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  • Last update: Tuesday 16 September 2014 [196 news items]

SMIC announces breakthrough in backside-illuminated image sensors

Dec 20, 20:36

Semiconductor Manufacturing International (SMIC) has announced a breakthrough in its development of backside-illuminated (BSI) CMOS image sensor (CIS) technology. The complete BSI...

TSMC disposes of more SMIC shares

Dec 3, 21:49

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) announced on December 3 that it had disposed of approximately 234 million shares of Semiconductor Manufacturing International (SMIC)...

TSMC sees orders returning for its 28nm process

Nov 8, 21:27

In first-half 2012, Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) saw its 28nm process lacking enough capacity, forcing customers such as Qualcomm to shift orders to United Microelectronics...

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SMIC expects record revenues in 2012

Nov 6, 10:39

Semiconductor Manufacturing International (SMIC) is set to end 2012 with record revenues, according to the China-based foundry chipmaker, which saw its revenues hit a new quarterly...

China IC foundries move toward specific process manufacturing, says Digitimes Research

Sep 27, 15:15

China-based IC foundries, except Semiconductor Manufacturing International (SMIC) and Shanghai Huali Microelectronics (HLMC), have moved to enhanced their specific process offerings...

Major foundries show mixed progress toward advanced process nodes

Sep 27, 13:58

Major IC foundries have made mixed progress in developing their businesses in the advanced process market, according to industry sources. There likely be an ever widening technology...

TSMC reportedly cuts stake in SMIC

Newswatch - Sep 6, 11:35

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has sold off almost 191 million shares of Semiconductor Manufacturing International (SMIC) at HK$0.291 (US$0.04) each, cutting its...

OmniVision reportedly mulls buying stake in China foundry

Aug 27, 11:14

CMOS image sensor vendor OmniVision Technologies is looking to buy a stake in Wuhan Xinxin Semiconductor Manufacturing, a 12-inch wafer fab in China, according to industry sources.

SMIC posts record quarterly revenues

Aug 9, 14:26

China-based foundry chipmaker Semiconductor Manufacturing International (SMIC) has reported a record-high US$421.8 million in consolidated revenues for the second quarter of 2012...

SMIC raises guidance for 2Q12

Jul 24, 14:19

Semiconductor Manufacturing International (SMIC), China's largest IC foundry, has announced upward revisions to its revenue and gross margin guidance for the second quarter of 2012...

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SMIC posts narrower 1Q12 loss

May 11, 01:20

Semiconductor Manufacturing International (SMIC), China's largest silicon wafer foundry, saw its quarterly net loss improve to US$42.8 million in first-quarter 2012 from US$165.2...

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...

TSMC 1Q12 sales in line with guidance

Apr 10, 14:47

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has announced consolidated revenues of NT$105.51 billion (US$3.57 billion) for January through March 2012, which came within the...

SMIC raises guidance for 1Q12

Apr 10, 11:34

Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation (SMIC), China's top contract chipmaker, has announced upward revisions to its revenue and gross margin guidance for the first...

SMIC secures US$600 million syndicated loan

Mar 19, 11:52

Semiconductor Manufacturing International (SMIC), China's largest semiconductor foundry, has announced that SMIC (Beijing) has signed a syndicated loan agreement for a total of US$600...

SMIC posts larger loss in 4Q11

Feb 9, 13:35

Semiconductor Manufacturing International (SMIC), China's largest contract chipmaker, saw its net losses widen to US$165.6 million in the fourth quarter of 2011 from US$88.1 million...

SMIC posts another quarter of losses

SMIC settles legal disputes with Elpida

Dec 9, 11:41

Semiconductor Manufacturing International (SMIC), China's largest contract chipmaker, announced on December 9 that it has reached a settlement with Japan's Elpida Memory.

Digitimes Research: Top foundries in Greater China to see slight growth in 2011 revenues

Dec 1, 14:13

Following a strong recovery in 2010, Digitimes Research expects the top-three foundry chipmakers in Greater China to see their combined revenues grow at a modest 3% rate in 2011.

Digitimes Research: 2011 revenues at major Greater-China IC foundries up 3%

SMIC posts 3Q11 loss

Nov 8, 15:14

Contract chipmaker Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corp (SMIC) swung to net losses of US$88.1 million in the third quarter of 2011 from profits of US$30.4 million a year...

UTAC gains controlling stake in JV with SMIC

Sep 6, 14:27

Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation (SMIC) has transferred nearly its entire stake in its packaging and testing joint venture to partner United Test and Assembly...

SMIC swings to loss in 2Q11; gives cautious outlook

Aug 11, 10:21

China-based contract chipmaker Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corp (SMIC) has reported net losses of US$3.8 million for the second quarter of 2011, compared to profits...

SMIC names new CEO

Aug 8, 12:02

Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation (SMIC) has announced the appointment of Tzu-Yin Chiu as CEO and executive director, effective immediately.

SMIC appoints new chairman, acting CEO

Jul 18, 10:37

Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation (SMIC) has announced the appointment of Zhang Wenyi as chairman, an executive director of the board, and acting CEO of the company...

SMIC likely to face top management shake-up, says paper

Newswatch - Jul 1, 10:29

Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation (SMIC) president and CEO David NK Wang, along with other top executives including CFO Gary Tseng, chief business officer Chris...

SMIC reportedly cuts 65nm, 90nm prices

Newswatch - Jun 28, 15:12

Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation (SMIC) has informed IC design clients of a 10-15% reduction on 65nm and 90nm processing prices for the third quarter of 2011,...

SMIC hires former Chartered exec to lead Americas operations

Jun 16, 01:05

Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation (SMIC) announced on June 15 the appointment of Michael Rekuc as president of SMIC Americas, effective immediately. Rekuc will...

SMIC posts 1Q11 profits; 65nm sales contribution rise

May 20, 10:54

Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation (SMIC) has reported net profits of US$10.2 million on consolidated revenues of US$370.6 million for the first quarter of 2011,...

Spansion, SMIC expand foundry agreement

May 17, 11:07

Spansion and Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation (SMIC) will extend their current foundry arrangement to expand 65nm capacity and include the manufacture of Spansion's...

SMIC wraps up deal to share ownership of Wuhan fab

May 13, 01:35

Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation (SMIC) and Hubei Science & Technology Investment Group announced on May 12 the formal signing of a joint venture agreement...

Datang to make further investment in SMIC

May 9, 11:27

China-based foundry Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation (SMIC) has announced that state-owned Datang Telecom Technology & Industry Holdings will subscribe to...

SMIC to draw investment from China wealth fund

Apr 19, 10:26

Contract chipmaker Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation (SMIC) has announced a definitive investment agreement between the company and China Investment Corporation...

Spansion increases outsourcing proportion to SMIC, says paper

Newswatch - Mar 30, 15:52

NOR chip vendor Spansion will increase the proportion of its outsourcing to Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation (SMIC) to avoid potential supply chain disruptions,...

RDA and SMIC reach 55nm joint production milestone

Mar 10, 14:22

Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation (SMIC) and RDA Microelectronics, a China-based RF IC company, have jointly announced that RDA5802N, an FM receiver chip using...

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

SMIC returns to profitability after 5 years of losses

Feb 18, 13:54

Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation (SMIC) has announced that it swung to net profits of US$13.1 million in 2010, after five years of losses.

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