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  • Last update: Thursday 20 November 2014 [436 news items]

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.

More IC players to step into LCD driver IC market in 2014

Dec 19, 15:20

Some touchscreen controller and logic IC vendors are expected to step into the LCD driver IC market in 2014 eyeing the growing smartphone market in China, according to industry sou...

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,...

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Digitimes Research: Taiwan LCD driver IC revenues up over 10% in 2013

Dec 18, 11:34

Taiwan-based LCD driver IC makers as a whole will ramp up their revenues in 2013 for the second straight year, with the combined figures for the year reaching NT$87.74 billion (US$2.96...

VIS November sales slip 2%

Dec 10, 09:38

Specialty IC foundry Vanguard International Semiconductor (VIS) has announced November consolidated revenues slid 1.7% to NT$1.78 billion, due to unfavorable exchange rates.

Smartphones, Ultra HD TVs to buoy Novatek revenues in 2014

Dec 3, 14:13

LCD driver IC specialist Novatek Microelectronics is optimistic about its operations for 2014 citing brisk demand coming from the smartphone and Ultra TV sectors. The company also...

Driver IC vendor Ilitek expects flat 4Q13 sales

Nov 29, 12:24

LCD driver IC supplier ILi Technology (Ilitek) expects its fourth-quarter sales to register flat sequential growth thanks to replenishment demand prior to the 2014 Lunar New Year...

Transformation: Q&A with ChipMOS chairman and CEO SJ Cheng

Nov 20, 15:54

ChipMOS Technologies is among very few firms that have transformed themselves successfully and are no longer influenced by the volatile memory market. Once known as a packaging and...

ChipMOS chairman and CEO SJ Cheng

VIS, Chipbond October sales rise

Nov 12, 16:08

Specialty IC foundry Vanguard International Semiconductor (VIS) and backend house Chipbond Technology, both of which have more than 50% of their sales generated from the LCD driver...

Himax 3Q13 earnings meet guidance

Nov 8, 14:50

LCD driver IC vendor Himax Technologies has reported net profits of NT$578 million (US$19.65 million) for the third quarter of 2013, increasing 17.5% from a year earlier and meeting...

Digitimes Research: Silicon Works LDI business posts revenue drop in 2Q13 on falling iPad shipments

Oct 18, 15:10

South Korea-based IC design house Silicon Works saw revenues generated from its LCD driver IC (LDI) business fall for a second consecutive quarter sequentially in the second quarter...

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LCD driver IC vendors expect rising demand in 2H October

Oct 16, 16:01

LCD driver IC vendors expect demand to pick up in the second half of October when downstream small LCD module makers will begin to replenish their component inventories, according...

LCD driver IC ASP likely to fall on rising penetration of RAMless chips

Oct 8, 12:33

As more high-resolution display products utilize RAMless LCD driver ICs, the average selling prices (ASPs) of LCD driver ICs might be dragged down, constraining makers' revenue growth...

Chipbond board approves plan for NT$4 billion loan

Stockwatch - Sep 24, 15:39

The board of directors of Chipbond Technology, a Taiwan-based backend house specializing in LCD driver ICs, has approved a plan to apply for a syndicated loan of NT$4 billion (US$135.4...

Taiwan LCD driver IC firms seeing demand for handsets pick up

Sep 9, 16:02

Taiwan-based LCD driver IC suppliers have seen demand from the handset-use panel segment pick up, prior to China's National Day holiday in early October, according to industry sour...

Taiwan LCD driver IC firms seeing demand for handsets pick up

LCD driver IC vendors to see flat performance in 3Q13

Aug 28, 22:01

Most LCD driver IC vendors are expected to see their third-quarter revenues stay flat or decline slightly from the levels posted in the previous quarter due to a slow recovery in...

Orders for HD driver ICs picking up

Aug 27, 21:39

Orders for LCD driver ICs supporting HD displays will surge in the latter half of the third quarter as well as in the fourth quarter of 2013 as China-based smartphone vendors are...

More Taiwan LCD driver IC makers enter Samsung smartphone supply chain

Aug 21, 22:07

Taiwan-based LCD driver IC vendors ILI Technology (Ilitek) and Sitronix Technology have entered the smartphone supply chain of Samsung Electronics, in addition to Himax Technologies...

Himax announces strong earning gains for 2Q13

Aug 20, 21:32

Himax Technologies has reported that its net profits increased 39.8% sequentially and 29.1% on year to NT$576 million (US$19.4 million) in the second quarter of 2013.

Chipbond sales to grow up to 5% sequentially in 3Q13

Aug 14, 21:46

LCD driver IC backend service company Chipbond Technology is expected to see its revenues grow moderately within a range of 5% sequentially in the third quarter of 2013 as demand...

Digitimes Research: Taiwan LCD driver IC shipments rise 18.6% in 2Q13

Aug 13, 13:58

Shipments of LCD driver ICs by Taiwan-based IC design houses for the second quarter of 2013 rose 18.6% sequentially to NT$24.05 billion (US$802.9 million) in value, according to Digitimes...

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VIS posts revene and profit growth in 2Q13

Aug 5, 15:22

IC foundry Vanguard International Semiconductor (VIS), which specializes in analog/mixed-signal and logic chips, has reported double-digit sequential growth in consolidated revenues...

LCD driver IC ASPs to drop 5-10% in 3Q13

Jul 30, 22:03

LCD driver IC ASPs are likely to drop 5-10% sequentially in the third quarter of 2013 as suppliers are expected to cut prices of driver IC parts supporting qHD and HD720 displays...

Chipbond 3Q13 revenues may fall short of expectations

Jul 19, 15:45

A recent slowdown in demand for small- to medium-size LCD driver ICs, as well as slow adoption of Ultra HD TV sets, might have a negative impact on the sales performance of packaging...

LCD driver IC vendors face mounting pressure

Jul 18, 14:09

Taiwan-based LCD driver IC suppliers are facing mounting pressure resulting from decreased demand from the supply chain as well as intensifying competition in the entry-level to mid-range...

Orise, Ilitek to enjoy strong sales of WVGA LCD driver ICs in 3Q13

Jul 11, 14:53

Shipments of WVGA LCD driver ICs by Orise Technology and ILI Technology (Ilitek) to China will remain robust in the third quarter of 2013 since WVGA displays have become the mainstream...

Novatek revenues to grow at slower pace in 3Q13

Jul 9, 22:16

LCD driver IC vendor Novatek Microelectronics is expected to see its revenues grow at a slower pace in the third quarter of 2013 as compared to the prior quarter due to a slowdown...

ChipMOS to expand capacity for LCD driver ICs, says chairman

Jun 24, 15:52

Packaging and testing firm ChipMOS Technologies plans to expand 12-inch wafer bumping and testing capacity for LCD driver ICs, according to company chairman and CEO SJ Cheng. Overall...

Commentary: Tier-two LCD driver IC houses to face shortages in 3Q13

Jun 24, 10:30

China's smartphone market continues to boom and demand for related components from domestic brands has been strong in the first half of 2013. Demand for small-size panels above 5-inch...

IC material distributor Niching sees rising shipments

Jun 21, 15:37

IC material distributor Niching Industrial has seen its shipments ramp up, thanks to increasing capacity utilization rates at semiconductor packaging and testing firms and strong...

Chipbond expects sales to peak in 3Q13

Jun 18, 12:03

LCD driver IC packaging and testing firm Chipbond Technology expects its August and September revenues to reach the highest monthly level for 2013. Revenues for the third quarter...

Ultra HD displays to ramp up growth of large-size LCD driver ICs, says Novatek executive

Jun 13, 16:33

Ultra HD panels will become the mainstream large-size panels in 2013 and the increasing popularity of Ultra HD displays will drive up demand for large-size LCD driver ICs, according...

UMC opens Korea office

Jun 13, 11:23

United Microelectronics (UMC) has announced the opening of a new office in South Korea to expand business regionally and provide support to local customers.

VIS utilization to top 100% in 3Q13, says report

Newswatch - Jun 4, 15:38

Specialty IC foundry Vanguard International Semiconductor (VIS) will boost its capacity utilization rate to over 100% in the third quarter of 2013, buoyed by strong demand for LCD...

Ilitek to post revenues of over NT$900 million in May

May 21, 21:39

ILi Technology (Ilitek) is expected to see its revenues top over NT$900 million (US$30.07 million) in May, buoyed by increasing shipments of LCD driver ICs for feature phones and...

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