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Wednesday 26 May 2021
Networking device makers continue to move production lines out of China
Taiwan-based networking device assemblers continue to relocate their production lines from China back to Taiwan or to Southeast Asia, despite a recent surge in COVID-19 infections...
Thursday 22 April 2021
As US demand for clean supply chain grows, advantages of Taiwan's complete semiconductor industry chain become apparent
As the US-China trade war continues to exacerbate tensions between the countries, the formulation of a clean supply chain - whereby the manufacturing, assembly, testing, and packaging...
Monday 8 February 2021
Political pressure challenging TSMC
TSMC is believed to have been under political pressure to set up an advanced wafer fab locally in the US in the wake of the US-China trade war. The pure-play foundry has also come...
Wednesday 6 January 2021
5G to fuel semiconductor demand
Unfavorable macro conditions, including the US-China trade war and COVID-19, have been slowing down 5G deployments across the globe, but 5G will still play a crucial role in driving...
Monday 28 December 2020
TCL refutes claim about planting backdoor software on TVs
China-based TV maker TCL has denied that it planted backdoor software in its TVs sold to the US market.
Friday 25 December 2020
Passive component maker Ta-I to set up new plant in Vietnam
Taiwan-based chip resistor specialist Ta-I Technology will invest a total of US$12 million in the establishment of a production subsidiary in Vietnam, according to a resolution approved...
Wednesday 23 December 2020
Automotive chip vendors seeking foundry support in Taiwan
Automotive chip vendors are striving for mid- and long-term capacity support from Taiwan-based foundries, according to sources at Taiwan-based fabless IC vendors.
Tuesday 22 December 2020
SMIC may have to put sub-14nm process development on hold
China's SMIC, which has been added to a US trade blacklist, may have to put the development of its sub-14nm process technologies on hold, Digitimes Research believes.
Monday 21 December 2020
Bright outlook for Vietnam in 2021
Although manufacturers may feel less compelled than before to relocate their production out of China, now that Donald Trump is leaving the White House, they will carry on with their...
Monday 14 December 2020
All-round OSAT: Q&A with PTI CEO Boris Hsieh
Taiwan-based Powertech Technology (PTI) is one of the world's top OSATs with major backend orders from non-Korean memory vendors. PTI has just completed a top management shakeup after...
Monday 23 November 2020
Taiwan IC design houses to embrace bright prospects for 2021
With China stepping up its efforts to build a "de-Americanized" semiconductor supply chain, Taiwan-based IC design houses led by MediaTek are expected to see a bright year for their...
Monday 23 November 2020
Taiwan IC design houses enjoy pull-in of short lead-time orders from China
The US trade sanctions against Huawei and its chipmaking affiliate HiSilicon continue to benefit Taiwan's IC design sector in the fourth quarter of 2020, set to be a particularly...
Thursday 19 November 2020
Honor facing new challenges
Honor may become a successful handset brand on its own after being spun off from Huawei, but faces challenges by becoming a competitor of its ex-parent company, according to industry...
Tuesday 27 October 2020
VIA to sell part of x86 processor IPs to Zhaoxin
Zhaoxin Semiconductor, formed in 2013 as a joint venture between Taiwan's VIA Technologies and China's Shanghai government, will own part of VIA's x86 processor IP assets.
Tuesday 27 October 2020
Macronix to see 48-layer 3D NAND drive revenue growth in 2021
Macronix International, a supplier of mask ROM and flash memory, expects its in-house developed 48-layer 3D NAND products to start generating revenue in 2021.