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IC Insights more than doubles 2017 IC market growth forecast

Mar 30, 15:04

IC Insights has raised its worldwide IC market growth forecast for 2017 to 11%, more than twice its original 5% outlook. The IC research firm has made a substantial upgrade to the...

ESD solution provider Amazing Microelectronic sees earnings up 70% in 2016

Newswatch - Mar 30, 14:51

ESD (electrostatic discharge) protection solution provider Amazing Microelectronic saw its net profits surge 70% on year to a 7-year high of NT$323 million (US$10.68 million) in 20...

Hua Hong seeing robust smart-card chip demand

Mar 29, 14:12

Hua Hong Semiconductor, a China-based pure-play 8-inch foundry, expects its shipments for smart-card chips to continue enjoying robust growth in 2017.

MediaTek to merge with affiliate Airoha

Mar 29, 11:18

MediaTek's merger with affiliate Airoha Technology has entered the second stage where MediaTek will purchase the remaining shares in the company. MediaTek through an investment arm...

ALi, Alticast team up for pay TV

Mar 27, 22:35

ALi, a Taiwan-based developer of set-top box chipsets, and Korea-based Alticast, which provides software used by the global pay-TV industry, have announced they will work together...

Topco posts record profits in 2016

Newswatch - Mar 27, 14:46

Wafer and IC distributor Topco Scientific has reported net profits of NT$1.203 billion (US$39.71 million) on revenues of NT$22.629 billion in 2016. Both figures were the company's...

Shanghai QST enjoys robust MEMS sensor shipments

Mar 24, 15:31

MEMS sensor startup Shanghai Quality Sensor Technology (QST) saw its shipments jump five-fold in 2016 compared to the previous year, driven by the fast-growing market for accelerators,...

QST founder

GMT to deal out 2016 dividend of NT$5

Mar 24, 14:20

Taiwan-based analog and power management (PWM) IC supplier Global Mixed-mode Technology (GMT) has announced plans to deal out dividends of NT$5 (US$0.16) in cash for 2016, on net...

Audio IC firm C-Media 2016 profits fall to 3-year low

Mar 24, 10:37

C-Media Electronics, a Taiwan-based fabless firm specializing in audio chips, saw its net profits fall to a three-year low of NT$66.93 million (US$2.2 million) in 2016. EPS for the...

Samsung, eSilicon tape out 14nm network processor with Rambus 28G SerDes solution

Mar 23, 21:14

Samsung Electronics has announced a successful network processor tape-out based on Samsung's 14LPP (Low-Power Plus) process technology in collaboration with eSilicon and Rambus. This...

MediaTek to recognize gains from sale of AutoChips in 1Q17

Stockwatch - Mar 23, 09:48

MediaTek will start to recognize gains from the sale of its China-based subsidiary AutoChips in 2017, according to the Taiwan-based IC design house.

MediaTek appoints Rick Tsai as co-CEO

Mar 22, 15:28

MediaTek has appointed Rick Tsai as the company's co-CEO, effective July 1, 2017. Tsai will report directly to MediaTek chairman and CEO Ming-Kai Tsai and will also assume responsibility...

Taiwan IC design houses hold mixed 2Q17 outlook

Mar 21, 20:58

Taiwan-based consumer IC suppliers are expected to report revenue growth of over 20% sequentially for the second quarter, while handset-related IC firms expect sales to recover from...

Coasia, Sunnic enjoy robust demand for CMOS image sensors

Mar 21, 20:54

Robust CMOS image sensor demand will make a positive contribution to both Taiwan-based Coasia Microelectronics and Sunnic Technology & Merchandise, according to industry sources...

Phison posts NT$24.67 EPS for 2016

Mar 20, 21:03

Memory device controller supplier Phison Electronics has reported net profits of NT$4.8 billion (US$157.4 million) for 2016, hitting a record high. EPS for the year reached NT$24.6...

ALi losses expand in 2016

Mar 20, 15:27

IC design house ALi, which specializes in set-top box (STB) chipset solutions, saw its net losses widen to NT$1.95 (US$0.06) per share in 2016 from NT$0.29 in 2015. The year 2016...

China fabless IC firms expand global market share in 2016

Mar 17, 13:54

While US companies still hold the largest share of fabless company IC sales, the largest fabless IC market share increase has come from China-based suppliers, according to IC Insig...

DRAM desinger AP Memory to buy out Zentel

Newswatch - Mar 17, 12:03

Taiwan-based mobile-DRAM design specialist AP Memory Technology has announced plans to acquire the remaining 44.76% share of Zentel Electronics for NT$14.50 (US$0.47) per share. AP...

Semicon China: Chipmakers talk about Moore's Law and China's fast-growing IC industry

Mar 17, 11:17

At Semicon China 2017, executives at chip giant Intel, IC packager Advanced Semiconductor Engineering, equipment vendors ASML, Lam Research and Tokyo Electron (TEL), and nano-electronics...

Mentor Graphics announces further certification of design tools for TSMC 12FFC and 7nm processes

Mar 17, 11:01

TSMC has certified its Calibre Platform (Calibre nmDRC, Calibre Multi-Patterning, Calibre nmLVS, Calibre YieldEnhancer with SmartFill, and Calibre xACT tools), as well as the Analog...

IC distributor ANStek looks to analog IC, FPGA and chip demand for national defense for 2017 growth

Mar 17, 10:51

Answer Technology (ANStek), which distributes IC parts mainly from Analog Devices (ADI) and Xilinx, expects robust demand for analog components, FPGAs and high-profit ICs for national...

Zhaoxin to roll out 16nm CPU in 2018

Mar 17, 10:49

Shanghai Zhaoxin Semiconductor plans to introduce a 16nm 8-core 3GHz PC processor series in 2018, according to company vice president Cheng Fu.

IC demand from PC sector will not pick up until August

Mar 16, 15:15

Taiwan-based IC design houses have said that chip orders from notebook and other PC makers have been flat in March, and a major rebound of chip orders from the PC industry may not...

MediaTek to roll out 12nm product in 2H17

Mar 16, 14:04

MediaTek plans to roll out a new mobile SoC solution built by Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) using the foundry's 12nm process technology in the second half of 2017,...

China IC design industry growing

Mar 16, 10:20

The "Made in China 2025" (MIC 2025) plan, published by the China State Council in May of 2015, has demonstrated the country's ambition to enhance its fabless IC design industry...

Taiwan analog IC firms to post revenue growth in 1Q17

Mar 15, 20:04

Taiwan-based analog IC firms including Anpec Electronics, Advanced Analog Technology (AAT), Global Mixed-mode Technology (GMT) and Macroblock are expected to enjoy on-year growth...

SMIC signs license agreement for Invensas DBI technology

Mar 15, 20:01

Semiconductor Manufacturing International (SMIC) has executed a technology transfer and license agreement for Invensas' Direct Bond Interconnect (DBI) technology, according to the...

UMC-Synopsys collaboration speeds 14nm custom design

Mar 15, 09:56

Synopsys and United Microelectronics (UMC) have worked together to enable Synopsys Custom Compiler and Laker custom design tools to be used with UMC's 14nm FinFET process, according...

Samsung to ramp 7nm in 2018

Mar 14, 22:13

Samsung Electronics demonstrated its foundry technology roadmap at the China Semiconductor Technology International Conference (CSTIC) held in Shanghai on March 12 disclosing its...

Ho-Kyu Kang, VP of Technology at Samsung

Certification service firms IST, MA-tek post revenue growth in February

Mar 14, 15:32

Integrated Service Technology (IST) and Material Analysis Technology (MA-tek), two Taiwan-based certification service providers, have both reported on-year revenue growth for February...

Qualcomm expanding Snapdragon 835 market share at the expense of MediaTek Helio X30

Mar 14, 15:00

Qualcomm has continued to expand the market share of its 10nm Snapdragon 835 SoCs at the expense of MediaTek as the Taiwan-based AP solution vendor will be unable to achieve volume...

NVM IP provider eMemory to post record 1Q17 revenues

Newswatch - Mar 14, 12:16

Embedded non-volatile memory (eNVM) IP provider eMemory Technology is expected to report record revenues for the first quarter of 2017, a recent Chinese-language Commercial Times...

Meizu to switch part of smartphone AP orders from MediaTek to Qualcomm in 3Q17, say sources

Mar 14, 11:48

China-based smartphone vendor Meizu, which currently supplies over 90% of its smartphones with MediaTek application processor (AP) solutions, is expected to begin largely adopting...

Taiwan IC distributors post mixed February results

Mar 13, 14:34

WPG Holdings saw its February revenues increase 2.5% compared to the previous month, while fellow IC distributor WT Microelectronics' revenues fell 18.8% sequentially. Meanwhile,...

Semiconductor shipments dominated by opto-sensor-discrete devices, says IC Insights

Mar 13, 10:38

Despite advances in integrated circuit technology and the blending of functions to reduce chip count within systems, the percentage split of IC and opto-sensor-discrete (O-S-D) shipments...

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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 14nm Exynos chips

    Samsung Electronics has begun mass production of Exynos 7 Quad 7570, the company's newest mobile application processor (AP) built on 14nm process technology for the budget smartphone...

    Photo: Company, Aug 31.

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    Silego Technology has announced the SLG46533V GPAK 5, further expanding the firm's platform of configurable mixed-signal ICs (CMICs). This latest generation device, including Silego's...

    Photo: Company, Jul 26.

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    Samsung 12-megapixel image sensor

    Samsung Electronics has announced a 12-megapixel image sensor for smartphones. Already in mass production, this 1.4 micron-pixel-based image sensor is equipped with Dual Pixel technology...

    Photo: Company, Mar 22.

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    Silego SLG46531V GPAK 5

    Silego Technology has announced the fifth generation of GreenPAK (GPAK) programmable mixed-signal ICs. This latest generation device, including Silego's new Asynchronous State Machine...

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