Tuesday 9 November 2021
Macronix posts record October revenue
ROM and flash memory chipmaker Macronix International saw its revenue hit a record high for the seventh consecutive quarter in October 2021, while revenue at fellow flash company...
Friday 1 October 2021
Etron strikes deal for foundry capacity through 2023
Specialty DRAM design specialist Etron Technology has signed an agreement with Powerchip Semiconductor Manufacturing (PSMC) under which the foundry will provide it sufficient fab...
Friday 17 September 2021
High-speed transmission chip suppliers expect output value to boom
Taiwan's suppliers of high-speed transmission chips, which have obtained commitments from foundries to provide sufficient capacity support next year, are gearing up for a boom in...
Thursday 16 September 2021
Monolithic/heterogeneous integration to drive Silicon 4.0: Q&A with Etron chairman Nicky Lu
While global chip shortages can hardly ease in the short term and prices continue to rise further, regional semiconductor fleets are quietly taking shape as the US, EU, South Korea,...
Thursday 2 September 2021
Suppliers eyeing demand boom for high-speed transmission chip solutions
Taiwan's vendors of transmission interface chip solutions are stepping up the development and production of high-speed solutions such as Wi-Fi 6E, PCIe4.0/5.0 controller chips and...
Wednesday 11 August 2021
Taiwan government and enterprises should team up for talent cultivation, says Etron chair
Built upon its solid foundation, Taiwan's semiconductor industry is gearing up for its next stage of development. A shortage of engineers and other professionals remains a challenge...
Thursday 22 July 2021
DDR3 prices to continue double-digit growth
Niche-market DDR3 memory prices will continue to register double-digit increases in the third and fourth quarters of 2021, due mainly to supply-side constraints, according to industry...
Tuesday 13 July 2021
DDR3 prices to continue rally
The supply of DDR3 memory will stay tight prompting further price increases through the end of 2021, according to industry sources.
Tuesday 6 July 2021
Semiconductor output value to surge over next decade, says Etron chair
The semiconductor industry will be rising in value over the next 10 years, and may break through the US$1 trillion plateau during the forecast period, according to Nicky Lu, chairman...
Monday 5 July 2021
OSATs see significant surge in 2H21 memory backend demand
Taiwan memory backend specialists are optimistic about their business prospects for the second half of the year as memory demand for handset and other consumer electronics applications...
Friday 11 June 2021
Rising niche-market DRAM prices buoy Etron, ESMT
Memory IC design specialists Elite Semiconductor Memory Technology (ESMT) and Etron Technology have both reported brisk sales results for May 2021, buoyed by rising niche-market DRAM...
Monday 12 April 2021
Backend demand stays strong for MOSFETs, niche DRAMs
Persistently strong demand for MOSFET chips and niche-type DRAM have kept backend specialists including Walton Advanced Engineering, ChipMos Technologies and GEM Services running...
Monday 8 February 2021
Taiwan IC design houses to embrace strong 1Q21
Taiwan-based IC design houses are poised to embrace brisk sales in the first quarter of 2021 despite foundry capacity constraints, with first-tier players including MediaTek and Novatek...
Friday 4 December 2020
Etron expects specialty DRAM products to drive 2021 growth
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...
Friday 6 November 2020
AI key to future Taiwan semiconductor success, says Etron chairman
Developing and strengthening technology associated with artificial intelligence (AI) will be critical for Taiwan-based chipmakers in their pursuit of the next growth engine, and may...