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  • Last update: Friday 20 January 2017 [2177 news items]

Auto systems to show strong growth through 2020, says IC Insights

Nov 4, 11:38

The market for automotive electronic systems is expected to grow at a CAGR of 4.9% from 2015 to 2020, displaying the strongest growth among all end-use markets for ICs, according...

Equipment maker GPM strikes licensing deal with IBM

Nov 4, 11:05

Gallant Precision Machining (GPM), which mainly makes equipment for the manufacture of display panels and semiconductors, has announced the signing of a joint development and license...

SPIL to raise 2016 capex by NT$1.2 billion

Stockwatch - Nov 4, 10:35

Siliconware Precision Industries' (SPIL) board of directors has approved plans to revise its capex budget for 2016 to NT$17.9 billion (US$568.1 million) from NT$16.7 billion set previously,...

SMIC constructing 12-inch IC production line in Shenzhen

Nov 3, 16:03

Semiconductor Manufacturing International (SMIC) has started building a 12-inch IC production line at its manufacturing site in Shenzhen, which will be the very first 12-inch fab...

Alchip to set up subsidiary in Hefei

Oct 26, 21:51

Alchip Technologies, a Taiwan-based provider of ASIC/SoC design services, has signed an MoU with the Hefei city government of China's Anhui province to set up a subsidiary locally.

GMT to see VCM driver IC shipments expand significantly in 2017

Newswatch - Oct 24, 22:31

Analog IC vendor Global Mixed-mode Technology (GMT) is expected to see its shipments of VCM (voice coil motor) driver ICs expand significantly in 2017 thanks to increasing adoption...

More than 30 IC design houses to vie for fingerprint sensor market in 2017

Oct 24, 11:06

More than 30 IC design houses will vie for the growing fingerprint sensor market in 2017 due to the increasing penetration of the identification chips in the high-end smartphone segment,...

StarChip security IC fabricated on HHGrace eNVM process

Oct 21, 10:16

Shanghai Huahong Grace Semiconductor Manufacturing (HHGrace), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Hua Hong Semiconductor, and StarChip, a developer of smart card ICs, have jointly announced...

IC Insights raises 2016 IC market forecast to positive

Oct 20, 15:54

IC Insights has raised its 2016 IC market forecast to 1% growth from negative 2%, and its 2016 IC unit volume shipment growth rate forecast from 4% to 6%. A large portion of this...

Handset baseband IC market decreases 2% in 1H16, says Strategy Analytics

Oct 14, 15:31

The global cellular baseband processor market declined 2% on year to US$10.5 billion in the first half of 2016, according to Strategy Analytics.

Chipmakers continue to maximize 300mm and 200mm wafer capacity, says IC Insights

Oct 11, 15:14

Enormous financial and technology hurdles continue to plague the development of 450mm wafers, and ambitious goals to put 450mm wafers to use have been scaled back. IC manufacturers...

Digitimes Research: Global IC foundry output value to rise at 5% CAGR over 2016-2021

Oct 11, 13:47

The global IC foundry industry output value will grow at a CAGR of 5.2% from 2016 to 2021, according to Digitimes Research.

Goodix preps for IPO

Oct 4, 14:52

IC design house Goodix Technology has filed an application to hold an IPO in China and expects to be listed on October 17.

IC testing device provider CHPT posts record 3Q16 revenues

Oct 4, 11:19

IC testing solution provider Chunghwa Precision Test Technology (CHPT) saw its September revenues climb to a record high of NT$267 million (US$8.52 million). Revenues for the third...

Specialty IC foundry VIS optimistic about 2H16

Oct 4, 11:05

Specialty IC foundry Vanguard International Semiconductor (VIS) has expressed optimism about its performance in the second half of 2016 thanks to stronger-than-expected demand for...

Taiwan IC industry to increase 7% in 2016, says TSIA chairman

Sep 30, 11:08

Although the worldwide IC industry output value will decline 2.4% in 2016, the output value of Taiwan's IC industry will maintain growth, according to Nicky Lu, chairman of the Taiwan...

TSIA chairman Nicky Lu

Fast-charging chip business booming, say IC vendors

Sep 29, 16:23

The market of fast-charging chips is likely to reach one billion units a year soon due to a comprehensive adoption of fast charging technology by smartphones, tablets, notebooks,...

Analog IC firm Leadtrend grows shipments for mobile devices

Sep 29, 14:20

Leadtrend Technology has enjoyed rising shipments of fast-charging solutions for mobile devices, which boosted its August revenues to a record NT$126 million (US$4.02 million).

IC design house ITE Tech looks to 12-15% sequential growth in 3Q16 revenues

Newswatch - Sep 29, 11:56

Peripheral IC vendor ITE Tech is expected to see its revenues grow 12-15% sequentially in the third quarter of 2016 with EPS for the three-month period reaching NT$0.75-0.8, according...

Taiwan IC distributors 4Q16 sales to increase

Sep 28, 15:59

Fourth-quarter revenues at Taiwan-based IC distributors including WPG, WT Microelectronics and Answer Technology (ANStek) will be driven by a seasonal pick-up in demand for smartphones...

Leading-edge leads the way in pure-play foundry growth, says IC Insights

Sep 28, 15:11

Growth in pure-play foundry sales for 2016 is forecast to be almost entirely due to sub-40nm feature size device sales, according to IC Insights. The leading-edge sub-40nm pure-play...

Value of semiconductor industry M&A agreements already over US$50 billion, says IC Insights

Sep 23, 15:29

After an historic surge in semiconductor merger and acquisition agreements in 2015, the torrid pace of transactions has eased (until recently), but 2016 is already the second-largest...

Asia-Pacific to top 2016 regional IC sales in major system categories, says IC Insights

Sep 20, 11:14

Asia-Pacific's grip as the dominant market for IC sales is forecast to strengthen in 2016 with the region expected to account for 61% of the US$282.0 billion IC market, according...

WPG 3Q16 revenues to rise up to 10%, says report

Stockwatch - Sep 20, 00:39

IC distributor WPG is expected to post revenue growth of up to 10% sequentially in the third quarter of 2016, a recent Chinese-language Economic Daily News (EDN) report quoted...

WPG August revenues reach 8-month high

Stockwatch - Sep 9, 14:59

IC distributor WPG has announced consolidated revenues of NT$46.99 billion (US$1.5 billion) for August 2016, up 7.2% sequentially and hitting the highest levels since December 2015...

IC Insights cuts IoT semiconductor market forecast

Sep 9, 10:54

IC Insights has trimmed back its semiconductor forecast for Internet of Things system functions over the next four years by about US$1.9 billion, mostly because of lower sales projections...

MagnaChip begins volume production for Himax PWM ICs

Sep 9, 10:52

MagnaChip Semiconductor has begun volume production for power management chips designed by Himax Technologies using MagnaChip's specialty 0.18-micron BCD process, according to the...

IC testing device provider CHPT reports increased sales for August

Newswatch - Sep 7, 12:34

IC testing solution provider Chunghwa Precision Test Technology (CHPT) has reported revenues of NT$256.14 million (US$8.226 million) for August, up 5.44% on month and 53.99% on year...

AWSC announces stock buyback

Stockwatch - Sep 1, 12:28

GaAs IC foundry Advanced Wireless Semiconductor (AWSC) has announced plans to repurchase five million shares, or 3.56% of the company's outstanding shares, at between NT$36 (US$1.13)...

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.

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    Samsung Electronics has announced mass production of the Exynos 7 Dual 727 mobile application processor (AP) designed specifically for wearable devices with 14nm FinFET process technology...

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    Samsung Electronics has announced it is mass producing an all-in-one advanced system logic chip for the health-oriented wearables market, the Bio-Processor. The Samsung Bio-Processor...

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    KLA-Tencor 2910 series optical inspection system and eDR-7100 e-beam review tool

    KLA-Tencor has announced the new 2910 series optical wafer defect inspection platform with NanoPoint technology and the new eDR-7100 electron-beam wafer defect review system. Meeting...

    Photo: Company, Jul 18.

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    KLA-Tencor Surfscan SP3

    KLA-Tencor has announced a new generation in the Surfscan family of wafer defect and surface quality inspection systems: the Surfscan SP3. As the first unpatterned wafer inspection...

    Photo: Company, Jul 18.

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    Zentrum Mikroelektronik Dresden (ZMDI), a supplier of analog and mixed-signal solutions for automotive, industrial and medical applications, has introduced the ZSSC3008 sensor signal...

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