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SPIL posts profit drop in 1Q17

Apr 27, 11:10

IC packager Siliconware Precision Industries (SPIL) has reported net profits of NT$996 million (US$33.1 million) for the first quarter of 2017, down 64.8% sequentially and 37.9% on...

UMC expects flat performance in 2Q17

Apr 27, 11:08

United Microelectronics (UMC) expects its wafer shipments and ASPs to stay flat sequentially in the second quarter of 2017, when the foundry chipmaker's capacity utilization rate...

GlobalWafers seeing robust semiconductor wafer demand

Apr 26, 14:26

Demand for semiconductor-grade silicon wafers has been robust, according to GlobalWafers, which expects the market to see tight supply through the end of 2018.

PTI looks to sequential revenue growth through 4Q17

Apr 26, 11:09

Packaging and testing company Powertech Technology (PTI) expects to post mid single-digit sequential growth in revenues for the second quarter of 2017, said company president JY Hung...

IC distributor Edom 2Q17 revenues to rise

Apr 25, 13:49

Taiwan-based Edom Technology, which distributes mainly niche-market ICs and components, is expected to see its revenues register double-digit on-year growth in the second quarter...

Copper foil maker Co-Tech positive about 2017 outlook

Apr 25, 11:52

Co-Tech Copper Foil has expressed optimism about its performance during 2017 citing robust copper foil demand.

SK Hynix posts record revenues and profits for 1Q17

Apr 25, 11:46

SK Hynix has reported operating profits of KRW2.47 trillion (US$2.2 billion) on consolidated revenues of KRW6.29 trillion for the first quarter of 2017, with both results hitting...

TSMC talks about its next growth drivers

Apr 25, 11:40

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) is seeing robust growth in demand from the mobile computing, automotive electronics, IoT and high-performance computing sectors,...

Silicon wafer suppliers seeking long-term contracts

Apr 25, 11:18

Silicon wafer suppliers have advised their semiconductor customers to sign long-term contracts amid tight supply, according to industry sources.

Specialty DRAM prices to rise, says AP Memory

Apr 24, 11:33

AP Memory Technology has disclosed plans to raise its specialty DRAM (SRAM) prices. The memory design house also expressed optimism about demand for IoT applications that will offset...

Samsung completes qualification of 2nd-gen 10nm process technology

Apr 21, 13:57

Samsung Electronics has announced that its second-generation 10nm FinFET process technology, 10LPP (Low Power Plus), has been qualified and is ready for production. With further enhancement...

Yageo posts NT$1.62 EPS in 1Q17

Apr 21, 11:47

Taiwan-based passive component maker Yageo has reported net EPS of NT$1.62 (US$0.05) for the first quarter of 2017 compared with NT$1.25 a year ago.

Powerchip chairman expects long-term DRAM shortage

Apr 20, 22:20

The supply of DRAM memory is likely to stay tight for a substantial period of time, according to Frank Huang, chairman for Taiwan-based pure-play foundry Powerchip Technology.

Gaming notebook shipments expected to enjoy over 20% growth in 2017

Apr 20, 16:07

Gaming notebook shipments are expected to grow over 20% on year in 2017 from more than four million units shipped a year earlier thanks to price cuts by vendors and rising demand...

ASML secures pull-in of EUV equipment orders

Apr 20, 13:52

ASML has landed a pull-in of EUV lithography equipment orders with its backlog reaching 21 units, according to the company.

PTI to enjoy robust demand for NAND flash

Apr 20, 10:25

Robust demand for NAND flash memory will boost revenues at packaging and testing company Powertech Technology (PTI) in the second half of 2017, according to industry sources.

Server DRAM ASP to rise over 10% in 2Q17, says DRAMeXchange

Apr 19, 16:04

Server DRAM memory ASPs are expected to rise more than 10% sequentially in the second quarter of 2017, and will continue their growth in the third quarter due to persistent tightness...

Quarterly chip demand for iPhone to surpass 50 million units in 2H17

Apr 19, 15:48

Apple's chip suppliers will begin to stock solutions for the upcoming iPhone models in the second quarter, and will step up their pace of inventory building between the end of the...

IEI sees rising demand for medical care equipment

Apr 17, 14:06

Taiwan-based industrial PC (IPC) maker IEI Integration is seeing its investments in medical care equipment development taking off as many countries have begun pushing their smart...

NAND flash prices likely to see correction in 2Q17, says Phison chairman

Apr 12, 14:12

NAND flash prices have been inflating excessively over the past few months and are likely to correct downward later in the second quarter, according to Phison Electronics chairman...

Demand for floating PV systems growing in Taiwan

Apr 12, 12:19

Demand for PV systems floating on the surface of large ponds and reservoirs in Taiwan is increasing due to higher feed-in tariff rates, according to PV industry sources.

Digitimes Research: Taiwan server revenues expected to grow 5.9% on year in 2017

Apr 6, 14:25

Because of rising demand for cloud computing, shipments of server and rack products have increased, and revenues at Taiwan's server motherboard, storage and network equipment players...

Backend firms Walton, Lingsen seeing brisk NOR flash demand

Apr 5, 15:10

Taiwan-based backend service companies Lingsen Precision Industries and Walton Advanced Engineering have both landed orders for NOR flash memory from Macronix International and Winbond...

Hua Hong seeing robust smart-card chip demand

Mar 29, 14:12

Hua Hong Semiconductor, a China-based pure-play 8-inch foundry, expects its shipments for smart-card chips to continue enjoying robust growth in 2017.

Lida expects rising demand for eco-friendly air compressors from China

Mar 28, 15:05

Taiwan-based air compressor maker Lida Holding expects China's growing adoption of automated production lines and increased demand for eco-friendly production to raise manufacturers'...

SerComm expects strong demand from China, North America, emerging markets in Europe in 2017

Mar 28, 12:21

Networking/communication device maker SerComm expects strong demand for devices used in fiber-optic networks in the China market, DOCSIS 3.0, 3.1 routers used in cable TV networks...

Motherboard vendors see shipments drop in 1Q17 despite new AMD, Intel processors

Mar 23, 12:35

Despite Intel, AMD and Nvidia having all launched new processor or graphics chip products for the first quarter, motherboard players continue to suffer decreased shipments in the...

Motherboard players see weak results for 1Q17

Coasia, Sunnic enjoy robust demand for CMOS image sensors

Mar 21, 20:54

Robust CMOS image sensor demand will make a positive contribution to both Taiwan-based Coasia Microelectronics and Sunnic Technology & Merchandise, according to industry sources...

Macronix seeing robust demand for low-capacity NOR flash

Stockwatch - Mar 20, 22:02

Taiwan-based Macronix International, a maker of mask ROM and flash memory, expects to benefit from robust demand for low-capacity NOR flash products in both 2017 and 2018.

Wireless charging demand boosting PDC technology popularity

Mar 20, 16:20

Wireless charging demand is expected to pick up with the arrival of the next-generation iPhones and the trend is also expected to prompt smartphone vendors to adopt glass- or ceramic-based...

MOSFET chip supply to fall short of demand in 2H17

Mar 20, 15:33

The global supply of MOSFET chips is set to fall short of demand in the second half of 2017 as a result of a growing number of MOSFETs for new CPU platforms coupled with sluggish...

IC distributor ANStek looks to analog IC, FPGA and chip demand for national defense for 2017 growth

Mar 17, 10:51

Answer Technology (ANStek), which distributes IC parts mainly from Analog Devices (ADI) and Xilinx, expects robust demand for analog components, FPGAs and high-profit ICs for national...

IC demand from PC sector will not pick up until August

Mar 16, 15:15

Taiwan-based IC design houses have said that chip orders from notebook and other PC makers have been flat in March, and a major rebound of chip orders from the PC industry may not...

LTPS LCD panels in growing demand from China smartphone vendors

Mar 15, 10:12

There has been increasing demand for LTPS (low-temperature poly-Si) TFT-LCD panels from China-based smartphone vendors as supply of AMOLED panels by Samsung Display has been insufficient,...

MEA PC market declines on year amid weak commercial demand, says IDC

Mar 13, 15:52

The Middle East and Africa (MEA) PC market experienced a mild decline of 1.8% on year in the fourth quarter of 2016 to total 3.2 million units, according to IDC. The decline stemmed...

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    Photo: Company, Dec 5.

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    Photo: Company, Sep 18.

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