Friday 8 March 2024
Chinese foundry to set up production line for HBM memory
Wuhan Xinxin Semiconductor Manufacturing (XMC) reportedly has sent out an invitation to bid for a high-bandwidth memory (HBM) project. This suggests that the Chinese memory sector,...
Monday 25 October 2021
Specialty DRAM, NOR flash supply to remain constrained in 2022
The supply of specialty DRAM and NOR flash memory chips will still fall short of demand in 2022, due to supply-side constraints, according to industry sources.
Friday 24 July 2020
Equipment maker Nova positive about 2H20
Taiwan-based Nova Technology, which specializes in water, gas and chemical process systems, expects a substantial pick-up in orders from China's chipmaking sector to drive its overall...
Tuesday 9 June 2020
XMC ramping 50nm SPI NOR flash output
Wuhan Xinxin Semiconductor Manufacturing (XMC), under China's state-owned Tsinghua Unigroup, has reportedly kicked off mass production of its in-house developed 50nm SPI NOR flash...
Wednesday 11 March 2020
China NOR flash industry output slows
The coronavirus outbreak is set to erode more than 10% of China's overall NOR flash memory output in 2020, according to industry sources.
Monday 24 February 2020
China-based XMC reportedly scales down output for 1Q20
Twelve-inch foundry Wuhan Xinxin Semiconductor Manufacturing (XMC) has reportedly scaled down its chip output amid the coronavirus outbreak.
Wednesday 12 February 2020
Outbreak posing mixed impacts on different semiconductor segments in China
The coronavirus outbreak has posed mixed impacts on semiconductor firms operating in China, with backend service houses suffering the most, reaching average capacity utilization of...
Thursday 6 February 2020
Memory contract prices to rise slightly in 1Q20, says DRAMeXchange
DRAMeXchange has reiterated its previous forecast that DRAM and NAND flash memory contract prices for the first quarter of 2020 will rise slightly on quarter.
Thursday 30 January 2020
Taiwan supply chains stay vigilant against coronavirus outbreak
Many Taiwan-based firms with manufacturing operations in China are taking precautionary measures to minimize impacts of coronavirus outbreak that has locked down the Chinese city...
Friday 30 August 2019
Former UMC CEO to lead Wuhan Xinxin
Shih-Wei Sun, ex-CEO of Taiwan-based foundry United Microelectronics (UMC) who joined China's state-owned Tsinghua Unigroup in 2017, has been recently appointed as president and CEO...
Wednesday 9 January 2019
2018 review and 2019 outlook: Mixed impacts of trade war on East Asia IC firms
The huge annual trade deficit of up to US$375 billion is definitely a major reason for the US to raise tariffs on goods imported from China, but the trade war seems to be more of...
Tuesday 3 April 2018
GigaDevice chips adopted for new Samsung flagship phone, says report
China-based NOR flash memory firm GigaDevice Semiconductor has entered the supply chain for Samsung's new flagship smartphone with its serial flash chips, according to a report by...
Friday 24 November 2017
ChipMOS Shanghai to grab backend orders for China homegrown 3D NAND chips
ChipMOS Technologies (Shanghai), of which Tsinghua Unigroup is a major stakeholder, is expected to secure backend orders for 3D NAND flash chips developed by Yangtze River Storage...
Wednesday 15 November 2017
China IC firm sets milestone with rollout of 3D NAND flash
Yangtze River Storage Technology (YMTC) under the Tsinghua Unigroup has successfully developed 32-layer 3D NAND flash chips, marking a new milestone and major technological breakthrough...
Thursday 10 August 2017
ChipMOS obtains backend orders from Novatek
ChipMOS Technologies has obtained backend orders for touch display driver ICs (TDDI) from Novatek Microelectronics, with shipments set to kick off in the fourth quarter of 2017, according...