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IDT to go fabless, transfers chip production to TSMC

Aug 7, 09:39

Integrated Device Technology (IDT) and Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) on August 6 announced they have entered into an agreement to transfer product fabrication...

MediaTek expects to ship more than 300 million handset chips in 2009

Aug 5, 13:30

MediaTek now expects its handset chip shipments to exceed 300 million chips in 2009, compared to its original estimate of 250 million units. The IC designer attributed its upward...

Novatek enters LED driver IC market

Newswatch - Jul 31, 15:57

LCD driver IC designer Novatek Microelectronics has said it has already started volume production of LED drivers, but revenue contributions from the segment are still limited because...

Consumer IC designers look to strong revenue growth for July

Jul 16, 15:26

Most Taiwan-based consumer IC designers are expected to see July 2009 revenues increase significantly from June due to an improvement in order visibility amid peak season effects,...

Taiwan government expects IC design production value to top NT$480 billion in 2012

Jul 14, 16:22

Taiwan's Executive Yuan has passed the Council for Economic Planning and Development's proposals from service industry development, which targets the production value of Taiwan's...

Taiwan leading IC design houses should head MEMS development, says ASE R&D president

Jul 14, 16:12

Taiwan needs first-tier IC design houses, such as MediaTek, to take the lead in developing the MEMS industry and create another semiconductor revolution, said Tang Ho-Ming, president...

Memory IC designer Etron sales up 47% in 2Q09

Jul 13, 11:45

Etron Technology saw its sales for second-quarter 2009 grow almost 47% sequentially, with its on-year decline of only 10.7%, compared to a 39.8% drop recorded in the second quarter...

Richtek share price soars on speculation it plans to enter automotive electronics market

Jul 10, 16:36

IC design house Richtek Technology's share price climbed to NT$241 (US$7.28) on July 9 on market speculation it is set to enter the automotive electronics market soon. TungThih Electronic,...

Macroblock sales expected to grow over 20% in 3Q09

Jul 9, 16:13

LED driver IC design house Macroblock is expected to enjoy a revenue growth of more than 20% sequentially in the third quarter, thanks to growing demand for LED lighting applications...

IC designer Realtek posts record sales for June, 2Q09

Jul 7, 15:22

Taiwan-based networking IC design house Realtek Semiconductor has reported record revenues of NT$1.86 billion (US$57 million) for June, and NT$4.98 billion for the second quarter...

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...

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