Wednesday 20 September 2023
Asia Supply Chain top 250 highlights new growth opportunities in EV and generative AI
With tensions between Washington and Beijing taking center stage, concerns emerged regarding the status of supply chains and the competitive landscape among various Asian countries...
Tuesday 19 September 2023
AI boom sparks silicon photonics applications
Silicon photonics technology was hotly discussed during the SEMICON Taiwan 2023. At the Silicon Photonics Global Summit held September 5 alongside the exhibition, I was invited to...
Monday 18 September 2023
Can generative AI shorten China's IC design learning curve? Q&A with UC Berkeley Prof. Alberto Sangiovanni-Vincentelli (Part 1)
Alberto Sangiovanni-Vincentelli, professor and Edgar L. and Harold H. Buttner Chair of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Department at the University of California, Berkeley,...
Monday 11 September 2023
3D chiplets to steer the next advanced packaging trend
Advanced packaging and testing have become the hottest topics in the semiconductor industry in 2023, with TSMC's CoWoS packaging technology experiencing extremely high demand due...
Monday 11 September 2023
Samsung to equip all home appliance products with NPUs in 2024
Samsung Electronics regards artificial intelligence (AI) as a key innovation for next-generation home appliances, and starting from 2024, the company plans to equip all its new home...
Wednesday 6 September 2023
SK Hynix reclaims no. 2 DRAM vendor spot with global market share exceeding 30% in 2Q23
As generative AI keeps driving demand for high bandwidth memory (HBM), the global DRAM market landscape is also undergoing changes, with SK Hynix's global DRAM market share exceeding...
Friday 1 September 2023
AI unicorn PFN to develop Japanese-centric generative AI with ABCI supercomputer support
Japanese AI unicorn Preferred Network (PFN), after announcing in June its plans to develop a purely Japanese generative AI and related large language model (LLM), has recently gained...
Thursday 31 August 2023
China grants first generative AI model for download to play catchup
China, the first among major economies to put AI guidelines into law, approved Baidu's Ernie Bot to be open to the public, as the country is walking a tightrope between regulation...
Wednesday 30 August 2023
Global PC shipments expected to return to growth in 2024 albeit below 2019 pre-pandemic levels, says IDC
The road to recovery for personal computers (PCs) has been challenging coming off explosive years in 2020 and 2021, but signs of growth are finally returning. According to the IDC...
Friday 25 August 2023
SiFive shares views on Chinese market and the era of vertical semiconductor
The open-standard instruction set architecture (ISA) RISC-V has been integral to China's IC design development as it pursues greater autonomy. The currently ongoing RISC-V Summit...
Friday 25 August 2023
MediaTek leverages Meta LLM to enhance on-device generative AI in edge devices
MediaTek has announced that it is working closely with Llama 2, the next-generation open-source large language model (LLM) developed by Meta. Using Meta's LLM along with MediaTek's...
Friday 25 August 2023
Few Taiwanese IC design firms currently benefit from cloud AI trend
Only a few Taiwanese IC design firms are reaping the benefits from the current cloud AI trend driven by the rise of generative AI, according to industry sources.
Thursday 24 August 2023
AI 2.0 presents new opportunities for Taiwanese businesses, says Asustek-affiliated TWSC
The new era of AI 2.0 will generate new opportunities for Taiwanese businesses, according to Peter Wu, president of cloud services provider Taiwan Web Service (TWSC) and Asus Cloud...
Thursday 24 August 2023
AI server shipments forecast to top 300,000 units in 2024, says DIGITIMES Research
High-end AI server shipments are forecast to reach 337,000 units in 2024, with the generative AI market reaching US$109 billion by 2030, at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of...
Tuesday 22 August 2023
Canon to see semiconductor exposure equipment sales grow on generative AI demand
Japan-based equipment supplier Canon has estimated its sales of semiconductor lithography equipment, mainly KrF and i-line exposure machines, to increase to 195 units in 2023 from...
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Global server shipment forecast and industry analysis, 2022
Global high-end AI server shipments to soar in 2023, says DIGITIMES Research
In light of Huawei's 5G smartphone launch, US could pose even stricter sanctions, said DIGITIMES Research
Global foundry revenues anticipated to rise for 2024 despite lingering chip demand weakness, says DIGITIMES Research