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Inotera board approves NT$10 billion for process technology transition

Stockwatch - Nov 7, 10:52

DRAM chipmaker Inotera Memories' board of directors on November 6 approved a budget of NT$10 billion (US$326.8 million) for the purpose of transitioning to a newer 20nm process tec...

Foundry chipmaker VIS expects flat shipment growth in 4Q14

Nov 4, 00:28

Vanguard International Semiconductor (VIS) has reported record consolidated revenues for the third quarter of 2014, when wafer shipments registered an about 9% sequential growth....

Inotera 1Q14 earnings higher than expected

Apr 22, 22:00

Memory chipmaker Inotera Memories has reported net profits of NT$11.25 billion (US$372.13 million) for the first quarter of 2014, higher than market expectations of NT$11 billion...

TSMC moves 16nm FinFET to risk production

Dec 12, 19:41

TSMC's 16nm FinFET has entered risk production, with volume production scheduled to kick off within one year, according to the foundry chipmaker. Newly-appointed co-CEO Mark Liu said...

Mark Liu, the newly-appointed co-CEO of TSMC, says volume production of 16nm FinFET chips will kick

Austrian chipmaker ams to set up 3D IC production line

Sep 5, 10:50

Austria-based ams, a provider of high performance analog ICs and sensor solutions, has announced plans to invest over EUR25 million (US$33 million) to install 3D IC production capacity...

Winbond ramping up 58nm production for serial flash

Apr 12, 11:13

Winbond Electronics has announced that it is ramping up production of serial NOR flash chips using 58nm process technology. At its 12-inch wafer fab in Taichung, central Taiwan, Winbond...

The next 50 years: Q&A with Rohm CEO Satoshi Sawamura

Jan 22, 14:10

Rohm Semiconductor is looking to go beyond traditional practices and strategies while insisting on its original purpose "quality first" to provide best products and services,...

Satoshi Sawamura, ROHM president and CEO

Global semiconductor revenues set to shrink in 2012, IHS says

Dec 18, 01:03

Semiconductor silicon revenues will close the year at US$303 billion, down 2.3% from US$310 billion in 2011, according to IHS iSuppli. The projected decline comes in contrast to the...

USB 3.0 chipmakers push into USB hub business

Dec 17, 15:42

As Intel started natively supporting USB 3.0 technology with its Ivy Bridge platform, third-party chipmakers including Renesas Electronics, ASMedia, Etron Technology and VIA Labs...

Powerchip accelerates shift to non-DRAM field, says new chair

Nov 13, 15:05

Powerchip Technology has stepped up its efforts to transform into a foundry chipmaker focused on non-PC DRAM products, according to newly-appointed chairman Steve Chen.

DRAM contract prices to fall at slower rate

Oct 30, 13:57

Contract prices for DRAM memory are expected to fall less significantly in November, with the possibility of flat growth, according to Taiwan-based chipmaker Nanya Technology.

Microsoft fails to pacify PC vendors about Surface tablets

Aug 31, 01:15

To ease the impact created by its WoA Surface tablet PC, Microsoft has been negotiating with brand vendors including Hewlett-Packard (HP) and Dell since July hoping to pacify them;...

China-based LED chipmaker obtains certification from Taiwan-based packaging houses

Jul 2, 11:27

China-based LED chipmaker Sanan Optoelectronics may enter Taiwan's LED supply chain in third-quarter 2012. The firm has been certified by packaging houses such as Everlight and Unity...

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UMC revenues to grow through 3Q12, says CEO

May 25, 10:17

United Microelectronics (UMC) expects continual sequential growth in revenues in the second and third quarters of 2012, according to company CEO Sun Shih-wei.

Winbond, Macronix post sales growth in February

Mar 8, 12:30

Memory makers Winbond Electronics and Macronix International have reported sequential growth in February revenues of about 6% and 9%, respectively.

Accounts receivable at Elpida estimated at NT$2 billion, says PTI

Mar 2, 01:20

Packaging and testing house Powertech Technology (PTI) has said that its estimated accounts receivable at Elpida Memory, a major client in bankruptcy proceedings, have been revised...

PTI chair downplays impact of Elpida bankruptcy on company business

USB 3.0 controller chipmaker ASMedia to debut on emerging stock market

Jan 12, 01:15

USB 3.0 controller chipmaker ASMedia Technology will debut on Taiwan's emerging securities market with an initial price of NT$60 (US$2) on January 12. ASMedia posted revenues of NT$1.5...

Toshiba to shut three fabs, cutting chip production

Dec 1, 01:05

Toshiba on November 30 announced a reorganization of its semiconductor production facilities in Japan, aimed at reinforcing the operating structure and profitability of its discrete,...

LED chipmaker Genesis completes third plant in Taiwan

Nov 24, 15:01

LED chipmaker Genesis Photonics has completed the construction of its third plant, located at the Tainan Science Park (TSP). Genesis will install a 6-inch epitaxial wafer production...

ON Semiconductor to shut Japan fab

Oct 18, 16:53

ON Semiconductor has announced plans to close its wafer manufacturing facility located in Aizu, Japan, by the end of June 2012.

Altair chip solution approved for use in LTE networks in China

Sep 20, 15:05

Altair Semiconductor, a developer of low-power chips for LTE network deployments, has announced that following testing conducted by China's Ministry of Industry and Information Technology...

Broadcom to buy NetLogic for US$3.7 billion

Sep 13, 14:00

Broadcom and NetLogic Microsystems have entered into a definitive merger agreement, under which NetLogic shareholders will receive US$50 per share in a transaction of approximately...

STB chipmaker ALi expects 9.5% on-quarter decline for 3Q11 revenues

Newswatch - Aug 2, 12:25

STB chipmaker ALi expects its revenues to decline 9.5% sequentially to NT$795 million (US$27.57 million) for the third quarter of 2011 on concerns of global economic conditions, according...

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.

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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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