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Seagate buying Samsung HDD department rumor unlikely to occur shortly

Apr 19, 01:45

Rumor about hard drive maker Seagate may purchase Samsung Electronics' hard drive business has been spreading in IT market after report about Samsung considering selling its hard...

TI to acquire National Semiconductor for US$6.5 billion

Apr 6, 11:21

Texas Instruments (TI) has signed a definitive agreement to purchase National Semiconductor in an all-cash transaction of about US$6.5 billion. Both companies will operate independently...

Richtek dismisses acquisition rumors

Stockwatch - Mar 24, 01:55

Analog IC design house Richtek Technology has dismissed a recent Chinese-language Economic Daily News (EDN) report indicating it is looking to acquire Capella Microsystems,...

AT&T/T-Mobile merger makes US market entry harder for second-tier equipment and device suppliers, say Taiwan makers

Mar 22, 10:51

AT&T's merger acquisition of T-Mobile US will result in the dominance of the US mobile telecom market by AT&T and Verizon Wireless, and the situation will render it more difficult...

AUO acquisition of ISO 50001 certification sets example as green company

Mar 22, 01:10

Following the acknowledgment of the world's first LEED gold-certified TFT-LCD facility in 2009, AU Optronics (AUO) announced today that its 8.5G facility located in Central Taiwan...

OCZ to acquire SSD controller provider

Mar 15, 12:06

OCZ Technology, which specializes in the design and manufacture of solid-state drives (SSDs) for computing devices and systems, announced on March 14 that it has signed a definitive...

HP reportedly considers selling PC business, upstream players say no

Mar 10, 14:03

The largest global notebook brand vendor Hewlett-Packard (HP) is reportedly considering selling its PC business with Korea-based Samsung Electronics the most likely buyer, according...

Western Digital to become dominate HDD maker with Hitachi acquisition, says iSuppli

Mar 8, 12:03

With its purchase of Hitachi Global Storage Technologies (Hitachi GST), hard drive maker Western Digital (WDC) will pad its lead in the global hard disk drive (HDD) market, giving...

Toshiba, Sony enter agreement for facility transfer

Mar 1, 12:23

Toshiba, Sony and Sony Semiconductor Kyushu (SCK) have executed definitive agreements based on the non-binding MOU signed earlier between Toshiba and Sony for the transfer from Toshiba...

First-tier poly-Si makers in China not interested in acquiring smaller players

Feb 23, 10:50

Despite the recent announcements of new regulations for investments in polycrystalline silicon (poly-Si) plants in China, first-tier poly-Si makers in the country are showing little...

HP, Dell to debut latest tablet PCs

Feb 10, 01:20

Hewlett-Packard (HP) and Dell are both set to announce their latest tablet PCs shortly with mixed platforms as well as operating systems, according to sources from notebook players...

HTC to buy shares in US online gaming firm

Stockwatch - Feb 8, 12:31

HTC has revealed plans to acquire a stake in US-based online gaming company OnLive. The announcement was made following its recent purchase of UK-based mobile platform firm Saffron...

HTC buys mobile content developer Saffron Digital

Stockwatch - Feb 8, 11:03

HTC has acquired London-based Saffron Digital, which specializes in digital multimedia delivery, for GPB30.15 million (US$48.59 million), according to a company filing with the Taiwan...

Intel completes acquisition of wireless solution business from Infineon

Feb 1, 14:48

Intel has announced that it completed the acquisition of Infineon Technologies' Wireless Solutions (WLS) business. The pair announced the US$1.4 billion deal on August 30, 2010.

Commentary: Broadcom-Ralink merger rumors reflect history of relentless consolidation of Taiwan wireless industry

Jan 14, 16:12

News of Ralink being targeted for acquisition has never stopped ever since the company's preparation to go public to its being actually listed on the Taiwan Stock Exchange (TSE)....

Asustek acquires over 51% stake in Aaeon via subsidiary

Stockwatch - Jan 13, 15:58

Asustek Computer has announced the company has acquired more than 69.4 million shares in industrial PC maker Aaeon Technology via its subsidiary surpassing 51% of Aaeon's total shares...

Orkla sells Elkem to China National Bluestar

Jan 13, 10:22

Orkla ASA has signed a binding agreement with China National Bluestar (Bluestar) for the acquisition of Elkem.

Broadcom approaches Ralink for acquisition talks, say sources

Jan 13, 01:20

Industry sources have revealed that Broadcom approached Ralink Technology for preliminary acquisition talks in November 2010 with a final decision expected to be made in March or...

SPIL reportedly seeking to buy KYEC shares from UMC

Jan 6, 01:45

Industry rumors have circulated that Siliconware Precision Industries (SPIL) is in talks with United Microelectronics Corporation (UMC) about a takeover of UMC's holdings in testing...

Taiwan government promises to review China investment policy for panel makers

Dec 29, 01:10

Taiwan's Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) has indicated that the government will conduct a review regarding the restrictive policies governing panel makers' investments such as...

Zenitron dismisses rumor it is targeted by WPG for acquisition

Stockwatch - Dec 24, 01:10

IC distributor WPG Holdings is mulling plans to buy fellow Taiwan-based firm Zenitron at NT$25.60 (US$0.86) per share, according to the Chinese-language Economic Daily News (EDN)...

Intel loses 2010 chip market share while Samsung gains, says Gartner

Dec 9, 13:59

Gartner has announced new rankings of the world's top-10 IC vendors based on 2010 revenues. Intel held the number one vendor position for the 19th consecutive year, but grabbed a...

Renesas completes acquisition of wireless modem business from Nokia

Dec 1, 13:51

Nokia and Renesas Electronics on November 30 announced the completion of Renesas' acquisition of Nokia's wireless modem business, which was initially announced on July 6, 2010. With...

Greatek denies rumor of Amkor acquisition

Stockwatch - Nov 25, 01:10

Taiwan's Greatek Electronics, a packaging and testing house specializing in consumer ICs, has denied local media reports indicating that it will be acquired by Amkor Technology of...

UMC shares drop after reports of acquisition setback

Newswatch - Nov 18, 16:38

United Microelectronics Corporation (UMC) saw its shares decline 1.3% to NT$14.70 (US$0.48) on the Taiwan Stock Exchange (TSE) during morning trading today (November 18), after a...

Wafer Works announces investment in Formosa Epitaxy

Nov 16, 01:15

Wafer Works on November 15, 2019 announced a US$600,000 investment for a 1% equity interest in Formosa Epitaxy's new subsidiary in Jiangsu, China. Although the acquisition is merely...

Solargiga to acquire silicon solar cells manufacturing business with a consideration of over HK$835 million

Nov 9, 16:51

Monocrystalline silicon (mono-Si) solar ingot and wafer maker Solargiga Energy announced that it has entered into a sale and purchase agreement with Sino Light Investments. Solargiga...

Yosun to delist from TSE on November 15 for WPG merger

Newswatch - Oct 13, 14:26

IC distributor Yosun Industrial will be delisted from the Taiwan Stock Exchange (TSE) on November 15, 2010, the date when its merger with WPG Group becomes effective. Trading of Yosun's...

Wistron ITS seeking acquisition targets

Oct 11, 16:59

Wistron Information Technology and Services (Wistron ITS), a software design subsidiary of Wistron, is currently looking for acquisition targets and is aiming at firms that will complement...

ProMOS to raise funds through private placement and sale of securities, says paper

Newswatch - Oct 8, 17:06

ProMOS Technologies plans to raise up to US$50 million from the sale of securities directly to a limited number of investors at the end of 2010, and also issue up to 700 million new...

Avnet announces acquisition increasing presence in China renewable energy market

Oct 6, 01:45

US-based distributor Avnet has announced that, through its wholly-owned subsidiary, it has acquired certain assets from Eurotone Electric. Established in 1994, Eurotone is an engineering...

UK-based IC distributor Premier Farnell opens online shop in Taiwan

Oct 5, 14:23

In addition to Taiwan-based IC distributors WPG Holdings and WT Microelectronics, and US-based rivals Arrow Electronics and Avnet Electronics, UK-based IC distributor Premier Farnell...

Microelectronics Technology acquires Denmark-based Radiocomp

Oct 4, 11:23

Microelectronics Technology (MTI), a Taiwan-based maker of networking/communication equipment, on October 3 announced the acquisition of a 100% stake in Radiocomp ApS, a Denmark-based...

CMI to merge Chi Mei Energy

Oct 1, 01:35

Chimei Innolux (CMI) will merge with Chi Mei Energy effective on November 1. Chi Mei Energy, a maker of thin-film solar modules, was originally under Chi Mei Optoelectronics (CMO),...

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  • NAND flash contract prices see modest drop in 1H December, says DRAMeXchange

    Bits + chips | Dec 18, 22:03

  • Global storage market to reach US$38 billion in 2014, says Western Digital

    IT + CE | Dec 18, 22:02

  • SMIC builds Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 chips using 28nm

    Bits + chips | Dec 18, 21:59

  • Globalfoundries and Cadence deliver first SoC enablement solution featuring ARM Cortex-A17 processor in 28nm-SLP process

    Bits + chips | Dec 18, 21:58

  • Taiwan science parks January-October total revenues up 3.61% on year, says MOST

    Bits + chips | Dec 18, 21:56

  • Unitech expands HDI-board capacity

    Bits + chips | Dec 18, 21:55

  • PV equipment book-to-bill ratio stays below parity in 3Q14, says SEMI

    Bits + chips | Dec 18, 21:40

  • Xiaomi smartphone finding it difficult to step out of China

    Before Going to Press | Dec 18, 21:29

  • Notebook orders from Russia decreasing, says Taiwan ODMs

    Before Going to Press | Dec 18, 21:28

  • ACES Electronics invests in NTGEC to tap China automotive connector market

    Before Going to Press | Dec 18, 21:27

  • SMIC builds Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 chips using 28nm

    Before Going to Press | Dec 18, 21:26

  • Some China PV module makers replace Taiwan-made solar cells with Southeast Asia-made models

    Before Going to Press | Dec 18, 21:26

  • LED light bulb prices fall in Europe, China markets

    Before Going to Press | Dec 18, 21:24

  • NAND flash contract prices see modest drop in 1H December, says DRAMeXchange

    Before Going to Press | Dec 18, 21:23

  • Global Ultra HD TV penetration to rise to 14.2%, says WitsView

    Before Going to Press | Dec 18, 21:23

  • PV equipment book-to-bill ratio stays below parity in 3Q14, says SEMI

    Before Going to Press | Dec 18, 21:22

  • Digitimes Research: Top-3 China based server vendors may ship 2 million units in 2015

    Before Going to Press | Dec 18, 21:21

  • US final anti-dumping, anti-subsidization taxation excludes solar-grade wafers

    Before Going to Press | Dec 18, 21:20

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