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MediaTek expects 4Q16 revenues to fall up to 15%

Nov 1, 11:44

MediaTek expects its revenues to fall up to 15% sequentially in the fourth quarter of 2016 with gross margin raning from 33.5% to 36.5%.

Silicon Motion enjoys strong shipments for SSD, eMMC solutions

Nov 1, 11:42

NAND flash device controller supplier Silicon Motion Technology saw revenues generated from its embedded storage products increase over 15% sequentially to account for about 80% of...

Qualcomm to acquire NXP for US$47 billion

Oct 27, 22:18

Qualcomm and NXP Semiconductors have announced a definitive agreement, unanimously approved by the boards of both companies, under which Qualcomm will acquire NXP. Pursuant to the...

CIS module maker Asia Tech Image reports strong earnings for 3Q16

Newswatch - Oct 27, 15:35

CIS module maker Asia Tech Image has reported net profits of NT$113 million (US$3.579 million) for the third quarter of 2016, increasing 51% from a quarter earlier. EPS for the quarter...

UMC 14nm FinFET ready for production in 2Q17

Oct 27, 10:10

United Microelectronics (UMC) is expected to move its 14nm FinFET process to volume production in the second quarter of 2017, with Bitcoin mining company BitFury being the first customer,...

Phison reports strong pre-tax earnings for 3Q16

Newswatch - Oct 26, 21:52

Phison Electronics, which supplies controller solutions for memory devices, has reported pre-tax profits of NT$1.544 billion (US$48.9 million) for the third quarter of 2016, up 26.88%...

Alchip to set up subsidiary in Hefei

Oct 26, 21:51

Alchip Technologies, a Taiwan-based provider of ASIC/SoC design services, has signed an MoU with the Hefei city government of China's Anhui province to set up a subsidiary locally.

Cadence IP tools certified on Samsung 10nm process technology

Oct 26, 11:52

Cadence Design Systems has announced that its complete suite of digital and signoff tools has been certified for Samsung Electronics' Process Design Kit (PDK) and Foundation Library...

AMD reports 3Q16 results

Oct 25, 15:40

​AMD has announced revenues for the third quarter of 2016 of US$1,307 million, operating losses of US$293 million, and a net loss of US$406 million, or US$0.50 per share. Non-GAAP1...

Fujitsu adopts Cadence Palladium Z1 enterprise emulation platform

Oct 24, 23:25

Cadence Design Systems, has announced that Fujitsu has adopted the Cadence Palladium Z1 enterprise emulation platform for the development of the ARMv8-based Post-K computer. The Post-K...

GMT to see VCM driver IC shipments expand significantly in 2017

Newswatch - Oct 24, 22:31

Analog IC vendor Global Mixed-mode Technology (GMT) is expected to see its shipments of VCM (voice coil motor) driver ICs expand significantly in 2017 thanks to increasing adoption...

Avnet completes acquisition of Premier Farnell

Oct 24, 20:28

Avnet has announced that it has completed its acquisition of Premier Farnell in an all cash merger for GBP1.85 (US$2.26) per share, which equates to an equity value of approximately...

North American semiconductor equipment industry posts September book-to-bill ratio of 1.05

Oct 24, 11:18

North America-based semiconductor equipment manufacturers posted US$1.60 billion in orders worldwide in September 2016 (three-month average basis) and a book-to-bill ratio of 1.05,...

MCU maker Nuvoton reports strong earnings for January-September

Newswatch - Oct 24, 11:11

Nuvoton Technology, the logic IC subsidiary of Winbond Electronics, has reported net profits of NT$144 million (US$4.534 million) for the third quarter of 2016, down 45% on quarter...

More than 30 IC design houses to vie for fingerprint sensor market in 2017

Oct 24, 11:06

More than 30 IC design houses will vie for the growing fingerprint sensor market in 2017 due to the increasing penetration of the identification chips in the high-end smartphone segment,...

Baidu adopts Xilinx to accelerate machine learning applications in the data center

Oct 21, 10:27

Xilinx has announced that Baidu is utilizing Xilinx FPGAs to accelerate machine learning applications in their data centers in China, and the pair is collaborating to further expand...

Qualcomm to return to TSMC but not for 10nm, sources claim

Oct 21, 10:22

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) is expected to win back its Qualcomm business with 7nm production, not 10nm, industry sources have claimed.

StarChip security IC fabricated on HHGrace eNVM process

Oct 21, 10:16

Shanghai Huahong Grace Semiconductor Manufacturing (HHGrace), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Hua Hong Semiconductor, and StarChip, a developer of smart card ICs, have jointly announced...

Verizon launches MediaTek-powered smartphone

Oct 21, 10:13

Verizon Wireless has launched the first-ever MediaTek-powered CDMA/LTE smartphone. The LG Stylo 2 V marks its debut as a certified smartphone chipset provider for Verizon, according...

IC Insights raises 2016 IC market forecast to positive

Oct 20, 15:54

IC Insights has raised its 2016 IC market forecast to 1% growth from negative 2%, and its 2016 IC unit volume shipment growth rate forecast from 4% to 6%. A large portion of this...

TSMC receives FPC fingerprint sensor orders, says report

Newswatch - Oct 20, 10:51

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has received orders from Fingerprint Cards (FPC) with production set to kick off in the first quarter of 2017, according to a recent...

TSMC certifies Synopsys IP tools for 7nm process enabling early tapeouts

Oct 20, 10:29

TSMC has certified the complete suite of Synopsys' digital, signoff and custom implementation tools for the foundry's most-advanced 7nm FinFET technology node, according to the EDA...

CIS module maker Asia Tech Image to see improved earnings for 3Q16

Newswatch - Oct 19, 13:34

Contact image sensor (CIS) module maker Asia Tech Image is expected to post an EPS of over NT$1 in the third quarter of 2016 due to increased sales, according to industry sources...

SMIC, eMemory extend collaboration to 28nm

Oct 19, 11:17

Taiwan-based eMemory Technology, a provider of embedded non-volatile memory (eNVM) IP, has announced its partnership with China-based foundry chipmaker Semiconductor Manufacturing...

Qualcomm announces 5G modem solution

Newswatch - Oct 19, 11:14

Qualcomm Technologies, a subsidiary of Qualcomm, has announced the Qualcomm Snapdragon X50 5G modem, making Qualcomm the first company to announce a commercial 5G modem chipset sol...

MediaTek says deal with NavInfo proceeding

Stockwatch - Oct 18, 20:58

MediaTek's deal with China-based NavInfo including the sale of AutoChips, is proceeding, according to the Taiwan-based chip company.

SMIC to expand 8-inch facility in TianJin

Oct 18, 16:11

Semiconductor Manufacturing International (SMIC) has announced an expansion project for its Tianjin facility, which the foundry claims will become the world's largest 8-inch wafer...

NVM IP provider eMemory cuts into Intel supply chain

Oct 18, 15:40

Taiwan-based eMemory Technology's embedded non-volatile memory (eNVM) IP has been adopted in Intel's power management (PWM) devices, according to industry sources. This is the first...

Worldwide semiconductor revenues to dip 0.9% in 2016, says Gartner

Oct 17, 21:42

Worldwide semiconductor revenues are forecast to total US$332 billion in 2016, a decrease of 0.9% from 2015, according to Gartner. This represents two consecutive years of revenue...

Aspeed to see BMC chip shipments grow 30% in 2016, says paper

Newswatch - Oct 17, 15:48

Baseboard management controller (BMC) chipset provider Aspeed Technology is expected to see its shipments of BMC chips grow 30% on year to 4.3 million units in 2016, according to...

Handset baseband IC market decreases 2% in 1H16, says Strategy Analytics

Oct 14, 15:31

The global cellular baseband processor market declined 2% on year to US$10.5 billion in the first half of 2016, according to Strategy Analytics.

Global 1H16 smartphone AP market grows 3% while tablet AP sector declines, says Strategy Analytics

Oct 14, 15:16

The global smartphone application processor (AP) market grew 3% on year to US$10 billion in the first half of 2016, while the tablet AP sector declined 34% to US$889 million, according...

TSMC 7nm process ready for risk production in 2Q17, says co-CEO

Oct 14, 10:53

Development of TSMC's 7nm technology is well on track, and the process will be ready for risk production in the second quarter of 2017, company co-CEO Mark Liu said at an October...

TSMC co-CEO Mark Liu

Faraday PowerSlash IP available on UMC 55ULP

Oct 13, 13:44

Faraday Technology and United Microelectronics (UMC) have announced the availability of Faraday's PowerSlash fundamental IP cells on UMC's 55nm ultra-low-power (55ULP) process tech...

Taiwan chip vendors strive to lower costs

Oct 13, 10:12

Taiwan-based chip suppliers are in talks with their foundry partners about possible ways to cut costs, including reducing silicon area and the number of masks, according to industry...

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  • SunPower to set up PV module joint-venture in China, say reports

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  • Fraunhofer ISE reaches 21.9% efficiency for N-type polycrystalline solar cells

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  • TSMC on track to move 5nm to risk production in 1H19

    Before Going to Press | 2h 28min ago

  • AMOLED penetration of smartphones estimated at over 27% in 2017

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  • Arcadyan Technology posts 2016 net EPS of NT$7.19

    Before Going to Press | 2h 30min ago

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    Before Going to Press | 2h 31min ago

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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.

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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...

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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...

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