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  • Last update: Friday 15 December 2017 [1229 news items]

IC substrates distributor Niching upbeat about 2018 performance

Dec 15, 16:32

Taiwan-based semiconductor packaging material and equipment distributor Niching Industrial is optimistic about its 2018 performance due to rising demand for memory IC substrates,...

Win Semi to buy HBT production equipment from Avago

Dec 13, 15:12

GaAs foundry house Win Semiconductors has signed a MoU to purchase a batch of HBT (heterojunction bipolar transistor) production equipment from its strategic partner Avago Technologies...

Semiconductor equipment market to break record in 2017, says SEMI

Dec 13, 13:49

SEMI has projected that worldwide sales of new semiconductor manufacturing equipment will increase 35.6% to US$55.9 billion in 2017, marking the first time that the semiconductor...

China gets big boost in semiconductor equipment localization

Dec 8, 16:10

China has taken a big stride forward in the localization of semiconductor equipment needed to support domestic chip production, as some major equipment makers have achieved technological...

Automation market full of opportunities, says Aurotek executive

Nov 23, 15:57

Aurotek, founded in 1981, was one of the earliest automation equipment component suppliers in Taiwan. The company started the business as a distribution agent of mechanical equipment...

Aurotekˇ¦s Special Assistance to Chairman Nelson Chang

China firm starts equipment move-in at DRAM fab, says report

Nov 23, 13:44

China-based Fujian Jin Hua Integrated Circuit, which broke ground for a new DRAM fab in July 2017, has started equipment move-in for the facility, according to a report from Taiwan's...

North American semi equipment industry billings fall for 4th consecutive month

Nov 23, 11:13

The three-month average of worldwide billings of North American equipment manufacturers decreased for the fourth consecutive month in October 2017.

Gemtek establishes LoRa base stations in Beijing

Nov 22, 15:48

Networking equipment maker Gemtek Technology has established 231 LoRa base stations for IoT applications in Beijing, and plans to expand the number to over 500 in the first half of...

Gemtek chairman Howard Chen

Scientech to post record 4Q17 revenues

Nov 17, 12:13

Taiwan-based Scientech is likely to see its fourth-quarter revenues climb to a record high with profits rising over 30% sequentially, as its wafer reclaim business has enjoyed strong...

Anpec expects fan motor drivers to drive 2018 revenue growth

Nov 17, 11:42

Analog IC firm Anpec Electronics expects growing sales of its fan motor driver ICs to be a major revenue growth driver for the company in 2018.

Micron unveils 32GB NVDIMM technology

Nov 14, 09:33

Micron Technology has announced a new 32GB NVDIMM-N offering twice the capacity of existing NVDIMMs, providing system designers and original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) with new...

Micron 32GB NVDIMM-N

Machvison posts record October revenues

Nov 9, 15:15

Automated optical inspection (AOI) equipment specialist Machvision has announced consolidated revenues of NT$171 million (US$5.7 million) for October 2017, hitting a monthly record...

Robust 3D sensing module demand benefiting related suppliers

Nov 7, 11:49

Robust 3D sensing module demand has buoyed the performance of related suppliers, such as GaAs IC foundry Win Semiconductors and testing equipment supplier Chroma ATE.

Optical PCB inspection firm Machvision scores record net profits in 3Q17

Nov 3, 14:50

Automated optical inspection (AOI) equipment specialist Machvision saw its net profits climb to a record high of NT$116 million (US$3.84 million) in the third quarter of 2017, with...

Machvision likely to score record EPS of NT$9 in 2017

Semi equipment maker ERE to return to profitability in 2018

Nov 1, 14:03

Semiconductor and automation equipment supplier E&R Engineering (ERE) is expected achieve a break-even in operation in the fourth quarter of 2017 and turn profitable in 2018,...

E&R Engineering poised to turn profitable in 2018

QCT pushing 5G development with Intel

Oct 30, 15:42

Quanta Cloud Technology (QCT), a cloud computing subsidiary of Quanta Computer, is cooperating with Intel to accelerate its investments in the 5G market and its establishment of partnerships...

QCT general manager Mike Yang

Maanshan Electronics Expo focusing on AI and IoT business opportunities

Oct 27, 16:17

Maanshan Electronics Expo hosted in Maanshan, China from October 27-30 is focusing on latest technology trends including artificial intelligence (AI) and Internet of Things (IoT),...

Micron runs foundries smartly with AI, big data

Oct 27, 15:22

Emerging technologies, such as cloud, mobile, and social media, have driven exponential growths in global data, propelled information system reforms, and supported business transformation...

Micron optimizes its overall performance through AI and big data solutions

Globalfoundries to adopt EUV for 7nm FinFET

Oct 25, 14:05

Globalfoundries will first use EUV lithography technology in its 7nm FinFET node, and has started to work with AMD in the process development, said company CTO Gary Patton at a recent...

Koge to see growing incomes from automotive and home appliance applications in 2018

Oct 24, 15:27

Taiwan-based pump and valve maker Koge Micro Tech is optimistic about orders from the automotive and home appliance industries in 2018 as clients will begin pushing more new applic...

North American semi equipment industry billings continue slide

Oct 24, 10:39

North America-based manufacturers of semiconductor equipment posted a 6.9% sequential decrease in billings worldwide in September reaching a nine-month low of US$2.03 billion, according...

IC makers maximize 300mm, 200mm wafer capacity, says IC Insights

Oct 20, 10:19

With the prospects of large 450mm wafers going nowhere, IC manufacturers are increasing efforts to maximize fabrication plants using 300mm and 200mm diameter silicon substrates. The...

Toshiba discloses further investment in 3D NAND flash facility

Oct 16, 15:37

Toshiba announced recently its board of directors had approved a further investment by Toshiba Memory in production equipment for Fab 6 at its Yokkaichi operations in Mie (Japan).

KYEC obtains key backend orders from MediaTek

Oct 16, 13:24

Testing house King Yuan Electronics (KYEC) has obtained orders for MediaTek's major products for 2018, including 12nm mobile SoCs, and chips solutions for voice assistant devices...

Gartner raises 2017 chip market growth forecast again

Oct 13, 10:56

Worldwide semiconductor revenues are forecast to reach US$411.1 billion in 2017, an increase of 19.7% from 2016, according to Gartner. This represents the strongest growth since the...

PC vendors eyeing medical care market

Oct 5, 15:58

PC brand vendors including Hewlett-Packard (HP) and Dell have shown interests in entering the medical care device market and are partnering with their component suppliers to design...

Medical care devices becoming a new market for PC vendors

Digitimes Research: Panel makers stepping up 10.5G development

Oct 5, 15:17

With competition in the TV panel market gradually mounting in the above 55-inch segment, some makers have been aggressively establishing new 10.5G production lines, including: China's...

China to install first EUV equipment as early as 2019, says ASML executive

Oct 2, 10:30

Major China-based IC foundries are already in talks with ASML about the installation of their first extreme ultraviolet (EUV) lithography equipment for the manufacture of 7nm chips,...

country manager of ASML China

FATC sells partial stake in Nanya

Sep 28, 10:40

Memory backend house Formosa Advanced Technologies (FATC) has announced the sale of part of its stake in chipmaker Nanya Technology, and expects to recognize a gain of NT$162 million...

Beijing, Shanghai IC sectors prospering

Sep 25, 15:30

The flourishing IC industries in Beijing and Shanghai has been pushing forward China's overall IC industry development, enabling the rapid rise of China in the global marketplace...

North American semi equipment industry billings fall to 4-month low in August

Sep 22, 12:36

North America-based manufacturers of semiconductor equipment posted a 3.9% sequential decrease in billings worldwide in August reaching a four-month low of US$2.18 billion, according...

Tokyo Electron optimistic about etching equipment demand for 3D NAND, FinFET

Sep 22, 10:32

Etching equipment demand for the manufacture of 3D NAND flash memory and FinFET chips is expected to grow in 2018 and 2019, according to Tokyo Electron, which expects its share of...

Tokyo Electron eyeing larger share of global etching equipment market

DRAM bit growth to reach 19.6% in 2018, says DRAMeXchange

Sep 21, 11:01

Global DRAM bit production will grow just 19.6% in 2018, as major suppliers intend to slow down the pace of their capacity expansions and technology migrations for chip price stability,...

Toshiba agrees to sell memory-chip unit to Bain Capital-led consortium

Sep 21, 10:33

Toshiba has agreed to sell its memory-chip business to KK Pangea, a special purpose acquisition company formed by a Bain Capital Private Equity-led consortium. The decision was made...

MediaTek to unveil 5G prototype chip by end-2017

Sep 18, 11:19

MediaTek is expected to complete development of its 5G prototype chip by the end of 2017, and is gearing up for trials of its 5G solutions in 2018, according to industry sources.

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  • Foxconn+green%2Dtunnel+datacenter

    Foxconn green-tunnel datacenter

    Foxconn has unveiled its fourth-generation eco-friendly industrial park in Guiyang, China featuring a green-tunnel datacenter and facilities for food safety testing, development of...

    Photo: Ninelu Tu, DIGITIMES, Jul 11.

  • Lantiq+GEMINAX+XXS+V3+chipset

    Lantiq GEMINAX XXS V3 chipset

    Lantiq has announced its latest generation chipset for ADSL linecards. Implemented in 65nm process technology, the new GEMINAX XXS V3 chipset offers high-level integration with...

    Photo: Company, Dec 8.

  • FormFactor+300mm+full%2Dwafer+test+solution+for+DRAM

    FormFactor 300mm full-wafer test solution for DRAM

    FormFactor has introduced its next-generation 300mm (12-inch) full-wafer-contact probe card for DRAM devices - the SmartMatrix 100 probe solution. Incorporating a proprietary probe...

    Photo: Company, Dec 11.

  • Transcend+64GB+CompactFlash+card

    Transcend 64GB CompactFlash card

    Transcend Information has introduced high-capacity 400X CompactFlash cards with capacities ranging up to 64GB. The new 400X CF cards delivers fast transfer rates of up to 90MB/s...

    Photo: Company, Nov 26.

  • Applied+HCT+Diamond+Squarer+for+solar+wafers+

    Applied HCT Diamond Squarer for solar wafers

    Applied Materials has introduced ts new HCT Diamond Squarer system, which can reduce the cost of squaring silicon ingots by up to one-third while offering at least twice the cutting...

    Photo: Company, Oct 7.

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    Digitimes Research expects global AP shipments to surpass the 1.9 billion mark in 2017, with smartphones remaining the main application. Qualcomm will be leading the market in 2017, as other players continue playing catch up and scramble for funds to invest in more diverse applications.

  • Global notebook shipment forecast, 2017 and beyond

    This Digitimes Special Report examines key factors in the notebook industry, including products, vendors and ODMs, that will affect total shipments in 2017 and through 2021.