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  • Last update: Wednesday 20 May 2015 [350 news items]

IC packaging and testing firms post revenue gains in July

Aug 6, 12:14

Several major Taiwan-based packaging and testing companies have reported sequential revenue gains for July 2010.

IC testing company KYEC purchases NT$600 million of equipment

Stockwatch - Jul 23, 17:10

IC testing company King Yuan Electronics (KYEC) has acquired a total of 17 sets of equipment for NT$593.59 million (US$18.47 million) from Verigy, according to a company filing with...

Global memory testing market remains weak in 2010, says Verigy executive

Jul 22, 16:39

The global memory testing market will remain weak for all of 2010 as capex budgets for the purchase of memory testing equipment are increasing slowly, according to Mark Allison, vice...

IC packaging and testing houses turn conservative over 3Q10 outlook

Jul 15, 16:08

Taiwan-based IC packaging and testing companies are conservative about the outlook for the third quarter after Intel projected a moderate revenue growth for the traditional peak season,...

IC testing houses see record sales in June 2010

Jul 8, 12:43

Sigurd Microelectronics and Ardentec have both reported record consolidated revenues for June, joining fellow King Yuan Electronics (KYEC) that saw its June sales reach an all-time...

Probe card maker MPI revenues hit all-time high on LED testing equipment

Jul 8, 12:39

Probe card maker MJC Probe (MPI) saw its revenues hit a record high at NT$284.26 million (US$8.83 million) in June buoyed by increasing shipments of LED testing equipment, according...

Rohde & Schwarz to offer instruments LTE handset testing in 2011, says CEO

Jul 2, 12:00

Germany-based Rohde & Schwarz holds an optimistic outlook on the market potential of LTE and has offered instruments for testing LTE data cards for notebooks and will offer solutions...

CHT and Ericsson jointly offer LTE testing platform for Taiwan-made products

Jul 2, 11:48

Chunghwa Telecom (CHT) on July 1 announced that its Telecommunication Laboratories and Ericsson have cooperated to finish testing of LTE base stations and terminal devices produced...

IC testing firm Sigurd revises 2010 capex, to expand capacity

Jun 22, 16:54

Sigurd Microelectronics has budgeted NT$2.94 billion (US$92 million) in capex to boost its production capacity in 2010, chairman Sidney Huang said during the company's recent shareholders...

IC packaging and testing house KYEC looks to modest revenue gains in 3Q10

Jun 18, 15:57

IC packaging and testing house King Yuan Electronics (KYEC) expects its revenues to grow at a single-digit rate in the third quarter of 2010 due to a high base recorded in the second...

ASE, SPIL May revenues up on month

Jun 8, 14:23

Chip packaging and testing houses Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) and Silicon Precision Industries (SPIL) saw their consolidated revenues for May 2010 grow 5.7% and 2.9%...

Most organizations should try eliminating Windows XP by end of 2012, says Gartner

Jun 3, 01:10

Most organizations should be planning and testing Windows 7 this year, and most organizations should try to eliminate Windows XP by the end of 2012, according to Gartner.

Vee Time signs MOU with Intel for WiMAX interoperability testing

Jun 1, 14:34

Vee Time (previously Vee Telecom Multimedia), one of the six WiMAX operators in Taiwan, on May 31 announced it has signed an MOU with Intel to use its network for OIOT (operator interoperability...

Chip backend houses to see strong 3Q10

Newswatch - May 25, 17:01

Chip packaging and testing houses are expected to generate sequential revenue growth through the third quarter, judging from their foundry partners' high utilization rates, according...

Taiwan operators testing US$100 WiMAX handset

May 17, 10:42

Taiwan operators have begun testing a WiMAX handset with an expected free on board price of US$100 , according to industry sources. The handset, produced by Israel-based Comsys Mobile,...

IC and LED backend service provider Youngtek raises capex budget for 2010

May 12, 17:06

IC and LED backend service provider Youngtek Electronics has decided to raise its capex budget for 2010 to NT$820 million (US$25.93 million) from the NT$600-650 million as originally...

Chunghwa Telecom to set up cloud computing testing center in Taiwan

May 5, 14:02

Chunghwa Telecom (CHT) will establish a cloud computing testing center in northern Taiwan, with the center functioning as a platform for Taiwan-based hardware makers and independent...

KYEC and Sigurd see flat revenues in 1Q10, but Ardentec sales grow

Newswatch - Apr 9, 16:18

IC testing houses King Yuan Electronics (KYEC) and Sigurd Microelectronics both saw revenues for the first quarter of 2010 remain almost flat sequentially, whereas peer Ardentec enjoyed...

IC testing firms KYEC, Ardentec positive about 2Q10

Mar 22, 16:25

King Yuan Electronics (KYEC) and Ardentec are both seeing increased demand for LCD driver ICs, communications chips and power management (PWM) ICs, with order visibility being clear...

Wafer tester Ardentec to double capex in 2010

Mar 17, 14:04

Ardentec has revealed plans to budget a capex of NT$1.5 billion (US$47.18 million) for 2010, an almost 100% rise from NT$780 million allocated last year. The test company is seeing...

Walton to add capacity, employees in 2010 to satisfy DDR3 testing demand

Mar 17, 12:00

Walton Advanced Engineering (WAE) is mulling plans to expand its existing facility and revise upward its capex for 2010, having seen strong orders mainly for DDR3 memory testing,...

Qimonda Suzhou plant sold to state-backed venture capital

Mar 16, 14:08

China's state-backed Suzhou Venture Group (SVG) has acquired Qimonda's facility for DRAM module assembly and testing in the Suzhou Industrial Park, and renamed it Gerad Technologies...

Memory backend houses seeing strong demand for DDR3 chips

Mar 3, 13:59

Powertech Technology (PTI), Walton Advanced Engineering (WAE) and Thailin Semiconductor are all expected to see a strong March, as the memory backend service providers have landed...

Seasonality not impacting 1Q10 revenues as much as expected, say IC testing houses

Mar 2, 12:18

King Yuan Electronics (KYEC), Sigurd Microelectronics and Ardentec all expect their first-quarter revenues to stay flat or drop by single digits sequentially, as customers have not...

SPIL to drop out from LCD driver IC, DRAM segments; sell related equipment to ChipMOS

Mar 1, 11:39

Siliconware Precision Industries (SPIL) has announced that it will take a 15.8% stake in ChipMOS Technologies in exchange for all of its of LCD driver IC packaging and testing equipment...

Taiwan LED-backend equipment makers see positive 2010

Feb 23, 11:04

Chroma Ate, All Ring Tech and Single Well Industrial, which supply equipment for LED backend production, have all said demand from customers for 2010 appears much stronger than last...

Chroma Ate says cooperation with Tesla Motors unchanged

Feb 10, 16:18

Taiwan-based testing equipment provider Chroma Ate has stated that its cooperation with electric sports car vendor Tesla Motor remains unchanged after Tesla issued a filing saying...

ITRI and Alvarion to jointly set up WiMAX testing center in Taiwan

Newswatch - Feb 10, 13:46

The Taiwan government-sponsored Industrial Technology Research Institute (ITRI) has signed a cooperation agreement with Israel-based Alvarion to set up a WiMAX interoperability testing...

Global IC packaging and testing industry looks to double-digit growth in 2010, says SPIL chairman

Feb 4, 12:26

The global IC packaging and testing industry is expected to grow by a double-digit rate in 2010, according to Bough Lin, chairman of Siliconware Precision Industries (SPIL). In line...

SPIL chairman Bough Lin

Walton expanding equipment; may lift 2010 capex on increased DDR3 testing demand

Feb 3, 15:16

Walton Advanced Engineering (WAE) has been speeding up adding testing equipment, and may raise its capex for 2010 as it is running at almost full capacity, according to the memory...

Walton president Yu Hong-chi

Wafer testing house Ardentec to buy new plant to ramp capacity in 2010

Jan 29, 16:09

The board of directors of wafer testing house Ardentec has decided to buy a new plant as a means to ramp up its capacity, which in turn is likely to push its capex budget for 2010...

IC testing firm KYEC to see strong 1Q10

Jan 22, 15:28

King Yuan Electronics (KYEC) is estimated to see revenues decrease by less than 5% sequentially in the first quarter of 2010, compared to drops of 10% or more usually seen in previous...

Testing houses Ardentec, UTAC enter MediaTek supply chain

Jan 5, 11:37

MediaTek has recently added two testing partners, Ardentec and UTAC Taiwan, and given them small-volume orders to help diversify risk, according to industry sources.

IC packaging and testing companies feeling relief after Tessera lost in lawsuit against DRAM makers

Dec 31, 15:58

Taiwan-based IC packaging and testing companies, along with DRAM chip vendors, have felt a sense of relief after the US International Trade Commission (ITC) issued a final determination...

PTI chairman denies merger rumors

Dec 30, 13:37

Powertech Technology (PTI) chairman DK Tsai has denied rumors that the memory IC packaging and testing house plans to merge with Orient Semiconductor Electronics (OSE), a memory card...

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    IMEC EUV sensor dies

    IMEC has successfully qualified a chipset consisting of custom high-quality EUV sensor dies. These are now being integrated in ASML's NXE:3100 EUV lithography tools in the field,...

    Photo: Company, Oct 13.

  • ALT+Apollo+BR30+series+LED+lamb

    ALT Apollo BR30 series LED lamb

    Aeon Lighting Technology (ALT) showcased its Apollo BR30 Series LED lambs at the Light Series in Lighting + Building 2010 in German. ALT Apollo BR30 series conform to E26/E27 and...

    Photo: company, Apr 21.

  • ALT+Osiris+LED+lights

    ALT Osiris LED lights

    Aeon Lighting Technology (ALT) is showcasing its Osiris recessed light series LED lights in Lighting+Building 2010 in German. ALT said its Osiris recessed light series emit no harmful...

    Photo: company, Apr 16.

  • FormFactor+300mm+full%2Dwafer+test+solution+for+DRAM

    FormFactor 300mm full-wafer test solution for DRAM

    FormFactor has introduced its next-generation 300mm (12-inch) full-wafer-contact probe card for DRAM devices - the SmartMatrix 100 probe solution. Incorporating a proprietary probe...

    Photo: Company, Dec 11.

  • VIA+Mobile+ITX+form+factor%2Dbased+motherboard

    VIA Mobile ITX form factor-based motherboard

    VIA Technologies has announced Mobile-ITX, the latest VIA-developed open form factor specification for the creation of ultra-compact and portable embedded devices. Mobile-ITX defines...

    Photo: Ninelu Tu, DIGITIMES, Dec 4.

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