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The Taiwanese Fabless IC Industry, 1Q 2019: By ELAN, ESMT, Focaltech, Global Unichip, Himax, Ilitek, Mediatek, Mstar, Novatek, Orisetech, Phison, Raydium, Realtek, Richtek, Silicon Motion, Sitronix

The report finds that the Taiwanese Fabless IC Industry’s shipment value continued to witness year-on-year growth in the fourth quarter of 2018. In anticipation of the increasingly stable shipment of smartphone ICs and continued steady IoT-related applications that are expected to drive the demand for wireless communications ICs, the industry’s shipment value is anticipated to reach USD…
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The Misguided Ariane 5 Launch

On January 25, 2018, the Ariane 5 rocket took an unexpected route as those on the ground tried to figure out why they lost contact it. It was later confirmed that the wrong coordinates had been entered into the system. Two telecommunications satellites were on the flight. The rocket, however, made it into orbit. The…
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