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Intel remains top semiconductor R&D spender, says IC Insights

Feb 26, 11:21

IC Insights has released its 2013 ranking of semiconductor companies by R&D spending. Intel continued to top all other chip companies, accounting for 37% of the top-10 spending...

Supply chain aims to increase production for wearable device components

Feb 25, 20:18

The upstream supply chain is increasing production and R&D for wearable device components as vendors are gearing up to release or expand product lineups in 2014, according to...

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Dell to shift PC R&D resources from US to Taiwan, say Taiwan makers

Feb 24, 10:21

Dell is reducing PC R&D resources at its development center in Austin, Texas and will shift the resources to its Taiwan development center, according to Taiwan-based supply chain...

Toshiba shifting notebook R&D center to Taiwan

Feb 5, 19:50

Toshiba has started shifting its notebook R&D center in Japan to Taiwan and will expand its Taiwan R&D staff of over 100 engineers, according to Taiwan-based notebook supply...

Acer said to merge R&D and PC sales units

Dec 26, 14:45

As part of its transition to appoint a new CEO, Acer reportedly is also looking to integrate its R&D and PC sales units and place current CTO of the R&D center, Jackson Lin,...

Foxconn planning panel R&D center in Taiwan

Dec 19, 13:36

Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) is planning to establish an R&D center in Taiwan to assist its panel and touchscreen technology R&D center in Japan, Foxconn...

J Touch focuses R&D on metal mesh solution

Nov 11, 10:52

J Touch has been devoted to developing metal mesh touch solutions and has been in talks with more than 10 smartphone and tablet vendors for orders that may begin small-volume shipments...

Foxconn opens new R&D center in China

Oct 28, 14:33

Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) has hosted an opening ceremony for its R&D and testing center in Nanning, China. The new R&D center will feature several labs...

SMIC forms R&D and manufacturing center for sensors, 3D IC

Oct 22, 16:14

China-based IC foundry Semiconductor Manufacturing International (SMIC) has announced the formation of an R&D and manufacturing center for sensors and 3D ICs, the Center for CVS3D...

Samsung begins construction of new R&D center in Silicon Valley

Oct 16, 12:26

Samsung Electronics plans to open a new R&D center in Silicon Valley to support its growth, open innovation and collaboration activities, according to the South Korea-based ven...

SK Hynix opens flash R&D center in Taiwan

Oct 16, 12:25

SK Hynix announced on October 15 that the company has established a R&D center in Taiwan to strengthen its global R&D competence and customer support.

TSMC to spend record budget on R&D in 2013

Oct 3, 21:59

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company's (TSMC) R&D spending, which reached almost NT$40 billion (US$1.36 billion) in 2012, is expected to hit another all-time high in 2013,...

Notebook ODMs integrating R&D resources to cut costs

Aug 26, 12:14

Notebook ODMs have recently started integrating their R&D resources from different departments and are using their idle capacity to develop tablets, smartphones or wearable devices,...

Foxconn to complete cloud computing R&D center in southern Taiwan at end of 2013

Aug 6, 15:09

The Foxconn Group is constructing a cloud computing R&D center at the Kaohsiung Software Park located in southern Taiwan, with completion scheduled for the end of 2013, according...

Notebook brand vendors conducting product R&D directly with component makers

Jul 1, 21:58

Notebook brand vendors have started conducting product R&D themselves and are directly discussing with hinge makers about development ideas, skipping ODMs, which used to do R&D...

Foxconn panel R&D center in Japan to recruit retired talent

Jun 28, 11:12

Foxconn Electronics' (Hon Hai Precision Industry) display panel R&D center in Japan, is set to focus on recruiting senior technology experts retired from Japan-based enterprises...

PCL Technologies begins R&D on 10G transceiver modules

Jun 27, 11:01

PCL Technologies, a Virgin Islands-registered optical component and module maker with production based in China, has begun R&D on 10G optical transceiver modules for use in 4G...

TSMC R&D VP recognized for contributions to lithographic manufacturing

Jun 26, 15:02

Burn J Lin, VP of R&D at Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC), has been recognized for his invention of liquid immersion lithography. The breakthrough allows the...

Intel GED division to establish a base in Taiwan for technology R&D

Jun 21, 16:13

Intel's Global Ecosystem Development (GED) division is set to establish an operating center in Taiwan, assisting Taiwan-based IT players to research and develop new PC and mobile...

Foxconn sets up display & touch-screen R&D firm in Japan

Jun 3, 11:12

Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) has established Foxconn Japan RD, a company engaged in R&D for display and touch-screen technologies in Japan, according to Fox...

UMC Singapore unit expands and puts focus on R&D

May 22, 20:43

United Microelectronics (UMC) announced on May 22 that its 12-inch fab in Singapore has turned into a dedicated R&D facility for advanced specialty process technologies.

TSMC to budget US$1.5 billion for R&D expenditure

May 10, 10:58

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has unveiled plans to invest a record US$1.5 billion on research and development in 2013. The spending remains focused on maintaining...

Jason Chen, senior VP of TSMC worldwide sales and marketing

Acer doubles R&D investment for 2013

Mar 12, 11:01

Acer plans to significantly raise its R&D and marketing funds for 2013 with such investment' share of revenues to gradually increase from 0.6-0.8% in 2012 to 1.2-1.5% by the fourth...

Semiconductor R&D spending rises 7% in 2012, says IC Insights

Feb 7, 11:19

Spending on R&D by chip companies grew 7% in 2012 to a record-high US$53 billion even though the semiconductor market declined 1% to US$317.6 billion, according to IC Insights.

CSOT to begin AMOLED trial production by the end of 1Q13; BOE bumps up ADSDS FHD LTPS TFT R&D

Feb 6, 15:50

China-based panel maker China Star Optoelectronics Technology (CSOT) is reportedly making headway with AMOLED production on its 4.5G experimental line and is expected to start trial...

3M unveils R&D center in Taiwan

Jan 23, 10:59

US-based 3M has unveiled a R&D center in northern Taiwan. The firm said it invested US$1.5 million to set up the center, a 4-story building with a floor space of 933 square meters...

Globalfoundries to build US$2 billion R&D center in New York

Jan 9, 11:57

Globalfoundries has announced plans to invest nearly US$2 billion to build a technology development center at its Fab 8 campus in Saratoga County, New York. The facility will increase...

Foxconn reportedly plans to establish R&D centers in Japan

Dec 28, 10:42

Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) is reportedly preparing to establish R&D centers in Japan with an estimated investment of at least US$1 billion in 2013, according...

Intel Labs unveils stage 1 results of R&D cooperation with ITRI

Dec 5, 14:36

Intel CTO Justin Rattner on December 4 unveiled the results of R&D cooperation between Intel Labs and the Taiwan government-sponsored Industrial Technology Research Institute...

Brand vendors kick-off in-house notebook R&D for high-end models

Dec 3, 16:17

As notebook brand vendors have recently started up in-house R&D, sources from notebook ODMs expect such a strategy will only be applied for high-end models and should have a limited...

Notebook vendors headhunt R&D talent from ODM partners

Nov 19, 15:45

As notebook brand vendors grow more interested in-house R&D and manufacturing to promote their brand image, sources from the upstream supply chain have seen some notebook vendors...

Notebook ODMs facing uncertainty as brand vendors take over R&D

Nov 7, 22:12

Acer plans to release a new notebook that is designed and developed in-house, creating an alert among notebook ODMs that brand vendors are trying to become more involved in R&D...

Compal Electronics lays off tablet R&D, testing personnel

Oct 23, 21:07

Taiwan-based notebook and tablet ODM Compal Electronics has laid off more than 100 employees responsible for tablet R&D and testing.

LG continues R&D with smart home appliances

Sep 19, 14:17

LG Electronics has been continuing to invest in researching and developing smart home appliances during 2012, according to the company.

IC materials firms spend more on R&D, says Dow exec

Sep 10, 12:08

With semiconductor companies constantly upgrading to the latest advanced technologies, related production materials suppliers are required to raise the technological bar and provide...

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