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Asustek new strategy gives priority to profitability

Sep 19, 13:47

Asustek Computer has implemented a new business strategy to improve its profitability by focusing on high-margin orders and markets for higher product ASPs, according to some market...

SPIL, Sigurd and KYEC post sequential revenue growth in August

Sep 6, 15:56

IC backend houses Siliconware Precision Industries (SPIL), Sigurd Microelectronics and King Yuan Electronics Company (KYEC) all saw their August revenues climb to their highest monthly...

Win Semi August revenues increase

Sep 6, 15:32

GaAs IC foundry Win Semiconductors has reported consolidated revenues of NT$1.42 billion (US$47.2 million) for August 2017, up 17.4% on year and 3.6% sequentially.

Advantest obtains ramp-up of orders for memory production

Aug 31, 15:01

Semiconductor testing equipment supplier Advantest has landed a ramp-up of orders from Korea- and Taiwan-based memory chipmakers, according to CH Wu, chairman of Advantest Taiwan.

Taiwan IC firms enjoys robust RFIC demand

Aug 30, 14:25

RF chip demand has been growing and is expected to peak in the third quarter, which will buoy sales at Taiwan-based Richwave Technology, Rafael Microelectronics and AMIC Communication...

Lite-On Semi obtains GPP diode orders from major China smartphone vendors

Aug 28, 10:58

Lite-On Semiconductor with its GPP (glass passivated package) bridge rectifiers has entered the supply chain of major China-based smartphone vendors including Huawei, Oppo, Vivo and...

Lite-On Semi and its subsidiary On-Bright are set to post strong 3Q17 results

Winbond announces equipment purchases

Aug 23, 15:05

Winbond Electronics, a memory chipmaker specializing in specialty DRAM and flash memory chips, has disclosed two purchases of machinery equipment from Lam Research and Tokyo Electron...

Copper foil maker Co-Tech net profits hit record for 4th consecutive quarter

Aug 23, 12:03

Rising copper foil prices continued to buoy Co-Tech Copper Foil's profitability in the second quarter of 2017, which hit a record high for the fourth consecutive quarter.

Walton net profits jump in 1H17

Aug 22, 10:38

Memory-IC backend specialist Walton Advanced Engineering has reported net profits for the first half of 2017 reached NT$153 million (US$5.05 million), up robustly from only NT$17...

Lenovo reports net loss of US$72 million for April-June 2017

Aug 18, 15:26

Lenovo has reported net loss of US$72 million for the fiscal first quarter ended June 30, 2017, during which the companmy recorded quarterly revenues of US$10 billion, flat on year,...

Getac shipping video solution products to US

Aug 17, 15:38

Ruggedized PC vendor Getac has successfully tapped into the police and law enforcement equipment market in the US with its Getac video solution (GVS) products.

James Hwang, Getac chairman

Egistec to post brisk 3Q17 revenues

Aug 17, 10:54

Fingerprint sensor supplier Egis Technology (Egistec) is expected to post brisk sales results for the third quarter of 2017, thanks to a pick-up in customer demand, according to a...

Sunplus tapping deeper into automotive electronics segment

Aug 16, 15:27

IC design house Sunplus Technology has obtained chip orders for advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS) and other car electronics applications from China- and Japan-based vendors,...

MediaTek under pressure to cut chip prices

Aug 15, 11:29

With Qualcomm lowering prices for its Snapdragon 450 chips to less than US$10.50, MediaTek is under pressure to cut prices for its upcoming Helio P23 series designed for mid-range...

MediaTek has lowered prices for its upcoming Helio P23 chips to secure orders

Inventec posts EPS of NT$0.54 for 2Q17

Aug 15, 10:24

Inventec has reported consolidated revenues of NT$111.12 billion (US$3.74 billion) for the second quarter of 2017 with net profits of NT$1.73 billion and of EPS NT$0.54, while consolidated...

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Powerchip posts EPS of NT$1.59 for 1H17

Aug 15, 10:09

Contract chipmaker Powerchip Technology has announced net profits increased 17.6% on year to NT$3.63 billion (US$119.7 million) in the first half of 2017. EPS for the six-month period...

ChipMOS to enter production for 3D sensing components in 3Q17, says report

Aug 14, 12:20

Backend house ChipMOS Technologies will enter production for 3D sensing components for new consumer electronics devices in the third quarter of 2017, according to a report by Taiwan's...

GCS optimistic about VCSEL demand for data centers

Aug 14, 11:09

Pure-play compound semiconductor wafer foundry Global Communication Semiconductors (GCS) has expressed optimism about gallium arsenide (GaAs) demand for vertical cavity surface-emitting...

Ledtech reports strong 2Q17 gross margin

Aug 14, 11:05

Ledtech Electronics, among all Taiwan-based LED packaging service providers, has posted the highest gross margin of 31.76% for second-quarter 2017.

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Compal recognizes losses of NT$2.9 billion from LeEco in 2Q17 financial report

Aug 11, 16:23

Compal Electronics has recognized losses of NT$2.9 billion (US$97.44 million) in its second-quarter financial results from bad debts from LeEco. Compal so far has lost NT$4.28 billion...

Ray Chen, Compal president

Acer reports NT$0.08 in 2Q17 EPS

Aug 11, 16:18

Acer has announced the financial results for the second quarter of 2017 with consolidated revenues reaching NT$53.6 billion (US$1.8 billion). Impacted by the Taiwan/US dollar exchange...

PWM IC firm GMT net profits fall 8.4% in 2Q17

Aug 11, 15:06

Taiwan-based Global Mixed-mode Technology (GMT), a supplier of analog and power management (PWM) ICs, has reported net profits fell 8.4% sequentially to NT$79.13 million (US$2.61...

Lite-On Semi reports EPS of NT$0.84 for 1H17

Aug 11, 15:03

Lite-On Semiconductor, a maker of discrete and analog IC components, saw its EPS for the second quarter of 2017 reach about the total for the first half of 2016. EPS for the first...

Shanghai Huahong renames fabs

Aug 11, 11:35

Shanghai Huahong Group has renamed all the wafer fabs under the group. The move is to enhance the overall image of the group's IC manufacturing business, and enable its worldwide...

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GlobalWafers posts record 2Q17 profit

Aug 9, 15:30

Taiwan-based GlobalWafers, a silicon wafer supplier, has reported net profits climbed to a record high of NT$1.29 billion (US$42.8 million) in the second quarter of 2017. EPS for...

SMIC expects up to 3% revenue growth in 3Q17

Aug 9, 11:24

China-based pure-play foundry Semiconductor Manufacturing International (SMIC) expects to post revenue growth of up to 3% sequentially in the third quarter of 2017, with gross margin...

Himax to start producing 3D sensing solutions as early as 2018

Aug 8, 10:34

Himax Technologies has expressed optimism about the growth prospects for its non-driver IC business, most notably with its structure light integrated solution for 3D sensing and wafer-level...

Himax enhancing its product mix for profit improvement

MediaTek July revenues down over 13%

Aug 7, 20:16

MediaTek saw its July revenues decrease 13.4% sequentially due mainly to weak shipments of its mobile chips for smartphones.

KYEC posts NT$0.98 EPS for 1H17

Aug 7, 09:00

IC backend service company King Yuan Electronics (KYEC) has reported net profits of NT$1.15 billion (US$38 million) for the first half of 2017, down 20.7% on year. EPS came to NT$0.98...

Casetek reports low gross margin for 2Q17

Aug 3, 22:07

Chassis maker Casetek Holdings has announced that second-quarter 2017 gross margin was only 13.9%, lower than the first quarter's 16%, as its clients' new tablets had not yet entered...

Casetek is expected to enjoy an improved 2H17

LedLink 2Q17 gross margin hits 17-quarter high

Aug 3, 21:40

LedLink Optics, a maker of secondary optical lenses used in LED lighting, has released its second-quarter 2017 financial report, with gross margin of 45.69% being the highest quarterly...

Parade posts record profit for 2Q17

Aug 3, 19:57

Parade Technologies, a supplier of mixed-signal ICs for display and high-speed interface standards, has reported net profits for the second quarter of 2017 climbed to a record high...

Inspection service firm Sporton sees 2Q17 profits rise

Aug 3, 19:54

Mobile device testing service company Sporton International saw its net profits increase 29% sequentially in the second quarter of 2017. EPS for the quarter came to NT$2.08 (US$0.0...

Novatek expects 2-5% revenue growth in 3Q17

Aug 2, 20:44

LCD driver IC specialist Novatek Microelectronic expects to post revenues of between NT$12 billion (US$396.9 million) and NT$12.4 billion for the third quarter of 2017 representing...

CHPT posts record profits for 2Q, 1H17

Aug 2, 17:08

IC testing solution provider Chunghwa Precision Test Technology (CHPT) has reported record net profits of NT$203 million (US$6.71 million) for the second quarter of 2017. Net profits...

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