Monday, July 6, 2020

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NXP’s HoverGames 2 competition seeks ways for drones to help humans during a pandemic

Drones are becoming a regular part of life in today’s world. Their emergence has only been amplified by the COVID-19 pandemic. NXP Semiconductors wants...

Samsung inks new sourcing deals to localize chip supply chain

July 6—Samsung is working on localizing its semiconductor supply chain within its home country of South Korea, reports Tech Wire Asia. The world’s second-largest...

Global cloud infrastructure revenue increased by 2.2 percent in Q1

Cloud infrastructure spending rose 2.2 percent year-over-year in the first quarter, reports the International Data Corporation (IDC). The firm explained firms purchased significant quantities...

SmartSens Technology completes acquisition of Allchip Microelectronics

Shanghai-based image sensor corporation, SmartSens, recently announced it completed its acquisition of Shenzhen headquartered CMOS/CIS manufacturer Allchip Microelectronics. Neither firm disclosed details of the...

Qualcomm launches new Snapdragon Wear 4100 smartwatch chips

On Tuesday, Qualcomm announced the two newest processors joining its line of Wear OS chips. The Snapdragon Wear 4100 Plus and Snapdragon Wear 4100...

Qualcomm to establish a multifaceted 5G component factory in Vietnam

Chipmaker Qualcomm announced plans to establish a multifaceted 5G component research and development center/factory in Vietnam last week. The San Diego-based company will produce fifth-generation...

Report: Huawei makes new chip supply deals with SMIC and Shanghai Microelectronics

Huawei has inked new component supply deals with Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation (SMIC) and Shanghai Microelectronics, reports Asia Times Financial. Together, the two Chinese...

American Foundries Act calls for $25 billion in semiconductor industry support

On Thursday, a bipartisan group of U.S. Senators introduced a bill that would provide $25 billion in financial support to the domestic semiconductor industry....

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Microsoft’s xCloud gaming service gets a mini Xbox controller

Later this year, Microsoft will launch its xCloud game streaming service as part of Xbox Game Pass. Part of...
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A 3D-printed ‘egg’ could be home to future Mars colonists

Mars colonization might still be decades away. That doesn’t mean humans aren’t planning for a seemingly inevitable journey to...

Rocket Lab’s 13th Electron flight ends in failure, loss of payload

Rocket Lab is an ambitious spaceflight startup with hopes of delivering affordable payloads to orbit. Unfortunately, it recently suffered...

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