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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%...

Lantiq offers new solutions for digital home and NGN

Aug 30, 15:25

Lantiq, the spin-off of Infineon's former wireline chip unit, has announced the latest of its 802.11n WLAN solutions with an integrated processor, a low-power VDSL2 chipset built...

Chip inventories swelling but no cause for alarm yet, says iSuppli

Aug 25, 10:47

Chip suppliers are reporting rising inventory, but the swelling stockpiles do not represent a cause for concern in the industry at present with demand expected to increase during...

Unity Opto, Lextar post monthly sales decline in July

Aug 6, 11:31

LED chip packager Unity Opto Technology's July 2010 revenues fell 4.7% on month to NT$702 million (US$22.09 million), but rose 74% from a year earlier. Revenues from January through...

LED chipmakers develop new substrates to improve heat dissipation

Jul 16, 14:48

LED chipmakers are developing new substrates based on copper-tungsten, ceramic or diamond thin-film to replace sapphire substrates to improve heat dissipation amid the surging demand...

MediaTek backs Android with lineup of handset solutions

Jul 13, 12:23

Fabless chip designer MediaTek has joined the Open Handset Alliance (OHA) to support the Android mobile device platform developed by Google, according to a company announcement.

Lextar to hire 1,300 employees in 2H10

Jul 9, 12:35

Lextar Electronics, a maker of LED epitaxy wafers and chips, is expected to hire 1,300 employees in the second half of 2010 for its operations in Taiwan and China, according to the...

Baseband chip sales growth driven by 2.5G solutions in 1Q10, says iSuppli

Jul 8, 12:39

Momentarily defying the conventional wisdom that 3G technology is driving growth in the cell phone business, it turns out that suppliers focusing on 2.5G were the best performers...

Lextar chairman expects 30 million LED TVs to ship worldwide in 2010

Jul 1, 15:56

HB Chen, chairman of LED epitaxial wafer and chipmaker Lextar Electronics, expects global LED-backlit LCD TV shipments to reach 30 million units in 2010 with a 25% share of the overall...

Lextar to raise fund for buying equipment

Jul 1, 15:21

Shareholders of Lextar Electronics have approved plans to raise funds via a private placement of no more than 50 million shares to purchase production equipment.

I-Chiun to set up fourth plant in China; Arima Opto to reduce capital

Jun 18, 14:50

The board of directors of LED leadframe maker I-Chiun Precision Industry has decided to invest US$2.5 million to set up a production plant in Jiangmen of Guangdong Province, China,...

Networking chipmaker Realtek lowers 2Q10 revenue target, says paper

Newswatch - Jun 17, 12:11

WLAN chipmaker Realtek Semiconductor has revised the outlook for its second-quarter revenues from flat to a sequential decline of 5-7% due to uncertainties over the global economy,...

LED chipmaker Formosa Epitaxy targets pico projector market

Jun 14, 15:44

Formosa Epitaxy shipped one million green LED chips in May to three pico projector vendors in Taiwan and South Korea, and expects pico projector shipments to account for 10% of revenues,...

DRAM maker PSC to change name for new start

Newswatch - Jun 9, 14:05

Powerchip Semiconductor Corporation (PSC) has changed its corporate name to Powerchip Technology (abbreviated Powerchip), effective June 7, according to a company filing with the...

Elpida, Nanya accept EC fines for price-fixing

May 20, 11:37

Elpida Memory and Nanya Technology have issued company statements saying they agreed to be fined by the European Commission (EC) for illegal price fixing, whereas other DRAM makers...

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    Sequans has unveiled its latest Mobile WiMAX solution, the SQN1280, an all-in-one WiMAX system-in-package (SiP) for makers of handsets, tablets, USB sticks, portable hotspots, M2M...

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