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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...

Sitronix to see revenues increase in November 2009

Nov 19, 15:11

Driver IC designer Sitronix Technology expects its November 2009 revenues to be higher than the NT$412 million (US$12.8 million) it recorded in October due to increasing shipments...

MediaTek to ship GSM/GPRS single-chip solution in December

Nov 18, 12:06

MediaTek is scheduled to volume produce its first GSM/GPRS single chips MT6253 in December, according to industry sources. The solution will target white-box handsets priced at less...

Innolux-CMO acquisition brings no impact on Himax, says the IC designer

Nov 16, 14:55

The acquisition of Innolux Display and Chi Mei Optoelectronics (CMO) will not impact Himax Technologies, a subsidiary of CMO, according to the LCD driver IC design house. Himax expects...

Ralink, Leadtrend and ALi to see revenues climb in October

Nov 5, 16:48

Taiwan-based IC design houses, Ralink Technology, Leadtrend Technology and ALi, all expect increased revenues for October although some others may see revenues fall 15-20% sequentially...

Chipbond and IST 4Q09 revenues to drop 20% on quarter

Nov 5, 16:23

Chipbond Technology and International Semiconductor Technology (IST) may see sequential revenue drops of almost 20% in the fourth quarter of 2009, in accordance with driver IC design...

IC designer GMT positive about 1Q10, says president

Nov 4, 16:46

Analog IC design house Global Mixed-mode Technology (GMT) expects revenues to decline 15% sequentially to NT$1.08 billion (US$33.13 million) in fourth-quarter 2009 before climbing...

Alcor Micro to tap touch panel controller market

Nov 4, 15:43

NAND flash controller designer Alcor Micro, plans to introduce capacitive controller chips for touch panels in 2010, according to the company.

Taiwan IC designer Weltrend acquires Windows 7 certification for touchscreen ICs

Oct 20, 16:39

Taiwan-based IC design house Weltrend Semiconductor has obtained Windows 7 Logo certification for its two touchscreen ICs used in small- to medium-size products as well as certification...

Weltrend touchscreen ICs passed Windows 7 logo certification

Ralink, Realtek land more WLAN chip orders from first-tier notebook vendors

Oct 16, 12:40

Ralink Technology has received WLAN chip orders for Hewlett-Packard (HP) ultra-thin notebooks and netbooks, while Realtek Semiconductor has secured orders from Asustek Computer and...

MediaTek denies report about plan to release ALi shares

Stockwatch - Oct 15, 17:10

MediaTek has denied a media report about the company planning to release 25% of the shares it holds in IC design house ALi. A Chinese-language Economic Daily News (EDN)...

IC design houses look to strong sales in 4Q09

Newswatch - Oct 15, 15:52

Most Taiwan-based IC design houses expect the decline of their fourth-quarter revenues to narrow thanks to strong sales of desktops and notebooks during China's national holidays...

GMT lands LED driver IC orders from TV vendors

Oct 14, 12:13

IC designer Global Mixed-mode Technology (GMT) has recently completed several driver IC design-ins for LED-backlit LCD TVs developed by China- and Taiwan-based downstream vendors,...

IC designer AAT expected to benefit from AUO, PVI e-book reader, e-paper shipments

Oct 13, 15:02

Analog IC design house Advanced Analog Technology (AAT) has completed design-in of power management (PWM) ICs for e-book readers and e-paper displays developed by AU Optronics (AUO)...

Niche memory IC designer Zentel sees 3Q09 sales up 41% on quarter

Oct 6, 15:06

Zentel Electronics saw revenues hit a record at NT$419 million (US$15.23 million) in September, up 12.9% on month, helping lift the third-quarter revenues by 41.2% sequentially, according...

Bosch looking for Taiwan-based MEMS design customers

Oct 5, 11:43

MEMS IDM Bosch, showcasing its technology at SEMICON Taiwan 2009, has seen several local MEMS design houses express willingness to use Bosch's foundry service, said Thomas Koch, senior...

Thomas Koch

Realtek to supply TV chip solution to China vendor Hisense

Oct 1, 10:06

IC designer Realtek Semiconductor has announced China-based TV vendors Hisense has adopted its third-generation digital media processor (DMP) codenamed RTD1073, which provides a hardware...

Sunplus partners with Synopsys

Sep 30, 11:34

Taiwan-based IC design house Sunplus Technology has announced Synopsys has become its primary EDA partner. Under the new multi-year agreement, Sunplus will consolidate on Synopsys'...

Niche memory IC designers Etron, Zentel to enjoy growth in 3Q09

Sep 23, 16:45

Niche memory IC makers Etron Technology stands a chance of breaking even in the third quarter, thanks to a higher revenue ratio of its high-margin products, while Zentel Electronics...

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