Foxconn Technology Group has cut 60,000 manufacturing jobs at one of its factories in Kunshan, China and replaced these positions with a robot workforce. Analysts are already making predictions that companies will move towards a robot workforce to automate certain manufacturing jobs. In a statement to the BBC, Foxconn stated that the move does not threaten […]Read more "Panic! At the Manufacturing Line: Foxconn replaces 60,000 workers with robots"
Google has custom-designed a chip to support the company’s foray into artificial intelligence. The chip will be used to promote the company’s cloud services so that businesses and coders can tap into Google’s AI engines and build their own applications. The new accelerator chip is called the Tensor Processing Unit (TPU) and was built using […]Read more "Google unveils its own chip: the Tensor Processing Unit"
During the past quarter, we provided our customers with over $2,000,000 in savings. Here’s a recap of our most popular part numbers – and a quick comparison between our prices and distribution prices. Part Number Luxe’s Price Their Price XC5VLX330T-1FF1738I $1,500 $17,712 5SGXEABN2F45I2LN $900 $16,829 XC6VSX475T-1FFG1759I $3,700 $10,868 XC6SLX45-3FGG484I $21 $80 EP4SGX230DF29I3 $409 $7,740 XC5VSX240T-1FFG1738I […]Read more "Luxe Electronics saved over $2,000,000 for OEM customers"
Last year, Tsinghua Unigroup attempted to acquire US memory-chip maker Micron Technology, but their attempt was unsuccessful. The Committee on Foreign Investment in the US (CFIUS) blocked the takeover attempt, believing it was a threat to national security. Having learned from their mistakes, this time state-owned Tsinghua Unigroup is investing a modest sum of […]Read more "China’s Tsinghua Unigroup Buys Financial Stake in FPGA Maker Lattice"