SK ynix, a South Korean resident company of the Hi-Tech Park in Minsk, has opened an R&D software center using its own brand. The Belarusian R&D software development center is the company's only representative office in Eastern Europe. It is the first considerable investment on the part of the Korean company in the Belarusian IT market.
Elon Musk is one of the world's most prominent business figures. But this year, things seem to have turned sour for the tech entrepreneur.
NXP Semiconductors and Hitachi Solutions have announced a partnership to develop a new V2X solution targeted at the Japanese market. The solution will employ an NXP-developed V2X modem and processor and a full Hitachi Solutions V2X software stack.
Ampere, a developer of Arm-based server platform led by former Intel President Renee James, is rolling out this week the company's first product called eMAG.
"Well well well, looks like Tim Cook's glad-handing has paid off."
Samsung Electro-Mechanics will add its multi-layer ceramic capacitors (MLCC) production line for automotive electronic devices in China.
The Korea Times
The US is imposing new tariffs on US$200 billion worth of Chinese goods as it escalates its trade war with Beijing. The higher import taxes will apply to almost 6,000 items, marking the biggest round of US tariffs so far.
The Galaxy S10 is expected to have an all-new design, "ultrasonic" in-display reader, fast updates and a true Face ID rival, according to comments by Samsung Mobile division CEO DJ Koh.
Economic troubles in emerging markets and the ongoing trade war between the United States and China could potentially increase the risk of the next financial crisis, according to the chief executive officer at South Korea's sovereign wealth fund.
Web giant rallies support for AI compiler
Analysts are wary about the options available to Chinese policymakers after a key gauge of infrastructure spending in China slipped to a record low in August.
The Financial Times
The US President Donald Trump said Washington is under "no pressure" to achieve a trade deal with China as the prospect of new tariffs loom. The comments come amid reports the two sides could resume talks to stave off a third round of US tariffs.
Toronto's tech ecosystem is receiving endorsements from two of the world's largest technology companies, with both Intel and Microsoft unveiling plans to expand in the city.
Broadcom believes the agreement would deliver value to its shareholders through organic growth. However, a lot of analysts believe the deal is not in sync with Broadcom's strategic focus.
Aceinna has announced OpenIMU - a first of its kind professionally supported, open-source GPS/GNSS-aided inertial navigation software stack for low-cost precise navigation applications.
Infineon Technologies has been listed in the Dow Jones Sustainability Europe Index (DJSI) for the 9th consecutive year. This was announced by the Sustainability Investing (SI) specialist RobecoSAM. In addition to its incorporation in the European Index, Infineon is also part of the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index for the fourth time in a row.
China will seek permission from the World Trade Organization (WTO) to impose sanctions on the US next week, according to the WTO's meeting agenda.
Shares of Dutch chipmaker NXP Semiconductors fell 4.4% on Tuesday after executives outlined their strategy after the collapse this year of a proposed merger with Qualcomm but said they did not expect to raise gross margins to the level of rivals like Intel.
The ban is being considered thanks to a patent-infringement claim by a company called KAIST, which claims that it has patented FinFET, a processor technology used by Apple in its A-series processors.
Kaga Electronics is to buy 70% of Fujitsu Electronics Inc. (FEI) from Fujitsu Semiconductor (FSL) and plans to also acquire the remaining 30% shares held by FSL by the end of 2021.
Renesas Electronics and Integrated Device Technology have announced they have signed a definitive agreement under which Renesas will acquire IDT for US$49.00 per share in an all-cash transaction representing an equity value of approximately US$6.7 billion.
Qualcomm Technologies has launched the next-generation Snapdragon Wear 3100 Platform for smartwatches. The platform is based on a new ultra-low power system architecture designed to deliver a rich interactive mode, new personalized experiences, and extended battery life.
Intel has announced the acquisition of NetSpeed Systems, a San Jose, California-based provider of SoC design tools and interconnect fabric IP. Deal terms were not disclosed.
Shares of Apple suppliers fell across Asia on Monday after U.S. President Donald Trump tweeted that the tech giant should make products in the United States if it wanted to avoid tariffs on Chinese imports.
The 7th amendment to the WSA (Wafer Supply Agreement) could give AMD even more freedom to tap TSMC and Samsung for fabrication
Giving your BMW a name is going to be a bit more complicated once the company's Intelligent Personal Assistant arrives in the spring of 2019.
Chipmaker Broadcom gave a quarterly sales forecast that topped analysts' estimates on strong demand for data-center semiconductors. The stock rallied in extended trading, following an earlier sell-off in chip industry shares.
At least nine people are dead and 31 unaccounted for in Hokkaido after a magnitude 6.7 earthquake - reaching the maximum 7 on Japan's seismic intensity scale in some areas - caused landslides that engulfed houses early on Thursday.
The Japan Times
One worker was killed and two others remain unconscious after being exposed to carbon dioxide in a Samsung Electronics semiconductor factory southeast of Seoul, authorities said Tuesday.
Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. "will not rule out the possibility" of buying a memory chip company, Chairman Mark Liu told the Nikkei Asian Review.
Nikkei Asian Review
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said Thursday that domestic flights at Kansai International Airport, which closed down after powerful Typhoon Jebi flooded the runway and tarmac, will resume operations by the end of Friday. The announcement came as speculation was rife that the Kansai airport, one of the biggest airports in Japan, will not be able to resume operations for days or possibly weeks.
The Japan Times
Intel has begun narrowing its search for a new chief executive officer and could bring in an outsider to lead the world's second-biggest chipmaker for the first time.
Veeco Instruments has announced that John Peeler, chairman and CEO, will transition to the role of executive chairman, effective October 1, 2018. William J Miller, currently president, will become CEO and will join the company's board of directors bringing the size of the board to eight.
Local production was also hit, with Toyota Motor halting operations at most of its group plants, and Honda Motor halting its Suzuka plant in Mie prefecture. Kyocera, Murata Manufacturing, Panasonic and Shiseido were among other manufacturers shutting some of their facilities.
Typhoon Jebi on Tuesday struck the heart of one of Japan's largest metro areas, killing 10 people and shutting down Osaka's main international airport indefinitely. The storm also shuttered shops, factories and amusement parks.
Nikkei Asian Review
China's southwestern city of Chongqing plans to establish a 50 billion yuan ($7.3 billion) fund to help develop the semiconductor industry.
At the 67th International Motor Show for Commercial Vehicles in Hanover, the technology company Continental will showcase the further development of ContiConnect, its digital tire monitoring platform. The portfolio will be enhanced by a new solution that can be integrated into existing systems. With this solution, Continental is fulfilling the wishes of fleet customers to have digital tire monitoring built directly into existing fleet management systems.
Renesas Electronics is considering an acquisition of Integrated Device Technology to expand beyond the automotive sector.
LG Electronics is looking to significantly increase its global automotive component sales by targeting growth segments such as autonomous driving. Company CEO Jo Seong-jin, speaking at the IFA 2018, said he was considering joining forces with US electronics company Nvidia to expand in the self-driving sector.