Posts Tagged ‘semiconductor’

Nanjing Welcomes Latest TSMC Chip Manufacturing Facility

NanjingChina’s previous capital city, Nanjing, is now home to a big Taiwanese semiconductor investment. The Nanjing municipal government has inked …


Intel’s Latest China Venture Eases Spying Concerns

USA spyingIntel has teamed with Tsinghua University and Montage Technology Global Holdings Ltd for the founding of a special chip joint …


Intel Invests USD5.5 Billion For Dalian Factory Transformation

Intel will invest USD5.5 billion in Dalian to transform its existing local plant into a storage chip manufacturing plant. Intel said that the Dalian plant started operation in 2010 and it will start making storage chips from the second half of 2016. Over the next three to five years, Intel will invest up to USD3.5 […]


MediaTek Buys Analog IC Power Management Business

Taiwan’s MediaTek Inc. has signed a letter of intent with Richtek Technology Corporation to acquire common stock of the latter. MediaTek plans to acquire a minimum of 51,981,057 shares (approximately 35% of Richtek’s outstanding shares) to a maximum of 75,743,826 shares (approximately 51% of Richtek’s outstanding shares) for NTD195 per share. On the completion of […]


Shunned By Other Countries, Chinese Tech Firm Makes British Investment

Huawei Technologies recently made an investment in XMOS, a British fabless semiconductor company and leader in intelligent multicore microcontrollers. This marks the Chinese telecom device maker’s first equity investment in a British technology company. Apart from Huawei, Robert Bosch Venture Capital GmbH of Germany and Xilinx Inc. from the U.S. also participated in the strategic […]


Hon Hai Signs Five New Big Data Projects In Guizhou

Hon Hai Precision Industry, parent company of Foxconn, announced that they have signed five major agreements with Guizhou to enhance investments in the province. Of the five agreements, three were signed with Gui’an New District, including Foxconn’s cloud computing, semiconductor equipment manufacturing, and health Lohas industrial park projects. Meanwhile, the company will team with Peking […]


SMIC Signs Cooperative Agreement With Datang

Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation, the Shanghai-headquartered integrated circuit foundry, has announced that the company has signed a two-year strategic cooperative agreement with the Chinese telecommunications manufacturer Datang Holdings.


Both Sides Deny China Telecom’s Acquisition Of MediaTek

In response to Chinese media reports about China Telecom’s (CHA) intention to acquire MediaTek, both of the sides say the news is not true.


China Telecom May Acquire Taiwan’s MediaTek

Chinese telecommunications operator China Telecom (CHA) is considering acquiring the Taiwan-based wireless communications and digital media solutions provider MediaTek.


TSMC Implements Unpaid Holiday To Avoid China Layoffs

With the financial crisis spreading to more Chinese technology businesses, Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company has announced plans to implement unpaid holidays from December 2008 to avoid staff cuts.