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Car component maker Chialin to return NT$3 per share to investors

Jun 16, 15:25

Taiwan-based car component maker Chialin Precision Industrial has announced plans to cut its capital by NT$209 million (US$6.98 million) and will return the money to investors. The...

PWM IC backend firm GEM Services to post single-digit revenue growth in 2017

Jun 15, 13:37

Taiwan-based GEM Services, a backend house focusing exclusively on the power management semiconductor market, is forecast to post single-digit revenue growth in 2017 driven by strong...

Lextar showcases laser automotive headlight at Smart Car Photonics 2017

Jun 14, 11:52

Vertically-integrated LED firm Lextar Electronics is showcasing a laser automotive headlight using in-house-developed optical lenses and sheets to refract blue-light laser beam into...

CHPT revenues hit record for 3rd straight month

Jun 9, 15:54

IC testing solution provider Chunghwa Precision Test Technology (CHPT) has reported consolidated revenues of NT$278 million (US$9.2 million) for May 2017, hitting a monthly record...

Asia Optical lands orders for automotive lenses

Jun 9, 15:28

Optical device maker Asia Optical has obtained orders for automotive lenses from US-based electric vehicle clients and automobile makers in Europe, according to company chairman Robert...

Asia Optical chairman Robert Lai

Yageo posts revenue growth in May

Jun 6, 15:25

Passive component maker Yageo has reported consolidated revenues of NT$2.7 billion (US$89.8 million) for May 2017, up 6.9% on year and 3.7% sequentially.

Automotive touch screen shipments to top 50 million units in 2017, IHS says

Jun 5, 11:21

With consumers already accustomed with using smartphones and tablet PCs in their everyday lives, touch screens are now increasingly making their way into vehicles, too. Automotive...

Faraday announces automotive ASIC qualified for AEC-Q100 and AEC-Q006

Jun 5, 10:28

Taiwan-based Faraday Technology has announced an automotive ASIC device qualified for AEC-Q100 and AEC-Q006 as defined by the Automotive Electronics Council (AEC).

SMIC eyeing top-3 spot in pure-play foundry segment

Jun 3, 09:32

Semiconductor Manufacturing International (SMIC) is aiming to become a global top-3 pure-play foundry chipmaker by 2020, according to the China-based company. In addition to advanced...

Mitac International automotive navigation software adopted by Subaru

Jun 2, 14:45

Mitac International's Magellan automotive navigation software is available from Japan-based car maker Subaru on a monthly or quarterly rental basis based on usage, according to the...

Fifteen chipmakers to spend more than US$1 billion on capex, says IC Insights

Jun 2, 10:29

There are 15 companies forecast to have semiconductor capital expenditures of more than US$1 billion in 2017, up from 11 in 2016 and only eight in 2013, according to IC Insights.

IoV and self-driving cars fuel demand for automotive electronics

Jun 1, 15:36

The growing level of automobile digitalization, especially advances in IoV technologies, is introducing booming opportunities for automotive electronic devices and parts and this...

Ledlink Optics aims to hike revenue proportion for LED automotive lighting to 30% in 3 years

Jun 1, 15:22

Ledlink Optics, a maker of secondary optical lenses used in LED lighting, aims to increase the revenue proportion from LED automotive lighting from 7-8% in 2016 to 10-12% in 2017...

2017 automotive IC market on pace for record year, says IC Insights

May 30, 15:40

Electronic systems that improve vehicle performance; that add comfort and convenience; and that warn, detect, and take corrective measures to keep drivers safe and alert are being...

Passive component firm Chilisin puts increased focus on high-end products

May 26, 11:32

Power inductor and choke manufacturer Chilisin Electronics is expected to see growths in its revenues and earnings in the second quarter of 2017, as the company has increased focus...

Globalfoundries and Chengdu partner to expand FD-SOI ecosystem in China

May 23, 22:37

Globalfoundries and the Chengdu municipality have announced an investment to spur innovation in China's semiconductor industry. The partners plan to build a FD-SOI ecosystem including...

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

May 22, 15:11

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...

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...

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    Gorilla Glass concept car

    Corning, eyeing the new opportunities in the automotive industry, showcased a Gorilla Glass-enabled concept vehicle at CES 2017 in Las Vegas. Corning said by bringing Gorilla Glass...

    Photo: Company, Jan 10.

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    Nvidia Drive PX 2 automotive supercomputing platform

    Nvidia has revealed Drive PX 2, an automotive supercomputing platform that processes 24 trillion deep learning operations a second, 10 times the performance of the first-generation...

    Photo: Company, Jan 7.

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    Osram introduces Oslon Black Flat

    The Oslon Black Flat is the new LED from Osram Opto Semiconductors for automotive frontlighting systems. Equipped with a ceramic converter, the new LED contains a UX:3 chip that...

    Photo: Osram, Sep 21.

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    Winbond TS16949-certified, AEC-Q100-qualified serial flash memory

    Winbond has announced that the firm will provide its TS16949-certified AEC-Q100-qualified serial flash memory devices - featuring densities from two megabits to 256 megabits - to...

    Photo: Company, Mar 2.

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    Spansion FL-S NOR flash

    Spansion has announced what it claims is the industry's fastest serial flash memory, the Spansion FL-S family at 65nm. The series has over 20% faster DDR read speeds and three times...

    Photo: Company, Sep 30.

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