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Chip orders for notebooks from Huawei and Xiaomi falling, say sources

Jul 27, 11:08

Chip orders for notebooks from Huawei Device and Xiaomi have fallen rapidly recently, according to industry sources.

Realtek 2Q16 profits soar over 70%

Jul 26, 20:36

Networking IC design company Realtek Semiconductor has announced net profits surged more than 70% sequentially in the second quarter of 2016 with EPS reaching NT$2.02 (US$0.06).

Raydium reports NT$2.69 EPS for 1H16

Jul 26, 10:44

LCD driver IC design house Raydium Semiconductor has announced its net profits increased 19% from a year earlier to NT$167 million (US$5.2 million) for the first half of 2016 with...

Holtek 2Q16 profits rise 20% sequentially

Jul 26, 10:39

Microcontroller (MCU) supplier Holtek Semiconductor has reported net profits of NT$201 million (US$6.25 million) for the second quarter of 2016, up 20.2% sequentially. EPS for the...

Vendors to launch smartphones supporting biometrics recognition

Jul 25, 12:27

Smartphone brands have been gearing up efforts to develop biometrics recognition technology, aiming to ramp up their market share with high-end models featured biometrics functionality,...

Silicon Motion raises 2016 revenue outlook

Jul 25, 10:34

Silicon Motion Technology has revised upward its revenue outlook for 2016 after posting record results for the second quarter.

Sensor sales keep hitting new records but price erosion curbs growth, says IC Insights

Jul 22, 15:10

Despite strong double-digit percentage increases in annual unit shipments, semiconductor sensor sales growth has become uncharacteristically lethargic because of steep price erosion...

Fab tool book-to-bill slips

Jul 22, 14:41

North America-based manufacturers of semiconductor equipment posted a book-to-bill ratio of 1.00 in June, down from 1.09 in May, according to SEMI.

Wireless charging to become major feature in mobile devices

Jul 22, 14:08

More mobile devices are expected to feature wireless charging which will stimulate demand for related analog ICs and protective components, according to industry sources.

Sharp to roll out new smartphone utilizing MediaTek 10-core chip, says report

Newswatch - Jul 22, 11:52

Sharp is reportedly engaged in the development of a new smartphone utilizing MediaTek's 10-core Helio X20 chip (dubbed MT6797).

Innolux cooperates with Next Biometrics to develop flexible fingerprint sensor

Jul 22, 11:50

Innolux has cooperated with Norway-based Next Biometrics Group ASA to develop the world's first flexible fingerprint sensor based on Next's active thermal sensing technology, according...

Worldwide semiconductor capital spending to drop 0.7% in 2016, says Gartner

Jul 21, 21:12

Worldwide semiconductor capital spending is projected to decrease 0.7% to US$64.3 billion in 2016, according to Gartner. This is up from the estimated 2% decline in Gartner's previous...

Spreadtrum LTE chipset adopted for Samsung Galaxy Tab A7.0

Jul 21, 21:06

Spreadtrum Communications has announced that its quad-core LTE mobile chipset, the SC9830i, has been adopted by Samsung Electronics for the vendor's Galaxy Tab A7.0-series tablets.

Digitimes Research: Technology remains key to MediaTek growth

Jul 20, 21:04

MediaTek should remain focused on enhancing its technology to better compete against rivals including Qualcomm, Spreadtrum and HiSilicon, and to explore new growth opportunities outside...

Commentary: ARM a must for SoftBank in paradigm shift

Jul 20, 12:46

SoftBank's decision to buy out ARM for GBP24.3 billion (US$32.2 billion) not only highlights the ruthless investment style of SoftBank's chairman and CEO Masayoshi Son, but also indicates...

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Chip shipments for VR devices to boom

Jul 20, 12:28

Chip shipments for VR (virtual reality) devices are expected to surge during the year-end shopping season in Europe and the US, according to industry sources.

TSMC says no impact from SoftBank ARM acquisition

Jul 19, 21:29

SoftBank's acquisition of ARM announced recently will have no impact on TSMC's ongoing collaboration with ARM, according to the Taiwan-based foundry. TSMC added it expects to further...

Former Acer executive to helm optical fiber sensor startup

Jul 19, 16:43

Former Acer Taiwan's president Towny Huang has recently joined Internet of Things (IoT) startup Citpo Technologies and become the chairman of the firm.

Richwave to enjoy record revenues in 3Q16, says report

Newswatch - Jul 19, 15:50

RF component specialist Richwave Technology is expected to enjoy another quarter of record revenues in the third quarter of 2016, buoyed by rising shipments of its Wi-Fi use power...

MediaTek to post 10% revenue growth in 3Q16, says report

Stockwatch - Jul 19, 12:25

MediaTek is expected to report revenue growth of about 10% sequentially for the third quarter of 2016 buoyed by strong demand for its mid- and high-end mobile chips, according to...

SoftBank to acquire ARM

Jul 18, 16:24

The boards of directors of SoftBank and ARM have announced that they have reached an agreement on the terms of a recommended all-cash acquisition of ARM for GBP24.3 billion (US$32.2...

Weltrend to see revenues top NT$500 million in 3Q16, says paper

Newswatch - Jul 18, 15:26

Weltrend Semiconductor is expected to see its revenues for the third quarter of 2016 reach over NT$500 million (US$15.68 million) amid rising shipments of its around view monitor...

TSMC secures exclusive orders for Apple A11 chip, says report

Newswatch - Jul 18, 15:06

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has obtained all of Apple's A11 chip orders, according to a recent Chinese-language Economic Daily News (EDN) report.

Pixart ramping up shipments of CMOS-based heart-rate monitoring solutions, says paper

Newswatch - Jul 18, 12:47

IC design company Pixart Imaging has been ramping up shipments of its CMOS-based hear-rate monitoring (HRM) solutions and will see its sales and earnings grow significantly in the...

Handset IC market to grow at 6.7% CAGR through 2019, says IC Insights

Jul 15, 14:45

The increasing value of the average IC content in handsets along with the increasing percentage of smartphones sold as a percent of total handsets will help drive the handset IC market...

Qualcomm sues Meizu for patent infringement

Jul 15, 11:19

Qualcomm filed lawsuits against China-based smartphone vendor Meizu for infringing its patents at the end of June in Beijing and Shanghai, China. Other players such as Oppo and Vivo...

Auto MEMS sensor shipments rise in 2015 even as revenue stalled, says IHS

Jul 15, 11:10

Although shipments of microelectromechanical systems (MEMS) sensors used in automotive applications grew 8.4% in 2015, revenues were flat compared to the previous year reaching US$2.7...

Huaxintong Semiconductor licenses ARMv8-A architecture

Jul 15, 11:07

Huaxintong Semiconductor Technology of China has licensed ARM's v8-A architecture to accelerate advanced server chipset technologies in China's server market, according to ARM. The...

ESD solution provider Amazing Microelectronic to see revenues hit new high in 3Q16, says paper

Newswatch - Jul 15, 11:02

ESD (electrostatic discharge) protection solution provider Amazing Microelectronic is expected to see its revenues hit a new high in the third quarter of 2016, buoyed by rising penetration...

IC distributor ANStek posts revenue growth in June

Jul 14, 10:02

Answer Technology (ANStek), which distributes IC parts mainly from Analog Devices (ADI), Xilinx and Avago, saw its June revenues rise 2.8% from a year earlier ending a 3-month streak...

eMemory solution for fingerprint sensors available for volume production

Jul 14, 10:00

Embedded non-volatile memory (eNVM) IP provider eMemory Technology has disclosed its NeoEE IP solutions for fingerprint applications has been embedded in customer products for volume...

Intel certifies Cadence implementation and signoff tools for 10nm tri-gate process

Jul 13, 22:15

Cadence Design Systems has announced that its implementation and signoff tools have been certified on the Intel third-generation 10nm tri-gate process for customers of Intel Custom...

Notebook chip order visibility extends

Jul 13, 14:02

Taiwan-based IC design houses have landed an influx of orders for notebooks, and have seen better order visiility for the third quarter, according to industry sources.

ARM joins Imec program for 7nm technology and beyond

Jul 13, 11:56

Nanoelectronics research center Imec has announced its strategic partnership with ARM. ARM's involvement with Imec's INSITE program will focus on addressing the impacts of circuit...

Taiwan LCD driver IC firms positive about 3Q16

Jul 12, 19:44

Taiwan-based LCD driver IC firms are optimistic about their performance during the third quarter of 2016 judging from a pull-in of short lead-time orders for large-size panel applications...

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