Thursday 22 February 2024
TSMC Japan fab slated for year-end launch
On February 24, TSMC will hold an opening ceremony for its first fabrication facility in Japan, located in Kumamoto. The fab is scheduled to go online at the end of 2024.
Thursday 22 February 2024
US to see rising investments in chip ecosystem despite project delays
Despite delays in grants offered by the US government and weak demands for end products that hurt global semiconductor firms, US states are likely to benefit from the onshoring chip...
Thursday 22 February 2024
Vietnam to roll out chip incentive policy by mid-2024
The government of Vietnam decided to ramp up support for the semiconductor industry and announced plans to roll out a series of tax incentives and set up investment funds by mid-2024...
Wednesday 21 February 2024
Rising demand for RISC-V amidst India's tech ecosystem expansion: Tessolve
In light of the global effort to find alternatives to x86 systems amidst increasing demand, RISC-V systems are emerging as a solution to various challenges. Madhav Rao, senior vice...
Wednesday 21 February 2024
Chinese tier-1 SiC substrate suppliers launch price war
China considers the third generation of semiconductors as the dominant industry that can outperform its global competitors. The silicon carbide (SiC) industry achieved significant...
Tuesday 20 February 2024
Netherlands revoked ASML's China export licences fearing destructive Chinese weapons
The Dutch Trade Minister Geoffrey van Leeuwen expressed fears about China's intentions.
Tuesday 20 February 2024
Chinese companies reportedly prefer outsourcing to Indian partners to investing amid souring bilateral relations
China-based smartphone makers are reportedly talking with Indian EMS providers for mobile phone manufacturing, as Chinese investments in the South Asian country fell significantly...
Tuesday 20 February 2024
Intel rising: Intel squares up to TSMC, underestimates Samsung
Intel will hold its first Wafer Fabrication Services Conference (IFS Direct Connect 2024) in San Jose, California, on February 21.
Monday 19 February 2024
ATMP facilities expected to mushroom in India
India's semiconductor manufacturing ecosystem development is speeding up after embracing pragmatism by starting with ATMP, followed by the foundry business, and the Information Technology...
Thursday 8 February 2024
China's involution pandemic threatens global innovation in solar, batteries, EVs
Relentless efforts by China's new energy companies to control their sectors by undercutting the competition at home and abroad prevent innovation as non-Chinese firms cut R&D...
Wednesday 7 February 2024
China pledges to strengthen support for EVs amid trade headwinds
China has said it will strengthen support for the country's electrified vehicle industry as the sector increasingly faces trade restrictions from the European Union and the US.
Tuesday 6 February 2024
Wait for it... US teases major Chip Act funding announcement
The US Department of Commerce is preparing to allocate funds from its semiconductor manufacturing revitalization plan.
Monday 5 February 2024
Germany's dream of 15 million electric vehicles is fading away
Standing at the front of the room at an auto industry association's new year reception in Berlin this week, BMW CEO Oliver Zipse had reason to feel vindicated.
Monday 5 February 2024
India surprised the manufacturing industry by not extending concessional tax rate to startups
According to the latest Interim Budget, India did not extend the concessional tax for manufacturing startups as the industry had previously expected, a decision not beneficial to...
Wednesday 31 January 2024
Japan lists MLCC as critical to economic security
The Japanese government has announced that advanced electronic components such as multilayer ceramic capacitors (MLCCs) will be included in a list of categories deemed critical for...