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Himax provides Quad HD display driver IC for Tango-enabled AR smartphone

Jun 21, 11:12

Himax Technologies has announced its HX8396-A display driver IC has secured the design win in the world's first augmented reality (AR) smartphone, Lenovo Phab 2 Pro. The Phab 2 Pro...

Taiwan IC design sector should open doors to China capital, says MediaTek chairman

Jun 20, 14:56

China-based enterprises should be allowed to invest in Taiwan's IC design houses, according to MediaTek chairman MK Tsai.

MediaTek chairman MK Tsai

Analog IC suppliers to see better sales in 2H16

Jun 16, 12:08

Taiwan-based analog IC-design houses are expected to see their sales performance gain a boost in the second half of 2016 thanks to demand for high-efficiency power management (PWM)...

Chipbond looking to enhance non-driver IC offerings, says chairman

Jun 15, 14:48

LCD driver IC packaging specialist Chipbond Technology is looking to enhance its offerings for non-driver ICs. Sales generated from non-driver IC segments are expected to account...

China holds 8 spots among top-12 smartphone vendors, says IC Insights

Jun 13, 21:10

Eight of the world's top-12 smartphone companies during the first quarter of 2016 are China-based including Huawei, Oppo, Xiaomi, Vivo, ZTE, Lenovo, TCL and Meizu, according to IC...

IC backend service firm Chipbond looks to increased sales in 2Q16

Newswatch - Jun 13, 15:05

LED driver IC backend service provider Chipbond Technology has reported revenues of NT$1.42 billion (NT$43.93 million) for May, increasing 23.4%, but down 1.36% on year.

Specialty IC foundry VIS posts revenue increase in May

Jun 8, 16:08

Specialty IC foundry Vanguard International Semiconductor (VIS) has reported consolidated revenues of NT$2.21 billion (US$68.6 million) for May 2016, increasing 2.9% sequentially...

Long-term strategy pays off as TI maintains analog leadership, says IC Insights

Jun 1, 13:06

Texas Instruments (TI) was again the leading supplier of analog devices in 2015 with US$8.3 billion in sales, with an about 18% market share, according to IC Insights. TI's analog...

Macroblock seeing strong LED driver IC orders in 2Q16

May 30, 10:13

LED driver IC supplier Macroblock is seeing strong orders from its display customers, and has asked for more capacity from its contract suppliers, according to industry sources. Branded...

UltraChip revenues to rise in 2Q, 3Q16

May 26, 16:14

LCD driver IC firm UltraChip is expected to report on-year revenue growth of 20-30% for the second and third quarters of 2016, according to market sources.

Communications and computer systems drive IC sales across all regions, says IC Insights

May 26, 14:53

Communication and computer systems are forecast to be two of the three largest system applications for IC sales in every global region, Americas, Europe, Japan, and Asia-Pacific,...

Ardentec expects higher capacity utilization in 2Q16

May 25, 11:12

IC testing firm Ardentec's capacity utilization rate is expected to exceed 80% in the second quarter of 2016, and continue to rise in the third quarter, according to company VP Shaulong...

Taiwan backend firms seeing robust orders from HiSilicon

May 25, 11:10

Demand for HiSilicon's chips has been robust, according to sources at Taiwan-based IC backend firms, which have identified the China-based fabless IC vendor as one of their important...

Testing company CHPT 2Q16 revenues to rise 15%

May 25, 10:54

Chunghwa Precision Test Technology (CHPT), which specializes in high-end IC testing solutions such as load boards for final testing and probe cards for wafer probing, is expected...

Digitimes Research: Korea LCD driver IC vendor Silicon Works sees revenues hit record high in 2015

May 24, 14:15

Combined revenues of Korea's major LCD driver IC vendors reached a record high of KRW419.4 billion (US$353.97 million) in 2015, with Silicon Works, a subsidiary of LG Electronics,...

Digitimes Research: Taiwan IC design industry output value to rise 7% in 2016

May 20, 09:00

The production value of Taiwan's IC design industry is expected to increase 7.4% on year to NT$570.75 billion (US$17.4 billion) in 2016, according to Digitimes Research.

Nuvoton audio IC adopted in new Google tablet, says report

May 20, 08:58

Taiwan-based Nuvoton Technology with its audio codec ICs has entered the supply chain of Google, according to a report by Taiwan's Central News Agency (CNA).

MediaTek to spin off VR business unit as soon as June, says report

Stockwatch - May 20, 08:57

IC design house MediaTek plans to spin off its virtual reality (VR) division to form an independent company in a bid to boost its VR business, according to a recent Chinese-language...

Digitimes Research: Taiwan IC design industry output value to increase 6.7% in 2Q16

May 19, 10:16

The production value of Taiwan's IC design industry is expected to increase 6.7% sequentially in the second quarter of 2016, thanks to a pick-up in handset demand, according to Digitimes...

IC Insights releases top-20 semiconductor suppliers in 1Q16

May 16, 10:23

IC Insights has released its list of the world's top-20 semiconductor suppliers including three pure-play foundries and six fabless companies in the first quarter of 2016.

MediaTek announces sale of auto IC subsidiary to China firm

Stockwatch - May 13, 15:06

Taiwan-based IC design house MediaTek has announced the signing of a strategic cooperation framework agreement with NavInfo, a China-based digital mapping service provider. According...

Panel demand picking up, say IC firms

May 13, 09:57

Short lead-time orders for small-size panels are flowing in while orders for large-size panels have been picking up. Taiwan-based analog IC and LCD driver IC firms are expected to...

Automotive electronics system demand fails to boost auto IC market in 2015, says IC Insights

May 12, 10:25

With discussion increasingly focused on autonomous vehicles and vehicle-to-vehicle (V2V) and vehicle-to-infrastructure (V2I) communication, demand is rising for electronic systems...

LED driver IC firm Macroblock 1Q16 profits increase

May 11, 21:18

LED driver IC specialist Macroblock has reported net profits of NT$45.46 million (US$1.4 million) for the first quarter of 2016, up significantly from profits of NT$17.08 million...

IC distributor WPG reports increased earnings for 1Q16

Newswatch - May 6, 14:52

IC distributors WPG Holdings has reported net profits of NT$1.555 billion (US$48.03 billion) for the first quarter of 2016, up 24.9% on quarter and 11.3% on year. The earnings translated...

KYEC posts record April revenues

May 5, 21:53

IC testing company King Yuan Electronics (KYEC) has reported consolidated revenues of NT$1.6 billion (US$49.4 million) for April 2016, hitting a monthly record for the second consecutive...

CMOS image sensors expected to set record-high sales for another 5 years, says IC Insights

May 5, 09:52

CMOS image sensors are in the middle of an unprecedented string of record-high annual sales thanks to the rapid spread of embedded digital-imaging technology into a wide range of...

FocalTech looks to double-digit shipment growth in 2Q16

May 4, 10:57

FocalTech Systems, which designs and develops touchscreen and LCD driver IC solutions for smartphones and other mobile devices, expects to post a double-digit sequential increase...

GaAs IC foundry Win Semi 1Q16 EPS hits record

Apr 28, 12:06

GaAs IC foundry Win Semiconductors saw its net EPS climb to a record high of NT$1.41 (US$0.04) in the first quarter of 2016.

Apple drives entire foundry sales increase at TSMC in 2015 says IC Insights

Apr 27, 15:42

IC Insights has released its 2015 top IC foundries (pure-play and IDM) ranking. TSMC, by far, was the leader with US$26.4 billion in sales last year.

Tsinghua investment will not affect PTI 2016 operations

Apr 27, 14:19

Whether or not an investment proposal by Tsinghua Unigroup obtains approval by Taiwan's anti-trust authority will not affect Powertech Technology's (PTI) operations during 2016, according...

High-end smartphone sales decelerating, affecting IC orders

Apr 27, 11:49

Sales of high-end smartphones are decelerating, affecting orders for ICs and other parts and components, according to sources from Taiwan-based IC design houses.

PTI meets 1Q16 guidance; expects growth through 4Q16

Apr 27, 11:47

Packaging and testing company Powertech Technology (PTI) saw its first-quarter results come in line with its guidance, and has given its positive outlook for the rest of the year.

Driver-IC backend houses lower quotes to woo orders

Apr 26, 22:32

LCD driver IC packaging and testing houses Chipbond Technology and ChipMOS Technologies have both decided to lower their quotes following in the footsteps of their China- and South...

Price competition among LCD driver IC firms heating up

Memory IC design house AP Memory to debut on TSE in May

Newswatch - Apr 26, 22:27

Shares of Taiwan-based memory IC design company AP Memory Technology, a joint venture set up by Powertech Technology and Elite Semiconductor Memory Technology (ESMT), will debut on...

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    Before Going to Press | 24min ago

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    Before Going to Press | 27min ago

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    Samsung 14nm chips for wearables

    Samsung Electronics has announced mass production of the Exynos 7 Dual 727 mobile application processor (AP) designed specifically for wearable devices with 14nm FinFET process technology...

    Photo: Company, Oct 18.

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    Samsung Bio-Processor

    Samsung Electronics has announced it is mass producing an all-in-one advanced system logic chip for the health-oriented wearables market, the Bio-Processor. The Samsung Bio-Processor...

    Photo: Company, Jan 5.

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    KLA-Tencor 2910 series optical inspection system and eDR-7100 e-beam review tool

    KLA-Tencor has announced the new 2910 series optical wafer defect inspection platform with NanoPoint technology and the new eDR-7100 electron-beam wafer defect review system. Meeting...

    Photo: Company, Jul 18.

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    KLA-Tencor Surfscan SP3

    KLA-Tencor has announced a new generation in the Surfscan family of wafer defect and surface quality inspection systems: the Surfscan SP3. As the first unpatterned wafer inspection...

    Photo: Company, Jul 18.

  • ZMDI+ZSSC3008+sensor+IC

    ZMDI ZSSC3008 sensor IC

    Zentrum Mikroelektronik Dresden (ZMDI), a supplier of analog and mixed-signal solutions for automotive, industrial and medical applications, has introduced the ZSSC3008 sensor signal...

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