Out in Front
Friday 25 May 2018
Globalfoundries denies rumors of China plant ownership transfer
Globalfoundries has denied recent rumors indicating the company is looking for a strategic partner or buyer to transfer the ownership of its 12-inch wafer plant in Chengdu, China.
Friday 18 May 2018
Tsinghua Unigroup aggressively expanding into cloud services
China IT conglomerate Tsinghua Unigroup has kicked off a spate of investment projects designed to step up the development of its cloud business and turn itself into the country's...
Tuesday 27 February 2018
GIS acquires LCM assembly equipment from Samsung Display
Taiwan-based touch panel maker General Interface Solution (GIS) has reportedly acquired the backend notebook LCD module (LCM) assembly equipment from Samsung Display, further enhancing...
Friday 9 February 2018
Globalfoundries 22FDX process to attract more orders, says company executive
After securing orders from STMicroelectronics, Globalfoundries' 22nm FD-SOI (22FDX) process is being evaluated by hundreds of potential customers looking to use a more advanced fully-depleted...
Monday 18 December 2017
Globalfoundries charts 2-pronged approach for FD-SOI process
Globalfoundries (GF) will have its 12-inch wafer fabs in Dresden, Germany focus on using FD-SOI (fully-depleted silicon-on-insulator) process technology to fabricate automotive-use...
Thursday 30 November 2017
Cleanroom constructor UIS seeing orders swell, says report
Taiwan-based cleanroom maker United Information Systems (UIS) has seen its backlog of orders reach NT$17.67 billion (US$588.92 million), according to a report by Taiwan's Central...
Friday 27 October 2017
BOE starts volume production at China first 6G AMOLED fab
China-based BOE Technology Group kicked off its 6G AMOLED panel production line in Chengdu, Sichuan for volume production on October 26, marking the official run of the country's...
Wednesday 25 October 2017
Globalfoundries to adopt EUV for 7nm FinFET
Globalfoundries will first use EUV lithography technology in its 7nm FinFET node, and has started to work with AMD in the process development, said company CTO Gary Patton at a recent...
Friday 13 October 2017
ACTT complete IoT solutions available on SMIC 55nm eFlash platform
Semiconductor Manufacturing International (SMIC) and Chengdu Analog Circuit Technology (ACTT) have jointly announced the availability of ACTT's analog IP solutions on SMIC's 55nm...
Thursday 12 October 2017
Pure-play foundries boosting presence in China
With the rise of fabless IC companies in China, demand for foundry services in the country has also increased. In total, pure-play foundry sales in China are expected to increase...
Monday 2 October 2017
China to install first EUV equipment as early as 2019, says ASML executive
Major China-based IC foundries are already in talks with ASML about the installation of their first extreme ultraviolet (EUV) lithography equipment for the manufacture of 7nm chips,...
Friday 22 September 2017
Globalfoundries Chengdu fab nears completion
Global foundries will hold a "topping out" ceremony to celebrate a major milestone of the construction of its new 12-inch wafer plant in Chengdu, China at the end of October, according...
Wednesday 19 July 2017
FD-SOI a promising technology: Q&A with Globalfoundries CEO Sanjay Jha
Globalfoundries' fully-depleted silicon-on-insulator FD-SOI process technology targeted at Internet of Things (IoT), artificial intelligence (AI) and Big Data applications has started...
Monday 17 July 2017
Globalfoundries and VeriSilicon to enable single-chip solution for next-gen IoT networks
Globalfoundries and VeriSilicon have announced a collaboration to deliver a single-chip IoT solution for next-generation Low Power Wide Area (LPWA) networks. Leveraging GF's 22FDX...
Monday 10 July 2017
Globalfoundries 22FDX attracts orders from Shanghai Fudan
Globalfoundries' 22nm FD-SOI process, dubbed 22FDX, has obtained orders from Shanghai Fudan Microelectronics, according to industry sources.