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Thursday 7 December 2023
Taiwan requires permits for key core tech firms' personnel and tech transfer to China
Upon commenting on the list of 22 key core technologies to be banned from illegal outflows to foreign adversaries, Wang Mei-hua, Taiwan's Minister of Economic Affairs, said that technologies...
Wednesday 6 December 2023
Lens makers see opportunities and challenges in smartphone camera spec war
With smartphone sales slumping under global inflation in recent years, the demand for CMOS image sensor (CIS) parts and lenses has also fallen. Yet sources in the supply chain point...
Wednesday 6 December 2023
Nio on track to become government-approved vehicle maker in China
China's Ministry of Industry and Information Technology has listed locally-based EV company Nio in a vehicle manufacturer's information management system. The company is rumored to...
Wednesday 6 December 2023
Huawei's 5nm chip in L540 NB could be inventory made by TSMC before US ban
The latest report by Wccftech pointed out that Huawei's new notebook (NB) PC L540 is equipped with the 5nm Kirin 9006C, an SoC with 8 cores. Chinese media ITHome...
Wednesday 6 December 2023
Taiwan to ban 22 national core key technologies from illegal outflow to foreign adversaries
Taiwan's National Technology and Science Council (NTSC) announced on December 5 that semiconductor processing technology for advanced chips 14nm and below, as well as the specialized...
Wednesday 6 December 2023
WAT Medical enhances homecare medical technology with neuromodulation-based devices
Medication has been the most common but not always the best way to treat debilitating conditions like motion sickness and migraine. Vancouver-based WAT Medical Enterprise uses neuromodulation...
Wednesday 6 December 2023
Xiaomi reportedly boosts orders for high-end model, signaling a reviving smartphone market in China
Due to high demand, Xiaomi is reportedly seeing increasing orders for its latest high-end offering, which might indicate the dawn of a recovery for the smartphone market in China.
Wednesday 6 December 2023
New round of EV price wars rages; industry experts estimate worse conditions in 2024
As the year draws to an end, Chinese automakers have launched a new round of price wars, hoping to meet their annual sales target. The competition has intensified this year: even...
Wednesday 6 December 2023
AMD to ship up to 400,000 new AI GPUs in 2024, say sources
According to industry sources, AMD's new-generation AI GPU series, the Instinct MI300, will be available soon, with shipments expected to reach 300,000-400,000 units in 2024.
Tuesday 5 December 2023
Chinese rocket startup resumes launches after its first ever failure
One of China's leading space startups launched two satellites to orbit, putting the firm's ambitious plans back on track after its first ever rocket failure in September.
Tuesday 5 December 2023
China Big Fund II injects US$1 billion into HLMC, may aid advanced chip development
Although the limelight of global media was cast on SMIC for its 7nm chips used in Huawei's Mate 60 Pro smartphone, Shanghai Huali Microelectronics Corp (HLMC), the other China foundry...
Tuesday 5 December 2023
Battery industry to see exits, major players grow larger in 1H24
As battery cell prices slide following declining demand in the automotive and energy storage markets, some players have already dropped out of the increasingly heated competition...
Tuesday 5 December 2023
Has the best opportunity to enter the Chinese car market passed?
China has seen plenty of EV companies emerge and the competition between car parts suppliers grows intense. Supply chain sources said if a component maker cannot offer indispensable...
Tuesday 5 December 2023
Chinese LLM developers turn to leasing amid AI chip shortage
Due to the chip shortage brought by export restrictions imposed by the US, China-based tech firms turned their eyes to computing rental service providers, leading to doubling fees...
Tuesday 5 December 2023
IC design houses upbeat about demand from Chinese EV market
The expanding Chinese electric vehicle (EV) market, also the world's largest EV market, has become a target for Taiwan-based IC design houses.
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.