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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.

Opera looks to develop new businesses via acquisition; step up cooperation with Taiwan device makers

Oct 13, 16:28

Browser developer Opera Software will target Internet companies in four segments – advertisement, messaging, payment and social networking – for future acquisition in...

WPG to acquire Aeco Technology

Oct 5, 12:04

Taiwan-based IC distributor WPG Holdings has announced that it will acquire a 100% stake in fellow distributor Aeco Technology through share swaps.

WPG subsidiary to make acquisition

Sep 29, 16:58

IC distributor Silicon Application Corporation (SAC) has reached a deal with Wintek Technology Investment (China), a Hong Kong-based electronic parts and components distributor, to...

Acer, Asustek to join new Tizen project

Sep 29, 01:05

Asustek Computer and Acer are both set to add development for the recently announced Tizen operating system project, while High Tech Computer (HTC) is currently evaluating its decision,...

Elpida to buy Powerchip stake in Rexchip, says CEO

Sep 28, 10:55

Elpida Memory is looking to wholly own its Taiwan-based subsidiary Rexchip Electronics, through acquiring the remaining 36% stake held by Powerchip Technology, according to company...

Taiwan market: Vee TIME proposes buyout of fellow WiMAX operator Vmax

Sep 26, 10:23

Vee TIME, a WiMAX operator in southern Taiwan, has proposed a 100% buy-out of Vmax Telecom, a fellow company operating in northern Taiwan, at NT$1.45 billion (US$49.2 million), with...

Motorola Mobility acquisition boosts Google TV, says IHS

Sep 20, 10:29

Google's recent acquisition of Motorola Mobility may yet allow the search giant to achieve success with its faltering Google TV product, as Google tries again to penetrate the market...

Broadcom to buy NetLogic for US$3.7 billion

Sep 13, 14:00

Broadcom and NetLogic Microsystems have entered into a definitive merger agreement, under which NetLogic shareholders will receive US$50 per share in a transaction of approximately...

MEMC completes acquisition of US subsidiary of Fotowatio Renewable Ventures

Sep 7, 14:15

MEMC Electronic Materials, a US-based polysilicon supplier and its solar energy subsidiary, SunEdison, announced that it has completed the acquisition of privately held Fotowatio...

UTAC gains controlling stake in JV with SMIC

Sep 6, 14:27

Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation (SMIC) has transferred nearly its entire stake in its packaging and testing joint venture to partner United Test and Assembly...

Ability obtains majority stake in lens maker

Sep 5, 10:50

Digital camera maker Ability Enterprise has revealed it has invested NT$367 million (US$12.7 million) to acquire a 52.24% stake in E-Pin Optical Industry, a Taiwan-based maker of...

Digitimes Insight: Acquisition of Motorola may enhance Android services

Aug 30, 16:03

Due to Google's recent acquisition of Motorola including the tablet vendor's mobile hardware business, market players have had growing concerns that Google may be heading toward the...

GT Advanced Technologies acquires Confluence Solar

Aug 25, 10:35

GT Advanced Technologies has announced it has acquired privately-held Confluence Solar, the developer of HiCz, a continuously-fed Czochralski (CCz) growth technology, that enables...

FPCB maker Career Tech reportedly to take up Sunflex

Aug 19, 11:22

Flexible PCB maker Career Technology reportedly plans to acquire fellow maker Sunflex Tech through a share swap, in which one Sunflex share will be exchanged for 0.9 Career shares...

Cree acquires Ruud Lighting

Aug 18, 11:49

Cree has announced the acquisition of Ruud Lighting, a supplier of LED outdoor lighting, at an estimated net cost of approximately US$525 million. Cree said the acquisition allows...

Taiwan handset PCB and chipset vendors hail Google acquisition of Motorola

Aug 17, 17:04

Taiwan-based handset PCB and chipsets makers have applauded Google's announcement of acquiring Motorola Mobility, expecting that a growing Android mobile device market will help boost...

Google acquisition of Motorola likely to benefit Taiwan production partners, but potential uncertain

Aug 17, 16:24

Share prices of Taiwan-based companies known to have strong business relations with Motorola staged a rally on August 16, one day after Google announced its plans to acquire Motorola...

Google to acquire Motorola Mobility

Aug 16, 01:10

Google and Motorola Mobility Holdings have announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement under which Google will acquire Motorola Mobility for US$40 per share in cash,...

HTC to acquire 51% stake in US-based Beats Electronics

Stockwatch - Aug 11, 15:50

High Tech Computer (HTC) announced on August 11 plans to invest in US-based Beats Electronics for an amount not exceeding US$309 million and will acquire a 51% stake in the company,...

HTC July sales up 83% on year, announcing acquisition of Dashwire

Aug 5, 16:32

HTC has announces consolidated revenues of NT$45.11 billion (US$1.56 billion) for July, up 83.29% on year, while total revenues from January to July 2011 were NT$273.67 billion, up...

WT Micro to acquire fellow IC distributor Techmosa

Aug 4, 01:00

WT Microelectronics has announced plans to acquire fellow IC distributor Techmosa International through a share swap. Each share of Techmosa will be swapped for 0.547 WT Micro shares,...

Avnet buys another Taiwan-based semiconductor distributor

Aug 2, 12:39

Avnet has announced the acquisition of Prospect Technology, a Taiwan-based electronic components distributor. The announcement was made following its recent purchase of JC Tally Trading,...

Avnet acquires JC Tally for bigger presence in Asia

Aug 1, 16:52

Avnet on August 1 announced that it has acquired JC Tally Trading, an interconnect, passive and electromechanical components distributor in Asia. Financial terms were not disclosed...

Lenovo pushes oversea acquisition to expand PC market share

Jul 19, 01:20

With China-based PC vendor Lenovo successfully surpassed Acer and became the third largest PC vendor worldwide in the second quarter, Lenovo CFO Wong Wai Ming pointed out that the...

Commentary: HTC acquisition of graphics and 3D patents has limited effect to counter Apple patent lawsuits

Jul 7, 17:04

HTC has stated that its decision to acquire S3 Graphics from its associate company VIA Technologies is aimed at strengthening its patent profiles related to graphics and 3D technology,...

VIA sells S3 Graphics to HTC

Jul 7, 01:00

Taiwan-based chipset maker VIA Technologies has announced it will sell its shareholdings in S3 Graphics to its affiliate company High Tech Computer (HTC) for US$300 million. The action...

VIS reportedly offers to buy ProMOS 12-inch fab

Jul 4, 11:46

Vanguard International Semiconductor (VIS), a Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) affiliate specializing in analog/mixed-signal and logic ICs, has offered to acquire...

ProMOS 12-inch fab at CTSP, central Taiwan

OmniVision to buy wafer-level lens manufacturing unit from JV

Jun 30, 13:50

OmniVision Technologies has announced plans to buy the wafer-level lens production operations from VisEra Technologies, its joint venture with Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company...

Acer may fall out of the worldwide top-3 notebook ranking in 2Q11

Jun 16, 01:20

As Acer is still working on resolving its notebook inventory issues and expects to suffer a sequential shipment drop of 10% in the second quarter, Lenovo, the fourth-largest global...

Spreadtrum acquires stake in UMTS/HSPA modem chipset developer

Jun 14, 14:28

Spreadtrum Communications, a major fabless semiconductor provider in China with technology in both 2G and 3G wireless communications standards, has announced that it acquired an approximately...

Asustek taking cautious attitude toward Acer dumping 3 million notebooks in Europe

Jun 3, 10:11

As Acer has announced it will provide channels with US$150 million in sales allowances to clear inventory, sources from the notebook industry believe such action will result in close...

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