Thursday 31 July 2014
Taiwan IC suppliers to benefit as Samsung steps up purchases of IC parts
Samsung Electronics has stepped up the purchase of IC parts for its smartphones which will help ramp up revenues for a number of Taiwan-based IC design houses in the third quarter...
Monday 14 July 2014
Vishay to acquire Capella Microsystems via tender offer
Taiwan-based IC design house Capella Microsystems has signed a merger agreement with US-based semiconductor firm Vishay Intertechnology and its affiliated Vishay Taiwan, under which...
Friday 10 January 2014
Sitronix lands g-sensor orders for tablets
IC design house Sitronix Technology has entered the supply chain of China's tablet industry with its MEMS accelerometers (g-sensors), according to market sources.
Wednesday 31 July 2013
Light and proximity sensors achieve double-digit revenue growth, says IHS
Light and proximity sensors in mobile phones and tablets are set for expansive double-digit growth within a five-year period, thanks to increasing usage by electronic giants Samsung...
Friday 28 June 2013
Major Taiwan IC design houses to post earnings growth in 1H13
Taiwan-based IC design houses including MediaTek, Phison Electronics, Capella Microsystems and Richtek Technology are all expected to report profit growth for the first half of 2013...
Monday 20 May 2013
Capella tops analog IC suppliers with highest EPS in 1Q13
Taiwan-based Capella Microsystems topped fellow analog IC design houses with the highest EPS of NT$3.48 (US$0.12) in the first quarter of 2013, according to market data.
Friday 26 April 2013
Capella, Global Unichip expected to post strong performance in 2Q13
IC design firms Capella Microsystems and Global Unichip are expected to post brisk results for the second quarter of 2013 buoyed by orders for the new Samsung Galaxy smartphone series,...
Wednesday 17 April 2013
IC vendors to ship record volumes of ambient light and proximity sensors in 2Q13
Taiwan-based IC design houses including Capella Microsystems, Sitronix Technology and Lite-On Semiconductor are expected to see their quarterly shipments of ambient light and proximity...
Wednesday 27 March 2013
Taiwan IC design houses to report stronger than expected earnings for 1Q13
A number of IC design houses in Taiwan are expected to report better-than-expected earnings for the first quarter of 2013, powered by the launch of new products and cost-reduction...
Wednesday 16 January 2013
Richtek eyeing 5% sequential sales growth in 1Q13
Analog IC vendor Richtek Technology reportedly aims to ramp up its revenues by 5% sequentially in the first quarter of 2013 given a low base in the previous quarter as well as increasing...
Friday 7 September 2012
Global Unichip posts record monthly revenues
IC design service company Global Unichip has announced revenues of NT$1.12 billion (US$37.6 million) for August 2012, up 24.1% on month and 25.7% from a year earlier. The figure also...
Wednesday 29 August 2012
Capella Microsystems to see shipments decrease in 2H12
IC design house Capella Microsystems is expected to see its shipments of ambient light sensors affected significantly after Samsung Electronics, one of Capella's major clients, lost...
Wednesday 4 July 2012
Capella to benefit from Intel plans to make ambient-light sensors a standard IC part for Haswell ultrabooks, says paper
Intel is expected to include ambient-light sensors as standardized IC parts for third-generation, Haswell-based ultrabooks, which will benefit Taiwan-based IC design house Capella...
Wednesday 30 May 2012
IC design houses to report strong revenue growth for May
A number of Taiwan-based IC design houses are expected to see their revenues hit records in May because the companies have a book-to-bill (B/B) ratio greater than 1.00 on average...
Wednesday 9 May 2012
Analog IC designers see strong revenue gains in April
Most Taiwan-based analog IC design houses, including Copella Microsystems (Taiwan), Macroblock and On-Bright Electronics, saw their revenues hit record highs for the second consecutive...