Nvidia has gathered predictions from the world's leading researchers and industry thought leaders concerning the development of AI.
Innolux's 100-inch high brightness PID module was given the 26th Taiwan Excellence Silver Award 2017. Five other products - the 50-inch Mega-Zone display module, 21.5-inch adjustable privacy display, 15.6-inch zero color cast and low blue light display, 10.1-inch all-in-one smart touch display and 6-inch high brightness, bezel-less full-screen display module - were also awarded the Taiwan Excellence Award.
Apple is likely to release another new iPhone model with LCD next year, said a source privy to the company's product designs, and it also has tentative plans for two new handsets that use OLED screens.
Nikkei Asian Review
Qualcomm has confirmed receipt of Broadcom's nomination of a slate of candidates to replace Qualcomm's existing board of directors at the company's 2018 annual meeting of stockholders.
Apple will ship 13-14 million AirPods in 2017 and 26-28 million units in 2018, KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo said. Kuo said they're one of the most popular Apple accessories and points to increased supply as one helpful growth driver.
Shares in Dialog Semiconductor, the publicly listed British firm which supplies power management chips for the iPhone and other Apple products, are plunging after its chief executive admitted that Apple could one day bring iPhone chip design in-house.
HDMI Forum has announced the release of Version 2.1 of the HDMI specification which is now available to all HDMI 2.0 adopters. This latest HDMI specification supports a range of higher video resolutions and refresh rates including 8K60 and 4K120, and resolutions up to 10K. Dynamic HDR formats are also supported, and bandwidth capability is increased up to 48Gbps.
Kenji Kano has been named president and CEO of Toshiba America Energy Systems (TAES) effective December 1, 2017. Fumio Otani, chairman of the Board of Directors of TAES, had served as president and CEO on an interim basis since March 1, 2017, and will continue to serve as chairman of the Board of Directors for TAES.
Panasonic exhibited at the International Robot Exhibition 2017 (organized by the Japan Robot Association and The Nikkan Kogyo Shimbun) being held at the Tokyo Big Sight from November 29 to December 2, 2017. The International Robot Exhibition is organized once every two years and is one of the largest exhibitions on robots that many robot manufacturers and affiliated companies from Japan and across the world take part in.
LG U+ and Huawei have launched Seoul TechCity, a collaborative project that aims to deliver smart city capabilities for the Korean capital, including: Giga Everywhere, mobile enabled digitized industry infrastructure, and the ability to build ecosystems for a digital society.
Infineon supplies key components for the Audi A8, the world's first series production car featuring level 3 automated driving.
Corning has announced an investment in its Valor Glass that will create 185 new jobs and support more than 380 jobs overall in the Southern Tier of New York.
United Microelectronics Corporation has announced that its Singapore-based Fab 12i has been awarded the Water Efficiency Award by the Singapore Ministry of Environment and Water Resources. Fab 12i became the only Singapore fab to win the award from the Wafer Fabrication sector.
Qualcomm is seeking to limit sales of the iPhone X in the US with another new round of litigation that accuses Apple of patent infringement.
The Financial Times
Users of Apple's new MacOS High Sierra operating system can access it without using a password.
Samsung Electronics is positively considering rolling out a next-generation DRAM using an early 10 nano process as early as the beginning of 2019 by constructing a dedicated production line with EUV exposure equipment in the Hwasung Semiconductor Factory Complex in Gyeonggi-do. Experts say that this strategy aimed to secure profitability while widening micro-process technology gaps with competitors in the booming DRAM market.
Hard to imagine in this age of privacy scandals, but HP is installing a telemetry client on its customers' computers - and it isn't offering any warning, or asking permission, before delivering the payload.
iOS 11 is at it again. Following the release of iOS 11.1.1 earlier this month specifically to fix a bizarre typing bug, it turns out that its successor one week later only made things worse. And Apple has now confirmed this nasty surprise...
AMD reentered the high-end graphics card market earlier this year when it launched Vega, its highly anticipated attack on NVIDIA's dominance. The RX Vega 64 and RX Vega 56 caught up to NVIDIA in terms of performance, but they used far more power than comparable NVIDIA products, which had been on the market for over a year. Vega was a catch-up play from AMD, not the home run that investors were hoping for.
The flaw in MacOS High Sierra - the most recent version - makes it possible to gain entry to the machine without a password, and also have access to powerful administrator rights.
SoftBank and partners including investment firms Dragoneer Investment Group and General Atlantic are offering to spend more than US$6 billion for a stake that would value the ride-hailing company at US$48 billion, or about 30% lower than the valuation it fetched in its most recent round of fundraising, according to people familiar with the deal.
BOE has set a plan to use its B11 line, which is located in Sichuan, and B12 line that is currently in an investment process as production lines exclusively for Apple.
In the latest blow to Japan's manufacturing sector, Toray Industries Inc. admitted Tuesday that one of its subsidiaries had fabricated data for product tests between 2008 to 2016. The company said Toray Hybrid Cord Inc., a tire parts maker, had fabricated data in 149 cases and sold parts that did not satisfy client requirements to 13 companies, including tire makers.
The Japan Times
Apple's next big innovation may be a foldable iPhone that opens and closes like a book. The consumer technology giant filed a patent application last week with the U.S. Patent & Trade Office that details its research into electronic devices with flexible display screens.
The Google Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL looked like a worthy second attempt at an iPhone-killer from Google. But since launch, the supposed Android flagships have struggled with a laundry list of problems longer than Jay-Z's, like a defective screen, hissing problems, and questionable durability.
Your days of peeking at someone else's text conversations on the train might be numbered.
If you thought this was a busy year for new processor releases, hold onto your knickers, it is about to get a whole lot busier. Looking at the release notes for the latest AIDA64 system diagnostics and benchmarking utility, there are several unannounced Intel processors on tap, including a mobile Core i9 processor and what appears to be a Coffee Lake refresh, due out sometime in 2018.
The country's largest consumer electronics maker, LG Electronics India, reported 11% sales growth last fiscal year, even as the white goods market grappled with a slowdown in demand post demonetization.
The Economic Times
Kuo puts the current production levels between 440,000 and 550,000 units per day.
Alibaba Group Holding has announced that it proposes to offer US dollar-denominated senior unsecured notes in an underwritten registered public offering. The principal amount, interest rates, maturity dates and other terms of the notes have not been finalized and will be determined at the time of pricing of the offering.
When it comes to hiring senior executives, Jack Ma's company is focusing on an elite group - those who have studied at the world's top business schools.
The Financial Times
Three Chinese citizens have been charged with hacking attacks on Moody's Analytics, Siemens and GPS maker Trimble.
The Home Office has signed a GBP210 million (US$279.81 million) contract with Samsung, which will see UK emergency services using the company's 4G smartphones.
It is heard that Samsung Electronics is looking into receiving sensors, which are major parts of fingerprint recognition function, from a Taiwanese manufacturer while it is planning to place fingerprint recognition sensor on the back of Galaxy S9.
Asian stocks retreated from Friday's record after Morgan Stanley downgraded Samsung Electronics and Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company, saying their shares had risen too much.
Corning is adding manufacturing capacity in Strykow, Poland, driven by strong demand for its fiber optic products and solutions in Europe, the Middle East and Africa. To accommodate the expansion, a second manufacturing facility is under construction adjacent to the existing Corning Optical Communications operation in Strykow. The new plant is expected to open in 2018.
Foxconn, a main supplier for Apple's iPhone, says it has stopped interns from working illegal overtime at its factory in China. It comes after a Financial Times report found at least six students worked 11-hour days at its iPhone X plant in Henan province.
It is heard that the American manufacturer already agreed up to production of test chips and is making preparations accordingly. Chinese manufacturer is a company that develops SoC for mobile devices and is discussing internally about entrusting Samsung rather than Taiwanese companies with production of 7-nano chips.
The upped offer includes more of Broadcom's own stock, following consultation with several of Qualcomm's top shareholders.
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According to a report from a London newspaper, Apple's offices in South Korea have been raided by regulators, just ahead of the launch of the iPhone X in the country.