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  • Last update: Wednesday 19 February 2014 [437 news items]

Demand for small-size panel driver ICs stays strong

May 16, 21:46

Demand for small-size LCD driver ICs has remained strong thanks to brisk smartphone sales in China, which is set to drive revenue growth for related suppliers including design houses,...

Capella, Global Unichip expected to post strong performance in 2Q13

Apr 26, 11:55

IC design firms Capella Microsystems and Global Unichip are expected to post brisk results for the second quarter of 2013 buoyed by orders for the new Samsung Galaxy smartphone series,...

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.

Taiwan IC design houses look to strong sales in April

Apr 9, 13:46

Most Taiwan-based IC design houses expect their sales in April to be better than those recorded in March as they have continued to land short lead-time orders from smartphone and...

Compal Communications adopts Broadcom smartphone reference design

Apr 3, 12:14

Compal Communications has for the first time adopted a reference design platform offered by Broadcom to develop entry-level Android smartphones with the first wave of such models...

Lenovo ramping IC design capability, says paper

Newswatch - Apr 1, 12:03

Lenovo reportedly plans to build up its IC design capability by increasing the number of staff of its IC development department from the current 10 to 100 by the end of the second...

Taiwan IC design houses to report stronger than expected earnings for 1Q13

Mar 27, 22:04

A number of IC design houses in Taiwan are expected to report better-than-expected earnings for the first quarter of 2013, powered by the launch of new products and cost-reduction...

IC design house Aspeed to debut on OTC securities market in April

Mar 26, 21:52

Taiwan-based fabless IC design house Aspeed Technology will debut on Taiwan's over-the-counter (OTC) securities market in the second half of April with an initial offering price tentatively...

Taiwan IC design houses pull in more orders from supply chain in China

Mar 26, 14:05

Taiwan-based IC design houses have received more orders from clients in China's smartphone, tablet and flat panel segments recently as the supply chain in China has begun building...

Brand vendors cautious about Microsoft when it comes to hardware design

Mar 25, 22:46

Notebook brand vendors have turned cautious about revealing their new products' industrial designs for next-generation Windows as they are concerned that Microsoft may use their designs...

Consumer, PWM IC designers to post 20-40% sales growth in 2Q13

Mar 22, 15:27

Taiwan-based IC design houses supplying solutions for consumer electronics products, tablets, LED lighting applications are expected to post revenue growth of 20-40% sequentially...

PC-related IC designers likely to post disappointing 1Q13 results

Mar 15, 12:19

IC design houses including Elan Microelectronics, Realtek Semiconductor, and Global Mixed-mode Technology (GMT) are likely to report disappointing revenue results for the first quarter...

Touch-panel IC supplier EETI to see sales rebound in March

Mar 14, 22:07

Egalax-Empia Technology (EETI), a design house specializing in touch controllers for LCD panels, is expected to see its revenues gain momentum starting March. Revenues are set to...

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Acer, HP seeking breakthroughs in notebook design

Mar 6, 13:45

Hoping to regain their momentum in the IT market, Acer and Hewlett-Packard (HP) are developing new chassis and hinge designs for their upcoming Haswell-based notebooks, according...

IC design house Parade to hand out high share dividends for 2012

Mar 4, 16:08

Mixed signal IC design house Parade Technologies has decided to deal out dividends of NT$7.62 (US$0.26) for 2012, including NT$3.50 in cash and NT$4.12 in shares, according to the...

Taiwan IC design houses to perform well in 2013 on booming tablet sales

Mar 4, 14:45

IC design houses, including MediaTek, Elan Microelectronics and Realtek Semiconductor, are expected to perform strongly in the first quarter of 2013 and also see their sales momentum...

Commentary: Google partnerships lifting Taiwan IC design industry

Feb 21, 13:59

While the overall prospects of the global technology industry for 2013 still look uncertain, promising first-quarter outlooks for a number of Taiwan-based first-tier IC design houses...

IC design house Richtek posts revenue gains in January

Newswatch - Feb 18, 12:11

IC design house Richtek Technology saw its consolidated revenues gain 6.9% sequentially and 7.1% on year to NT$906 million (US$30.45 million) in January 2013, according to company...

IC design house GMT reports lower earnings for 4Q12

Newswatch - Feb 8, 15:21

IC design house Global Mixed-mode Technology (GMT) saw its pre-tax profits dip 30.9% to NT$169 million (US$5.7 million) in the fourth quarter of 2012. Pre-tax EPS for the quarter...

Digitimes Research: Taiwan IC design industry performs steadily in 4Q12

Feb 7, 15:25

Taiwan's IC design industry performed rather steadily in the fourth quarter of 2012 generating combined revenues of NT$105.8 billion (US$3.58 billion), which were down 7.8% from the...

MediaTek expects revenues to drop 10-18% in 1Q13

Feb 4, 21:57

IC design house MediaTek expects to report a 10-18% sequential decrease in consolidated revenues for the first quarter of 2013, due to a slowdown in orders for smartphones, as well...

IC design house Parade expects lower revenues in 1Q13

Newswatch - Feb 1, 11:54

Mixed-signal IC design house Parade Technologies expects its consolidated revenues to reach US$20-23 million in the first quarter of 2013 compared to US$31.7 million posted in the...

Microsoft to launch WP8 reference design in mid-2013, say sources

Jan 25, 11:26

Microsoft reportedly is cooperating with chipset suppliers including Qualcomm on development of Windows Phone 8 reference design aiming to attract more smartphone makers in China...

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Nanya says 12-inch fab capacity for fabless customers sufficient

Jan 22, 15:01

Nanya Technology is confident that it will have enough capacity for its IC design customers, according to company president Charles Kau.

IC design houses to report slow sales in January, February

Jan 21, 22:25

Most Taiwan-based IC design houses are expected to report slow sales in January and February affected by factors including weaker than expected year-end sales at downstream clients,...

EETI touch-IC revenues disappoint in 2012

Jan 14, 22:02

IC design house Egalax_empia Technology (EETI) saw revenues generated from its touchscreen controller IC business declined 43.7% in 2012, due to sluggish demand for Windows 8.

IC design house GMT sees revenues hit 22-month low in December

Jan 7, 14:40

IC design house Global Mixed-mode Technology (GMT) saw its revenues dip over 20% on month and 10.9% on year to a 22-month low at NT$307.8 million (US$10.6 million) in December 2012,...

IC design houses lower expectations for 1Q13 replenishment demand

Dec 24, 14:10

Taiwan-based IC design houses have recently scaled back their expectations for a strong replenishment demand in the first quarter of 2013 because of low order visibility from the...

Samsung delivers 14nm FinFET logic process and design infrastructure

Dec 24, 11:20

Samsung Electronics has announced that it reached another milestone in the development of 14-nanometer (nm) FinFET process technology with the successful tape-out of multiple development...

Intel likely to figure a way to keep LGA design for CPUs, says Asustek executive

Dec 21, 14:40

Commenting on Intel's reported plans of abandoning CPU socket designs and changing to directly soldered CPUs after two years, Asustek Computer vice president and general manager of...

Analog IC design firms landing more orders from flat panel industry, say sources

Dec 18, 14:54

Taiwan-based analog IC suppliers have seen a rebound in orders recently, buoyed by growing shipments of LCD panels by makers in Taiwan and China, according to industry sources.

Goodix to expand presence in China

Dec 13, 21:47

Goodix Technology, an affiliate of MediaTek specializing in the design of touchscreen controller ICs, has its solutions incorporated in MediaTek's new smartphone reference design,...

Taiwan IC design houses to benefit from Samsung aggressive product roadmaps in 2013

Dec 7, 14:30

Taiwan-based IC design houses, which have been cooperating with Samsung Electronics on product development, are expected to fare well in 2013, as the Korea-based vendor is reportedly...

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...

Digitimes Research: IC design cluster emerges in China

Nov 28, 14:57

Having enjoyed significant growth for two consecutive years, the IC design industry in China has emerged as the world's third major cluster of IC design houses, following Silicon...

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  • Osram+Ostar+Projection+P2W

    Osram Ostar Projection P2W

    Osram Opto Semiconductors has introduced two new high-power versions of the Osram Ostar Projection for projectors with a brightness of up to 1700 lumen. The Osram Ostar Projection...

    Photo: Company, Dec 18.

  • Toshiba+MQ02ABF+slim+HDD

    Toshiba MQ02ABF slim HDD

    Toshiba has announced the launch of slim 7mm-height 2.5-inch, two-platter, 5,400 RPM SATA hard disk drives (HDD). The new MQ02ABF series, Toshiba's first two-platter 7mm-height HDD...

    Photo: Company, Oct 28.

  • Osram+Dragon+Dome

    Osram Dragon Dome

    Osram's Dragon Dome provides a focused beam of high-power Infrared LED (IRED) with a range of more than 100 meters. It has a compact design and does not need an external lens. With...

    Photo: Company, Oct 8.

  • Samsung+3D+V%2DNAND+SSD

    Samsung 3D V-NAND SSD

    Samsung Electronics has introduced a solid state drive (SSD) based on its 3D V-NAND technology. The new SSD, unveiled during a keynote at the Flash Memory Summit 2013 in California,...

    Photo: Company, Aug 19.

  • Nvidia+GeForce+GTX+660+Ti+graphics+card

    Nvidia GeForce GTX 660 Ti graphics card

    Nvidia has unveiled GeForce GTX 660 Ti GPU, powered by Kepler architecture and is available starting at only US$299. Supporting resolution of 1080p, the GTX 660 Ti is 41% faster...

    Photo: Company, Aug 17.

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