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Tuesday 16 April 2024
Huawei set to challenge top spot in Chinese PC market with AI PCs, followed by foldable notebooks
Huawei has launched a new notebook, emphasizing that it's an ultra-lightweight AI PC.
Tuesday 16 April 2024
Tesla will reduce over 10% global headcount as it awaits the next growth driver
Citing costs and productivity, Tesla informed its employees on April 15 that it plans to cut 10% of its workforce worldwide. The news came after Tesla reported a decreased delivery for the first quarter of 2024 amid soft EV demand.
Tuesday 16 April 2024
InnoEX 2024: China-based exhibitors nearly double, aerospace and robots gain prominence
AI took center stage at the 2nd Hong Kong International Innovation and Technology Expo (InnoEX) and the 20th Hong Kong Electronics Fair (Spring Edition), as AI technologies and applications continue to generate buzz and attention in the tech world.
Tuesday 16 April 2024
Samsung reportedly set to return to M&A market with trillion KRW deal in the works
Since acquiring American automotive audio maker Harman in 2016, Samsung Electronics has seemingly suspended large-scale mergers and acquisitions (M&A) for the past 8 years. Recently, there have been reports that Samsung is preparing to resume M&A deals worth trillions of Korean Won, with several key figures already in position.
Tuesday 16 April 2024
Intel urges collaboration between partners from Taiwan and India
At the Taiwan and India Ecosystem Partners Connection event held on April 12, Grace Wang, vice president and general manager at Intel Taiwan, encouraged Intel's partners in Taiwan and India to deepen their relationships.
Tuesday 16 April 2024
Tesla reportedly in talks with Tata for chip supply, prioritizes local partners over international giants
Ahead of a meeting between Tesla CEO Elon Musk and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, it is reported that Tesla is talking with Tata Electronics for chip supply and is looking to rely on local component suppliers rather than international electronics majors to build an EV ecosystem.
Monday 15 April 2024
Samsung gets US$6.4 billion from CHIPS Act, promises to bring HBM and advanced packaging to Texas
The US Department of Commerce (DOC) and Samsung Electronics signed a non-binding preliminary memorandum of terms (PMT) on April 15 to provide up to US$6.4 billion in direct funding under the CHIPS and Science Act. Samsung is expected to invest more than $40 billion in central Texas in the coming years, including HBM and 2.5D packaging capacities.
Monday 15 April 2024
OpenAI taps ex-Amazon executive to head enterprise push in Japan
OpenAI named the former president of Amazon Web Services's Japan arm to spearhead its push to woo enterprise clients in the world's fourth-largest economy.
Monday 15 April 2024
Apple faces worst iPhone slump since COVID-19 as China rivals rise
Apple Inc.'s iPhone shipments slid a worse-than-projected 10% in the March quarter, reflecting flagging sales in China despite a broader smartphone industry rebound.
Monday 15 April 2024
Chinese telecom bidding market rebounds, stoking replenishment demand for network ICs
The Chinese telecom bidding market is on the upswing, as major tenders are being issued by key telecom operators.
Monday 15 April 2024
Samsung and SK Hynix reportedly to resume memory capacity expansion plans
Market rumors said Samsung Electronics and SK Hynix are planning to resume the capacity expansion plans at its Pyeongtaek and Cheongju fabs, which were put on hold during the previous business downturn.
Monday 15 April 2024
Indian retailers threaten to stop selling OnePlus smartphones in May
Retailers in southern India threatened to stop selling OnePlus smartphones starting in May as China-based smartphone brands are facing hurdles in a market they once viewed as lucrative.
Monday 15 April 2024
Low-profile nFore penetrates global vehicles with leading communication modules
Taiwan-headquartered nFore has captured the attention of European and US automakers, with some visiting the company's site in private. The traction gained as carmakers found a significant portion of nFore's Digital Signal Processing (DSP) solutions when tearing down competitors' Telematics-Box (T-Box) and analyzing their software.
Monday 15 April 2024
Samsung executives visited Taiwan and TSMC in secret for HBM collaboration
According to sources in Taiwan's semiconductor supply chain, Samsung Electronics visited Taiwan at the end of March.
Monday 15 April 2024
Young Fast Optoelectronics advances vertical integration in Vietnam, eyeing positive revenue surge
Taiwan's Young Fast Optoelectronics is poised to expand its vertical integration by adding bonding and assembly lines to its Vietnam factory in 2024, with the expansion to drive positive revenue growth for the company.
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