Friday 19 April 2024
Chip wars: can US sanctions shift the semiconductor landscape?
Chinese semiconductor foundry firms are persistently adopting aggressive pricing strategies, putting relentless pressure on the market share of South Korean 8-inch wafer manufacturers...
Friday 19 April 2024
Strong AI demand drives TSMC US site development
Strong AI chip demand is crucial to TSMC's fab site expansion in the US, according to the pure-play foundry.
Friday 19 April 2024
Taiwan companies repatriate US$46.3 billion back from China in 2023
Taiwan's Financial Supervisory Commission (FSC) released data showing that as of December 2023, 1,209 Taiwanese companies had invested NT$2,735.6 billion (US$84.2 billion) in China,...
Thursday 18 April 2024
US to become 2nm GAA process battleground for Intel, Samsung, and TSMC
The three major players in advanced chip manufacturing have secured CHIPS Act subsidies by promising to increase investments in fabrication facilities within the United States. With...
Thursday 18 April 2024
US border states grow enticing as EV cluster forms in Southwest
US states like Arizona and New Mexico are expected to become more tempting for investments, partly thanks to an EV cluster that will emerge in the southwestern US and northern Mexico...
Wednesday 17 April 2024
Taiwan moves to boost its global standing with chip diplomacy
Taiwan has been ramping up international cooperation deals with countries like Canada and France in recent months as it parlays its role as the world's chip kingpin to boost its global...
Wednesday 17 April 2024
Can Samsung's 2nm process reduce the gap with TSMC?
As the US announces a US$6.4 billion subsidy for Samsung Electronics, Samsung has also officially announced additional investment plans in the US, aiming to promote the mass production...
Wednesday 17 April 2024
UAE's G42 chooses US over China for Nvidia chips and US$1.5 billion investment from Microsoft
Microsoft's substantial investment of US$1.5 billion has secured it a board seat in the United Arab Emirates-based AI firm G42, albeit with a trade-off.
Wednesday 17 April 2024
US may see 58% of new semiconductor jobs unfilled by 2030, says SIA
With the announcement of CHIPS Act funding for the top 4 foundry manufacturers and the launch of various public-private projects come great expectations for a revival of semiconductor...
Wednesday 17 April 2024
Rapidus outlook dimmed by TSMC, Samsung 2nm fab projects in US
Rapidus might have been caught off guard by TSMC's and Samsung's latest announcements of plans to make 2nm chips in the US, which threatens to undermine the Japanese chipmaker's competitiveness...
Tuesday 16 April 2024
UK starts drafting AI regulations for most powerful models
The UK is starting to draft regulations to govern artificial intelligence, focusing on the most powerful language models which underpin OpenAI's ChatGPT, people familiar with the...
Tuesday 16 April 2024
Tesla cuts FSD subscription fees in half in North America
EV manufacturer Tesla saw its first-quarter sales in 2024 fall short of expectations. Recently, it slashed the price of its Full Self-Driving (FSD) subscription in the US and Canada...
Tuesday 16 April 2024
South Korea invests US$22 million in next-gen aerospace chip tech by 2028
South Korea is gearing up to shoot for the stars.
Tuesday 16 April 2024
Japan's semiconductor subsidies eclipse global peers as percentage of GDP
According to data from a consultative council of the Japanese government, subsidies provided to the semiconductor industry by the Japanese government over the past three years have...
Tuesday 16 April 2024
AI server liquid cooling receives attention; 4 big challenges remain
Since the introduction of Nvidia's Blackwell processor platform, liquid-cooling heat dissipation has been seen as a trend in heat dissipation technology.
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Taiwan IPC makers pushing integrated services to boost profits and to see revenues grow in 2024, says DIGITIMES Research
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Meet the analyst: Operating system in AI era will be king, says DIGITIMES Research