Monday 25 September 2023
Apple reportedly to ramp up production fivefold in India amid surging domestic demands and rising exports
As Apple saw increasing pre-orders for the iPhone 15 series in India and rising exports of iPhones from the South Asian country, the world's largest company by market capitalization is reportedly planning to expand production by five times in coming years.
Monday 25 September 2023
Weekly news roundup: Qualcomm Shanghai's layoff rumor and other top stories
These are the most-read articles during the week of September 18-22
Friday 22 September 2023
Taiwan launches its first international SpaceTech startup collaboration project
In the domain of space technology, Taiwan stands out for its expertise in ground equipment. Among the total global industry value of US$145 billion, Taiwan's contribution is approximately US$7 billion (equivalent to around 5%), establishing it as a notable participant within the international space supply chain. Nevertheless, Taiwan's enduring commitment revolves around sustainable pursuits such as satellite application services, satellite manufacturing, rocket launches, and the application of commercial space stations.
Friday 22 September 2023
India talks with Tesla, LGES for battery manufacturing
In two exclusive reports by Reuters, which cited multiple sources, India is reportedly talking with Tesla for the latter's Powerwall business to be set up in India, including manufacturing. Meanwhile, India-based JSW has reportedly begun talking with LG Energy Solutions (LGES) about producing EV batteries in India.
Friday 22 September 2023
Nvidia recognizes India's vast AI potential for future growth
In early September, Nvidia CEO Jensen Huang made a visit to India, announcing collaborative plans for AI infrastructures with Reliance Industries and Tata, as well as re-training Indian engineers to scale up AI capabilities, highlighting India's potential as a huge AI market and talent exporter.
Thursday 21 September 2023
India not on Intel's radar for chipmaking due to lack of established ecosystem
Despite India's efforts to entice global leaders in manufacturing advanced chips, Intel revealed that it has yet to make a decision to invest in chip fabrication in India as there is no established ecosystem in place.
Thursday 21 September 2023
iPhone 15 reportedly receives huge pre-orders in India
Apple reportedly received huge pre-orders after the launch of the iPhone 15 series in mid-September. Apple is banking on full capacity to increase iPhone sales in the world's second-largest smartphone market, which is witnessing a premiumization in favor of Apple.
Wednesday 20 September 2023
Space lab startups Axiom, Vellon Space, Yuri visiting Taiwan for partnerships, connected by TAcc+
To align with global space industry development trends and establish comprehensive solutions for Taiwan's space industry, Taiwan Accelerator Plus (TAcc+), a Taiwanese government-sponsored startup accelerator has formed cooperation with international accelerators and organizations to invite overseas SpaceTech startups to visit Taiwan for a whole month, starting August 15.
Wednesday 20 September 2023
India's oldest discrete semiconductor provider sets up ATMP lines
India-based Continental Device India (CDIL Semiconductors) announced a comeback in the semiconductor manufacturing business, with two ATMP lines expected on board. The oldest discrete semiconductor provider in India is looking to capitalize on the rising demand for electronics and a growing ecosystem in India.
Wednesday 20 September 2023
India sees rising demand for data centers
Thanks to rising internet subscribers and data consumption, as well as more enterprises migrating to cloud and government initiatives for Digital India, India rapidly emerges as one of the major data center hubs, witnessing increasing investments in the sector.
Tuesday 19 September 2023
India may offer incentives for phone and vehicle manufacturers to embrace NavIC support
After the operation of the indigenously developed NavIC navigation system, India is on track to encourage mobile devices, including phones and vehicles, to support NavIC with potential incentives.
Tuesday 19 September 2023
Samsung reportedly evaluating making telecom gear in India
Samsung is reportedly evaluating making telecom gear in India, as manufacturers see increasing geopolitical risk in China. Samsung may have to wait for more orders in India as well as from overseas before making such a decision.
Tuesday 19 September 2023
Sales performance of iPhone 15 series in 2023: too early to tell
Analyses diverge on how well the overall sales for the iPhone 15 series will perform this year. Due to the unexpectedly high order amount and the fact that the series is still in the initial stages of mass production, it is still too early to reach a conclusion, say industry sources. Potential supply chain issues, restrictions from the Chinese government, and competition from Huawei could still steer the sales of the iPhone 15 series in different directions.
Monday 18 September 2023
India's Coforge: a deep dive into their AI-first approach
Indian digital services and solutions provider Coforge is set to embed generative and other AI forms into its core operations. The recent introduction of 'Coforge Quasar,' a generative AI platform, underscores the company's interest in advancing enterprise AI capabilities. Notably, Quasar boasts an impressive suite of over 100 pre-integrated APIs ready for deployment.
Monday 18 September 2023
India-based PCB manufacturer plans to launch first made-in-India PC motherboard
Noida-based Sahasra Electronic Solutions, an affiliate with Sahasra Group, intends to launch the first made-in-India computer motherboard in November.
Monday 18 September 2023
India approves Tata's ATMP project
Following iPhone case manufacturing, Tata Group plans to set up an ATMP facility in southern India, which may be the first such facility set up by an Indian conglomerate.
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