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Taiwan-Japan semiconductor forum draws attention with key Japanese politician giving keynote

The fact that a heavyweight Japanese lawmaker spoke at the "2022 Taiwan-Japan Technology Dialogue: Semiconductor Key Technology and Talent Forum" on the same day that US president Joe Biden participated in the first-tool-in ceremony of TSMC's Arizona.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesDec 6th, 2022

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 News10 hr. 39 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 News10 hr. 39 min. ago

Samsung Electronics Achieves Life Cycle Assessment Verification on Product Carbon Footprint for Semiconductors

Samsung Electronics Co. announced on January 30 that it has established a Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) on the product carbon footprint of its semiconductor business and achieved verification from DNV, one of the world's leading independent certificat.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News10 hr. 39 min. ago

China CIS suppliers stepping up deployment in automotive sector

In the face of still-sluggish demand for consumer electronics, China-based CMOS image sensor (CIS) manufacturers are turning their attention to the automotive sector, according to industry sources......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News12 hr. 7 min. ago

Nissan, Renault reach consensus on alliance restructuring

After a long negotiation, Nissan Motor is finally on an equal footing with Renault in their alliance. The latter has agreed to significantly reduce its stake in the Japanese automaker. In return, Nissan will invest in Renault's new EV business, Amper.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News12 hr. 7 min. ago

Auto chips retain importance in global IC market in 2023

In 2023, automotive chips will continue to play an important role in global semiconductor trade, but both mainstream automakers and EV startups are making a strategic turnaround due to their different demand scales, yet with a common goal to consolid.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News12 hr. 7 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 News14 hr. 39 min. ago

US-based SIA wants to facilitate the growth of Indian semiconductor companies

India's semiconductor story has gathered interest worldwide, especially given its massive labor pool and the current geopolitical situation. A major organization that has shown significant interest recently is the Semiconductor Industry Association (.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News14 hr. 39 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......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News16 hr. 39 min. ago

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......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News16 hr. 39 min. ago

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 News16 hr. 39 min. ago

iPhone 15 Wi-Fi 6E support would mean more capacity, less interference, better video streaming

An analyst report points to likely iPhone 15 Wi-Fi 6E support this year – giving at least some of this year’s iPhones access to a whole new frequency band. If accurate, that would mean increased capacity, reduced interference, and better video s.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated News21 hr. 39 min. ago

Kuo: Apple halts work on its custom Wi-Fi chip to prioritize 3nm Apple Silicon engineering

Apple is halting the development of its own custom Wi-Fi chip in an effort to direct more attention to Apple Silicon processors. According to Ming-Chi Kuo, the “slowdown of processor upgrades” is a concern for Apple. Therefore, it wants to devot.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated News21 hr. 39 min. ago

iOS 17 development in full swing, but don’t pay attention to this bogus rumor

Right on cue, Apple is ramping up development of iOS 17 and its other new updates coming this year. Apple has pushed updates to some of its open-source documentation referencing iOS 17, while the software version is also increasingly popping up in 9.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated News21 hr. 39 min. ago

iPhone crash detection feature makes 100 false calls in a month to Japanese Alps emergency services

One of the touted features of the iPhone 14 was the addition of Crash Detection, which is meant to call emergency services if the phone detects the user has been involved in a serious car crash. However, ever since the phones were released, we have.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated News21 hr. 39 min. ago

iPhone 14 Crash Detection false positives are now a problem in Japan

False positives by the Crash Detection system in the iPhone 14 series is causing problems in Japan, with fire departments near skiing areas dealing with more emergency call-outs than normal due to the automated calls.[Mati Mango/Pexels]The Fire and D.....»»

Category: appleSource:  appleinsiderRelated News21 hr. 39 min. ago

Study unveils theoretical principle that carbon-based catalysts promote electrochemical reactions

Carbon-based catalysts have garnered extensive attention over the past decades as an economical alternative to noble metal catalysts for renewable energy systems......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News22 hr. 7 min. ago

Study of close to a half-million soccer fans shows how group identity shapes behaviour

On Dec. 18, Argentina defeated France after penalties in what some have called the greatest World Cup final ever. For one month the attention of soccer fans from Brazil to Morocco was devoted to their national teams as the Seleção Canarinho, Atlas.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJan 30th, 2023

Toyota keeps title as world"s top-selling automaker

The 2022 result was the Japanese company's third straight year as the world's top-selling automaker......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsJan 30th, 2023

ASML says "rules are being finalized" on chip export controls to China

ASML, a Dutch maker of semiconductor equipment, says "rules are being finalized" on export controls, amid reports that the Netherlands and Japan have joined the United States in restricting sales of some computer chip machinery to China......»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated NewsJan 30th, 2023