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TSMC approves new capex spending for capacity expansion

Aug 9, 12:26

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has approved the appropriation of around US$3.15 billion, which includes funding for new facilities construction with costs estimated...

SMIC expects up to 3% revenue growth in 3Q17

Aug 9, 11:24

China-based pure-play foundry Semiconductor Manufacturing International (SMIC) expects to post revenue growth of up to 3% sequentially in the third quarter of 2017, with gross margin...

ASE July revenues slip 4% sequentially

Aug 8, 20:55

Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) has announced consolidated revenues of NT$22.23 billion (US$736.4 million) for July 2017, down 3.7% sequentially but up about 3% on year.

Synopsys launches complete HBM2 IP solution offering

Aug 8, 09:52

EDA vendor Synopsys has introduced its complete DesignWare high bandwidth memory-2 (known as HBM2) IP solution consisting of controller, PHY and verification IP, enabling designers...

Synopsys HBM2 PHY and VC verification IP available for 14nm and 7nm processes

SPIL July revenues rise 6%

Aug 8, 09:52

IC packaging and testing house Siliconware Precision Industries (SPIL) saw its July revenues climb to a 7-month high of NT$7.26 billion (US$240.1 million).

Taiwan July export value rises 12.5% on year, says MOF

Aug 7, 20:49

Taiwan recorded total export value of US$27.11 billion for July 2017, increasing 5.0% on month and 12.5% on year, while the corresponding total import value of US$21.74 billion grew...

Global chip sales increase in 2Q17, says SEMI

Aug 7, 14:57

Worldwide sales of semiconductors reached US$97.9 billion during the second quarter of 2017, an increase of 5.8% over the previous quarter and 23.7% more than the second quarter of...

Global Unichip targeting AI sector

Aug 7, 14:44

Taiwan-based Global Unichip, an IC design service company partnering with Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC), is looking to expand its business in the artificial intelligence...

Global Unichip partnering with TSMC to expand business in AI field

Testing solution provider Chroma Ate optimistic about 2H17

Aug 7, 09:37

Chroma Ate, which provides integrated and customized solutions for test and measurement instruments, expects to post profit growth sequentially in the second half of 2017. The company...

Top ASE executive indicted for insider trading

Aug 7, 09:10

Advanced Semiconductor Engineering's (ASE) COO Tien Wu and three other company executives have been indicted by the Kaohsiung District Prosecutors' Office for alleged insider trading...

ASE COO Tien Wu indicted for insider trading

KYEC posts NT$0.98 EPS for 1H17

Aug 7, 09:00

IC backend service company King Yuan Electronics (KYEC) has reported net profits of NT$1.15 billion (US$38 million) for the first half of 2017, down 20.7% on year. EPS came to NT$0.98...

Worldwide semiconductor capital spending to grow 10.2% in 2017, says Gartner

Aug 4, 14:22

Worldwide semiconductor capital spending is projected to increase 10.2% to US$77.7 billion in 2017, according to Gartner. This growth rate is up from Gartner's previous forecast of...

Commentary: Can Samsung Foundry unseat TSMC?

Aug 3, 21:20

Samsung Foundry has unveiled an aggressive sub-10nm roadmap that scales down to 4nm, and claimed it is looking to unseat United Microelectronics (UMC) as the world's second-largest...

TSMC is the leader in the pure-play foundry sector

Inspection service firm Sporton sees 2Q17 profits rise

Aug 3, 19:54

Mobile device testing service company Sporton International saw its net profits increase 29% sequentially in the second quarter of 2017. EPS for the quarter came to NT$2.08 (US$0.0...

Sanan Optoelectronics expanding capacity, Epistar to follow suit

Aug 3, 09:16

China's largest LED epitaxial wafer and chip maker Sanan Optoelectronics continues to expand production capacity, while the largest Taiwan-based maker Epistar will expand capacity...

Shanghai Huahong to build 12-inch fab in Wuxi

Aug 2, 21:47

Shanghai Huahong Group on August 2 struck a deal with the national China Integrated Circuit Industry Investment Fund and the city government of Wuxi to set up a new 12-inch wafer...

HHGrace likely to operate a new 12-inch fab in Wuxi

Qualcomm, Win Semi reportedly to team up for 5G mobile infrastructure

Aug 2, 18:01

Qualcomm has recently approached GaAs IC foundry Win Semiconductors to cooperate in an infrastructure project for 5G mobile networks, according to market sources.

CHPT posts record profits for 2Q, 1H17

Aug 2, 17:08

IC testing solution provider Chunghwa Precision Test Technology (CHPT) has reported record net profits of NT$203 million (US$6.71 million) for the second quarter of 2017. Net profits...

LandMark Opto plans new plant to fill orders for silicon photonic products

Aug 2, 16:06

Aided by the rapid development of global data centers and the ensuing strong demand for silicon photonic products, Taiwan-based epi-wafer maker LandMark Optoelectronics expects a...

IC Insights revises 2017 IC market forecast to 16% growth

Aug 2, 14:30

Entering the second half of 2017, it is clear the IC industry is on course for a much stronger upturn than was initially forecast in January, according to IC Insights. The research...

Machvision, Utechzone post profit growths in 2Q17

Aug 1, 16:06

Automated optical inspection (AOI) equipment specialists Machvision and Utechzone both enjoyed profit growths in the second quarter of 2017, thanks mainly to brisk demand for PCB...

Digitimes Research: Global CIS shipment value to grow through 2020

Aug 1, 15:34

Worldwide CMOS image sensor (CIS) shipments are forecast to grow through 2020 when shipments arrive at nearly US$13.8 billion in value, according to Digitimes Research.

Win Semi expects to post 10-15% revenue growth in 3Q17

Aug 1, 15:18

GaAs IC foundry Win Semiconductors expects to post revenue growth of 10-15% sequentially in the third quarter of 2017 with gross margin outperforming the 37.2% recorded in the second...

Samsung semiconductor revenues eclipse Intel's, says IHS

Aug 1, 14:47

Analyzing the data from a financial analyst perspective looking only at the top line, Samsung has captured the number one position. By looking closer at the actual revenues generated...

TSMC reportedly to give 2H17 server orders to Supermicro

Jul 31, 21:36

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has reportedly shifted its server procurement orders for the second half of 2017 from the original supplier Lenovo to Supermicro...

servers

VIS expects to post up to 11% revenue growth in 3Q17

Jul 31, 20:17

Specialty IC foundry Vanguard International Semiconductor (VIS) has forecast consolidated revenues for the third quarter of 2017 will be between NT$6.1 billion (US$201.7 million)...

Gigastorage to appeal to Taiwan Supreme Court against IPC ruling in favor of Phillips

Jul 31, 16:03

Taiwan-based PV wafer maker Gigastorage has decided to appeal to Taiwan's Supreme Court against a recent ruling issued by Taiwan's Intellectual Property Court (IPC) to have the company...

Jimmy Chen, chairman of Gigastorage

GlobalWafers strikes deal with Samsung, says report

Jul 31, 14:40

Taiwan-based GlobalWafers has signed a 2-3 year deal with Samsung Electronics under which GlobalWafers will provide Samsung a certain amount of silicon wafers at no fixed purchased...

ASE likely to post over 10% revenue growth in 3Q17

Jul 31, 09:09

Packaging and testing company Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) is expected to report 10-13% sequential growth in consolidated revenues for the third quarter of 2017, with...

ASE

eMemory announces validation of on-chip security IP on UMC advanced nodes

Jul 28, 15:59

Taiwan-based eMemory has verified its latest on-chip security IP on several of UMC's advanced nodes, according to the embedded NVM IP provider. The IP, based on unique IC biometrics,...

Intel reports record 2Q17 revenues of US$14.8 billion

Jul 28, 15:20

Intel has reported second-quarter revenues of US$14.8 billion, up 9% on year. After adjusting for the Intel Security Group (ISecG) transaction, second-quarter revenues grew 14% from...

TSMC to enter mass production for new 10nm HiSilicon chips in September, says report

Jul 28, 09:52

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has reportedly begun mass production of 10nm chips in the third quarter by fulfilling orders for Apple's A11 chips, as well as HiSilicon's...

Samsung chip biz drives overall profit growth in 2Q17

Jul 27, 21:13

Samsung Electronics has posted a record KRW14.07 trillion (US$12.6 billion) in operating profits for the second quarter of 2017, while revenues increased 20.1% sequentially to KRW61...

Wafer suppliers to build new 8-inch plants in China

Jul 27, 15:10

Additional new production capacity for 8-inch silicon wafers is expected to emerge in China, with companies including GlobalWafers and Wafer Works looking to build new plants.

Supply of 8-inch silicon wafers has been tight

TSMC, UMC offer higher prices to secure wafer supplies

Jul 27, 15:09

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) and United Microelectronics (UMC) have recently secured 1-2 year supply contracts with Shin-Etsu and Sumco and offered higher prices...

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    Samsung Electronics has begun mass production of Exynos 7 Quad 7570, the company's newest mobile application processor (AP) built on 14nm process technology for the budget smartphone...

    Photo: Company, Aug 31.

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    Photo: Company, May 20.

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    Photo: Company, Feb 24.

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    Photo: Company, Oct 11.

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