Wednesday 3 July 2024
Nvidia's new headache: How to downsize AI dominance amidst antitrust probes
Nvidia's AI market dominance may be significantly challenged by multi-country antitrust investigations.
Wednesday 12 June 2024
European officials say China EV tariffs may be around 25%
The European Commission is due to notify Chinese electric-vehicle manufacturers of provisional tariff levels Wednesday and companies could face additional levies of around 25%, European...
Friday 7 June 2024
Microsoft, Nvidia to face US antitrust probes over AI moves
The US is opening antitrust investigations into two of the world's most valuable companies, Microsoft Corp. and Nvidia Corp., over their dominance of the rapidly emerging field of...
Friday 24 May 2024
Probe card provider MPI sees production capacity fully utilized
Semiconductor probe card supplier MJC Probe (MPI) has fully utilized its production capacity, anticipating a stronger second half than the first half.
Friday 17 May 2024
Huawei-funded research at US institutions is subject of House probe
Two senior US lawmakers blasted a Washington-based foundation for secretly accepting money from Chinese telecommunications giant Huawei Technologies Co., saying the move "flies in...
Thursday 2 May 2024
CHPT expects probe card orders to pick up in 2H24
Chunghwa Precision Test Tech (CHPT), an IC test interface solutions provider, is optimistic about demand spurred by AI servers and smartphones and projects a surge in probe card orders...
Monday 29 April 2024
US probe into China's RISC-V role casts shadow on Samsung's AI chip ambitions and foundry biz expansion
Samsung Electronics has been actively promoting the open-source instruction set architecture, RISC-V, as a crucial technology for developing next-generation AI chips. However, the...
Thursday 4 January 2024
Semiconductor probe card suppliers guardedly optimistic about 2024
Semiconductor probe card makers like Chunghwa Precision Test Tech (CHPT) are cautiously bullish about 2024's market prospects, counting on demand for HPC chips, application processors...
Tuesday 24 October 2023
Foxconn seen not to easily reduce presence in China after tax probe
Foxconn Technology Group will not easily scale down its business deployments in China though it has come under tax probes and land use investigations by the Chinese authorities, and...
Monday 23 October 2023
Foxconn under tax probe in China amid FDI inflow slows
Days after Apple CEO's visit to China, Foxconn has come under tax probes by the Chinese authorities.
Tuesday 17 October 2023
Suppliers plan ahead amid potential US ban on more AI chips
The US reportedly may impose stricter restrictions on Chinese chipmakers and Nvidia's downgraded AI H800 processors. In light of this, Taiwanese testing companies and probe card providers...
Thursday 5 October 2023
EU begins anti-subsidy probe into made-in-China BEVs
The EU formally launched an anti-subsidy investigation into the imports of battery electric vehicles (BEV) from China, as BEV exports from China saw a surge in recent years when China-based...
Tuesday 3 October 2023
IC design houses keen on edge computing amid Nvidia dominance in cloud AI chip market
Nvidia may be clearly the leader in the AI chip market, but most IC design houses do not intend to challenge its dominance. Instead they are focusing their efforts on edge computing,...
Tuesday 26 September 2023
China urges EU to show restraint in EV probe and to use caution
China's Vice Premier He Lifeng expressed "strong concern and dissatisfaction" on Monday to the European Union's chief trade negotiator Valdis Dombrovskis over the bloc's anti-subsidy...
Friday 15 September 2023
European Commission backs anti-subsidy probe into Chinese EVs
The European Commission (EC) recently voiced their support for the anti-subsidy probe into Chinese EVs. Intense domestic price competition has propelled Chinese brands to seek overseas...