Exclusive: U.S. blocks more than 1,000 solar shipments over Chinese slave labor concerns

Exclusive: U.S. blocks more than 1,000 solar shipments over Chinese slave labor concerns

Nov 11 (Reuters) – More than 1,000 shipments of solar energy components worth hundreds of millions of dollars have piled up at U.S. ports since June under a new law banning imports from China’s Xinjiang region over concerns about slave labor, according to federal customs officials and industry sources. The level of seizures, which has … Read more

Pound jumps on UK tax cut reversal, oil swings higher

Pound jumps on UK tax cut reversal, oil swings higher

TOKYO, Oct 3 (Reuters) – Oil jumped on Monday as OPEC+ considered reducing output at its meeting later this week while the pound swung higher after the UK government said it would reverse a controversial tax cut that had roiled British markets. Asian stocks mostly fell in holiday-thinned trade although Japanese markets found support on … Read more

Exclusive: India’s push for home-grown navigation system jolts smartphone giants

Exclusive: India’s push for home-grown navigation system jolts smartphone giants

India wants local GPS rival in smartphones; industry fears costs Smartphone players want delay to New Delhi’s Jan. 2023 deadline Samsung, others say Indian system needs hardware changes-sources Boosting native system part of Modi’s self-reliance campaign NEW DELHI, Sept 26 (Reuters) – India is pushing tech giants to make smartphones compatible with its home-grown navigation … Read more

Arm sues Qualcomm, aiming to unwind Qualcomm’s $1.4 bln Nuvia purchase

Arm sues Qualcomm, aiming to unwind Qualcomm’s $1.4 bln Nuvia purchase

Qualcomm logo is during Munich Auto Show, IAA Mobility 2021 in Munich, Germany, September 8, 2021. REUTERS/Wolfgang Rattay Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register SAN FRANCISCO, Aug 31 (Reuters) – Chip technology firm Arm Ltd, which is owned by Softbank Group Corp (9984.T), on Wednesday said it had sued Qualcomm Inc (QCOM.O) … Read more

Taiwan touts ‘democracy chips’ in meeting with U.S. state governor

Taiwan touts ‘democracy chips’ in meeting with U.S. state governor

TAIPEI, Aug 22 (Reuters) – Taiwan wants to ensure its partners have reliable supplies of semiconductors, or “democracy chips”, President Tsai Ing-wen told the governor of the U.S. state of Indiana on Monday, saying China’s threats mean fellow democracies have to cooperate. Governor Eric Holcomb, a Republican, is making the third trip to Taiwan this … Read more