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  • Last update: Wednesday 30 July 2014 [192 news items]

SMIC lands new order for 65nm process foundry services

Nov 30, 01:40

Foundry chipmaker Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation (SMIC) has said it recently grabbed orders for 65nm chips from China-based consumer IC design house Fuzhou...

Datang to raise stake in SMIC, says report

Nov 23, 01:55

Datang Telecom Technology & Industry Holdings has agreed to acquire US$102 million worth of Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation (SMIC) shares to bring its stake...

SMIC to concentrate resources on R&D, says chairman

Nov 8, 15:35

Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation (SMIC) will pump at least US$2 billion into research and development annually in the future, aiming to develop "world-class"...

SMIC set to return to revenue growth trend, says Digitimes Research

Nov 4, 15:04

After two years of revenue declines, Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation (SMIC) is poised for a return to sales growth in 2010, and growth will continue through...

SMIC reports profits for 3Q10

Nov 3, 11:02

Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation (SMIC) has reported net profits of US$30.4 million on revenues of US$410.1 million for the third quarter of 2010, showing 26.8%...

SMIC to acquire part of Wuhan fab ownership

Oct 29, 11:54

China-based foundry chipmaker Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation (SMIC) has said it has reached an agreement with the Wuhan municipal government to share the ownership...

ARM and SMIC extend collaboration to 65nm, 40nm

Oct 12, 01:35

ARM and Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation (SMIC) have announced an agreement to collaborate on the development of ARM physical IP library platform for SMIC 65nm...

Micron likely to buy SMIC Wuhan plant, says paper

Newswatch - Sep 3, 14:25

Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation (SMIC) is in talks with Micron Technology about taking over the operation of a 12-inch fab in Wuhan, China, according to a Commercial...

SMIC denies report it will receive tens of millions from China government

Aug 12, 11:20

Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation (SMIC) CEO David Wang has denied that the company is close to receiving tens of millions of dollars from the China government's...

SMIC swings back to profit in 2Q10

Aug 11, 14:00

Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation (SMIC), China's largest foundry chipmaker, has reported net profits of US$96 million for the quarter ended June 30, 2010 following...

SMIC enters 65nm process volume production

Aug 4, 10:52

Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation (SMCI) has shipped more than 10,000 wafers through its low-leakage 65nm process since the third quarter of 2009, successfully...

SMIC and Virage Logic extend partnership to 40nm

Jul 23, 17:11

Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation (SMIC) has revealed that its cooperation with Virage Logic now extends to 40nm low-leakage (LL) process technology. SMIC in May...

TSMC reiterates role as passive investor of SMIC

Jun 30, 11:29

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) will not be involved with the operation of Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation (SMIC), and has no plans to raise...

Morris Chang

TSMC receives Taiwan government approval to take SMIC stake

Newswatch - Jun 29, 10:56

An application of Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) to take up a stake in China-based Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation (SMIC) has been approved...

Etron reportedly strikes deal with ProMOS for high-density SDRAM

Jun 28, 15:56

Specialty DRAM design house Etron Technology has reached an agreement with ProMOS Technologies for production of 256Mb DDR2 memory using 72nm process technology, according to industry...

Nanya 8-inch fab running at full capacity

Jun 25, 15:09

Nanya Technology's 8-inch fab is currently running at full capacity, buoyed by growing contract orders, according to the DRAM chipmaker. The company also estimated its bit shipment...

SMIC reportedly sells solar cell business

May 18, 16:58

Foundry chipmaker Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation (SMIC) has quietly sold its solar cell business, which was introduced in 2006, to Solarfun Power, a China-based...

SMIC 1Q10 revenues beat guidance, but still in the red

May 12, 17:03

Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation (SMIC), China's top foundry service provider, has announced revenues for the first quarter of 2010 grew 5.6% sequentially to...

SMIC sees wider loss in 2009

Apr 27, 14:27

China-based foundry Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation (SMIC) has reported net losses of US$963.54 million for the year ended December 31, 2009 compared with losses...

UMC, SMIC see growing sales from 65nm, says paper

Newswatch - Apr 20, 14:24

United Microelectronics Corporation (UMC) and Semiconductor Manufacturing International Company (SMIC) have both seen sales from their 65nm process grow, according to a Chinese-language...

SDRAM prices surge on rising demand

Mar 31, 11:51

In addition to the tight market for commodity DRAM chips, supply of specialty DRAM (SDRAM) parts is also falling short of demand, according to industry sources. Prices for 512Mbit...

TSMC announces bid for approval to take SMIC stake

Mar 30, 10:26

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) on March 29 announced it has formally filed an application with the Taiwan government to take up a stake in China-based Semiconductor...

UMC says soon to apply for acquisition of China-based Hejian

Mar 25, 11:17

United Microelectronics Corporation (UMC) has said the application to acquire a major stake in China-based Hejian Technology will soon be submitted to Taiwan's Ministry of Economic...

NAND flash controller designers concerned about tight foundry capacity

Mar 16, 11:53

NAND flash controller design houses have seen tight capacity at their foundry partners including United Microelectronics Corporation (UMC) and Semiconductor Manufacturing International...

SMIC to cut 10% of employees

Newswatch - Mar 10, 14:07

Semiconductor Manufacturing International Company (SMIC), China's top foundry chipmaker, plans to downsize 10% of its workforce in a move to accelerate its progress towards profitability,...

SMIC to raise 2010 capex, eyes return to profitability

Feb 11, 12:02

Semiconductor Manufacturing International Company (SMIC), China's top foundry chipmaker, has set a capex budget of US$330 million for 2010 compared to US$189.6 million last year....

Taiwan government allows wafer foundries to take shares of rival companies in China

Newswatch - Feb 11, 10:48

The Taiwan government has further eased its rules governing cross-strait investments by allowing Taiwan-based wafer foundries to acquire or make equity investment in China-based foundries...

SMIC confirms investment talks

Feb 10, 14:27

Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation (SMIC) has confirmed it is in talks with a potential investor regarding a possible capital injection plan. The investor is looking...

SMIC 4Q09 losses widen

Feb 10, 12:26

Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation (SMIC) has reported net losses of US$482.3 million for the fourth quarter of 2009 compared to losses of US$124.5 million a year...

SMIC mass producing smart card chips for SHHIC

Feb 3, 14:02

Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation (SMIC) has announced successful commercial production of a high-end contactless smart card chip designed by Shanghai Hua Hong...

Taiwan niche memory IC makers to see strong 1Q10

Feb 2, 15:14

Taiwan-based niche memory IC makers Etron Technology, Elite Semiconductor Memory Technology (ESMT) and Zentel Electronics are expected to see first-quarter 2010 revenues remain almost...

SMIC appoints former Chartered executive as new COO

Newswatch - Feb 2, 10:38

Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation (SMIC) has confirmed that it has hired Simon Yang, the former senior VP of fab operations and chief technology officer at Chartered...

TSMC chairman's visit to Shanghai sparks speculation

Jan 26, 14:35

Morris Chang, chairman and CEO of Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC), visited Shanghai last week, sparking speculation that he had been invited by the Chinese city's...

Morris Chang and his wife, Sophie

SMIC quits SDRAM manufacturing, says paper

Newswatch - Jan 25, 13:39

Semiconductor Manufacturing International (SMIC) will stop manufacturing specialty DRAM (SDRAM) chips since January 2010, and completely withdraw from the DRAM foundry business, according...

Shanghai government to invest in new HHNEC-GSMC 12-inch fab

Jan 22, 11:00

The Shanghai municipal government will invest 4.5 billion yuan (US$658.7 million) in a new 12-inch (300mm) wafer fab to be built by a joint venture of Hua Hong NEC (HHNEC) and Grace...

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