Thursday 29 February 2024
Japanese mature-process semiconductor equipment makers thrive amid US-China chip war
While many Japanese industrial equipment makers grapple with the economic downturn in China, the semiconductor equipment sector has shown s completely different performance. US-led...
Tuesday 23 January 2024
China says may retaliate against US' 'hegemonic' chip war
China will need to "respond" to the US's efforts to choke it of chip supplies, Beijing's ambassador in The Hague said in an interview with a Dutch newspaper. But there is no need...
Thursday 12 October 2023
RISC-V is becoming China's low-risk option amid chip war
The escalating trade war between China and the United States has led to a growing trend within China to pursue indigenous instruction set architectures (ISA). Recently, the RISC-V...
Wednesday 11 October 2023
Tightening US restrictions on China challenges Taiwan's semiconductor supply chain
Recently, there have been reports that the US government is planning to further tighten restrictions on China. Some foreign news outlets have even mentioned Taiwanese companies like...
Monday 2 October 2023
Huawei's SoC layout and hidden efforts: examined through the lens of 'chip peace'
After Huawei's Mate 60 Pro, featuring the 7nm Kirin 9000S processor produced by SMIC, caused a stir, Dr. Burn-Jeng Lin, dean of the College of Semiconductor Research under Taiwan's...
Thursday 6 July 2023
China premier warned former Japanese official of damage from chip curbs

Chinese Premier Li Qiang said Tokyo's impending export controls on cutting-edge chip equipment will damage the global economy, according to a Japanese former senior off...

Monday 12 June 2023
Dutch seek to bar Chinese students from tech courses in chip war
The Dutch government is working on legislation that will be used to bar Chinese students from university programs on sensitive technologies including semiconductors and defense, according...
Friday 28 April 2023
Chinese military evolution tests US reshoring and ally-shoring in its Taiwan strategy
The US defense industry is attempting to regear itself in preparation for potential large-scale military conflicts, waking up from a post-Cold War investment hiatus during which counterinsurgency...
Friday 7 April 2023
US, Japanese, and Dutch semiconductor equipment export values to China dropped; more substantial strategies demanded by expert
Owing to the US-coordinated chip sanctions on China, the US, Japan, and the Netherlands have seen a significant drop in the total export value of semiconductor equipment to China.
Friday 24 March 2023
'No line to be drawn' in tech war with China, says former Commerce Department BIS official
US-China relations hit a new low in February as Washington added six Chinese companies to its Entity List in connection with the balloon incident. To complement the export controls...
Friday 24 March 2023
Taiwan foundries see surge in orders transferred from China
The US' escalation of the chip war with China has prompted more companies to shift their orders to Taiwan-based pure-play foundries. However, contract prices provided by TSMC and...
Thursday 23 March 2023
China unveils indigenous chiplet interface to reach self-reliance amid US containment
As China is getting isolated as a result of the US technological containment, China has come up with an indigenous interconnected interface for chiplet as Moore's law seems to approach...
Wednesday 22 March 2023
US export controls might be rolled out in stages, potentially covering all immersion DUV systems, according to DIGITIMES Research
As the US rallies Japan and the Netherlands to tighten up semiconductor export controls against China, the world has been trying to estimate the extent of damage done to the Chinese...
Monday 20 March 2023
Etron Chairman voices support for Taiwan tech industry's decentralized production strategy
It has been widely discussed that TSMC's overseas expansion may lead to soaring production costs. However, Dr. Nicky Lu, the chairman of Etron Technology, believes that it is necessary...
Friday 17 March 2023
A chip war without winners
It is predicable that the ongoing US-China chip war will follow a difficult and long course, and under fierce attack and defense between the world's two largest economies, there could...
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China's homegrown NearLink wireless tech to challenge Wi-Fi dominance, says DIGITIMES Research
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AP shipments to Chinese smartphone brands unpleasant in 4Q23, but to stay flat in 1Q24, says DIGITIMES Research