Friday 23 February 2024
Partnering with UMC vital for foundry success, says Intel exec
Collaboration with UMC is a significant step towards Intel becoming the world's second-largest foundry by 2030, according to Stuart Pann, SVP and GM of Intel Foundry.
Thursday 1 February 2024
UMC expects 5% wafer ASP drop in 1Q24
Pure-play Foundry United Microelectronics (UMC) anticipates a 2-3% sequential increase in wafer shipments in the first quarter of 2024, while wafer ASPs would decrease by 5% quarter...
Friday 26 January 2024
Intel, UMC form foundry partnership
Intel and United Microelectronics (UMC) have announced a collaboration on the development of a 12-nanometer semiconductor process platform for high-growth markets such as mobile,...
Monday 8 January 2024
UMC posts 20% revenue fall in 2023
Pure-play foundry United Microelectronics (UMC) has announced revenue of NT$222.53 billion (US$7.18 billion) for 2023, a 20.15% decrease from the previous year but still the second...
Friday 22 September 2023
GF secures US$3.1 billion, 10-year contract from US government
The US Department of Defense (DoD) has awarded GlobalFoundries (GF) a new 10-year contract for the supply of chips for a wide range of critical aerospace and defense applications,...
Thursday 1 June 2023
US DoD accredits GF advanced fab in New York
The US Department of Defense (DoD), through the Defense Microelectronics Activity (DMEA) Trusted Access Program Office (TAPO), has accredited GlobalFoundries' advanced manufacturing...
Friday 19 May 2023
Samsung starts mass production 12nm DDR5 DRAM
Samsung Electronics has announced mass production of 16-gigabit (Gb) DDR5 DRAM chips built using the company's 12nm-class process technology.
Friday 6 January 2023
TSMC, GF to be main AMD foundry partners
TSMC and GlobalFoundries are expected to remain AMD's main foundry partners through 2025, while Samsung Electronics has secured only 14nm chip orders for the processor vendor's APU...
Wednesday 21 December 2022
Samsung develops 12nm DDR5 DRAM
Samsung Electronics has announced the development of its 16-gigabit (Gb) DDR5 DRAM built using 12nm-class process technology, as well as the completion of product evaluation for compatibility...
Tuesday 18 October 2022
Who's in control of SMIC technology advances?
A TechInsight report disclosed in July 2022 that Semiconductor Manufacturing International (SMIC) had been shipping 7nm chips made with 14nm equipment for the MinerVa Bitcoin...
Wednesday 5 October 2022
Supply of 12nm memory controllers remains tight
The supply of automotive and high-end memory device controllers built using 12nm process technology remains tight, according to industry sources. Meanwhile, 28nm controller chips...
Thursday 5 May 2022
MediaTek, Realtek seek more available 16nm and 12nm fab capacity
MediaTek and Realtek Semiconductor both continue to strive for more available 16nm and 12nm fab capacity for Wi-Fi core chips, according to industry sources.
Wednesday 18 July 2018
New MediaTek Helio A SoC brings AI to budget smartphones
MediaTek has unveiled its new Helio A SoC family for low-end to mid-range smartphones, with the first product of the series already adopted by Xiaomi.
Friday 30 March 2018
TSMC revenues to rebound in March
Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) is expected to see its March revenues rebound to over NT$100 billion (US$3.43 billion), driven by a ramp-up of 16nm and 12nm chip...
Friday 17 March 2017
Mentor Graphics announces further certification of design tools for TSMC 12FFC and 7nm processes
TSMC has certified its Calibre Platform (Calibre nmDRC, Calibre Multi-Patterning, Calibre nmLVS, Calibre YieldEnhancer with SmartFill, and Calibre xACT tools), as well as the Analog...
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