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Topco posts record 2016 revenues

Jan 13, 10:47

Taiwan-based Topco Scientific has reported consolidated revenues for 2016 grew about 19% on year to a record high of NT$22.63 billion (US$716.7 million). The semiconductor material...

Macronix memory incorporated in new Qualcomm LTE IoT chipset reference design

Jan 12, 21:06

Macronix International's NAND MCP memory solution has been adopted and incorporated by Qualcomm as a part of the reference design for a LTE Cat. M1/NB-1 chipset, the MDM9206 modem,...

Parade reports increased sales for December

Newswatch - Jan 12, 14:37

Mixed-signal IC vendor Parade Technologies saw its revenues down 6.7% on month but up 7.3% on year to NT$794 million (US$24.89 million) in December.

Novatek sees revenues up on month in December

Newswatch - Jan 12, 10:19

LCD driver IC vendor Novatek Microelectronics has reported revenues of NT$NT$3.725 billion (US$116.75 million) for December, up 2.61% on month but down 7.05% on year.

On-Bright reports decreased sales for December

Newswatch - Jan 12, 10:13

Analog IC vendor On-Bright Electronics has reported revenues of NT$320 million (US$10.3 million) for December, decreasing 8.5% on month and 2.7% on year.

ASMedia 4Q16 revenues hit record

Jan 11, 15:39

USB controller IC design house ASMedia Technology has reported consolidated revenues of NT$267.5 million (US$8.4 million) for December, up 41.44% on month and 100.65% on year. Its...

IC distributor Supreme enjoys record 2016 revenues

Jan 11, 11:20

Rising DRAM prices and robust handset component demand from China-based Oppo and Vivo buoyed Supreme Electronics' sales performance during 2016, which climbed to a record high of...

WPG, WT Micro post record 2016 revenues

Stockwatch - Jan 11, 10:51

Taiwan-based IC distributors WPG Holdings and WT Microelectronics both saw their 2016 revenues reach record-high levels.

Taiwan IC design houses 1Q17 revenues to fall 10-20%

Jan 10, 15:34

Seasonality will drag down revenues at Taiwan-based IC design houses in the first quarter of 2017, which are expected to register sequential decreases of 10-20%, according to industry...

Taiwan fabless IC firms diversifying product lines

MediaTek posts record 2016 revenues

Jan 10, 11:10

MediaTek saw its 2016 revenues climb 29.2% on year to a record high of NT$275.51 billion (US$8.6 billion). Robust performance of its China-based handset clients and a bigger share...

Memory market poised for strongest annual growth through 2021, says IC Insights

Jan 10, 11:02

Sales of memory ICs are expected to show the strongest growth rate among major IC market categories during the next five years, according to IC Insights.

Realtek revenues increase on year in December

Stockwatch - Jan 9, 16:17

Realtek Semiconductor has reported consolidated revenues of NT$2.993 billion (US$93.23 million) for December 2016, representing a 10.48% drop on month and 3.53% increase on year.

Elan Microelectronics reports revenues for December 2016

Stockwatch - Jan 6, 16:20

Elan Microelectronics has reported consolidated revenues of NT$536 million (US$16.76 million) for December 2016, representing a 4.8% drop on month and 6.06% increase on year.

Global Unichip posts record December revenues

Jan 6, 10:50

IC design service company Global Unichip saw its December revenues rise 19.6% sequentially to a record high of NT$1.15 billion (US$35.8 million).

CES 2017: New Asustek smartphones still feature 14nm Qualcomm chips

Jan 6, 10:48

Asustek at the ongoing CES trade show in Las Vegas has introduced two new smartphones, the ZenFone AR and ZenFone 3 Zoom, both featuring Qualcomm's 14nm Snapdragon chips instead of...

New ZenFone AR features Qualcomm Snapdragon 821

BT selects MediaTek to provide chips for home wireless networks

Jan 6, 10:45

MediaTek at the ongoing CES trade show in Las Vegas announced that its Wi-Fi adaptive network technology has been selected to power BT's Whole Home Wi-Fi system, a self-configuring...

IC distributor Supreme to post over 40% revenue growth in 2016

Jan 5, 14:53

Supreme Electronics, a major IC distributor for Samsung Electronics, is expected to post more than 40% revenue growth for 2016, according to industry sources.

Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 chips to ship in commercial devices in 1H17

Jan 5, 10:43

Qualcomm has announced its 10nm Snapdragon 835-series processors will ship in commercial devices in the first half of 2017. The chips reportedly will draw adoption from Samsung Electronics,...

Testing company KYEC looks to handset chips, auto IC and CMOS image sensors for 2017 growth

Jan 5, 10:33

Testing company King Yuan Electronics (KYEC) expects to continue benefiting from continued robust demand for handset ICs, automotive-related chips and CMOS image sensors, company...

Global chip sales rise 7% in November, says SIA

Jan 5, 10:23

Worldwide sales of semiconductors reached US$31 billion for November 2016, an increase of 7.4% from the November 2015 total of US$28.9 billion and 2% more than the October 2016 total...

Faraday sells security control business to Novatek

Jan 4, 10:53

IC design service provider Faraday Technoloy and Novatek Microelectronics, a supplier of LCD driver ICs and TV SoC solutions, have reached an agreement under which Novatek will acquire...

TSMC 7nm ready for customer tape-outs in 2Q17, says report

Newswatch - Jan 3, 15:29

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has moved to qualify its more advanced 7nm FinFET technology, which will be ready for customer tape-outs in the second quarter of...

Qualcomm, Meizu sign 3G/4G global patent license agreement

Dec 30, 16:10

Qualcomm and Meizu Technology have announced they have reached a patent license agreement whereby Qualcomm grants Meizu a worldwide royalty-bearing patent license to develop, manufacture...

PWM IC vendor Leadtrend sees sales growth

Newswatch - Dec 30, 15:02

Power management (PWM) IC vendor Leadtrend Technology has seen its sales continue to gain momentum recently as the company's PWM ICs have found the way into the supply chains of Sony's...

On-Bright to see revenues hit NT$1 billion in 4Q16

Newswatch - Dec 29, 13:39

Analog IC vendor On-Bright Electronics is expected to see its revenues reach NT$1 billion (US$30.96 million) in the fourth quarter of 2016 thanks to orders from the smartphone sector...

Egistec to swing back to profitability in 2016, says paper

Newswatch - Dec 29, 13:38

Taiwan-based fingerprint sensor supplier Egis Technology (Egistec) is expected to swing back to profitability in 2016 as the earnings it is expected to generate in the fourth quarter...

Global Unichip opens new office in the Netherlands

Dec 29, 09:34

IC design services provider Global Unichip has announced the opening of a new office in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, in a move to actively expand its business in Europe.

Qualcomm, Gionee sign 3G/4G patent license agreement

Dec 28, 21:27

Qualcomm and Gionee Communication Equipment have entered into a new 3G and 4G patent license agreement for China, according to the companies.

Etron looks to new products for future growth

Dec 28, 16:07

Etron Technology has been engaged in the development of new product lines since 2014, eyeing opportunities in emerging market segments such as AR, VR and UAVs, according to Nicky...

Lite-On Semi ramping GPP diode shipments to China, says paper

Newswatch - Dec 28, 15:33

Lite-On Semiconductor, a maker of discrete and analog IC components, has been ramping up shipments of its GPP (glass passivated package) diodes to the smartphone sector in China,...

Himax announces 5.5MP BSI image sensor for computer vision and NIR imaging applications

Dec 27, 21:56

Himax Imaging, a subsidiary of Himax Technologies, has announced the HM5530 UltraSenseIR product, a low-power and low-noise 5.5-megapixel backside-illuminated (BSI) CMOS image sensor...

MediaTek 1Q17 revenues likely to drop 10%

Dec 27, 15:06

MediaTek is expected to post an about 10% sequential decrease in revenues for the first quarter of 2017, as a result of seasonal factors, according to industry sources.

Commentary: Implications of former TSMC executive serving as independent director at SMIC

Dec 23, 15:44

The catchup being played by China-based Semiconductor Manufacturing International (SMIC) to the rank of Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has moved one step further...

AUO, Novatek, Chipbond to benefit from Sharp decision to stop supplying panels to Samsung, says report

Newswatch - Dec 23, 12:08

Taiwan flat panel maker AU Optronics (AUO), LCD driver IC supplier Novatek Microelectronics and driver IC packaging firm Chipbond Technology will benefit from Sharp's decision to...

Foundries 10nm yield rates lower-than-expected

Dec 23, 11:20

Both Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company's (TSMC) and Samsung's 10nm processes have reached lower-than-expected yield rates, according to industry sources.

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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.

  • Samsung+14nm+Exynos+chips

    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.

  • Silego+SLG46533V+GreenPAK+5

    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.

  • Samsung+12%2Dmegapixel+image+sensor

    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.

  • Silego+SLG46531V+GPAK+5

    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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