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IC designer Prolific to sample USB 3.0 device controllers by end of 2009

May 25, 17:05

Taiwan-based USB controller design specialist, Prolific Technology, will be ready to sample its USB 3.0 device controller by the end of 2009, joining fellow Taiwan rivals Alcor Micro...

Synaptics, Cypress, Elan to see strong growth in touchscreen solutions for handsets in 2H09

May 25, 12:26

Synaptics, Cypress and Elan Microelectronics are expected to see strong growth in the second half of 2009 thanks to the popularity of touchscreen applications, according to market...

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Wintek to supply panel modules for upcoming Apple e-book form factor netbook

Newswatch - May 22, 16:49

Wintek has been selected as the panel module supplier for Apple's upcoming e-book form factor netbook product, according to Taiwan notebook related IC designers.

Broadcom emerging as first-tier baseband supplier, says Strategy Analytics

May 21, 14:50

Cellular baseband revenues are not yet significant for Broadcom, and thus, the company may have to continue its aggressive acquisition strategy in order to build a product range and...

More IC design houses and WLAN makers to stepping into Bluetooth

May 21, 13:42

More Taiwan-based IC design houses and WLAN device makers are to venture into the Bluetooth application segment now that the Bluetooth SIG (Special Interest Group) has formally ratified...

Orders for ICs used in toys not following seasonal pattern, say Taiwan designers

May 19, 11:39

Toy IC orders for the year-end holiday season may drop by 50% this year as demand from North America has decreased significantly, signaling the impact of the global economic depression,...

IC designer Richtek expects 2Q09 revenues to grow up to 70%

May 15, 15:59

Richtek Technology forecasts second-quarter revenues to reach NT$1.8-2 billion (US$54.65-60.73 million), an increase of 55-70% from the first quarter. However, gross margin is expected...

IC designers concerned about 2Q09 as notebook makers lower shipment targets

May 11, 15:30

Quanta Computer and Compal Electronics have lowered their second-quarter notebook shipment targets by 5% after seeing April sales dropped, which is expected to affect notebook-related...

notebooks

Pixart, Elan, ESMT may benefit from MediaTek smartphone chip solutions

May 8, 16:36

Pixart Imaging, Elan Microelectronics and Elite Semiconductor Memory Technology (ESMT) are expected to support MediaTek's smartphone handset chip solutions with specific product lines,...

China IC designer Spreadtrum receives US$44 million bank loan

May 6, 14:17

China-based wireless baseband chipset provider Spreadtrum Communications announced on May 5 that its Chinese subsidiary, Spreadtrum Communications (Shanghai) has received 300 million...

Elan reportedly secures touch panel module order from HTC

May 6, 14:16

IC design house Elan Microelectronics has recently landed an order for touch panel modules for High Tech Computer's (HTC's) Android-based G2 handsets, with volume shipments slated...

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Taiwan niche memory designers report losses in 1Q09

May 4, 17:04

Etron Technology has reported a narrower net loss for the first quarter of 2009, while Elite Semiconductor Memory Technology (ESMT) saw its losses increase to NT$68 million and Zentel...

Taiwan government fund to invest in Sunplus mMedia

May 4, 16:58

Sunplus Technology has said that the Taiwan government's National Development Fund will take a 20% stake of its subsidiary Sunplus mMedia, which expects to introduce 3G handset chips...

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Phison inventory value up on NAND flash price rally

Apr 30, 17:12

The recent rally in NAND flash prices has boosted the value of Phison Electronics' inventory value, according Khein Seng Pua, chairman of the NAND flash controller IC design house.

Sunplus 2Q09 revenues to grow 50% sequentially

Apr 30, 15:12

IC designer Sunplus Technology expects a 50% sequential revenues growth with losses turning to profits in the second quarter, buoyed by an influx of orders for set-top box (STB) and...

Global Unichip 1Q09 revenues down 18% sequentially

Apr 29, 15:44

Global Unichip has announced unaudited revenues of NT$1.88 billion (US$55.7 million) for the first quarter of 2009, down 18% sequentially. Despite the revenue drop, the company saw...

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Novatek 2Q09 revenues expected to grow 60%

Apr 29, 13:49

LCD driver IC design house Novatek Microelectronics is expected to enjoy revenue growth of more than 60% sequentially in the second quarter, thanks to improved order visibility, according...

Taiwan IC designers April revenues expected to soar

Apr 24, 17:01

Revenues at IC design houses MediaTek, Global Mixed-mode Technology (GMT), Realtek Semiconductor and Elan Microelectronics are expected to reach record highs in April due to increasing...

SMIC to set up design service center in Shenzhen

Apr 24, 16:32

China's Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation (SMIC) has planned to set up a design service center in Shenzhen, where one of its 12-inch fabs is located, according...

IC design house AAT expects 80% revenue growth in 2Q09

Apr 23, 16:24

IC designer Advanced Analog Technology (AAT) forecasts second-quarter revenues are to grow 80% sequentially and turn losses into profits as demand for monitor, notebook and netbook,...

MediaTek dismisses speculation of plans to tap SSD controller market

Stockwatch - Apr 22, 10:45

MediaTek has dismissed speculation it is eyeing the market for solid-state drive (SSD) controllers.

Consumer IC designers foresee revenue growth in April-May, uncertain about June

Newswatch - Apr 21, 17:07

Taiwan-based consumer IC designers Sonix Technology, Sunplus Technology, Holtek Semiconductor and Weltrend Semiconductor expect consecutive month-on-month revenue growth in April...

MediaTek to supply smartphone IC solutions for white-box vendors in China in 3Q09

Apr 21, 11:31

MediaTek, following its offering of TD-SCDMA and WCDMA 3G base-band and radio-frequency handset ICs, will begin volume production of smartphone IC solutions for white-box handsets...

IC designer Ene expected to see 40% revenue growth in 2Q09

Apr 17, 15:28

Market watchers expect Ene Technology's second-quarter revenues to reach NT$330-350 million (US$9.76-10.36 million) as notebook keyboard controller ICs enter the peak season. Ene's...

IC designer Sunplus expected to see profits in 2Q09

Apr 17, 14:48

Market watchers expect Sunplus Technology to turn losses into profits in the second quarter with a sequential revenue growth of 50% amid increasing demand for set-top box (STB) and...

IC design firms Ene and GMT monthly sales to hit records

Apr 15, 16:50

IC design houses Ene Technology and Global Mixed-mode Technology (GMT) will likely see monthly sales score historic highs between April and May amid notebook-related shipments, market...

Memory designers see sales rebound in March

Apr 13, 17:11

Taiwan's major memory IC design houses, Etron Technology, Elite Semiconductor Memory Technology (ESMT) and Zentel Electronics, have all posted revenue growth of more than 20% sequentially...

Sonix notebook webcam chip order visibility extends to May

Apr 13, 12:11

IC designer Sonix Technology's order visibility of notebook webcam chips has extended to May, having recently added Samsung Electronics to its client list and received more orders...

Consumer IC designers see March revenues grow by double-digits

Apr 8, 15:39

Consumer IC design houses Holtek Semiconductor, Sunplus Technology and Weltrend Semiconductor all enjoyed double-digit sequential growth in March revenues, while seeing demand warm...

IC design house Pixart 1Q09 revenues down 29%

Newswatch - Apr 8, 14:14

CMOS sensor supplier Pixart Imaging generated unaudited revenues of NT$725 million (US$21.4 million) in the first quarter of 2009, down 29.6% from the previous quarter. However, the...

MediaTek and Richtek post outstanding March revenues

Apr 8, 12:15

MediaTek has announced consolidated revenues of NT$9.6 billion (NT$284 million) for March, an increase of 20.96% sequentially and the second highest level in its monthly record. Richtek...

Driver IC firm Orise reports better-than-expected 1Q09 revenues

Newswatch - Apr 8, 11:21

LCD driver IC designer Orise Technology has announced unaudited revenues of NT$644 million (US$19 million) for the first quarter of 2009, down 16% from the previous quarter. But the...

Taiwan IC designer Realtek sees 6-month high in March revenues

Newswatch - Apr 7, 17:08

Realtek Semiconductor has reported revenues of NT$1.57 billion (US$46.5 million) for March 2009, its highest monthly level since October 2008.

IC designer Sonix sees 42% revenue growth in March

Apr 6, 11:20

Sonix Technology has reported better-than-expected revenues of NT$282 million (US$8.5 million) for March, up 42% on month amid strong notebook webcam shipments. Revenues for the first...

LCD driver, consumer and analog IC design houses all expected to see revenue growth in 2Q09

Apr 3, 16:57

Taiwan LCD driver IC designers are expected to see 40-50% revenue growth in the second quarter thanks to increased panel demand, while consumer IC designers will see a 30% growth...

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