Arm, UMC extend 28nm IP partnership ARM and UMC announced an agreement to offer the ARM Artisan physical IP platform along with POP IP for UMC’s 28nm high-performance low-power process technology. To support customers targeting a wide range of consumer applications such as smartphone, tablet, wireless and digital home, UMC and ARM will provide an advanced process technology and comprehensive physical IP platform under this agreement.
United Microelectronics sees Q2 foundry segment wafer shipments to remain flat Sees Q2 foundry segment ASP to remain flat. Sees Q2 foundry segment profitability gross profit margin to be in mid-20 percentage range. Sees Q2 foundry segment capacity utilization to be approximately 90%. Sees Fy15 CapEx for foundry segment $1.8B. Expects revenue from new business segment to be approximately NT $1.75B and operating loss to be approximately NT $280M.