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Chinese chipmaker SMIC enters STAR market

The Science and technology innovation board, part of the Shanghai Stock Exchange, has recently added Semiconductor Manufacturing International (SMIC) to the stock market. Currently, SMIC is expected to raise as much as $6.6 billion through this new endeavour, further funding China's ambition to fabricate its own technology to lessen its …

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Chinese chipmaker SMIC aiming to raise $2.8 billion

The Chinese chipmaker Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation (SMIC) has filed for a listing on Shanghai's STAR market, with the company aiming to raise 20 billion yuan, or $2.8 billion USD. It's no secret that China is looking to not only decrease its dependence on foreign hardware, but the country also …

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Chinese chipmaker SMIC getting closer to 7nm

The Chinese government is working on phasing out all foreign hardware from Chinese institutions within the next three years. Domestic Chinese companies are working hard on improving their manufacturing technology in order to reach the goal of independence from imported hardware. Now, Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation – or SMIC – has …

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Chinese investors eye GlobalFoundries to get new process technologies

China's National Integrated Circuit Industry Investment Fund has reportedly approached GlobalFoundries about possible acquisition or cooperation. Chinese investors intend to take over GlobalFoundries in order to significantly improve Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation (SMIC) and make it one of the world’s largest contract makers of semiconductors. China-based Hua Capital Management, which …

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TSMC loses orders to UMC, Chinese manufacturers

For many years Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. has been gaining market share by grabbing orders from smaller rivals. However, in the recent quarters companies like United Microelectronics Corp. managed to increase their yields and started to snatch orders from TSMC. While the latter will retain its positions, the situation seems …

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SMIC to produce 28nm chips for Qualcomm in China

Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corp. (SMIC), a China-based contract maker of chips, and Qualcomm on Thursday announced that SMIC will produce Qualcomm’s Snapdragon system-on-chips for mobile devices using 28nm process technology in China. The move will help Qualcomm to boost production of its advanced SoCs and lower their manufacturing costs. As …

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