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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 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,...

LED chipmaker Opto Tech eying Taiwan street lamp market

Feb 24, 16:56

LED chipmaker Opto Tech is eying the LED street lamp market in Taiwan, with products currently being validated by the government.

LED chipmaker Epistar to see utilization rise to 80% in March

Feb 24, 14:39

Due to recent rush orders, leading Taiwan LED chipmaker Epistar has indicated that February demand has been better than January, and its March orders have already reached NT$500 million...

Epistar receives Samsung LED orders for LCD TV backlighting, says paper

Newswatch - Feb 4, 15:41

Taiwan-based LED chipmaker Epistar has received orders from Samsung Electronics for LEDs for use in LCD TV backlighting, according to a Chinese language Commercial Times...

LED chipmaker Epistar estimates 38% revenue drop in December

Jan 5, 16:33

Taiwan's leading LED chipmaker Epistar estimates a 38% drop in December 2008 revenues to about NT$400 million (US$12 million), marking the lowest monthly level of 2008, according...

VPEC to close down LED production next month

Stockwatch - Dec 26, 14:51

Taiwan-based Visual Photonics Epitaxy (VPEC) has announced that it is going to close down its LED production lines in order to reduce losses and the company will concentrate its sources...

Epistar executives take pay cut, says paper

Newswatch - Dec 4, 15:06

Executives of Epistar, Taiwan's leading LED chipmaker, have taken a pay cut since November, as the company strives to reduce costs amid the economic downturn, according to a Chinese-language...

LED chipmaker Genesis expects 10% revenue drop in 4Q

Nov 26, 10:43

Taiwan-based LED chipmaker Genesis Photonics expects a 10% sequential drop in its fourth-quarter revenues, according to York Lin, exclusive assistance of the chairman.

LED chipmaker Genesis sees strong demand from China public displays market

Sep 17, 01:20

Genesis Photonics is seeing China's public displays market driving its LED chip shipments, with its September revenues standing a good chance of hitting a new record for the seventh...

Weak demand a drag on Taiwan LED chipmakers' June revenues

Jul 9, 17:19

Taiwan LED chipmaker mostly reported falling June revenues, though most companies saw their revenues grow on year.

Taiwan LED chipmaker Tekcore to swing to profits in 2Q

Jun 24, 01:00

While Taiwan LED chipmaker Tekcore lost NT$16 million (US$526,300) in the first quarter of 2008, market watchers estimate the company will swing to profits in the second quarter.

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