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Commentary: MediaTek, MStar reach merger deal in fast manner; highlighting difficulties of Taiwan IC design industry

Jun 26, 01:00

Although the proposal by MediaTek to merge with rival MStar Semiconductor comes as a big surprise to Taiwan's IC design industry, MediaTek chairman MK Tsai and his counterpart Wayne...

MediaTek to merge with MStar

Jun 22, 16:14

MediaTek has announced plans to merge with fellow IC design company MStar Semiconductor following the completion of its tender offer to buy a portion of MStar shares.

Taiwan IC designers looking to orders from China-based white-box smartphone vendors

Jun 20, 14:02

Taiwan-based IC design houses have rekindled their hope that they can cooperate one again with China-based white-box handset makers to make a strong presence in China's smartphone...

MediaTek, MStar strengthening R&D efforts on smartphones

Jun 11, 11:25

MediaTek and MStar Semiconductor both have recently restructured their R&D teams to focus on the development of smartphones, while down-sizing the R&D units for feature phones,...

HiSilicon licenses ARM Mali GPUs for smart connected devices

Newswatch - May 23, 11:22

China-based HiSilicon and ARM have jointly announced that HiSilicon has licensed a range of ARM's Mali graphics processing units (GPUs) including the market leading Mali-400 MP GPU...

MStar aims at 2Q12 revenues of US$300-318 million

May 9, 01:05

MStar Semiconductor, a Taiwan-based LCD driver, analog, digital TV and mobile communication IC design house, expects consolidated revenues of US$300-318 million and gross margin of...

Chip demand for LCD TVs, monitors picking up

May 3, 15:29

Demand for semiconductors used in LCD TVs and monitors has started picking up in May while notebook firms have stepped up their pace of orders, according to sources at IC design ho...

Taiwan IC design firms hope to benefit from Foxconn and Sharp cooperation

Mar 29, 01:25

Taiwan-based LCD IC driver suppliers are expected to benefit from the cooperation of Foxconn and Sharp. In addition, the cooperation is likely to increase TV ODM and OEM orders to...

MStar reports revenue gains for February

Newswatch - Mar 9, 11:42

MStar Semiconductor has posted consolidated revenues of NT$2.91 billion (US$98.46 million) for February, up 12.3% sequentially and 22.5% on year, according to a company filing with...

ALi, MStar offer new STB SoC solutions

Mar 7, 14:17

Taiwan-based ALi has introduced a lineup of new set-top box (STB) system-on-chip (SoC) solutions targeting growing demand for digital TV broadcasting in emerging markets, while fellow...

Demand for STB SoCs booming on migration to digital TV broadcasting

Demand for 2.5G/2.75G handset solutions picking up

Feb 23, 15:58

Demand for feature phones has experienced a rebound recently, which will help boost sales of 2.5G/2.75G handset solutions for suppliers such as MediaTek and MStar Semiconductor in...

STB chip vendors experiencing increasing orders

Feb 23, 01:10

STB (set-top box) chip vendors in Taiwan, including Novatek Microelectronics, ALi and MStar Semiconductor, have all experienced a substantial increase in orders recently as the increasing...

Nokia reportedly to release 2.5G, 2.75G chip orders to Taiwan firms

Feb 14, 01:30

Nokia reportedly has begun design-in with Taiwan-based MediaTek and MStar Semiconductor for chipset solutions used in 2.5G and 2.75G handsets, with one or both of them expected to...

Nokia likely to release first chip orders to Taiwan firms

MStar sees 8-13% sales drop in 1Q12

Feb 10, 01:15

MStar Semiconductor expects its consolidated revenues to decrease 8-13% sequentially in the first quarter of 2012, citing low seasonal demand. But sales for all of the year should...

MStar chairman Wayne Liang

MStar breaks into Nokia supply chain, says report

Newswatch - Feb 8, 14:55

IC design house MStar Semiconductor reportedly has entered the supply chain of Nokia with its 2G baseband chips, according to a Chinese-language Commercial Times report....

NFC chips to buoy MStar 2012 revenues

Jan 31, 01:10

MStar Semiconductor expects new orders for chips used in near field communication (NFC) enabled phones to buoy its sales performance in 2012. Company chairman Wayne Liang has forecast...

ALi raises 4Q11 sales forecast

Dec 22, 01:00

Consumer IC design house ALi has revised its guidance for the fourth quarter of 2011 expecting its consolidated revenues to increase 13-17% sequentially. This is a revision from previous...

MediaTek, Spreadtrum, MStar sharing China market of handset chips

Dec 13, 01:10

Taiwan-based IC design house MediaTek and MStar Semiconductor and China-based fellow company Spreadtrum Communications are sharing the market demand for handset chips, according to...

MStar reports on-year revenue growth for November

Newswatch - Dec 9, 16:06

MStar Semiconductor has announced consolidated revenues of NT$3.25 billion (US$107.7 million) for November, down 4.4% on month but up 6.5% on year, according to a company filing the...

Short lead-time orders from China buoying revenues for IC design firms

Nov 28, 13:40

Taiwan-based fabless IC firms have received an influx of short lead-time orders from clients in China recently, according to industry sources. The pull-in of orders, mainly for smartphones...

China market: 2.5G handset chipset prices falling

Nov 24, 10:41

Prices for 2.5G handset chipsets have slipped more than 10% in the fourth quarter of 2011, and will continue to fall at the same rate in first-quarter 2012 due to continued oversupply...

Toshiba adopts MStar-developed HbbTV solution

Nov 15, 09:42

MStar Semiconductor has announced its HbbTV (hybrid broadcast broadband TV) solution has been selected for Toshiba's new TL and RL smart TV series, which are being released across...

MStar taping out 3.75G handset solutions in 4Q11

Nov 9, 14:38

Taiwan-based IC design house MStar Semiconductor will begin to tape out 3.75G handset solutions supporting TD-SCDMA and CDMA technologies soon with end market devices to hit the market...

Intel turns away from TV chips, says IHS

Nov 1, 12:11

With little room left to maneuver in the tough TV system-on-chip (SoC) market central to the ambitious Google TV initiative, Google partner Intel is quietly reshuffling resources...

MStar, ALi September revenues up; Novatek, Richtek revenues down

Oct 7, 13:39

IC design houses MStar Semiconductor and ALi have reported strong sales for September as fellow companies Novatek Microelectronics and Richtek Technology have suffered a sequential...

MStar, Ali, Novtek benefiting from growing demand for STB chips in emerging markets

Oct 4, 13:46

Taiwan IC design house MStar Semiconductor, ALi and Novatek Microelectronics are expected to receive increasing orders for set-top box (STB) chips due to growing demand in emerging...

MediaTek, MStar may benefit if Broadcom quits TV chip production

Sep 28, 11:54

Broadcom reportedly plans to call it quits from the chip market for TVs and Blu-ray players due to low gross margins and return on equity (ROE) generated from the product lines –...

Taiwan-based IC design houses upbeat for 4Q11 and 2012 outlook

Sep 26, 12:46

Taiwan-based IC design houses are positive about the outlook for the fourth quarter of 2011 as well as for 2012 due to increasing popularity of low-priced consumer electronics products,...

MStar STB chips selected by TBC

Sep 23, 15:08

MStar Semiconductor has announced that its set-top box (STB) solutions have been selected by cable operator Taiwan Broadband Communication (TBC).

MStar chairman Wayne Liang

IC packaging house Sigurd lands large volume orders for 4Q11, says paper

Newswatch - Sep 22, 14:47

IC packaging and testing house Sigurd Microelectronics is expected to see its revenues grow 10% sequentially in the fourth quarter of 2011 due to increasing orders from four major...

MediaTek, MStar, Global Unichip to hike 3Q11 revenues goals

Sep 20, 13:55

Taiwan-based IC design houses MediaTek, MStar Semiconductor and Global Unichip are expected to upwardly adjust their respective projected revenues for the third quarter of 2011 due...

Handset solution vendors competing neck and neck in 3G smartphone market in China

Sep 13, 15:12

Demand for smartphone solutions in emerging markets, particularly in China, is gaining momentum, pushing chipset vendors to compete neck and neck to grab a large piece for the growing...

MStar reports sequential gains in August revenues

Newswatch - Sep 9, 10:54

MStar Semiconductor has announced consolidated revenues of NT$3.154 billion (US$109 million) for August 2011, up 17.4% sequentially but down 1.5% on year.

MediaTek August sales likely to grow over 10% sequentially

Sep 2, 01:15

MediaTek's consolidated revenues will likely rebound to over NT$8 billion (US$276 million) in August, up more than 10% on month, according to market watchers. The fabless IC firm...

Shipments of smart TV and STB IC solutions to remain strong in 2H11

Aug 29, 17:01

Taiwan-based IC design houses, including MediaTek, MStar Semiconductor, Novatek Microelectronics and ALi, are expected to see their shipments of IC solutions for smart TVs and set-top...

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