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Thursday 17 June 2021
China CE brands promoting GaN fast chargers
China brand vendors such as Xiaomi and Anker have rolled out their GaN-based fast charging devices for consumer technology products, which will be stimulating demand for GaN-on-Si...
Thursday 10 June 2021
Taiwan foundries poised to post record 2Q21 revenues
TSMC, United Microelectronics (UMC), Vanguard International Semiconductor (VIS) and Powerchip Semiconductor Manufacturing (PSMC) are poised to see their second-quarter revenues hit...
Monday 10 May 2021
TSMC, UMC and VIS post on-month revenue drops
Pure-play foundries TSMC, United Microelectronics (UMC) and Vanguard International Semiconductor (VIS) have reported sequential decreases in April revenues of 13.8%, 1.4% and 11.5%,...
Wednesday 5 May 2021
Driver IC backend capacity utilization unstable
Display driver IC (DDI) backend specialists Chipbond Technology and ChipMOS Technologies have seen unstable capacity utilization for processing small- to medium-size applications...
Wednesday 21 April 2021
Foundries see prices bullish through 2022
Tight foundry capacity is expected to persist through 2022, encouraging foundry chipmakers to continue raising their quotes, according to industry sources.
Tuesday 13 April 2021
Taiwan pure-play foundries to see revenue hit another record highs in 2Q21
TSMC, United Microelectronics (UMC) and Vanguard International Semiconductor (VIS) are all expected to see their revenues hit another record highs in the second quarter of 2021, as...
Tuesday 30 March 2021
Chipmaking equipment and materials suppliers looking to beef up operations in Taiwan
Japan-based semiconductor equipment vendor Tokyo Electron is reportedly eyeing the acquisition of a 6-inch wafer fab in Taiwan that has been put up on sale, while fellow companies...
Monday 22 March 2021
Pure-play foundries mulling floating price contracts for 2022
Taiwan-based pure-play foundries are already in talks with clients about contracts for 2022, and intend to implement a floating pricing policy amid tight capacity, according to industry...
Thursday 4 March 2021
PC supply to remain constrained until 3Q21, says Acer chairman
The global supply of notebooks and other PCs will remain constrained all the way to the third quarter of this year as components continue to be in tight supply, according to Acer...
Thursday 25 February 2021
MOSFET prices poised to rise on worsening shortages
Prices for MOSFET chips are set to rise significantly in the months ahead thanks to worsening shortages arising from persistently tight 8-inch foundry capacity and rapid increases...
Friday 19 February 2021
Winter storm in US to disrupt chip supplies
The impact of winter storms that struck the US state of Texas could be significant on the world's supply of certain semiconductors, including high-end NOR flash and chips demanding...
Wednesday 3 February 2021
Foxconn to improve gross margin to 7% in 2021
Foxconn expects to improve its gross margin this year to 7% in 2021, and will continue to deepen its deployments in a spate of segments including electric vehicles (EV), robots and...
Wednesday 3 February 2021
IC designers brace for insufficient foundry support throughout 2021
Taiwan's IC design houses expect their book-to-bill ratios to stay well above 1.0 throughout 2021, thanks to persistently tight foundry capacity undermining their shipment fulfillments...
Monday 18 January 2021
VIS to sustain growth momentum for 8-inch wafer foundry in 2021
Vanguard International Semiconductor (VIS), a dedicated 8-inch wafer foundry house, is optimistic that its revenues will sustain growth momentum in 2021 after surging 17.13% on year...
Tuesday 12 January 2021
UMC 8-inch fab capacity may tighten further
A recent power outage at UMC's 8-inch wafer fabs may exert pressure on its already-tight supply of 8-inch wafer capacity, according to industry sources.