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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...

MediaTek 1Q16 sales expected to meet guidance

Mar 3, 08:43

Despite postponed deliveries of some chips from its foundry, MediaTek is expected to meet its sales guidance for the first quarter of 2016, according to industry sources.

China chipmaker reportedly hires UMC senior executive

Newswatch - Mar 2, 21:34

United Microelectronics (UMC) senior VP JH Shyu, a key figure in the establishment of Hejian Technology, has been hired by a China-based chipmaker, most likely Semiconductor Manufacturing...

Intel Kaby Lake to compete against AMD Zen at end of 2016

Mar 2, 21:19

Intel's Kaby Lake-series processors, which are scheduled to launch in the third quarter, but will not begin volume production until the end of 2016, while AMD is set to release its...

TSMC orders equipment worth NT$2.7 billion

Stockwatch - Mar 2, 21:14

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has purchased manufacturing and facility equipment from Kao Hsin Engineering, D-Tek Technology and United Integrated Services (UIS)...

TSMC to double 16nm chip production, says report

Newswatch - Mar 2, 11:06

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company's (TSMC) monthly output capacity on its 16nm process technology will grow to 80,000 12-inch wafers later in March from 40,000 units in February,...

Chipbond 2Q16 revenues to rise up to 15%, says report

Newswatch - Mar 1, 16:41

LCD driver IC packaging and testing house Chipbond Technology is expected to post revenue growth of up to 15% sequentially in the second quarter of 2016, thanks to a ramp-up of orders...

MLS to extend packaging from LEDs to ICs, says president

Mar 1, 15:52

The largest China-based LED packaging service provider MLS will extend business operations to IC packaging and testing services, according to company president Lawrence Lin.

MLS president Lawrence Lin

Taiwan passes South Korea to become No.1 in total IC wafer fab capacity, says IC Insights

Mar 1, 15:10

As of December 2015, Taiwan led all regions/countries in wafer capacity with nearly 22% of worldwide IC capacity installed in the country, according to IC Insights. Taiwan surpassed...

Taiwan January manufacturing production index down, says MOEA

Mar 1, 11:03

Taiwan recorded manufacturing production index (2011 as base year) of 102.13 for January 2016, decreasing 3.67% on month and 6.32% on year, according to the Ministry of Economic Affairs...

Taiwan January unemployment rate up on year, says DGBAS

Feb 26, 11:23

Taiwan had 453,000 jobless citizens in January 2016, equivalent to an unemployment rate of 3.87% which remained unchanged on month but rose 0.16pp on year, according to statistics...

EDA, IC design service companies positive about 1Q16

Feb 26, 10:45

EDA and IC design service companies have been approached by many of their customers for design services despite seasonality, and have expressed optimism about their performance in...

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  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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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