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  • Last update: Tuesday 12 August 2014 [146 news items]

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...

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...

Globalfoundries looking to beat UMC in 2012, eyeing top spot among foundries

Jun 8, 10:37

Globalfoundries is set to unseat United Microelectronics (UMC) as the world's second-largest pure-play semiconductor foundry in 2012, and aims for global leadership position among...

Subramani Kengeri, VP of Design Solutions at GlobalFoundries

AMD readies Trinity APU in May and preparing more CPUs for later

May 8, 01:15

AMD is set to launch its latest A series APUs codenamed Trinity in May and will initially only release models for notebooks with models for desktops to wait until August, while the...

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...

Pure-play foundry market set for 12% growth in 2012, IHS says

Apr 12, 10:57

Increasing electronics content in popular tablet and smartphone devices, and in ultrabook PCs will drive growth for the global semiconductor foundry business this year, according...

Micron reportedly offers US$1.5 billion to take over Elpida

Mar 21, 13:39

Elpida Memory reportedly plans to release its control over the company to a new management team that will come from an open bid, and industry sources have speculated that Micron Technology...

Globalfoundries to acquire ProMOS for NT$20-30 billion, say sources

Feb 24, 01:45

Globalfoundries reportedly has agreed to take over financially-troubled ProMOS Technologies for NT$20-30 billion (US$0.7-1 billion), according to industry sources. By adding ProMOS'...

ProMOS to delist from Taiwan stock market on March 26

Elpida dismisses reports it plans to sell Hiroshima plant

Feb 9, 01:00

Elpida Memory has dismissed a Nikkei report that the Japan-based memory chipmaker is looking to sell its plant in Hiroshima.

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...

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