January 29 2018

Confessions of a Crypto Miner: Efficiency
SK Hynix Announces Availability of 16 Gb DDR4 Chips, up to 256 GB DIMMs
Audio-Technica Announces Special Edition ATH-M50xBB Headphones
Experience the World of Rally Racing with Thrustmaster TSS Handbrake Sparco Mod
AZIO Now Shipping Bluetooth version of the AZIO Retro Classic
beyerdynamic Launches the 'FOX' USB Microphone
TSMC Breaks Ground on 5nm 'Fab 18' in Taiwan

Ubisoft Announces New Editions for Year 3 of Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six Siege

DEEPCOOL Announces New ARK 90: Stylish E-ATX PC Case
Intel Processors to Have "In-silicon" Fixes to Meltdown and Spectre This Year
Intel Reports Fourth-Quarter and Full-Year 2017 Financial Results
JEDEC Revises Access to Published Standards and Documents

Western Digital Announces Financial Results for Second Fiscal Quarter 2018

Maingear Teams Up with Unikrn to Commercialize UKG Crypto-Mining PCs
Coincheck exchange promises to refund customers after $500 million cryptocurrency hack
Micro Center reduces the price of its graphics cards for gamers
Google's $249 Clips camera is now available to purchase
'Drive-by' cryptomining code was discovered in YouTube ads this week
Ford has been granted a patent for intelligent, autonomous police cars
Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+ renders leak online
Microsoft Garage's experimental 'Ink to Code' project can turn sketches into app prototypes
Teenager converts dilapidated 1980 Toyota Celica into an electric vehicle
The first Chrome OS tablet may have been spotted at BETT 2018
With Bulletin, Google wants you to be the voice of your local community
Google Play saw 19 billion app downloads in Q4, 145 percent more than Apple's App Store
You can finally pre-order Apple's $349 HomePod smart speaker
MoviePass blocks access to select AMC theaters
Austrian retailer removes Microsoft's consoles from its store following Xbox Game Pass changes
Online grocery shopping is tackled by Walmart and Rakuten in Japan
Intel posts record Q4 and yearly results, says new Meltdown/Spectre-protected chips will arrive in 2018
Rapper 50 Cent forgot he had 700 Bitcoins as part of an album deal
Lyft is investigating claims that staff tracked passengers, accessed their private data
SK Hynix enjoys another quarter of record revenues, profits
Semiconductor shipments to exceed 1 trillion devices in 2018
North American semi equipment industry posts strong December billings

Shih dismisses speculation over Acer succession

Toray to expand MLCC materials production capacity
LED overcapacity likely in 2018
Toppan installs advanced photomask equipment at Shanghai plant
China PV exports over US$13 billion in 2017
MLS revenues up 48.5% in 2017
Acer, Compal eye business from elderly
Skepticism arises over production in US to avoid PV tariffs
TSMC breaks ground on 5nm fab in Taiwan
Taiwan IC designers expected to post substantial revenue growth in January
HTC ships standalone Vive Focus in China
Elan gearing up for AI
Taiwan eases rules on hiring foreign professionals
New Kinpo Group expanding capacities
China-based HKC to invest in 11G LCD line