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TSMC to increase 2012 capex to US$8-8.5 billion

Apr 27, 01:15

During a company investors conference on April 26, Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) chairman Morris Chang revealed 2012 capex will be increased to US$8-8.5 billion,...

Morris Chang, chairman of TSMC

UMC posts better-than-expected 1Q12 results; sees growth in 2Q

Apr 25, 16:22

United Microelectronics (UMC), the world's second largest pure-play foundry supplier, has reported better-than-expected revenue and profit results for the first quarter of 2012. The...

UMC expects 2Q12 wafer shipments to rise 15%

Ivy Bridge CPUs, 28nm graphics cards facing shortages right on launch

Apr 23, 16:11

Although Intel is ready to launch and sell its upcoming Ivy Bridge-based processors soon, shipments of the processor are estimated to be lower than expected with the possible driver...

Intel, AMD and Nvidia all see shortage issues with their products

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...

TSMC 28nm ramp-up within expectations, says Digitimes Research

Apr 17, 16:17

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) could ramp up its 28nm production capacity at a much faster pace than older 40/45nm and 65nm process nodes, according to Digitimes...

Socle 1Q12 revenues hit record

Apr 17, 15:03

Socle Technology, an IC design service company partnering with Globalfoundries, hit record high revenues in the first quarter, with sales from the ASIC segment reaching NT$185 million,...

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...

Qualcomm, Nvidia said to approach other foundries for 28nm production

Apr 17, 01:05

The reported tight supply of chips built using TSMC's 28nm process technology is likely to drive Nvidia and Qualcomm toward other foundries as a second source, industry sources have...

UMC to break ground for new factory buildings at 12-inch fab in May

Apr 10, 01:30

United Microelectronics (UMC) is scheduled to hold a groundbreaking ceremony for new factory buildings (Phase 5 and 6) at its 12-inch Fab 12A located at the Southern Taiwan Science...

UMC is set to break ground for new facilities at its 12-inch fab in southern Taiwan

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 28nm capacity in large shortage

Apr 6, 01:10

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company's (TSMC) 28nm foundry capacity has been drastically short of demand from Qualcomm, AMD and Nvidia mainly, but the shortage is expected to...

TSMC expected to hit high-end of 1Q12 guidance

Apr 2, 10:25

Consolidated revenues at Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) for the first quarter of 2012 are expected to be at the high-end of the foundry's previously-issued guidance...

TSMC seeing tight capacity for its higher-end processing

ASE, SPIL remain conservative on business outlook

Mar 20, 14:41

While the recent news that Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) is mulling an upward revision in 2012 capex has boosted market observers' confidence in the outlook for...

TSMC likely to expand 28nm manufacturing capacity

Mar 20, 01:15

With current capacity for 28nm processes filled up, Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) is likely to expand the leading-edge process capacity later in 2012, according...

TSMC likely to expand leading-edge capacity later in 2012

Global Unichip reaches tape-out of 30 customer devices using Synopsys IP

Mar 14, 14:08

IC design service provider Global Unichip and Synopsys, an EDA and IP company, have jointly announced the tape out of 30 customer devices during the past four years using a combination...

TSMC close to full capacity for 2Q12

Mar 8, 01:25

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) chairman and CEO Morris Chang has commented that development of 20nm and 28nm processes is progressing well. The market believes...


AMD to launch Radeon HD 7800 series GPUs in March; Nvidia to launch Kepler in April

Feb 16, 01:40

AMD is set to launch performance-level Radeon HD 7870 and 7850 GPUs in the first half of March, while Nvidia is set to launch 28nm Kepler in April, according to sources from graphics...

AMD to soon enter 28nm GPU competition with Nvidia

AMD to unveil 28nm Radeon HD 7950 by the end of January; Nvidia sets to catch up by April

Jan 16, 16:45

AMD, after announcing 28nm high-end Radeon HD 7970 graphics card, is set to add a new 28nm member Radeon HD 7950 by the end of January, while Nvidia, considering the yield rates of...

STATS ChipPAC Taiwan to post sales growth in 1Q12 on short lead-time orders, says report

Newswatch - Jan 5, 14:00

Revenues at STATS ChipPAC Taiwan Semiconductor are expected to register slight sequential growth in the first quarter of 2012, thanks to a pull-in of testing orders for logic ICs...

AMD launches 28nm processed Radeon HD 7970 graphics card

Dec 22, 14:48

AMD has launched the Radeon HD 7970 graphics card for desktop PCs, a GPU based on 28nm production technology. With the arrival of the AMD Radeon HD 7970, AMD has unleashed its new...

AMD Radeon logo

TSMC to begin third-phase construction at Fab 15

Dec 9, 01:35

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) will soon break ground for the third phase construction of its new 12-inch wafer plant in central Taiwan. according to an invitation...

Kilopass, UMC extend collaboration

Dec 1, 01:10

Non-volatile memory (NVM) IP vendor Kilopass Technology and United Microelectronics Corporation (UMC) have expanded their existing manufacturing license deal, according to the companies...

TSMC seeing tight capacity for 28nm processes

Nov 25, 01:00

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) continues to see orders heat up for advanced 28nm technology, despite a general slowdown in the semiconductor industry, according...

TSMC Fab 15 at CTSP

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

TSMC board passes budget for advanced capacity expansion

Nov 9, 10:30

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company's (TSMC) board of directors on November 8 approved a capex appropriation of US$1.06 billion specifically for increasing advanced technology...

TSMC sees 3-5% chip market growth in 2012; 28nm plays company growth driver

Oct 27, 16:30

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company's (TSMC) sales growth will continue to outperform the industry average in 2012, company chairman and CEO Morris Chang said at an investors...

Morris Chang

Xilinx shipping new FPGA built on TSMC 28nm process

Oct 27, 10:12

Xilinx has announced the first shipments of its Virtex-7 2000T FPGA, the first product using 2.5D IC stacked packaging technology. The chip is built on TSMC's 28nm HPL (low power...

Vincent Tong, company senior VP of worldwide quality and new product introduction

TSMC suing former R&D executive

Oct 27, 01:10

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has confirmed recent speculation that the company is suing Mong-Song Liang, a former R&D executive. The company said it is unable...

UMC posts lower 3Q11 profits, to stay profitable in 4Q11

Oct 26, 16:12

Contract chipmaker United Microelectronics (UMC) saw its net profits for the third quarter of 2011 decline 38.8% sequentially and 77.6% from a year ago, with gross margin sliding...

Graphics card makers conservative about Nvidia and AMD 28nm chips

Oct 26, 16:09

While Nvidia and AMD are poised to use Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company's (TSMC's) 28nm technology to produce the GPUs Kepler and Southern Islands respectively, most Taiwan-based...

TSMC ramps volume production of 28nm process

Oct 24, 16:58

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) announced that its 28nm process is in volume production, and production wafers have been shipped to customers including Altera, AMD...

UMC breaks into supply chain for Kindle Fire, says report

Newswatch - Oct 24, 12:07

Amazon's recently-launched Kindle Fire tablet contains a dual-core 1GHz TI OMAP 4430 processor, which reportedly is being manufactured using 45nm process technology at United Microelectronics...

Standalone transceiver chips to dominate the smartphone market, says Petrov Group (part 1)

Oct 21, 16:36

Transceivers are essential to the performance of mobile devices. They are designed to detect weak signals at a specific frequency when receiving and to send signals at a specific...

Digitimes Research: Apple portable devices spur competition and technology advances

Oct 14, 16:03

The success of Apple's iOS devices has reshaped the landscape of the consumer electronics industry and triggered a sales boom of portable CE products. The wave of Apple product demand...

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