Russia-Ukraine conflict
The war in Ukraine has huge impact on the IT and semiconductor sectors.
Wednesday 16 March 2022
Notebook ODMs turn cautious amid market uncertainty
Macroeconomic uncertainty arising from the Russia-Ukraine war and surging coronavirus cases in China, as well as the ongoing shortages of certain chips and components, has cast a...
Tuesday 15 March 2022
Network devices to continue spec upgrades despite black swan events, says Arcadyan
Unfavorable factors including the Russia-Ukraine war, global inflation, harbor congestion and networking chip shortage will not constrain the growth momentum for the network device...
Tuesday 15 March 2022
Asustek shipments to Russia come to standstill
Asustek Computer has disclosed that its product shipments to the Russia market have come to a standstill because of the ongoing military conflict in Ukraine.
Monday 14 March 2022
GaN-on-SiC targets base stations in growing LEO satellite market
Amid the ongoing Russian-Ukraine war, SpaceX CEO Elon Musk responded to a public request from a Ukrainian politician to provide Starlink satellite internet services to Ukraine. Ukraine...
Friday 11 March 2022
Russia-Ukraine conflict causing raw material prices to skyrocket
The prices of raw materials such as nickel have skyrocketed after the Russia-Ukraine war broke out, resulting in higher costs for Taiwan-based PCB equipment makers, according to industry...
Friday 11 March 2022
Mobo and graphics card makers turn cautious amid demand uncertainty
Taiwan-based main motherboard (mobo) and graphic card vendors including Asustek Computer, Gigabyte Technology and Micro-Star International (MSI), as well as smaller peers ASRock and...
Friday 11 March 2022
Notebook ODMs see unclear order visibility for 2H22
Taiwan-based notebook ODMs see a positive business outlook for the first half of 2022, but limited order visibility and new variables arising from the Russia-Ukraine war are significantly...
Friday 11 March 2022
IC design houses expect lower-than-expected shipments in 1H22
Taiwan-based IC design houses have quietly revised downward their shipment targets for the first half of 2022, due mainly to disappointing smartphone sales, according to industry...
Thursday 10 March 2022
Taiwan cyclist app startup Velodash organizes peace ride for Ukraine
The news regarding many people using Airbnb platforms to send money to support the people in Ukraine inspired Taiwan-based cycling app startup Velodash to organize a Peace Ride on...
Wednesday 9 March 2022
Toshiba worried over semiconductor material supply from Ukraine
Japanese companies fled Russia amid war with Ukraine and subsequent economic sanctions. Toshiba worried supply of semiconductor materials from Ukraine might be disrupted; Panasonic...
Wednesday 9 March 2022
India auto and electronics vendors nervous about Russian-Ukraine war
Plagued by supply disruptions caused by COVID-19 in recent years, the Indian consumer electronics and automobile industries have started to worry about whether the Russian-Ukraine...
Wednesday 9 March 2022
Beware three challenges for 2022 business operations
Enterprises, for business operations in 2022, must be cautious about three challenges: Geopolitical risks, economic impact of inflation, pressure (from governments' policies and clients'...
Wednesday 9 March 2022
Supply chain remains calm as metal prices soar
The price of raw materials such as copper, aluminum, and nickel have soared since the outbreak of the Russia-Ukraine war, but components manufacturers have remained calm.
Tuesday 8 March 2022
Political economists' views over Russia-Ukraine crisis, China and semiconductors (Part 2)
DIGITIMES invited Dr. Ming-chin Monique Chu, lecturer in Chinese politics in the Department of Politics and International Relations at the University of Southampton, and Alex Capri,...