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UMC, VIS July revenues down

Aug 9, 19:51

Pure-play wafer foundries United Microelectronics (UMC) and Vanguard International Semiconductor (VIS) have reported sequential decreases in July consolidated revenues of 2.4% and...

GlobalWafers posts record 2Q17 profit

Aug 9, 15:30

Taiwan-based GlobalWafers, a silicon wafer supplier, has reported net profits climbed to a record high of NT$1.29 billion (US$42.8 million) in the second quarter of 2017. EPS for...

Sumco to expand production capacity for 300mm silicon wafers

Aug 9, 14:09

Sumco has announced plans to expand production capacity for 300mm silicon wafers by 110,000 units per month. The additional capacity is expected to come online in the first half of...

Macronix intros new OctaFlash to power instant-on applications

Aug 8, 20:53

Macronix International has announced its new Ultra-OctaFlash Memory designed to meet the growing demand for "instant-on" performance and real-time system responsiveness in automotive,...

Demand for flexible AMOLED smartphone panels growing robustly

Aug 8, 16:14

Demand for flexible AMOLED panels from the smartphone sector will continue to expand at a rapid pace in 2017 and beyond, thanks to the planned release of new AMOLED-based models from...

AMOLED smartphones growing robustly

Taiwan passive component makers post record July revenues

Aug 8, 10:53

Major Taiwan-based passive component makers including Yageo, Walsin Technology and Chilisin Electronics have reported record-high revenues for July 2017, thanks to a pick-up in customer...

Capacitor

Himax to start producing 3D sensing solutions as early as 2018

Aug 8, 10:34

Himax Technologies has expressed optimism about the growth prospects for its non-driver IC business, most notably with its structure light integrated solution for 3D sensing and wafer-level...

Himax enhancing its product mix for profit improvement

Realtek July revenues pick up

Aug 7, 14:56

Networking IC design company Realtek Semiconductor has reported consolidated revenues of NT$3.43 billion (US$113.6 million) for July 2017, up 6.6% sequentially and 8.3% on year.

Global Unichip targeting AI sector

Aug 7, 14:44

Taiwan-based Global Unichip, an IC design service company partnering with Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC), is looking to expand its business in the artificial intelligence...

Global Unichip partnering with TSMC to expand business in AI field

Taiwan fabless firms expect short lead-time orders to buoy 4Q17 revenues

Aug 4, 15:21

Taiwan-based fabless IC firms expects to receive an influx of short lead-time orders from their China-based clients prior to the country's National Day holidays in October followed...

Worldwide semiconductor capital spending to grow 10.2% in 2017, says Gartner

Aug 4, 14:22

Worldwide semiconductor capital spending is projected to increase 10.2% to US$77.7 billion in 2017, according to Gartner. This growth rate is up from Gartner's previous forecast of...

Desktop sales expected to resume growth in 3Q17

Aug 3, 21:26

Desktop demand remained weak in the first half of 2017, but is expected to start growing in the third quarter driven by new products from AMD and Intel for the gaming and high-end...

Parade posts record profit for 2Q17

Aug 3, 19:57

Parade Technologies, a supplier of mixed-signal ICs for display and high-speed interface standards, has reported net profits for the second quarter of 2017 climbed to a record high...

Inspection service firm Sporton sees 2Q17 profits rise

Aug 3, 19:54

Mobile device testing service company Sporton International saw its net profits increase 29% sequentially in the second quarter of 2017. EPS for the quarter came to NT$2.08 (US$0.0...

Novatek expects 2-5% revenue growth in 3Q17

Aug 2, 20:44

LCD driver IC specialist Novatek Microelectronic expects to post revenues of between NT$12 billion (US$396.9 million) and NT$12.4 billion for the third quarter of 2017 representing...

CHPT posts record profits for 2Q, 1H17

Aug 2, 17:08

IC testing solution provider Chunghwa Precision Test Technology (CHPT) has reported record net profits of NT$203 million (US$6.71 million) for the second quarter of 2017. Net profits...

WPG 3Q17 revenues to rise up to 6%

Aug 2, 14:19

IC distributor WPG is expected to enjoy an up to 6% sequential increase in third-quarter 2017 revenues, according to market watchers.

WPG 1H17 net profits soar 17%

BenQ Medical eyes hearing aids market

Aug 2, 11:28

BenQ Medical Technology has set up a subsidiary for marketing hearing aids targeting the fast growing elderly population, with Taiwan being its initial market, according to company...

BenQ Medical Technology chairman Peter Chen

Nanya unveils new HQ

Aug 1, 21:53

Nanya Technology has unveiled its new headquarters consisting of a new fab, in which the Taiwan-based DRAM maker invested a total of NT$55.7 billion (US$1.84 billion).

New Nanya HQ

Yageo posts record operating profit for 2Q17

Aug 1, 21:25

Passive component maker Yageo has reported operating profits climbed to a record high of NT$1.57 billion (US$51.9 million) in the second quarter of 2017, with operating margin rising...

Yageo posts record revenues and operating profits for 2Q17

Machvision, Utechzone post profit growths in 2Q17

Aug 1, 16:06

Automated optical inspection (AOI) equipment specialists Machvision and Utechzone both enjoyed profit growths in the second quarter of 2017, thanks mainly to brisk demand for PCB...

Win Semi expects to post 10-15% revenue growth in 3Q17

Aug 1, 15:18

GaAs IC foundry Win Semiconductors expects to post revenue growth of 10-15% sequentially in the third quarter of 2017 with gross margin outperforming the 37.2% recorded in the second...

Samsung semiconductor revenues eclipse Intel's, says IHS

Aug 1, 14:47

Analyzing the data from a financial analyst perspective looking only at the top line, Samsung has captured the number one position. By looking closer at the actual revenues generated...

Taiwan solar cell makers see improved operations

Aug 1, 11:37

Taiwan-based solar cell makers have seen improved operations due to rebounding demand, with some having already returned to profitability, according to industry sources.

Solar

MediaTek expects mild growth in 3Q17

Jul 31, 21:44

MediaTek expects to post revenue growth of 2-10% sequentially in the third quarter of 2017, with gross margin ranging from 34% to 37%.

MediaTek newly-appointed co-CEO Rick Tsai

VIS expects to post up to 11% revenue growth in 3Q17

Jul 31, 20:17

Specialty IC foundry Vanguard International Semiconductor (VIS) has forecast consolidated revenues for the third quarter of 2017 will be between NT$6.1 billion (US$201.7 million)...

MediaTek posts 2Q17 EPS of NT$1.51

Jul 31, 16:25

Fabless IC firm MediaTek has reported net profits for the second quarter of 2017 declined 66.7% sequentially and 66.5% on year to NT$2.21 billion (US$73 million). EPS for the quarter...

Walsin to buy new factory to expand MLCC production capacity

Jul 31, 13:10

Taiwan-based multi-layer ceramic capacitor (MLCC) supplier Walsin Technology has announced plans to acquire a factory from packaging and testing company Walton Advanced Engineering...

Realtek posts 2Q17 EPS of NT$1.85

Jul 31, 13:03

Networking IC design specialist Realtek Semiconductor has reported net profits surged 82% sequentially to NT$930 million (US$30.7 million) in the second quarter of 2017. EPS for the...

MCU firm Nuvoton sees 2Q17 profits surge

Jul 31, 09:03

Taiwan-based Nuvoton Technology, the logic IC subsidiary of Winbond Electronics specializing in MCU and PC peripherals, has reported net profits hiked 172% sequentially to NT$247...

Demand for high-speed transmissions surges

Jul 31, 09:02

Emerging applications arising from IoT, cloud and artificial intelligence (AI) are demanding high-speed transmissions, while high-speed interfaces such as USB, PCI Express (PCIe)...

ChipMOS Shanghai obtains backend orders for NOR flash from XMC

Jul 28, 15:22

ChipMOS Technologies (Shanghai), a joint venture between Taiwan-based ChipMOS and Tsinghua Unigroup, has obtained backend orders for NOR flash memory from Wuhan Xinxin Semiconductor...

Samsung chip biz drives overall profit growth in 2Q17

Jul 27, 21:13

Samsung Electronics has posted a record KRW14.07 trillion (US$12.6 billion) in operating profits for the second quarter of 2017, while revenues increased 20.1% sequentially to KRW61...

Smartphone shipments in China fall in 2Q17, says Canalys

Jul 27, 20:10

After six consecutive quarters of growth, smartphone shipments in China fell 3% on year to 113 million units in the second quarter of 2017, according to Canalys.

Wafer suppliers to build new 8-inch plants in China

Jul 27, 15:10

Additional new production capacity for 8-inch silicon wafers is expected to emerge in China, with companies including GlobalWafers and Wafer Works looking to build new plants.

Supply of 8-inch silicon wafers has been tight
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  • Samsung+8GB+HBM2

    Samsung 8GB HBM2

    Samsung Electronics has increased the production volume of its 8GB high bandwidth memory-2 (HBM2) to meet growing market needs across a wide range of applications including AI, high-performance...

    Photo: Company, Jul 24.

  • VIA+Artigo+A830+IoT+kiosk+solution

    VIA Artigo A830 IoT kiosk solution

    VIA Technologies has announced its latest kiosk solution, the VIA Artigo A830, featuring anti-static lightning and surge protection. With HDMI and LVDS touch panel dual screen support,...

    Photo: Company, Dec 5.

  • Winbond+SpiStack+memories

    Winbond SpiStack memories

    Winbond Electronics has announced an expansion of its flash product portfolio with the introduction of a family of stackable SpiFlash memory devices. The new SpiStack W25M Series...

    Photo: Company, Mar 30.

  • Toshiba+Serial+Interface+NAND

    Toshiba Serial Interface NAND

    Toshiba has launched a new line-up of NAND flash memory products for embedded applications that are compatible with the Serial Peripheral Interface (SPI). Wide ranging applications...

    Photo: Company, Oct 23.

  • Samsung+12Gb+LPDDR4+DRAM

    Samsung 12Gb LPDDR4 DRAM

    Samsung Electronics has announced that it is mass producing 12Gb LPDDR4 (low power, double data rate 4) mobile DRAM chips based on its 20nm process technology. The new LPDDR4 is...

    Photo: Company, Sep 18.

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