED indicator to provide all sorts of useful Alexa information. Let's take a look at what the common yellow ring light means for users!.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News9 hr. 10 min. ago

You won’t want to miss this incredible ExpressVPN deal

Signing up for a VPN is becoming a necessity, so you might want to take advantage of ExpressVPN's offer that lowers the price of a 12-month subscription by $55......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News13 hr. 10 min. ago

Retired EV power batteries might be a solution for insufficient charging facilities

The deployment of EV power charging facilities in Taiwan is not yet sufficient, in order to meet the demand for the fast-growing development of electric vehicles (EVs). Kim Tsai, chairman for the Taiwan E-intelligent Vehicle & Green Energy Tech Assoc.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News18 hr. 38 min. ago

IC design houses form alliances to strengthen competitiveness

IC designers in Taiwan are poised to embrace the most lucrative year in 2021 amid the persistent crunch of chips, but they are also facing increasing cost pressure on developing new-generation chip solutions, which may reshape the IC design sector an.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News18 hr. 38 min. ago

COF substrate, probe card demand stays robust for processing DDI chips

Tape COF substrates and probe cards continue to see robust demand for processing display driver ICs (DDI), which will buoy revenue performance at related suppliers in the third quarter, according to industry sources......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News18 hr. 38 min. ago

Smartphone shipment rebounds in India

Sales of smartphone in India took a hit by the resurgence of COVID-19 in the second quarter this year, but when compared with the same period in 2020, sales have seen considerable growth of 82%, rising to 33 million units, according to Counterpoint R.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News18 hr. 38 min. ago

Retried EV power batteries might be a solution for insufficient charging facilities

The deployment of EV power charging facilities in Taiwan is not yet sufficient, in order to meet the demand for the fast-growing development of electric vehicles (EVs). Kim Tsai, chairman for the Taiwan E-intelligent Vehicle & Green Energy Tech Assoc.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News20 hr. 10 min. ago

Mobility trends: Q&A with tech venture specialist Vitaly M Golomb

Vitaly M Golomb is a technology investment banker with over 20 years of experience on all sides of the table as a venture-backed CEO, venture capitalist, M&A, and financing advisor. Golomb, who hosts a popular podcast on mobility, will be the host of.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News20 hr. 10 min. ago

Standard IC supply to stay tight in short term

The supply of standard ICs including LCD driver ICs, MOSFET chips, 4- and 8-bit MCUs, and specialty DRAM chips will remain tight in the short term, as foundries give their supply priorities to high-margin orders amid tight capacity, according to indu.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News20 hr. 10 min. ago

The Push For a "PBS For the Internet"

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Axios: The concept of a new media ecosystem that's non-profit, publicly funded and tech-infused is drawing interest in policy circles as a way to shift the power dynamics in today's information wars. Revamping.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsAug 2nd, 2021

Google Will Abandon Qualcomm and Build Its Own Smartphone Processors This Year

Google announced Monday it will build its own smartphone processor, called Google Tensor, that will power its new Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Pro phones this fall. From a report: It's another example of a company building its own chips to create what it felt.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsAug 2nd, 2021

How Google Quietly Funds Europe"s Leading Tech Policy Institutes

Google has provided tens of millions of pounds of funding to academics investigating issues closely related to its business model. From a report: A recent scientific paper proposed that, like Big Tobacco in the Seventies, Big Tech thrives on creating.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsAug 2nd, 2021

All-electric 2022 Audi e-tron GT and RS e-tron GT provide a pop of tech in understated packaging

Luxury, technology and a whole lot of flash often go hand in hand. In the age of space-faring billionaires, we all expect the latest wiz-bang gadget to look like something from the future, right? Not in Audi’s view. The 2022 Audi e-tron GT and.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsAug 2nd, 2021

Astronomers spot light behind a black hole for the first time, reaffirming Einstein"s theory of general relativity

Led by Stanford University’s Dan Wilkins, the team focused on a black hole that is 10 million times as massive as our sun and located 1,800 million light years away in a galaxy called I Zwicky......»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated NewsAug 2nd, 2021

Element Ventures pulls in $130M to double-down on the fintech enterprise trend

With the rise of Open Banking, PSD2 Regulation, insurtech and the whole, general fintech boom, tech investors have realized there is an increasing place for dedicated funds which double down on this ongoing movement. When you look at the rise of bank.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsAug 2nd, 2021