Wednesday 7 February 2024
TSMC discloses plan for 2nd fab in Japan
TSMC has announced plans for a second wafer fab through Japan Advanced Semiconductor Manufacturing (JASM), a joint venture between the Taiwan-based pure-play foundry and its Japanese...
Tuesday 6 February 2024
PSMC reportedly to produce MRAM in Japan
Powerchip Semiconductor Manufacturing (PSMC), a Taiwanese pure-play foundry, is reportedly planning to collaborate with a startup company in Japan to manufacture magnetoresistive...
Monday 29 January 2024
Research Insight: UMC's alliance with Intel starts new chapter in foundry competition
Intel and UMC's announcement to work together in developing 12nm processes has been lauded as a creative move. DIGITIMES Research believes that because of the complementary nature...
Tuesday 9 January 2024
Chinese foundry makers cut service prices to lure Taiwanese IC design customers
Although the inventory correction of the semiconductor industry has finally come to an end in the first half of 2024, Chinese foundry manufacturers Semiconductor Manufacturing International...
Wednesday 3 January 2024
Chinese foundries keep building additional fab capacity
Unfavorable market conditions have not slowed the pace of capacity expansion at key Chinese foundries, and this trend is expected to continue in 2024, according to industry sources...
Tuesday 24 October 2023
Specialty IC foundry VIS reportedly to set up 12-inch fab in Singapore
Vanguard International Manufacturing (VIS), which runs only 8-inch wafer fabs, reportedly plans to set up a 12-inch fab in Singapore for fulfilling mainly automotive related IC ord...
Monday 17 July 2023
UMC fully owns 12-inch foundry subsidiary in Xiamen
Pure-play foundry United Microelectronics (UMC) has completed acquiring the rest of the shares from its Chinese partners in the Xiamen joint venture, United Semiconductor, for a total...
Tuesday 31 January 2023
UMC proposed acquisition of remaining stake in United Semi hits snag
United Microelectronics' (UMC) plan to wholly own United Semi has hit a snag due to rejection from the local government of China's Fujian province, according to industry sources.
Friday 21 October 2022
Large-size DDI oversupply unlikely to ease in 2023
The market for large-size display driver ICs (DDI) will remain oversupplied in 2023, showing no signs of improvement, according to industry sources.
Wednesday 1 June 2022
DDI suppliers to place more orders with 12-inch foundries
Display driver IC suppliers have made slight adjustments in their wafer sourcing strategies between the end of 2022 and 2023 by placing more orders with 12-inch foundries, according...