Global Notebook Market 1Q Not So Bleak After All, Thanks to Excellent Shipment Performance by American Brands, Says TrendForce

13 May

TrendForce , a global market research institute, revealed in its latest notebook shipment report that although CPUs continued their trend of undersupply in 1Q19, it didn’t cause too big of an impact on the notebook market as a whole. Global notebook shipments for the first quarter came up to 36.97 million units, a miniscule 0.8% decline compared to the same quarter last year, which registered 37.27 million units. Continue reading 

Hitachi Vantara Federal announces as-a-service offerings to help government streamline access to data services

13 May

Hitachi Vantara Federal, a leader in data-driven solutions and services for the federal government, has announced to government technology leaders at its annual Partner Summit that the company is launching an innovative as-a-service (aaS) offering to further expand the government’s access to any of Hitachi Vantara Federal’s data services and end-to-end solutions. The aaS solution portfolio will enable the company’s industry partners and federal customers to better keep pace with advanced data solutions without investing capital in IT infrastructure. Continue reading 

Your Phone is Now the Alternative to the USB FIDO Key

13 May

GoTrustID Inc (GoTrust) has announced that it is the first company to offer a smart phone alternative to USB FIDO Key authentication for FIDO 2-step login used by many of the most popular cloud applications including Google, Facebook, Dropbox, Microsoft, Salesforce, Twitter, AWS or GitHub accounts. A Bluetooth (BLE) connection between your phone and your computer replaces the USB FIDO Key. Continue reading 

RoboSense Wins GOLD 2019 Stevie Award

10 May

RoboSense (Suteng Innovation Technology Co., Ltd) www.robosense.ai, a leader in LiDAR perception technology solutions, has announced that it has won the GOLD 2019 Stevie® Award in the “Transportation Category” for the RoboSense Automotive Grade MEMS LiDAR Perception System. The award will be given out at the 17thAnnual Stevie Awards – American Business Awards®, to be held in NY City on June 11, 2019. Continue reading 

Keysight Technologies Announces Dynamic Power Device Analyzer with Double-Pulse Test Capability

10 May

Keysight Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: KEYS), a leading technology company that helps enterprises, service providers and governments accelerate innovation to connect and secure the world, announced a new dynamic power device analyzer with double-pulse tester (PD1500A) to deliver reliable, repeatable measurements of wide-bandgap (WBG) semiconductors, while ensuring the safety of the measurement hardware and the professionals performing the tests. Continue reading 

Ordnance Survey and Mobileye Begin Trials to Map Britain’s Roadside Infrastructure

9 May

Ordnance Survey (OS), Great Britain’s national mapping agency, and Mobileye, an Intel company, have launched trials to create the first detailed roadside infrastructure dataset of Britain for a new accurate and customizable location information service. Continue reading 

A Great Leap Forward in Fuel Cell Technology Made at NTHU

9 May

Scientists have long been struggling to develop high-performance fuel cells as environmentally friendly power in electric vehicles. However, Prof. Chen Tsan-Yao of the Department of Engineering and System Science (National Tsing Hua University, Taiwan) has recently made a major breakthrough by using ultrasonic waves to make tiny grooves in the surface of various materials, which in conjunction with an atomic-scale platinum catalyst can be used to double the alkaline fuel cells (AFCs) efficiency. Continue reading 

Top Three China Panel Suppliers Surpass 40% in 1Q Market Share Combined, Thanks to New and Contributing Production Capacities, Says TrendForce

8 May

According to the TV panel shipment report for 1Q19 by WitsView, a division of TrendForce, total shipments have reached 70.02 million units, a YoY growth of 4.2%. The first season was an offseason as always with demand clearly dropping. As Taiwan, Korean and Japanese panel manufacturers undergo annual maintenance and ease production pressures by adjusting product sizes, China’s panel manufacturers take the lead in keeping TV panel shipments up this season as they free up production capacities. Continue reading 

Aryaka Raises $50M to Accelerate Global Managed SD-WAN Expansion

8 May

Aryaka®, the global leader in managed SD-WAN, has announced it has closed a $50 million Series F round of funding led by Goldman Sachs Private Capital Investing. This brings Aryaka’s total funding to $184 million. Additionally, it was announced that Matthew Dorr of Goldman Sachs will join Aryaka’s Board of Directors as a Board Member, and Michael Kondoleon will join as an observer. Goldman Sachs will be joining existing investors including Trinity Ventures, Mohr Davidow Ventures, Nexus Venture Partners, InterWest Partners, Presidio Ventures, Third Point Ventures and DTCP. Continue reading 

Google Pixel Heads to T-Mobile, Breaks Free from Verizon

8 May

“Hey Google, where’s the best place to get the new Pixel smartphones?” Today, T-Mobile (NASDAQ: TMUS) announced that the four latest Google Pixel smartphones – the new Pixel 3a, new Pixel 3a XL, Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL – are coming to the Un-carrier starting online tonight at 9 PM PT and in-stores tomorrow. With this move, T-Mobile is putting an end to Verizon’s stranglehold on the Pixel, and that’s good news for wireless customers everywhere. To celebrate, existing and new Un-carrier customers can get up to $400 off any Pixel smartphone with an eligible trade-in, which means you can get the new Pixel 3a on us with bill credits. Continue reading