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Brand vendors cautious about Microsoft when it comes to hardware design

Mar 25, 22:46

Notebook brand vendors have turned cautious about revealing their new products' industrial designs for next-generation Windows as they are concerned that Microsoft may use their designs...

Consumer, PWM IC designers to post 20-40% sales growth in 2Q13

Mar 22, 15:27

Taiwan-based IC design houses supplying solutions for consumer electronics products, tablets, LED lighting applications are expected to post revenue growth of 20-40% sequentially...

PC-related IC designers likely to post disappointing 1Q13 results

Mar 15, 12:19

IC design houses including Elan Microelectronics, Realtek Semiconductor, and Global Mixed-mode Technology (GMT) are likely to report disappointing revenue results for the first quarter...

Touch-panel IC supplier EETI to see sales rebound in March

Mar 14, 22:07

Egalax-Empia Technology (EETI), a design house specializing in touch controllers for LCD panels, is expected to see its revenues gain momentum starting March. Revenues are set to...

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Acer, HP seeking breakthroughs in notebook design

Mar 6, 13:45

Hoping to regain their momentum in the IT market, Acer and Hewlett-Packard (HP) are developing new chassis and hinge designs for their upcoming Haswell-based notebooks, according...

IC design house Parade to hand out high share dividends for 2012

Mar 4, 16:08

Mixed signal IC design house Parade Technologies has decided to deal out dividends of NT$7.62 (US$0.26) for 2012, including NT$3.50 in cash and NT$4.12 in shares, according to the...

Taiwan IC design houses to perform well in 2013 on booming tablet sales

Mar 4, 14:45

IC design houses, including MediaTek, Elan Microelectronics and Realtek Semiconductor, are expected to perform strongly in the first quarter of 2013 and also see their sales momentum...

Commentary: Google partnerships lifting Taiwan IC design industry

Feb 21, 13:59

While the overall prospects of the global technology industry for 2013 still look uncertain, promising first-quarter outlooks for a number of Taiwan-based first-tier IC design houses...

IC design house Richtek posts revenue gains in January

Newswatch - Feb 18, 12:11

IC design house Richtek Technology saw its consolidated revenues gain 6.9% sequentially and 7.1% on year to NT$906 million (US$30.45 million) in January 2013, according to company...

IC design house GMT reports lower earnings for 4Q12

Newswatch - Feb 8, 15:21

IC design house Global Mixed-mode Technology (GMT) saw its pre-tax profits dip 30.9% to NT$169 million (US$5.7 million) in the fourth quarter of 2012. Pre-tax EPS for the quarter...

Digitimes Research: Taiwan IC design industry performs steadily in 4Q12

Feb 7, 15:25

Taiwan's IC design industry performed rather steadily in the fourth quarter of 2012 generating combined revenues of NT$105.8 billion (US$3.58 billion), which were down 7.8% from the...

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,...

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