1078 news items tagged design
Taiwan IC design houses eyeing automotive ASICsMonday 26 October 2020
Taiwan-based IC design houses are eyeing the growing demand for car-use ASICs, with some having won orders from automakers or their supply chain partners, according to industry sou...
Driver ICs tight supply: Q&A with Chipbond chairman FJ WuMonday 26 October 2020
The supply of display driver ICs has fallen short of demand, while capacities at 8-inch foundries stay tight. Backend houses are mulling raising their quotes to reflect the tight...
IC design house Sentelic plans Taiwan OTC listing in NovemberThursday 22 October 2020
Sentelic, which specializes in fan motor controller ICs for servers, will be listed on the Taiwan over-the-counter (OTC) stock market in mid- or late-November.
Taiwan IC design houses see clients continue stockpilingThursday 22 October 2020
Taiwan-based IC design houses continue to see their downstream clients including distributors stockpile aggressively, and plan to raise their quotes to constrain demand, according...
Taiwan IC design houses gearing up for 5G smartphone market boomTuesday 20 October 2020
Taiwan-based IC design houses are gearing up for a boom in 5G smartphone shipments starting the fourth quarter of 2020, according to industry sources.
SK Hynix to acquire Intel NAND memory bizTuesday 20 October 2020
Intel and SK Hynix have signed an agreement under which the latter would acquire the former's NAND memory and storage business for US$9 billion, according to the companies.
Quartz component demand for AirPods to grow robustly in 2021Friday 16 October 2020
Apple reportedly will have its next-generation AirPods series all adopt system-in-package (SiP) technology, which will significantly boost overall quartz component demand for the...
Taiwan IC design houses urged to book foundry capacity for 2021Wednesday 14 October 2020
Taiwan-based IC design houses are being advised by their foundry partners to place orders for 2021 in advance to ensure sufficient capacity, according to industry sources.
PWM IC designers see record sales in September revenuesTuesday 13 October 2020
Power management IC designers Leadtrend Technology, Fitipower Integrated Technology, Weltrend Semiconductor and Global Mixed-mode Technology (GMT) have reported consolidated revenues...
Taiwan IC design houses see orders pull in from ChinaTuesday 13 October 2020
Taiwan-based IC design houses are expected to enjoy a particularly robust fourth-quarter 2020, thanks to a strong pull-in of short lead-time orders from their China-based clients,...
MediaTek posts record September revenueMonday 12 October 2020
IC design house MediaTek has reported consolidated revenue surged 15.7% sequentially and 61.2% on year to a record high of NT$37.87 billion (US$1.32 billion) in September 2020.
Sonix poised to see record revenue in 4Q20Thursday 8 October 2020
IC design house Sonix Technology is expected to post record-high revenue for the fourth quarter of 2020, thanks to strong demand for video conferencing, according to industry sourc...
UMC-affiliated IC design firms queuing up for capacity supportWednesday 30 September 2020
Many Taiwan-based IC design houses affiliated with United Microelectronics (UMC) are facing the pressure of being marginalized in scrambling for the firm's foundry support, as major...
IC design houses optimistic about 4Q20 outlookWednesday 30 September 2020
Most of Taiwan's IC design houses are expected to see strong sales for September, and they are generally optimistic about their business outlook for the fourth quarter of 2020 thanks...
Taiwan IC design houses see demand for smartphones pick upMonday 28 September 2020
Taiwan-based IC design houses have seen orders from Android phone vendors start pulling in, and are more upbeat about their sales outlook for the fourth quarter of 2020.
Taiwan backend houses enjoy strong pull-in of orders from ChinaMonday 28 September 2020
Taiwan-based backend houses have seen orders pull in since early second half of 2020 for chips including base station chips, handset application processors and server-use solutions...
Taiwan supply chain sees robust China demand for IC design services for ASICsFriday 25 September 2020
Taiwan's IC design services providers has seen orders ramp up significantly so far this year from Chinese clients who are eager to develop ASICs, according to industry sources.
Prospects for Taiwan IC-design service providers positive in 2021Thursday 24 September 2020
Taiwan-based ASIC designers and silicon IP providers are set to continue seeing strong sales in 2021, having seen new orders and IC design revenues keep hitting highs in the most...
Egis files infringement complaint against GoodixTuesday 22 September 2020
Taiwan-based Egis Technology (EgisTec) has filed a patent complaint with Beijing's Intellectural Property Court against China-based Goodix Technology for allegedly infringing on one...
PS5 chip production issue unlikely, say semiconductor sourcesThursday 17 September 2020
Claims about TSMC having yield rates issues with its 7nm process manufacturing AMD chips for Sony's PlayStation 5 (PS5) games console are highly questionable, according to sources...
Arm may lose China market after Nvidia takeoverTuesday 15 September 2020
Arm stands to lose its Chinese clients by becoming a part of the US-based Nvidia amid China's campaign to shed its reliance on American IC suppliers.
Taiwan IC design houses likely to enjoy strong 4Q20Monday 14 September 2020
Taiwan-based IC design houses, led by MediaTek, are expected to enjoy a particularly strong fourth-quarter 2020, thanks to the coronavirus pandemic causing delays of new product launches,...
MediaTek posts record August revenueFriday 11 September 2020
IC design house MediaTek saw its August revenue climb to a record high of NT$32.72 billion (US$1.12 billion).
TSMC to post record revenue, profits for 3Q20Friday 11 September 2020
TSMC is expected to see its revenue and net profit for the third quarter of 2020 hit the highest quarterly levels in the company's history, according to market observers.
Taiwan IC design houses striving for foundry supportFriday 11 September 2020
Taiwan-based IC design houses are striving for capacity at foundry partners whose support will be crucial for their sales performance in fourth-quarter 2020 and first-half 2021, according...