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Micron executive skeptical about UFS

Aug 3, 11:16

While UFS has held much hype as being the successor to eMMC providing greater performance, it has yet to be seen if the mobile market as a collective whole has embraced this technology,...

Micron eMMC NAND flash

Novatek expects 2-5% revenue growth in 3Q17

Aug 2, 20:44

LCD driver IC specialist Novatek Microelectronic expects to post revenues of between NT$12 billion (US$396.9 million) and NT$12.4 billion for the third quarter of 2017 representing...

Qualcomm, Win Semi reportedly to team up for 5G mobile infrastructure

Aug 2, 18:01

Qualcomm has recently approached GaAs IC foundry Win Semiconductors to cooperate in an infrastructure project for 5G mobile networks, according to market sources.

LandMark Opto plans new plant to fill orders for silicon photonic products

Aug 2, 16:06

Aided by the rapid development of global data centers and the ensuing strong demand for silicon photonic products, Taiwan-based epi-wafer maker LandMark Optoelectronics expects a...

IC Insights revises 2017 IC market forecast to 16% growth

Aug 2, 14:30

Entering the second half of 2017, it is clear the IC industry is on course for a much stronger upturn than was initially forecast in January, according to IC Insights. The research...

WPG 3Q17 revenues to rise up to 6%

Aug 2, 14:19

IC distributor WPG is expected to enjoy an up to 6% sequential increase in third-quarter 2017 revenues, according to market watchers.

WPG 1H17 net profits soar 17%

Silicon Motion 2Q17 sales increase slightly, 3Q sales to decrease

Aug 1, 21:41

NAND flash device controller supplier Silicon Motion Technology saw its second-quarter revenues increase slightly on quarter driven by growth in sales of the company's SSD and eMMC...

Silicon Motion SSD controller sales surge over 50% sequentially in 2Q17

Samsung semiconductor revenues eclipse Intel's, says IHS

Aug 1, 14:47

Analyzing the data from a financial analyst perspective looking only at the top line, Samsung has captured the number one position. By looking closer at the actual revenues generated...

Meizu to use MediaTek APs for new flagship smartphones

Aug 1, 12:27

China-based smartphone vendor Meizu has decided to use application processors (APs) from MediaTek, instead of Samsung Electronics, for its upcoming flagship models, according to a...

Meizu smartphones

Asustek pays US$15 million to end lawsuits with VIA

Aug 1, 09:03

VIA Technologies has announced it has settled its lawsuits with Asustek Computer in Taiwan and the US, with Asustek agreeing to pay VIA US$15 million.

MediaTek expects mild growth in 3Q17

Jul 31, 21:44

MediaTek expects to post revenue growth of 2-10% sequentially in the third quarter of 2017, with gross margin ranging from 34% to 37%.

MediaTek newly-appointed co-CEO Rick Tsai

MediaTek posts 2Q17 EPS of NT$1.51

Jul 31, 16:25

Fabless IC firm MediaTek has reported net profits for the second quarter of 2017 declined 66.7% sequentially and 66.5% on year to NT$2.21 billion (US$73 million). EPS for the quarter...

Realtek posts 2Q17 EPS of NT$1.85

Jul 31, 13:03

Networking IC design specialist Realtek Semiconductor has reported net profits surged 82% sequentially to NT$930 million (US$30.7 million) in the second quarter of 2017. EPS for the...

MCU firm Nuvoton sees 2Q17 profits surge

Jul 31, 09:03

Taiwan-based Nuvoton Technology, the logic IC subsidiary of Winbond Electronics specializing in MCU and PC peripherals, has reported net profits hiked 172% sequentially to NT$247...

Demand for high-speed transmissions surges

Jul 31, 09:02

Emerging applications arising from IoT, cloud and artificial intelligence (AI) are demanding high-speed transmissions, while high-speed interfaces such as USB, PCI Express (PCIe)...

eMemory announces validation of on-chip security IP on UMC advanced nodes

Jul 28, 15:59

Taiwan-based eMemory has verified its latest on-chip security IP on several of UMC's advanced nodes, according to the embedded NVM IP provider. The IP, based on unique IC biometrics,...

Intel reports record 2Q17 revenues of US$14.8 billion

Jul 28, 15:20

Intel has reported second-quarter revenues of US$14.8 billion, up 9% on year. After adjusting for the Intel Security Group (ISecG) transaction, second-quarter revenues grew 14% from...

FocalTech swings to profit in 2Q17

Jul 28, 15:06

Touchscreen and LCD driver solution provider FocalTech Systems has reported net profits of NT$31.19 million (US$1.03 million) for the second quarter of 2017 compared with losses of...

TSMC to enter mass production for new 10nm HiSilicon chips in September, says report

Jul 28, 09:52

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has reportedly begun mass production of 10nm chips in the third quarter by fulfilling orders for Apple's A11 chips, as well as HiSilicon's...

Elan posts EPS of NT$1.04 in 1H17

Jul 27, 13:58

Touch and fingerprint sensor vendor Elan Microelectronics has reported net profit surged 74% from a year earlier to NT$405 million (US$13.3 million) in the first half of 2017. EPS...

Shanghai forms CNY50 billion IC industry investment fund

Jul 26, 21:38

The city government of Shanghai, China recently introduced a CNY50 billion (US$7.4 billion) IC industry investment fund aimed at cultivating and supporting the local leading enterprises,...

Taiwan IC design service and IP firms land AI chip orders from China

Jul 26, 15:33

Taiwan-based IC design service companies and silicon IP providers have started to land orders for artificial intelligence (AI) applications from China's IC industry and academia,...

Toshiba transfers Phison shares to memory unit

Jul 26, 14:39

Toshiba has transferred its partial stake stake in Phison Electronics to its memory unit, Toshiba Memory (TMC), according to the Taiwan-based memory device controller supplier.

Value of semiconductor industry M&A deals slows dramatically in 1H17, says IC Insights

Jul 26, 08:57

The historic flood of merger and acquisition agreements that swept through the semiconductor industry in the past two years slowed to a trickle in the first half of 2017, with the...

Silicon wafer shipments remain at record highs, says SEMI

Jul 25, 20:31

Worldwide silicon wafer area shipments remained at their highest recorded quarterly level in the second quarter 2017, according to the SEMI Silicon Manufacturers Group (SMG) in its...

IST 2Q17 profits hike over 100%

Jul 25, 15:50

Certification service firm Integrated Service Technology (IST) saw its net profits hike 112.8% sequentially to NT$71 million (US$2.34 million) in the second quarter of 2017 with EPS...

Holtek 32-bit MCU shipments to rise significantly in 2Q17

Jul 25, 15:32

MCU and consumer IC firm Holtek Semiconductor expects shipments of its 32-bit MCUs to rise significantly in the second half of 2017 thanks to strong demand for fingerprint identification...

MediaTek co-COO reportedly resigns

Jul 25, 09:21

Jeffrey Ju has resigned as MediaTek's co-COO, and transitioned to become a consultant, according to media reports in Taiwan.

MediaTek to transfer 28nm chip orders to UMC

Jul 25, 09:16

MediaTek plans to transfer part of its 28nm mobile chip orders, including those for the Amazon Echo Dot, to United Microelectronics (UMC) from Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company...

MediaTek

On-Bright 2Q17 profits set to surge, says report

Jul 24, 14:19

Taiwan-based On-Bright Electronics is expected to see its profits jump over 150% sequentially in the second quarter of 2017, with EPS set to exceed NT$4 (US$0.13), driven by particularly...

TSMC to expand CoWoS capacity to fill increasing AI chip packaging orders

Jul 24, 13:47

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) is planning to carry out the first-ever expansion of its CoWoS (Chip on Wafer on Substrate) packaging and testing capacity to fill...

TSMC CoWoS packaging and testing capacity

Chip demand from non-Apple camp slows

Jul 24, 13:08

Chip suppliers engaged in Apple's supply chain started to see orders pick up in June. On the other hand, chip demand from the non-Apple camp has been slow, according to sources at...

Chip demand for data centers to boom in China

Jul 21, 15:46

With China's local governments looking to set up data centers, chip demand for data centers locally is set to surge, according to industry sources.

Korea chipmakers looking to expand foundry biz

Jul 21, 14:41

Samsung Electronics, Dongbu HiTek and SK Hynix have stepped up their foundry business expansions, which will as a group pose a threat to the existing major dedicated foundry houses...

STMicro denies reports it will suspend taking MCU orders

Jul 21, 13:07

STMicroelectronics has dismissed recent reports indicating the company will suspend taking orders for microcontrollers (MCU) until 2018 due to strong demand. "ST continues to manage...

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