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Monday 16 May 2022
Semiconductor shortage to ease for wireless communications, says research firm
Wireless telecommunications has escaped the worst effects of the semiconductor shortage, and that semiconductors for cellular infrastructure equipment will continue to dodge significant...
Monday 16 May 2022
Novatek, Realtek eyeing more foundry capacity for non-consumer chips
Taiwan's first-tier IC design houses Novatek Microelectronics and Realtek Semiconductor are seeking more capacity support from foundry partners TSMC and UMC to fulfill new orders...
Thursday 12 May 2022
PWM IC firms expect more available 8-inch fab capacities in 2023
With their bigger peers transitioning to 12-inch wafer manufacturing, Taiwan-based power management IC (PWM IC) suppliers expect more 8-inch fab capacities to be available to satisfy...
Tuesday 10 May 2022
TSMC, UMC see April revenue hit record highs
Pure-play foundries TSMC and United Microelectronics (UMC) both saw their April revenues hit record highs, whereas revenue at specialty IC foundry Vanguard International Semiconductor...
Friday 6 May 2022
Denso and UMC collaborate on automotive semiconductors; Taiwan-based companies continue to set up assembly bases in Mexico
This Asia tech industry summary will mainly focus on Denso and UMC's Japan subsidiary USJC collaborating on the production of automotive power semiconductors; China have imported...
Tuesday 3 May 2022
UMC may resume 14/12nm nodes for new-gen car, networking chips
Taiwan-based foundry United Microelectronics (UMC) is very likely to resume its 14/12nm process production soon at the request of major clients who are keenly eyeing next-generation...
Thursday 28 April 2022
UMC to make United Semi into 100% owned subsidiary in 3 years
United Microelectronic Corp (UMC) announced on April 27 an acquisition plan with the value of CNY4.59 billion (US$695 million) to acquire the rest of the shares from its partners...
Thursday 28 April 2022
UMC sees gross margin top 40% in 1Q22
Pure-play foundry United Microelectronics (UMC) saw its gross margin climb to 43.4% in the first quarter of 2022, which beat its guidance given earlier this year, buoyed by fully-utilized...
Wednesday 27 April 2022
Denso, USJC team up for automotive power semiconductors
Denso and United Semiconductor Japan (USJC), a subsidiary of Taiwan-based United Microelectronics (UMC), have announced they will partner to manufacture automotive power semiconduc...
Wednesday 27 April 2022
Pure-play foundries see automotive chip orders continue ramping up
Taiwan-based pure-play foundries continue to see orders for automotive semiconductors ramp up while stepping up their capacity expansion pace, according to industry sources.
Friday 8 April 2022
TSMC, UMC see 1Q22 revenue hit record highs
TSMC and United Microelectronics (UMC) both saw their first-quarter revenue hit record highs of NT$491.08 billion (US$17 billion) and NT$63.42 billion, respectively.
Thursday 7 April 2022
Automotive CIS emerging as new blue-ocean market for supply chain
It seems that CMOS image sensor (CIS) demand momentum for mainstream handset applications has become stagnant amid unclear market prospects, but the automotive CIS segment is emerging...
Wednesday 6 April 2022
IC foundries, fab toolmakers continue to see orders piling up
TSMC and other Taiwan-based IC foundries including United Microelectronics (UMC), Vanguard International Semiconductor (VIS) and Powerchip Semiconductor Manufacturing (PSMC) continue...
Thursday 31 March 2022
TSMC to reiterate sales and capex outlook at upcoming investor meeting
TSMC is expected to reiterate its sales growth outlook for 2022 of 25-29% while maintaining its capex target this year of US$40-44 billion at its upcoming investor conference call...
Friday 25 March 2022
Foundries remain aggressive in fab capacity expansions
TSMC, Samsung Electronics, China's SMIC and other foundries are all poised to carry out their aggressive capacity expansion plans, despite heightened macroeconomic uncertainty.