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Foxconn Technology to invest in HK-based IDG Energy

Dec 14, 16:17

Metal-alloy chassis maker Foxconn Technology has announced that it will have five of its subsidiaries each invest HKD297 million (US$38.02 million) to subscribe to new shares issued...

AI to create more jobs by 2020, says Gartner

Dec 14, 15:58

According to Gartner, 2020 will be a pivotal year in AI-related employment dynamics as artificial intelligence (AI) will become a positive job motivator. AI will create 2.3 million...

China NOR flash maker GigaDevice launches strategic investment in SMIC

Dec 1, 14:48

China-based NOR flash supplier GigaDevice Semiconductor has announced subscribing to HK$532.5 million (US$68.43 million) worth of new shares issued by Semiconductor Manufacturing...

Sale of Goodix stake to boost MediaTek 4Q17 profits

Nov 28, 12:34

MediaTek has raised its earnings per share (EPS) target for the fourth quarter of 2017 to between NT$5.66 (US$0.19) and NT$7.01, as a result of the recently-announced indirect sale...

China Big Fund planning second round of support for local IC sector

Nov 24, 11:24

China's National Integrated Circuit Industry Investment Fund (known as the Big Fund) has raised an estimated CNY150-200 billion (US$22.8-30.4 billion) which will be spent for the...

MediaTek sells partial stake in Goodix

Nov 23, 13:45

MediaTek has announced that through a HK-based investment arm, the company plans to dispose of part of its stake in China-based Goodix and transfer the shares to China's National...

China firm starts equipment move-in at DRAM fab, says report

Nov 23, 13:44

China-based Fujian Jin Hua Integrated Circuit, which broke ground for a new DRAM fab in July 2017, has started equipment move-in for the facility, according to a report from Taiwan's...

Xiaomi taps ex-MediaTek executive as investment partner

Nov 22, 14:08

China-based smartphone vendor Xiaomi Technology has appointed former MediaTek co-COO Jeffrey Ju as a partner of its industrial investment unit, sparking widespread concerns in Taiwan's...

Xiaomi hiring talent from Taiwan to sharpen its management

Taiwan attracts foreign direct investment of over US$5.5 billion in January-October

Nov 20, 11:22

The Taiwan's government approved 2,719 foreign direct investment projects (except from China) with a total value of US$5.523 billion in January-October 2017, decreasing 4.19% and...

Chunghwa Telecom to join IoT investment fund

Nov 8, 14:02

Chunghwa Telecom (CHT) has decided to invest an amount of not exceeding NT$600 million (US$19.88 million) in an IoT investment fund run by the Taiwan government-backed Taiwania Capital...

Alibaba forays into CPU sector via investment in C-Sky Microsystems

Nov 6, 13:39

As part of its efforts to enhance its presence in the CPU sector, China tech giant Alibaba Group has invested in Hangzhou-based C-Sky Microsystems, an IC design house dedicated to...

SK Hynix to expand DRAM production capacity in China

Nov 2, 11:20

SK Hynix recently struck a deal with China's city government of Wuxi to expand its DRAM production capacity locally with total investment estimated at US$8.6 billion, according to...

Maanshan Electronics Expo focusing on AI and IoT business opportunities

Oct 27, 16:17

Maanshan Electronics Expo hosted in Maanshan, China from October 27-30 is focusing on latest technology trends including artificial intelligence (AI) and Internet of Things (IoT),...

Micron runs foundries smartly with AI, big data

Oct 27, 15:22

Emerging technologies, such as cloud, mobile, and social media, have driven exponential growths in global data, propelled information system reforms, and supported business transformation...

Micron optimizes its overall performance through AI and big data solutions

Globalfoundries to adopt EUV for 7nm FinFET

Oct 25, 14:05

Globalfoundries will first use EUV lithography technology in its 7nm FinFET node, and has started to work with AMD in the process development, said company CTO Gary Patton at a recent...

Aleees constructing new plant in China

Oct 24, 13:56

Taiwan-based electric bus brand and cathode material supplier Aleees has broken ground on production facilities belonging to its joint venture in Guizhou, China that will begin to...

Aleees building a new plant in China

Taiwan attracts foreign direct investment of US$5.2 billion in January-September

Oct 20, 11:48

Taiwan's Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) approved 2,494 foreign direct investment projects (except from China) with a total value of US$5.186 billion in January-September 2017,...

Samsung striving for OLED panel orders from China

Oct 17, 11:59

Samsung Display is striving for OLED panel orders from China-based mobile device vendors, but will be facing competition from its China-based rivals such as BOE Technology and Tianma...

Linde LienHwa making new gas production investments in Taiwan

Oct 17, 11:55

Linde LienHwa, a joint venture between the Germany-based Linde Group and Taiwan-based LienHwa Industrial, is a manufacturer of bulk and electronic specialty gases used during the...

Linde LienHwa's new electronics R&D center in Taichung, Taiwan

Toshiba discloses further investment in 3D NAND flash facility

Oct 16, 15:37

Toshiba announced recently its board of directors had approved a further investment by Toshiba Memory in production equipment for Fab 6 at its Yokkaichi operations in Mie (Japan).

ON Semi looking to fully own Fujitsu fab

Oct 13, 10:58

Fujitsu Semiconductor and ON Semiconductor have announced an agreement that ON Semi will purchase a 30% incremental share of Fujitsu's 8-inch wafer fab in Aizu-Wakamatsu, Japan, resulting...

Pure-play foundries boosting presence in China

Oct 12, 10:58

With the rise of fabless IC companies in China, demand for foundry services in the country has also increased. In total, pure-play foundry sales in China are expected to increase...

Lite-On Technology expands in China

Sep 28, 11:13

EMS provider Lite-On Technology will invest US$45 million to establish an automotive electronics subsidiary in Suzhou and US$35 million in another for storage devices and components...

Beijing, Shanghai IC sectors prospering

Sep 25, 15:30

The flourishing IC industries in Beijing and Shanghai has been pushing forward China's overall IC industry development, enabling the rapid rise of China in the global marketplace...

Nanya slashes Micron holdings to 2.55%

Sep 22, 10:28

Nanya Technology has shed more than half its stake in Micron Technology since June 2017, reducing its holdings in the US company to 2.55%.

AUO to stick to smart investment strategy, says chairman

Sep 21, 11:54

AU Optronics (AUO) will continue its "smart investment" policy focusing on improvement of operating efficiency and ramping up the ratio of value-added products to shore up its revenues...

AUO sees growing contribution from high-value products

Toshiba agrees to sell memory-chip unit to Bain Capital-led consortium

Sep 21, 10:33

Toshiba has agreed to sell its memory-chip business to KK Pangea, a special purpose acquisition company formed by a Bain Capital Private Equity-led consortium. The decision was made...

Taiwan foreign direct investment totals US$4.9 billion in January-August

Sep 20, 19:03

Taiwan approved 2,146 foreign direct investment projects (except from China) totaling US$4.866 billion in January-August 2017, respectively decreasing 5.59% and 26.56% on year, according...

Synopsys tapes out DesignWare, Interface IP for TSMC 7nm FinFET process

Sep 20, 13:33

Synopsys has announced the successful tape-out of a broad portfolio of DesignWare Foundation and Interface PHY IP for TSMC's 7nm process technology, including logic libraries, embedded...

SJSemi, Qualcomm announce qualification of 10nm ultra-high density wafer bumping technology

Sep 18, 11:08

China-based SJ Semiconductor has started the qualification of 10nm ultra-high density wafer bumping for Qualcomm, according to the companies. This represents SJSemi's further improvement...

China to enhance local memory industry development

Sep 13, 14:36

The China high-end IC Alliance (CHICA), which was set up by China's National Semiconductor Industry Investment Fund (known as the Big Fund) earlier in 2017, is looking to add another...

SEMICON Taiwan 2017: Focus on IoT, AI, smart applications

Sep 13, 14:28

The 22nd annual SEMICON Taiwan trade show has kicked off in Taipei, running from September 13-15, with this year's theme focusing on IoT, AI, smart manufacturing, smart transportation...

SEMICON Taiwan enters its 22nd year

Infineon invests in voice processor supplier XMOS

Sep 11, 15:05

Infineon has disclosed it has made a strategic minority investment in XMOS, a Bristol-based fabless semiconductor company that provides voice processors for IoT devices. Infineon...

Toshiba to break ground for new memory fab in 2018

Sep 11, 14:21

Toshiba has announced subsidiary Toshiba Memory has selected Kitakami City in Japan's Iwate prefecture as the next location to expand its flash memory operations. Construction of...

Chilisin revenues more than double in August

Sep 5, 13:44

Passive component firm Chilisin Electronics' consolidated revenues for August 2017 hiked 126.3% from a year earlier to NT$1.15 billion (US$38.3 million), thanks to recognized sales...

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    Samsung 3D V-NAND SSD

    Samsung Electronics has introduced a solid state drive (SSD) based on its 3D V-NAND technology. The new SSD, unveiled during a keynote at the Flash Memory Summit 2013 in California,...

    Photo: Company, Aug 19.

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    KLA-Tencor 2910 series optical inspection system and eDR-7100 e-beam review tool

    KLA-Tencor has announced the new 2910 series optical wafer defect inspection platform with NanoPoint technology and the new eDR-7100 electron-beam wafer defect review system. Meeting...

    Photo: Company, Jul 18.

  • Intel+Xeon+7500+series+processor

    Intel Xeon 7500 series processor

    Intel launched the Xeon 7500 processor series. Expandable to include from two to 256 chips per server, the new Xeon processors have an average performance three times that of Intel's...

    Photo: Company, Apr 2.

  • Intel+Core+i5+CPU

    Intel Core i5 CPU

    Intel has introduced its new Intel Core family of processors for notebooks, desktops and embedded devices. The introduction of new Intel Core i7, i5 and i3 chips coincides with the...

    Photo: Company, Jan 8.

  • Applied+Materials+Solar+Technology+Center+in+China

    Applied Materials Solar Technology Center in China

    Applied Materials has opened an advanced solar research and demonstration facility in Xian, China. The Solar Technology Center is comprised of laboratory and office buildings covering...

    Photo: Company, Oct 30.

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