Friday 19 August 2022
TSMC fab toolmakers still on growth track
The second half of 2022 is set to be particularly weak for many high-tech businesses, but Taiwan-based fab toolmakers engaged in TSMC's supply chain remain on track for sales growth...
Monday 15 August 2022
Himax expects 35-39% revenue decline in 3Q22
Display driver IC (DDI) specialist Himax Technologies, which saw its revenue decline 24.3% sequentially in the second quarter, expects to post another sequential drop of a larger...
Monday 1 August 2022
Samsung semiconductor division posts record revenue for 2nd consecutive quarter
Samsung Electronics has reported consolidated revenue climbed to a record high of KRW77.2 trillion (US$59.4 billion) in the second quarter of 2022, when its device solutions (DS)...
Thursday 14 July 2022
TSMC expects even stronger growth for 2022
TSMC expects its third-quarter revenue in US dollar terms to grow about 11.2% at the midpoint. Revenue for all of 2022 in US dollar terms is forecast to register a 34-36% increase,...
Friday 8 July 2022
Novatek misses 2Q22 sales guidance
Display driver IC specialist Novatek Microelectronics has reported June revenue fell 25.7% sequentially, with total revenue for the second quarter coming below its guidance given...
Tuesday 21 June 2022
IC design houses cut wafer starts at foundries for 3Q22
Many IC design houses, particularly those engaged in the consumer electronics sector, have moved to adjust their wafer starts at foundries amid concerns about a potentially weak third...
Monday 16 May 2022
SMIC no longer discloses revenue by process nodes
China-based pure-play foundry Semiconductor Manufacturing International (SMIC) has reported first-quater 2022 sales, but omitted a revenue breakdown by manufacturing process nodes...
Thursday 5 May 2022
AMD to roll out 5nm processors as early as September
AMD is expected to roll out its new-generation processors built using TSMC's 5nm process technology as early as September, according to industry sources.
Thursday 28 April 2022
UMC sees gross margin top 40% in 1Q22
Pure-play foundry United Microelectronics (UMC) saw its gross margin climb to 43.4% in the first quarter of 2022, which beat its guidance given earlier this year, buoyed by fully-utilized...
Thursday 14 April 2022
TSMC expects another quarter of record revenue in 2Q22
TSMC expects to post revenues of between US$17.6 billion and US$18.2 billion in the second quarter of 2022, which is a 1.9% sequential increase at the midpoint. Gross margin and operating...
Wednesday 13 April 2022
Strong shipments for AIoT devices boost MediaTek 1Q22 revenue
MediaTek enjoyed strong shipments for AIoT device applications, as well as shipments of its power management ICs and ASIC solutions, which helped offset weakness in its mobile SoC...
Thursday 31 March 2022
Memory and storage demand for datacenters promising, says Micron
Memory and storage demand for datacenters will be rising over the next decade, with the segment's growth poised to outperform the broader memory and storage market's increase, according...
Thursday 10 March 2022
UMC and VIS February revenues up, TSMC down
Pure-play wafer foundries United Microelectronics (UMC) and Vanguard International Semiconductor (VIS) each saw revenue grow by a slight 1.6% sequentially in February, while revenue...
Monday 7 March 2022
Micron remains confident in FY22 revenue prospects
Despite the ongoing shortage of non-memory chips and components, which is unlikely to improve as a whole until 2023, memory chip vendor Micron Technology remains optimistic about...
Tuesday 15 February 2022
KYEC reiterates sales outlook for 1Q22
IC testing house King Yuan Electronics (KYEC) has reiterated its revenue guidance for the first quarter of 2022 despite local COVID outbreaks at its production subsidiary in Suzhou,...