Friday 1 December 2023
Amkor announces US advanced packaging and test facility, Apple to be its first customer
Amkor Technology has announced plans to construct an advanced packaging and test facility in Peoria, Arizona. Amkor expects to invest around US$2 billion and employ approximately...
Wednesday 29 November 2023
Chinese AI chip startups forge ahead amid US export curbs and domestic support
Following the US tightening its controls on exports of high-end AI GPUs to China in October 2023, Chinese companies are turning to homegrown AI chips to build their computational...
Tuesday 28 November 2023
Foxconn invests US$1.5 billion in India to expand manufacturing
Foxconn announced a fresh investment in India to build manufacturing facilities amid its ongoing diversification efforts out of China and forays into more areas, including semicond...
Monday 27 November 2023
India gains EU support in strengthening chip supply chain alongside US and Japan backing
As India strives to establish its burgeoning semiconductor supply chain, it has secured backing from the European Union, adding to the support already received from the United States...
Friday 24 November 2023
Micron and GlobalFoundries hit by US trade sanction shockwave
Amid a global surge in semiconductor production, worries about excess capacity are on the rise. The recent tightening of US trade sanctions on semiconductor equipment bound for China...
Wednesday 22 November 2023
Japan, South Korea, the US to collaborate on quantum technology and hydrogen-ammonia energy chain
Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida and South Korean president Yoon Suk Yeol recently announced at a public forum at Stanford University that Japan, South Korea, and the US would...
Monday 20 November 2023
Chinese share in global top supercomputers sees sharp drop amid US chip export curbs
According to the latest supercomputer system ranking, China's position declined sharply after the export restrictions imposed by the US government, with the US widening its lead over...
Monday 20 November 2023
Canalys: US smartphone market recovered sequentially in 3Q23
Market research firm Canalys recently published a research report showing that the US smartphone market shrank another 5% year-on-year in the third quarter of 2023, but shipments...
Friday 17 November 2023
US government rolls out US$3.5 billion battery funding as manufacturers start layoffs
The US Department of Energy announced on November 15 that it will offer US$3.5 billion of funding to facilitate domestic battery and battery materials production. The news came as...
Friday 17 November 2023
China achieves RISC-V server milestone amidst potential US sanctions
Sophgo and T-head, in collaboration with Shandong University (SDU), have achieved a significant feat by deploying a RISC-V CPU server cluster in the cloud. David Chen, Alibaba's Ecosystem...
Wednesday 15 November 2023
The scale of China's solar energy capacity that meets global demand for the next decade?
In 2024, China is poised to achieve a total solar industry capacity of 1,000 GW, a level that can meet global demand for the next decade. Despite Europe and the US grappling with...
Wednesday 15 November 2023
Foxconn sees EV opportunities in US auto worker strike
At Hon Hai's (Foxconn) earnings call for the third quarter of 2023, held on November 14, market observers were particularly interested in the company's plans for electronic vehicles...
Monday 13 November 2023
US chip giants reduce chip specs for China to circumvent ban, TSMC to benefit
Amid increased US restrictions on chip exports, major players like Nvidia and Intel are navigating challenges by offering lower-spec products to maintain their dominance in China.
Monday 13 November 2023
Can Nvidia and Intel's new China-only GPU versions circumvent US government scrutiny?
Despite the heightened chip ban on China imposed by the US in October 2023 making it more difficult for American chipmakers to find ways to evade export controls, recent news reports...
Monday 13 November 2023
YMTC initiates legal action against Micron for patent infringement in the US
Amid an attempt by US President Joe Biden to ease the US-China tension in an APEC summit with his Chinese counterpart, Yangtze Memory Technologies Co (YMTC) filed a lawsuit on November...