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Silicon wafer maker Wafer Works gears up for capacity expansions

Feb 26, 14:53

Taiwan-based Wafer Works, which makes small- to medium-sized semiconductor-grade wafers, plans to ramp its wafer-producing capacity in 2010 due to increasing orders. The company has...

Hong Kong-based Halo Motor to set up R&D center in Taiwan

Feb 10, 16:44

Halo Motor, a newly founded Hong Kong-based developer of high-efficiency battery and recharging technologies for electric vehicles, on February 9 announced it will establish a Mobility...

DRAM, 32-bit MCU and others to see double-digit growth in 2010, says IC Insights

Feb 5, 15:25

Many IC products are forecast to show double-digit growth in 2010, with DRAM, 32-bit MCU and flash memory among strongest growth segments. according to IC Insights. This follows a...

Simplo to set up joint venture for electric car batteries in China, reveals chairman

Feb 5, 14:09

Taiwan-based notebook battery maker Simplo Technology has decided to spend 48 million yuan (US$7.03 million) to set up a joint venture with the China Putian Information Industry Group...

Unimicron expands FPCB, automotive lines through investments in Taiwan, Japan and Europe

Feb 1, 16:20

Unimicron Technology has acquired stakes in Japan-based flexible PCB (FPCB) maker Maruwa, Taiwan-based Uniflex Technology and Europe automotive board maker Ruwel in order to strengthen...

PCB maker Chin-Poon expect revenues to stay high in January

Jan 21, 15:16

Taiwan-based PCB maker Chin-Poon Industrial expects its consolidated revenues to stay high at NT$1.3 billion (US$40.88 million) in January 2010, the same amount it generated in December...

TSMC signs cooperation pact with Tsinghua University

Newswatch - Dec 24, 15:00

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has signed an industry-academy cooperation agreement with Tsinghua University, China's leading science and engineering educational...

Global Internet connected cars to boom, says iSuppli

Dec 18, 17:06

An estimated 62.3 million global consumers will have Internet access in their cars by 2016, up from 970,000 at the end of 2009, according to iSuppli.

Maction to increase GPS shipments to China-based Soueast Motor in 2010

Dec 18, 15:17

Maction Technologies, the vendor of PAPAGO map software in Taiwan, has stated that its shipments of in-car GPS devices to China-based South East (Soueast) Motor will increase substantially...

TSMC ties up with BYD Auto for production of automotive grade ICs

Dec 4, 10:38

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has reportedly teamed up with China-based BYD Auto for contract production of automotive-grade ICs, according to industry sources...

Passive component makers begin seeing contributions from automotive segment

Nov 30, 12:00

Passive component makers Yageo, Thinking Electronic Industrial and Leatec Fine Ceramics have each seen fruit from their automotive component lines and expect to see significant revenue...

Taiwan passive component makers optimistic about automotive market

TSMC to manufacture automotive grade ICs in China

Nov 30, 11:08

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has announced its 8-inch fab (Fab 10) located in Shanghai, China is prepared to manufacture automotive grade ICs. The Taiwan-based...

TSMC Fab 10

Infineon, TSMC extend collaboration to 65nm

Nov 5, 16:35

Infineon Technologies and Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) on November 5 announced that their development and production partnership has been extended to a 65nm embedded...

Altek aims at 25% on-quarter growth in 4Q09 revenues

Oct 30, 12:13

Taiwan-based digital camera maker Altek, due to additional orders from existing clients, expects consolidated revenues for the forth quarter of 2009 will rise 25% sequentially to...

Thinking Electronic to see 10 fold growth in automotive component shipments

Newswatch - Oct 27, 16:19

Taiwan-based passive component maker Thinking Electronic Industrial's monthly shipments of automotive components used in heaters is expected to ramp to ten times its current level...

IC testing firm Sigurd confirms outsourcing from SMSC

Oct 23, 13:58

Taiwan-based IC testing house Sigurd Microelectronics has reached a supply agreement with Standard Microsystems Co (SMSC), a US-based developer of smart mixed-signal connectivity...

Sigurd chairman Sidney Huang

Foxconn distances itself from engineer accused of stealing Ford trade secrets

Oct 19, 17:15

Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) has posted a filing with the Taiwan Stock Exchange (TSE) indicating that former employee Mike Yu, who is currently being charged with...

Image sensor market to grow more than 50% in 3 years, says iSuppli

Oct 12, 11:45

In 2009, 1.3 billion image sensors, including both CCD and CMOS varieties, will be shipped worldwide, according to iSuppli. In 2012, the market will cross the two billion-unit thre...

Taiwan PCB makers enter supply chains of top-10 automobile makers in Europe and North America

Sep 24, 17:04

Taiwan-based PCB makers including Chin-Poon Industrial and Unitech Printed Circuit Board have both managed to enter the supply chains of most the top-10 automobile makers in Europe...

Thinking Electronic begins shipping passive components for automotive heaters

Sep 16, 15:29

Taiwan-based passive device maker Thinking Electronic has begun small-volume shipments of heater components to the automotive market in Europe. Monthly shipments are expected to rise...

Thinking Electronic chairman TC Sui

PCB maker Chin-Poon seeing strong demand for automotive and consumer electronics applications

Sep 9, 15:49

Chin-Poon Industrial has seen orders from the automotive and consumer electronics sectors for the third quarter exceed its capacity, with a gap reaching 10%, according to the company...

X-Fab launches CMOS foundry process for high-temperature analog/mixed-signal applications

Sep 9, 14:03

X-Fab Silicon Foundries has announced what it claims is the industry's first analog/mixed-signal CMOS foundry process (dubbed XA035) for ICs requiring operating temperatures up to...

Lanner introduces automotive DVR with 3G wireless and 4-channel H.264

Sep 3, 15:10

Lanner Electronics has announced the release of the VW-1104, a compact mobile DVR platform built on the Intel Atom CPU and offering Wi-Fi, 3G mobile and GPS communications along with...

Freescale increases outsourcing to TSMC, says paper

Newswatch - Aug 28, 14:53

Freescale Semiconductor recently announced a new 45nm DSP series and has expanded outsourcing to Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) for the second half of 2009, according...

Protective component maker Thinking enters China automotive market

Newswatch - Aug 14, 16:28

Thinking Electronic has entered the supply chain of China-based automobile maker BYD Company and expects to begin volume shipments in 2010, according to market speculation.

Foxconn forms in-house committee for development of in-car electronics devices

Jul 31, 16:15

Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) has established an in-house committee responsible for pushing the development of in-car electronics devices such as telematics systems,...

Corning signs agreement with Soitec to develop substrates for OLED mobile displays

Jul 31, 12:05

Corning and the Soitec Group (Euronext Paris) have announced an agreement to work together on the development of high-performance silicon-on-glass (SiOG) substrates for the flat panel...

Numonyx launches new brand for serial NOR flash

Jul 22, 14:04

Numonyx has announced a new brand name for its serial flash memory line, Numonyx Forte, targeting consumer electronics, handheld gaming, computing and network communications applic...

Holtek July order volumes surpasses those in June

Jul 14, 15:24

Microcontroller unit (MCU) maker Holtek Semiconductor has seen orders in the first half of July 2009 surpass levels in June, and has already begun to take August orders. The company...

Richtek share price soars on speculation it plans to enter automotive electronics market

Jul 10, 16:36

IC design house Richtek Technology's share price climbed to NT$241 (US$7.28) on July 9 on market speculation it is set to enter the automotive electronics market soon. TungThih Electronic,...

Taiwan DMS provider USI aims to ship over 600,000 WiMAX devices in 2009

Jul 9, 16:53

Taiwan DMS provider Universal Scientific Industrial (USI) is making efforts to tap emerging markets in the Middle East, Latin America, Eastern Europe, Asia and Russia for its WiMAX...

Synnex starts marketing Navigon-brand GPS devices in Australia

Jul 9, 16:09

Synnex Technology International, a 3C (computer, communication, consumer electronics) channel distributor in Taiwan, has said that it began to market Navigon-brand in-car GPS devices...

Global chip market set to rebound in 2010, says SIA

Jun 8, 12:22

The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) has revised upward its forecast of global semiconductor sales for 2009, after seeing some recovery signs along with a sales growth recorded...

Consumer applications to overtake automotive applications in MEMS inertial sensor market by 2011, says Yole Developpement

Jun 8, 10:58

Motion sensing devices are not new. They have been used since the 1950s in the aerospace and defense field for navigation functions. MEMS versions of accelerometers and gyroscopes...

2008 industrial semiconductor revenues overtake automotive; Infineon, STMicro remain top-2 suppliers, says Semicast

May 13, 16:24

According to Semicast Research, revenues for semiconductors in the industrial sector exceeded those in the automotive sector for the first time in 2008. Semicast estimates that industrial...

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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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    Toshiba SCiB module for automotive use

    Toshiba has announced that its SCiB battery has been selected by Mitsubishi Motors to power two new models of electric vehicles (EV), the i-MiEV and MINICAB-MiEV. The SCiB is Toshiba's...

    Photo: Company, Jun 20.

  • Spansion+2Gb+GL%2DS

    Spansion 2Gb GL-S

    Spansion has announced what it claims is the industry's first single die 2Gb NOR flash memory product for delivering interactive 2D and 3D graphics, animation and video in games,...

    Photo: Company, Nov 17.

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