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Semiconductor industry will not recover until 2012, says TSMC chairman

Feb 24, 17:12

The global semiconductor industry will likely experience negative growth in 2009, but will start to rebound at an annual growth rate of 4-5% from next year, according to Morris Chang,...

TSMC chairman Morris Chang

Taiwan economy to shrink almost 3% in 2009, says government agency

Feb 19, 12:30

Taiwan's economy will contract by 2.97% in 2009 compared to a mere 0.12% growth in 2008, according to the latest estimate by Taiwan's Directorate General of Budget, Accounting and...

Taiwan PC vendors expect China market demand to aid against declining economy

Feb 12, 14:02

Taiwan-based PC vendors expect recent inventory clearances in the China market will help buffer the impact of the gloomy economy.

WiMAX deployments hit by economic downturn as subscription rates and service revenues lose pace, says Maravedis

Feb 5, 15:19

WiMAX subscribers worldwide reached 2.68 million in the third quarter of 2008 – a modest 13% growth over the first quarter and a 91% increase from the same period one year earlier,...

First-tier motherboard makers implement changes to combat the economic decline

Jan 12, 16:31

Micro-Star International (MSI) and Gigabyte Technology are both reportedly implementing cost reduction plans in order to weather through the economic decline, while Asustek Computer,...

CMO says no plans for consolidation

Dec 25, 01:05

With Hsu Wen-Lung, founder of the Chi Mei Group, recently commenting that the Taiwan government should take the lead and help consolidate the panel industry, Chi Mei Optoelectronics...

Economic recession lowers expectations for crucial system-level chips, says iSuppli

Dec 18, 10:48

Revenues from global shipments of core silicon ICs-application specific standard products (ASSPs), application specific ICs (ASICs) and programmable logic devices (PLDs)-is set to...

iSuppli estimates broad downturn for semiconductor market in 2009, downgrades forecast

Dec 18, 10:36

The deck appears to be stacked against the global semiconductor industry, with six separate market forces conspiring to cause revenues to decline by nearly a double-digit margin in...

PSC and ProMOS initiate paycuts and involuntary unpaid

Dec 12, 10:39

Powerchip Semiconductor Corporation (PSC) and ProMOS Technologies have begun launching cost reduction measures that include salary reductions and involuntary unpaid days off, but...

US house pricing key to economic recovery, says TSMC chairman

Nov 17, 11:42

Morris Chang, chairman of Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC), remarked at a conference held by the Chinese National Association of Industry and Commerce (CNAIC) on...

Morris Chang

Taiwan IC distributors say design houses delaying launch of new products amid economic concerns

Sep 17, 12:19

Although IC design houses usually introduce new products in the fourth quarter every year, semiconductor vendors will still be cleaning out inventory of old products in the fourth...

IC distributors see growing demand for smaller-sized LCD TVs

Aug 21, 16:54

While the world eyes the demand status for larger sized TVs, IC distributors are noting that demand for 32-inch and smaller-sized LCD TVs has rebounded, according to sources in the...

Compal and Mitac continue investment in Vietnam despite falling economy, says paper

Newswatch - Jun 13, 12:18

Despite the sharp drop of the Vietnam economy recently and exchange rate fluctuations, Taiwan-based notebook makers Compal Electronics and Mitac Technology have both said they will...

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  • Taiwan consumer IC specialists revenues to pick up in March

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  • Silicon wafer prices to rise from low point in 2016, says SAS

    Before Going to Press | 7h 4min ago

  • White-box smartphone vendors under increasing competitive pressure from China-based vendors

    Before Going to Press | 7h 5min ago

  • Japan lowers PV feed-in tariff rates for fiscal year 2017

    Before Going to Press | 7h 5min ago

  • Acer has not bought back own shares

    Before Going to Press | 7h 6min ago

  • Taiwan should promote smart cities initially in 7 cites, says Acer founder

    Before Going to Press | 7h 7min ago

  • Global IT demand estimated at US$2.4 trillion in 2017, says IDC

    Before Going to Press | 7h 8min ago

  • Taiwan solar cell makers hike prices

    Before Going to Press | 7h 9min ago

  • Chimei Materials Technology suffers net loss per share of NT$2.88 for 2016

    Before Going to Press | 7h 10min ago

  • China- and Taiwan-based chipmakers gearing up for next-gen memory technologies

    Before Going to Press | 7h 11min ago

  • TPK Holding to quit production of touch panels used in Apple Watch, say Taiwan makers

    Before Going to Press | 7h 12min ago

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