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Digitimes Research: January shipments of Wintel notebooks down on month, up on year

IT + CE | Feb 16, 22:21

Wintel notebooks shipped by the global top-five vendors: HP, Dell, Lenovo, Acer and Asustek Computer, in January 2017 decreased 35% on month but increased...

CHT ties up with NTT, Itochu to develop hardware specifications for SDN/NFV equipment

Mobile + telecom | Feb 17, 11:32

Chunghwa Telecom (CHT) has signed an MoU with Japan-based telecom carrier NTT and ICT solution provider Itochu for cooperation to develop common specifications...

VIS posts record 2016 profit

Bits + chips | Feb 17, 14:01

Specialty IC foundry Vanguard International Semiconductor (VIS) has reported net profits of NT$5.54 billion (US$179.9 million) for 2016, up 33.2% on year...

foundry

FD-SOI is cheaper than FinFET-type processes

China foundries planning FD-SOI process technology

Bits + chips | Feb 17, 14:31

China-based IC foundries, such as Shanghai Huali Microelectronics (HLMC), are evaluating plans to offer FD-SOI process technology since they are less competitive in the mainstream FinFET segment led by the world's major pure-play foundries and IDMs including Intel, Samsung and TSMC, according to industry...

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