Wednesday 20 September 2023
Taiwan, US delegations explore cybersecurity, 5G, EV cooperation and investment opportunities at Taipei forum
A Taiwan-US supply chain partnership forum held in Taipei alongside the US Business Day on September 19 saw delegations of government and corporate representatives from both sides...
Monday 11 September 2023
Weekly news roundup: ASML CEO warns against compelling China to be innovative and other top stories
These are the most-read stories on the DIGITIMES Asia website during the week of September 4–8:
Thursday 7 September 2023
ASML CEO warns against 'compelling China to be innovative'
Semiconductor equipment firm ASML is seeing a negative effect on US' containment policy towards China. ASML CEO Peter Wennink shared his views on the China issue, as well as export...
Friday 1 September 2023
Different export control rules, same result for ASML and Nvidia

The Netherlands' export controls on cutting-edge chipmaking tools with new licensing rules take effect on September 1, the day after Nvidia's...

Wednesday 30 August 2023
SK Hynix accelerates high-NA DRAM development, with trial production set for 2024
After achieving breakthroughs in production technologies for high bandwidth memory (HBM) and 300-layer NAND flash chips, SK Hynix is accelerating the development of the next-generation...
Wednesday 30 August 2023
Taiwan approves ASML US$330 million investment in Linkou
The Investment Commission of Taiwan's Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) approved ASML's application to increase investment in its new factory in Linkou, northern Taiwan with the...
Tuesday 15 August 2023
Will Samsung become strategic investor in Arm's upcoming IPO?
British silicon intellectual property (IP) supplier Arm reportedly has extended a wide invitation to semiconductor companies to become its strategic investors in its upcoming initial...
Tuesday 1 August 2023
Baso Precision Optics to launch non-spherical glass lenses for niche apps in 2024
Taiwan-based Baso Precision Optics, dedicated to manufacturing large-size optical lenses for industrial and other niche applications, is building new capacity for both non-spherical...
Tuesday 1 August 2023
Korea asks ASML for cooperation in local chip ecosystem and promises 'maximum' incentives
ASML CEO Peter Wennink met with South Korean President Yoon Seok-yeol at the Presidential Office in Yongsan, Seoul, in the afternoon of July 28th, and Yoon asked for cooperation in...
Monday 24 July 2023
Semiconductor equipment giants expanding investments in Taiwan to better serve TSMC ecosystem
TSMC's latest development roadmaps show its advanced manufacturing process technology will remain rooted in Taiwan, with not only its 2nm chip plant already under construction in...
Wednesday 19 July 2023
Wave Power eyeing increased sales to TSMC, ASML for double-digit revenue gain

Taiwan-based Wave Power Technology, dedicated to supplying microwave tubes, industrial magnetrons and variable capacitors, has entered the supply chains of TSMC and ASM,...

Wednesday 19 July 2023
ASML Q2 2023 results show shipment to China speeding up
ASML announced its second-quarter 2023 results on July 19. The Netherlands-based company reported revenue of EUR6.9 billion (US$7.74 billion), with gross margin at 51.3%. Net income...
Tuesday 18 July 2023
Fab toolmakers see orders contract
Semiconductor equipment suppliers are experiencing a decline in customer orders, which may limit their growth in the second half of this year, according to industry sources.
Thursday 13 July 2023
TSMC fab expansion in Taiwan critical for preserving supply chain advantage
The continuous expansion of TSMC's fab in Taiwan, home to the world's largest pure-play foundry, is essential for preserving the country's supply chain advantages, according to industry...
Thursday 13 July 2023
China AI players eyeing integrated systems as GPU replacement
Under the influence of geopolitical factors, China's AI-related industry is facing the challenge that high-end GPU chips supply is being controlled by overseas supplier. In response,...
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