Thursday 20 June 2024
TSMC pledges NT$4 billion for education boost amid strengthening US-Taiwan academic ties
TSMC has approved a donation of up to NT$4 billion (US$139.86 million) to four universities, selected high schools, and girls' high schools in Taiwan, aiming to fulfill its corporate...
Wednesday 5 June 2024
For Big Fund Phase 3, the devil is in the funding structure details
The long-rumored third phase of China's national semiconductor fund, commonly known as "the Big Fund," has finally been officially announced. The fund scale of CNY344 billion (US$47.5...
Friday 24 May 2024
Biden moves to secure Chips Act funding for Kenya's Ruto
The US is proposing to make Kenya the first country in Africa to benefit from funding in the Chips and Science Act, according to White House officials, underscoring the countries'...
Wednesday 22 May 2024
Taiwan seeks new funding solution for AMD's R&D center subsidy
The government will withhold approval of AMD's application to establish an R&D center in Taiwan until the source of related subsidy funding, potentially covering 35-40% of the...
Wednesday 8 May 2024
US government to grant small, medium-sized auto suppliers US$100 million for EV transition
The US is giving its automotive industry another boost toward EVs. The federal government will offer over US$100 million in grants to help small- and medium-sized automotive components...
Friday 26 April 2024
Micron granted US$6.1 billion in US subsidies
The US Department of Commerce and Micron Technology have signed a non-binding Preliminary Memorandum of Terms (PMT) to provide up to US$6.14 billion in direct funding under the CHIPS...
Thursday 18 April 2024
Micron poised to get over $6 billion in chips grants in announcement next week
Micron Technology Inc., the largest US maker of computer-memory chips, is poised to get $6.1 billion in grants from the Commerce Department to help pay for domestic factory projects,...
Tuesday 16 April 2024
Japan's semiconductor subsidies eclipse global peers as percentage of GDP
According to data from a consultative council of the Japanese government, subsidies provided to the semiconductor industry by the Japanese government over the past three years have...
Monday 15 April 2024
Samsung gets US$6.4 billion from CHIPS Act, promises to bring HBM and advanced packaging to Texas
The US Department of Commerce (DOC) and Samsung Electronics signed a non-binding preliminary memorandum of terms (PMT) on April 15 to provide up to US$6.4 billion in direct funding...
Thursday 11 April 2024
Intel can expand foundry market share
Intel can increase its influence in the foundry business and challenge TSMC's dominance, according to industry sources.
Wednesday 10 April 2024
Research Insight: TSMC remains competitive despite less Chips Act funding than Intel
TSMC will be receiving less US Chips Act subsidy than Intel, but DIGITIMES Research believes the Taiwanese pure-play foundry's fabs in Arizona will still be competitive due to its...
Wednesday 20 March 2024
Intel grabs away US$8.5 billion CHIPS Act money and a US$11 billion loan
The Biden-Harris Administration announced that the US Department of Commerce and Intel Corporation have reached a non-binding preliminary Memorandum of Terms (PMT) to provide up to...
Wednesday 20 March 2024
Taiwan to fund sub-16nm chip R&D
The Taiwanese government has proposed a subsidy program to fund the research and development of sub-16nm chips.
Wednesday 13 March 2024
Pentagon scraps plan to spend US$2.5 billion on Intel grant
The Pentagon pulled out of a plan to spend as much as $2.5 billion on a chip grant to Intel Corp., people familiar with the situation said, putting the onus on another federal agency...
Monday 11 March 2024
India launches AI Mission to foster local ecosystem
The Indian government approved the INR103.7192 billion AI Mission to foster India's Artificial Intelligence (AI) ecosystem and catch up with leading countries in AI.