Silicon Motion Launches PCIe 4.0 NVMe 1.4 Controller Solutions for Client SSDs

New controller solutions offer best-in-class Power and Performance up to 7,400/6,800 MB/s Sequential Read/Write Speeds TAIPEI and MILPITAS...

Taiwan’s ‘Godfather of DRAM’ leaves China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Charles Kao (高啟全), the “Godfather of Taiwan’s DRAM industry,” has left China’s Tsinghua Unigroup (紫光集團) after completing a five-year term, reports ...

China looking to hire Korean engineers after poaching Taiwan's TSMC talent

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Aside from hiring over 100 experienced engineers and managers from Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC), Chinese chip manufacturers are said to be enlisting e...

ChipMOS REPORTS JULY 2020 REVENUE; ACHIEVES SIX-YEAR HIGH

HSINCHU, Aug. 10, 2020 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ChipMOS TECHNOLOGIES INC. ("ChipMOS" or the "Company") (Taiwan Stock Exchange: 8150 and NASDAQ: IMOS), an industry leading provider...

AP Memory Joins NXP Partner Program

TAIPEI, July 27, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- AP Memory Technology Corporation (AP Memory, TWSE: 6531), a leading supplier of innovative DRAM products, has joined the NXP Connect Partner Program. AP Memory is...

ChipMOS REPORTS 10.7% YEAR-OVER-YEAR INCREASE IN 2Q20 REVENUE; JUNE MONTHLY REVENUE INCREASES 9.0% YEAR-OVER-YEAR

HSINCHU, July 10, 2020 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ChipMOS TECHNOLOGIES INC. ("ChipMOS" or the "Company") (Taiwan Stock Exchange: 8150 and NASDAQ: IMOS), an industry leading provider...

Taiwan's UMC faces NT$100 million fine in espionage case against Micron

United Microelectronics Corp. (UMC), Taiwan's second largest pure wafer foundry operator, has been ordered to pay a fine of NT$100 million (US$3.36 million) by a district court in Taichung City wh...

Tsai reaffirms commitment to deepening Taiwan-US trade ties

President Tsai Ing-wen said Dec. 9 that Taiwan is committed to starting negotiations with the U.S. on a bilateral trade agreement and expanding related exchanges across the board to boost economic gro...

Advent calendars have exploded with gift-worthy options

NEW YORK (AP) — The Advent, to some Christians, is the four Sundays before Christmas. More generally, the variation of the Latin word for “coming” marks the season to prepare for the holiday. ...

Taiwan's TSMC set to rank as world's No. 3 chip supplier

Contract chipmaker Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. (TSMC) is expected to rank as the world's third largest integrated circuit supplier in 2019, while MediaTek Inc., a Taiwanese IC designer,...

Samsung Electronics says third quarter profit fell 56%

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Samsung Electronics says it operating profit for the last quarter fell by nearly 56%, with its robust smartphone and TV sales offset by a continuously weak market for compute...

Taiwan’s economic outlook may not be so rosy in 2020

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A sluggish economy can be expected for Taiwan in the coming year, said the island’s leading business tycoons on Monday (Oct. 7). Wang Wen-yuan (王文淵), president of...

Taiwan president vows to work with industry leaders to promote semiconductors

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) met with representatives of domestic and overseas semiconductor enterprises on Thursday (Sept. 19), pledging to continue working with the priv...

Micron gets green light for NT$66 billion investment in Taiwan plant

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- After announcing on Monday (Aug. 26) that it was building a new plant coded A3, U.S.-based dynamic random access memory (DRAM) chip maker Micron Technology Inc. today (Aug. 28)...

Micron's Taichung plant in central Taiwan expected to be ready in 2020 Q4

Micron Memory Taiwan Co., a subsidiary of U.S.-based dynamic random access memory (DRAM) chip maker Micron Technology Inc., said Monday that construction of a new plant coded A3 is scheduled to be com...