Samsung foundry biz expanding
Specializing in the manufacture of memory chips and LCD panels, Samsung's component operations are undergoing a focus shift to advanced process design fabrication targeting mobile communications applications. The move will help it boost gross margin.
Last update: Tuesday 26 March 2013 [12 news items]
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...
Samsung, STMicro announce foundry deal
Oct 2, 01:15
Samsung Electronics' foundry business has been selected by STMicroelectronics to provide it with products at the 32/28nm process nodes, according to the Korea-based chipmaker. The...
TSMC suing former R&D executive
Oct 27, 01:10
Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has confirmed recent speculation that the company is suing Mong-Song Liang, a former R&D executive. The company said it is unable...
Globalfoundries, Samsung extend fab sync
Sep 2, 01:00
Globalfoundries and Samsung Electronics have jointed announced they expect to broaden collaboration, and synchronize global semiconductor fabrication facilities to produce chips based...
Samsung Foundry tapes out 20nm
Jul 13, 01:00
Samsung Electronics has announced that its foundry business, Samsung Foundry, successfully taped-out a test chip based on its 20nm process with high-k metal gate (HKMG) technology...
Samsung to strengthen foundry business
May 24, 15:40
Industry sources believe that Samsung Electronics is seeking to boost its system LSI operations in addition to its ambition in the memory segment. The leader in DRAM and NAND flash...