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MEMS sensor demand for smartphones, automotive surging

Sep 26, 15:42

MEMS sensor demand for smartphones and automotive applications has been surging, according to sources at Taiwan-based IC backend houses, which have enjoyed a ramp-up of orders placed...

Globalfoundries Chengdu fab nears completion

Sep 22, 11:47

Global foundries will hold a "topping out" ceremony to celebrate a major milestone of the construction of its new 12-inch wafer plant in Chengdu, China at the end of October, according...

Globalfoundries looking to ramp new 12-inch wafer plant in Chengdu in 2018

Orders for NOR flash, car electronics chips to buoy Ardentec revenues in 2H17

Sep 1, 11:05

Ardentec has landed a ramp-up of orders for NOR flash memory while seeing stable demand for car electronics chips from Renesas Electronics and Texas Instruments (TI), according to...

Nidec to acquire SV Probe

Aug 29, 10:20

Japan-based Nidec has announced plans to acquire SV Probe, a Singapore-based probe card manufacturer, through subsidiary Nidec-Read. A stock purchase agreement has been reached between...

France, Canada, UK, Singapore governments pushing forward in AI R&D, says MOEA

Aug 4, 11:05

The governments of France, Canada, the UK and Singapore have been making efforts to boost the R&D of AI technology and applications, according to overseas offices of the Ministry...

FD-SOI a promising technology: Q&A with Globalfoundries CEO Sanjay Jha

Jul 19, 10:37

Globalfoundries' fully-depleted silicon-on-insulator FD-SOI process technology targeted at Internet of Things (IoT), artificial intelligence (AI) and Big Data applications has started...

Globalfoundries CEO

Winbond planning new 12-inch fab

May 2, 14:16

Specialty DRAM and NOR flash memory maker Winbond Electronics is planning a new 12-inch wafer plant which will be located in Tainan, southern Taiwan or Singapore.

Micron talks about its integrated global operations

Apr 26, 15:37

Micron Technology has been actively allocating its global resources to enhance its DRAM and NAND flash product lines, according to Wayne Allan, VP of global manufacturing at the US-based...

Wayne Allan, VP of global manufacturing at Micron

PTI to enjoy robust demand for NAND flash

Apr 20, 10:25

Robust demand for NAND flash memory will boost revenues at packaging and testing company Powertech Technology (PTI) in the second half of 2017, according to industry sources.

Winbond mulls opening 12-inch wafer fab in Singapore, says report

Feb 24, 13:51

Winbond Electronics has been approached by the Singapore government to set up a manufacturing site locally, and the Taiwan-based maker of specialty DRAM and flash memory is considering...

Globalfoundries to invest for capacity growth in US, Germany, China and Singapore

Feb 13, 10:47

Globalfoundries has announced plans to invest in its existing fabs in the US and Germany, expand its footprint in China with a fab in Chengdu, and add capacity for mainstream technologies...

AUO sells stake in Malaysia-based PV module maker

Sep 21, 11:02

TFT-LCD panel maker AU Optronics (AUO) has announced that its Singapore-based subsidiary AU Optronics Singapore Pte. has disposed of 1.129 billion common shares of AUO SunPower Sdn...

China market: LeTV launches 3 new smartphones, to ship15 million smartphones in 2016

Apr 21, 15:30

LeTV has launched three new smartphones, the Le 2, Le 2 Pro and Le Max 2, at a product launch conference in Beijing, China and said it will expand its operations in markets including...

LeTV introducing new smartphones in Beijing

Singapore PC market growth driven by mobile PCs in 1H15, says Gartner

Sep 29, 15:25

PC shipments in Singapore totaled 588,300 units in the first half of 2015, a 12% increase over the same period last year, according to Gartner.

Google BrandLab to set up branch office in Singapore in 2H16

Newswatch - May 27, 22:02

BrandLab, a business unit of Google, plans to set up a branch office in Singapore in the second half of 2016 in order to meet increasing demand from brand operators in Japan and Southeast,...

UMC to raise US$600 million via ECB issue

May 12, 22:03

United Microelectronics (UMC) has announced plans to raise US$600 million via a Euro convertible bond (ECB) issue, which will take place on the Singapore Stock Exchange (SGX) starting...

Inventec considering setting up factories in Japan, Singapore

Apr 7, 21:44

Inventec is considering setting up factories in Japan and Singapore in 2015, according to company chairman Richard Lee.

Micron to expand NAND flash fab in Singapore

Mar 10, 20:34

Micron Technology recently hosted a groundbreaking ceremony to begin the expansion of its NAND flash memory fabrication facility in Singapore, according to the US memory vendor.

Delta Electronics opens cooperative diagnostics lab in Singapore

Jan 14, 23:04

Delta Electronics International (Singapore), a Singapore-based subsidiary of Taiwan-based power supply maker and energy management solution provider Delta Electronics, and Singapore-based...

Healthcare providers in Singapore to spend US$548 million on IT in 2014, says Gartner

Dec 1, 10:27

Healthcare providers in Singapore will spend US$548 million on IT products and services in 2014, an increase of 4% over 2013 revenues, according to Gartner. This forecast includes...

Rakuten Taiwan introduces Taiwan online stores to Singapore

Sep 17, 15:09

Rakuten Taiwan on September 16 announced that it has helped 27 Taiwan-based online store operators offer more than 5,000 items for sale in the Singapore market through Rakuten Sing...

Digitimes Research: Singapore tops ASEAN countries in LTE subscriptions

Aug 13, 19:36

Fifteen mobile telecom carriers in seven ASEAN (Association of Southeast Asian Nations) countries had started LTE commercial operations as of the end of the second quarter of 2014,...

GlobalFoundries to upgrade Singapore fab from 8-inch to 12-inch, says senior VP

Jun 30, 22:07

GloablFoundries will upgrade its 8-inch fab in Singapore to a 12-inch fab mainly by having equipment moved from a 12-inch fab in Taiwan that it acquired from Taiwan-based DRAM maker...

PTI to acquire Nepes in Singapore

May 2, 10:44

Powertec Technology (PTI) announced on April 29 that it has entered into a share purchase agreement with Nepes to acquire Nepes Pte Ltd (NPL) in Singapore.

Tatung exhibiting smart energy solutions in Singapore

Apr 23, 13:54

Tatung is exhibiting smart-energy system solutions, including electric machines, high-efficiency motors and transformers, smart power meters and electric wires and cables, at the...

GATE reports 4Q13 and full year 2013 earnings

Mar 20, 16:05

Global A&T Electronics (GATE), subsidiary of Singapore-based semiconductor testing and assembly services provider UTAC, has announced its financial results for the fourth quarter...

AMD announces proposed sale and lease-back of AMD Singapore facility

Aug 23, 15:37

AMD has announced that its Singapore subsidiary has entered into a conditional put-and-call option agreement to sell and lease-back its Singapore facility located at 508 Chai Chee...

Globalfoundries on capacity expansion spree

Jun 21, 12:02

Globalfoundries has undertaken major expansion projects to increase production capacity at its manufacturing sites in Singapore and New York to meet growing demand for semiconductors...

Globalfoundries expanding capacity at fabs in Singapore and the US

STATS ChipPAC to pump another US$500 million into expansion in Singapore

May 29, 11:19

STATS ChipPAC has unveiled plans to invest another US$500 million to expand its operations in Singapore, where the IC backend house is headquartered.

UMC Singapore unit expands and puts focus on R&D

May 22, 20:43

United Microelectronics (UMC) announced on May 22 that its 12-inch fab in Singapore has turned into a dedicated R&D facility for advanced specialty process technologies.

JA Solar and Flextronics enjoy booming solar module growth, says IHS

May 2, 12:20

China's JA Solar and Singapore-based Flextronics achieved the fastest growth among the top 10 producers of solar modules in 2012, as the two companies cashed in on the soaring demand...

Singapore IME, UMC team up to develop TSV for BSI sensors

Jun 6, 01:20

Singapore's Institute of Microelectronics (IME) and United Microelectronics (UMC), the world's second largest foundry company, have announced plans to jointly develop through-silicon...

STATS ChipPAC breaks ground for new factory

Jan 6, 01:20

STATS ChipPAC on January 5 hold a groundbreaking ceremony for its new factory in Singapore, according to the chip test and packaging service provider. The new 197,000-square foot...

REC makes further adjustments to wafer capacity in Norway

Jan 5, 10:28

To reduce its exposure towards a continued weak spot market for wafers, Renewable Energy Corporation ASA (REC) has decided to initiate a process with the trade unions, with the intention...

AUO to inject additional US$100 million in AFPD

Newswatch - Dec 23, 11:35

AU Optronics (AUO) will inject an additional investment of US$100 million in AFPD, a 100% wholly-owned display subsidiary of AUO in Singapore, according to a company filing with the...

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  • Acer+neoTouch

    Acer neoTouch

    Acer has launched its neoTouch smartphone (known as F1) via telecom carriers Far EasTone Telecommunications (FET) in Taiwan, CSL in Hong Kong and SingTel in Singapore, according to...

    Photo: Company, Oct 20.

  • HTC+Dream

    HTC Dream

    Singapore Telecommunications (SingTel) and HTC has unveiled the first Android-powered mobile phone for the Asia market, the HTC Dream. The Android-powered mobile device will be available...

    Photo: Company, Feb 5.

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