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ASE-SPIL merger still under review in China and US

Nov 18, 14:22

A proposed merger between Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) and Siliconware Precision Industries (SPIL) is still being reviewed by anti-trust authorities in China and the US...

Greatek 3Q16 EPS hits 8-quarter high

Nov 18, 12:16

Logic IC packaging firm Greatek Electronics' EPS for the third quarter of 2016 climbed to an 8-quarter high of NT$1.02 (US$0.03).

SMIC 28nm chip shipments to double in 4Q16

Nov 17, 10:18

Semiconductor Manufacturing International (SMIC) is expected to hike shipments of its 28nm process technology to 20 million chips in the fourth quarter of 2016 from 10 million units...

Taiwan FTC OKs ASE-SPIL merger

Nov 17, 10:12

Taiwan's Fair Trade Commission (FTC) has approved the proposed merger between Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) and Siliconware Precision Industries (SPIL).

UMC unveils 12-inch fab in China

Nov 17, 10:08

United Microelectronics (UMC) on November 16 held an opening ceremony for a 12-inch wafer fab in Xiamen, China, according to the Taiwan-based pure-play foundry.

eMemory NeoFuse IP verified in TSMC 10nm FinFET process

Nov 17, 10:06

Taiwan-based eMemory, a logic NVM IP provider, has announced the successful demonstration of its security-enhanced NeoFuse IP in TSMC's 10nm FinFET process, along with IP design kits...

Taiwan IC production value to fall 4.8% in 4Q16, says IEK

Nov 16, 14:38

Taiwan's IC production value is forecast to decline 4.8% sequentially to NT$627.7 billion (US$19.8 billion) in the fourth quarter of 2016, according to the Industrial Economics and...

Nvidia and MediaTek fastest-growing semiconductor companies for 2016, says IC Insights

Nov 16, 14:06

The top-20 semiconductor companies' sales are forecast to increase by 3% in 2016, according to IC Insights. Among them, five companies are forecast to enjoy double-digit sales growth...

TSMC orders NT$2.4 billion worth of facility equipment for Nanjing site

Stockwatch - Nov 16, 11:09

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has disclosed its Nanjing subsidiary has ordered facility equipment from Taiwan Puritic and L&K Engineering (Suzhou) totaling...

SMIC, IMECAS cooperate on MEMS R&D and foundry

Nov 16, 11:06

Semiconductor Manufacturing International (SMIC) and the Institute of Microelectronics of the Chinese Academy of Sciences (IMECAS) have announced the signing of a cooperation agreement...

Equipment maker Foxsemicon posts record 3Q16 profits

Nov 16, 11:04

Semiconductor equipment maker Foxsemicon Integrated Technology, an affiliate of the Foxconn Group, has reported record net profits of NT$191 million (US$6.01 million) for the third...

Era of Silicon 4.0: TSIA chairman talks about virtual Moore's Law

Nov 16, 10:37

With 2015 being the 50th anniversary of Moore's Law, one of the hottest topics that has continued to be discussed up until now in the semiconductor industry has been whether Moore's...

Nicky Lu, chairman of the Taiwan Semiconductor Industry Association

Certification service provider IST acquires new factory for NT$356 million

Nov 15, 15:50

Taiwan-based Integrated Service Technology (IST), which offers full-scope verification and analysis services to the IC engineering industry with customers covering the whole spectrum...

Packaging material supplier Chang Wah 3Q16 profits rise 68%

Nov 15, 15:08

Packaging material and equipment supplier Chang Wah Electromaterials (CWE) has reported net profits of NT$152 million (US$4.8 million) for the third quarter of 2016, up 67.8% sequentially,...

Fujifilm to open new plant for advanced IC materials in Taiwan

Nov 14, 23:05

Fujifilm has announced that its semiconductor business subsidiary, Fujifilm Electronic Materials, will launch the operation of its third plant in Taiwan in late November. The new...

LandMark Optoelectronics to buy back 2.19% stake

Nov 11, 15:34

LandMark Optoelectronics, a maker of GaAs- and InP-based epitaxial wafers for making optical components for communication products, has announced the buyback of two million shares...

HLMC to break ground for new 12-inch fab in early December

Nov 11, 11:22

Shanghai Huali Microelectronics (HLMC) is scheduled to hold a groundbreaking ceremony in early December for its second 12-inch fab in Shanghai, according to the China-based pure-play...

Chipbond posts another month of record revenues

Nov 11, 11:09

Packaging and testing company Chipbond Technology has reported consolidated revenues of NT$1.62 billion (US$51.1 million) for October 2016, up 0.5% sequentially and 14.1% on year.

TSMC October revenues increase

Nov 10, 15:55

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has reported consolidated revenues of NT$91.09 billion (US$2.88 billion) for October 2016 representing increases of 1.5% on month...

Lite-On Semi generates profits for 3Q16

Stockwatch - Nov 10, 15:53

Discrete and analog IC component maker Lite-On Semiconductor has reported net profits of NT$327.2 million (US$10.36 million) or NT$0.55 per share for the third quarter of 2016.

Topco Scientific reports revenues for October 2016

Stockwatch - Nov 10, 15:37

Topco Scientific has reported consolidated revenues of NT$1.764 billion (US$46.41 million) for October 2016, representing a 7.97% drop on month and 10.18% increase on year.

Global 3Q16 silicon wafer shipments increase, says SEMI

Nov 10, 10:41

Worldwide silicon wafer area shipments increased during the third quarter of 2016 when compared to the second quarter, according to the SEMI Silicon Manufacturers Group (SMG) in its...

UMC, VIS post revenue growth for October

Stockwatch - Nov 10, 10:35

United Microelectronics (UMC) has reported consolidated revenues of NT$12.83 billion (US$406.9 million) for October 2016, up 6.4% on year and 0.8% sequentially, while fellow company...

Sigurd 3Q16 net profits rise

Nov 9, 11:12

IC testing company Sigurd Microelectronics has reported net profits of NT$261 million (US$8.3 million) for the third quarter of 2016, up 23.3% on year, with EPS reaching NT$0.70.

TSMC board approves US$4.91 billion for capacity expansion

Stockwatch - Nov 8, 21:26

The board of Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has approved capital appropriations of approximately US$4.91 billion to expand capacity for advanced-node manufacturing,...

ASE October revenues drop

Nov 8, 21:24

Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) has announced consolidated revenues of NT$25.94 billion (US$824.6 million) for October 2016, down 4.9% sequentially and 6.5% on year.

Taiwan October CPI up, says DGBAS

Nov 8, 20:15

Taiwan's October 2016 consumer price index (CPI) of 106.99 (2011 as base year) increased 1.45% on month and 1.70% on year, while the corresponding wholesale price index (WPI) of 84.67...

Taiwan October export value hits 23-month high, says MOF

Nov 8, 11:45

Taiwan recorded export value of US$26.75 billion for October 2016, the highest monthly level since December 2014 and increasing 18.6% on month and 9.4% on year. Import value for the...

ShunSin nets NT$6.72 per share for 1Q-3Q16

Nov 8, 10:59

ShunSin Technology, a subsidiary of Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) specializing in assembly and test of system-in-package (SiP) modules, has announced net profits...

SPIL posts revenue growth in October

Nov 8, 10:54

IC packager Siliconware Precision Industries (SPIL) has reported consolidated revenues of NT$7.44 billion (US$236.2 million) for October 2016, up 5.3% on year and 3.2% sequentially...

SMIC expects up to 7% revenue growth in 4Q16

Nov 7, 21:28

China-based pure-play foundry Semiconductor Manufacturing International (SMIC) expects to post revenue growth of 5-7% sequentially in the fourth quarter of 2016, with gross margin...

PTI enjoys another month of record revenues

Stockwatch - Nov 7, 20:34

Powertech Technology (PTI) has reported consolidated revenues of NT$4.45 billion (US$141.55 million) for October 2016, hitting a monthly record for the third consecutive month.

IC testing device provider CHPT posts record 3Q16 profit

Nov 7, 15:35

IC testing solution provider Chunghwa Precision Test Technology (CHPT) has reported net profits of NT$203 million (US$6.5 million) for the third quarter of 2016, a record high. EPS...

7nm process is essential for semi industry: Q&A with Globalfoundries CTO Gary Patton

Nov 7, 11:41

Gary Patton, a 30-year veteran in the semiconductor industry, joined Globalfoundries as CTO in July 2015. He now shoulders the responsibility of building up the foundry house's 7nm...

Globalfoundries CTO Gary Patton

KYEC October revenues rise 24%

Nov 4, 16:23

IC testing company King Yuan Electronics Company (KYEC) has reported consolidated revenues of NT$1.8 billion (US$57.3 million) for October 2016, up 23.7% on year.

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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...

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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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    Photo: Company, Oct 11.

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