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Fearing US blacklisting, Chinese chipmaker SMIC asserts its tech is civilian-use-only

SMIC is a leader in a semiconductor industry built up by the ruling Communist Party in an effort to reduce China’s reliance on foreign tech.

06 Sep 2020 4:30 PM

Now, US puts a stop to Huawei's chances to access US chip technology even through third parties

The Semiconductor Industry Association, representing American chipmakers, said Monday it will cause significant disruption to the industry.

18 Aug 2020 6:15 PM

Isolated by US, Huawei can produce smartphone chips no more

Huawei CEO Yu Chengdong said Friday that production of the company’s high-end Kirin 9000 chipset would stop from September 15.

08 Aug 2020 8:53 PM

Chipmaker SMIC set for a huge IPO as China looks to make semiconductor sector self-reliant

SMIC is China’s biggest contract manufacturer of chipsets, and the country's hope to make its tech firms non-dependent on US chipmakers.

06 Jul 2020 9:07 PM

China warns US on Huawei suppression, says all measures will be taken to safeguard rights

Under new rules, foreign semiconductor makers that use American technology must obtain a US licence to ship semiconductors to Huawei.

17 May 2020 5:51 PM


Intel, Taiwanese chip maker express interest in building semiconductor plant in US

Concern about relying heavily on chips from Taiwan, South Korea and China had begun even before the coronavirus outbreak

11 May 2020 9:33 PM

Huawei US blacklisting knocks semiconductor stocks

The selling was particularly amplified as investors exited bullish positions built up in the trade-sensitive sector in recent months.

21 May 2019 10:53 AM

Samsung C&T, Samsung Electronics almost double cost of finishing new chip line

The contract covers finishing work on the line at Samsung Electronics’ Hwaseong plant on South Korea’s west coast.

01 Apr 2019 11:11 AM

Part-organic device may help make bendable smartphones

The invention opens the door to a new generation of high-performance electronic devices that will be biodegradable.

08 Oct 2018 8:14 AM

Samsung's first-quarter profit seen at USD 13.7 billion

The world’s largest semiconductor and smartphone maker is expected to forecast a 46 per cent jump in operating profit.

04 Apr 2018 11:29 AM


China cuts tax rates for chipmakers amid trade tensions with US

The move comes as the United States is considering imposing tariffs on $50 billion worth of Chinese exports.

30 Mar 2018 4:45 PM

Samsung, Apple lead as top 2016 global semiconductor customers: Gartner

Samsung Electronics and Apple remained the top two semiconductor chip buyers in 2016

03 Feb 2017 12:41 PM