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Fast-charging chip business booming, say IC vendors

Sep 29, 16:23

The market of fast-charging chips is likely to reach one billion units a year soon due to a comprehensive adoption of fast charging technology by smartphones, tablets, notebooks,...

ASMedia sees revenues hit record high in August

Newswatch - Sep 13, 15:32

USB 3.0 chip controller design-house ASMedia Technology saw its consolidated revenues expand 47.8% on month and 40.8% on year to a record high of NT$208 million (US$6.566 million)...

ASMedia expects operations to peak in 4Q16

Aug 19, 14:10

USB 3.0 chip controller design house ASMedia Technology expects operations to peak in the fourth quarter of 2016 as Intel has launched Kaby Lake-architecture processors and AMD will...

AMD Zen chipset design issue could increase costs for motherboard players

Jun 21, 15:27

AMD's chipsets for Zen-based processors, which AMD outsourced to Taiwan-based ASMedia Technology for R&D, are rumored to be seeing design issues, which will increase motherboard...

ASMedia expects strong 2H16

Jun 8, 14:16

ASMedia Technology, a subsidiary of Asustek Computer, hosted an investors conference on June 7, during which company president Chewei Lin pointed out that growing demand for gaming...

AMD contributes to over 30% of ASMedia Technology 3Q15 revenues

Dec 10, 14:40

AMD placed orders for 2-2.2 million USB 3.1 Host controller ICs with ASMedia Technology at US$2-2.20 per unit in the third quarter to bundle with its chipsets including 990FX and...

ASMedia to post record 4Q15 revenues, says report

Stockwatch - Dec 9, 11:19

ASMedia Technology, an Asustek Computer subsidiary specializing in the design and development of USB 3.0 host and device controller chips, is expected to report record revenues for...

ASMedia obtains USB-IF certification for USB 3.1 host controllers

Aug 20, 21:09

USB device controller supplier ASMedia has received USB-IF (USB Implementers Forum) certification for its ASM1352R-series USB 3.1 host controller ICs, according to the company.

ASMedia reports low earnings for 2Q15

Newswatch - Aug 13, 12:10

ASMedia Technology has reported net profits of NT$6.556 million (US$202,646) for the second quarter of 2015, down 81.95% from the previous quarter. The earnings translated into an...

Taiwan IC firms positive about demand for USB 3.1 Type-C solutions

Jul 30, 13:57

Taiwan-based IC design companies including ASMedia Technology, Etron Technology and VIA Labs are all gearing up to offer USB 3.1 Type-C solutions as they anticipate the interface...

ASMedia cuts USB 3.1 solution pricing to below US$3

Jul 14, 15:53

Seeing that Intel has reduced its USB 3.1 chip solution price from US$10 to less than US$6, ASMedia has also recently cut its USB 3.1 product pricing to below US$3, hoping to gain...

ASMedia cuts USB 3.1 solution prices to attract orders from motherboard players

ASMedia may be impacted by AMD poor performance

Jul 3, 15:48

ASMedia Technology, which has received orders from AMD for its southbridge chip R&D and manufacturing, may feel the impact of AMD's poor peformance in the PC industry recently,...

ASMedia expects great 2H15 from USB 3.1 business

Jun 4, 22:00

Commenting on the USB 3.1 business, president of Taiwan-based connector chip design house ASMedia Chewei Lin pointed out that although Intel has delayed the launch of its next-generation...

AMD to launch Godavari APUs at end of May, say Taiwan makers

Apr 27, 11:04

AMD will launch Godavari series APUs at the end of May to compete with Intel's Broadwell and Skylake platforms, according to Taiwan-based supply chain makers.

ASMedia appoints lawyers to defend patent lawsuit against VIA

Stockwatch - Mar 4, 22:16

Commenting on its lawsuit against VIA Technologies, which VIA has accused ASMedia for infringing its intellectual property rights concerning USB 3.0 in the US, ASMedia has issued...

ASMedia leads in USB 3.1 controller ICs amid Taiwan IC designers

Mar 3, 20:27

ASMedia Technology, among Taiwan-based IC design houses, has taken the initiative to offer USB 3.1 controller ICs and has won adoption by Asustek Computer and ASRock for new motherboards...

Shipments of USB 3.1 peripherals and chips to take off in 1H15

Dec 24, 22:49

Shipments of PC peripherals and chips supporting USB 3.1 standards are set to take off in the first half of 2015 due to the support of USB 3.1 interfaces by Microsoft, Intel, Apple...

ASMedia announces partnership with AMD

Stockwatch - Nov 24, 22:20

Taiwan-based ASMedia has announced is has signed contracts with AMD for a partnership, but no details were disclosed about the relationship except that the projects are related to...

PC IC vendors look to better order visibility in 3Q14

Sep 3, 21:47

Order visibility for Taiwan-based PC and notebook related IC vendors for the third quarter of 2014 is better than expected due to a rebound in demand for notebooks and other PC products,...

PC motherboard

ASMedia, Asustek executives suspected of insider trading

Jul 16, 15:50

Several Asustek Computer and ASMedia's top executives under investigation by both companies for insider trading on ASMedia stock.

ASMedia to sample USB 3.1 to SATA controller chips in August

Jun 6, 15:20

USB controller maker ASMedia will begin to sample USB 3.1 to SATA device controller chips in August 2014, according to company president Chewei Lin.

ASMedia president Chewei Lin

AMD said to outsource chipsets R&D to ASMedia

Jun 4, 21:12

AMD reportedly is planning to outsource its PC chipset R&D to ASMedia Technology, a subsidiary of Asustek Computer, to save costs and the cooperation is expected to greatly benefit...

IC design houses see earnings improve in 1Q14

May 27, 22:20

Most Taiwan-based IC design houses have seen their gross margins improve in the first quarter of 2014 thanks to the adoption of advanced manufacturing processes and steady chip prices,...

AMD said to acquire SATA Express IP from ASMedia for next-generation platform

May 19, 21:38

AMD reportedly will cooperate with Taiwan-based ASMedia Technology, a subsidiary of Asustek Computer, to integrate transmission interfaces such as SATA Express onto its next-generation...

VIA claims NT$4.14 billion compensation for IP infringements by Asustek, ASMedia

Dec 18, 15:10

IC design house VIA Technologies on December 17 filed with the Taipei Local Court to request NT$4.14 billion (US$139 million) in compensation for losses due to infringement of its...

Taiwan IC design houses reducing exposure in NAND flash controller market

Jun 17, 21:35

As more NAND flash memory chips are designed into embedded applications, Taiwan-based IC design houses have shifted their attention away from the memory controller IC segment with...


ASMedia developing 10Gbps USB 3.5 chips

Jun 7, 15:53

ASMedia Technology has started developing 10Gbps USB 3.5 host and device controller chips with availability scheduled for 2014, according to company president Chewei Lin.

Haswell orders to lift sales of IC suppliers in May-June

May 27, 12:07

Taiwan-based IC design houses for touch controllers, eDP (embedded DisplayPort) solutions, USB 3.0 chips, and ambient light and proximity sensors have experienced strong pull-in orders...

ASMedia to move 85nm chips to mass production in 2H13

Apr 19, 15:44

USB controller design firm ASMedia Technology expects to start mass producing chips using 85nm process technology, according to company president Chewei Lin.

Companies gearing up for USB 3.0 hub market boom

Apr 18, 21:43

USB controller chipmakers including ASMedia Technology, Genesys Logic, Realtek Semiconductor, Renesas Electronics, Standard Microsystems Corporation (SMSC), Texas Instruments (TI)...

USB 3.0 chipmakers push into USB hub business

Dec 17, 15:42

As Intel started natively supporting USB 3.0 technology with its Ivy Bridge platform, third-party chipmakers including Renesas Electronics, ASMedia, Etron Technology and VIA Labs...

ASMedia to list on TSE on December 12

Nov 30, 15:20

ASMedia Technology, an Asustek Computer subsidiary specializing in the design and development of USB 3.0 host and device controller chips, will officially begin trading on the Taiwan...

ASMedia to be listed at the end of December

Nov 14, 22:19

ASMedia Technology, an Asustek Computer subsidiary that focuses on producing USB 3.0 controller chips, is set to be listed on the Taiwan Stock Exchange (TSE) at the end of December,...

Intel Thunderbolt suffers low penetration in the PC market

Nov 14, 20:40

Intel's Thunderbolt technology is facing difficulty penetrating the PC market. Currently only about 10% of notebooks and motherboards adopt the technology due to high costs, according...

Thunderbolt sees a weak penetration rate in the PC market

ASMedia shipments of USB 3.0 flash device controllers to boom, says president

Nov 13, 13:36

Strong demand for USB 3.0- and Thunderbolt-compatible peripherals will buoy ASMedia Technology's shipments of USB device controllers in 2013, according to company president Lin Che-wei...

USB 3.0
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