Friday 20 August 2021
Taiwan wafer foundry industry - 3Q21
Thanks to ongoing strong chip demand, the top-3 Taiwan-based foundries - TSMC, UMC and VIS - performed outstandingly in second-quarter 2021 and will see revenue climb further in the third quarter.
Wednesday 18 August 2021
China smartphone AP shipments – 2Q 2021
Second-quarter 2021 smartphone application processor (AP) shipments to China-based vendors amounted to 218 million units, up 3% quarter-over-quarter.
Friday 13 August 2021
Samsung foundry business overview
TSMC is currently in the lead in terms of process technology but Samsung Electronics has been gearing up on its related R&D, eyeing to catch up.
Thursday 22 July 2021
China semiconductor backend services industry - 2021
As the supply chain aggressively ramped up chip inventory in second-half 2020, IC assembly and test capacity utilization showed a major increase.
Tuesday 6 July 2021
TSMC overview
While there may be different views on the validity of Moore's Law, TSMC is confident that it can uphold Moore's Law as it makes smooth progress in advanced process technologies.
Thursday 17 June 2021
China wafer foundry industry - 2021
China's top-3 wafer foundries enjoyed an over 20% on-year growth in their combined revenues in 2020 and the amount is expected to increase further in 2021.
Friday 21 May 2021
China smartphone AP shipments – 1Q 2021
First-quarter 2021 smartphone AP shipments to China-based vendors amounted to 212 million units, maintaining a similar level to the prior quarter and soaring 56.9% from a year ago.
Wednesday 19 May 2021
Taiwan wafer foundry industry - 2Q21
Taiwan's top-3 wafer foundries saw their combined revenues rise 2.2% from a quarter ago to reach a new high in the first quarter of 2021.
Thursday 18 March 2021
China IC design industry, 2020
China's IC design industry enjoyed a 24% year-over-year growth in output value in 2020, reaching a record-breaking scale once again.
Monday 22 February 2021
China smartphone AP shipments – 4Q 2020
Fourth-quarter 2020 smartphone AP shipments to China-based vendors amounted to 211.6 million units, up 9.9% quarter-over-quarter and 7.7% year-over-year.
Tuesday 9 February 2021
Taiwan wafer foundry industry
The top-3 foundries in Taiwan - Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC), United Microelectronics Corporation (UMC) and Vanguard International Semiconductor Corporation (VIS), together generated a total of US$14.58 billion in revenues in fourth-quarter 2020.
Friday 8 January 2021
China semiconductor industry: From 13th 5-year Plan to 14th 5-year Plan, 2015-2025
China government has always attached great importance to advances of the semiconductor sector, but semiconductors' vital role to industrial and national development is clear amid the country's trade war with the US. This Digitimes Research Special Report reviews the results of China's efforts to build its semiconductor ecosystem during the 13th 5-year Plan (2015-2020), and looks at the plans set out in its 14th 5-year Plan (2021-2025) to raise China's IC self-sufficiency.