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ASE, SPIL to stop ramping copper wirebonding capacity

Jan 31, 11:03

Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) and Siliconware Precision Industries (SPIL) have both stated that they will stop ramping up capacity for copper wire-bonding. Instead, raising...

TSMC demands suppliers deliver equipment in advance for 28nm node

Jan 24, 15:26

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) reportedly has demanded its equipment suppliers deliver in advance the front-end equipment needed for its 28nm process due to brisk...

UMC eyeing 28nm chip orders from Qualcomm

Jan 16, 12:21

United Semiconductor (UMC) has delivered samples of Qualcomm's new 28nm chips for verification, and is competing with Globalfoundries to be the second 28nm foundry partner for Qualcomm...

TSMC shares rally on Apple chip order speculation

Jan 3, 13:59

Shares of Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) have rallied on reports indicating the IC foundry will likely grab orders for Apple's A-series processors earlier than...

STATS ChipPAC Taiwan 1Q13 sales to buck seasonal trends

Dec 22, 14:34

Testing house STATS ChipPAC Taiwan Semiconductor, a subsidiary of Singapore-based STATS ChipPAC, is expected to enjoy a particularly strong first quarter of 2013 buoyed by strong...

IC backend services firms to ride high as TSMC ramps capex for 2013, say sources

Dec 17, 21:37

Taiwan-based IC backend services companies will benefit from an increase in capital expenditure (capex) by Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) in 2013, according to...

TSMC sees orders returning for its 28nm process

Nov 8, 21:27

In first-half 2012, Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) saw its 28nm process lacking enough capacity, forcing customers such as Qualcomm to shift orders to United Microelectronics...

TSMC

ASE to post better-than-seasonal sales for 1Q13

Nov 8, 10:02

IC packaging and testing house Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) is expected to post an only a single-digit sales drop sequentially in the first quarter of 2013, compared to...

UMC to develop 14nm FinFET process

Nov 2, 11:44

United Microelectronics (UMC) will move to aggressively develop 14nm process technology featuring FinFET 3D transistors, according to company CEO Shih-Wei Sun. Deploying Finfet transistor...

UMC to launch FinFETs at 14nm

UMC sees decrease in 4Q12 shipments

Oct 31, 16:00

United Microelectronics (UMC) saw its revenues increase about 3% sequentially in the third quarter of 2012, despite having lower shipments for the quarter, according to the foundry...

TSMC expects sales rebound following two-quarter dip

Oct 25, 15:39

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) expects its consolidated revenues to decrease about 8% sequentially in the fourth quarter of 2012, followed by another modest dip...

Altera achieves production rollout of all 28nm FPGA families

Oct 23, 11:13

Altera recently announced it is shipping in production all three of its 28-nm FPGA families, including Stratix V, Arria V and Cyclone V devices, with the latest shipment of the largest...

Globalfoundries 28/32nm foundry capacity hits as high as 80,000 wafers

Oct 2, 15:15

Globalfoundries' combined capacity for 28/32nm chips has climbed to 60,000-80,000 wafers a month, according to Michael Noonen, the foundry's executive VP for marketing and sales.

Globalfoundries excutive VP for marketing and sales Michael Noonen

Samsung, STMicro announce foundry deal

Oct 2, 01:15

Samsung Electronics' foundry business has been selected by STMicroelectronics to provide it with products at the 32/28nm process nodes, according to the Korea-based chipmaker. The...

Asustek to launch second-generation Padfone in October

Sep 25, 01:20

Asustek Computer is set to announce its second-generation Padfone on October 16 as Qualcomm's processor supply has returned to normal due to Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company's...

Chipset solution supply to play a key role in year-end smartphone sales, say sources

Sep 24, 12:08

The ability of smartphone vendors to secure sufficient supplies of key components, particularly chipset solutions, will be crucial for them to win in the sales competition during...

IC materials firms spend more on R&D, says Dow exec

Sep 10, 12:08

With semiconductor companies constantly upgrading to the latest advanced technologies, related production materials suppliers are required to raise the technological bar and provide...

Backend firms expect orders for 28nm chips to pick up

Aug 29, 16:10

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) is producing 28nm process ICs for Qualcomm and the first batch of shipments will be delivered to packaging and testing houses in...

ASE looks to growth in 2H12

Aug 29, 11:52

IC packaging/testing service provider Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) expects its sales to grow quarter-on-quarter onward in the second half of 2012, and total shipments...

TSMC 28nm process yields break 80%, says report

Newswatch - Aug 21, 13:44

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company's (TSMC) 28nm processes have topped a yield rate of 80%, the Chinese-language Commercial Times cited unnamed equipment suppliers...

TSMC Fab 15

Globalfoundries to expand Fab 8

Jul 25, 16:02

Globalfoundries has announced it is moving forward with the final construction for the extension of Module 1 at its Fab 8 campus in New York. The project will add 90,000 square feet...

UMC 2Q12 results beat guidance

Jul 25, 15:07

United Microelectronics (UMC) saw its revenue and gross margin results for the second quarter of 2012 slightly beat its guidance. Looking forwad, the IC foundry expects marginal sequential...

TSMC expects 6-8% sales rise in 3Q12, but dips ahead

Jul 19, 16:08

TSMC has announced brisk results for the second quarter of 2012, which met the high end of its guidance. The foundry chipmaker expects to post another sequential growth, but at a...

Globalfoundries to fab 28nm chips for Qualcomm, says paper

Newswatch - Jul 13, 11:05

Qualcomm has contracted Globalfoundries' Dresden fab to manufacture 28nm chips, the Chinese-language Commercial Times cited unnamed equipment makers as saying in a recent...

Lattice to work with UMC on 28nm

Jul 10, 12:24

Lattice Semiconductor has announced a long-term technology partnership with United Microelectronics Corporation (UMC). As part of this partnership, Lattice and UMC will continue work,...

Nvidia, AMD unlikely to switch from TSMC to Samsung for 28nm foundry

Jul 9, 11:01

While Qualcomm has reportedly switched foundry orders for its 28nm-based Snapdragon S4 processors from Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) to Samsung Electronics because...

UMC reportedly to start building 28nm chips for Qualcomm in 4Q12, says report

Newswatch - Jul 2, 10:56

United Microelectronics (UMC) reportedly has secured orders for 28nm Snapdragon S4 chips from Qualcomm with volume production slated for the fourth quarter of 2012, according to a...

AMD to adopt 28nm Bulk CMOS manufacturing process for products in 2013

Jun 18, 10:13

AMD is set to make a major change in its manufacturing process in 2013 and will fully switch from the existing SOI manufacturing processor to 28nm Bulk CMOS process, according to...

Mark Papermaster, senior vice president and chief technology officer of AMD

Chip vendors gearing up for next-generation iPhone

Jun 15, 12:10

Chip vendors including Qualcomm, Broadcom, STMicroelectronics, NXP, Texas Instruments (TI) and OmniVision reportedly have started stocking their solutions used for Apple's next-generation...

TSMC reiterates supply of 28nm chips to come close to demand in 4Q12

Jun 13, 13:31

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has reiterated its previous remarks that supply of 28nm chips would come close to meeting demand in the fourth quarter of 2012, in...

TSMC says supply of its 28nm chips will remain tight through 3Q12

Nvidia, AMD may miss PC replacement trend brought by Diablo 3

Jun 12, 01:35

Although the recent release of online PC game Diablo 3 has brought on a strong PC replacement trend in the consumer PC market, Nvidia and AMD may miss a good opportunity as their...

UMC holds groundbreaking ceremony for new facilities at 12-inch fab

May 24, 16:26

United Microelectronics (UMC) on May 24 held a groundbreaking ceremony for the fifth and sixth phase (P5 and P6) construction of its 12-inch plant located in southern Taiwan. Equipment...

TSMC 3Q12 revenues to grow at a slower pace than expected, say sources

May 23, 14:07

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) may see its revenues grow only at 5% sequentially in the third quarter of 2012 compared to a 10% growth projected earlier due to...

TSMC posts growth in April revenues

May 10, 15:01

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has announced consolidated revenues for April 2012 grew 9.2% sequentially and 9.1% from a year ago to NT$40.5 billion (US$1.4 bill...

TSMC gives priority to Nvidia for 28nm capacity

May 9, 15:43

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has given priority to Nvidia for 28nm capacity, according to industry sources.

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