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Commentary: The US$30 billion question for Foxconn

Aug 3, 16:06

US president Donald Trump revealed at a meeting with a group of small-business leaders August 1 that Foxconn chairman Terry Gou told him privately that his company could invest as...

Shanghai Huahong to build 12-inch fab in Wuxi

Aug 2, 21:47

Shanghai Huahong Group on August 2 struck a deal with the national China Integrated Circuit Industry Investment Fund and the city government of Wuxi to set up a new 12-inch wafer...

HHGrace likely to operate a new 12-inch fab in Wuxi

Commentary: Foxconn US investment a milestone and a challenge

Jul 31, 10:24

The Foxconn Group has kicked off its US$10 billion "Flying Eagle" project in the US and will begin by building an advanced LCD panel manufacturing plant in Wisconsin. The project,...

Winbond to spend NT$6.28 billion on equipment

Jul 27, 22:59

Taiwan-based Winbond Electronics, a provider of specialty DRAM and flash memory, has announced plans to budget an additional capex of NT$6.28 billion (US$207.7 million) for buying...

Shanghai forms CNY50 billion IC industry investment fund

Jul 26, 21:38

The city government of Shanghai, China recently introduced a CNY50 billion (US$7.4 billion) IC industry investment fund aimed at cultivating and supporting the local leading enterprises,...

LG Display announces KRW7.8 trillion OLED fab plans

Jul 26, 14:28

LG Display (LGD) has announced plans to invest KRW 7.8 trillion (US$6.95 billion) to build two OLED lines in South Korea. Under the plans, it will make an up-front investment of KRW...

TPK, O-film alliance plan in limbo

Jul 25, 13:13

A planned partnership announced early 2017 by Taiwan-based TPK Holding and China-based Shenzhen O-film Tech may not be realized due to financial issues at O-film, according to industry...

TPK still waiting for capital from O-film

Ennoconn announces US$5 million investment in Suzhou, China

Jul 25, 12:57

Taiwan-based industrial PC (IPC) maker Ennoconn has announced it will indirectly invest US$5 million to establish a subsidiary in Suzhou, China. The subsidiary will be responsible...

Chip demand for data centers to boom in China

Jul 21, 15:46

With China's local governments looking to set up data centers, chip demand for data centers locally is set to surge, according to industry sources.

Taiwan attracts foreign direct investment of over US$3.7 billion in January-June, says MOEA

Jul 20, 22:31

Taiwan's Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) approved 1,558 foreign direct investment projects (except from China) with a total value of US$3.773 billion in January-June 2017, respectively...

Unigroup Guoxin scraps plan to acquire Yangtze Memory

Jul 19, 15:05

Unigroup Guoxin, a unit of Tsinghua Unigroup, has terminated plans to take over Yangtze Memory Technologies (YMTC), according to Tsinghua Unigroup. The decision will have no impact...

FD-SOI a promising technology: Q&A with Globalfoundries CEO Sanjay Jha

Jul 19, 10:37

Globalfoundries' fully-depleted silicon-on-insulator FD-SOI process technology targeted at Internet of Things (IoT), artificial intelligence (AI) and Big Data applications has started...

Globalfoundries CEO

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...

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...

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

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

China set to become largest cluster of 10.5/11G flat panel fabs

Jul 7, 15:41

China-based flat panel makers are drawing plans to turn the country into the world's largest cluster of 10.5/11G panel fabs in the next few years, with total capacity far beyond their...

Wireless charging demand promising: Q&A with Dialog CEO Jalal Bagherli

Jul 6, 11:58

As a global leader in providing rapid charging solutions, Dialog Semiconductor has demonstrated its prowess in power management for smartphones and other applications. But the market...

Dialog CEO Jalai Bagherli

Compal may need to declare NT$700 million loss in 2Q17 and 3Q17 due to LeEco debt, says paper

Jul 5, 22:14

With China having recently frozen assets of China-based LeEco and its founder worth of CNY1.2 billion (US$179.88 million), Compal Electronics, a major upstream partner of LeEco, may...

LGD solicits equity investment from Apple for 6G OLED plant, says report

Jul 4, 14:15

LG Display (LGD) is reportedly in talks with Apple to solicit equity investment in its planned 6G OLED panel plant, according to a Korea-based The Bell report.

CHPT enjoys another month of record revenues

Jul 4, 13:34

IC testing solution provider Chunghwa Precision Test Technology (CHPT) has reported consolidated revenues of NT$284 million (US$9.3 million) for June 2017, hitting a record for the...

China LED industry recovering

Jul 4, 11:17

As demand for LED end devices has resumed growth amid shortages of LED chip supply, China's LED makers have recently begun expanding their capacities and local governments are also...

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CHPT to break ground for new HQ

Jun 30, 14:23

Taiwan-based Chunghwa Precision Test Technology (CHPT) will hold a groundbreaking ceremony for its new headquarters which is scheduled to open in 2019, according to the IC testing...

Talks to sell Toshiba Memory continue; announces new products

Jun 30, 11:01

Toshiba has disclosed the company continues to negotiate the sale of its memory chip business, Toshiba Memory, with Innovation Network of Japan, Bain Capital Private Equity and Development...

Tongfu Microelectronics to set up advanced IC backend plant in Xiamen, says report

Jun 27, 21:05

China-based Tongfu Microelectronics has struck a deal with the Xiamen Haicang District government to set up a manufacturing base for advanced packaging and testing services locally...

China Big Fund commits investment of CNY85 billion

Jun 27, 15:43

China's National Semiconductor Industry Investment Fund (known as the Big Fund) has committed to invest CNY85 billion (US$12.4 billion) into the local IC industry, mainly the manufacturing...

Foxconn Group to make large investment in Kunshan

Jun 26, 09:20

The Foxconn Group has signed with the government of Kunshan City, eastern China, for its member companies to set up factories in the city, with total investment estimated at CNY25...

Foxconn announces US investment project

Jun 22, 22:22

Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) has announced an investment project, the Flying Eagle, in the US. The project’s planning will be finalized in the third quarter,...

Taiwan attracts foreign direct investment of over US$3.3 billion in January-May, says MOEA

Jun 20, 14:19

Taiwan's Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) approved 1,260 foreign direct investment projects (except from China) with a total value of US$3.316 billion in January-May 2017, decreasing...

Nanya sells partial stake in Micron

Jun 16, 15:27

Taiwan-based DRAM chipmaker Nanya Technology has announced the sale of part of its stake in US-based Micron Technology, with an aim to increase the company's working capital and repay...

AUO abandons plans to set up half-10.5G production line, says COO

Jun 16, 11:48

AUO has decided to not construct a half-10.5G TFT-LCD production line, and instead will step up investment in its 8.5G factory in central Taiwan, according to company COO Michael...

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Digitimes Research: China striving to raise IC self-sufficiency

Jun 13, 13:29

China is striving to substantially improve the self-sufficiency rate for ICs in the nation. With strong government support, manufacturing capacities at China-based IC foundries and...

New Micron president and CEO Sanjay Mehrotra visits Taiwan

Jun 8, 15:47

Sanjay Mehrotra, the newly appointed president and CEO of Micron Technology, commenced an overseas tour of Micron's manufacturing sites after the first month in his new role, with...

SMIC eyeing top-3 spot in pure-play foundry segment

Jun 3, 09:32

Semiconductor Manufacturing International (SMIC) is aiming to become a global top-3 pure-play foundry chipmaker by 2020, according to the China-based company. In addition to advanced...

Wistron invests in digital signage firm Videri

Jun 2, 10:31

Wistron has announced plans to invest US$100 million in digital signage software company Videri. The investment is expected to further tighten the two firms' relationship since Wistron...

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    Samsung 3D V-NAND SSD

    Samsung Electronics has introduced a solid state drive (SSD) based on its 3D V-NAND technology. The new SSD, unveiled during a keynote at the Flash Memory Summit 2013 in California,...

    Photo: Company, Aug 19.

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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.

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    Intel Xeon 7500 series processor

    Intel launched the Xeon 7500 processor series. Expandable to include from two to 256 chips per server, the new Xeon processors have an average performance three times that of Intel's...

    Photo: Company, Apr 2.

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    Intel Core i5 CPU

    Intel has introduced its new Intel Core family of processors for notebooks, desktops and embedded devices. The introduction of new Intel Core i7, i5 and i3 chips coincides with the...

    Photo: Company, Jan 8.

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    Applied Materials Solar Technology Center in China

    Applied Materials has opened an advanced solar research and demonstration facility in Xian, China. The Solar Technology Center is comprised of laboratory and office buildings covering...

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