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Beyond COVID-19 outbreak and US-China trade war, 5G and Wi-Fi 6 pursue their growth
Yole Développement
Optomec customer Carnegie Mellon develops 10-second COVID test
Optomec
New CFO for Meyer Burger Technology Ltd
Meyer Burger Technology Ltd
Reno Sub-Systems Solidifies Electronic Match Market with Nine New Patents
Reno Sub-Systems
Small-dimension wafer industry: Yole foresees bright prospects for the future
Yole Développement
Teledyne e2v HiRel Expands RF Line With New 25 GHz Frequency Doubler
Teledyne Defense Electronics
New Product Release: Plasma Etch MK-II ECO Etching System
Plasma Etch Inc
Indium Corporation Expert to Present at EPCON Asia
Indium Corporation
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September 30, 2020
Micron stock slides as weak outlook follows doubled earnings
Micron Technology Inc. shares slid in the extended session Tuesday after the chip maker noted challenges going forward after nearly doubling its profit and adding ...
Marketing Watch
IBM Envisions the Road to Quantum Computing Like an Apollo Mission
At its virtual Quantum Computing Summit last week, IBM laid out its roadmap for the future of quantum computing. To illustrate the enormity of the task ahead ...
IEEE Spectrum
Complete Warpage Control for Wafers and Panels
Effective warpage mitigation is increasingly critical for semiconductor advanced packaging applications, such as fan-out. Heller Industries has developed a unique ...
Technical Paper
Huawei ramps up investment in Chinese tech sector
Huawei Technologies Co (華為) has built up stakes in Chinese semiconductor companies and other technology businesses as the world's largest telecoms equipment ...
Taipei Times
Exclusive: Google, Fitbit deal set to win EU okay after fresh concessions - sources
Alphabet's Google is set to win EU antitrust approval for its $2.1 billion purchase of fitness tracker maker Fitbit to take on Apple and Samsung in the wearable ...
Reuters
Manufacturing Bits: Sept. 29
The University of Tokyo has established a facility to study fast chemical reactions using a coherent extreme ultraviolet light source. The new coherent extreme ...
Semiconductor Engineering
Chip vendors striving to get foundry support
Increasingly tight 8-inch and 12-inch foundry capacity and resultant foundry quote hikes have posed mixed impacts on chip vendors in Taiwan, with second-tier ones ...
Digitimes
Samsung tops global smartphone market in Aug.: report
Samsung Electronics Co. was the world's top smartphone vendor in August, a report showed Tuesday, as it widens the gap with China's Huawei Technologies Co. ...
Yonhap News Agency
US Reportedly Restricts Exports to SMIC
The US government has restricted exports to Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corp. (SMIC) after concluding there is an unacceptable risk that equipment ...
EE Times
IC Packaging, Testing Industry Growth at Almost 9%
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The production value of the local integrated circuit (IC) packaging and testing industry is expected to grow almost 9% from a year earlier in 2020 on the back of the booming "stay at home economy" in the Internet era, the Market Intelligence and Consulting Institute (MIC) said. In addition, the emerging 5G technology as well as the launch of new products by international smartphone brands ...
Focus Taiwan
Deals That Change The Chip Industry
Nvidia's pending $40 billion acquisition of Arm is expected to have a big impact on the chip world, but it will take years before the effects of this deal are fully understood. ...
Semiconductor Engineering
Worldwide Wearables Market Forecast to Maintain Double-Digit Growth in 2020 and Through 2024
Global shipments of wearable devices are expected to total 396.0 million units in 2020 according to new data from the International Data Corporation (IDC) Worldwide ...
IDC
Memory Only a Piece of the Security Puzzle
Security features for memory are not new, but increased connectivity compounded by the pandemic-driven surge in remote work means safeguarding data is more ...
EE Times
US Reportedly Restricts Exports to SMIC
The US government has restricted exports to Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corp. (SMIC) after concluding there is an unacceptable risk that equipment ...
EE Times
Why We Need to Address Known Good Die (KDG) Holistically
If you love, like me, to work on the bleeding edge of technology, you will find that your personal success depends very much on the team around you, your company, ...
3DInCites
U.S. tightens exports to China's chipmaker SMIC, citing risk of military use
The United States has imposed restrictions on exports to China's biggest chipmaker SMIC after concluding there is an "unacceptable risk" equipment supplied to it could ...
The Japan Times
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What is a device at the intersection of two railroad tracks to permit the wheels and flanges on one track to cross or branch for the other called?
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