The government must support advances in basic sciences, build a business-friendly environment, and nurture top talent for the chip industry.
Samsung Electronics has received approval for $4.8 billion of tax breaks in Texas for planned and proposed semiconductor plants.
Thanks to Buffett’s choice, TSMC can consolidate its position as the king of the non-memory sector. Samsung Electronics has to compete with TSMC now, based on its unrivaled competency to stably manufacture sophisticated chips.
A bill aimed at streamlining the complicated approval process on building semiconductor clusters has been gathering dust in the legislature due to strong opposition from the Democratic Party citing “special favors for conglomerates.”
Samsung Electronics is doubling down on the chip business as its competitors walk away from the table.
When the Taiwanese government and chip industry are fully united, Korean companies have to fight an uphill battle on their own. The semiconductor industry is in crisis.
Samsung Electronics may lose the title of largest chipmaker by sales to archrival TSMC after a tough quarter for the Korean company.
Samsung Electronics is targeting 2027 for the production of 1.4-nanometer chips and aims to triple production capacity for advanced chips by then.
The K-Chips acts, Korea's answer to the U.S. Chips Act, are caught in a political quagmire.
Chipmakers around the world are filing more patent applications hoping to get an upper hand in the industry of the future. The latest technology showing up in patent filings is the Gate All Around (GAA) technique.