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  • Last update: Wednesday 19 July 2017 [189 news items]

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...

Quanta to establish R&D building in Taiwan and recruit software talent in Taiwan

Aug 30, 01:20

Quanta Computer is set to establish new building in Taiwan for R&D purposes and plans to recruit 4,000 software technicians to focus on developing the cloud computing market,...

Capcom sets up R&D center in Taiwan

Aug 13, 15:48

Capcom, a Japan-based developer and publisher of video games, has established an R&D center in Taiwan to tap Southeast Asia and then the China market, according to the company.

Losing R&D professionals may turn Taiwan LED firms into OEM firms: Q&A with Epistar chairman Biing-jye Lee

Aug 10, 10:47

Despite the fact the penetration rate of LED backlight units (BLUs) in TVs has been increasing continuously, shining a light on the LED industry, Biing-jye Lee, chairman of Taiwan-based...

Biing-jye Lee, chairman of Epistar

Commentary: Solar firms should invest in R&D to escape from becoming OEM firms

Aug 9, 15:05

The messy conditions in the solar market have been causing invested firms to reconsider their strategies. Taiwan-based firms should adopt the model of their South Korea-based peers...

Solar equipment firms reportedly cut R&D expenses

Aug 3, 11:51

The low demand in the solar market has been hitting every segment including solar equipment firms. As customers refuse to expand capacity, equipment firms have been lacking capital...

HTC denies laying off R&D personnel, says paper

Newswatch - Jun 26, 14:33

HTC has denied market speculation indicating that it plans to lay off as much as of 16% of its R&D personnel aiming to optimize its corporate structure for cost savings, according...

SK Hynix establishes flash R&D center in Europe

Jun 12, 10:02

SK Hynix has established a R&D center in Italy, according to the South Korean memory chip manufacturer. The R&D center, engaged in the development of NAND flash memory, held...

MediaTek, MStar strengthening R&D efforts on smartphones

Jun 11, 11:25

MediaTek and MStar Semiconductor both have recently restructured their R&D teams to focus on the development of smartphones, while down-sizing the R&D units for feature phones,...

Spansion expands R&D in China

May 3, 15:46

Spansion has announced that the firm is expanding its design and product development in China to focus on cost-competitive serial NOR flash memory solutions for specific applications...

PC brand vendors moving R&D resources from Android to Windows 8

May 2, 16:28

PC brand vendors have already started moving their resources from R&D for Android to Windows 8 and are focusing more on developing Windows 8-based products, according to sources...

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