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Digitimes Research: Taiwan top-3 foundry houses perform well in 1Q14

May 19, 14:52

Despite the impact of seasonality and inventory adjustments at PC and consumer electronics product clients, the top-three Taiwan-based wafer foundry houses still managed to ramp up...

MediaTek adding more 28nm chip orders at TSMC, UMC due to production defects at Globalfoundries

May 6, 21:54

MediaTek reportedly has been adding more 28nm chip orders at Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) and United Microelectronics Corporation (UMC) due to production defects...

UMC to begin producing 28nm dual-core chips for MediaTek in June

Apr 28, 10:36

United Microelectronics Corporation (UMC) reportedly will begin fabricating MediaTek's dual-core chips using its PolySiON 28nm process in June, according to industry sources.

UMC 28nm yield rates improving

Apr 23, 15:49

United Microelectronics Corporation (UMC) has seen the yield rate of its 28nm production improve recently, with the process to begin generating revenues for the foundry house soon,...

UMC hesitates to join Samsung-Globalfoundries 14nm process alliance

Apr 22, 15:04

United Microelectronics Corporation (UMC) reportedly is reluctant to join the Samsung Electronics-Globalfoundries alliance for the development of a 14nm FinFET process node despite...

UMC, VIS report strong sales for March

Newswatch - Apr 10, 15:09

Foundry houses United Microelectronics Corporation (UMC) and Vanguard International Semiconductor (VIS) have both reported strong sales for March, with UMC's March figures hitting...

UMC to begin delivering 28nm chips in 4Q14, say sources

Mar 27, 15:06

United Microelectronics Corporation (UMC) is expected to begin delivering 28nm chips using a gate-last HKMG process in the fourth quarter of 2014, according to industry sources.

Semi material, equipment suppliers brace for strong sales

Mar 19, 11:45

Semiconductor material and equipment suppliers are poised for brisk sales in the months ahead, buoyed by a number of factors, including an upward revision of Taiwan Semiconductor...

Commentary: Is it likely for Qualcomm to produce 28nm chips at SMIC?

Mar 13, 15:56

Recent reports from China have cited Qualcomm president Derek Aberle as disclosing that it plans to produce 28nm chips at China-based Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation...

TSMC, UMC post mixed results for February

Mar 11, 11:30

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) and United Microelectronics Corporation (UMC) have reported mixed results for February.

UMC 28nm HKMG process verified by Broadcom, says paper

Newswatch - Mar 3, 15:28

The 28nm HKMG process at United Microelectronics Corporation (UMC) has been verified by Broadcom, allowing the Taiwan-based foundry house to begin wafer starts for the US-based chipset...

TSMC remains key foundry partner for 28nm chips, says MediaTek

Feb 25, 16:05

In response to recent market speculation indicating that MediaTek is shifting some of its 28nm chip orders to Globalfoundries and United Microelectronics (UMC), MediaTek president...

Taiwan IC design houses March sales to soar

Feb 19, 14:58

Taiwan-based IC design houses including MediaTek, Realtek Semiconductor, Richtek Technology, Novatek Microelectronics and Global Mixed-mode Technology (GMT) are expected to report...

Digitimes Research: Taiwan top foundries combined revenues to drop 6% in 1Q14

Feb 17, 16:21

Taiwan's top-three IC foundries will see their combined revenues drop 6.2% sequentially in the first quarter of 2014, due to seasonal factors and continued inventory adjustments at...

Synopsys, Realtek and UMC collaborate on single-chip Ultra HD smart TV SoC

Feb 14, 10:21

Synopsys, Realtek Semiconductor and United Microelectronics (UMC) announced on February 12 that their collaboration has resulted in first-pass silicon success of Realtek's RTD2995...

TSMC, UMC January sales rise

Feb 10, 15:15

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) and United Microelectronics (UMC) have announced increases in January consolidated revenues from a year ago of 8.4% and 6.5%, resp...

Hermes Microvision to see revenues hit new high in 2014

Feb 7, 15:59

E-beam inspection tool supplier Hermes Microvision (HMI) is expected to see its revenues grow 20-30% on year to a new high in 2014, buoyed by orders from clients in Taiwan, the US...

UMC expects wafer shipments to rise slightly in 1Q14

Jan 27, 12:05

Pure-play foundry United Microelectronics (UMC) expects its first-quarter wafer shipments to register a marginal increase sequentially, but wafer ASPs are likely to fall about 4%...

ARM and UMC extend 28nm IP partnership to target cost-effective mobile and consumer applications

Jan 14, 14:47

ARM and UMC have announced an agreement to offer the ARM Artisan physical IP platform along with POP IP for UMC's 28nm high-performance low-power (HLP) process technology.

UMC, VIS 4Q13 sales meet guidance

Jan 9, 21:43

Contract chipmakers United Microelectronics (UMC) and Vanguard International Semiconductor (VIS) have reported mixed revenue results for December 2013, but both firms' fourth-quarter...

Intel reportedly places 28nm chip orders with TSMC, Globalfoundries and UMC

Jan 9, 20:10

Intel has contracted Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) to manufacture its forthcoming Atom mobile processor series codenamed SoFIA, and also placed orders for entry-level...

UMC board approves capex for 28nm capacity expansion

Dec 19, 18:22

The board of directors of United Microelectronics (UMC) has approved an additional capital expenditure (capex) budget of NT$18.18 billion (US$609 million) specifically for expanding...

TSMC November sales drop 14%

Dec 10, 15:47

IC foundry Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has reported consolidated revenues of NT$44.33 billion (US$1.5 billion) for November 2013, down 14.4% sequentially and...

Digitimes Research: Taiwan top foundries to see combined revenues decrease in 4Q13

Nov 29, 10:32

Taiwan's top-three IC foundries will see their combined revenues decline 9.4% sequentially in the fourth quarter of 2013, due mainly to a fall in product ASPs, according to Digitimes...

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TSMC, UMC October sales slip

Nov 8, 15:05

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) and United Microelectronics (UMC) have announced decreases in October consolidated revenues from the previous month of 6.5% and 3.5%,...

UMC 3Q13 earnings nearly double on-quarter

Oct 31, 11:48

United Microelectronics (UMC) saw its third-quarter net profits surge 91.8% sequentially, as a result of revenue growth and falling operating expenses.

UMC 28nm process yields improving, says company CEO Po-Wen Yen

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...

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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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