Saturday, June 25, 2016
Search
  
Submit your own News for
inclusion in our Site.
Click here...
Breaking News
China to Regulate Search Results Ads
HTC Apologizes For Poor Results, Pins Hopes On VR
MediaTek To Invest $6.15 billion on 5G Communication Technologies
EU, United States Strengthen Data Transfer Pact
BitTorrent Now Music And Video App Launched
Qualcomm Files Complaint Against Meizu
3-D pens And Moldable Earbuds Appear At CE Week Gadget Show
HP Recalls Batteries for HP and Compaq Notebook Computers Due to Fire and Burn Hazards
Active Discussions
Which of these DVD media are the best, most durable?
How to back up a PS2 DL game
Copy a protected DVD?
roxio issues with xp pro
Help make DVDInfoPro better with dvdinfomantis!!!
menu making
Optiarc AD-7260S review
cdrw trouble
 Home > News > General Computing > Fujitsu...
Last 7 Days News : SU MO TU WE TH FR SA All News

Thursday, July 17, 2014
Fujitsu To Phase Out Chip Production


Japansese Fujitsu will withdraw from semiconductor manufacturing and plans to sell two fabrication facilities.

The move comes as the company seeks to redirect its focus to information technology services such as cloud computing.

Fujitsu's chip business include two factories in Mie and Fukushima prefectures.

The Mie plant, which produces system chips for image processing used in home electronics, will be sold to Taiwanese chip maker United Microelectronics (UMC). Fujitsu and UMC plan to establish a semiconductor foundry by the end of the fiscal year and transfer ownership of the plant to the joint venture. Fujitsu hopes that the joint venture will attract
additional investment from other chipmakers and foundries, aiming at lowering its ownership to under 50% by fiscal 2016.

Fujitsu had announced last year the decision to sell the Mie plant to Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing (TSMC0, but the was deal obviously cancelled.

Fujitsu has been also negotiating with ON Semiconductor to sell its other facility in Fukushima Prefecture that mainly makes microcomputers for automobiles.

The Japanese semiconductor industry has been undergoing major shifts in recent years. Toshiba and Sony are effectively the only two Japanese companies actively investing in domestic production.



Previous
Next
Facebook Tests 'Buy' Button        All News        Xbox One Sales More Than Double with New Controller-Free Bundle
Facebook Tests 'Buy' Button     General Computing News      New Facebook App For Verified Public Figures Released

Get RSS feed Easy Print E-Mail this Message

Related News
Fujitsu Technology Analyzes Cyber Attacks
Fujitsu Releases New Enterprise PC and Tablet Models
Fujitsu, Vaio, Toshiba, Abandon PC Merger Plans
Fujitsu Develops 400 Gbps Optical Transceiver Architecture
Fujitsu Launches its Secure 2 in 1 STYLISTIC Q736 Device
New Deep Fujitsu Learning Technology Analyzes Time-Series Data With High Precision
Fujitsu Develops Encryption Technology Able to Match Multi-Source Data Encrypted with Different Keys
Fujitsu Technology Enables Fast Image Recognition When Searching Into a Massive Volume of Images
Fujitsu Achieves 56 Gbps Transmission Speeds In Wireless and Optical Connections
Fujitsu Develops High-Speed Authentication Technology for Encrypted Communications with IoT Devices
Toshiba, Fujitsu, Vaio In Talks To Merge Their PC Businesses
Fujitsu Develops Software-Controlled Solid-State Drive for Big Data Processing

Most Popular News
 
Home | News | All News | Reviews | Articles | Guides | Download | Expert Area | Forum | Site Info
Site best viewed at 1024x768+ - CDRINFO.COM 1998-2016 - All rights reserved -
Privacy policy - Contact Us .