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Global 1Q16 silicon wafer shipments increase on quarter, says SEMI

May 17, 15:02

Worldwide silicon wafer area shipments increased during the first quarter of 2016 when compared to fourth-quarter 2015 area shipments according to the SEMI Silicon Manufacturers Group...

Intel obtains up to 50% of modem chip orders for upcoming iPhone

May 16, 22:27

Intel will supply up to 50% of the modem chips for use in the new iPhones slated for launch in September 2016, according to industry sources.

UIS 1Q16 profits surge

May 16, 22:26

Taiwan-based cleanroom maker United Information Systems (UIS) has reported net profits of NT$325 million (US$9.95 million) for the third quarter of 2016, up 76.6% on quarter and 68.4%...

Quake-hit facilities to resume production by end-May, says Sony

May 16, 15:09

Sony's sensor production was affected by earthquakes on April 14, 2016 and subsequent earthquakes in Japan's Kumamoto region, but is set to resume operations by the end of May, according...

ChipMOS secures NT$13.2 billion syndicated loan

May 16, 15:05

ChipMOS Technologies has signed a five-year syndicated loan for NT$13.2 billion (US$404.5 million) with 10 local banks in Taiwan, according to the packaging and testing company.

IC Insights releases top-20 semiconductor suppliers in 1Q16

May 16, 10:23

IC Insights has released its list of the world's top-20 semiconductor suppliers including three pure-play foundries and six fabless companies in the first quarter of 2016.

Worldwide semiconductor revenues to fall 2.3% in 2016, says IDC

May 16, 10:00

Worldwide semiconductor revenues for 2016 will fall for a second consecutive year to US$324 billion, down 2.3% from the previous year according to IDC. Revenues are forecast to log...

UMC to help develop DRAM manufacturing technology for China firm

Stockwatch - May 16, 09:59

Fujian Jin Hua Integrated Circuit and Taiwan-based United Microelectronics (UMC) have signed a technology cooperation agreement for UMC to develop DRAM related technologies for Jin...

SMIC expects to post 3-7% revenue increase in 2Q16

May 13, 09:59

Semiconductor Manufacturing International (SMIC) expects to post revenue growth of 3-7% sequentially in the second quarter of 2016, with gross margin ranging from 25% to 27%.

Cypress adopts Cadence design tools for 40nm auto ICs

May 12, 13:46

Cypress Semiconductor has selected the full Cadence RTL-to-signoff digital design flow and complete Spectre circuit simulation platform for all of its 40nm automotive chip designs,...

Automotive electronics system demand fails to boost auto IC market in 2015, says IC Insights

May 12, 10:25

With discussion increasingly focused on autonomous vehicles and vehicle-to-vehicle (V2V) and vehicle-to-infrastructure (V2I) communication, demand is rising for electronic systems...

UMC to buy back shares

Stockwatch - May 11, 21:24

United Microelectronics (UMC) has disclosed plans to buy back up to NT$83.98 billion (US$2.58 billion) of its shares and distribute them to employees.

STATS ChipPAC fan-out wafer-level packaging shipments exceed 1 billion units

May 11, 14:45

STATS ChipPAC has shipped over one billion fan-out wafer level packages (FOWLP), also known in the industry as embedded wafer-level ball grid array (eWLB), according to the company...

SEMI reports 2015 semiconductor photomask sales of US$3.3 billion

May 11, 11:01

SEMI has reported that the worldwide semiconductor photomask market was US$3.3 billion in 2015. After increasing 3% in 2014, the photomask market increased 1% in 2015, according to...

TSMC board approves US$4.1 billion for capacity expansion

May 10, 22:56

The board of Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has approved capital appropriations of approximately US$4.101 billion to expand capacity for advanced-node manufacturing,...

KYEC posts profit rise in 1Q16

May 10, 22:50

Wafer probing service company King Yuan Electronics (KYEC) has reported net profits of NT$603 million (US$18.5 million) for the first quarter of 2016, up 30.3% sequentially and 0.6%...

TSMC April revenues fall 11% on year

May 10, 14:12

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has reported consolidated revenues of NT$66.84 billion (US$2.06 billion) for April 2016, down 11.3% on year and 8.5% sequentially.

Worldwide semiconductor capital spending to decline 2% in 2016, says Gartner

May 9, 21:32

Worldwide semiconductor capital spending is projected to decline 2% to US$62.8 billion in 2016, according to Gartner. This is up from the estimated 4.7% decline in Gartner's previous...

Taiwan April export value down on month, year, says MOF

May 9, 21:29

Taiwan recorded total export value of US$22.25 billion for April 2016, decreasing 2.1% on month and 6.5% on year, while the corresponding total import value of US$17.45 billion fell...

NXP tops auto semiconductor vendor rankings, says Strategy Analytics

May 9, 21:24

NXP Semiconductors achieved a 14.2% share of the US$27.4 billion automotive semiconductor market in 2015, four-percentage points ahead of its nearest rivals Infineon and Renesas,...

ASE posts decreased April revenues

May 9, 16:12

Consolidated revenues at Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE), which consist of sales generated by EMS subsidiary Universal Scientific Industrial (USI), fell 14.1% sequentially...

UMC reports decreased April revenues

May 9, 15:07

IC foundry United Microelectronics (UMC) has reported consolidated revenues of NT$10.76 billion (US$332 million) for April 2016, down 17.3% on year and 16.7% sequentially.

HMI April revenues fall 39%

May 9, 14:31

Taiwan-based Hermes Microvision (HMI), a provider of electron beam (e-beam) inspection tools and solutions, has reported April consolidated revenues fell 39.3% sequentially to NT$433...

Powertech April revenues increase

Stockwatch - May 6, 16:49

Powertech Technology has reported consolidated revenues of NT$3.611 billion (US$111.44 million) for April 2016, representing a 1.3% increase on month and 6.99% increase on year.

Taiwan April CPI rises, says DGBAS

May 6, 11:45

Taiwan's April 2016 consumer price index (CPI) of 104.82 (2011 as base year) increased 0.34% on month and 1.88% on year, while the corresponding wholesale price index (WPI) of 84.24...

Faraday swings to profit in 1Q16

May 6, 10:56

Faraday Technology, a fabless ASIC/SoC and silicon IP provider, swung to net profits of NT$75 million (US$2.31 million) in the first quarter from losses of NT$77 million in the fourth...

TSMC begins tape-out of 10nm A11 chips for Apple

May 6, 10:48

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has recently begun to tape out the design for Apple's A11 processor built on a 10nm FinFET process, according to industry sources.

SPIL April revenues down on-year

May 5, 21:53

Siliconware Precision Industries (SPIL) has reported consolidated revenues of NT$6.83 billion (US$210.6 million) for April 2016, down 1.9% on year but up 6.3% on month.

KYEC posts record April revenues

May 5, 21:53

IC testing company King Yuan Electronics (KYEC) has reported consolidated revenues of NT$1.6 billion (US$49.4 million) for April 2016, hitting a monthly record for the second consecutive...

PTI to buy factory building from Epistar for NT$620 million

Stockwatch - May 5, 21:51

IC packaging and testing company Powertech Technology (PTI) has announced the acquisition of a factory building and related facilities from LED chipmaker Epistar for a total of NT$620...

HMI to see strong rebound in 2Q16, says report

Stockwatch - May 5, 19:52

Consolidated revenues at electron beam (e-beam) inspection tool and solution provider Hermes Microvision (HMI) are expected to increase 50-80% sequentially in the second quarter of...

VIS expects to post up to 5% revenue growth in 2Q16

May 5, 09:43

Specialty IC foundry Vanguard International Semiconductor (VIS) expects to post revenue growth of up to 5% in the second quarter of 2016.

Global semiconductor sales increase slightly in March, says SIA

May 3, 16:00

The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) has announced worldwide sales of semiconductors reached US$26.1 billion for the month of March 2016, a slight increase of 0.3% compared...

Invensas signs BVA technology license and development agreement with ASE

May 3, 13:57

Tessera Technologies has announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary Invensas signed a new technology license and development agreement with Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE)...

Taiwan 1Q16 economic growth at -0.84%, says DGBAS

May 3, 11:02

Taiwan's economic growth rate for first-quarter 2016 is estimated at -0.84%, downward adjusted by 0.20pp from the forecast made in February 2016, the Directorate General of Budget,...

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    Panasonic has announced that it will launch the industry's smallest enhancement-mode gallium nitride (GaN) power transistors (X-GaN) package. The GaN is encapsulated into 8x8 dual-flat...

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    Photo: Company, Oct 11.

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