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SPIL to invest US$25 million in China

Aug 15, 10:27

Siliconware Precision Industries (SPIL) has announced plans to invest indirectly a total of US$25 million in its newly-established wholly-owned subsidiary in China. Named Siliconware...

Powerchip posts EPS of NT$1.59 for 1H17

Aug 15, 10:09

Contract chipmaker Powerchip Technology has announced net profits increased 17.6% on year to NT$3.63 billion (US$119.7 million) in the first half of 2017. EPS for the six-month period...

Notebook lithium battery prices rising

Aug 14, 15:19

Because of increasing prices for raw materials and strong demand from the electric vehicle and smartphone market segments, lithium batteries for notebooks are expected to see another...

Notebook lithium battery prices on the rise

Taiwan government to foster 30,000 startups in 3 years via direct investment

Aug 11, 15:19

Taiwan's National Development Council (NDC) has decided to make direct investments in tech startups, instead of offering them subsidies as done in the past, aiming to build sound...

Shanghai Huahong renames fabs

Aug 11, 11:35

Shanghai Huahong Group has renamed all the wafer fabs under the group. The move is to enhance the overall image of the group's IC manufacturing business, and enable its worldwide...

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Acer to merge affiliate eDC into BYOC group

Aug 10, 21:48

Acer's datacenter hosting service providing affiliate E-enabling Data Center (eDC) will be merged into the vendor's Build Your Own Cloud (BYOC) business group and managed by Maverick...

Sanan Optoelectronics tops China LED chip makers in government subsidy

Aug 1, 15:41

Sanan Optoelectronics has obtained the largest amount of subsidies from China's government authorities among all local LED epitaxial wafer and chip makers, according to industry so...

Taiwan solar cell makers ask for government help

Jul 31, 20:48

Taiwan's solar cell makers facing the grim prospect of being forced out of the market hope the government can help consolidate the local industry to revie its competitiveness, according...

Shanghai forms CNY50 billion IC industry investment fund

Jul 26, 21:38

The city government of Shanghai, China recently introduced a CNY50 billion (US$7.4 billion) IC industry investment fund aimed at cultivating and supporting the local leading enterprises,...

Taiwan IC design service and IP firms land AI chip orders from China

Jul 26, 15:33

Taiwan-based IC design service companies and silicon IP providers have started to land orders for artificial intelligence (AI) applications from China's IC industry and academia,...

Chip demand for data centers to boom in China

Jul 21, 15:46

With China's local governments looking to set up data centers, chip demand for data centers locally is set to surge, according to industry sources.

China market: Taiwan makers showcase automation equipment at Kunshan exhibition

Jul 19, 16:03

In view of large potential demand for automated production in China due to the government's China Make 2025 initiative, Taiwan-based industrial automation equipment, device and component...

Automation equipment expected to play a key role in China's smart manufacturing

Globalfoundries and VeriSilicon to enable single-chip solution for next-gen IoT networks

Jul 17, 14:03

Globalfoundries and VeriSilicon have announced a collaboration to deliver a single-chip IoT solution for next-generation Low Power Wide Area (LPWA) networks. Leveraging GF's 22FDX...

Asustek 2Q17 revenues drop

Jul 11, 10:58

Asustek Computer's June consolidated revenues reached NT$38.9 billion (US$1.3 billion), up 24% on month but down 8% on year. The company's revenues in the second quarter of 2017 also...

ASKey lands smart navigation system orders from the Taipei government

NSIG hires former MEMC CEO

Jul 10, 21:40

China's National Silicon Industry Group (NSIG) has hired Nabeel Gareeb, former CEO of MEMC Electronic Materials, to help it establish a materials eco-system in China.

Taiwan government plans to facilitate bank lending for offshore wind power projects

Jul 5, 15:35

The Taiwan government, in view of local banks' conservative attitude towards offering loans for offshore wind power generation projects, plans to take measures to hike lending.

China LED industry recovering

Jul 4, 11:17

As demand for LED end devices has resumed growth amid shortages of LED chip supply, China's LED makers have recently begun expanding their capacities and local governments are also...

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Digitimes Research: Japan government boosts development of high-precision 3D maps

Jun 29, 13:48

The Japan government, in line with the goal of realizing autonomous driving in Japan before the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games, is promoting development and production of high-precision...

Imec looking to deepen partnerships with China-based chipmakers

Jun 28, 22:17

China has the possibility to become a world-class semiconductor industry if local players make good use of resources domestically and internationally, according to Huiwen Ding, head...

Huiwen Ding, head of imec China

Powerchip opens JV fab in China

Jun 28, 22:11

Powerchip Technology has completed the construction of its 12-inch fab in Hefei, China and started to run the fab, according to the Taiwan-based foundry chipmaker. The fab...

Tongfu Microelectronics to set up advanced IC backend plant in Xiamen, says report

Jun 27, 21:05

China-based Tongfu Microelectronics has struck a deal with the Xiamen Haicang District government to set up a manufacturing base for advanced packaging and testing services locally...

IST strikes deal with JFE-TEC to jointly provide automotive-use materials testing services in China

Jun 27, 16:04

Integrated Service Technology (IST), a Taiwan-based provider of electronics product verification and analysis services, has signed an MoU with Japan's JFE Techno Research (JFE-TEC),...

Compal chairman optimistic about 2017 performance

Jun 22, 13:36

After suffering a weak 2016, Compal Electronics chairman Rock Hsu is optimistic about the company’s operations in 2017. Hsu expects existing product lines to enjoy growth, while...

Rock Hsu, Compal Electronics chairman

WD comments on Toshiba bid on flash JV

Jun 21, 20:38

Western Digital has issued a statement regarding Toshiba's selection of a consortium led by Korea-based SK Hynix and Bain Capital Japan, with funding provided by the government in...

Toshiba names preferred bidder for memory-chip business sale

Jun 21, 16:00

Toshiba announced on June 21 that its board of directors had resolved to select the consortium of Innovation Network Corporation of Japan, Bain Capital Private Equity and Development...

Toppan welcomes partnership with China firms

Jun 13, 15:22

Toppan Printing welcomes the potential for China-based companies to become partners, according to the Japan-based photomask vendor. Toppan is looking to work closely with China-based...

Digitimes Research: China striving to raise IC self-sufficiency

Jun 13, 13:29

China is striving to substantially improve the self-sufficiency rate for ICs in the nation. With strong government support, manufacturing capacities at China-based IC foundries and...

IC Insights cuts long-term IoT semiconductor forecast

Jun 9, 12:37

IC Insights has scaled back its total semiconductor sales forecast for system functions related to the IoT in 2020 by about US$920 million, mostly because of lower revenue projections...

Hefei Chang Xin keeps low profile but DRAM ambition remains unchanged

May 24, 16:11

Hefei Chang Xin's ambition to grow its DRAM business has seen some progress though the China-based firm has now chosen to keep a low profile. The company has been quietly renamed...

Globalfoundries and Chengdu partner to expand FD-SOI ecosystem in China

May 23, 22:37

Globalfoundries and the Chengdu municipality have announced an investment to spur innovation in China's semiconductor industry. The partners plan to build a FD-SOI ecosystem including...

Advantech to invest in Vietnam for Industry 4.0 business opportunity

May 11, 13:53

Advantech hosted a forum in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam focusing on Industry 4.0 topics on May 10 with local system integrator Techpro. Tran Van Tung, an official from Vietnam's Ministry...

SMIC urges Taiwan chipmakers to partner with China-based peers

May 5, 11:24

The Taiwan government should encourage its local chipmakers to collaborate with their China-based peers to create a win-win for both sides' semiconductor industries, according to...

UMC to roll out 22nm process as early as 2018

Apr 28, 11:46

Foundry chipmaker UMC has disclosed plans to roll out 22nm process technology as early as 2018. UMC has started IP development for its 22nm process, and expects to introduce the node...

UMC planning 22nm process technology

Several China 12-inch fabs put construction on hold

Apr 21, 11:42

Several 12-inch fab projects implemented by China-based emerging chipmakers have been put on hold raising speculation about the country's overambitious plans to revamp the local chipmaking...

Tsinghua Unigroup to obtain more funds from government

Mar 29, 11:16

Tsinghua Unigroup on March 28 announced it had signed a deal with the China Development Bank (CDB), under which the bank will provide Tsinghua Unigroup with CNY100 billion (US$14.5...

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    Osram Opto Semiconductors will showcase an OLED prototypes that can be transparent and flexible at PLDC (Professional Lighting Design Convention) from October 29-31, 2009 in Berlin...

    Photo: Company, Oct 22.

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