Tuesday 18 July 2023
Germany's China strategy: a false sense of autonomy without addressing the elephant in the room
Germany published its first China strategy on July 13, following an eventful June as Europe geared up to face China's growing heft and as the US-China tech war further escalated....
Monday 17 July 2023
Bosch starts production of fuel-cell power modules in Germany and China
Top automotive supplier Bosch is doubling down on hydrogen technology. The company announced on July 13 that it has begun making fuel-cell power modules in Germany and China, increasing...
Friday 14 July 2023
Backend fab toolmakers see short lead-time orders from TSMC
TSMC has stepped up its pace of orders with backend equipment suppliers, as the foundry commences its chip-on-wafer-on-substrate (CoWoS) packaging capacity expansion plan, according...
Tuesday 4 July 2023
China to impose export restrictions on compound semi materials
China will begin enforcing export restrictions on gallium and germanium-related materials used to manufacture compound semiconductors next month.
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...
Wednesday 21 June 2023
Intel new backend plant in Poland may bring orders for IFS
Intel's planned new assembly and testing plant in Poland may help take orders from external customers for Intel Foundry Services (IFS), particularly for advanced packaging and testing...
Wednesday 21 June 2023
Trade unions pose challenge to TSMC, Intel fabs in Germany
Trade unions are expected to pose a challenge to TSMC and Intel as they look to build and operate local fabs in Germany, according to market sources.
Tuesday 20 June 2023
Intel to scale up investment in planned German site
Intel and the German federal government have signed a revised letter of intent for Intel's planned leading-edge wafer fabrication site in Magdeburg, the capital of Saxony-Anhalt....
Monday 19 June 2023
Germany, Intel agree chip plant subsidies worth €10 billion
Germany and Intel Corp. sealed an agreement for the US company to receive subsidies worth €10 billion ($10.9 billion) for a semiconductor manufacturing facility in the eastern...
Monday 19 June 2023
Intel plans assembly and test facility in Poland
Intel has chosen a location near Wrocaw, Poland, for a new semiconductor assembly and testing facility, according to the company. This facility will help the company satisfy a crucial...
Friday 16 June 2023
Handelsblatt: Intel close to deal for receiving extra subsidies from Germany
German media outlet Handelsblatt reported on June 15, citing government sources, that Intel and the German government are close to an agreement for the American chipmaker...
Wednesday 14 June 2023
Cost reduction could be crucial to Volkswagen's restructuring
Numerous media outlets have reported that the Volkswagen Group of Germany could undergo its largest reorganization in a decade. In the impending reorganization, cost reduction would...
Monday 12 June 2023
Germany refuses to offer additional subsidy for Intel's wafer fab
A German official said the country might not provide additional subsidies for Intel to expand its chipmaking capacity in Europe as opinions among the eurozone's largest economy are...
Wednesday 7 June 2023
TSMC seeks large stake in German fab
TSMC has confirmed intentions to establish a joint venture fab in Germany, but aims for a high shareholding to prevent production capacity from being controlled. The Taiwan-based...
Tuesday 6 June 2023
TSMC identifies two challenges with German plan
TSMC has revealed the latest progress of its German fab plan at its shareholder meeting held today.
COMPUTEX Microsite
Summary of Tech Supply Chain News!
Fuel cell is pivotal for Taiwan's hydrogen industry, according to DIGITIMES Research
Silicon shield doesn't guarantee military deterrence for Taiwan, says DIGITIMES Research
Taiwan IPC makers pushing integrated services to boost profits and to see revenues grow in 2024, says DIGITIMES Research