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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...

Motherboard makers cut orders for PC ICs, say IC design houses

May 27, 12:22

Orders for PC related ICs from motherboard makers in June will be definitely lower than those received in May, as the order visibility from the notebook segment is also sliding, according...

Sitronix declines to comment on reported handset driver IC orders

Stockwatch - May 17, 17:09

Small-size LCD driver IC supplier Sitronix Technology has declined to comment on a recent Chinese-language Commercial Times report indicating it has landed orders from Samsung...

Memory designer Etron to issue new shares and convertible bonds

May 14, 10:56

Etron Technology, which supplies niche memory chips used in LCD TVs, mobile phones and other consumer products, has obtained approval to expand its capital through issuing new shares...

Analog IC designer GMT looks to sequential revenue growth in 2Q10

May 11, 11:09

IC design house Global Mixed-code Technology (GMT) expects revenues for the ongoing second quarter to grow sequentially from the NT$1.22 billion (US$38.73 million) recorded in the...

Richtek looks to 7-18% sequential revenue growth in 2Q10

May 7, 14:59

IC design house Richtek Technology expects its revenues to grow 7-18% sequentially to NT$2.9-3.2 billion (US$92.08-101.6 million) in the second quarter of 2010, according to company...

IC design houses raise MCU prices on strong seasonal demand

Apr 22, 11:39

IC design houses, including Elan Microelectronics and Holtek Semiconductor, have raised their quotes for embedded microcontroller units (MCUs) by a range of 10-20% amid strong seasonal...

Networking IC maker Realtek expects revenues to continue growing in 2Q10

Apr 16, 14:37

Networking IC vendor Realtek Semiconductor expects its revenues to continue growing in the second quarter of 2010 as orders from the motherboard and notebook segments have continued...

TSMC alarmed by rising inventory levels, say sources

Apr 16, 10:36

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC), alarmed by its rising inventory level, has demanded IC design houses take delivery of their ordered wafer starts before placing...

Analog IC vendors positive about 2Q10 business outlook

Apr 15, 12:14

Taiwan-based analog IC design houses, including Richtek Technology, Global Mixed-code Technology (GMT), Anpec Technology, Advanced Analog Technology and Leadtrend Technology, are...

Tight analog IC supply to not ease until May

Apr 8, 14:03

The tight supply of analog ICs will not ease until May as OEM/ODM makers in China will continue to build up their inventories before the May 1 Labor Day holiday, according to industry...

Buying pace slowing down for consumer ICs, say IC distributors

Mar 25, 15:13

Taiwan-based IC distributors have seen demand for IC products - including analog ICs, driver ICs and handset chips - from the PC, handset and consumer electronics sectors slow down...

IC design houses brace for decreased orders from IT vendors in 2Q10

Mar 18, 11:03

Taiwan-based IC design houses have received notices from motherboard, graphics card, LCD monitor and even second-tier notebook makers indicating that their orders for IC solutions...

LCD analog IC maker AAT raises 1Q10 guidance

Mar 9, 16:24

Advanced Analog Technology (AAT) has revised upward its first-quarter guidance on strong demand for TFT LCD products, according to industry sources. The analog IC designer is expected...

Asustek subsidiary eyeing AMD southbridge design orders

Mar 9, 16:22

IC designer ASMedia Technology, a subsidiary of Asustek Computer, is reportedly striving for AMD southbridge design orders, according to industry sources.

Sonix files patent infringement complaint against VTech in US

Mar 2, 16:26

Taiwan-based IC designer Sonix Technology filed a lawsuit with the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Texas against VTech Electronics North America and VTech...

Demand for PC related chips from desktop and graphics card segments declining

Feb 25, 11:38

Taiwan-based PC related IC design houses have seen their orders from desktop PC and graphics card makers declining due to seasonality, but demand for chips from the notebook and server...

Notebook related IC designers Ralink and GMT post sequential revenue growth in January 2010

Feb 9, 16:40

Global Mixed-mode Technology (GMT) saw January 2010 revenues hit a record high of NT$428 million (US$13 million) thanks to strong demand from the notebook segment, especially from...

Silicon Motion set to deliver controllers for 20nm NAND flash

Feb 5, 15:09

Silicon Motion Technology has seen the majority of controller chips it is shipping are for 40nm and 30nm NAND flash, according to company president and CEO Wallace Kou. The NAND flash...

Taiwan government to allow IC design houses to make investment in China, says IDB director

Newswatch - Feb 4, 14:06

The Taiwan government plans to ease its rules to allow Taiwan-based IC design houses to commit equity investment in China, according to Woody Duh, director general of the Industry...

MediaTek says shipments for handsets to climb by up to 30% in 2010

Feb 2, 16:52

MediaTek has forecast shipments of its handset chips will top 450 million units in 2010, up from around 350 million shipped in 2009. Company president Hsieh Ching-Jiang said 5% of...

IC designer Sonix to see strong 1Q10

Jan 26, 15:10

Sonix Technology estimates its January 2010 revenues will come in above NT$300 million (US$9.4 million) compared to NT$344 million in December 2009 and NT$125 million a year ago....

Taiwan-based IC designers asked to order 12-week earlier due to tight foundry capacity

Jan 22, 12:25

Taiwan-based foundries have asked local IC design houses to place orders at least 12 weeks ahead of their delivery schedule and otherwise they are unable to guarantee capacity will...

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