From corn to Apple: What's behind the US-China standoff

WASHINGTON (AP) — To hear the Americans tell it, the Chinese have gone on a commercial crime spree, pilfering trade secrets from seed corn to electronic brains behind wind turbines. China has stripped...

From corn to Apple: The cases behind the US-China standoff

WASHINGTON (AP) — To hear the Americans tell it, the Chinese have gone on a commercial crime spree, pilfering trade secrets from seed corn to electronic brains behind wind turbines. China has stripped...

From corn to Apple: The cases behind the US-China standoff

WASHINGTON (AP) — To hear the Americans tell it, the Chinese have gone on a commercial crime spree, pilfering trade secrets from seed corn to electronic brains behind wind turbines. China has stripped...

Taiwan UMC’s scale-down spells trouble for China’s semiconductor vision

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – China’s ambition to develop a self-reliant semiconductor sector as part of its “Made in China 2025” initiative could suffer a setback as Taiwanese chipma...

Taiwan chipmaker UMC to scale down China project

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - United Microelectronics Corporation (UMC, 聯華電子) will downsize its Chinese chip project to avoid charges from the United States, the Nikkei Asian Review reported Friday. The c...

US DOJ charges Taiwanese company UMC, Chinese partner Fujian Jinhua for trade secret theft

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The United States Department of Justice (DOJ) has formally announced charges against three individuals and two companies, one Chinese and one Taiwanese, alleging the theft...

Taiwan’s UMC freezes ties with Chinese firm in response to US sanctions

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan’s second-largest contract chipmaker United Microelectronics Corp. (UMC, 聯華電子) has frozen its dealings with Chinese state-owned semiconductor firm Fujian Jinhu...

Taiwan chip-maker UMC has US rival Micron banned from China after IP theft

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – In what might be considered another shot in the escalating trade conflict between the U.S. and China, a large U.S. chip manufacturer has been temporarily banned from selli...

Samsung Introduces 8TB SSD for Data Centers in Next-generation 'NF1' Form Factor

SEOUL, South Korea--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun 20, 2018--Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., the world leader in advanced memory technology, today announced that it has launched the industry’s highest capacity N...

AgigA Tech Granted Patent for Memory Module Reference Voltage Switching Circuit

SAN DIEGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun 20, 2018--AgigA Tech, Inc., a leading provider of high-speed, high-density, battery-free non-volatile memory solutions and a subsidiary of Cypress Semiconductor Corp., ...

Output of Taiwan's IC industry estimated to grow almost 6% in 2018

TAIPEI (CNA) - The production value of Taiwan's integrated circuit industry is forecast to grow almost 6 percent from a year earlier in 2018 on the back of a wider range of new technology app...

China/Hong Kong remains largest buyer of Taiwan's ICs in 2017

Taipei, June 5 (CNA) China (including Hong Kong) was the biggest buyer of Taiwan's integrated circuits in 2017 with a 55 percent share of the country's IC exports, Ministry of Economic Affairs...

Samsung Enables More Appealing Gaming Experience With Introduction of 10nm-Class 32GB DDR4 SoDIMMs

SEOUL, South Korea--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 29, 2018--Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., the world leader in advanced memory technology, today announced that it has started mass producing the industry’s firs...

Spin Transfer Technologies Appoints Industry Veteran Andrew Peng to Vice President Business Development, Greater China

FREMONT, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 29, 2018--Spin Transfer Technologies, Inc., the leading magnetic memory (MRAM) company, today announced the appointment of Andrew Peng as vice president of Busine...

Worldwide semiconductor revenue grew 21.6% in 2017 driven by strong growth in memory market: Gartner

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)--Worldwide semiconductor revenue totaled US$420.4 billion in 2017, a 21.6% increase from 2016 revenue of US$345.9 billion driven by strong growth in the memory market, according t...