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You already bought your kids a new console last year. Now what?

Did you buy your loved one a PS5 or Xbox Series X last holiday? Here's how you can follow it up this year......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsDec 4th, 2021

IC sales to post another double-digit hike in 2022

The IC market is forecast to rise 11% this year following a 26% surge in 2021 and a 13% increase in 2020, according to IC Insights......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News4 hr. 46 min. ago

China"s Population May Start To Shrink This Year, New Birth Data Suggest

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Science.org: After many decades of growth, China's population could begin to shrink this year, suggest data released yesterday by China's National Bureau of Statistics. The numbers show that in 2021, China's b.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated News5 hr. 18 min. ago

Refreshed M2 MacBook Pro to launch in late 2022

Apple is expected to refresh their entry-level MacBooks later this year, with a new M2 MacBook Pro 14 and an M2 MacBook Air with a fresh new design......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News9 hr. 46 min. ago

Apple’s 2022 iPad will keep old design with 5G and A14 chip

The 10th-generation vanilla iPad slated to debut later this year will bring an arguably new A14 Bionic chip and 5G support to a chassis reminiscent of the 2014 model......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News11 hr. 18 min. ago

Steady driving toward ExoMars launch

The first simulation of the ExoMars rover driving off its landing platform closed out an incredible year of preparations as the mission now marches with confidence towards a September launch......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News16 hr. 17 min. ago

After six decades, Russia will build its final Proton rocket this year

Proton had reliability issues and could not compete with SpaceX's Falcon 9. Enlarge / A Russian 3-stage Proton rocket blasts into the sky in 2000. (credit: NASA) Russia's main space corporation, Roscosmos, said it is in the pr.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News18 hr. 18 min. ago

Conversations about consent need to start early, and parents need to get comfortable with it

Psychiatrist Dr. Gaiathry Jeyarajan envisions a future where parents are comfortable having conversations with their kids early on about consent and boundaries. Avoiding these discussions only perpetuates the culture of silence that allows interperso.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News18 hr. 45 min. ago

Understanding rare rain events in the driest desert on Earth

In the enduring dryness of the Atacama Desert in northern Chile where the average rainfall is as low as 5 millimeters per year, rare rain events can come swiftly and intensely. They shape the landscape and provide precious moisture to plants and othe.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News18 hr. 45 min. ago

Pandemic disruption to PhD research is bad for society and the economy, but there are solutions

Every year thousands of students enroll in Ph.D. degrees at universities in New Zealand. The government funds their degrees because the advanced knowledge and innovations they develop benefit our economy and society......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News21 hr. 45 min. ago

Oppo’s next flagship leaks with OnePlus-esque Hasselblad branding

Image Credit: Onleaks Details about Oppo's next flagship  are starting to gather. Multiple leaks suggest it will be called the Find X5 Pro, with a similar design to last year's Find X3 Pro and specs broadly in line with the new OnePlus 10 P.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated NewsJan 18th, 2022

Fish stocks fluctuate with seawater temperature

Year-to-year fluctuations in seawater temperature are partly responsible for the much slower ups and downs in the abundance of marine fish stocks. This is the conclusion from a worldwide study by Wageningen University & Research, among others. Fish b.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJan 18th, 2022

Eight-inch foundry prices set to rise

Limited growth in 8-inch fab capacities worldwide, coupled with supply-side constraints arising from events such as a recent power outage at Hua Hong Semiconductor's wafer fabs, may continue pushing up 8-inch foundry quotes this year, according to in.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsJan 18th, 2022

Foundry PSMC sees revenue, profit surge in 2021

Pure-play foundry Powerchip Semiconductor Manufacturing (PSMC) saw its revenue hit a record high of NT$65.62 billion (US$2.38 billion) in 2021, when pre-tax profits hiked 300% on year to NT$19.21 billion......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsJan 18th, 2022

Over 100 different species made this 2,200-year-old shipwreck home, study finds

Ship's ram from First Punic War serves as "ecological memory" of 2 millennia of underwater life. Enlarge / The ship's ram as it was found on the seabed off Sicily at a depth of nearly 90 m, covered in marine life. (credit: K. Egorov/SD.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsJan 18th, 2022

Wikipedia May Be Next To Drop Support For Crypto

New submitter Ol Olsoc writes: "When the Mozilla Foundation took to Twitter on New Year's Eve to announce it was going to begin accepting cryptocurrency donations, it likely didn't think about potential blowback from one of its founders, but that's w.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJan 18th, 2022

iOS developer donates unexpected windfall from unrelated Wordle app

Five-year-old game suddenly went from 1-2 downloads a day to 200,000 a week. Wordle! may have no relation to the viral hit Wordle, but it's enjoying a spike of popularity just the same. Last week, we wrote about the legal status of a spate.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsJan 17th, 2022

iOS developer donates unexpected windfall from unrelated Wordle! app

Five-year-old game suddenly went from 1-2 downloads a day to 200,000 a week. Wordle! may have no real relation to the viral hit Wordle, but it's enjoying a spike of popularity just the same. Last week, we wrote about the legal status of a.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsJan 17th, 2022

Day Traders as "Dumb Money"? The Pros Are Now Paying Attention

Last year, amateur investors took financial markets by storm. This year, Wall Street professionals are watching them closely. From a report: Fund managers who might have once derided small-time day traders as "dumb money" are scouring social-media po.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJan 17th, 2022

Semi content in electronic systems reaches record high in 2021, says IC Insights

Semiconductor content in electronic systems reached 33.2% last year, surpassing the previous record high set in 2018, according to IC Insights......»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated NewsJan 17th, 2022

China new green-energy car output, sales in December hit records, says CAAM

China-based makers produced 518,000 new green-energy vehicles and sold 531,000 units in December 2021, hitting respective monthly records and soaring 120% and 114% respectively on year, according to China Association of Automobile Manufacturers (CAAM.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated NewsJan 17th, 2022