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Taiwan to form car tech association

Several Taiwan-based ICT makers and associations will participate in establishing Taiwan Advanced Automotive Technology Development Association (TADA) soon, according to the initiator Frank Huang, chairman for wafer foundry service provider Powerchip.....»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekJul 22nd, 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 that there is an increasing place for dedicated funds which double down on this ongoing movement. When you look at the rise o.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News42 min. ago

Newtopia closes first fund of $50M to invest in LatAm startups

Early-stage venture capital fund Newtopia VC launched Monday with $50 million to invest in tech startups based in Latin America. Early-stage venture capital fund Newtopia VC launched Monday with $50 million to invest in tech startups based.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News42 min. ago

Cosmic galaxy assembly and the evolution of metals

Astronomers refer to all the elements heavier than helium as "metals," even elements that are typically found in gaseous form. In the big bang only hydrogen and helium (and a trace of lithium) were created while the "metals" were all made subsequentl.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News42 min. ago

China-based Li Auto adopts locally-made IGBTs

China-based new energy car maker Li Auto has adopted automotive IGBTs produced by China-based Zhuzhou CRRC Times Electric, according to Chinese media reports......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News5 hr. 42 min. ago

Taiwan DDI chip suppliers poised to enjoy strong 3Q21

Taiwan-based display driver IC (DDI) suppliers including Fitipower Integrated Technology, FocalTech Systems, Himax Technologies, Novatek Microelectronics, Raydium Semiconductor and Sitronix Technology are all poised to report brisk sales and profit r.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News5 hr. 42 min. ago

Coretronic to see shipments to commercial notebook segment grow in 2H21

Taiwan-based Coretronic, dedicated to LCD backlight solutions and digital projectors, has projected its shipments for TV and commercial-use notebook applications to grow significantly in the third quarter of 2021 and those for education-use Chromeboo.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News5 hr. 42 min. ago

Medical AI startup Neurobit hits US$3.6 million valuation

Medical artificial intelligence (AI) company Neurobit has announced its completion of angel round today, saying that since the seed round, the Taiwan-based startup has secured over US$1.1 million investment......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News9 hr. 10 min. ago

Views from Taiwan (5): Who is the top dog to hit a big time for 5G handsets?

Following the 5G commercial launch, 5G handsets have experienced a surge in shipments since 2020, and China is the foremost market in terms of volume, keeping other countries at bay......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News9 hr. 10 min. ago

India roundup: Handset market resilient; carmakers dissatisfied with Musk remarks

India's handset market saw a milder-than-expected sequential drop in sales in second-quarter despite COVID surges, while its car industry is calling on the government not to extend preferential tariffs to Tesla......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News9 hr. 10 min. ago

Southeast Asia roundup: COVID surge disrupts car production, prompts new rail route for cargo

A surge in COVID infections in Southeast Asia is hitting Japanese carmakers' production in the region. And COVID-inflicted disruptions to logistics services have prompted Vietnam to introduce a new rail transport route to Europe......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News9 hr. 10 min. ago

Taiwan 2Q21 economic growth estimated at 7.47%

Taiwan's economic growth for the second quarter of 2021 is preliminarily estimated at 7.47%, 0.54pp higher than the 6.93% forecast in June 2021, according to the Directorate General of Budget, Accounting and Statistics (DGBAS)......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News9 hr. 10 min. ago

Unicorns are ready for a haircut

The digitization of your haircut may not have been on your 2020 bucket list, but 2021 has an even more surprising line item: Tech-powered barbershops are now a business proposition valued at nearly a billion dollars. Squire is a back-end barbershop m.....»»

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

Big tech companies are at war with employees over remote work

CEOs want workers back at their desks. Employees and the virus have other plans. Enlarge / Apple offices in northern California. (credit: Apple) All across the United States, the leaders at large tech companies like Apple, Google, and Facebook.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated NewsAug 1st, 2021

Best cheap video doorbell deals for August 2021

As smart home tech has taken hold in the U.S., video doorbells are one of the most popular devices for homes......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsAug 1st, 2021

What is LMDh and why are we so excited about sports car racing in 2023?

Acura, Audi, BMW, Ferrari, Peugeot, and Toyota can all race together in 2023—here's how. Enlarge / This sketch is all we've seen of Porsche's forthcoming LMDh hybrid racer. But now we know that when it starts racing in 2023, it will be run by.....»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxRelated NewsAug 1st, 2021

Best cheap Samsung deals for August 2021

Samsung has been a leader in high-quality tech for decades. Check out all of the Samsung deals......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsAug 1st, 2021

It"s the Hottest Job Market in 20 Years for Tech Workers

Tribune News Services says we're now experiencing the "hottest job market for tech workers since dot-com era" There's an air of desperation among tech employers this summer. Software talent, it seems, is in such high demand that companies are morphin.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsAug 1st, 2021

Is Remote Work Forcing Smaller Cities to Compete With Big Tech Salaries?

Remote working seems like a boon to smaller cities, Reuters reports: About 30 per cent of remote workers plan on moving, according to two recent surveys: an April poll of 1,000 tech workers by nonprofit One America Works and a June survey of 1,006 na.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsAug 1st, 2021

Chinese Hackers Used Mesh of Home Routers To Disguise Attacks

An anonymous reader quotes The Record: A Chinese cyber-espionage group known as APT31 (or Zirconium) has been seen hijacking home routers to form a proxy mesh around its server infrastructure in order to relay and disguise the origins of their attac.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsAug 1st, 2021

Tech Companies Praised for "Pandemic Leadership", Vaccine Mandates

"America reported 122,000 new COVID-19 cases on Friday, the highest single-day spike since February," reports Business Insider. But when it comes to anti-Covid measures like vaccine mandates, America's technology companies have been "decisive trend s.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJul 31st, 2021