Tuesday 17 January 2023
Foundry PSMC cautious about 1Q23 outlook
Pure-play foundry Powerchip Semiconductor Manufacturing (PSMC) has expressed caution about its sales prospects for the first quarter of 2023 when its overall fab utilization rate...
Friday 13 January 2023
TSMC to see sales disappoint in 1H23
Pure-play foundry TSMC has warned of a disappointing first half of 2023, but is confident that the second half will make up for it.
Wednesday 11 January 2023
Nanya swings to loss in 4Q22
DRAM maker Nanya Technology swung to net losses of NT$1.15 billion (US$37.8 million) in the fourth quarter of 2022 when revenue fell 27.8% on quarter. The results marked the company's...
Monday 9 January 2023
Wistron Group posts record revenues for 2022
Wistron Group has reported its major member companies Wistron, Wiwynn and Wistron ITS all scored record revenues for the fourth quarter and the whole year of 2022, despite market...
Friday 6 January 2023
GlobalWafers doubles capex for epi-wafer capacity expansion
GlobalWafers will more than double its capex for 2023 to accelerate its wafer capacity expansions, particularly for SiC and GaN epi-wafers, to meet strong demand from clients, according...
Friday 6 January 2023
DRAM prices to continue slide in 1Q23
DRAM prices are poised to continue their slide in the first quarter of 2023, with mainstream DDR4 prices declining 15-20%, according to industry sources. In three to four months,...
Thursday 5 January 2023
KYEC, Sigurd to keep 2023 capex adaptable
Dedicated testing houses King Yuan Electronics (KYEC) and Sigurd Microelectronics both intend to keep their capex plans for 2023 flexible, since major clients are still resolving...
Friday 30 December 2022
Network, server chip demand dented by capex cuts at CSPs, telecom operators
Major US cloud service providers (CSP) are moving to postpone or adjust their datacenter expansion projects, while enterprises and telecom operators also continue capex cuts, clouding...
Thursday 29 December 2022
TSMC to scale up 3nm chip output in mid-2023
TSMC is expected to ramp up substantially its 3nm chip output starting mid 2023 to fulfill orders from multiple customers, according to sources at fab toolmakers.
Friday 23 December 2022
Memory backend firms glad to see chipmakers cut back output
With Micron Technology cutting capex and scaling back output amid a gloomy outlook for its operations, other memory chipmakers are expected to follow suit. Such developments are welcomed...
Thursday 22 December 2022
Unimicron cuts capex outlook for 2022-2023
IC substrate supplier Unimicron Technology has revised downward its capex for 2022 and 2023, while fellow companies Nan Ya PCB and Kinsus Interconnect Technology will maintain their...
Thursday 15 December 2022
UMC to spend NT$32.4 billion on capacity deployment
The board of directors of United Microelectronics (UMC) has authorized a capital budget execution of NT$32.417 billion (US$1.06 billion) for capacity deployment, according to the...
Monday 12 December 2022
Samsung to maintain memory output ramp-up despite demand slowdown fears
While Micron Technology and other memory chipmakers plan to scale back output and slow down capacity expansions amid growing demand fears, Samsung Electronics is sticking to its capex...
Wednesday 30 November 2022
UMC orders facility equipment for Singapore site expansion
Pure-play foundry United Microelectronics (UMC) has purchased NT$6.49 billion (US$209.4 million) worth of facility equipment from L&K Engineering's branch in Singapore, according...
Friday 25 November 2022
PMIC vendor M3Tek expects inventory levels to return to normal in 1Q23
M3 Technology (M3Tek) is adjusting its inventory levels, which are expected to return to normal in the first quarter of 2023, according to the Taiwan-based power management IC (PMIC)...
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