421 news items tagged chipmaker
MediaTek launches 6nm 5G SoC chipsThursday 21 January 2021
MediaTek has unveiled its new Dimensity 1200 and 1100 5G smartphone SoC series built using 6nm process technology.
ASRock, ASMedia post profit surges in 2020Thursday 14 January 2021
Motherboard and graphics card maker ASRock and ASMedia Technology, a fabless chipmaker specializing in high-speed transmission chips, both enjoyed revenue surges in 2020 with promising...
DRAM prices to rise through 2Q21, says NanyaMonday 11 January 2021
DRAM prices will start to rally in the first quarter and rise through the second quarter of 2021, due to undersupply in the market, according to chipmaker Nanya Technology.
Strong shipments for Chromebook boost Elan revenues in DecemberThursday 7 January 2021
Strong shipments for Chromebooks boosted revenues at Elan Microelectronics, which specializes in touchscreen controller chips and fingerprint sensors, in December. The fabless chipmaker...
UMC raises 12-inch foundry quotesWednesday 6 January 2021
United Microelectronics (UMC) has raised its 12-inch foundry quotes to reflect tight capacity at its fabs, according to the contract chipmaker.
Nanya posts 18% revenue growth in 2020Wednesday 6 January 2021
DRAM chipmaker Nanya Technology has reported consolidated revenue rose 17.9% on year to NT$61 billion (US$2.18 billion) in 2020.
Winbond expects new plant to come online in 2022Thursday 31 December 2020
Winbond Electronics is constructing a new 12-inch wafer fab in Kaohsiung, southern Taiwan, which is scheduled to come online in the first half of 2022, according to the specialty...
ABF substrate shortages may dent 2021 shipments of new CPU, GPU chipsMonday 14 December 2020
The worsening shortages of ABF substrates are expected to become one of the major woes affecting shipments of new CPU and GPU products at chipmakers in 2021, according to industry...
All-round OSAT: Q&A with PTI CEO Boris HsiehMonday 14 December 2020
Taiwan-based Powertech Technology (PTI) is one of the world's top OSATs with major backend orders from non-Korean memory vendors. PTI has just completed a top management shakeup after...
Samsung set to commercialize microLED TVs in 2021Friday 11 December 2020
Samsung Electronics is set to launch its microLED TV lineup in the first quarter of 2021, heralding the arrival of the next-generation TV products.
Memory module firms post revenue increases in NovemberThursday 10 December 2020
Taiwan-based memory module houses including Adata Technology, Apacer Technology and Innodisk all enjoyed sequential revenue increases in November 2020.
Unimicron, Kinsus to embrace 5G handset sales boom in 2021Wednesday 9 December 2020
Taiwan's IC substrate makers Unimicron Technology and Kinsus Interconnect are poised to benefit significantly from 5G handset sales boom expected in 2021 as they reportedly have secured...
Etron expects specialty DRAM products to drive 2021 growthFriday 4 December 2020
Etron Technology expects to ramp up shipments of its specialty DRAM and reduced-pin-count (RPC) DRAM products in 2021, thanks to a wider range of applications the products will be...
DRAM likely to be in short supply in 2H21, says PSMC chairmanTuesday 1 December 2020
The global supply of DRAM memory will likely fall short of demand in the second half of 2021, according to Frank Huang, chairman for Taiwan-based foundry Powerchip Semiconductor Manufacturing...
Winbond sees profit fall in 3Q20Monday 16 November 2020
Specialty DRAM and flash memory maker Winbond Electronics has reported net profits fell 53.3% sequentially and 44% on year to NT$331 million (US$11.6 million) in the third quarter...
TSMC 4Q20 sales likely to beat guidanceWednesday 11 November 2020
Pure-play foundry TSMC is expected to see its fourth-quarter revenue outpace the guidance given in mid-October, driven by additional 5nm and 7nm chip output, according to industry...
FocalTech raises TDDI and LCD driver IC prices 10%Wednesday 11 November 2020
FocalTech Systems has raised quotes for its TDDI chips and LCD driver ICs by 10%, and is mulling another double-digit price increase in the first half of 2021, according to industry...
ASE, Win Semi cut into supply chain for new Qualcomm chipsFriday 6 November 2020
Taiwan's backend houses ASE and affiliated Siliconware Precision Industries (SPIL) reportedly have landed orders for Qualcomm's Snapdragon X60 modem chips while GaAs foundry Win Semiconductors...
MediaTek announces chipmaking equipment purchasesMonday 2 November 2020
Mobile SoC specialist MediaTek has announced over NT$1 billion (US$35 million) worth of fab tools that the fabless chipmaker will spend for its chip production.
FocalTech enjoys strong TDDI chip demandFriday 30 October 2020
IC design house FocalTech Systems continues to enjoy robust demand for its TDDI (touch with display driver integration) chip solutions, with shipments set to hike over 100% to 220-230...
PTI to gear up logic IC backend business expansionFriday 23 October 2020
Backend house Powertech Technology (PTI) will step up efforts to expand its logic IC business, aiming to boost the revenue ratio for the segment from nearly 30% to over 40%, according...
Nanya posts nearly 50% fall in 3Q20 profitsTuesday 13 October 2020
DRAM chipmaker Nanya Technology has reported net profit of NT$1.61 billion (US$56.4 million) for the third quarter of 2020, down 49.9% on quarter and 26.9% on year. EPS for the quarter...
Nanya to defer NT$5 billion of 2020 capex plan to next yearTuesday 13 October 2020
Nanya Technology has decided to defer NT$5 billion (US$174.6 million) of its planned capex this year to 2021, according to the DRAM chipmaker.
MediaTek posts record September revenueMonday 12 October 2020
IC design house MediaTek has reported consolidated revenue surged 15.7% sequentially and 61.2% on year to a record high of NT$37.87 billion (US$1.32 billion) in September 2020.
Macronix sees September revenue surgeThursday 8 October 2020
Macronix International, a maker of mask ROM and flash memory, saw its September revenue climb 47.9% sequentially to a 12-month high of NT$4.66 billion (US$162.6 million).