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  • Last update: Wednesday 29 March 2017 [9852 news items]

Eight-inch fabs operating at full capacity

Feb 18, 11:08

Eight-inch wafer fabs in China and Taiwan are running at full capacity driven by brisk demand for smartphone-use ICs including fingerprint-recognition sensors, LCD driver ICs and...

UltraChip posts 2016 EPS of NT$2.28

Feb 18, 11:05

Taiwan-based fabless IC firm UltraChip saw its net profits reach a 12-year high of NT$141 million (US$4.57 million) in 2016. EPS for the year came to NT$2.28.

Leadtek Research steps into health care devices

Feb 18, 11:01

Graphics cards vendor Leadtek Research has extended production to health care devices and won adoption of DxPatch, a wearable device to record electrocardiograms, phonocardiograms,...

Digitimes Research: China smartphone AP shipments to fall 16% in 1Q17

Feb 17, 15:59

Shipments of smartphone-use application processors in China are expected to decline 15.9% sequentially to 145 million units in the first quarter of 2017, according to Digitimes Research...

Mentor Graphics announces Veloce Strato platform scales up to 15BG

Feb 17, 15:35

Mentor Graphics has announced the Veloce Strato emulation platform. The company also claimed it is the only emulation platform on the market with full scalability across both software...

Himax remains committed to AR

Feb 17, 14:54

One year after announcing mass shipments of liquid crystal on silicon (LCOS) microdisplays and wafer-level optics (WLO) products for augmented reality (AR) applications, Himax Technologies...

Intel continues to drive semiconductor industry R&D spending, says IC Insights

Feb 17, 14:04

Intel continued to top all other chip companies in R&D expenditures in 2016 with spending reaching US$12.7 billion, according to IC Insights. Intel's R&D spending represented...

MediaTek to lag in 10nm-chip race, says paper

Newswatch - Feb 17, 12:37

MediaTek may suffer a setback in the ongoing 10nm mobile chip race as the Chinese-language Economic Daily News (EDN) has reported that Xiaomi Technology has decided...

Himax expects 1Q17 revenues to fall up to 25%

Feb 16, 22:24

LCD driver IC specialist Himax Technologies expects to post a revenue decrease of 18-25% sequentially in the first quarter of 2017, due mainly to seasonal factors such as fewer working...

NVM IP provider eMemory obtains orders from major fingerprint sensor suppliers

Feb 16, 15:28

Demand for fingerprint-recognition ICs, power management chips and touch with display driver IC (TDDI) solutions is set to be brisk in 2017, according to Charles Hsu, chairman for...

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SiP module supplier ShunSin to roll out more fingerprint sensor, telematics modules in 2017

Newswatch - Feb 16, 14:17

ShunSin Technology, a subsidiary of Foxconn Electronics specializing in assembly and test of system-in-package (SiP) modules, plans to focus more on fingerprint sensor and telematics...

IC distributor Audix reports increased earnings for 2016

Newswatch - Feb 16, 13:57

Semiconductor distributor Audix has reported pre-tax profits of NT$595 million (US$19.35 million) for 2016, increasing nearly 10% from a year earlier. EPS for 2016 year stood at NT$3.70...

NVM IP provider eMemory posts record 2016 profit

Feb 15, 22:57

Embedded non-volatile memory (eNVM) IP provider eMemory Technology has reported net profits of NT$534 million (US$17.4 million) on consolidated revenues of NT$1.22 billion for 2016...

FocalTech swings to profit in 2016

Feb 15, 22:17

IC design house FocalTech Systems swung to operating profits of NT$207.48 million (US$6.74 million) in 2016 from losses of NT$135.93 million a year ago, thanks to the company's efforts...

Pixart posts NT$1.20 EPS for 2016

Stockwatch - Feb 15, 15:26

IC design company Pixart Imaging's EPS for 2016 fell to NT$1.20 (US$0.04), the lowest level since its listing on Taiwan's OTC market in May 2006. Revenues for the year came to NT$398...

Andes growing customer base in China

Feb 14, 16:07

Andes Technology, one of the very few Taiwan-based CPU IP providers, has been expanding its customer portfolio in China at a gradual pace.

Sitronix posts record pre-tax profit for 2016

Feb 14, 15:42

LCD driver IC vendor Sitronix Technology has reported pre-tax profits of NT$1.26 billion (US$40.8 million) for 2016, up 22.5% on year and hitting a record high. Pre-tax EPS for the...

Robust fingerprint sensor demand continues to fill 8-inch fab capacity in 2017

Feb 14, 10:54

IC foundries will continue to see a pull-in of orders for fingerprint-recognition sensor chips to fill their 8-inch fab capacity in 2017, according to industry sources. Meanwhile,...

WPG January revenues down on year, WT Micro up

Stockwatch - Feb 13, 11:31

WPG Holdings saw its January revenues decrease 21.6% compared to the same period in 2016, while fellow IC distributor WTMicroelectronics' revenues surged 33.1% on year.

MediaTek to increase stake in Airoha

Feb 13, 10:53

MediaTek has disclosed plans to increase its stake in affiliate Airoha Technology, which specializes in wireless communication chips such as smartphone power amplifiers (PA), and...

MediaTek, Egistec gearing up for upcoming rollouts of new Samsung smartphones

Feb 10, 14:29

Taiwan-based MediaTek and Egis Technology (Egistec) have both cut into the supply chain for Samsung Electronics' Galaxy smartphones, and are expected to see the orders bring in new...

New iPhone to enter production early, say sources

Feb 10, 14:24

Makers in the iPhone supply chain will start delivering parts and components for production of the next-generation iPhone series later in the first quarter of 2017, earlier than the...

Global Unichip posts 2016 EPS of NT$4.11

Feb 10, 01:10

IC design service company Global Unichip has announced net profits for 2016 increased 11.5% to NT$551 million (US$17.7 million). The earnings translated into a net EPS of NT$4.11...

WT Micro net profits fall 14% in 2016

Feb 9, 23:06

WT Microelectronics' net profits fell 14.3% on year in 2016 with EPS reaching a 3-year low of NT$3.61 (US$0.12), due mainly to the loss of accounts receivable from China-based LeEco...

Intel announces US$7 billion investment for 7nm fab

Feb 9, 12:13

Intel has announced plans to invest more than US$7 billion to complete Fab 42, which is expected to be the most advanced semiconductor factory in the world. The high-volume factory...

Realtek posts 2016 EPS of NT$6.02

Feb 9, 10:36

Networking IC design company Realtek Semiconductor has announced net profits of NT$3.04 billion (US$97.8 million) on record revenues of NT$38.91 billion for 2016. EPS for the year...

eMemory NeoFuse IP verified for TSMC 16nm FinFET compact process

Feb 9, 10:28

Taiwan-based eMemory has announced the availability of NeoFuse technology qualified for TSMC's 16nm FinFET compact (16FFC) process. Customers have already embedded the NeoFuse IP...

Generalplus posts record 2016 profit

Feb 8, 22:00

Consumer IC design specialist Generalplus Technology has reported net profits of NT$413 million (US$13.3 million) for 2016, up 6.5% on year and hitting a record high, with EPS arriving...

MediaTek January revenues fall to 11-month low

Feb 8, 21:49

MediaTek saw its consolidated revenues fall to a 11-month low of NT$18.31 billion (US$588.3 million) in January 2017. Revenues for the month represented decreases of 14.2% on month...

Elan Microelectronics revenues drop in January

Stockwatch - Feb 8, 15:52

Elan Microelectronics has reported consolidated revenues of NT$521 million (US$16.76 million) for January 2017, representing a 2.86% drop on month and 2.23% drop on year.

Taiwan MCU suppliers optimistic about 2017

Feb 8, 15:46

Emerging IoT applications are set to boost demand for microcontrollers (MCUs) in 2017, with suppliers including Holtek Semiconductor and Nuvoton Technology expressing optimism about...

Microchip announces strong quarterly results

Feb 8, 12:50

Microchip Technology, a provider of microcontroller, mixed signal, analog and flash-IP solutions reported that its third quarter Fiscal 2017 (period ending December 31, 2016) achieved...

MediaTek announces chipset for dual-camera smartphones

Feb 8, 10:58

MediaTek has announced the launch of its MediaTek Helio P25, the newest addition to the MediaTek Helio P series mobile processor family. The new chipset combines a 16nm Octa-core...

WPG profits hurt by LeEco overdue payments

Feb 8, 10:46

IC distributor WPG has posted lower-than-expected EPS for 2016 due to unpaid accounts receivable for products shipped to China-based LeEco.

WPG 2016 profits affected adversely by uncollected accounts receivable

Winbond January revenues down, Macronix up

Feb 7, 21:52

Winbond Electronics' consolidated revenues fell about 2% sequentially and 1% on year to NT$3.42 billion (US$110 million) in January 2017, while Macronix International's revenues increased...

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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 SLG46533V GreenPAK 5

    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

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