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Yield rates for iPhone X components improving

Oct 17, 11:00

Yield rates for certain iPhone X components have improved and become more stable, and shipments of the smartphone are set to grow substantially after October, according to sources...

iPhone X components supply has become stable

Mong-song Liang becomes SMIC co-CEO

Oct 17, 10:40

Semiconductor Manufacturing International (SMIC) has announced the appointment of Haijun Zhao and Mong-song Liang as the company's co-chief executive officers and executive directo...

KYEC obtains key backend orders from MediaTek

Oct 16, 13:24

Testing house King Yuan Electronics (KYEC) has obtained orders for MediaTek's major products for 2018, including 12nm mobile SoCs, and chips solutions for voice assistant devices...

Samsung vice chairman Oh-Hyun Kwon to resign

Oct 16, 11:05

Samsung Electronics has announced vice chairman Oh-Hyun Kwon plans to resign as the head of the company's device solutions business and will not seek re-election as a member of the...

Demand for 12-inch silicon wafers to surge in China

Oct 13, 14:23

Demand for blank 12-inch silicon wafers is set to increase to 1.1-1.3 million pieces per month in China in 2018, up from the current 500,000 units, according to local media.

Dual leadership should become long-term management model at TSMC, says Morris Chang

Oct 13, 12:00

The dual leadership to be enforced at Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) starting from June 2018 should remain a long-term management model for a big company like TSMC,...

TSMC chairman Morris Chang

ON Semi looking to fully own Fujitsu fab

Oct 13, 10:58

Fujitsu Semiconductor and ON Semiconductor have announced an agreement that ON Semi will purchase a 30% incremental share of Fujitsu's 8-inch wafer fab in Aizu-Wakamatsu, Japan, resulting...

Gartner raises 2017 chip market growth forecast again

Oct 13, 10:56

Worldwide semiconductor revenues are forecast to reach US$411.1 billion in 2017, an increase of 19.7% from 2016, according to Gartner. This represents the strongest growth since the...

ACTT complete IoT solutions available on SMIC 55nm eFlash platform

Oct 13, 10:54

Semiconductor Manufacturing International (SMIC) and Chengdu Analog Circuit Technology (ACTT) have jointly announced the availability of ACTT's analog IP solutions on SMIC's 55nm...

Chipbond posts record 3Q17 revenues

Oct 13, 10:52

Chipbond Technology's consolidated revenues climbed to a record high of about NT$5 billion (US$165.3 million) in the third quarter of 2017. Market watchers expect the company to post...

Taiwan September export value hits record

Oct 12, 14:52

Taiwan export value totaled US$28.90 billion in September 2017, hitting the highest-ever monthly level and increasing 4.1% sequentially and 28.1% on year, according to the Ministry...

Wireless charging: Q&A with Steven Tateosian, director of IoT and Security Solutions at NXP

Oct 12, 13:42

The launch of Apple's iPhone 8 and iPhone X has highlighted wireless charging, a function that will also be featured in other smartphine vendors' upcoming models. However, besides...

NXP's Director of IoT and Security Solutions Steven Tateosian,

Morris Chang sees hurdle for semiconductor development in China

Oct 12, 13:20

While China is aggressively accelerating the development of its semiconductor industry, a hidden barrier will gradually surface to affect its development, in that many countries will...

Morris Chang, chairman of TSMC

ASE, SPIL 3Q17 revenues increase

Oct 12, 11:01

IC packagers Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) and Siliconware Precision Industries (SPIL) have reported sequential increases of 11.9% and 7.5%, respectively, in consolidated...

Pure-play foundries boosting presence in China

Oct 12, 10:58

With the rise of fabless IC companies in China, demand for foundry services in the country has also increased. In total, pure-play foundry sales in China are expected to increase...

Global semiconductor sales increase 4% in August, says SIA

Oct 12, 10:52

Worldwide sales of semiconductors reached US$35 billion for the month of August 2017, an increase of 4% compared to the previous month's total of US$33.6 billion and a 23.9% jump...

UMC reports decreased revenues for September

Oct 11, 17:03

United Microelectronics Corporation (UMC) has reported consolidated revenues of NT$11.865 billion (US$392.43 million) for September 2017, representing a 9.05% drop on month and 6.83%...

Service-oriented corporate culture counts most in foundry sector, says Morris Chang

Oct 11, 14:43

Once describing Intel and Samsung Electronics as "700-pound gorillas" when commenting on his company's two major competitors, Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) chairman...

Morris Chang, chairman of TSMC

TSMC revenues drop slightly in September

Oct 6, 15:49

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company has reported consolidated revenues of NT$88.58 billion (US$2.92 billion) for September 2017, representing a 3.6% drop on month and 1.3%...

PTI September sales rise 27% on year

Oct 6, 15:47

Powertech Technology Inc (PTI) has reported consolidated revenues of NT$5.573 billion (US$183.55 million) for September 2017, representing a 0.2% drop on month and 27.4% increase...

TSMC 3nm fab plan to create huge biz opportunities for supply chains

Oct 5, 14:06

The decision made by Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing (TSMC) to build its 3nm wafer fab in the Southern Taiwan Science Park has won acclaims from both member firms of the TSMC Grand...

Digitimes Research: Global foundry industry to see 6% CAGR in 2017-2022

Oct 5, 10:40

The production value of the global foundry industry is expected to grow by a CAGR of 6% to reach US$74.66 billion in 2022, the final year of a five-year forecast period, driven by...

The foundry sector will have stable growth through 2020

Commentary: The arrival of post-Morris Chang era

Oct 3, 16:12

TSMC chairman Morris Chang's retirement announcement comes at a perfect timing as the foundry house is to celebrate its 30-year anniversary on October 23, 2017. While Chang is to...

All feasts must come to an end: Q&A with TSMC chairman Morris Chang

Oct 3, 15:22

Just three days after announcing an encouraging decision that Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) will build its 3nm wafer fab in Taiwan, the firm's chairman Morris...

Morris Chang (right), chairman of TSMC

Plant construction geared up at major China memory bases

Oct 2, 16:05

China's three major memory production bases, Wuhan, Fujiang and Hefei, are seeing construction of DRAM and NAND flash manufacturing plants moving into high gear, with the No. 1 plant...

Yangtze Memory Tech (YMTC) holds a topping-out ceremony for a new plant

Morris Chang to retire from TSMC in June 2018

Oct 2, 15:01

Morris Chang, chairman of Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC), has announced that he will retire from the foundry house in June 2018.

Morris Chang to retire from TSMC in June 2018

Commentary: Triple-win decision for TSMC to build 3nm wafer fab in Taiwan

Oct 2, 14:48

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has recently decided to set up the world's first 3nm wafer fab in the Southern Taiwan Science Park (STSP) after gaining government...

Staying focused on profitability: Q&A with UMC co-president SC Chien

Oct 2, 11:45

United Microelectronics (UMC) recently disclosed plans to expand its 28nm process offering by launching 28nm HPC and 28nm HPC Plus nodes, and introduce a further improved version...

UMC co-president SC Chien

China to install first EUV equipment as early as 2019, says ASML executive

Oct 2, 10:30

Major China-based IC foundries are already in talks with ASML about the installation of their first extreme ultraviolet (EUV) lithography equipment for the manufacture of 7nm chips,...

country manager of ASML China

ShunSin obtains orders for fingerprint sensor modules from China

Oct 2, 10:21

ShunSin Technology, a subsidiary of Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) specializing in assembly and test of system-in-package (SiP) modules, has obtained new orders...

TSMC announces plan to build 3nm fab in Taiwan

Sep 29, 17:10

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) today announced that following careful evaluation, the company's planned advanced 3nm fab will be located in the Tainan Science Park...

Taiwan unveils 4-year science, technology development plan

Sep 29, 16:07

Taiwan's Ministry of Science and Technology (MOST) has unveiled the 2017-2020 National Science and Technology Development Plan to boost digital economy development and use of smart...

Where is Mong-song Liang taking SMIC: down the Samsung or TSMC path?

Sep 29, 14:42

SMIC has declined to confirm whether Mong-song Liang is working for it although industry players across the Taiwan Strait have claimed thta the former TSMC R&D guru is working...

It remains to be seen how SMIC is going to develop its advanced processes

Power transistor growth returns after volatile period, says IC Insights

Sep 29, 11:37

Since the 2009 semiconductor downturn and strong 2010 recovery year, power transistor sales have been rocked by market volatility, falling in three of the last five years because...

SMIC, Sanechips announce NB-IoT solution

Sep 29, 10:48

Semiconductor Manufacturing International (SMIC) and Sanechips Technology (formerly ZTE Microelectronics Technology) have announced the launch of RoseFinch7100, which the companies...

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    Alfamation tester for automotive wireless chargers

    Alfamation has announced a new test system for manufacturing quality control of in-car wireless chargers. The new tester supports different charging standards, including Qi, PMA,...

    Photo: Company, Nov 15.

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    Photo: Company, May 20.

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    Photo: Company, Oct 11.

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