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Transition to 18-inch wafers remains years away, says Applied

IC MANUFACTURING | Feb 24, 10:33

It is unlikely to see 450mm (18-inch) wafer fabrication technology become mature over the next three years, according to Applied Materials CEO Gary Dickerson...

VIS expects to post up to 5% revenue decrease in 1Q17

IC MANUFACTURING | Feb 23, 22:24

Seasonality will drag down specialty IC foundry Vanguard International Semiconductor's (VIS) revenues in the first quarter of 2017, which are forecast to...

WPG expects sales to recover starting 2Q17

IC DESIGN, DISTRIBUTION | Feb 23, 22:26

IC distributor WPG expects revenues to hit the lowest levels for 2017 in the first quarter, and start to pick up in the second quarter.

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TSMC co-CEO Mark Liu

TSMC on track to move 5nm to risk production in 1H19

IC MANUFACTURING | Feb 24, 09:55

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) is on track to start risk production of 5nm chips in the first half of 2019, said company co-CEO Mark Liu at its annual supply chain management forum on February 23.

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