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Macronix intros new OctaFlash to power instant-on applications

Aug 8, 20:53

Macronix International has announced its new Ultra-OctaFlash Memory designed to meet the growing demand for "instant-on" performance and real-time system responsiveness in automotive,...

Top ASE executive indicted for insider trading

Aug 7, 09:10

Advanced Semiconductor Engineering's (ASE) COO Tien Wu and three other company executives have been indicted by the Kaohsiung District Prosecutors' Office for alleged insider trading...

ASE COO Tien Wu indicted for insider trading

Taiwan sees 2015 technology trade deficit of NT$123.9 billion, says MOEA

Jul 26, 09:47

Taiwan recorded total revenues of NT$36.2 billion (US$1.19 billion) from exporting technologies, including royalty, licensing and consulting fees, and total costs of NT$160.1 billion...

Taiwan IT players to see opportunities from electric vehicle industry

Jul 17, 15:51

Taiwan-based notebook component suppliers including chassis makers Catcher Technology, Waffer Technology and Ju Teng; cooling module makers Sunonwealth Electric Machine Industry and...

Electric vehicles to benefit Taiwan component suppliers

Globalfoundries 22FDX attracts orders from Shanghai Fudan

Jul 10, 14:23

Globalfoundries' 22nm FD-SOI process, dubbed 22FDX, has obtained orders from Shanghai Fudan Microelectronics, according to industry sources.

Globalfoundries 22FDX obtains orders in China

Worldwide semiconductor revenues grow 2.6% in 2016, says Gartner

May 16, 22:29

Worldwide semiconductor revenues totaled US$343.5 billion in 2016, a 2.6% increase from 2015 revenues of US$334.9 billion, according to final results calculated by Gartner.

Semiconductor wafer-level manufacturing equipment revenues up 11% in 2016, says Gartner

May 3, 11:13

Worldwide semiconductor wafer-level manufacturing equipment (WFE) revenues totaled US$37.4 billion in 2016, an 11.3% increase from 2015, according to final results by Gartner. The...

Nvidia announces Jetson TX2 for IoT applications

Mar 9, 22:35

Nvidia has unveiled the Jetson TX2, a credit card-sized platform that delivers AI computing for intelligent factory robots, commercial drones and smart cameras for AI cities.

Nvidia Jetson TX2 platform

Adlink sees 2016 net profits slip 29% on year

Mar 9, 15:53

Industrial PC maker Adlink has announced consolidated revenues of NT$9.57 billion (US$309.56 million) for 2016, up 5.5% on year with gross margins reaching 43.5%, up from 41.3% in...

Win Semi posts record 2016 revenues

Jan 11, 11:22

GaAs IC foundry Win Semiconductors' revenues for 2016 hit a record high of NT$13.61 billion (US$425.9 million), and net profits for the first three quarters of the year already exceeded...

Macroblock 2016 EPS to reach NT$6.50-7

Dec 9, 11:07

LED driver IC supplier Macroblock is expected to see its EPS for 2016 reach between NT$6.50 (US$0.21) and NT$7, according to market sources. The company's EPS for the first three...

Phison Jan-Oct pre-tax profits approach almost 2015 level

Stockwatch - Nov 21, 22:52

Phison Electronics' pre-tax profits totaled NT$4.42 billion (US$138.6 million) in the first 10 months of 2016, approaching nearly the NT$4.47 billion reported for all of 2015, according...

Global DRAM module sales decline 10% in 2015, says DRAMeXchange

Oct 13, 11:01

Global DRAM module sales totaled around US$7.9 billion in 2015, down 10.4% from US$8.8 billion a year earlier, according to DRAMeXchange.

Value of semiconductor industry M&A agreements already over US$50 billion, says IC Insights

Sep 23, 15:29

After an historic surge in semiconductor merger and acquisition agreements in 2015, the torrid pace of transactions has eased (until recently), but 2016 is already the second-largest...

TXC pre-tax profits rise 6%

Stockwatch - Sep 22, 14:24

Quartz component maker TXC has reported pre-tax profits of NT$696 million (US$22.2 million) for January-August, up 5.6% compared to the same period in 2015. Pre-tax EPS for the eight-months...

WPG August revenues reach 8-month high

Stockwatch - Sep 9, 14:59

IC distributor WPG has announced consolidated revenues of NT$46.99 billion (US$1.5 billion) for August 2016, up 7.2% sequentially and hitting the highest levels since December 2015...

Compeq August revenues climb to 9-month high

Stockwatch - Sep 8, 10:56

PCB firm Compeq Manufacturing saw its August revenues climb to NT$4.29 billion (US$137.3 million), the highest since November 2015.

LG mobile communications staff size down in 2Q16

Aug 18, 12:24

LG Electronics staff in its mobile communication department dropped from 7,321 at the end of the first quarter to only 7,016 at the end of the second, down 305 or 4.2%, according...

Power semiconductor market revenues decline in 2015, says IHS

Aug 12, 12:36

Overall revenues for the power semiconductors market globally dropped slightly in 2015, due primarily to macroeconomic factors and application-specific issues, according to IHS Mar...

Wistron slightly reduces 2015 dividend

Stockwatch - Jul 22, 15:19

Wistron on July 21 decided to reduce its dividend per share for 2015 from NT$1.20 (US$0.04) in cash and NT$0.03 in stock to NT$1.1965 and NT$0.02991 respectively, according to the...

Worldwide security software market grows 3.7% in 2015, says Gartner

Jul 18, 16:13

Worldwide security software revenues totaled US$22.1 billion in 2015, a 3.7% increase from 2014, according to Gartner. Security information and event management (SIEM) remained the...

Auto MEMS sensor shipments rise in 2015 even as revenue stalled, says IHS

Jul 15, 11:10

Although shipments of microelectromechanical systems (MEMS) sensors used in automotive applications grew 8.4% in 2015, revenues were flat compared to the previous year reaching US$2.7...

Nanya to deal out cash dividend of NT$2.80 for 2015

Jun 23, 14:46

Shareholders of Nanya Technology have approved the distribution of a NT$2.80 (US$0.09) cash dividend for 2015, according to the DRAM maker.

Automotive semiconductor market grows slightly in 2015 while ranks shift, IHS says

Jun 23, 14:06

Despite slowing growth for the automotive industry and exchange rate fluctuations, the automotive semiconductor market grew at a modest 0.2% on year reaching US$29 billion in 2015,...

Sigurd to deal out cash dividend of NT$1.60 for 2015

Jun 22, 12:09

Testing company Sigurd Microelectronics has announced that plans to distribute a cash dividend of NT$1.60 (US$0.05) for 2015 have been approved by its shareholders.

Accton to deal out 2015 dividend

Jun 20, 12:26

Shareholders of networking/communication device maker Accton Technology have approved a plan to distribute a cash dividend per share of about NT$1.96 (US$0.06) for 2015, accounting...

Wistron expects strong 2016, say executives

Jun 16, 16:05

Wistron chairman Simon Lin is optimistic the company's 2016 operations will improve significantly and its revenue ratio for the first and second halves of 2016 will reach 45:55, changing...

HMI shareholders approve 2015 dividend of NT$16

Jun 8, 14:03

Shareholders of Hermes Microvision (HMI), which provides electron beam (e-beam) inspection tools and solutions for the production of semiconductors, have approved the distribution...

ASRock expects growing performance in 2016

Jun 8, 10:58

ASRock had an unsatisfactory performance in 2015 due to decreased motherboard shipments in China and increased expenses on server and industrial PC (IPC) investments; however, the...

Industrial semiconductor revenues increase in 2015, IHS says

Jun 1, 20:04

Industrial semiconductor revenues rose slightly in 2015 despite weakness in the overall semiconductor industry and, in particular, economic headwinds in China, which is a major global...

Long-term strategy pays off as TI maintains analog leadership, says IC Insights

Jun 1, 13:06

Texas Instruments (TI) was again the leading supplier of analog devices in 2015 with US$8.3 billion in sales, with an about 18% market share, according to IC Insights. TI's analog...

Tons Lightology shareholders approve 2015 dividend of NT$3

Jun 1, 11:02

Shareholders of lamp ODM and lighting solution provider Tons Lightology, at its 2016 meeting on May 31, approved the distribution of a dividend per share of NT$3.00 (US$0.092), NT$2.80...

Lenovo suffers net loss of US$128 million for fiscal 2015

May 27, 15:44

Lenovo has released its financial report for fiscal 2015 (April 2015-March 2016), recording revenues of US$44.912 billion, decreasing 3% on year, gross margin of 14.8%, up 0.4pp,...

Global Unichip to deal out 2015 dividend of NT$3

May 27, 11:17

Global Unichip's shareholders have approved the distribution of a cash dividend of NT$3 (US$0.09) for 2015, according to the IC design service company.

Digitimes Research: Korea LCD driver IC vendor Silicon Works sees revenues hit record high in 2015

May 24, 14:15

Combined revenues of Korea's major LCD driver IC vendors reached a record high of KRW419.4 billion (US$353.97 million) in 2015, with Silicon Works, a subsidiary of LG Electronics,...

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    Samsung PM1633a SSD

    Samsung Electronics has announced the PM1633a, a 15.36 terabyte (TB) drive. First revealed at the 2015 Flash Memory Summit in August, the 15.36TB SSD is based on a 12Gb/s Serial...

    Photo: Company, Mar 14.

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    Samsung PRO Plus 128GB microSD cards

    Samsung Electronics has unveiled its PRO Plus 128GB microSD card series, which is built with company's MLC NAND flash solution. With the introduction of its new 128GB microSD card,...

    Photo: Company, Dec 23.

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    Asustek EeeBook E202 notebook

    Asustek showcased its EeeBook E202 notebook during Computex 2015. The device features a clamshell design and an 11.6-inch display. In addition to a 9-hour battery life, the notebook...

    Photo: Joseph Tsai, Jun 12.

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    Haier Chromebook

    Haier, a major electronic product brand in China, showcased its Chromebook at Computex 2015. The company is mainly pushing its Chromebook into North America's education market.

    Photo: Joseph Tsai, Jun 11.

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    Aidmics iSperm inspection device for pig sperm

    At Computex Aidmics Biotechnology showcased its iSperm, which inspects pig sperm. It is a tool for animal husbandry. Aidmics said it has sold over 100 iSperm devices since its launch,...

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