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Realtek to acquire China-based Actions Semiconductor, says paper

Newswatch - Jul 6, 16:51

Realtek Semiconductor is looking to acquire China-based digital media player chip designer Actions Semiconductor via a share swap, according to a Chinese language United Daily...

China IC designer Pixcir to supply capacitive touch controllers to Taiwan notebook vendors

Jul 2, 17:01

China-based TFT-LCD driver IC and capacitive touch controller supplier Pixcir Microelectronics said it will supply capacitive touch controllers to Taiwan-based notebook vendors soo...

IC designer Prescope to offer handheld game console in 3Q09

Newswatch - Jul 2, 16:04

Prescope Technologies has stepped into system products and will offer a handheld game console with a 2.7-inch screen and 100 built-in games in the third quarter, targeting China and...

Weltrend readies to ship motor drivers for notebooks

Jul 1, 16:35

Microcontroller unit (MCU) design house Weltrend Semiconductor is sampling its three-phase motor drivers for notebook applications with customers, with volume shipments slated for...

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Driver IC designer ILI says margin improved in 2Q09

Jul 1, 15:21

ILI Technology has estimated a gross margin of 20-25% for the second quarter, up from 18% in the first. The LCD driver IC designer said it expects clearer order visibility through...

LED IC player Grenergy enters LED lighting market

Jul 1, 11:10

LED IC player Grenergy, a subsidiary of IC designer Anpec Electronics, is eyeing the LED lighting market and has set up a new company, Ecolighting, to develop LED lighting modules...

Taiwan IC designers Realtek, Ralink expect revenue growth in June

Newswatch - Jun 30, 15:14

Taiwan-based IC design houses Realtek Semiconductor and Ralink Technology expect their June 2009 revenues to increase by over 10% on month to NT$1.7 billion (US$52 million) and a...

Stantum and Sitronix team up for multi-touch solutions

Jun 30, 10:36

France-based multi-touch technology company Stantum and Taiwan-based LCD driver IC designer Sitronix Technology have announced a partnership to provide voltage matrix multi-touch...

Elan expects strong 3Q09 driven by touch panel solutions

Newswatch - Jun 26, 11:45

Elan Microelectronics' third-quarter revenues are expected to see strong growth as its shipments of touch panel IC and module solutions for notebooks and handsets will increase thanks...

Taiwan analog IC designers foresee revenues increase in 3Q09

Jun 23, 15:25

Analog IC design houses Global Mixed-mode Technology (GMT), Richtek Technology and Anpec Electronics expect their third-quarter revenues to grow on quarter based on orders from notebook...

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Syntek Semiconductor expects to swing to profits in 2009

Jun 23, 14:41

Camera chip maker Syntek Semiconductor expects its business operations to swing to profits in 2009, after three consecutive years of losses, amid demand for white-box DSCs and notebook...

IC designer Sunplus expects 60% growth in 2Q09 revenues

Newswatch - Jun 23, 12:12

IC design house Sunplus Technology estimates that its revenues for June will drop slightly from May 2009 but its revenues for the second quarter will increase by 60% on quarter.

Taiwan component makers to benefit from Korea netbook vendors

Jun 22, 12:24

Taiwan-based upstream component makers and IC designers will benefit from the recent increase in orders from Korea-based Samsung Electronics and LG Electronics, according to sources...

No escape for global chipmakers in miserable 1Q09, says iSuppli

Jun 19, 10:18

From Paris to Tokyo, from the biggest broad-line suppliers to the most modest boutiques, from high-fliers serving hot markets to low-profile players plodding away in slow-growth segments...

Orise says orders from China handset customers remain strong

Jun 17, 16:48

LCD driver IC designer Orise Technology has forecast revenues from August through October 2009 will continue to be driven up by strong orders of small-size driver ICs from China's...

MediaTek gearing up new WCDMA and DSC chips

Jun 17, 14:36

MediaTek is expected to introduce a lineup of new chip solutions for WCDMA handsets and digital still cameras (DSCs) soon, with volume production slated for the latter half of 2009,...

ALi sees STB chips as key to revenue growth

Newswatch - Jun 17, 13:55

ALi has identified set-top box (STB) chips as its key growth driver for 2009, thanks to demand from China, Europe and the Middle East. The consumer IC designer expects to see sequential...

Transcend to increase investment in flash controller IC designer

Jun 17, 11:24

Memory module maker Transcend Information plans to increase its stake in Alcor Micro by subscribing to part of the seven million new shares to be issued by the NAND flash controller...

Major Taiwan IC designers expect growth in June

Jun 16, 17:10

Many major Taiwan IC design houses and service providers have forecast revenue growth for June, as improved foundry utilization is facilitating their shipments, according to market...

Himax to list on Taiwan stock market

Jun 12, 15:33

Driver IC designer Himax Technologies has announced its plans for a dual listing on the Taiwan Stock Exchange (TSE), with a goal to start trading at the end of this year or in early...

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IC designer Raydium says no IPO in 2009

Jun 12, 15:02

AU Optronics (AUO) affiliate Raydium Semiconductor has said it has no plans to re-apply for its initial public offering (IPO) in Taiwan in 2009 due to over-centralized product lines...

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IC designers Ralink, Richtek see sales up in May

Jun 10, 16:42

Ralink Technology and Richtek Technology have both announced revenue growth for May 2009. Ralink's May revenues grew 15% sequentially to NT$408 million (US$12.5 million), while Richtek...

Etron and Zentel expected to turn profitable in 2Q09

Jun 10, 15:37

Niche memory IC design houses Etron Technology and Zentel Electronics are expected to swing back to profitability in the second quarter of 2009, thanks to improved monthly sales,...

MediaTek says guidance for 2Q09 unchanged

Newswatch - Jun 10, 11:49

MediaTek said it currently has no plan to revise its revenue guidance for the second quarter, despite a positive outlook given by market watchers. The handset chipmaker earlier projected...

PC related IC designers post decline in May revenues

Jun 9, 15:34

Taiwan PC related IC design houses Ene Technology, Global Mixed-mode Technology (GMT), Integrated Technology Express (ITE), Pixart Imaging and Realtek Semiconductor have all reported...

MediaTek introduces MT7110 series WiMAX SoC

Jun 8, 12:09

MediaTek has announced three second-generation IEEE 802.16e WiMAX chips, the MT7110 series, which is claims are fully compliant with, and provide more features and performance than...

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Sonix to volume produce touchscreen solutions in 4Q09

Jun 5, 15:45

Consumer IC design house Sonix Technology has said its optical touchscreen solutions are expected to be available for volume production in the fourth quarter of 2009.

Ralink forecasts more than 30% shipment growth for WLAN chips in 2Q09

Jun 4, 12:18

Networking IC designer Ralink Technology has upward adjusted its second-quarter WLAN chip shipment growth to more than 30% thanks to Wi-Fi deployments in China. The company estimated...

Israel-based IDesia to work with Taiwan IC designers Elan, Prolific for medical touch panel solutions

Jun 4, 11:38

Taiwan-based IC designers Elan Microelectronics and Prolific Technology will partner with Israel-based IDesia for development of touch panel solutions targeting the global health...

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Parade DisplayPort-HDMI converter offers PC connectivity for DTV

Jun 1, 11:39

Parade Technologies, a developer of digital video interface products, has introduced DisplayPort to HDMI/DVI converter device PS161. The PS161 is an integrated circuit that includes...

Comsys Mobile and WiNetworks complete mobile-WiMAX IOT

Jun 1, 11:35

Comsys Communication & Signal Processing, a fabless semiconductor vendor specializing in advanced integrated multimode communication processors for mobile devices, and WiNetworks,...

Realtek, Ralink expected to raise 2Q09 guidance

May 27, 16:48

Networking IC design houses Realtek Semiconductor and Ralink Technology are expected to upward adjust their second-quarter guidance due to strong demand for WLAN chips, according...

Taiwan consumer IC designer Sonix expected to see much improved 2Q09

May 26, 15:13

Consumer IC design house Sonix Technology is estimated to generate revenues of NT$978 million (US$29.6 million), net profit of NT$161 million and gross margin of 40.39% for the second...

MediaTek eyeing China white-box notebook market

May 26, 14:35

MediaTek, following its success tapping the white-box handset market in China, is planning to promote its TD-SCDMA, WCDMA, GPS and Bluetooth chips and other handset IC solutions to...

Foxconn interested in Alcor Micro private placement, say sources

Newswatch - May 25, 17:09

Following the announcement by Alcor Micro that it will issue seven million shares via private placement, market sources have claimed that Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry)...

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