Monday 8 August 2022
Competition heats up in sub-128Mb NOR flash
NOR flash chips are heading towards oversupply, sparking fierce competition especially in sub-128Mb offerings, but market prices are not likely to fall sharply, according to Winbond...
Monday 1 August 2022
Denso launches new RC-IGBT for EV, reducing energy loss by 20%
Japan's top automotive components supplier Denso is keen to develop and produce automotive power chips on its own, and has just unveiled a new power semiconductor device for electrical...
Thursday 28 July 2022
IGBT vs. SiC in NEV applications: Q&A with Actron Technology top management
Actron Technology founder Ming-Kuang Lu was reported to quit chairmanship at the automotive diode maker, arousing curiosity among readers about what drove his intention. Soon after...
Monday 25 July 2022
Foundries reportedly adjusting capacity expansion plans in 2H22
Many foundry houses and IDMs are mulling scaling back or postponing their capacity expansions amid sharply weakening chip demand for consumer applications, except for TSMC, which...
Tuesday 19 July 2022
China semiconductor equipment vendors stay upbeat about 2H22
China's semiconductor equipment vendors managed to score impressive revenue gains for the first half of 2022, and remain confident about their shipment prospects for the rest of the...
Monday 18 July 2022
PSMC turns cautious as fabless customers start inventory correction
Powerchip Semiconductor Manufacturing (PSMC) has turned conservative about its business prospects for the rest of 2022, as display driver IC and other fabless chip customers kick...
Wednesday 6 July 2022
China foundries raise new funds to expand 12-inch fab capacity
Chinese foundry houses including Hua Hong Semiconductor and CanSemi Technology recently have successfully raised new funds to finance capacity expansions at their 12-inch wafer fabs,...
Friday 24 June 2022
Nanya breaks ground for new 12-inch plant
DRAM maker Nanya Technology has broken ground on its new 12-inch wafer plant designed for production capacity of 45,000 wafers monthly. The plant construction will be in three phases,...
Monday 6 June 2022
China silicon wafer maker NSIG set to double capacity by 2024
China's National Silicon Industry Group (NSIG) has newly disclosed plans to expand production capacity for 12-inch silicon wafers at a total investment of CNY6.79 billion (US$1.017...
Thursday 26 May 2022
Concerns rising over potential foundry overcapacity in 2024
Despite chip demand showing signs of a downturn since the start of 2022, the capacity expansion spree at foundry houses seems unstoppable, sparking concerns that overcapacity may...
Thursday 26 May 2022
Taiwan pure-play foundries on track to post record revenues in 2022
TSMC, United Microelectronics (UMC), and Vanguard International Semiconductor (VIS) are all on track to see their revenues hit record highs in the second quarter and all of 2022,...
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...
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.
Wednesday 27 April 2022
Macronix to kick off production at new 12-inch fab at end-2022
Macronix International, a maker of mask ROM and NOR flash memory, expects to kick off production in small volume at its new 12-inch fab at the end of 2022.
Thursday 14 April 2022
Analog IC prices to rise at slower pace
Analog chip prices are expected to continue rising but at a slower pace while supply-side constraints remain, according to sources at Taiwan-based IC design houses.
DIGITIMES Research Special Report Databases
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