Friday 27 October 2023
SiC, GaN to be GlobalWafers' next acquisition targets
GlobalWafers, which has grown its business through a series of acquisitions since 2008, is looking to acquire silicon carbide (SiC) and gallium nitride (GaN) compound semiconductor...
Tuesday 24 October 2023
Memory chipmakers seeking profitability
Memory chip manufacturers are currently more concerned with regaining profitability than expanding their market share, according to industry sources.
Monday 16 October 2023
TSMC says OIP ecosystem collaboration brings 15 years of innovation
TSMC introduced its open innovation platform (OIP) in 2008, when 40nm was the most advanced node on the market.
Monday 3 July 2023
Semiconductor market continues record fall
According to new research from Omdia, the semiconductor market's revenue declined for the fifth consecutive quarter in the first quarter of 2023. This is the longest recorded decline...
Tuesday 19 March 2019
Number of 300mm wafer fabs to grow through 2023, says IC Insights
The number of 300mm wafer fabrication facilities in operation continues to increase. With nine new 300mm wafer fabs scheduled to open in 2019, the worldwide number of operational...
Tuesday 12 March 2019
Intel surpasses Samsung in semiconductor sales revenue, IHS says
The declining market for semiconductors used in mobile handsets and enterprise servers led to a realignment in the company market-share ranking for semiconductor manufacturers. While...
Thursday 31 January 2019
Silicon shipments hit record high with revenues exceeding US$10 billion in 2018, says SEMI
Worldwide silicon wafer area shipments in 2018 increased 8% to a record high, while revenues jumped 31% on year exceeding the US$10 billion mark for the first time since 2018, according...
Monday 3 July 2017
Credo partnering with Foxconn to deliver 10M 100G active copper cable solutions
Credo Semiconductor, a developer of serializer-deserializer (SerDes) circuits, technology and IP cores, and Foxconn Interconnect Technology, a supplier of interconnect solutions,...
Wednesday 11 February 2015
IC substrate maker Kinsus nets NT$8.11 per share in 2014
Taiwan-based IC substrate maker Kinsus Interconnect Technology has announced a net EPS of NT$8.11 (US$0.26) for 2014, the highest level in seven years.
Tuesday 11 October 2011
Chip inventories swell to levels reminiscent of 2008 downturn, IHS warns
Inventories held by semiconductor suppliers in the second quarter of 2011 swelled to levels not seen since the start of the last downturn in early 2008, raising concerns over the...
Tuesday 20 September 2011
Intel sets to invest NT$300 million in software designer Insyde
Intel is set to invest NT$300 million (US$10.06 million) in Taiwan-based software designer Insyde Software and is expected to acquire about a 8.24% stake in the company, according...
Friday 16 September 2011
Rexchip might ramp R2 for Elpida
Elpida Memory is likely to remove some of its production lines from Japan to Rexchip Electronics's second 12-inch fab, R2, which has been left idle since the shell construction was...
Tuesday 2 August 2011
SiS to phase out its PC chipset business
Taiwan-based chipset maker Silicon Integrated System (SiS) is set to phase out its PC business by the end of 2011 and will turn its business focus fully to chipsets for consumer electronics...
Tuesday 26 July 2011
Taiwan distributor files lawsuit against Nintendo
Nintendo's Taiwan distributor Hakuyu has filed lawsuit against Nintendo in Taipei accusing Nintendo of ending its distribution right unilaterally, while Nintendo also removed the...
Friday 17 December 2010
Intel, Micron to ramp delayed fab in 2Q11
Micron Technology has disclosed that a new NAND flash fabrication facility in Singapore, which it invests in with Intel, is scheduled to commence volume production in the second quarter...
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