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First commercial geothermal power plant comes into operation in Taiwan

Chingshuei Geothermal Power (CGP) has inaugurated a geothermal power plant in Yilan County, northeastern Taiwan - the first established by private investors for commercial operation in Taiwan, according to Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA)......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesDec 1st, 2021

PChome Online succeeds in tapping Southeast Asia market

PChome Online, a web portal and online shopping service provider in Taiwan, has seen significant success with PChomeSEA, its online shopping platform specifically for the Southeast Asia market, according to the company......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News1 hr. 7 min. ago

Taiwan ABF substrate makers eyeing new profits with new capacities

Taiwan-based ABF substrate suppliers expect the activation of new production capacities later this year and in 2023 to boost their profits amid tight supplies, according to industry sources......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News1 hr. 7 min. ago

Leadframe suppliers gearing up for capacity expansion

Leadframe supply for IC packaging remains tight, and suppliers such as Chang Wah Technology (CWTC) have been keen to expand production capacity to satisfy strong demand for processing automotive MCUs and power management ICs (PMICs), according to ind.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News1 hr. 7 min. ago

Highlights of the day: Samsung"s foundry push

TSMC is the global leader in the semiconductor foundry sector, but Samsung is keen on challenging the Taiwanese rival. The Korean giant aims to ovetake TSMC by 2030 in the foundry sector. Taiwan-based ABF substrate suppliers expect new production cap.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News1 hr. 7 min. ago

NASA Scientists Estimate Tonga Blast At 10 Megatons

According to NASA researchers, the power of a massive volcanic eruption that took place on Saturday near the island nation of Tonga was equivalent to around 10 megatons of TNT. "That means the explosive force was more than 500 times as powerful as th.....»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated News2 hr. 39 min. ago

Taiwan records 2021 machine tool export value of US$2.783 billion

Taiwan records 2021 machine tool export value of US$2.783 billion.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News5 hr. 7 min. ago

Freyr, Aleees team up for LFP cathode manufacturing

Norway-based Freyr Battery, a startup specializing in lithium-ion battery cells, and Taiwan-based Aleees, a producer of lithium iron phosphate (LFP) cathode materials for batteries, have signed a deal to jointly establish an LFP cathode plant in the.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News5 hr. 7 min. ago

Industry watch: Taiwan publicly listed ICT firms 2021 revenues total US$939.9 billion, up 18.2%

Many industry sectors have been hit hard by COVID, but electronics and peripheral service industries have been thriving. According to Taiwan Stock Exchange, there were 395 IT companies listed on the main board, and another 406 IT companies on the ove.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News5 hr. 7 min. ago

Transcriptional regulatory mechanism of plant pectin biosynthesis

Pectin is a complex cell wall polysaccharide. It plays an important role in modulating cell adhesion, cell morphogenesis and growth......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News16 hr. 38 min. ago

Mini electricity generator made from quantum dots

Machines and electronic devices often generate waste heat that is difficult to utilize. If electricity could be generated from this waste heat, it would offer a means for a clean and sustainable power production: Such a technology would be ideally su.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News16 hr. 38 min. ago

Tiny electric generators could accelerate wound healing

Tiny dressings that generate electricity in response to movement could accelerate wound healing and tissue regeneration. Scientists in Taiwan reviewed the latest advances and potential applications of wound healing technology in the journal Science a.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News16 hr. 38 min. ago

MSI’s new RTX 3090 Ti may be the most expensive GPU ever

MSI allegedly has a custom version of the RTX 3090 Ti in the works. The card is rumored to require a massive power supply, and it may be ultra-expensive......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News16 hr. 39 min. ago

Samsung unveils Exynos 2200 with Xclipse GPU, based on AMD RDNA2 architecture

Samsung  today unveiled the Exynos 2200, its latest flagship chipset that will power  Galaxy S22 smartphones in certain regions. The new platform is based on  4nm EUV process technology and comes with a custom GPU called Xclipse. .....»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated News19 hr. 6 min. ago

Controlling how "odd couple" surfaces and liquids interact

The wettability of a surface—whether drops of water or another liquid bead up or spread out when they come into contact with it—is a crucial factor in a wide variety of commercial and industrial applications, such as how efficiently boilers and c.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News19 hr. 6 min. ago

MediaTek continues hiring spree

MediaTek plans to hire over 2,000 new employees, mostly engineers, in 2022 according to the Taiwan-based IC design house......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsJan 18th, 2022

Supply chains feel green energy pressure from Apple, TSMC

While meeting net-zero carbon emissions goals by 2050 has become a globally important topic, meeting Apple's 2030 carbon-neutral goal for its supply chain is more immediately pressing for many semiconductor and electronics companies in Taiwan. TSMC p.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsJan 18th, 2022

China makers" aggressive mini/microLED capacity expansions challenge Taiwan LED makers

While Taiwan's LED manufacturing industry stands a chance of establishing a complete mini/micro LED supply chain by virtue of Taiwan's technological capabilities in LCD, LED, semiconductor and precision equipment, China-based LED makers have been act.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsJan 18th, 2022

Eight-inch foundry prices set to rise

Limited growth in 8-inch fab capacities worldwide, coupled with supply-side constraints arising from events such as a recent power outage at Hua Hong Semiconductor's wafer fabs, may continue pushing up 8-inch foundry quotes this year, according to in.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsJan 18th, 2022

Epistar, FitTech expanding production capacities

LED epitaxial wafer and chip maker Epistar disclosed that it is expanding miniLED chip production capacity in China and will bring the capacity into operation in the second quarter of 2022. LED probing, testing, and sorting equipment maker FitTech sa.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsJan 18th, 2022

Taiwan to accelerate push for semi equipment self-sufficiency

Taiwan will be accelerating its push for semiconductor equipment self-sufficiency, because of robust demand from its local chipmaking sector, according to president Tsai Ing-wen......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsJan 18th, 2022