Thursday 28 September 2023
India eyes modernization of state-owned chip fabrication agency to restore its former glory
As India strives to build localized semiconductor manufacturing capabilities, the South Asian country is looking to find partners for its government-owned chip fabrication lab, which was once India's sole commercial foundry in the 20th century.
Tuesday 26 September 2023
Smart TV shipments grow by 8% in 1H23 in India
Despite rising inflation and economic uncertainties, India's smart TV market remains on the growth track, witnessing 8% shipment growth year-on-year.
Tuesday 26 September 2023
Samsung reportedly to make notebooks in India
Days after rumors about India's decision to change its mind by calling off license requirements for imported computers and imposing a quota system, Samsung Electronics reportedly plans to expand its production portfolio in India by adding notebooks.
Monday 25 September 2023
Yageo needs over 3,500 personnel to commence new plant in Kaohsiung
Taiwan-based passive component manufacturer Yageo Group plans to start mass production at its third plant in the Dafa Industrial Park of Kaohsiung in southern Taiwan at the end of this year. The company estimated that it will need 3,500 to 4,000 personnel for the project.
Monday 25 September 2023
India reportedly to impose quota restrictions for imported notebooks and tablets
India reportedly postponed its surprising license requirements for the import of computer products, and may impose a new import management system to replace it in order to reach 70% of the local sourcing rate.
Monday 25 September 2023
India achieves milestone as Micron breaks ground for ATMP facility - two significant investments expected soon
Micron held a groundbreaking ceremony over the weekend, with the first memory assembly, testing, marking, and packaging (ATMP) facility expected to operate by the end of 2024, a milestone for India, where no commercial semiconductor manufacturing capability had existed for three decades.
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
India roundup: Apple embraces growing smartphone market share in India
Apple is expected to see increased iPhone shipments and market share, with Foxconn planning to expand investments in India. India's local giants are ramping up their chip push to build a self-reliant semiconductor ecosystem.
Monday 25 September 2023
Weekly news roundup: Qualcomm Shanghai's layoff rumor and other top stories
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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.
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