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 2 April 2024
Russia de-risks through Chinese foundry and RISC-V
Since Western countries imposed sanctions against Russia, Russia-based Baikal Electronics is looking to switch to RISC-V and may have turned to a certain China-based pure-play foundry...
Tuesday 2 April 2024
Did Huawei achieve smartphone win at the expense of SMIC?
Is Huawei building its smartphone victory at the cost of SMIC's advanced chip manufacturing capacities?
Monday 1 April 2024
Weekly news roundup: Leaked Huawei chipset details surface, revealing chips manufactured with SMIC 5nm process
These are the most-read DIGITIMES Asia stories in the week of March 25 – March 29.
Friday 29 March 2024
Moderate quarterly recovery anticipated for 2nd-tier foundries
While TSMC is likely to make a strong recovery this year, other Taiwanese and second-tier wafer foundries are expected to see their operations gradually improve quarterly.
Friday 29 March 2024
SMIC profit down over 60% in 2023, plans steady course for 2024
SMIC reported its financial results for 2023, and due to the industrial downturn, sales and profit declined for the reporting period. SMIC plans to navigate 2024 steadily and stabl...
Tuesday 26 March 2024
Huawei chipset spec leak shows chips made using SMIC 5nm process
Huawei Central website quoted a chipset spec sheet leaked onto the Internet, highlighting that the chip is manufactured using the SMIC 5nm process.
Tuesday 26 March 2024
Former TSMC director: China will form its semiconductor system, but hard to compete with others
Retired former TSMC R&D director Konrad Young said China's semiconductor industry will eventually become an independent ecosystem and develop its systems under the US sanctions...
Monday 25 March 2024
China's Big Fund III may top US$40 billion to bolster domestic chips and equipment self-production
China is aggressively raising funds to support sustained double-digit annual growth in domestic chip production capacity and cultivate homegrown equipment development for import substitution,...
Friday 22 March 2024
SMIC 'potentially' broke law if it made Huawei chip, US says
Chinese chipmaker Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corp. "potentially" broke American law if it manufactured a processor for sanctioned telecom giant Huawei Technologies...
Monday 18 March 2024
Weekly news roundup: US launches O-RAN offensive to dethrone Huawei in telecom battle
These are the most-read DIGITIMES Asia stories in the week of March 11 – March 15.
Tuesday 12 March 2024
Ex-SMIC R&D EVP joins Chinese memory maker CXMT
Zhou Meisheng, former EVP of technology R&D at Semiconductor Manufacturing International (SMIC), has joined Chinese DRAM manufacturer ChangXin Memory Technologies (CXMT).
Friday 8 March 2024
Huawei chip breakthrough used tech from two US gear suppliers
Huawei Technologies Co. and its partner Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corp. relied on US technology to produce an advanced chip in China last year, according to people...
Friday 8 March 2024
Fab overexpansion poses challenges for underperforming Chinese foundries
Industry sources pointed out that Chinese foundries' profits are being undermined due to fab overexpansion.
Monday 4 March 2024
Weekly news roundup: SMIC plans 5nm chip production expansion for Huawei amid US sanctions
These are the most-read DIGITIMES Asia stories from February 26 – March 1.
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Taiwan server industry experiences decline in 2023 revenues and shipments; poised to see growth in 2024, says DIGITIMES Research