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Monday 17 May 2021
Concerns rising over Taiwan chip supply stability
With Taiwan encountering a sudden rise in the number of domestically transmitted COVID-19 infections, concerns about the stability of Taiwan's IC industry supply chain have emerged...
Friday 14 May 2021
TSMC, high-tech firms unscathed by massive outage in Taiwan
TSMC and other major high-tech firms in Taiwan have reported little impact from a five-hour rolling power blackout that affected many parts of the country on May 13.
Monday 10 May 2021
Highlights of the day: UMC adjusting foundry quotes
Tight capacity and strong demand have been sending foundry service quotes rising. UMC has plans to raise its 28nm...
Monday 10 May 2021
TSMC, UMC and VIS post on-month revenue drops
Pure-play foundries TSMC, United Microelectronics (UMC) and Vanguard International Semiconductor (VIS) have reported sequential decreases in April revenues of 13.8%, 1.4% and 11.5%,...
Monday 10 May 2021
UMC to raise quotes for 28nm process
United Microelectronics (UMC) plans to raise its 12-inch foundry quotes for 28nm process technology by about 13% starting July, according to industry sources.
Thursday 6 May 2021
ASML, Applied hiring talent in Taiwan
Semiconductor equipment vendors ASML and Applied Materials have been hiring talent for their local operations in Taiwan.
Friday 30 April 2021
Intel may face challenges in providing foundry services
Intel has advanced chip manufacturing technologies, but it may still experience challenges in its bid to provide wafer foundry services to third-party companies, according to sources...
Thursday 29 April 2021
Highlights of the day: UMC, VIS announce foundry capacity expansion plans
Both UMC and VIS have just announced their respective foundry capacity expansions plans. UMC, with support from some...
Thursday 29 April 2021
VIS to buy AUO fab for NT$905 million
Specialty IC foundry Vanguard International Semiconductor (VIS) has announced plans to take over the L3B plant of LCD panel maker AU Optronics (AUO), and related equipment and facilities,...
Thursday 29 April 2021
UMC expects gross margin to top 30% in 2Q21
United Microelectronics (UMC) expects to see its gross margin climb to 30% in the second quarter from 26.5% in the first, with its wafer bit shipments and ASPs to register sequential...
Thursday 29 April 2021
UMC to expand factory site in southern Taiwan
Pure-play foundry United Microelectronics (UMC) has announced plans to invest a total of NT$100 billion (US$3.58 billion) in the expansion of its 12-inch factory site in southern...
Wednesday 28 April 2021
UMC eyeing long-term contracts with major clients
Pure-play foundry United Microelectronics (UMC) is striving to get its major clients including Samsung Electronics, MediaTek and Qualcomm to enter into 3-year supply agreements, according...
Wednesday 28 April 2021
Faraday upbeat about 1H21
Faraday Technology, a fabless ASIC service and silicon IP provider, has expressed optimism about its sales growth in the first half of 2021 driven by robust growth in revenue generated...
Friday 23 April 2021
Novatek ramping up 28nm wafer starts at UMC
Novatek Microelectronics has placed significant orders for OLED display driver ICs with United Microelectronics (UMC) demanding 28nm process technology, according to industry sourc...
Friday 23 April 2021
TSMC to expand capacity for 28nm process at China fab
TSMC's board of directors has approved a budget of about US$2.89 billion for installation of mature technology capacity, the pure-play foundry announced on April 22.