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UMC swings to profit in 4Q09; increases 2010 capex

Feb 3, 16:31

United Microelectronics Corporation (UMC) has announced net profits of NT$4.396 billion (US$137 million) for the fourth quarter of 2009, showing a return to profitability from losses...

TSMC spends NT$6 billion on equipment and fab construction

Feb 3, 10:54

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) announced on February 2 that it has spent nearly NT$6 billion (US$187.18 million) for front-end equipment procurement, cleanroom...

Winbond president announces entrance into 40nm war

Feb 1, 11:42

Winbond Electronics has announced it will begin 40nm development in 2010, according to company president Chan Tung-Yi. The company declined to comment on whether it will cooperate...

Winbond president Chan Tung-Yi

TSMC says capex to reach US$4.8 billion in 2010

Jan 29, 10:42

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has announced that its projected capex for 2010 will top US$4.8 billion, an increase of 79.7% from US$2.671 billion spent in 2009...

Morris Chang

TSMC 4Q09 profits more than double; 40nm sales contribution rise

Jan 28, 14:38

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has announced that its fourth-quarter 2009 net income soared 162.5% on year to NT$32.67 billion (US$1.02 billion), while consolidated...

TSMC

DRAM contract prices flat in 2H January, says DRAMeXchange

Jan 26, 10:37

Contract quotes for 2GB DDR2 modules have remained unchanged at US$41 for the second half of January, and the price of 2GB DDR3 parts also remained flat at US$41, DRAMeXchange data...

Taiwan DRAM makers see delays in immersion litho delivery

Jan 25, 15:28

Growing delivery lead times for immersion scanner equipment is likely to interrupt Nanya Technology and Inotera Memories' planned technology transition to sub-50nm in 2010, according...

Xilinx qualifies 40nm FPGAs at UMC

Jan 21, 14:45

United Microelectronics Corporation (UMC) and Xilinx have jointly announced production qualification for Xilinx' FPGA products built using UMC's 40nm logic process technology on 12-inch...

TSMC says 40nm yield issues resolved

Jan 20, 10:23

TSMC has improved yield rates on its 40nm manufacturing process, with the quality now being about the same level as its 65nm node process, according Mark Liu, Senior VP of Operations...

Mark Liu, Senior VP of Operations at TSMC

Hynix intros 2Gb DDR2 for mobile applications

Jan 13, 16:37

Hynix Semiconductor has developed 2-gigabit (2Gb) low-power DDR2 DRAM for mobile applications such as smartphones and tablet PCs, with volume production slated for the first half...

Hynix 44nm 2Gb DDR2

Xilinx says delivery of 40nm generation products progressing smoothly

Jan 13, 15:19

Xilinx is working closely with its foundry partners, and sees no supply constraints on 40/45nm FPGAs, according to Fai Yeung, vice president of sales for Xilinx Asia Pacific. Demand...

Xilinx Asia Pacific VP of sales Fai Yeung

Foundry chipmakers see yields for 40nm production below 70%

Jan 13, 10:49

Foundry chipmakers, including Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC), have been struggling to increase their yields on 40nm to over 70%, according to industry sources....

40nm wafer

Rexchip ramping DDR3 output

Jan 12, 16:49

Rexchip Electronics has said it is scheduled to increase its DDR3 wafer starts share to 70% and production share to 50% in the first quarter of 2010. DDR3 accounted for 40% of its...

CES 2010: AMD unveils DirectX 11-ready mobile graphics

Jan 8, 16:25

AMD has introduced its lineup of next-generation DirectX 11-capable ATI Mobility Radeon Premium graphics chips for notebooks, including the highest-end ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5870.

AMD ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5800

Elpida, Rexchip start 40nm era

Jan 6, 11:10

Elpida Memory recently conducted pilot production of 2Gb DDR3 chips using 40nm coupled with 6F2 process technology at its Hiroshima fab, and has raised yield rates high enough for...

Rexchip president Stephen Chen

Hynix announces 2Gb GDDR5 using 40nm-class technology

Dec 21, 14:38

Hynix Semiconductor has announced what it claims is the industry's first 2Gb GDDR5 memory using 40nm-class process technology for PCs and games consoles.

Hynix 40nm 2Gb GDDR5

PSC to see 30-40% DRAM bit growth in 4Q09

Nov 27, 10:28

Taiwan-based Powerchip Semiconductor Corporation (PSC) is speeding up capacity expansion on a recovery in market demand, and its fourth-quarter DRAM bit growth is likely to reach...

PSC HQ

Hynix announces 40nm 2Gb DDR3

Nov 20, 10:03

Hynix Semiconductor has announced Intel validation of 2Gb DDR3 DRAM chips using 40nm-class process technology. The chipmaker said it has begun mass producing the new chips, and expects...

Hynix 44nm 2Gb DDR3

DRAM production costs to drop significantly in 2010, say Taiwan makers

Nov 17, 14:17

With more DRAM producers progressing to next-generation production process, the competition in die shrink will cause an overall reduction in DRAM production costs in 2010, according...

Nvidia Fermi push-back to 2010 not expected to impact sales, say sources

Nov 9, 13:57

Nvidia's decision to push back the launch of its next-generation flagship GT300 (Fermi) GPU to the first quarter of fiscal 2011 (January 26-April 26, 2010) is unlikely to affect the...

AMD GPU shortage causing PC vendors to delay products to 1Q10

Nov 5, 16:06

Tight supply of AMD GPUs has caused several PC vendors to delay their mass shipment schedules by about two months to the first quarter of 2010, according to sources at the companie...

UMC to offer more incentives to employees

Nov 4, 11:20

United Microelectronics Corporation (UMC) has decided to distribute performance bonuses among its employees as an incentive to reinforce loyalty. The foundry also plans to sell treasury...

TSMC 40nm yield issues resurface, CEO promises fix by year-end

Oct 30, 12:24

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has revealed it recently run into issues with its 40nm process technology impacting yields. Company chairman and CEO Morris Chang...

TSMC 3Q09 profits almost flat; sees more sales from 45/40nm

Oct 29, 15:18

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has announced net income of NT$30.55 billion (US$939 million) on consolidated revenues of NT$89.94 billion for the third quarter...

SMIC extends 45nm offerings to 40nm and 55nm

Oct 15, 16:07

Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation (SMIC) has announced that it will extend its 45nm bulk CMOS technologies to 40nm and 55nm geometries.

TSMC, UMC expected to hike capex in 2010

Oct 13, 14:22

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) and United Microelectronics Corporation (UMC) are expected to implement aggressive capex plans for 2010, when the semiconductor market...

UMC headquarters at the Hsinchu Science Park

Hynix adds 1Gb DDR3 built on 54nm

Oct 12, 11:41

Hynix Semiconductor has announced its second-generation 1Gb DDR3 chip using 54nm process technology. The new 1Gb DDR3 chip available now in x4 and x8 configurations, and has been...

Hynix 54nm 1Gb DDR3

UMC ramping 45/40nm at Fab 12i

Oct 9, 10:33

United Microelectronics Corporation (UMC) has begun implementing a capacity expansion project for 45/40nm production at its Singapore-based 300mm (12-inch) wafer fab - Fab 12i, according...

Elpida readies 40nm 2Gb DDR3 SDRAM

Oct 8, 10:55

Elpida Memory has announced that it had completed development of a 40nm 2-gigabit (2Gb) DDR3 SDRAM, with sample shipments slated for November and mass production expected to begin...

GPU shortage expected to last through 1Q10, says paper

Newswatch - Oct 5, 17:11

A shortage of 55nm-made GPUs is expected to last through the first quarter of 2010, as both AMD and Nvidia are focusing their attention toward DirectX 11-based 40nm-made GPUs, according...

AppliedMicro-TSMC partner on embedded processors

Sep 28, 10:59

Applied Micro Circuits Corporation (AppliedMicro, formerly AMCC) and Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) have jointly announced a collaboration enabling AppliedMicro's...

TSMC to ramp capacity at Fab 14 for Intel Atom opportunity

Sep 25, 17:09

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has scheduled a ramp up of monthly capacity at its 300mm (12-inch) wafer fab (Fab 14) located in southern Taiwan at the Tainan Science...

Altera to maintain TSMC relationship; does not rule out opportunities for additional foundry partnerships in future

Sep 21, 12:09

When recently asked if Altera ruled out the possibility of partnering with more foundries in the future for low-cost chip production, Ying Chen, country manager, Altera Taiwan reiterated...

Altera Taiwan president Ying Chen

Nvidia CEO to visit Taiwan in October, to discuss 40nm contract prices with TSMC

Sep 18, 16:18

Nvidia CEO Jen-Hsun Huang will travel to Taiwan in the second half of October to meet with its motherboard and graphics card partners. Huang is also expected to hold talks with Taiwan...

TSMC to process more 12-inch wafers on 45/40nm in 4Q09

Sep 11, 10:45

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) is expected to process more 12-inch wafers on 45/40nm processes in the fourth quarter of 2009, with monthly output to ramp up by...

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