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Samsung foundry biz expanding
  • Specializing in the manufacture of memory chips and LCD panels, Samsung's component operations are undergoing a focus shift to advanced process design fabrication targeting mobile communications applications. The move will help it boost gross margin.

    Last update: Tuesday 26 March 2013 [12 news items]

TSMC ready for challenge from Samsung, says Morris Chang

Mar 26, 12:32

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) is already ready to take on a growing challenge from Samsung Electronics in the IC foundry space, company chairman and CEO Morris...

Morris Chang says his company ready for challenge from Samsung

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...

Digitimes Research: Loss of Apple processor orders unlikely to affect Samsung

Dec 28, 10:59

Apple reportedly plans to part company with its long-time partner Samsung Electronics. Apple has already reduced its chip orders to Samsung, and reportedly is set to move some or...

Samsung, STMicro announce foundry deal

Oct 2, 01:15

Samsung Electronics' foundry business has been selected by STMicroelectronics to provide it with products at the 32/28nm process nodes, according to the Korea-based chipmaker. The...

Apple the driving force behind Samsung foundry business, says IC Insights

Aug 21, 15:37

IC Insights has published its ranking of the forecast 2012 top 12 IC foundries (pure-play and IDM). TSMC, by far, is expected to remain the leading foundry. TSMC's 2012 sales are...

Digitimes Research: Samsung foundry capacity to jump in 2012

Dec 19, 12:12

Based on Samsung Electronics' expansion plan for its logic foundry segment, the Korea-based vendor will stand a chance of beating United Microelectronics Corporation (UMC) and Globalfoundries...

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Samsung Austin Semiconductor ramps new 12-inch fab

Dec 6, 12:05

Samsung Austin Semiconductor, Samsung Electronics' only wafer fabrication plant located outside Korea, has announced the completion of its 300mm automated fab, S2.

TSMC suing former R&D executive

Oct 27, 01:10

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has confirmed recent speculation that the company is suing Mong-Song Liang, a former R&D executive. The company said it is unable...

Digitimes Research: Apple portable devices spur competition and technology advances

Oct 14, 16:03

The success of Apple's iOS devices has reshaped the landscape of the consumer electronics industry and triggered a sales boom of portable CE products. The wave of Apple product demand...

iPad

Globalfoundries, Samsung extend fab sync

Sep 2, 01:00

Globalfoundries and Samsung Electronics have jointed announced they expect to broaden collaboration, and synchronize global semiconductor fabrication facilities to produce chips based...

Samsung Foundry tapes out 20nm

Jul 13, 01:00

Samsung Electronics has announced that its foundry business, Samsung Foundry, successfully taped-out a test chip based on its 20nm process with high-k metal gate (HKMG) technology...

Samsung to strengthen foundry business

May 24, 15:40

Industry sources believe that Samsung Electronics is seeking to boost its system LSI operations in addition to its ambition in the memory segment. The leader in DRAM and NAND flash...

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