CATL and BYD Scramble for Japanese Battery Market

17 Sep

CATL and BYD, China’s two auto battery giants, are expected to compete head-on in Japan, in a scramble for the market’s handsome potential. Continue reading 

Tsinghua Unigroup’s DRAM Fab Is Scheduled for Completion in 2021 but Technology Remains the Biggest Challenge to Production, Reports TrendForce

17 Sep

Tsinghua Unigroup announced on August 27 that it has signed an agreement with the Chongqing government to establish an R&D center and a wafer fab for DRAM production. The construction of these facilities, which will be located in Chongqing’s Liangjiang New Area, is scheduled to start near the end of 2019 and finish in 2021. TrendForce believes this latest event is another indication of China’s unwavering determination to achieve self-sufficiency in the supply of memory products. The continuing escalation of the US-China trade dispute and the blacklisting of JHICC by the US government have compelled the Chinese government to redouble their efforts to build up a domestic DRAM industry. Continue reading 

Amazon Donation Brings New Robotics Program and Computer Science Courses to 24 Metro Nashville Public Schools and More Than 65 Schools Across Tennessee, Benefiting Over 1,000 Local Students From Underrepresented Communities

17 Sep

Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN) and Metro Nashville Public Schools has announced a new partnership to bring computer science courses and robotics to 24 schools supporting students from underserved or underrepresented communities, as part of the Amazon Future Engineer program. Amazon is providing 21 elementary, middle and high schools with robotics programming, which includes funding to launch FIRST robotics clubs along with teacher professional development, $10,000 to expand access to computer science education at each school, which could include field trips, hardware, and technology upgrades, and access to a tour of an Amazon robotics fulfillment center. In addition, Amazon also plans to fund Intro and AP computer science courses in three Metro Nashville high schools and more than 45 total high schools across the state of Tennessee, benefitting more than 1,000 local students. Continue reading 

Implementing Digital Supply Chain Solutions for the Cloud: ACSIS Presents Lessons Learned at ASUG Philadelphia Chapter Meetin

17 Sep

ACSIS Inc., a leader in delivering innovative supply chain execution solutions, will present lessons learned from their experience working across industries to improve supply chain visibility at the ASUG Philadelphia Chapter Meeting on September 12 at the SAP headquarters in Newtown Square, PA. Continue reading 

Server Shipments Fell Short of Expectations in 1H19 Due to Relocation of Production Lines That Supply Data Centers, Says TrendForce

16 Sep

TrendForce’s latest analysis of the server market finds that the global demand was noticeably lower than usual during 1H19 on account of the escalation of the US-China trade dispute. Continue reading 

ExxonMobil and Porsche Expand Motorsports Technology Partnership Into Formula E

16 Sep

ExxonMobil is expanding its global business and technical partnership with Porsche by teaming with the luxury German automaker on its Formula E series car for the 2019 / 2020 season. The new partnership represents ExxonMobil’s first entry into electric motorsports. Continue reading 

3M Supports “Nobel Prize Series” Event in India to Discuss “Teaching and Learning”

16 Sep

Nobel laureates and world-leading experts will meet in Delhi and Punjab India, to address the topic of “Teaching and Learning” at the Nobel Prize Series, Sept. 11-13, 2019. Continue reading 

Fractal’s New Antenna Solution Enables 5G in Stadiums and Beyond

13 Sep

Fractal Antenna Systems, Inc. (FRACTAL) has announced its first sales for the “Symphony-SP” – a new and innovative directional antenna solution for sub-6GHz 5G sector coverage in stadiums and high capacity venues. The Symphony-SP represents a material improvement to existing solutions, delivering wideband coverage in a highly reduced size and weight. Continue reading 

Chinese PV-Cell Makers Foray Into the Japanese Market

12 Sep

Chinese PV-cell makers are gearing up to foray into the Japanese market, whose demands for PV power have been expanding for five straight quarters. Continue reading 

World’s Largest Energy Storage System Scheduled for Launch in 2025

12 Sep

Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems, Ltd. (MHPS) has officially joined hands with the Utah state government and Magnum Development of the U.S. in building a 1 GW energy storage system in salt caverns, which is scheduled for inauguration in 2025. Continue reading