Monday 15 April 2024
Weekly news roundup: JCET has offered advanced packaging services for chips below 5nm, the company says
These are the most-read DIGITIMES Asia stories in the week of April 8 - April 12.
Friday 12 April 2024
China's JCET confirms advanced packaging capability for chips below 5nm
Advanced chip manufacturing and advanced packaging have now become the focus of attention in China. SMIC already confirmed that it had adopted deep ultraviolet (DUV) lithography machines...
Monday 1 April 2024
Weekly news roundup: Leaked Huawei chipset details surface, revealing chips manufactured with SMIC 5nm process
These are the most-read DIGITIMES Asia stories in the week of March 25 – March 29.
Tuesday 26 March 2024
Huawei chipset spec leak shows chips made using SMIC 5nm process
Huawei Central website quoted a chipset spec sheet leaked onto the Internet, highlighting that the chip is manufactured using the SMIC 5nm process.
Tuesday 12 March 2024
Hyundai reportedly designing 5nm auto chips
Hyundai Motor is reportedly designing auto semiconductors based on the 5nm process, aiming to ensure a stable supply of advanced chips in the Software Defined Vehicles (SDV) era....
Monday 4 March 2024
Weekly news roundup: SMIC plans 5nm chip production expansion for Huawei amid US sanctions
These are the most-read DIGITIMES Asia stories from February 26 – March 1.
Friday 1 March 2024
SMIC unhindered by US sanctions as Chinese foundry strives toward 5nm
Amidst the US trade sanctions and restrictions on technology exports, China's leading foundry SMIC (Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation) has not only been significantly...
Tuesday 6 February 2024
SMIC reportedly building 5nm capacities in Shanghai to produce Huawei's smartphone and AI chips
SMIC is said to have set up a new semiconductor production line in Shanghai and hopes to utilize its existing US and Dutch manufacturing facilities to mass-produce Huawei HiSilicon's...
Wednesday 6 December 2023
Huawei's 5nm chip in L540 NB could be inventory made by TSMC before US ban
The latest report by Wccftech pointed out that Huawei's new notebook (NB) PC L540 is equipped with the 5nm Kirin 9006C, an SoC with 8 cores. Chinese media ITHome...
Thursday 23 November 2023
Restricting TSMC benefits SMIC, multi-patterning prohibitively costly, said lithography guru
With the ongoing US-China tensions, Huawei exemplified its ability to make 7nm chips without EUV equipment, and chip guru Burn Lin believes it's not surprising for Huawei to achieve...
Wednesday 22 November 2023
Microsoft leverages TSMC's one-stop service for in-house developed chip
TSMC not only offers advanced process manufacturing but also its advanced packaging for the recently released Microsoft Azure Maia 100 AI accelerator, according to industry sources...
Friday 17 November 2023
TSMC secures 5nm AI chip orders from Microsoft
TSMC has received AI chip orders from major cloud service providers (CSP), including Microsoft's 5nm chip orders, according to industry sources.
Thursday 19 October 2023
TSMC expects 11% sequential revenue growth in 4Q23
TSMC expects to post revenues of between US$18.8 billion and US$19.6 billion in the fourth quarter of 2023, which is an 11.1% sequential increase at the midpoint. Gross margin and...
Monday 2 October 2023
Huawei's SoC layout and hidden efforts: examined through the lens of 'chip peace'
After Huawei's Mate 60 Pro, featuring the 7nm Kirin 9000S processor produced by SMIC, caused a stir, Dr. Burn-Jeng Lin, dean of the College of Semiconductor Research under Taiwan's...
Wednesday 6 September 2023
GUC announces 5nm HBM3 PHY and controller silicon proven at 8.4Gbps

Global Unichip Corp. (GUC), the advanced ASIC leader, announced that they have silicon proved 8.4 Gbps HBM3 solution on...

Summary of Tech Supply Chain News!
Global smartphone shipments hit 2023 peak in 4Q23, but decelerate in 1Q24 due to seasonality, says DIGITIMES Research
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Taiwan server industry experiences decline in 2023 revenues and shipments; poised to see growth in 2024, says DIGITIMES Research