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  • TSMC+CEO+CC+Wei
    TSMC will see its 7nm process utilization rate climb substantially in the second half of 2019, driven by a seasonal pick-up in demand for smartphones, as well as chip demand for HPC,...
  • Samsung Electronics has announced that its 5nm FinFET process technology is complete in its development and is ready for customers' samples.
  • iphone
    Driver-IC backend firm Chipbond Technology is set to land COF packaging orders from Apple for a LCD-based iPhone device to be launched in 2019, allowing it to continue enjoying brisk...
  • GlobalWafers+chairperson+Doris+Hsu
    Silicon wafer company GlobalWafers has reported consolidated revenues increased 12.1% from a year earlier to NT$15.59 billion (US$505.6 million) in the first quarter of 2019.
  • A surge in orders for Huawei's new smartphones and 5G base stations boosted March revenues at several Taiwan-based ecosystem partners, such as backend firm King Yuan Electronics (KYEC)...
  • The global semiconductor materials market grew 10.6% in 2018, propelling semiconductor materials revenues to US$51.9 billion to eclipse the previous high of US$47.1 billion set in...
  • Miin+Wu
    Memory market demand is expected to pick up in the second half of 2019, according to Miin Wu, chairman for flash memory and mask ROM chipmaker Macronix International.
  • Silicon wafer company GlobalWafers continues to see its 8- and 12-inch wafer manufacturing lines run at full capacity utilization, as the majority of orders is based on long-term...
  • How to enhance 5nm wafer yield?

    Thursday 28 March 2019
    OpenShort+Platform
    According to news reports, Samsung and TSMC are expected to enter 5nm process mass production in 2020. The competition in 5nm wafer yield and market share will be very intense. A...
  • Taiwan-based FocalTech Systems, a supplier of touchcreen and LCD driver ICs, is expected to see its financial performance hit the bottom of 2019 in the first quarter and recover starting...
  • tsmc
    TSMC's new 8-inch wafer fab to be built in Tainan will have its capacity mostly fulfill robust orders for automotive chips from STMicroelectronics and other dedicated chipmakers,...
  • GlobalWafers reiterates 1Q19 outlook

    Wednesday 20 March 2019
    GlobalWafers+chairperson+Doris+Hsu
    Silicon wafer company GlobalWafers has reiterated its sales outlook for the first quarter of 2019, and claimed the majority of its production capacity this year is already being reserved...
  • huawei
    Pure-play foundry Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has started seeing chip orders for Android devices ramp up recently, with its fabless clients including HiSilicon,...
  • The number of 300mm wafer fabrication facilities in operation continues to increase. With nine new 300mm wafer fabs scheduled to open in 2019, the worldwide number of operational...
  • The silicon wafer market will likely become oversupplied later in the first quarter of 2019, and the situation may worsen in the following quarter, according to a report by Taiwan's...
  • intel
    Shortages of Intel's CPUs are expected to worsen in the second quarter compared to the first as demand for Chromebooks, which are mostly equipped with Intel's entry-level processors,...
  • United Microelectronics (UMC) saw its February revenues fall to the lowest monthly levels in three years, while revenues at Vanguard International Semiconductor (VIS) slid to a 12-month...
  • SK Hynix held recently a "topping out" ceremony to celebrate a major milestone of the construction of its new 8-inch wafer fab in Wuxi, China, according to industry sources. The facility...
  • Infineon will be stepping up its outsourcing of commodity products to Taiwan-based foundries and backend houses, while keeping the production of its differentiated products that generate...
  • GlobalWafers has disclosed revenues for January 2019 hit the third highest monthly levels in the company's history, while Formosa Sumco Technology (FST) saw its January revenues slip...
  • Taiwan led all regions/countries in wafer capacity with 21.8% share, a slight increase from 21.3% in 2017, according to IC Insights. Taiwan first became the global wafer capacity...
  • Epitaxial wafer supplier Visual Photonics Epitaxy Company (VPEC) has entered the supply chain for Samsung's new mobile devices featuring biometric technology slated for launch in...
  • Is Globalfoundries seeking a buyer?

    Tuesday 12 February 2019
    Globalfoundries' recent moves have invited speculation that the US pure-play foundry may be looking for a buyer. Does Globalfoundries' majority shareholder, Abu Dhabi's Advanced Technology...
  • Nanya January revenues down, Winbond up

    Tuesday 12 February 2019
    DRAM chipmaker Nanya Technology saw its revenues fall to a 19-month low in January 2019, while niche-market DRAM specialist Winbond Electronics' revenues increased 5% on month.
  • Spirox gains new clients

    Monday 11 February 2019
    Taiwan-based Spirox, which distributes and sells packaging and testing equipment, has signed new supply contracts but will terminate its long-term agreement with Xcerra.
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