|American workers now works harder and longer|
In recent months, the picture has brightened. Employers have added 200,000-plus jobs for five straight months, and the unemployment rate has reached 6.1 percent, the lowest since 2008.
|Parking brakes to go without hand lever|
"We expect the hand-brake lever to gradually disappear from more and more cars of different classes over the next 10 years. Instead, the cars will be equipped with electric parking brakes,"
|iPhone sales took off in China|
As the Financial Times put it, "Apple has become a China story." Tim Cook, Apple's CEO, during the earnings' call described the company's latest quarter "a stellar quarter in greater China overall."
|Uneven supply will force DRAM prices to hike|
A change in product mix and a transition to more complex production technology will crimp third-quarter shipments growth for the key DRAM business, SK Hynix President Kim Joon-ho told analysts.
|Senate bill aims at reverting outsource|
The bill would prevent companies from deducting expenses related to moving operations to a foreign country. The bill would offer tax credits to companies that move operations to the U.S. from a foreign country.
|Analyst optimistic on litium battery market|
Lithium ion batteries have emerged as the leading battery technology for a variety of applications including mobile devices, grid-scale energy storage and electric vehicles (EVs). The market for lithium ion batteries for automobiles is expected to expand rapidly over the next 10 years.
|China's Allwinner enters into 64bit race |
"The 64bit era is absolutely the new trend. As one of the most important strategic partners of ARM, Allwinner will team with ARM to take the lead in providing highly cost-effective 64bit tablet solutions,"
|STMicro returns to profit|
STMicro is reducing its reliance on the wireless business after shutting down its unprofitable phone-chip unit with Ericsson AB, focusing instead on the more lucrative power-management products, microcontrollers and sensors sold to the likes of Samsung Electronics Co. and Volkswagen AG.
|Smart light bulb simplified|
But a new company called Emberlight wants to make it easier and more affordable for you to enjoy the benefits of a connected bulb by offering a product that works with your existing lightbulbs. It also doesnt require the wireless hub that ship with competing smart bulb products.
|ARM expect mobile shipment to recover|
Overall ARM projects an 11 per cent compound annual growth for smartphones, leading to sales of 1.9 billion handsets in 2018 up from 1.1 billion last year. It anticipates the entry level segment will become the largest with as many as a billion devices by 2018.
|Broadcom exits cellular, parts 2,500|
Broadcom will take a $417 million charge, about $150 million of it this quarter, for the restructuring which will include closing or consolidating 18 offices.
|Notebook sales brought glamour to Campal|
Compal, which has overtaken Quanta Computer Inc (AB) as the worldfs largest contract notebook computer maker, benefits when market demand for corporate laptops is stabilized, even though it is still premature to say the overall PC market is in full recovery.
|Nvidia to release frist gaming tablet|
We think its perfect for those millions of gamers out there that want a tablet, he said in a phone interview. Were targeting an end user that we know very well.