Huawei Cancels Launch of New MateBook Laptop, Citing US Trade Bans

Chinese tech giant Huawei has cancelled the planned launch of a new MateBook laptop at the CES Asia 2019 trade show in Shanghai this week due to sweeping U.S. sanctions against the company, Ars Technica reported on Wednesday. Read more... more…

Stocks fall as investors eye chipmakers, Chewy IPO - Yahoo Finance

Stocks fall as investors eye chipmakers, Chewy IPO Yahoo Finance Chip stocks are tanking after 'depressing' Broadcom earnings in a bad sign for market CNBC Europe closes in the red as Broadcom warning rocks chip sector Reuters Broadcom was stung by US Huawei … more…

Perovskites: Not Just for Solar Cells Anymore

If you’ve been around long enough, you’ll know there’s a long history of advances in materials science that get blown far out of proportion by both the technical and the popular media. Most of the recent ones seem to center on the chemistry of carbon, particu… more…

The U.S. phone market is about to get even more expensive

Recent escalations in the U.S. - China trade war could make your new smartphone more expensive than ever. more…

Companies plead with Trump against new China tariffs

Fitbit, Steven Madden and Hewlett-Packard are among the businesses opposing additional duties on imports. more…

Study sheds light on gauge invariance in ultrastrong-coupling cavity quantum electrodynamics

In quantum electrodynamics, the choice of gauge (i.e. specific mathematical formalism used to regulate degrees of freedom) can greatly influence the form of light-matter interactions. Interestingly, however, the "gauge invariance" principle implies that all p… more…

Is Cypress Semiconductor a Buy?

Investing in this semiconductor maker makes a surprising amount of sense, even though there's a firm all-cash buyout going on. more…

Is iQiyi a Buy?

The Chinese streaming-video company has been rocked by trade troubles and a slowdown for its ad business. What's next? more…

Broadcom Inc. (AVGO) Q2 2019 Earnings Call Transcript

AVGO earnings call for the period ending May 5, 2019. more…

A California-based chip company just took a $2 billion hit following Trump's Huawei ban
Business Insider

Chipmaker Broadcom slashed its annual revenue outlook by $2 billion, marking one of the first instances in which the financial impact of Huawei's blacklisting on a US company have been partly quantified. In its earnings report, Broadcom CEO Hock Tan attribute… more…

Apple unleashes its bait-and-switch trick on Intel

Apple is in talks to acquire Intel’s modem unit, technology website The Information reported on Tuesday. The Santa Clara, California-based company has invested billions in developing modems since acquiring the business for $1.4 billion from Infineon AG in 201… more…

[ASAP] Organic Heterojunctions Formed by Interfacing Two Single Crystals from a Mixed Solution

Journal of the American Chemical Society DOI: 10.1021/jacs.9b03819 more…

Wolf Richter: Global Semiconductor Sales Plunge 24% from Peak, Deepest % Plunge since Financial Crisis, Deepest $ Plunge Ever. Here’s Why

A slew of reasons, the China debacle on top. more…

A to Z of Photography: Fujifilm (Part 1)

F is a big letter of the alphabet photographically speaking and so, to mark this, the two topics in this post are split in two in order to do justice to them. First up is the iconic brand Fuji. [ Read More ] more…

NVIDIA Gives Arm a Boost In AI And HPC

GPU acceleration has been the compute driver for HPC and has become the innovation driver in the AI revolution. more…

For AMD, 7 Is The Luckiest Number

The 7nm process node made the latest Ryzen 3000 series of desktop processors and the Radeon RX 5700 family of graphics cards competitive products with the latest from Intel and NVIDIA. AMD will officially launch the products for sale on July 7th. more…

The Future Of Independent Open Source Software Vendors

As emerging commercial open source vendors continue to struggle in competition with AWS and other major cloud providers, I examine the views of three key open source executives about the best methods to survive and thrive with commercial open source. more…

ChangXin Memory: LPDDR4-Speicher aus China geht Ende 2019 in Serie

Der chinesische Speicherhersteller ChangXin Memory Technologies (CXMT) soll gegen Jahresende seinen ersten LPDDR4-DRAM in Serie produzieren. Damit könnten Chinas Smartphone-Hersteller auf moderne Speicherchips ohne Importe zurückgreifen. Für das vierte Quarta… more…

Graphene (With a Twist) Is Helping Scientists Understand Superconductors

Graphene is a highly unconventional substance. After all, how many other Nobel-Prize-winning breakthroughs are made by scientists messing around on a Friday night with some sticky tape? Since then, graphene—and a whole family of additional 2D materials such a… more…

Китайцы готовятся выпускать первую разработанную в стране память DRAM

На днях с подачи интернет-ресурса DigiTimes мы сообщили, что китайская компания ChangXin Memory Technologies (ранее ― Innotron Memory) собирается в четвёртом квартале приступить к производству 19-нм 8-Гбит чипов LPDDR4 (или DDR4, в этом мнения разделились). Ч… more…


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