Taipei, Tuesday, April 25, 2017 10:45 (GMT+8)
scattered thunderstorms
Taipei
28°C
News tagged 2018
  • Last update: Friday 21 April 2017 [103 news items]

Several China 12-inch fabs put construction on hold

Apr 21, 11:42

Several 12-inch fab projects implemented by China-based emerging chipmakers have been put on hold raising speculation about the country's overambitious plans to revamp the local chipmaking...

Powerchip chairman expects long-term DRAM shortage

Apr 20, 22:20

The supply of DRAM memory is likely to stay tight for a substantial period of time, according to Frank Huang, chairman for Taiwan-based pure-play foundry Powerchip Technology.

China fabless firm Montage Tech gearing up for data centers and cloud computing

Apr 13, 11:10

China-based fabless IC firm Montage Technology is engaged in the development of processors and hybrid DIMM solutions for data centers and cloud computing, and is targeting to enter...

Zhaoxin to partner with TSMC

Apr 12, 11:36

Shanghai Zhaoxin Semiconductor is scheduled to roll out its in-house developed ZX-D series processors that will be built using a 28nm process technology by Shanghai Huali Microelectronics...

OLED penetration of smartphones to surpass that of LCD in 2018, says LG Display executive

Apr 10, 23:50

OLED panels and TFT-LCD panels took up 27% and 73% respectively of display panels used in smartphones in 2014, but the proportion for OLED panels will exceed 40% in 2017 due to Apple's...

TSMC Nanjing fab gearing up for opening

Apr 6, 11:14

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) will soon strike deals with a number of equipment, materials and components companies that will support production at its new 12-inch...

New Wafer Works China plant to come online in 2018, says report

Newswatch - Mar 29, 22:53

Taiwan-based silicon wafer supplier Wafer Works is expected to start operating its new plant in Zhengzhou, China which will be dedicated to producing 8-inch wafers in the first quarter...

Digitimes Research: pre-5G commercial operations to kick off earlier than expected

Mar 22, 15:03

At Mobile World Congress 2017, three tends of wireless networking/communication development were revealed: Commercial operation of pre-5G networks will begin ahead of the original...

Zhaoxin to roll out 16nm CPU in 2018

Mar 17, 10:49

Shanghai Zhaoxin Semiconductor plans to introduce a 16nm 8-core 3GHz PC processor series in 2018, according to company vice president Cheng Fu.

Yangtze River Storage 3D NAND flash development on track

Mar 15, 09:54

Yangtze River Storage Technology's (YMTC) development of 3D NAND flash technology is well on track, and equipment for the production of 3D NAND chips will be installed at its fab...

YMTC CEO

Samsung to ramp 7nm in 2018

Mar 14, 22:13

Samsung Electronics demonstrated its foundry technology roadmap at the China Semiconductor Technology International Conference (CSTIC) held in Shanghai on March 12 disclosing its...

Ho-Kyu Kang, VP of Technology at Samsung

Semiconductor shipments dominated by opto-sensor-discrete devices, says IC Insights

Mar 13, 10:38

Despite advances in integrated circuit technology and the blending of functions to reduce chip count within systems, the percentage split of IC and opto-sensor-discrete (O-S-D) shipments...

Record spending for fab equipment expected in 2017 and 2018, says SEMI

Mar 8, 16:06

Fab equipment spending is expected to reach an industry all-time record, more than US$46 billion in 2017, according to SEMI. The record is expected to be broken again in 2018, nearing...

OLED panels to be used in automotive displays beginning 2018, says PIDA

Mar 2, 16:15

While automotive displays have become the third largest application of small- to medium-size TFT-LCD panels, use of OLED panels in automotive displays will take off in 2018, according...

Taiwan Mobile to offer 1Gbps service in 2018

Feb 9, 15:08

Taiwan Mobile will continue to expand its hybrid fiber coaxial (HFC) broadband networks to enable a data transmission speeds of 1Gbps in 2018, according to company president James...

Taiwan Mobile president James Jeng

Winbond to roll out in-house developed DRAM technologies

Feb 8, 10:50

Winbond Electronics has been engaged in the development of 3Xnm and 2Xnm DRAM technologies, which will start to bear fruit in the second half of 2017.

Winbond president Tung-Yi Chan

Taiwan wearable product shipments to account for 42% of global shipments in 2018, says MIC

Newswatch - Jan 25, 22:43

The ratio of Taiwan's shipments of smart wearable devices, mainly smartwatches and bracelets, to global shipments will grow from 39% in 2016 to 42% in 2018 and further increase to...

Acer to be free of amortization cost for intangible assets beginning 2018, says CEO

Jan 20, 15:11

After recognizing an intangible asset impairment of NT$6.34 billion (US$199 million) at the end of 2016, Acer will see amortization of costs for intangible assets decrease by US$7...

China to lower terrestrial wind power feed-in tariffs for 2018

Dec 28, 15:40

China's National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) has announced a reduction in feed-in tariffs for terrestrial wind power generation by 5.00-14.89%, with the new rates to...

Digitimes Research: Japan electronic medical records market value to reach JPY259.4 billion in 2018

Oct 17, 15:39

Viewing that 82.5% of large hospitals with 400 or more beds in Japan have adopted electronic medical records, leading vendors of digital medical systems including NEC, Fujitsu and...

Silicon wafer shipments to rise through 2018, says SEMI

Oct 14, 15:39

Polished and epitaxial silicon shipments will come to 10.44 billion square inches in 2016, up 2% from about 10.27 billion square inches in 2015, according to SEMI.

TSMC set to move 7nm to volume production in 1Q18

Sep 7, 12:16

TSMC's 7nm technology will outperform rivals' in terms of area, performance and power, according to Simon Wang, senior director of business development for TSMC. The foundry is scheduled...

Simon Wang, senior director of business development for TSMC

Tablet market to decline over 11% in 2016 before rebounding in 2018, says IDC

Newswatch - Aug 31, 14:52

Global tablet shipments are expected to decline 11.5% on year to 183.4 million units in 2016 before making a rebound in 2018-2020, according to IDC.

SSD adoption in notebooks to top 50% in 2018, says DRAMeXchange

Aug 30, 11:09

DRAMeXchange has maintained its estimate given earlier in 2016 that the adoption of SSDs in notebooks would exceed 30% in 2016. The proportion is forecast to reach 56% in 2018, according...

MediaTek to unveil 5G solution as early as 2018

Jun 22, 14:45

MediaTek is looking to debut the first generation of its 5G chip solutions as early as 2018. The Taiwan-based IC design house has expanded an R&D team engaged in the development...

Rising industrial PC market to stabilize in 2018, says IHS

Apr 21, 15:54

While the global market for industrial PCs has experienced ups and downs in recent years, it is forecast to pick up in 2016 and will start to stabilize in 2018. The key reason for...

Lite-On Technology aims at revenue proportion of 10-15% for automotive electronics in 2018

Apr 18, 11:12

Lite-On Technology aims to increase the revenue proportion for automotive electronics, including LED automotive lighting (headlights, taillights, brake-lights and in-car lights),...

Getac aims at global market share of 30% for ruggedized devices in 2018

Mar 30, 16:34

Thanks to stable demand from the enterprise market, Taiwan-based ruggedized PC player Getac expects its revenues to grow by a double-digit percentage on year to reach NT$20 billion...

Semiconductor unit shipments to exceed 1 trillion devices in 2018, says IC Insights

Mar 8, 15:45

Total unit shipments of semiconductors which include ICs and opto-sensor-discrete (O-S-D) devices are forecast to continue their upward march and top one trillion units for the first...

India government to procure estimated 770 million LED light bulbs by end of 2018

Jan 15, 11:01

The India government has decided to replace incandescent light bulbs with LED bulbs by the end of 2018 and therefore has begun procurement for subsidized sales in the country. Total...

BOE 10.5G fab set to produce large-size, high-resolution panels in 2018

Dec 3, 14:44

China-based panel maker BOE is set to begin construction on a 10.5G fab in February 2016 and finish in 2018. The fab will focus mainly on production of 65-inch and above-size TV panels...

Korea panel makers anticipate steady 8K TV panel demand in 2018

Nov 20, 15:28

Korea-based panel makers will strengthen investments into 8K TV panel development in anticipation for demand in 2018.

China to dominate flat panel display manufacturing by 2018, says IHS

Nov 6, 11:22

While conventional thin film TFT LCD displays are rapidly trending towards commoditization and currently suffering from declining prices and margins, China is quickly adding capacity...

200mm wafer fab capacity to reach 5.4 million wspm in 2018, says SEMI

Oct 21, 10:42

Worldwide 200mm semiconductor wafer fab capacity is forecast to reach 5.2 million wafer starts per month (wspm) in 2015, and will expand to 5.4 million wspm in 2018, according to...

Touch panel market estimated at US$31.9 billion in 2018, says IDTI

Aug 25, 21:27

Following developments in touch panels used in all-in-one (AIO) PCs and smartphones in addition to newer applications such as vehicles and industrial applications, touch panel developer...

103 items [1/3]
Realtime news
  • MediaTek 2Q17 revenues to rise 10-15%

    Bits + chips | 12h 21min ago

  • EMEA traditional PC market returning to growth in 1Q17, says IDC

    IT + CE | 12h 42min ago

  • Galaxy S8 materials costs highest by far compared to previous versions, IHS teardown reveals

    Bits + chips | Apr 24, 20:32

  • Commentary: Motherboard players act passively about outcome of the market

    IT + CE | Apr 24, 20:30

  • Lenovo to push gaming products in Asia Pacific

    IT + CE | Apr 24, 19:39

  • Taiwan sees increased March manufacturing production index, says MOEA

    Bits + chips | Apr 24, 19:35

  • Digitimes Research: Biometric sensor product shipments expected to achieve CAGR of over 30% from 2017-2020

    Before Going to Press | 12h 12min ago

  • Gemtek Technology nets NT$0.63 per share for 1Q17

    Before Going to Press | Apr 24, 20:57

  • PCL Technologies to deal out 2016 dividend of NT$5.00

    Before Going to Press | Apr 24, 20:54

  • HTC unveils 3 VR applications

    Before Going to Press | Apr 24, 20:53

  • 100 million all-screen smartphones expected to be shipped globally in 2017

    Before Going to Press | Apr 24, 20:49

  • IC distributor Edom 2Q17 revenues to rise

    Before Going to Press | Apr 24, 20:47

  • Philips promoting healthcare business at IFA Global Press Conference 2017

    Before Going to Press | Apr 24, 20:47

  • Taiwan market: Population proportion for using mobile e-payment services aimed to rise to 50% by 2020

    Before Going to Press | Apr 24, 20:46

  • Adata posts EPS of NT$3.62 for 1Q17

    Before Going to Press | Apr 24, 20:43

  • Lextar Electronics buys back 2.03% stake

    Before Going to Press | Apr 24, 20:43

  • Copper foil maker Co-Tech positive about 2017 outlook

    Before Going to Press | Apr 24, 20:42

  • TSMC talks about its next growth drivers

    Before Going to Press | Apr 24, 20:42

  • Young Optics suffers net loss per share of NT$0.58 for 1Q17

    Before Going to Press | Apr 24, 20:41

  • Silicon wafer suppliers seeking to secure long-term contracts

    Before Going to Press | Apr 24, 20:33

  • GlobalWafers seeing robust semiconductor-grade silicon wafer demand

    Before Going to Press | Apr 24, 20:31

  • Taiwan market: Chunghwa Telecom sets 5-year plan to develop IoT applications

    Before Going to Press | Apr 24, 20:29

  • Delta Electronics showcasing smart workstation based on Internet of robots at Hannover Messe 2017

    Before Going to Press | Apr 24, 19:25

Pause
 | 
View more
UMC
Global AP demand forecast, 2017-2020

24-Apr-2017 markets closed

 LastChange

TAIEX (TSE)9717.95+0.54+0.01% 

TSE electronic399.56-0.06-0.02% 

GTSM (OTC)130.08-1.26-0.96% 

OTC electronic182.46-2.54-1.37% 

Analysis of China revised domestic semiconductor industry goals
  • Wireless broadband developments in Southeast Asia markets

    As of 2013, the 10 ASEAN nations had a total of over 700 million mobile subscriptions, with the CAGR from 2003-2013 reaching 24%. This Digitimes Research Special Report analyzes the various mobile broadband markets in ASEAN and looks at the respective trends in 4G LTE development for those markets.

  • 2015 global tablet demand forecast

    This Digitimes Research Special Report provides a 2015 forecast for the global tablet market and analyzes the strategies of key market players such as Google, Apple, Intel, and Microsoft.

  • 2015 China smartphone panel trend forecast

    This Digitimes Research Special Report analyzes the strategies of key China-based major panel makers BOE, Tianma and IVO for attacking the different market segments through technology and pricing, and their relationship to local vendors Huawei, Lenovo, ZTE, Xiaomi and Coolpad.