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Samsung sees profit drop in Vietnam in 2020

The four major subsidiaries of Samsung Electronics in Vietnam garnered revenues of US$63.25 billion in 2020, decreasing 4% from a year earlier, with their combined earnings sliding to US$3.8 billion from US$4.3 billion during the same period, accordi.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesMay 4th, 2021

Giant sequoia still smoldering from 2020 California wildfire

A giant sequoia has been found smoldering and smoking in a part of Sequoia National Park that burned in one of California's huge wildfires last year, the National Park Service said Wednesday......»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxRelated News2 hr. 9 min. ago

Pandemic, war, climate change fuel food fears

The economic cost of the global pandemic as well as conflict and climate change are fueling food security fears that in 2020 reached their highest level in five years, according to a report published Wednesday......»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxRelated News2 hr. 9 min. ago

VW raises full-year outlook, warns on growing chip shortage

First-quarter operating profit surged to 4.8 billion euros ($5.8 billion). The operating return on sales jumped to 7.7 percent......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated News2 hr. 41 min. ago

Back our horse! Last chance to vote for Dezeen to win a Webby Award

There are less than 24 hours left to vote for Dezeen's Out of the Box collaboration with Samsung to win a Webby Award. Please vote for us before midnight tonight! Read more There are less than 24 hours left to vote for Dezeen's Out of the B.....»»

Category: infraSource:  dezeenRelated News4 hr. 41 min. ago

TSMC sees orders for cryptomining chips pick up

Bitmain, a vendor of bitcoin mining ASICs and equipment, has placed 5nm chip orders with TSMC with production slated to kick off starting the third quarter, according to industry sources......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News5 hr. 9 min. ago

Realtek posts record 1Q21 profit

Networking IC design specialist Realtek Semiconductor saw its net profit climb to a record high for the fourth consecutive quarter in the first quarter of 2021......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News5 hr. 9 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 News8 hr. 9 min. ago

Study: Using Apple’s Night Shift to improve your sleep? Don’t bother

The test was done with iPhones, but many gadgets have a similar feature. Enlarge / The 2020 iPhone lineup. From left to right: iPhone 12 Pro Max, iPhone 12 Pro, iPhone 12, iPhone SE, and iPhone 12 mini. (credit: Samuel Axon) Researchers at Bri.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News14 hr. 9 min. ago

Supercell likes Metacore’s games so much it just gave it another $180M credit line

Metacore, a Finnish mobile games company, seems to have an amazing “relationship” with Supercell, another (quite successful) Finnish mobile games company. Back in September 2020, Metacore raised $17.7 million in equity from Supercell and.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News14 hr. 41 min. ago

GM CEO Mary Barra wants to sell personal autonomous vehicles using Cruise’s self-driving tech by 2030

GM CEO Mary Barra sees the automaker selling personal autonomous vehicles by the end of the decade by leveraging technology from its self-driving subsidiary Cruise, according to comments made during the company’s Wednesday earnings call. Barra.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News14 hr. 41 min. ago

Uber’s mixed Q1 earnings portray an evolving business

Surprised by the revenue miss? Shocked by the profit beat? Startled by the sharp drop in the value of Uber's stock? Let's unpack the numbers. Today, Uber followed Lyft in reporting its Q1 2021 earnings this week. And like its rival, its res.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News14 hr. 41 min. ago

iPhones’ Night Shift feature doesn’t help you sleep better, study finds

The test was done with iPhones, but many gadgets have a similar feature. Enlarge / The 2020 iPhone lineup. From left to right: iPhone 12 Pro Max, iPhone 12 Pro, iPhone 12, iPhone SE, and iPhone 12 mini. (credit: Samuel Axon) Researchers at Bri.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News15 hr. 9 min. ago

A Quick Introduction to Microsoft Azure Purview

Microsoft Azure Purview, first introduced in December 2020, is a cloud PaaS that provides a unified view of data sources across an organization. Continue reading........»»

Category: itSource:  cmswireRelated News20 hr. 9 min. ago

Despite gains, gender diversity in VC funding struggled in 2020

There’s no excuse for the slow pace of improvement toward greater equity in the venture capital/startup game. And we’re tired of writing dispiriting posts about it. People have been discussing the importance of expanding opportunities f.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News20 hr. 9 min. ago

GM"s Q1 profit surges to $3B; full-year outlook affirmed despite chip shortage

GM said it expected continued downtime in the coming months because of the supply issues, but the automaker forecasted a profitable second quarter on an adjusted basis......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated News20 hr. 41 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 News22 hr. 41 min. ago

Facebook Oversight Board upholds ban on former President Trump

While the ban was permissible, its open-ended nature was not. Enlarge / President Donald Trump speaks to members of the media on the South Lawn of the White House on Thursday, May 14, 2020. (credit: Getty Images | Bloomberg) Facebook’s quasi.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsMay 5th, 2021

Did the drop in COVID-related emissions affect the climate?

As social and economic activity ground to a halt around the world in 2020 in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic, emissions of greenhouse gases and aerosols dropped. In the United States, where lockdowns that began in March kept many Americans off the.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMay 5th, 2021

Without commuter traffic, pandemic-era drivers are speeding up, increasing noise pollution

As pandemic lockdowns went into effect in March 2020 and millions of Americans began working from home rather than commuting to offices, heavy traffic in America's most congested urban centers—like Boston—suddenly ceased to exist. Soon afterwards.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMay 5th, 2021

Highlights of the day: White-box server demand growing fast

Demand for white-box servers from datacenter operators has been growing fast, with Taiwanese ODM's shipments already accounting for more than one third of the world's total server shipments in 2020, according to Digitimes Research's latest Server Tra.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsMay 5th, 2021