Thursday 7 December 2023
AI startup Sarvam raises $41 million to tap India growth
A generative artificial intelligence startup targeting the Indian market raised $41 million in fresh funding, the largest such round by an early-stage AI contender in the country.
Thursday 16 November 2023
Rapidus to set foot in Silicon Valley to enhance cooperation with Nvidia, AMD and Tenstorrent
Rapidus, the advanced-node Japanese foundry service provider targeting cutting-edge processes at 2nm and below, revealed at a business luncheon participated by industry leaders that...
Thursday 28 September 2023
TAITA-SV celebrates 20 Years of bridging Taiwan and Silicon Valley in technological advancements
Since its inception in 2003, the Taiwanese-American Industrial Technological Association Silicon Valley (TAITA-SV) has firmly stood as a pivotal conduit for technological industry...
Friday 22 September 2023
Rapidus proposes "Hokkaido Silicon Valley" but faces water and energy infrastructure needs

Japanese semiconductor manufacturer Rapidus, which aims to mass-produce 2nm chips, has decided to set up a factory in Chitose City, Hokkaido...

Monday 14 August 2023
AMD sees potential in Penang as OSAT players look to "Silicon Valley of the East"
The "Cross-Strait +1" supply chain layout is quietly taking shape. For the semiconductor packaging and testing industry that emphasizes capacity and labor-intensive processes, the...
Monday 3 July 2023
LG executives gather in Silicon Valley to discuss open innovation
Korea's LG Group has been actively investing in startups related to battery, bio-med, clean technology, and IT components. Its venture capital subsidiary, LG Technology Ventures (LGTV)...
Monday 3 July 2023
Samsung set to commercialize 2nm chips in 2025, 1.4nm by 2027
Samsung Electronics has disclosed its latest advanced process development roadmap at the just-ended 2023 Samsung Foundry Forum, with plans to mass produce 2nm chips by 2025 and commercialize...
Monday 26 June 2023
Applied to set up engineering center in India
Applied Materials has announced its intention to establish a collaborative engineering center in Bangalore, India that will focus on the development and commercialization of semiconductor...
Tuesday 23 May 2023
Applied Materials to build R&D Center in Silicon Valley
US-based Applied Materials will spend US$4 billion and leverage the subsidies provided by the US government to build an R&D center in Silicon Valley to strengthen the collaboration...
Friday 12 May 2023
Former Apple VP takes over the Pentagon's Silicon Valley adventure
Former Apple Vice President Doug Beck was sworn in on May 9 as the newest director of Defense Innovation Unit (DIU) – an organization under the US Department of Defense dedicated...
Wednesday 15 March 2023
Inventory correction at major Taiwan IC designers coming to an end
Taiwan's major fabless chipmakers including MediaTek, Novatek Microelectronics, and Realtek Semiconductor have seen their revenues show signs of recovery, indicating their inventory...
Friday 9 December 2022
How Silicon Valley looks at the Taiwan miracle (10): Where is Taiwan heading?
It's been six generations since my great-great-great grandfather moved to Taiwan from the Chinese mainland, and I have been doing industry research in almost my entire career. I know...
Thursday 8 December 2022
How Silicon Valley looks at the Taiwan miracle (9): Ethnic Chinese associations and industry leaders
In recent years, Silicon Valley has seen a growing cohort of Indian tech talent, some of whom run world-class tech firms. But what I hear is that there is only one Indian technology...
Tuesday 6 December 2022
How Silicon Valley looks at the Taiwan miracle (8): Taiwanese in Silicon Valley
There are many Taiwan-born CEOs and Taiwanese in key positions in Silicon Valley's major semiconductor majors. David Fedor, a Stanford University professor, suggested that the US...
Friday 2 December 2022
How Silicon Valley looks at the Taiwan miracle (7): Businesses have no faith in the government's energy policy
Larry Diamond, the co-moderator of a symposium that I took part in at Stanford University's Hoover Research Center, is known for his research on democracy in emerging countries. Once...
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