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SMIC: 14nm FinFET in Risk Production; China's First FinFET Line To Contribute Revenue by Late 2019

Friday, August 16th, 2019 - Semiconductors, Teknologi

SMIC: 14nm FinFET in Risk Production; China's First FinFET Line To Contribute Revenue by Late 2019 SMIC, the largest contract maker of semiconductors in China, announced this month that it would start commercial production of chips using its 14 nm FinFET manufacturing technology by the...

Micron’s Fab 10 Expansion Completed: 96-Layer 3D NAND Production Starts in 2019

Friday, August 16th, 2019 - SSDs, Teknologi

Micron’s Fab 10 Expansion Completed: 96-Layer 3D NAND Production Starts in 2019 Micron this week hosted a grand opening ceremony of its Fab 10 Expansion in Singapore. The new cleanroom is not expected to increase the company’s production capacity in terms of wafer starts per...

Micron: Mass Production of 16 Gb DDR4 & LPDDR4X Chips Using 1z nm Technology

Friday, August 16th, 2019 - Memory, Teknologi

Micron: Mass Production of 16 Gb DDR4 & LPDDR4X Chips Using 1z nm Technology Micron announced on Thursday that it had started volume production of memory chips using its 3rd Generation 10 nm-class fabrication technology (also known as 1Z nm). The first DRAMs to be...

Samsung Mulls Suspending South Korea LCD Plant Due to Oversupply

Friday, August 16th, 2019 - Monitors, Teknologi

Samsung Mulls Suspending South Korea LCD Plant Due to Oversupply Samsung Display is considering to suspend one of its LCD panel production facilities in South Korea because of oversupply, the company said this week. There is no final decision yet, but falling profitability and lowering...

NVIDIA Q2 FY 2020 Earnings Report: Continuing Crypto Disruption

Friday, August 16th, 2019 - GPUs, Teknologi

NVIDIA Q2 FY 2020 Earnings Report: Continuing Crypto Disruption Today NVIDIA announced their earnings for the second quarter of their 2020 fiscal year, which ended on July 28. NVIDIA made tremendous gains during the cryptocurrency boom, and as we saw in Q1, the company has...

SK Hynix Re-Enters Retail SSD Market, Launches Gold S31 SATA Drives

Thursday, August 15th, 2019 - SSDs, Teknologi

SK Hynix Re-Enters Retail SSD Market, Launches Gold S31 SATA Drives Coming off of the heels of last week’s Flash Memory Summit, today a familiar entity is throwing its hat back into the ring for retail SSDs: SK Hynix. This morning the company is announcing...

GlobalFoundries Sells Off Photomask Assets to Toppan

Thursday, August 15th, 2019 - Semiconductors, Teknologi

GlobalFoundries Sells Off Photomask Assets to Toppan Following its decision to focus on specialized process technologies last August, GlobalFoundries has been consolidating its assets as well as selling off businesses and facilities that are not essential for its current strategy. To that end, this week...