News tagged UMC
Last update: Monday 21 July 2014 [501 news items]
UMC expects flat 1Q13
Feb 6, 19:33
United Microelectronics (UMC) expects its wafer shipments to rise 6% sequentially in the first quarter of 2013, with average selling prices (ASP) decreasing also 6%.
UMC eyeing 28nm chip orders from Qualcomm
Jan 16, 12:21
United Semiconductor (UMC) has delivered samples of Qualcomm's new 28nm chips for verification, and is competing with Globalfoundries to be the second 28nm foundry partner for Qualcomm...
Samsung moves up in foundry ranking
Jan 16, 10:37
IC Insights has released its 2012 top IC foundries (pure-play and IDM) ranking. Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) remained the leader while Samsung Electronics surpassed...
UMC 4Q12 revenues meet guidance
Jan 8, 21:47
United Microelectronics Corporation (UMC) has reported revenues of NT$7.8 billion (US$268.86 million) for December 2012, down 13.5% sequentially and 3.8% on year. Revenues for the...
UMC approved to raise stake in Hejian
Dec 20, 21:27
United Microelectronics (UMC) is allowed to raise its stake in China-based Hejian Technology after having its equity deal with Hejian's holding company approved by Taiwan's investment...
UMC, VIS November sales down
Dec 7, 16:50
Foundry chipmakers United Microelectronics Corporation (UMC) and Vanguard International Semiconductor (VIS) have both reported decreases in November 2012 revenues from the previous...
Globalfoundries to buy stake in UMC, report says
Newswatch - Dec 6, 14:19
Globalfoundries reportedly will buy a stake in fellow foundry chipmaker United Microelectronics Corporation (UMC), and the next move for the pair is to form a strategic alliance,...
UMC unveils 80nm SDDI process node
Nov 21, 21:55
United Microelectronics Corporation (UMC) has introduced an 80nm SDDI (small-panel display driver IC) foundry process, with what it claims is the most competitive SDDI SRAM bitcell...
UMC restructures executive team
Nov 20, 13:47
Foundry chipmaker United Microelectronics has announced the appointment of Po-Wen Yen to the position of CEO, effective immediately. Former CEO Shih-Wei Sun has been promoted to company...
TSMC sees orders returning for its 28nm process
Nov 8, 21:27
In first-half 2012, Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) saw its 28nm process lacking enough capacity, forcing customers such as Qualcomm to shift orders to United Microelectronics...
UMC October revenues rise
Nov 8, 15:18
Contract chipmaker United Microelectronics (UMC) has reported revenues of NT$9.28 billion (US$319 million) for October 2012, up 1.8% on month and 12.4% on year.
UMC to develop 14nm FinFET process
Nov 2, 11:44
United Microelectronics (UMC) will move to aggressively develop 14nm process technology featuring FinFET 3D transistors, according to company CEO Shih-Wei Sun. Deploying Finfet transistor...
UMC sees decrease in 4Q12 shipments
Oct 31, 16:00
United Microelectronics (UMC) saw its revenues increase about 3% sequentially in the third quarter of 2012, despite having lower shipments for the quarter, according to the foundry...
UMC sees revenues decline in September
Newswatch - Oct 11, 15:17
United Microelectronics Corporation (UMC) has announced revenues of NT$9.11 billion (US$309.86 million) for September, down 7% from the previous month but up 11.5% from a year earl...
ProMOS announces massive layoffs
Oct 4, 01:10
DRAM chipmaker ProMOS Technologies has announced plans to lay off as many as 1,300 employees as part of its restructuring project. The number of jobs affected is higher than the expected...
UMC sees 20-month revenues high in August
Stockwatch - Sep 10, 11:10
Taiwan-based foundry service provider United Microelectronics Corporation (UMC) has reported revenues of NT$9.799 billion (US$327 million) for August, its highest figure in 20 months...
UMC to dissolve Japan subsidiary
Aug 22, 01:30
Foundry service provider United Microelectronics Corporation (UMC) plans to dissolve and liquidate its wholly-owned subsidiary in Japan, UMC Japan. UMC's board of directors approved...
UMC to raise investment in GaAs foundry subsidiary
Newswatch - Aug 21, 16:28
United Microelectronics (UMC) will invest up to NT$600 million (US$20 million) to buy new shares issued by its GaAs foundry subsidiary Wavetek Microelectronics, according to a company...
UMC July sales up
Aug 8, 15:03
Contract chipmaker United Microelectronics (UMC) has reported revenues of NT$9.61 billion (US$321 million) for July 2012, up 3.5% on month and 9.1% on year.
UMC 2Q12 results beat guidance
Jul 25, 15:07
United Microelectronics (UMC) saw its revenue and gross margin results for the second quarter of 2012 slightly beat its guidance. Looking forwad, the IC foundry expects marginal sequential...
UMC reportedly seeking investment from Qualcomm
Jul 13, 01:25
UMC has approached Qualcomm to participate its upcoming private placement with an aim to establish a strategic partnership with the chip vendor, according to industry sources.
TSMC evaluating ASML investment proposal
Jul 11, 14:19
Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has confirmed that it has received an investment proposal from ASML Holding for joint development of advanced chipmaking technology,...
Lattice to work with UMC on 28nm
Jul 10, 12:24
Lattice Semiconductor has announced a long-term technology partnership with United Microelectronics Corporation (UMC). As part of this partnership, Lattice and UMC will continue work,...
UMC posts flat growth in June sales
Jul 9, 15:19
Pure-play foundry United Microelectronics (UMC) has reported almost flat growth in June 2012 revenues. Second-quarter revenues amounted to NT$27.62 billion (US$923 million), a 16.2%...