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UMC reportedly to build a 12-inch fab in China

Jul 16, 22:06

United Microelectronics Corporation (UMC) reportedly plans to spend US$300 million to set up a 12-inch fab in Xiamen, China in cooperation with the local government. The planned 12-inch...

TSMC, UMC 2Q13 sales meet guidance

Jul 10, 15:59

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) and United Microelectronics (UMC) have reported mixed revenue results for June 2013, but both IC foundries' second-quarter sales...

Synopsys, UMC team up for 14nm FinFET

Jun 27, 10:48

IC foundry United Microelectronics (UMC) has announced that its partnership with Synopsys, a provider of electronic design automation (EDA) software and services, resulted in the...

UMC looking for potential acquisitions in Asia

Stockwatch - Jun 20, 13:40

United Microelectronics (UMC) is looking for potential acquisitions in Asia to further grow its foundry business worldwide and expand its client portfolio, the IC foundry said in...

UMC to join IBM in 10nm process development

Jun 13, 21:18

United Microelectronics (UMC) has announced that the company will join the IBM joint technology development alliance to participate in the group's development of 10nm CMOS process...

UMC opens Korea office

Jun 13, 11:23

United Microelectronics (UMC) has announced the opening of a new office in South Korea to expand business regionally and provide support to local customers.

UMC, eMemory extend collaboration to 28nm

Jun 10, 22:36

Foundry chipmaker United Microelectronics and eMemory, an embedded non-volatile memory (eNVM) IP vendor, have announced an expanded technology cooperation to integrate eMemory's one-time-programmable...

TSMC, UMC post revenue growth in May 2013

Jun 10, 15:09

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) and United Microelectronics (UMC) have reported NT$51.79 billion (US$1.74 billion) and NT$10.86 billion in May sales, respectively,...

Digitimes Research: Taiwan top foundries combined revenues to rise 15% in 2Q13

May 31, 15:53

Taiwan's top-three IC foundries will see their combined revenues register sequential growth of 15.3% in the second quarter of 2013, compared to the 0.7% on-quarter increase posted...

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Kilopass, UMC sign technology development agreement

May 28, 22:24

Kilopass Technology and United Microelectronics Corporation (UMC) have jointly announced a technology development agreement, which calls for Kilopass to port its non volatile memory...

UMC Singapore unit expands and puts focus on R&D

May 22, 20:43

United Microelectronics (UMC) announced on May 22 that its 12-inch fab in Singapore has turned into a dedicated R&D facility for advanced specialty process technologies.

Digitimes Research: Rising mobile device demand drives TSMC, UMC wafer shipment growth in 2Q13

May 15, 14:07

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) and United Microelectronics (UMC) both saw their wafer shipments increase sequentially in April 2013, thanks to rising demand for...

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UMC meets 1Q13 guidance; sees growth in 2Q

May 8, 15:47

Foundry chipmaker United Microelectronics (UMC) saw its first-quarter results come in line with its guidance, and has given its positive outlook for the second quarter.

TSMC 1Q13 sales beat guidance

Apr 10, 15:19

Consolidated revenues at Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) topped NT$132 billion (US$4.3 billion) in the first quarter of 2013, beating its own guidance range of NT$127-129...

UMC to buy back shares

Stockwatch - Mar 14, 12:32

United Microelectronics (UMC) has unveiled plans to buy back up to NT$15.5 billion (US$447 million) of its shares and distribute them to employees. The share buyback will be the first...

Focused on embedded flash: Q&A with Spansion EVP Glenda Dorchak

Mar 11, 16:12

Spansion recently announced a joint development with United Microelectronics (UMC) to integrate its proprietary embedded charge trap (eCT) flash memory technology with the foundry's...

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TSMC, UMC February revenues down on month, up on year

Mar 11, 10:23

Taiwan-based foundry service providers Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) and United Microelectronics corporation (UMC) saw consolidated revenues of NT$41.182 billion...

Globalfoundries succeeds in landing 28nm orders from MediaTek, say Taiwan makers

Mar 8, 10:22

Globalfoundries has beaten out Taiwan-based United Microelectronics Corporation (UMC) to land orders for 28nm foundry services from Taiwan-based IC design house MediaTek, according...

Digitimes Research: Taiwan top foundries 1Q13 sales to drop slightly

Feb 19, 16:34

Taiwan's top-3 IC foundries will see their combined revenues register an about 0.8% sequential drop in the first quarter of 2013, compared to the larger 5.1% on-quarter decrease posted...

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UMC sees January revenues increase

Feb 18, 10:10

Taiwan-based wafer foundry service provider United Microelectronics Corporation (UMC) saw its consolidated revenues of NT$9.452 billion (US$320 million) for January grow 21.23% on...

UMC lags behind schedule in 28nm process, says CEO

Feb 6, 21:44

Foundry service provider United Microelectronics Corporation (UMC) has lagged behind schedule in hiking the proportion of total revenues from 28nm technology, and the proportion is...

UMC expects flat 1Q13

Feb 6, 19:33

United Microelectronics (UMC) expects its wafer shipments to rise 6% sequentially in the first quarter of 2013, with average selling prices (ASP) decreasing also 6%.

STATS ChipPAC, UMC unveil 3D IC developed under open ecosystem model

Jan 29, 22:11

STATS ChipPAC and United Microelectronics Corporation (UMC) have jointly announced the first demonstration of TSV-enabled 3D IC chip stacking technology developed under an open ecosystem...

UMC rolls out thick-plated copper process for PWM ICs

Jan 17, 10:28

United Microelectronics (UMC) has developed a thick-plated copper process, in collaboration with packaging house Chipbond Technology, for power management IC applications.

UMC eyeing 28nm chip orders from Qualcomm

Jan 16, 12:21

United Semiconductor (UMC) has delivered samples of Qualcomm's new 28nm chips for verification, and is competing with Globalfoundries to be the second 28nm foundry partner for Qualcomm...

Samsung moves up in foundry ranking

Jan 16, 10:37

IC Insights has released its 2012 top IC foundries (pure-play and IDM) ranking. Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) remained the leader while Samsung Electronics surpassed...

UMC 4Q12 revenues meet guidance

Jan 8, 21:47

United Microelectronics Corporation (UMC) has reported revenues of NT$7.8 billion (US$268.86 million) for December 2012, down 13.5% sequentially and 3.8% on year. Revenues for the...

Digitimes Research: Greater China foundry capacity utilization rate to continue slide in 1H13

Dec 26, 11:52

Utilization rates at leading IC foundries in Greater China will remain under downward pressure during the first half of 2013, as the top-3 players' continued efforts to expand their...

UMC to issue NT$10 billion of non-secured corporate bonds

Newswatch - Dec 25, 11:35

United Microelectronics (UMC) plans to issue NT$10 billion (US$344 million) in non-secured corporate bonds. The proceeds from the bond issue will be used to strengthen its working...

UMC approved to raise stake in Hejian

Dec 20, 21:27

United Microelectronics (UMC) is allowed to raise its stake in China-based Hejian Technology after having its equity deal with Hejian's holding company approved by Taiwan's investment...

UMC announces tape-out of 55nm SDDI customer product

Dec 19, 12:10

United Microelectronics Corporation (UMC) has announced that it has taped out the foundry industry's first customer product utilizing 55nm small display driver IC (SDDI) process te...

UMC, VIS November sales down

Dec 7, 16:50

Foundry chipmakers United Microelectronics Corporation (UMC) and Vanguard International Semiconductor (VIS) have both reported decreases in November 2012 revenues from the previous...

Globalfoundries to buy stake in UMC, report says

Newswatch - Dec 6, 14:19

Globalfoundries reportedly will buy a stake in fellow foundry chipmaker United Microelectronics Corporation (UMC), and the next move for the pair is to form a strategic alliance,...

Digitimes Research: Taiwan foundry capacity utilization to fall in 4Q12

Nov 27, 12:04

Utilization rates at Taiwan's top-3 IC foundries will average 84.8% in the fourth quarter of 2012, down from 94.8% in the prior quarter, according to Digitimes Research's latest findings...

UMC unveils 80nm SDDI process node

Nov 21, 21:55

United Microelectronics Corporation (UMC) has introduced an 80nm SDDI (small-panel display driver IC) foundry process, with what it claims is the most competitive SDDI SRAM bitcell...

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    300mm wafer from UMC with 11 copper layers

    SemiTech Taipei 2006: UMC showcases a 300mm wafer with 11 copper layers, manufactured on a 65nm process using triple-gate oxide (TGO) technology

    Photo: Vyacheslav Sobolev, DigiTimes, May 4.

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    SEMICON Taiwan: Hermes Liu, UMC.

    SEMICON Taiwan: Hermes Liu from UMC delivering his presentation "Microloop brings foundry and fabless closer on 65nm yield enhancement."

    Photo: Vyacheslav Sobolev, DigiTimes, Sep 13.

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