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Japan to Pump $4.9bn Into Second TSMC Chip Factory Plan

Another plant in Japan would expand TSMC’s capacity there to more than 100,000 12-inch wafers to supply tech firms and…

6 days ago

TSMC Gets China Chip Waiver From US, Eyeing ‘Permanent’ Permit

TSMC said the US had advised it to apply for a "validated end-user" authorisation, which would serve as a permanent…

5 months ago

China Issues Gallium, Germanium Licences as Exports Sink

The announcement came after customs data showed China had completely blocked its exports of germanium and gallium products in August

5 months ago

US Moves to Block China Benefitting From $52bn Chips Funds

Washington’s ‘Chips and Science’ law will offer huge subsidies for US semiconductor production, research and workforce development

5 months ago

Japan Carmakers Toyota, Nissan Post Surprise Bumper Profits

Both carmakers gained from a plunge in the yen in October last year, even as a shortage of chips and…

1 year ago

China Chipmaker Hua Hong to Build $6.7bn Wafer Fab – Yicai

The second-largest chipmaker in China after SMIC, Hua Hong will produce 300mm (12-inch) semiconductor wafers at the factory

1 year ago

Foxconn to Use Nvidia Chips for Driverless Cars, EVs

Nvidia said its technology, which includes chips to process information from sensors in real time, will help Foxconn overcome challenges…

1 year ago

Samsung to Expand Chip Production Even as Rivals Cut Back

Samsung's persistence with investment plans could help it take market share in memory chips and support its share price when…

1 year ago

Huawei Banks on Tech Patents As New Revenue Source – Nikkei

The struggling tech firm has reached licensing deals with top carmakers, including European giants like Audi, Porsche, Renault and Lamborghini

1 year ago

Japan Chipmaker Denso Reports 41% Profit Decline for Quarter

Denso's operating earnings of 63.6 billion yen ($473 million) for the three months to June 30 fell short of an…

2 years ago

Semiconductor Sector Outgrows Boom and Bust Cycles: Pimco

Historically, chip demand – such as for computers in the 1980s, cellphones in the 2000s and smartphones in the 2010s…

2 years ago

Japan’s Renesas to Boost Domestic Semiconductor Output

Chief executive Hidetoshi Shibata said a shortage of supplies of raw materials in Europe and North America was a greater…

2 years ago