Friday 13 May 2022
ASMedia transitions to 28nm process for part of chip production
ASMedia Technology, an affiliate of Asustek Computer specializing in high-speed transmission chips, has transitioned to 28nm process manufacturing for part of its chip solutions while...
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...
Wednesday 27 April 2022
Pure-play foundries see automotive chip orders continue ramping up
Taiwan-based pure-play foundries continue to see orders for automotive semiconductors ramp up while stepping up their capacity expansion pace, according to industry sources.
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...
Wednesday 20 April 2022
GigaDevice posts profit hike in 1Q22
China's GigaDevice, which specializes in NOR flash memory, has reported net profits surged 126.1% on year to CNY681 million (US$106.5 million) in the first quarter of 2022.
Friday 8 April 2022
Intel CEO visits Taiwan for additional capacity support from TSMC
Intel CEO Pat Gelsinger has made a short visit to Taiwan and met with TSMC in an effort to secure not only sub-7nm process manufacturing capacity but also additional 28nm and other...
Wednesday 6 April 2022
IC foundries, fab toolmakers continue to see orders piling up
TSMC and other Taiwan-based IC foundries including United Microelectronics (UMC), Vanguard International Semiconductor (VIS) and Powerchip Semiconductor Manufacturing (PSMC) continue...
Friday 1 April 2022
SMIC posts 13% wafer ASP rise in 2021
Semiconductor Manufacturing International (SMIC) saw its gross margin climb to a record high of 30.8% in 2021, when its wafer ASPs rose 13.1% to CNY4,763 (US$749.9) from CNY4,210...
Friday 1 April 2022
Samsung may outsource more OLED DDI production to Taiwan
Samsung Electronics is likely to step up its outsourcing of OLED display driver ICs in 2022 and 2023, with Novatek Microelectronics and other Taiwan-based DDI suppliers being pinpointed...
Monday 28 March 2022
TSMC says production unaffected by COVID lockdown in Shanghai
China has started locking down Shanghai in two phases for mass Covid-19 testing starting today (March 28) amid a resurgence of coronavirus infections. TSMC and other Taiwan-based...
Friday 25 March 2022
Foundries remain aggressive in fab capacity expansions
TSMC, Samsung Electronics, China's SMIC and other foundries are all poised to carry out their aggressive capacity expansion plans, despite heightened macroeconomic uncertainty.
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.
Tuesday 22 March 2022
NAND flash chipmakers step up controller chip purchases
NAND flash chip vendors including Samsung Electronics and Micron Technology have moved to increase more of their controller chip production to third-party suppliers, such as Phison...
Monday 14 March 2022
Nexchip approved to list on Shanghai STAR
Foundry house Nexchip Semiconductor, a joint venture between Taiwan's Power Semiconductor Manufacturing and the Hefei city government of China's Anhui province, has secured recently...
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