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Packaging Challenges For 2018 ( Semiengineering , January 8, 2018)

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Trump Angers China With Blocked Takeover (Forbes, January 3, 2018)

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Ant Financial and MoneyGram Terminate Merger Agreement Due to CFIUS Concerns (Lexology, January 3, 2018)  

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Creative Financing Stimulates Growth in Emerging Industries (China Daily, January 2, 2018)

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Capital: Sector of the Year (Semiconductor) - Malaysian counters outperform FANG stocks (The Edge Markets, January 2, 2018)

Entegris Looking for China Growth, Possible Acquisitions In 2018 (Investor's Business Daily, December 29, 2017)

IT Hardware: Key Takeaways from Our Recent Visits to Taiwan/Japan (Seeking Alpha, December 19th, 2017)

Apple's 2017 iPhone Models Give Taiwan's Weary Tech Sector a Reprieve (Voice of America, December 18th, 2017)

Will Fab Tool Boom Cycle Last? (SemiEngineering, December 18, 2017)

Japan exports, imports surge on strong demand in China, US (abcNEWS, December 17, 2017) 

Hua Hong Semiconductor Introduces 12-bit SAR ADC IP To Enable Ultra-Low Power MCU Platforms (EIN News; December 15, 2017)

Chinese Regime Laying Siege to US Semiconductor Industry (Epoch Times, December 14th, 2017)

The Wow Factor: Korea Drives 2018 Record for Semiconductor Fab Forecast (SEMI, December 12, 2017)

China IC Design Industry tops $30 Billion (Electronics Weekly, December 8, 2017) 

China Gets Big Boost in Semiconductor Equipment Localization (Digitimes, December 8th, 2017)

TSMC Speeds Opening of China Fab (EETimes, December 8, 2017)

Four Executives of Bay Area Semiconductor Equipment Manufacturer Charged In Alleged Conspiracy to Steal Technology And Related Crimes (U.S. Department of Justice, December 6, 2017)

China investor increases stake in Dialog Semi to over 7 percent (Reuters, December 5th, 2017)

China raising $30 billion for BigFund's second phase (eeNews Europe, December 5, 2017)

US and China could exchange sanctions on telecom, chips, and agriculture in trade war skirmish: analysts (South China Morning Post, December 5, 2017)

Chipmaker Renesas adding to electric-vehicle team in China (Nikkei Asian Review, December 4, 2017)

When Less is Moore (EETimes, December 1, 2017) 

Restricting semiconductor equipment shipments could force the Chinese to stop North Korea (Seeking Alpha, November 29, 2017)

China's Semiconductor Industry May De-Throne Taiwan (Newsgurards, November 20, 2017)

Al to bring opportunities, challenges for Taiwan semiconductor industry (Digitimes, November 16, 2017)

China Passes U.S. in Supercomputers: After leap forward, leapfrogging expected (EETimes, November 13, 2017)

China Looks to Chip Away At Taiwan's Semiconductor Dominance (Forbes, November 9, 2017)

Total Revenue of China's IC Industry to Grow Above Global Average at Annual Rate of 19.86% for 2018 (BusinessWire, November 9, 2017)

China AI unicorn Cambricon to launch smart chip using TSMC 16nm process (Digitimes, November 9, 2017)

How to Build a Nation (EETimes, November 9, 2017)

How China Plans to Beat the U.S. at Technology (CNN Money; November 7, 2017)

Semiconductor Super Cycle: Market trends, drivers, and forecasts (ElectroIQ, November 8, 2017)

Domestic Supply Chain Shuffle: Increasing the Value of Local Content in Semiconductor Equipment (I-Connect007, November 6, 2017)

China Semiconductor players urged to take high ground in technology development(Digitimes; Nov 3, 2017)

“Smart Manufacturing of China” A New Driving Force for Power Semiconductors (SEMI; Nov 1, 2017)

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New Records in Fab Equipment Spending
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