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Sensor and actuator sales take off as price erosion eases

May 17, 15:03

After several years of low and inconsistent growth rates primarily because of intense pricing pressure, the market for semiconductor sensors and actuators finally caught fire in 2016...

Huawei to ramp up shipments of NB-IoT chips

May 17, 12:11

Huawei will begin volume shipments of its NB-IoT (NarrowBand IoT) chip, the Boudica 120, in June, according to Jiang Wancheng, vice president of marketing and solutions department...

Worldwide semiconductor revenues grow 2.6% in 2016, says Gartner

May 16, 22:29

Worldwide semiconductor revenues totaled US$343.5 billion in 2016, a 2.6% increase from 2015 revenues of US$334.9 billion, according to final results calculated by Gartner.

Taiwan IC vendors see orders rebounding

May 16, 16:10

Taiwan-based IC vendors have seen a rebound in orders from China's smartphone sector and expect the sales momentum to continue to the third quarter, according to industry sources.

ARM to enhance investments in China, says report

Newswatch - May 16, 14:06

ARM and China-based Hopu-ARM Innovation Fund have signed a MOU for the establishment of a joint venture in Shenzhen to develop intellectual property products for IC designs, according...

TSMC capacity utilization ramping up

May 16, 11:18

Taiwan Semiconductor Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC), which had disappointing sales results in April, has seen its capacity utilization soar in May, according to industry...

Rafael Micro gross margin hits 49% in 1Q17

May 15, 22:03

Broadband RF IC design house Rafael Microelectronics saw its gross margin hit 49.4% in the first quarter of 2017, thanks to rising shipments of its high-margin silicon tuners and...

Digitimes Research: China smartphone-use AP shipments to grow over 10% sequentially in 2Q17

May 15, 15:31

Shipments of smartphone-use application processors (APs) in the China market are expected to grow 10.5% on quarter but decline 10.8% on year to 129.85 million units in the second...

CMOS sensor maker Pixart reports strong earnings for 1Q17

Newswatch - May 15, 14:49

CMOS image sensor maker Pixart Image saw its net profit expand 22.4% on quarter and 230% on year to NT$82 million (US$2.72 million) in the first quarter of 2017.

Weltrend 1Q17 profits fall

Stockwatch - May 12, 14:44

IC design house Weltrend Semiconductor has reported net profits for the first quarter of 2017 fell 77.5% from a year earlier to NT$39.5 billion (US$1.31 billion). EPS for the quarter...

Phison posts NT$6.50 EPS for 1Q17

May 12, 12:14

Memory device controller supplier Phison Electronics has reported net profits increased 38% from a year earlier to NT$1.28 billion (US$42.4 million) in the first quarter of 2017,...

WT Micro expects to post 24-31% revenue growth in 2Q17

May 12, 10:27

IC distributor WT Microelectronics expects to post revenues of between NT$37.5 billion (US$1.24 billion) and NT$39.5 billion for the second quarter of 2017, up 24-31% on year, with...

On-Bright reports increased revenues for April

Newswatch - May 11, 15:48

Power management (PWM) IC vendor On-Bright Electronics saw its revenues expand 31.5% on month and 8.1% on year to NT$336 million (US$11.11 million) in April. Year-to-date revenues...

Novatek reports decreased earnings for 1Q17

Newswatch - May 11, 15:41

LCD driver IC vendor Novatek Microelectronics has reported net profits of NT$929 million (US$30.71 million) for the first quarter of 2017, down 26.04% on quarter and 23.94% on year...

CMOS sensor distributor Sunnic to see revenues hit highs in May-June

May 11, 15:17

CMOS image sensor distributor Sunnic Technology & Merchandise is expected to see its revenues continue hit highs in May and June thanks to increasing demand for the sensor products...

TSMC obtains 12nm chip orders from fabless firms

May 11, 11:59

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has secured 12nm chip orders from Nvidia, MediaTek, Silicon Motion Technology and HiSilicon for the fabless firms' different chip...

Taiwan IC distributors April revenues decrease

May 10, 19:41

Taiwan-based IC distributors WPG Holdings, WT Microelectronics and Edom Technology have reported sequential decreases in April revenues of 10.4%, 4.4% and 14.9%, respectively.

Qualcomm ramping up shipments of mid-tier smartphone CPUs

May 10, 15:25

Qualcomm is expected to ramp up shipments of its Snapdragon 660 and Snapdragon 630 CPUs for the mid-tier smartphone segment, putting more pressure on Taiwan-based smartphone AP provider...

Novatek expects to post 5-9% revenue growth in 2Q17

May 9, 19:06

IC design house Novatek Microelectronic expects to post revenues of between NT$11.5 billion (US$379.8 million) and NT$11.9 billion for the second quarter of 2017 representing a sequential...

Infineon rides automotive wave into top-10 semi supplier ranking, IC Insights says

May 9, 14:57

IC Insights has released its list of the world's top-10 semiconductor sales leaders excluding pure-play foundries in the first quarter of 2017. In total, the top-10 semiconductor...

MediaTek April revenues decrease

May 8, 23:01

Mobile SoC supplier MediaTek has announced consolidated revenues of NT$17.75 billion (US$588.3 million) for April 2017, down 14.8% sequentially and 22.9% on year.

Realtek reports flat sales performance for April

Newswatch - May 8, 11:09

Networking IC design company Realtek Semiconductor has reported consolidated revenues of NT$3.433 billion (US$113.74 million) for April, up 0.4% month but down 1.2% on year.

IC distributor Supreme to post robust 2Q17 sales

May 5, 15:32

A rally in DRAM prices, as well as rising demand from China-based Oppo and Vivo, will buoy revenues at Supreme Electronics in the second quarter of 2017, according to market watche...

ALi reports 5th consecutive quarterly loss in 1Q17

May 5, 12:06

IC design house ALi, which specializes in set-top box (STB) chipset solutions, has reported a fifth consecutive quarterly loss in the first quarter of 2017 in which net losses came...

ASMedia reports strong earnings for 1Q17

Newswatch - May 4, 15:36

USB controller IC design house ASMedia Technology has reported net profits of NT$115 million (US$3.82 million) for the first quarter of 2017, down 4.96% sequentially but up 85.5%...

Taiwan IC design houses receiving short lead-time orders

May 4, 14:56

Taiwan-based IC design houses have started to see their customers place short lead-time orders in May, but remain less-optimistic about their outlook for the second quarter.

WPG expects 2Q17 sales to grow slightly

May 4, 11:32

IC distributor WPG expects its second-quarter revenues to grow only slightly on quarter, judging from continued excessive levels of inventory in the smartphone industry supply chai...

Consumer IC vendors to see revenues up by double digit rates in 2Q17

May 3, 21:26

Taiwan-based consumer IC vendors, including Elan Microelectronics, Holtek Semiconductor, Nuvoton Technology, Weltrend Semiconductor, Generalplus Technology and Sonix Technology, are...

FocalTech reports losses for 1Q17

Newswatch - May 3, 11:09

Touchscreen and LCD driver solution provider FocalTech Systems has reported net losses of NT$8.199 million (US$272,928) or NT$0.01 per share for the first quarter of 2017.

Sitronix sees earnings decline in 1Q17

Newswatch - May 2, 21:28

LCD driver IC vendor Sitronix Technology has reported pre-tax profits of NT$189 million (US$6.29 million) for the first quarter of 2017, down 43% on quarter and 37.2% on year. EPS...

Global semiconductor sales rise 18% in March, says SIA

May 2, 19:53

Worldwide sales of semiconductors reached US$30.9 billion for the month of March 2017, an increase of 18.1% compared to the March 2016 total of US$26.2 billion and 1.6% more than...

Silicon Motion expects 2Q17 sales to rise 5-10%

May 2, 19:49

Memory controller IC supplier Silicon Motion Technology expects its revenues to increase 5-10% sequentially in the second quarter of 2017, with gross margin ranging from 48.5% to...

Qualcomm to set up smartphone-chip JV with Datang, Beijing JAC, says paper

Newswatch - May 2, 15:16

Qualcomm reportedly will team up with China-based Datang Telecom Group and Beijing Jianguang Asset Management (JAC) to set up a joint venture in China to produce chips for smartphones,...

Samsung poised to become largest semi supplier in 2Q17, says IC Insights

May 2, 11:38

After nearly a quarter of a century, the semiconductor industry could see a new number-one supplier in the second quarter of 2017. If memory market prices continue to hold or increase...

MediaTek expects 2Q17 revenues to rise by up to 8%

May 2, 11:04

IC design house MediaTek expects its second-quarter revenues to post an up to 8% sequential increase to between NT$56.1 billion (US$1.86 billion) and NT$60.6 billion. Gross margin...

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    Marvell 88W8987xA

    Marvell's 88W8987xA is an automotive-grade system-on-chip (SoC) to integrate the latest Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, and vehicle-to-vehicle (V2V) and vehicle-to-infrastructure (V2I) capabilities...

    Photo: Company, Aug 3.

  • Infineon+OptiMOS+Linear+FET

    Infineon OptiMOS Linear FET

    Infineon Technologies' OptiMOS Linear FET product family combines R DS(on) (on-state resistance) of a trench MOSFET with the wide safe operating area of a planar MOSFET. This solves...

    Photo: Company, Jul 26.

  • APX803L+from+Diodes+

    APX803L from Diodes

    Diodes, a supplier of application specific standard products within the discrete, logic, analog and mixed-signal semiconductor markets, has introduced the APX803L micro-power voltage...

    Photo: Company, Jul 26.

  • Infineon+MEMS+microphones+with+70+dB+signal%2Dto%2Dnoise+ratio

    Infineon MEMS microphones with 70 dB signal-to-noise ratio

    Infineon Technologies is entering the packaged silicon microphone market, addressing the needs for high performance, low noise MEMS microphones. The analog and digital microphones...

    Photo: Company, Jul 25.

  • VIA+Labs+VL820+USB+3%2E1+Gen+2+hub+controller

    VIA Labs VL820 USB 3.1 Gen 2 hub controller

    VIA Labs, has announced its VL820 USB 3.1 Gen 2 hub controller has achieved SuperSpeed USB 10Gbps certification from the USB Implementers Forum (USB-IF). The VL820 features one upstream...

    Photo: Company, Jul 25.

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China AMOLED panel capacity expansion forecast, 2016-2020

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