Friday 12 April 2024
South Korea accelerates semiconductor strategy post-Taiwan quake
In the wake of a seismic event rattling Taiwan, and amidst the dawn of the AI era, South Korea's governmental bodies and corporate giants have convened to assess supply chain vulnerabilities...
Tuesday 9 April 2024
Advanced chips 100% made in US will be possible
According to TSMC's announcement of a third fab for 2nm and more advanced chips, as well as Amkor Technology's intentions to develop an advanced packaging fab in Arizona, advanced...
Monday 1 April 2024
Suzuki joins Japan's auto SoC alliance as government reportedly to offer subsidy
Suzuki Motor has become the latest member of Japan's Advanced SoC Research for Automotive (ASRA).
Thursday 28 March 2024
US Treasury Secretary Yellen has an EV subsidy bone to pick with China
The US does not want to retaliate, Yellen said.
Monday 25 March 2024
US to unveil chip subsidy for Samsung, likely to exceed US$6 billion
The US government is set to disclose the scale of its semiconductor subsidy for Samsung Electronics on March 28, 2024.
Wednesday 20 March 2024
Thailand's BEV strategy adds burdens on Japanese ICE carmakers' shoulders
Thailand has implemented the 30@30 policy to seek at least 30% of the cars made to be EVs by 2030.
Wednesday 20 March 2024
Taiwan to fund sub-16nm chip R&D
The Taiwanese government has proposed a subsidy program to fund the research and development of sub-16nm chips.
Thursday 29 February 2024
Taiwan's transformation into global semiconductor leadership and future challenges
In university, I studied electrical engineering, and at that time, semiconductors were an emerging field. The electronics courses we took still taught vacuum tubes. It wasn't until...
Thursday 29 February 2024
TSMC promises to set up advanced chip supply chain in Kyushu
During a meeting with Prime Minister Fumio Kishida at the Prime Minister's official residence in Japan on February 26, 2024, TSMC Chairman Mark Liu and TSMC President C.C. Wei pledged...
Wednesday 7 February 2024
US EV battery subsidy helps Panasonic create record-high net profits
The EV business brought significant profits for Panasonic Holdings. According to Panasonic, NHK, and Nikkei, the group saw its consolidated revenue grow by 1.2%...
Wednesday 7 February 2024
Japan lavishes billions on Kioxia, Western Digital's NAND factories
Japan has announced billions in subsidies for NAND manufacturing investments in the country.
Monday 22 January 2024
Singapore repitch incentives for TSMC to produce advanced chips there
Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) recently disclosed its overseas expansion progress and plans in its earnings report conference on January 18 and expressed interest...
Friday 12 January 2024
EV makers cannot absorb cut German government subsidies
Following the German government's move to curtail subsidies for electric vehicles (EVs) major automakers reassured consumers by pledging to absorb the costs.
Friday 5 January 2024
Christian Koitzsch to become TSMC's first Europe JV head
Former Bosch Semiconductor plant manager Christian Koitzsch confirmed that he is now president of TSMC's European subsidiary, European Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (ESMC)
Wednesday 20 December 2023
Shifting tides: the challenges reshaping solar and EV industries in the West
The future appeared bright for solar energy (PV) and electric vehicles (EV) over the past few years. However, unexpected market developments have triggered concerns among supply chains...
Summary of Tech Supply Chain News!
Global smartphone shipments hit 2023 peak in 4Q23, but decelerate in 1Q24 due to seasonality, says DIGITIMES Research
Meet the analyst: Operating system in AI era will be king, says DIGITIMES Research
Taiwan server industry experiences decline in 2023 revenues and shipments; poised to see growth in 2024, says DIGITIMES Research