Tuesday 5 September 2023
Chipmaking equipment self-sufficiency accelerates in China
China's pursuit of chipmaking equipment self-sufficiency is accelerating rapidly, which also benefits Taiwanese fab toolmakers such as Gudeng Precision Industrial and Grand Process...
Thursday 6 July 2023
Chinese firm develops ion implanters for 28nm process manufacturing
China Electronics Technology Group (CETC) has announced the development of ion implanters for 28nm process fabrication, marking another breakthrough in China's homegrown semiconductor...
Wednesday 5 July 2023
Update: ASML denies considering special-version DUV lithography for Chinese customers
To mitigate the impact of Dutch export restrictions on Chinese chipmakers, ASML's Chinese customers were expecting that the Netherlands-based lithography machine maker may release...
Monday 19 June 2023
OLED DDI gradually shifting to 28nm due to clear upgrade requirements from customers
In recent years, OLED Display Driver IC (DDI) has become the key product for DDI manufacturers that are seeking growth. It's also one of the few applications that have not seen a...
Thursday 1 June 2023
UMC sees no signs of substantial demand recovery in 2H23
United Microelectronics Corp. (UMC) continues to observe customers adjusting inventory levels, albeit at a slower rate than expected, while cyclical shifts in the business climate...
Friday 26 May 2023
Developing advanced processes at SMIC could become an unrealized dream of co-CEO Liang Mong Song?
China's top foundry SMIC unexpectedly removed 14nm process service from its webstie home page, and its co-CEO Liang Mong Song, the key figure in charge of the company's development...
Friday 19 May 2023
Why are Huawei, SMIC taking different approaches against US curbs?
China's tech giant Huawei and top semiconductor foundry SMIC apparently adopt different approaches against US chip curbs. The former has just announced its successful development...
Wednesday 17 May 2023
Etron rolls out SPU chip built using TSMC 28nm process
Etron Technology has rolled out its new-generation stream processor unit (SPU) built using TSMC's 28nm process.
Friday 12 May 2023
TSMC gearing up for sub-28nm capacity expansion overseas
TSMC disclosed at its annual technology symposium in Taiwan that its overseas sub-28nm process manufacturing capacity in 2024 will be multiple times that of 2020.
Monday 8 May 2023
UMC revenue increases for 2nd consecutive month
Pure-play foundry United Microelectronics' (UMC) revenue increased for the second consecutive month in April.
Friday 21 April 2023
TSMC cuts revenue outlook for 2023
TSMC has revised its revenue outlook for this year to a low- to mid-single-digit percentage decrease from the previously projected small gain.
Tuesday 11 April 2023
China puts focus on mature node manufacturing for ICs
China intends to put its focus on mature-node manufacturing for ICs instead of process miniaturization, aiming to elaborate innovation to boost the country's homegrown chipmaking...
Thursday 6 April 2023
UMC's 28nm reportedly close to full utilization, sees stable long-term orders to the end of 2023
United Microelectronics Corp. (UMC) saw a new high in its 2022 sales performance, with a net profit of NT$87.198 billion (US$2.9 billion) after tax, an annual increase of 56.32%....
Thursday 6 April 2023
TSMC expects revenue rebound in 2H23, with 7/6nm utilization rate recovering
TSMC, which saw sales soar to a new high in 2022, has begun to feel the pressure of high inventory and low demand from the beginning of 2023. While the foundry expects to see weakening...
Friday 31 March 2023
SMIC weighed down by talent shortage and reliance on mature nodes
Following two years of US sanctions, Chinese foundry champion Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corp. (SMIC) has been focusing on legacy process nodes like 28nm.
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