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Digitimes Research: All-screen smartphones help ease handset panel oversupply

Dec 14, 11:46

The growing popularity of all-screen smartphones is playing a role in easing global oversupply of handset displays, as the production of 18:9 panels will consume 12.5-20% more production...

On-Bright denies speculation about China listing

Nov 30, 11:44

Power management IC design specialist On-Bright Electronics has denied recent speculation that it was planning to shift listing from Taiwan's over-the-counter bourse to China's stock...

Smartphone panel prices stay flat in November

Nov 22, 14:59

Prices of a-Si and LTPS smartphone panels will remain steady in November due to decreasing demand for 16:9 handset displays, according to China-based market consulting firm Sigmain...

Lite-On Semi October revenues rise nearly 19% on year

Nov 9, 14:50

Lite-On Semiconductor, a maker of discrete and analog IC components, has reported consolidated revenues for October 2017 increased 18.6% on year and 5.2% sequentially to NT$1.05 billion...

Novatek expects to post up to 7% revenue decrease in 4Q17

Nov 8, 14:35

LCD driver IC specialist Novatek Microelectronic expects to post revenues of between NT$11.6 billion (US$384.2 million) and NT$12 billion for the fourth quarter of 2017 representing...

Kinsus posts record October revenues

Nov 7, 11:08

IC substrate supplier Kinsus Interconnect Technology saw its October revenues climb to a record high of NT$2.48 billion (US$82.3 million).

Innolux reports net profits NT$880 million for 3Q17

Oct 27, 15:51

Innolux has registered consolidated revenues of NT$79.5 billion (US$2.61 billion) for the third quarter with operating margin 20.3%, operating profits NT$10.9 billion, net profits...

Innolux registered profits for 3Q17

Audix to ramp up shipments of VCM components

Oct 25, 13:32

IC distributor and component maker Audix will ramp up monthly shipments of its VCM (voice coil motor) components to 50 million units in October and November, according to industry...

Audix enjoys strong VCM demand for smartphone cameras

Sony to expand CIS presence in car electronics market

Oct 24, 15:24

Sony has been strengthening its high-end CMOS image sensor (CIS) development and is looking to expand its presence in the car-use electronics market. The efforts are expected to bear...

Qualcomm gains further share of smartphone AP market in 1H17, says Strategy Analytics

Oct 24, 11:43

The global smartphone applications processor (AP) market declined 5% on year to reach US$9.4 billion in the first half of 2017, according to Strategy Analytics. Qualcomm maintained...

Handset panel pricing flat in October, tablet panel prices declining

Oct 18, 15:32

Prices of handset panels have remained stable in October, but those for tablet panels have been declining due to weak demand from device makers, according to industry sources.

Handset panel prices stay steady in October

Global tablet AP market returns to growth after 2 years of decline, says Strategy Analytics

Oct 12, 14:42

After two consecutive years of decline, the global tablet applications processor (AP) market returned to growth and registered a 5% year-over-year growth to reach US$984 million in...

TCL sells shares of handset business unit to strategic partners

Oct 11, 12:46

China-based TCL Group has disclosed that it has transferred up to 49% of its holdings in TCL Communication Technology Holdings to three strategic partners for HK$490 million (US$62.79...

TCL is releasing shares of its handset business unit to strategic partners

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...

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.

India market: China-based Topwise launches Comio-branded smartphones

Aug 30, 13:27

China-based handset ODM Topwise Communication has begun marketing its smartphones under Comio brand in the India market targeting the mid-tier segment.

Qualcomm to extend tie-up with TSMC, says executive

Aug 21, 13:50

Qualcomm has been working with Taiwan's semiconductor firms for years, including an almost 10-year collaboration with TSMC, said Sudeepto Roy, VP of engineering for Qualcomm Technology...

Qualcomm will extend its collaboration with TSMC to FinFET process

China market: IoT chip demand promising, says ARM CEO

Aug 18, 16:14

Shipments of ARM-based mobile chips from China-based chipmakers have been rising rapidly along with the country's fast-growing IC design industry over the past 10 years, according...

arm CEO Simon Segars

TSMC 12nm FinFET process ready for volume production in 4Q17, says report

Aug 14, 15:57

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) will enter volume production of chips built using its 12nm FinFET process in the fourth quarter of 2017, according to a recent Chinese-language...

NVM IP provider eMemory optimistic about 2H17

Aug 11, 10:53

Taiwan-based eMemory, a developer and provider of embedded non-volatile memory (eNVM) technology, expects sales to peak for 2017 in the second half of the year thanks to robust demand...

China market: Handset vendor Transsion setting up new headquarters

Aug 7, 16:12

China-based handset vendor Transsion Holding, a major handset vendor in the Africa market, has kicked off the construction of its new headquarters in Shenzhen, China recently.

Transsion signs a contract for building its new headquarters

Taiwan market: Smartphone sales rebound in June

Jul 26, 12:29

Shipments of smartphones in the Taiwan market staged a rebound in June, with shipment volume reaching 630,000 units, an increase of 4.3% from the previous month and 3.28% from a year...

Demand for metal plate micro-resistors rising

Jul 25, 15:09

Handset batteries require low-level resistance to better manage their power consumption while dealing with more handset features and functionality, which has therefore stimulated...

On-Bright 2Q17 profits set to surge, says report

Jul 24, 14:19

Taiwan-based On-Bright Electronics is expected to see its profits jump over 150% sequentially in the second quarter of 2017, with EPS set to exceed NT$4 (US$0.13), driven by particularly...

Full-screen smartphone shipments to surge in 2018, says Counterpoint Research

Jul 21, 16:28

Shipments of bezel-free or alternative aspect ratio smartphones will exceed 120 million units in 2017, and will more than triple in 2018, according to Counterpoint Research.

Skyworks seeking acquisition in Taiwan

Jul 14, 13:59

Skyworks is evaluating the feasibility of acquiring either RF component specialist Richwave Technology or the power amplifier (PA) department of Airoha Technology, a unit of MediaTek,...

Qualcomm, MediaTek and Spreadtrum to remain top handset IC suppliers in 2017

Jul 14, 10:47

Qualcomm, MediaTek and Spreadtrum will remain the top-3 handset IC suppliers in 2017, with Qualcomm dominating the high-end market, and MediaTek and Spreadtrum sharing the mid-range...

Qualcomm, MediaTek and Spreadtrum to remain top-3 smartphone chip suppliers in 2017

Asustek says no plan to lay off workers in reorganization

Jul 5, 13:37

Asustek Computer has given some details about its new business reorganization plans and instead of laying off employees as rumored, the company will move some workers from existing...

Sigurd June revenues rise

Jul 4, 21:30

IC testing company Sigurd Microelectronics has reported consolidated revenues for June 2017 of NT$513 million (US$16.8 million), up 3.8% sequentially and 4.8% on year.

Fierce competition brings down fingerprint sensor prices

Jul 4, 11:44

Fierce competition among fingerprint sensor suppliers has already brought down prices to less than US$2, with many players even quoting their products to as low as less than US$1.5,...

fingerprint

CHPT to break ground for new HQ

Jun 30, 14:23

Taiwan-based Chunghwa Precision Test Technology (CHPT) will hold a groundbreaking ceremony for its new headquarters which is scheduled to open in 2019, according to the IC testing...

Digitimes Research: Taiwan IC design industry output value to rise 3% in 2017

Jun 30, 09:58

The production value of Taiwan's IC design industry will grow only 3.3% on year to NT$637.3 billion (US$20.9 billion) in 2017, as a result of weaker growth coming from MediaTek, according...

Strong RF chip demand to buoy supplier 2017 revenues

Jun 28, 15:46

Strong radio-frequency (RF) component demand will buoy sales at suppliers including Richwave Technology, Rafael Microelectronics and AMIC Communication (AMICCOM) in 2017, which are...

Taiwan LCD driver IC suppliers 3Q17 revenues to increase over 15%

Jun 27, 10:59

Taiwan-based LCD driver IC suppliers have become more optimistic about their revenue outlook for the third quarter of 2017, as short lead-time orders from mainly China-based handset...

Taiwan IC design houses seeing orders pick up

Jun 22, 15:29

Taiwan-based IC design houses have seen customer orders pick up on seasonality with some expected to post sequential revenue growth of 10% or more in the third quarter, according...

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