Global supply chain: China market
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Wednesday 24 April 2024
GlobalWafers cautious about 1H24 chip market
Silicon wafer company GlobalWafers has expressed a prudent outlook regarding the market conditions for chips in the first half of 2024.
Wednesday 24 April 2024
EV golden cross above ICE vehicles might come later as demand slows
As more EV models are available and prices decrease, EV sales have grown notably in recent years. However, the growth rate will slow in 2024, making one wonder whether the "golden...
Wednesday 24 April 2024
China's unicorn boom: weekly start-up births with AI, semiconductors, and new energy leading the pack
Amid economic uncertainty, China still saw a surge of "unicorns" in 2023, particularly in sectors such as AI, semiconductors, aerospace, and new energy vehicles.
Wednesday 24 April 2024
Can China take on SpaceX with its own satellite constellation?
In the wake of SpaceX's groundbreaking success with Starlink, China is gearing up to launch its own rendition of the satellite constellation, leveraging its formidable aerospace prowess...
Wednesday 24 April 2024
Self-driving chips to draw attention at Beijing auto show
Self-driving chips are expected to be a focal point at the forthcoming Beijing International Automotive Exhibition.
Wednesday 24 April 2024
More Taiwan IC design businesses leaving entry-level market in China
More Taiwan-based IC design houses are pulling out of the entry-level market segment in China, where the government encourages self-sufficiency for at least commodity chips, according...
Tuesday 23 April 2024
Taiwan's PCB and chip gear makers expanding presence in SEA market
Taiwan's PCB and semiconductor equipment manufacturers are poised to enhance their footprint in Southeast Asia by establishing manufacturing operations or bolstering their customer...
Tuesday 23 April 2024
Meta 'opening up' Quest headset operating system to rivals
Facebook parent Meta Platforms Inc. is "opening up" its Meta Quest headset operating system to other hardware makers, part of an effort to boost its standing in the nascent augmented...
Tuesday 23 April 2024
Falling EUV equipment orders suggest China and Intel drive ASML's performance
ASML, a Dutch equipment firm with a stranglehold on lithography equipment and a monopoly on high-end extreme ultraviolet (EUV) exposure machines, has become accustomed to having tens...
Tuesday 23 April 2024
Tesla reportedly laying off 20,000 employees in response to declining deliveries in 1Q24
Besides launching a new wave of EV price-cut strategies in 2024, Tesla is also undergoing a global mass layoff, highlighting the severe sales challenges Tesla is facing in the Chinese...
Tuesday 23 April 2024
Lenovo teams up with Alibaba for AI PC series, emphasizes deployment as key
Lenovo has unveiled its AI PC series, including the Yoga Book 9i, which features an AI agent named "Xiao Tian" powered by Alibaba's Tongyi Qianwen model.
Tuesday 23 April 2024
China and Southeast Asia clear winners in Apple supply chain diversification
The latest Apple supplier list shows that the tech giant has grown its global supplier network, especially in Southeast Asian countries.
Tuesday 23 April 2024
BYD reportedly not eligible for Indian EV policy
India introduced a policy to lower the tariffs on imported EVs to attract global EV manufacturers to set up manufacturing facilities in the country. Still, despite a growing presence...
Tuesday 23 April 2024
Beijing auto show to return this week
The Beijing International Automotive Exhibition will return this week following a four-year hiatus due to the COVID-19 pandemic, with major car vendors and startups all raring to...
Tuesday 23 April 2024
Bickering between EV vendors underscores SiC popularity
The recent bickering between two Chinese Electric Vehicle (EV) vendors has highlighted the growing popularity of SiC power components.
Wednesday 23 December 2015
Samsung PRO Plus 128GB microSD cards
Samsung Electronics has unveiled its PRO Plus 128GB microSD card series, which is built with company's MLC NAND flash solution. With the introduction of its new 128GB microSD card, Samsung provides consumers with a memory card solution for capturing heavy-loaded, high-resolution video, photography and multimedia contents for use in today's mobile devices. The PRO Plus 128GB microSD is the newest addition to Samsung's PRO Plus lineup, which was first introduced in 32GB and 64GB versions in May 2015. The 128GB microSD features the highest-quality MLC NAND flash memory and UHS-I Speed Class 3 (U3) and Speed Class 10 support, offering the industry's fastest speeds of up to 95MB/s and 90MB/s for read and write respectively, Samsung said. The new PRO Plus 128GB microSD is meant for use in high-end smartphones and tablets, as well as fulfilling the security, capacity, performance and environment requirements inherent in newly emerging audio and video consumer electronics, specifically action cameras and drones. The new memory card is equipped to handle storing and transferring professional-grade photos and 4K UHD video recording and playback. It can record up to three hours and 50 minutes of 4K UHD video or 16 hours and 20 minutes of Full HD video in action cameras without the need to change or replace the memory card. In addition, the PRO Plus 128GB microSD can store a maximum of 10,940 photos or 30,670 MP3 songs based on Samsung's estimated user settings and configurations. Samsung will now offer the new PRO Plus 128GB microSD memory card in more than 50 countries including China, Europe, Korea, the US and other regions.