• ELECTRONICS
    IEEE Unveils Roadmap Addressing the Future of Electronics

    IEEE, the world’s largest technical professional organization dedicated to advancing technology for humanity, today announced the 2019 release of the Heterogeneous Integration Roadmap (HIR), a roadmap to the future of electronics identifying technology requirements and potential solutions. The primary objective is to stimulate pre-competitive collaboration among industry, academia and government to accelerate progress. The roadmap offers professionals, industry, academia and research […]

  • ELECTRONICS
    Bharat Electronics Q2 PAT seen up 1.3% YoY to Rs. 578.5 cr: ICICI Direct

    ICICI Direct has come out with its second quarter (July-September’ 19) earnings estimates for the Capital Goods & Power sector. The brokerage house expects Bharat Electronics to report net profit at Rs. 578.5 crore up 1.3% year-on-year (up 182.6% quarter-on-quarter). Net Sales are expected to increase by 5.7 percent Y-o-Y (up 70.1 percent Q-o-Q) to Rs. 3,573.9 crore, according to […]

  • ELECTRONICS
    Samsung Electronics says Q3 profit seen down 56%, beats expectations

    South Korean tech giant Samsung Electronics on October 8 reported its third-quarter operating profit likely tumbled 56 percent, hurt by a downturn in global memory chip prices but slightly better than analysts had anticipated. The world’s biggest semiconductor firm by revenue has struggled since late last year as a weak global economy and slower spending from […]

  • ELECTRONICS
    MeitY to push for more sops to lure electronic makers

    NEW DELHI: The Ministry of Electronics and IT (MeitY) will push the finance ministry to approve additional incentives to attract electronics manufacturers into the country, according to two government officials. The sops include interest subsidy on loans, credit guarantees for plant and machinery and renewal of the Electronic Manufacturing Cluster (EMC) scheme after the earlier one ended […]

  • ELECTRONICS
    More sops needed to boost electronic manufacturing: Top govt official

    NEW DELHI | CHENNAI: India may have to offer electronic manufacturers additional sops such as cheap credit and incentives for export along with infrastructure support in order to boost production and help the sector compete with China, Vietnam and Thailand, according to a top government official. These incentives, over and above the proposed reduction of corporate tax to 15% […]

  • COMPUTERS
    Apple Mac Pro computers across Hollywood were mysteriously crashing, and it turned out a Google Chrome update was the culprit

    A mysterious wave of crashing Apple Mac Pro computers affected several film and TV editors in Los Angeles on Monday, and it was initially thought that video editing software Avid was to blame, according to Variety. Indeed, the crashing Macs appeared to be localized in Los Angeles, and those reporting the crashes commonly run the Avid […]

  • COUPONS
    How to Coupon, According to People Who Save Thousands Every Year

    If you don’t use coupons, you’re spending way more than you should. These tips will turn your next shopping trip into a savings extravaganza. It’s time to ditch your preconceived notions of coupon shoppers: There are savings to be had! In the digital age, how to coupon has changed and is constantly changing. Sure, you […]

  • COUPONS
    Coupon Queen: Readers share reasons not to use coupons

    In a recent column, I shared stories, both from readers and from myself, of encounters with people who don’t use coupons or turn down offers of savings in-store while shopping. This column generated many responses from readers: Dear Jill, I read your column from time to time, but I am too busy to ever look […]

  • ELECTRONICS
    From splash to style: meet electronics engineer and artist Chetana Ravi

    Karntataka Chitrakala Parishath (KCP) in Bengaluru recently hosted an exhibition titled ‘Hues of Spikes,’ featuring the works of Chetana Ravi. Mythical and mystical characters mix with everyday scenes and scenarios, in her vibrant surrealistic style. “I am an electronics engineer by qualification, but an artist by passion. Art has been my passion since my childhood days,” says Chetana, […]

  • ELECTRONICS
    Union Minister asks electronics manufacturers to take full advantage of tax incentives

    Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on September 20 exhorted electronics and mobile makers to take full advantage of the tax incentives announced by the government, saying the latest measures underlined the commitment to transform India into a manufacturing hub. The comments came after the government slashed the tax rate for companies by almost 10 percentage […]