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Power transistors to see less volatility in second half of decade, says IC Insights

Jun 24, 16:07

Greater demand for energy efficiency in systems, cars, portable electronics and new connections to the Internet of Things (IoT) will steadily drive power transistor sales to new record-high...

Beijing to build new IC industrial park with total investment of CNY4 billion, says report

Jun 24, 14:54

A total investment of CNY4 billion (US$608 million) will be poured into the establishment of a new IC industrial park at the Zhongguancun (Haidian) Science Park in Beijing, according...

MediaTek rolls out 4G solutions for vehicle recorder market

Jun 24, 11:23

MediaTek and downstream device designers have jointly come out with smart rear-view camera modules, built utilizing MediaTek's 4G solutions.

Shenzhen Stock Exchange questions NavInfo acquisition bid for MediaTek China unit

Jun 24, 10:48

The Shenzhen Stock Exchange (SZSE) has sent an inquiry letter to NavInfo expressing concerns that NavInfo's acquisition price for AutoChips, a China-based unit of MediaTek, could...

Sonix 2Q16 revenues to rise 50-60%, says report

Jun 23, 21:09

Consumer IC design house Sonix Technology is expected to see its second-quarter revenues increase 50-60% sequentially, a report by Taiwan's Central News Agency (CNA) quoted...

Improved product mix to boost FocalTech gross margins, says president

Jun 23, 14:15

FocalTech Systems' gross margin is set to rise above 20% in 2016 thanks to an improved product mix, according to company president Ming-Cheng Liao.

Automotive semiconductor market grows slightly in 2015 while ranks shift, IHS says

Jun 23, 14:06

Despite slowing growth for the automotive industry and exchange rate fluctuations, the automotive semiconductor market grew at a modest 0.2% on year reaching US$29 billion in 2015,...

Digitimes Research: Tablet AP shipments in China to decrease 2.9% in 2016

Jun 22, 21:21

China's tablet-use application processor (AP) shipments are expected to decrease 2.9% in 2016 as a result of poor tablet sales, according to Digitimes Research.

UMC announces investment in China firm

Jun 22, 16:20

Pure-play foundry United Microelectronics (UMC) plans to invest up to US$50 million in China-based Wise Road Capital through a wholly-owned subsidiary Sino Paragon, according to a...

MediaTek to unveil 5G solution as early as 2018

Jun 22, 14:45

MediaTek is looking to debut the first generation of its 5G chip solutions as early as 2018. The Taiwan-based IC design house has expanded an R&D team engaged in the development...

SMIC announces mass production for Qualcomm Snapdragon 425 chips in Beijing

Jun 22, 14:24

Semiconductor Manufacturing International (SMIC) has announced that Qualcomm's Snapdragon 425 processor and MDM9x07 have passed customer qualification and begun mass production at...

Alcor Micro announces stock buyback

Jun 22, 12:10

USB controller designer Alcor Micro has announced plans to buy back a portion of its common shares from the Taiwan stock market. The move is aimed at protecting corporate value and...

IC suppliers landing short lead-time orders for Type-C solutions

Jun 21, 22:11

Taiwan-based IC suppliers have been receiving more short lead-time orders for USB Type-C solutions from notebook vendors and ODMs recently, indicating that the Type-C interface is...

PC shipments to rise 20% in 3Q16, say analog IC firms

Jun 21, 14:31

Judging from the current order visibility, Taiwan's analog IC suppliers have predicted PC shipments for the third quarter will likely increase 20% on quarter.

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

North American semiconductor equipment industry posts May 2016 book-to-bill ratio of 1.09, says SEMI

Jun 20, 11:38

The book-to-bill ratio for the North America semiconductor equipment industry stayed above parity for the sixth consecutive month in May 2016, according to industry association SEM...

Elan expects 2Q16 sales to increase 7-11%

Jun 20, 11:37

Elan Microelectronics expects its second-quarter revenues to register a 7-11% sequential increase, thanks to growing shipments of touchscreen controllers for notebooks.

FocalTech ships more than 1 million integrated driver controllers in May

Jun 17, 09:45

FocalTech Systems has disclosed monthly shipments of its single-chip integrated driver controller (IDC) solutions exceeded one million units in May. Total shipments for 2016 are expected...

Digitimes Research: Growing VR ecosystem to accelerate development of VR video market

Jun 16, 15:24

Video and gaming applications for virtual reality (VR) devices were the highlights of the recently concluded Computex 2016 as demonstrated by the number of related products and exhibitors...

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)...

Apple stepping up procurement for new Apple Watch

Jun 15, 10:51

Apple has stepped up procurement of chips and components for the second-generation Apple Watch which is expected to debut later in 2016, according to sources from the supply chain.

Fingerprint sensor supplier Egistec reports strong sales for May

Newswatch - Jun 14, 21:55

Fingerprint sensor maker Egis Technology (Egistec) has reported revenues of NT$166 million (US$5.12 million) for May, increasing 223.6% on month and 332.5% on year.

Shanghai Integrated Circuit Investment Fund completes 1st-round of fund-raising, says report

Jun 14, 16:02

The Shanghai Integrated Circuit Investment Fund (SICIF), one of the largest investment funds in China for the semiconductor industry, has completed the first round of fund-raising,...

SMIC, Synopsys deliver 28nm HKMG low-power reference flow

Jun 13, 11:03

Semiconductor Manufacturing International (SMIC) and Synopsys have announced immediate availability of their joint 28nm RTL-to-GDSII reference design flow. Developed through deep...

WPG Holdings sees May revenues rise

Stockwatch - Jun 8, 16:19

WPG Holdings has reported consolidated revenues of NT$45.233 billion (US$1.4 billion) for May 2016, representing a 4.75% increase on month and 9.07% increase on year.

Elan Microelectronics sees revenues rise in May

Stockwatch - Jun 8, 15:24

Elan Microelectronics has reported consolidated revenues of NT$517 million (US$16.06 million) for May 2016, representing a 5.05% increase on month and 6.64% increase on year.

Realtek revenues rise in May

Stockwatch - Jun 8, 15:07

Realtek Semiconductor has reported consolidated revenues of NT$3.325 billion (US$103.21 million) for May 2016, representing a 4.35% drop on month and 40.28% increase on year.

Global semiconductor sales decrease in April, says SIA

Jun 8, 14:01

The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) has announced worldwide sales of semiconductors reached US$25.8 billion for the month of April 2016, a decrease of 1.0% from last month's...

Digitimes Research: Tablet AP shipments in China to rise 6% in 2Q16

Jun 8, 13:59

China's tablet-use application processor (AP) shipments will increase 6% sequentially to 20.4 million units in the second quarter of 2016, according to Digitimes Research.

TSMC chairman optimistic about ASE-SPIL merger

Jun 7, 22:06

Morris Chang, founder and chairman of pure-play foundry Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC), said at a recent company event that he is happy to see the merger deal reached...

Winbond, Macronix May revenues rise on year

Jun 7, 20:55

Non-PC memory chipmakers Winbond Electronics and Macronix International have reported on-year increases in consolidated revenues for May 2016 of 12.2% and 9.4%, respectively.

MediaTek reportedly lobbying officials for a closer tie with China firm

Jun 7, 11:56

MediaTek has been lobbying officials at Taiwan's Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) for approval of its recently-announced cooperation with NavInfo including plans to set up a joint...

MediaTek May revenues hit record for 2nd straight month

Jun 7, 11:49

IC design house MediaTek has reported consolidated revenues of NT$24.64 billion (US$762.8 million) for May 2016, hitting a monthly record for the second consecutive month.

MediaTek chip shortage to ease in 3Q16

Jun 7, 11:45

The ongoing tight supply of MediaTek's major 4-in-1 connectivity chip series for use in entry-level and mid-range smartphone solutions is expected to ease completely in the third...

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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...

    Photo: Company, Jan 13.

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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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    Silicon Labs introduces new dual-mode Bluetooth smart ready module

    Silicon Labs unveiled a dual-mode Bluetooth Smart Ready module solution for embedded developers to integrate both Bluetooth Smart and Bluetooth Basic Rate/Enhanced Data Rate (BR/EDR)...

    Photo: Company, Jun 9.

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    Intel XMM 7360 LTE Advanced solution

    Intel announced its third-generation five-mode, LTE Advanced Category 10 modem. The Intel XMM 7360 supports 3x carrier aggregation and download speeds up to 450Mbps. It expands...

    Photo: Company, Mar 5.

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