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US leads growing global industrial semiconductor market, IHS says

Mar 23, 22:13

The industrial semiconductor market will post an 8% CAGR, as revenues rise from US$43.5 billion in 2014 to US$59.5 billion in 2019, according to IHS. Increased capital spending and...

IC design house Aspeed to hand out NT$8 in 2015 cash dividend

Newswatch - Mar 23, 10:51

Server management SoC solution provider Aspeed Technology plans to deal out a cash dividend of NT$8 for 2015, during which the company generated net profits of NT$340 million (US$10.48...

Fingerprint sensors, facial recognition and biometric surveillance to propel biometrics market to US$30 billion by 2021, says ABI Research

Mar 22, 15:39

The global biometrics market will reach more than US$30 billion by 2021, marking an impressive 118% increase from 2015, according to ABI Research. Consumer electronics, particularly...

Taiwan IC design firms cautious about placing orders for 2Q16

Mar 21, 15:26

Taiwan-based IC design houses are still reluctant to raise their wafer starts at foundry service providers given that end-market demand except demand from China's handset market remains...

North American semiconductor equipment industry posts February 2016 book-to-bill ratio of 1.05, says SEMI

Mar 18, 14:21

North America-based manufacturers of semiconductor equipment posted US$1.26 billion in orders worldwide in February 2016 (three-month average basis) and a book-to-bill ratio of 1.05,...

Broadcom rumors say company is looking to phase out Wi-Fi chip business

Mar 18, 10:53

Broadcom is rumored to be looking to phase out its Wi-Fi chip business in a move to streamline its workforce and product offerings following its acquisition by Avago Technologies,...

Samsung Galaxy S7 teardown reveals ho-hum refresh, says IHS

Mar 17, 22:26

A preliminary estimate by IHS shows that the Samsung Galaxy S7 smartphone costs about US$255 to build. The US version of the Galaxy S7 with 32GB of NAND memory carries a bill of materials...

PC, handset component suppliers worry about mounting inventories

Mar 17, 11:27

Suppliers in the PC and handset supply chains have begun to worry about piling up inventories of parts and components as current demand for PC and handset products has been falling...

Nine O-S-D product categories avhieve record sales in 2015, says IC Insights

Mar 17, 11:16

In 2015, nine product categories within the optoelectronics, sensors/actuators, and discretes (O-S-D) marketplace reached record-high sales compared to seven in 2014 and six in 2013,...

Cadence design tools certified for TSMC 7nm design starts and 10nm production

Mar 17, 11:13

Cadence Design Systems has announced that its digital, signoff and custom/analog tools have achieved V1.0 Design Rule Manual (DRM) and SPICE certification from TSMC for its 10nm FinFET...

MediaTek 2Q16 revenues to rise 10-20%

Mar 17, 11:01

MediaTek is expected to see its first-quarter revenues hit the high-end target of its guidance of NT$52.5-57.4 billion, and post an up to 20% sequential rise in second-quarter revenues,...

Taiwan IC design companies to foray into solution market for commercial drones

Mar 16, 16:55

Taiwan-based IC design houses including MediaTek and Realtek Semiconductor will foray into the chipset solution market for commercial drones, particularly for the China market.

Elan expects sales to decline 15.6-20.3% on quarter in 1Q16

Mar 16, 13:55

Touch solution vendor Elan Microelectronics expects its revenues to decline 15.6-20.3% sequentially to NT$1.37-1.45 billion (US$41.80-44.24 million) in the first quarter of 2016.

Elan chairman IH Yeh

TSMC, MediaTek to co-develop products for IoT and wearable applications

Newswatch - Mar 16, 11:07

TSMC and MediaTek have announced their commitment to a long-term partnership to continue developing innovative products for Internet of Things (IoT) and wearable device applications...

Cadence launches complete IC packaging design and analysis solutions for fan-out WLCSP

Mar 16, 11:03

Cadence Design Systems has announced the availability of foundry-proven IC packaging design and analysis solutions for advanced fan-out wafer-level chip scale packaging (WLCSP) and...

Competition in smartphone chipset solutions market to heat up in 2H16

Mar 15, 13:59

Competition in the smartphone chipset solution market is expected to heat up in the second half of 2016 when major players including Qualcomm, MediaTek, Spreadtrum Communications...

Front-end fab equipment spending to rise 3.7% in 2016, says SEMI

Mar 14, 12:54

Front-end fab equipment spending (including new, used and in-house) is projected to increase 3.7% to US$37.2 billion in 2016, and will rise another 13% in 2017 to US$42.1 billion,...

Elan to deal out cash dividend of NT$2 for 2015

Newswatch - Mar 11, 14:01

IC design house Elan Microelectronics plans to deal out a cash dividend of NT$2 for 2015. The company posted pre-tax profits of NT$911 million (US$27.69 million) or a pre-tax EPS...

Smartphone chipset solution vendors eyeing orders for system chips

Mar 11, 11:05

Smartphone chipset solution providers have recently stepping up efforts to win more orders for system chips, including image signal processors, modems, and RF (radio frequency) chips,...

TSMC to see Greater China customers account for 50% of 2016 revenues

Mar 11, 10:57

Pure-play foundry Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) is expected to see 50% of its 2016 revenues generated from orders placed by its fabless customers based in China...

MediaTek sees IoT as long-term growth opportunity

Mar 11, 10:52

MediaTek has stepped up its efforts to expand the company's IoT business. Although the unit will contribute less than 5% to 2016 revenues, the company expects revenues generated from...

WPG posts 15% revenue increase in February

Stockwatch - Mar 10, 22:03

IC distributor WPG has announced consolidated revenues for February 2016 increased 15.2% from a year earlier to NT$30.82 billion (US$937 million).

Parade to deals out cash dividend of NT$5.02 for 2015

Newswatch - Mar 10, 15:32

Mixed-signal IC design house Parade Technologies plans to deal out a cash dividend of NT$5.02 for 2015, on posted net profits of NT$1.144 billion (US$34.84 million) or NT$15.30 per...

WT Micro reports February revenues decrease

Stockwatch - Mar 9, 22:07

IC distributor WT Microelectronics has reported consolidated revenues of NT$7.05 billion (US$214.5 million) for February 2016, down 2.6% on year and 31.5% sequentially.

Holtek February revenues rise 10% on year

Mar 9, 15:30

Microcontroller IC design house Holtek Semiconductor has announced consolidated revenues of NT$212 million (US$6.44 million) for February 2016, down 35.1% sequentially but up around...

Phison to report flat 1Q16 revenues, says report

Stockwatch - Mar 9, 14:44

NAND flash controller IC supplier Phison Electronics is expected to report sequential revenue growth for the first quarter of 2016 bucking seasonal trends, the Chinese-language Commercial...

Semiconductor unit shipments to exceed 1 trillion devices in 2018, says IC Insights

Mar 8, 15:45

Total unit shipments of semiconductors which include ICs and opto-sensor-discrete (O-S-D) devices are forecast to continue their upward march and top one trillion units for the first...

Global semiconductor sales off to sluggish start in 2016, says SIA

Mar 8, 15:00

The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) has announced worldwide sales of semiconductors reached US$26.9 billion for the month of January 2016, 2.7% lower than the previous month's...

MediaTek February revenues rise on year

Mar 8, 14:51

Handset-IC design specialist MediaTek has reported consolidated revenues of NT$13.24 billion (US$404.7 million) for February 2016, hitting the lowest level in 12 months.

Qualcomm scores points in promoting Snapdragon 820 chips

Mar 8, 12:29

Qualcomm is likely to dominate the application processor market for high-end Android smartphones in the first half of 2016, powered by its Snapdragon 820 chips, according to industry...

PTI sees on-year revenue growth in February

Stockwatch - Mar 8, 12:15

Powertech Technology (PTI) has reported consolidated revenues of NT$3.23 billion (US$98.43 million) for February 2016, representing a 15.73% drop on month and 9.65% increase on yea...

Realtek sees 9.37% on-year growth in February revenues

Stockwatch - Mar 8, 12:12

Realtek Semiconductor has reported consolidated revenues of NT$2.29 billion (US$69.82 million) for February 2016, representing a 29.72% drop on month and 9.37% increase on year.

Elan revenues drop in February

Stockwatch - Mar 4, 15:42

Elan Microelectronics has reported consolidated revenues of NT$353 million (US$10.75 million) for February 2016, representing a 33.65% drop on month and 23.34% drop on year.

Holtek to deal out cash dividend NT$3.57 for 2015

Stockwatch - Mar 4, 12:20

Microcontroller IC design house Holtek Semiconductor plans to distribute a cash dividend per share of NT$3.57 (US$0.107) for 2015.

President-elect vows to safeguard Taiwan semiconductor industry

Mar 4, 11:26

The Taiwan government must form a "national team" in cooperation with local enterprises to meet increasing challenges amid the rising supply chain from China, president-elect...

President elect Tsai Ing-wen visiting HSP
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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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Display panels for wearable devices

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