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Merck sets up IC materials R&D center in southern Taiwan

Sep 13, 14:13

Merck has inaugurated its first IC materials application R&D center in Asia, which will be located in Kaohsiung, southern Taiwan. More than EUR2.8 million (US$3.35 million) will...

Global semiconductor equipment billings hit record in 2Q17, says SEMI

Sep 12, 14:55

Worldwide billings for semiconductor manufacturing equipment reached US$14.1 billion in the second quarter of 2017, exceeding the record level set in the first quarter, according...

Samsung intros 11nm LPP process; 7nm LPP with EUV on schedule

Sep 12, 10:47

Samsung Electronics has added 11nm FinFET process technology (11LPP, Low Power Plus) to its advanced foundry process portfolio, offering customers with a wider range of options for...

Xilinx, ARM, Cadence and TSMC collaborating on CCIX test chip

Sep 12, 10:36

Xilinx, ARM, Cadence Design Systems and TSMC have announced a collaboration to build the first CCIX (cache coherent interconnect for accelerators) test chip in TSMC 7nm FinFET process...

TSMC revenues decline 2.54% on year in August

Sep 11, 16:19

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has reported consolidated revenues of NT$91.917 billion (US$3.06 billion) for August 2017, representing a 28.36% increase on month...

Taiwan August export value hits 36-month high, says MOF

Sep 11, 11:45

Taiwan export value totaled US$27.77 billion in August 2017, reaching highest monthly level since September 2014 and increasing 2.4% sequentially and 12.7% on year, while the corresponding...

UMC reports mild growth for August revenues

Sep 8, 16:28

United Microelectronics Corporation (UMC) has reported consolidated revenues of NT$13.045 billion (US$435.09 million) for August 2017, representing a 2.01% increase on month and 0.87%...

Topco Scientific revenues rise in August

Sep 8, 16:09

Topco Scientific has reported consolidated revenues of NT$2.044 billion (US$68.17 million) for August 2017, representing a 7.97% increase on month and 10.73% increase on year.

PTI revenues up 31.6% on year in August

Sep 8, 16:08

Powertech Technology Inc (PTI) has reported consolidated revenues of NT$5.584 billion (US$186.25 million) for August 2017, representing a 7.96% increase on month and 31.61% increase...

TSMC August revenues increase 28%

Sep 8, 15:50

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has announced August consolidated revenues increased 28.4% sequentially to NT$91.92 billion (US$3.06 billion).

Ambiq Micro, TSMC team up to develop Huawei fitness wearables

Sep 8, 15:33

Ambiq Micro announced recently that Huawei has selected the Apollo2 platform, built on TSMC's 40nm Near-Vt technology platform, to power its new line of lightweight fitness wearables...

SPIL obtains packaging orders for AMD Vega 11 GPUs

Sep 8, 15:17

AMD will continue to contract Globalfoundries to manufacture its next-generation Vega GPUs, and will have Siliconware Precision Industries (SPIL) as its major packager for the chips,...

TSMC CoWoS eyeing bigger presence in supercomputer field

Digitimes Research: 79GHz to replace 24GHz for automotive millimeter-wave radar sensors

Sep 8, 14:23

Allocated for use in short-range high-resolution automotive radar at the 2015 World Radiocommunication Conference organized by the International Telecommunication Union, 79GHz (77.5-78.0GHz)...

ASE August revenues increase

Sep 8, 11:26

IC packaging and testing house Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) saw its August revenues climb to the highest monthly levels thus far in 2017.

Two former Micron Taiwan employees indicted for alleged trade secrets theft

Sep 7, 15:12

Two former employees of Micron Memory Taiwan (formerly Rexchip Electronics) have been indicted on charges of stealing trade secrets, according to prosecutors.

Global semiconductor sales increase 24% in July, says SIA

Sep 7, 10:51

Worldwide sales of semiconductors reached US$33.6 billion for the month of July 2017, an increase of 24.0% compared to the July 2016 total of US$27.1 billion and 3.1% more than the...

Machvision August revenues hit record for 4th straight month

Sep 7, 10:40

Automated optical inspection (AOI) equipment specialist Machvision has reported consolidated revenues of NT$121 million (US$4 million) for August 2017, hitting a monthly record for...

TSMC clarifies report on antitrust investigation

Sep 7, 10:39

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has responded to media reports indicating the company is facing EU and US antitrust investigations by saying it has not received...

Chipbond 3Q17 revenues to hit record high

Sep 6, 21:34

Chipbond Technology, a backend house specializing in LCD driver ICs, is expected to see its third-quarter revenues climb to an all-time high, according to market watchers.

SPIL, Sigurd and KYEC post sequential revenue growth in August

Sep 6, 15:56

IC backend houses Siliconware Precision Industries (SPIL), Sigurd Microelectronics and King Yuan Electronics Company (KYEC) all saw their August revenues climb to their highest monthly...

Win Semi August revenues increase

Sep 6, 15:32

GaAs IC foundry Win Semiconductors has reported consolidated revenues of NT$1.42 billion (US$47.2 million) for August 2017, up 17.4% on year and 3.6% sequentially.

CHPT posts record August revenues

Sep 5, 14:51

IC testing solution provider Chunghwa Precision Test Technology (CHPT) has reported consolidated revenues of NT$312 million (US$10.4 million) for August 2017, hitting a record for...

Commentary: Cabinet reshuffle casts uncertainty over Taiwan AI, IoT development

Sep 5, 14:00

Premier Lin Chuan, who once served as chairman of Vanguard International Semiconductor (VIS), and his Cabinet members will resign en masse on September 7, casting uncertainty over...

Taiwan Premier Lin Chuan

Upstream material suppliers in new iPhone supply chain to see strong growth

Sep 4, 15:09

With Apple expected to launch its new iPhone soon, Taiwan players in the US vendor's smartphone supply chain are warming up to embrace a new round of business boom, with the upstream...

Apple is expected to launch the new iPhone soon

Digitimes Research: Taiwan top-3 foundries combined revenues to rise 13% in 3Q17

Sep 4, 14:14

Combined revenues of Taiwan's top-3 foundries - Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC), United Microelectronics (UMC) and Vanguard International Semiconductor (VIS) - are...

Lam Research completes acquisition of Coventor

Sep 4, 13:38

Lam Research, a supplier of wafer fabrication equipment and services to the semiconductor industry, has completed the acquisition of Coventor, a provider of simulation and modeling...

Most of 2017 capital spending will go to foundry and flash memory, says IC Insights

Sep 1, 11:28

Following a substantial increase in semiconductor capital expenditures during the first half of 2017, IC Insights raised its annual semiconductor capex forecast to a record high of...

Orders for NOR flash, car electronics chips to buoy Ardentec revenues in 2H17

Sep 1, 11:05

Ardentec has landed a ramp-up of orders for NOR flash memory while seeing stable demand for car electronics chips from Renesas Electronics and Texas Instruments (TI), according to...

Hua Hong rolls out 95nm eNVM process

Aug 31, 15:17

Hua Hong Semiconductor has announced its latest 95nm single gate embedded non-volatile memory (95nm 5V SG eNVM) process for the production of 8-bit microcontroller units (MCU).

Advantest obtains ramp-up of orders for memory production

Aug 31, 15:01

Semiconductor testing equipment supplier Advantest has landed a ramp-up of orders from Korea- and Taiwan-based memory chipmakers, according to CH Wu, chairman of Advantest Taiwan.

Probe card demand for memory chips, high-end APs remains strong

Aug 31, 13:58

Semiconductor probe card demand for the manufacture of memory chips and high-end application processors (APs) has been strong, whereas that for the production of LCD driver ICs and...

Probe card demand rising for memory chips and high-end mobile APs

IC material supplier Wahlee obtains dry-film photoresist orders

Aug 31, 12:24

Semiconductor material distributor Wahlee Industrial has obtained dry-film photoresist orders from Taiwan-based PCB firms for the production of substrate-like PCBs (SLP), according...

Samsung seeking long-term supply contracts with wafer firms

Aug 30, 13:34

Samsung Electronics is striving to sign long-term supply contracts with multiple wafer makers to ensure sufficient silicon wafer supplies for the manufacture of memory chips and logic...

A new Samsung fab in Pyeongtaek to focus on 64-layer 3D NAND flash production

Commentary: Innovation is key to survival for Taiwan IC designers

Aug 29, 15:38

Due to lackluster business performances recorded by most Taiwan IC design houses in the first half of 2017, the overall production value of Taiwan's IC design industry will see only...

E&R Engineering shipping laser-cutting machines to Intel in small volume, sources say

Aug 29, 14:50

Taiwan-based E&R Engineering has started shipping laser-cutting machines in small volume to Intel, according to market sources. The fab toolmaker is also about to obtain verification...

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  • Samsung+14nm+Exynos+chips

    Samsung 14nm Exynos chips

    Samsung Electronics has begun mass production of Exynos 7 Quad 7570, the company's newest mobile application processor (AP) built on 14nm process technology for the budget smartphone...

    Photo: Company, Aug 31.

  • Panasonic+GaN+power+transistors

    Panasonic GaN power transistors

    Panasonic has announced that it will launch the industry's smallest enhancement-mode gallium nitride (GaN) power transistors (X-GaN) package. The GaN is encapsulated into 8x8 dual-flat...

    Photo: Company, May 20.

  • Samsung+Exynos+7+Octa

    Samsung Exynos 7 Octa

    Samsung Electronics has begun mass production of mobile application processors built using 14nm FinFET process technology. Samsung's 14nm FinFET process will be adopted by its Exynos...

    Photo: Company, Feb 24.

  • New+EVG+roll%2Dto%2Droll+system

    New EVG roll-to-roll system

    EV Group (EVG), a supplier of wafer bonding and lithography equipment for the MEMS, nanotechnology and semiconductor markets, has introduced the EVG570R2R, which the company claims...

    Photo: Company, Oct 11.

  • KLA%2DTencor+2910+series+optical+inspection+system+and+eDR%2D7100+e%2Dbeam+review+tool

    KLA-Tencor 2910 series optical inspection system and eDR-7100 e-beam review tool

    KLA-Tencor has announced the new 2910 series optical wafer defect inspection platform with NanoPoint technology and the new eDR-7100 electron-beam wafer defect review system. Meeting...

    Photo: Company, Jul 18.

  • Foundry overview - Sep 2006

    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...

  • Foundry industry overview - Jan 2005

    Foundry service providers primarily produce chips based on their customers’ or third-party firms’ intellectual property (IP). Some foundry firms also provide other types...

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