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Monday 15 April 2024
Rapidus announces US subsidiary, California office, and GM
Rapidus has announced the formation of a US subsidiary, Rapidus Design Solutions (RDS), the establishment of an Americas office in Santa Clara, California, and the appointment of...
Monday 18 March 2024
Will traditional Chinese models have a global platform? IBM and MODA's role will be crucial
The competition in Large Language Models (LLMs) for AI is intensifying, and an increasing number of teams in Taiwan are developing models optimized for Traditional Chinese
Monday 26 February 2024
Shazam! TSMC opens JASM fab, Taiwan's tech minister Wu can't wait
Taiwan's Minister of Science and Technology, Wu Tsung-tsong, said TSMC's new Kumamoto fab offers win-win outcomes for all involved.
Tuesday 9 January 2024
DARPA backs Microsoft, PsiQuantum in pursuing scalable quantum computing
The US Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) introduced the Electronics Resurgence Initiative (ERI) 2.0 in August 2023, prompting Taiwan to reassess the possibility of...
Tuesday 9 January 2024
AI GPU shortage is only temporary, says IBM Taiwan GM
Taiwan's IBM General Manager, Nelson Lee, sheds light on the three pivotal elements driving AI development—data, computing power, and algorithms/models.
Monday 8 January 2024
IBM taps Taiwan to develop Traditional Chinese LLM's
Once a leader in artificial intelligence (AI), IBM has recently adopted a collaborative strategy amid the surge in generative AI.
Tuesday 2 January 2024
Macronix joins hands with IBM to develop enterprise SSD storage
Flash chip and ROM manufacturer Macronix International has announced a collaborative research venture for enterprise SSD storage with IBM.
Monday 18 December 2023
Rapidus aims for world's fastest fabrication services, targeting custom AI chips
Japan's chipmaking startup, Rapidus, is setting ambitious goals to mass-produce 2nm chips by 2027, aiming to provide the world's fastest chip manufacturing services, targeting clients...
Tuesday 5 December 2023
IBM unveils Quantum processor breakthrough and charts roadmap to 2033
IBM, a trailblazer in quantum computing, chose the stage of the IBM Quantum Summit on December 4 to reveal a significant milestone in the field – its IBM Quantum System Two...
Monday 23 October 2023
India roundup: IBM to help India develop AI, chip, and quantum capabilities
US-based technology giant signed agreements with India to help the latter develop AI, semiconductors, and quantum technology, three promising technologies for the decades to come...
Thursday 19 October 2023
IBM to help India advance in AI, semiconductors, and quantum technology
IBM announced three MoUs with three Indian entities to help India in semiconductors, AI, and quantum technology, three areas vital to India's ambition as the South Asian country is...
Tuesday 19 September 2023
AI boom sparks silicon photonics applications
Silicon photonics technology was hotly discussed during the SEMICON Taiwan 2023. At the Silicon Photonics Global Summit held September 5 alongside the exhibition, I was invited to...
Thursday 7 September 2023
Inaugural quantum forum at Semicon Taiwan highlights new tech apps, future development pathways
The inaugural Quantum Taiwan Forum, held on the opening day of SEMICON Taiwan 2023 running September 6–8 at the Taipei Nangang Exhibition Center, gathered experts from Fujitsu,...
Monday 4 September 2023
Rapidus breaks ground on 2nm chip fab
Rapidus recently held a groundbreaking ceremony at Chitose Bibi World, an industrial park in Chitose City, Hokkaido, where its IIM-1 fab to develop and manufacture advanced semiconductors...
Friday 30 June 2023
South Korea invests big aiming to become major quantum powerhouse by 2035
The South Korean government plans to collaborate with enterprises to invest over KRW3.0 trillion (US$2.3 billion) in the field of quantum science and technology by 2035, aiming to...
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