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Wednesday 15 December 2021
GigaDevice expects NOR flash demand to remain robust through 2022
China's GigaDevice, which specializes in NOR flash memory, has said it remains optimistic about market conditions in the fourth quarter of 2021 and next year.
Monday 26 July 2021
UMC to raise quotes for 40nm, other processes in 1Q22
United Microelectronics (UMC) plans to raise its foundry quotes for 40nm process technology by 10-15% starting the first quarter of 2022, as well as quotes for other mature process...
Wednesday 7 July 2021
China foundry completes fundraising for capacity expansion
China-based CanSemi Technology has raised funds to carry out its upcoming capacity expansion project, in which the specialty IC foundry will add an additional 20,000 12-inch wafers...
Tuesday 1 June 2021
GigaDevice eyeing bigger share in TWS earbuds market
NOR flash chipmaker GigaDevice is reportedly ramping up its output at Hua Hong Semiconductor, eyeing a bigger share in the TWS earbuds market segment.
Tuesday 25 May 2021
Macronix remains focused on high-density NOR flash
Macronix International has been putting increased focus on sales of its high-density NOR flash products, while stepping up its deployments in the automotive, industrial, and other...
Friday 23 April 2021
Novatek ramping up 28nm wafer starts at UMC
Novatek Microelectronics has placed significant orders for OLED display driver ICs with United Microelectronics (UMC) demanding 28nm process technology, according to industry sourc...
Tuesday 5 January 2021
China NAND flash controller supplier raises prices by 50%
China's Yeestor Microelectronics has raised prices for its flash memory controllers for embedded storage applications by as much as 50%, according to market sources.
Tuesday 10 November 2020
Driver IC backend firms see clear order visibility through 1H21
Display driver IC backend specialists including Chipbond Technology and ChipMOS Technologies have enjoyed a ramp-up in orders for handset-use TDDI chips, with clear order visibility...
Tuesday 5 May 2020
NOR flash supply likely to fall short of demand in 2H20
The global supply of NOR flash chips particularly high-density ones is likely to fall short of demand starting the second half of 2020, according to sources at memory chipmakers who...
Tuesday 11 February 2020
Chinese semiconductor hub restricts entry of people from seven provinces
As one of China's semiconductor hubs, Wuxi in Jiangsu province has imposed strict entry restrictions on employees from seven provinces recording high numbers of coronavirus infections,...
Tuesday 21 January 2020
eMemory NeoFuse IP verified for UMC 28nm HV process
Taiwan-based eMemory has announced the availability of NeoFuse IP qualified on United Microelectronics' (UMC) 28nm high-voltage (HV) process for OLED display applications, with key...
Friday 3 January 2020
Memory-centric solutions for next 20 years: Q&A with Macronix chairman Miin Wu
Taiwan-based Macronix International has developed into the world's largest supplier of ROM chips and second biggest maker of NOR flash memory chips after experiencing ups and downs...
Thursday 19 December 2019
Foundries see orders for driver ICs, sensors ramp up
Taiwan- and China-based foundries have seen increases in orders for display driver ICs and sensors for use in 5G smartphones and other devices recently, with 12- and 8-inch fab utilization...
Thursday 14 November 2019
TSMC, UMC to allocate more 12-inch fab capacity for display driver IC
TSMC and UMC are set to allocate more of their available 12-inch fab capacities for the fabrication of display driver ICs in 2020 to satisfy growing demand for applications such as...
Monday 1 April 2019
Memory demand to pick up in 2H19, says Macronix chairman
Memory market demand is expected to pick up in the second half of 2019, according to Miin Wu, chairman for flash memory and mask ROM chipmaker Macronix International.
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