Tag: Taiwan

Sony Xperia XZ3 to Get a 6GB RAM Variant in Taiwan

Sony Xperia XZ3, the company’s first smartphone to run Android 9.0 Pie out-of-the-box, has been launched by the Japanese phone giant at its IFA 2018 event in Berlin. At launch, the company announced that the Xperia XZ3 would pack in 4GB of RAM. However, it seems that the smartphone will be sold in a 6GB […]

China Lures Chip Talent From Taiwan With Fat Salaries, Perks

A huge pay rise, eight free trips home a year and a heavily subsidised apartment. It was a dream job offer that a Taiwanese engineer simply could not refuse. A veteran of Taiwan’s top-tier chipmakers, including United Microelectronics Corp (UMC), the engineer took up the offer from a Chinese state-backed chipmaker last year and now […]

Qualcomm Reaches $93-Million Settlement in iPhone Antitrust Case With Taiwan Regulator

Mobile chipmaker Qualcomm will settle an anti-trust case with Taiwanese regulators for about $93 million (roughly Rs. 641 crores), and has also pledged to invest $700 million (roughly Rs. 4,800 crores) in Taiwan over the next five years. The settlement replaces a fine of roughly $778 million (roughly Rs. 5,350 crores) imposed by Taiwan’s Fair Trade […]