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China enacting law to facilitate development of self-driving cars

Sep 22, 16:06

In an effort to accelerate the development of its smart car industry, China is moving to legislate regulations governing the production and driving of smart vehicles. Its National...

China could enhance its position in post-Moore's Law era, says former TSMC COO

Aug 23, 14:04

China's semiconductor industry could have a chance of strengthening its position in the post-Moore's Law era, according to Shang-yi Chiang, former executive VP and co-chief operating...

Chiang

Semicon China: Chipmakers talk about Moore's Law and China's fast-growing IC industry

Mar 17, 11:17

At Semicon China 2017, executives at chip giant Intel, IC packager Advanced Semiconductor Engineering, equipment vendors ASML, Lam Research and Tokyo Electron (TEL), and nano-electronics...

Era of Silicon 4.0: TSIA chairman talks about virtual Moore's Law

Nov 16, 10:37

With 2015 being the 50th anniversary of Moore's Law, one of the hottest topics that has continued to be discussed up until now in the semiconductor industry has been whether Moore's...

Nicky Lu, chairman of the Taiwan Semiconductor Industry Association

Innovation to keep Moore's Law alive, says TSMC co-CEO

Sep 30, 11:19

TSMC will continue to innovate to keep Moore's Law alive, and maintaining the company's technology leadership is always a fundamental strategy, said TSMC co-CEO Mark Liu at a recent...

TSMC co-CEO Mark Liu

BOE Technology chairman proposes survival law for panel industry

Apr 8, 15:35

Wang Dongsheng, chairman for China-based TFT-LCD panel maker BOE Technology, has proposed a survival law for the panel industry, that is, with prices remaining unchanged, makers should...

Taiwan market: Google fined for refusing to comply with refund law

Jun 28, 11:15

The Taipei City Government on June 27 imposed a fine of NT$1 million (US$34,500) on Google for refusing to comply with the refund regulations as stipulated in the country's Consumer...

Moore's Law to hit snag in 6-8 years, says TSMC chairman

Apr 26, 16:56

Semiconductor technological development will be faced with bottlenecks within the next 10 years, with Moore's Law to witness insurmountable technological barriers in 6-8 years, according...

Morris Chang

Taiwan solar module makers to benefit from new US military procurement regulations

Jan 19, 01:15

A provision in a military authorization law signed by US president Barack Obama on January 7, 2011, which requires the Defense Department to purchase only American-made solar panels,...

IPC maker Axiomtek suffers 6-month export ban

Jan 12, 17:03

The Board of Foreign Trade under Taiwan's Ministry of Economic Affairs has decided to prohibit Taiwan-based industrial PC maker Axiomtek from exporting its products for six months,...

Taiwan market: Data loss prevention expected to be in rising demand due to new personal data protection laws

Jun 11, 16:11

As Taiwan has enacted the Personal Data Protection Law and will bring it into effect in January 2011, the demand for data loss prevention solutions in the Taiwan market is expected...

Smartbook: What's in a name?

Jun 4, 12:52

During Computex Taipei 2010, Qualcomm is showcasing its Snapdragon-based smartbook platform. But does the company even have the right to use the smartbook name? Earlier published...

Taiwan enacts law to boost industrial innovations

Apr 19, 14:20

Taiwan's Legislature has adopted the Statute for Industrial Innovations, offering tax breaks for R&D investment to encourage innovations by enterprises in various industries.

China amends law to promote renewable energy

Dec 29, 14:55

China's National People's Congress, the country's top-level legislature, on December 26 passed an amendment to the Renewable Energy Law focusing on compulsory purchase of all grid-connected...

Foxconn distances itself from engineer accused of stealing Ford trade secrets

Oct 19, 17:15

Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) has posted a filing with the Taiwan Stock Exchange (TSE) indicating that former employee Mike Yu, who is currently being charged with...

Qualcomm hit with restraining order in Germany for use of Smartbook name

Sep 1, 12:29

Qualcomm has been hit with a restraining order in Germany for using the product name "Smartbook." Smartbook AG obtained the restraining order in the Cologne District Court...

China to set up renewable energy development fund, reports say

Aug 26, 10:54

The China government has proposed an amendment to its Renewable Energy Law, focusing on establishing a fund for R&D to connect renewable energy with electricity grids, as well...

Is Moore's Law becoming academic? asks iSuppli

Jun 17, 14:48

The high cost of semiconductor manufacturing equipment is making continued chip-making advancements too expensive to use for volume production, relegating Moore's Law to the laboratory...

Taiwan renewable energy law promises huge business opportunities for PV and wind power

Jun 16, 10:33

Taiwan's Renewable Energy Development Statute enacted on June 12 will generate business opportunities with an estimated value of NT$360 billion (US$11.1 billion) for photovoltaic...

Taiwan enacts renewable energy law

Jun 15, 15:49

Taiwan's Legislative Yuan on June 12 passed the Renewable Energy Development Statute, covering renewable energies including solar, biomass, geothermal, oceanic, wind, hydraulic and...

Taiwan renewable energy act not to undermine foreign competition, lawmakers say

Jun 2, 17:06

Legislators from Taiwan's ruling party have promised that the country's renewable energy law will be heading in a direction where foreign competitors will be given equal opportunity...

Taiwan market: Lawmakers draft amendments to restrict antenna installations for mobile communications

May 6, 14:13

Taiwan's Legislative Yuan is seeking amendments to current telecommunications law that will restrict the number of antennas installed in a base station – a move that will make...

UMC cannot acquire Hejian under present rules, but Taiwan government may introduce revisions, says minister

Apr 30, 17:07

United Microelectronics Corporation (UMC) will not be allowed to acquire Hejian Technology under the current Taiwan rules, but the government may change them, according to Taiwan's...

Taiwan copyright act revised to offer safe harbor for ISPs and "three strikes rule" for copyright infringement

Apr 22, 15:10

Taiwan's Legislative Yuan on April 21 passed an amendment to some articles of the Copyright Act to exempt ISPs from being accused of joint copyright infringement with their subscribers,...

China market: DRAM makers express concerns over recent tax fraud investigation

Newswatch - Apr 8, 12:12

Sources at Taiwan's memory makers indicated that a recent investigation by the China authorities for tax fraud may discourage the region's local distributors from importing CPUs,...

Solar cell makers awaiting new government policies in Spain

Sep 22, 16:46

The enforcement of the Electricity Feed-in (renewable energy premium) Bill (Royal Decree 661/2007) in Spain, the incentive offered by the Spanish government for adoption of solar...

UMC says company operation not affected by government investigation

Stockwatch - Aug 28, 11:20

With prosecutors raiding the offices of United Microelectronics Corporation (UMC), the foundry posted a filing with the Taiwan Stock Exchange (TSE) indicating its operation will not...

Global notebook shipment forecast, 2017 and beyond
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