India renews call for chipmakers as Anil Agarwal’s $19 billion plan drags

India is set to revive its effort to lure prospective chipmakers into the country as projects already disclosed, including billionaire Anil Agarwal’s $19 billion plan, are taking time to get off the ground. New Delhi plans to reopen the application process for $10 billion in incentives and assistance intended to encourage local chipmaking, people familiar … Read more

South Korea to surpass China in chip machine spending next year

South Korea is forecast to overtake China in spending on advanced chipmaking equipment next year in a sign of US export controls reshaping global supply chains for semiconductors. Korea will likely increase its investment in fab equipment by 41.5% to $21 billion in 2024 while China logs only a 2% increase to $16.6 billion, according … Read more

Samsung plans to launch new research unit to combat semiconductor downfall

Tech giant Samsung is reportedly planning to launch a new in-house global research unit next month, to combat semiconductor downfall. The new organisation will launch under the Device Solutions Business Division and will be assigned to research new investment avenues, as well as, analyse the global semiconductor market, reports SamMobile. Due to the COVID-19 crisis, … Read more