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UMC launches specialized 0.11-micron aluminum process

Jan 2, 10:38

United Microelectronics (UMC) has launched a specialized 0.11-micron aluminum process manufactured at its 8-inch fabs. The A+ platform consists of a blend of technology offerings,...

TSMC November sales down, VIS up

Dec 12, 10:59

Foundry chipmaker Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) saw its sales decrease sequentially in November 2011, joining fellow company United Microelectronics Corporation...

UMC revenues down 23% in November

Dec 9, 01:30

United Microelectronics Corporation (UMC) saw its revenues decline about 22.75% on year in November 2011, which marked the foundry's seventh-straight month of annual decreases.

Digitimes Research: Top foundries in Greater China to see slight growth in 2011 revenues

Dec 1, 14:13

Following a strong recovery in 2010, Digitimes Research expects the top-three foundry chipmakers in Greater China to see their combined revenues grow at a modest 3% rate in 2011.

Digitimes Research: 2011 revenues at major Greater-China IC foundries up 3%

Kilopass, UMC extend collaboration

Dec 1, 01:10

Non-volatile memory (NVM) IP vendor Kilopass Technology and United Microelectronics Corporation (UMC) have expanded their existing manufacturing license deal, according to the companies...

Foundries eyeing DRAM fabs

Nov 24, 01:30

DRAM chipmakers Powerchip Technology and ProMOS Technologies are reportedly considering selling fabs in order to preserve cash and strengthen their financial structures. Bidders for...

Foundry orders losing momentum

Nov 22, 14:47

Foundry chipmakers have seen short lead-time orders lose momentum, according to industry sources. Short lead-time orders were a key factor contributing to their revenue growth in...

UMC October revenues slide

Nov 8, 15:59

Foundry chipmaker United Microelectronics Corporation (UMC) has announced revenues for October 2011 slid 22.9% from a year ago to NT$8.26 billion (US$274 million).

UMC approved to hold stake in Hejian

Nov 2, 01:00

Contract chipmaker United Microelectronics (UMC) has announced that the company has received approval from Taiwan's Investment Commission under the Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA)...

Xilinx shipping new FPGA built on TSMC 28nm process

Oct 27, 10:12

Xilinx has announced the first shipments of its Virtex-7 2000T FPGA, the first product using 2.5D IC stacked packaging technology. The chip is built on TSMC's 28nm HPL (low power...

Vincent Tong, company senior VP of worldwide quality and new product introduction

UMC posts lower 3Q11 profits, to stay profitable in 4Q11

Oct 26, 16:12

Contract chipmaker United Microelectronics (UMC) saw its net profits for the third quarter of 2011 decline 38.8% sequentially and 77.6% from a year ago, with gross margin sliding...

UMC breaks into supply chain for Kindle Fire, says report

Newswatch - Oct 24, 12:07

Amazon's recently-launched Kindle Fire tablet contains a dual-core 1GHz TI OMAP 4430 processor, which reportedly is being manufactured using 45nm process technology at United Microelectronics...

Heavyweight newcomers to accelerate solar market transformation

Oct 19, 10:01

Solar firms have been facing low demand in 2011. As marginalization continues to weed out firms that are less competitive, many non-solar industry leading corporations have been eyeing...

Solar cells

Synopsys, UMC extend collaboration to 28nm

Oct 13, 01:00

Synopsys and United Microelectronics (UMC) have announced an agreement to collaborate on the development of Synopsys DesignWare IP for UMC's 28nm HLP Poly SiON process.

TSMC, UMC post revenue drops in September 2011

Oct 7, 14:58

Contract chipmakers Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) and United Microelectronics Corporation (UMC) both saw their September 2011 revenues decrease from those of the...

ARM, UMC extend partnership to 28nm

Oct 7, 01:00

United Microelectronics (UMC) on October 6 announced that its existing partnership with processor IP vendor ARM now extends to 28nm solutions.

Foundries offer discount for IC designers

Sep 27, 14:11

Pure-play wafer foundries in Taiwan and China reportedly have offered special discounts to their fabless IC clients, due to particularly low utilization rates that are likely to persist...

Samsung reportedly places eMMC controller orders with Faraday

Sep 26, 11:33

Samsung Electronics reportedly has placed orders for embedded MMC (eMMC) controllers with Taiwan-based IC design service provider Faraday Technology, according to industry sources.

UMC develops 0.18-micron MTP technology

Sep 14, 14:40

United Microelectronics (UMC) has announced that under a joint development with IC design house Yield Microelectronics (YMC), it has developed a new 0.18-micron multiple-time programmable...

UMC August revenues slip

Sep 8, 16:27

United Microelectronics Corporation (UMC) has announced revenues of NT$8.2 billion (US$281 million) for August 2011, down 6.9% on month and 24.7% on year.

SEMICON Taiwan 2011: Companies announce job openings

Sep 8, 01:40

A number of Taiwan-based semiconductor companies including foundries Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) and United Microelectronics Corporation (UMC), memory chipmakers...

UMC may see operating loss in 4Q11, say analysts

Sep 6, 11:33

Taiwan-based foundry chipmaker United Microelectronics (UMC) is likely to see its third-quarter 2011 operation fall short of its forecast made in early August, and suffer an operating...

UMC HQ

Thin-film solar products face increasing difficulties in commercialization

Sep 1, 15:06

The solar market has been facing tough challenges in 2011. The price of mainstream silicon-based solar products has been falling rapidly causing alternative types of solar products...

thin-film solar product

UMC launches 1.8-5V embedded EEPROM processes

Sep 1, 14:37

United Microelectronics Corporation (UMC) has announced breakthroughs in its development of embedded EEPROM (eEEPROM) process technologies, which deliver an I/O voltage range of 1.8V-5V...

MediaTek places additional orders with UMC on emerging market demand

Aug 31, 14:48

IC design house MediaTek, in view of increasing orders for its handset SoC solutions from China, India and other emerging markets, has released additional orders to United Microelectronics...

MediaTek

Significant price drop of polysilicon in 4Q11, says SAS

Aug 31, 11:29

The price of polysilicon is likely to show a large decrease in the fourth quarter due to the low season and previous capacity expansions made by firms, according to solar wafer firm...

MediaTek asks for additional capacity from UMC due to increased orders for MT6573 chip

Aug 24, 01:05

Due higher than expected orders for its MT6573 3.75G smartphone chip, MediaTek has asked for additional foundry capacity equivalent to several thousands of wafers from United Microelectronics...

UMC encourages employees to take holiday amid demand slowdown

Newswatch - Aug 15, 10:35

United Microelectronics Corporation (UMC) has encouraged certain employees stationed at some of its wafer fabs, which are seeing lower utilization rate, to begin taking annual leave...

TSMC posts drop in July sales

Aug 10, 14:07

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has announced consolidated revenues of NT$35.43 billion (US$1.22 billion) for July, down 3.4% on month and 4.8% on year.

Silicon wafer prices to stay flat in 3Q11, says Topco chairman

Aug 9, 15:01

Suppliers of semiconductor-grade silicon wafers, who had originally planned to further raise their quotes by 10-20% in the third quarter as they did in the second, will be unable...

UMC July revenues down 4% on month

Aug 9, 14:47

Contract chipmaker United Microelectronics Corporation (UMC) has reported revenues of NT$8.81 billion (US$303 million) for July 2011, down 4.1% on month.

UMC sees 3Q11 revenue decline in low teens; keeps capex unchanged

Aug 3, 15:35

United Microelectronics (UMC) expects revenues to decrease by a low-teens percentage sequentially in the third quarter of 2011, affected by fewer wafer shipments. Utilization rate...

UMC CEO Shin-Wei Sun

SiS to phase out its PC chipset business

Aug 2, 01:10

Taiwan-based chipset maker Silicon Integrated System (SiS) is set to phase out its PC business by the end of 2011 and will turn its business focus fully to chipsets for consumer electronics...

Cypress, UMC partner on ICs built using 65nm SONOS embedded NVM

Jul 28, 01:05

Cypress Semiconductor and United Microelectronics Corporation (UMC) have produced working silicon on a new 65nm SONOS (silicon oxide nitride oxide silicon) technology for embedded...

UMC may see sequential drop in 3Q11 revenues

Jul 13, 15:49

Foundry chipmaker United Microelectronics (UMC) may see revenues for the third quarter of 2011 decrease about 10% on quarter, defying normal seasonal patterns, according to market...

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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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