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Taiwan IC designers vying for 8-inch foundry supply

Nov 10, 16:14

Taiwan fabless IC firms are aggresively vying to secure capacity at 8-inch foundries to meet increasing orders in 2018, particularly for MCU and MOSFET chips needed to support a variety...

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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...

Taiwan IC designers to rely on emerging markets for 4Q17 growth

Oct 13, 10:45

Taiwan-based IC design houses have seen orders from China's smartphone market slow down, but orders from vendors launching handsets in emerging markets like India have surged recently,...

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

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)...

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.

UltraChip, INT Tech form joint venture to develop AMOLED driver ICs

Jun 29, 11:19

Taiwan's knowledge-based startup INT Tech and LCD driver IC maker UltraChip have set up a joint venture, Ultra Display, which will focus on development of driver ICs for AMOLED pan...

INT TEch CEO David Chu

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,...

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 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...

FocalTech reports losses for 1Q17

Newswatch - May 3, 11:09

Touchscreen and LCD driver solution provider FocalTech Systems has reported net losses of NT$8.199 million (US$272,928) or NT$0.01 per share for the first quarter of 2017.

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.

Sitronix expected to see revenues grow by double-digit rate in 2Q17

Newswatch - Apr 17, 15:13

LCD driver IC vendor Sitronix Technology is expected to see its revenues grow by a double-digit rate in the second quarter of 2017 thanks to increasing demand for LCD driver ICs from...

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...

VIS mulling fab tools purchases

Stockwatch - Mar 31, 09:58

Vanguard International Semiconductor (VIS) is considering acquiring production equipment from its fellow foundry companies, according to the Taiwan-based 8-inch IC foundry.

ChipMOS profits hike in 4Q16

Mar 9, 22:41

ChipMOS Technologies, a provider of outsourced semiconductor assembly and test services, has reported net profits hiked 140.7% sequentially to NT$614 million (US$19.8 million) in...

Novatek February revenues up 8% on year

Mar 8, 10:59

LCD driver IC design specialist Novatek Microelectronic has reported consolidated revenues of NT$3.36 billion (US$108.6 million) for February 2017, up about 8% on year but down nearly...

Chipbond net profits fall to 5-year low

Mar 1, 21:20

LCD driver IC backend specialist Chipbond Technology saw its net profits fall to a five-year low of NT$1.99 billion (US$64.7 million) in 2016.

Eight-inch fabs operating at full capacity

Feb 18, 11:08

Eight-inch wafer fabs in China and Taiwan are running at full capacity driven by brisk demand for smartphone-use ICs including fingerprint-recognition sensors, LCD driver ICs and...

UltraChip posts 2016 EPS of NT$2.28

Feb 18, 11:05

Taiwan-based fabless IC firm UltraChip saw its net profits reach a 12-year high of NT$141 million (US$4.57 million) in 2016. EPS for the year came to NT$2.28.

Himax expects 1Q17 revenues to fall up to 25%

Feb 16, 22:24

LCD driver IC specialist Himax Technologies expects to post a revenue decrease of 18-25% sequentially in the first quarter of 2017, due mainly to seasonal factors such as fewer working...

FocalTech swings to profit in 2016

Feb 15, 22:17

IC design house FocalTech Systems swung to operating profits of NT$207.48 million (US$6.74 million) in 2016 from losses of NT$135.93 million a year ago, thanks to the company's efforts...

Sitronix posts record pre-tax profit for 2016

Feb 14, 15:42

LCD driver IC vendor Sitronix Technology has reported pre-tax profits of NT$1.26 billion (US$40.8 million) for 2016, up 22.5% on year and hitting a record high. Pre-tax EPS for the...

Novatek expects up to 4% revenue decrease in 1Q17

Stockwatch - Feb 7, 20:10

LCD driver IC firm Novatek Microelectronic expects to post revenues of between NT$10.8 billion (US$348 million) and NT$11.2 billion for the first quarter of 2017 representing a sequential...

FocalTech to enjoy strong 1Q17

Jan 17, 10:50

FocalTech Systems is expected to enjoy a particularly strong first quarter of 2017, thanks to robust shipments of its single-chip integrated driver controller (IDC) solutions, according...

Chipbond posts record December, 4Q16 revenues

Jan 10, 11:09

Chipbond Technology saw its December revenues climb to a record NT$1.63 billion (US$50.8 million). Revenues for the fourth quarter of 2016 came to NT$4.87 billion, also a record hi...

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...

Chipbond posts another month of record revenues

Nov 11, 11:09

Packaging and testing company Chipbond Technology has reported consolidated revenues of NT$1.62 billion (US$51.1 million) for October 2016, up 0.5% sequentially and 14.1% on year.

Novatek expects up to 8% revenue decrease in 4Q16

Nov 9, 11:15

LCD driver IC firm Novatek Microelectronic expects to post revenues of between NT$11.1 billion (US$354.1 million) and NT$11.5 billion for the fourth quarter of 2016 representing a...

Chipbond posts record September revenues

Oct 7, 15:56

Driver-IC backend specialist Chipbond Technology saw its September revenues hit a record high of NT$1.61 billion (US$51.1 million).

Novatek 3Q16 revenues meet guidance, Sitronix hit record

Oct 7, 10:55

LCD driver IC firm Novatek Microelectronic saw its third-quarter revenues come in the high end of its guidance, while fellow company Sitronix Technology's revenues hit a quarterly...

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