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Everlight to invest in LED chipmaker Tekcore

Jun 19, 14:49

Taiwan-based LED packaging house Everlight Electronics is expected to invest NT$280 million in LED chipmaker Tekcore via private placement in order to secure supply amid recent shortages...

No escape for global chipmakers in miserable 1Q09, says iSuppli

Jun 19, 10:18

From Paris to Tokyo, from the biggest broad-line suppliers to the most modest boutiques, from high-fliers serving hot markets to low-profile players plodding away in slow-growth segments...

PSC to gain loan repayment extension by collateralizing Rexchip shares

Newswatch - Jun 16, 16:59

Powerchip Semiconductor Corporation (PSC) has reportedly agreed to collateralize its stake in Rexchip Electronics, in order to postpone repayments on a NT$75.5 billion (US$2.29 billion)...

PSC resumes talks on ECB conversion price reset

Newswatch - Jun 10, 13:38

DRAM maker Powerchip Semiconductor Corporation (PSC) is again in talks about the possibility of resetting the conversion price of its US$150 million worth of euro convertible bonds...

Semiconductor fab spending to decline by 51% in 2009, says SEMI

Jun 10, 12:07

Spending on front-end fabs (construction and equipping) has seen a consistent quarterly decline since 2008, and on an annual basis is expected to fall by 51% in 2009, according to...

TSMC and UMC see clearer order visibility through 3Q09

Jun 4, 12:18

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) and United Microelectronics Corporation (UMC) are expected to report better-than-expected performance for the third quarter as both...

SMIC and Chingis announce availability of 0.18-micron embedded flash process and IP

Jun 2, 12:10

Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation (SMIC) and Chingis Technology, a fabless chipmaker of embedded non-volatile memory (NVM) solutions, have announced the availability...

Opto Tech to issue NT$1 billion in common stock

May 19, 14:21

Taiwan-based LED chipmaker Opto Tech's board of directors has decided to issue NT$1 billion (US$30.35 million) in common stock through private investment, according to a filing with...

Macronix running at full capacity

May 18, 15:34

Taiwan's Macronix International, a mask ROM and NOR flash chipmaker, has revealed that it is currently running at full capacity, beating its utilization estimate for the current quarter...

Macronix president Chih-Yuan Lu

Micron unseats Hynix in NAND flash ranking in 1Q09, says DRAMeXchange

May 13, 10:57

Micron Technology of the US moved into the world's top-three NAND flash chipmakers in the first quarter of 2009, overtaking Korea's Hynix Semiconductor, according to a recent research...

DRAM chipmaker Nanya announces equipment purchases worth NT$9 billion

Stockwatch - May 11, 16:00

Nanya Technology has announced via filings with the Taiwan Stock Exchange (TSE) two purchases of machinery equipment from unspecified equipment makers. The total transactions amounted...

Formosa Epitaxy lands LED orders from LGD

May 8, 14:31

Taiwan-based Formosa Epitaxy has received LED chip orders from LG Display (LGD) for TV backlighting, according to industry sources.

LED chipmaker Epistar seeking to acquire Huga, says paper

Newswatch - May 6, 16:51

Major Taiwan LED chipmaker Epistar is seeking to take over fellow competitor Huga Optoteck so as to have sufficient capacity to meet clients' demand, according to a Chinese-language...

DRAM chipmaker Nanya spends NT$3.5 billion on equipment

Stockwatch - May 6, 11:36

Nanya Technology has announced via filings with the Taiwan Stock Exchange (TSE) two purchases of machinery equipment from unspecified equipment makers. The total transactions amounted...

Intel invests in ASMI

May 6, 09:53

Intel has announced its investment in ASM International (ASMI), a chip equipment maker, via Intel Capital. Intel Capital has purchased 4% of ASMI's total common share capital, based...

Hynix 1Q09 revenues down 13%, but losses narrow

Apr 24, 10:29

Hynix Semiconductor, the world's second-largest computer memory maker, has announced its earnings results for first-quarter 2009 (ended March 31). The chipmaker recorded consolidated...

LED chipmaker Formosa Epitaxy gains orders from Taiwan-based TV maker

Apr 23, 15:23

Formosa Epitaxy has landed orders for its LED chips from a Taiwan-based TV maker with shipments to begin in June, and it is still discussing the supply contracts with two other LED...

Nvidia CEO dismisses VIA investment rumors

Apr 23, 14:29

Jen-Hsun Huang, CEO and president of Nvidia, has said that the chipmaker's current relationship with Taiwan's VIA Technologies only extends to cooperation to deliver support for VIA...

Jen-Hsun Huang, CEO and president of Nvidia

ProMOS still waiting for bank approval for syndicated loan

Stockwatch - Apr 21, 15:04

ProMOS Technologies has yet to finalize a syndicated bank loan for NT$3 billion (US$90 million) that it needs to redeem convertible bonds.

IM Flash likely to beat Hynix in 2009 ranking, says DRAMeXchange

Apr 20, 16:00

IM Flash Technologies, a joint venture between Intel and Micron Technology, may overtake Hynix Semiconductor and become the third-largest NAND flash supplier worldwide in 2009, according...

DRAM chipmaker Nanya to downsize capital by 66%

Apr 17, 16:52

Taiwan's Nanya Technology plans to reduce its paid-in capital by 66% to strengthen its financial structure, and will simultaneously issue a total of no more than eight billion new...

Lextar to invest in LED chipmaker Lighthouse

Apr 16, 15:47

Lextar, the LED subsidiary of LCD panel maker AU Optronics (AUO), has announced it will subscribe to the private placement by LED chipmaker Lighthouse Technology, which is seeking...

LED chipmakers report sequential increase in March revenues

Apr 13, 17:04

Taiwan-based LED chipmaker Epistar has reported revenues of NT$910.19 million (US$27.03 million) for March, up 32.14% on a monthly basis but down 3% on a yearly basis.

DRAM maker PSC loan repayment extension approved

Newswatch - Apr 8, 11:03

Powerchip Semiconductor Corporation (PSC) has announced via a company filing with the Taiwan Stock Exchange (TSE) that it has been granted an extension on repayments of existing bank...

LED chipmaker Arima Opto to issue new shares, bonds for private placement

Apr 2, 16:38

Taiwan-based LED chipmaker Arima Optoelectronics will issue up to 200 million new shares as well as convertible bonds for private placement in Taiwan, according to a decision made...

LED chipmaker Epistar says no acquisition plans

Newswatch - Mar 25, 15:13

Epistar, the largest Taiwan-based LED chip maker, has dismissed rumors that it has plans to acquire overseas or Taiwan-based LED makers.

LED packaging house Para Light sees utilization rate rebound to 60% in March

Mar 24, 15:02

Taiwan-based LED packaging house Para Light Electronics has seen their utilization rate return to 60% in March, and the order visibility extend to April because of growing demand...

LED chipmaker Opto Tech is ready for LED lighting production

Newswatch - Mar 23, 16:05

LED chipmaker Opto Tech has finished development of outdoor LED projection lamps and LED T-bar lighting products for use in offices and stores in cooperation with Japan-based Nichia...

ChipMOS diversifying customer base to minimize impact from Spansion insolvency

Mar 20, 12:22

Taiwan's ChipMOS Technologies is looking to diversify its memory customer base, while having lowered its dependence on Spansion significantly, according to company sources. The IC...

LED chipmakers have better order visbility and utilization rates

Mar 19, 15:13

Taiwan LED chipmakers Epistar, Formosa Epitaxy, and Opto Tech have all reported sequential increases in their February revenues, with their order visibility and utilization rates...

Taiwan Memory to eventually consolidate DRAM makers into one entity, says premier

Mar 19, 14:54

Taiwan's premier said Wednesday that the government will eventually seek to combine all local DRAM makers into one single entity to compete with Samsung Electronics, but its present...

PSC asking workers to take one-week unpaid furloughs, says paper

Newswatch - Mar 16, 14:11

Powerchip Semiconductor Corporation (PSC) plans to implement a new phase of cost-cutting measures starting from March 20, according to a Chinese-language cnYES.com report.

LED chipmaker Formosa Epitaxy to set up subsidiary in China

Mar 12, 16:27

Taiwan-based LED chipmaker Formosa Epitaxy will invest US$1.5 million to establish a subsidiary in Shandong province, China, with centers for R&D, testing, and the production...

LED players Genesis and Lite-On see utilization rates rising

Newswatch - Feb 27, 17:11

LED chipmaker Genesis Photonics has indicated that its February revenues may return to the level in December 2008 at about NT$60 million, with utilization rates climbing to 50-60%,...

LED chipmaker Formosa revenues halved in 4Q08

Feb 26, 14:59

LED chipmaker Formosa Epitaxy (FOREPI) has reported revenues of NT$203.16 million (US$5.83 million) for the fourth quarter of 2008, down 49.64% on quarter and down 51.47% on year,...

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