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  • Last update: Wednesday 18 January 2017 [645 news items]

GaAs foundry Wavetek positive about compound semiconductor market

Jan 18, 21:40

Taiwan-based Wavetek Microelectronics, a subsidiary of United Microelectronics (UMC) dedicated to providing 6-inch GaAs foundry services for fabless and IDM companies, has expressed...

Former UMC CEO to join Tsinghua Unigroup

Jan 10, 11:06

Shih-Wei Sun, ex-CEO of Taiwan-based pure-play foundry United Microelectronics (UMC), will join China's state-owned Tsinghua Unigroup to serve as executive VP of worldwide operations,...

Former UMC CEO Shih-Wei Sun

UMC, VIS post record 2016 revenues

Jan 10, 10:59

Pure-play wafer foundries United Microelectronics (UMC) and Vanguard International Semiconductor (VIS) both saw their 2016 revenues climb to record-high levels.

UMC December revenues up on year

Stockwatch - Jan 9, 16:23

United Microelectronics Corporation (UMC) has reported consolidated revenues of NT$12.558 billion (US$391.16 million) for December 2016, representing a 2.77% drop on month and 17.66%...

Silicon wafer suppliers hike contract prices by 10% for 1Q17

Newswatch - Dec 28, 14:55

Local and international silicon wafer suppliers have settled contract prices for 12-inch wafers for the first quarter of 2017 with Taiwan-based semiconductor firms, with overall prices...

Cypress shipping MCUs based on eCT embedded flash memory manufactured at UMC

Dec 20, 11:36

Cypress Semiconductor has begun volume shipments of microcontrollers (MCUs) containing its proprietary 40nm embedded charge-trap (eCT) flash manufactured at United Microelectronics...

Nova Technology 2017 revenues likely to rise 20% or more

Dec 20, 11:18

Taiwan-based Nova Technology, which supplies fab tool services for wafer fabs and LCD plants, is expected to enjoy 20% or more revenue growth on year in 2017 with higher profits,...

UMC to buy stake in holding company of Hejian

Stockwatch - Dec 16, 10:08

United Microelectronics' (UMC) board of directors has approved plans to buy an additional stake in Best Elite International, a holding company of Hejian Technology (Suzhou), for up...

UMC November revenues up, VIS down

Stockwatch - Dec 9, 16:02

Pure-play wafer foundry United Microelectronics (UMC) saw its November revenues hit a 3-month high, whereas Vanguard International Semiconductor's (VIS) revenues decreased 3.8% on...

Prices of 12-inch blank wafers to rise 10-20% in 1Q17

Dec 8, 10:43

Chipmakers including Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC), United Microelectronics (UMC) and Micron Technology have been informed by their upstream suppliers that prices...

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Spreadtrum places 40nm chip orders with UMC Xiamen fab

Nov 23, 15:50

Spreadtrum Communications has placed 40nm chip orders with United Microelectronics' (UMC) recently-opened 12-inch wafer fab in Xiamen, China, according to industry sources.

UMC unveils 12-inch fab in China

Nov 17, 10:08

United Microelectronics (UMC) on November 16 held an opening ceremony for a 12-inch wafer fab in Xiamen, China, according to the Taiwan-based pure-play foundry.

Three major China firms gearing up to enter DRAM market

Nov 14, 16:03

Yangtze River Storage Technology (YRST), Fujian Jin Hua Integrated Circuit, and a joint venture set up by GigaDevice Semiconductor and the Hefei city government of China's Anhui province,...

China DRAM to rise

UMC, VIS post revenue growth for October

Stockwatch - Nov 10, 10:35

United Microelectronics (UMC) has reported consolidated revenues of NT$12.83 billion (US$406.9 million) for October 2016, up 6.4% on year and 0.8% sequentially, while fellow company...

UMC 28nm technology accounts for 21% of 3Q16 revenues

Oct 27, 12:04

United Microelectronics (UMC) saw its 28nm technology account for more than 20% of the foundry's total wafer sales for the first time.

UMC 14nm FinFET ready for production in 2Q17

Oct 27, 10:10

United Microelectronics (UMC) is expected to move its 14nm FinFET process to volume production in the second quarter of 2017, with Bitcoin mining company BitFury being the first customer,...

Faraday PowerSlash IP available on UMC 55ULP

Oct 13, 13:44

Faraday Technology and United Microelectronics (UMC) have announced the availability of Faraday's PowerSlash fundamental IP cells on UMC's 55nm ultra-low-power (55ULP) process tech...

UMC, VIS 3Q16 revenues beat guidance

Stockwatch - Oct 11, 11:08

Both United Microelectronics (UMC) and Vanguard International Semiconductor (VIS) saw third-quarter revenues beat the companies' estimates given previously.

UMC Xiamen subsidiary orders equipment from Applied, ASML

Stockwatch - Oct 7, 14:39

United Microelectronics (UMC) has announced a total of NT$2.79 billion (US$88.47 million) spent on equipment from Applied Materials and ASML for the foundry's subsidiary United Semiconductor...

TSMC reports record August revenues

Sep 9, 15:13

Consolidated revenues at Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) increased 23.5% sequentially and 40.7% from a year ago to NT$94.31 billion (US$3 billion) in August 2016,...

SEMICON Taiwan 2016: Advanced packaging remains in the spotlight

Sep 7, 12:22

Semicon Taiwan 2016 will kick off in Taipei from September 7-9, with advanced packaging remaining a major focus.

UMC, APM team up for MEMS foundry services

Sep 5, 21:01

Taiwan-based United Microelectronics (UMC) has announced it is teaming up with dedicated MEMS foundry Asia Pacific Microsystems (APM) to provide enhanced MEMS manufacturing services...

Foundry capacity utilization to drop in 4Q16

Sep 5, 10:44

TSMC and other pure-play foundries will see their capacity utilization to fall in the fourth quarter of 2016, with second-tier foundry players under pressure to fill their capacity,...

UMC July revenues down, VIS up

Stockwatch - Aug 9, 21:09

Pure-play wafer foundry United Microelectronics (UMC) saw its July revenues hit a 3-month low, whereas Vanguard International Semiconductor's (VIS) revenues increased about 3% on...

Faraday 12.5G SerDes PHY debuts on UMC 28HPC process

Aug 4, 15:01

Faraday Technology and United Microelectronics (UMC) have jointly announced the availability of Faraday's 12.5Gbps programmable SerDes PHY IP on UMC's 28HPC process technology. The...

UMC qualifies 0.18-micron BCD process for auto chips

Aug 1, 21:53

United Microelectronics (UMC) has verified on silicon its 0.18-micron Bipolar CMOS DMOS (BCD) process for the most stringent AEC Q100 grade-0 automotive chips, according to the foundry...

TSMC capex hike to prompt capacity ramps by foundry houses in Taiwan and China

Aug 1, 16:20

Many wafer foundry houses in Taiwan and China are expected to join the race to ramp capacity after Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) announced recently that it will...

UMC looks to 2-3% shipment growth in 3Q16

Jul 27, 21:34

United Microelectronics (UMC) expects to post 2-3% sequential growth in wafer shipments for the third quarter of 2016, with wafer ASPs staying flat.

China IC foundry capacity growing fast, says SEMI

Jul 14, 09:56

Among all regions, China has the world's second-largest foundry capacity and is the fastest growing market, according to a recent SEMI report.

Fujian Jin Hua to break ground for new DRAM fab in mid-July, say reports

Jul 11, 16:00

Fujian Jin Hua Integrated Circuit will break ground for a new 12-inch wafer fab on July 16, according to media reports in China. The facility will be engaged in the manufacture of...

UMC posts record June revenues

Jul 8, 10:08

United Microelectronics (UMC) has reported consolidated revenues of NT$13.53 billion (US$418.6 million) for June 2016, a monthly record. UMC's revenues for June 2016 represented increases...

UMC Xiamen subsidiary orders equipment from Applied Materials

Stockwatch - Jul 6, 10:56

United Microelectronics (UMC) has purchased NT$1.03 billion (US$31.9 million) worth of machinery equipment from Applied Materials for its subsidiary in Xiamen named United Semiconductor...

Short lead-time orders set to buoy UMC 3Q16 revenues

Jul 1, 10:26

A pull-in of short lead-time orders for 28nm and 40nm chips will buoy revenues at pure-play foundry United Microelectronics (UMC) during the third quarter of 2016, according to industry...

UMC orders equipment for Xiamen fab

Stockwatch - Jun 30, 14:25

United Microelectronics (UMC) has purchased NT$562.88 million (US$17.42 million) worth of equipment from ASML for its 12-inch wafer fab in Xiamen, according to a company filing with...

Industry integration, 5G and IoT applications: Q&A with Qualcomm president Derek Aberle

Jun 29, 14:40

Qualcomm president Derek Aberle spared his time with Digitimes for an exclusive interview recently and shared his insights into a number of major issues facing the global...

Qualcomm president Derek Aberle
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    300mm wafer from UMC with 11 copper layers

    SemiTech Taipei 2006: UMC showcases a 300mm wafer with 11 copper layers, manufactured on a 65nm process using triple-gate oxide (TGO) technology

    Photo: Vyacheslav Sobolev, DigiTimes, May 4.

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    SEMICON Taiwan: Hermes Liu, UMC.

    SEMICON Taiwan: Hermes Liu from UMC delivering his presentation "Microloop brings foundry and fabless closer on 65nm yield enhancement."

    Photo: Vyacheslav Sobolev, DigiTimes, Sep 13.

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