TSMC and Samsung have been competing for clients for the 10nm node.
Intel reports 3Q20 financial resultsFriday 23 October 2020
Intel has reported third-quarter 2020 financial results, generating US$8.2 billion in cash from operations and paying dividends of US$1.4 billion.
Global notebook shipment forecast, 2021 and beyondWednesday 14 October 2020
Notebook shipments are expected to grow over 20% on year in 2020 thanks to demand from stay-at-home activities in the wake of the coronavirus outbreak.
Server brands decelerate 4Q20 orders to wait for Intel new CPUsMonday 5 October 2020
Server shipments to brand vendors in the fourth quarter are expected to be weaker than in the third due to Intel postponing the release of the next-generation CPU platform, according...
Taiwan backend houses enjoy strong pull-in of orders from ChinaMonday 28 September 2020
Taiwan-based backend houses have seen orders pull in since early second half of 2020 for chips including base station chips, handset application processors and server-use solutions...
Nanya August revenue hits 6-month lowFriday 4 September 2020
DRAM maker Nanya Technology has reported August revenue slipped 0.8% sequentially to a six-month low of NT$4.87 billion (US$166 million).
Intel launches 10nm Tiger Lake notebook processorsThursday 3 September 2020
Intel has launched its new-generation notebook processor series codenamed Tiger Lake that is built using its 10nm SuperFin technology.
Six pillars bolstering Moore's Law: Q&A with Intel chief architect Raja KoduriMonday 24 August 2020
At the inaugural Architecture Day held in late 2018, a new technical group headed by Intel senior vice president and chief architect Raja Koduri first came up with six strategic pillars...
Intel reports record 2Q20 salesFriday 24 July 2020
Intel achieved record second-quarter revenues with 34% data-centric revenue growth and 7% PC-centric revenue growth on year. These results were driven by strong sales of cloud, notebook,...
Nanya steps up process technology transitionMonday 13 July 2020
Taiwan-based Nanya Technology is looking to move its in-house developed first-generation 10nm process technology to risk production later this year, and is engaged in the development...
SMIC plans listing on Shanghai STAR boardThursday 7 May 2020
Semiconductor Manufacturing International (SMIC), China's top IC foundry, has disclosed plans to trade its shares on the science and technology innovation board (STAR) of China's...
CXMT gearing up to ramp 17nm process outputThursday 30 April 2020
China-based DRAM chipmaker ChangXin Memory Technologies (CXMT) is looking to ramp its 17nm process output in the second half of 2020, according to industry sources.
Nanya expects flat shipment growth in 2Q20 with slight ASP increaseMonday 13 April 2020
Taiwan-based DRAM chipmaker Nanya Technology expects to post flat sequential shipment growth in the second quarter of 2020, with a slight increase in product ASP.
SMIC gearing up for 7nm process manufacturingMonday 16 March 2020
Semiconductor Manufacturing International (SMIC) has moved 14nm FinFET process to volume production with orders from Huawei's chip arm HiSilicon, and is gearing up for its next-generation...
Nanya revenues climb to 5-month highWednesday 4 March 2020
Taiwan-based DRAM maker Nanya Technology has disclosed consolidated revenues climbed to a five-month high of NT$4.56 billion (US$152.3 million) in February 2020.
Nanya, CXMT gearing up for 10nm-class chip productionThursday 27 February 2020
Nanya Technology and Changxin Memory Technologies (CXMT) are both gearing up to enter volume production of their 10nm-class DRAM chips in the second half of 2020.
Revenue per wafer rising as demand grows for sub-7nm processes, says IC InsightsThursday 20 February 2020
Many IC companies are now designing high-performance microprocessors, application processors, and other advanced logic devices based on 10nm and 7nm process technology, according...
Chinese semiconductor hub restricts entry of people from seven provincesTuesday 11 February 2020
As one of China's semiconductor hubs, Wuxi in Jiangsu province has imposed strict entry restrictions on employees from seven provinces recording high numbers of coronavirus infections,...
Intel to cut PC processor prices in 2H20Tuesday 21 January 2020
Intel is expected to initiate price cuts on its PC processors in the second half of 2020 to defend its market dominance, according to sources at PC makers.
Intel CPU shortages likely to persist through end-2020Friday 17 January 2020
Shortages of Intel's PC processors are likely to persist through the end of 2020, prompting notebook makers to adopt AMD's chips in more of their notebooks including business models,...
TSMC expects slight revenue decrease in 1Q20Thursday 16 January 2020
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...
Taiwan IC design houses ramping up output for 1Q20Wednesday 15 January 2020
Taiwan-based IC design houses have started ramping up their output for their customers' new products slated for launch mainly in China during the end of the first quarter and the...
Nanya to move 10nm DRAM technology to risk production in 2H20Monday 13 January 2020
DRAM chipmaker Nanya Technology has developed 10nm process technology in-house, with risk production to kick off in the second half of 2020, according to the Taiwan-based company.
SJSemi strengthens presence in wafer-level 3D packaging segmentFriday 3 January 2020
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...
Wafer capacity by feature size shows rapid growth at sub-10nmThursday 17 October 2019
Leading-edge processes, defined as sub-28nm technologies, accounted for the largest portion in terms of monthly installed capacity available in 2015. By the end of 2019, sub-28nm...
TSMC expects 9% sales growth to hit another record in 4Q19Thursday 17 October 2019
TSMC expects to enjoy another quarter of record high revenues, while adding an additional US$4 billion in its full-year capital budget. The pure-play foundry has forecast revenues...