Friday 20 March 2020
China developing high-end ASICs for 5G base stations, servers
China-based cloud service providers and server vendors are keenly developing ASIC chips solutions on their own, particularly those for 5G base stations and servers, providing new...
Friday 13 March 2020
Taiwan design houses embracing robust ASIC orders
Taiwan-based chipmakers are gearing up to fulfill robust orders for ASIC services from clients in China and even from the world's first-tier brand vendors that are seeking to enhance...
Wednesday 12 February 2020
Global Unichip expects modest growth in 2020
IC design service company Global Unichip expects to enjoy modest revenue growth in 2020, driven by growing demand for 5G and AI related devices.
Thursday 6 February 2020
TSMC reiterates sales guidance for 1Q20
TSMC currently has no plans to revise its sales and margin guidance for the first quarter of 2020, according to the pure-play foundry, which also disclosed non-production staff at...
Tuesday 26 November 2019
TSMC Nanjing swings to quarterly profit
TSMC Nanjing Company has reported its first quarterly profit for the third quarter, which narrowed its losses to NT$1.41 billion (US$46.1 million) in the first three quarters of 2019...
Tuesday 12 November 2019
Global Unichip, Alchip set to enjoy over 20% revenue growth in 4Q19
IC design service providers Global Unichip and Alchip are both expected to report over 20% sequential increases in fourth-quarter revenues, thanks to robust orders for developing...
Thursday 7 November 2019
Global Unichip to see revenues rebound in 4Q19
IC design service company Global Unichip is expected to see monthly revenues rebound to over NT$1 billion (US$32.9 million) for both November and December, with revenues for the fourth...
Monday 14 October 2019
TSMC 16nm production lead time stretched
TSMC has already seen its 16nm chip supply fall short of demand, with longer delivery lead times, according to sources at IC design service companies.
Wednesday 11 September 2019
Taiwan IC design houses seeing brisk order visibility
Taiwan-based IC design houses including MediaTek, Novatek Microelectronics, RichWave Technology, ZillTek Technology and Rafael Micro have seen their order visibility strengthened,...
Tuesday 27 August 2019
TSMC suppliers to enjoy stronger than expected sales in 3Q19
TSMC's suppliers including IC design service companies, EDA and IP providers, and photomask and equipment suppliers are expected to post better-than-expected sales results for the...
Monday 5 August 2019
Global Unichip cuts revenue growth forecast to negative for 2019
IC design service company Global Unichip has revised downward its revenue forecast this year to a double-digit drop from the flat growth estimated previously.
Thursday 16 May 2019
TSMC 7nm process attracts orders for AI chip from Alibaba
Pingtouge Semiconductor, Alibaba's semiconductor subsidiary, reportedly has placed orders for 7nm chip solutions with Global Unichip and TSMC.
Wednesday 13 February 2019
Global Unichip posts record 2018 profit
IC design service company Global Unichip has reported net profits of NT$988 million (US$32 million) on consolidated revenues of NT$13.46 billion for 2018, with both results hitting...
Monday 26 November 2018
Global Unichip revenues to disappoint in 2018, says report
Taiwan-based IC design service company Global Unichip is likely to post revenue growth of 11-13% sequentially in 2018, a recent Chinese-language Commercial Times report quoted...
Friday 2 November 2018
Global Unichip posts profit increase in 3Q18
IC design service company Global Unichip has reported net profits increased 24.8% sequentially to NT$280 million (US$8.96 million) in the third quarter of 2018. EPS for the quarter...