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FocalTech looks to double-digit revenue growth in 2016

Mar 2, 11:15

Despite China's saturated smartphone market, FocalTech Systems is looking to post a double-digit revenue increase in 2016, according to company chairman Genda Hu.

CEVA and Spreadtrum expand partnership for LTE SoCs

Mar 1, 16:32

CEVA, a licensor of signal processing IP for smart, connected devices, and Spreadtrum Communications, a fabless semiconductor company in China with advanced technology in 2G, 3G,...

Qualcomm announces Snapdragon 820 processor powers Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 edge

Feb 26, 14:18

Samsung Electronics' recently-announced Galaxy S7 and S7 edge feature the Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 processor with integrated Snapdragon X12 LTE modem for up to 33% faster 4G+ LTE download...

EDA, IC design service companies positive about 1Q16

Feb 26, 10:45

EDA and IC design service companies have been approached by many of their customers for design services despite seasonality, and have expressed optimism about their performance in...

TV, STB chip order visibility extends through 2Q16

Feb 26, 10:43

Taiwan-based IC design houses have landed an influx of short lead-time orders for TVs, set-top boxes (STB), as well as over-the-top (OTT) devices and peripherals, with order visibility...

China, Taiwan IC firms ramp 16nm chip orders at TSMC

Feb 25, 14:20

China- and Taiwan-based IC design houses including MediaTek, HiSilicon Technologies and Spreadtrum Communications have placed 16nm chip orders with Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing...

MediaTek increases orders to TSMC

Feb 24, 11:39

With its business scope expanding on the acquisition of several fellow Taiwan-based IC companies, MediaTek has significantly scaled up its orders to Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing...

Handset baseband IC market decreases 5% in 2015, says Strategy Analytics

Feb 24, 11:11

The global cellular baseband processor market declined 5% on year to US$21.1 billion in 2015, according to Strategy Analytics. Shipments of LTE baseband chips exceeded one billion...

ARM unveils Cortex-A32 processor for embedded and IoT applications

Feb 23, 15:59

ARM has announced the Cortex-A32 processor IP designed for 32-bit embedded and IoT applications.

Semiconductor capital spending declines in 2015, says IC Insights

Feb 23, 15:46

According to IC Insights, total worldwide semiconductor industry capital spending is forecast to show low single-digit growth in 2016 after registering a 1% decline in 2015. Last...

Several Taiwan IC design houses ready for virtual reality boom

Feb 23, 11:04

Etron Technology, Elan Microelectronics and C-Media Electronics are already engaged in the development of chips for virtual reality (VR) devices gearing up for the market boom. However,...

MediaTek expands wearables portfolio with MT2511 for health and fitness devices

Feb 23, 00:05

MediaTek has announced the MT2511, the company's first bio-sensing analog front-end (AFE) chip designed for health and fitness devices. The MT2511 enables bio signal acquisition through...

Huawei introduces its first PC powered by Intel chips

Feb 22, 23:24

At the ongoing Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2016, Huawei has unveiled its first ever PC, the Huawei Matebook, which is a 2-in-1 device powered by a sixth-generation Intel Core m-series...

MediaTek expands flagship mobile-SoC lineup

Feb 22, 16:18

The MediaTek Helio P20 system-on-chip has been announced as the latest addition to the company's top-tier Helio family of mobile processors.

Digitimes Research: Qualcomm to lead AP market in 2016, Intel to show strongest growth

Feb 19, 16:40

The global application processor (AP) market will grow 8.5% in 2016, reaching 1.78 billion units, according to a recent Digitimes Research Special Report. The growth rate in 2016...

Utilization rates rise at 8-inch fabs in China and Taiwan

Feb 19, 14:58

Capacity utilization rates at 8-inch fabs in China and Taiwan have risen sharply since the first quarter of 2016 thanks mainly to a pull-in of orders for fingerprint sensors and large-size...

Qualcomm and Lenovo sign 3G/4G patent license agreement

Feb 19, 14:28

Qualcomm and Lenovo have announced that they have entered into a new 3G and 4G patent license agreement for China, which covers devices marketed by both Motorola and Lenovo.

iPhone chip suppliers start booking capacity

Feb 18, 22:24

Chip suppliers of Apple's next-generation iPhone-series have started to book production capacity at their foundry and backend partners, according to industry sources.

TPMS player Cub Elecparts chairman expects good 2016 performance

Feb 18, 15:58

Taiwan-based tire pressure monitoring system (TPMS) player Cub Elecparts is able to ship 2.4-2.6 million tire sensors per year, but compared to the worldwide annual shipments of at...

Taiwan IC design houses look to short lead-time orders in March-April

Feb 18, 11:31

Demand for smartphone-, tablet- and other mobile device-related chips is unlikely to gain any momentum until the end of March or early April when clients start placing short-lead...

Samsung launches 14nm SoC for mid-range smartphones

Feb 18, 10:06

Samsung Electronics has announced the newest member of its Exynos 7 Octa processor line-up, the Exynos 7 Octa 7870. Using the company's 14nm FinFET process technology, the Exynos...

Leadcore 28nm SoC ready for production at SMIC

Feb 17, 10:44

Semiconductor Manufacturing International (SMIC) and Leadcore Technology have jointly announced that SMIC's 28nm HKMG process will be ready for mass production for Leadcore's smartphone...

Global smartphone and tablet AP markets decline in 2015, says Strategy Analytics

Feb 15, 22:11

The global markets for smartphone and tablet applications processors (AP) both fell in 2015 compared to 2014, according to Strategy Analytics.

WPG January revenues down, WT Micro up

Stockwatch - Feb 15, 22:08

Taiwan-based WPG saw its January revenues decrease 4.2% sequentially while fellow IC distributor WT Microelectronics' revenues increased 7.6% on month.

Realtek reports increased January revenues

Stockwatch - Feb 15, 22:06

Networking IC design company Realtek Semiconductor has reported consolidated revenues of NT$3.257 billion (US$98.3 million) for January 2016, representing increases of 12.65% on month...

MediaTek January revenues rise

Feb 15, 16:20

MediaTek has reported consolidated revenues of NT$21.33 billion (US$646.7 million) for January 2016, up 15.2% on month and 22.1% on year.

Silicon wafer shipments rise 3% in 2015, says SEMI

Feb 15, 14:30

SEMI has reported that worldwide silicon wafer area shipments increased 3% to a record high of 10.434 billion square inches in 2015.

Earthquake hits key Taiwan Science Park

Feb 6, 14:29

A powerful earthquake measuring 6.4 hit Southern Taiwan on February 6 and several semiconductor, optoelectronic and photovoltaic players at the Southern Taiwan Science Park (STSP)...

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Digitimes Research: China smartphone AP shipments to fall almost 20% in 1Q16

Feb 5, 11:15

Shipments of smartphone-use application processors in China are expected to decline 19.8% sequentially to 136 million units in the first quarter of 2016, according to Digitimes Res...

WPG posts profit drop despite record revenues

Stockwatch - Feb 4, 21:34

IC distributor WPG has reported record consolidated revenues of NT$515.65 billion (US$15.45 billion) for 2015. Net profits, however, decreased 6.6% on year to NT$5.45 billion.

WT Micro posts record profit for 2015

Stockwatch - Feb 4, 21:32

IC distributor WT Microelectronics has reported record net profits of NT$1.98 billion (US$59.5 million) for 2015, with EPS reaching NT$4.49.

Elan reports decreased revenues for January 2016

Stockwatch - Feb 4, 15:54

Touchscreen controller IC specialist Elan Microelectronics has reported consolidated revenues of NT$532 million (US$15.9 million) for January 2016, down 20.3% from a year earlier.

MediaTek refutes Helio X20 overheating reports

Feb 4, 15:53

MediaTek has refuted recent reports saying its 10-core Helio X20 mobile SoC has thermal issues.

Novatek looks to 5-9% revenue decrease in 1Q16

Stockwatch - Feb 3, 12:23

IC design house Novatek Microelectronics expects to post a revenue decrease of 5-9% sequentially in the first quarter of 2016. Novatek estimated that revenues for the first quarter...

Pixart Imaging 1Q16 revenues to drop 5-10%

Stockwatch - Feb 3, 12:20

IC design house Pixart Imaging is likely to post a revenue decrease of 5-10% sequentially in the first quarter of 2016, as a result of seasonal factors, market watchers estimate based...

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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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    Samsung Bio-Processor

    Samsung Electronics has announced it is mass producing an all-in-one advanced system logic chip for the health-oriented wearables market, the Bio-Processor. The Samsung Bio-Processor...

    Photo: Company, Jan 5.

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    Silicon Labs introduces new dual-mode Bluetooth smart ready module

    Silicon Labs unveiled a dual-mode Bluetooth Smart Ready module solution for embedded developers to integrate both Bluetooth Smart and Bluetooth Basic Rate/Enhanced Data Rate (BR/EDR)...

    Photo: Company, Jun 9.

  • Intel+XMM+7360+LTE+Advanced+solution

    Intel XMM 7360 LTE Advanced solution

    Intel announced its third-generation five-mode, LTE Advanced Category 10 modem. The Intel XMM 7360 supports 3x carrier aggregation and download speeds up to 450Mbps. It expands...

    Photo: Company, Mar 5.

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