Tuesday 28 November 2023
SKMP develops high-thickness KrF photoresist to enhance competitiveness of 3D NAND processes
SK Group's KRW40 billion (US$31 million) acquisition of Kumho Petrochemical's electronic material business in 2020 is bearing fruit. SK Materials Performance (SKMP), the new subsidiary...
Wednesday 22 November 2023
Chinese semiconductor equipment makers enhance competitiveness
Chinese semiconductor equipment suppliers, such as Advanced Micro-Fabrication Equipment (AMEC) and ACM Research Shanghai, have strengthened their competitiveness by capturing domestic...
Thursday 2 November 2023
Taiwan initiates new one-stop services for foreign technical talent
Taiwan is poised to activate one-stop services for foreign technical talent through the International Talent Taiwan Office (ITTO), a newly inaugurated agency under the National Development...
Tuesday 31 October 2023
Mobile phone market to resume growth in 2024
Global mobile phone sales are expected to fall below 1.2 billion units in 2023, a new low in ten years, due to gloomy consumer sentiment following the pandemic, Chinese market saturation,...
Monday 16 October 2023
TSMC founder Morris Chang sounds alarm on shrinking competitiveness amid eroding globalization
TSMC founder Morris Chang cautioned that TSMC's edge in the semiconductor industry may erode due to geopolitical and economic challenges. He believes Japan is expected to stand out...
Wednesday 27 September 2023
Intel CEO talks about company resilience, competitiveness
During a Q&A session with the press at Intel Innovation 2023, Intel CEO Pat Gelsinger discussed the company's current focus and strategy in light of intensifying competition among...
Tuesday 19 September 2023
GaN power components will be cheaper than silicon ones, says EPC
Gallium Nitride (GaN) semiconductor company Efficient Power Conversion (EPC) is taking a fresh stab at the power component landscape, challenging the longstanding silicon hegemony...
Friday 15 September 2023
Gaming remains key to flagship mobile phone SoC competitiveness
Gaming continues to be one of the key competitive points of flagship smartphone SoC design in 2023, rather than generative AI as previously emphasized, according to sources.
Friday 8 September 2023
Qualcomm may be most affected by Huawei-SMIC collaboration, says DIGITIMES Research
If Huawei can revive its handset business by rolling out more 5G and other handset-related chips with support from SMIC's 14nm and 7nm manufacturing capability, Qualcomm and MediaTek...
Thursday 31 August 2023
To enhance its HBM competitiveness, SK Hynix expands packaging talents internally
The AI boom has fueled the high-performance semiconductor market. SK Hynix, in light of investment reduction, has elected to expand its HBM technology capabilities through recent...
Wednesday 30 August 2023
Samsung to upgrade NAND equipment supply chain in 2024
To enhance the competitiveness of its new generation NAND flash, Samsung Electronics is reportedly going to upgrade its NAND core equipment supply chain in 2024. Samsung has also...
Monday 28 August 2023
Taiwan works with SES and OneWeb to strengthen satellite network deployment
Taiwan's Ministry of Digital Affairs is commencing a project to strengthen domestic communication networks in case of emergencies or wartime and is collaborating with partners including...
Friday 4 August 2023
South Korea initiates major R&D project to boost chips packaging competitiveness
Recognizing the strategic importance of semiconductor packaging technology, the South Korean government is reportedly initiating a major packaging technology R&D project aimed...
Thursday 20 July 2023
South Korea looks to enhance network competitiveness with K-Network 2030 strategy
The K-Network 2030 strategy allotted a KRW625.3 billion (about US$500 million) budget for 6G mobile communication technology research and development from 2024 through 2028, eyeing...
Thursday 20 July 2023
Ethernet IC demand rising rapidly
Demand for Ethernet ICs has been increasing rapidly in line with relentless updates of various Internet devices and applications, driving more suppliers, including Taiwan-based IC...