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Apple acquisition of WiFiSlam heating up competition for location-based indoor services, say sources

Mar 27, 14:26

Apple's recent announcement for the acquisition of WiFiSlam, an indoor GPS solutions startup, appears to have attracted much attention as the move is likely to heat up competition...

Lenovo acquisition of Blackberry quite unlikely due to Canada government, say Taiwan makers

Mar 13, 15:53

While Lenovo has expressed its willingness to acquire Canada-based vendor Blackberry to enhance its competitiveness in the international business-use PC market, the bid is likely...

Tokyo court approves Micron deal to acquire Elpida

Mar 1, 11:45

Micron Technology has disclosed that the Tokyo District Court has approved Elpida Memory's restructuring plan. The plan calls for Micron to sponsor Elpida's reorganization under which...

Epistar, Huga acquisition benefits to show in 2013

Feb 6, 21:51

Market observers believe Taiwan-based LED chipmaker Epistar is likely to report 2012 net losses due to losses incurred from investments. However, the benefits Epistar's acquisition...

Lite-On Technology to take over Lite-On IT

Jan 31, 11:22

Taiwan-based EMS provider Lite-On Technology has announced plans to increase its stake in Lite-On IT, a Taiwan-based optical disc drive (ODD) and SSD (solid-state drive) maker, from...

Lenovo and Sharp winding down talks on LCD TV plant acquisition

Jan 22, 16:12

Lenovo and Sharp are reportedly winding down talks about Lenovo acquiring an LCD TV assembly plant in Nanjing from Sharp, according to industry sources.

The next 50 years: Q&A with Rohm CEO Satoshi Sawamura

Jan 22, 14:10

Rohm Semiconductor is looking to go beyond traditional practices and strategies while insisting on its original purpose "quality first" to provide best products and services,...

Satoshi Sawamura, ROHM president and CEO

Diodes to acquire BCD Semi for US$151 million

Jan 3, 14:41

Diodes, a manufacturer and supplier of application-specific standard products within the discrete, logic and analog semiconductor markets, has announced that the company entered into...

Japan Fair Trade Commission clears acquisition of Elpida by Micron

Dec 22, 11:34

The Japan Fair Trade Commission has cleared Micron Technology's acquisition of bankrupt Japan-based Elpida Memory, according to the US memory chipmaker.

Commentary: NSP, DelSolar merger unlikely to stir industry

Dec 7, 14:54

Some solar makers believe the merger between Neo Solar Power (NSP) and DelSolar, a subsidiary of Delta Electronics, will not affect the industry significantly. Nevertheless, this...

Elpida says acquisition by Micron approved by Tokyo court

Nov 2, 12:18

The Tokyo District Court has made an order approving Elpida Memory's reorganization plans to creditors, and also rejected a separate plan proposed by certain of Elpida's bondholders,...

ASML to acquire litho light source supplier Cymer

Oct 18, 10:25

ASML and Cymer have entered into a definitive agreement under which ASML will acquire all outstanding shares of Cymer in a cash-and-stock transaction currently valued at EUR1.95 billion...

Lenovo acquires CCE in Brazil

Sep 6, 01:40

Lenovo Group has announced the acquisition of CCE, which is a leader in PCs and consumer electronics in Brazil. The acquisition is expected to expand Lenovo's presence in the world's...

E Ink acquisition of SiPix is for prevention of price wars instead of obtaining capacity

Aug 21, 01:25

Taiwan-based EPD (electrophoretic display) maker E Ink Holdings (EIH) will acquire a 100% stake in fellow EPD player SiPix Technology for a total price of up to NT$1.5 billion (US$50...

Sigurd to buy stake in fellow backend firm

Stockwatch - Aug 16, 15:08

Sigurd Microelectronics, a Taiwan-based packaging and testing company specializing in consumer and mature logic ICs, has unveiled plans to participate in an upcoming fundraiser by...

VIA reportedly has become acquisition target for a China communications chip player

Aug 16, 01:10

Chip maker VIA Technologies is reportedly being targeted by a China-based communications chip player for acquisition, according to market watchers.

Ability and Altek to see DSC shipments drop in 3Q12

Aug 14, 01:45

Taiwan-based digital still camera (DSC) makers Ability Enterprise and Altek are both expected to see a shipment drop in the third quarter of 2012, affected by demand being replaced...

Foxconn reiterates agreement to take a stake in Sharp with price to be renegotiated

Aug 6, 12:08

Taiwan-based Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) has reiterated that it has reached an agreement with Sharp to renegotiate the prices for purchasing a stake in the Japanese...

Terry Guo

Risks come with rewards in Micron purchase of Elpida, IHS finds

Jul 25, 15:23

Micron Technology's recent purchase of bankrupt Japan-based Elpida Memory is a bold move not without risk, even though Micron will emerge from the acquisition considerably larger...

HTC amends strategy, reduces stake in Beats

Jul 23, 14:26

HTC has amended its development strategy and is likely to slow down its acquisition plans after announcing that it has reached a deal of selling nearly half of its holdings in audio...

ISSI to acquire Chingis

Jul 20, 10:31

Integrated Silicon Solution (ISSI) on July 19 announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement with the major shareholders of Chingis Technology under which ISSI intends...

Asustek reportedly considers acquisition to expand in motherboard market

Jul 19, 01:25

As the global motherboard market has been seeing weak growth since 2005, Asustek Computer reportedly is considering acquisitions to further expand its economic scale in the motherboard...

Motorola Mobility yet to see benefit from Google acquisition, say sources

Jul 12, 12:10

Despite the completion of the acquisition by Google in May 2012, Motorola Mobility is unlikely to benefit significantly from the deal and may not make a turnaround until 2013 at the...

Micron likely to merge two production subsidiaries after acquiring Elpida

Jul 3, 01:20

Inotera Memories and Rexchip Electronics will likely be merged into a single operating company following Micron Technology's acquisition of Elpida Memory, industry sources speculat...

PTI, Walton to maintain orders after Micron-Elpida deal

Jul 3, 01:05

Micron Technology's takeover of DRAM maker Elpida Memory will not bring negative effects to Elpida's existing backend partners including Powertech Technology (PTI) and Walton Advanced...

Powerchip sells Rexchip shares to Micron

Stockwatch - Jul 2, 15:06

Powerchip Technology has issued two separate filings announcing its shareholdings in Rexchip Electronics have all been sold to Micron Technology. The move indicates that Micron is...

MediaTek may target networking chip vendors for further acquisitions, say sources

Jun 27, 15:32

MediaTek may target networking chip vendors for its next acquisition moves after making a merger deal with rival MStar Semiconductor recently, according to industry sources.

SK Hynix to buy US chip-controller developer

Jun 20, 13:46

SK Hynix today (June 20) announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire California-based Link_A_Media Devices (LAMD), a developer of memory-chip controllers.

Samsung buys wireless chip firm Nanoradio

Jun 5, 01:00

Samsung Electronics has announced the acquisition of Nanoradio, a developer of low-power wireless LAN chipsets for mobile phones.

Micron confirms talks to acquire Elpida

May 10, 16:41

Micron Technology today (May 10) issued a company statement that it is engaged in discussions with Elpida Memory's trustees to acquire the bankrupt chipmaker.

TSMC in race to buy ProMOS fab

Apr 16, 10:28

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has entered the race to buy the 12-inch wafer fab of ProMOS Technologies, which is seeking new funds and investors to restructure...

SAS to have larger revenue proportion for semiconductor wafers through acquisition of Covalent

Apr 13, 01:15

Sino-American Silicon Products (SAS), a Taiwan-based maker of semiconductor and solar-grade silicon wafers and sapphire wafers, will acquire a 100% stake in Covalent Silicon, a Japan-based...

MediaTek to acquire Coresonic

Apr 11, 16:22

Fabless IC firm MediaTek has announced plans to acquire Coresonic, a Swedish company developing digital signal processor (DSP) technology for the wireless industry. Financial terms...

SAS completes acquisition of Covalent Silicon Corporation

Mar 30, 10:54

Taiwan-based wafer firm Sino-American Silicon (SAS) announced on March 28, 2012 the completion of the acquisition of Japan-based semiconductor wafer firm Covalent Silicon Corporati...

ASML unseats Applied in semiconductor equipment ranking, says VLSI

Mar 16, 14:25

VLSI Research has released its 2011 top semiconductor equipment suppliers ranking. During the year, Advantest closed its acquisition of Verigy in July and Applied Materials acquired...

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