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Can Taiwan LED makers benefit from government-proposed tax incentives?

The Taiwan government has proposed an income tax credit to encourage R&D of innovative technologies and products as well as purchases of equipment used in advanced manufacturing processes. Since some Taiwan-based LED makers have been developing advan.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesDec 6th, 2022

Three Chicago-area refineries that dump toxins into Lake Michigan, rivers may be among worst polluters in US

Oil refineries are dumping massive amounts of toxic chemicals and heavy metals into the Great Lakes and the nation's rivers with little, if any, oversight from government regulators, according to a new analysis that found some of the worst polluters.....»»

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Generations of semiconductor talent give Taiwan an edge as global competition intensifies

The regionalization of semiconductor production has become a clear trend, which may even result in many 'semiconductor powers' rising simultaneously around the world. However, Taiwan will not lose its core advantage in the global semiconductor arena.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News12 hr. 8 min. ago

Phihong Technology establishes subsidiary for EV charging solutions

Power supply maker Phihong Technology has spun off its business group specialized in developing power charging solutions used for electric vehicles (EVs) as a wholly owned subsidiary, Zerova Technologies Taiwan, in a bid to speed up business developm.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News12 hr. 8 min. ago

Biden Team Weighs Fully Cutting Off Huawei From US Suppliers

The Biden administration is considering cutting off Huawei Technologies Co. from all of its American suppliers, including Intel Corp. and Qualcomm Inc., as the US government intensifies a crackdown on the Chinese technology sector......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News12 hr. 8 min. ago

UMC proposed acquisition of remaining stake in United Semi hits snag

United Microelectronics' (UMC) plan to acquire United Semi has hit a snag due to rejection from the local government of China's Fujian province, according to industry sources......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News12 hr. 8 min. ago

Taiwan sees 15-year high inbound investment in 2022

The Taiwanese government approved 2,566 investment projects proposed by foreign (excluding China-based) and overseas Chinese enterprises in 2022, with the total investment of US$13.303 billion hiking 77.94% on year, reaching a 15-year height, accordi.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News16 hr. 8 min. ago

South Korea-based TV OLED panel makers under pressure from China fellow makers

LG Display's and Samsung Display's globally leading TV OLED technology has been threatened by China-based makers of TV OLED panels, according to industry sources......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News16 hr. 8 min. ago

Taiwan IC-design houses cautious about hiring

Most Taiwan-based IC-design houses tend to be cautious about hiring new employees this year while striving to retain the talent they currently have ,according to industry sources......»»

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Google sets up engineering team in Taiwan, sources say

Google has already set up an engineering team in Taiwan for the vendor's in-house developed ICs, according to industry sources......»»

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Realtek remains focused on high-end ICs

Realtek Semiconductor will remain focused on its high-end offerings to avoid price competition from peers focusing on mass-market device applications, according to the Taiwan-based network IC specialist......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News18 hr. 8 min. ago

Make That Laser Cutter Blaze: Upgrade a K40

Digital fabrication tools can run from hundreds to many tens of thousands of dollars. For makers interested in a really useful tool at a relatively low initial cost with tremendous upgrade potential, the generic “K40” type 40W CO2 laser pla.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  makezineonlineRelated NewsJan 30th, 2023

Scientists propose novel NO2 sensor based on static magnetic field Faraday rotation spectroscopy

A low-power Faraday rotation spectroscopy (FRS) nitrogen dioxide (NO2) sensor basing on ring array permanent magnets was proposed by researchers led by Prof. Gao Xiaoming from the Hefei Institutes of Physical Science of the Chinese Academy of Science.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated NewsJan 30th, 2023

Apple reportedly making parts for AirPods in India

Amid Apple's efforts to diversify from China, Apple's US-based suppliers are picking up the pace to manufacture in India as China-based suppliers are still waiting for the Indian government's approval......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsJan 30th, 2023

With US notebook chip procurement moving away from China, can IC design houses in Taiwan benefit from order transfers?

US notebook maker Dell has been rumored to significantly reduce the percentage of Chinese chips used by 2024. Sources familiar with the notebook sector believe that some Taiwanese IC design houses can take advantage of this opportunity and benefit fr.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsJan 30th, 2023

#GermanyRIP. Kremlin-loyal hacktivists wage DDoSes to retaliate for tank aid

Killnet hacktivist group appears to have indirect ties to the Russian government. Enlarge / An iteration of what happens when your site gets shut down by a DDoS attack. Threat actors loyal to the Kremlin have stepped up.....»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated NewsJan 27th, 2023

Why Brazil"s Yanomami are being decimated by disease, mining

Severe malnutrition and disease, particularly malaria, are decimating the Yanomami population in Brazil's Amazon rainforest, and on Jan. 20 the federal government declared a public health emergency. While many in Brazil were left wondering how the ca.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated NewsJan 27th, 2023

Study finds that board renewal can benefit the environment

In an age when environmental awareness is widespread among investors, board renewal mechanisms that better align investors' and directors' interests can enhance a firm's environmental performance, according to a new study by Hannes Wagner (Bocconi Un.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJan 26th, 2023

Q&A: Gun violence pressures elected officials to make reforms

With three mass shooting within a week leaving 24 Californians dead, public policy makers are searching for answers......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJan 26th, 2023

Japan chip development policy highlights security and revitalization

The Japanese government has set its semiconductor development policy based on two major principles - security and revitalization, shifting from relying entirely on domestic companies for chip development to introducing foreign technology and strength.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsJan 26th, 2023

Denso cooperating with Taiwan semiconductor makers in restructuring supply chain

The largest Japan-based automotive component maker Denso is partnering with Taiwan-based semiconductor makers in line with restructuring its supply chain, according to Japan-based Nikkei......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsJan 26th, 2023