As COVID-19 Pandemic Affects Demand, TV Panel Shipment Projected to Drop 7.1% YoY in 2Q20, while Capacity Allocation Issues Resurface, Says TrendForce

20 Apr

According to the latest report on TV panel shipment by the WitsView research division of TrendForce, the end of the fiscal quarter in March and the near-resolution of TV panel material shortages have induced manufacturers to proactively step up their shipments, in turn raising TV panel shipment in March to 23.371 million pieces, a 16.4% increase MoM compared to February figures. Continue reading 

Pep Boys: Going Further with Steps to Help Keep You Safe

20 Apr

Pep Boys, one of the nation’s leading automotive aftermarket service and parts providers, has been servicing the vehicles on which communities deeply depend through good and bad for nearly a century. As the country has navigated a global pandemic, Pep Boys Service and Parts businesses have continued operating as an essential business. Continue reading 

Yokogawa Releases AI-enabled Versions of SMARTDAC+ Paperless Recorders and Data Logging Software, and Environmentally Robust AI-enabled e-RT3 Plus Edge Computing Platform for Industry Applications

20 Apr

Yokogawa Electric Corporation (TOKYO: 6841) announces the release of artificial intelligence (AI)-enabled versions of the GX series panel-mount type paperless recorders, GP series portable paperless recorders, and GA10 data logging software, which are components of the highly operable and expandable SMARTDAC+TM data acquisition and control system. Continue reading 

Luxoft, a DXC Technology Company, Completes Acquisition of CMORE Automotive

17 Apr

Luxoft, a DXC Technology Company (NYSE: DXC), has announced the completion of its acquisition of CMORE Automotive, an independent services provider dedicated to the development and validation of AI-driven mobility systems. Continue reading 

Code Corporation’s Miniature Image Scan Engine Brings New Capabilities to Life Science

17 Apr

Code Corporation has announced it has updated its OEM series of high-performance, miniature image scan engines. Code’s CR8200 product line now boasts powerful image enhancement controls to improve the efficiency and accuracy of automated life science instruments. Continue reading 

Edwards Proven nEXT Turbomolecular Pumps Are Now Available With Increased Pumping Speeds and Performance Enhancements

16 Apr

Edwards launch two new variants to the nEXT turbomolecular pump range, the nEXT730 and nEXT930, bringing 730 l/s and 925 l/s pumping speeds for Nitrogen to the nEXT range. These pumps are ideally suited to customers requiring increased performance, improved cycle times and reduced operational pressures. The pumps will operate in any orientation for flexibility of use, and with the compact design and integrated controller installation has never been easier. Continue reading 

Intel Joins Georgia Tech in DARPA Program to Mitigate Machine Learning Deception Attacks

16 Apr

Intel and the Georgia Institute of Technology (Georgia Tech) has announced that they have been selected to lead a Guaranteeing Artificial Intelligence (AI) Robustness against Deception (GARD) program team for the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA). Intel is the prime contractor in this four-year, multimillion-dollar joint effort to improve cybersecurity defenses against deception attacks on machine learning (ML) models. Continue reading 

Klick Health Donates Over 300K Masks to Toronto Hospitals

15 Apr

Klick Health has confirmed it is donating over 300K masks to hospitals and healthcare systems across the Greater Toronto Area (GTA) in response to the growing need for respiratory masks for the city’s frontline healthcare professionals combating COVID-19. Continue reading 

Seeqc Gains Over $11 Million in Funding to Introduce Fully Digital Quantum Computing

15 Apr

Seeqc, the Digital Quantum Computing™ company, has announced funding of $5 Million from M Ventures, the strategic corporate venture capital arm of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany to develop commercially viable quantum computing systems for problem-specific applications. Continue reading 

Despite Strong 1H20 Server Shipment Performance, COVID-19 Pandemic May Disrupt 2H20 Shipment Schedule, Says TrendForce

14 Apr

According to the latest investigations by the DRAMeXchange research division of TrendForce, owing to strong orders for data center servers and traditional server brands’ preemptive stock-up demand to avoid pandemic-induced breaks in the server supply chain, overall server shipment is expected to remain on the upswing in 2Q20. However, as 1Q20 was a relatively high base period, server shipment is projected to grow by a mere 7-9% QoQ in 2Q20, falling short of the usual double-digit QoQ growths in past second quarters. Continue reading