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Semiconductor market unlikely to pick up until 3Q15, says SPIL chairman

Bits + chips | Apr 29, 21:39

Bough Lin, chairman of Siliconware Precision Industries (SPIL), has predicted that the semiconductor market is unlikely to return to its seasonal growth pattern...

Macronix losses improve in 1Q15

Bits + chips | Apr 29, 21:30

Macronix International, which specializes in the manufacture of NOR flash and mask ROM memory chips, saw its net losses reduce to NT$357 million (US$11.4...

Radiant expects strong shipments for smartphone BLUs in 2H15

Displays | Apr 30, 10:52

Radiant Opto-Electronics has extended BLU (backlight unit) applications to smartphones and obtained orders from US-based smartphone vendors, and expects smartphone-use...

umc

UMC has reported consolidated revenues of NT$37.65 billion for 1Q15

UMC expects flat performance in 2Q15

Bits + chips | Apr 29, 21:40

Foundry chipmaker United Microelectronics (UMC) expects its wafer shipments and ASPs to stay flat sequentially in the second quarter of 2015, while sales generated from 28nm process technology will continue to grow.

2015 China IC design market forecast
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