Monday 28 September 2020
Taiwan backend houses enjoy strong pull-in of orders from China
Taiwan-based backend houses have seen orders pull in since early second half of 2020 for chips including base station chips, handset application processors and server-use solutions...
Tuesday 28 July 2020
Taiwan OSAT providers expect Intel to step up outsourcing
Intel is expected to step up its outsourcing of chips and processors, particularly GPUs and IoT chips, for years to come, according to sources at Taiwan-based outsourced assembly...
Thursday 16 July 2020
TSMC expects 3Q20 revenue to increase 9%, raises outlook
TSMC expects to post revenues of between US$11.2 billion and US$11.5 billion in the third quarter of 2020, which is a 9.3% sequential increase at the midpoint. Gross margin and operating...
Wednesday 15 July 2020
TSMC sees mature process capacity utilization pick up
TSMC has seen capacity utilization rates for 16nm and more mature processs pick up recently, and has demanded sufficient supplies from related materials providers through October,...
Thursday 2 July 2020
Samsung reportedly to skip 4nm foundry process
Samsung Electronics has revised its foundry process roadmap, skipping 4nm and jumping directly to 3nm from 5nm, according to industry sources.
Thursday 11 June 2020
TSMC Nanjing posts 170% revenue hike in 2019
TSMC Nanjing posted revenue of CNY4 billion (US$566.7 million) in 2019, up 170% on year, making it the third-largest foundry chipmaker in China trailing behind Semiconductor Manufacturing...
Friday 29 May 2020
Foxsemicon to enjoy revenue growth in 2020
Semiconductor equipment maker Foxsemicon Integrated Technology, an affiliate of the Foxconn Group, is expected to post on-year revenue growth in 2020, according to industry sources...
Friday 15 May 2020
Escalating trade war to hit China foundry sector
With the US set to impose new restrictions on exports to China, including exports of some critical semiconductor equipment, the ban that will become effective on June 29 is likely...
Wednesday 29 April 2020
TSMC lands additional InFO packaging orders from Nephos
TSMC has landed additional InFO (integrated fan-out) packaging orders requiring short lead times from MediaTek's Nephos, according to industry sources.
Thursday 23 April 2020
TSMC enjoys ramp-up in orders from AMD, Nvidia
A ramp-up in short lead-time orders placed by AMD and Nvidia will allow TSMC to post relatively strong results compared to other foundries in the first half of 2020, according to...
Friday 17 April 2020
TSMC 3nm process development remains on track
TSMC has disclosed that its 3nm technology development remains on track, with risk production scheduled for 2021 followed by volume production in the second half of 2022.
Thursday 16 April 2020
TSMC expects flat 2Q20
TSMC expects to post revenues of between US$10.1 billion and US$10.4 billion in the second quarter of 2020, flat from its sales in the first quarter.
Thursday 6 February 2020
TSMC reiterates sales guidance for 1Q20
TSMC currently has no plans to revise its sales and margin guidance for the first quarter of 2020, according to the pure-play foundry, which also disclosed non-production staff at...
Thursday 16 January 2020
TSMC expects slight revenue decrease in 1Q20
TSMC expects to post revenues of between US$10.2 billion and US$10.3 billion in the first quarter of 2020, representing an about 1.4% sequential decrease. Gross margin and operation...
Thursday 16 January 2020
SMIC scaling up 14nm chip output
Semiconductor Manufacturing International (SMIC) has kicked off volume production of chips built using 14nm FinFET process technology at its manufacturing site in Shanghai since the...
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