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Nuvoton 2Q17 sales likely to hit record

Jun 21, 15:03

Fabless IC firm Nuvoton Technology is expected to see its second-quarter 2017 revenues hit an all-time high driven by robust MCU shipments, according to market sources.

Innolux, Next Biometrics tie up for mass production of flexible fingerprint sensors

Jun 21, 13:57

Innolux will begin volume production of a flexible fingerprint sensor product co-develop with Norway-based Next Biometrics for smart card applications in the third quarter of 2017,...

WPG expects profit growth in 2Q17

Jun 20, 15:37

IC distributor WPG expects to post sequential profit growth for the second quarter of 2017 with revenues meeting the company's guidance.

Handset IC sales to top total personal computing in 2017, says IC Insights

Jun 20, 14:21

The ongoing slump in shipments of standard PCs along with the drop-off in tablets are setting the stage for handset IC sales to finally surpass IC revenues in total personal computing...

Global Unichip rolls out HBM2 total solution

Jun 19, 19:38

Global Unichip has successful taped out a 16nm, second-generation high bandwidth memory (HBM) PHY and controller with verified interposer design and CoWoS package. The ultra-high...

MediaTek to hire 1,000 staff in 2017, says co-CEO

Jun 19, 14:19

MediaTek will recruit an additional 1,000 employees in 2017, said newly-appointed co-CEO Rick Tsai at the company's general shareholders meeting recently.

MediaTek co-CEOs

Digitimes Research: Qualcomm APs adopted in popular smartphone devices in China

Jun 16, 15:12

Of China's top-25 best-selling smartphones sold at the country's physical stores (excluding Apple and Samsung devices) in the first quarter of 2017, 52% adopt Qualcomm's application...

SEMI sees record fab spending for 2017, 2018

Jun 15, 22:45

SEMI has predicted record spending for fab construction and fab equipment in 2017 and 2018. Korea, Taiwan and China will all see large investments, and spending in Europe will also...

Topco to see revenues peak in 3Q17

Jun 15, 22:42

IC materials distributor Topco Scientific is expected to see its revenues peak for 2017 in the third quarter driven by robust demand for silicon wafers and photoresist solutions,...

Spreadtrum to launch 5G chip as early as 2H18

Jun 15, 20:02

Spreadtrum Communications has assigned hundreds of staff to accelerate R&D of 5G chips, according to company ATP VP Yi Kang.

Yi Kang, ATP VP of Spreadtrum

Global 2016 handset baseband market increases 5%, says Strategy Analytics

Jun 14, 15:47

The global handset baseband processor market grew 5% on year to reach US$22.3 billion in 2016, according to Strategy Analytics. Qualcomm, MediaTek, Samsung LSI, Spreadtrum and HiSilicon...

MediaTek launches Ultra HD TV SoC

Jun 13, 15:46

MediaTek has announced the availability of its new MediaTek MT5597 SoC, an Ultra HD TV SoC supporting Dolby Vision and Hybrid Log Gamma (HLG).

Toppan welcomes partnership with China firms

Jun 13, 15:22

Toppan Printing welcomes the potential for China-based companies to become partners, according to the Japan-based photomask vendor. Toppan is looking to work closely with China-based...

Digitimes Research: China striving to raise IC self-sufficiency

Jun 13, 13:29

China is striving to substantially improve the self-sufficiency rate for ICs in the nation. With strong government support, manufacturing capacities at China-based IC foundries and...

Niche-IC distributors post brisk May sales

Jun 13, 10:12

Taiwan-based Answer Technology (ANStek), Edom Technology, Sunnic Technology & Merchandise, and Supreme Electronics, all of which distribute mainly niche-market ICs, enjoyed brisk...

WPG Holdings revenues drop 6% on year in May

Stockwatch - Jun 12, 15:56

WPG Holdings has reported consolidated revenues of NT$42.493 billion (US$1.41 billion) for May 2017, representing a 2.72% increase on month and 6.06% drop on year.

Topco Scientific revenues drop 4% on year in May

Stockwatch - Jun 12, 14:46

Topco Scientific has reported consolidated revenues of NT$1.933 billion for May 2017, representing a 2.99% increase on month and 4.01% drop on year.

ASMedia Technology expects 1H17 revenues to hike 80% on year

Jun 9, 14:11

IC design house ASMedia Technology, mainly because of shipments of Ryzen chipsets beginning in the first quarter of 2017, and booming shipments of USB 3.1 Gen2 hub controller ICs,...

IC Insights cuts long-term IoT semiconductor forecast

Jun 9, 12:37

IC Insights has scaled back its total semiconductor sales forecast for system functions related to the IoT in 2020 by about US$920 million, mostly because of lower revenue projections...

Global Unichip May revenues rise, Faraday down

Jun 9, 12:31

IC design service company Global Unichip has announced consolidated revenues of NT$985 million (US$32.8 million) for May 2017, up 41.5% on year and 39.2% sequentially. The company...

IC distributor Supreme May revenues rise 12%

Jun 9, 10:19

Taiwan-based Supreme Electronics, a major IC distributor for Samsung Electronics, has announced revenues for May 2017 increased 12.4% sequentially and 27% on year to NT$11.19 billion...

Pixart revenues hit 3-year high in May

Newswatch - Jun 8, 16:09

CMOS image sensor supplier Pixart Imaging saw its consolidated revenues climb 3.47% on month and 15.8% on year to a three-year high of NT$420.78 million (US$13.99 million) in May.

Sitronix reports decreased revenues for May

Newswatch - Jun 8, 14:57

LCD driver IC maker Sitronix Technology saw its consolidated revenues decline 5.33% on month and 10.2% on year to NT$710.74 million (US$23.62 million) in May.

Novatek to ship LCD driver ICs to LG for iPhone in 2018, says report

Newswatch - Jun 8, 14:21

LCD driver IC supplier Novatek Microelectronics has entered LG Electronics' flexible OLED panel supply chain for Apple's next generation iPhone devices and will see shipments of its...

Fingerprint sensor maker Egistec suffers significant revenue setback in May

Newswatch - Jun 8, 12:27

Fingerprint sensor maker Egis Technology (Egistec) has reported consolidated revenues of NT$252.19 million (US$8.38 million) for May, down 22.7% on month but up 51.58% on year.

Global semiconductor sales increase 21% in April 2017, says SIA

Jun 7, 21:53

Worldwide sales of semiconductors reached US$31.3 billion for the month of April 2017, an increase of 20.9% from the April 2016 total of US$25.9 billion and 1.3% more than the previous...

MediaTek denies reports of massive layoffs

Stockwatch - Jun 7, 21:47

MediaTek has denied several Taiwan media reports saying the company plans to lay off about 3,000 employees within a year.

Winbond, Macronix post revenue growth in May

Jun 7, 21:09

Winbond Electronics and Macronix International have reported sequential increases in May consolidated revenues of 4.5% and 2.1%, respectively.

MediaTek considers placing chip orders with Globalfoundries

Jun 7, 21:02

MediaTek is mulling placing chip orders with Globalfoundries using the foundry's 22nm FD-SOI process technology, according to industry sources.

Elan May revenues climb to 8-month high

Stockwatch - Jun 6, 19:19

Touch and fingerprint sensor vendor Elan Microelectronics has reported consolidated revenues of NT$606 million (US$) for May 2017, up 17.3% on year and 0.6% sequentially.

MediaTek posts slight sequential growth in May revenues

Jun 6, 19:07

MediaTek has reported consolidated revenues of NT$18.44 billion (US$612.5 million) for May 2017, up 3.9% sequentially but down 25.2% on year.

Realtek May revenues decrease

Stockwatch - Jun 5, 23:03

Networking IC design company Realtek Semiconductor has reported consolidated revenues of NT$3.3 billion (US$109.4 million) for May 2017, down 3.9% sequentially and 0.8% on year.

IBM, Globalfoundries and Samsung build new transistor for 5nm technology

Jun 5, 22:20

IBM on June 5 announced that the company and its research alliance partners Globalfoundries and Samsung, and equipment suppliers have developed an industry-first process to build...

Faraday announces automotive ASIC qualified for AEC-Q100 and AEC-Q006

Jun 5, 10:28

Taiwan-based Faraday Technology has announced an automotive ASIC device qualified for AEC-Q100 and AEC-Q006 as defined by the Automotive Electronics Council (AEC).

ASMedia expects sales to rally by 80% on year in 2H17

Jun 5, 10:25

USB controller IC design house ASMedia Technology expects its sales to grow over 80% on year in the second half of 2017 thanks to new CPU platforms introduced by Intel and AMD, according...

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    Marvell 88W8987xA

    Marvell's 88W8987xA is an automotive-grade system-on-chip (SoC) to integrate the latest Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, and vehicle-to-vehicle (V2V) and vehicle-to-infrastructure (V2I) capabilities...

    Photo: Company, Aug 3.

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    Infineon OptiMOS Linear FET

    Infineon Technologies' OptiMOS Linear FET product family combines R DS(on) (on-state resistance) of a trench MOSFET with the wide safe operating area of a planar MOSFET. This solves...

    Photo: Company, Jul 26.

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    APX803L from Diodes

    Diodes, a supplier of application specific standard products within the discrete, logic, analog and mixed-signal semiconductor markets, has introduced the APX803L micro-power voltage...

    Photo: Company, Jul 26.

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    Infineon MEMS microphones with 70 dB signal-to-noise ratio

    Infineon Technologies is entering the packaged silicon microphone market, addressing the needs for high performance, low noise MEMS microphones. The analog and digital microphones...

    Photo: Company, Jul 25.

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    VIA Labs VL820 USB 3.1 Gen 2 hub controller

    VIA Labs, has announced its VL820 USB 3.1 Gen 2 hub controller has achieved SuperSpeed USB 10Gbps certification from the USB Implementers Forum (USB-IF). The VL820 features one upstream...

    Photo: Company, Jul 25.

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