Thursday 7 December 2023
UMC posts decreased November revenue
Pure-play foundry United Microelectronics (UMC) has reported revenue decreased 2.1% sequentially and 16.7% on year to NT$18.79 billion (US$596.4 million) in November 2023.
Thursday 7 December 2023
TSMC reaches agreement with Arizona unions covering employment, training, and safety
TSMC has struck a deal with labor unions in Arizona concerning one of the most cutting-edge wafer fabs in the US. With lower-than-expected progress at the fab, this agreement is anticipated...
Thursday 7 December 2023
TSMC recruiting staff in Taiwan for German site
Despite recent skepticism about TSMC's plan to set up a factory in Germany in light of the country's budget crisis, the firm has stated that it has not aborted this project. Challenges...
Wednesday 6 December 2023
Samsung joins forces with Hanhwa for 4nm AI chip manufacturing
Samsung Electronics is actively expanding its 4nm foundry customers. It's reported that VisioNexT, a subsidiary of the Hanwha Group, will place orders with Samsung to manufacture...
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...
Wednesday 6 December 2023
Poland seeks increased Taiwanese chip investment as significant subsidies potentially await
Poland is expected to play a greater role in driving Central Europe's tech industry forward as Warsaw awaits a new government in December. Donald Tusk. a veteran Polish politician...
Wednesday 6 December 2023
Taiwan to ban 22 national core key technologies from illegal outflow to foreign adversaries
Taiwan's National Technology and Science Council (NTSC) announced on December 5 that semiconductor processing technology for advanced chips 14nm and below, as well as the specialized...
Wednesday 6 December 2023
Samsung's EUV progress: 90% pellicle transmittance, but challenges remain
Samsung Electronics recently unveiled the current status and prospects of its extreme ultraviolet (EUV) exposure process, generating significant interest globally. Particularly noteworthy...
Wednesday 6 December 2023
ASMI announced EUR300 million investments in Arizona
With significant chipmakers such as TSMC and Intel increasing their investments in Arizona, Netherlands-based chipmaking tool provider ASM International revealed plans for expansion...
Wednesday 6 December 2023
High-end testing demand picking up for AI and HPC chips
IC backend houses such as Chunghwa Precision Test Tech (CHPT) and Sigurd Microelectronics have seen customers stepping up their pace of orders for high-end testing used mostly for...
Wednesday 6 December 2023
AMD to ship up to 400,000 new AI GPUs in 2024, say sources
According to industry sources, AMD's new-generation AI GPU series, the Instinct MI300, will be available soon, with shipments expected to reach 300,000-400,000 units in 2024.
Tuesday 5 December 2023
Fuso Chemical set to expand CMP slurry production by 50% amid market growth
Japan-based Fuso Chemical, the global leader in semiconductor CMP slurries with a 90% market share, is set to invest JPY 50 billion (US$350 million) in a significant production expansion...
Tuesday 5 December 2023
China Big Fund II injects US$1 billion into HLMC, may aid advanced chip development
Although the limelight of global media was cast on SMIC for its 7nm chips used in Huawei's Mate 60 Pro smartphone, Shanghai Huali Microelectronics Corp (HLMC), the other China foundry...
Tuesday 5 December 2023
Global semiconductor sales increase in October, says SIA
October witnessed a sequential 3.9% increase in worldwide semiconductor sales, the Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) reports, marking the eighth consecutive month of sequential...
Tuesday 5 December 2023
Vietnam's semiconductor industry: 10–15 years until maturity; key opportunities for the country
Vietnamese Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh has officially announced the country's industrial development will primarily be focused on the semiconductor industry. He hopes to cultivate...
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