Monday 22 February 2021
Analog IC vendors brace for strong sales in 2021
Most Taiwan-based analog IC design houses are likely to see double-digit growths for their revenues and profits in 2021, judging from their clear order visibility, according to industry...
Wednesday 17 February 2021
Backend houses to thrive on strong demand for 5G, Wi-Fi 6 chips in 2021
Taiwan's IC backend supply chain players are poised to embrace another robust year in 2021 driven by strong demand for 5G and Wi-Fi 6 applications, after logging full capacity utilization...
Monday 8 February 2021
Notebook production relocation from China not crucial concern for vendors
Notebook brand vendors are taking a wait-and-see attitude toward whether to have their supply chain partners move production out of China, as the Biden administration is not expected...
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...
Tuesday 5 January 2021
Taiwan IC design houses see demand for mining chips pick up
Taiwan-based IC design service providers and analog chip suppliers have seen demand for mining chips start picking up recently, according industry sources.
Wednesday 30 December 2020
Airoha to acquire IC Plus
Airoha Technology, a MediaTek subsidiary, will acquire all shares of fellow company IC Plus at NT$22 (US$0.78) per share, according to company filings with the Taiwan Stock Exchange...
Monday 28 December 2020
Taiwan analog IC firms to enjoy strong 1H21
Taiwan-based analog IC design houses, including MOSFET chip specialists, may have seen their sales growth constrained by tight capacity at 8-inch foundries in the second half of 2020,...
Tuesday 3 November 2020
4G SoCs, handset PAs in short supply at distributors
The supply of 4G SoCs and PA components for both 4G and 5G models are falling short of demand, but may ease by the end of 2020, according to IC distribution sources.
Monday 24 August 2020
Taiwan IC designers to see growing pressure from China homegrown competitors
Taiwan's IC designers have benefited the most from China's de-Americanization campaign, but they will have to brace for new competition pressure from Chinese chipmakers aggressively...
Tuesday 4 August 2020
Analog Integrations to swing to profit in 2020
Power management IC designer Analog Integrations has seen clear order visibility through the fourth quarter and is likely to swing to profitability for the whole year of 2020, according...
Tuesday 21 July 2020
Taiwan analog IC firms optimistic about demand for Chromebook
Taiwan-based analog IC firms are generally optimistic about demand for consumer notebooks, particularly Chromebook, in the third quarter of 2020.
Monday 20 July 2020
Analog acquiring Maxim shows semiconductor sector shakeout
The global semiconductor industry has too much capacity, too many players and has had declining revenues since the end of 2018. Market prospects are bleak for the next two years and...
Wednesday 1 July 2020
GF rolls out 12LP+ FinFET process
Globalfoundries has announced its most advanced FinFET solution, 12LP+, which is ready for production. The differentiated 12LP+ solution is optimized for artificial intelligence (AI)...
Monday 1 June 2020
Demand for networking, notebook, healthcare chips to stay strong till October
Pandemic-triggered robust demand for networking chips, notebook chip solutions, healthcare sensors and MCUs is expected to last into October, with networking ASICs, in particular,...
Friday 29 May 2020
TI remains top analog IC supplier
With analog sales of US$10.2 billion and a 19% market share, Texas Instruments held a firm grip on its position as the leading supplier of analog devices in 2019, according to IC...
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