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Petrov Group provides breakdown of Texas Instruments business model (part 1)

Sep 24, 14:24

The Petrov Group has announced a new 333-page/211-figure report titled "Texas Instrument's Power Business - Edition 2012". Texas Instruments (TI), the largest analog IC...

Taiwan IC vendors look to short lead-time orders in September

Aug 16, 16:10

Taiwan-based IC design houses expect short lead-time orders for PC related chips to start emerging in September as traditional peak season effects, which normally take place in the...

GMT expects 3-7% sequential revenue drop for 3Q12

Aug 14, 15:19

Analog IC design house Global Mixed-mode Technology (GMT) expects its revenues to drop 3-7% sequentially in the third quarter, affected by a slowdown in the notebook segment and weak...

Richtek expects revenues to decline 4% or grow up to 6% in 3Q12

Aug 9, 01:35

Analog IC design house Richtek Technology expects its revenues to fluctuate in a range of a 4% decline to a 6% growth in the third quarter of 2012, according to company vice president...

Capella posts 2Q12 EPS of NT$4.83

Jul 31, 14:35

Capella Microsystems (Taiwan) has posted a higher than expected EPS of NT$4.83 (US$0.16) for the second quarter of 2012, with a number of fellow companies also expected to report...

Taiwan analog IC designers expect 5-15% sequential growth in 3Q12 revenues

Jul 25, 14:43

Many Taiwan-based analog IC design houses expect their revenues to grow 5-15% sequentially in the third quarter of 2012 despite a conservative view held by the industry leader Texas...

Maxim to expand and upgrade US wafer fabs

Jun 29, 13:51

Maxim Integrated Products, which specializes in the manufacture of analog and mixed-signal semiconductors, has announced a US$200 million multi-year investment to upgrade its US wafer...

On-Bright expects 2Q12 sales to rise 50-60%

May 25, 11:51

Analog IC design house On-Bright Electronics has forecast revenues for the second quarter of 2012 will grow 50-60% sequentially to NT$540-570 million (US$18-19 million).

Analog IC designers seeing May sales boom

May 18, 01:05

Taiwan-based analog IC design firms are expected to see their second-quarter revenues close to their high-end targets or even beat company guidance, as sales generated thus far in...

Analog IC designers see strong revenue gains in April

May 9, 14:28

Most Taiwan-based analog IC design houses, including Copella Microsystems (Taiwan), Macroblock and On-Bright Electronics, saw their revenues hit record highs for the second consecutive...

Analog IC order visibility extends as far as 3Q12

Apr 18, 16:13

Analog IC suppliers have seen orders pick up with clearer order visibility since the second quarter of 2012, according to industry sources. In particular, the order visibility for...

Most analog IC designers to post EPS over NT$1 for 1Q12, say sources

Apr 12, 15:14

Analog IC design houses, including Capella Microsystems, Macroblock and On-Bright Electronics, are expected to post an EPS of over NT$1 (US0.034) for the first quarter of 2012 due...

Richtek, GMT March revenues to rise

Mar 16, 01:05

Analog IC suppliers Richtek Technology and Global Mixed-mode Technology (GMT) are expected to see their March revenues rise substantially on month, thanks to brisk orders and sufficient...

Richtek, GMT expect sales growth in 1Q12

Feb 13, 16:33

Major Taiwan-based analog IC suppliers Richtek Technology and Global Mixed-mode Technology (GMT) both expect to post sequential sales growth in the first quarter of 2012, bucking...

Taiwan analog IC firms gearing up for switch to 8-inch wafers

Feb 3, 01:10

Taiwan-based fabless analog IC firms are all expected to carry out their transition to 8-inch wafers in 2012, according to industry sources. The move will help improve their cost...

Richtek, GMT to see drops in 4Q11 revenues

Nov 11, 15:40

Analog IC design firms Richtek Technology and Global Mixed-mode Technology (GMT) both expect to post sequential sales decreases in the fourth quarter of 2011, due to sluggish PC and...

Demand for analog ICs to stay flat in 4Q11, say distributors

Oct 18, 11:32

Overall demand for analog ICs will remain flat in the fourth quarter of 2011 as orders from the notebook, tablet PC, digital camera and LCD TV sectors have been lowered, offsetting...

Chip inventories swell to levels reminiscent of 2008 downturn, IHS warns

Oct 11, 16:40

Inventories held by semiconductor suppliers in the second quarter of 2011 swelled to levels not seen since the start of the last downturn in early 2008, raising concerns over the...

VIS posts flat August revenues

Sep 13, 15:35

Specialty IC foundry Vanguard International Semiconductor (VIS) saw its revenues stay flat at NT$1.39 billion (US$47 million) in August 2011 compared to the previous month.

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...

Dongbu HiTek launches 180nm processes for analog, power and mixed-signal chips

Aug 30, 17:01

Dongbu HiTek, a South Korea-based contract chipmaker, has announced the availability of two new specialized process technologies at the 180nm node for implementing advanced analog,...

Himax, Richtek see slow growth in 3Q11

Aug 11, 01:05

LCD driver IC design firm Himax Technologies and Richtek Technology, an analog IC designer, both expect their sales performance to come below seasonal patterns in the third quarter...

Japan earthquake continues to inflate analog IC prices, says IHS iSuppli

Jul 1, 10:08

Supply disruptions spurred by the Japan earthquake are continuing to cause pricing increases for general-purpose analog components that are used in most types of electronic equipment...

TSMC receives more requests to produce analog chips using 12-inch, advanced processes

May 13, 01:10

A number of international analog IC companies have been in talks with Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) for allocation of 12-inch wafer production capacity to put...

First-tier analog IC designers look to decreased gross margins for 2Q11

May 9, 11:57

Most first-tier analog IC designers, including Richtek Technology and Global Mixed-code Technology (GMT), expect their gross margins to slip lower in the second quarter of 2011 due...

Specialty IC foundry VIS 1Q11 revenues below guidance

Apr 11, 12:44

Taiwan-based Vanguard International Semiconductor (VIS), a pure-play foundry specializing in analog/mixed-signal and logic ICs, has announced NT$1.32 billion (US$46 million) in revenues...

IC packager Lingsen shares up on increased InvenSense orders, says report

Newswatch - Apr 7, 14:34

InvenSense, which supplies MEMS gyroscopes for the Nintendo 3DS, is expected to increase its orders to backend partner Lingsen Precision Industries due to strong demand for the recently-launched...

Commentary: TI triggers new competition in analog IC market

Apr 7, 11:00

After dedicating its own 12-inch wafer fab to the production of analog ICs, TI has taken over National Semiconductor (NS), with the aim of boosting its share in the global market...

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,...

Japan earthquake damages factories, says TI

Mar 15, 13:35

Texas Instruments (TI) has said that its manufacturing site in Miho, Japan, about 40 miles northwest of Tokyo, suffered substantial damage during the recent earthquake.

Taiwan analog IC prices affected by TI 12-inch fab going on-line

Mar 2, 01:00

With Texas Instrument's (TI) 12-inch fab to soon commence production of analog ICs and the company lowering prices since the second half of 2010, a new analog IC price war is expected...

Analog IC designer Leadtrend eyes 20% sales growth in 2011

Mar 1, 14:53

Analog IC design firm Leadtrend Technology has said that it aims for 20% revenue growth in 2011, as new products for network communication and LED lighting applications will bring...

Switch to 8-inch wafers to provide sufficient capacity and inventory flexibility for analog IC design houses

Jan 26, 01:45

With the imminent entry of Texas Instrument's (TI) 12-inch analog IC process, Taiwan-based analog IC design houses have looked to transition to 8-inch wafers since the second half...

TFT LCD analog IC design houses slashing prices by 10-30%

Jan 25, 01:30

Taiwan-based analog IC design houses are aggressively cutting quotes, especially in the TFT LCD panel analog IC segment. With Global Mixed-code Technology (GMT), Raydium Semiconductor,...

IC vendors set to cut prices as notebook, DRAM and PCB makers mull hikes

Jan 19, 13:48

While the entire electronics industry supply chain is currently set in a price spiral with notebook makers already successfully raising their OEM quotes for the first quarter of 2011,...

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