Micron Technology (MU) Closes Buyout of Inotera Memories

Semiconductor solution provider Micron Technology Inc. MU recently announced that it has completed the acquisition of the remaining stake in Taiwan’s Inotera Memories Inc. for approximately $4 billion. Micron had signed an agreement in Dec 2015 to ... ( read original story ...)

Taiwan's TSMC to build $16bn advanced chip facility

TSMC's announcement about the plant came a day after Yang Hung-duen, Taiwan's minister of science and technology, told local media on the sidelines of a government meeting on technology that the company will build the facility and launch production there ... ( read original story ...)

Technology, innovation to be industrial growth engines: premier

Taipei, Dec. 7 (CNA) Premier Lin Chuan (林全) said Wednesday that Taiwan is striving to stay on top of the latest trends in industrial development and is aiming to achieve industrial growth through the use of technology and innovation. Speaking at the ... ( read original story ...)

Trump's Taiwan phone call was a calculated message to Beijing

Western media reaction ranged from ridiculing Mr. Trump for his diplomatic naiveté and carelessness to linking the call with Trump family business interests in Taiwan. Beijing, long accustomed to being the “scapegoat” during U.S. presidential election ... ( read original story ...)

Taiwan stocks gain tracking overseas markets

TAIPEI, Dec 6 Taiwan stocks rose on Tuesday taking its cues from gains ... The electronics subindex rose 1.4 percent, while the financials subindex gained 0.8 percent. Among big-cap actively traded tech shares, contract chipmaker TSMC was up nearly 2 ... ( read original story ...)