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7nm process is essential for semi industry: Q&A with Globalfoundries CTO Gary Patton

Nov 7, 11:41

Gary Patton, a 30-year veteran in the semiconductor industry, joined Globalfoundries as CTO in July 2015. He now shoulders the responsibility of building up the foundry house's 7nm...

Globalfoundries CTO Gary Patton

KYEC October revenues rise 24%

Nov 4, 16:23

IC testing company King Yuan Electronics Company (KYEC) has reported consolidated revenues of NT$1.8 billion (US$57.3 million) for October 2016, up 23.7% on year.

Equipment maker GPM strikes licensing deal with IBM

Nov 4, 11:05

Gallant Precision Machining (GPM), which mainly makes equipment for the manufacture of display panels and semiconductors, has announced the signing of a joint development and license...

GlobalWafers nets NT$3.00 per share for January-September

Nov 4, 11:04

Semiconductor-grade silicon wafer maker GlobalWafers on November 3 reported consolidated revenues of NT$4.266 billion (US$135 million), gross margin 24.40%, net operating profit NT$553.8...

Samsung intros 14LPU and 10LPU processes

Nov 4, 11:01

Samsung Electronics has expanded its advanced foundry process technology offerings with the fourth-generation 14nm process (14LPU) and the third-generation 10nm process (10LPU) to...

VIS expects 4Q16 sales to drop up to 3%

Nov 4, 10:58

Vanguard International Semiconductor (VIS) expects its fourth-quarter revenues to decrease up to 3% or increase up to 1%, as the specialty IC foundry has seen clear order visibility...

SPIL to raise 2016 capex by NT$1.2 billion

Stockwatch - Nov 4, 10:35

Siliconware Precision Industries' (SPIL) board of directors has approved plans to revise its capex budget for 2016 to NT$17.9 billion (US$568.1 million) from NT$16.7 billion set previously,...

SMIC constructing 12-inch IC production line in Shenzhen

Nov 3, 16:03

Semiconductor Manufacturing International (SMIC) has started building a 12-inch IC production line at its manufacturing site in Shenzhen, which will be the very first 12-inch fab...

GET Green Energy, Ta-Yuan Cogen cooperate to recycle waste slurry

Nov 2, 14:42

Waste recycling service provider GET Green Energy and steam-electricity cogenerator Ta-Yuan Cogen on November 1 signed an MoU for cooperation to recycle waste slurry produced in manufacturing...

HMI 3Q16 profits fall

Nov 2, 11:50

Taiwan-based Hermes Microvision (HMI), a provider of electron beam (e-beam) inspection tools and solutions, has reported net profits fell 93.7% sequentially to NT$34.09 million (US$1.08...

Global 3Q16 semiconductor sales increase 11.5%, says SIA

Nov 1, 22:00

The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) has announced that worldwide sales of semiconductors reached US$88.3 billion for the third quarter of 2016, marking the industry's highest-ever...

Chipbond sees earnings up over 40% on quarter in 3Q16

Newswatch - Nov 1, 15:08

LCD driver IC packaging service provider Chipbond Technology has reported net profits of NT$567 million (US$17.98 million) for the third quarter of 2016, increasing 43.5% from the...

Win Semi posts record 3Q16 profit

Nov 1, 11:06

GaAs IC foundry Win Semiconductors has announced net profits of about NT$1 billion (US$31.7 million) for the third quarter of 2016, hitting a record high. EPS for the quarter reached...

ASE nets NT$0.72 per share for 3Q16

Oct 28, 11:07

Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) has reported net profits of NT$5.51 billion (US$173.9 million) for the third quarter of 2016, up 27% sequentially but down 14% on year. EPS...

ASE looks to sequential revenue growth through 4Q16

VIA Technologies reports decreased profits for 3Q16

Newswatch - Oct 27, 15:18

Embedded system and device provider VIA Technologies has reported a net profit of NT$35 million (US$1.109 million) for the third quarter of 2016, down 43.5% from the previous quarter...

UMC 28nm technology accounts for 21% of 3Q16 revenues

Oct 27, 12:04

United Microelectronics (UMC) saw its 28nm technology account for more than 20% of the foundry's total wafer sales for the first time.

UMC 14nm FinFET ready for production in 2Q17

Oct 27, 10:10

United Microelectronics (UMC) is expected to move its 14nm FinFET process to volume production in the second quarter of 2017, with Bitcoin mining company BitFury being the first customer,...

KYEC posts another quarter of record profits

Oct 26, 22:05

IC testing house King Yuan Electronics (KYEC) has reported net profits of NT$877 million (US$27.8 million) for the third quarter of 2016, up 3.5% sequentially and hitting a record...

Alchip to set up subsidiary in Hefei

Oct 26, 21:51

Alchip Technologies, a Taiwan-based provider of ASIC/SoC design services, has signed an MoU with the Hefei city government of China's Anhui province to set up a subsidiary locally.

ASE ready to enter volume production of fan-out wafer-level packaging

Oct 26, 11:54

Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) has reportedly obtained orders for fan-out wafer-level packaging (FOWLP) from Qualcomm, MediaTek and HiSilicon with volume production set...

Cadence IP tools certified on Samsung 10nm process technology

Oct 26, 11:52

Cadence Design Systems has announced that its complete suite of digital and signoff tools has been certified for Samsung Electronics' Process Design Kit (PDK) and Foundation Library...

Automated testing solution provider Chroma ATE reports strong earnings for 3Q16

Newswatch - Oct 26, 11:48

Automated test and measurement solution provider Chroma ATE has reported net profits of NT$570 million (US$17.99 million) for the third quarter of 2016, up 30% sequentially and 19%...

PTI expects another quarter of record revenues

Oct 26, 11:46

Powertech Technology (PTI) expects its revenues to increase by a low single-digit percentage point sequentially in the fourth quarter of 2016, which will mark the second consecutive...

SPIL 3Q16 profits fall despite record revenues

Oct 26, 11:43

Siliconware Precision Industries' (SPIL) net profits fell 4.2% sequentially to NT$2.69 billion (US$85 million) in the third quarter of 2016 while revenues climbed to a record NT$21.96...

China a growing threat in mature technologies, says TSMC chairman

Oct 26, 11:31

China-based foundries have been fast expanding their production capacity for 28nm and more mature process technologies which could pose a threat to Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing...

TSMC chairman Morris Chang at a recent company event

Kinsus nets NT$3.92 per share for 1Q-3Q16

Oct 26, 11:17

IC substrate supplier Kinsus Interconnect Technology has reported net profits of NT$1.75 billion (US$55.2 million) for the first three quarters of 2016, down 12.1% on year, with EPS...

AMD reports 3Q16 results

Oct 25, 15:40

​AMD has announced revenues for the third quarter of 2016 of US$1,307 million, operating losses of US$293 million, and a net loss of US$406 million, or US$0.50 per share. Non-GAAP1...

Fujitsu adopts Cadence Palladium Z1 enterprise emulation platform

Oct 24, 23:25

Cadence Design Systems, has announced that Fujitsu has adopted the Cadence Palladium Z1 enterprise emulation platform for the development of the ARMv8-based Post-K computer. The Post-K...

Taiwan September manufacturing production index down on month, up on year, says MOEA

Oct 24, 20:40

Taiwan recorded manufacturing production index (2011 as base year) of 109.14 for September 2016, decreasing 3.03% on month but increasing 6.47% on year, according to statistics released...

Taiwan September unemployment rate down on month, up on year, says DGBAS

Oct 24, 15:42

Taiwan had 469,000 jobless citizens in September 2016, equivalent to an unemployment rate of 3.99% which dropped 0.09pp on month but rose 0.10pp on year, according to statistics released...

North American semiconductor equipment industry posts September book-to-bill ratio of 1.05

Oct 24, 11:18

North America-based semiconductor equipment manufacturers posted US$1.60 billion in orders worldwide in September 2016 (three-month average basis) and a book-to-bill ratio of 1.05,...

Taiwan attracts foreign direct investment of over US$10 billion in January-September, says MOEA

Oct 21, 10:25

Taiwan's Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) approved 2,549 foreign direct investment projects (except from China) with a total value of US$10.084 billion in January-September 2016,...

Qualcomm to return to TSMC but not for 10nm, sources claim

Oct 21, 10:22

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) is expected to win back its Qualcomm business with 7nm production, not 10nm, industry sources have claimed.

Globalfoundries China fab put on hold

Oct 21, 10:19

The government of Chongqing has put on hold a deal with Globalfoundries for a joint venture 12-inch fab, according to industry sources.

StarChip security IC fabricated on HHGrace eNVM process

Oct 21, 10:16

Shanghai Huahong Grace Semiconductor Manufacturing (HHGrace), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Hua Hong Semiconductor, and StarChip, a developer of smart card ICs, have jointly announced...

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    Samsung Electronics has begun mass production of Exynos 7 Quad 7570, the company's newest mobile application processor (AP) built on 14nm process technology for the budget smartphone...

    Photo: Company, Aug 31.

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