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  • Last update: Friday 25 July 2014 [298 news items]

Taiwan Mask denies rumor of acquisition by TSMC

Stockwatch - Mar 30, 14:27

Photomask supplier Taiwan Mask Corporation (TMC) has denied local media reports indicating that it will be acquired by Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) for NT$15...

UMC says soon to apply for acquisition of China-based Hejian

Mar 25, 11:17

United Microelectronics Corporation (UMC) has said the application to acquire a major stake in China-based Hejian Technology will soon be submitted to Taiwan's Ministry of Economic...

Silicon Motion, 3S deny merger rumor

Mar 23, 14:53

Flash controller suppliers Silicon Motion Technology and Solid State System (3S) have both dismissed recent rumors that the two companies would merge.

Commentary: WPG-Yosun merger a win-win deal

Mar 22, 16:20

WPG Holdings and Yosun Industrial, Asia's largest and second largest IC distributors, announced their merger at a right time, which is expected to consolidate operations of both companies...

HannStar Board-GBM consolidation to create largest PCB maker in Taiwan

Mar 18, 14:19

The planned acquisition of Global Brands Manufacture (GBM) by HannStar Board will boost HannStar Board's total PCB capacity to 11 million square feet a month, making it the largest...

Foxconn denies it will invest in Amtran

Stockwatch - Mar 16, 15:59

Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) has dismissed a recent Chinese-language media report in Taiwan that claimed the EMS giant was mulling acquiring a 40% stake in Amtran...

Lenovo acquisition plan may hurt second-tier notebook makers, say observers

Mar 15, 15:44

Commenting on Lenovo's plan to acquire local PC brands in emerging markets to expand its global notebook market share, industry observers said such a plan may benefit first-tier notebook...

Acquiring Fujitsu notebook business fastest way for Acer to surpass HP, say watchers

Mar 1, 15:06

An acquisition would be the fastest way for Acer to surpass Hewlett-Packard (HP) in terms of global notebook shipments, since Acer will need to see more than 40% on-year growth in...

SPIL to drop out from LCD driver IC, DRAM segments; sell related equipment to ChipMOS

Mar 1, 11:39

Siliconware Precision Industries (SPIL) has announced that it will take a 15.8% stake in ChipMOS Technologies in exchange for all of its of LCD driver IC packaging and testing equipment...

Microchip increases offer for acquisition of Silicon Storage

Feb 25, 16:01

Microchip Technology has announced that it has entered into an amendment to its February 2, 2010 definitive agreement to acquire Silicon Storage Technology (SST). Under the revised...

Micron's Numonyx acquisition to challenge Samsung, hurt Hynix

Feb 11, 14:04

Market watchers generally believe that Micron Technology's upcoming acquisition of Numonyx, which unseated Spansion in the 2009 NOR flash memory market, may pose a challenge to Samsung...

Micron to buy Numonyx for US$1.27 billion

Feb 10, 11:45

Micron Technology and Numonyx announced on February 9 that they have signed a definitive agreement under which Micron has agreed to acquire privately held Numonyx in an all-stock...

Japan IC distributor Macnica to acquire Taiwan-based Galaxy Far East

Jan 12, 15:55

Japan-based IC distributor Macnica's subsidiary in Hong Kong has recently announced a plan to acquire Taiwan-based IC distributor Galaxy Far East.

Macnica headquarter

UMC dismisses rumors it is targeted by ATIC for acquisition

Stockwatch - Jan 8, 10:00

United Microelectronics Corporation (UMC) has declined to comment on a media report indicating that the company is being targeted by Advanced Technology Investment Company (ATIC)...

Kingston denies acquisition rumors

Jan 5, 12:06

Memory module maker Kingston Technology has moved to quash recent rumors that suggested the company is looking to acquire its outsourcing partners Panram International and Orient...

PVI to significantly expand EPD capacity in 2010

Dec 28, 11:49

Prime View International (PVI) plans to expand its electrophoretic display (EPD) capacity in 2010 by three to four times the volume in 2009, according to company chairman, Scott Li...

Charterted, Globalfoundries set to merge foundry operations

Dec 22, 15:17

Singapore-based Chartered Semiconductor Manufacturing, which is scheduled to be delisted from the Nasdaq stock market on December 28, has begun to proceed with its merger with Globalfoundries...

Cyntec becomes wholly-owned subsidiary of Delta

Dec 21, 14:36

Delta Electronics announced the approval of Delta's issue of new capital to swap for outstanding shares of its subsidiary Cyntec at a shareholders' meeting on December 18. The exchange...

Memsic to acquire product lines, IP and related fixed assets from Crossbow

Dec 21, 13:46

China-based Memsic has signed an asset purchase agreement with Crossbow Technology, a US-based wireless sensor network supplier, to acquire selected Crossbow Technology product lines...

UMC completes tender offer for UMCJ

Dec 15, 15:16

United Microelectronics Corporation (UMC) has announced the successful completion of its tender offer for UMC Japan (UMCJ), via wholly-owned subsidiary Alpha Wisdom. A total of 403,368...

Lenovo expresses interest in Brazil-brand Positivo; could spell loss of orders for Taiwan OEMs Clevo, ECS and Pegatron

Dec 15, 14:04

Taiwan-based PC makers Clevo, Elitegroup Computer Systems (ECS) and Pegatron Technology may lose their orders from the largest PC brand in Brazil, Positivo Informatica, as Lenovo...

Growth in chip equipment market accelerating, says Gartner

Dec 14, 16:46

Worldwide semiconductor equipment spending is forecast to end the year with a 42.6% decline in 2009, but the market is now in the midst of a very strong growth spurt, according to...

CMO says price-fixing fine not to affect Innolux merger

Dec 11, 12:04

Chi Mei Optoelectronics (CMO) has said that its settlement with the US Department of Justice (DOJ) to resolve anti-trust allegations will not affect its plan to merge with Innolux...

Handset chassis maker Chi Cheng denies Foxconn acquisition rumors

Stockwatch - Dec 10, 16:03

Taiwan-based handset chassis maker Chi Cheng Enterprise has issued a filing with the Taiwan Stock Exchange (TSE) to deny recent market rumors indicating that Foxconn Electronics (Hon...

Foxconn purchase of Dell PC plant unlikely to impact notebook makers in the short term

Dec 4, 11:39

Foxconn Electronics' (Hon Hai Precision Industry's) acquisition of Dell's PC plant in Poland is unlikely to help boost its notebook shipments significantly in the short term since...

Foxconn acquisition of Dell plant in Poland expected to proceed in 2H10

Dec 3, 16:54

Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) announced on December 2, that the company will acquire Dell's PC production lines in Lodz, Poland. The deal is currently being evaluated...

Taiwan market: FTC conditionally consents to TWM's acquisition of MSO kbro from Carlyle

Dec 3, 14:07

Taiwan's Fair Trade Commission (FTC) on December 2 gave the green light to Taiwan Mobile's (TWM) acquisition of kbro, a local MSO (multi-system cable TV operator), from the Carlyle...

Aptos invests in ACE to enhance wafer-level package offering

Nov 30, 16:51

Aptos Technology, a 20%-held packaging and testing affiliate of Phison Electronics, has announced it recently acquired an 87% stake in wafer-level packaging (WLP) house Advanced Chip...

Acer considering new acquisition for PC business, maybe Japan-based vendor, says chairman

Nov 30, 12:10

Acer chairman JT Wang recently revealed that the company is currently thinking of a new acquisition to strengthen its PC business and is in talks with several vendors, in particular...

Yosun stocks surge on speculation of WPG acquisition

Newswatch - Nov 27, 15:15

Stock of IC distributor Yosun Industrial saw trading volumes top 37,000 on November 26, hitting the company's record, on market speculation WPG Holdings is looking to acquire the...

Delta Networks to benefit from HP-3Com acquisition deal, says company president

Newswatch - Nov 27, 15:11

Delta Networks is expected to benefit from Hewlett-Packard's (HP's) acquisition of 3Com as the deal is likely to push HP to move its supply chain for high-end networking equipment...

Foxconn dismisses rumors of Opto Tech acquisition

Stockwatch - Nov 26, 16:12

Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) has dismissed a Chinese-language report on Economic Daily News (EDN) that it plans to acquire LED chipmaker Opto Tech, according...

Innolux, CMO, TPO to hold board meeting to discuss merger

Nov 20, 16:55

Innolux Display, Chi Mei Optoelectronics (CMO) and TPO Displays have agreed to call a board meeting on November 20 to discuss details of the merger of the three companies, according...

PVI board approves E-ink acquisition; to sign new syndicated loan

Nov 19, 17:11

Electrophoretic display (EPD) maker Prime View International (PVI) has announced the company's board of directors on November 18 approved procedures for the acquisition of E-Ink....

EPD maker Prime View International (PVI) chairman Scott Liu

One too many LCD driver IC backend service providers in Taiwan, says Chipbond

Nov 19, 14:22

Taiwan-based Chipbond Technology has commented that reducing the number of the local LCD driver IC packaging and testing houses to three through acquisitions or mergers will help...

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    Before Going to Press | 8h 27min ago

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    Before Going to Press | 8h 28min ago

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    Before Going to Press | 8h 28min ago

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    Before Going to Press | 8h 29min ago

  • Sales for mini versions of flagship smartphones short of expectations

    Before Going to Press | 8h 30min ago

  • Digitimes Research: Taiwan digital camera shipments in 2Q14 up 43.3% sequentially

    Before Going to Press | 8h 31min ago

  • Global market share for iPad may slip to below 25% in 2H14

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    Before Going to Press | 8h 33min ago

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