Sep 20, 11:03
TSMC enters agreement with Saxony to foster semiconductor talent
Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. Ltd (TSMC) signed an agreement with the Saxon Science Liaison Office Taiwan and TU Dresden on September 19 in Taipei to address the semiconductor talent shortage problem in Europe and prepare for its future operations in Germany.
Vietnam's Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh is pressing for closer economic and technological ties with the US during his trip to America a week after the two countries upgraded diplomatic ties.
To align with global space industry development trends and establish comprehensive solutions for Taiwan's space industry, Taiwan Accelerator Plus (TAcc+), a Taiwanese government-sponsored startup accelerator has formed cooperation with international accelerators and organizations to invite overseas SpaceTech startups to visit Taiwan for a whole month, starting August 15.
A Taiwan-US supply chain partnership forum held in Taipei alongside the US Business Day on September 19 saw delegations of government and corporate representatives from both sides exploring investment and cooperation opportunities in the fields of cybersecurity, 5G communication and electric vehicles. Key American delegates included Laurie Locascio, director of the US National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and concurrently the Under Secretary of Commerce for Standards and Technology, as well as Arizona governor Katie Hobbs and New Mexico governor Michelle Lujan Grisham.
Huawei's Mate 60 Pro has been shown to be equipped with only locally-produced SoCs and no peripheral chips from US-based companies. This revelation is part of the greater trend in China to source materials locally.
Chipmaking and PCB production equipment suppliers are bullish on advanced chip demand as a result of a surge in AI servers and related products, according to industry sources.
Taiwan OSATs step up SiPh deployment
Sep 20, 10:30
Taiwan-based OSATs, such as ASE Technology and Winstek Semiconductor, have stepped up their silicon photonics (SiPh) deployments and are evaluating its potential in furthering advanced packaging, according to industry sources.
Huawei has stepped up its NAND flash chip procurement for its smartphones, driving up the memory prices recently, according to industry sources.
At the ongoing Intel Innovation 2023 conference, Intel CEO Pat Gelsinger announced a number of the company's important AI progress initiatives, including the upcoming launch of its 14th Gen Meteor Lake CPUs, which will power tens of millions of PCs due to ship next year.
Inspur announces investment in chip firm Yunsilicon
Sep 20, 09:28
Chinese server vendor Inspur has announced its investment in Shanghai Yunsilicon Technology, a startup that develops and innovates cloud datacenter ASIC products.
Taiwanese network IC suppliers are optimistic about demand from India, which requires extensive infrastructure upgrades as it solidifies its position as a key technology product manufacturing base, according to industry sources.
Why are NAND flash prices soaring?
Sep 20, 09:20
The prices of NAND flash memory have experienced an unforeseen increase, occurring earlier than anticipated, according to industry sources.