Tuesday 19 December 2023
PC peripheral IC suppliers gearing up for replacement demand
Suppliers of power management ICs (PMIC), touchpad controllers, and high-speed transmission processors are preparing to meet the demand generated by the upcoming wave of notebook...
Friday 27 October 2023
Electromagnetic waves applications offer entrepreneurial opportunities, says PIDA chair
Where to find entrepreneurial opportunities? They can be found from electromagnetic waves, especially at the application level, where different wavelengths can be utilized at different...
Wednesday 4 January 2023
Richtek and EPC team up to create small 140-watt fast-charging solution
Richtek, the global leading analog IC design company has teamed up with EPC, the leading provider of gallium nitride (GaN)-based power management technology to launch a new reference...
Tuesday 26 July 2022
MediaTek handset AP shipments likely to fall 30% in 2H22
MediaTek may see its mobile AP shipments fall 30% in the second half of 2022 from its original projections due to sluggish market demand for handsets, and whether its 20% annual revenue...
Wednesday 5 January 2022
Vcore chip demand to remain robust in 2022
Power management ICs and SGT (split-gate trench) MOSFETs for Vcore regulators will remain in robust demand in 2022, as such regulators are needed to support new CPU and GPU solutions...
Thursday 30 December 2021
Tight 8-inch foundry capacity to continue pushing up chip prices in 1Q22
Suppliers of power management ICs, networking chips, and industrial and automotive MCUs are still capable of raising their prices in the first quarter of 2022, as 8-inch fab capacity...
Friday 17 September 2021
High-speed transmission chip suppliers expect output value to boom
Taiwan's suppliers of high-speed transmission chips, which have obtained commitments from foundries to provide sufficient capacity support next year, are gearing up for a boom in...
Wednesday 15 September 2021
TI, Onsemi raise analog chip prices, peers in Taiwan to follow suit
Analog chip vendors Texas Instruments (TI) and Onsemi have both made upward adjustments in their chip prices as delivery lead times have been prolonged to over six months, and their...
Thursday 12 August 2021
Taiwan analog IC suppliers may gain shifted orders from US
A US analog chip vendor reportedly intends to scale down its target markets due to the limited available fab capacity, with smaller Taiwan-based peers set to embrace orders shifted...
Friday 19 March 2021
IC designers may hike quotes to reflect further foundry cost increases
Taiwan's IC design houses will have no other choice but to directly pass increased costs to downstream clients if their foundry partners raise quotes again in the second half of the...
Wednesday 30 December 2020
Airoha to acquire IC Plus
Airoha Technology, a MediaTek subsidiary, will acquire all shares of fellow company IC Plus at NT$22 (US$0.78) per share, according to company filings with the Taiwan Stock Exchange...
Friday 18 December 2020
MediaTek announces equity investment in Asix
MediaTek through subsidiary Airoha Technology will invest up to NT$495 million (US$17.6 million) through private placement to acquire an about 20% stake in fellow Taiwan-based IC...
Tuesday 17 November 2020
MediaTek to acquire assets related to PWM IC from Intel
MediaTek has announced on behalf of subsidiary Richtek Technology plans to acquire assets related to the power management solutions product line sold under the Enpirion brand owned...
Friday 10 April 2020
Taiwan IC design houses cautious about 3Q20
Taiwan-based IC design houses have expressed caution about their sales performance in the third quarter, as order visibility for the quarter remains unclear, according to industry...
Friday 29 November 2019
IC designers poised to reap well from 5G peripheral chips demand
Taiwan-based IC designers are gearing up to cash in on the growing demand for high-speed, high-performance peripheral chips including Type-C interface chipts, USB 4.0 chips, diverse...
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