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  • Last update: Wednesday 29 November 2017 [237 news items]

Downstream players scrambling to build up inventories amid tight wafer supply

Nov 29, 16:36

The semiconductor supply chain - especially chip vendors - as well as downstream distribution channels and end-market customers, are rushing to pile up inventories by the end of 2017,...

Novatek expects to post up to 7% revenue decrease in 4Q17

Nov 8, 14:35

LCD driver IC specialist Novatek Microelectronic expects to post revenues of between NT$11.6 billion (US$384.2 million) and NT$12 billion for the fourth quarter of 2017 representing...

Chipbond posts profit growth in 3Q17

Nov 2, 11:50

LCD driver IC backend specialist Chipbond Technology saw its net profits increase 37.7% sequentially to NT$702 million (US$23.3 million) in the third quarter. Net profits for the...

FocalTech pre-tax profits soar in 3Q17

Nov 1, 14:05

Touchscreen and LCD driver solution provider FocalTech Systems saw its pre-tax profits soar 328% sequentially to NT$151 million (US$5 million) in the third quarter of 2017. Pre-tax...

Taiwan foundries seeing brisk demand from fabless firms

Oct 20, 15:46

Taiwan-based IC foundries including 8-inch ones have seen orders from their local fabless clients grow, which would indicate a particularly strong fourth quarter for Taiwan's IC industry,...

Staying focused on profitability: Q&A with UMC co-president SC Chien

Oct 2, 11:45

United Microelectronics (UMC) recently disclosed plans to expand its 28nm process offering by launching 28nm HPC and 28nm HPC Plus nodes, and introduce a further improved version...

UMC co-president SC Chien

Taiwan fabless IC firms seeing orders pull in from China

Sep 25, 10:51

Taiwan-based fabless chipmakers including suppliers of LCD driver ICs, consumer electronics ICs, PC peripherals, networking and communications chips, have recently seen orders from...

Supply of 12-inch silicon wafers to stay tight through 2019

Sep 22, 11:11

The global supply of 12-inch silicon wafers will further tighten over the next two years, when new fabs in China are set to come online, according to industry sources.

12-inch wafer supply to remain tight through 2019

Chipbond 3Q17 revenues to hit record high

Sep 6, 21:34

Chipbond Technology, a backend house specializing in LCD driver ICs, is expected to see its third-quarter revenues climb to an all-time high, according to market watchers.

Samsung increases chip orders to Taiwan fabless firms

Sep 5, 15:12

Samsung Electronics has stepped up purchases of IC parts from its Taiwan-based suppliers, including fingerprint sensor supplier Egis Technology (Egistec) and RF component specialist...

samsung

Commentary: Innovation is key to survival for Taiwan IC designers

Aug 29, 15:38

Due to lackluster business performances recorded by most Taiwan IC design houses in the first half of 2017, the overall production value of Taiwan's IC design industry will see only...

Powerchip posts EPS of NT$1.59 for 1H17

Aug 15, 10:09

Contract chipmaker Powerchip Technology has announced net profits increased 17.6% on year to NT$3.63 billion (US$119.7 million) in the first half of 2017. EPS for the six-month period...

Chipbond posts record July revenues

Aug 14, 15:56

Chipbond Technology, a backend house specializing in LCD driver ICs, saw its July revenues climb to a record high of NT$1.63 billion (US$53.9 million).

ChipMOS to enter production for 3D sensing components in 3Q17, says report

Aug 14, 12:20

Backend house ChipMOS Technologies will enter production for 3D sensing components for new consumer electronics devices in the third quarter of 2017, according to a report by Taiwan's...

Novatek expects 2-5% revenue growth in 3Q17

Aug 2, 20:44

LCD driver IC specialist Novatek Microelectronic expects to post revenues of between NT$12 billion (US$396.9 million) and NT$12.4 billion for the third quarter of 2017 representing...

VIS expects to post up to 11% revenue growth in 3Q17

Jul 31, 20:17

Specialty IC foundry Vanguard International Semiconductor (VIS) has forecast consolidated revenues for the third quarter of 2017 will be between NT$6.1 billion (US$201.7 million)...

Taiwan IC design houses seeing orders ramp-up from China smartphone sector

Jul 7, 10:49

A ramp-up of orders from China's smartphone sector will buoy revenues at Taiwan-based IC design houses, particularly those specializing in LCD driver ICs, wireless charging solutions...

Novatek 2Q17 revenues meet guidance

Jul 6, 21:31

IC design houses Novatek Microelectronic saw its second-quarter revenues come within the company's guidance given in early May.

FocalTech seeing orders ramp up

Jun 29, 14:19

Touchscreen and LCD driver solution provider FocalTech Systems has seen its customers step up their pace of orders, according to market sources.

Taiwan LCD driver IC suppliers 3Q17 revenues to increase over 15%

Jun 27, 10:59

Taiwan-based LCD driver IC suppliers have become more optimistic about their revenue outlook for the third quarter of 2017, as short lead-time orders from mainly China-based handset...

Chipbond to see revenues peak in 3Q17

Jun 19, 15:20

Chipbond Technology, a backend house specializing in LCD driver ICs, is expected to see its third-quarter revenues peak for 2017 driven by a pull-in of orders from Japan-based clients,...

Global Unichip May revenues rise, Faraday down

Jun 9, 12:31

IC design service company Global Unichip has announced consolidated revenues of NT$985 million (US$32.8 million) for May 2017, up 41.5% on year and 39.2% sequentially. The company...

Novatek to ship LCD driver ICs to LG for iPhone in 2018, says report

Newswatch - Jun 8, 14:21

LCD driver IC supplier Novatek Microelectronics has entered LG Electronics' flexible OLED panel supply chain for Apple's next generation iPhone devices and will see shipments of its...

ChipMOS expects revenue growth in 2Q17

May 12, 12:22

ChipMOS Technologies, a backend house targeting the LCD driver IC and memory chip sectors, expects rising sales generated from the LCD driver IC and mixed-signal chip sectors in the...

VIS seeking 8-inch fab equipment from memory chipmakers

May 9, 20:43

Specialty IC foundry Vanguard International Semiconductor (VIS) is looking to expand its 8-inch fabs, and has approached several memory makers to buy their second-hand equipment,...

VIS expects to post another sequential drop in 2Q17 revenues

May 8, 23:06

Seasonality dragged down Vanguard International Semiconductor's (VIS) revenues in the first quarter of 2017, which saw a sequential decrease of about 5%. The specialty IC foundry...

Powerchip chairman expects long-term DRAM shortage

Apr 20, 22:20

The supply of DRAM memory is likely to stay tight for a substantial period of time, according to Frank Huang, chairman for Taiwan-based pure-play foundry Powerchip Technology.

ChipMOS 1Q17 revenues slip 2%

Apr 11, 10:27

ChipMOS Technologies, a backend house targeting the LCD driver IC and memory chip sectors, saw its first-quarter revenues slip about 2% sequentially and outperform its estimate of...

Powerchip JV fab in China ready for trial production in June

Apr 7, 10:57

Powerchip Technology's joint venture fab in Hefei, China will be ready for trial production in June 2017, according to Frank Huang, CEO for the Taiwan-based pure-play foundry.

Analog, LCD driver IC firms seeing orders slow down

Dec 8, 15:18

Taiwan-based analog and LCD driver IC design specialists have seen their customers, mainly China-based ones, slow down their pace of orders which could result in lower revenues for...

Samsung lowering foundry quotes to vie for orders

Sep 8, 14:46

Samsung has cut its foundry quotes to vie for new orders particularly for LCD driver ICs, power management ICs and CMOS image sensors, according to industry sources.

Taiwan LCD driver IC firms positive about 3Q16

Jul 12, 19:44

Taiwan-based LCD driver IC firms are optimistic about their performance during the third quarter of 2016 judging from a pull-in of short lead-time orders for large-size panel applications...

LCD driver IC vendor Novatek sales down in June, upbeats for 3Q16

Newswatch - Jul 7, 13:41

LCD driver IC vendor Novatek Microelectronics saw its revenues decline 3.5% on month and 10.8% on year to NT$3.737 billion (US$115.35 million) in June.

UltraChip revenues to rise in 2Q, 3Q16

May 26, 16:14

LCD driver IC firm UltraChip is expected to report on-year revenue growth of 20-30% for the second and third quarters of 2016, according to market sources.

Digitimes Research: Korea LCD driver IC vendor Silicon Works sees revenues hit record high in 2015

May 24, 14:15

Combined revenues of Korea's major LCD driver IC vendors reached a record high of KRW419.4 billion (US$353.97 million) in 2015, with Silicon Works, a subsidiary of LG Electronics,...

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