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Toshiba develops package technology for silicon carbide (SiC) power modules

Toshiba develops package technology for silicon carbide (SiC) power modules

Toshiba Electronic Devices & Storage Corporation (Toshiba) has developed package technology for silicon carbide (SiC) power modules that doubles their reliability and reduces their footprint by 20%, the company said on Monday. “SiC realizes higher voltages and lower losses than silicon, and is widely seen as the next-generation material for power devices. While use now…

HP introduces EliteOne 800 G8 All-in-One and new commercial desktop PCs

HP introduces EliteOne 800 G8 All-in-One and new commercial desktop PCs

HP Inc. introduced the EliteOne 800 G8 All-in-One (AiO) for more engaging collaboration and meaningful connections in hybrid work environments. HP also announced new commercial desktop PCs, said a press release. “People want to make personal connections – whether with eye contact, body language, or clear and crisp audio. With 32% of office employees expected…

ZONG launches IDD (International Direct Dial) Mobily Bundles for Saudi Arabia

ZONG launches IDD (International Direct Dial) Mobily Bundles for Saudi Arabia

Zong 4G has introduced unbeatable IDD (International Direct Dial) offers in collaboration with Saudi’s leading telecom company, Mobily. The offer includes attractive weekly and monthly international roaming offers for both prepaid and postpaid customers of Zong, said a press release. “The packages are designed with customers’ needs in mind and the complete details of the…

IBM unveils world’s first 2 nanometer chip technology

IBM unveils world’s first 2 nanometer chip technology

IBM today unveiled a breakthrough in semiconductor design and process with the development of the world’s first chip announced with 2 nanometer (nm) nanosheet technology, the company announced in its official statement. “Semiconductors play critical roles in everything from computing, to appliances, to communication devices, transportation systems, and critical infrastructure. “Demand for increased chip performance…

Samsung announces availability of its next generation 2.5D integration solution

Samsung announces availability of its next generation 2.5D integration solution

Samsung Electronics today announced the immediate availability of its next-generation 2.5D packaging technology Interposer-Cube4 (I-Cube4), leading the evolution of chip packaging technology once again, said a press release. “Samsung’s I-CubeTM is a heterogeneous integration technology that horizontally places one or more logic dies (CPU, GPU, etc.) and several High Bandwidth Memory (HBM) dies on top of…

Verizon Media to be acquired by Apollo Funds for $5 billion

Verizon Media to be acquired by Apollo Funds for $5 billion

Verizon and Apollo Global Management, Inc. (together with its consolidated subsidiaries, “Apollo”) today announced that funds managed by affiliates of Apollo (the “Apollo Funds”) entered into an agreement to acquire Verizon Media for $5 billion. Verizon will retain a 10% stake in the company, which will be known as Yahoo at close of the transaction and…

Four astronauts safely splash down after space station mission

Four astronauts safely splash down after space station mission

Four astronauts splashed down safely in the Gulf of Mexico Sunday, completing NASA’s first commercial crew, long-duration mission aboard the International Space Station. The return comes nearly six months after the crew members arrived at the microgravity laboratory and also marks the longest-duration mission of a crewed American spacecraft to date, NASA said in its…

PTA supports Sri Lankan Telecom Regulator with Mobile Number Portability

PTA supports Sri Lankan Telecom Regulator with Mobile Number Portability

Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) has extended training and technical support to Telecommunications Regulatory Commission of Sri Lanka (TRCSL) for the successful implementation of Mobile Number Portability (MNP) in Sri Lanka, PTA said in on Friday. “Sri Lankan Regulator has planned to introduce MNP for mobile users in their country and intends to follow processes adopted…

IBM announces major innovations across its storage portfolio

IBM announces major innovations across its storage portfolio

IBM announced major innovations across its storage portfolio designed to improve the access to, and management of, data across increasingly complex hybrid cloud environments for greater data availability and resilience, the company said in its news release. “First, the company announced plans to launch a new container-native software defined storage (SDS) solution, IBM Spectrum Fusion in…

HP announces global launch of smartest printing system, HP+

HP announces global launch of smartest printing system, HP+

HP Inc. today announced the expansion of HP+, the smartest printing system designed for consumers and small businesses. Powered by a new cloud-based ecosystem, HP+ makes printing more secure, productive, and sustainable than ever, said a press release on Tuesday. “Consumers and small businesses today have higher expectations on devices to meet their expanded needs….