Newegg Achieves Key Milestones to Localize the Shopping Experience for International Customers

7 Dec

Newegg, the leading tech-focused e-retailer in North America with a global reach into more than 50 countries, today announced significant updates to the shopping experience on its growing network of global storefronts. These improvements to Newegg’s global operation – which include translated country-specific websites, expanded local-language support, new local return options and free shipping on select products – are the latest examples of the company’s sustained commitment to serve customers outside the United States. Continue reading 

The Latest Ideas in Chemistry and New Materials at Future Tech Expo 2018

7 Dec

From recreating the sound of classic Stradivarius violins, to detecting fake banknotes, to weaving flexible solar cells into clothing, the Future Tech Expo 2018 exhibition will reveal startling breakthroughs in metallurgy, chemical engineering, materials science, and novel materials – innovations that could change our lives in the near future. The event runs from December 13 to 15, 2018 at Taipei World Trade Center, Hall 3 in Taipei, Taiwan. The main organizer is Taiwan’s Ministry of Science and Technology. Continue reading 

National Experts: Forming STEM Ecosystems is Top Priority

6 Dec

Acting on recommendations of top national education experts, the federal government Tuesday issued the “Charting A Course for Success: America’s Strategy for STEM Education,” listing participation of all Americans in STEM ecosystems as a top priority. Continue reading 

5G NR: Inseego and Verizon Demonstrate Virtual Reality Telemedicine over 5G at Qualcomm Snapdragon Technology Summit in Maui

6 Dec

Inseego Corp. (Nasdaq: INSG), pioneering 5G and intelligent IoT device-to-cloud solutions, and Verizon, the first in the world to launch a commercial 5G network, will unveil MiFi® 5G NR mobile broadband technology on Dec. 4 at the Qualcomm Snapdragon Technology Summit in Maui. The two companies will conduct a live virtual reality telemedicine demonstration in partnership with Columbia University using an Inseego mobile hotspot device, powered by the Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 855 Mobile Platform and Snapdragon X50 5G modem and antenna modules with integrated RF transceiver, RF front-end and antenna elements, running on Verizon’s 5G NR mobile network deployed at the event venue. The device also offers powerful next generation Wi-Fi performance using the Qualcomm® Wi-Fi 6-ready mobile solution. The Inseego mobile hotspot launches on the Verizon network in 2019. Continue reading 

x86 Server CPUs Remain Market Mainstream, 7nm Platform May Help AMD to Increase Market Share, Says TrendForce

5 Dec

DRAMeXchange, a division of TrendForce, notes that x86 continues to be the mainstream architecture for server CPUs this year, with Intel and AMD being the market leaders. Particularly, Intel dominantly represents around 98% of the total server CPU shipments worldwide in 2018. For the next year, the market share of AMD x86 server CPUs is expected to go up to 5%, after the company’s introduction of 7nm CPUs to the market. Continue reading 

Samsung, Qualcomm and Verizon Showcase Rapid Progress Towards 5G NR Commercialization

5 Dec

Samsung Electronics America, Inc., Qualcomm Technologies, Inc., a subsidiary of Qualcomm Incorporated, and Verizon has announced a successful 5G New Radio (NR) data connection using 400MHz of bandwidth in the 28GHz spectrum, resulting in maximum throughput of more than 1.7 Gbps. Continue reading 

Tessco Expands Thought Leadership Role in Wireless Infrastructure with New “Tessco Concierge Series”

5 Dec

TESSCO Technologies Incorporated (NASDAQ: TESS), a leading value-added distributor and solutions provider for the wireless industry, has announced the recent launch of the “Tessco Concierge Series,” a new series of invitation-only events aimed at bringing together leading technology providers, industry experts, installers and contractors in the wireless industry. These events enable companies that are building and improving the nation’s infrastructure to hear from the leading technology manufacturers, government agencies and other prominent industry spokespeople. The next Tessco Concierge Series event will be the “IoT and Mobility Solutions Roadshow” on December 6 in Dallas, Texas. Continue reading 

Global Smartphone Production Volume to Remain Flat in 4Q18 Due to Sluggish Demand, Says TrendForce

4 Dec

According to TrendForce’s latest report on this year’s smartphone production, the total volume for 3Q18 grew by 8% from 2Q18 to around 380 million. The growth was attributed to a gradual recovery of demand in 2Q18 and the stock-up of inventories related to releases of new devices and holiday sales events. Although the latest products from Apple and Huawei continue to generate demand in the smartphone market, the sales of new iPhone XR/XS/XS Max turned out to fall short of expectation, resulting in lower shipments of iPhones. Therefore, DRAMeXchange estimates that the total production volume for 4Q18 will be roughly similar to that of 3Q18, coming to around 380 million units. Continue reading 

Vertiv Identifies Top Five 2019 Data Center Trends: Edge Will Drive Change

4 Dec

The edge of the network continues to be the epicenter of innovation in the data center space as the calendar turns to 2019, with activity focusing on increased intelligence designed to simplify operations, enable remote management and service, and bridge a widening skills gap. This increasing sophistication of the edge is among the data center trends to watch in 2019 as identified by Vertiv experts from around the globe. Continue reading 

Tokyo Gas Switches to Rimini Street Support for SAP Applications

4 Dec

Rimini Street, Inc. (Nasdaq: RMNI), a global provider of enterprise software products and services, and the leading third-party support provider for Oracle and SAP software products, has announced that Tokyo Gas Co., Ltd., Japan’s largest provider of city gas, has switched to Rimini Street support for its SAP BusinessObjects application. Continue reading