334 news items tagged chipmaker
Allegro, UMC sign long-term supply dealThursday 2 August 2018
Allegro MicroSystems, which develops high-performance power and sensing semiconductors, has signed a long-term deal with United Microelectronics (UMC) under which UMC will remain...
Apple, Qualcomm may make peace over 5G, supply chain speculatesWednesday 1 August 2018
Leading mobile chipmaker Qualcomm has revealed that new iPhone models for 2018 may not adopt its modem chip solutions amid a patent royalty row between them. But supply chain sources...
Macronix net profits surge in 2Q18Friday 27 July 2018
Flash memory and mask ROM chipmaker Macronix International has reported net profits of NT$2.33 billion (US$76.1 million) for the second quarter of 2018, up 24% sequentially and 278%...
Nanya to buy 19% stake in backend firmMonday 23 July 2018
DRAM chipmaker Nanya Technology has disclosed plans to acquire an about 19% stake in Formosa Advanced Technologies (FATC), a backend house specializing in memory chips.
TSMC revises revenue, capex outlook for 2018Friday 20 July 2018
Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has revised its revenue growth forecast for 2018 to 5-9%, compared with the up to 10% estimated previously. Disappointing crypto...
Nanya gross margin hits record 55% in 2Q18Wednesday 18 July 2018
DRAM chipmaker Nanya Technology saw its gross margin climb to a record-high 55% in the second quarter of 2018, when consolidated revenues also hit their highest quarterly level in...
TSMC 2Q18 revenues to meet guidanceFriday 8 June 2018
Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) is expected to see its second-quarter revenues meet the company's guidance given in mid-April, and will have its third-quarter revenues...
Nvidia debuts AI platform, computer to power autonomous robotsTuesday 5 June 2018
US GPU chipmaker Nvidia has unveiled two new products at Computex 2018: the Isaac developer platform and Jetson Xavier, both built to power autonomous robots and bring AI (artificial...
Nanya posts record May revenuesTuesday 5 June 2018
DRAM chipmaker Nanya Technology has reported consolidated revenues of NT$8.33 billion (US$279.6 million) for May 2018 which hit a monthly record for the second consecutive month.
Global DRAM bit demand to increase 22% in 2018, says Nanya chairmanFriday 25 May 2018
Growth in DRAM bit demand will outpace bit supply growth in 2018, according to Wu Chia-chau, chairman for chipmaker Nanya Technology.
FATC, Walton enjoy stable orders for DRAM memoryWednesday 23 May 2018
Backend houses Formosa Advanced Technologies (FATC) and Walton Advanced Engineering have seen stable orders for DRAM memory, according to industry sources.
Rafael Micro eyeing new RF chip products as growth driver in 2018Monday 30 April 2018
Taiwan's RF (radio refrequency) chips maker Rafael Micro has reported consolidated revenues of NT$259 million (US$8.74 million) for the first quarter of 2018 with gross margin of...
Nanya March revenues hit 11-year highWednesday 11 April 2018
Taiwan-based DRAM chipmaker Nanya Technology has reported consolidated revenues of NT$6.72 billion (US$230.1 million) for March 2018, up 60.3% on year and 13.4% sequentially.
Powerchip posts profit growth for 2017Monday 19 March 2018
Foundry chipmaker Powerchip Technology has reported net profits climbed 23% on year to NT$8.08 billion (US$276.8 million) in 2017, with EPS reaching NT$3.54. The year also marked...
Silicon wafer prices to rise over 30%, says Macronix chairmanFriday 9 March 2018
Prices for upstream wafers will rise more than 30% in 2018, according to Miin Wu, chairman for Taiwan-based Macronix International, a supplier of flash memory and mask ROM chips.
Winbond, Macronix January revenues decreaseThursday 8 February 2018
Winbond Electronics and Macronix International have reported sequential decreases in January revenues of 2.2% and 1.1%, respectively.
Nanya January revenues hit record for 4th straight monthWednesday 7 February 2018
DRAM chipmaker Nanya has reported consolidated revenues of NT$6.15 billion (US$210.1 million) for January 2018, hitting a monthly record for the fourth consecutive month.
SK Hynix enjoys another quarter of record revenues, profitsFriday 26 January 2018
Memory chipmaker SK Hynix saw its revenues, operating profits and net profits reach record-high levels for the fourth consecutive quarter in the fourth quarter of 2017.
SMIC founder to set up new CIDM in ChinaFriday 17 November 2017
Richard Chang, founder and former CEO of China-based pure-play foundry Semiconductor Manufacturing International (SMIC), has orchestrated the establishment of a new foundry house...
Spreadtrum chips adopted by Accent for smartphones sold in North AfricaThursday 9 November 2017
Spreadtrum Communications, a China-based fabless chipmaker specializing in mobile SoCs, has announced its solutions have been selected by Accent, an IT brand based in Morocco, for...
Qualcomm receives unsolicited takeover offer from BroadcomTuesday 7 November 2017
Qualcomm on November 6 confirmed that it has received a non-binding, unsolicited proposal from Broadcom to acquire all of the outstanding shares of Qualcomm for per share consideration...
Winbond 3Q17 profits hikeFriday 27 October 2017
Specialty DRAM and flash chipmaker Winbond Electronics has reported net profits of NT$2.08 billion (US$68.9 million) for the third quarter of 2017, which already exceeded the total...
Macronix net profits hit 7-year high in 3Q17Friday 27 October 2017
Mask ROM and flash chipmaker Macronix International has reported net profits of NT$2.12 billion (US$70.2 million) for the third quarter of 2017, hitting a seven-year high, with EPS...
Backend houses expect rising memory demand for servers and datacentersThursday 26 October 2017
IC backend houses have expressed optimism about memory demand for servers and datacenter applications, which require high-bandwidth and high-density memory devices. The memory demand...
SK Hynix posts record revenues, earnings for 3Q17Thursday 26 October 2017
SK Hynix saw its revenues, operating profits and net profits reach record-high levels for the third consecutive quarter in the third quarter of 2017.