News tagged UMC
Last update: Friday 29 August 2014 [510 news items]
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...
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 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%.
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...
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, 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,...
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...
UMC restructures executive team
Nov 20, 13:47
Foundry chipmaker United Microelectronics has announced the appointment of Po-Wen Yen to the position of CEO, effective immediately. Former CEO Shih-Wei Sun has been promoted to company...
TSMC sees orders returning for its 28nm process
Nov 8, 21:27
In first-half 2012, Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) saw its 28nm process lacking enough capacity, forcing customers such as Qualcomm to shift orders to United Microelectronics...
UMC October revenues rise
Nov 8, 15:18
Contract chipmaker United Microelectronics (UMC) has reported revenues of NT$9.28 billion (US$319 million) for October 2012, up 1.8% on month and 12.4% on year.
UMC to develop 14nm FinFET process
Nov 2, 11:44
United Microelectronics (UMC) will move to aggressively develop 14nm process technology featuring FinFET 3D transistors, according to company CEO Shih-Wei Sun. Deploying Finfet transistor...
UMC sees decrease in 4Q12 shipments
Oct 31, 16:00
United Microelectronics (UMC) saw its revenues increase about 3% sequentially in the third quarter of 2012, despite having lower shipments for the quarter, according to the foundry...
UMC sees revenues decline in September
Newswatch - Oct 11, 15:17
United Microelectronics Corporation (UMC) has announced revenues of NT$9.11 billion (US$309.86 million) for September, down 7% from the previous month but up 11.5% from a year earl...
ProMOS announces massive layoffs
Oct 4, 01:10
DRAM chipmaker ProMOS Technologies has announced plans to lay off as many as 1,300 employees as part of its restructuring project. The number of jobs affected is higher than the expected...
UMC sees 20-month revenues high in August
Stockwatch - Sep 10, 11:10
Taiwan-based foundry service provider United Microelectronics Corporation (UMC) has reported revenues of NT$9.799 billion (US$327 million) for August, its highest figure in 20 months...
UMC to dissolve Japan subsidiary
Aug 22, 01:30
Foundry service provider United Microelectronics Corporation (UMC) plans to dissolve and liquidate its wholly-owned subsidiary in Japan, UMC Japan. UMC's board of directors approved...