Wednesday 11 October 2023
Micron extends 1-beta technology to power server and PC apps
Micron Technology has extended its industry-leading 1-beta (1β) process node technology with the introduction of 16Gb DDR5 memory. With demonstrated in-system functionality at...
Wednesday 27 September 2023
South Korean semiconductor firms advised to change China market strategy in face of US guardrail final rules
With the Biden administration finalizing the national security guardrails of the CHIPS and Science Act's (CHIPS Act) funding allocations and restrictions, South Korean semiconductor...
Monday 25 September 2023
US restricts legacy chip production for quantum in China, but is it too late?
The US Department of Commerce announced the final rule implementing the national security guardrails of the bipartisan CHIPS and Science Act on September 22, classifying quantum chip...
Wednesday 30 August 2023
Intel acquisition breakdown: Clearing the path for Tower Semiconductor investment in India?
Intel recently terminating its US$5.4 billion deal to acquire Israel's contract chipmaker Tower Semiconductor after failing to obtain required regulatory approval from China is undoubtedly...
Monday 28 August 2023
III-V semiconductor players see increased orders for niche applications
Against modest demand for compound semiconductors used in mobile phone power amplifiers (PA), there is still stable demand for defense and other niche applications, and Taiwan's major...
Thursday 10 August 2023
Commerce Department is reaping hundreds of CHIPS Act inquiries
The US Commerce Department has received more than 460 statements of interest for projects in 42 states seeking federal funds or financing help from last year's Chips and Science Act,...
Wednesday 9 August 2023
TSMC unveils plan for JV foundry in Dresden
TSMC has announced that it will invest alongside Robert Bosch, Infineon Technologies, and NXP Semiconductors in European Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (ESMC) in Dresden, Germany...
Wednesday 12 July 2023
US Commerce's Raimondo to discuss Chips Act, trade in Sun Valley
US Commerce Secretary Gina Raimondo arrived Tuesday in Sun Valley, Idaho, the site of an annual conference that brings together technology and media moguls.
Monday 26 June 2023
European Chips Act yet to entice Samsung
Upon implementation of the European Chips Act, TSMC and Intel are enticed to make substantial investments in Europe, whereas Samsung Electronics maintains a wait-and-see attitude...
Friday 12 May 2023
Taiwan-based US defense supplier to apply for Chips Act subsidies
Taiwan-based IntelliEPI, a supplier of epi-wafers for US military defense projects, intends to apply for US Chips Act funding for its new factory site in the United States.
Wednesday 3 May 2023
Taiwan 'CHIPS Act' enters countdown for finalization
The approval of Taiwan's government-led incentives, known as Taiwan's "CHIPS Act," for the local chipmaking sector has entered its final stage, according to official sources.
Tuesday 25 April 2023
Tougher conditions for US CHIPS Act may discourage Taiwan, Korea chipmakers from investing
The details of the US CHIPS and Science Act (also known as the CHIPS Act) subsidies, which aims to rebuild the country's local semiconductor supply chain, have been released, but...
Friday 21 April 2023
TSMC cuts revenue outlook for 2023
TSMC has revised its revenue outlook for this year to a low- to mid-single-digit percentage decrease from the previously projected small gain.
Monday 17 April 2023
IRA and CHIPS Act bringing manufacturing back to the US
Since the onset of the US-China trade war, Washington has launched a series of initiatives to bring manufacturing back to India, especially the strategically significant semiconductors...
Monday 10 April 2023
Persuaded by South Korea's "China Benefits" theory, US relaxes "guardrail" restrictions; long-term concerns remain for Samsung, SK Hynix
Recently, the US Department of Commerce (DOC) released a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking for the guardrails included in the Chips and Science Act (CHIPS Act). Analysis pointed out that...
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