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Thursday 1 April 2021
Symroc expands from earthquake prediction applications to industrial risk control solutions
Natural disasters represent a major threat to infrastructure, industries, and human civilization. That is why the scientific and technological communities have always paid close attention...
Tuesday 23 February 2021
IDMs may evaluate more outsourcing
IDM vendors may consider outsourcing more of their production starting 2022, with Taiwan-based contract chipmakers being among the beneficiaries, according to industry sources.
Thursday 17 December 2020
LCD panel shortage worsening, says AUO chairman
The shortage of LCD panels has worsend after a strong earthquake struck northeastern Taiwan and a power outage hit glass substate supplier Nippon Electric Glass (NEG) in Japan recently,...
Monday 23 September 2019
NARLabs developing 3D earthquake impact simulation platform
The National Center for Research on Earthquake Engineering under government-sponsored the National Applied Research Laboratories (NARLabs) has disclosed it is developing a 3D smart...
Monday 22 April 2019
AUO shipments to remain normal despite minor earthquake damage
AU Optronics (AUO) has reported that it is realigning production capacity to maintain its shipment schedules after a minor portion of the production equipment at L6B 6G fab in Longtan,...
Friday 7 September 2018
Sumco halts production after quake hits Hokkaido
Semiconductor silicon wafer provider Sumco has suspended production at its local plant in Hokkaido, Japan where a magnitude-6.7 earthquake hit on September 6 causing landslides and...
Wednesday 7 February 2018
Taiwan tech sector unscathed from deadly earthquake
A deadly earthquake hit eastern Taiwan late Tuesday night, killing at least two people and injured more than 200 others, but the tech industries along the island nation's west coast...
Friday 29 December 2017
NARLabs exhibiting AI-based earthquake early warning system
The National Center for Research on Earthquake Engineering under National Applied Research Laboratories (NARLabs) is showcasing an AI (artificial intelligence)-based earthquake early...
Monday 16 May 2016
Quake-hit facilities to resume production by end-May, says Sony
Sony's sensor production was affected by earthquakes on April 14, 2016 and subsequent earthquakes in Japan's Kumamoto region, but is set to resume operations by the end of May, according...
Tuesday 19 April 2016
ASE, SPIL say supply not affected by Japan quake
IC packagers Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) and Siliconware Precision Industries (SPIL) have said their supply chains will not be affected by two major earthquakes that...
Monday 18 April 2016
Sony halts production in Kumamoto due to quake
Sony has issued a statement disclosing its manufacturing sites in the Kumamoto region which have been affected by the earthquake of April 14 and subsequent earthquakes.
Thursday 31 March 2016
MediaTek shipments unlikely to rebound until May or June
MediaTek's shipments are still affected partially by Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company's (TSMC) wafer delivery delays caused by an earthquake that hit southern Taiwan in...
Thursday 10 March 2016
NEC to test earthquake early warning system in Taiwan
Japan-based NEC will begin field testing of its in-house-developed earthquake early warning system in Taiwan through cooperation with Taiwan's Central Weather Bureau (CWB) in September...
Friday 4 March 2016
NCREE promoting measures to minimize earthquake impact
The National Center for Research on Earthquake Engineering (NCREE) under Taiwan's National Applied Research Laboratories is promoting three measures to minimize the impact of earthquakes:...
Thursday 3 March 2016
Taiwan earthquake causing aftershocks in LCD panel market
With Taiwan LCD panel maker Innolux experiencing damage on production equipment producing 39.5-inch TV applications, some customers are shifting their orders to 40- and 43-inch panels,...