Friday 22 December 2023
Emerging device applications bring new ASIC and IP core opportunities
Emerging AI computing and high-speed transmission applications are opening up new ASIC and IP core business opportunities for IC design service providers, according to industry sou...
Friday 8 October 2021
Egis board approves investments in three companies
The board of directors of Egis Technology, a Taiwan-based IC design house specializing in fingerprint sensors, has approved plans to make investments in three firms - PC peripheral...
Thursday 13 April 2017
Alcor Micro unit to list on Taiwan OTC
Alcorlink, a subsidiary of Alcor Micro specializing in computer peripherals, expects to soon list on the Taiwan over-the-counter (OTC) market at a tentative price of NT$21 (US$0.69)...
Wednesday 22 June 2016
Alcor Micro announces stock buyback
USB controller designer Alcor Micro has announced plans to buy back a portion of its common shares from the Taiwan stock market. The move is aimed at protecting corporate value and...
Monday 17 August 2015
Alcor Micro to split into 3 business groups
Taiwan-based Alcor Micro, which specializes in the design and development of USB controller chips, has announced plans to undergo an organizational structure adjustment. The company...
Wednesday 24 December 2014
Shipments of USB 3.1 peripherals and chips to take off in 1H15
Shipments of PC peripherals and chips supporting USB 3.1 standards are set to take off in the first half of 2015 due to the support of USB 3.1 interfaces by Microsoft, Intel, Apple...
Wednesday 19 March 2014
Alcor Micro steps into USB 3.0 controller chip market
IC design house Alcor Micro has recently stepped into the USB 3.0 controller chip market. Alcor Micro's latest USB 3.0 controller chip, the AU87100, has a read speed of up to 160MB/s...
Monday 27 May 2013
Haswell orders to lift sales of IC suppliers in May-June
Taiwan-based IC design houses for touch controllers, eDP (embedded DisplayPort) solutions, USB 3.0 chips, and ambient light and proximity sensors have experienced strong pull-in orders...
Tuesday 16 April 2013
Demand for touch controller, eDP, USB 3.0 chips rises on forthcoming Haswell
Taiwan-based IC suppliers for touch controllers, eDP (embedded DisplayPort) solutions and USB 3.0 chips, have seen a pick-up in demand recently, as notebook OEMs and ODMs have begun...
Wednesday 30 May 2012
Alcor Micro to offer USB 3.0 flash drive controller ICs
Alcor Micro, a Taiwan-based design house of controller ICs used in input/output, multimedia and storage devices, will in June 2012 offer USB 3.0 controller ICs for use in flash drives...
Monday 14 May 2012
Genesys Logic reportedly lands USB 3.0 card reader controller chips for MacBook Air
IC design house Genesys Logic reportedly has received USB 3.0 card reader controller chip orders for Apple's MacBook Air notebooks to be released in the second half of 2012, according...
Thursday 3 May 2012
NAND flash controller designers post mixed earnings results in 1Q12
Major suppliers of NAND flash device controller ICs have reported mixed earnings results for the first quarter of 2012, showing their diverse capabilities in making a smooth transition...
Friday 20 April 2012
Alcor Micro to launch controller chips for USB 3.0 flash drives, eMMC devices
Alcor Micro is scheduled to launch its first USB 3.0 flash drive controller in June, and will expand its offering to include chips for eMMC devices in the second half of 2012, according...
Tuesday 7 February 2012
Memory module firms see double-digit sales drops in January
Revenues at Taiwan's major DRAM module and NAND device manufacturers saw double-digit sequential decreases in January 2012, due to fewer working days caused by the Lunar New Year...
Monday 22 August 2011
Alcor Micro to buy back shares
USB controller designer Alcor Micro plans to buy back up to 3.65% of its outstanding shares and will then transfer the shares to its employees, according to a resolution passed by...
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