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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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DARPA suspending ALASA – no further tests in 2016

ALASA (Airborne Launch Assist Space Access) program was innovative concept of injecting small satellites into orbit with cost under $1 million with launch vehicle similar to antisatellite missile carried by F15E fighter. Unfortunately "is" suddenly became "was". DARPA announced on their website about suspending ALASA program. According to official statement: "As of November 2015, DARPA…
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DARPA ideas for stealth launches – ALASA confirmed for 2016

Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) is still in schedule with Airborne Launch Assist Space Access (ALASA).  After failure of Super Strypi, one of DARPA programs for high mobility launching system for small and micro satellites, Airborne Launch Assist Space Access (ALASA) is still waiting for first launches in 2016. Idea of airborne launch system is positively…
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