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Wednesday 28 March 2018
Trading of ASE Industrial shares approved by TWSE
The Taiwan Stock Exchange (TWSE) has approved the listing application of ASE Industrial Holding, a parent holding company that will own Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) through...
Friday 2 March 2018
Almost 100 IC wafer fabs closed or repurposed from 2009-2017, says IC Insights
Semiconductor manufacturers around the world have closed or repurposed 92 wafer fabs from 2009-2017, according to data compiled by IC Insights.
Thursday 22 February 2018
Avoiding cut throat competition: Q&A with SPIL chairman Bough Lin
Bough Lin, chairman of Siliconware Precision Industries (SPIL), has disclosed that it had never occurred to him that his company would one day merge with one of its major competitors,...
Wednesday 14 February 2018
Taiwan IC backend production value to rise 4-5% in 2018, says IEK
The production value of Taiwan's IC packaging and testing industry sector is expected to increase 4-5% in 2018, according to the government-funded Industrial Economics and Knowledge...
Tuesday 13 February 2018
Shareholders OK ASE-SPIL merger plan
Shareholders of both Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) and Siliconware Precision Industries (SPIL) have approved the companies' plan to merge under a new holding company.
Wednesday 7 February 2018
Unigroup Spreadtrum RDA sees fresh momentum
China-based Unigroup Spreadtrum RDA, a merger of IC designers Spreadtrum Communications and RDA Microelectronics under Tsinghua Unigroup, is poised to perform better in the smartphone...
Friday 2 February 2018
ASE expects revenues to pick up starting 2Q18
Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) expects its IC backend business sales to register strong sequential growth in the second quarter and grow through the fourth quarter. The...
Thursday 21 December 2017
ASE, SPIL to hold shareholders meetings February 12 for merger affairs
Taiwan IC packaging and testing specialists Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) and Siliconware Precision Industries (SPIL) will convene respective extraordinary shareholders...
Monday 30 October 2017
ASE likely to post record 4Q17 revenues
Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) expects sales of its core IC assembly test and material (ATM) business to register flat sequential growth in the fourth quarter, while sales...
Thursday 10 August 2017
Acer to merge affiliate eDC into BYOC group
Acer's datacenter hosting service providing affiliate E-enabling Data Center (eDC) will be merged into the vendor's Build Your Own Cloud (BYOC) business group and managed by Maverick...
Wednesday 26 July 2017
Value of semiconductor industry M&A deals slows dramatically in 1H17, says IC Insights
The historic flood of merger and acquisition agreements that swept through the semiconductor industry in the past two years slowed to a trickle in the first half of 2017, with the...
Friday 14 July 2017
Skyworks seeking acquisition in Taiwan
Skyworks is evaluating the feasibility of acquiring either RF component specialist Richwave Technology or the power amplifier (PA) department of Airoha Technology, a unit of MediaTek,...
Tuesday 11 July 2017
Broadcom to slash workforce in Taiwan
Broadcom is set to cut its workforce in Taiwan by over 90% at the end of August, according to industry sources. The speculation has drawn the attention of several chipmakers such...
Thursday 6 July 2017
Walsin, Chilisin June revenues rise
MLCC specialist Walsin Technology and inductor maker Chilisin Electronics both enjoyed revenue growth in June driven by a seasonal pick-up in demand for smartphones.
Thursday 6 July 2017
Wireless charging demand promising: Q&A with Dialog CEO Jalal Bagherli
As a global leader in providing rapid charging solutions, Dialog Semiconductor has demonstrated its prowess in power management for smartphones and other applications. But the market...
May 15, 16:16
APD showcases innovative medical power supplies at CMEF 2023, garnering market attention
Friday 12 May 2023
Silicon Catalyst announces "Silicon Startups Contest" in partnership with Arm
Tuesday 2 May 2023
iCatch Technology unveils CR3 automotive AI imaging SoC for in-cabin sensing
Friday 28 April 2023
Avalue launching Intel Atom embedded industrial motherboards, EMX-EHLP, with Intel Celeron/Atom SoC BGA processor
Why are Huawei, SMIC taking different approaches against US curbs?
Nvidia sees AI GPU orders ramp up
TSMC wins major AI chip orders
Chinese EDA champion Empyrean can now "fully support" 7nm; sees 1Q23 sales growth
Developing advanced processes at SMIC could become an unrealized dream of co-CEO Liang Mong Song?
India's Vedanta to make 28-65nm semiconductor chips for local demand
Taiwan OSATs quietly ramp up support for Chinese customers
Who's in control of SMIC technology advances?
TSMC 7nm process capacity utilization falling rapidly
More ban on semiconductor equipment to China accelerating tech decoupling
China vendors see smartphone shipments down on year in 4Q22 and 1Q23, says DIGITIMES Research
LLMs to pave way for direct human interaction to enter into home-use robot market, says DIGITIMES Research
Despite market share loss, Japan IC substrate supplier influence on semi industry still strong, says DIGITIMES Research
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