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  • Last update: Friday 10 November 2017 [151 news items]

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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Alibaba forays into CPU sector via investment in C-Sky Microsystems

Nov 6, 13:39

As part of its efforts to enhance its presence in the CPU sector, China tech giant Alibaba Group has invested in Hangzhou-based C-Sky Microsystems, an IC design house dedicated to...

eMemory unveils auto-grade EEPROM IP

Nov 1, 22:19

Silicon IP provider eMemory has expanded its high-endurance NVM (non-volatile memory) offerings with an upgraded EEPROM (electrically-erasable programmable read only memory) which...

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,...

TSMC raises IC market forecasts for 2017

Oct 20, 14:52

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has revised upward its forecasts for global foundry and overall IC market outlook for 2017 to a 7% and 16% growth, respectively,...

TSMC 7nm process ready for mass production in 1H18

Taiwan peripheral suppliers to benefit from rising wireless charging market demand

Oct 16, 15:58

As wireless charging is set to gain popularity following the adoption of Qi wireless charging standard of the Wireless Power Consortium (WPC) by both the latest iPhone devices and...

Latest iPhone with wireless charging function

GigaDevice signs wafer supply contract with SMIC

Sep 19, 10:36

China-based GigaDevice Semiconductor, a maker of flash memory devices and microcontroller (MCU) chips, has signed a strategic agreement on the supply of wafers worth about CNY1.2...

GigaDevice draws investment from China state-backed fund

Aug 30, 13:25

China-based GigaDevice Semiconductor has obtained investment from China's National IC Industry Investment Fund, commonly known as the Big Fund, according to the maker of flash memory...

DRAM best-growing IC in 2017, says IC Insights

Aug 16, 11:23

Five out of the 33 IC market segments tracked by IC Insights will outpace the 16% growth forecast for the total IC market in 2017 compared to 2016, according to the market research...

Shanghai Huahong to build 12-inch fab in Wuxi

Aug 2, 21:47

Shanghai Huahong Group on August 2 struck a deal with the national China Integrated Circuit Industry Investment Fund and the city government of Wuxi to set up a new 12-inch wafer...

HHGrace likely to operate a new 12-inch fab in Wuxi

MCU firm Nuvoton sees 2Q17 profits surge

Jul 31, 09:03

Taiwan-based Nuvoton Technology, the logic IC subsidiary of Winbond Electronics specializing in MCU and PC peripherals, has reported net profits hiked 172% sequentially to NT$247...

Elan posts EPS of NT$1.04 in 1H17

Jul 27, 13:58

Touch and fingerprint sensor vendor Elan Microelectronics has reported net profit surged 74% from a year earlier to NT$405 million (US$13.3 million) in the first half of 2017. EPS...

Holtek 32-bit MCU shipments to rise significantly in 2Q17

Jul 25, 15:32

MCU and consumer IC firm Holtek Semiconductor expects shipments of its 32-bit MCUs to rise significantly in the second half of 2017 thanks to strong demand for fingerprint identification...

Ardentec obtains testing orders for car-use chips from TI

Jul 21, 14:59

Taiwan-based Ardentec has grabbed testing orders for car-use chips from Texas Instruments (TI), which will buoy its sales performance in the third quarter, according to industry so...

STMicro denies reports it will suspend taking MCU orders

Jul 21, 13:07

STMicroelectronics has dismissed recent reports indicating the company will suspend taking orders for microcontrollers (MCU) until 2018 due to strong demand. "ST continues to manage...

STMicro extends lead time for 32-bit MCUs

Jul 20, 15:12

STMicroelectronics has extended delivery lead times for 32-bit MCUs due to strong demand, according to industry sources. The MCU vendor has also informed its customers that it plans...

Leading MCU suppliers have recently extended delivery lead times for 32-bit MCUs

IC design house Nyquest 2Q17 profits to hit record high

Jul 14, 15:16

Consumer IC design company Nyquest Technology is expected to report a record EPS of over NT$1.50 (US$0.05) for the second quarter of 2017, when revenues also hit a record high of...

MediaTek unveils NB-IoT SoC, partnership with China Mobile

Jun 29, 15:04

MediaTek has unveiled its first narrow band Internet of Things (NB-IoT) system-on-chip (SoC), the MT2625, and announced a collaboration with China Mobile to build what the companies...

Nuvoton 2Q17 sales likely to hit record

Jun 21, 15:03

Fabless IC firm Nuvoton Technology is expected to see its second-quarter 2017 revenues hit an all-time high driven by robust MCU shipments, according to market sources.

Ardentec expanding automotive MCU testing business in Japan

May 17, 15:17

Ardentec has expanded its automotive MCU testing business in Japan, which will further buoy its sales performance starting in the second quarter of 2017, according to industry sour...

Holtek reports on-year increase in 1Q17 earnings

Newswatch - Apr 25, 15:55

MCU and IC solution provider Holtek Semiconductor has reported net profits of NT$185 million (US$6.113 million) for the first quarter of 2017, down 10.6% on quarter but up 10.2% on...

Macronix quad-SPI memory selected by STMicroelectronics for new MCU

Apr 20, 10:58

STMicroelectronics has adopted Macronix International’s flash memory solution in its new STM32L4 microcontroller (MCU) series, according to the Taiwan-based provider of non-volatile...

Over 100,000 wafers embedded with eMemory NeoEE IP shipped

Apr 14, 12:18

Embedded NVM IP provider eMemory Technology has shipped more than 100,000 wafers embedded with its NeoEE IP solutions, according to the company. The eMemory NeoEE IP has been successfully...

Taiwan MCU and consumer IC firms post brisk March revenues

Apr 10, 10:55

MCU and consumer IC design house Holtek Semiconductor saw its March revenues climb to a new record high, while revenues at fellow companies Generalplus Technology and Weltrend Semiconductor...

Generalplus posts record 2016 profit

Feb 8, 22:00

Consumer IC design specialist Generalplus Technology has reported net profits of NT$413 million (US$13.3 million) for 2016, up 6.5% on year and hitting a record high, with EPS arriving...

Taiwan MCU suppliers optimistic about 2017

Feb 8, 15:46

Emerging IoT applications are set to boost demand for microcontrollers (MCUs) in 2017, with suppliers including Holtek Semiconductor and Nuvoton Technology expressing optimism about...

Holtek posts NT$3.47 EPS for 2016

Jan 25, 21:11

Holtek Semiconductor, which designs and develops standard microcontrollers (MCU) and consumer electronics IC solutions, has reported net profits for 2016 decreased 2.8% on year to...

Holtek, Sonix November revenues increase

Dec 9, 11:30

Holtek Semiconductor, which designs and develops standard microcontrollers (MCU) and consumer electronics IC solutions, has reported consolidated revenues for November 2016 increased...

Holtek seeing brisk orders for 4Q16

Nov 3, 10:03

Holtek Semiconductor, which designs and develops standard microcontrollers (MCU) and consumer electronics IC solutions, has said orders for mobile power devices remain strong while...

MCU maker Nuvoton reports strong earnings for January-September

Newswatch - Oct 24, 11:11

Nuvoton Technology, the logic IC subsidiary of Winbond Electronics, has reported net profits of NT$144 million (US$4.534 million) for the third quarter of 2016, down 45% on quarter...

China market: Huada aims to become largest MCU vendor locally

Sep 1, 14:20

China-based Huada Semiconductor, an affiliate of China Electronics Corporation (CEC), aims to become the top supplier of MCU products in the domestic market, according to the compa...

MCU market to reach record high revenues through 2020, says IC Insights

Aug 31, 11:44

The IC industry's original system-on-chip (SoC) product category - microcontrollers (MCU) - is expected to steadily reach record-high annual revenues through the second half of this...

Generalplus posts record 2Q16 profit

Aug 3, 10:44

Consumer IC design specialist Generalplus Technology has reported net profits of NT$170 million (US$5.4 million) for the second quarter of 2016, the highest quarterly levels since...

Nuvoton reports NT$1.25 EPS for 2Q16

Jul 28, 09:47

Nuvoton Technology, the logic IC subsidiary of Winbond Electronics specializing in MCU products, has reported net profits for the second quarter of 2016 increased 62.5% on year to...

Holtek 2Q16 profits rise 20% sequentially

Jul 26, 10:39

Microcontroller (MCU) supplier Holtek Semiconductor has reported net profits of NT$201 million (US$6.25 million) for the second quarter of 2016, up 20.2% sequentially. EPS for the...

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  • Samsung+Bio%2DProcessor

    Samsung Bio-Processor

    Samsung Electronics has announced it is mass producing an all-in-one advanced system logic chip for the health-oriented wearables market, the Bio-Processor. The Samsung Bio-Processor...

    Photo: Company, Jan 5.

  • Microchip+PIC32+MCU

    Microchip PIC32 MCU

    Microchip Technology has announced the shipment of its 10 billionth PIC-series microcontroller (MCU) to Samsung Electronics. Microchip said it delivered this 10 billionth microcontroller,...

    Photo: Company, Sep 23.

  • Renesas+16%2Dbit+MCU+for+LED+lighting+fixtures

    Renesas 16-bit MCU for LED lighting fixtures

    Renesas Electronics has announced the availability of five 16-bit microcontrollers (MCUs), which implement in a single chip the LED control, power supply control, and communication...

    Photo: Company, May 27.

  • Fujitsu+FM3+family+of+32%2Dbit+microcontrollers

    Fujitsu FM3 family of 32-bit microcontrollers

    Fujitsu Semiconductor has announced the release of 44 microcontrollers, the initial offering of chips from its new FM3 family of 32-bit general-purpose RISC microcontrollers using...

    Photo: Company, Nov 8.

  • Atmel+ATtiny%2Dseries+flash+MCU+family

    Atmel ATtiny-series flash MCU family

    Atmel has announced production availability for what it claims is the world's smallest flash AVR microcontroller package. The Atmel ATtiny4, ATtiny5, ATtiny9 and ATtiny10 AVR microcontroller...

    Photo: Comnpany, May 19.

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