UMC slows 28nm expansion
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Not worth it yet

UMC is slowing down its move to 28nm production capacity due to a less-optimistic outlook for demand in the second half of 2015.  

UMC expects wafer shipments fall
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Predicted slump

United Microelectronics (UMC) expects to post an up to 5 per cent decrease in wafer shipments for the third quarter of 2015. 

UMC plans speeding up 18nm process development
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Will allow Chinese 28nm products

UMC is considering a plan to speed up a shift to the 18nm process at its fabs in Taiwan.

Wafer shipments will remain flat
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UMC waiting 28 nm process sales to grow

Foundry chipmaker United Microelectronics has warned that its wafer shipments and ASPs to stay flat while sales generated from 28nm process technology grow.

UMC scoops up 28nm SoC orders from TSMC
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Qualcomm and MediaTek take the plunge

Last week it emerged that TSMC may be losing some 28nm orders to other foundries, and now it appears that UMC is snatching its business.



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