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CPU core IP provider Andes to debut on Taiwan OTC market in mid-March

Newswatch - Feb 14, 15:03

Taiwan-based CPU core IP provider Andes Technology, a subsidiary of MediaTek, will debut on Taiwan's OTC securities market in mid-March with the underwriting price for the IPO tentatively...

Lithography demand is up, but Nikon can't avoid declaring extraordinary loss

Feb 14, 12:35

Despite seeing strong demand for lithography equipment from flat panel manufacturers in the quarter ending December 31, 2016, Nikon reported an extraordinary loss of JPY29,790 million...

Robust fingerprint sensor demand continues to fill 8-inch fab capacity in 2017

Feb 14, 10:54

IC foundries will continue to see a pull-in of orders for fingerprint-recognition sensor chips to fill their 8-inch fab capacity in 2017, according to industry sources. Meanwhile,...

Globalfoundries Chengdu fab to start production in 4Q18

Feb 13, 21:21

Globalfoundries' plan to construct a new 300mm wafer fab in Chengdu, China to satisfy demand for the foundry's 22FDX technology is well on track, with production at the facility set...

TSMC subscribes to Apple bonds

Stockwatch - Feb 13, 10:53

TSMC has spent a total of US$11.4 million to acquire corporate bonds issued by Apple, according to a company filing with the Taiwan Stock Exchange (TSE). The bonds are priced at US$100.21...

Chunghwa Telecom plans to spin off photodetector subsidiary

Newswatch - Feb 13, 10:49

Chunghwa Telecom (CHT) plans to spin off its optoelectronics subsidiary, Chunghwa Leading Photonics Tech (CLPT), and list it on Taiwan's securities market, according to company chairman...

Globalfoundries to invest for capacity growth in US, Germany, China and Singapore

Feb 13, 10:47

Globalfoundries has announced plans to invest in its existing fabs in the US and Germany, expand its footprint in China with a fab in Chengdu, and add capacity for mainstream technologies...

IC market growth now tied closely to global GDP growth, says IC Insights

Feb 10, 16:42

Significant and noticeable IC market growth is closely tied to significant worldwide GDP since 2010, with worldwide economic growth being the primary influencer of IC industry growth,...

Win Semi expects to post flat 1Q17 revenues

Feb 10, 16:11

GaAs IC foundry Win Semiconductors expects to post flat sequential growth in consolidated revenues for the first quarter of 2017, while gross margin will be better than the prior...

TSMC January revenues fall to 6-month low

Feb 10, 15:47

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) saw its January revenues fall to a new six-month low due mainly to seasonal factors such as fewer working days.

New iPhone to enter production early, say sources

Feb 10, 14:24

Makers in the iPhone supply chain will start delivering parts and components for production of the next-generation iPhone series later in the first quarter of 2017, earlier than the...

Global Unichip posts 2016 EPS of NT$4.11

Feb 10, 01:10

IC design service company Global Unichip has announced net profits for 2016 increased 11.5% to NT$551 million (US$17.7 million). The earnings translated into a net EPS of NT$4.11...

CHPT posts record 2016 EPS

Feb 10, 01:09

IC testing solution provider Chunghwa Precision Test Technology (CHPT) has reported net profits increased 46.3% on year to NT$604 million (US$19.5 million) in 2016, with EPS coming...

UMC January revenues rise, VIS fall to 13-month low

Stockwatch - Feb 9, 23:12

Pure-play wafer foundry United Microelectronics (UMC) has reported revenue growth for January 2017, whereas fellow company Vanguard International Semiconductor (VIS) saw its revenues...

AMOLED production equipment purchases to reach record high in 2017, IHS says

Feb 9, 23:10

The flat-panel display (FPD) industry is in the midst of a historic wave of building new factories to manufacture AMOLED displays. This will drive US$9.5 billion worth of AMOLED-specific...

Intel announces US$7 billion investment for 7nm fab

Feb 9, 12:13

Intel has announced plans to invest more than US$7 billion to complete Fab 42, which is expected to be the most advanced semiconductor factory in the world. The high-volume factory...

eMemory NeoFuse IP verified for TSMC 16nm FinFET compact process

Feb 9, 10:28

Taiwan-based eMemory has announced the availability of NeoFuse technology qualified for TSMC's 16nm FinFET compact (16FFC) process. Customers have already embedded the NeoFuse IP...

ASE January revenues down 10% on-month

Feb 8, 22:02

Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) has reported consolidated revenues of NT$22.69 billion (US$713 million) for January 2017, down 10.2% sequentially but up 7.1% on year.

Taiwan to undertake R&D and production of military aircraft

Feb 8, 21:57

Taiwan's Air Force on February 7 signed with the Chung-Shan Institute of Science and Technology (CSIST), a research organization established by the government specifically for weapons...

PTI reports revenues down in January 2017

Stockwatch - Feb 8, 15:51

Packaging and testing company Powertech Technology (PTI) has reported consolidated revenues of NT$4.389 billion for January 2017, representing a 4.33% drop on month but a 14.67% increase...

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

Feb 8, 11:00

Taiwan's January 2017 consumer price index (CPI) of 105.44 (2011 as base year) decreased 0.02% on month but increased 2.25% on year, while the corresponding wholesale price index...

Machvision January revenues surge 64%

Feb 8, 10:48

Automated optical inspection (AOI) equipment specialist Machvision has reported consolidated revenues of NT$70.66 million (US$2.3 million) for January 2017, up 63.7% from a year ago...

SPIL to enjoy another year of record revenues

Feb 8, 10:41

IC packaging specialist Siliconware Precision Industries (SPIL) will likely see its 2017 revenues hit a record high for the second consecutive year, according to market watchers.

Amkor to buy fellow packaging company Nanium

Feb 8, 10:39

Amkor Technology and Nanium, a Portugal-based IC backend house specializing in wafer-level fan-out (WLFO) packaging solutions, have entered into a definitive agreement for Amkor to...

Taiwan January export value down on month, up on year, says MOF

Feb 7, 16:42

Taiwan recorded total export value of US$23.74 billion for January 2017, decreasing 7.6% on month but increasing 7.0% on year, while the corresponding total import value of US$20.25...

Annual silicon volume shipments remain at record highs

Feb 7, 14:03

Worldwide silicon wafer area shipments increased 3% in 2016 when compared to 2015 area shipments, while silicon revenues increased by 1% on year, according to SEMI.

KYEC to post double-digit revenue growth in 2017

Feb 7, 13:59

IC testing company King Yuan Electronics Company (KYEC) is expected to enjoy double-digit revenue growth in 2017, with enhanced profitability, according to market watchers.

KYEC to enjoy another year of record revenues

Win Semi, VPEC to post brisk 2Q17 results

Feb 7, 11:03

GaAs IC foundry Win Semiconductors and epi-wafer supplier Visual Photonics Epitaxy Company (VPEC) are set to enjoy brisk sales in the second quarter of 2017 as customers roll out...

Testing company Sigurd likely to post 10% revenue growth in 2017

Feb 7, 11:00

IC testing company Sigurd Microelectronics' revenues for 2017 are expected to increase 10% on year to set a new record high, according to market watchers.

China foundry reportedly headhunting from UMC

Feb 6, 14:54

A team of as many as 50 United Microelectronics (UMC) R&D engineers has been headhunted by Huali Microelectronics (HLMC), according to industry sources. The purpose is to help...

IC tesing solution provider CHPT reports increased revenues for January

Newswatch - Feb 6, 12:20

IC testing solution provider Chunghwa Precision Test Technology (CHPT) has reported revenues of NT$257 million (US$8.279 million) for January, increasing 26% from the previous month...

ASE orders equipment for NT$500 million

Stockwatch - Feb 3, 14:02

Packaging and testing company Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) has purchased equipment from Towa for a total of NT$500.44 million (US$16.1 million), according to a company...

Global semiconductor sales climb to record US$339 billion in 2016, says SIA

Feb 3, 14:00

The global semiconductor industry posted sales of US$338.9 billion in 2016, the highest-ever annual sales, according to the Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA).

Walton to post up to 5% revenue decrease in 1Q17, says report

Stockwatch - Feb 3, 13:59

Memory-IC backend specialist Walton Advanced Engineering is expected to see its first-quarter revenues buck their typical seasonal patterns, thanks to a ramp-up of orders placed by...

TSMC spends NT$13 billion on equipment

Stockwatch - Feb 3, 11:32

Pure-play foundry Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has disclosed 17 separate purchases of equipment and factory construction.

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Realtime news
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    Bits + chips | 5h 4min ago

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  • Galaxy S8 materials costs highest by far compared to previous versions, IHS teardown reveals

    Bits + chips | 6h 56min ago

  • Commentary: Motherboard players act passively about outcome of the market

    IT + CE | 6h 58min ago

  • Lenovo to push gaming products in Asia Pacific

    IT + CE | 7h 49min ago

  • Taiwan sees increased March manufacturing production index, says MOEA

    Bits + chips | 7h 53min ago

  • Digitimes Research: Biometric sensor product shipments expected to achieve CAGR of over 30% from 2017-2020

    Before Going to Press | 4h 55min ago

  • Gemtek Technology nets NT$0.63 per share for 1Q17

    Before Going to Press | 6h 31min ago

  • Taiwan sees increased March manufacturing production index, says MOEA

    Before Going to Press | 6h 32min ago

  • PCL Technologies to deal out 2016 dividend of NT$5.00

    Before Going to Press | 6h 34min ago

  • HTC unveils 3 VR applications

    Before Going to Press | 6h 35min ago

  • 100 million all-screen smartphones expected to be shipped globally in 2017

    Before Going to Press | 6h 39min ago

  • IC distributor Edom 2Q17 revenues to rise

    Before Going to Press | 6h 41min ago

  • Philips promoting healthcare business at IFA Global Press Conference 2017

    Before Going to Press | 6h 41min ago

  • Taiwan market: Population proportion for using mobile e-payment services aimed to rise to 50% by 2020

    Before Going to Press | 6h 42min ago

  • Adata posts EPS of NT$3.62 for 1Q17

    Before Going to Press | 6h 45min ago

  • Lextar Electronics buys back 2.03% stake

    Before Going to Press | 6h 45min ago

  • Copper foil maker Co-Tech positive about 2017 outlook

    Before Going to Press | 6h 46min ago

  • TSMC talks about its next growth drivers

    Before Going to Press | 6h 46min ago

  • Young Optics suffers net loss per share of NT$0.58 for 1Q17

    Before Going to Press | 6h 47min ago

  • Silicon wafer suppliers seeking to secure long-term contracts

    Before Going to Press | 6h 55min ago

  • Production cost for Samsung Galaxy S8 estimated at US$307.5, says IHS

    Before Going to Press | 6h 56min ago

  • GlobalWafers seeing robust semiconductor-grade silicon wafer demand

    Before Going to Press | 6h 57min ago

  • Taiwan market: Chunghwa Telecom sets 5-year plan to develop IoT applications

    Before Going to Press | 6h 59min ago

  • Delta Electronics showcasing smart workstation based on Internet of robots at Hannover Messe 2017

    Before Going to Press | 8h 3min ago

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