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  • Last update: Friday 18 April 2014 [9960 news items]

Dongbu HiTek confirms volume production of Foveon 39-megapixel image sensors

Mar 5, 16:02

Dongbu HiTek has announced that its specialized foundry processing is enabling the volume production of enhanced CMOS image sensor (CIS) chips developed by Foveon for its parent company,...

Taiwan February CPI down on month, year, says DGBAS

Mar 5, 15:38

Taiwan's February 2014 consumer price index (CPI) of 102.85 (2011 as base year) decreased 0.4% on month and 0.05% on year, while the corresponding wholesale price index (WPI) of 97.39%...

Global revenues for digital power supplies and digital power ICs to rise 65% in 2014, says IHS

Mar 5, 13:49

The global market for digital power is undergoing explosive growth, with revenues for digital power supplies and digital power ICs each projected to jump almost 65% in 2014, according...

Global chip sales rise 8.8% in January, says SIA

Mar 5, 13:46

Worldwide sales of semiconductors for January 2014 reached US$26.28 billion, an increase of 8.8% from a year ago when sales were US$24.15 billion, according to SIA. Compared to the...

Altera to switch 14nm chip orders back to TSMC, says paper

Newswatch - Mar 5, 11:45

Altera is expected to have Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) fabricate its next-generation FPGA chips using TSMC's newly implemented 16nm FinFET+ process, instead...

PTI capacity for SSDs to grow robustly

Mar 4, 14:35

Packaging and testing firm Powertech Technology (PTI) is looking to boost its overall output for SSD-use NAND flash memory to 150,000-200,000 units a month in May-June, up from the...

Tong Hsing, Lingsen see MEMS driving 2014 growth

Mar 4, 13:45

Tong Hsing Electronic Industries, which provides assembly and packaging services for CMOS image sensors as well as other niche ICs, expects robust growth in sales generated from its...

Lingsen, KYEC new production capacity to come online in 2Q14

Mar 3, 21:52

MEMS backend service companies Lingsen Precision Industries and King Yuan Electronics (KYEC) both will have their new production capacity ready for commercial production in the second...

UMC 28nm HKMG process verified by Broadcom, says paper

Newswatch - Mar 3, 15:28

The 28nm HKMG process at United Microelectronics Corporation (UMC) has been verified by Broadcom, allowing the Taiwan-based foundry house to begin wafer starts for the US-based chipset...

PTI to pay Tessera US$196 million in patent lawsuit settlement

Stockwatch - Feb 27, 15:54

Packaging and testing firm Powertech Technology (PTI) has issued a company filing with the Taiwan Stock Exchange (TSE) disclosing it has settled a patent infringement dispute with...

Toshiba, Canon team up for 15nm NAND flash, says report

Feb 27, 14:35

Toshiba, the world's second-largest maker of NAND flash memory behind Samsung Electronics, will work with fab-tool maker Canon to develop 15nm NAND chips with volume production slated...

Tong Hsing sees net profits up over 20% in 2013

Feb 27, 14:32

Module packaging service and LED substrate vendor Tong Hsing Electronic Industries has reported net profits of NT$1.58 billion (US$52.18 million) for 2013, up 20.6% from a year ear...

China auto semiconductor market drives up 11% in 2013, says IHS

Feb 27, 10:31

The fast-growing semiconductor market for China's automotive industry is set for double-digit expansion in revenues in 2014, propelled by an increasing desire among Chinese car buyers...

ASE to pay US$30 million to Tessera to settle patent case

Feb 26, 15:34

Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) has issued a company filing with the Taiwan Stock Exchange (TSE) announcing that the company will pay Tessera a total of US$30 million to...

3S ramping MEMS microphone chip shipments

Feb 26, 15:10

IC design house Solid State System (3S) is ramping up shipments of its MEMS microphone chips, buoyed by new orders for low- to mid-end smartphones and tablets, according to the com...

Taiwan January unemployment hits 67-month low, says DGBAS

Feb 26, 15:03

Taiwan had 462,000 jobless citizens in January 2014, equivalent to an unemployment rate of 4.02%, which was the lowest monthly level since July 2008 and down 0.06pp on month and 0.14pp...

Hermes Microvision expects 2014 sales to rise 25-30%

Feb 26, 15:01

E-beam inspection equipment supplier Hermes Microvision (HMI) expects to post 25-30% revenue growth in 2014, thanks to rising orders of tools for 1Xnm processes and demand created...

Intel remains top semiconductor R&D spender, says IC Insights

Feb 26, 11:21

IC Insights has released its 2013 ranking of semiconductor companies by R&D spending. Intel continued to top all other chip companies, accounting for 37% of the top-10 spending...

STATS ChipPAC fcCuBE technology achieves significant growth in 2013

Feb 26, 10:52

STATS ChipPAC has announced that unit shipments of semiconductor packages utilising its patented fcCuBE technology more than quadrupled in 2013 compared to 2012. The performance and...

Equipment supplier Csun to see revenues grow 5-10% in 1Q14

Feb 25, 21:58

PCB, LCD and semiconductor equipment supplier Csun Manufacturing is expected to see its revenues grow 5-10% sequentially in the first quarter of 2014 despite the impact of seasonal...

TSMC remains key foundry partner for 28nm chips, says MediaTek

Feb 25, 16:05

In response to recent market speculation indicating that MediaTek is shifting some of its 28nm chip orders to Globalfoundries and United Microelectronics (UMC), MediaTek president...

KYEC enjoys brisk orders for CMOS image sensors, says report

Newswatch - Feb 25, 15:42

Taiwan-based King Yuan Electronics (KYEC), which provides chip probing and final test services for LCD driver ICs and chip components used in mobile devices, has landed a pull-in...

Taiwan January manufacturing production index down, says MOEA

Feb 25, 11:15

Taiwan recorded manufacturing production index (2011 as base year) of 100.43 for January 2014, decreasing 3.32% on month and 1.93% on year, according to the Ministry of Economic Affairs...

Leadframe maker JL Technology to debut on TSE

Feb 24, 21:44

Leadframe provider Jih Lin (JL) Technology is scheduled to debut on the Taiwan Stock Exchange (TSE) on February 25, with a planned listing price of NT$30 (US$1.00).

North American semiconductor equipment industry posts January 2014 book-to-bill ratio of 1.04, says SEMI

Feb 24, 15:42

North America-based semiconductor equipment manufacturers posted US$1.28 billion in orders in January 2014 (three-month average basis) and a book-to-bill ratio of 1.04, according...

MediaTek to unveil 64-bit LTE chipset at MWC 2014, says paper

Newswatch - Feb 21, 14:56

MediaTek is expected to unveil its 64-bit LTE-enabled smartphone solution, the MT6732, in the upcoming Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2014, according to a Chinese-language Economic...

SMIC, JCET form JV for 12-inch bumping and testing

Feb 21, 14:26

Semiconductor Manufacturing International (SMIC) and Jiangsu Changjiang Electronics Technology (JCET), an IC assembly and test services provider in China, have established a joint...

Taiwan attracts foreign direct investment over US$325 million in January, says MOEA

Feb 21, 10:25

Taiwan's Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) approved 274 foreign direct investment projects (except from China) with a total value of US$325.24 million in January 2014, respectively...

Taiwan January export order value down, says MOEA

Feb 21, 09:41

Taiwan received export orders worth US$36.11 billion in total in January 2014, decreasing 14.7% on month and 2.8% on year, according to statistics released by the Ministry of Economic...

Walton looks to profit growth in 2014

Feb 20, 21:30

Walton Advanced Engineering, which provides packaging and testing services for memory chips, expects to report profit growth for 2014. The firm returned to profitability in 2013.

Phison to produce 28nm SSD controller chips at TSMC

Feb 20, 21:25

Phison Electronics will begin producing SSD controller chips using a 28nm process at Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) in the fourth quarter of 2014, according to...

Scientech looks to SiC wafers for growth

Feb 20, 15:42

Semiconductor equipment distributor and wafer reclamation service provider Scientech is looking to build production capacity for silicon carbide (SiC) wafers, and plans to allocate...

Taiwan science parks see 2013 total revenues up over 9%

Feb 20, 11:44

The government-run Hsinchu Science Park (HSP), Southern Taiwan Science Park (STSP) and Central Taiwan Science Park (CTSP) generated combined revenues of NT$2.188 trillion (US$73.41...

Digitimes Research: Cortex-A17 launch aims to maintain ARM leading position in mid-range mobile CPU segment

Feb 20, 11:29

ARM's Cortex-A17processor is a slightly revised version of Cortex-A12 with the modifications focusing on the improvements of the support capacity of its big.LITTLE cores as well as...

Taiwan IC design houses March sales to soar

Feb 19, 14:58

Taiwan-based IC design houses including MediaTek, Realtek Semiconductor, Richtek Technology, Novatek Microelectronics and Global Mixed-mode Technology (GMT) are expected to report...

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  • New+EVG+roll%2Dto%2Droll+system

    New EVG roll-to-roll system

    EV Group (EVG), a supplier of wafer bonding and lithography equipment for the MEMS, nanotechnology and semiconductor markets, has introduced the EVG570R2R, which the company claims...

    Photo: Company, Oct 11.

  • KLA%2DTencor+2910+series+optical+inspection+system+and+eDR%2D7100+e%2Dbeam+review+tool

    KLA-Tencor 2910 series optical inspection system and eDR-7100 e-beam review tool

    KLA-Tencor has announced the new 2910 series optical wafer defect inspection platform with NanoPoint technology and the new eDR-7100 electron-beam wafer defect review system. Meeting...

    Photo: Company, Jul 18.

  • Applied+SEMVision+G6+defect+analysis+system+

    Applied SEMVision G6 defect analysis system

    Applied Materials has announced a suite of new defect review and classification technologies for its SEMVision family of products to accelerate time to yield for leading-edge chip...

    Photo: Company, Jul 15.

  • Nvidia+Tegra+4+processor

    Nvidia Tegra 4 processor

    Nvidia has introduced Tegra 4 for smartphones, tablets, gaming devices, auto infotainment and navigation systems, and PCs. Previously codenamed Wayne, Tegra 4 features 72 custom...

    Photo: Company, Jan 8.

  • Computex+2012%3A+ASRock+reveals+the+new+Z77+Extreme9+motherboard

    Computex 2012: ASRock reveals the new Z77 Extreme9 motherboard

    The Z77 Extreme9 motherboard combines materials and overclockable configurations. The LED design is clad in air-channeling heatsink and south bridge, delivering heat dissipation...

    Photo: Company, Jun 11.

  • Foundry overview - Sep 2006

    Taiwan's semiconductor industry has begun to out-run its global peers, once more, in 2006. This followed a trough in 2004, caused by over-inventory, plus volatility in memory pricing...

  • Foundry industry overview - Jan 2005

    Foundry service providers primarily produce chips based on their customers’ or third-party firms’ intellectual property (IP). Some foundry firms also provide other types...

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