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MediaTek rumored to receive RFQ for wireless charging chip from Apple, says paper

Newswatch - Sep 5, 16:02

Apple reportedly has issued a request for quotation (RFQ) to MediaTek recently for wireless charging chips for an iPhone case, according to a Chinese-language Economic Daily News...

Realtek posts revenue growth in August

Sep 5, 14:19

Networking IC design company Realtek Semiconductor has reported consolidated revenues of NT$3.46 billion (US$109.83 million) for August 2016, up 9.2% sequentially and 34.7% on year...

Memory-IC design house AP Memory launches tender offer for rival Zentel

Sep 5, 10:55

Taiwan-based mobile-DRAM design specialist AP Memory Technology has announced plans to acquire 50-100% of local rival Zentel Electronics, which is focused more on specialty DRAM products...

ALi partnering with Wyplay to obtain Skyworth orders

Sep 5, 10:52

Set-top box (STB) solution provider ALi has announced it is partnering with France-based Wyplay, a software solutions company for TV operators, to provide Wyplay's Frog Turnkey solution...

Foundry capacity utilization to drop in 4Q16

Sep 5, 10:44

TSMC and other pure-play foundries will see their capacity utilization to fall in the fourth quarter of 2016, with second-tier foundry players under pressure to fill their capacity,...

Taiwan approves MediaTek US$192 million investment in China

Sep 2, 11:34

The Investment Commission of Taiwan's Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) has approved two investment projects in China proposed by MediaTek totaling US$191.75 million.

AMD discloses amendment to deal with Globalfoundries

Sep 1, 22:39

AMD has entered into a long-term amendment to its wafer-supply agreement with Globalfoundries for the period from January 1, 2016 to December 31, 2020, according to the fabless chi...

Renesas, TSMC team up for 28nm MCUs

Sep 1, 22:35

Renesas Electronics and TSMC have announced that they are collaborating on 28nm embedded flash (eFlash) process technology for manufacturing microcontrollers (MCUs) targeted at next-generation...

Etron ramping up shipments of USB Type-C controller ICs

Newswatch - Sep 1, 22:13

Etron Technology is expected to see its shipments of USB Type-C controller solutions increase significantly in the second half 2016, bringing total shipments of related chips to over...

China market: Huada aims to become largest MCU vendor locally

Sep 1, 14:20

China-based Huada Semiconductor, an affiliate of China Electronics Corporation (CEC), aims to become the top supplier of MCU products in the domestic market, according to the compa...

Orders for iris recognition chips to boost Xintec 2017 revenues, says report

Stockwatch - Aug 31, 11:46

Taiwan-based Xintec, an affiliate of Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) specializing in packaging services for CMOS image sensors as well as MEMS and fingerprint sensors,...

MCU market to reach record high revenues through 2020, says IC Insights

Aug 31, 11:44

The IC industry's original system-on-chip (SoC) product category - microcontrollers (MCU) - is expected to steadily reach record-high annual revenues through the second half of this...

NVM IP provider eMemory unveils new MTP solution for RFID and NFC chips

Aug 31, 11:42

Embedded non-volatile memory (eNVM) IP provider eMemory Technology has unveiled an ultra-low power embedded logic multiple-times programmable (MTP) solution, EcoBit technology. The...

Samsung announces mass production of 14nm Exynos chips

Aug 30, 21:17

Samsung Electronics has announced mass production of the Exynos 7 Quad 7570 built on 14nm process technology for the budget smartphone market as well as other IoT devices. Exynos...

Samsung 14nm Exynos chips

Demand set to boom for iris- and face-recognition chips for smartphones

Aug 30, 13:53

Demand for iris- and face- recognition chips for smartphones is expected to surge encouraging more China- and Taiwan-based fabless firms to step into the field, according to industry...

Digitimes Research: China mobile AP shipments to growth over 18% in 2H16

Aug 29, 21:29

Shipment of mobile application processors for smartphones and tablets in the China market are expected to grow 18.6% in the second half of 2016 from those shipped in the first half...

Richwave to see revenues up over 10% in 3Q16, says paper

Newswatch - Aug 29, 14:52

RF component specialist Richwave Technology is expected to see its revenues reach NT$580 million (US$18.29 million) in the third quarter of 2016 compared to NT$523 million recorded...

Industry supply chain eyeing huge mobile-SoC market potential

Aug 26, 13:56

With more system vendors engaged in the development of mobile SoC solutions in-house, the market for mobile chips is set to expand a further US$10 billion, according to industry sources...

Dialog enters GaN market with integrated devices targeting fast charging power adapters

Aug 26, 10:43

Dialog Semiconductor has announced its first gallium nitride (GaN) power IC product offering, using Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company's (TSMC) 650-volt GaN-on-Silicon process...

China firms set to expand presence in global NAND flash market, says DRAMeXchange

Aug 26, 10:05

China-based companies are set to expand their presence in the global NAND flash market dramatically thanks to the region's push to establish a homegrown NAND flash industry and the...

Consumer IC vendor Sonix to ship over 600 million MCUs in 2016, says report

Newswatch - Aug 25, 21:44

Consumer IC vendor Sonix Technology is expected to ship a total of 632 million MCUs in 2016 thanks to increasing demand from the toy and educational sectors, according to a udn.com...

Digitimes Research: China mobile AP shipments increase 8% in 2Q16

Aug 24, 15:37

China's mobile application processor (AP) market is forecast to reach a total of 166 million units in the second quarter of 2016, up 7.8% sequentially, according to Digitimes Resea...

Nvidia unveils Tegra Parker mobile SoC

Newswatch - Aug 24, 15:28

Nvidia has unveiled its newest mobile processor, the Tegra Parker, which is suited for automotive applications like self-driving cars and digital cockpits.

US fab-tool book-to-bill ratio rises, says SEMI

Aug 24, 13:50

North America-based manufacturers of semiconductor equipment posted a book-to-bill ratio of 1.15 in July 2016, having been above parity for eight months in a row, according to the...

Digitimes Research: China firms to share up to 30% of 2016 global fingerprint sensor shipments

Aug 24, 12:11

Due to fast growing use of smartphone-based mobile payment services in the China market, both international and domestic vendors, including white-box ones, have adopted fingerprint...

Digitimes Research: Qualcomm to extend lead in smartphone AP market

Aug 24, 11:55

Qualcomm will manage to extend its lead in the smartphone applications processor market in the second half of 2016 thanks to its competitive high-end and mid-range solutions, according...

Prices for handset peripheral chips falling

Aug 24, 11:14

Prices for handset peripheral chips have started to fall, squeezing further profits generated from phones, according to industry sources.

Hua Hong ships 1.2 billion MCUs in 1H16

Aug 23, 11:31

Hua Hong Semiconductor, a China-based pure-play 200mm (8-inch) foundry, has announced shipments for microcontrollers (MCU) climbed 50% from a year earlier to 1.2 billion chips in...

Digitimes Research: China IC self-sufficiency rate to reach 40% by 2020

Aug 23, 11:26

China is set to improve the self-sufficiency rate for ICs in the nation to 40% in 2020, and could even exceed the target ratio, according to Digitimes Research.

GaN device supply chain remains robust, says Strategy Analytics

Aug 23, 11:18

Even with the well-publicized consolidation of RF Micro Devices (RFMD) and TriQuint Semiconductor, Infineon's acquisition of International Rectifier (IR) and most-recently Wolfspeed,...

PWM IC specialist Anpec 3Q16 sales to rise 5-10%, says report

Aug 22, 14:40

Taiwan-based Anpec Electronics, an IC design house specializing in power management chips (PWM IC), is expected to post revenue growth of 5-10% sequentially in the third quarter of...

Winbond flash chip adopted in Samsung Galaxy Note 7, says report

Aug 22, 14:24

Taiwan-based Winbond Electronics has entered the supply chain for Samsung's new Galaxy Note 7-series smartphones with its flash memory, according to a report by Taiwan's Central...

ASMedia expects operations to peak in 4Q16

Aug 19, 14:10

USB 3.0 chip controller design house ASMedia Technology expects operations to peak in the fourth quarter of 2016 as Intel has launched Kaby Lake-architecture processors and AMD will...

Fingerprint sensor penetration in smartphone market to rise above 50% in 2017

Aug 18, 15:01

The penetration rate for fingerprint-recognition sensors in the smartphone market will rise above 50% in 2017 from about 40% in 2016, according to industry observers. The ratio reached...

Analog IC vendor Silergy sees revenues up on year in July

Newswatch - Aug 18, 14:54

Analog IC design house Silergy has reported revenues of NT$606.34 million (US$19.31 million) for July, down 0.24% on month but up 59.52% on year. Accumulated 2016 revenues through...

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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.

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