Tuesday 31 October 2023
Chinese foundry gearing up for automotive IC boom
Nexchip Semiconductor, a Chinese mature-node IC foundry, has stepped up its deployment in the automotive IC sector with the opening of a new fab in Hefei specializing in manufacturing...
Monday 30 October 2023
Winbond upbeat about 2024 prospects
Winbond Electronics, a specialty DRAM and flash memory maker, has expressed optimism about its business and market prospects for next year, noting the resolution of the majority of...
Thursday 26 October 2023
SK Hynix DRAM biz returns to profitability in 3Q23
The memory market is still slow. Operating losses at SK Hynix continued in the third quarter of 2023, but the quarterly loss was reduced by 37.8%. Despite this, its DRAM division...
Wednesday 25 October 2023
AI to boost terminal device replacement
AI will drive demand for PC, handset, and other terminal device replacements, according to sources at chipmakers.
Wednesday 25 October 2023
Macronix cautious about 2024 memory market revival
ROM and flash memory chipmaker Macronix International remains cautious about the market's potential resurgence in 2024. End-market demand recovery may not be noticeable until the...
Tuesday 24 October 2023
Yangtze Memory develops 120-layer NAND flash, sources say
Yangtze Memory has developed 120-layer NAND flash memory as a "secret weapon" to circumvent US restrictions on the sales of 3D NAND with 128 layers or more to China, according to...
Monday 23 October 2023
Could new US ban sever underground resale trade for DUV machines in China?
In its latest semiconductor-related trade curbs against China, the US government didn't impose specific sanctions associated with 7nm mobile SoC manufactured by SMIC for Huawei and...
Monday 23 October 2023
Realtek cautious about 4Q23 prospects
Realtek Semiconductor remains cautious about its sales prospects for the fourth quarter of 2023, as unfavorable macro conditions continue to weigh on end-market demand, according...
Wednesday 18 October 2023
US processor vendors brace for escalation of ban against Chinese chipmakers
Nvidia, AMD, and Intel are all bracing for the effects of the new US chip bans on their Chinese customers, according to industry sources.
Tuesday 17 October 2023
Suppliers plan ahead amid potential US ban on more AI chips
The US reportedly may impose stricter restrictions on Chinese chipmakers and Nvidia's downgraded AI H800 processors. In light of this, Taiwanese testing companies and probe card providers...
Tuesday 17 October 2023
US said to tighten ban against Chinese chipmakers
The US Department of Commerce reportedly is preparing to extend its semiconductor sanctions against China to more Chinese IC design houses.
Thursday 12 October 2023
MicroLED chipmaker PlayNitride mulls fundraising
MicroLED chip specialist PlayNitride is investigating obtaining strategic investment from downstream partners in order to raise funds for capacity development, according to the Taiwan-based...
Thursday 12 October 2023
Nanya expects DRAM bit shipments and ASPs to rise in 4Q23
DRAM chipmaker Nanya Technology expects its bit shipments and ASPs to rise in the fourth quarter of 2023, which will result in a decrease in operating loss.
Friday 6 October 2023
India's opto-semiconductor maker files for IPO, likely the first Indian chipmaker to go public
Opto-semiconductor maker Polymatech Electronics filed draft papers for IPO, making it the first India-based chipmaker to go public as the Indian government is looking to develop its...
Monday 2 October 2023
Memory chip vendors may struggle to profit by end-2023
Despite recent price increases for memory chips, major suppliers including Samsung Electronics, SK Hynix, Micron Technology, and Kioxia may still struggle to return to profitability...