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New MediaTek SoC selected to power Asustek ZenPad tablet

Aug 9, 21:14

MediaTek has announced its new MT8176 system-on-chip was selected to power Asustek Computer's recently-released tablet.

Taiwan prosecutors investigating Phison for possible accounting fraud

Aug 9, 11:08

Hsinchu district prosecutors are investigating Phison Electronics and its subsidiaries for possible accounting fraud and the accuracy of financial representations made to the Taiwan...

Phison investigated for possible accounting fraud

TSMC to begin volume production for MediaTek 10nm chips in 1Q17, say sources

Aug 9, 10:57

MediaTek's Helio X30 SoC designed for mid-range and high-end smartphones will be ready for volume production in the first quarter of 2017. The chips will be built by TSMC using the...

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

Aug 9, 10:54

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

Realtek looks to brisk sales in 3Q16

Stockwatch - Aug 8, 15:45

Realtek Semiconductor expects its sales to remain strong in the third quarter of 2016 due to steady orders for PC-use, Wi-Fi, STB chips and TV controller ICs, according to the comp...

Touch controller IC vendor Elan reports increased sales for July

Stockwatch - Aug 8, 15:30

Touchscreen controller IC vendor Elan Microelectronics has reported consolidated revenues of NT$601 million (US$19.04 million) for July, representing a 10.92% increase on month and...

MediaTek July revenues stay high

Aug 8, 11:16

MediaTek enjoyed another month of brisk sales with revenues for July 2016 rising almost 40% on year.

Novatek looks to 2-6% revenue growth in 3Q16

Aug 5, 16:15

LCD driver IC firm Novatek Microelectronic expects to post revenues of between NT$11.7 billion (US$371.4 million) and NT$12.1 billion for the third quarter of 2016 representing sequential...

Global Unichip 2Q16 profits fall

Aug 5, 10:46

Falling revenues dragged down profitability at IC design services provider Global Unichip in the second quarter of 2016.

Faraday expects 3Q16 revenues to fall

Aug 5, 10:42

Faraday Technology, a fabless ASIC/SoC and silicon IP provider, expects to post a revenue decline of 14-18% sequentially in the third quarter of 2016. The company attributed its pessimistic...

Analog IC vendor On-Bright posts high EPS for 2Q16

Stockwatch - Aug 5, 10:35

Analog IC vendor On-Bright Electronics has reported net profits of NT$226 million (US$7.13 million) for the second quarter of 2016, increasing 142% from the previous quarter. Second-quarter...

Huge 2H16 spending surge expected from Samsung, TSMC and Intel, says IC Insights

Aug 4, 15:31

IC Insights has forecast that semiconductor industry capital spending will increase by only 3% in 2016 after declining by 2% in 2015. However, driven by the top three spenders, Samsung,...

Faraday 12.5G SerDes PHY debuts on UMC 28HPC process

Aug 4, 15:01

Faraday Technology and United Microelectronics (UMC) have jointly announced the availability of Faraday's 12.5Gbps programmable SerDes PHY IP on UMC's 28HPC process technology. The...

Digitimes Research: Sony to lower investment on CMOS image sensor equipment in fiscal 2016

Aug 4, 13:56

Sony will reduce its equipment investment for CMOS image sensors to JPY70 billion (US$691.53 million) in fiscal 2016, while maintaining its sensor production capacity at 70,000 12-inch...

MediaTek expects 2016 revenues to rise 25%

Aug 3, 22:56

MediaTek expects its 2016 revenues to increase 25% on year, an upward revision from the about 10% growth estimated previously.

IC material testing firm Material Analysis Technology sees profits up in 2Q16

Newswatch - Aug 3, 22:54

IC material testing company Material Analysis Technology (MA-tek) saw its net profits grow 43.9% on quarter and 77.2% on year to NT$66 million (US$2.08 million) in the second quarter...

MediaTek gross margin continues slide

Aug 3, 15:18

MediaTek's gross margin continued to slide in the second quarter of 2016 reaching a record-low 35.2%.

Generalplus posts record 2Q16 profit

Aug 3, 10:44

Consumer IC design specialist Generalplus Technology has reported net profits of NT$170 million (US$5.4 million) for the second quarter of 2016, the highest quarterly levels since...

WPG posts record operating profit in 2Q16

Aug 3, 10:42

IC distributor WPG Holdings has reported operating profits of NT$2.4 billion (US$75.9 million) for the second quarter of 2016, a record high.

FocalTech swings to profit in 2Q16

Aug 2, 11:00

IC design house FocalTech Systems returned to profitability in the second quarter of 2016 with pre-tax profits reaching NT$78.21 million (US$2.48 million). Pre-tax EPS for the quarter...

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

Aug 1, 21:55

Qualcomm and GuangDong OPPO Mobile Telecommunications have entered into a new 3G and 4G patent license agreement for China, according to the companies.

MediaTek revenue growth to slow

Aug 1, 10:55

MediaTek, which enjoyed stronger-than-expected revenue growth in the second quarter of 2016, will see its revenues grow at a slower pace in the second half of the year, according...

Spreadtrum LTE chipset adopted for new Samsung smartphone

Jul 29, 10:46

Spreadtrum Communications has announced that its quad-core LTE mobile chipset, the SC9830i, has been adopted for a new Samsung smartphone slated for launch shortly.

Parade cautious about 3Q16

Jul 29, 10:42

Mixed-signal IC design house Parade Technologies expects to post revenues of between US$63 million and US$69 million for the third quarter of 2016, which would represent flat growth...

Nuvoton reports NT$1.25 EPS for 2Q16

Jul 28, 09:47

Nuvoton Technology, the logic IC subsidiary of Winbond Electronics specializing in MCU products, has reported net profits for the second quarter of 2016 increased 62.5% on year to...

Analog Devices, Linear to merge

Jul 27, 21:35

Analog Devices and Linear Technology have entered into a definitive agreement under which Analog Devices will acquire Linear in a cash and stock transaction that values the combined...

Chip orders for notebooks from Huawei and Xiaomi falling, say sources

Jul 27, 11:08

Chip orders for notebooks from Huawei Device and Xiaomi have fallen rapidly recently, according to industry sources.

Realtek 2Q16 profits soar over 70%

Jul 26, 20:36

Networking IC design company Realtek Semiconductor has announced net profits surged more than 70% sequentially in the second quarter of 2016 with EPS reaching NT$2.02 (US$0.06).

Raydium reports NT$2.69 EPS for 1H16

Jul 26, 10:44

LCD driver IC design house Raydium Semiconductor has announced its net profits increased 19% from a year earlier to NT$167 million (US$5.2 million) for the first half of 2016 with...

Holtek 2Q16 profits rise 20% sequentially

Jul 26, 10:39

Microcontroller (MCU) supplier Holtek Semiconductor has reported net profits of NT$201 million (US$6.25 million) for the second quarter of 2016, up 20.2% sequentially. EPS for the...

Vendors to launch smartphones supporting biometrics recognition

Jul 25, 12:27

Smartphone brands have been gearing up efforts to develop biometrics recognition technology, aiming to ramp up their market share with high-end models featured biometrics functionality,...

Silicon Motion raises 2016 revenue outlook

Jul 25, 10:34

Silicon Motion Technology has revised upward its revenue outlook for 2016 after posting record results for the second quarter.

Sensor sales keep hitting new records but price erosion curbs growth, says IC Insights

Jul 22, 15:10

Despite strong double-digit percentage increases in annual unit shipments, semiconductor sensor sales growth has become uncharacteristically lethargic because of steep price erosion...

Fab tool book-to-bill slips

Jul 22, 14:41

North America-based manufacturers of semiconductor equipment posted a book-to-bill ratio of 1.00 in June, down from 1.09 in May, according to SEMI.

Wireless charging to become major feature in mobile devices

Jul 22, 14:08

More mobile devices are expected to feature wireless charging which will stimulate demand for related analog ICs and protective components, 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.

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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.

  • 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.

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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.

Wireless broadband developments in Southeast Asia markets

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