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Monday 15 April 2024
Samsung gets US$6.4 billion from CHIPS Act, promises to bring HBM and advanced packaging to Texas
The US Department of Commerce (DOC) and Samsung Electronics signed a non-binding preliminary memorandum of terms (PMT) on April 15 to provide up to US$6.4 billion in direct funding...
Monday 15 April 2024
Weekly news roundup: JCET has offered advanced packaging services for chips below 5nm, the company says
These are the most-read DIGITIMES Asia stories in the week of April 8 - April 12.
Friday 12 April 2024
China's JCET confirms advanced packaging capability for chips below 5nm
Advanced chip manufacturing and advanced packaging have now become the focus of attention in China. SMIC already confirmed that it had adopted deep ultraviolet (DUV) lithography machines...
Tuesday 9 April 2024
Advanced chips 100% made in US will be possible
According to TSMC's announcement of a third fab for 2nm and more advanced chips, as well as Amkor Technology's intentions to develop an advanced packaging fab in Arizona, advanced...
Monday 8 April 2024
Samsung's advanced packaging reportedly grabs Nvidia orders amid competition with TSMC
Samsung Electronics' advanced packaging business, Samsung Advanced Package Technology(AVP), has successfully garnered the attention of Nvidia by providing interposer and 2.5D packaging...
Monday 8 April 2024
SK Hynix enters investment deal for advanced chip packaging with Indiana
SK Hynix recently announced plans to invest an estimated US$3.87 billion in West Lafayette, Indiana to build an advanced packaging fabrication and R&D facility for AI products.
Tuesday 2 April 2024
TSMC places additional equipment orders for CoWoS packaging
TSMC has placed more equipment orders to boost its CoWoS packaging manufacturing capability, according to sources at fab toolmakers.
Monday 1 April 2024
AI will help OSAT players turn the corner, but what about electricity price hikes?
As we enter the second quarter, AI remains a focal point in the market. Nvidia, AMD, and Intel have successively released high-end chips, and with the gradual recovery of consumer...
Friday 29 March 2024
Taiwanese IC designers target satellite market
In the burgeoning Low-Earth Orbit (LEO) satellite market, Taiwanese manufacturers have traditionally found their niche in subcontracting component assembly and antenna integration,...
Friday 29 March 2024
SK Hynix sees key DRAM opportunity in HBM customization
SK Hynix is expanding the High Bandwidth Memory (HBM) contribution to its DRAM revenues and expects a deepening effect of the customization trend of HBM.
Thursday 28 March 2024
IC packaging materials distributor Niching sees brisk order visibility
Niching Industrial has observed clear order visibility for vapor chambers and silver paste materials.
Wednesday 27 March 2024
SK Hynix reportedly planning new packaging facility for HBM in the US
Following the plan to construct an advanced semiconductor packaging facility in Indiana, United States, SK Hynix recently detailed its site selection in West Lafayette, as reported...
Wednesday 27 March 2024
IC packaging materials supplier CWE obtains NT$3 billion syndicated loan
Chang Wah Electromaterials (CWE) has signed a five-year syndicated loan agreement for NT$3 billion (US$94 million) with 12 local banks in Taiwan, according to the semiconductor materials...
Wednesday 27 March 2024
Japan-based suppliers capitalize on emerging glass substrate as chipmakers embrace advanced packaging
As global chipmaking leaders like Intel are optimistic about introducing glass substrates for advanced IC packaging, Japan-based PCB suppliers are capitalizing on the emerging tech...
Tuesday 26 March 2024
India on right path in developing semiconductor ecosystem, says experts
Despite initial challenges, industry leaders and experts are optimistic that India is on a trajectory that aligns with developing a robust indigenous semiconductor industry.
Summary of Tech Supply Chain News!
Taiwan IPC makers pushing integrated services to boost profits and to see revenues grow in 2024, says DIGITIMES Research
Global smartphone shipments hit 2023 peak in 4Q23, but decelerate in 1Q24 due to seasonality, says DIGITIMES Research
Meet the analyst: Operating system in AI era will be king, says DIGITIMES Research