Wednesday 28 September 2022
China firm develops 8-inch SiC substrate
China-based companies are playing catch-up in the development of larger size SiC substrates, with SICC reaching a milestone in developing 8-inch conductive SiC substrates.
Tuesday 6 September 2022
TSMC hiring staff for new office in Japan
TSMC has started hiring employees for its new office in Osaka, Japan, according to the Taiwan-based pure-play foundry. The new office will be set up through TSMC Design Technology...
Thursday 1 September 2022
TSMC begins staff training for JV foundry in Japan
TSMC has kicked off its employee training program for its joint-venture foundry in Japan, which is scheduled to come online by the end of 2024, according to sources at fab toolmake...
Thursday 25 August 2022
SMIC founder reportedly sets up photomask materials firm in China
Richard Chang, who founded China's pure-play foundry Semiconductor Manufacturing International (SMIC), has reportedly orchestrated the establishment of a semiconductor photomask materials...
Wednesday 3 August 2022
Automotive IGBT lead times prolonged to 50 weeks
Delivery lead times for automotive-qualified IGBTs have been prolonged to 50 weeks or more, with the component shortage showing no sign of easing, according to industry sources in...
Thursday 28 July 2022
UMC co-president to visit Samsung ensuring order commitments
Jason Wang, co-president for Taiwan-based foundry United Microelectronics (UMC), will fly to South Korea with a team of 10 staff on July 31 to meet Samsung Electronics' newly-appointed...
Friday 22 April 2022
China SiC substrate supplier to raise funds through IPO
TankeBlue Semiconductor, a Beijing-based silicon carbide (SiC) substrate supplier, plans to raise funds through an IPO to enhance its working capital for technology R&D and production...
Thursday 7 April 2022
China analog foundry startup gains support from Big Fund
Hangzhou Fullsemi Semiconductor, an IDM foundry specializing in analog chips, has raised an undisclosed sum of investment from China's National Semiconductor Industry Investment Fund...
Thursday 31 March 2022
SMIC says production at Shanghai site unaffected by COVID lockdown
China-based pure-play foundry SMIC has said that production at its manufacturing site in Shanghai, where 8- and 12-inch fabrication lines are operated, remains normal and has not...
Monday 14 March 2022
Silicon wafer firm NSIG raises CNY5 billion
China's National Silicon Industry Group (NSIG) announced recently that it has raised an additional CNY5 billion (US$787 million) in paid-in capital through private placement, with...
Wednesday 12 January 2022
YMTC eyeing SSD orders from Samsung customers
China's Yangtze Memory Technologies (YMTC) has been promoting its Zhitai-branded consumer SSDs, and is eyeing orders from Samsung Electronics' local customers in China, according...
Wednesday 29 December 2021
Loongson approved to list on Shanghai STAR
China's Loongson Technology, a CPU designer funded by the Institute of Computing Technologies of the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS), has secured recently approval to launch an...
Wednesday 15 December 2021
GigaDevice expects NOR flash demand to remain robust through 2022
China's GigaDevice, which specializes in NOR flash memory, has said it remains optimistic about market conditions in the fourth quarter of 2021 and next year.
Tuesday 16 November 2021
Novatek to expand IC design talent pool
Taiwan-based display driver IC vendor Novatek Microelectronics plans to hire an additional 400-500 design engineers in 2022 while also increasing pay to expand its talent pool.
Monday 27 September 2021
China stepping up development of homegrown 3rd-gen semiconductor supply chain
China with its 14th 5-year Plan (2021-2025) will be stepping up the development of the country's homegrown third-generation semiconductor industry supply chain, according to industry...