Outbreak impact: Semiconductor
The semiconductor ecosystem is feeling the heat of the outbreak.
Thursday 23 July 2020
Micron gearing up for handset market boom in 2H21
Micron Technology remains optimistic about its operations in the fourth quarter of fiscal 2020, thanks to continued strong demand for data center applications, and the company's efforts...
Thursday 23 July 2020
SK Hynix posts profit hike in 2Q20
SK Hynix has reported operating profits of KRW1.95 trillion (US$1.62 billion) on consolidated revenue of KRW8.61 trillion for the second quarter of 2020.
Wednesday 15 July 2020
Three mega-trends for a post-Covid world, and how they affect users of memory technology
Around the world, the Covid-19 pandemic, and the strict lockdowns which governments have imposed to try to control the spread of infection, have brought short-term upheaval to every...
Monday 13 July 2020
Unitech, Dynamic to see high-end car PCB shipments grow in 2H20
Demand for automotive PCBs is expected to pick up slowly in the third quarter after bottoming out in June, and shipments of high-end automotive modules are likely to rebound faster,...
Monday 13 July 2020
Notebook, server PCB shipments to stay robust in 3Q20
Taiwan's rigid PCB makers Tripod Technology, HannStar Board and Gold Circuit Electronics (GEC), after registering significant revenue increases in the second quarter of 2020 on strong...
Monday 13 July 2020
Chinese chipmakers keen on developing 5G RF, PA modules
Chinese chipmakers including Lansus Technologies, MeidaTek-affiliate Vanchip Technology, and Unisoc Communications under the Tsinghua Unigroup are keenly developing 5G RF-FEM products...
Monday 13 July 2020
MediaTek sees 2Q20 revenue beat guidance
MediaTek has reported consolidated revenue climbed 11.1% sequentially to a 14-quarter high of NT$67.6 billion (US$2.3 billion) in the second quarter of 2020. The results beat its...
Wednesday 1 July 2020
Taiwan makers expanding production of high-layer-count PCBs
Taiwan-based rigid PCB makers have moved to increase production of high-layer-count PCBs that have seen a significant surge in demand since the start of 2020, according to industry...
Tuesday 30 June 2020
Backend firms see demand for TV, STB chips pick up
IC backend houses have seen demand pick up recently for processing TV SoCs and chip solutions for set-top boxes (STB) and other household appliances while chip demand for handset...
Thursday 18 June 2020
NOR flash ASP likely to drop in 2H20, says DRAMeXchange
NOR flash ASPs went up about 5% sequentially in the first quarter and have registered another on-quarter rise of 10-20% in the second quarter, but are likely to fall in the second...
Wednesday 17 June 2020
EMC lands new orders for servers
CCL maker Elite Material (EMC) has gained validation from server brands and datacenter clients with their orders gradually picking up recently, according to the company.
Wednesday 17 June 2020
IC vendors to gain from strong IP camera demand through 3Q20
Chip demand for IP network camera applications has grown significantly to support remote work and education activities driven by the coronavirus pandemic, and Taiwan specialty IC...
Wednesday 17 June 2020
PCB maker Career Tech expects 3Q20 sales to follow seasonal patterns
Taiwan-based flexible PCB maker Career Technology has seen clear order visibility for the third quarter and expects its sales for the period to see a seasonal surge, according to...
Tuesday 16 June 2020
China car sales stimulants may prop up auto-use PCB shipments
Taiwan-based makers of automotive PCBs, after suffering significant shrinkages in shipments since 2019, now have to pin hopes on China's car sales stimulus measures to prop up their...
Tuesday 16 June 2020
Chipbond to strengthen non-driver IC backend services
Display driver IC backend specialist Chipbond Technology is constructing a new plant designed mainly for processing RF and PA components for use in 5G devices, which will significantly...