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TSMC Nanjing fab to start volume production in May 2018

Dec 8, 15:06

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) will see its 12-inch wafer fab in Nanjing, China start volume production in May 2018, more than one quarter ahead of its original...

Compeq Manufacturing reports increased revenues for November

Dec 4, 15:42

Compeq Manufacturing has reported consolidated revenues of NT$5.778 billion (US$192.41 million) for November 2017, representing a 5.78% increase on month and 20.04% increase on yea...

Apple plans new inexpensive 9.7-inch iPad for 2018, says sources

Dec 1, 13:23

Apple is considering a new inexpensive 9.7-inch iPad priced at around US$259 for 2018, according to sources from related upstream suppliers, which added that the device should be...

Apple 9.7-inch iPad for 2017

Cleanroom constructor UIS seeing orders swell, says report

Nov 30, 13:45

Taiwan-based cleanroom maker United Information Systems (UIS) has seen its backlog of orders reach NT$17.67 billion (US$588.92 million), according to a report by Taiwan's Central...

Samsung starts mass production of 10LPP process

Nov 30, 11:15

Samsung Electronics announced recently that its foundry business has commenced mass production of system-on-chip (SoC) products built on its second generation 10nm FinFET process...

Delta showcases IIoT solutions for smart manufacturing in Nuremberg

Nov 28, 15:51

Taiwan-based Delta Group, a supplier of power, thermal management and automation solutions, is showcasing its latest integrated solutions and framework for smart manufacturing at...

Taiwan October manufacturing production index up

Nov 24, 13:57

Taiwan recorded manufacturing production index (2011 as base year) of 113.87 for October 2017, increasing 0.33% sequentially and 3.10% on year, according to the Ministry of Economic...

ChipMOS Shanghai to grab backend orders for China homegrown 3D NAND chips

Nov 24, 12:33

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...

China Big Fund planning second round of support for local IC sector

Nov 24, 11:24

China's National Integrated Circuit Industry Investment Fund (known as the Big Fund) has raised an estimated CNY150-200 billion (US$22.8-30.4 billion) which will be spent for the...

Taiwan market: Huawei launches Mate 10 series smartphones

Nov 24, 10:37

Huawei has launched its Mate 10 and Mate 10 Pro smartphones in the Taiwan market with the availability to begin on November 28. The Mate 10 carries a price tag of NT$20,900 (US$697),...

Huawei launches Mate 10 in Taiwan

China firm starts equipment move-in at DRAM fab, says report

Nov 23, 13:44

China-based Fujian Jin Hua Integrated Circuit, which broke ground for a new DRAM fab in July 2017, has started equipment move-in for the facility, according to a report from Taiwan's...

Global Unichip opens new office in Nanjing

Nov 23, 11:59

Taiwan-based Global Unichip, a fabless ASIC design house, has announced the opening of a new branch office in Nanjing, China where its major foundry partner Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing...

SMIC founder to set up new CIDM in China

Nov 17, 13:56

Richard Chang, founder and former CEO of China-based pure-play foundry Semiconductor Manufacturing International (SMIC), has orchestrated the establishment of a new foundry house...

Richard Chang believes the concept of CIDM can be realized in China

Next-gen iPad Pro to feature 7nm A11X chip, says report

Nov 16, 15:29

Speculation circulated recently in the chipmaking industry that Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) is gearing up for 7nm chip production for Apple's in-house designed...

Samsung overtakes Intel as semiconductor leader in 3Q17, says IHS

Nov 16, 11:29

In the second quarter of 2017, Intel remained the market leader in pure semiconductor revenues, generated by the sale of its own products, according to IHS Markit. But the leadership...

TSMC board passes US$4.29 billion budget for capacity expansion

Nov 15, 14:18

The board of directors of Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has approved a budget of about US$4.29 billion mainly to construct new fab facilities and expand production...

SMIC 3Q17 profits fall

Nov 15, 14:11

China-based pure-play foundry Semiconductor Manufacturing International (SMIC) has announced revenues of US$769.7 million in the third quarter of 2017, up 2.5% sequentially but down...

Global 3Q17 DRAM revenues climb 16.2%. says DRAMeXchange

Nov 14, 10:43

Sales in the global DRAM market surged 16.2% sequentially to a record US$19.18 billion in the third quarter of 2017, when contract prices of various DRAM products rose by about 5%...

Intel, Micron increase 3D XPoint manufacturing capacity with IM Flash fab expansion

Nov 14, 09:31

Intel and Micron Technology have announced the completion of an expansion to Building 60 (B60) at the IM Flash facilities in Lehi, Utah. The expanded fab will produce 3D XPoint memory...

Compal close to ink deal to sell Lienpal stake to Lenovo

Nov 10, 15:30

Compal Electronics is in the final stage of talks to sell its entire holdings in Lienpal (Hefei), a notebook manufacturing joint venture between Compal and Lenovo, to its China-based...

Compal president Ray Chen

Experience economy brings new challenges to manufacturers, says Delmia CEO

Nov 9, 13:57

The advent of the experience economy era has changed the essence of the manufacturing industry, and how to quickly respond to market demands by integrating digital and remote manufacturing...

Delmia CEO Guillaume Vendroux

Toppan gearing up support for migration to 7nm, 5nm

Nov 7, 11:12

Toppan Printing is gearing up for its foundry customers' migration to 7nm process technology in 2018 and 5nm process in 2019, according to the Japan-based photomask vendor.

TSMC 3nm fab construction to kick off in 2020, chairman says

Nov 6, 13:47

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) founder and chairman Morris Chang said at a recent company event that the pure-play foundry will start constructing its advanced...

TSMC chairman Morris Chang

Gowin, TSMC team up for 28nm FPGA chips

Nov 3, 11:52

China-based Gowin Semiconductor has announced the development of its first 28nm FPGA product, the GW3AT-100, fabricated by Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC).

Sesto eyeing automation business in Taiwan semi industry

Nov 2, 11:59

Singapore-based Sesto Robotics is an automated guided vehicle (AGV) and intelligent mobile robot (IMR) developer that recently participated in Semicon Taiwan 2017 to push its products...

Sesto CEO Michael Leong

DRAMeXchange predicts higher DRAM bit growth in 2018

Nov 2, 11:14

With Samsung looking to expand production capacity, the global bit growth of DRAM in 2018 is projected to reach 22.5% compared with 19.5% in 2017, according to DRAMeXchange.

Micron runs foundries smartly with AI, big data

Oct 27, 15:22

Emerging technologies, such as cloud, mobile, and social media, have driven exponential growths in global data, propelled information system reforms, and supported business transformation...

Micron optimizes its overall performance through AI and big data solutions

GTC Taiwan 2017: Nvidia announces AI collaboration with Taiwan

Oct 27, 14:11

Nvidia at its GPU Technology Conference (GTC) Taiwan 2017 event on October 26 underscored its commitment to helping Taiwan jump start deep learning in an economy best known for its...

Nvidia to assist on AI development in Taiwan

Supply of high-density NOR flash to remain tight in 2018, says Macronix chairman

Oct 27, 13:52

The supply of high-density NOR flash memory will remain tight through 2018, while the low-density market segment will be affected by China-based suppliers' new capacities, according...

Macronix chairman Miin Wu

Semiconductor firms eye edge-computing opportunities

Oct 26, 14:37

With edge computing promising to become an important part of cloud systems, Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) is eyeing the market opportunities with its advanced...

Globalfoundries to adopt EUV for 7nm FinFET

Oct 25, 14:05

Globalfoundries will first use EUV lithography technology in its 7nm FinFET node, and has started to work with AMD in the process development, said company CTO Gary Patton at a recent...

Audix to ramp up shipments of VCM components

Oct 25, 13:32

IC distributor and component maker Audix will ramp up monthly shipments of its VCM (voice coil motor) components to 50 million units in October and November, according to industry...

Audix enjoys strong VCM demand for smartphone cameras

Taiwan September manufacturing production index up on year

Oct 24, 10:07

Taiwan recorded manufacturing production index (2011 as base year) of 114.10 for September 2017, decreasing 2.71% sequentially but increasing 5.36% on year, according to the Ministry...

Taiwan foundries seeing brisk demand from fabless firms

Oct 20, 15:46

Taiwan-based IC foundries including 8-inch ones have seen orders from their local fabless clients grow, which would indicate a particularly strong fourth quarter for Taiwan's IC industry,...

TSMC raises IC market forecasts for 2017

Oct 20, 14:52

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has revised upward its forecasts for global foundry and overall IC market outlook for 2017 to a 7% and 16% growth, respectively,...

TSMC 7nm process ready for mass production in 1H18
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    Samsung 12Gb LPDDR4 DRAM

    Samsung Electronics has announced that it is mass producing 12Gb LPDDR4 (low power, double data rate 4) mobile DRAM chips based on its 20nm process technology. The new LPDDR4 is...

    Photo: Company, Sep 18.

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    Intel sixth-generation Core processor

    Intel has introduced the sixth-generation Core processor family for a range of device designs - from the ultra-mobile compute stick, to 2-in-1s and high-definition all-in-one desktops,...

    Photo: Company, Sep 3.

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    Intel and Micron have jointly announced the availability of their 3D NAND technology. This new 3D NAND technology, jointly developed by the companies, stacks layers of data storage...

    Photo: Company, Apr 7.

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    Samsung 3D V-NAND SSD

    Samsung Electronics has introduced a solid state drive (SSD) based on its 3D V-NAND technology. The new SSD, unveiled during a keynote at the Flash Memory Summit 2013 in California,...

    Photo: Company, Aug 19.

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