The Taiwanese semiconductor industry is gearing up to meet the challenges of disruption in the traditional supply chain through innovation and a multipronged approach
As the Delta variant continues to spread throughout Asia, lockdown restrictions and low vaccine rollouts threaten to undercut economic recovery in the region
With China’s overwhelming domination of strategic supply chains, potential disruptions to the electronics industry looms large.
In the highly complex and cost-intensive semiconductors industry, the key to success lies in a robust ecosystem and regulatory environment.
The semiconductor industry is predicated on a complete and closed ecosystem that balances markets, investments, infrastructure, and technology.
The semiconductor industry forms the foundation of technologies that drive economic growth, national security and critical infrastructure.
India can leverage its existing strengths in design to establish a fabless ecosystem.
The Indian semiconductor ecosystem can be fortified by establishing multiple centres of excellence that focus on specific aspects of the supply chain.
Semiconductors are the key to an imminent Fourth Industrial Revolution, with 5G wireless and AI transforming the societal, economic and security verticals.
The collusion of political elites and organised crime has created a market for mercenaries and hitmen in countries with socio-economic instability
Apart from a digitally aspiring demography, India has a robust semiconductor design ecosystem that can complement chip fabrication giants like Taiwan
Cloud governance frameworks should encompass data protection solutions that absorb global best practices and facilitate cross-border intelligence sharing
Unless measures are taken to put aside political differences, Lebanon will find it challenging to recover from its debilitating economic crisis.
By contributing to ‘medical internationalism’ and producing its own home-grown vaccine, Cuba has increased its standing in the international community.
As countries in the European Union undertake measures to open the bloc for non-essential travel, they will have to strictly monitor changes in the status quo.
The authorisation of Aducanumab, a new drug to cure Alzheimer’s, by the U.S. Food & Drug Administration has generated debates in the medical community.
Having suspended their dispute over aircraft subsidies, the United States and European Union can collaborate more widely on trade and technology.
With China introducing its own digital currency (eRMB) and clamping down on other cryptocurrencies, it is evident it is asserting control over the digital economy.
It is important to identify and address the systemic risks that arise from a concentration of cloud service providers.
By allocating shared responsibilities for risk mitigation, the cloud affords a better baseline for security.