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China foundry houses wooing orders from Taiwan IC suppliers

Sep 29, 12:35

China-based foundry houses, including Shanghai Huali Microelectronics, XMC and Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation (SMIC), have stepped up efforts to solicit foundry...

Leading-edge IC foundry market forecast to increase 72% in 2014, says IC Insights

Sep 26, 16:18

Of the big-four pure-play foundries (i.e., TSMC, GlobalFoundries, UMC, and SMIC), TSMC is the only one that is expected to have a higher revenue-per-wafer figure in 2014 than in 2010...

TSMC releases networking processors based on 16nm FinFET

Sep 26, 11:12

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has announced the successful production of ARM-based networking processors using its advanced 16nm FinFET foundry technology through...

TSMC to hire 2,200 new employees in 4Q14

Sep 25, 14:48

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) plans to hire an additional 2,200 new employees in the fourth quarter of 2014. The number of new employees recruited by TSMC in Taiwan...

Chip suppliers set to compete for wafer capacity

Sep 25, 11:58

Chip suppliers are expected to begin to pull in orders for wafers in order to produce chips for non-Apple device vendors, a move which is likely to start a new round of competition...

SMIC ready to begin OEM production of NAND flash chips

Sep 24, 21:59

China-based Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation (SMIC) is ready to enter OEM production of NAND flash chips, according to industry sources.

Taiwan August manufacturing production index down on month, says MOEA

Sep 24, 10:59

Taiwan recorded manufacturing production index (2011 as base year) of 110.56 for August 2014, decreasing by 1.54% on month and but increasing by 7.20% on year, according to the Ministry...

Micron reportedly in talks with PTI for setting up IC packaging/testing firm

Sep 24, 10:34

Micron Technology reportedly has held back plans to set up a joint IC packaging/testing company in China with Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) and instead may build a backend...

Taiwan August export order value slightly up on month, says MOEA

Sep 23, 10:42

Taiwan received export orders totaling US$38.21 billion in August 2014, increasing 0.1% on month and 5.2% on year, according to the Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA).

Digitimes Research: Intel, Rockchip look to expand x86 presence in tablet AP market

Sep 22, 15:46

Seeing the lack of strong growth in the PC market and excess wafer capacity, Intel is looking to resolve its problems by pushing it mobile product business. However, ARM's dominance...

TSMC, UMC ramping wafer production capacity in China

Sep 22, 15:22

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) and United Microelectronics Corporation (UMC) are ramping up the wafer production capacity of their 8-inch fabs in China to cope...

Taiwan August unemployment rate at 4.08%, says DGBAS

Sep 22, 10:40

Taiwan had 473,000 jobless citizens in August 2014, equivalent to an unemployment rate of 4.08%, which rose by 0.06 ppt on month but dropped by 0.25 ppt on year, according to the...

STMicroelectronics sees increasing MEMS applications in wearable, IoT markets

Sep 19, 16:14

STMicroelectronics has shipped over 8.5 billion MEMS chips and expects applications for MEMS chips in the wearable device, fitness/health monitoring and Internet of Things (IoT) sectors...

Semi material distributors Topco, Wah Lee brace for strong sales in 4Q14

Sep 19, 12:08

Semiconductor material suppliers Topco Scientific and Wah Lee Industrial will see their sales momentum continue to the end of 2014, buoyed by the ramping of 28nm and 20nm process...

TSMC confident of keeping global market share of over 80% for 28nm processes in 2015, says CFO

Sep 19, 10:21

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has offered a full range of 28nm foundry technology solutions covering entry-level, mid-range and high-end processes and therefore...

Global semiconductor market expects over 3% on-year growth in 2015, says MIC

Sep 18, 16:15

Global semiconductor market value is estimated to reach approximately US$336.3 billion units in 2015, up 3.1% in comparison to 2014, delighted by the arrival of the Apple Watch and...

TSMC sees follow-up IC orders for iPhone 6 devices

Sep 16, 22:33

Foreign chipset suppliers have placed follow-up orders for chips to be used in iPhone 6 devices with Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC), extending order visibility...

Asia-Pacific dominates IC sales in largest system categories in 2014, says IC Insights

Sep 16, 16:23

Asia-Pacific is forecast to account for nearly 59% of the US$285.9 billion IC market in 2014, followed by the Americas region, Europe, and Japan. The Asia-Pacific region is particularly...

Central Taiwan Innovation Park inaugurated

Sep 16, 15:13

The Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) on September 15 inaugurated the Central Taiwan Innovation Park, which will conduct R&D for intelligent equipment technology used in precision...

China promoting development of MEMS industry

Sep 16, 14:59

In view of strong demand for MEMS components from China-based smartphone vendors, the China government has been promoting the development of the local MEMS industry by teaming up...

TSMC forms IoT task force

Sep 12, 15:37

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC), in view of large market potential for the Internet of Things (IoT), has organized an IoT task force led by its co-CEO CC Wei, according...

Lumax to ramp up semiconductor sales in 2H14

Sep 11, 15:41

Process control solution provider Lumax International is expected to ramp up sales of semiconductor products to 25% of its total revenues in the second half of 2014 compared to 10%...

Glass wafers and interposers: What new Corning semiconductor technology means for the market

Sep 11, 15:06

As a leader in glass technology development, Corning has been looking to expand the way glass is used in the market through creating new semiconductor glass-based wafer products....

Hermes Microvision revenues up in August, but 3Q14 sales to drop 10-20%

Sep 11, 15:02

E-beam inspection equipment supplier Hermes Microvision (HMI) has reported revenues of NT$688 million (US$22.99 million) for August, up 111% sequentially and 72% on year. But third-quarter...

Component suppliers preparing parts for production of 80 million iPhone 6s before year-end 2014

Newswatch - Sep 11, 11:13

Makers in the iPhone supply chain are preparing parts and components for production of up to 80 million units of iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus before year-end 2014, according to sources...

TSMC reports record high revenues for August

Newswatch - Sep 10, 15:30

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has announced record high revenues of NT$69.28 billion (US$2.31 billion for August 2014, an increase of 6.7% from the previous month...

PTI August revenues rise less than 2% on month

Stockwatch - Sep 10, 15:27

IC backend service provider PTI has reported consolidated revenues of NT$3.527 billion (US$117.57 million) for August 2014, representing a 1.64% increase on month and 12.36% increase...

Taiwan reports strong exports for August

Sep 10, 12:09

Taiwan recorded total export value of US$28.1 billion in August 2014, hitting the second highest-ever monthly level with an on-month increase of 5% and an on-year growth of 9.6%,...

UMC reports flat performance for August

Sep 9, 22:52

United Microelectronics Corporation (UMC) has reported revenues of NT$11.42 billion (US$381.82 million) for August, down 1.1% sequentially but up 3.8% on year. For the first eight...

UMC

Entegris building AMC service lab in Taiwan

Sep 9, 15:58

Entegris, a US supplier of contamination control solutions, is currently building an airborne molecular contamination (AMC) service lab, the company's second such fab globally, in...

Paul Yang, Entepris

Digitimes Research: China tablet AP market to continue to grow in 3Q14

Sep 5, 15:15

China's tablet application processor (AP) market is expected to grow in the third quarter of 2014, buoyed by seasonal demand and roll-outs of new chips by makers to improve their...

Demand of 3D ICs may not take off for 3 years, says Amkor Technology

Sep 3, 15:52

Demand for 3D IC parts may not begin to take off until three years due to concerns of high production costs, according to Mike Liang, president of Amkor Technology Taiwan.

Mike Liang, president of Amkor Technology Taiwan

China to post highest growth in semiconductor manufacturing equipment spending in 2014

Sep 3, 12:05

While Taiwan will remain globally the largest spender on semiconductor manufacturing equipment in 2014, the rise of the semiconductor industry in China will give the country the highest...

Semicon Taiwan 2014: Focus on new processing, packaging technologies

Sep 2, 22:13

Semicon Taiwan 2014 will kick off in Taipei from September 3-5, with this year's theme focusing on advanced wafer processes, next-generation memory technologies, 3D ICs and SiP packaging...

Digitimes Research: Korea kicks off semiconductor development projects

Sep 1, 14:35

Aiming at becoming the world's second largest system IC producer in 2025, Korea has mapped out a seven-point development project to develop related IC products, including core architecture...

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    Taiwan's semiconductor industry has begun to out-run its global peers, once more, in 2006. This followed a trough in 2004, caused by over-inventory, plus volatility in memory pricing...

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