Taiwan govt OKs Taiwan Semiconductor’s new chip plant in Japan

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co has received approval to set up a chip plant in Japan, Taiwan’s investment commission of the ministry of economic affairs, which approve...

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Facebook, Instagram remove Chinese network over fake ‘Swiss biologist’ COVID claims

Facebook owner Meta Platforms Inc has said it had removed accounts used by an influence operation originating in China that promoted claims of a fake “Swiss biologist” ...

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Xiaomi says its devices do not censor users following Lithuania report

Xiaomi Corp has said that its devices do not censor users’ communications, a day after Lithuania’s Defence Ministry recommended that consumers avoid Chinese phones due ...

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Apple puts Taiwanese supplier Pegatron on probation over student workers

Apple’s providers in China – violated Apple’s Supplier Code of Conduct in its management of a student workforce programme,” it said in a statement.


TSMC lifts revenue estimate as COVID transforms digital demand

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co hiked its revenue outlook after logging record quarterly profit, and painted a bullish picture of demand picking up within the subsequent two ...


Taiwan tells Taobao to re-register or leave island

Taiwan gave e-commerce site Taobao Taiwan six months to re-register as Chinese-backed as opposed to foreign or leave the island, at the government’s most recent shot against ...


Taiwan says China behind cyber attacks on government agencies

Taiwan said on Wednesday hacking groups linked to the Chinese authorities had attacked at least 10 government agencies and some 6,000 email accounts of government officials in an&#...


Nokia wins Taiwan Mobile 5G contract worth $450 million

Finnish telecoms equipment maker Nokia Oyj has announced that it had won a 5G contract worth approximately $450 million from Taiwan Mobile to build out the telecom operator’s...


Senate Democrats call for Trump White House to unveil details of TSMC deal

Democratic lawmakers on Tuesday urged the Trump administration to answer “serious questions” about Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co’s plans to build a US-bas...


Taiwan’s TSMC announces $12 billion US chip factory

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co, which is a major supplier to Apple Inc, has announced it will build a $12 billion chip factory in Arizona, in what the company called a ̶...


TSMC’s profit almost doubles in first quarter on strong demand for faster chips

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) net profit in the first quarter almost doubled, beating analyst estimates, as strong demand for faster chips helped offset disrupt...


Apple supplier Foxconn’s profit down 24% in last quarter of 2019

Taiwanese electronics manufacturer Foxconn reported a 23.7% fall in profit in the last three months of 2019 on Monday as it braces for the impact from the coronavirus pandemic that...

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AI specialist Appier has raised $80 million

Interested to learn that the articifical intelligence start-up Appier has raised $80 million in its Series D round of funding. The latest in a line of investors include TGVest Capi...