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  • TSMC fab toolmakers remain upbeat

    Friday 14 February 2020
    TSMC%27s+fab+tool+suppliers+are+expected+to+see+significant+sales
    Revenue prospects for TSMC's ecosystem partners, particularly semiconductor equipment makers, remain upbeat this year despite the ongoing coronavirus outbreak, according to market...
  • CHPT+secures+major+wafer+test+orders+for+flagship+smartphone+APs
    IC testing solutions provider Chunghwa Precision Test Tech (CHPT) continues to land major orders from first-tier vendors for wafer probing cards and other test interfaces for high-end...
  • The+top%2D5+semiconductor+firms+account+for+more+than+half+of+wafer+capacity
    The world's top-five wafer capacity leaders each had capacity of more than 1,000,000 wafer starts per month, with their combined capacity representing 53% of the world's total wafer...
  • TSMC revenues up in January, VIS down

    Monday 10 February 2020
    TSMC+said+its+staff+in+China+has+returned+to+work
    TSMC has reported consolidated revenues for January 2020 increased 32.8% on year and 0.4% sequentially to NT$103.68 billion (US$3.45 billion), while revenues at specialty IC foundry...
  • Ear+thermometer+MCU+demand+has+been+increasing+recently
    Holtek and other Taiwan-based MCU firms have landed an influx of short lead-time orders for healthcare applications, such as ear thermometers, as demand has been surging since the...
  • TSMC reiterates sales guidance for 1Q20

    Thursday 6 February 2020
    TSMC+Nanjing+under+close+management+amid+China+coronavirus+outbreak
    TSMC currently has no plans to revise its sales and margin guidance for the first quarter of 2020, according to the pure-play foundry, which also disclosed non-production staff at...
  • MediaTek 1Q20 sales likely to fall 15%

    Thursday 6 February 2020
    MediaTek+likely+to+post+sales+drop+of+as+much+as+15%25+in+1Q20
    MediaTek is likely to post a revenue decline of as much as 15% sequentially in the first quarter of 2020, due mainly to a collapse in demand from China's handset market, according...
  • UMC expects flat 1Q20

    Thursday 6 February 2020
    UMC+expects+flat+1Q20
    United Microelectronics (UMC) expects its wafer shipments and ASPs to stay flat sequentially in the first quarter of 2020, when the foundry's capacity utilization rate will come to...
  • SEMI%3A+Annual+silicon+industry+trends
    Worldwide silicon wafer area shipments in 2019 declined 7% from the 2018 record high, while revenues slipped 2% on year but remained above the US$11 billion mark, according to the...
  • Spirox+has+formed+a+partnership+with+Wintest
    Taiwan-based Spirox, which distributes packaging and testing equipment, has struck a strategic partnership with Japan-based Wintest under which the pair will jointly develop semiconductor...
  • YMTC+CEO+Simon+Yang
    Memory startup Yangtze Memory Technology (YMTC), in which China's state-owned Tsinghua Unigroup holds a controlling stake, has reiterated plans to transition directly from 64-layer...
  • TSMC says no plans for US fab

    Friday 17 January 2020
    TSMC+CEO+CC+Wei+%28left%29+and+chairman+Mark+Liu+%28right%29
    In response to reports indicating Washington has increased its pressure on TSMC to have a plant in the US for the fabrication of high-security products, the Taiwan-based foundry said...
  • TSMC+expects+mild+drop+in+1Q20+sales
    TSMC expects to post revenues of between US$10.2 billion and US$10.3 billion in the first quarter of 2020, representing an about 1.4% sequential decrease. Gross margin and operation...
  • Chinese+semiconductor+firms+are+keen+to+build+new+production+lines
    Semiconductor equipment suppliers including distributors have seen demand surge from China where a number of wafer fabs are being equipped for additional production capacity, according...
  • Rohm+and+ST+have+signed+a+long%2Dterm+SiC+wafer+supply+deal
    STMicroelectronics has signed a multi-year silicon carbide (SiC) wafers supply agreement with SiCrystal, a ROHM group company, according to the companies.
  • AI+and+5G+are+driving+up+Taiwan%27s+IT+component+exports+in+2020
    Although World Trade Organization (WTO) and International Monetary Fund (IMF) both expect the US, Japan and Europe to suffer from weakening economy in 2020, several Taiwanese industrial...
  • TSMC+enjoys+robust+7nm+chip+sales
    China's Semiconductor Manufacturing International (SMIC) with its 14nm FinFET process manufacturing is likely to obtain orders from HiSilicon, which has been among the major clients...
  • Win+Semi+saw+significant+increases+in+sales+in+4Q19
    GaAs IC foundry Win Semiconductors and Visual Photonics Epitaxy Company (VPEC), which manufactures epitaxial wafers, both saw revenues increase by over 20% in 2019 and are expected...
  • Good+year+ahead+for+pure%2Dplay+foundries
    With silicon wafer manufacturer GlobalWafers recently expressing optimism about its order visibility for the first quarter of 2020, TSMC and other pure-play foundries are also expected...
  • KYEC+president+AS+Liu
    Taiwan-based testing house King Yuan Electronics (KYEC) is expected to see its first-quarter 2020 revenues hit the highest record ever for the same quarter with monthly revenues to...
  • SJSemi+is+strengthening+wafer%2Dlevel+3D+packaging
    SJ Semiconductor (SJSemi), a joint venture between China-based foundry SMIC and backend house JCET, has started implementing its second-phase development looking to strengthen its...
  • CXMT+to+produce+LPDDR4x+memory+with+a+19nm+process
    China-based DRAM startup ChangXin Memory Technologies (CXMT) is making progress in the development of LPDDR4x memory chips, which will initially attract orders from China's second-tier...
  • GlobalWafers sees order visibility improve

    Wednesday 25 December 2019
    GlobalWafers+chairperson+Doris+Hsu
    Silicon wafer manufacturer GlobalWafers has seen better-than-expected order visibility for the first quarter of 2020, particularly for 12-inch wafers, according to company chairperson...
  • Goodix+has+booked+considerable+8%2Dinch+fab+capacity+at+TSMC+for+its+in%2Ddisplay+fingerprint+sensors
    China-based fabless chipmaker Goodix has booked considerable 8-inch fab capacity at Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) for its optical in-display fingerprint sensor...
  • Prices+of+5G+SoCs+likely+to+drop+in+2H20
    Although demand for 5G smartphones is expected to pick up dramatically in 2020, prices of related SoC are expected to stay unfriendly for the first half of 2020 and are unlikely to...
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