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Inspection tool maker HMI posts record December sales

Jan 8, 14:13

Consolidated revenues at Hermes Microvision (HMI), which provides electron beam (e-beam) inspection tools and solutions for the production of semiconductors, soared 114% on month...

Taiwan December export value up sequentially, down on year, says MOF

Jan 7, 20:43

Taiwan recorded total export value of US$25.59 billion for December 2013, increasing 2.8% on month but decreasing 1.9% on year, while the corresponding total import value of US$24.18...

Global semiconductor sales continue to climb in November, says SIA

Jan 7, 13:54

Worldwide sales of semiconductors reached US$27.24 billion for the month of November 2013, an increase of 6.8% over November 2012 when sales were US$25.51 billion and an uptick of...

ASE, Micron rumored to set up joint venture fab in China

Jan 7, 11:34

Rumors have circulated in the industry that IC packager Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) and memory chipmaker Micron Technology will set up a joint venture fab in Xi'an, China...

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

Jan 6, 09:35

Taiwan's December 2013 consumer price index (CPI) of 102.93 (2011 as base year) decreased 0.1% on month but increased 0.33% on year, while the corresponding wholesale price index...

Equipment supplier Mirle braces for strong sales in 1H14

Jan 3, 13:47

Mirle Automation, which makes equipment for production of semiconductors and LCD panels, will see strong sales in the first half of 2014 as its order visibility has extended to the...

SPIL looks to strong performance in 4Q13 and 1Q14

Dec 31, 14:21

Siliconware Precision Industries (SPIL) is expected to perform better than expected in the fourth quarter of 2013 and the first quarter of 2014 as the IC backend service firm has...

IC backend service firms to ramp up bumping, WL-CSP capacities in 2014, say sources

Dec 31, 11:26

Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE), Siliconware Precision Industries (SPIL) and Amkor Technology will continue to commit heavy investments for ramping their high-end backend...

TSMC seeing pull-in orders from PC and smartphone chip clients

Dec 30, 11:36

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) reportedly has landed a pull-in of orders from PC and smartphone chip clients for delivery in the second half of January 2014, according...

HTC, LG may use sapphire in flagship smartphones in 2014

Dec 27, 15:01

Smartphone vendors HTC and LG Electronics will likely adopt sapphire home buttons in order to add fingerprint recognition in their next-generation flagship models, the HTC One 2 and...

Topco, Wahlee to enjoy particularly strong 1Q14

Dec 27, 14:18

Semiconductor material distributors Topco Scientific and Wahlee Industrial are both expected to report particularly strong results for the first quarter of 2014, thanks to orders...

KYEC to expand capacity in 2014

Dec 26, 21:37

King Yuan Electronics (KYEC) has completed construction of a new plant in Taiwan with volume production to kick off in the second quarter of 2014, according to the IC testing services...

Lumax obtains NT$4-5 billion worth of process control orders

Dec 26, 11:29

Lumax International has received orders worth NT$4-5 billion (US$134-168 million), with 60% coming from the China market, according to industry sources. The orders indicate a strong...

PTI to grow sales of logic IC backend service biz in 2014

Dec 26, 10:29

Memory-IC packaging and testing specialist Powertech Technology (PTI) is expected to enjoy significant growth in sales of its logic IC backend service business in 2014, thanks to...

PTI chairman DK Tsai expresses optimism about company logic IC backend service business

Digitimes Research: GPUs becoming critical for mobile devices supporting HD

Dec 25, 15:14

High-definition displays have seen growing adoption by mobile devices and created enormous pressure on the design of application processors since the transmission and processing of...

Ardentec may see 2014 revenues rise over 10%

Dec 25, 14:29

Semiconductor wafer testing service provider Ardentec is expected to report more than 10% growth in consolidated revenues for 2014, with improved operating and gross margins, according...

Intel offers Android Bay Trail-D-based Smart Display platforms to compete with ARM

Dec 25, 12:37

Viewing that ARM has made a foray into the entry-level all-in-one (AIO) PC market segment, Intel has offered inexpensive Smart Display platforms equipped with Bay Trail-D processors...

Intel in smart display market

IC supplies may be jeopardized if ASE K7 plant suspends operations for over 3 months

Dec 24, 21:47

While the suspension of operations of Advanced Semiconductor Manufacturing's (ASE) K7 plant is unlikely to affect the backend IC supply chain in the short term, the likelihood of...

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Sigurd, KYEC to benefit from MediaTek booming business in 2014

Dec 24, 21:35

IC testing service providers Sigurd Microelectronics and King Yuan Electronics (KYEC) will benefit from Taiwan-based IC design house MediaTek in 2014 as MediaTek is expected to see...

KYEC

Rick Tsai reportedly resigns from TSMC

Newswatch - Dec 24, 21:32

Rick Tsai, chairman and CEO for TSMC Solar and TSMC Solid State Lighting, reportedly has resigned from the two TSMC subsidiaries to take up the post of chairman of Chunghwa Telecom...

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Taiwan November manufacturing production index down on month, up on year, says MOEA

Dec 24, 10:16

Taiwan recorded manufacturing production index (2011 as base year) of 100.73 for November 2013, decreasing by 1.84% on month but increasing by 0.50% on year, according to the Ministry...

Taiwan November unemployment rate down on month, year, says DGBAS

Dec 23, 21:35

Taiwan had 478,000 jobless citizens in November 2013, equivalent to an unemployment rate of 4.16% which dropped by 0.08 percentage point on month and by 0.11 percentage point on year,...

ASE closes part of K7 factory due to water pollution

Dec 23, 12:05

Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) has received a government order to shut down part of its K7 factory located in Kaohisung, southern Taiwan, as a result of water pollution,...

TowerJazz, Panasonic form chip-manufacturing JV

Dec 23, 11:22

TowerJazz has signed an agreement with Panasonic to create a joint venture to manufacture Panasonic's products, according to the companies.

Taiwan attracts January-November foreign direct investment of over US$4.2 billion, says MOEA

Dec 23, 10:24

Taiwan's Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) approved 2,862 foreign direct investment projects (except from China) with a total value of US$4.243 billion in January-November 2013,...

Taiwan November export order value hits record, says MOEA

Dec 23, 10:19

Taiwan received export orders worth US$41.05 billion in total in November 2013, the highest monthly level recorded and increasing 3.7% on month and 0.8% on year, according to statistics...

North America semiconductor equipment industry posts book-to-bill ratio of 1.11 in November 2013, says SEMI

Dec 20, 12:08

North America-based semiconductor equipment manufacturers posted US$1.24 billion in orders in November 2013 (three-month average basis) and a book-to-bill ratio of 1.11, according...

Inspection tool maker HMI to post another record sales quarter

Dec 20, 11:13

Revenues at Hermes Microvision (HMI), which provides electron beam (e-beam) inspection tools and solutions for the production of semiconductors, are set to hit a record high for the...

ChipMOS to nearly halve capex for 2014

Dec 19, 22:04

Packaging and testing firm ChipMOS Technologies plans to allocate NT$1.8 billion (US$60.2 million) for its capex in 2014, down from NT$3.5 billion in 2013.

UMC board approves capex for 28nm capacity expansion

Dec 19, 18:22

The board of directors of United Microelectronics (UMC) has approved an additional capital expenditure (capex) budget of NT$18.18 billion (US$609 million) specifically for expanding...

Globalfoundries adjusts global workforce

Dec 19, 15:26

Globalfoundries is undertaking an adjustment in its global workforce, including an up to 3% reduction of its global workforce. The move is to optimize its cost structure and strengthen...

Smart wearable shipments to grow more than 500% between 1H and 2H13, says Canalys

Dec 18, 15:51

Worldwide shipments of smart wearable bands are on the rise. Just over 200,000 smart wearable bands shipped in the first half of 2013, but this figure is set to grow by well over...

Chipbond facing increasing competition from rivals in Korea

Dec 18, 14:00

Korea-based Nepes and LB Semcon, providers of LCD driver IC packaging and testing services, have recently cut their quotes by nearly 30% putting Chipbond Technology under pressure,...

Chipbond

AMD aims to hike global DIY market share; updates 2014 roadmap

Dec 18, 13:52

AMD has been enhancing the marketing of its processors in DIY markets and aims to increase its global DIY market share from about 30% currently to 40%, and to reach a DIY market share...

Samsung, TSMC to share Apple 14/16nm chip orders

Dec 18, 11:25

Samsung Electronics has signed a contract for the production of Apple's next-generation smartphone application processors to be used in 2015 using 14/16nm FinFET processes, according...

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    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.

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    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.

  • Computex+2012%3A+ASRock+reveals+the+new+Z77+Extreme9+motherboard

    Computex 2012: ASRock reveals the new Z77 Extreme9 motherboard

    The Z77 Extreme9 motherboard combines materials and overclockable configurations. The LED design is clad in air-channeling heatsink and south bridge, delivering heat dissipation...

    Photo: Company, Jun 11.

  • 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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