News tagged IC designer
Last update: Tuesday 6 October 2015 [322 news items]
MediaTek dismisses layoff rumors
Stockwatch - Oct 5, 21:59
MediaTek has issued a filing with the Taiwan Stock Exchange (TSE) dismissing rumors of pending layoffs.
Egistec, Goodix receive fingerprint sensor orders
Sep 21, 15:44
Egis Technology (Egistec) has reportedly grabbed fingerprint sensor orders for Samsung's new Galaxy A8-series smartphones, while Goodix Technology is expanding its business in China...
Richtek posts record August revenues
Sep 10, 10:57
Analog IC supplier Richtek Technology has reported record consolidated revenues of NT$1.15 billion (US$35.2 million) for August 2015. The August revenues represented increases of...
MediaTek looking to acquire Richtek
Sep 7, 22:04
MediaTek has disclosed plans to acquire an up to 51% stake in Richtek Technology, and is ultimately looking to buy 100% of the fellow Taiwan-based fabless IC firm.
Alcor Micro to split into 3 business groups
Aug 17, 15:54
Taiwan-based Alcor Micro, which specializes in the design and development of USB controller chips, has announced plans to undergo an organizational structure adjustment. The company...
Taiwan IC production value slips 2.6% in 2Q15
Aug 14, 14:49
Taiwan's IC production value slid 2.6% sequentially to NT$555.9 billion (US$17.3 billion) in the second quarter of 2015, according to the Industrial Economics and Knowledge Center...
MediaTek July revenues slip
Stockwatch - Aug 7, 15:01
MediaTek has announced consolidated revenues of NT$17.91 billion (US$565.8 million) for July 2015, down 7.1% on year.
Visibility of chip orders slips
Aug 6, 16:10
Order visibility for NFC chips, power amplifiers (PA) and optical communication solutions has slipped due to sluggish demand for handsets, tablets, notebooks and LCD TVs, according...
MediaTek 2Q15 revenues meet guidance
Stockwatch - Jul 7, 14:50
Consolidated revenues at MediaTek came to about NT$47.04 billion (US$1.52 billion) in the second quarter of 2015, down 1% on quarter but meeting the company's guidance of NT$45.2-49...
IC demand for PCs remains slow
Jun 1, 14:02
IC orders for PCs have remained slow thus far in 2015, whereas orders for handsets and consumer electronics devices are picking up prior to the third quarter peak season, according...
Novatek nets NT$11.85 per share for 2014
Feb 5, 22:11
LCD driver IC design company Novatek Microelectronics saw its net profits hit a seven-year high in 2014. Earnings for the year translated into a net EPS of NT$11.85 (US$0.38), compared...
MediaTek October revenues hit record
Nov 10, 12:02
MediaTek has reported consolidated revenues of NT$21.6 billion (US$705.9 million) for October 2014, up 16.5% sequentially and hitting a monthly record. Accumulated 2014 sales through...
MediaTek expects seasonal sales decrease in 4Q14
Stockwatch - Nov 7, 10:58
MediaTek expects revenues to decrease up to 6% sequentially in the fourth quarter of 2014 due to seasonal factors, but there is still a possibility of a 2% growth. However, shipments...
Realtek 4Q14 sales to drop 5-10%
Nov 5, 19:04
Market watchers expect sales at IC design house Realtek Semiconductor to decrease 5-10% sequentially in the fourth quarter of 2014, citing seasonal factors.
IC design houses set for higher gross margins
Jul 10, 15:22
IC design houses including MediaTek, Realtek Semiconductor, Novatek Microelectronics and Richtek Technology are expected to see their gross margins for the second quarter of 2014...
Qualcomm to promote 4G solutions at QRD 2014
May 15, 15:01
Qualcomm will hold its annual event, Qualcomm Reference Design (QRD) 2014 in Shenzhen, China on May 15. Participants will include Taiwan-based FocalTech Systems, Himax Technologies...
PC-related IC suppliers see demand pick up
Mar 7, 12:08
Taiwan-based PC-related IC design houses have landed a pull-in of orders recently prompting them to boost wafer starts at foundries, according to industry sources.
IC design houses head for strong sales in 1Q14
Jan 29, 10:42
IC design houses MediaTek, Realtek Semiconductor, Richtek Technology and Novatek Microelectronics are expected to perform better than expected in the first quarter of 2014, buoyed...
Weltrend braces for strong sales in 2014
Jan 23, 16:02
IC design house Weltrend Semiconductor is expected to see revenues expand significantly in 2014, powered by its power management ICs for games consoles, SDIO controller ICs for mobile...