Wednesday 20 March 2024
Taiwan to fund sub-16nm chip R&D
The Taiwanese government has proposed a subsidy program to fund the research and development of sub-16nm chips.
Wednesday 7 February 2024
Winbond plans transition to 16nm DRAM process
Winbond Electronics has kicked off mass production of specialty DRAM memory using 20nm process technology, with plans to transition to a newer 16nm process, according to the Taiwan-based...
Tuesday 14 November 2023
Chinese CPU developer planning shift to 7nm process manufacturing
China government-supported chipmaker Loongson has begun research on its CPU product line entering the next-generation 7nm technology, with development beginning in 2024, according...
Thursday 19 October 2023
TSMC to raise sub-7nm foundry quotes in 2024
TSMC plans to raise sub-7nm foundry quotes by 3-6% in 2024, while quotes for 16nm and above process manufacturing will remain stable, according to industry sources.
Wednesday 17 May 2023
NXP, TSMC to deliver automotive 16nm FinFET embedded MRAM
NXP Semiconductors and TSMC have jointly announced their collaboration to deliver the industry's first automotive embedded MRAM in 16 nm FinFET technology.
Monday 12 December 2022
Short of creativity and further deployment, Taiwan could lag behind China in IC design: Q&A with NYCU chair professor Chen Ke-Horng
The International Solid-State Circuits Conference (ISSCC), the largest annual event for the IC design sector, will be held February 19-23, 2023 in San Francisco. A total of 23 papers...
Friday 23 September 2022
TSMC advanced chips score high energy efficiency
Semiconductor energy efficiency has improved 1X every two years over the past 15 years, with advanced chips showing particularly strong performance, according to TSMC chairman Mark...
Wednesday 6 July 2022
Network chip shortage to improve in 2H22
Delivery lead times for network chips are still as long as 52 weeks, but supply volume has significantly increased. Shortages will continue to improve in the second half of 2022,...
Monday 27 June 2022
Competition poised to heat up in 3-horse race for 3/2nm processes
Foundry market competitions among TSMC, Samsung Electronics and Intel will heat up significantly as they are advancing to 3/2nm manufacturing nodes, and it seems that Samsung will...
Wednesday 25 May 2022
NXP soon to roll out new-gen 5nm automotive processor
Kurt Sievers, president and CEO of NXP Semiconductors, said during his keynote at Computex 2022 that the company is about to complete the development of its new-generation automotive...
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.
Friday 29 April 2022
China firms eyeing close partnerships with TSMC
Xiaomi, Oppo, Bitmain Technologies, and AI processor startup Horizon Robotics are all eyeing close partnerships with TSMC to satisfy their growing demand, particularly that for sub-5nm...
Thursday 21 April 2022
Wi-Fi SoC shortages improving
Wi-Fi core chip suppliers have obtained more available fab capacities at foundries, which are experiencing cutbacks in orders from other areas, and therefore are seeing their tight...
Tuesday 22 March 2022
TSMC to see orders for auto chips ramp up
TSMC is expected to see orders for automotive electronics chips rise at a faster-than-expected pace, according to industry sources.
Thursday 17 March 2022
Silicon Motion obtains PCIe Gen4 SSD controller orders from major chip vendors
Silicon Motion Technology with its PCIe Gen4 SSD controllers is eyeing its entry into the supply chain of the world's top-5 PC brand vendors, as the company has obtained orders for...
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