Tuesday 25 October 2022
TSMC, Samsung face difficulty in ramping up 3nm chip production
Both TSMC and Samsung Electronics are seeing their production scale for 3nm chips constrained due to difficulty in having good control of orders from big clients, and their capacity...
Thursday 20 October 2022
China still capable of developing edge AI chips
Despite the US' latest restrictions on exports of advanced-node chips and related manufacturing equipment to China, China will still be capable of developing its homegrown AI chips...
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...
Friday 14 October 2022
TSMC to see 3nm generate 4-6% of 2023 revenue
TSMC expects to see sales generated from 3nm process technology account for 4-6% of total wafer revenue in 2023.
Tuesday 11 October 2022
TSMC capacity utilization for 7nm, mature nodes to fall in next 6 months
TSMC is expected to see its fab capacity utilization trending downward in the next six months, except for 5nm and 28nm process nodes, as order cuts by fabless clients are beginning...
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...
Wednesday 5 October 2022
TSMC negotiating lower prices with suppliers
TSMC has started negotiating prices with its equipment and materials suppliers for 2023, eyeing price drops of at least 10%, according to industry sources.
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...
Monday 29 August 2022
TSMC, UMC to see 22/28nm chips capacity fully loaded till end-year
TSMC and UMC will see full capacity utilization for 22/28nm processes persist at least throughout 2022, as their capacities vacated by some consumer chip clients are soon filled by...
Monday 22 August 2022
IC design houses mull asking TSMC to halve quote hikes for 2023
Taiwan IC design houses are mulling a move to renegotiate with TSMC on foundry prices for 2023, looking to have the chip manufacturing partner halve its quote hike to 3% for mature...
Friday 19 August 2022
Samsung to be hit by tougher US-imposed China chip ban
With the US tightening restrictions on China's access to chipmaking gear, such a development will have a negative impact on Samsung Electronics and other major Korea-based chipmakers,...
Friday 5 August 2022
Pegatron denies reports about China blocking shipments
Pegatron has denied media reports that claimed shipments to and from its factory sites in China were being held for scrutiny by Chinese customs officials in the wake of a company...
Thursday 4 August 2022
Parade 3Q22 sales to fall as clients continue inventory correction
High-speed transmission chip specialist Parade Technologies has newly projected a notable sequential fall for third-quarter 2022 revenues as clients will remain keen on adjusting...
Wednesday 3 August 2022
US sanctions impede future expansion at mature nodes, but impacts are short-term, says former SMIC executive
Late evening on August 2, Nancy Pelosi, speaker of the US House of Representatives, landed in Taipei, Taiwan, marking the most geopolitically charged chapter of her ongoing Asia to...
Tuesday 2 August 2022
Tightened US ban on China chipmakers to have little impact on Taiwan
With the US tightening restrictions on China's access to chipmaking equipment, Taiwan-based fab tool suppliers engaged in the supply chain of SMIC and other China-based chipmakers...
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