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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...

Ralink revenues up in April, to showcase new products at Computex

May 10, 14:01

Ralink Technology has announced total revenues of NT$ 606.5 million (US$19.13 million) for April 2010, up 4.4% on month and 72% on year. Aggregated revenues from January to April...

Genesis Photonics increases prices for green LED epitaxy wafers

May 7, 15:34

Taiwan-based LED chipmaker Genesis Photonics increased the prices of its green LED epitaxy wafers in April amid increasing prices of sapphire substrates, and expects its price hike...

LED players see April revenues rise

May 6, 16:06

LED chipmaker Formosa Epitaxy (FOREPI) and LED packaging house Unity Opto Technology both saw 20% on-month growth in April revenues with LED chipmaker Tyntek and LED leadframe maker...

Epistar sees 1Q10 revenues double on year

Apr 30, 14:54

LED chipmaker Epistar has announced revenues of NT$4.03 billion (US$128.53 million) for the first quarter of 2010, increasing 7% sequentially and doubling on year.

LED companies see revenue growth in 1Q10

Apr 29, 15:19

LED packaging houses Everlight Electronics, Unity Opto Technology and Ledtech Electronics, and LED chipmaker Formosa Epitaxy (FOREPI) have all reported growth in their first-quarter...

WLAN chipmaker Ralink announces 1Q10 performance

Apr 21, 13:47

WLAN chipmaker Ralink Technology has posted net profits of NT$263 million (US$8.38 million), or NT$2.1 per share, in the first quarter of 2010, according to the company.

WLAN chipmaker Ralink to see revenues climb upward from 2Q10 to 3Q10, says paper

Newswatch - Apr 15, 15:32

Taiwan-based networking IC design house Ralink Technology is expected to see its revenues grow upward from April to May as well as from the second quarter to the third quarter of...

PSC sees 1Q10 profits up 121% on quarter

Apr 13, 15:53

Powerchip Semiconductor Corporation (PSC) has announced net profits of NT$3.54 billion (US$112 million) for the first quarter of 2010, up 121% from NT$1.6 billion posted in the fourth...

Winbond on track to exit commodity DRAM market, says spokesperson

Apr 13, 11:36

Winbond Electronics is confident that it will successfully transform into a niche DRAM and NOR flash maker in 2010, and gradually withdraw from the mainstream DRAM market, according...

Winbond spokesperson Wilson Wen

PSC to downsize capital; ProMOS expected to follow suit

Apr 13, 10:34

Powerchip Semiconductor Corporation (PSC) has revealed plans to downsize its capital by NT$34.38 billion (US$1.09 billion), or 38%, to NT$56.09 billion. ProMOS Technologies is also...

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