News tagged Globalfoundries
Last update: Wednesday 3 June 2015 [158 news items]
ProMOS fails again to sell 12-inch fab
Dec 12, 22:09
ProMOS Technologies failed, for the second time, on December 12 to sell its 12-inch fab located in Taichung, central Taiwan, through an open bid despite offerings from Vanguard International...
Globalfoundries to buy stake in UMC, report says
Newswatch - Dec 6, 14:19
Globalfoundries reportedly will buy a stake in fellow foundry chipmaker United Microelectronics Corporation (UMC), and the next move for the pair is to form a strategic alliance,...
ProMOS announces massive layoffs
Oct 4, 01:10
DRAM chipmaker ProMOS Technologies has announced plans to lay off as many as 1,300 employees as part of its restructuring project. The number of jobs affected is higher than the expected...
UMC July sales up
Aug 8, 15:03
Contract chipmaker United Microelectronics (UMC) has reported revenues of NT$9.61 billion (US$321 million) for July 2012, up 3.5% on month and 9.1% on year.
Foundries shine in IC ranking, says IC Insights
Aug 6, 16:05
Market research firm IC Insights has updated its list of the world's top 20 semiconductor suppliers by revenue in the first half of 2012. Three pure-play foundries - included in the...
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...
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,...
TSMC in race to buy ProMOS fab
Apr 16, 10:28
Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has entered the race to buy the 12-inch wafer fab of ProMOS Technologies, which is seeking new funds and investors to restructure...
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...
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...
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...
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...