Thursday 11 May 2023
UMC reportedly mulling new fab in Japan
United Microelectronics (UMC) reportedly is considering constructing a new 12-inch wafer fab in Japan.
Monday 8 May 2023
UMC revenue increases for 2nd consecutive month
Pure-play foundry United Microelectronics' (UMC) revenue increased for the second consecutive month in April.
Wednesday 3 May 2023
UMC announces 40nm RFSOI platform to accelerate 5G mmWave applications
United Microelectronics Corporation (UMC), today announced that its 40nm RFSOI technology platform is now ready for production of millimeter-wave (mmWave) radio frequency (RF) front-end...
Thursday 27 April 2023
UMC expects flat 2Q23
Pure-play foundry United Microelectronics (UMC) expects its wafer shipments and ASPs to both register about flat sequential increases in the first quarter of 2023, with its capacity...
Thursday 27 April 2023
TSMC, UMC step up automotive IC deployment
TSMC and United Microelectronics (UMC) have both stepped up their deployments in the automotive IC field.
Monday 24 April 2023
UMC honorary vice chair sheds light on the development history of Taiwan as silicon island
Following half a century of development, Taiwan now has the world's most complete semiconductor industry clusters and professional division of labor, and ranks first globally in the...
Friday 14 April 2023
IC designers facing uphill battle in demanding foundry quote cuts
With TSMC also reportedly to slow down capacity expansions in Taiwan, IC design houses will find it even more difficult to expect a downturn in their chips foundry costs, according...
Tuesday 11 April 2023
UMC 1Q23 sales miss guidance
Both TSMC and United Microelectronics (UMC) missed first-quarter revenue targets set in January.
Monday 10 April 2023
TSMC posts over 10% revenue decline in March
TSMC revenue for March 2023 fell over 10% on both sequential and on-year bases, according to the company's latest report.
Thursday 6 April 2023
Vanchip reportedly to pay US$4 million to end contract with UMC
Vanchip Technology, a fabless chipmaker with target markets including smartphones, tablets, and wearables, is allegedly paying US$4 million for a contract violation involving the...
Thursday 6 April 2023
UMC's 28nm reportedly close to full utilization, sees stable long-term orders to the end of 2023
United Microelectronics Corp. (UMC) saw a new high in its 2022 sales performance, with a net profit of NT$87.198 billion (US$2.9 billion) after tax, an annual increase of 56.32%....
Thursday 30 March 2023
Structural advantages key to Taiwan IC industry development in next decade, says DIGITIMES president
Taiwan's semiconductor manufacturing sector boasts structural advantages in its next decade of development, but the advantages for its IC design sector are likely to change, according...
Wednesday 29 March 2023
UMC, eMemory expand low-power memory solutions for AIoT and mobile markets with 22nm RRAM qualification
Silicon IP provider eMemory and pure-play foundry United Microelectronics (UMC) have announced that eMemory's resistive random access memory (RRAM) IP has been qualified on UMC's...
Tuesday 28 March 2023
Chipmakers to boost 300mm fab capacity to all-time high in 2026
Semiconductor manufacturers worldwide are forecast to increase 300mm fab capacity to an all-time high of 9.6 million wafers per month in 2026, according to SEMI.
Monday 27 March 2023
Novatek, Sitronix to hike DDI quotes by 10-15% in April
Taiwan's main display driver IC (DDI) suppliers, including Novatek Microelectronics and Sitronix Technology, are set to raise their quotes for some new offerings by 10-15% starting...
Summary of Tech Supply Chain News!
China's homegrown NearLink wireless tech to challenge Wi-Fi dominance, says DIGITIMES Research
China's smartphone shipments threaten 20% slide in 1Q24 says DIGITIMES Research
AP shipments to Chinese smartphone brands unpleasant in 4Q23, but to stay flat in 1Q24, says DIGITIMES Research