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TSMC orders equipment for NT$4.6 billion

Stockwatch - Jul 6, 10:52

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) spent a total of NT$4.585 billion (US$141.7 million) on machinery equipment from KLA-Tencor, Screen Semiconductor Solutions and Tokyo...

Robust SSD demand to buoy related IC revenues in 3Q16

Jul 1, 16:06

Robust SSD demand will buoy related IC suppliers' revenues in the third quarter of 2016. Companies including Phison Electronics, Silicon Motion Technology and Realtek Semiconductor...

TSMC discloses NT$4.4 billion worth of facility construction for Nanjing site

Stockwatch - Jul 1, 10:55

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has spent NT$4.4 billion (US$136.7 million) on factory building construction with China Construction First Division Group Construction...

ASE, SPIL sign merger deal

Jul 1, 10:37

Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) and Siliconware Precision Industries (SPIL) jointly announced on June 30 they have officially entered into a merger agreement reached on May...

ASE buys equipment from Teradyne

Stockwatch - Jun 30, 20:58

Packaging and testing company Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) has purchased equipment from automated test equipment supplier Teradyne for a total of NT$625.95 million (US$19.37...

TSMC orders equipment for NT$3 billion

Stockwatch - Jun 30, 10:03

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has announced purchases of manufacturing equipment and facilities totaling NT$3.05 billion (US$94.4 million) from Tokyo Electron,...

IC design houses allocating 28/40nm orders to UMC, SMIC

Jun 29, 10:59

IC design houses have allocated more of their 28/40nm chip orders to United Microelectronics (UMC) and Semiconductor Manufacturing International (SMIC) due to tight supply from Taiwan...

Automotive semiconductor market grows slightly in 2015 while ranks shift, IHS says

Jun 23, 14:06

Despite slowing growth for the automotive industry and exchange rate fluctuations, the automotive semiconductor market grew at a modest 0.2% on year reaching US$29 billion in 2015,...

North American semiconductor equipment industry posts May 2016 book-to-bill ratio of 1.09, says SEMI

Jun 20, 11:38

The book-to-bill ratio for the North America semiconductor equipment industry stayed above parity for the sixth consecutive month in May 2016, according to industry association SEM...

TSMC orders equipment for NT$12 billion

Stockwatch - Jun 15, 10:48

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has announced machinery equipment purchases totaling NT$12.11 billion (US$373.41 million) from nine companies, Advanced Micro Fabrication...

Global semiconductor sales decrease in April, says SIA

Jun 8, 14:01

The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) has announced worldwide sales of semiconductors reached US$25.8 billion for the month of April 2016, a decrease of 1.0% from last month's...

Global 1Q16 semiconductor equipment billings fall 13%, says SEMI

Jun 7, 16:05

Worldwide semiconductor manufacturing equipment billings reached US$8.3 billion in the first quarter of 2016, according to SEMI. The billings figure is 3% higher than the prior quarter,...

TSMC buys equipment from HMI

Stockwatch - Jun 3, 16:07

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has purchased a batch of machinery equipment from Hermes Microvision (HMI), a provider of electron beam (e-beam) inspection tools...

Industrial semiconductor revenues increase in 2015, IHS says

Jun 1, 20:04

Industrial semiconductor revenues rose slightly in 2015 despite weakness in the overall semiconductor industry and, in particular, economic headwinds in China, which is a major global...

ASE, SPIL agree to set up JV holding company

May 27, 11:13

Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) and Siliconware Precision Industries (SPIL) have reached an agreement to establish a holding company, which will own both ASE and SPIL.

Lattice pASSPs to enter production in August

May 26, 10:52

Lattice Semiconductor's recently-announced programmable bridge device that supports leading protocols for mobile image sensors and displays will be ready for volume production in...

ASE, SPIL halt trading pending release of material information

May 25, 21:01

Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) and Siliconware Precision Industries (SPIL) have both announced they will enter a trading halt on May 26, pending the release of material...

ASE, SPIL in talks to form holding company

May 25, 10:52

Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) and Siliconware Precision Industries (SPIL) are in talks about the feasibility of forming an industrial holding company, according to separate...

GlobalWafers to acquire wafer business unit from Topsil

May 23, 10:55

Semiconductor-grade silicon wafer maker GlobalWafers has disclosed it will acquire a 100% stake in the wafer business unit of Denmark-based Topsil Semiconductor Materials A/S at Danish...

TSMC mulling cutting 16/20nm prices

May 18, 11:08

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) is considering dropping contract prices for its handset-IC clients to help ease the pressure of their declining ASPs and gross margins,...

IC Insights releases top-20 semiconductor suppliers in 1Q16

May 16, 10:23

IC Insights has released its list of the world's top-20 semiconductor suppliers including three pure-play foundries and six fabless companies in the first quarter of 2016.

Worldwide semiconductor revenues to fall 2.3% in 2016, says IDC

May 16, 10:00

Worldwide semiconductor revenues for 2016 will fall for a second consecutive year to US$324 billion, down 2.3% from the previous year according to IDC. Revenues are forecast to log...

SEMI reports 2015 semiconductor photomask sales of US$3.3 billion

May 11, 11:01

SEMI has reported that the worldwide semiconductor photomask market was US$3.3 billion in 2015. After increasing 3% in 2014, the photomask market increased 1% in 2015, according to...

Topco Scientific reports increased April revenues

Stockwatch - May 10, 11:23

Semiconductor materials distributor Topco Scientific has reported consolidated revenues of NT$2.22 billion (US$68.3 million) for April 2016, up 39.6% on year and 22.3% sequentially...

Worldwide semiconductor capital spending to decline 2% in 2016, says Gartner

May 9, 21:32

Worldwide semiconductor capital spending is projected to decline 2% to US$62.8 billion in 2016, according to Gartner. This is up from the estimated 4.7% decline in Gartner's previous...

NXP tops auto semiconductor vendor rankings, says Strategy Analytics

May 9, 21:24

NXP Semiconductors achieved a 14.2% share of the US$27.4 billion automotive semiconductor market in 2015, four-percentage points ahead of its nearest rivals Infineon and Renesas,...

Realtek Semiconductor reports increased revenues for April

Stockwatch - May 5, 16:13

Realtek Semiconductor has reported consolidated revenues of NT$3.477 billion (US$107.43 million) for April 2016, representing a 1.03% increase on month and 31.27% increase on year.

Global semiconductor sales increase slightly in March, says SIA

May 3, 16:00

The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) has announced worldwide sales of semiconductors reached US$26.1 billion for the month of March 2016, a slight increase of 0.3% compared...

Taiwan university develops aluminum ball bonding technology

Apr 25, 10:42

While copper wire is considered a cheaper alternative to gold wire for ball wire bonding used in semiconductor packaging, a process based on aluminum wire has been developed by Taiwan's...

Aluminum wire developed for use in semiconductor packaging

North American semiconductor equipment industry posts March 2016 book-to-bill ratio of 1.15

Apr 25, 10:31

North America-based manufacturers of semiconductor equipment posted US$1.38 billion in orders worldwide in March 2016 (three-month average basis) and a book-to-bill ratio of 1.15,...

TSMC orders equipment for NT$2.29 billion

Stockwatch - Apr 22, 10:52

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has purchased a batch of machinery equipment and intangible assets from Hermes Microvision (HMI), Fortrend Engineering, Kilopass...

ASE, SPIL say supply not affected by Japan quake

Apr 19, 14:45

IC packagers Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) and Siliconware Precision Industries (SPIL) have said their supply chains will not be affected by two major earthquakes that...

TSMC to launch 7nm trial production in 1H17

Apr 19, 10:56

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) is scheduled to launch 7nm trial production in the first half of 2017, company chairman Morris Chang said in a report sent to TSMC's...

Global 2015 semiconductor materials sales reach US$43.4 billion, says SEMI

Apr 18, 14:09

The global semiconductor materials market decreased 1.5% in 2015 compared to 2014 while worldwide semiconductor revenues decreased 0.2%, according to SEMI. The impact of exchange...

MStar unit to complete merger with Ilitek on June 1

Stockwatch - Apr 15, 11:42

MStar Semiconductor through a wholly-owned subsidiary will complete its merger with ILI Technology (Ilitek) on June 1, 2016, according to a filing issued by its parent company MediaTek...

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  • 100 million all-screen smartphones expected to be shipped globally in 2017

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  • IC distributor Edom 2Q17 revenues to rise

    Before Going to Press | 8h 26min ago

  • Philips promoting healthcare business at IFA Global Press Conference 2017

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  • Taiwan market: Population proportion for using mobile e-payment services aimed to rise to 50% by 2020

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  • Adata posts EPS of NT$3.62 for 1Q17

    Before Going to Press | 8h 30min ago

  • Lextar Electronics buys back 2.03% stake

    Before Going to Press | 8h 30min ago

  • Copper foil maker Co-Tech positive about 2017 outlook

    Before Going to Press | 8h 31min ago

  • TSMC talks about its next growth drivers

    Before Going to Press | 8h 31min ago

  • Young Optics suffers net loss per share of NT$0.58 for 1Q17

    Before Going to Press | 8h 32min ago

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  • Taiwan market: Chunghwa Telecom sets 5-year plan to develop IoT applications

    Before Going to Press | 8h 44min ago

  • Delta Electronics showcasing smart workstation based on Internet of robots at Hannover Messe 2017

    Before Going to Press | 9h 48min ago

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