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Thursday 22 February 2024
VinFast to break ground for EV facility in southern India
Following an agreement for an integrated facility in Tamil Nadu, Vietnam-based VinFast said it would begin constructing the EV facility, a big step for the company on its way to the...
Thursday 22 February 2024
Microsoft's AI predictions: small models, multimodal AI, and scientific applications
Microsoft recently unveiled its predictions for AI trends, emphasizing three key areas: small language models, multimodal AI, and scientific applications.
Thursday 22 February 2024
Volkswagen's lithium battery business finds an Indian friend
A tractor manufacturer has signed an agreement to use Volkswagen's lithium cells.
Thursday 22 February 2024
Fitipower expects AI to boost peripheral IC demand
IC design house Fitipower Integrated Technology anticipates that demand for peripheral ICs including display driver ICs and power management chips will be driven by AI and HPC device...
Thursday 22 February 2024
AUO's MicroLED displays enter supply chain of automakers
AUO is accelerating its efforts in MicroLED technology to secure a leading position in the next-generation display market. The company anticipates its automotive products to enter...
Thursday 22 February 2024
MCU suppliers see inventory pressure lessen; demand recovery remains essential
Inventory concerns that previously plagued Taiwanese MCU makers have gradually subsided over the last two quarters, but industry sources say the key question now is whether demand...
Thursday 22 February 2024
Want to beat TSMC? Colley Hwang: competitors must get three wins
At a forum held during the Taipei International Book Exhibition 2024, DIGITIMES President Colley Hwang, a senior semiconductor industry expert, imparted a million-dollar information...
Thursday 22 February 2024
Major CSPs each face unique challenges as generative AI race heats up
Major cloud service providers (CSPs) are constantly updating their generative AI technology services and investing in corporate applications scenarios. In addition to large language...
Thursday 22 February 2024
Server ODMs cautiously optimistic about 2024, even as upstream voices disagree
Leading server baseboard management controller (BMC) supplier Aspeed predicts a single-digit slide in server shipments for 2024, in contrast with forecasts from numerous server ODMs...
Thursday 22 February 2024
Foxconn chairman sees closer ties with Apple
According to Young Liu, chairman of Hon Hai Technology (Foxconn), the Taiwan-based contract electronics vendor collaboration with Apple will be more extensive.
Thursday 22 February 2024
US and Japan forge partnership to tackle GenAI challenges
GenAI technology has presented both the United States and Japan with challenges and opportunities, leading the two nations to join hands in developing new advancements in the field...
Thursday 22 February 2024
MediaTek puts focus on satellite, 6G, and GenAI
MediaTek will showcase chip products focusing on satellite communications, 6G, and generative AI (GenAI) at the upcoming Mobile World Congress (MWC) in Barcelona, Spain.
Thursday 22 February 2024
Nvidia reports 580% growth in profits, becomes the second-largest chip firm after TSMC
Nvidia, an indicator and beneficiary of the generative AI trend, achieved remarkable performance with a surge in sales and profits, boasting over 200-800% growth rates. Nvidia has...
Thursday 22 February 2024
Huawei to open CNY12 billion R&D center in Shanghai
Huawei is building a new R&D center in Shanghai, with completion scheduled for June and an opening in September. The overall investment in the facility is projected to be approximately...
Wednesday 21 February 2024
Wireless charging for electric cars is inching closer to reality
Someday soon, plug-in cars may no longer need a plug. Electric car drivers would simply pull into a specialized parking space when it's time to power up, wait for a light on their...