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Texas Put Up Millions to Lure a Samsung Plant and Won. Will It Pay Off?

Texas Put Up Millions to Lure a Samsung Plant and Won. Will It Pay Off?

(Bloomberg) — Landing Samsung Electronics Co.’s massive new chip plant didn’t come cheap for Taylor, Texas. The question now is whether the investment will pay off. State and local officials offered a raft of incentives to lure the plant to the town, which is in Austin’s northeastern suburban fringe. It all could amount to hundreds…

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Huawei Smartphone Sales Tank Under US Sanctions

After sanctions imposed by the United States last year, Chinese smartphone manufacturer Huawei is struggling mightily. The company fell out of the world’s top five organizations in terms of smartphones shipped – the first time it’s ranked outside that group in six years, according to Canalys. In the second quarter of 2020, the company was…

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How Large Scale Displays Have Impacted Modern Event Spaces

In 2019, the Chase Center in San Francisco—the new home of the Golden State Warriors—opened its doors for the 2019-2020 season. A state-of-the-art facility that takes up four-plus city blocks in the Mission Bay area, the stadium features the Thrive City exterior plaza, numerous restaurants, bars and retail spaces, and an 18,064 seating capacity with…

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Samsung Invests Big Bucks in QD-OLED TVs

Samsung announced that it is steering away from LCD production to lean in ($8.3 billion worth) to QD-OLED production. QD-OLED, which combines the quantum-dot LED technology from Samsung’s TVs and the backlight-less OLEDs capturing the TV market, is Samsung’s next big play for consumer and commercial televisions. On this snippet from Business Casual, MarketScale’s B2B…

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Unpacking Everything New From Samsung’s Latest Unpacked Event

Samsung’s Unpacked events showcase the latest in its Galaxy line of devices that are transforming the mobile experience and making life easier. Samsung’s August 2019 event at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, NY, did not disappoint. This is a breakdown of what Samsung ‘Unpacked’ for the second half of 2019 and what will drive a new…

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What the Micro-LED Revolution Means for Your Next TV

Samsung’s recent rollout of a gigantic wall-sized TV has created a huge buzz in the digital display sector. The 146-inch microLED screen is the first brand-new display technology to be commercialized in more than a decade. Whether it was worth the wait remains to be seen, but the subject of microLED technology is currently on…

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Brick-and-Mortar’s Best Shot to Beat e-commerce

A recurring theme at NRF 2019 was personalization. While the online experience has been personalized for some through the use of cookies and other tracking technology, in-store encounters have lacked these moments. However, technology that uses Internet of Things (IoT) devices like sensors and cameras is changing all that. The in-store experience is getting a…

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Fostering a Culture of Engagement is Key to Combating Employee Disengagement and Quiet Quitting
June 12, 2024

Employee engagement in the U.S. workforce has reached an alarming 11-year low, with only 30% of employees actively engaged at work, according to Gallup. This significant drop in engagement and rise in disengagement highlights a pressing challenge for leaders across various industries on how to foster a culture where employees feel motivated and valued. What…

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How a Futurist Sees Healthcare Being Delivered!
June 12, 2024

In a recent episode of the “Healthcare Rethink” podcast by FinThrive, host Brian Urban explored the future of healthcare with Trond Arne Undheim, a leading Futurist and Research scholar in Global Systemic Risk, Innovation, and Policy. Undheim, author of “Health Tech: Rebooting Society Software, Hardware, and Mindset,” shared his vision of a healthcare system…

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Industry-Wide Collaboration and Historical Aerodynamic Insights Ensure eVTOL Safety
June 11, 2024

The electric Vertical Take-Off and Landing (eVTOL) sector is on the cusp of revolutionizing urban mobility, yet it faces significant aerodynamic challenges. With the rise of urban air mobility, the industry must navigate complex issues like vortex ring state and outwash effects. As the technology progresses, the stakes are high for ensuring safety and…

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Seamless eVTOL Urban Air Mobility Requires Smart Vertiport Design and Regulatory Support
June 11, 2024

The electric Vertical Takeoff and Landing (eVTOL) industry is on the brink of transforming urban air mobility, with significant investments fueling rapid advancements. Projections indicate a substantial growth in the sector, underscoring its potential to reshape transportation. However, these developments bring forth considerable challenges, particularly concerning infrastructure and safety. What are the main infrastructural…

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