Chip Makers

U.S. Likely to Cap Level of South Korean Chips Made in China - U.S. Official

The United States will likely limit the level of advanced semiconductors made by South Korean companies in China, a senior U.S. official said. In October, South Korea’s Samsung Electronics and SK Hynix, the world’s top memory chip makers, received a one-year reprieve from U.S. export restrictions aimed at thwarting Beijing’s technological ambitions and blocking its […]

TSMC Plans Second Japan Factory to Make Higher-end Chips - Media

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co plans to construct a second chip plant in Japan to manufacture higher-end chips, 5 and 10 nanometre chips, from the second half of the decade, the Nikkan Kogyo newspaper reported on Friday. That decision could help Japan revive advanced semiconductor manufacturing, which it sees as key requirement for future economic growth […]

EU Countries Back Billion-Euro Chip Plan Ahead of Talks with Lawmakers

EU countries on Wednesday agreed to a 45-billion-euro ($46.6 billion) plan to fund the production of chips, putting the 27-country bloc a step closer to its goal of reducing its reliance on U.S. and Asian manufacturers. EU envoys unanimously backed an amended version of the European Commission’s proposal, the Czech Republic which holds the rotating […]

S.Korea to Attend Preliminary Meeting of U.S.-Led Chipmaker Group

South Korea is expected to attend a preliminary meeting for a U.S.-led chipmaker group of major microchip manufacturers including Taiwan and Japan, South Korea’s foreign minister said on Thursday. Seoul’s participation in the preliminary meeting for the so-called “Chip 4” group could heighten the stakes for South Korea as it seeks to navigate the contest […]

Cloud Hangs Over U.S. Chipmakers on Worries Data Center Growth Could Slow

Cloud and data centers, the chip industry’s strongest sector, may be its next problem: Signs are showing growth could slow in what has been a pillar during the COVID era as consumers signed up for cloud-based entertainment and companies retooled their offices. Analysts say the cloud market has rarely had to weather a prolonged economic […]