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RagingWire Boosts ‘Cloud Connect’ Portfolio by Adding Megaport to Deliver Elastic Connectivity to Global Ecosystem of Service Providers

25 Apr

RagingWire Data Centers, Inc., the nation’s premier data center provider, and its parent company NTT Communications (NTT Com), is announcing the addition of Megaport’s global Software Defined Network (SDN) to RagingWire’s Cloud Connect portfolio of solution partners. (more…)

Now Anyone Can Create Their Own Personalized Alexa Skill in Just Minutes

25 Apr

Amazon today introduced Alexa Skill Blueprints, a new way to create your own personalized skills and responses for Alexa. Using a set of easy-to-use templates anyone can create customized experiences for Alexa within minutes just by filling in the blanks. (more…)

Hyundai Mobis: Autonomous Car ‘M.BILLY’ Ready to Hit the Road around the World

25 Apr

Hyundai Mobis kicks off testing of its autonomous car M.BILLY on the roads around the world. The company now has three test cars, but will increase the number to over ten by the end of this year and increase engineers in the autonomous driving field more than 15% every year to put a concentrated effort into developing safe autonomous driving technology. (more…)

Middle-power LED Package Products in Chinese Market Saw Price Drop, Suppliers Continue to Improve Product Performance, Says TrendForce

24 Apr

The mid-power 3030 LED package products in the Chinese market saw significant price drop in March 2018, and high-power ceramic-substrate LEDs saw slight price drop, while prices of other products remained stable, says LEDinside, a division of TrendForce. (more…)

PLAID Inc., Raises 2.7 Billion JPY in Funding

24 Apr

PLAID Inc., the creator of the CX platform “KARTE” for digital marketers, raised a total of 2.7 billion JPY in funding through private equity placement with existing shareholders, Femto Partners LLP, Eight Roads Ventures Japan, and new underwriters MITSUI & CO., LTD. , MITSUI SUMITOMO INSURANCE Venture Capital Co.,Ltd., SMBC Venture Capital Co., Mizuho Capital Co.,Ltd., Mitsubishi UFJ Capital Co., Ltd. (in random order), in addition to bank loans from banks including Mizuho Bank and Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation. (more…)

Gem to Launch All-in-One Platform to Help Take Cryptocurrency and the Decentralized Economy Mainstream

23 Apr

Gem, a veteran cryptocurrency and blockchain startup founded in the early days of the decentralized movement, is launching an all-in-one cryptocurrency platform to bridge the gap between early adopters and mainstream users. The platform will provide users with a complete view and control of all their digital assets, a secure universal wallet, and a consumer-friendly, design-centric approach. The platform also will provide timely and contextual information about tokens, and a gateway to the broader cryptocurrency community through a variety of features, including social media tools. (more…)

The Three Major Chinese Memory Companies Arrange Trial Production to Begin in 2H18 and Formal Production in 2019, Says TrendForce

23 Apr

According to DRAMeXchange, a division of TrendForce, China has entered the semiconductor sector and focused on the development of domestic memory industry. The three key players are YMTC, Innotron (Hefei Chang Xin) and JHICC, which work on NAND Flash, mobile DRAM and specialty DRAM respectively. All three companies have arranged trial production to begin in 2H18 and mass production to begin in 1H19. This will make 2019 the first year of China’s domestic memory chip production. (more…)

T-Mobile Named by NGLCC and NBIC as a Best-of-the-Best Company for Diversity & Inclusion

23 Apr

Last night at the Best-of-the-Best Awards Gala, the National LGBT Chamber of Commerce (NGLCC) — the business voice of the LGBT community — together with the National Business Inclusion Consortium (NBIC) announced that T-Mobile (NASDAQ: TMUS) was named a 2018 “Best-of-the-Best” company for diversity and inclusion. T-Mobile was the only company based in the state of Washington to receive the honor and one of only three honorees in the U.S. telecommunications and broadband industry. (more…)

NAND Flash Prices Will Continue to Decline as the Slight Oversupply Continues in 2Q18, Says TrendForce

23 Apr

The NAND Flash market has witnessed a slight oversupply in 1Q18. The growth momentum remains weak in 2Q18 although the demand increases, according to DRAMeXchange, a division of TrendForce. It is expected that the slight oversupply in NAND Flash market will remain and the prices will continue to decline. (more…)

Latest IIoT Advances on Display at Hannover Messe in Industrial Internet Consortium Pavilion

20 Apr

The Industrial Internet Consortium® (IIC™), the world’s leading organization transforming business and society by accelerating the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT), announced its member pavilion at Hannover Messe, the world’s leading trade show and exhibition for industrial technology. IIC members and testbed participants will exhibit, speak, and demonstrate IoT technologies at the conference, which runs from April 23 – 27, 2018 in Hannover, Germany. (more…)