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New power management IC from ams targets China smartphone market

May 31, 11:45

Austria-based ams, formerly austriamicrosystems, has introduced a new power management (PWM) IC. Acknowledging continued growth in China's smartphone and tablet markets, ams is looking...

Don Travers, Marketing Manager (Power) of ams

Consumer IC vendors receiving more orders in 2Q13

May 29, 11:13

Taiwan-based consumer IC vendors have received an influx of orders since the second quarter of 2013 and expect sales momentum to continue to August-September, according to industry...

LED driver IC vendors look to strong revenue growth in 2Q13

May 28, 16:13

Some Taiwan-based IC suppliers have been ramping their shipments of LED driver ICs to China thanks to the fledging LED lighting industry in the country and growing demand for LED...

Some PC IC suppliers post high gross margins in 1Q13

May 28, 15:31

Some Taiwan-based PC IC design houses, including C-Media Electronics, Aspeed Technology and Egalax-empia Technology (EETI), all beat market expectations by posting a gross margin...

Haswell orders to lift sales of IC suppliers in May-June

May 27, 12:07

Taiwan-based IC design houses for touch controllers, eDP (embedded DisplayPort) solutions, USB 3.0 chips, and ambient light and proximity sensors have experienced strong pull-in orders...

Phison warns several backend firms of possible patent infringement

May 24, 15:28

IC design house Phison Electronics has warned several Taiwan-based backend service providers that products being shipped to Silicon Motion Technology may infringe on its NAND flash...

China-based ARM-architecture IC designers to attend 2013 Computex Taipei

May 22, 15:50

The main China-based ARM-architecture IC design houses, including Fuzhou Rockchip Electronics, Allwinner Technology, Nufront and Actions Semiconductor, will showcase IC solutions...

AMD falls to 4th rank MPU supplier in 2012, says IC Insights

May 21, 15:54

A slowdown in notebook and desktop PC purchases coupled with strong growth in smartphones and tablets knocked AMD down to fourth place in microprocessor (MPU) sales in 2012 from second,...

Touch screen IC, LED driver IC suppliers to post strong performance in May

May 21, 14:44

Touch screen controller IC vendors Elan Microelectronics and Egalax-empia Technology (EETI) have both seen their clients step up purchases of touch controller ICs for Haswell-based...

Digitimes Research: Taiwan LCD driver IC shipments rise 22% in 1Q13

May 20, 21:26

Shipments of LCD driver ICs by Taiwan-based IC design houses for the first quarter of 2013 grew 21.6% from a year ago to NT$20.18 billion (US$673.8 million) in value, according to...

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Taiwan-based analog IC suppliers facing increasing competition from rivals in China

May 20, 15:15

Taiwan-based analog IC vendors are facing increasing competition from China-based rival companies, which are now aiming to replace Taiwan makers as the major analog IC suppliers in...

Capella tops analog IC suppliers with highest EPS in 1Q13

May 20, 13:55

Taiwan-based Capella Microsystems topped fellow analog IC design houses with the highest EPS of NT$3.48 (US$0.12) in the first quarter of 2013, according to market data.

IC distributor Anstek reports on-year earnings gains in 1Q13

May 15, 15:13

IC distributor Answer Technology (Anstek) saw its net profits edge up 6.3% on year to NT$27 million (US$904,613) in the first quarter of 2013, buoyed by agent sales of Xilinx produ...

Japan chip firms 1Q13 sales suffer double-digit declines

May 15, 12:33

IC Insights has ranked its worldwide top 20 semiconductor (ICs, and optoelectronics, sensors and discrete devices) sales leaders for the first quarter of 2013. Of the top-20 vendors,...

MediaTek asking clients to confirm IC demand for next 3-6 months, say sources

May 14, 15:49

MediaTek reportedly has urged its clients for smartphone and tablet chipset solutions to offer confirmed prospects of their demand of ICs for the next 3-6 months due to strong market...

Taiwan IC suppliers land pull-in orders from China smartphone, tablet makers

May 14, 14:13

Shipments of IC parts to China by Taiwan-based IC suppliers have regained momentum following a slight pause after the May 1 holidays, according to industry sources in Taiwan.

Chipbond, YoungTek to expand LCD driver IC testing capacity in 2Q13

May 10, 16:03

Taiwan-based IC backend service houses Chipbond Technology and YoungTek Electronics plan to ramp up their testing capacity for LCD driver chips by 20% and 30%, respectively, in the...

Touchscreen IC suppliers to see May sales increase

May 10, 11:25

Touchscreen controller IC suppliers Elan Microelectronics and Egalax-Empia Technology (EETI) are expected to post significant growth in May sales driven by demand from the PC sector,...

Digitimes Research: Taiwan IC vendor revenues down 7.4% sequentially in 1Q13

May 8, 22:07

Accumulated revenues of Taiwan-based IC design houses reached NT$98 billion (US$3.32 billion) in the first quarter of 2013, down 7.4% from the previous quarter but up 8.5% from a...

IC substrate suppliers to see mixed performance in 2Q13

May 7, 21:54

IC substrate maker Kinsus Interconnect Technology is expected to see its revenues grow 10-15% sequentially in the second quarter of 2013, while fellow companies Unimicron Technology...

IC distributor WT Micro looks to moderate revenue growth in 2Q13

May 7, 13:49

Taiwan-based IC distributor WT Microelectronics expects it revenues to grow 0.9-6.4% to NT$20.2-21.3 billion (US$683.40-720.26 million) in the second quarter of 2013, buoyed by strong...

IC distributor WPG expects sales to grow 10-17% sequentially in 2Q13

May 6, 15:49

IC distributor WPG Holdings expects its revenues to grow 9.75%-16.68% sequentially to NT$95-101 billion (US$3.22-3.42 billion) in the second quarter of 2013, according to company...

IC demand in China will remain robust after May 1 holidays, say sources

May 6, 15:11

Demand for IC parts from the smartphone and tablet sectors in China will remain strong even after the May 1 holiday season as market players are adjusting upward their forecasts of...

Supply for high-end IC packaging to fall short in 2H13, says SPIL chair

May 2, 14:49

Supply for high-end IC packaging is likely to fall short of demand during the second half of 2013, according to Bough Lin, chairman for Siliconware Precision Industries (SPIL). SPIL...

SPIL chairman Bough Lin

ASE expects 11-14% growth in 2Q13 shipments

Apr 29, 10:32

IC packaging and testing house Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) expects shipments to increase 11-14% sequentially and gross margin to rise to 23.2% in second-quarter 2013,...

Capella, Global Unichip expected to post strong performance in 2Q13

Apr 26, 11:55

IC design firms Capella Microsystems and Global Unichip are expected to post brisk results for the second quarter of 2013 buoyed by orders for the new Samsung Galaxy smartphone series,...

KYEC, Giga Solution see in-house developed equipment attract new orders

Apr 26, 11:22

IC testing houses King Yuan Electronics Company (KYEC) and Giga Solution Tech have both developed their own manufacturing equipment, which is helping the companies attract new orders,...

KYEC lands new orders for MEMS testing

Apr 25, 22:18

IC testing house King Yuan Electronics (KYEC) has grabbed orders for tri-axis accelerometers used in low-to-mid cost smartphones from a major MEMS IDM, with shipments kicking off...

GaN and SiC Power IC market set to rise by factor of 18 from 2012 to 2022, says IHS

Apr 25, 20:46

The emerging market for silicon carbide (SiC) and gallium nitride (GaN) power semiconductors is forecast to grow a factor of 18 during the next 10 years, energized by demand from...

Only 4 IC foundries to compete in advanced process market, says Globalfoundries

Apr 25, 14:59

There will be just a few major semiconductor companies engaged in the foundry industry, and only four players able to compete in the advanced 1Xnm process market segment, according...

Subramani Kengeri, VP of Design Solutions at Globalfoundries

Global IC foundry market rises 16% in 2012, says Gartner

Apr 25, 13:53

The worldwide semiconductor foundry market totaled US$34.6 billion in 2012, a 16.2% increase from 2011, according to Gartner.

KYEC to see IC backend service orders booming in 2Q13

Apr 24, 22:04

IC backend service company King Yuan Electronics (KYEC) is expected to see its revenues for the second quarter of 2013 grow 10-15% over the NT$3.38 billion (US$113.44 million) recorded...

Ban on STMicroelectronics microphone shipments unlikely to affect shipments of New HTC One, say IC distributors

Apr 24, 15:49

A court in the Netherlands has judged that STMicroelectronics should discontinue supply of MEMS dual-membrane microphone devices to HTC for use in the New HTC One smartphone because...

Ilitek, Sitronix 2Q13 sales to rise over 20%

Apr 23, 13:57

LCD driver IC suppliers ILi Technology (Ilitek) and Sitronix Technology both expect to enjoy revenue growth of more than 20% sequentially in the second quarter of 2013, thanks to...

Bluetooth IC shipments to nearly double by 2017, says IHS

Apr 22, 16:15

The market for Bluetooth semiconductors is expected to boom by nearly 100% from 2011 to 2017, with the majority of the growth driven by demand for wireless combination ICs and mobile...

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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.

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    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...

    Photo: Company, Jul 14.

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    Samsung S3CT9KW smartcard chip

    Samsung Electronics has announced what it claims is the industry's first 90nm dual-interface smartcard IC certified with evaluation assurance level of 5+ (EAL5+) from the Common Criteria...

    Photo: Company, Nov 24.

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    Color EPD controller co-developed by Seiko Epson and E-Ink

    Seiko Epson and E-Ink have announced a new jointly developed display controller IC for color EPD, the S1D13524. The S1D13524 is a high-performance EPD controller with a built-in...

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