• Chinese automaker Foton revenue up 50 pct in Q1

    BEIJING - Chinese automotive firm Foton Motor Group saw its business revenue grow 50 percent year on year in the first quarter to over 14 billion yuan (about $2 billion). Net profit attributable to listed shareholders reached 80 million yuan in Q1, the company said in a statement t......view more

  • ZTE, Sany Partner on 5G for Smart Manufacturing

    The year 2018 was not a very good one for ZTE Corporation, a major international provider of telecommunications, enterprise, and consumer technology solutions for the Mobile Internet. The U.S. government hit hard on the Chinese company. However, ZTE is now showing its strength and co......view more

  • 48 VDC Integrated Drivers Offer New Options

    LpR 70 Article, page 102: In the telecommunication and IT businesses, especially, 48 VDC grids have become quite popular. This growing global trend to facilitate direct current (DC) power supply in building "microgrids" presents new opportunities for solid state lighting designers. TE's Lighting......view more

  • Monitoring and Protection Reference Designs, Analog ICs Target EVs/HEVs

    Texas Instruments (TI) recently introduced fully tested reference designs for battery management and traction inverter systems, along with new analog integrated circuits (IC) with advanced monitoring and protection features. They help reduce carbon-dioxide emissions and enable hybrid el......view more

  • Harnessing sunlight to pull hydrogen from wastewater

    Hydrogen is a critical component in the manufacture of thousands of common products from plastic to fertilizers, but producing pure hydrogen is expensive and energy intensive. Now, a research team at Princeton University has harnessed sunlight to isolate hydrogen from industrial wastewater. ......view more

  • Google I/O 2019

    Google I/O 2019: all of the big news, announcements, and more Google’s annual developer conference starts on May 7th Google I/O kicks off on Tuesday, May 7th, and while the annual developer conference goes until May 9th, most of the big announcements will happen during the 90-minute......view more

  • Eye doctor warns against sleeping in contact lenses with graphic images

    An eye doctor is urging people who wear contacts to think twice before sleeping in their lenses — whether they’re hard or soft. Patrick Vollmer, an optometrist with the Vita Eye Clinic in Shelby, North Carolina, shared graphic images of a patient he recently treated who develop......view more

  • As Apple Dispute Ends, Qualcomm Confronts a Smartphone Slump

    Qualcomm said it would make $4.5 billion to $4.7 billion in the current quarter as part of its settlement with Apple over the chip supplier's patent licensing fees. The legal agreement includes a payment from Apple for withheld licensing fees and releases the money it reserve......view more