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News tagged IC designer
  • Last update: Monday 5 October 2015 [321 news items]

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...


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...


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...


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)...

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...


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...


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...


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...

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