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China IC firms more eager to develop patent portfolios, says CSIA

Jul 22, 17:01

China-based Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation (SMIC) became the top recipient of wafer foundry patents approved by the China authorities in 2008, whereas Taiwan...

SMIC and Magma launch reference flow for low-power 65nm

Jul 20, 16:53

Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation (SMIC) and Magma Design Automation on July 20 jointly announced availability of a low-power IC implementation reference flow...

SMIC claims silicon success with generic 45nm

Jul 1, 10:07

Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation (SMIC) has announced the successful completion of its first 45nm GP (generic process) yield lot. The China-based foundry signed...

SMIC raises 2Q09 guidance on China demand

Jun 30, 10:17

Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation (SMIC) has announced an upward revision of its revenue guidance for the second quarter of 2009 thanks to robust demand in the...

SMIC strengthens deployment in MEMS segment

Jun 25, 16:01

China-based Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation (SMIC) has upgraded its MEMS department to an independent business unit. The company stated that it will begin volume...

SMIC and Synopsys deliver reference design flow 4.0 for 65nm

Jun 25, 11:12

China-based foundry Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation (SMIC) and Synopsys, a specialist in semiconductor design software, have announced their joint development...

SMIC and Chingis announce availability of 0.18-micron embedded flash process and IP

Jun 2, 12:10

Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation (SMIC) and Chingis Technology, a fabless chipmaker of embedded non-volatile memory (NVM) solutions, have announced the availability...

SMIC to turn profitable in 4Q09 at earliest, says CEO

May 21, 11:56

Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation (SMIC), China's top contract chipmaker, expects to swing back to profitability in the fourth quarter of 2009 at the earliest...

SMIC CEO Richard Chang

SMIC announces availability of a set of 65nm low leakage process IPs

May 15, 17:55

Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation (SMIC) has announced the availability of a set of 65nm low leakage process IPs, including the preliminary version release of...

SMIC and Intel implement measures to prevent swine flu at plants in China

May 14, 15:09

With cases of swine flu reported in China's Sichuan province, Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation (SMIC) and Intel, which both have plants in the area, have started...

SMIC 2Q09 revenues to grow 60% on improved utilization

Apr 30, 14:45

Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation (SMIC), China's largest silicon wafer foundry, has announced that revenues for the first quarter of 2009 slid 46.2% sequentially...

SMIC to set up design service center in Shenzhen

Apr 24, 16:32

China's Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation (SMIC) has planned to set up a design service center in Shenzhen, where one of its 12-inch fabs is located, according...

Shanghai Industrial to transfer holdings in SMIC

Apr 23, 15:58

Shanghai Industrial Holdings (SIHL) plans to transfer its stake in Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation (SMIC), China's top contract chipmaker, to parent company...

SMIC Shanghai

China foundry SMIC suffers record operating loss in 2008; to cut capex

Apr 21, 16:56

Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation (SMIC), China's largest silicon wafer foundry, experienced its largest net operating loss over the past five years in 2008. The...

SMIC HQ in Shanghai

Wafer foundry shipments to grow over 50% sequentially in 2Q09, observers say

Apr 9, 14:49

Wafer shipments from the world's top-four pure-play foundries - Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC), United Microelectronics Corporation (UMC), Chartered Semiconductor...

HHNEC and SMIC land IC card orders for Shanghai World Expo

Newswatch - Apr 2, 17:09

Pure-play foundry Huahong NEC Electronics (HHNEC) has landed orders for the production of IC cards to be used with the intelligent entrance systems deployed during the 2010 Shanghai...

SMIC gains bank loans for 45nm node process development

Apr 2, 12:16

China-based pure-play foundry Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation (SMIC) has signed a three billion yuan (US$439 million) syndicated loan agreement with Chinese...

Taiwan DRAM should move to integrate and develop strength in IP, says SMIC CEO

Mar 26, 16:13

Integration is shaping up to become a major trend in the semiconductor industry, and the route will also be followed by Taiwan's DRAM-chip sector, according to Richard Chang, CEO...

SMIC CEO Richard Chang

Hermes Microvision lands e-beam equipment order from SMIC

Mar 23, 16:14

Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation (SMIC) has placed orders for three e-beam inspection systems for 45nm and below production with Hermes Microvision (HMI), a subsidiary...

China foundry SMIC to spin off solar cell business

Mar 20, 12:18

Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation (SMIC), the largest pure-play foundry in China, plans to spin off its polycrystalline silicon (poly-Si) solar cell business,...

SMIC dismisses Chartered acquisition rumors

Newswatch - Mar 19, 14:38

Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation (SMIC) has denied recent speculation that the China government is drafting a plan to have SMIC acquire Chartered Semiconductor...

SMIC readies 45nm production

Mar 18, 16:08

Semiconductor Manufacturing International (SMIC), China's top pure-play foundry, will soon receive validation for its 45nm process technology from three China-based IC designers,...

SMIC CEO Richard Chang

TSMC and SMIC compete for CMOS image sensor orders

Mar 18, 13:52

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has recently snatched orders for CMOS image sensors (CIS) from a number of IC design houses including Israel-based Advasense and...

FlipChip announces 300mm strategic partnership with SMIC

Mar 18, 09:36

FlipChip International (FCI), which specializes in flip-chip bumping and wafer level packaging, has recently announced a partnership alliance with Semiconductor Manufacturing International...

SMIC embraces China CMOS image sensor design houses

Mar 3, 12:32

China-based provider of IC foundry service Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corp (SMIC) has obtained orders for CMOS image sensors from most related IC design houses in China...

China-based foundry SMIC lands order for IC cards

Feb 25, 17:04

China-based foundry Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation (SMIC) has landed an order for chips used to make insurance cards for sale in the China market, according...

SMIC 2Q09 utilization to rise on rush orders, says paper

Newswatch - Feb 20, 16:43

Wafer foundry Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation (SMIC) has recently secured rush orders for handset and home appliance applications from China's IC design houses,...

China steps up consolidation of foundries, sources say

Feb 17, 17:15

Market sources have indicated that the Shanghai government will appoint the new chairman of Grace Semiconductor Manufacturing Corporation (GSMC) to lead the resources of GSMC and...

GSMC building

SMIC leads wafer foundries in slashing capex budgets for 2009

Feb 10, 17:13

Semiconductor equipment makers have expressed concerns over huge capex cuts at Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC), United Microelectronics Corporation (UMC), Chartered...

SMIC 4Q08 losses due to falling fab utilization

Feb 6, 12:30

Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation (SMIC) has posted a net loss of US$124.5 million for the fourth quarter of 2008, due to a significant drop in fab utilization...

China foundry FMIC seeking MEMS orders from Taiwan designers

Feb 5, 14:32

China-based foundry Founder Microelectronics International (FMIC), a member of the Founder Group, has recently visited a number of Taiwan IC design companies aiming to secure MEMS...

SIHL increases stake in SMIC

Feb 3, 15:24

Shanghai Industrial Holdings (SIHL) has increased its stake in Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation (SMIC) to 10.09%, making it the second-largest shareholder of...

SMIC announces availability of 65nm standard cell libraries

Jan 22, 12:13

Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation (SMIC) has announced the availability of three in-house 65nm standard cell libraries, which help customers shorten production...

TSMC reportedly to cut 5% of workforce

Jan 21, 01:05

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) is looking to downsize about 1,000 jobs, or 5% of its workforce, in 2009, according to industry sources. The planned layoffs are...

Lunar New Year bringing rush orders for handset chips for the China market

Jan 13, 01:20

Foundry players and packaging and testing houses are receiving rush orders mainly concentrated on handset chips amid demand for the Lunar New Year at the end of January, according...

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