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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...

Transcend sees revenues up on year in January

Newswatch - Feb 7, 21:39

Transcend Information has reported consolidated revenues of NT$679 million (US$21.88 million) for January, down 40.7% from the previous month but up 41.4% from a year earlier.

Novatek expects up to 4% revenue decrease in 1Q17

Stockwatch - Feb 7, 20:10

LCD driver IC firm Novatek Microelectronic expects to post revenues of between NT$10.8 billion (US$348 million) and NT$11.2 billion for the first quarter of 2017 representing a sequential...

MediaTek comments on lawsuit brought by AMD

Stockwatch - Feb 7, 15:20

MediaTek has issued a company filing through the Taiwan Stock Exchange (TSE) responding to media reports indicating AMD is accusing MediaTek and three other companies of infringing...

Annual silicon volume shipments remain at record highs

Feb 7, 14:03

Worldwide silicon wafer area shipments increased 3% in 2016 when compared to 2015 area shipments, while silicon revenues increased by 1% on year, according to SEMI.

Realtek January revenues increase

Feb 7, 14:01

Realtek Semiconductor has reported consolidated revenues of NT$3.52 billion (US$113 million) for January 2017, up 17.5% sequentially and about 8% on year. Robust demand prior to the...

KYEC to post double-digit revenue growth in 2017

Feb 7, 13:59

IC testing company King Yuan Electronics Company (KYEC) is expected to enjoy double-digit revenue growth in 2017, with enhanced profitability, according to market watchers.

KYEC to enjoy another year of record revenues

Qualcomm extends deadline for NXP purchase offer

Feb 7, 12:31

Qualcomm has announced that it has extended the offering period of its previously announced cash tender offer to purchase all of the outstanding common shares of NXP Semiconductors...

IC design houses Aspeed, Egistec post record January revenues

Feb 7, 11:04

Server management SoC solution provider Aspeed Technology and Egis Technology (Egistec), a provider of fingerprint sensor chips, both saw their January revenues climb to record-high...

China foundry reportedly headhunting from UMC

Feb 6, 14:54

A team of as many as 50 United Microelectronics (UMC) R&D engineers has been headhunted by Huali Microelectronics (HLMC), according to industry sources. The purpose is to help...

MediaTek, Pixart team up for 3D gesture controller

Newswatch - Feb 3, 16:00

MediaTek has teamed up with CMOS image sensor supplier Pixart Imaging to roll out 3D tracking and gesture controller solutions utilizing MediaTek's MT8665-series SoC chip and Pixart's...

Global semiconductor sales climb to record US$339 billion in 2016, says SIA

Feb 3, 14:00

The global semiconductor industry posted sales of US$338.9 billion in 2016, the highest-ever annual sales, according to the Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA).

Global Unichip rolls out ASIC solutions for SSD

Feb 2, 15:18

Taiwan-based Global Unichip, a fabless ASIC design house, has rolled out its complete portfolio of solid state drive (SSD) ASIC solutions that cover application-specific front end...

Panasonic, UMC team up for 40nm ReRAM

Feb 2, 14:54

Panasonic Semiconductor Solutions (PSCS) announced recently it had reached an agreement with pure-play foundry United Microelectronics (UMC) on the joint development of mass production...

Dialog, Energous unveil RF power transmitter IC for wireless charging

Feb 2, 14:12

Dialog Semiconductor, a provider of highly-integrated power management, AC/DC power conversion, solid state lighting and Bluetooth low energy technology, in partnership with Energous,...

China MIC 2025 results for ICs likely to fall short of its goals, says IC Insights

Feb 2, 13:33

China's government has a long-term goal to become self-sufficient with regards to IC devices. Its "Made in China 2025" (MIC 2025) plan was published by the China State Council...

MediaTek expects 1Q17 revenues to fall up to 22%

Feb 2, 13:28

A seasonal slowdown in end-market demand, as well as the continued strengthening of the US dollar impacting emerging market growth, will drag down MediaTek's revenues in the first...

Samsung and Apple remain top global semiconductor customers, says Gartner

Feb 2, 10:43

Samsung Electronics and Apple remained the top-two semiconductor chip buyers in 2016, representing 18.2% of the total worldwide market, according to Gartner. Samsung and Apple together...

MediaTek posts profit drop with record low gross margin for 2016

Jan 26, 14:47

Taiwan-based MediaTek, a fabless chipmaker specializing in smartphone SoCs, saw its net profits fall 6.7% in 2016 with gross margin reaching a record low of 35.6%.

Holtek posts NT$3.47 EPS for 2016

Jan 25, 21:11

Holtek Semiconductor, which designs and develops standard microcontrollers (MCU) and consumer electronics IC solutions, has reported net profits for 2016 decreased 2.8% on year to...

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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

    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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