Friday 29 November 2019
Nuvoton to buy Panasonic chip unit
Panasonic has agreed to sell its semiconductor business to Nuvoton Technology, a Taiwan-based MCU specialist majority owned by memory chipmaker Winbond Electronics.
Friday 29 November 2019
Panasonic to exit semiconductor business
With its decision to sell its chipmaking operations to Taiwan's Nuvoton Technology, Panasonic will leave the chipmaking industry where it was once among the world's top-10 players...
Tuesday 5 November 2019
Chip demand for TWS devices to surge sharply in 2020
Global shipments of TWS (true wireless stereo) earphones are expected to surge sharply to 150-200 million sets in 2020 from around 100 million sets estimated for 2019, providing strong...
Monday 28 October 2019
Winbond posts profit growth in 3Q19
Specialty DRAM and flash memory maker Winbond Electronics has announced net profit increased 27.9% sequentially to NT$591 million (US$19.3 million) in the third quarter of 2019. EPS...
Friday 25 October 2019
Peripheral server chips vendors gaining from datacenter demand
As web giants in the US and China have gradually reactivated construction of datacenters since the start of the fourth quarter of 2019, the global server market is on track to renew...
Wednesday 23 October 2019
Winbond invests more in Nuvoton
Winbond Electronics has subscribed to new shares issued by Nuvoton Technology, and raised its stake in the logic IC specialist to 61.6%, according to a company filing with the Taiwan...
Friday 23 August 2019
8-inch fab utilization rates may not rebound until 2020
Eight-inch fab utilization rates continue to fall on weak demand for automotive and consumer ICs and are unlikely to rebound until the first half of 2020, according to industry sou...
Thursday 8 August 2019
Winbond, Macronix post revenue increases in July
Winbond Electronics and Macronix International have reported sequential increases in July consolidated revenues of 5.7% and 13.6%, respectively.
Tuesday 30 July 2019
Taiwan IC design houses expect pick-up in orders for servers
Taiwan-based IC design houses expect to enjoy a seasonal pick-up in orders for servers and data centers in the second half of 2019.
Tuesday 30 July 2019
Nuvoton posts profit surge in 2Q19
MCU specialist Nuvoton Technology saw its net profit surge nearly 500% sequentially to NT$183 million (US$5.9 million) in the second quarter, with EPS reaching NT$0.88.
Monday 10 June 2019
Winbond, Macronix post increased revenues for May
Winbond Electronics and Macronix International have reported sequential increases in May consolidated revenues of 2.8% and 30.6%, respectively.
Tuesday 28 May 2019
Nuvoton invests in chipmaker Autotalks
Microcontroller design specialist Nuvoton Technology has acquired an around 7.14% stake in Israel-based Autotalks, a developer of vehicle-to-vehicle communications chips, for US$20...
Wednesday 8 May 2019
Taiwan memory chipmakers see April revenues increase
Memory chipmakers Nanya Technology, Macronix International and Winbond Electronics have reported sequential increases in April consolidated revenues of 10.5%, 6.2% and 4.5%, respec...
Tuesday 9 April 2019
Winbond, Macronix March revenues increase
Winbond Electronics and Macronix International have reported sequential increases in March consolidated revenues of nearly 14% and 8.8%, respectively.
Wednesday 20 March 2019
Taiwan consumer IC shipments start ramping up in March
Taiwan consumer IC designers are enjoying a significant shipment ramp-up in March, which may last into the second quarter, traditionally the high season for consumer electronics shipments,...