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MediaTek expects revenues to drop 10-18% in 1Q13

Feb 4, 21:57

IC design house MediaTek expects to report a 10-18% sequential decrease in consolidated revenues for the first quarter of 2013, due to a slowdown in orders for smartphones, as well...

IC design house Parade expects lower revenues in 1Q13

Newswatch - Feb 1, 11:54

Mixed-signal IC design house Parade Technologies expects its consolidated revenues to reach US$20-23 million in the first quarter of 2013 compared to US$31.7 million posted in the...

Microsoft to launch WP8 reference design in mid-2013, say sources

Jan 25, 11:26

Microsoft reportedly is cooperating with chipset suppliers including Qualcomm on development of Windows Phone 8 reference design aiming to attract more smartphone makers in China...

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Nanya says 12-inch fab capacity for fabless customers sufficient

Jan 22, 15:01

Nanya Technology is confident that it will have enough capacity for its IC design customers, according to company president Charles Kau.

IC design houses to report slow sales in January, February

Jan 21, 22:25

Most Taiwan-based IC design houses are expected to report slow sales in January and February affected by factors including weaker than expected year-end sales at downstream clients,...

EETI touch-IC revenues disappoint in 2012

Jan 14, 22:02

IC design house Egalax_empia Technology (EETI) saw revenues generated from its touchscreen controller IC business declined 43.7% in 2012, due to sluggish demand for Windows 8.

IC design house GMT sees revenues hit 22-month low in December

Jan 7, 14:40

IC design house Global Mixed-mode Technology (GMT) saw its revenues dip over 20% on month and 10.9% on year to a 22-month low at NT$307.8 million (US$10.6 million) in December 2012,...

IC design houses lower expectations for 1Q13 replenishment demand

Dec 24, 14:10

Taiwan-based IC design houses have recently scaled back their expectations for a strong replenishment demand in the first quarter of 2013 because of low order visibility from the...

Samsung delivers 14nm FinFET logic process and design infrastructure

Dec 24, 11:20

Samsung Electronics has announced that it reached another milestone in the development of 14-nanometer (nm) FinFET process technology with the successful tape-out of multiple development...

Intel likely to figure a way to keep LGA design for CPUs, says Asustek executive

Dec 21, 14:40

Commenting on Intel's reported plans of abandoning CPU socket designs and changing to directly soldered CPUs after two years, Asustek Computer vice president and general manager of...

Analog IC design firms landing more orders from flat panel industry, say sources

Dec 18, 14:54

Taiwan-based analog IC suppliers have seen a rebound in orders recently, buoyed by growing shipments of LCD panels by makers in Taiwan and China, according to industry sources.

Goodix to expand presence in China

Dec 13, 21:47

Goodix Technology, an affiliate of MediaTek specializing in the design of touchscreen controller ICs, has its solutions incorporated in MediaTek's new smartphone reference design,...

Taiwan IC design houses to benefit from Samsung aggressive product roadmaps in 2013

Dec 7, 14:30

Taiwan-based IC design houses, which have been cooperating with Samsung Electronics on product development, are expected to fare well in 2013, as the Korea-based vendor is reportedly...

ASMedia to list on TSE on December 12

Nov 30, 15:20

ASMedia Technology, an Asustek Computer subsidiary specializing in the design and development of USB 3.0 host and device controller chips, will officially begin trading on the Taiwan...

Digitimes Research: IC design cluster emerges in China

Nov 28, 14:57

Having enjoyed significant growth for two consecutive years, the IC design industry in China has emerged as the world's third major cluster of IC design houses, following Silicon...

MediaTek November sales drop on EDGE-chip inventory and small-size panel shortage

Nov 22, 20:59

Sales at IC design house MediaTek are set to register a sequential decrease in November, due to pressure to cut EDGE-chip inventories, as well as tight supplies of panels under 4-inch,...

IC design house Parade to see revenues decline over 23% on quarter in 4Q12

Nov 15, 15:33

Mixed signal IC design house Parade Technologies expects its revenues to decline 23-29.5% sequentially to US$34-37 million in the fourth quarter of 2012, due to product transitions...

Elan reports strong sales for October

Nov 6, 14:04

Touchscreen controller IC vendor Elan Microelectronics saw its revenues grow 0.8% sequentially and 75% on year to a record high of NT$724 million (US$24.75 million) in October.

IC design house Capella reports strong earnings for 3Q12

Newswatch - Oct 25, 15:20

IC design house Capella Microsystems has reported net profits of NT$185 million (US$6.3 million) for the third quarter of 2012, up 8.7% from the previous quarter. The earnings translated...

Touchscreen controller IC shipments boost on China demand

Oct 19, 11:52

FocalTech Systems and Goodix, which specialize in the design of touchscreen controller ICs, have both seen their monthly shipments approach the 10 million mark buoyed by strong demand...

EETI to focus on touch ICs for large-size panels in 2013

Oct 12, 12:07

IC design house Egalax_empia Technology (EETI) expects demand for touch panel ICs for large-size applications to rise significantly in 2013, thanks to the launch of Windows 8 devic...

Qualcomm announces new quad-core Snapdragon S4 processors with reference design counterpart for smartphones

Oct 1, 15:17

Qualcomm has announced the addition of two new Snapdragon S4 mobile processors: the MSM8225Q and MSM8625Q. Both are members of the Snapdragon S4 Play processor tier, optimized specifically...

IC design firms seeing strong demand from China smartphone market

Sep 27, 13:54

The expanding smartphone market in China has caused the supply of related chips, such as LCD driver ICs, touchscreen controller ICs and analog chips, to fall short of demand, according...

Intel Haswell processor design may cause motherboard players to exit market

Sep 27, 01:05

Intel is already set to launch its next-generation Haswell-based processors, comprehensively designed for IT products such as tablets, notebooks, ultrabooks, desktops and servers,...

Taiwan consumer IC designers post mixed August results

Sep 18, 11:45

Consumer IC design houses Nuvoton Technology and Sonix Technology saw their August sales slip on month, while Generalplus Technology, Holtek Semiconductor, Feeling Technology and...

Global Unichip posts record monthly revenues

Sep 7, 01:30

IC design service company Global Unichip has announced revenues of NT$1.12 billion (US$37.6 million) for August 2012, up 24.1% on month and 25.7% from a year earlier. The figure also...

Intel to promote Haswell platform at IDF San Francisco

Sep 6, 01:15

Intel is set to host its Intel Developer Forum (IDF) in San Francisco from September 11-13 and the company expects more than 4,000 IT industry-related visitors to participate at the...

Touch-IC supplier EETI sales to boom in 2H12

Aug 30, 01:15

Revenues at Egalax_Empia Technology (EETI) will likely register over 30% sequential growth in the third quarter, and another on-quarter increase in the fourth quarter, market sources...

Nanya eyeing investment from IC design firm

Aug 29, 14:51

Nanya Technology plans to issue new shares through a private placement to raise additional capital, with an affiliate of parent company the Formosa Plastic Group committed to subscribing...

Nanya seeking strategic partners

Chip demand for PCs slows, say IC designers

Aug 24, 01:30

Demand for semiconductors used in PCs and notebooks has been sluggish with no signs of a pickup in customer orders, according to sources at IC design houses.

Taiwan market: Nikon launches new autumn-season camera models

Aug 23, 01:35

Japan-based digital still camera (DSC) vendor Nikon on August 22, hosted a launch conference in Taiwan for its new autumn-season DSC models and is set to release four new models including...

Partners expect Motorola to change its ODM strategy

Aug 23, 01:05

As Google has recently started reorganizing Motorola Mobility's manpower and product strategy, sources from Taiwan-based ODMs, observing from their orders, expect their handset orders...

Acer, HP consider to take back chassis purchase authority

Aug 21, 01:35

Acer and Hewlett-Packard (HP) are considering to retrieve their chassis purchase authority from notebook ODMs in hoping to effectively control their production capacity and quality,...

Sitronix 3Q12 sales to rise up to 10%

Aug 17, 01:15

LCD driver IC design firm Sitronix is expected to post sales growth of 5-10% sequentially in the third quarter of 2012, thanks to brisk demand for small-size panel driver ICs used...

IC design house ALi expects 14-20% decline in 3Q12 revenues

Newswatch - Aug 6, 15:53

IC design house ALi expects its revenues to decline 14-20% sequentially to NT$1.03-1.11 billion (US$34.33-37 million) in the third quarter of 2012, according to company chairman Ben...

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    Toshiba WERAM1100 wristband

    Toshiba has released a wearable fitness tracker, WERAM1100, for online sales in Japan. An integrated accelerometer enables the WERAM1100 to estimate physical activities, such as...

    Photo: Company, Aug 14.

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    Intel 14nm fanless mobile PC reference design

    Intel has revealed its 14nm fanless mobile PC reference design. The 2-in-1 is a 12.5-inch screen that is 7.2mm thin with keyboard detached and weighs 670g. It includes a media dock...

    Photo: Company, Jun 6.

  • Osram+Ostar+Projection+P2W

    Osram Ostar Projection P2W

    Osram Opto Semiconductors has introduced two new high-power versions of the Osram Ostar Projection for projectors with a brightness of up to 1700 lumen. The Osram Ostar Projection...

    Photo: Company, Dec 18.

  • Toshiba+MQ02ABF+slim+HDD

    Toshiba MQ02ABF slim HDD

    Toshiba has announced the launch of slim 7mm-height 2.5-inch, two-platter, 5,400 RPM SATA hard disk drives (HDD). The new MQ02ABF series, Toshiba's first two-platter 7mm-height HDD...

    Photo: Company, Oct 28.

  • Osram+Dragon+Dome

    Osram Dragon Dome

    Osram's Dragon Dome provides a focused beam of high-power Infrared LED (IRED) with a range of more than 100 meters. It has a compact design and does not need an external lens. With...

    Photo: Company, Oct 8.

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