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China expanding bike-sharing market to boost IoT chip demand, says MediaTek

8h 27min ago

China's bicycle-sharing market has been expanding, which will boost demand for IoT chips, according to MediaTek corporate VP JC Hsu. The bike-sharing market in China has already far...

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Tripod disposes of factory and land in China

Stockwatch - May 19, 16:13

Taiwan-based PCB firm Tripod Technology announced on May 18 the company had disposed of a factory and land located in Zhejiang province of China for CNY73.99 million (US$10.7 milli...

Ardentec expanding automotive MCU testing business in Japan

May 17, 15:17

Ardentec has expanded its automotive MCU testing business in Japan, which will further buoy its sales performance starting in the second quarter of 2017, according to industry sour...

Sensor and actuator sales take off as price erosion eases

May 17, 15:03

After several years of low and inconsistent growth rates primarily because of intense pricing pressure, the market for semiconductor sensors and actuators finally caught fire in 2016...

Lite-On Semi 2Q17 revenues likely to grow up to 15%

May 11, 19:51

Market watchers now expect revenues at Lite-On Semiconductor, a maker of discrete and analog IC components, to increase up to 15% sequentially in the second quarter of 2017.

SMIC expects revenues to drop 3-6% in 2Q17

May 11, 15:42

China-based pure-play foundry SMIC expects to post a sequential decrease of 3-6% in revenues for the second quarter of 2017, with gross margin ranging from 25% to 27%.

Infineon rides automotive wave into top-10 semi supplier ranking, IC Insights says

May 9, 14:57

IC Insights has released its list of the world's top-10 semiconductor sales leaders excluding pure-play foundries in the first quarter of 2017. In total, the top-10 semiconductor...

KYEC positive about 3Q17 outlook

May 2, 14:20

IC testing company King Yuan Electronics Company (KYEC) will see its sales hit bottom for 2017 in April, according to company chairman CK Lee. Sales will reach their peak for 2017...

Acer pushing MR, VR hardware

May 2, 12:02

Acer’s mixed reality (MR) head-mounted display (HMD) that it developed jointly with Microsoft has recently begun shipments and the company has already shipped around 1,000 units...

Micron talks about its integrated global operations

Apr 26, 15:37

Micron Technology has been actively allocating its global resources to enhance its DRAM and NAND flash product lines, according to Wayne Allan, VP of global manufacturing at the US-based...

Wayne Allan, VP of global manufacturing at Micron

Micron, Microsoft announce collaboration

Apr 25, 22:17

Micron Technology and Microsoft have announced a collaboration that aims to address the major challenge of providing trusted computing models for IoT deployments in industrial, automotive...

TSMC talks about its next growth drivers

Apr 25, 11:40

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) is seeing robust growth in demand from the mobile computing, automotive electronics, IoT and high-performance computing sectors,...

Lite-On, Everlight, Genesis Photonics step into LED automotive headlights

Apr 24, 14:13

EMS provider Lite-On Technology and LED packaging service provider Everlight Electronics have extended production to LED automotive headlights, while LED epitaxial wafer and chip...

PTI to enjoy robust demand for NAND flash

Apr 20, 10:25

Robust demand for NAND flash memory will boost revenues at packaging and testing company Powertech Technology (PTI) in the second half of 2017, according to industry sources.

Diode maker Eris 1Q17 revenues surge

Apr 14, 11:20

Taiwan-based Eris Technology, which specializes in the manufacture of rectifier diodes, saw its first-quarter revenues increase 27.7% from a year earlier driven mainly by growing...

Chin-Poon 1Q17 revenues slip, Tripod up

Stockwatch - Apr 13, 11:07

PCB maker Chin-Poon Industrial, which has more than 70% of its revenues come from the auto industry, saw its first-quarter revenues slip 1.4% from a year earlier while revenues at...

LED automotive headlight prices close to HID models, says Laster Tech

Apr 10, 11:42

Prices for LED automotive headlights are decreasing to close to those for HID (high-intensity discharge) models, and therefore adoption of the LED solutions will grow fast, according...

Taiwan makers competing in China LED automotive lighting market

Mar 31, 15:44

In view of fast growing demand for LED automotive lighting in the China market, some Taiwan-based LED packaging service providers and LED automotive lighting module makers have been...

Lextar to showcase LED PES headlight module at auto lamp exhibition in China

Mar 28, 11:13

Vertically-integrated LED firm Lextar Electronics will showcase an LED PES (poly-ellipsoid system) automotive headlight module at Shanghai International Auto Lamp Exhibition 2017...

Diode maker Eris February revenues surge 43%

Mar 9, 10:11

Taiwan-based Eris Technology, which specializes in the manufacture of rectifier diodes, has reported consolidated revenues for February 2017 surged 42.6% from a year earlier to NT$100...

Winbond becomes Siemens memory supplier

Mar 7, 22:02

Taiwan-based Winbond Electronics, which manufactures specialty DRAM and flash memory, on March 7 announced it has signed a general quality agreement with Siemens for the supply of...

OLED panels to be used in automotive displays beginning 2018, says PIDA

Mar 2, 16:15

While automotive displays have become the third largest application of small- to medium-size TFT-LCD panels, use of OLED panels in automotive displays will take off in 2018, according...

Digitimes Research: LED, optoelectronics focus on automotive applications at Lighting Japan 2017

Feb 15, 23:00

Exhibitors focused LED and optoelectronics devices at Lighting Japan 2017 in Tokyo during January 18-20 on automotive applications, according to Digitimes Research.

Chin-Poon, Tripod January revenues decrease

Stockwatch - Feb 13, 14:48

PCB makers Chin-Poon Industrial and Tripod Technology have both reported on-year revenue decreases of 6.8% and 9.7%, respectively, for January 2017.

Giantplus expected to see 20% growth in 2017 revenues from automotive displays

Feb 8, 11:07

Small- to medium-size LCD panel and module maker Giantplus Technology, due to obtaining orders for new models and from new clients as well as increased orders from existing clients,...

MediaTek, Pixart team up for 3D gesture controller

Newswatch - Feb 3, 16:00

MediaTek has teamed up with CMOS image sensor supplier Pixart Imaging to roll out 3D tracking and gesture controller solutions utilizing MediaTek's MT8665-series SoC chip and Pixart's...

Dialog Semiconductor launches power management chipset for connected cars

Jan 19, 21:45

Dialog Semiconductor, a provider of highly integrated power management, AC/DC power conversion, solid state lighting (SSL) and Bluetooth low energy technology, has announced the DA9210-A...

Samsung Exynos chips to power Audi in-vehicle infotainment

Jan 19, 14:58

Samsung Electronics has announced its participation in the Audi Progressive SemiConductor Program (PSCP) as a partner supplier of Exynos processors, Samsung's own system-on-chip (SoC)...

Taiwan IC design houses pushing into automotive aftermarket

Jan 18, 16:00

Taiwan-based IC design houses including Generalplus, Himax Technologies, Macroblock, MediaTek, Novatek Microelectronics, Nuvoton Technology, Pixart Imaging, Sunplus Technology and...

ASE obtains ISO 26262 for its Kaohsiung site

Dec 27, 21:48

Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) has obtained the ISO 26262 certification from TUV Nord for its Kaohsiung, southern Taiwan facility, according to the packaging and testing...

TDK to acquire InvenSense for US$1.3 billion

Dec 21, 23:08

TDK and InvenSense have entered into a definitive agreement wherein TDK agrees to acquire all outstanding InvenSense shares for cash at US$13.00 per InvenSense share, for a total...

Cypress shipping MCUs based on eCT embedded flash memory manufactured at UMC

Dec 20, 11:36

Cypress Semiconductor has begun volume shipments of microcontrollers (MCUs) containing its proprietary 40nm embedded charge-trap (eCT) flash manufactured at United Microelectronics...

Laster Tech aims at 30% global market share for LED automotive lighting modules in 10 years

Dec 19, 14:34

LED automotive lighting module maker Laster Tech has attained an about 20% market share in China and will also beef up marketing in the US and Europe, aiming at a global market share...

Innolux aims to become top automotive display panel supplier

Dec 16, 10:46

LCD panel Innolux has become the globally second largest supplier of automotive applications, and as it has been tapping the Japan and China markets and seen stable demand in the...

Innolux 10.1-inch display panel with curvature of 170mm

IoT and automotive to drive IC market growth through 2020, says IC Insights

Nov 30, 15:06

IC sales for connections to the Internet of Things (IoT) are forecast to grow more than three times faster than total IC revenues during the last half of this decade, according to...

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  • Digitimes Research: Taiwan makers to ship nearly 21 million handsets in 2Q17

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  • 1Q17 global cloud computing infrastructure services valued at US$11.4 billion, says Canalys

    Before Going to Press | 1h 14min ago

  • Taiwan April export order value down on month, up on year, says MOEA

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  • China market: Advantech offers SPMS for cloud-computing management of distributed PV systems

    Before Going to Press | 1h 15min ago

  • Digitimes Research: Taiwan makers to ship nearly 21 million handsets in 2Q17

    Before Going to Press | 1h 16min ago

  • Robust chip demand from China smartphone firms to boost revenues at Taiwan IC distributors in 3Q17

    Before Going to Press | 1h 21min ago

  • Foxconn Electronics to set up innovation R&D center in central China

    Before Going to Press | 1h 25min ago

  • Taiwan attracts foreign direct investment of US$1.462 billion in January-April, says MOEA

    Before Going to Press | 1h 32min ago

  • Taiwan market: Alliance Digital Tech to boost mobile e-payment services

    Before Going to Press | 1h 33min ago

  • 3S teaming up with Marvell to develop 28nm controller chips

    Before Going to Press | 1h 34min ago

  • Taiwan market: FET offers rental online consulting services about use of handsets, consumer electronics

    Before Going to Press | 1h 35min ago

  • Axiomtek announces revenues for 2016

    Before Going to Press | 1h 36min ago

  • China outpaces Taiwan in IC design, backend industry output value

    Before Going to Press | 1h 43min ago

  • Vapor chamber becoming new cooling choice for smartphones

    Before Going to Press | 1h 43min ago

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