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  • Last update: Tuesday 28 April 2015 [124 news items]

TSMC touting next-generation 20nm process in the US

Jul 12, 15:38

TSMC's sales representatives and its design service team, as well as a group of technical support staff from its IC design subsidiary Global Unichip, have been stationed in the US...

Morris Chang said that TSMC's 20nm would ramp faster and smoother

Samsung sampling 16GB DDR4 modules for servers

Jul 4, 15:31

Samsung Electronics recently announced that the company has begun sampling the industry's first 16GB DDR4 RDIMMs, designed for use in enterprise server systems.

Samsung 16GB server module based on DDR4 memory technology

UMC signs license deal with IBM to develop 20nm chips

Jul 2, 13:55

United Microelectronics (UMC) announced recently that the company has signed a license agreement with IBM to expedite the development of its 20nm CMOS process with FinFET 3D transi...

20nm process to take off in 2013, says Cadence executive

Apr 19, 15:15

The semiconductor industry will accelerate towards the adoption of 28nm process in 2012, and begin its transition to the next technology node in 2013, according to Chi-Ping Hsu, a...

Xilinx collaboration with TSMC said to extend to 20nm

Apr 17, 01:20

The successful roll-out of Xilinx devices on 28nm at TSMC has encouraged the FPGA design firm to utilize TSMC's 20nm technology for its next-generation products, with the tape-out...

TSMC to revise 2012 capex, says Chang

Apr 10, 01:25

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) will announce its revised capex budget for 2012 at its upcoming investors meeting on April 26, according to company chairman and...

TSMC breaks ground for Phase 5 of Fab 14 at STSP, southern Taiwan

TSMC begins further expansion of Fab 14

Apr 9, 12:03

TSMC on April 9 held a groundbreaking ceremony at the South Taiwan Science Park in Tainan for Phase 5 of its Fab 14 Gigafab. Following TSMC's Fab 12 Phase 6 in Hsinchu, this facility...

TSMC breaks ground for new facility equipped for 20nm and below

Dec 9, 14:55

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) on December 9 held a groundbreaking ceremony for the Phase 3 facility at Fab 15 in Taichung, central Taiwan, and also revealed that...

Groundbreaking ceremony for TSMC Phase 3, Fab 15 facility

Samsung seeking approval to build chip plant in China

Dec 8, 01:10

Samsung Electronics has issued a statement disclosing plans to set up a flash memory chip plant in China.

Micron, Intel unveil 20nm 128Gb NAND flash

Dec 7, 10:09

Intel and Micron Technology have jointly announced a 20nm, 128Gb multilevel-cell (MLC) NAND falsh device. The companies also announced mass production of their 20nm 64Gb NAND.

ARM builds new R&D center in Taiwan

Nov 18, 01:05

ARM has announced the opening of a new R&D center at the Hsinchu Science Park, northern Taiwan. The focus of the center will be physical IP development and processor implementation...

ARM builds new R&D center in Taiwan

ARM, TSMC tape out first 20nm ARM Cortex-A15 multi-core processor

Oct 19, 01:00

ARM and Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) announced October 18 that they have taped out the first 20nm ARM Cortex-A15 MPCore processor. The two companies completed...

Samsung supplies server DRAM for Microsoft data center

Sep 26, 14:21

Samsung Electronics has announced that its 30nm-class DDR3 memory is being adopted by Microsoft in its virtualized data center.

Samsung new memory fab goes on line

Sep 23, 01:30

Samsung Electronics has announced that its new memory semiconductor fabrication facility, Line-16, at its Nano City Complex in Hwaseong, Gyeonggi Province, has commenced operations...

Apple said to have contracted with TSMC

Sep 16, 01:05

Apple has recently signed a foundry partnership agreement with Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC), industry sources have claimed. Under the terms of the agreement,...

Morris Chang

Globalfoundries tapes out 20nm test chip

Aug 30, 16:40

Globalfoundries has announced that it successfully taped out a 20nm test chip using flows from EDA partners Cadence Design Systems, Magma Design Automation, Mentor Graphics and Synopsys...

DRAM market outlook remains unclear

Aug 22, 11:50

DRAM chip suppliers are all struggling with falling chip prices caused by oversupply, industry sources have observed, adding that the market outlook for the rest of 2011 remains un...

New KLA-Tencor e-beam tool to accelerate defect sourcing for 20nm nodes and below

Aug 16, 13:44

KLA-Tencor has announced a new tool for chip manufacturing at the 20nm device nodes and below: the eDR-7000 electron-beam (e-beam) wafer defect review system.

Anobit doubles capacity of flash controller for smartphones, tablets

Aug 10, 10:37

Anobit has announced a new embedded flash controller with support for up to 256GB of flash memory, compared to its existing MSP2020 controller with support for 4-128GB.

Samsung Foundry tapes out 20nm

Jul 13, 01:00

Samsung Electronics has announced that its foundry business, Samsung Foundry, successfully taped-out a test chip based on its 20nm process with high-k metal gate (HKMG) technology...

Kingston expects SSD shipments to boost in 2011

Jun 3, 10:58

Kingston Technology expects monthly shipments of its solid-state drives (SSD) to top 100,000 units in the fourth quarter of 2011, up from the almost 70,000 shipped currently, according...

Kingston HyperX SSD

TSMC completes 28nm design infrastructure

May 26, 15:21

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has announced that 28nm support within its Open Innovation Platform (OIP) design infrastructure is fully delivered, as demonstrated...

Advanced NAND flash processes worthwhile only with volume production

May 17, 15:38

While major NAND chip producers are moving forward to transition their manufacturing processes to below 30nm, the advance makes sense only if volume production is feasible, industry...

ASML to ship 10 EUV tools in 2012

May 16, 11:40

ASML has received 10 orders for its next-generation ultraviolet (EUV) lithography system – the NXE:3300 – with deliveries starting in 2012, according to the Dutch fab...

Global 1Q11 NAND flash market sees 10% on-quarter growth, says DRAMeXchange

May 10, 15:59

The NAND flash memory market generated revenues of US$5.36 billion in the first quarter of 2011, up 9.9% from US$4.88 billion in the fourth quarter of 2010, according to DRAMeXchange...

Hynix 1Q11 profits down on lower chip prices

Apr 28, 14:06

Hynix Semiconductor has announced that net profits for the first quarter of 2011 slid 66% from a year earlier to KRW274 billion (US$255 million), citing falling chip prices.

Moore's Law to hit snag in 6-8 years, says TSMC chairman

Apr 26, 16:56

Semiconductor technological development will be faced with bottlenecks within the next 10 years, with Moore's Law to witness insurmountable technological barriers in 6-8 years, according...

Morris Chang

Intel, Micron shrink NAND flash to 20nm

Apr 15, 10:29

Intel and Micron Technology have jointly introduced a 20nm process technology for manufacturing NAND flash memory, about one year after the pair announced 25nm NAND technology

Anobit shipping NAND flash controllers for smartphones, tablets

Mar 9, 16:44

Anobit has announced that its new MSP2020 NAND flash memory controller is shipping in multi-million quantities for use within today's most advanced smartphones and tablet computing...

TSMC board passes NT$85 billion budget for capacity expansion

Feb 16, 01:20

The board of directors of Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has approved a budget of NT$84.99 billion (US$2.89 billion) for capacity expansion purposes. The company's...

Ranks of leading-edge chip foundries dwindle, says iSuppli

Jan 24, 10:23

By the end of 2011, there may be only three remaining sources for high-volume and leading-edge semiconductor foundry manufacturing: Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC),...

IBM, Samsung announce joint research for future chips

Jan 13, 14:20

IBM and Samsung have jointly announced they will collaborate on basic research into new semiconductor materials, manufacturing processes and other technologies. The agreement calls...

Commentary: Financially-strapped Taiwan DRAM makers have difficulties migrating to sub-20nm processes

Dec 27, 09:39

Taiwan-based DRAM makers will find themselves at a disadvantage to migrate their production to 20nm and below processes, as they struggle to preserve cash for the expenses needed...

New Micron NAND flash integrates error management

Dec 3, 02:00

By integrating error management techniques in the same NAND package, Micron Technology's new ClearNAND devices alleviate the challenges traditionally found in NAND process shrinks,...

DRAMeXchange sees strong SSD growth in 2011

Oct 27, 14:36

Driven by a higher penetration of solid-state drives (SSD) in storage systems currently dominated by hard disks, and rising retail demand, the market for SSDs in terms of shipments...

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    Photo: Company, Jan 23.

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    Photo: Company, Jan 6.

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    Photo: Company, Apr 9.

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    Photo: Company, Sep 4.

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