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KYEC posts strong earnings for 1Q14

Newswatch - May 13, 15:11

IC backend service company King Yuan Electronics (KYEC) has reported net profits of NT$431 million (US$14.26 million) for the first quarter of 2014, up 13.1% sequentially and 20.4%...

Pixart Imaging expects gesture sensor shipments to take off in 2H14

May 12, 21:47

Taiwan-based CMOS and imaging sensor design house Pixart Imaging has won adoption of gesture sensors from South Korea-based smartphone vendor Pantech and expects shipments of such...

WPG revenues rise in April

Stockwatch - May 12, 16:00

WPG has reported consolidated revenues of NT$39.377 billion (US$1.31 billion) for April 2014, representing a 1.89% increase on month and 13.86% increase on year.

Taiwan PC IC designers conservative about 2Q14

May 9, 14:09

Taiwan-based PC IC design houses are generally conservative about the prospects for second quarter of 2014, expecting their sales to grow 5-10% on average for the quarter, according...

TSMC extends 28nm production lead time to 16 weeks

May 9, 11:24

The lead time for production of 28nm chips at Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has extended from 10 to 16 weeks, pushing clients to look for alternative suppliers,...

MediaTek April revenues hit record for 3rd straight month

May 9, 10:13

MediaTek has reported consolidated revenues of NT$19.1 billion (US$631 million) for April 2014, hitting a monthly record for the third consecutive month. The figures also represented...

LCD driver IC suppliers looking for additional capacity at foundry houses

May 8, 14:08

LCD driver IC suppliers plan to snap up more capacity at wafer foundry houses due to tight production schedules at most foundries' 8-inch fabs, according to industry sources.

Digitimes Research: China smartphone application processor shipments to grow 13.6% sequentially in 2Q14

May 8, 10:39

Shipments of smartphone application processors in the China market are expected to grow 13.6% sequentially and 10.9% on year in the second quarter of 2014, according to Digitimes...

Richwave looks to 30% increase in Wi-Fi component revenues in 2014

May 7, 16:18

RF component maker Richwave expects sales of its Wi-Fi components to grow over 30% on year in 2014, buoyed by growing demand for 802.11ac-enabled devices.

Taiwan-based IC suppliers scooping up orders from China

May 7, 15:39

Taiwan-based suppliers of ambient light sensors, LCD driver ICs, analog ICs, touch controller ICs and niche memory chips are set to enjoy booming sales in 2014 thanks to increasing...

Novatek looks strong sequential revenue growth in 2Q14

May 7, 14:29

Novatek Microelectronics expects its sales to grow 16.0-20.7% sequentially to NT$12.3-12.8 billion (US$40.8542.51 million) in the second quarter of 2014, buoyed by increasing shipments...

MediaTek adding more 28nm chip orders at TSMC, UMC due to production defects at Globalfoundries

May 6, 21:54

MediaTek reportedly has been adding more 28nm chip orders at Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) and United Microelectronics Corporation (UMC) due to production defects...

IC design house Parade sees 1Q14 revenues double on-year

Newswatch - May 6, 14:54

Mixed-signal IC design house Parade Technologies has reported consolidated revenues of US$44.5 million for the first quarter of 2014, down 18.4% sequentially but up 112.7% on year.

Digitimes Research: Smartphone application processor shipments in China dip over 4% sequentially in 1Q14

May 6, 10:38

Shipments of smartphone-use application processors in China slid 4.2% sequentially but grew 10.8% on year in the first quarter of 2014, according to Digitimes Research.

WT Microelectronics sees increased 1Q14 gross margins

May 5, 22:34

Taiwan-based IC and electronic component distributor WT Microelectronics saw gross margins of 5.91% for the first quarter of 2014, a rise by 0.19 percentage points on quarter and...

MediaTek expects revenues to grow 12-20% in 2Q14

Newswatch - May 5, 11:22

MediaTek expects its consolidated revenues to grow 12-20% sequentially to NT$51.5-55.2 billion (US$1.71-1.83 billion) in the second quarter of 2014, according to company president...

Digitimes Research: Taiwan IC design industry maintains momentum in 1Q14

May 2, 12:38

The production value of Taiwan's IC design industry totaled NT$119.52 billion (US$3.96 billion) in the first quarter of 2014, down 4% sequentially but up 19.7% from a year earlier,...

Silicon Motion 1Q14 performance beats guidance

Apr 30, 14:50

Silicon Motion Technology has announced net sales of US$52.8 million for the first quarter of 2014, increasing 1% from the previous quarter, and beating its guidance for a flat performance...

Novatek expects to see 15-20% sequential growth in 2Q14 revenues

Apr 30, 10:55

Novatek Microelectronics is expected to see its consolidated revenues increase 15-20% sequentially in the second quarter of 2014, buoyed by orders for LCD driver ICs used in smartphones...

MediaTek to begin rolling out solutions for wearable devices, IoT applications in 3Q14

Apr 29, 21:46

MediaTek plans to begin volume production of its Aster solutions for wearable device and IoT (Internet of Things) applications in the third quarter of 2014, according to industry...

Holtek looks to 15-20% revenue growth in 2Q14

Apr 29, 16:00

MCU maker Holtek Semiconductor is expected to see its revenues climb 15-20% sequentially in the second quarter of 2014, buoyed in part by increasing shipments of touch-panel MCUs...

MediaTek to launch 64-bit quad- and 8-core smartphone solutions in 3Q14

Apr 29, 10:34

MediaTek plans to launch two 64-bit smartphones solutions, the quad-core MT6732 and 8-core MT6752, in the third quarter of 2014, which is one quarter earlier than its original schedule,...

Holtek Semiconductor to hike stake in Gingy Technology

Apr 28, 21:50

Taiwan-based MCU design house Holtek Semiconductor will increase its stake in Gingy Technology, a Taiwan-based developer of optical fingerprint identification solutions, from 19.5%...

Equipment provider Scientech looks to 15-20% revenue growth in 2014

Apr 28, 14:50

Semiconductor equipment distributor and wafer reclamation service provider Scientech expects its revenues to grow 15-20% in 2014 despite a slowdown in sales in the first quarter,...

Nuvoton sees earnings increase 82% sequentially in 1Q14

Apr 28, 11:58

IC design house Nuvoton Technology has reported net profits of NT$44 million (US$1.45 million) for the first quarter of 2014, increasing 82% from a quarter earlier. The earnings translated...

Taiwan IC design houses see booming orders from China smartphone vendors

Apr 25, 13:56

China-based smartphone vendors have been increasing their purchases of IC parts, including application processors, LCD driver ICs, touchscreen controller ICs, analog ICs and ambient...

Touchscreen controller IC vendors expanding product lines

Apr 25, 12:00

Taiwan-based touchscreen controller IC vendors are expanding their product lines to include other IC parts such as LCD driver ICs, ambient light sensors, fingerprint recognition chips...

Demand for TV, STB and LED driver ICs picking up

Apr 24, 14:31

Demand for chips supporting TVs, STBs, LED signage boards and audio products has picked up recently as consumers are buying related audio and video devices for the upcoming World...

Digitimes Research: Single-layer multi-touch technology to enter tablet touch panel market

Apr 24, 14:28

The single-layer multi-touch applications, mass production of which has been enabled by touch IC designer Goodix' technology, requires only a single layer of ITO film to support 5-...

Altera-TSMC tie-up to bring advanced packaging technology to Arria 10 FPGAs and SoCs

Newswatch - Apr 23, 15:13

Altera and Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) have signed a cooperation deal that will bring TSMC's patented, fine-pitch copper bump-based packaging technology to Altera's...

TPT to ramp up PCB production capacity

Apr 22, 21:27

PCB maker Taiwan PCB Techvest (TPT) will ramp up its PCB capacity to 1.2 million square feet a month in the second quarter of 2014 and to 1.5 million square feet by the end of the...

Ilitek to ramp touchscreen controller ICs 20-30% in 2014

Apr 22, 16:00

Buoyed by the release of new models, IC design house ILI Technology (Ilitek) is expected to ramp up shipments of its touchscreen controller ICs by 20-30% in 2014, according to industry...

Intel, MediaTek become favorites in China white-box tablet industry

Apr 21, 11:04

China's white-box tablet players have been turning to adopt application processor (AP) solutions from Intel and MediaTek for their 3G and LTE-enabled models because of Intel's subsidies...

Intel, MediaTek become new favorites of China white-box tablet industry

MediaTek 2Q14 revenues to increase

Apr 17, 22:00

Shipments of smartphone and tablet solutions from MediaTek are expected to grow in the second quarter of 2014, pushing quarterly revenues up over the NT$46.01 billion (US$1.53 billion)...

Digitimes Research: Qualcomm rethinks AP development strategy

Apr 17, 14:02

Qualcomm has received recognition from brand vendors for its mobile application processors (APs) based on its in-house developed architecture. However, its competitors have started...

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  • Taiwan TV panel makers see orders surge as China vendors slash TV prices

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  • Digitimes Research: Taiwan panel makers plan to further develop on-cell touch panels for large-size applications

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  • Global solar cell demand in 2014 estimated at 40GWp, say Taiwan makers

    Before Going to Press | 8h 5min ago

  • Foxconn refers labor dispute at Brazil factory to arbitration court

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  • Taiwan market: Digital camera sales value in 2014 estimated at NT$6-7 billion, say retail channels

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