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Sensor hubs market growing fast, IHS says

Jan 21, 10:12

The demand for sensor hubs, dedicated processing elements used for low-power sensor processing tasks, is booming. In fact due to "always on" sensor processing trends and...

Digitimes Research: MediaTek facing challenges from mobile AP market in 2016

Jan 19, 21:32

MediaTek is currently a major mobile application processor (AP) supplier in China and is enjoy high shares in the country's smartphone and tablet AP markets; however, lacking clients...

Touch pressure sensors to appear in more smartphones during 2016

Jan 19, 16:01

Smartphone vendors in Asia are expected to release more handsets with touch pressure functions similar to that of 3D Touch in iPhone devices in 2016, according to industry sources.

Himax shipping LCOS microdisplays and WLO products for AR applications

Jan 19, 11:03

Himax Technologies, which designs and develops display driver ICs and other semiconductor products, has announced mass shipments of its liquid crystal on silicon (LCOS) microdisplays...

Qualcomm teams up with Chinese province for server chips

Jan 18, 15:44

In a recent ceremony at the China National Convention Center in Beijing, Qualcomm and officials from the People's Government of Guizhou Province signed a strategic cooperation agreement...

Samsung announces mass production of 14nm FinFET LPP

Jan 14, 22:03

Samsung Electronics has begun mass production of advanced logic chips utilizing its 14nm LPP (low-power plus) process, according to the South Korea-based chipmaker.

Qualcomm, TDK form JV to provide RF front-end solutions for mobile devices

Jan 14, 11:13

Qualcomm and TDK have announced an agreement to form a joint venture to enable delivery of RF front-end (RFFE) modules and RF filters into fully integrated systems for mobile devices...

Microchip, SiS partner on multi-touch and 3D-gesture modules for displays

Jan 14, 10:29

Microchip Technology, a provider of microcontroller, mixed-signal, analog and flash-IP solutions, has announced its partnership with Silicon Integrated Systems (SiS) to provide customers...

Fingerprint sensor prices to fall 40% in 2016

Jan 13, 21:52

Fingerprint sensor prices, which fell more than 30% in 2015, are expected to fall further in 2016 due to more competition in the market, according to industry sources.

Pixart Imaging to buy back shares

Stockwatch - Jan 13, 11:08

IC design house Pixart Imaging has unveiled plans to buy back up to two million of its own shares from January 12 to March 11 at prices between NT$50 (US$1.50) and NT$117. The repurchased...

Toshiba expands ApP Lite processor family for wearable applications

Jan 12, 14:15

Toshiba has announced the launch of TZ1201XBG, an application processor for wearable devices, as the latest addition to its ApP Lite family for the Internet of Things (IoT).

Phison reports record 2015 revenues

Stockwatch - Jan 12, 11:06

NAND flash device controller supplier Phison Electronics has reported consolidated revenues of NT$37.18 billion (US$1.12 billion) for 2015, up 12.4% on year and hitting a record hi...

WT Micro 4Q15 sales meet guidance

Jan 11, 16:03

Consolidated revenues at IC distributor WT Microelectronics decreased about 4% sequentially to NT$27.58 billion (US$825.4 million) in the fourth quarter of 2015, meeting the company's...

Qualcomm regains competitive edge in China solution market

Jan 11, 11:53

Qualcomm has regained its competitive edge in China's smartphone solution market as it has managed to renew licensing agreements with a number of China-based handset vendors, according...

WPG reports record revenues for 4Q15

Stockwatch - Jan 11, 10:40

WPG, Asia's largest distributor of semiconductor components, has reported record consolidated revenues of NT$142.62 billion (US$4.26 billion) for the fourth quarter of 2015.

Winbond December revenues fall 5%

Jan 11, 10:39

Specialty memory specialist Winbond Electronics has announced consolidated revenues of NT$3.15 billion (US$94.1 million) for December 2015, down 4.9% sequentially but up 0.3% on ye...

Novatek revenues down in December on seasonality

Newswatch - Jan 11, 10:35

LCD driver IC vendor Novatek Microelectronics saw its consolidated revenues shed 4.67% on month and 13.78% on year to NT$4.007 billion (US$119.81 million) in December 2015, affected...

MediaTek December sales fall 12%

Stockwatch - Jan 11, 10:33

IC design house MediaTek has announced consolidated revenues of NT$18.52 billion (US$553.7 million) for December 2015, down 11.6% sequentially but up 8.5% on year.

Digitimes Research: Intel sees weak mobile solution shipments in 2015

Jan 8, 16:25

Although Intel achieved a good market share in the tablet market in 2014 with an aggressive subsidy strategy, its overall shipments in 2015 only performed moderately instead of seeing...

Elan reports decreased December revenues

Stockwatch - Jan 8, 16:14

Touchscreen controller IC specialist Elan Microelectronics has reported consolidated revenues of NT$505 million (US$15.2 million) for December 2015, down 15.6% on month and down 21.6%...

Worldwide semiconductor revenues decline 1.9% in 2015, says Gartner

Jan 8, 15:16

Worldwide semiconductor revenues totaled US$333.7 billion in 2015, a 1.9% decrease from 2014 revenues of US$340.3 billion, according to Gartner. The top-25 semiconductor vendors'...

IC design house Sinopower to list on OTC

Jan 7, 16:05

Sinopower Semiconductor, an IC design house specializing in power discrete devices (MOSFET and IGBT) and high-voltage power ICs (HV IC), will list on the Taiwan over-the-counter (OTC)...

Realtek revenues rise on year in December

Stockwatch - Jan 7, 15:49

Realtek Semiconductor has reported consolidated revenues of NT$2.891 billion (US$86.95 million) for December 2015, representing a 14.12% drop on month and 16.18% increase on year.

Global semiconductor sales dip slightly in November, says SIA

Jan 6, 21:21

Worldwide sales of semiconductors reached US$28.9 billion for November 2015, 0.3% lower than the previous month's total of US$29.0 billion and 3% down from the November 2014 total...

MediaTek to spin off Ethernet chip unit

Jan 5, 21:28

MediaTek will likely spin off its Ethernet chip business into a wholly-owned company in 2016, according to industry sources. The move aims to seek new strategic partnerships in the...

MediaTek unveils new chips for wearables, smart homes and UHD Blu-ray

Jan 5, 10:56

MediaTek has announced its new chip series for wearable and smart home applications, and Ultra HD Blu-ray players.

MediaTek expands R&D team within IoT BU

Jan 4, 23:00

MediaTek has expanded the R&D team within its IoT (Internet of Things) business unit to more than 200 engineers, and the number of its IoT R&D staff will continue to grow...

Silergy to buy Maxim smart meter, energy monitoring businesses

Newswatch - Jan 4, 15:04

Analog IC-design house Silergy has announced that it will acquire the smart meter and energy monitoring business units of Maxim Integrated Products for US$105 million.

Qualcomm signs more patent license deals in China

Dec 31, 10:37

Qualcomm has disclosed two license deals it has reached with China-based Haier and Beijing Tianyu Communication Equipment, which will pay the chip firm royalties for using its 3G...

IoT market to boost MCU shipments, says ABI Research

Dec 30, 11:16

The IoT market will be responsible for 150 million unit shipments of multicore microcontroller unit (MCU) chips in 2015, with that number to rise to 1.3 billion units by 2020, a 54%...

Taiwan IC design houses gearing up for IoT boom

Dec 30, 11:15

Brisk orders for IoT-related products are expected to boost the performance of several Taiwan-based IC design houses specializing in MCUs, power management ICs and wireless transmission...

Samsung starts mass production of bio-processors for health-oriented wearables

Dec 30, 11:13

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.

Samsung Bio-Processor

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

Dec 30, 11:11

Qualcomm has announced the company has entered into a 3G and 4G China patent license agreement with QiKu Internet Network Scientific (Shenzhen), a joint venture between Qihu and Co...

MediaTek looks to emerging markets for 2016 growth

Dec 29, 11:03

China has seen robust 4G smartphone demand during 2015, and demand for 4G devices in India, Southeast Asia, Latin America and the Middle East is set to rise in 2016 driving MediaTek's...

MediaTek president Ching-Jiang Hsieh (center)

Intel completes acquisition of Altera

Dec 29, 10:52

Intel on December 28 announced that it has completed the acquisition of Altera, a provider of field-programmable gate array (FPGA) technology.

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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.

Taiwan server shipment forecast and industry analysis, 2016
Wireless broadband developments in Southeast Asia markets

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    This Digitimes Research Special Report provides a 2015 forecast for the global tablet market and analyzes the strategies of key market players such as Google, Apple, Intel, and Microsoft.

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