Monday 8 March 2010
MediaTek reports 41% revenue decline in February 2010
Although MediaTek saw February 2010 revenues drop 41% sequentially to NT$7.88 billion (US$247.12 million), the company's revenues will return to the NT$10 billion level in March since...
Tuesday 2 February 2010
Taiwan niche memory IC makers to see strong 1Q10
Taiwan-based niche memory IC makers Etron Technology, Elite Semiconductor Memory Technology (ESMT) and Zentel Electronics are expected to see first-quarter 2010 revenues remain almost...
Wednesday 20 January 2010
Niche memory IC designers to see flat revenues in January 2010
Taiwan-based niche memory IC design houses, including Zentel Electronics, Etron Technology and Elite Semiconductor Memory Technology (ESMT), are expected to see flat revenues in January...
Wednesday 18 November 2009
MediaTek to ship GSM/GPRS single-chip solution in December
MediaTek is scheduled to volume produce its first GSM/GPRS single chips MT6253 in December, according to industry sources. The solution will target white-box handsets priced at less...
Monday 24 August 2009
Taiwan niche memory IC designers see mixed results in 1H09
Taiwan-based niche memory IC design houses Elite Semiconductor Memory Technology (ESMT) and Etron Technology both saw over 45% revenue growths in the second quarter but maintained...
Wednesday 29 July 2009
IC designers GMT and Richtek to post stronger July sales
Taiwan-based Global Mixed-mode Technology (GMT) and Richtek Technology stand a good chance of recording monthly revenue records in July, according to market watchers.
Monday 13 July 2009
Memory IC designer Etron sales up 47% in 2Q09
Etron Technology saw its sales for second-quarter 2009 grow almost 47% sequentially, with its on-year decline of only 10.7%, compared to a 39.8% drop recorded in the second quarter...
Friday 8 May 2009
Pixart, Elan, ESMT may benefit from MediaTek smartphone chip solutions
Pixart Imaging, Elan Microelectronics and Elite Semiconductor Memory Technology (ESMT) are expected to support MediaTek's smartphone handset chip solutions with specific product lines,...
Monday 4 May 2009
Taiwan niche memory designers report losses in 1Q09
Etron Technology has reported a narrower net loss for the first quarter of 2009, while Elite Semiconductor Memory Technology (ESMT) saw its losses increase to NT$68 million and Zentel...
Monday 13 April 2009
Memory designers see sales rebound in March
Taiwan's major memory IC design houses, Etron Technology, Elite Semiconductor Memory Technology (ESMT) and Zentel Electronics, have all posted revenue growth of more than 20% sequentially...
Wednesday 18 March 2009
Memory designer Zentel posts 20% revenue drop in 2008, but remains profitable
DRAM design house Zentel Electronics, a subsidiary of DRAM chipmaker Powerchip Semiconductor Corporation (PSC), suffered a 20% decline in revenues for 2008. The company managed to...
Thursday 11 December 2008
SDRAM specialists post November sales drops
Memory IC designers Etron Technology and Elite Semiconductor Memory Technology (ESMT) both posted revenues drops in November due to soft consumer demand and financial market woes.
Monday 1 December 2008
SDRAM specialist Etron posts losses for first three quarters
Impacted by the economic downturn, SDRAM specialist Etron Technology has posted after-tax losses of NT$322 million (US$9.65 million) for the first three quarters of 2008, with a negative...
Monday 13 October 2008
ESMT sees decline in 3Q08 sales due to decreasing ASP
Memory IC design house Elite Semiconductor Memory Technology (ESMT) has reported September sales of NT$421 million (US$13 million), down almost 3% from August. Sales in the third...