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  • Last update: Tuesday 21 March 2017 [335 news items]

Chip demand for PCs slows, say IC designers

Aug 24, 01:30

Demand for semiconductors used in PCs and notebooks has been sluggish with no signs of a pickup in customer orders, according to sources at IC design houses.

Elan 2Q12 sales hit record high

Jul 4, 16:23

IC design house Elan Microelectronic has reported revenues of NT$680 million (US$22.8 million) for June 2012, a record high for the second straight month. Elan's revenues for the...

EETI touch-IC shipments to boom in 2H12

Jul 4, 15:12

IC design house Egalax_Empia Technology (EETI) is expected to see its shipments of touch controller ICs expand significantly in the second half of 2012, boosted by a surge in demand...

MediaTek chair says worst is over

Jun 14, 16:10

MediaTek has been facing a challenging competitive environment over the past two years, but the worst should already be over, chairman Ming-kai Tsai told the company's shareholders...

Computex 2012: India-based Saankhya Labs showcasing latest TV solutions

Jun 6, 01:55

India-based fabless semiconductor company Saankhya Labs is currently showcasing its latest TV solution, the SL1001 universal TV demodulator IC, at Computex Taipei 2012. The SL1001...

IC designer Sonix expects sales to grow on easing tight capacity

May 18, 14:27

IC design house Sonix Technology has seen a rebound in orders for its MCUs, multimedia chips and consumer ICs recently and expects an easing of tight capacity at foundries will enable...

IC designer Capella to post strong 2Q12 sales

Apr 20, 01:20

Analog IC design house Capella Microsystems, which generated record high revenues in March, is expected to see its April sales set another monthly record. Sales for the second quarter...

Tight foundry capacity stabilizes ASP for IC designers

Mar 27, 11:29

With tight capacities at foundry service providers, major Taiwan-based IC design houses expect the short supply to give their downstream customers less bargaining power and help maintain...

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...

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