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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...

Memory chipmaker Winbond preps fund-raising

Mar 31, 10:24

Winbond Electronics, which is switching its business focus from commodity DRAM to niche memory and NOR flash, has announced a plan to issue up to 360 million news shares through private...

AUO subsidiaries invest in LED maker Lextar

Feb 5, 15:35

AU Optronics (AUO) subsidiaries including polarizer maker Daxon Technology, Qisda and LCD TV inverter maker Darfon Electronics have invested in LED chipmaker Lextar Electronics, also...

TV backlight applications to contribute more to Epistar sales in 2010

Jan 28, 16:53

LED chipmaker Epistar expects TV backlight applications' revenues share to increase from 15-20% in 2009 to 35% in 2010 as it has cut into the supply chain of several LED TV players,...

Survey highlights more IC suppliers consider switch to copper wire, says SEMI

Jan 28, 14:19

An increasing number of fabless chip companies and IDMs are considering copper wire for some new products, though a number of issues exist regarding this transition, according to...

LEDs to become mainstream for lighting when 1,000 lumens cost US$5, says Epistar chairman

Dec 28, 14:11

Taiwan-based LED chipmaker Epistar chairman Lee Biing-jye has indicated that LED lighting will become a mainstream product in the general lighting market when the retail price for...

Mixed November sales results for Taiwan LED players

Dec 8, 12:20

LED players Unity Opto Technology, I-Chiun Precision Industry and Tekcore have reported mixed results for November, as Unity Opto saw its revenues drop over 10% sequentially, while...

Foxconn dismisses rumors of Opto Tech acquisition

Stockwatch - Nov 26, 16:12

Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) has dismissed a Chinese-language report on Economic Daily News (EDN) that it plans to acquire LED chipmaker Opto Tech, according...

LED chipmaker may be next Foxconn acquisition target, say observers

Nov 17, 16:41

Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) is possibly eyeing the LED industry for its next acquisition, having seen its LCD panel subsidiary Innolux Display enter into a merger...

Ralink revenues hit high in October

Nov 12, 14:23

WLAN chipmaker Ralink Technology saw its revenues hit a record high of NT$551 million (US$17 million) in October and expects revenues to climb to NT$570-590 million in November.

LED companies post mixed October revenues

Nov 10, 10:11

LED packaging house Ledtech Electronics and LED chipmaker Tekcore have both posted record revenues for October, while LED packaging house Unity Opto Technology saw a 4.77% sequential...

LED chipmaker Tyntek to merge with Ubilux

Oct 20, 15:45

Taiwan-based LED chipmaker Tyntek has announced a merger deal with LED epitaxy maker Ubilux, a subsidiary of Powerchip Semiconductor Corporation (PSC), to secure supply of high brightness...

Huga wins LED patent lawsuit against Epistar

Sep 22, 12:25

Taiwan's intellectual property court has ruled in favor of LED chipmaker Huga Optotech in a patent infringement lawsuit filed by its competitor Epistar, according to Huga's filing...

GSMC striving to become top-five foundry chipmaker, says paper

Newswatch - Sep 17, 15:54

Shanghai-based foundry service provider Grace Semiconductor Manufacturing Corporation (GSMC) will see its first profitable quarter in the third quarter of 2009, and aims to become...

TSMC reportedly eyeing Lumileds and Toyoda Gosei to enter LED market

Sep 17, 15:06

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) is reportedly looking to acquire LED makers Philips Lumileds or Toyoda Gosei for key LED patents to enter the LED market, according...

Huga, Edison post record revenues for August

Sep 9, 14:13

Taiwan-based LED chipmaker Huga Optotech and LED packaging house Edison Opto both have reported record revenues for August.

Spansion executive to pay visit to Taiwan

Aug 12, 12:26

John Nation, director of corporate marketing for Spansion, plans to pay a visit to Taiwan this week, raising speculation that the NOR flash chipmaker is looking to aggressively take...

Elpida acquires GDDR patents and assets from Qimonda

Aug 7, 09:23

Elpida Memory on August 6 announced that it has reached an agreement with Qimonda, which is now in insolvency proceedings, to acquire the Germany-based chipmaker's technology licenses...

Epistar to add blue LED manufacturing equipment in 1H10

Aug 4, 14:13

LED chipmaker Epistar is actively expanding its capacity and plans to add another 10-15 MOCVD (metal organic chemical vapor deposition) devices for blue LED chip manufacturing in...

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