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Ilitek says planned merger with MediaTek unit receives China approval

Stockwatch - Apr 12, 14:04

The planned acquisition of ILI Technology (Ilitek) by a unit of MediaTek has been given antitrust clearance by China's Ministry of Commerce, according to the fabless firm specializing...

Phison to issue new shares for private placement

Stockwatch - Apr 12, 11:06

Phison Electronics' board of directors has approved the issuing of up to 20 million new shares through private placement with an aim to form new cooperation or strategic alliances...

Sunplus revenues soar 78% sequentially in March

Apr 12, 11:03

Sunplus Technology, a Taiwan-based IC design house specializing in multimedia and PC peripheral chips, has reported March consolidated revenues surged 78.3% sequentially to NT$739...

WPG, WT Micro March revenues rise over 40% sequentially

Stockwatch - Apr 11, 16:01

IC distributors WPG Holdings and WT Microelectronics have reported sequential increases of 45.2% and 40.5%, respectively, in consolidated revenues for March 2016.

MediaTek March revenues hit 5-month high

Newswatch - Apr 11, 14:58

MediaTek saw its March consolidated revenues grow 61% on month and 4.6% on year to NT$21.337 billion (US$657.61 million), the highest level in five months.

Topco Scientific March revenues increase

Stockwatch - Apr 8, 17:59

Semiconductor materials distributor Topco Scientific has reported consolidated revenues of NT$1.81 billion (US$55.9 million) for March 2016, up 10.3% on month and 7.4% on year.

Elan March revenues down on-year

Stockwatch - Apr 8, 17:50

Touchscreen controller IC specialist Elan Microelectronics has reported consolidated revenues of NT$514 million (US$15.8 million) for March 2016, up 45.6% on month but down 7.5% on...

Realtek posts record March revenues

Apr 8, 16:06

Networking IC design company Realtek Semiconductor saw its March revenues climb to a record high of NT$3.44 billion (US$106.1 million).

Winbond reports increased March revenues

Stockwatch - Apr 8, 16:04

Specialty memory specialist Winbond Electronics has announced consolidated revenues of NT$3.43 billion (US$105.6 million) for March 2016, up 6.9% sequentially and 4.9% on year.

Macroblock seeing demand pick up

Apr 8, 15:23

LED driver IC vendor Macroblock, which had poor results in 2015, has seen demand pick up since 2016 and has expressed optimism about its business outlook for the year.

PTI, KYEC post revenue growth for March

Apr 8, 15:04

Memory and logic IC backend house Powertech Technology (PTI) has reported March revenues increased 10.5% sequentially and 8.6% on year, while fellow company King Yuan Electronics...

MediaTek 2Q16 EPS to boost, says report

Stockwatch - Apr 8, 12:25

Gains generated from the sale of a unit specializing in car electronics chips and Goodix' IPO listing on the Shanghai stock market will boost MediaTek's profitability in the second...

Worldwide semiconductor revenues fall 2.3% in 2015, says Gartner

Apr 8, 12:23

Worldwide semiconductor revenues totaled US$334.8 billion in 2015, a 2.3% decrease from 2014, according to final results by Gartner.

Global 2015 semiconductor wafer-level manufacturing equipment market drops 1%, says Gartner

Apr 8, 12:22

Worldwide semiconductor wafer-level manufacturing equipment revenue totaled US$33.6 billion in 2015, a 1% decrease from 2014, according to final results by Gartner. The top 10 vendors...

iPhone SE is 3 iPhone generations rolled into 1, IHS teardown reveals

Apr 7, 21:16

A preliminary estimate by IHS and its teardown and cost benchmarking service shows that the iPhone SE smartphone costs about US$160 to build. The US version of an entry-level iPhone...

Etron webcam controller adopted in new Oculus device, say reports

Stockwatch - Apr 7, 21:01

Etron Technology's webcam controllers have cut into the supply chain of Oculus for the virtual reality (VR) device vendor's Rift Constellation tracking system, according to recent...

Macronix reports increased revenues for March

Stockwatch - Apr 7, 15:51

Macronix International Company has reported consolidated revenues of NT$1.774 billion (US$54.79 million) for March 2016, representing a 8.95% increase on month and 3.18% increase...

Global Unichip reports brisk March results

Apr 6, 16:12

IC design services provider Global Unichip has reported March revenues soared 13.8% sequentially and 81.4% from a year earlier to NT$926 million (US$28.5 million).

3S to post strong 1Q16, says report

Newswatch - Apr 6, 15:27

Memory device controller IC and MEMS microphone chip provider Solid State System (3S) is expected to post sequential revenue and gross margin growth for the first quarter of 2016...

Global semiconductor sales dip slightly in February, says SIA

Apr 6, 11:41

The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) has announced that worldwide sales of semiconductors reached US$26 billion for the month of February 2016, a decrease of 3.2% compared...

US firms continue to capture bulk of IDM and fabless IC sales, says IC Insights

Apr 6, 11:39

US-headquartered companies held a 54% share of the total worldwide IC market in 2015, which includes sales from IDMs and fabless IC companies, according to IC Insights. The total...

Global smiconductor market slumps in 2015, IHS says

Apr 6, 11:07

Global semiconductor revenues fell by 2% in 2015, according to IHS. Sequential quarterly growth was weak throughout every quarter of 2015, especially in the first quarter when the...

Winbond, C-Media enter Oculus supply chain, says report

Newswatch - Mar 31, 22:15

Taiwan-based Winbond Electronics and C-Media Electronics have both entered the supply chain of virtual reality device vendor Oculus, according to a report from Taiwan's Central...

Synopsys Custom Compiler deployed at ST to boost IP development productivity

Mar 31, 15:32

Synopsys has announced that STMicroelectronics is deploying Custom Compiler for custom design, initially starting with 28nm FD-SOI IP development. After an extensive evaluation and...

Taiwan IC design houses could benefit from Foxconn-Sharp takeover

Mar 31, 15:12

Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) has reached a deal to take over Japan-based Sharp, which could bring in more business opportunities for Taiwan-based IC design houses,...

Chip orders from Apple slow, say sources

Mar 31, 10:50

Chip orders from Apple are relatively slow in the second quarter of 2016 compared to those in the same quarter in previous years, according to industry sources.

MediaTek shipments unlikely to rebound until May or June

Mar 31, 08:56

MediaTek's shipments are still affected partially by Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company's (TSMC) wafer delivery delays caused by an earthquake that hit southern Taiwan in...

Cadence digital and signoff tools certified on Samsung 14LPP process

Mar 31, 08:53

Cadence Design Systems has announced that its complete suite of digital and signoff tools has achieved certification for Samsung Foundry's process design kit (PDK) and foundation...

Galaxy S7 equips IDT technology as part of wireless fast charge

Mar 30, 22:14

Integrated Device Technology (IDT) has announced that the company and Samsung Electronics have teamed up to deliver wireless charging for the Galaxy S7, Samsung's newest feature-rich...

Taiwan fingerprint sensor suppliers vying for orders from brand handset vendors

Mar 30, 10:58

Taiwan-based fingerprint sensor suppliers are eyeing 2016 orders from branded handset vendors, while industry leader Fingerprint Cards (FPC) has moved to lower its quotes to stay...

ALi swings to loss in 2015

Mar 29, 22:35

IC design house ALi, which specializes in set-top box (STB) chipset solutions, slipped into the red in 2015 with EPS turning to negative NT$0.29 (US$0.01).

Holtek March sales to rebound, says report

Newswatch - Mar 29, 22:34

Microcontroller (MCU) IC design house Holtek Semiconductor is expected to post revenue growth of about 60% sequentially in March, and a 15-20% revenue increase in the second quarter,...

FocalTech 2Q16 revenues to rise

Newswatch - Mar 29, 22:05

Touch screen and LCD driver IC supplier FocalTech Systems is expected to post a double-digit sequential increase in revenues for the second quarter of 2016, buoyed by rising sales...

Digitimes Research: Korea pushing development of sensors, IoT products

Mar 29, 14:19

The development of sensor products will play a key role in Korea's plans to ramp up the production value of related IoT (Internet of Things) products from KRW1.6 trillion (US$14.5...

Egistec invests in Gingy Technology

Mar 29, 14:08

Fingerprint sensor maker Egis Technology (Egistec) has made an equity investment in Gingy Technology to obtain a 6.11% stake in the company engaged in the development of optical fingerprint...

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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.

  • Samsung+Bio%2DProcessor

    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.

  • Intel+XMM+7360+LTE+Advanced+solution

    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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