Thursday 13 June 2024
Audix to see high-margin manufacturing biz climb
IC distributor and OEM Audix held its shareholder meeting on June 12, during which Audix Group chairman and president Chung Yuan-Kai shared his optimistic outlook for 5G NR/6G communications,...
Wednesday 5 June 2024
Different EV strategies polarize Japanese automotive parts suppliers' outlook
The rapid growth of the global battery EV market ended in the second half of 2023.
Wednesday 29 May 2024
Nuvoton gradually increases MCU market share in China despite uncertain auto industry outlook
Microcontroller manufacturer Nuvoton Technology held its shareholders' meeting on May 28. The company reported that the PC market performed better than initially expected, and MCU...
Wednesday 29 May 2024
Automotive suppliers optimistic about 2H24 outlook as inventory correction approaches end
Car OEMs and tier-1 suppliers have adjusted their inventories since 2023, which affects most automotive suppliers' operations and deliveries. The adjustment is expected to be completed...
Friday 24 May 2024
Taiwan PMIC and MOSFET firms cautious about market prospects
Taiwan-based power management IC and MOSFET vendors are finding it hard to assess their order visibility as customers are mixed about the market outlook for the second half of 2024,...
Friday 17 May 2024
China chip demand is rebounding, but 2H24 outlook remains opaque
Orders from China's semiconductor firms may be turning strong.
Friday 10 May 2024
As AMD expands desktop market share, supplier ASMedia forecasts bright prospects for 2024
As an exclusive ODM supplier for AMD's desktop chipsets, ASMedia Technology saw inventory turnover boost its gross margin to 59% in the first quarter of 2024, a marked improvement...
Thursday 2 May 2024
Specialty IC foundry VIS gains shifted orders from China
Taiwan-based Vanguard International Semiconductor (VIS) has reported first-quarter 2024 results that were somewhat better than expected. While facing market pricing competition from...
Tuesday 30 April 2024
NXP witnesses slower automotive chip sales, offers upbeat outlook
NXP experienced a slower automotive market and increased demand for industrial and mobile segments. The chipmaker gave a better outlook for the second quarter.
Wednesday 24 April 2024
TI gives solid 2Q24 outlook despite slumping results
Despite declining performance, Texas Instruments (TI) has announced second-quarter revenue forecasts surpassing expectations. The results indicate an increasing demand for TI's analog...
Wednesday 24 April 2024
GlobalWafers cautious about 1H24 chip market
Silicon wafer company GlobalWafers has expressed a prudent outlook regarding the market conditions for chips in the first half of 2024.
Friday 19 April 2024
TSMC lowers 2024 semiconductor, foundry outlook
Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has cut its 2024 growth predictions for the foundry and semiconductor industries while keeping the company's growth forecast at 21...
Wednesday 17 April 2024
Rapidus outlook dimmed by TSMC, Samsung 2nm fab projects in US
Rapidus might have been caught off guard by TSMC's and Samsung's latest announcements of plans to make 2nm chips in the US, which threatens to undermine the Japanese chipmaker's competitiveness...
Friday 12 April 2024
Brand handset vendors reportedly cut 2024 shipment outlook
Speculation has recently circulated in the mobile phone market that brand vendors including Apple and Samsung Electronics have revised downward their shipment projections for 2024.
Friday 15 March 2024
Foxconn upgrades 2024 outlook on soaring AI server demand
Driven by the increased market visibility of AI servers, Foxconn has upgraded its outlook for 2024 from neutral to significant growth, as announced by chairman Young Liu during a...