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ASE could raise stake in SPIL via open market purchases, says report

Stockwatch - Mar 25, 15:35

Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) will be able to continue raising its stake in Siliconware Precision Industries (SPIL) through open market purchases, Taiwan's Central...

Probe card PCB maker Chunghwa Precision debuts on OTC market

Stockwatch - Mar 25, 14:52

Chunghwa Precision Test Technology (CPTT), a Chunghwa Telecom (CHT) subsidiary focusing on production of load board and probe card PCB products, made its debut on the Taiwan over-the-counter...

IDC comments on Qualcomm server-chip venture in China

Mar 24, 21:15

In a move that is likely to alleviate its strained relationship with Beijing and give new impetus to big data in one of China's poorer regions, Qualcomm has signed a strategic cooperation...

HMI EPS to rise only slightly in 2016 despite double-digit revenue growth, says report

Stockwatch - Mar 24, 21:13

Electron beam (e-beam) inspection tool and solution provider Hermes Microvision (HMI) is expected to post double-digit revenue growth in 2016, but EPS will rise only slightly to NT$34.35...

Taiwan FTC terminates ASE-SPIL takeover bid

Mar 24, 11:17

Taiwan's Fair Trade Commission (FTC) has decided to terminate its review of an application submitted by Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) to acquire additional Siliconware...

Taiwan February manufacturing production index down on month, year, says MOEA

Mar 23, 22:07

Taiwan recorded a manufacturing production index (2011 as base year) of 86.28 for February 2016, decreasing 15.30% on month and 4.65% on year, according to statistics released by...

TSMC buys equipment from Applied, Lam

Stockwatch - Mar 23, 22:04

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has purchased a batch of machinery and engineering equipment from Applied Materials and Lam Research for a total of about NT$2.88...

Digitimes Research: Taiwan 1Q16 top foundries combined revenues to decrease

Mar 22, 22:12

Combined revenues of Taiwan's major foundries: Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC), United Microelectronics (UMC) and Vanguard International Semiconductor (VIS) are...

Taiwan February unemployment rate up, says DGBAS

Mar 22, 22:09

Taiwan had 462,000 jobless citizens in February 2016, equivalent to an unemployment rate of 3.95%, rising 0.08pp on month and 0.26pp on year, according to statistics released by the...

TSMC orders NT$1.32 billion of equipment

Stockwatch - Mar 22, 16:02

Contract chipmaker Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has purchased a batch of facility equipment from Cica-Huntek Chemical Technology Taiwan and Marketech International...

New XMC memory fab to break ground at end-March, says DRAMeXchange

Mar 22, 13:59

Ground-breaking for Wuhan Xinxin Semiconductor Manufacturing's (XMC) new memory fab in China is set to begin at the end of March, according to DRAMeXchange. The fab is expected to...

Taiwan February export order value down on month, year, says MOEA

Mar 21, 22:11

Taiwan received export orders worth US$27.67 billion in total in February 2015, decreasing 19.1% on month and 7.4% on year, according to statistics released by the Ministry of Economic...

Taiwan attracts foreign direct investment of nearly US$932 million in January-February, says MOEA

Mar 21, 22:08

Taiwan's Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) approved 491 foreign direct investment projects (except from China) with a total value of US$931.63 million in January-February 2016,...

TSMC likely to raise 2016 capex

Mar 21, 22:04

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) is likely to revise upward its capex for 2016 as equipment purchases thus far this year have been made in advance, according to industry...

Taiwan IC design firms cautious about placing orders for 2Q16

Mar 21, 15:26

Taiwan-based IC design houses are still reluctant to raise their wafer starts at foundry service providers given that end-market demand except demand from China's handset market remains...

GaAs IC foundry Win Semi to reduce capital by 30%

Newswatch - Mar 21, 11:20

GaAs IC foundry Win Semiconductors plans to reduce its capital by NT$1.79 billion (US$55.35 million) or 30% to NT$4.177 billion in order to improve its financial structure and shore...

North American semiconductor equipment industry posts February 2016 book-to-bill ratio of 1.05, says SEMI

Mar 18, 14:21

North America-based manufacturers of semiconductor equipment posted US$1.26 billion in orders worldwide in February 2016 (three-month average basis) and a book-to-bill ratio of 1.05,...

ASE looking to form industrial holding company

Mar 18, 11:08

Advanced Semiconductor Engineering, which already holds 25% of Siliconware Precision Industries (SPIL), has announced the failure of its tender offer for another 24.71% stake in SPIL...

Samsung Galaxy S7 teardown reveals ho-hum refresh, says IHS

Mar 17, 22:26

A preliminary estimate by IHS shows that the Samsung Galaxy S7 smartphone costs about US$255 to build. The US version of the Galaxy S7 with 32GB of NAND memory carries a bill of materials...

UMC reports almost NT$13.5 billion in 2015 net income

Mar 17, 16:07

United Microelectronics Corporation (UMC) has announced that its board of directors has approved the company's 2015 business report and financial statements, reporting consolidated...

ASE fails to gain antitrust approval for SPIL bid

Mar 17, 11:57

Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) will be unable to win antitrust approval in Taiwan by March 17 - the deadline of its tender offer for another 24.71% stake in Siliconware...

Cadence design tools certified for TSMC 7nm design starts and 10nm production

Mar 17, 11:13

Cadence Design Systems has announced that its digital, signoff and custom/analog tools have achieved V1.0 Design Rule Manual (DRM) and SPICE certification from TSMC for its 10nm FinFET...

ChipMOS sees net profits down over 30% on year in 2015

Newswatch - Mar 17, 11:05

LCD driver IC packaging and testing firm ChipMOS Technologies has reported net profits of NT$2.23 billion (US$67.9 million) for 2015, down 32.6% from a year earlier. EPS for 2015...

ASE orders equipment worth NT$1.72 billion

Stockwatch - Mar 16, 11:09

Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) has announced three purchases of machinery equipment for a total of about NT$1.72 billion (US$52.6 million) from Kulicke & Soffa, Besi...

TSMC, MediaTek to co-develop products for IoT and wearable applications

Newswatch - Mar 16, 11:07

TSMC and MediaTek have announced their commitment to a long-term partnership to continue developing innovative products for Internet of Things (IoT) and wearable device applications...

ARM, TSMC announce 7nm FinFET collaboration agreement

Mar 16, 11:05

ARM and TSMC have announced a multi-year agreement to collaborate on a 7nm FinFET process technology which includes a design solution for future low-power, high-performance compute...

Cadence launches complete IC packaging design and analysis solutions for fan-out WLCSP

Mar 16, 11:03

Cadence Design Systems has announced the availability of foundry-proven IC packaging design and analysis solutions for advanced fan-out wafer-level chip scale packaging (WLCSP) and...

SEMI reports 2015 semiconductor equipment sales of US$36.5 billion

Mar 15, 21:48

SEMI has reported that worldwide sales of semiconductor manufacturing equipment totaled US$36.53 billion in 2015, representing an on-year decrease of 3%. Total equipment bookings...

Front-end fab equipment spending to rise 3.7% in 2016, says SEMI

Mar 14, 12:54

Front-end fab equipment spending (including new, used and in-house) is projected to increase 3.7% to US$37.2 billion in 2016, and will rise another 13% in 2017 to US$42.1 billion,...

Imec opens new 300mm cleanroom

Mar 14, 11:43

Nanoelectronics research center imec has announced the opening of a new 300mm cleanroom. With this 4,000-square meter new facility, imec's semiconductor research cleanrooms now totals...

SMIC, Crossbar partner for RRAM

Mar 14, 11:39

Semiconductor Manufacturing International (SMIC) and Crossbar have signed a strategic partnership agreement on non-volatile RRAM (resistive random access memory) development and production,...

Xintec February revenues rise 30% on month

Mar 14, 11:38

Taiwan-based Xintec, an affiliate of Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) specializing in packaging services for CMOS image sensors as well as MEMS and fingerprint sensors,...

TICP eyeing return to profits

Mar 14, 10:59

Taiwan IC Packaging (TICP) expects to return to profitability in the second half of 2016. TICP swung to net losses of NT$110 million (US$3.37 million) in 2015 from profits of NT$62...

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.

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    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.

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    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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