Wednesday 22 June 2022
Top suppliers enjoy big gains in small NOR flash market
NOR flash memory sales surged 63% on year to US$2.9 billion in 2021, representing only 4% of the total flash memory market last year, according to IC Insights.
Wednesday 8 June 2022
UMC sees May revenue hit another record high
Pure-play foundry United Microelectronics (UMC) has reported revenue of NT$24.43 billion (US$827.8 million) for May 2022, up 7.2% sequentially and hitting a record high for the eighth...
Monday 23 May 2022
SMIC, Hua Hong divided over foundry quote hikes
China's top-2 foundries SMIC and Hua Hong Semiconductor have shown mixed views on whether to raise foundry quotes to offset cost increases, while a new wave of price hikes seems to...
Wednesday 18 May 2022
SMIC, Hua Hong show mixed business outlook for 2Q22
China's top foundry Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corp (SMIC) has estimated the Shanghai lockdown could reduce its production by 5% in the second quarter, while another...
Thursday 12 May 2022
Innolux expects shipments to grow, ASP to fall in 2Q22
TFT-LCD panel maker Innolux expects second-quarter 2022 shipments of large-size panels to increase 7-9% sequentially and those of small- to medium-size panels to rise 17-19% sequentially,...
Monday 18 April 2022
Elan eyeing large in-cell TDDIs for notebooks as new growth driver
Taiwan-based Elan Microelectronics, specializing in touchscreen controllers for PC applications, expects its newly developed large-size TDDI chips for notebooks to start contributing...
Friday 1 April 2022
SMIC posts 13% wafer ASP rise in 2021
Semiconductor Manufacturing International (SMIC) saw its gross margin climb to a record high of 30.8% in 2021, when its wafer ASPs rose 13.1% to CNY4,763 (US$749.9) from CNY4,210...
Wednesday 30 March 2022
MediaTek, Qualcomm likely to cut quotes for 5G SoCs in 2Q22
A price war between major 5G handset AP suppliers MediaTek and Qualcomm is likely to kick off in the second quarter of the year, while China-based smartphone vendors are slowing down...
Monday 28 March 2022
Analog IC sales to rise 12% in 2022, says IC Insights
Another year of double-digit market growth is expected for analog ICs in 2022 after sales in this semiconductor category surged by an unprecedented 30% in 2021, according to IC Ins...
Thursday 10 March 2022
UMC and VIS February revenues up, TSMC down
Pure-play wafer foundries United Microelectronics (UMC) and Vanguard International Semiconductor (VIS) each saw revenue grow by a slight 1.6% sequentially in February, while revenue...
Friday 25 February 2022
RichWave sees lead times for Wi-Fi chips shorten
Taiwan-based RichWave Technology, which specializes in Wi-Fi FEM (front-end module) solutions, has seen delivery lead times for Wi-Fi core chips from vendors shorten to 26-36 weeks...
Friday 25 February 2022
Microprocessor sales growth to slow in 2022, says IC Insights
Worldwide microprocessor sales grew 14% to a record-high US$102.9 billion in 2021, after climbing 16% in 2020, when COVID-induced lockdowns drove up demand for PCs, large-screen smartphones...
Wednesday 9 February 2022
Taiwan firms put increased focus on high-ASP MCUs
Taiwan-based microcontroller companies including Nuvoton Technology and Weltrend Semiconductor intend to put increased focus on high-ASP (average selling price) products while reducing...
Thursday 27 January 2022
Nanya expects slight ASP drop in 1Q22
DRAM maker Nanya Technology expects its chip ASPs to drop at a slower-than-expected pace in the first quarter of 2022, and to register flat performance or a slight increase in the...
Wednesday 26 January 2022
UMC posts record profit for 2021
Pure-play foundry United Microelectronics (UMC) has reported net profits surged 91.1% on year to a record high of NT$55.78 billion (US$2.01 billion) in 2021, with EPS reaching NT$4...
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