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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...

Mobile devices, SSDs propelling NAND flash sales in 2013, says IC Insights

Apr 19, 12:29

Increasing HD video content, social networking, shared data via the cloud, low power consumption and instant-on features continue to drive growth of devices that use NAND flash memory...

ASE, SPIL 2Q13 sales outlook optimistic

Apr 18, 22:10

Market watchers are more optimistic about the IC packaging and testing business in the second quarter of 2013, judging from a rosy outlook provided by TSMC for the quarter. Sales...

IC vendors to ship record volumes of ambient light and proximity sensors in 2Q13

Apr 17, 22:16

Taiwan-based IC design houses including Capella Microsystems, Sitronix Technology and Lite-On Semiconductor are expected to see their quarterly shipments of ambient light and proximity...

IC distributor Topco looks to post 5-10% sequential sales gains in 2Q13

Apr 17, 15:56

IC equipment and materials distributor Topco Scientific is expected to see its revenues grow 5-10% sequentially in the second quarter of 2013 after sales gained 1.2% on quarter and...

Backend to outperform IC sector, says ASE chair

Apr 15, 23:37

The packaging and testing sector is set to outperform the overall industry in 2013, said Jason Chang, chairman for Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE), during a recent company...

HTC placing short lead-time IC orders for new HTC One

Apr 15, 13:51

HTC reportedly has placed short lead-time orders for related IC parts enough for production of an additional several million units of its new HTC One flagship model, according to...

Taiwan LCD driver IC vendors post strong sales in March

Apr 12, 15:33

Most Taiwan-based LCD driver IC vendors have posted strong revenue gains in March as end-market suppliers in China are building up inventories for the May 1 holiday season and also...

TV IC suppliers see 2Q13 orders ramp up

Apr 12, 15:14

TV-use IC suppliers including MStar Semiconductor, Realtek Semiconductor and Novatek Microelectronics are expected to see their orders increase more than 20% sequentially in the second...

IC distributor WPG 1Q13 revenues meet sales guidance

Newswatch - Apr 11, 11:52

IC distributor WPG Holdings has reported consolidated revenues of NT$86.57 billion (US$2.89 billion) for the first quarter of 2013, meeting its sales guidance of NT$82-87 billion...

Processes below 40nm account for 27% of global wafer capacity, says IC Insights

Apr 9, 15:27

More than 25% of installed wafer capacity worldwide was dedicated to the production of ICs having geometries smaller than 40nm as of the end of 2012, while about 22% of the global...

Case study of 2 AFE ICs confirms significant potential for small IC vendors, says Petrov Group

Apr 9, 14:10

Can a small fabless analog vendor compete with the top-five analog IC vendors in global markets? This question is being asked often, especially in the context of emerging China-based...

Taiwan IC design houses look to strong sales in April

Apr 9, 13:46

Most Taiwan-based IC design houses expect their sales in April to be better than those recorded in March as they have continued to land short lead-time orders from smartphone and...

Feeling Technology, On-Bright ramping IC shipments for mobile power charging

Apr 2, 22:07

Taiwan-based IC design houses Feeling Technology and On-Bright Electronics have been ramping up their shipments of ICs for mobile power charging devices, buoyed by the growing popularity...

IC material distributor Topco reports EPS NT$5.40 for 2012

Apr 2, 16:14

Topco Scientific, which distributes semiconductor materials and equipment, has reported net profits of NT$804 million (US$28.86 million) for 2012, decreasing 15.5% from the previous...

Small-size panel driver IC suppliers see sales rebound in March

Apr 2, 15:28

ILI Technology (Ilitek), Orise Technology and Sitronix Technology, which specialize in small-size LCD driver ICs, will have their March revenues exceed the levels reached in the previous...

IC suppliers see sluggish 1H13

Apr 2, 12:36

Taiwan-based PC related IC suppliers have been hit by sluggish sales as demand for conventional PCs and notebooks has been slow, and their buisness will likely remain stagnant throughout...

Digitimes Research: China IC foundries focus on domestic market

Apr 1, 15:32

China's consumption of semiconductors has increased gradually in recent years, encouraging foundries including Semiconductor Manufacturing International (SMIC), Shanghai Huali Microelectronics...

Lenovo ramping IC design capability, says paper

Newswatch - Apr 1, 12:03

Lenovo reportedly plans to build up its IC design capability by increasing the number of staff of its IC development department from the current 10 to 100 by the end of the second...

IC distributor Wahlee sees panel demand pick up

Mar 29, 11:39

IC component and material distributor Wahlee Industrial expects demand coming from the FPD industry to pick up in 2013, according to company chairman Ray Chang.

Pure-play foundries and fabless suppliers star performers, says IC Insights

Mar 29, 11:37

In a ranking compiled by IC Insights, pure-play foundries and fabless companies emerged as the star performers in 2012, according to the market research firm.

IC demand for smartphones soaring in China

Mar 28, 21:54

IC component orders coming from China's smartphone market have risen substantially, according to sources in the supply chain, which estimated that monthly demand for smartphones sold...

Taiwan IC design houses to report stronger than expected earnings for 1Q13

Mar 27, 22:04

A number of IC design houses in Taiwan are expected to report better-than-expected earnings for the first quarter of 2013, powered by the launch of new products and cost-reduction...

Intel and Samsung to represent 42% of total chip capex in 2013, says IC Insights

Mar 27, 16:00

The combined capital spending by Samsung Electronics and Intel is forecast to represent 42% of the world's semiconductor capital outlay in 2013, up from 40% in 2012, according to...

IC design house Aspeed to debut on OTC securities market in April

Mar 26, 21:52

Taiwan-based fabless IC design house Aspeed Technology will debut on Taiwan's over-the-counter (OTC) securities market in the second half of April with an initial offering price tentatively...

Taiwan IC design houses pull in more orders from supply chain in China

Mar 26, 14:05

Taiwan-based IC design houses have received more orders from clients in China's smartphone, tablet and flat panel segments recently as the supply chain in China has begun building...

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...

Memory IC backend firms seeing demand pick up

Mar 21, 14:55

Upcoming roll-outs of new smartphones and other mobile devices are set to drive demand for NAND flash and mobile DRAM chips, according to Taiwan-based memory IC packaging and testing...

IC distributor ANStek to hand out dividends of NT$2.30 for 2012

Mar 19, 19:20

IC distributor Answer Technology (ANStek) plans to deal out dividends of NT$2.30 (US$0.08) for 2012, including NT$1.80 in cash and NT$0.50 in shares, according to the company.

Silicon Works expands presence in global LCD driver IC market

Mar 19, 13:53

South Korea-based Silicon Works saw revenues from the LCD driver IC segment jump by over 100% in 2012, according to Digitimes Research in a recent report, which found that its fellow...

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NAND flash inventory sufficient for now, say distributors

Mar 18, 22:26

NAND flash inventory is currently sufficient enough to meet customer demand, according to sources at IC distributors including Zenitron and Weikeng industrial.

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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.

  • KLA%2DTencor+Surfscan+SP3

    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...

    Photo: Company, Jul 14.

  • Samsung+S3CT9KW+smartcard+chip

    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...

    Photo: company, May 20.

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