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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,...

Analog IC testing firm Etrend sees weak performance for 4Q10

Nov 19, 10:15

Etrend Hightech, a Taiwan-based testing company specializing in analog and mixed-signal ICs, has said its overall capacity utilization will drop to 70% in the fourth quarter of 2010...

Analog IC design house Richtek looks to on-quarter revenue decline in 4Q10

Nov 15, 10:31

Analog IC design house Richtek Technology expects its revenues to drop 13-22% sequentially to NT$2.5-2.8 billion (US$82.74-92.67 million) in the fourth quarter due to seasonal fact...

TI reportedly to slash analog IC prices

Oct 15, 14:25

Texas Instruments (TI) reportedly plans to cut prices for its analog ICs again soon following a reduction launched in August – a move which is design to counter the aggressive...

Explosive growth of LED driver ICs truly unparalleled, says Petrov Group

Sep 23, 14:10

A bottom-up analysis of product portfolio, business performance, and technology and manufacturing trends of 25 IC vendors confirms the explosive growth of LED driver ICs, according...

Richtek looks to sequential revenue growth in 3Q10

Aug 11, 13:54

Analog IC design house Richtek Technology expects its third-quarter revenues to reach NT$3.2-3.5 billion (US$100.72-110.17 million), representing an increase of 2.5-12% sequentially...

Power management ICs in portable devices represent nearly 40% of total analog IC revenues, says Petrov Group

Aug 10, 15:20

The annual unit growth rate for portable devices is estimated at more than 12%, from about two billion in 2008 to over 3.4 billion devices in 2013. These devices have an increasing...

Lite-On Semi revenues hit two-year high in July 2010

Aug 5, 17:11

Lite-On Semiconductor has announced consolidated revenues of NT$980 million (US$31 million) for July 2010, the company's highest monthly result since August 2008. The accumulated...

IC distributors Aeco, Koryo 3Q10 revenues to grow sequentially

Aug 3, 13:56

IC component distributors Aeco Technology and Koryo Electronics are both expected to see sales continue growing sequentially in the third quarter of 2010, according to market watchers...

Analog IC design house uPI 2010 revenues to grow over 46%

Newswatch - Jul 26, 15:20

Analog IC design house uPI Semiconductor, an affiliate of Powerchip Technology, expects its revenues to reach NT$2.3-2.5 billion (US$71.7-77.9 million) in 2010, up more than 46% from...

Richtek claims victory in patent lawsuit against uPI Semiconductor

Newswatch - Jul 23, 11:13

Analog IC design house Richtek Technology claims that it has won a patent lawsuit against rival uPI Semiconductor which recently applied for a consent order from the US International...

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