• Companies prepare to move production out of China

    The motivation is not only tariffs but the rising labour costs in China. Among companies planning such moves are Acer, Asustek, Lenovo, HP, Dell, Microsoft, Sony, Nintendo and Amazon. Companies which have already moved production out of China are Foxconn, Quanta Computer and Invente......view more

  • California’s 7.1 Magnitude Earthquake Left a Large Crack in the Earth’s Surface

    The 7.1 magnitude earthquake that rocked California Friday didn’t result in any casualties but it’s nothing to shrug off either.  Satellite imagery captured by Planet Labs shows the earthquake created a new fissure in the Earth’s surface that’s so big it can easily be seen from space......view more

  • China mulls revising regulation on passenger vehicle's energy consumption

    BEIJING - The Ministry of Industry and Information Technology started soliciting public opinion on a revised regulation on scoring the fuel consumption of traditional passenger cars and new energy vehicle (NEV) outputs for automakers and importers. The revision expects to categorize methanol......view more

  • BMW Donates 100 New EV Charging Stations for America’s National Parks

    The BMW Group donated the charging stations in collaboration with several other organizations. The BMW Group announced yesterday the successful completion of a collaborative project with the National Park Foundation, National Park Service, and U.S. Department of Energy. T......view more

  • On-Chip Cooling Emerges to Take the Heat

    Processing-intensive applications ranging from AI chips and hyperscale datacenters to aerospace applications and all those devices being integrated into electric cars are generating boat-loads of heat. As conventional thermal management techniques fail to keep pace up with all that hot air, an M......view more

  • 700V and 600V Super Junction MOSFETs with 30% Better Figure-of-Merit

    700V and 600V Super Junction MOSFETs with 30% Better Figure-of-Merit     Alpha and Omega Semiconductor Limited announced the release of 700V and 600V αMOS5™ Super ......view more

  • Electric Investment: Jaguar Land Rover Will Be Creating an Electric XJ Sedan

    The electric race is in full swing within the automotive industry with leading car manufacturers jumping in to eagerly produce the next generation of electric vehicles.  It seems  Jaguar Land Rover is placing big bets on the electric future . The automotive company recently announced......view more

  • China expected to invest over $150b in 5G network through 2025: researcher

    5G mobile phones are displayed at the 2018 China Mobile global partnership conference in Guangzhou, South China's Guangdong province, Dec 7, 2018. NEW YORK - China is expected to invest more than $150 billion in its 5G network through 2025, with 5G wireless systems accounting for three qua......view more