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IC design houses experiencing strong order growth from China

Mar 21, 14:13

Most Taiwan-based IC designers have experienced a surge in orders from China-based branded and white-box handset vendors recently, assuring strong revenue gains for March and April,...

Taiwan IC designers seeing orders pick up

Feb 22, 14:52

Customer orders have been perking up recently, according to Taiwan-based IC design houses, adding that the upcoming international IT fairs are also expected to see new orders flow.

China market: Chip demand for 2.5G/2.75G handsets falling

Feb 1, 12:24

Demand for 2.5G and 2.75G handset solutions is falling in China due to growth in the penetration rates for 3G and smartphones in the region, according to sources at white-box handset...

Tablet demand to buoy revenues for IC designer iML

Sep 1, 01:05

A ramp-up in orders for tablet PCs is expected to buoy the sales performance of IC design house Integrated Memory Logic (iML) in the fourth quarter of 2011, according to company general...

Himax, Richtek see slow growth in 3Q11

Aug 11, 01:05

LCD driver IC design firm Himax Technologies and Richtek Technology, an analog IC designer, both expect their sales performance to come below seasonal patterns in the third quarter...

Touch panel IC designer EETI posts 18% sequential drop in June sales

Jul 7, 01:25

IC design house Egalax_empia Technology (EETI), which specializes in touch panel controllers and solutions, saw its June revenues decline 18% on month, but rise 77% on year, to NT$93.45...

Taiwan-based IC designers accelerating development of touch controllers

Jun 1, 01:40

Taiwan-based IC design houses are accelerating their development of touch controller ICs for related smartphone and tablet PC applications which may result in explosive growth in...

IC designer iML receives integrated P-gamma/Vcom chip orders from Samsung, says paper

Newswatch - May 17, 14:13

IC design house Integrated Memory Logic (iML) reportedly has received orders for its iML7985 chip, an integrated programmable gamma/Vcom buffer solution, from Samsung Electronics...

MediaTek to post better-than-expected 2Q11 results

May 6, 01:40

Rising demand for MediaTek's MT6252 solution, positioned as an ultra low cost single chip solution for multimedia-rich mobile phones, is expected to buoy the IC designer's sales performance...

IC designer Sonix reports strong sales for April

Newswatch - May 5, 15:46

Consumer product IC designer Sonix Technology has announced revenues of NT$415.66 million (US$14.55 million) for April 2011, up 31% sequentially and 1.9% on year. January-April revenues...

MediaTek posts lowest monthly sales in four years

Mar 7, 10:41

MediaTek has announced that consolidated revenues for February 2011 totaled NT$4.53 billion (US$154 million), down 39.8% sequentially and hitting the lowest level since February 2007,...

Macroblock to see limited revenue growth in 2011 on falling ASPs

Mar 3, 11:19

LED driver IC designer Macroblock has estimated that ASPs of LED driver ICs are likely to fall 12-15% on average in 2011 causing the company's revenues for the year to grow by only...

Elonics opens new Asia technical support center

Mar 2, 10:58

CMOS RF tuner company Elonics has announced the opening of a new Asia technical support center, located close to the Neihu Technology Park in Taiwan.

Analog IC designer Leadtrend eyes 20% sales growth in 2011

Mar 1, 14:53

Analog IC design firm Leadtrend Technology has said that it aims for 20% revenue growth in 2011, as new products for network communication and LED lighting applications will bring...

MediaTek likely to meet 1Q11 sales target

Feb 24, 01:05

MediaTek's consolidated revenues are likely to drop below NT$5 billion (US$169 million) in February 2011, and rebound to over NT$7 billion in March, according to sources familiar...

Etron obtains NT$2 billion syndicated loan

Jan 18, 14:56

Specialty DRAM design house Etron Technology on January 17 signed a five-year, NT$2 billion (US$69 million) syndicated loan provided by five banks to repay part of its previous loans...

More Taiwan-based IC design houses set up subsidiaries in Sichuan, China

Dec 2, 14:22

Following MediaTek and Sunplus Technology, more Taiwan-based IC design houses are setting up subsidiaries in Sichuan, China to take advantage of cheaper and abundant R&D personnel...

IC design house Socle appoints new CEO

Dec 2, 01:10

Socle Technology has announced the appointment of Stone Peng as its new president and CEO. Peng, a 25-year veteran, has extensive and deep experience in engineering, sales, marketing,...

ODM notebook makers require IC vendors to prepare shipments for three months

Dec 1, 01:20

Taiwan-based notebook ODMs have recently demanded IC suppliers prepare all necessary parts and components to assure that their supplies of related notebook ICs will be sufficient...

MediaTek 4Q10 handset-chip shipments to revert to peak level, says paper

Newswatch - Nov 23, 14:07

MediaTek's total handset IC shipments will likely return to a peak level of 20 million units per month in the fourth quarter of 2010, buoyed by strategic price cuts for 2G solutions,...

Taiwan IC designer Taifatech wins investment from Intel Capital

Nov 19, 01:10

Taifatech, a Taiwan-based design house of SoCs used in network video communications, is among Intel Capital's 18 most recent investment targets due to its WiDi-like SoC solutions,...

Memory IC designer Chingis to list on Taiwan emerging stock market

Oct 15, 01:50

Chingis Technology, a fabless chipmaker of embedded non-volatile memory (NVM) solutions, will list on Taiwan's emerging stock market on October 29. The company mainly supplies 4Mb...

Touch screen IC shipments to buoy Elan September revenues

Sep 16, 01:40

Touch panel IC designer Elan Microelectronics expects to see revenues in September 2010 bounce back to better than the level of August, buoyed by a ramp-up in orders from both the...

Memory IC designer Eon sees August sales up 18%

Sep 13, 09:25

Eon Silicon Solution saw August 2010 revenues increase 18% sequentially to NT$516 million (US$16 million), buoyed by a ramp-up in orders for handset-use multi-chip package (MCP) memory...

TSMC and UMC see orders increase for 3Q10

Jun 24, 11:51

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) and United Microelectronics Corporation (UMC) have seen some major clients, including Qualcomm, Integrated Memory Logic (iML), Microsoft...

IC design houses likely forced to reduce quotes on rising labor costs in China

Jun 14, 16:36

Taiwan-based IC design houses are worried that they will be poised under an unfavorable position in future price negotiations with ODMs and OEMs should those makers be forced to raise...

USB controller chip vendors looking to recruit talent from memory sector

Jun 14, 15:27

Taiwan-based USB controller design houses are recruiting talent from the memory chip sector as they are gearing up efforts to compete for orders in the growing USB 3.0 controller...

Maxim makes complete U-turn toward foundries and 180nm technology platforms, says Petrov Group

Jun 11, 10:49

A "New Maxim," a US$1.65 billion company in 2009, has emerged, according to The Petrov Group. Maxim Integrated Products has undergone a dramatic transformation since 2007...

Elan continues monthly revenue record in May

Jun 8, 14:18

Touch panel IC designer Elan Microelectronics has seen its revenues hit an all-time high for the second straight month to reach NT$577.74 million (US$17.79 million) in May 2010.

LCD driver IC vendors see strong on-year revenue gains in May

Jun 8, 14:04

LCD driver IC designers Novatek Microelectronics, Raydium Semiconductor and Orise Technology have all seen their May 2010 revenues grow substantially on an on-year basis, thanks to...

MediaTek, Richtek revenues fall short of expectations in May

Jun 8, 12:05

First-tier Taiwan-based IC design houses MediaTek and Richtek Technology both posted lower-than-expected revenues for May in part due to seasonal factors, according to industry sou...

MediaTek declines to comment on reported 3G-chip orders

Stockwatch - Jun 1, 17:17

MediaTek has cited customer confidentiality and declined to comment on a Chinese-language Economic Daily News (EDN) report that claims Motorola and LG Electronics (LGE) have...

Etron sampling USB 3.0 host controllers

Jun 1, 14:11

Specialty DRAM chip vendor Etron Technology has said it is sampling an in-house developed USB 3.0 host controller for design-in at major motherboard makers with mass shipments slated...

Touch panel IC designer EETI expects revenue growth amid strong orders

Jun 1, 11:38

IC design house Egalax_empia Technology (EETI), which specializes in touch panel controllers and solutions, expects to generate sequential revenue growth through the last quarter...

NOR flash designer Eon secures foundry capacity for 3Q10

Jun 1, 01:00

Memory IC design house Eon Silicon Solution, which mainly focuses on NOR flash memory solutions, has secured new foundry capacity that will contribute to its shipments from the third...

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