Tuesday, July 27, 2021

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Ford and Stellantis warn auto chip shortage could last until 2022

Ford and Stellantis recently warned that the global chip shortage could persist into 2022. The automakers also revealed how the component crunch affected their earnings...

SK Hynix improves Q1 operating profit by 66 percent due to consumer products demand

SK Hynix grew its first-quarter operating profit by 66 percent year-over-year thanks to strong demand for new PCs and smartphones. Typically, the corporation experiences declining...

Apple expects semiconductor shortage to cut Q2 revenue by up to $4 billion

Apple reported that its revenue expanded by 54 percent year-over-year during the fiscal second quarter recently. That income spike, driven by strong interest in...

Qualcomm FQ2 revenue up 52 percent due to strong smartphone and IoT chip demand

Qualcomm expanded its revenue by 52 percent in its fiscal second quarter thanks to robust demand for its smartphones and IoT chips. The fabless...

AMD Q1 revenue grew 93 percent due to robust consumer and enterprise chipset demand

Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) recently posted first-quarter financial results revealed that it grew its revenue by 93 percent year-over-year. Its extraordinarily strong showing is...

Foxconn negotiating purchase of Macronix semiconductor foundry to support EV business

Foxconn, Apple’s primary iPhone assembler, is negotiating the purchase of a semiconductor factory owned by Macronix International. The firm wants to buy the facility...

Lam Research Q1 net income up 86 percent because of intense equipment demand

Lam Research, a leading provider of wafer fab equipment (WFE) recently revealed that it increased its first-quarter net income by 86.3 percent year-over-year. The...

NXP Semiconductors grows Q1 revenue by 27 percent despite major recent challenges

NXP Semiconductors recently announced that it grew its first-quarter revenue by 27 percent year-over-year despite its recent challenges. The company has grappled with the...

Nanya Technology spending $10.7 billion to build DRAM factory in Taiwan

Nanya Technology, the world’s fourth-largest memory chip manufacturer, announced plans to establish a $10.7 billion factory in Taiwan. The corporation intends for the plant to...

Skyworks Solutions to acquire Silicon Labs’ infrastructure and auto units for $2.75 billion

Skyworks Solutions announced it would purchase Silicon Labs’ infrastructure and automotive divisions for $2.75 billion. The chipmaker believes the deal will boost and diversify...

ASML net income up 23 percent due to semiconductor equipment demand spike

ASML Holdings NV recently revealed that it exceeded Wall Street’s earnings estimates for the first quarter by 23.1 percent. The Dutch company experienced a...

Renesas to restore full production output at fire-damaged factory in late May

Renesas Electronics announced plans to bring the section of its Naka, Japan manufacturing facility back to full production capacity by the end of May....

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SK Hynix improves Q1 operating profit by 66 percent due to consumer products demand

SK Hynix grew its first-quarter operating profit by 66 percent year-over-year thanks to strong demand for new PCs and smartphones. Typically, the corporation experiences declining...

Apple expects semiconductor shortage to cut Q2 revenue by up to $4 billion

Apple reported that its revenue expanded by 54 percent year-over-year during the fiscal second quarter recently. That income spike, driven by strong interest in...

Qualcomm FQ2 revenue up 52 percent due to strong smartphone and IoT chip demand

Qualcomm expanded its revenue by 52 percent in its fiscal second quarter thanks to robust demand for its smartphones and IoT chips. The fabless...

Science & Tech News

SpaceX wins NASA contract to bring Artemis astronauts to the moon

SpaceX and NASA have now made history together on multiple occasions. Most recently, the duo completed the first crewed mission conducted by a private...

Google Earth’s new time-lapse feature shows how the planet changes over time

Although it might be hard to see while going through our day-to-day lives, the Earth is constantly changing around us. Whether it’s erosion, new...

Project CHIP smart home devices may start rolling out later this year

There’s no denying the fact that smart home devices have made life a lot more convenient. Whether you don’t feel like getting up to...

Gadgets & Gaming

Urbanista’s new solar-powered headphones can play ‘forever’

There’s nothing worse than listening to music with your favorite wireless headphones when, suddenly, they run out of battery. Not being connected with a...

TCL shows off second US 5G smartphone, teases future rolling design

TCL isn't the biggest name in the smartphone industry. Although its devices don’t have the name recognition of Apple or Samsung, they are respectable...

Amazon’s second-gen Echo Buds bring upgraded ANC, sleek design

Amazon’s Echo Buds might not be the most popular wireless earbuds on the market. However, they offer respectable performance for a reasonable price. They...