Taipei, Friday, March 24, 2017 00:45 (GMT+8)
scattered showers
Taipei
18°C
MediaTek, MStar to merge
  • 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. MediaTek said it expects to complete the merger process in early 2013.

    Last update: Thursday 6 December 2012 [10 news items]

MediaTek, MStar postpone merger closing date pending regulatory approvals

Dec 6, 21:25

MediaTek's proposed merger with MStar Semiconductor has not obtained regulatory approvals by the antitrust authorities in China and Korea, and therefore will be completed at a later...

MediaTek acquires 53% of outstanding MStar shares; to proceed with merger deal

Aug 10, 16:34

MediaTek has acquired a total of 282.37 million shares, or 53%, of MStar Semiconductor's outstanding shares through a tender offer, meeting the requirements to proceed with the merger...

MediaTek may target networking chip vendors for further acquisitions, say sources

Jun 27, 15:32

MediaTek may target networking chip vendors for its next acquisition moves after making a merger deal with rival MStar Semiconductor recently, according to industry sources.

Digitimes Research: Merger with MStar to boost MediaTek presence in digital TV segment

Jun 26, 12:40

MediaTek's planned merger with MStar Semiconductor will help MediaTek expand its presence in the digital TV-chip market, as well as enhancing its capability in the ever increasing...

MediaTek-MStar merger to have impact on existing suppliers

Jun 26, 12:37

The planned merger between MediaTek and MStar Semiconductor is expected to vertically integrate their supply chain. However, some market watchers speculate MediaTek will take over...

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.

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,...

Division of work still common in industry supply chain: Q&A with Simon Segars of ARM

Jun 5, 15:01

Digitimes recently had the opportunity to talk with Simon Segars, executive VP and GM of ARM's physical IP division, about market trends and development, and how ARM responds...

Simon Segars, executive VP and GM of ARM's physical IP division

Commentary: MediaTek takes up Ralink to strengthen Wi-Fi solution capability

Mar 17, 14:13

It had been widely known that Ralink Technology was thinking to sell off its company before March 17's announcement of a MediaTek-Ralink merger. But it still comes as a surprise to...

Categories: Bits + chips
Realtime news
  • Samsung, eSilicon tape out 14nm network processor with Rambus 28G SerDes solution

    Bits + chips | 3h 31min ago

  • Apple iPhone 6s tops list of best-selling smartphones for 2016, says IHS

    Mobile + telecom | 3h 34min ago

  • ASE says no plan to set up local site in US for packaging services

    Bits + chips | 3h 36min ago

  • SAS suffers net loss per share of NT$2.77 for 2016

    Before Going to Press | 3h 47min ago

  • Digitimes Research: 3G/4G becomes mainstream in India in 2016-2017

    Before Going to Press | 3h 48min ago

  • Nintendo expects to ship 20 million Switch devices in first year, say Taiwan makers

    Before Going to Press | 3h 50min ago

  • Everlight Electronics nets NT$4.13 per share for 2016

    Before Going to Press | 3h 51min ago

  • Lenovo plans to offer 3-5 Mods smartphone accessories a quarter

    Before Going to Press | 3h 52min ago

  • Chunghwa Telecom procures 4G equipment from Nokia

    Before Going to Press | 3h 55min ago

  • AUO procures TFT-LCD equipment

    Before Going to Press | 3h 56min ago

  • India market: Handset sales proportion from online channels rises to nearly 35%

    Before Going to Press | 3h 56min ago

  • Systex nets NT$4.50 per share for 2016

    Before Going to Press | 3h 59min ago

  • Bright Led Electronics to hand out 2016 dividend of NT$0.80

    Before Going to Press | 4h ago

  • GMT to deal out 2016 dividend of NT$5

    Before Going to Press | 4h 2min ago

  • TSMC to begin 7nm tape-out in 2H17

    Before Going to Press | 4h 2min ago

  • Win Semi to deal out cash dividend of NT$4.50 for 2016

    Before Going to Press | 4h 3min ago

  • SPIL to pay NT$1.75 cash dividend for 2016

    Before Going to Press | 4h 10min ago

  • InterServ International to not hand out 2016 dividend

    Before Going to Press | 4h 12min ago

  • Oppo actively tapping overseas markets

    Before Going to Press | 4h 13min ago

  • Audio IC firm C-Media 2016 profits fall to 3-year low

    Before Going to Press | 4h 14min ago

Pause
 | 
View more
Global notebook shipment forecast, 2017 and beyond
Trends and forecasts for the China FPD industry, 2014-2017

23-Mar-2017 markets closed

 LastChange

TAIEX (TSE)9930.74+8.08+0.08% 

TSE electronic404.77+0.39+0.1% 

GTSM (OTC)137.66+0.04+0.03% 

OTC electronic194.25+0.33+0.17% 

The transition to 4k TV - UHD TV market forecast, 2014-2017
  • The 10nm competition

    TSMC and Samsung have been competing for clients for the 10nm node.

  • Memory price rally

    DRAM prices have been rising amid tight supply.

  • ASE-SPIL merger

    A proposed merger between Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) and Siliconware Precision Industries (SPIL) has yet to receive approval from the US...

  • Japan earthquake

    Earthquakes in Japan often cause huge damage. They have had strong impacts on the country's electronics industry.

  • Wireless broadband developments in Southeast Asia markets

    As of 2013, the 10 ASEAN nations had a total of over 700 million mobile subscriptions, with the CAGR from 2003-2013 reaching 24%. This Digitimes Research Special Report analyzes the various mobile broadband markets in ASEAN and looks at the respective trends in 4G LTE development for those markets.

  • 2015 global tablet demand forecast

    This Digitimes Research Special Report provides a 2015 forecast for the global tablet market and analyzes the strategies of key market players such as Google, Apple, Intel, and Microsoft.

  • 2015 China smartphone panel trend forecast

    This Digitimes Research Special Report analyzes the strategies of key China-based major panel makers BOE, Tianma and IVO for attacking the different market segments through technology and pricing, and their relationship to local vendors Huawei, Lenovo, ZTE, Xiaomi and Coolpad.