Wednesday 12 July 2023
Asus undertakes major restructuring to counter profit slump
Asus, the Taiwan-based tech conglomerate, commenced an extensive internal restructuring plan on July 11. The shake-up is estimated to affect up to 1,000 employees, who mainly belong...
Wednesday 14 June 2023
AMD expands commercial Ryzen Pro processor lineup with new mobile and desktop series
AMD has introduced the Ryzen PRO 7040 series of mobile processors for high-end Windows 11 business laptops and mobile workstations, as well as the Ryzen PRO 7000 series of desktop...
Monday 20 March 2023
Qualcomm steps up procurement in Taiwan
Qualcomm has stepped up its procurement from Taiwan, where the chip company is expanding its local operations by adding a new factory building.
Friday 3 March 2023
EIH, Merck step up hiring in Taiwan
Merck, a supplier of chipmaking chemicals and materials, and e-paper solution provider E Ink Holdings (EIH) are both on a hiring spree to beef up their workforce in Taiwan, according...
Friday 3 March 2023
Applied, ASML to beef up workforce in Taiwan
Applied Materials and ASML are both on a hiring spree in Taiwan, offering generous salaries and benefits in order to snare local talent, reportedly to support their expansions catering...
Tuesday 21 February 2023
Memory firms brace for workforce reductions
A number of memory chipmakers and solution suppliers are reorganizing their teams and reallocating resources, with plans to scale down their workforces, according to industry sourc...
Monday 20 February 2023
Micron to complete 10% job cuts by end-February
Micron Technology is expected to complete its planned 10% global job cuts by the end of February. At its DRAM production site in Taiwan, the memory chip vendor is laying off some...
Tuesday 14 February 2023
iPhone charger supplier to double workforce in India
Along with Apple suppliers looking to expand their production and headcounts in India, Finland-based Salcomp plans to double its workforce and eyes a five-fold revenue in three years...
Friday 3 February 2023
Chinese foundries are quietly making equipment purchases
China-based foundries are buying fab tools in a low-profile manner, according to sources at semiconductor equipment suppliers.
Tuesday 27 December 2022
Enterprise storage demand to pick up as early as 2Q23
Enterprise SSD and other storage device demand is expected to pick up as early as the second quarter of 2023, according to industry sources.
Thursday 22 December 2022
Applied Materials to expand global manufacturing capacity through 2030
Applied Materials has announced its intention to make multi-billion-dollar investments in its innovation infrastructure in the US and to expand its global manufacturing capacity between...
Tuesday 29 November 2022
IBM to step up investment in Taiwan
IBM plans to establish a new service center in southern Taiwan and beef up its total workforce in the country next year, according to industry sources.
Monday 14 November 2022
DDI supplier FocalTech swings to loss in 3Q22
Display driver IC specialist FocalTech Systems swung to net loss of NT$2.77 billion (US$88.8 million) in the third quarter of 2022 from profits in the prior quarter and a year ago,...
Monday 14 November 2022
India roundup: Foxconn reportedly to quadruple workforce in India
As China's strict COVID policy keeps disrupting electronics supply chain, Foxconn is reportedly planning to add more workers in India. Meanwhile, more and more conglomerates in India...
Monday 31 October 2022
WT Micro upbeat about automotive IC demand
WT Microelectronics has expressed optimism about its mid- to long-term growth encouraging the IC distributor to sustain its expansion pace. Particularly in the automotive IC segment,...