The waiver is “good news” for TSMC, as it allows the company to continue with expansion plans for its 28-nanometer chips in Nanjing, China, says Lucy Chen, vice president of Isaiah Research, a Taiwan-based tech-research firm.
Apple added five new mainland Chinese suppliers while removing eight in mainland China in its latest financial year ended September 2022, after China’s strict Covid-19 controls disrupted iPhone production last holiday season, according to the latest supplier list published by the US consumer electronics giant.
Foxconn may lose some iPhone 15 work to other Chinese manufacturers after it failed to deliver iPhone 14s last November due to Covid disruptions. New arrangement marks the first time Apple has tapped three suppliers to produce premium iPhones, highlighting efforts to smooth the supply chain
TAIPEI -- Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co., the world's biggest contract chipmaker, is predicting its first full-year revenue drop since 2009 after lowering its outlook for this year due to weak demand and persistently high inventory levels.
TAIPEI -- Apple is in talks with suppliers to make MacBooks in Thailand as the company continues to expand its manufacturing footprint outside of China amid geopolitical uncertainties.
Japan plans to impose export restrictions on 23 types of equipment used to make semiconductors, following similar curbs by the US designed to restrict China’s access to cutting-edge chips in an intensifying battle over the technology.
Some of the world’s leading chip makers, including Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co (TSMC) and Samsung Electronics, will be hamstrung from expanding their facilities in China under proposed US guidelines covering companies that receive federal funding for semiconductor production, according to analysts.
China is giving a handful of its most successful chip companies easier access to subsidies and more control over state-backed research, as tightening US controls on access to advanced technology force a major rethink in Beijing’s approach to supporting the sector.
On a drizzly December morning in Taipei, the most pressing issue in Taiwan’s Legislative Yuan was not the dozens of Chinese military aircraft and vessels that had stalked through the Taiwan Strait the previous weekend, but a new semiconductor factory that was under construction an ocean away.
TAIPEI -- Tech manufacturers from chipmakers to product assemblers are turning to the electric vehicle market to offset a lingering slowdown in consumer electronics.
TAIPEI -- Key American chip equipment suppliers are shifting operations from China to Southeast Asia in a sign that U.S. export controls enacted last October are accelerating the decoupling of tech supply chains between the world's two biggest economies.
US personal computer giant Dell’s plan to cut China exposure by phasing out China-made chips by 2024 points to an accelerated decoupling process between the world’s two largest economies amid deepening Beijing-Washington mistrust, analysts say.
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