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  • Last update: Wednesday 31 August 2016 [2113 news items]

MCU market to reach record high revenues through 2020, says IC Insights

Aug 31, 11:44

The IC industry's original system-on-chip (SoC) product category - microcontrollers (MCU) - is expected to steadily reach record-high annual revenues through the second half of this...

SPIL chairman calls for more open government policy

Aug 26, 10:18

Packaging and testing company Siliconware Precision Industries (SPIL) chairman Bough Lin has urged Taiwan's government to create a more open investment environment for China-based...

SPIL chairman Bough Lin

Consumer IC vendor Sonix to ship over 600 million MCUs in 2016, says report

Newswatch - Aug 25, 21:44

Consumer IC vendor Sonix Technology is expected to ship a total of 632 million MCUs in 2016 thanks to increasing demand from the toy and educational sectors, according to a udn.com...

TowerJazz and SMIC sales to surge in 2016, says IC Insights

Aug 24, 15:46

Israel-based TowerJazz and China-based SMIC among the world's top-10 pure-play foundries are forecast to display the highest sales growth in 2016, IC Insights said in a new report.

Digitimes Research: China firms to share up to 30% of 2016 global fingerprint sensor shipments

Aug 24, 12:11

Due to fast growing use of smartphone-based mobile payment services in the China market, both international and domestic vendors, including white-box ones, have adopted fingerprint...

Digitimes Research: China IC self-sufficiency rate to reach 40% by 2020

Aug 23, 11:26

China is set to improve the self-sufficiency rate for ICs in the nation to 40% in 2020, and could even exceed the target ratio, according to Digitimes Research.

PWM IC specialist Anpec 3Q16 sales to rise 5-10%, says report

Aug 22, 14:40

Taiwan-based Anpec Electronics, an IC design house specializing in power management chips (PWM IC), is expected to post revenue growth of 5-10% sequentially in the third quarter of...

Analog IC vendor Silergy sees revenues up on year in July

Newswatch - Aug 18, 14:54

Analog IC design house Silergy has reported revenues of NT$606.34 million (US$19.31 million) for July, down 0.24% on month but up 59.52% on year. Accumulated 2016 revenues through...

MediaTek, AMD sales surge in 2Q16, says IC Insights

Aug 17, 11:09

IC Insights has released its list of the world's top-20 semiconductor suppliers in the second quarter of 2016, and identified MediaTek and AMD as the fastest-growing companies.

Testing solution provider CHPT optimistic about 3Q16

Aug 17, 11:04

IC testing solution provider Chunghwa Precision Test Technology (CHPT) expects to see its revenues reach their peak for 2016 in the third quarter, and revenues for all of the year...

IC distributor Supreme sees profits up significantly in 1H16

Newswatch - Aug 16, 15:46

Semiconductor products distributor Supreme Electronics has reported net profits of NT$383 million (US$12.21 million) for the second quarter of 2016, up 165.7% on quarter and 180.1%...

DRAM market set to fall 19% in 2016, says IC Insights

Aug 15, 10:17

The year 2016 is not expected to be a good one for the total memory market and the main culprit is DRAM, according to IC Insights. Declining shipments of desktop and notebook computers,...

Analog IC vendor GMT sees profits, gross margin down in 2Q16

Newswatch - Aug 12, 14:27

Analog and mixed signal IC vendor Global Mixed-mode Technology (GMT) saw its net profits decline 4.5% sequentially to NT$82.64 million (US$2.64 million) in the second quarter of 2016,...

IC design house FocalTech sees revenues up in July

Newswatch - Aug 11, 10:48

IC design house FocalTech Systems has announced revenues of NT$1.102 billion (US$35.53 million) for July, up 3.5% on month and 20.4% on year. For the first seven months, revenues...

VIS expects up to 3% drop in 3Q16 revenues

Aug 9, 11:02

Specialty IC foundry Vanguard International Semiconductor (VIS) expects its third-quarter revenues to decrease up to 3% or increase 1% sequentially despite the period being the traditionally...

Touch controller IC vendor Elan reports increased sales for July

Stockwatch - Aug 8, 15:30

Touchscreen controller IC vendor Elan Microelectronics has reported consolidated revenues of NT$601 million (US$19.04 million) for July, representing a 10.92% increase on month and...

Analog IC vendor On-Bright posts high EPS for 2Q16

Stockwatch - Aug 5, 10:35

Analog IC vendor On-Bright Electronics has reported net profits of NT$226 million (US$7.13 million) for the second quarter of 2016, increasing 142% from the previous quarter. Second-quarter...

GaAs IC foundry AWSC July revenues fall

Aug 4, 16:08

GaAs IC foundry Advanced Wireless Semiconductor Company (AWSC) saw its July 2016 revenues fall to the lowest levels since March 2014.

Huge 2H16 spending surge expected from Samsung, TSMC and Intel, says IC Insights

Aug 4, 15:31

IC Insights has forecast that semiconductor industry capital spending will increase by only 3% in 2016 after declining by 2% in 2015. However, driven by the top three spenders, Samsung,...

IC material testing firm Material Analysis Technology sees profits up in 2Q16

Newswatch - Aug 3, 22:54

IC material testing company Material Analysis Technology (MA-tek) saw its net profits grow 43.9% on quarter and 77.2% on year to NT$66 million (US$2.08 million) in the second quarter...

WPG posts record operating profit in 2Q16

Aug 3, 10:42

IC distributor WPG Holdings has reported operating profits of NT$2.4 billion (US$75.9 million) for the second quarter of 2016, a record high.

IC material distributor Topco sees profits up in 1H16

Newswatch - Aug 1, 10:57

IC material distributor Topco Scientific has reported net profits of NT$300 million (US$9.395 million) for the second quarter of 2016, up 4.5% sequentially and 27.1% on year. EPS...

Win Semi looks to low single-digit revenue growth in 3Q16

Stockwatch - Jul 26, 10:43

GaAs IC foundry Win Semiconductors expects its third-quarter revenues to increase by a low single-digit percentage point sequentially, with gross margin maintained at the prior quarter's...

Sensor sales keep hitting new records but price erosion curbs growth, says IC Insights

Jul 22, 15:10

Despite strong double-digit percentage increases in annual unit shipments, semiconductor sensor sales growth has become uncharacteristically lethargic because of steep price erosion...

Handset IC market to grow at 6.7% CAGR through 2019, says IC Insights

Jul 15, 14:45

The increasing value of the average IC content in handsets along with the increasing percentage of smartphones sold as a percent of total handsets will help drive the handset IC market...

IC distributor ANStek posts revenue growth in June

Jul 14, 10:02

Answer Technology (ANStek), which distributes IC parts mainly from Analog Devices (ADI), Xilinx and Avago, saw its June revenues rise 2.8% from a year earlier ending a 3-month streak...

China IC foundry capacity growing fast, says SEMI

Jul 14, 09:56

Among all regions, China has the world's second-largest foundry capacity and is the fastest growing market, according to a recent SEMI report.

Notebook chip order visibility extends

Jul 13, 14:02

Taiwan-based IC design houses have landed an influx of orders for notebooks, and have seen better order visiility for the third quarter, according to industry sources.

Taiwan LCD driver IC firms positive about 3Q16

Jul 12, 19:44

Taiwan-based LCD driver IC firms are optimistic about their performance during the third quarter of 2016 judging from a pull-in of short lead-time orders for large-size panel applications...

Analog IC vendor Silergy sees revenues hit record high in June

Newswatch - Jul 12, 11:16

Analog IC vendor Silergy saw its consolidated revenues gain 1.33% on month and 49.97% on year to a record high of NT$607.79 million (US$18.87 million) in June.

WT Micro June revenues rise

Stockwatch - Jul 12, 10:56

IC distributor WT Microelectronics has announced consolidated revenues of NT$10.51 billion (US$326 million) for June 2016, up 3.6% sequentially and 12.5% on year.

Global 2016 semiconductor market to fall 1%, says IC Insights

Jul 11, 10:45

The weak global economy and poor DRAM market conditions have prompted IC Insights to lower its semiconductor market growth forecast for 2016 to negative 1%, according to the market...

IC substrate supplier Kinsus reports strong sales for June

Newswatch - Jul 7, 15:34

IC substrate supplier Kinsus Interconnect Technology saw its revenues grow 4.17% sequentially and 10.41% on year to NT$2.004 billion (US$61.86 million) in June.

LCD driver IC vendor Novatek sales down in June, upbeats for 3Q16

Newswatch - Jul 7, 13:41

LCD driver IC vendor Novatek Microelectronics saw its revenues decline 3.5% on month and 10.8% on year to NT$3.737 billion (US$115.35 million) in June.

Chip orders for Android phones slowing down

Jul 7, 10:17

IC orders placed by Android phone makers, mainly those in China, have slowed down recently, according to industry sources.

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