Intel has announced the availability of the Intel Arc A380 graphics processing unit (GPU), the first of its Arc A-series 3 graphics desktop products, providing mainstream gamers and content creators with a new option.
Android phone vendors are gearing up promotional efforts to boost shipments during the upcoming 618 shopping festival in China, where smartphone sales have been sluggish since the beginning of this year, according to industry sources.
Foxconn founder Terry Kuo has said that in the future, there will be only G2 (the US and China), not G20 in the world. The ideological battle will probably force all manufacturers to take sides or lay out more diversified production ecosystems, and the labor force and potential markets in ASEAN and South Asia will become the best choice for industry players. To avoid becoming casualties in the conflict between the two superpowers, the best strategy is to create a third battlefield that the G2 needs. The current industry structure does have the opportunity to allow Japanese, South Korean and Taiwanese manufacturers to find more space in emerging markets.
Weakening demand in the global smartphone market has reportedly prompted Samsung Electronics to slash its handset production output, dealing a further blow to its semiconductor business and related component suppliers, according to media reports.
Chinese carmakers are seeing sales rebound since May. BYD and Li Auto, to name a few, have reported strong growth in sales. However, shortage of semiconductor might not get resolved anytime soon, according to carmakers.
South Korea's global market shares in electric vehicles (EVs) and lithium-ion batteries in 2021 slid by 0.8pp and 2pp year-on-year, while China's shares in the two sectors moved up, according to media reports.
The Indian carmaker Tata Motors is actively considering entry into foreign markets with a portfolio of EVs. Speaking to DIGITIMES Asia recently, Vivek Srivatsa, head of Marketing, Sales, and Service Strategy at Tata Passenger Electric Mobility, a subsidiary of Tata Motors, also revealed that the company has already identified a few regions.