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Powerchip in final stage of plant sale talks, says paper

Newswatch - Dec 19, 15:31

Powerchip Technology has entered into final-stage talks over the sale of its P3 12-inch wafer plant, the Chinese-language Commercial Times reported today. Globalfoundries...

Globalfoundries announces executive changes

Dec 1, 12:23

Globalfoundries has announced that it has appointed a new CFO while assigning two other senior executives to key positions. The foundry chipmaker also reiterated plans to ramp capacity...

ProMOS seeking to sell fab to Globalfoundries, report says

Newswatch - Nov 28, 16:06

Taiwan's ProMOS Technologies, which has been looking for funding and strategic partners, reportedly will negotiate with Globalfoundries for the sale of its 12-inch wafer plant, according...

Foundries eyeing DRAM fabs

Nov 24, 01:30

DRAM chipmakers Powerchip Technology and ProMOS Technologies are reportedly considering selling fabs in order to preserve cash and strengthen their financial structures. Bidders for...

MIPS, eSilicon announce tape-out of 28nm MPU cluster

Oct 6, 14:13

Processor IP company MIPS Technologies and semiconductor value chain producer eSilicon have announced the tape-out of a high-performance, three-way microprocessor cluster on Globalfoundries'...

Globalfoundries says utilization to fall for mature technologies in 2H11

Sep 15, 11:30

Globalfoundries has pointed out that its capacity utilization for 65nm and more mature processing is expected to fall 10-15% in the second half of 2011 from the first half, but advanced...

Globalfoundries secures 28nm orders from over 30 clients

Sep 15, 01:20

Globalfoundries has revealed plans to move its 28nm node technologies to volume production starting the first quarter of 2012. The foundry noted that it has been contracted to make...

Globalfoundries, Samsung extend fab sync

Sep 2, 01:00

Globalfoundries and Samsung Electronics have jointed announced they expect to broaden collaboration, and synchronize global semiconductor fabrication facilities to produce chips based...

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...

Amkor, Globalfoundries team up for advanced assembly, test solutions

Aug 30, 11:08

Amkor Technology and Globalfoundries have entered into a strategic partnership to develop integrated assembly and test solutions for advanced silicon nodes, according to the companies...

AMD Llano processor shipments reach 1.3-1.5 million units in July

Aug 4, 01:40

AMD shipped about one million Llano APUs in June and 1.3-1.5 million units in July, and with the appearance of the company's new Llano APUs in the fourth quarter, annual shipments...

Globalfoundries ready to move in equipment at new fabs

Jul 14, 16:27

Globalfoundries has announced that its newly constructed cleanrooms in New York and Dresden are ready for the installation of 300mm semiconductor wafer fabrication equipment. Achieving...

TSMC wins orders for 28nm GPU from AMD, says paper

Newswatch - Jun 17, 14:46

AMD reportedly has completed the tape-out of its next-generation GPU, codenamed Southern Islands, on Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company's (TSMC) 28nm process with High-k Metal...

Globalfoundries names interim CEO, new key management appointments

Jun 17, 10:20

The board of directors of Globalfoundries, along with its majority shareholder the Advanced Technology Investment Company (ATIC), has announced its new leadership.

UMC gearing up for 12-inch capacity expansion, says report

Newswatch - Apr 6, 14:20

United Microelectronics Corporation (UMC) plans to allocate almost 90% of company capex for 2011 to expand capacity at its 12-inch wafer plants, Fab 12A and Fab 12i, according to...

Only 10 participants in 300mm wafer capacity space, says IC Insights

Mar 7, 10:57

Semiconductor industry capital spending is becoming more concentrated, with a greater percentage of spending coming from a shrinking number of companies, according to IC Insights...

Emerging markets to drive China foundries' growth: Q&A with Digitimes Research analyst Nobunaga Chai

Feb 24, 10:21

China's foundries may not be able to compete head-to-head against the industry's global top-three players in the most advanced process technologies, but their opportunities lie elsewhere...

Nobunaga Chai

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),...

TSMC plans US$8 billion capex for 2011, says paper

Newswatch - Jan 20, 11:00

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) will likely budget a capital expenditure (capex) of US$8 billion for 2011, higher than market watchers' estimates of US$7 billion,...

IC design house Socle appoints new CEO

Dec 2, 01:10

Socle Technology has announced the appointment of Stone Peng as its new president and CEO. Peng, a 25-year veteran, has extensive and deep experience in engineering, sales, marketing,...

SMIC set to return to revenue growth trend, says Digitimes Research

Nov 4, 15:04

After two years of revenue declines, Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation (SMIC) is poised for a return to sales growth in 2010, and growth will continue through...

Globalfoundries partners with SVTC for MEMS manufacturing

Oct 14, 01:40

Globalfoundries has announced a strategic partnership with SVTC Technologies to accelerate its move to high-volume MEMS manufacturing.

Globalfoundries aims for over US$3.5 billion revenues in 2010, says COO

Oct 14, 01:10

Globalfoundries aims to generate more than US$3.5 billion in revenues in 2010, COO Song-Hwee Chia remarked at a company event held in Taipei on October 13. The target will allow the...

Globalfoundries COO Song-Hwee Chia

Nvidia president denies shift of orders for Tegra from TSMC to Globalfoundries

Oct 6, 16:28

During an exclusive press conference for Taiwan media, Nvidia president and CEO Huang Jen-hsun has denied rumors that Nvidia may shift foundry orders for its Tegra processors from...

Globalfoundries adds new 28nm technology offering, unveils 22/20nm roadmap

Sep 2, 11:40

Globalfoundries has announced the addition of a new technology offering based on its 28nm high-k metal gate (HKMG) technology, and revealed for the first time its manufacturing timeline...

AMD to use Globalfoundries for 28nm GPUs, says paper

Newswatch - Aug 20, 11:40

A Chinese-language Economic Daily News (EDN) report has cited unnamed market sources indicating that AMD has selected Globalfoundries' 28nm process for its next generation...

Orders for AMD Fusion to buoy TSMC revenues in 2H10, says paper

Newswatch - Jul 20, 17:06

Orders for AMD's Ontario chips, which will be the first Fusion APU the vendor brings to market, are expected to play a key contributor for Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company's...

Freescale announces new 32-bit MCUs, fabricated by Globalfoundries

Jun 24, 14:10

Freescale Semiconductor has announced new microcontroller (MCU) products - the Kinetis family of 32-bit devices - based on the ARM Cortex-M4 processor. The new MCUs are manufactured...

Freescale CEO Rich Beyer

Globalfoundries reveals urgent push for 40/45nm process capacity expansion

Jun 1, 14:39

Globalfoundries has announced plans to add nearly 110,000-square feet of clean room space at its 12-inch Fab 1 in Dresden, with the first output from the new facility expected in...

Globalfoundries CEO Doug Grose

UMC says fund-raising aimed at drawing strategic partner; speculation points to Globalfoundries

May 21, 10:41

United Microelectronics Corporation (UMC) has revealed plans to raise new capital through a private placement with an aim to bring in a strategic partner. Market watchers have singled...

UMC's opening ceremony of phase-three and four production facilities at Fab 12A

AMD said to use bulk 40nm at TSMC for Fusion chips

May 13, 12:12

AMD reportedly plans to outsource wafer starts for its Fusion CPUs with integrated graphics to Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) using bulk 40nm process technology,...

Foundry revenues to grow 40% in 2010, says iSuppli

May 12, 11:53

After a year that was decidedly skewed by macroeconomic forces impacting the entire electronics value chain, pure-play foundry suppliers will see revenues jump by 39.5% this year...

Globalfoundries impact and evolution could be significant, says Petrov Group – Part II

May 10, 14:23

The emergence of Globalfoundries (GF) could be one of the most significant events in recent semiconductor history. While the new company faces significant near-term execution and,...

Partnering with Globalfoundries: Q&A with Socle chairman Song-Hwee Chia

May 5, 15:27

Socle Technology, formerly a IC design service subsidiary of Chartered Semiconductor Manufacturing, now works closely with Globalfoundries and looks to become the bridge between the...

Socle chairman Song-Hwee Chia

Globalfoundries impact and evolution could be significant, says Petrov Group – Part I

May 3, 14:14

The emergence of Globalfoundries (GF) could be one of the most significant events in recent semiconductor history. While the new company faces significant near-term operational and,...

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