Taipei, Saturday, May 30, 2015 19:35 (GMT+8)
mostly cloudy
Taipei
32°C
News tagged chipmaker
  • Last update: Wednesday 29 April 2015 [165 news items]

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...

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...

165 items [3/5]
  • Sequans+SQN1280+all%2Din%2Done+WiMAX+SiP

    Sequans SQN1280 all-in-one WiMAX SiP

    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...

    Photo: Company, Oct 25.

High-brightness LED market trends and forecast, 2015
Trends and forecasts for the China FPD industry, 2014-2017

29-May-2015 markets closed

 LastChange

TAIEX (TSE)9701.07-11.77-0.12% 

TSE electronic381.64-0.33-0.09% 

GTSM (OTC)143.9+0.45+0.31% 

OTC electronic191.2+0.05+0.03% 

The transition to 4k TV - UHD TV market forecast, 2014-2017
  • Wireless broadband developments in Southeast Asia markets

    As of 2013, the 10 ASEAN nations had a total of over 700 million mobile subscriptions, with the CAGR from 2003-2013 reaching 24%. This Digitimes Research Special Report analyzes the various mobile broadband markets in ASEAN and looks at the respective trends in 4G LTE development for those markets.

  • 2015 global tablet demand forecast

    This Digitimes Research Special Report provides a 2015 forecast for the global tablet market and analyzes the strategies of key market players such as Google, Apple, Intel, and Microsoft.

  • 2015 China smartphone panel trend forecast

    This Digitimes Research Special Report analyzes the strategies of key China-based major panel makers BOE, Tianma and IVO for attacking the different market segments through technology and pricing, and their relationship to local vendors Huawei, Lenovo, ZTE, Xiaomi and Coolpad.