Friday 29 December 2023
Semiconductor industry caught between two superpowers and AI
When reviewing the semiconductor industry in 2023, the complex US-China tech war has become an unavoidable topic for the industry's development. Over the past few years, the Biden...
Friday 29 December 2023
ASML's High-NA EUV technology: Shaping the future of sub-2nm chips as US pushes ahead in semiconductor race
At the close of 2023, it's reported that TSMC and Samsung will delay the mass production of 4nm chips at their new fabs in the US from 2024 to 2025, posing a challenge to the Biden...
Thursday 28 December 2023
The world's top 3 chip equipment makers are now all in Taiwan with Lam Research's latest R&D center
On the 28th, Taiwan's Ministry of Economic Affairs officially announced that Lam Research, a leading semiconductor equipment manufacturer, is establishing a research center dedicated...
Wednesday 27 December 2023
ASML's latest High-NA EUV machines present procurement dilemma for chipmakers
With Samsung Foundry, TSMC, and Intel entering mass production of 3nm GAA, 3nm FinFET, and Intel 4 processes in 2022-2023, the three major semiconductor makers are gearing up to develop...
Wednesday 27 December 2023
AI tech patents: semiconductor equipment giants dominate, South Korean firms trail
As the global semiconductor equipment industry races to boost production efficiency, the infusion of AI into its processes has become the new norm. Yet, a rising worry within South...
Friday 22 December 2023
ASML confirms shipping High NA machines to Intel
According to a statement on the social media platform X, ASML said the company is excited and proud to ship the first High NA (0.55 numerical aperture) EUV system to Intel. Meanwhile,...
Thursday 14 December 2023
EUV revolution hits memory: Samsung and ASML partner for next-gen chips in major research deal
Dutch semiconductor equipment giant ASML and Samsung Electronics will jointly set up a research center in South Korea, focusing on applying Extreme UltraViolet (EUV) technology in...
Thursday 14 December 2023
ASML serves key clients by investing in Taiwan and Korea
ASML has stepped up its investments in both Taiwan and South Korea to better service its primary local customers.
Wednesday 13 December 2023
ASML and Samsung to invest KRW1 trillion to establish a joint semiconductor R&D center
During the state visit of South Korean President Yoon Suk-yeol to the Netherlands, leaders including Lee Jae-yong, Chairman of Samsung Electronics, and Chey Tae-won, Chairman of SK...
Monday 11 December 2023
Semiconductor cybersecurity at stake: NXP hack and TSMC supply chain measures
Seen as a strategic industry by many countries, the semiconductor supply chain is susceptible to cyber attacks looking to steal trade secrets and technology know-how, while others...
Monday 11 December 2023
Weekly news roundup: With 300 immersion lithography DUV machines, can China expand advanced chip capacity and other top stories
These are the most-read tech stories during the week of December 4-8:
Thursday 7 December 2023
Approximately 1,400 ASML equipment installed in China, limited application for advanced chip expected
The number of ASML machines installed in China is estimated to reach nearly 1,400 units. Most installed and uninstalled machines in China may not be used in fabricating chips with...
Thursday 30 November 2023
ASML says Fouquet to take over CEO role as Wennink retires
ASML Holding NV plans to appoint Christophe Fouquet as the company's next chief executive officer and president, when its two co-presidents retire in 2024.
Thursday 30 November 2023
US sanctions fuel pellicle shortage amid semiconductor industry slowdown
In the face of an overall slowdown in the semiconductor industry, the demand for pellicles, crucial for the exposure process, is outstripping supply. This surge is attributed to the...
Tuesday 14 November 2023
How SMIC takes advantage of the semiconductor industry business downcycle for capacity expansion
The most notable point from China's leading foundry SMIC's Q3 conference recently was its counter-trend upward revision of the 2023 capital expenditure to a substantial $7.5 billion...
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