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Phison Jan-Oct pre-tax profits approach almost 2015 level

Stockwatch - Nov 21, 22:52

Phison Electronics' pre-tax profits totaled NT$4.42 billion (US$138.6 million) in the first 10 months of 2016, approaching nearly the NT$4.47 billion reported for all of 2015, according...

Macroblock revenues and profits rise in 1Q-3Q16

Nov 21, 15:04

LED driver IC supplier Macroblock has reported revenues for the first three quarters of 2016 increased 24.7% from a year earlier to NT$1.88 billion (US$58.7 million), while net profits...

Qualcomm, Samsung collaborate on 10nm for Snapdragon 835 mobile chips

Nov 18, 15:41

Qualcomm and Samsung Electronics have extended their tie to manufacture Qualcomm's Snapdragon 835 mobile chips with Samsung's 10nm FinFET process technology, according to the compa...

China investment funds wooing Taiwan IC vendors

Nov 18, 14:17

More semiconductor investment funds backed by local governments in China have stepped up their contact with Taiwan-based IC vendors, aiming to lure them to establish IC-design companies...

Egistec October revenues surge

Nov 18, 11:55

Taiwan-based fingerprint sensor supplier Egis Technology (Egistec) has reported October revenues surged 84.7% on month to NT$301 million (US$9.4 million).

eMemory NeoFuse IP verified in TSMC 10nm FinFET process

Nov 17, 10:06

Taiwan-based eMemory, a logic NVM IP provider, has announced the successful demonstration of its security-enhanced NeoFuse IP in TSMC's 10nm FinFET process, along with IP design kits...

Taiwan IC production value to fall 4.8% in 4Q16, says IEK

Nov 16, 14:38

Taiwan's IC production value is forecast to decline 4.8% sequentially to NT$627.7 billion (US$19.8 billion) in the fourth quarter of 2016, according to the Industrial Economics and...

Nvidia and MediaTek fastest-growing semiconductor companies for 2016, says IC Insights

Nov 16, 14:06

The top-20 semiconductor companies' sales are forecast to increase by 3% in 2016, according to IC Insights. Among them, five companies are forecast to enjoy double-digit sales growth...

SMIC, IMECAS cooperate on MEMS R&D and foundry

Nov 16, 11:06

Semiconductor Manufacturing International (SMIC) and the Institute of Microelectronics of the Chinese Academy of Sciences (IMECAS) have announced the signing of a cooperation agreement...

Taiwan IC design houses to benefit from strong smartphone shipments by Oppo, Vivo

Nov 14, 14:47

Taiwan-based IC design houses, including MediaTek, FocalTech Systems and Global Mixed-mode Technology (GMT), are to see their shipments gain a boost in 2017 due to increasing orders...

ALi stays in the red

Nov 14, 14:31

IC design house ALi, which specializes in set-top box (STB) chipset solutions, has reported its third consecutive quarterly loss in the third quarter of 2016, in which net losses...

WPG, WT Micro October revenues decrease

Stockwatch - Nov 14, 09:42

IC distributors WPG Holdings and WT Microelectronics have reported October revenues decreased 13.1% and 5%, respectively, on month.

HLMC to break ground for new 12-inch fab in early December

Nov 11, 11:22

Shanghai Huali Microelectronics (HLMC) is scheduled to hold a groundbreaking ceremony in early December for its second 12-inch fab in Shanghai, according to the China-based pure-play...

Elan 3Q16 profits surge

Nov 10, 15:57

IC design house Elan Microelectronics has reported net profits of NT$243 million (US$7.7 million) for the third quarter of 2016, up 76% sequentially. EPS for the quarter came to NT...

PWM IC vendor On-Bright posts EPS over NT$10 for January-September period

Stockwatch - Nov 10, 14:49

Power management (PWM) IC supplier On-Bright Electronics has reported net profits of NT$230 million (US$7.28 million) for the third quarter of 2016, up 1.32% from the previous quarter...

Global 3Q16 silicon wafer shipments increase, says SEMI

Nov 10, 10:41

Worldwide silicon wafer area shipments increased during the third quarter of 2016 when compared to the second quarter, according to the SEMI Silicon Manufacturers Group (SMG) in its...

Dialog Semiconductor, Energous team to accelerate wireless charging adoption

Nov 9, 11:21

Dialog Semiconductor, a provider of highly-integrated power management, AC/DC power conversion, solid state lighting (SSL) and Bluetooth low energy (LE) technology, has announced...

Novatek expects up to 8% revenue decrease in 4Q16

Nov 9, 11:15

LCD driver IC firm Novatek Microelectronic expects to post revenues of between NT$11.1 billion (US$354.1 million) and NT$11.5 billion for the fourth quarter of 2016 representing a...

Qualcomm strikes deal for cooperation with Taiwan MOEA

Nov 8, 15:30

Qualcomm and Taiwan's Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) have signed a MoU on cooperation in the wireless communications sector including joint development of IoT, 4G and 5G networks,...

MediaTek to invest in Beijing map service provider

Stockwatch - Nov 7, 20:39

MediaTek is looking to acquire 35-49% of Mapbar Technology, for up to US$100 million, according to a company filing with the Taiwan Stock Exchange (TSE).

Realtek October revenues increase 16%

Stockwatch - Nov 7, 20:37

Networking IC design company Realtek Semiconductor has reported consolidated revenues of NT$3.46 billion (US$110.1 million) for October 2016, up 16.1% on year but down 5.1% sequent...

WT Micro expects another quarter of record revenues

Nov 7, 20:32

WT Microelectronics expects to post consolidated revenues of between NT$41.5 billion (US$1.32 billion) and NT$44 billion in the fourth quarter of 2016 which will mark the second consecutive...

MediaTek October revenues fall to 6-month low

Stockwatch - Nov 7, 20:28

MediaTek has posted its weakest monthly revenues in six months on seasonal factors.

Aspeed reports profits for 3Q16

Newswatch - Nov 7, 15:25

Baseboard management controller (BMC) chipset provider Aspeed Technology has reported net profits of NT$117 million (US$3.718 million) for the third quarter of 2016, up 26.59% on...

WPG posts record 3Q16 profits

Nov 4, 16:22

Semiconductor distributor WPG Holdings has reported operating and net profits of NT$2.56 billion (US$81.3 million) and NT$1.87 billion, respectively, for the third quarter of 2016...

Lattice Semiconductor to be acquired for US$1.3 billion

Nov 4, 15:49

Lattice Semiconductor and Canyon Bridge Capital Partners, an affiliate of Canyon Bridge, have signed a definitive agreement under which Canyon Bridge Capital Partners will acquire...

Auto systems to show strong growth through 2020, says IC Insights

Nov 4, 11:38

The market for automotive electronic systems is expected to grow at a CAGR of 4.9% from 2015 to 2020, displaying the strongest growth among all end-use markets for ICs, according...

Faraday 3Q16 profits fall 70%

Nov 4, 11:07

Faraday Technology, a fabless ASIC/SoC and silicon IP provider, has reported net profits for the third quarter of 2016 declined 70.2% from a year earlier and 60% sequentially to NT$50...

Parade expects to post revenue growth of up to 17% in 4Q16

Nov 4, 10:37

Parade Technologies, a supplier of mixed-signal ICs for display and high-speed interface standards, expects to post revenues of between US$70 million and US$77 million for the fourth...

Microwave device maker MTI reports increased sales for October

Newswatch - Nov 3, 14:19

Microwave and satellite wireless device maker Microelectronics Technology (MTI) has reported consolidated revenues of NT$650 million (US$20.6 million) for October, increasing 0.9%...

Generalplus 3Q16 profits fall 40%

Nov 3, 10:23

Consumer IC design specialist Generalplus Technology has reported net profits of NT$101 million (US$3.2 million) for the third quarter of 2016, down 40% from the record level of NT$170...

Holtek seeing brisk orders for 4Q16

Nov 3, 10:03

Holtek Semiconductor, which designs and develops standard microcontrollers (MCU) and consumer electronics IC solutions, has said orders for mobile power devices remain strong while...

Solomon Systech buys advanced mobile touch technology assets and products from Microchip

Nov 2, 11:54

Solomon Systech has entered into an asset purchase agreement as well as a product purchase and sale agreement with Microchip Technology to purchase from it advanced mobile touch technology...

Samsung Austin Semiconductor announces more than US$1 billion investment

Nov 2, 11:49

Samsung Austin Semiconductor has announced plans to invest more than US$1 billion by the first half of 2017 to enhance its current system LSI production and meet growing demand for...

Global 3Q16 semiconductor sales increase 11.5%, says SIA

Nov 1, 22:00

The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) has announced that worldwide sales of semiconductors reached US$88.3 billion for the third quarter of 2016, marking the industry's highest-ever...

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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.

  • Samsung+14nm+Exynos+chips

    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.

  • Silego+SLG46533V+GreenPAK+5

    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.

  • Silego+SLG46531V+GPAK+5

    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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