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Risks come with rewards in Micron purchase of Elpida, IHS finds

Jul 25, 15:23

Micron Technology's recent purchase of bankrupt Japan-based Elpida Memory is a bold move not without risk, even though Micron will emerge from the acquisition considerably larger...

HTC amends strategy, reduces stake in Beats

Jul 23, 14:26

HTC has amended its development strategy and is likely to slow down its acquisition plans after announcing that it has reached a deal of selling nearly half of its holdings in audio...

ISSI to acquire Chingis

Jul 20, 10:31

Integrated Silicon Solution (ISSI) on July 19 announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement with the major shareholders of Chingis Technology under which ISSI intends...

Asustek reportedly considers acquisition to expand in motherboard market

Jul 19, 01:25

As the global motherboard market has been seeing weak growth since 2005, Asustek Computer reportedly is considering acquisitions to further expand its economic scale in the motherboard...

Motorola Mobility yet to see benefit from Google acquisition, say sources

Jul 12, 12:10

Despite the completion of the acquisition by Google in May 2012, Motorola Mobility is unlikely to benefit significantly from the deal and may not make a turnaround until 2013 at the...

Micron likely to merge two production subsidiaries after acquiring Elpida

Jul 3, 01:20

Inotera Memories and Rexchip Electronics will likely be merged into a single operating company following Micron Technology's acquisition of Elpida Memory, industry sources speculat...

PTI, Walton to maintain orders after Micron-Elpida deal

Jul 3, 01:05

Micron Technology's takeover of DRAM maker Elpida Memory will not bring negative effects to Elpida's existing backend partners including Powertech Technology (PTI) and Walton Advanced...

Powerchip sells Rexchip shares to Micron

Stockwatch - Jul 2, 15:06

Powerchip Technology has issued two separate filings announcing its shareholdings in Rexchip Electronics have all been sold to Micron Technology. The move indicates that Micron is...

MediaTek may target networking chip vendors for further acquisitions, say sources

Jun 27, 15:32

MediaTek may target networking chip vendors for its next acquisition moves after making a merger deal with rival MStar Semiconductor recently, according to industry sources.

SK Hynix to buy US chip-controller developer

Jun 20, 13:46

SK Hynix today (June 20) announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire California-based Link_A_Media Devices (LAMD), a developer of memory-chip controllers.

Samsung buys wireless chip firm Nanoradio

Jun 5, 01:00

Samsung Electronics has announced the acquisition of Nanoradio, a developer of low-power wireless LAN chipsets for mobile phones.

Micron confirms talks to acquire Elpida

May 10, 16:41

Micron Technology today (May 10) issued a company statement that it is engaged in discussions with Elpida Memory's trustees to acquire the bankrupt chipmaker.

TSMC in race to buy ProMOS fab

Apr 16, 10:28

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has entered the race to buy the 12-inch wafer fab of ProMOS Technologies, which is seeking new funds and investors to restructure...

SAS to have larger revenue proportion for semiconductor wafers through acquisition of Covalent

Apr 13, 01:15

Sino-American Silicon Products (SAS), a Taiwan-based maker of semiconductor and solar-grade silicon wafers and sapphire wafers, will acquire a 100% stake in Covalent Silicon, a Japan-based...

MediaTek to acquire Coresonic

Apr 11, 16:22

Fabless IC firm MediaTek has announced plans to acquire Coresonic, a Swedish company developing digital signal processor (DSP) technology for the wireless industry. Financial terms...

SAS completes acquisition of Covalent Silicon Corporation

Mar 30, 10:54

Taiwan-based wafer firm Sino-American Silicon (SAS) announced on March 28, 2012 the completion of the acquisition of Japan-based semiconductor wafer firm Covalent Silicon Corporati...

ASML unseats Applied in semiconductor equipment ranking, says VLSI

Mar 16, 14:25

VLSI Research has released its 2011 top semiconductor equipment suppliers ranking. During the year, Advantest closed its acquisition of Verigy in July and Applied Materials acquired...

China government hopes to build strong domestic solar industry, says report

Mar 1, 15:46

The Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) in China has announced its targets for the domestic solar industry in 2015, according to China-based Solar-PV.

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WT Micro completes takeover of Techmosa

Feb 3, 01:30

IC distributor WT Microelectronics expects its acquisition of fellow firm Techmosa International, which became effective starting February 1, to drive company revenue growth in 201...

Wistron seeking acquisition targets

Jan 31, 01:30

Wistron, after raising US$180 million in euro-convertible bonds (ECB) and building a US$100 million greenshoe fund, is seeking acquisition targets for vertical integration and is...

WT Micro 2012 revenues to top NT$100 million, says report

Newswatch - Jan 17, 13:56

IC distributor WT Microelectronics is expected to see its consolidated sales top NT$100 million (US$3.33 million) in 2012, up 40% on year, the Chinese-language Commercial Times...

Cal-Comp to enjoy strong external hard drive shipments in 2012; Min Aik announces 4Q11 result

Jan 12, 01:30

Taiwan-based Cal-Comp Electronics expects its external hard drive shipments in 2012 to double from those in 2011 with global market share to reach 50%.

VIA refutes report about being acquired by China telecom carrier

Jan 10, 01:25

VIA Technologies, commenting about a recent report stated that China-based telecom carrier Datang Telecom Technology (DTT) has recently discussed with VIA chairman Cher Wang the ...

Hynix, Micron seeking closer ties with Taiwan controller suppliers

Dec 22, 11:56

Hynix Semiconductor and Micron Technology reportedly are looking to strengthen their ties with Taiwan-based Phison Electronics, Silicon Motion Technology and Skymedi amid concerns...

HDD industry to be dominated by Western Digital, Seagate

Dec 21, 16:23

In the wake of Seagate's completion of acquisition of Samsung Electronics' hard disc drive (HDD) business, industry observers believe the HDD industry will be dominated by Western...

Global high-tech industries to see rebound in 2H12, says Applied executive

Dec 21, 12:05

Global high-tech industries will start heating up in the second half of 2012, with the semiconductor sector to trigger the business rebound driven by demand for mobile applications,...

Erix Yu of Applied Materials

Notebooks expected to fully adopt HD quality webcams in 2H12

Dec 8, 01:45

Notebook players are expected to fully adopt high definition (HD) quality webcams into their notebook models in the second half of 2012 as Microsoft launches its Windows 8 and should...

Intel reasserts semiconductor market leadership in 2011, says IHS

Dec 2, 11:16

After three years of seeing its dominant position in the global semiconductor market whittled away by aggressive competition from Samsung Electronics, Intel is set to reverse the...

Cloud computing player Wyse acquisition of Trellia to benefit Inventec

Nov 24, 01:00

Cloud client computing solution player Wyse Technology's recent acquisition of cloud computing infrastructure management player Trellia is expected to benefit its major ODM partner...

WPG says 4Q11 outlook unchanged

Nov 23, 15:37

IC distributor WPG Holdings has reiterated that its previous guidance for a 6-10% sequential decrease in revenues for the fourth quarter of 2011 remains unchanged, and it expects...

Toshiba puts on hold sale of Malaysian operation

Nov 17, 15:41

Toshiba and Amkor Technology have both agreed to postpone discussions regarding the previously-announced proposed acquisition by Amkor of Toshiba's semiconductor assembly operations...

Solartech denies acquisition rumors

Nov 15, 14:22

Taiwan-based solar cell maker Solartech has dismissed rumors about acquiring Top Green Energy. According to Solartech, market conditions have been fluctuating and therefore there...

Applied Materials completes Varian takeover

Nov 14, 10:54

Applied Materials has completed its acquisition of Varian Semiconductor Equipment Associates. This takeover enhances Applied's portfolio with ion implantation technology, a market...

Google to maintain a well-functioning Android ecosystem

Nov 10, 01:00

Google executive chairman Eric Schmidt, commenting on concerns about the company's acquisition of Motorola during his visit to Taiwan on November 9, pointed out that the company will...

Kodak sells image sensor business

Nov 8, 15:26

Eastman Kodak Company has announced the sale of its image sensor solutions (ISS) business to Platinum Equity. Financial terms were not disclosed.

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