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Taiwan market: HP unveils five new ultrabooks

May 15, 01:45

Hewlett-Packard (HP) has unveiled five new ultrabooks under its Envy 4 and Envy 6 series in Taiwan with a chassis design that combines a metal-based bezel with a plastic-based bottom;...

Novatek, Realtek report revenue gains for April

May 8, 14:26

IC design firms Novatek Microelectronics and Realtek Semiconductor have reported over 5% sequential growth in April revenues, and expect their sales to continue moving higher in May...

Center of gravity shifts for mixed-signal development: Q&A with Ravi Subramanian, CEO of Berkeley Design Automation

May 8, 11:18

Over the next 30 years, the world's middle class (defined as per capita income of more than US$8,000 a year) will grow to include four billion people, meaning that 170 people are...

Ravi Subramanian, CEO of EDA firm Berkeley Design Automation

Intersil unveils low-cost LED-based LCoS pico projector reference design

Apr 28, 07:28

US-based analog and mixed signal designer Intersil recently introduced the Pico-qHD, what it calls the world's lowest cost pico projector system and the industry's smallest production-ready...

Notebook vendors to push ultra-like notebook models

Apr 26, 01:20

The high prices of second-generation ultrabooks which are set to appear in early June of around US$1,000 are unlikely to help them win-over consumers; therefore, notebook vendors...

ALi sees sales drop in 2Q12

Apr 24, 01:30

IC design house ALi has guided its second-quarter sales will decrease up to 10% on quarter with a possibility of flat growth. Sales were particularly high in the first quarter of...

HP, Dell and Asustek said to plan launch of 15-inch ultrabooks without an ODD

Apr 24, 00:47

As Apple reportedly may remove the design of the internal optical disc drive (ODD) for its new MacBook Pro and make it an optional pick, sources from supply chain pointed out that...

IC designer Capella to post strong 2Q12 sales

Apr 20, 01:20

Analog IC design house Capella Microsystems, which generated record high revenues in March, is expected to see its April sales set another monthly record. Sales for the second quarter...

Intel estimates ultrabook shipments of 20-30 million units in 2012

Apr 19, 01:05

Intel has internally estimated that ultrabook shipments will reach 20-30 million units in 2012 and the volume in 2013 is expected to double or even triple on year as the integration...

Taiwan designers vying for touch controller orders from China vendors

Apr 13, 01:10

Taiwan-based IC design houses expect the present tight supply of touch controller ICs to give them an opportunity to cut into the supply chain of China's brand-name smartphone and...

Most analog IC designers to post EPS over NT$1 for 1Q12, say sources

Apr 12, 15:14

Analog IC design houses, including Capella Microsystems, Macroblock and On-Bright Electronics, are expected to post an EPS of over NT$1 (US0.034) for the first quarter of 2012 due...

Intel expected to bring forward the launch of Ivy Bridge

Apr 12, 01:00

Intel, which originally planned to announce its new Ivy Bridge processors on April 29, is expected to bring forward the announcement to April 23 with Asustek computer, Acer, Lenovo...

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Microsoft urged to give more design flexibility on Windows Phone 8

Mar 29, 15:09

Handset makers in Taiwan have urged Microsoft to provide more flexibility to enable smartphone makers to modify applications and the user interface on Window Phone 8 so that smartphone...

Taiwan IC design firms hope to benefit from Foxconn and Sharp cooperation

Mar 29, 01:25

Taiwan-based LCD IC driver suppliers are expected to benefit from the cooperation of Foxconn and Sharp. In addition, the cooperation is likely to increase TV ODM and OEM orders to...

IC design houses experiencing strong order growth from China

Mar 21, 14:13

Most Taiwan-based IC designers have experienced a surge in orders from China-based branded and white-box handset vendors recently, assuring strong revenue gains for March and April,...

UMC-affiliated IC design firms to post strong sales growth in 2Q12

Mar 19, 12:29

United Microelectronics' (UMC) IC design affiliates including MediaTek, Novatek Microelectronics, Pixart Imaging and Integrated Technology Express (ITE) are all expected to see their...

IC design house On-Bright expects sales growth in March

Mar 13, 14:28

On-Bright Electronics, an IC design subsidiary of Lite-On Semiconductor specializing in power management ICs, expects its consolidated revenues to register another sequential growth...

LCD driver IC demand picking up

Mar 13, 01:30

The visibility of orders for small-size LCD panel driver ICs has extended through the end of the second quarter, thanks to a ramp-up in orders prior to new phone and tablet rollouts...

Taiwan IC designers to see March, April sales rise

Mar 8, 14:32

Taiwan-based IC design houses, with most seeing their February sales register impressive sequential growth, are expected to report another on-month revenue increases for March and...

Taiwan IC design houses see better-than-expected sales in 1Q12

Mar 2, 01:25

Several Taiwan-based IC design houses are expected to revise upward their revenue guidance for the first quarter of 2012 to positive sequential growth, thanks to a surge in orders...

MediaTek likely to post better-than-expected 1Q12 results

Catcher to see revenue contribution from notebooks surpass 50% in 2012

Feb 23, 01:00

Chassis maker Catcher Technology expects revenue contributions from its notebook business reach over 50%, surpassing its smartphone business, which was the major revenue contributor...

IC designer Asix to see sales rise over 20% in 1Q12

Feb 21, 13:55

Network IC design house Asix Electronics is expected to see its first-quarter revenues increase more than 20% sequentially, driven by a ramp-up in orders from the ultrabook sector,...

Elan, Holtek expect revenue boost in 2Q12

Feb 17, 14:28

IC design houses Elan Microelectronics and Holtek Semiconductor expect to post higher revenue growth in the second quarter of 2012, buoyed by a pickup in demand coming from the consumer...

Novatek expects sales to hit bottom in 1Q12

Feb 10, 01:20

LCD-related driver and controller IC design house Novatek Microelectronics expects sales to register sequential growth starting the second quarter after hitting bottom in the first...

Catcher announces on-year growth in January revenues

Feb 7, 01:25

Catcher Technology announced consolidated revenues of NT$2.82 billion (US$95.19 million) for January, down 13.3% on month, but up 16.7% on year; however, the company's non-consolidated...

Taiwan analog IC firms gearing up for switch to 8-inch wafers

Feb 3, 01:10

Taiwan-based fabless analog IC firms are all expected to carry out their transition to 8-inch wafers in 2012, according to industry sources. The move will help improve their cost...

Holtek reports EPS of NT$2.36 for 2011

Newswatch - Jan 30, 15:38

IC design house Holtek Semiconductor saw net profits decrease 33% on year to NT$527 million (US$17.57 million) in 2011, translating into an EPS of NT$2.36 for the year, according...

Taiwan IC design firms to post over 15% revenue drops in 1Q12

Jan 9, 11:58

Taiwan-based IC design houses are expected to report over 15% sequential decreases in revenues for the first quarter of 2012, as orders were mostly fulfilled in advance due to the...

Foxconn makes new invesments in driver IC design house

Newswatch - Jan 2, 15:47

Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) has announced that four of its investment companies have invested a total of NT$585 million (US$19.31 million) to take up new shares...

Taiwan foundries cut prices 10-15%

Dec 30, 01:10

Taiwan-based foundry service providers have cut their prices for wafers built on mature node processes to reflect lower production costs, according to sources at IC design firm. The...

Gigabyte fixing problems associated with defective BIOS design in X79 motherboards

Dec 28, 15:52

Gigabyte Technology, in response to questions concerning a defective BIOS design in its X79-series motherboards, has offered remedies including recall of certain versions of X79 motherboards,...

ALi raises 4Q11 sales forecast

Dec 22, 01:00

Consumer IC design house ALi has revised its guidance for the fourth quarter of 2011 expecting its consolidated revenues to increase 13-17% sequentially. This is a revision from previous...

Market share of non-Apple tablet PCs to surge in 2012, says Nvidia CEO

Dec 15, 01:05

Although non-Apple tablet PCs are only expected to account for 30% of the worldwide tablet PC market, Nvidia CEO Huang Jen-hsun pointed out that after hardware and software platforms'...

Nvidia CEO Huang Jen-hsun

MediaTek posts lower-than-expected sales in November

Dec 8, 01:35

MediaTek has reported consolidated revenues grew 1.2% sequentially to NT$7.63 billion (US$252.9 million) in November. The figure came below market watcher estimates of NT$8.5-9.5...

Acer, Lenovo to launch quad-core tablet PCs

Nov 29, 01:15

Acer and Lenovo are set to launch quad-core tablet PCs featuring Google's Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich) and Nvidia's Tegra 3 in the first quarter to compete against Asustek Computer,...

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