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Taiwan firms urged to develop integrated chips for AI systems

Jul 18, 16:14

Taiwan should strive to become an exporter of AI (artificial intelligence) system products and to develop niche-type integrated smart system chips that could reach a production value...

Applied Materials builds 2nd display equipment manufacturing center in Taiwan

Jul 18, 14:08

Applied Materials held a groundbreaking ceremony for a new production center to be built at the Southern Taiwan Science Park (STSP) on July 17. The new production center will be the...

Applied Materials breaks ground for construction of a new plant in Taiwan

Samsung reportedly to accelerate development of 6nm process

Jul 17, 16:22

Samsung Electronics is preparing to revamp its technology roadmap for foundry process and aims to bring its 6nm process into volume production in the second half of 2019, according...

eMemory signs 2-year NVM IP cooperation contract with SK Hynix

Jul 17, 15:03

Taiwan-based embedded NVM IP provider eMemory Technology has signed a two-year cooperation contract with SK Hynix for providing technology support to the Korea-based electronics firm...

eMemory Technology helping SK Hynix to build up wafer foundtry capacity

Globalfoundries and VeriSilicon to enable single-chip solution for next-gen IoT networks

Jul 17, 14:03

Globalfoundries and VeriSilicon have announced a collaboration to deliver a single-chip IoT solution for next-generation Low Power Wide Area (LPWA) networks. Leveraging GF's 22FDX...

Imec and partners claim breakthrough in unlocking 2D materials-based FETs for high performance logic

Jul 14, 15:20

Imec, a research and innovation hub in nano-electronics and digital technology, has announced that its researchers, in collaboration with scientists from KU Leuven in Belgium and...

Semi content in electronic systems forecast to set new record in 2017, says IC Insights

Jul 14, 14:54

The global electronic systems market will grow only 2% to US$1,493 billion in 2017, while the worldwide semiconductor market is expected to surge by 15% to US$419.1 billion, according...

TSMC expects to see 10nm account for 10% of 2017 revenues

Jul 14, 00:26

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) expects sales generated from 10nm process technology to account for 10% of its overall revenues for 2017.

TSMC 10nm chip shipments to boom starting 3Q17

Server vendors unveil products with Intel Purley platform

Jul 13, 16:02

With Intel releasing its new Xeon scalable processors, server suppliers have begun unveiling their latest products using the CPUs. Dell has announced the full series of its 14th-generation...

Dell Taiwan new servers using Intel Xeon scalable processors

TSMC 2Q17 EPS hits 5-quarter low

Jul 13, 15:56

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has reported net profits of NT$66.27 billion (US$2.18 billion) on consolidated revenues of NT$213.86 billion for the second quarter...

Taiwan IC backend firms revenues to peak for 2017 starting August, September

Jul 12, 22:39

Taiwan-based IC backend houses, particularly those engaged in the supply chain for Apple's upcoming iPhones, are expected to see their revenues start peaking for 2017 in August or...

Brewer Science, Arkema partner to develop high-chi DSA materials for advanced node patterning

Jul 12, 22:35

Brewer Science has announced the extension of its partnership with Arkema to develop second-generation directed self-assembly (DSA) materials using high-x (chi) block copo...

Worldwide semiconductor revenues to top US$400 billion in 2017, says Gartner

Jul 12, 22:33

Worldwide semiconductor revenues are forecast to total US$401.4 billion in 2017, an increase of 16.8% from 2016, according to Gartner. This will be the first time semiconductor revenues...

Topco Scientific 3Q17 revenues to rise 10%

Jul 12, 22:31

IC materials distributor Topco Scientific is expected to post 10% revenue growth sequentially in the third quarter of 2017, thanks mainly to a pick-up in orders from Taiwan Semiconductor...

Global semiconductor equipment sales set to reach record high in 2017, says SEMI

Jul 12, 15:11

Worldwide sales of new semiconductor manufacturing equipment are projected to increase 19.8% to total US$49.4 billion in 2017, marking the first time that the semiconductor equipment...

China may see commercial graphene applications in 5-10 years

Jul 11, 15:36

China is making unrelenting efforts on the development of its graphene industry, but it still will take 5-10 years for the industry to achieve commercial applications of the new material...

Global Unichip opens new Korea office

Jul 11, 15:35

Taiwan-based Global Unichip, a fabless ASIC design house, has announced the establishment of its new office in Seoul. The move is to enhance both technical and business customer su...

SK Hynix sets up foundry subsidiary, says report

Jul 11, 14:09

Memory chipmaker SK Hynix has announced the establishment of wholly-owned subsidiary SK Hynix System IC, which will be specializing in IC foundry services, according to a report from...

NSIG hires former MEMC CEO

Jul 10, 21:40

China's National Silicon Industry Group (NSIG) has hired Nabeel Gareeb, former CEO of MEMC Electronic Materials, to help it establish a materials eco-system in China.

Certification service firms IST, MA-tek post record June revenues

Jul 10, 21:18

Integrated Service Technology (IST) and Material Analysis Technology (MA-tek), two Taiwan-based certification service providers, both enjoyed record revenues in June thanks to strong...

MA-tek enjoyed impressive materials analysis demand from China

ASE June revenues increase

Jul 10, 20:33

IC packager Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) has reported consolidated revenues of NT$23.08 billion (US$754.5 million) for June 2017, up 2.8% sequentially and 6% on year.

Topco Scientific reports increased revenues for June

Jul 10, 19:03

Topco Scientific has reported consolidated revenues of NT$2.018 billion (US$66.05 million) for June 2017, representing a 4.42% increase on month and 5.7% increase on year.

PTI revenues increase over 30% on year in June

Jul 10, 15:23

Powertech Technology Inc (PTI) has reported consolidated revenues of NT$5.105 billion (US$167.08 million) for June 2017, representing a 14.34% increase on month and 30.63% increase...

TSMC, UMC June revenues rise

Jul 10, 14:47

Pure-play foundries Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) and United Microelectronics (UMC) have reported sequential increases in June consolidated revenues of 15.6% and...

Globalfoundries 22FDX attracts orders from Shanghai Fudan

Jul 10, 14:23

Globalfoundries' 22nm FD-SOI process, dubbed 22FDX, has obtained orders from Shanghai Fudan Microelectronics, according to industry sources.

Globalfoundries 22FDX obtains orders in China

Lite-On Semi 2Q17 revenues rise, Eris hit record high

Jul 10, 11:54

Diodes and discrete component maker Lite-On Semiconductor saw its revenues increase 26.8% sequentially and 7.6% from a year earlier to about NT$2.9 billion (US$94.9 million) in the...

Maxchip looking to acquire NSP plant

Jul 10, 11:36

Maxchip Electronics, the 8-inch foundry of contract chipmaker Powerchip Technology, is pursuing a bid to acquire a factory from solar cell maker Neo Solar Power (NSP).

Taiwan sees increased June export value, says MOF

Jul 10, 10:02

Taiwan recorded total export value of US$25.83 billion for June 2017, increasing 1.2% on month and 13.0% on year, while the corresponding total import value of US$20.00 billion decreased...

Covestro Taiwan plant is major TPU production site in Asia

Jul 7, 11:27

The Changhua Site of Covestro (Taiwan) celebrated its 10th anniversary recently as the site has become the largest production base for Covestro's thermoplastic polyurethane (TPU)...

AMOLED fine metal mask market expected to reach US$1.2 billion by 2022, says IHS

Jul 7, 10:39

As AMOLED displays quickly displace LCDs in smartphones, panel makers are rapidly adding new production capacity accelerating demand for fine metal masks (FMM), a critical production...

New CHPT HQ set to open in 3Q19

Jul 6, 21:52

IC testing solution provider Chunghwa Precision Test Technology (CHPT) has held a groundbreaking ceremony for the site of its new headquarters in Taoyuan, northern Taiwan. The new...

Taiwan foundries to see 8-inch fabs run at full utilization till October

Jul 6, 15:23

Taiwan-based pure-play foundries including Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC), United Microelectronics (UMC) and Vanguard International Semiconductor (VIS) will see...

Transportation vehicles are largest source of PM2.5 in Taiwan

Jul 6, 13:48

Of PM2.5 (suspended particulate matter with diameters of 2.5-micron or below) in Taiwan, 34-43% are attributable to sources external to Taiwan. Transportation vehicles account for...

Sigurd to acquire half of Winstek via Bloomeria takeover

Jul 5, 22:20

IC testing company Sigurd Microelectronics has announced plans to acquire 100% of Singapore-based Bloomeria Limited, which will allow the Taiwan-based company to also obtain a more...

SPIL 2Q17 revenues rise, KYEC down

Jul 5, 21:58

IC packaging and testing house Siliconware Precision Industries (SPIL) saw its second-quarter revenues increase 4.5% sequentially, while revenues at fellow company King Yuan Electronics...

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    Samsung 14nm Exynos chips

    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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    Panasonic GaN power transistors

    Panasonic has announced that it will launch the industry's smallest enhancement-mode gallium nitride (GaN) power transistors (X-GaN) package. The GaN is encapsulated into 8x8 dual-flat...

    Photo: Company, May 20.

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    Samsung Exynos 7 Octa

    Samsung Electronics has begun mass production of mobile application processors built using 14nm FinFET process technology. Samsung's 14nm FinFET process will be adopted by its Exynos...

    Photo: Company, Feb 24.

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    New EVG roll-to-roll system

    EV Group (EVG), a supplier of wafer bonding and lithography equipment for the MEMS, nanotechnology and semiconductor markets, has introduced the EVG570R2R, which the company claims...

    Photo: Company, Oct 11.

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    KLA-Tencor 2910 series optical inspection system and eDR-7100 e-beam review tool

    KLA-Tencor has announced the new 2910 series optical wafer defect inspection platform with NanoPoint technology and the new eDR-7100 electron-beam wafer defect review system. Meeting...

    Photo: Company, Jul 18.

  • Foundry overview - Sep 2006

    Taiwan's semiconductor industry has begun to out-run its global peers, once more, in 2006. This followed a trough in 2004, caused by over-inventory, plus volatility in memory pricing...

  • Foundry industry overview - Jan 2005

    Foundry service providers primarily produce chips based on their customers’ or third-party firms’ intellectual property (IP). Some foundry firms also provide other types...

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Global AP demand forecast, 2017-2020

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Global notebook shipment forecast, 2017 and beyond
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    This Digitimes Research Special Report examines the China AMOLED industry, focusing on the expansion capacity of the makers, the current implementation plans of major smartphone vendors in the market and the technological hurdles faced by the China makers.

  • Global AP demand forecast, 2017-2020

    Digitimes Research expects global AP shipments to surpass the 1.9 billion mark in 2017, with smartphones remaining the main application. Qualcomm will be leading the market in 2017, as other players continue playing catch up and scramble for funds to invest in more diverse applications.

  • Global notebook shipment forecast, 2017 and beyond

    This Digitimes Special Report examines key factors in the notebook industry, including products, vendors and ODMs, that will affect total shipments in 2017 and through 2021.