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Monday 15 August 2022
Net Zero Series (2): Carbon offsetting creates buying guilt or a path to reach net zero?
To date, there are more than 60 countries and regions that have implemented or passed legislation for carbon pricing, including Taiwan. It will implement a carbon tax and trading...
Monday 15 August 2022
No need for TSMC to take side between US and China: Q&A with Richard Thurston
The Chips and Science Act 2022 signed by US president Joe Biden on August 9 is seen as an important move to boost US competitiveness in the face of a "sputnik moment" with China....
Thursday 11 August 2022
EVs among the 6 major growth drivers for India's L&T Tech Services
As global demand for the next generation of automotive heats up, Indian engineering and R&D giant L&T Technology Services (LTTS) expects the electrification, autonomous, and...
Wednesday 10 August 2022
Taiwan semiconductor industry will prevail: Q&A with Mike Chang, CEO of WPG Holdings
The global demand for consumer electronics such as smartphones, PCs, notebooks and TVs has significantly been undermined by several headwinds, including pandemics, war, and inflation,...
Monday 1 August 2022
The building blocks of Unilever Taiwan's sustainability implementation
COVID-19 is a wake-up call for a new era of environmental, social, and governance (ESG) activism. Both the coronavirus and the carbon atom are invisible, but their effects are not...
Thursday 28 July 2022
Indian fabless startup voices concerns on chip manufacturing plans
Chip manufacturing has a 4-decade history in India, starting with Semiconductor Complex Limited (SCL) fab in the early '80s. However, this wasn't much of a success compared to the...
Thursday 28 July 2022
IGBT vs. SiC in NEV applications: Q&A with Actron Technology top management
Actron Technology founder Ming-Kuang Lu was reported to quit chairmanship at the automotive diode maker, arousing curiosity among readers about what drove his intention. Soon after...
Tuesday 26 July 2022
Global supply chain reconfiguration to persist through 2030
Global supply chains remain disrupted as the COVID-19 pandemic enters the third year and the war in Ukraine creates chaos in Europe-Asia transportation. Expert Mark Millar said the...
Friday 22 July 2022
IKEA Taiwan creates circular economy with B2B subscription model
IKEA has been recognized for its efforts to promote sustainable living and a circular economy. The furniture maker has pledged to become climate positive by 2030, including creating...
Friday 22 July 2022
Infinio Capital launches Ignition Fund 1 to invest in global space tech startups and foster ecosystem in Taiwan
Early-stage venture capital firm Infinio Capital announced on July 20 the launch of its US$20 million "Ignition Fund 1," to invest in space tech startups and help build up a space...
Friday 22 July 2022
Transformation of a panel maker: Q&A with Innolux president James Yang
Competition in the display panel manufacturing industry has shifted from fast and large-scale production capacity expansion in the past to targeting technology-oriented applications...
Wednesday 20 July 2022
Indian company offers POSIT solutions to fundamental HPC problems
Advanced computing is becoming an integral part of many verticals. Artificial intelligence (AI), high-performance computing (HPC), machine learning, graphics computing, and video...
Monday 18 July 2022
Analog in-memory computing to boost efficiency in energy consumption and speed for AI applications: Q&A with TetraMem CEO Glenn Ge
TetraMem is a semiconductor startup based in Fremont, California. They utilize an in-memory computing (IMC) structure with proprietary computing memory device solutions to improve...
Friday 15 July 2022
Interview: IoT startup UnaBiz acquires Sigfox and scales up operations in 73 countries
UnaBiz, massive Internet of Things (IoT) solution provider based in Singapore, Taiwan and Japan, became the owner of Sigfox in April, around four months after the French company began...
Thursday 14 July 2022
Indian EVs may use sodium-ion batteries in two years
EV makers generally prefer lithium-ion batteries now because they don't really have an alternative. According to Grand View Research, the global lithium-ion battery market is expected...