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Thursday 14 September 2023
In light of Huawei's 5G smartphone launch, US could pose even stricter sanctions, said DIGITIMES Research
Huawei's secret launch of the Mate 60 Pro 5G smartphone has put many in the US chip industry on high alert. The fact that Huawei chose to schedule the launch during US Secretary of...
Monday 4 September 2023
Apple iPhone 15 orders for 2H23 less than iPhone 14's for 2H22, according to DIGITIMES Research
With global smartphone demand likely to remain in a weak state in the second half of 2023, Apple, like all other smartphone brands, also turned conservative with its iPhone shipment...
Monday 4 September 2023
BYD's 2023 sales projection: 3mn units, 1.7 times Tesla's target, prioritizes global expansion
BYD, the trailblazing Chinese EV manufacturer, has swiftly asserted its dominance in the EV market following a strategic pivot toward EV development in March 2022. The company's EV...
Wednesday 23 August 2023
China extends EV tax incentives through 2027 to boost lagging demand
In June 2023, the Chinese government introduced two notable policies targeting the EV sector. One policy involves EV tax breaks, while the other entails the expansion of the new energy...
Thursday 10 August 2023
Green hydrogen is valid green energy source for Taiwan's semiconductor industry, says DIGITIMES Research
As more and more companies participating in the RE100 initiative will use 100% green energy by 2030–2050, green hydrogen is a key option in the long-term global energy transition...
Friday 28 July 2023
CCS1 still surviving despite aggressive Tesla NACS penetration in US, according to DIGITIMES Research
Tesla has seen its North American Charging Standard (NACS) gaining traction after winning Ford over two months ago. However, DIGITIMES analyst Evan Chen said Combined Charging System...
Wednesday 26 July 2023
US EV 'Battery Belt' forming: battery cell production to exceed 900 GWh by 2030
US government has enacted both the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law and the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA), which not only aim to bolster the sales of electric vehicles but are also intended...
Monday 10 July 2023
No quick fix for northern Vietnam's power shortage, says DIGITIMES Research
Despite being one of the primary beneficiaries of global supply chain relocation, Vietnam's electricity shortage has become acute amid the rising demand and supply crunch. DIGITIMES...
Friday 7 July 2023
Geopolitical tensions rise, chip machine sales to China fall
China's advancement in semiconductor manufacturing will face a slowdown owing to US chip controls, followed by Japan and the Netherlands in imposing tough curbs on chipmaking machine...
Thursday 6 July 2023
Apple's Vision Pro to focus more on AR and non-gaming applications at launch, says DIGITIMES Research
After Apple announced the MR headset Vision Pro in June 2023, its top-of-the-market specifications and equally top-of-the-market price have left many wondering what Apple plans to...
Friday 30 June 2023
Why is Tesla building a new gigafactory in Mexico?
Amidst the rising tension between Washington and Beijing, Tesla is rechanneling its resources to North America for its electric vehicle (EV) market. The EV heavyweight is building...
Thursday 15 June 2023
AI server shipments ride surging popularity of generative AI, but volumes to be limited, according to DIGITIMES Research
Generative AI has grown to become one of the hottest topics worldwide with cloud services providers all keen on investing in related applications and all industries eagerly trying...
Thursday 1 June 2023
Global foundry revenue to drop 9% in 2023, says DIGITIMES Research
With the Ukraine war, global inflation, and geopolitical tensions, consumer electronics sales plunged, which further caused a decrease in semiconductor sales. Given the weakened demand...
Wednesday 31 May 2023
Semiconductor innovations key to 6G deployment, according to DIGITIMES Research
Due to the rapid advancement in communication technology, the commercialization of 6G is expected to take place by 2030, marking a significant reduction in the innovation cycle.
Friday 12 May 2023
800V architecture to account for over 10% in EVs by 2025, according to DIGITIMES Research
Reducing charging time by increasing the power that chargers deliver is seen as critical to overcoming the range anxiety of EV owners, and compared with a high-current solution, increasing...