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...
Wednesday 5 July 2017
Micron responds to report of scrapped wafers at Taiwan fab
Micron Technology has issued a statement regarding recent reports about its fabrication facility in Taoyuan, Taiwan. Micron clarified that there was no nitrogen leaking incident nor...
Wednesday 28 June 2017
Strong RF chip demand to buoy supplier 2017 revenues
Strong radio-frequency (RF) component demand will buoy sales at suppliers including Richwave Technology, Rafael Microelectronics and AMIC Communication (AMICCOM) in 2017, which are...
Thursday 22 June 2017
Global industrial semiconductor revenues rise 4% in 2016, says IHS
Worldwide industrial semiconductor revenues grew 3.8% on year to US$43.5 billion in 2016, according to IHS Markit.
Wednesday 21 June 2017
IPC player Parpro to conduct merger with Anderson Group
Taiwan-based industrial PC (IPC) maker Parpro has recently gained full control of affiliated IPC component maker Anderson Group and will integrate the two firms' resources to increase...
Friday 9 June 2017
China market: ASE re-submits application for planned merger with SPIL
Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) has said its application submitted previously to China's antitrust regulators for a planned merger with Siliconware Precision Industry (SPIL)...