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Inspection service company Sporton posts revenue growth in July

10h 21min ago

Taiwan-based Sporton International, which provides mobile device testing and certification services, has announced consolidated revenues for July 2015 increased 1.1% sequentially...

iPhone 5c successor to feature FinFET chips, say sources

11h 16min ago

Apple is not expected to launch a successor to the iPhone 5c this year, but will instead introduce its next-generation budget smartphones in second-quarter 2016 with the devices coming...

LanMark posts profit for 1H15

Aug 3, 21:06

GaAs- and InP-based LD (laser diode) and PD (photo diode) epitaxial wafer maker LandMark Optoelectronics has reported net EPS of NT$7.22 (US$0.23) for first-half 2015.

Global chip sales rise 2% in 2Q15, says SIA

Aug 3, 21:02

Worldwide sales of semiconductors reached US$84 billion in the second quarter of 2015, rising 1% sequentially and 2% on year, according to SIA.

Winbond 1H15 profits soar 65% beating market estimates

Aug 3, 15:48

Taiwan-based Winbond Electronics, a manufacturer of specialty DRAM and flash memory chips, has reported net profits for the first half of 2015 jumped 64.6% from a year earlier to...

HMI lowers 2015 revenue outlook, says report

Aug 3, 15:15

Taiwan-based Hermes Microvision (HMI), which provides electron beam (e-beam) inspection tools and solutions for the production of semiconductors, has lowered its revenue growth forecast...

Semi equipment maker Acter posts strong earnings for 2Q15

Newswatch - Aug 3, 14:45

Semiconductor equipment supplier Acter has reported net profits of NT$154 million (US$4.87 million) for the second quarter of 2015, up 36% sequentially and 188% on year. EPS for the...

Win Semi expects 3Q15 sales to drop

Aug 3, 14:42

Pure-play gallium arsenide (GaAs) foundry Win Semiconductors has expressed caution about its performance in the third quarter, as some device industries are undertaking inventory...

Taiwan promoting recycling of household wastewater for industrial use

Jul 31, 15:53

Taiwan's Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) has been assisting industrial parks to set up disposal facilities to recycle household wastewater for use in production at the industrial...

ASE expects to post revenue growth through 4Q15

Jul 30, 21:57

Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) will manage to post sequential revenue growth through the fourth quarter of 2015, according to company COO Tien Wu.

Hua Hong Semiconductor, QST announce 3-axis gyroscope SoC

Jul 30, 21:52

Hua Hong Semiconductor, a pure-play 200mm foundry, and Shanghai Quality Sensor Technology (QST) have jointly announced what they claim is the first 3-axis gyroscope SoC developed...

UMC slows 28nm ramp

Jul 30, 21:50

United Microelectronics (UMC) has decided to ramp up its 28nm production capacity at a slower pace due to a less-optimistic outlook for demand in the second half of 2015.

Low order visibility for 2H15, says SPIL chairman

Jul 30, 15:49

Bough Lin, chairman of Siliconware Precision Industries (SPIL), has expressed caution about the semiconductor market prospects for the second half of 2015 due to low order visibili...

UMC expects wafer shipments to drop in 3Q15

Jul 30, 11:16

Foundry chipmaker United Microelectronics (UMC) expects to post an up to 5% sequential decrease in wafer shipments for the third quarter of 2015, while its capacity utilization rate...

Testing service provider Sporton reports strong 2Q15 earnings

Jul 30, 10:59

Mobile device testing and certification services provider Sporton International has reported net profits of NT$208 million (US$6.61 million) or NT$2.47 per share for the second quarter...

Tsunami of M&A deals underway in 2015 chip industry, says IC Insights

Jul 30, 10:41

In just the first half of 2015 alone, announced semiconductor acquisition agreements had a combined total value of US$72.6 billion, which is nearly 6x the annual average for M&A...

Intel and Micron claim breakthrough memory solution

Jul 29, 15:46

Intel and Micron Technology have jointly announced 3D XPoint technology, a non-volatile memory that has the potential to revolutionize any device, application or service that benefits...

China IC backend firms reportedly obtain orders from Qualcomm, MediaTek

Jul 29, 15:35

Major China-based IC backend houses including Jiangsu Changjiang Electronics Technology and Nantong Fujitsu Microelectronics have obtained orders from Qualcomm and MediaTek, which...

PTI looks to moderate growth in 3Q15

Jul 29, 11:33

Powertech Technology (PTI) expects to post another moderate growth in revenues for the third quarter of 2015, with improvement in gross margin.

Chipbond to boost sales from non-driver ICs, says report

Stockwatch - Jul 29, 11:10

Chipbond Technology, which provides backend services mainly for LCD driver ICs, will see significant growth in sales from its non-driver IC product line in the second half of 2015,...

Toshiba develops 2 new process technologies for MCUs, wireless ICs

Jul 27, 15:48

Toshiba has announced the development of a flash memory embedded process based on 65nm logic process and a single-poly non-volatile memory (NVM) process based on 130nm logic and analog...

China 1H15 patent applications up 20.5% on year

Jul 24, 14:40

China's State Intellectual Property Office (SIPO) received 1.124 million patent applications (invention, utility or design) and granted 471,000 patents in the first half of 2015,...

Taiwan sees decreased June manufacturing production index, says MOEA

Jul 23, 20:17

Taiwan recorded a manufacturing production index (2011 as base year) of 106.75 for June 2015, decreasing 0.41% on month and 1.18% on year, according to statistics released by the...

Micron, Tsinghua once in tie-up talks, say sources

Jul 22, 21:36

Micron Technology and China's Tsinghua Unigroup had been negotiating about a possible tie-up in the commodity DRAM business, but failed to reach a consensus, according to industry...

Taiwan June unemployment rate up on month, down on year, says DGBAS

Jul 22, 15:20

Taiwan had 431,000 jobless citizens in June 2015, equivalent to an unemployment rate of 3.71%, up 0.09pp on month but dropped 0.21pp on year, according to statistics released by the...

North American semiconductor equipment industry posts June book-to-bill ratio of 0.98, says SEMI

Jul 22, 14:35

North America-based manufacturers of semiconductor equipment posted US$1.51 billion in orders worldwide in June 2015 (three-month average basis) and a book-to-bill ratio of 0.98,...

TSMC subscribes to Foxconn bonds

Jul 21, 16:25

TSMC has spent a total of NT$403 million (US$13 million) to acquire a portion of the corporate bonds issued by Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry), according to a TSMC...

UMC enters volume production for AMD chips using TSV

Jul 21, 16:02

United Microelectronics (UMC) has entered volume production for AMD's graphics chips using through-silicon-via (TSV) technology, according to the Taiwan-based pure-play foundry.

Taiwan IT industries facing challenges from China supply chains, says MOEA

Jul 21, 16:00

A number of Taiwan's IT related industries, including IC design, LCD panel (touchscreen), camera module, battery and chassis, are facing severe challenges from the supply chain makers...

Taiwan June export order value down 5.8% on year, says MOEA

Jul 20, 21:03

Taiwan received export orders worth US$36.58 billion in total in June 2015, increasing 2.2% on month but decreasing 5.8% on year, according to statistics released by the Ministry...

Taiwan attracts foreign direct investment of nearly US$2 billion in January-June, says MOEA

Jul 20, 21:02

Taiwan's Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) approved 1,741 foreign direct investment projects (except from China) with a total value of US$1.988 billion from January-June 2015, respectively...

Applied Materials intros ALD system for 3D IC manufacturing

Jul 17, 15:27

Applied Materials has unveiled the Applied Olympia ALD (atomic layer deposition) system featuring a modular architecture that delivers high-performance ALD technology to manufacturers...

TSMC says 10nm on schedule

Jul 17, 14:07

TSMC has reiterated plans to move 10nm FinFET technology to risk production at the end of 2016, followed by mass production in the first quarter of 2017.

Morris Chang

TSMC cuts 2015 chip growth outlook

Jul 16, 22:28

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC), at its July 16 investors meeting, gave a less-optimistic outlook for the third quarter of 2015, and has revised downward its forecast...

Mark Liu

TSMC 2Q15 profits rise despite revenue drop

Jul 16, 15:52

Pure-play foundry Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has reported net profits of NT$79.42 billion (US$2.55 billion) for the second quarter of 2015, up 0.5% sequentially...

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    Photo: Company, Oct 11.

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    Photo: Company, Jul 18.

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