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Etron swings to profit

Nov 4, 20:55

IC design house Etron Technology swung to net profits of NT$94.27 million (US$3.1 million) in the first three quarters of 2014 from losses of NT$62.98 million a year earlier. For...

Processing, sensing and communications semiconductor device portion of IoT set for rapid growth, says Gartner

Nov 4, 14:43

The processing, sensing and communications semiconductor device portion of the Internet of Things (IoT) will be a rapidly growing segment of the total semiconductor market, growing...

WPG expects sales to grow over 5% sequentially in 4Q14

Stockwatch - Nov 3, 10:58

IC distributor WPG Holdings expects its sales to grow 5.6-9.8% sequentially to NT$107.5-112.5 billion (US$3.53-3.70 billion) in the fourth quarter of 2014.

MCU vendor Holtek to post single-digit revenue growth in 4Q14

Oct 30, 13:45

MCU supplier Holtek Semiconductor expects its sales to grow by a single-digit rate sequentially in the fourth quarter of 2014 amid a significant rebound in MCU orders for household...

Chip suppliers asking downstream vendors, OEMs to place long-term orders

Oct 29, 10:44

Chipset suppliers are asking downstream vendors and OEMs to place long-term chip orders of up to 6-12 months on concerns that wafer production will remain tight in fourth-quarter...

MediaTek expected to see sales decline 6-11% sequentially in 4Q14

Oct 27, 11:54

MediaTek is expected to see its revenues drop 6-11% sequentially in the fourth quarter of 2014 due to declining shipments of 3G smartphone solutions and other ICs for consumer electronics,...

Nuvoton posts EPS NT$1.51 for January-September period

Newswatch - Oct 24, 16:17

MCU supplier Nuvoton Technology has reported net profits of NT$88 million (US$2.89 million) for the third quarter of 2014, down 51% sequentially but up 61% on year. Third-quarter...

Taiwan makers in China less interested in additional investment, says TEEMA

Oct 24, 15:53

Manufacturers set up by Taiwan's citizens in China have become less interested and less willing to make additional investments in China and are instead considering relocating factories...

Google to not make additional investments in Himax Display

Oct 24, 14:11

LCD driver IC design house Himax Technologies has announced that Google has decided not exercise its purchase options to make additional investments in Himax's subsidiary, Himax Display...

Flurry of mergers and acquisitions reshape the automotive semiconductor supplier landscape, says IHS

Oct 23, 16:07

Capped by the recent announcement that Qualcomm would buy CSR PLC, the automotive semiconductor industry recently has been undergoing a wave of merger and acquisition (M&A) activity...

eMemory NeoEE IP advances into automotive electronics applications

Oct 23, 11:15

Silicon IP provider eMemory has announced that it has upgraded the specifications of its MTP (multiple times programmable), low-power NeoEE IP for automotive electronics applicatio...

LED driver IC vendor Silergy set for brisk sales in 4Q14

Oct 22, 22:20

LED driver and analog IC maker Silergy expects its sales to remain brisk in the fourth quarter of 2014 after its revenues hit a record high of NT$326 million (US$10.73 million) in...

Bitcoin mining ASIC supplier Alchip to debut on TSE

Oct 21, 22:15

Alchip Technologies, a Taiwan-based fabless IC design house specializing in Bitcoin mining ASICs, will debut on the Taiwan Stock Exchange (TSE) on October 28. Alchip posted revenues...

International smartphone chip vendors enhance development of tablet chips

Oct 20, 10:44

In view of increasing competition from large-screen smartphones, small-size (mainly 7-inch) tablet vendors have added 3G/4G voice communication functions and enlarged screen sizes...

Acer, MediaTek BYOC partnership to achieve some results in 1H15

Oct 17, 15:51

Acer and MediaTek's cooperation in cloud computing is expected to achieve preliminary results in the first half of 2015 related to wearable devices, according to Acer BYOC business...

Maverick Shih, Acer BYOC business manager

MediaTek announces MT6735 WorldMode smartphone platform

Oct 16, 11:16

MediaTek has announced a new 64-bit mobile system on chip (SoC), the MT6735, which builds opon MediaTek's existing line-up of mainstream LTE platforms by integrating with CDMA2000...

Handset solution vendors to launch low-priced 4G chips in 1H15

Oct 16, 09:53

Handset solution vendors are preparing to launch next-generation 4G chipsets in the first half of 2015 with prices likely to be 30% cheaper than current models, heralding keen competition...

Rockchip showcasing Ultra HD chip solution at Hong Kong Electronics Fair

Oct 15, 16:02

China-based IC design house Fuzhou Rockchip Electronics is exhibiting its RK3288 chip solution to support Ultra HD display and 13-megapixel digital camera resolutions at the Kong...

Parade set for strong sales in 4Q14

Oct 15, 15:59

Mixed-signal IC design house Parade Technologies is set to post strong sales in the fourth quarter of 2014, buoyed by orders from Apple, according to industry sources.

Apple and Samsung to drive fingerprint sensor market growth 4-fold by 2020, says IHS

Oct 15, 15:47

Apple and Samsung will drive the value of the fingerprint sensor market four-fold to over US$1.7 billion by 2020 according to IHS.

IC suppliers see orders from China pick up again

Oct 15, 14:35

Some Taiwan-based IC suppliers have seen orders from China's smartphone sector begin to rebound recently, reflecting a warn-up of sales of 4G smartphones, according to industry sou...

Digitimes Research: Silicon Works expected to expand non-LCD driver IC revenues thanks to LG

Oct 14, 15:33

Although Silicon Works' revenues from the LCD driver IC (LDI) business dropped 8.1% on year and reached KRW128.7 billion (US$120 million) in the first half of 2014 because of two...

UMC lands 28nm LTE chip orders from Qualcomm, say sources

Oct 14, 11:42

United Microelectronics Corporation (UMC) has obtained orders for 5-band 10-mode LTE chips based on a 28nm process from Qualcomm, with shipments to begin in the fourth quarter of...

Etron to deliver switch controller chips for USB Type-C connectors

Oct 13, 15:15

Etron Technology will begin to deliver samples of its switch controllers for USB Type-C connectors, the EJ179, by the end of October 2014 targeting smartphone and tablet applications...

Display driver IC market to reach US$7.3 billion in 2018, says DisplaySearch

Oct 13, 15:12

According to DisplaySearch, the display driver IC market is expected to reach US$7.3 billion in 2018, up from US$6.4 billion in 2012. This growth stems from driver ICs with higher...

WPG reports revenues growth for September

Stockwatch - Oct 13, 11:53

IC distributor WPG has reported consolidated revenues of NT$42.76 billion (US$1.43 billion) for September 2014, representing an 11.97% increase on month and 12.84% increase on year...

Wafer supplies to affect 4Q14 performance at Taiwan-based IC design houses

Oct 13, 11:48

Some Taiwan-based LCD driver and analog IC vendors have indicated that their performance for the fourth quarter of 2014 will hinge on the supply of 8-inch wafers from major foundry...

Alchip to build Bitcoin mining ASICs on 16nm process in 2015

Oct 9, 14:38

Alchip Technologies, a leading fabless IC design house specializing in Bitcoin mining ASICs, plans to migrate to a 16nm process in 2015 from the current 28nm process. Alchip has been...

Digitimes Research: MediaTek, Rockchip to join Chromebook market

Oct 9, 14:16

In addition to gradually integrating Android's ecosystem into the Chrome OS, Google is looking to support more processors. Chromebook-supported processors will include solutions from...

Taiwan-based IC design houses look to slow sales in 4Q14

Oct 8, 21:53

Most Taiwan-based IC design houses are expected to see their revenues slide 10-15% sequentially in the fourth quarter of 2014 as order visibility for the quarter remains lower than...

Novatek 3Q14 revenues beat guidance

Newswatch - Oct 8, 15:47

Novatek Microelectronics has reported revenues of NT$5.36 billion (US$176.1 billion) for September, up 4.8% sequentially and 46.8% on year. Third-quarter revenues were NT$15.28 billion,...

LCD driver IC vendors ramping up non-LCD driver IC shipments

Oct 7, 22:14

Some Taiwan-based LCD driver IC vendors, including Himax Technologies, Sitronix Technology and ILi Technology (Ilitek), have begun ramping up shipments of non-LCD driver IC products,...

MediaTek September revenues lower than expected

Newswatch - Oct 7, 16:00

MediaTek has announced revenues of NT$18.55 billion (US$609.44 million) for September 2014, down 5.7% sequentially but up 42.2% on year. The monthly figures were lower than market...

Innostor to launch smartwatch module solutions

Oct 7, 15:43

NAND flash controller IC design house Innostor Technology will expand its product portfolio to include IC parts for IoT devices and plans to launch its first smartwatch module, the...

iPhone 6 chip orders to remain high in 1Q15, say sources

Oct 6, 16:04

Orders for chipsets for production of the iPhone 6 devices in the first quarter of 2015 have exceeded 50 million units, according to an industry estimated.

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