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1nm Breakthrough: TSMC, MIT and NTU Extend Moore’s Law

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co.(TSMC), Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), and National Taiwan University (NTU) have jointly discovered advanced beyond-silicon electronic technology that is key to breakthrough 1nm, increasing chip efficiency and continuing Moore’s Law, which came just after IBM announced …

GDPR-Compliant App Fights COVID-19 with Privacy in Mind

Taiwan’s “Social Distancing App” offers an example of containing the pandemic without infringing on privacy. Developed by Taiwan AI Labs, the contact tracing app has been adopted by the Taiwanese government as a way to fight Covid-19. So far, it …

ITRI, the Cradle of TSMC, Joins to Combat COVID-19

As the Covid-19 pandemic worsens in Taiwan, the country has also leveraged its strong semiconductor R&D foundation to tackle the crisis. The Industrial Technology Research Institute (ITRI) developed two positive pressure Covid-19 testing booths in 2020 in cooperation with medical …

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SpaceX Is in Search for More Taiwanese Suppliers

According to Wealth Magazine, Elon Musk’s SpaceX is said to have come to Taiwan in search of long-term cooperations earlier this year.  SpaceX, the world’s largest low earth orbit satellite designer and launcher, is planning to build a Starlink constellation …

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BYD: Chinese EV Maker Enters Semiconductor Industry

BYD Co., China’s largest homegrown electric vehicle maker and also the world’s 2nd largest EV maker by volume, is to spin off its semiconductor subsidiary, BYD Semiconductor, and list it on Shenzhen’s ChiNext – the NASDAQ of Shenzhen Stock Exchange.  …

Is Foxconn A Semiconductor Company Now?

Foxconn, the world’s largest electronics manufacturer, recently announced a joint venture with Yongeo Corp., a Taiwanese component maker specialized in passive components such as resistors and capacitors. The new joint venture, named XSemi, will focus on creating so-called “small ICs” …