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Nvidia unveils Tegra Parker mobile SoC

Newswatch - Aug 24, 15:28

Nvidia has unveiled its newest mobile processor, the Tegra Parker, which is suited for automotive applications like self-driving cars and digital cockpits.

US fab-tool book-to-bill ratio rises, says SEMI

Aug 24, 13:50

North America-based manufacturers of semiconductor equipment posted a book-to-bill ratio of 1.15 in July 2016, having been above parity for eight months in a row, according to the...

Taiwan July manufacturing production index up, says MOEA

Aug 24, 12:20

Taiwan recorded manufacturing production index (2011 as base year) of 110.05 for July 2016, increasing 0.94% on month and 0.65% on year, according to the Ministry of Economic Affairs...

TSMC 28nm utilization rate to fall on slowdown in Intel orders

Aug 24, 11:59

With Intel decelerating its pace of orders for baseband chips, utilization rates for TSMC's 28nm processes are set to drop slightly in the fourth quarter of 2016, according to industry...

Taiwan attracts foreign direct investment of over US$6 billion in January-July, says MOEA

Aug 23, 11:55

Taiwan's Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) approved 1,948 foreign direct investment projects (except from China) totaling US$6.07 billion in January-July 2016, the former decreasing...

Taiwan July export order value decreases, says MOEA

Aug 23, 11:47

Taiwan received export orders totaling US$35.03 billion in July 2016, decreasing 1.9% on month and 3.4% on year, according to the Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA).

Hua Hong ships 1.2 billion MCUs in 1H16

Aug 23, 11:31

Hua Hong Semiconductor, a China-based pure-play 200mm (8-inch) foundry, has announced shipments for microcontrollers (MCU) climbed 50% from a year earlier to 1.2 billion chips in...

Digitimes Research: China IC self-sufficiency rate to reach 40% by 2020

Aug 23, 11:26

China is set to improve the self-sufficiency rate for ICs in the nation to 40% in 2020, and could even exceed the target ratio, according to Digitimes Research.

GaN device supply chain remains robust, says Strategy Analytics

Aug 23, 11:18

Even with the well-publicized consolidation of RF Micro Devices (RFMD) and TriQuint Semiconductor, Infineon's acquisition of International Rectifier (IR) and most-recently Wolfspeed,...

Winbond flash chip adopted in Samsung Galaxy Note 7, says report

Aug 22, 14:24

Taiwan-based Winbond Electronics has entered the supply chain for Samsung's new Galaxy Note 7-series smartphones with its flash memory, according to a report by Taiwan's Central...

Taiwan July unemployment rate up, says DGBAS

Aug 22, 10:35

Taiwan had 472,000 jobless citizens in July 2016, equivalent to an unemployment rate of 4.02% which rose 0.10pp on month and 0.2pp on year, according to statistics released by the...

Taiwan 2Q16 economic growth estimated at 0.70%, says DGBAS

Aug 22, 10:26

Taiwan's economic growth rate, growth in GDP, for the second quarter of 2016 is estimated at 0.70%, upward adjusted by 0.01pp from the estimate made in July 2016, according to the...

Commentary: Taiwan makers reluctant to yield to Apple requests to lower quotes

Aug 19, 14:13

Apple has met resistance from makers in Taiwan's supply chain to lower their quotes for parts and components for iPhone 7 devices, a move which aims to force Apple to discontinue...

Intel to begin shipments of 100Gbps silicon photonics optical transceivers

Aug 19, 13:56

Intel, at the Intel Developer Forum taking place in San Francisco during August 16-18, announced the beginning of shipping silicon photonics 100Gbps optical transceivers, the world's...

Semi equipment maker Foxsemicon sees earnings up over 80% on quarter in 2Q16

Newswatch - Aug 18, 15:00

Semiconductor and solar equipment maker Foxsemicon Integrated Technology, an affiliate of the Foxconn Group, has reported net profits of NT$139 million (US$4.42 million) for the second...

GlobalWafers to acquire 100% stake in SunEdison Semiconductor

Aug 18, 14:26

Semiconductor-grade silicon wafer maker GlobalWafers on August 18 announced that it has signed to acquire a 100% stake in US-based SunEdison Semiconductor for US$12 per share, 44.9%...

TSMC spends NT$4.86 billion on equipment

Stockwatch - Aug 18, 10:14

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) spent a total of NT$4.86 billion (US$154.2 million) on machinery equipment, manufacturing tools and facilities from ASML, Brooks...

KLA-Tencor targets 10nm and below with new reticle inspection systems

Aug 18, 09:55

KLA-Tencor has introduced three advanced reticle inspection systems that address 10nm and below mask technologies: the Teron 640, Teron SL655 and Reticle Decision Center (RDC). All...

Taiwan science park total revenues top NT$1 trillion in 1H16, says MOST

Aug 17, 20:16

Government-developed and run Hsinchu Science Park (HSP), Southern Taiwan Science Park (STSP) and Central Taiwan Science Park (CTSP) generated combined revenues of NT$1.078 trillion...

ARM, Intel team up for 10nm

Aug 17, 20:13

At the Intel Developer Forum on August 16, Intel announced its 10nm design platform for foundry customers will now offer access to ARM Artisan physical IP, including POP IP, based...

China market: Nantong Fujitsu reportedly to acquire Amkor, says paper

Newswatch - Aug 17, 14:35

China-based IC backend service company Nantong Fujitsu Microelectronics reportedly will acquire US-based Amkor Technology, according to a Chinese-language Economic Daily News...

MediaTek, AMD sales surge in 2Q16, says IC Insights

Aug 17, 11:09

IC Insights has released its list of the world's top-20 semiconductor suppliers in the second quarter of 2016, and identified MediaTek and AMD as the fastest-growing companies.

Testing solution provider CHPT optimistic about 3Q16

Aug 17, 11:04

IC testing solution provider Chunghwa Precision Test Technology (CHPT) expects to see its revenues reach their peak for 2016 in the third quarter, and revenues for all of the year...

Semi equipment maker Gudeng swings back to profitability in 2Q16

Newswatch - Aug 16, 21:28

Semiconductor equipment supplier Gudeng Precision Industrial has reported net profits of NT$7 million (US$224,042) for the second quarter of 2016 compared to a loss of NT$27 million...

Taiwan firms enter supply chain for 2017 iPhone

Aug 16, 20:12

In addition to Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC), Chipbond Technology and MJC Probe (MPI) have entered the supply chain for Apple's 2017 iPhone series, according to...

ShunSin posts profit growth in 2Q16

Aug 16, 19:42

ShunSin Technology, a subsidiary of Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) specializing in assembly and testing system-in-package (SiP) modules, saw its net profits surge...

Cleanroom equipment provider UIS earnings up in 1H16

Newswatch - Aug 16, 14:01

Cleanroom equipment provider United Integrated Services (UIS) saw its net profits increase 21.1% sequentially to NT$394 million (US$12.56 million) in the second quarter of 2016. EPS...

TSMC to make chips for iPad coming out in 2017, says report

Newswatch - Aug 16, 11:11

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) will supply chips for the 2017 series of iPad that will come in three models, a report by Taiwan's Central News Agency (CNA)...

DRAM market set to fall 19% in 2016, says IC Insights

Aug 15, 10:17

The year 2016 is not expected to be a good one for the total memory market and the main culprit is DRAM, according to IC Insights. Declining shipments of desktop and notebook computers,...

Power semiconductor market revenues decline in 2015, says IHS

Aug 12, 12:36

Overall revenues for the power semiconductors market globally dropped slightly in 2015, due primarily to macroeconomic factors and application-specific issues, according to IHS Mar...

Toppan Photomasks approves new advanced production capacity and technology project for 65nm to 14nm nodes in China

Aug 11, 22:16

Toppan Photomasks (TPI) has announced the approval of the next phase of investment for its recently expanded factory in Shanghai, China operated under Toppan Photomasks Company Limited,...

Sigurd sees earnings up 65.8% on year in 2Q16

Newswatch - Aug 11, 13:55

IC backend service company Sigurd Microelectronics saw its net profits grow 65.8% on year to NT$199 million (US$6.42 million) in the second quarter of 2016. EPS stood at NT$0.55 for...

Powerchip nets NT$1.39 in 1Q16 EPS

Aug 11, 10:27

Foundry chipmaker Powerchip Technology has reported net profits of NT$3.08 billion (US$99.6 million) for the first half of 2016, down 45% from a year ago. EPS for the six-month period...

Chipbond posts revenue growth for July

Aug 11, 10:18

LCD driver IC packaging specialist Chipbond Technology saw its July revenues climb to a 16-month high of NT$1.5 billion (US$43.4 million).

TSMC posts decreased July revenues

Stockwatch - Aug 11, 10:16

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has announced consolidated revenues of NT$76.39 (US$2.46 billion) for July 2016, down 6.1% sequentially and 5.6% on year.

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  • Samsung+14nm+Exynos+chips

    Samsung 14nm Exynos chips

    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.

  • Panasonic+GaN+power+transistors

    Panasonic GaN power transistors

    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...

    Photo: Company, May 20.

  • Samsung+Exynos+7+Octa

    Samsung Exynos 7 Octa

    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.

  • 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.

  • 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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