Mobile, telecom, computing trends
Highlights of the day: MiniLED applications gaining momentumWednesday 14 April 2021
Apple is expected to soon unveil a miniLED-backlit iPad Pro, and its miniLED supply chain is ready to expand shipments,...
India Bharti to develop IoT devices with DixonWednesday 14 April 2021
India-based Bharti Enterprises is to develop IoT and other communication devices with local EMS Dixon Technologies to capitalize on the government policy designed to encourage local...
Wistron partners with AppWorks to recruit startups for emerging businessesWednesday 14 April 2021
Wistron has partnered with AppWorks to activate an accelerator program, aiming to recruit startups particularly from the AI, cloud computing and cyber security industries.
Teco invests in ZEPTWednesday 14 April 2021
Teco Electric & Machinery has acquired a 25% stake in ZEPT, a Taiwan-based startup that develops powertrain modules used in electric vehicles (EVs), for cooperation in developing...
Taiwan starts self-driving open road testWednesday 14 April 2021
Taiwan has started testing self-driving vehicles on open roads, accrding to the Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA).
Tight foundry capacity, component shortages to affect smartphone sales in 2021Wednesday 14 April 2021
Tight capacity at foundry houses, coupled with shortages of some crucial components such as CMOS sensors, power management and driver ICs, could affect sales of individual handset...
Nvidia CEO introduces software, silicon, supercomputers at GTC 2021Tuesday 13 April 2021
Nvidia CEO Jensen Huang has unveiled the company's latest innovations covering autonomous machines, AIs, chips, supercomputers and software during his presentation at GTC 2021.
Vapor chamber demand for 5G phones disappointsTuesday 13 April 2021
Vapor chamber (VC) demand for 5G smartphones has been a disappointment thus far in 2021, according to sources at cooling module suppliers.
eCloudvalley partners with software vendors over digital transformationTuesday 13 April 2021
Taiwan-based AWS Premier Consulting Partner eCloudvalley has formed strategic alliance with software solution providers such as Salesforce, SAP, Oracle and National Instruments (NI)...
Server industry sees component supply growing tighter in 2Q21Friday 9 April 2021
Server components including ICs, passive components, cables and chassis have seen supply growing tighter in the second quarter, according to sources from the server supply chain.
Highlights of the day: Chromebook shipments set for sharp growthFriday 9 April 2021
The notebook market has been robust in recent months thanks to stay-at-home needs. Chromebook shipments are expected to rise sharply in 2021. Apart from Intel, some other chip vendors,...
AiP substrates in growing demand for new mmWave iPhones in 2021Friday 9 April 2021
IC substrate makers in Apple's iPhone supply chain are aggressively bracing for production of BT-based AiP (antenna in package) substrates expecting a surge in demand for new iPhones...
Largan expects one quarter delay in shipments due to component shortagesFriday 9 April 2021
Smartphone-use lens module maker Largan Precision expects delays of at least one month for its shipments due to short supply of CMOS image sensors and application processors, according...
Apple reportedly to adopt LTPO display technology for new iPhonesFriday 9 April 2021
Apple reportedly will adopt LTPO (low-temperature polycrystalline oxide) backplane technology for OLED displays in its premium iPhones to be launched later in 2021, according to industry...
Alibaba to establish new liquid cooling datacenter in ChinaFriday 9 April 2021
Alibaba plans to establish a new datacenter in Hangzhou, China using immersion liquid cooling solutions there.
Microsoft unveils liquid cooling solution for datacentersThursday 8 April 2021
Microsoft has announced to begin implementing a two-phase immersion liquid cooling solution that is co-developed with Wiwynn, to its datacenter in the state of Washington for testi...
Highlights of the day: Chinese phone vendors developing own 5G chipsThursday 8 April 2021
MediaTek and Qualcomm may be the dominant players in the 5G smartphone SoC sector, but Chinese phone vendors Oppo and...
Unisoc, Oppo, Xiaomi gearing up for new 5G mobile chips roll-outsThursday 8 April 2021
Oppo and Xiaomi will introduce their in-house-developed sub-6GHz 5G chip solutions between late 2021 and early 2022, joining fabless chipmaker Unisoc in competing against chip vendors...
Business opportunities in Vietnam: Q&A with Keven Cheng, Taiwan Trade Center director in Ho Chi Minh CityThursday 8 April 2021
Vietnam has joined the CPTPP (Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership) and RCEP (Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership), and has signed FTAs (free-trade...
Highlights of the day: TSMC sees strong order momentum from AppleWednesday 7 April 2021
Despite recent speculation about decreasing demand from Apple for semiconductor manufacturing services, the latest news from the supply chain has indicated TSMC...
Virtual Antenna: Q&A with Ignion VP of innovation Carles PuenteWednesday 7 April 2021
Fractus Antennas, formed by engineers who invented the technology allowing smartphone antennas to automatically switch between different bandwidth networks and launched mini-antennas...
TSMC lands rush 5G chip orders from QualcommWednesday 7 April 2021
TSMC and Qualcomm reportedly are moving to further cement their ties, with the pure-play foundry agreeing to fabricate a batch of rush orders of high-end 5G chips for the US chipmaker,...
TSMC to kick off production for new iPhone chips ahead of scheduleWednesday 7 April 2021
TSMC will kick off volume shipments for Apple's next-generation iPhone processor dubbed A15 at the end of May ahead of schedule, according to industry sources.
HTC to launch new 5G phones, AR/VR devices in 2Q21Wednesday 7 April 2021
HTC plans to launch new 5G smartphone models, AR/VR hardware products and related solutions in the second quarter of 2021 to stimulate sales, according to industry sources.
Foldable smartphone-use AMOLED shipments to reach 12 million units in 2021Tuesday 6 April 2021
Global shipments of flexible AMOLED panels for foldable smartphone applications are likely to reach over 12 million units in 2021, driven by new foldable devices launched by handset...
LG V60 dual-screen smartphone
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