Tuesday 14 July 2009
Taiwan government expects IC design production value to top NT$480 billion in 2012
Taiwan's Executive Yuan has passed the Council for Economic Planning and Development's proposals from service industry development, which targets the production value of Taiwan's...
Friday 3 July 2009
Taiwan aims to increase PV equipment self-sufficiency to 80% in 2012
The Taiwan government has implemented a program to boost domestic development and manufacturing of photovoltaic (PV) production equipment.
Thursday 2 July 2009
Taiwan government lowers PV subsidies by 20%
Taiwan's Bureau of Energy under the Ministry of Economic Affairs on July 1 announced the immediate reduction in the maximum subsidization rate for photovoltaic (PV) system installation...
Monday 8 June 2009
Taiwan mulling plans to relax fab investment in China
Taiwan's Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) is evaluating plans to lift bans in its policies regarding investment ceilings and 12-inch wafer fab investment in China, according to...
Monday 8 June 2009
Taiwan should implement aggressive renewable energy policy, says Applied chairman
Taiwan should be more active in following the worldwide trend where leading economies are rushing to capitalize on renewable energy to create a green economy that will be accompanied...
Tuesday 19 May 2009
Home-grown IP crucial to future of Taiwan high-tech industry, says Macronix president
Development of home-grown IP and key technologies will play a decisive role in allowing Taiwan's high-tech industry to keep pace with foreign rivals, said Chih-Yuan Lu, president...
Thursday 30 April 2009
UMC cannot acquire Hejian under present rules, but Taiwan government may introduce revisions, says minister
United Microelectronics Corporation (UMC) will not be allowed to acquire Hejian Technology under the current Taiwan rules, but the government may change them, according to Taiwan's...
Wednesday 15 April 2009
Taiwan Memory to submit application for national budget with Micron-Nanya camp to follow suit
Taiwan Memory Company (TMC) plans to submit an application to the government for a budget of no more than NT$30 billion (US$891 million) from the National Development Fund (NDF) before...
Thursday 19 March 2009
Taiwan Memory to eventually consolidate DRAM makers into one entity, says premier
Taiwan's premier said Wednesday that the government will eventually seek to combine all local DRAM makers into one single entity to compete with Samsung Electronics, but its present...
Thursday 5 March 2009
DRAM spot prices fall despite pending consolidation
Spot prices for mainstream DRAM chips trended downward by up to 10.5% over the last week (February 24-March 2), despite some pending consolidation among Taiwan's memory chipmakers.
Thursday 5 March 2009
Taiwan finance minister stays mute over pending DRAM consolidation plan
The announcement of the Taiwan government-led DRAM consolidation plan, which has been postponed from the originally-scheduled date of February 28, is due to concerns over significant...
Wednesday 4 March 2009
Micron and Elpida talk over joint technology development, but reach no consensus, Inotera executive says
Michael Sadler, executive VP of Inotera Memories, has confirmed that Micron Technology had been in talks with Elpida Memory about technology co-development, but no consensus had been...
Wednesday 18 February 2009
ProMOS yet to reach agreement with bondholders, stock to be downgraded
Despite an agreement with banks for a new loan, ProMOS Technologies has yet to work out a deal with bondholders for redeeming its ECBs, prompting market regulators to decide to downgrade...
Monday 16 February 2009
Micron-Nanya supporter to depart from Taiwan economics ministry
Pushing for the consolidation of the local DRAM industry and technological transfers from foreign players, Taiwan's Ministry of Economic Afairs (MOEA) has seen two separate camps...
Monday 16 February 2009
Elpida-led DRAM camp to win Taiwan government aid, sources claim
Japan's Elpida Memory and its Taiwanese partners reportedly will emerge as the winning camp in a race to receive support from the Taiwan government, which is seeking ways to forge...
Summary of Tech Supply Chain News!
Global smartphone shipments hit 2023 peak in 4Q23, but decelerate in 1Q24 due to seasonality, says DIGITIMES Research
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Taiwan server industry experiences decline in 2023 revenues and shipments; poised to see growth in 2024, says DIGITIMES Research