Chinese chip maker to U.S. firms: don’t worry
November 08, 2019On Friday, the chairman of China’s top state-run semiconductor company, Tsinghua Unigroup, had some advice for U.S. chipmakers, saying they should “relax and sleep well,” with regard to China’s semiconductor development.
Tsinghua Unigroup’s DRAM fab will have some hurdles to overcome
September 13, 2019Tsinghua Unigroup’s DRAM fab is scheduled for completion in 2021 but technology remains the biggest challenge to production, says TrendForce
Tsinghua to enter the DRAM business
July 01, 2019This forms a new milestone for China on the road to developmental independency of DRAM products after the US put JHICC on the Entity List.
US companies maintain largest share of fabless company IC sales
March 26, 2018IC Insights says that fabless IC suppliers accounted for 27% of the world’s IC sales in 2017—an increase from 18% ten years earlier in 2007. As the name implies, fabless IC companies do not operate an IC fabrication facility of their own.
Tsinghua University goes with memory testers from Advantest
March 06, 2018Semiconductor test equipment supplier Advantest has sold two engineering test stations – a T5830ES and a T5833ES system – to Chinese Tsinghua University.
Keysight, Unigroup Spreadtrum & RDA extends 5G collaboration
March 01, 2018Keysight Technologies announces that the company has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Unigroup Spreadtrum & RDA at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona.
Intel and Unigroup enter 5G collaboration
February 26, 2018The companies plan to collaborate on a 5G mobile platform combining Intel modems with Spreadtrum application processor technology.
The list is here – last year's biggest fabless IC companies
January 08, 2018IC Insights' research shows that two Chinese companies – HiSilicon and Unigroup – are among the top 10 fabless IC sales leaders.
China develops its domestic memory chips fabrication
December 22, 2017The landscape of China’s dynamic and fast-growing semiconductor industry shows that the memory segment will be a focus for the industry, considering that China now heavily relies on imported semiconductor components, and that semiconductor is a sensitive sector which may have potential applications in national security.
Siemens China to lead the company's global R&D in autonomous robotics
September 18, 2017A global research community will focus on the research and development of new mechatronics systems, human-robot collaboration and the application of artificial intelligence in robotic controllers.
Without technology, China’s 'MIC 2025' to fall short of its goals
February 13, 2017IC Insights believes China’s self-sufficiency targets for ICs of 40 percent in 2020 and 70 percent in 2025 are unrealistic.
Tsinghua Unigroup to build new chip plant in Nanjing
January 20, 2017The company has signed an agreement with the government of Nanjing to construct its new IC manufacturing operations in the city.
China forms high-end chip alliance
August 09, 2016With the government’s backing, key enterprises in China’s semiconductor sector have established a 'high-end chip alliance' that fosters the formation of a vertically integrated industry ecosystem on a national scale.
Tsinghua Unigroup and XMC team up
July 29, 2016China’s state-backed technology conglomerate Tsinghua Unigroup has acquired a majority stake in XMC, a major compatriot semiconductor manufacturer, and brought it under a new holding company called Yangtze River Storage Technology.
Tsinghua Unigroup adjusts approach to get NAND Flash technology
March 02, 2016Unisplendour, the Hong Kong-based subsidiary of Chinese technology conglomerate Tsinghua Unigroup, announced on February 23 that its board decided to terminate their investment plan in U.S. data storage company Western Digital (WD).
ASE proposes all cash acquisition of all SPIL shares
December 15, 2015Advanced Semiconductor Engineering has submitted a proposal to Siliconware Precision Industries Co., Ltd. (SPIL) to acquire the company.
Chinese to play significant role in NAND Flash industry in next 2~3 years
November 26, 2015Led by state-backed conglomerate Tsinghua Unigroup, which has accelerated its investments in NAND Flash manufacturers, the Chinese semiconductor sector is set to play a pivotal role in the global NAND Flash industry as it is close to completing this particular industry chain.
China and Taiwan working together to overtake Qualcomm?
November 04, 2015Taiwanese MediaTek has expressed an openness to cooperation with the Chinese chip sector.
Micron the next takeover target?
July 14, 2015The consolidation of the chip industry is apparently progressing at a rapid pace. The US company Micron Technology is supposed to be the next takeover target, according to a media report.
Beijing, Shanghai, Hefei, Wuhan all in for a ride?Load more news
May 20, 2015On March 12, a Chinese consortium led by Summitview Capital announced its acquisition of Integrated Silicon Solution (ISSI), a fabless IC company listed on the NASDAQ, for 640 million USD.