Toshiba’s Low Power Consumption Photocoupler Achieves High Speed Communication in Automotive Applications

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Toshiba Corporation‘s Storage & Electronic Devices Solutions Company has unveiled “TLX9310,” a low power consumption photocoupler housed in a 5pin SO6 package for high speed communication in automotive applications. Continue reading 

INET and Synacor Expand Zimbra Partnership to Serve Enterprise, Small and Mid-Sized Customers in Thailand

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Internet Thailand Public Company Limited (INET), a leading provider of information and communications technology (ICT) infrastructure services in Thailand, and Synacor (Nasdaq:SYNC) have announced that the companies are expanding their partnership to offer Zimbra, Synacor’s email platform, to government and business customers in Thailand. Continue reading 

Samsung expected to show off the first-ever ‘stretchable’ OLED display later this week

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By Anmol Sachdeva, The Tech Portal

Samsung is known to be working on the development of flexible displays for several years and has only been able to materialize it by integrating curved edges into its smartphones. While a completely bendable and flexible device is still nowhere in sight, the Korean giant has moved a step ahead to develop ‘stretchable’ displays. Continue reading 

Apple’s latest App Store policy change may see it face intense backlash in China

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By Anmol Sachdeva, The Tech Portal

Apple is already not performing exceptionally well in China and now it seems to have landed itself in hot waters once again. This time, however, Cupertino’s troubles do not pertain to slumping iPhone sales but the change in an App Store policy that has upset most Chinese social networking app makers. Continue reading 

Slowdown in China Caused First-Quarter Global LCD TV Shipments to Drop by 31% Compared With Prior Quarter, Says TrendForce

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WitsView, a division of TrendForce, reports shipments of LCD TV sets for the first quarter of 2017 came to 44.05 million units, a decrease of 31% from the prior quarter and a year-on-year decline of 8.4%. Poor sales results in China during the Chinese New Year holiday period was a major factor behind the year-on-year shipment drop. Continue reading 

Citi Announces Awards for the Tech for Integrity Challenge Demo Day in Dublin

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Citi has announced the three award recipients from Citi’s Tech for Integrity Challenge (T4I) Demo Day in Dublin, held on May 18. The event brought together FinTech developers from eight countries to present their working prototypes to a panel of judges as part of T4I, a landmark effort to encourage technology innovators from around the world to create cutting-edge solutions to promote integrity, accountability and transparency in the public sector and beyond. Continue reading 

China could consider changing implementation of tough cyber security rules, give companies more time to prepare

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By Mudit Mohilay, The Tech Portal

China could stagger the implementation of its tough new cyber laws in a bid to give industry entities more time to prepare. The news comes from Reuters, which cites sources who attended a meeting called by The Cyberspace Administration of China (CAC). Continue reading 

TrendForce Says More Than Half of Global Server Demand Will Come From Data Centers in 2020 and Intel Will Be Long-Term Leader of Server Processors

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Intel continues to dominate the market for mainstream server processors during this year’s first half with its global market share currently at above 90%, reports DRAMeXchange, a division of TrendForce. Continue reading 

JD.com’s CTO Mr. Zhang Chen and VP Dr. Li Kefeng to Give CES Asia 2017 Keynote

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The Consumer Technology Association (CTA) has announced that top executives from JD.com, China’s largest retailer (both online and offline), will deliver a keynote address at the upcoming CES Asia 2017 in Shanghai. JD.com’s chief technology officer (CTO) Mr. Zhang Chen, and vice president, Dr. Li Kefeng, will take the keynote stage at 4 PM, Thursday, June 8, in the Kerry Hotel, Level 3, Shanghai Ballrooms 2-3. Continue reading 

1Q17 Global DRAM Revenue Rose by 13.4% From Prior Quarter Due to a 30% Hike in PC DRAM Contract Price, Says TrendForce

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The global DRAM revenue reached a new record high in the first quarter of 2017, reports DRAMeXchange, a division of TrendForce. Taking account of the severe supply shortage towards then end of 2016, most PC-OEMs started to negotiate first-quarter contracts in advance during last December. Continue reading