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Ilitek to strengthen offerings for smartphones

Jan 17, 11:37

LCD driver IC firm ILi Technology (Ilitek) is looking to enhance its offerings for smartphone panels in 2014. In addition to driver ICs for WVGA panels, Ilitek also aims to ramp up...

China handset supply chain shifting efforts to develop peripheral devices

Jan 16, 15:41

Makers in the handset supply chain in China are diverting more of their R&D resources to development of peripherals for mobile devices such as wearable and wireless charging devices,...

HP, Google select Altair chip for LTE-only Chromebook

Jan 16, 12:28

Altair Semiconductor, an Israel-based developer of 4G/LTE chip solutions, has announced that its FourGee-3100/6202 chipset will connect the new HP Chromebook to the Verizon Wireless...

Digitimes Research: China smartphone-use application processor shipments edge up 2.4% in 4Q13

Jan 15, 22:07

Shipments of application processors for smartphone applications to China grew 2.4% sequentially and 20.8% on year in the fourth quarter of 2013, according to data compiled by Digitimes...

China market: MediaTek to lose 4G chip orders to other suppliers in 1Q14

Jan 15, 15:17

While MediaTek is expected to continue dominating China's 3G chipset market in the first quarter of 2014, the Taiwan-based IC design house may lose 4G chip orders to rivals including...

Microprocessor sales growth to strengthen slightly in 2014, says IC Insights

Jan 15, 11:10

A modest recovery in personal computers this year is expected to slightly strengthen overall sales growth in microprocessors (MPU), according to IC Insights. Total MPU sales are forecast...

MediaTek looking for supply of fingerprint sensors or modules

Jan 14, 22:12

MediaTek reportedly is looking for production partners in Taiwan and China for the supply of fingerprint sensors or modules priced below US$10 per unit, according to industry sourc...

ARM and UMC extend 28nm IP partnership to target cost-effective mobile and consumer applications

Jan 14, 14:47

ARM and UMC have announced an agreement to offer the ARM Artisan physical IP platform along with POP IP for UMC's 28nm high-performance low-power (HLP) process technology.

Digitimes Research: Foundry sector to outperform overall semiconductor industry in 2014

Jan 14, 14:33

The global IC foundry sector is forecast to increase almost 9% in output value in 2014, while output value for the overall semiconductor industry will grow by a smaller 5.2%, according...

Semiconductor industry sees shift in spending trends, says SEMI

Jan 14, 12:01

Spending trends for the semiconductor industry have changed. Before 2009, capacity expansion corresponded closely to fab equipment spending. Now more money is spent on upgrading existing...

Taiwan IC design houses gearing up for MEMS market boom in China

Jan 14, 11:22

Acknowleging that demand for MEMS sensors for use in smartphones, tablets and other portable electronics devices is set to boom in China, Taiwan-based IC design houses including Sitronix...

IC distributors WPG, WT Micro 4Q13 sales beat guidance

Jan 13, 23:08

Taiwan's top-two IC distributors WPG Holdings and WT Microelectronics both have reported higher than expected sales for the fourth quarter of 2013, buoyed by increased orders from...

Sitronix lands g-sensor orders for tablets

Jan 10, 14:27

IC design house Sitronix Technology has entered the supply chain of China's tablet industry with its MEMS accelerometers (g-sensors), according to market sources.

3D gesture-sensing technologies in smart devices poised for double-digit growth, says DisplaySearch

Jan 10, 12:32

Nearly 330 million smart devices with gesture-sensing will be shipped in 2015, a nearly 70% increase over the 2014 forecast and a doubling of shipments in 2013. According to DisplaySearch,...

Intel reportedly places 28nm chip orders with TSMC, Globalfoundries and UMC

Jan 9, 20:10

Intel has contracted Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) to manufacture its forthcoming Atom mobile processor series codenamed SoFIA, and also placed orders for entry-level...

MediaTek seeking partner to develop solutions for wearable devices

Jan 9, 19:43

MediaTek reportedly is looking for a partner specializing in the design of analog ICs to jointly develop solutions for wearable devices. Texas Instruments and Analog Devices are being...

ASE striving to resume normal operations at plant partially shut down over pollution

Stockwatch - Jan 9, 14:09

Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) is striving to resume normal operations at its K7 factory located in Kaohisung, southern Taiwan, which the company has been ordered to shut...

Marvell 4G LTE solution adopted for ZTE TD-LTE smartphone

Jan 9, 10:55

ZTE's flagship Grand Memo LTE smartphone has achieved China Mobile TD-LTE certification with Marvell's multi-mode 4G LTE solution, according to the chipmaker.

MediaTek 4Q13 performance beats guidance

Jan 8, 14:02

MediaTek has reported revenues of NT$39.08 billion (US$1.3 billion) for the fourth quarter of 2013, higher than its guidance of NT$37-39 billion. The company had originally forecast...

Fingerprint module supplies likely to fall short of demand in 1H14

Jan 8, 12:14

Supply of fingerprint modules may fall short of demand in the first half of 2014 as more and more smartphone vendors are expected to follow the steps of Apple to adopt fingerprint...

ITE Tech, Davicom look to strong sales of imaging solutions in 2014

Jan 7, 21:36

IC design houses ITE Tech and Davicom Semiconductor both expect their imaging solution lines to start generating significant sales and profits in 2014.

Elan, EETI see sequential revenue drops in December

Newswatch - Jan 7, 12:24

Touchscreen controller IC vendors Elan Microelectronics and Egalax-empia Technology (EETI) both have reported sequential revenue declines for December 2013 due to seasonality.

Samsung shipping quad-core application processor with integrated LTE modem, says ABI Research

Jan 7, 12:22

​Samsung Electronics has started shipments of its in-house developed quad-core application processor with integrated LTE modem, according to ABI Research. The chip consists...

MediaTek expands cooperation with VIA Telecom

Jan 6, 21:11

MediaTek announced on January 6 that the company has expanded its strategic tie-up with VIA Telecom. Combining VIA's CDMA 2000 technology, MediaTek will be able to provide a complete...

Brand vendors gear up for CES 2014

Jan 3, 12:02

Tablet brand vendors such as Samsung Electronics, Google, Asustek Computer, LG Electronics and Lenovo are ready to showcase their latest innovations at the upcoming CES 2014 show...

LCD driver IC brisk sales to continue in 2014

Jan 3, 11:57

Major Taiwan-based LCD driver IC players, including Novatek Microelectronics, Himax Technologies and Orise Technology, are set to enjoy continued sales growth in 2014 thanks to orders...

Orise gearing up for WQHD displays

Jan 2, 22:11

LCD driver IC firm Orise Technology is ready to provide its customers solutions for WQHD (2560 by 1440) displays for use in smartphones, according to industry sources. Shipments of...

MediaTek to control over 50% of smartphone touchscreen controller IC market in China

Jan 2, 14:19

MediaTek could control over a 50% share of the smartphone-use touchscreen controller IC market in China after the Taiwan-based design house officially merges with fellow company MStar...

Shares of MediaTek, MStar trending upward prior to official merger

Dec 31, 15:27

Share prices of MediaTek and MStar Semiconductor have been trending upward on the Taiwan Stock Exchange (TSE) recently as the two IC design houses are to officially merge on February...

8-core CPU shipments to boost MediaTek December and 4Q13 revenues

Dec 30, 16:24

MediaTek's revenues for December as well as the fourth quarter of 2013 will be higher than expected due to shipments of its 8-core MT6592 smartphone solutions, according to industry...

Taiwan IC design houses seeing pull-in orders from gaming console and LED lighting sectors

Dec 27, 10:31

Taiwan-based IC design houses have landed an influx of short lead-time orders from the gaming console sector as well as China's LED lighting industry, according to industry sources...

Packaging material distributor Niching to set up nano silver paste production lines

Dec 26, 16:20

Taiwan-based IC packaging material distributor Niching Industrial has spent NT$125 million (US$4.16 million) for the purchase of a building in preparation for setting up nano silver...

Holtek sees success with touch-panel, flash MCUs

Dec 26, 10:27

MCU design house Holtek Semiconductor has seen success promoting touch-panel MCUs and flash MCUs, with shipments taking up 8-10% and 20%, respectively, of its total 8-bit MCU shipments...

Digitimes Research: GPUs becoming critical for mobile devices supporting HD

Dec 25, 15:14

High-definition displays have seen growing adoption by mobile devices and created enormous pressure on the design of application processors since the transmission and processing of...

IC supplies may be jeopardized if ASE K7 plant suspends operations for over 3 months

Dec 24, 21:47

While the suspension of operations of Advanced Semiconductor Manufacturing's (ASE) K7 plant is unlikely to affect the backend IC supply chain in the short term, the likelihood of...

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