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Vietnam exports to EU hit US$10 billion in 1Q21

Exports from Vietnam to the EU experienced an 18% on-year growth to reach nearly US$10 billion in the first quarter of 2021, according to a report citing data from the Vietnamese Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT)......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesApr 21st, 2021

Deforestation of Brazilian Amazon hits record in April

Deforestation of the Brazilian Amazon hit a record last month, the government reported Friday with figures that belie President Jair Bolsonaro's pledge to crack down on such destruction......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News6 hr. 36 min. ago

BizAcuity Banks on Vertica for Blazing-fast Online Gaming Analytics

The rise of online gaming is due in part to its ability to attract users of all social classes. According to Reportlinker (Jan 2021), “Amid the COVID-19 crisis, the global market for Gambling estimated at US$443.2 Billion in the year 2020, is p.....»»

Category: blogSource:  verticaRelated News8 hr. 36 min. ago

Facebook and Big Pharma exploited disease “awareness” for personalized marketing

Visiting medical sites, patient support groups, and more feed the algorithm. Enlarge (credit: Getty | YinYang) Pharmaceutical companies spend around $6.5 billion a year on advertising, and even though Facebook prohibits the use of “sensitive.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News9 hr. 4 min. ago

Semiconductor revenue could grow to $522 billion this year, despite chip shortages

With the chip shortage problem reaching its zenith, one might imagine the industry would suffer in 2021, but the opposite is true. Massive growth from consumer, computing, 5G, and automotive semiconductors, combined with unprecedented demand and the.....»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated News10 hr. 35 min. ago

Expectations Remain High for IoT in Customer Experience

CapGemini predicts that by 2030, IoT will connect 125 billion devices, providing further opportunities to expand CX opportunities in the B2B and B2C markets. Continue reading........»»

Category: itSource:  cmswireRelated News12 hr. 36 min. ago

BMW could face $1.2 billion hit from costlier raw materials, CFO says

First-quarter results received a boost from the sale of previously leased vehicles, in particular in the U.S. market, the automaker said......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated News12 hr. 36 min. ago

Taiwan large-size panel shipments drop 3% in 1Q21, says Digitimes Research

Taiwan's large-size TFT LCD panel shipments (excluding Sharp's) for first-quarter 2021 slipped 3.4% sequentially but grew 51.5% on year to 72.25 million pieces, according to Digitimes Research......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News16 hr. 36 min. ago

Strong PC peripheral demand boosts Chicony 1Q21 revenues, profits

Notebook-use keyboard and CCM (compact camera module) maker Chicony Electronics saw its revenues, gross margins and operating profits all hit record highs in the first quarter of 2021, buoyed by a strong influx of orders for PC applications......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News16 hr. 36 min. ago

Lite-On Tech April revenues up on month, down on year

EMS provider Lite-On Technology has reported consolidated revenues of NT$13.643 billion (US$480 million) for April, increasing 3.05% on month but decreasing 0.76% on year......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News16 hr. 36 min. ago

Winbond posts profit hike in 1Q21

Specialty DRAM and flash chipmaker Winbond Electronics has reported net profits jumped 350% sequentially to NT$1.59 billion (US$56.8 million) in the first quarter, with EPS reaching a 10-quarter high of NT$0.40......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News16 hr. 36 min. ago

Novatek, Himax set to post record 2Q21 revenues

Display driver IC specialists Novatek Microelectronics and Himax Technologies both expect to see their second-quarter revenues hit another record-high levels......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News21 hr. 4 min. ago

Foxconn sees increased April revenues

Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) has reported consolidated revenues of NT$500.491 billion (US$17.62 billion) for April, the historically highest April level with growth of 13.44% on month and 31.39% on year......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News21 hr. 4 min. ago

Worldwide semiconductor revenue to grow 13% in 2021 despite chip shortage

Worldwide semiconductor revenues are forecast to surge 12.5% to US$522 billion in 2021, driven by continued-robust growth in consumer, computing, 5G and automotive semiconductors, according to IDC......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News21 hr. 4 min. ago

China"s Emissions Now Exceed All the Developed World"s Combined

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Bloomberg: China's emissions of six heat-trapping gases, including carbon dioxide, methane and nitrous oxide, rose to 14.09 billion tons of CO2 equivalent in 2019, edging out the total of Organization for Econ.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsMay 7th, 2021

Joco allowed to continue ebike operations as NYC lawsuit plays out

The City of New York’s lawsuit against JOCO, the docked electric bike-share service, hit a snag with the court Thursday, when it was denied temporary restraining order to end the company’s operations. The city alleges in the lawsuit fiel.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsMay 7th, 2021

How Robert Reffkin went from being a C-average student to the founder of Compass

In April, real estate tech company Compass forged ahead with its initial public offering and is now valued at nearly $6.4 billion. At that time, TechCrunch Senior Editor Alex Wilhelm caught up with founder and CEO Robert Reffkin to chat about his com.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsMay 6th, 2021

Motorola Solutions Reports First-Quarter 2021 Financial Results

Company raises full-year revenue and EPS guidance following strong Q1 results Sales of $1.8 billion, up 7% versus a year ago Software and Services segment sales grew 15% and expanded operating margins GAAP earnings per share (EPS) of $1.41 Non-GAAP E.....»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxRelated NewsMay 6th, 2021

Sitecore Set To Acquire Moosend as Part of Ongoing 1.2B Growth Plan

Sitecore announced the acquisition of Moosend, a marketing automation and campaign management platform, as part of Sitecore’s ongoing $1.2 billion growth plan. Continue reading........»»

Category: itSource:  cmswireRelated NewsMay 6th, 2021

Yale’s longtime — and legendary — endowment chief, David Swensen, has passed away at age 67

David Swensen, among the most highly regarded money managers in the world after growing Yale’s endowment from $1 billion when he joined as a 31-year-old former grad student of the school to the second-largest school endowment in the country after H.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsMay 6th, 2021

PayPal is riding the e-commerce boom to record earnings

For the three-month period ending March 31, 2021, PayPal generated revenue of $6.03 billion, an increase of 29 percent year over year. Net income, meanwhile, reached $1.1 billion with earnings per share of $0.92......»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated NewsMay 6th, 2021