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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,...

China market: 780 million smartphone-based active surfers in 2015, say report

May 19, 15:33

There were 780 million smartphone-based active users of mobile Internet services in the China market in 2015, accounting for 56.9% of the population, according to a joint report by...

India market: Lenovo beats other China vendors, takes third position in handset market in 2015, says report

May 18, 13:25

Lenovo shipped 10 million handsets in the India market in 2015, ranking the third-largest handset vendor in the market, according to a China-based sina.com report.

TXC pre-tax profits increase 8% in January-April

Stockwatch - May 18, 11:06

Quartz component maker TXC has reported pre-tax profits of NT$333.82 million (US$10.23 million) for the January-April period, up 8.1% compared to the same period in 2015. Pre-tax...

SPIL 2016 growth to outpace industry average, says chairman

May 17, 21:11

Siliconware Precision Industries' (SPIL) sales for 2016 will continue to grow and outpace the industry average, according to company chairman Bough Lin.

Japan market: Asustek is top SIM-free smartphone vendor in FY2015, says paper

Newswatch - May 16, 15:20

Sales of SIM-free smartphones totaled 1.705 million units in Japan in fiscal 2015 (from April 2015 to March 2016) with Taiwan-based Asustek Computer being the top vendor in the segment...

Foxconn to deal out 9-year high dividend for 2015

Newswatch - May 13, 10:04

Foxconn Electronics plans to deal out a dividend of NT$5 per share for 2015, including NT$4 in cash and NT$1 in shares. The planned dividend will be the highest in nine years.

Automotive electronics system demand fails to boost auto IC market in 2015, says IC Insights

May 12, 10:25

With discussion increasingly focused on autonomous vehicles and vehicle-to-vehicle (V2V) and vehicle-to-infrastructure (V2I) communication, demand is rising for electronic systems...

SEMI reports 2015 semiconductor photomask sales of US$3.3 billion

May 11, 11:01

SEMI has reported that the worldwide semiconductor photomask market was US$3.3 billion in 2015. After increasing 3% in 2014, the photomask market increased 1% in 2015, according to...

NXP tops auto semiconductor vendor rankings, says Strategy Analytics

May 9, 21:24

NXP Semiconductors achieved a 14.2% share of the US$27.4 billion automotive semiconductor market in 2015, four-percentage points ahead of its nearest rivals Infineon and Renesas,...

Taiwan market: Online advertising services valued at NT$19.352 billion in 2015, says DMA

May 3, 14:25

Online advertising service providers in the Taiwan market generated total revenues of NT$19.352 billion (US$589 million) in 2015, increasing 19.6% on year, according to Digital Marketing...

Top-3 Taiwan telecom operators to hand out substantial cash dividend for 2015

May 3, 11:58

Top-3 Taiwan-based telecom operators Chunghwa Telecom (CHT), Taiwan Mobile (TWM) and Far EasTone Telecommunications (ETT) will deal out cash dividends totaling NT$69.97 billion (US$2.169...

Networking device maker Senao to hand out cash dividend NT$13 for 2015

Newswatch - Apr 28, 13:27

Wireless networking/communication device maker Senao Networks plans to hand out a cash dividend of NT$13 (US$0.402) for 2015 during which it posted net profits of NT$812 million or...

Apple drives entire foundry sales increase at TSMC in 2015 says IC Insights

Apr 27, 15:42

IC Insights has released its 2015 top IC foundries (pure-play and IDM) ranking. TSMC, by far, was the leader with US$26.4 billion in sales last year.

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