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Elpida reportedly to cut back DRAM production 20%

Jul 29, 01:10

With 2Gb DDR3 prices having tumbled to near cost, Elpida Memory reportedly has decided to scale back its output to allow prices to bounce back. The Japan-based DRAM chipmaker plans...

LED chipmaker Lextar swings back to profitability in 2Q11

Jul 21, 01:25

LED epitaxial wafer and chip maker Lextar Electronics has managed to swing back to profitability in the second quarter of 2011 generating a net profit of NT$112 million (US$3.87 million)...

LTE chip firm Altair opens regional HQ in India

Jun 30, 13:38

Altair Semiconductor, a developer of low-power chips for LTE network deployments, has opened a new office in India. The new facility will handle all operations in India and provide...

Robust smartphone and tablet demand to buoy TSMC 2011 revenues

May 5, 01:20

Contract chipmaker Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) is expected to see orders for smartphones and tablet PCs generate sales of between US$900 million and US$1 billion...

Rexchip posts 1Q11 profits

Apr 29, 01:25

Rexchip Electronics has reported net profits of NT$1.83 billion (US$64 million), or per-share earnings of NT$0.62, for the first quarter of 2011, making it the only profitable DRAM...

Winbond March 2011 revenues drop 3% on year

Apr 11, 11:56

Taiwan's Winbond Electronics, which manufactures niche-market DRAM products and NOR flash chips, has announced revenues for March 2011 decreased 2.9% from a year earlier to NT$2.38...

LED chipmaker Tekcore to set up epitaxial wafer plant in Nanjing, says paper

Newswatch - Apr 1, 12:15

Taiwan-based LED chipmaker Tekcore has signed an agreement with the Nanjing Economic and Technological Development Zone to set up an epitaxial wafer plant in Nanjing, China, according...

Formosa posts net lost of NT$1 million for 4Q10

Mar 29, 01:45

LED chipmaker Formosa Epitaxy has announced revenues of NT$1.1 billion (US$37.33 million) for the fourth quarter of 2010, an decrease of 23% sequentially. Net loss for the quarter...

Japan earthquake impacts auto industry, says IHS

Mar 24, 14:51

The earthquake and subsequent tsunami have impacted the entire automotive industry supply chain in Japan, including the infotainment segment, according to IHS iSuppli. This will have...

Epistar posts net profit of NT$5.77 billion for 2010

Mar 18, 01:55

LED chipmaker Epistar has announced net profits of NT$5.77 billion (US$194.93 million) for 2010 with an EPS of NT$7.16. Revenues for the year totaled NT$19.76 billion with a 36% gross...

MediaTek, Ralink to merge via share swap

Mar 16, 16:05

MediaTek on March 16 announced that the company has finalized its merger agreement with Ralink Technology through a share swap of one share for 3.15 shares of Ralink, making MediaTek...

Epistar February revenues down sequentially, Tekcore up

Mar 9, 01:30

LED chipmaker Epistar saw its February 2011 revenues drop 1.95% sequentially, while fellow chipmaker Tekcore reported an 12% increase on month.

Chicony to invest in LED chipmaker Genesis

Feb 16, 01:15

Taiwan-based EMS provider Chicony Electronics will acquire 13.3 million new shares issued by Genesis Photonics, a Taiwan-based maker of LED epitaxial wafers and chips, for private...

Winbond sees firmer NOR pricing in 1Q11

Feb 14, 10:14

The NOR flash market is moving toward a more balanced supply/demand situation, Taiwan's Winbond Electronics has commented. Chip prices have slipped at a much slower pace after larger...

IC designer ALi expects revenues to decline over 22% sequentially in 1Q11

Newswatch - Jan 26, 16:10

IC design house ALi expects its revenues to total NT$651 million (US$22.36 million) in the first quarter of 2011, declining 22.3% sequentially, according to a company announcement...

Delta to introduce 800 lumen 8W LED light bulb with Epistar

Jan 18, 15:26

Delta Electronics plans to launch a total of 62 LED lighting products under 29 series and three intelligent control systems in 2011, and is cooperating with LED chipmaker Epistar...

Epistar aims US$1/500 lm goal in 2012

Jan 18, 02:15

In order to get a upper-hand position in the global LED lighting market, Taiwan-based LED chipmaker Epistar will actively lower the brightness cost of LED lighting products and aims...

China market: SMIC lands more IDM orders

Jan 13, 01:40

Foundry chipmaker Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation (SMIC) has grabbed more chip orders targeted mainly at China from international IDM companies, according to...

Formosa December revenues down, Genesis up

Jan 11, 15:31

LED chipmaker Formosa Epitaxy saw its December revenues decrease by 25% sequentially, while fellow chipmaker Genesis Photonics' December revenues increased slightly by 0.5% over the...

LED chipmaker Tyntek to raise cross-strait capacity to 40-45 MOCVD sets

Dec 30, 01:00

Taiwan-based LED chipmaker Tyntek has plans to raise capacity for LED epitaxy and LED chip production. Its subsidiary will invest US$30 million to add 10-15 MOCVD sets, bringing its...

Formosa attracts Mitsui to become its largest shareholder through private placement

Dec 28, 02:05

Taiwan-based LED chipmaker Formosa Epitaxy has announced that Japan-based Mitsui & Co will become its largest shareholder with a 15% stake through private placement.

Epistar November revenues down 2.8%

Dec 8, 12:20

Though LED chip packaging houses mostly saw revenues bounce back in October and November, chip makers still registered weak sales for November with modest decline to flat growth.

LED chipmaker Tekcore to sign syndicated loan

Dec 2, 01:40

LED chipmaker Tekcore will sign a NT$3.8 billion (US$124.53 million) syndicated loan with a banking consortium on December 2. The new funds will be used to build a new plant as well...

Ralink October revenues grow, decline projected for 4Q10

Nov 10, 11:17

WLAN chipmaker Ralink Technology has reported NT$582.88 million (US$19.34 million) in October revenues, up 3.4% sequentially and 5.6% on year. But the company said fourth-quarter...

Formosa October revenues up, Tekcore down

Nov 10, 02:10

LCD chipmaker Formosa Epitaxy saw its October 2010 revenues increase slightly by 0.04% sequentially, while fellow chipmaker Tekcore reported a 13.76% sequential drop.

LED TV panel demand to increase significantly in January-February 2011, says Lextar president

Nov 3, 02:00

Demand for LED-backlit LCD TV panels will increase significantly in January-February 2011 as TV vendors are planning to launch new models in March, according to David Su, president...

Winbond enjoys growth in 3Q10 net profits

Oct 29, 15:51

Winbond Electronics saw its net profits soar 54% sequentially to NT$1.9 billion (US$62 million) in the third quarter of 2010, bolstered by non-core activities, according to the maker...

Epistar reportedly to acquire Tekcore

Oct 22, 01:50

LED chipmaker Epistar is reportedly to acquire fellow chipmaker Tekcore at NT$45 (US$1.46) per share to take control in Tekcore's operations.

Consumer electronics IC suppliers face cost challenges, says iSuppli

Oct 15, 11:56

The consumer electronics market continues to hold tremendous growth potential as it rebounds from the recession, but semiconductor vendors operating in this fragmented space will...

Memory IC designer Chingis to list on Taiwan emerging stock market

Oct 15, 01:50

Chingis Technology, a fabless chipmaker of embedded non-volatile memory (NVM) solutions, will list on Taiwan's emerging stock market on October 29. The company mainly supplies 4Mb...

Tyntek announces cooperation with Fuzhou for LED production

Oct 13, 01:55

Taiwan-based LED chipmaker Tyntek has announced plans to invest 153 million yuan (US$4.94 million) to set up a LED production joint venture with the Fuzhou government in China.

Lextar to list on TSE in 1Q11

Sep 29, 01:20

LED epitaxial wafer and chipmaker Lextar Electronics, an subsidiary of AU Optronics (AUO), is expected to be listed on the mainboard of the Taiwan Stock Exchange (TSE) in the first...

Semiconductor market set for slowdown, says The Information Network

Sep 23, 10:04

The business climate for the semiconductor industry is deteriorating, according to The Information Network. DRAM manufacturers Samsung Electronics, Hynix Semiconductor, Elpida Memory...

Macronix signs NT$18 billion syndicated loan

Sep 17, 01:05

NOR flash and mask ROM chipmaker Macronix International has obtained a syndicated loan worth NT$18 billion (US$564 million) from 15 banks, to fund the smooth operation of its new...

Epistar takes three seats on Huga board

Sep 7, 13:48

Taiwan-based LED chipmaker Huga Optotech has re-elected the members of its board with fellow chipmaker Epistar taking three seats. Epistar is Huga's largest shareholder with a 46%...

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