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ChipMOS sees net profits down over 30% on year in 2015

Newswatch - Mar 17, 11:05

LCD driver IC packaging and testing firm ChipMOS Technologies has reported net profits of NT$2.23 billion (US$67.9 million) for 2015, down 32.6% from a year earlier. EPS for 2015...

ASE orders equipment worth NT$1.72 billion

Stockwatch - Mar 16, 11:09

Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) has announced three purchases of machinery equipment for a total of about NT$1.72 billion (US$52.6 million) from Kulicke & Soffa, Besi...

TSMC, MediaTek to co-develop products for IoT and wearable applications

Newswatch - Mar 16, 11:07

TSMC and MediaTek have announced their commitment to a long-term partnership to continue developing innovative products for Internet of Things (IoT) and wearable device applications...

ARM, TSMC announce 7nm FinFET collaboration agreement

Mar 16, 11:05

ARM and TSMC have announced a multi-year agreement to collaborate on a 7nm FinFET process technology which includes a design solution for future low-power, high-performance compute...

Cadence launches complete IC packaging design and analysis solutions for fan-out WLCSP

Mar 16, 11:03

Cadence Design Systems has announced the availability of foundry-proven IC packaging design and analysis solutions for advanced fan-out wafer-level chip scale packaging (WLCSP) and...

SEMI reports 2015 semiconductor equipment sales of US$36.5 billion

Mar 15, 21:48

SEMI has reported that worldwide sales of semiconductor manufacturing equipment totaled US$36.53 billion in 2015, representing an on-year decrease of 3%. Total equipment bookings...

Front-end fab equipment spending to rise 3.7% in 2016, says SEMI

Mar 14, 12:54

Front-end fab equipment spending (including new, used and in-house) is projected to increase 3.7% to US$37.2 billion in 2016, and will rise another 13% in 2017 to US$42.1 billion,...

Imec opens new 300mm cleanroom

Mar 14, 11:43

Nanoelectronics research center imec has announced the opening of a new 300mm cleanroom. With this 4,000-square meter new facility, imec's semiconductor research cleanrooms now totals...

SMIC, Crossbar partner for RRAM

Mar 14, 11:39

Semiconductor Manufacturing International (SMIC) and Crossbar have signed a strategic partnership agreement on non-volatile RRAM (resistive random access memory) development and production,...

Xintec February revenues rise 30% on month

Mar 14, 11:38

Taiwan-based Xintec, an affiliate of Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) specializing in packaging services for CMOS image sensors as well as MEMS and fingerprint sensors,...

TICP eyeing return to profits

Mar 14, 10:59

Taiwan IC Packaging (TICP) expects to return to profitability in the second half of 2016. TICP swung to net losses of NT$110 million (US$3.37 million) in 2015 from profits of NT$62...

ASE bid for controlling stake in SPIL could fail

Mar 11, 11:04

Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) might fail to gain a controlling stake in Siliconware Precision Industries (SPIL), if it cannot win antitrust approval in Taiwan by the deadline...

X-FAB enters 6-inch SiC production

Mar 11, 11:00

Analog/mixed-signal IC foundry X-Fab Silicon Foundries has announced the availability of its silicon carbide (SiC) offering from its wafer fab in Lubbock, Texas.

TSMC to see Greater China customers account for 50% of 2016 revenues

Mar 11, 10:57

Pure-play foundry Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) is expected to see 50% of its 2016 revenues generated from orders placed by its fabless customers based in China...

Chipbond sees order visibility through 2Q16, says report

Newswatch - Mar 10, 15:30

Packaging and testing company Chipbond Technology's order visibility has improved and extended to the end of the second quarter, thanks to a substantial pick-up in demand for LCD...

TSMC February revenues fall

Mar 10, 15:01

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has reported consolidated revenues of NT$59.55 billion (US$1.81 billion) for February 2016, down 16% sequentially and 4.9% on year...

Topco Scientific sees revenues rise on year in February

Stockwatch - Mar 9, 16:00

Topco Scientific has reported consolidated revenues of NT$1.643 billion (US$49.94 million) for February 2016, representing a 19.8% drop on month and 8.89% increase on year.

VIS posts slight revenue growth in February

Mar 9, 15:48

Specialty IC foundry Vanguard International Semiconductor (VIS) has reported consolidated revenues of NT$2.02 billion (US$61.5 million) for February 2016, up 0.5% on month and 0.8%...

UMC February revenues fall on year

Mar 9, 14:58

Pure-play foundry United Microelectronics (UMC) has reported consolidated revenues of NT$9.48 billion (US$288.1 million), down 21.4% from a year ago.

Taiwan February CPI up, says DGBAS

Mar 9, 14:04

Taiwan's February 2016 consumer price index (CPI) of 105.11 (2011 as base year) increased 1.94% on month and 2.40% on year, while the corresponding wholesale price index (WPI) of...

Toshiba reportedly to sell stake in Taiwan backend houses

Newswatch - Mar 9, 10:56

Toshiba reportedly plans to sell all or a portion of its shares in Taiwan-based Powertech Technology (PTI) and Walton Advanced Engineering, according to recent reports from Taiwan's...

Lite-On Semi February revenues rise on year

Mar 9, 10:51

Lite-On Semiconductor, a maker of discrete and analog IC components, has reported consolidated revenues for February 2016 increased 4.3% on year to NT$645 million (US$19.7 million)...

Sigurd February revenues rise on year

Mar 8, 21:11

Testing company Sigurd Microelectronics has reported consolidated revenues of NT$386 million (US$11.8 million) for February 2016, up 12.9% on year.

Semiconductor unit shipments to exceed 1 trillion devices in 2018, says IC Insights

Mar 8, 15:45

Total unit shipments of semiconductors which include ICs and opto-sensor-discrete (O-S-D) devices are forecast to continue their upward march and top one trillion units for the first...

HMI February revenues rise on year

Mar 8, 15:44

Taiwan-based Hermes Microvision (HMI), a provider of electron beam (e-beam) inspection tools and solutions, has reported consolidated revenues for February 2016 increased 11.7% from...

Global semiconductor sales off to sluggish start in 2016, says SIA

Mar 8, 15:00

The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) has announced worldwide sales of semiconductors reached US$26.9 billion for the month of January 2016, 2.7% lower than the previous month's...

ASE, SPIL report decreased February revenues

Mar 8, 14:52

IC packagers Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) and Siliconware Precision Industries (SPIL) have reported on-year decreases of 7.0% and 3.6%, respectively, in consolidated revenues...

PTI sees on-year revenue growth in February

Stockwatch - Mar 8, 12:15

Powertech Technology (PTI) has reported consolidated revenues of NT$3.23 billion (US$98.43 million) for February 2016, representing a 15.73% drop on month and 9.65% increase on yea...

Winbond revenues up on year in February

Stockwatch - Mar 8, 12:10

Winbond Electronics has reported consolidated revenues of NT$3.21 billion (US$97.87 million) for February 2016, representing a 7.31% drop on month and 5.36% increase on year.

Taiwan sees decreased February export value, says MOF

Mar 7, 22:08

Taiwan recorded total export value of US$17.78 billion for February 2016, decreasing 19.9% on month and 11.8% on year, while the corresponding total import value of US$13.63 billion...

KYEC sees revenues up on-year in February

Newswatch - Mar 7, 16:01

IC backend service company King Yuan Electronics (KYEC) has reported revenues of NT$1.358 billion (US$41.55 million) for February 2016, down 5.03% sequentially but up 9.01% on year...

NCREE promoting measures to minimize earthquake impact

Mar 4, 15:39

The National Center for Research on Earthquake Engineering (NCREE) under Taiwan's National Applied Research Laboratories is promoting three measures to minimize the impact of earthquakes:...

President-elect vows to safeguard Taiwan semiconductor industry

Mar 4, 11:26

The Taiwan government must form a "national team" in cooperation with local enterprises to meet increasing challenges amid the rising supply chain from China, president-elect...

President elect Tsai Ing-wen visiting HSP

Smartphone AP suppliers to team up with TSMC to compete with Qualcomm-Samsung in 10nm chip market

Mar 4, 10:48

Smartphone-use application processor (AP) makers in Taiwan and China are teaming up closely with Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) to compete with Qualcomm-Samsung...

SPIL says management on the same page regarding ASE takeover bid

Mar 3, 16:44

Siliconware Precision Industries (SPIL) has published a statement in Taiwan's local newspapers saying management is on the same page with the company's chairman Bough Lin regarding...

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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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    Samsung Electronics has begun mass production of mobile application processors built using 14nm FinFET process technology. Samsung's 14nm FinFET process will be adopted by its Exynos...

    Photo: Company, Feb 24.

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    Photo: Company, Oct 11.

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