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STMicroelectronics eyeing IoT market

Jun 10, 15:02

The market for IoT (Internet of Things) devices is expected to stage a major uptick in the next 2-3 years. STMicroelectronics is ready to offer an assortment of key components such...

STMicroelectronics executive vice president Francois Guibert

ASE reports revenue gains for May

Newswatch - Jun 10, 14:06

Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) has reported revenues of NT$20.11 billion (US$670.49 million) for May, up 5.8% on month and 15.3% on year. Accumulated revenues of 2014 through...

Taiwan May export value up slightly on month, year, says MOF

Jun 9, 21:51

Taiwan recorded total export value of US$26.67 billion for May 2014, increasing by 0.3% on month and by 1.4% on year, while the corresponding total import value of US$21.38 billion,...

UMC May revenues hit record

Jun 9, 21:50

Taiwan-based wafer foundry service provider United Microelectronics Corporation (UMC) on June 9 reported consolidated revenues of NT$11.930 billion (US$396 million) for May, a record...

Aviacomm adopts M31 MIPI M-PHY IP for 4G-LTE RF transceiver solutions

Jun 9, 11:20

M31 Technology and Aviacomm have jointly announced the availability of M31's MIPI M-PHY-based DigRF v4 interface for Aviacomm's 4G-LTE RF transceivers for mobile devices.

Taiwan bracing for strong economic performance in 2H14, says TSMC chairman

Jun 6, 16:08

Taiwan's economic performance in the second half of 2014 will be better than that in the previous half year as well as a year earlier, according to Morris Chang, chairman of Taiwan...

TSMC chairman Morris Chang

Trends in mobile computing technologies and component packaging

Jun 6, 10:18

2.5D interposer packaging technologies are being used in products ranging from Intel's Haswell/Broadwell processors to AMD's mobile high-performance GPU chips. DDR4, which is about...

Taiwan May CPI up, says DGBAS

Jun 5, 15:58

Taiwan's May 2014 consumer price index (CPI) of 103.89 (2011 as base year) increased 0.14% on month and 1.61% on year, while the corresponding wholesale price index (WPI) of 96.91%...

SPIL revenues set new record in May

Newswatch - Jun 5, 11:57

IC backend service company Siliconware Precision Industries (SPIL) saw its consolidated revenues hit a new high for the second straight month in May, totaling NT$7.42 billion (US$246.92...

What works in telecom can work in high-speed manufacturing: Leveraging IoT with Vitesse

Jun 4, 14:35

Until recently, Vitesse Semiconductor saw its core market as being the carrier Ethernet market, particularly what it calls the IP edge, which is anything from base stations to picocells...

Vitesse CTO Martin Nuss

TSMC reportedly to tie up with Micron to develop 3D ICs

Jun 3, 21:51

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) reportedly plans to team up with Micron Technology to develop 3D ICs that will integrate Micron's hybrid memory cube-based DRAM chips...

Scalability from datacenter to IoT: Q&A with Intel

Jun 3, 14:16

Intel was one of the main driving forces behind the consumer PC era of desktops and notebooks, but the trend in recent years towards low-power devices such as tablets, wearables and...

Jason Chen, Vice President, Sales and Marketing Group and Country Manager, Intel Taiwan

Applied Materials enables cost-effective vertical integration of 3D chips

Jun 3, 14:14

Applied Materials has introduced the Endura Ventura PVD system that helps customers reduce the cost of fabricating smaller, lower power, high-performance integrated 3D chips. The...

Taiwan IT supply chain has considerable global influence, says Intel VP

Jun 3, 13:46

Taiwan's IT supply chain is highly capable of integrating technologies and maintaining product quality and therefore has considerable global influence, according to Intel Sales and...

ARM establishes CPU design center in Taiwan

Jun 3, 13:33

ARM has announced the establishment of a new CPU design center in the Hsinchu Science Park (HSP), Taiwan. This is ARM's first CPU design center in Asia, and it will focus on the design,...

The challenges: Digitimes Research director Joanne Chien on the changing Taiwan role in the global supply chain

Jun 3, 13:31

Historically, Computex has played a key role in the global IT ecosystem, complementing other tradeshows that appear in different markets at different times of the year and highlighting...

Joanne Chien, Digitimes Research director

Computex gets smart

Jun 3, 13:26

Asia's biggest ICT procurement exhibition and the world's second largest show is set to kick off today and run for the next five days, and Computex Taipei 2014 is expected to highlight...

Handling the ever-increasing demand for wireless: Q&A with Broadcom VP Rahul Patel

Jun 3, 12:36

With the IT market shifting from PCs to mobile devices, there has been an increased appetite for support for Wi-Fi and wireless technologies such as Bluetooth and near field communication...

Rahul Patel, VP and general manager, wireless connectivity combo, Mobile and Wireless Group

Tapping the power of mobile devices through connectivity: Silicon Image on HDMI, MHL and Wireless HD

Jun 3, 12:34

Silicon Image is a semiconductor IP company whose expertise is connecting boxes to displays. The company develops semiconductor IP based on industry standards it has helped develop...

David Kuo, senior director of marketing, mobile devices at Silicon Image

TSMC never competes with clients, says co-CEO

May 29, 20:55

A key reason for Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company's (TSMC) success is that the company has never competed with clients, company president and co-CEO CC Wei said at the TSMC...

Lenovo, Coolpad seeking ways to boost ASPs

May 28, 22:13

Lenovo will try to raise the ASP of its smartphones by ramping its share in the mid-range to high-end segment by optimizing on the brand image of Motorola, while fellow company Coolpad...

Intel enters into strategic agreement with Rockchip to bring Intel-based solutions for tablets

May 28, 16:09

Intel has announced it has entered into a strategic agreement with Rockchip Electronics to expand the breadth and accelerate the rate at which it brings Intel architecture and communications-based...

TSMC to host Taiwan Technology Symposium on May 29

May 28, 15:46

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) will hold its Taiwan Technology Symposium 2014 on May 29, with the agenda of the annual event to focus on current production of 20nm...

Global semiconductor production edges down sequentially in 1Q14, says WSTS

May 28, 12:01

Global sales of semiconductor products totaled US$78.5 billion in the first quarter of 2014, down 1.8% sequentially but up 11.4% on year, according to data compiled by WSTS.

MediaTek to roll out 20nm chips in 1H15

May 27, 21:49

MediaTek will begin to produce its next-generation 64-bit, 8-core smartphone solutions using a 20nm process at Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) in the first half...

3S to continue operating in the red in 2Q14

May 27, 15:57

NAND flash drive controller IC and MEMS microphone chip provider Solid State System (3S) is expected to continue to operate in the red in the second quarter of 2014, according to...

Freescale sales, market share growing faster than industry average, says company CEO

May 26, 21:59

Freescale Semiconductor has recently channeled over 90% of its resources to focus on the development of five strategic product groups, driving Freescale's sales and market share to...

Freescale CEO Gregg Lowe

Foundry houses, IC design vendors vying for fingerprint sensor orders

May 26, 15:11

Wafer foundry houses as well as more Taiwan-based IC vendors will vie for the growing fingerprint identification sensor orders from the smartphone sector in the second half of 2014,...

Taiwan 1Q14 economic growth rate upward adjusted to 3.14%, says DGBAS

May 26, 10:22

Taiwan's economic growth rate, on-year growth in GDP, in the first quarter of 2014 has been upward adjusted from 3.04% estimated in April 2014 to 3.14%, according to preliminary estimates...

Taiwan April manufacturing production index up, says MOEA

May 26, 10:19

Taiwan recorded a manufacturing production index (2011 as base year) of 105.29 for April 2014, increasing 0.49% on month and 5.21% on year, according to statistics released by the...

Taiwan April unemployment rate hits 71-month low, says DGBAS

May 22, 12:36

Taiwan had 449,000 jobless citizens in April 2014, equivalent to an unemployment rate of 3.91%, which was the lowest monthly level since June 2008. The rate dropped 0.12ppt on month...

Taiwan attracts foreign direct investment of over US$1 billion in January-April, says MOEA

May 21, 11:57

Taiwan's Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) approved 1,061 foreign direct investment projects (except from China) with a total value of US$1.092 billion in January-April 2014, respectively...

Taiwan April export order value up, says MOEA

May 20, 18:09

Taiwan received export orders worth US$38.87 billion in total in April 2014, increasing 2.4% on month and 8.9% on year, according to statistics released by the Ministry of Economic...

SPIL setting up FC CSP capacity in eastern China

May 20, 12:01

Siliconware Precision Industries (SPIL), in view of fast growing demand for ICs used in smartphones, is setting up FC (flip chip) CSP (chip scale package) capacity at its two factories...

Digitimes Research: Taiwan top-3 foundry houses perform well in 1Q14

May 19, 14:52

Despite the impact of seasonality and inventory adjustments at PC and consumer electronics product clients, the top-three Taiwan-based wafer foundry houses still managed to ramp up...

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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...

Analysis of China revised domestic semiconductor industry goals
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