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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...

TSMC CEO claims improved 40nm yield, predicts better 3Q09

Jul 31, 10:37

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has issued positive guidance for the third quarter of 2009, following its improved second-quarter earnings that underline the chip...

TSMC chairman and CEO Morris Chang

LED chipmaker Opto Tech to ramp up blue LED output

Jul 27, 14:47

Taiwan-based LED chipmaker Opto Tech plans to ramp up its capacity of blue LEDs to 400 million units a month in the fourth quarter of 2009 from 300 million currently, due to increasing...

ProMOS exits flash card business

Jul 15, 11:06

Memory chipmaker ProMOS Technologies has recently completed the sale of its stake at Putian Maode Technologies (Chongqing), a China-based joint venture specializing in flash memory...

NAND flash contract prices down on slow demand in 1H July, says DRAMeXchange

Jul 13, 10:31

Contract quotes for mainstream multi-level cell (MLC) NAND flash chips trended downward by up to 5% in the first half of July 2009, industry sources citing data gathered by DRAMeXchange...

Flash maker Macronix enjoys revenue growth in June

Jul 8, 11:57

Taiwan's mask ROM and NOR flash chipmaker Macronix International (MXIC) saw June sales grow 12.4% on month and 18.7% on year. Accumulated sales for January through June reached NT$10.69...

PSC allowed to reset ECB conversion price; to cut capex

Jun 29, 11:06

DRAM chipmaker Powerchip Semiconductor Corporation (PSC) gained approval to reset the conversion price of its US$157.85 million worth of euro convertible bonds (ECBs) during its recent...

PSC HQ

Epistar and Formosa Epitaxy expected to turn profitable in 2Q09

Jun 25, 17:09

Taiwan-based LED chipmakers Epistar and Formosa Epitaxy are expected to turn profitable starting in the second quarter of 2009 due to increasing demand for backlighting and general...

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...

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