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Taiwan 2015 export value to grow 3.58% on year, says TAITRA

Jan 14, 23:11

Taiwan recorded total export value of US$295.2 billion for 2014, increasing on year by 2.75%, and the value for 2015 is expected to increase by 3.58% on year, according to Taiwan...

Samsung said to dump Qualcomm chip in Galaxy S6

Jan 14, 23:10

Rumors have circulated in the industry that Samsung Electronics will dump Qualcomm's Snapdragon 810 processor for use in its next-generation Galaxy S-series flagship smartphone, in...

TSMC sales likely to disappoint in 2Q15

Jan 14, 23:07

TSMC's sales for second-quarter 2015 will likely be affected by a slowdown in processor orders for Apple's iPhone 6 devices and Qualcomm's Snapdragon 810 overheating issues, according...

TSMC to face tough questions on Qualcomm orders

Jan 14, 16:07

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) is to face a slew of tough questions to be asked by institutional investors at its upcoming investors conference to be held on January...

ChipMOS 2015 growth to near industry average, says chairman

Jan 14, 15:38

ChipMOS Technologies' sales for 2015 are forecast to rise about 7.5% similar to the industry average, according to SJ Cheng, chairman for the semiconductor assembly and test services...

ChipMOS chairman SJ Cheng expects the company to post an about 7.5% sales growth in 2015

IHS identifies technologies to transform the world over next five years

Jan 13, 23:04

The Internet of Everything, cloud computing/big data and 3D printing are the three technologies most likely to transform the world during the next five years, according to IHS Tech...

ChipMOS 4Q14 sales meet guidance

Jan 12, 22:58

Consolidated revenues at ChipMOS Technologies came to about NT$5.8 billion (US$183.4 million) in the fourth quarter of 2014, down 0.2% on quarter but up 18.5% on year.

Taiwan December export value decreases, says MOF

Jan 12, 11:57

Taiwan recorded export value of US$25.65 billion for December 2014, decreasing 3.9% on month and 2.8% on year, while the month's import value of US$21.20 billion slipped 5.6% on month...

China holds 9 spots among top-50 fabless IC firms, says IC Insights

Jan 12, 11:15

There were nine China-based companies among the top-50 fabless companies in 2014 as compared to only one company in 2009, according to IC Insights.

UMC, VIS 4Q14 sales rise

Jan 12, 11:09

Contract chipmakers United Microelectronics (UMC) and Vanguard International Semiconductor (VIS) have both reported sequential growth in consolidated revenues for the fourth quarter...

TSMC 4Q14 sales beat guidance

Jan 12, 11:07

Consolidated revenues at Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) totaled NT$222.52 billion (US$6.97 billion) in the fourth quarter of 2014, beating the company's guidance...

Epistar to own 94% of TSMC SSL

Stockwatch - Jan 12, 11:06

Epistar and Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) have both announced that their boards of directors have approved a transaction of TSMC Solid State Lighting (TSMC SSL)...

UMC reports increase in December revenues

Stockwatch - Jan 9, 16:05

United Microelectronics Corporation (UMC) has reported consolidated revenues of NT$12.204 billion (US$381.38 million) for December 2014, representing a 5.8% increase on month and...

Samsung reportedly grabs processor orders for Apple Watch

Jan 9, 10:37

Samsung Electronics' 28nm process technology has reportedly obtained orders for the Apple Watch set for launch in March 2015. The orders call for 3,000-4,000 12-inch wafers monthly,...

Phison contracts UMC to make 55nm flash drive controllers

Jan 9, 10:34

Phison Electronics will adopt United Microelectronics' (UMC) 55nm process for the production of its PS2251-08 controller ICs for flash drives set to roll out in 2015, according to...

Samsung to post lower sales and profits for 2014

Jan 8, 21:21

Based on the company's guidance for the fourth quarter, Samsung Electronics is set to post a sales decline in 2014.

PTI reports revenues for December

Stockwatch - Jan 8, 16:08

Powertech Technology Inc (PTI) has reported consolidated revenues of NT$3.181 billion (US$99.41 million) for December 2014, representing a 1.98% drop on month and 0.46% increase on...

ASE posts slight on-month drop in December revenues

Stockwatch - Jan 8, 14:37

Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) has reported consolidated revenues of NT$24.873 billion (US$777.28 million) for December 2014, representing a 1.49% drop on month and 16.08%...

Taiwan December CPI down on month, up on year, says DGBAS

Jan 8, 07:44

Taiwan's December 2014 consumer price index (CPI) of 103.57 (2011 as base year) decreased by 0.36% on month but increased by 0.67% on year, while the corresponding wholesale price...

Foxconn SiP subsidiary to list on TSE

Jan 8, 07:42

ShunSin Technology, a subsidiary of Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) specializing in assembly and test of system-in-package (SiP) modules, plans to have its stock...

Worldwide semiconductor revenues grow 7.9% in 2014, says Gartner

Jan 7, 11:08

Worldwide semiconductor revenues totaled US$339.8 billion in 2014, a 7.9% increase from US$315 billion in 2013, according to preliminary results by Gartner. The top-25 semiconductor...

UMC orders NT$1.6 billion worth of equipment

Stockwatch - Jan 7, 10:57

Contract chipmaker United Microelectronics (UMC) has purchased machinery and engineering equipment from ASML and Tokyo Electron for a total of about NT$1.64 billion (US$51.07 million),...

IC designers ordering 8-inch wafer capacity in advance

Jan 6, 22:11

Fabless IC firms have decided to place orders for 8-inch wafer capacity for the year's hot seasons in the first quarter of 2015, as they anticipate 8-inch foundry capacity will remain...

STATS ChipPAC to relocate China plant

Jan 6, 15:48

STATS ChipPAC has announced plans to relocate the company's wholly-owned subsidiary, STATS ChipPAC Shanghai (SCC), to a new manufacturing site in China.

MEMSensing, SMIC introduce 3-axis accelerometer

Jan 6, 11:43

China-based MEMSensing Microsystems and Semiconductor Manufacturing International (SMIC) have jointly introduced what the companies claim is the world's smallest 3-axis acceleromet...

Global semiconductor sales through November outpace 2013 level, says SIA

Jan 6, 10:53

Worldwide sales of semiconductors for November 2014 reached US$29.7 billion, an increase of 9.1% from a year ago when sales were US$27.2 billion, according to SIA. Compared to the...

UMC allowed to invest in 12-inch foundry in China

Jan 6, 10:45

United Microelectronics' (UMC) application to invest in a 12-inch foundry in Xiamen, China has been approved by Taiwan's investment commission. UMC is allowed to invest a total of...

Taiwan EPZs post January-November export value of over NT$407 billion

Dec 31, 14:32

Government-developed export processing zones (EPZs) in Taiwan recorded total export value of NT$407.3 billion (US$13.4 billion) for January-November 2014, up 20% on year, according...

Inspection tool maker HMI 2014 revenues to rise 30%

Dec 31, 14:29

Electron beam (e-beam) inspection tool supplier Hermes Microvision (HMI) is expected to see its revenues grow 30% to a record high in 2014, according to industry observers.

TSMC advises clients to order in advance

Dec 30, 22:13

TSMC has advised its IC design clients to place wafer orders in advance so that they can secure a steady supply during the peak season and meet demand in time, according to industry...

UMC sales from 28nm process technology to double in 2015

Dec 30, 15:16

United Microelectronics (UMC) will see sales generated from 28nm process technology double in 2015, according to industry sources.

Globalfoundries reportedly to likely delay 14nm ramp-up

Dec 30, 14:17

Globalfoundries has stopped deliveries of tools for 14nm to its fab, which would delay the foundry's production ramp-up of the process by one to two quarters, according to an industry...

Testing equipment supplier Zen Voce to list on Taiwan OTC securities market

Dec 26, 12:14

Zen Voce Corporation (ZVC), a Taiwan-based IC testing equipment supplier, will debut on the Taiwan over-the-counter (OTC) stock market at an initial price of NT$22 (US$0.69) per share...

ZVC chairman Carl Lee and his management team

SPIL to meet 4Q14 guidance

Dec 26, 11:01

IC packager Siliconware Precision Industries (SPIL) is expected to see its fourth-quarter sales meet the company's guidance of a 3-9% sequential decrease to NT$19.7-21 billion (US$620.5-661.4...

Ardentec responds to report on 2014 earnings

Stockwatch - Dec 25, 22:26

Semiconductor wafer testing service provider Ardentec has issued a filing with the Taiwan Stock Exchange (TSE) saying it was not the source of a Chinese-language Commercial Times...

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  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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...

2015 global notebook demand forecast
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