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Silicon wafer shipments edge higher in 1Q21 to set new record, SEMI reports

Worldwide silicon wafer area shipments increased 4% sequentially to a record high of 3.337 billion square inches in the first quarter of 2021, according to SEMI......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesMay 4th, 2021

Windows 10"s Sun Valley update revamps icons used since Windows 95

Windows Latest spotted the revamp in the latest preview builds of Sun Valley, which is set to land in October or November. In addition to adding new icons for File Explorer and other apps, Microsoft is updating the icons inside the Shell32.DLL......»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated News29 min. ago

Activision Blizzard to triple Call of Duty development after earnings exceed expectations

Thanks in part to the stay-at-home pandemic, gaming companies have been turning in higher than expected earnings for the first quarter of 2021. Activision Blizzard just reported net revenues of $2.28 billion for Q1 2021. The company had projected $2......»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated News29 min. ago

The Apple Watch proves helpful during surprise mid-flight birth

As if giving birth on a flight isn't unusual enough, Lavinia Mounga didn't even realize she was pregnant, making her trip from Salt Lake City to Honolulu on April 28 particularly memorable. AppleInsider reports that Mounga was lucky in that a physici.....»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated News29 min. ago

Starlink Satellite Internet Service Gets 500K Preorders

SpaceX has received more than 500,000 preorders for its Starlink satellite internet service and anticipates no technical problems meeting the demand, founder Elon Musk said on Tuesday. Reuters reports: "Only limitation is high density of users in urb.....»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxRelated News1 hr. 29 min. ago

Sony Discontinues Its Last DSLRs

After helping make mirrorless dominant, Sony appears to have quietly stopped selling its A-mount DSLR cameras. Engadget reports: As first seen by SonyAlpha Rumors, the A68, A99 II and A77 II have been removed from Sony's website and are listed as "no.....»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxRelated News1 hr. 29 min. ago

Payments, lending and neobanks rule fintechs in emerging markets, report says

Tech investments in emerging markets have been in full swing over the past couple of years and their ecosystems have thrived as a result. Some of these markets like Africa, Latin America, and India, have comprehensive reports by publications and firm.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News2 hr. 29 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 News4 hr. 57 min. ago

Advantech to see 2Q21 shipments hit by component shortage

Industrial PC maker Advantech expects its second-quarter 2021 sales to be affected by the ongoing shortages of upstream components, with 5-10% of the orders set to see delays in delivery, according to the company......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News4 hr. 57 min. ago

Niche-market touch panel prices to rise on higher upstream costs

Niche-market touch panel specialists including Mildex Optical and Higgstec are poised to hike their prices to reflect rising costs of components and raw materials, according to industry sources......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News4 hr. 57 min. ago

Chicony Power has order visibility till 3Q21

Power supply maker Chicony Power Technology has obtained orders with shipments scheduled until third-quarter 2021, according to the company......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News7 hr. 57 min. ago

Europe urged to install 3 million public charging piles by 2030

As governments in many European countries have set deadlines for banning sales of new fuel cars and the EU will tighten carbon emission standards, European Automobile Manufacturers' Association (ACEA) has recommended the number of public power chargi.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News7 hr. 57 min. ago

Apple Puts More Advertisements In App Store After Ad-Tracking Ban

Apple has added extra paid-for advertisements to its App Store, a week after its new operating system limited tracking for ads from other companies. The BBC reports: The new ad space lets app-makers advertise on the App Store search tab, rather than.....»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated News11 hr. 29 min. ago

College Student Sues Proctorio After Source Code Copyright Claim

The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) has filed a lawsuit against the remote testing company Proctorio on behalf of Miami University student Erik Johnson. The Verge reports: The lawsuit is intended to "quash a campaign of harassment designed to un.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News13 hr. 29 min. ago

GM Expects To Offer Personal Self-Driving Vehicles To Consumers This Decade

General Motors CEO Mary Barra expects the automaker to offer self-driving vehicles to consumers later this decade. CNBC reports: "Later in the decade, I believe, and there's a lot to still unfold, but I believe we'll have personal autonomous vehicles.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News13 hr. 29 min. ago

Magnetic material breaks super-fast switching record

Researchers at CRANN (The Centre for Research on Adaptive Nanostructures and Nanodevices), and the School of Physics at Trinity College Dublin, today announced that a magnetic material developed at the Centre demonstrates the fastest magnetic switchi.....»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated News15 hr. 29 min. ago

Greater access to birth control leads to higher graduation rates

When access to free and low-cost birth control goes up, the percentage of young women who leave high school before graduating goes down by double-digits, according to a new CU Boulder-led study published May 5 in the journal Science Advances......»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated News15 hr. 29 min. ago

Announcing… Make: Vol. 77 — Machine Learning (and More!)

In the new issue of Make: we give hands-on guidance to tools you can use to train AI modules right now, like Tensor Flow, Edge Impulse, and Lobe. The post Announcing… Make: Vol. 77 — Machine Learning (and More!) appeared first on Make: DIY.....»»

Category: topSource:  maezineRelated News16 hr. 57 min. ago

Peloton"s Leaky API Let Anyone Grab Riders" Private Account Data

Zack Whittaker, reporting for TechCrunch: Halfway through my Monday afternoon workout last week, I got a message from a security researcher with a screenshot of my Peloton account data. My Peloton profile is set to private and my friend's list is del.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News18 hr. 29 min. ago

Jeff Bezos" Blue Origin to auction ticket for first space tourism flight

Blue Origin — after spending more than six years developing its space tourism rocket, New Shepard — has finally set a date for its first commercial passenger mission, July 20, and announced that one of the first passengers will be the winner of a.....»»

Category: topSource:  cnnRelated News18 hr. 29 min. ago

Former Reagor-Dykes employees sentenced to prison, reports say

Personnel from the collapsed dealership group were also ordered to pay restitution......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated News18 hr. 57 min. ago