chips

August 28, 2020
Apple’s future AirPods might come with simple touch sensors

According to a series of filed patents, Apple’s future AirPods could come with simple touch sensors instead of force detection for control. The documents reason that this would provide an improved control with a wider variety of gestures.   For more details check the US Patent $ Trademark Office For example, the touch sensors will […]

August 28, 2020
Future of Quantum Cascade Laser technology; Expert opinion on industry …

These are opinions of Tim Day, Senior Vice President and General Manager of Daylight Solutions: Career into the photonics field: The laser was still relatively young in 1980, but it had found its way into educational settings, including my high school physics classroom in San Diego. My teacher, Mr. Harris, was always very welcoming to […]

August 27, 2020
Chinese government provide higher tax reliefs to local semiconductor in…

Beijing has introduced new tax incentives for domestic semiconductor players in the latest effort to boost an industry that has become a key battleground in the tech war between China and the US. Under the new policy introduced by the State Council, qualifying integrated circuit (IC) projects and enterprises that have operated for more than […]

August 27, 2020
Multiple hacking incidents took place on Taiwan’s Electronic Indu…

Researchers from the Taiwanese cybersecurity firm CyCraft plan to present new details of a hacking campaign that compromised at least seven Taiwanese chip firms over the past two years. The series of deep intrusions—called Operation Skeleton Key due to the attackers’ use of a “skeleton key injector” technique—appeared aimed at stealing as much intellectual property […]

August 26, 2020
Semiconductor race is new competition between US and China tension

What a difference two months can make. In May, Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. (TSMC), the world’s largest chipmaker, lost the business of Huawei Technologies—its biggest Chinese customer and the source of 13% of its revenue—as a casualty of geopolitical jockeying between superpowers. But TSMC shareholders took the loss in stride. And by late July, after a stumble by rival Intel, […]

August 26, 2020
Korean engineers in demand in Chinese semiconductor industry to strengt…

A Korean headhunting company is looking for semiconductor etching experts for a Chinese company. The job opportunity ad says a well-known foreign company is recruiting engineers with a master’s degree or higher who have worked as a section chief in the etching or plasma field. Etching is a process of drawing patterns on semiconductor circuits, […]

August 25, 2020
LG Electronics will continue WPP’s LG-One unit for next 11 years

LG Electronics has retained WPP’s LG-One unit to handle global PR duties, PRovoke can reveal, following a multi-market review that was conducted remotely over recent months. The decision extends the LG-One relationship that has been in place since the WPP unit consolidated the business in 2009. Estimated at between $9-15m, including corporate retainer and product duties, the […]

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