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Huawei crisis
The US export ban on Huawei has seen majot tech firms sever ties with the Chinese telecom equipment and handset vendor.
Friday 24 May 2019
TSMC maintains chip supplies to Huawei
TSMC continues fulfilling chip orders placed by Huawei and will maintain its supply to the China-based customer, according to the pure-play foundry, which also has reiterated its...
Thursday 23 May 2019
Taiwan telecom operators to stop selling new phones from Huawei
Taiwan's five leading telecom operators have said that they will stop selling new smartphones made by Huawei due to concerns of after-sale services after Google stopped providing...
Wednesday 22 May 2019
Huawei well-prepared for US trade ban, says CEO
Huawei's revenue growth will likely slow to less than 20% for the whole 2019 from 39% in the first quarter of the year, due to the US trade ban, company CEO Ren Zhengfei has been...
Wednesday 22 May 2019
China relying on Taiwan suppliers to cushion trade war impacts
In efforts to mitigate impacts of US trade sanctions against Huawei and tariff hikes on Chinese imports, the China government has instructed domestic enterprises to purchase more...
Wednesday 22 May 2019
Huawei development of sub-6GHz 5G chips remains on track
Despite the escalating US-China trade war and US ban on the transfer of technology to Huawei, the Chinese firm's development of application processors and modem chips for sub-6GHz...
Tuesday 21 May 2019
Taiwan IC partners see unclear prospects for 2H19 shipments to Huawei
With the US trade sanctions likely to prove disastrous to Huawei, Taiwan semiconductor supply chain partners can hardly give clear-cut prospects for the third quarter of 2019 and...
Tuesday 21 May 2019
Two Japan power firms stop using Huawei PV inverters
Two PV power firms have stopped using inverters made by Huawei Technologies, according to Nikkei.
Tuesday 21 May 2019
Huawei piling up inventory
Huawei has been piling up inventory since around the end of 2018, according to industry sources in Taiwan. Inventory levels at the China-based vendor should be able to sustain its...
Monday 20 May 2019
HiSilicon said to extend capacity guarantee pacts with Taiwan partners through 2Q20
China chipmaker HiSilicon is reportedly to sign with Taiwan IC supply chain partners capacity guarantee agreements valid through the second quarter of 2020, despite uncertainties...
Monday 20 May 2019
Huawei seeking capacity increases at Taiwan partners despite US ban
Huawei has reportedly promised not to cut its orders with Taiwan's upstream and downstream supply chain partners and also inquired about the possibility of increasing their production...
Friday 17 May 2019
Huawei tightening ties with Taiwan IC supply chain
China's largest telecom equipment maker Huawei and its chipmaking arm HiSilicon are ambitiously proceeding with their vertical and horizontal deployments in diverse chip solutions...
Friday 10 May 2019
Asian Edge: China semiconductor self-sufficiency
The different sectors of the semiconductor industry are clearly defined with specific work, and therefore each sector's self-sufficiency rate must be looked at in their own right...