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TSMC 3Q13 sales in line with guidance

Oct 9, 15:24

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has reported record consolidated revenues of NT$55.38 billion (US$1.88 billion) for September 2013. Consolidated sales for the third...

Pure-play foundries spending big, says IC Insights

Oct 3, 11:20

Semiconductor capital spending has increased significantly among pure-play foundries, as more IDMs shift to a fabless/fab-lite business model while new foundry participants intensify...

3S to start shipping MEMS microphone chips to Taiwan handset ODMs in 1Q14

Sep 30, 21:15

IC design house Solid State System (3S) with its MEMS microphone chips has entered the supply chain of Taiwan's major handset ODMs, with shipments to kick off in the first quarter...

UMC 28nm process yields top 70%, says report

Newswatch - Sep 24, 15:23

United Microelectronics' (UMC) 28nm processes have reached a yield rate of over 70%, according to a Chinese-language Commercial Times report. Improvement in the process yield...

UMC to operate at 80% of production capacity in 4Q13

Sep 12, 14:01

United Microelectronics Corporation (UMC) is expected to operate at 80% of its production capacity in the fourth quarter of 2013 and also see its revenues drop within 10% sequentially...

TSMC 12-inch fabs running at 75-80% of capacity, say sources

Sep 12, 12:10

The capacity utilization rates of 12-inch fabs at Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) have dropped to 75-80% recently as slow demand for high-end smartphones in the...

TSMC August sales up, UMC down

Sep 10, 14:36

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) saw its August consolidated revenues increase 5.7% sequentially, while fellow foundry chipmaker United Microelectronics' (UMC) sales...

Global wafer foundry capital spending to reach US$41 billion in 2014, says SEMI

Sep 3, 21:01

Capital spending by wafer foundry houses is expected to grow by an annual rate of 23-27% to US$41 billion in 2014 after expanding 2% to US$32.5 billion in 2013, according to SEMI.

TSMC revenues down in July, UMC up

Aug 9, 15:14

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) saw its July 2013 revenues drop 3.6% from those of June, while fellow foundry services provider United Microelectronics (UMC) enjoyed...

UMC expects ASIC processes to drive revenue growth

Aug 7, 22:00

United Microelectronics Corporation (UMC) has seen foundry processes for ASICs, including use in LCD drivers, touch panels, power management and CMOS sensors, account for 30% of total...

UMC, eMemory partner to adopt NeoEE technology in BCD process

Aug 7, 15:53

Embedded non-volatile memory (eNVM) IP vendor eMemory has announced that its proprietary multiple-times-programmable (MTP) NeoEE eNVM technology has passed silicon verification in...

AltoBeam, UMC demonstrate DVB-T2/T/C/S2/S demodulator

Jul 30, 11:16

AltoBeam, a digital TV (DTV) demodulator IC maker, and United Microelectronics (UMC) have announced the release of AltoBeam's DVB-T2/T/C/S2/S demodulator to target DTV markets that...

UMC 28nm process implements SuVolta DDC technology to target mobile applications

Jul 24, 13:39

United Microelectronics (UMC) and SuVolta have announced that they are working together to develop a 28nm process that integrates SuVolta's Deeply Depleted Channel (DDC) transistor...

TSMC, UMC 3Q13 sales to see modest growth

Jul 17, 21:05

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) and United Microelectronics (UMC) are expected to see their third-quarter revenues increase by 5-7% and 6-7%, respectively, on quarter,...

UMC reportedly to build a 12-inch fab in China

Jul 16, 22:06

United Microelectronics Corporation (UMC) reportedly plans to spend US$300 million to set up a 12-inch fab in Xiamen, China in cooperation with the local government. The planned 12-inch...

TSMC, UMC 2Q13 sales meet guidance

Jul 10, 15:59

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) and United Microelectronics (UMC) have reported mixed revenue results for June 2013, but both IC foundries' second-quarter sales...

Synopsys, UMC team up for 14nm FinFET

Jun 27, 10:48

IC foundry United Microelectronics (UMC) has announced that its partnership with Synopsys, a provider of electronic design automation (EDA) software and services, resulted in the...

UMC looking for potential acquisitions in Asia

Stockwatch - Jun 20, 13:40

United Microelectronics (UMC) is looking for potential acquisitions in Asia to further grow its foundry business worldwide and expand its client portfolio, the IC foundry said in...

UMC to join IBM in 10nm process development

Jun 13, 21:18

United Microelectronics (UMC) has announced that the company will join the IBM joint technology development alliance to participate in the group's development of 10nm CMOS process...

UMC opens Korea office

Jun 13, 11:23

United Microelectronics (UMC) has announced the opening of a new office in South Korea to expand business regionally and provide support to local customers.

UMC, eMemory extend collaboration to 28nm

Jun 10, 22:36

Foundry chipmaker United Microelectronics and eMemory, an embedded non-volatile memory (eNVM) IP vendor, have announced an expanded technology cooperation to integrate eMemory's one-time-programmable...

TSMC, UMC post revenue growth in May 2013

Jun 10, 15:09

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) and United Microelectronics (UMC) have reported NT$51.79 billion (US$1.74 billion) and NT$10.86 billion in May sales, respectively,...

Digitimes Research: Taiwan top foundries combined revenues to rise 15% in 2Q13

May 31, 15:53

Taiwan's top-three IC foundries will see their combined revenues register sequential growth of 15.3% in the second quarter of 2013, compared to the 0.7% on-quarter increase posted...

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Kilopass, UMC sign technology development agreement

May 28, 22:24

Kilopass Technology and United Microelectronics Corporation (UMC) have jointly announced a technology development agreement, which calls for Kilopass to port its non volatile memory...

UMC Singapore unit expands and puts focus on R&D

May 22, 20:43

United Microelectronics (UMC) announced on May 22 that its 12-inch fab in Singapore has turned into a dedicated R&D facility for advanced specialty process technologies.

Digitimes Research: Rising mobile device demand drives TSMC, UMC wafer shipment growth in 2Q13

May 15, 14:07

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) and United Microelectronics (UMC) both saw their wafer shipments increase sequentially in April 2013, thanks to rising demand for...

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UMC meets 1Q13 guidance; sees growth in 2Q

May 8, 15:47

Foundry chipmaker United Microelectronics (UMC) saw its first-quarter results come in line with its guidance, and has given its positive outlook for the second quarter.

TSMC 1Q13 sales beat guidance

Apr 10, 15:19

Consolidated revenues at Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) topped NT$132 billion (US$4.3 billion) in the first quarter of 2013, beating its own guidance range of NT$127-129...

UMC to buy back shares

Stockwatch - Mar 14, 12:32

United Microelectronics (UMC) has unveiled plans to buy back up to NT$15.5 billion (US$447 million) of its shares and distribute them to employees. The share buyback will be the first...

Focused on embedded flash: Q&A with Spansion EVP Glenda Dorchak

Mar 11, 16:12

Spansion recently announced a joint development with United Microelectronics (UMC) to integrate its proprietary embedded charge trap (eCT) flash memory technology with the foundry's...

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TSMC, UMC February revenues down on month, up on year

Mar 11, 10:23

Taiwan-based foundry service providers Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) and United Microelectronics corporation (UMC) saw consolidated revenues of NT$41.182 billion...

Globalfoundries succeeds in landing 28nm orders from MediaTek, say Taiwan makers

Mar 8, 10:22

Globalfoundries has beaten out Taiwan-based United Microelectronics Corporation (UMC) to land orders for 28nm foundry services from Taiwan-based IC design house MediaTek, according...

Digitimes Research: Taiwan top foundries 1Q13 sales to drop slightly

Feb 19, 16:34

Taiwan's top-3 IC foundries will see their combined revenues register an about 0.8% sequential drop in the first quarter of 2013, compared to the larger 5.1% on-quarter decrease posted...

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UMC sees January revenues increase

Feb 18, 10:10

Taiwan-based wafer foundry service provider United Microelectronics Corporation (UMC) saw its consolidated revenues of NT$9.452 billion (US$320 million) for January grow 21.23% on...

UMC lags behind schedule in 28nm process, says CEO

Feb 6, 21:44

Foundry service provider United Microelectronics Corporation (UMC) has lagged behind schedule in hiking the proportion of total revenues from 28nm technology, and the proportion is...

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    Before Going to Press | 5h 29min ago

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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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