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Samsung completes qualification of 2nd-gen 10nm process technology

Apr 21, 13:57

Samsung Electronics has announced that its second-generation 10nm FinFET process technology, 10LPP (Low Power Plus), has been qualified and is ready for production. With further enhancement...

RDA chip shipments for IoT applications top 1 million units

Apr 20, 14:21

RDA Microelectronics has seen cumulative shipments of its chip solutions for IoT applications top one million units, according to the China-based chip provider.

RDA CEO Shuran Wei

IC distributor Audix reports strong earnings for 1Q17

Newswatch - Apr 20, 13:50

IC distributor and component maker Audix has reported net profits of NT$108 million (US$43.55 million) for the first quarter of 2017, increasing 35% on year. The earnings translated...

Macronix, Winbond, Richwave benefiting from use of OLED panels

Apr 20, 12:13

Taiwan-based NOR flash suppliers Macronix International and Winbond Electronics are expected to see their revenues hit new highs in April due to increasing demand for NOR flash chips...

Quarterly chip demand for iPhone to surpass 50 million units in 2H17

Apr 19, 15:48

Apple's chip suppliers will begin to stock solutions for the upcoming iPhone models in the second quarter, and will step up their pace of inventory building between the end of the...

MediaTek slashes 28nm chip orders to TSMC, says report

Newswatch - Apr 19, 15:03

Speculation has circulated in the semiconductor market that MediaTek recently cut its 28nm chip orders to Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) for June, July and August...

On-Bright expected to see revenues expand 50% on quarter in 2Q17

Newswatch - Apr 19, 15:01

Analog IC supplier On-Bright Electronics is expected to see its revenues grow 50% sequentially in the second quarter of 2017 due to increasing demand for its fast-charging chips from...

Intel to build second Spreadtrum chip

Apr 19, 14:56

Intel and Spreadtrum Communications have extended their foundry ties under which Intel will start making another 14nm chip for the China-based mobile SoC supplier, according to industry...

Microwave device maker UMT sees earnings up nearly 70% on year in 1Q17

Newswatch - Apr 19, 12:27

Universal Microwave Technology (UMT), a maker of high-frequency microwave devices used in broadband wireless communications, has reported net profits of NT$61.52 million (US$2.02...

Intel cancels IDF for 2017

Apr 17, 22:12

Intel has decided to stop hosting its Intel Developer Forum (IDF) events for 2017 that were originally scheduled in Shenzhen, China in April and in San Francisco, the US in August...

Himax invests in Emza Visual Sense

Apr 17, 21:30

Himax Technologies announced recently it had made a strategic investment in cash in exchange for a 45.1% equity ownership of Emza Visual Sense, with a one-year option to acquire the...

Sitronix expected to see revenues grow by double-digit rate in 2Q17

Newswatch - Apr 17, 15:13

LCD driver IC vendor Sitronix Technology is expected to see its revenues grow by a double-digit rate in the second quarter of 2017 thanks to increasing demand for LCD driver ICs from...

Macroblock ships more small pitch LED display products in 1Q17

Newswatch - Apr 17, 13:50

LED driver IC supplier Macroblock has reported consolidated revenues of NT$231 million (US$7.618 million) for March, up 13.6% on month and 13.9% on year. For the first quarter of...

Gartner raises 2017 chip market outlook to 12% growth

Apr 17, 11:43

Worldwide semiconductor revenues are forecast to total US$386 billion in 2017, an increase of 12.3% from 2016, according to Gartner. The prediction is up from the research firm's...

Semi material distributor Topco seeing more favorable silicone market

Apr 17, 10:45

The market for silicone materials is expected to turn healthy as China-based suppliers reduce their output, according to Topco, which distributes and sells silicone materials for...

Global SOI market to increase at 29.1% CAGR of 29.1% over 2017-2022, says research firm

Apr 14, 12:38

The SOI (silicon on insulator) market is expected to be valued at about US$1.86 billion by 2022, growing at a CAGR of 29.1% between 2017 and 2022, industry research and consulting...

Elan fingerprint sensors adopted for smart cards

Apr 14, 12:27

Taiwan-based Elan Microelectronics has announced it is teaming up with smart card integrator Jinco Universal and Korea Smart ID (KSID), a security solution provider, to develop smart...

Over 100,000 wafers embedded with eMemory NeoEE IP shipped

Apr 14, 12:18

Embedded NVM IP provider eMemory Technology has shipped more than 100,000 wafers embedded with its NeoEE IP solutions, according to the company. The eMemory NeoEE IP has been successfully...

Taiwan fabless IC firms seeing ramp-up of orders from China

Apr 13, 16:04

Taiwan-based IC design houses have seen orders placed by their China-based smartphone customers ramp up for the second quarter, with demand coming from China's first-tier smartphone...

China fabless firm Montage Tech gearing up for data centers and cloud computing

Apr 13, 11:10

China-based fabless IC firm Montage Technology is engaged in the development of processors and hybrid DIMM solutions for data centers and cloud computing, and is targeting to enter...

Alcor Micro unit to list on Taiwan OTC

Apr 13, 10:08

Alcorlink, a subsidiary of Alcor Micro specializing in computer peripherals, expects to soon list on the Taiwan over-the-counter (OTC) market at a tentative price of NT$21 (US$0.69)...

WT Micro 1Q17 revenues beat guidance

Apr 12, 21:47

Consolidated revenues at IC distributor WT Microelectronics surged about 41% on year to NT$38.38 billion (US$1.3 billion) in the first quarter of 2017, slightly above the company's...

IC distributor ANStek reports increased sales for March

Apr 12, 15:19

Answer Technology (ANStek), which distributes IC parts mainly from Analog Devices (ADI) and Xilinx, has reported revenues of NT$299 million (US$9.76 million) for March, up 6.03% on...

Zhaoxin to partner with TSMC

Apr 12, 11:36

Shanghai Zhaoxin Semiconductor is scheduled to roll out its in-house developed ZX-D series processors that will be built using a 28nm process technology by Shanghai Huali Microelectronics...

WPG Holdings reports increased revenues for March

Stockwatch - Apr 11, 15:57

WPG Holdings has reported consolidated revenues of NT$46.155 billion (US$1.51 billion) for March 2017, representing a 25% increase on month and 3.12% increase on year.

Phison looking to maintain tie with Toshiba memory-chip business

Apr 10, 23:48

Phison Electronics will be seeking to maintain its tie with Toshiba's flash memory business even if the ownership of the business is transferred, according to Khein Seng Pua, chairman...

MediaTek 1Q17 revenues fall 18%

Apr 10, 23:41

MediaTek's first-quarter revenues fell 18% sequentially but came in line with the company's guidance.

Egistec March revenues down, FocalTech up

Apr 10, 23:34

Fingerprint sensor supplier Egis Technology (Egistec) saw its March revenues decrease 13.4% sequentially to NT$335.14 million (US$10.95 million) while fellow company FocalTech Systems'...

Elan 1Q17 revenues beat guidance

Apr 10, 15:17

IC design house Elan Microelectronics, which specializes in touchscreen controller chips, saw its first-quarter 2017 revenues decrease 3.5% sequentially and beat the company's estimate...

Taiwan MCU and consumer IC firms post brisk March revenues

Apr 10, 10:55

MCU and consumer IC design house Holtek Semiconductor saw its March revenues climb to a new record high, while revenues at fellow companies Generalplus Technology and Weltrend Semiconductor...

Realtek March revenues rise 12%

Apr 7, 15:41

Networking IC design company Realtek Semiconductor has reported consolidated revenues of NT$3.42 billion (US$111.7 million) for March 2017, up 12.3% sequentially but down 0.6% on...

Digitimes Research: China IC design industry output value to rise 16.9% in 2017

Apr 7, 10:52

China's IC design industry output value climbed to US$24.75 billion in 2016 from US$5.66 billion in 2010 which reached a CAGR of 27.9% during the five-year period, according to Digitimes...

IC distributor WT Micro to acquire Maxtek

Stockwatch - Apr 6, 22:14

WT Microelectronics has agreed to acquire fellow Taiwan-based IC distributor Maxtek Technology for NT$27 (US$0.89) per share, or a total of NT$1.897 billion, according to the compa...

MediaTek smartphone-chip shipments to fall below 100 million units in 1Q17

Apr 6, 19:57

MediaTek will see its smartphone-chip shipments fall below 100 million units in the first quarter of 2017 and rebound only slightly to 110-120 million in the second quarter, according...

WT Micro and Maxtek halt trading amid merger speculation

Stockwatch - Apr 6, 11:30

WT Microelectronics and Maxtek Technology both halted trading on April 6 amid speculation about a potential merger or some form of collaboration between the two IC distributors.

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    Samsung 14nm chips for wearables

    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...

    Photo: Company, Oct 18.

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    Samsung 14nm Exynos chips

    Samsung Electronics has begun mass production of Exynos 7 Quad 7570, the company's newest mobile application processor (AP) built on 14nm process technology for the budget smartphone...

    Photo: Company, Aug 31.

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    Silego SLG46533V GreenPAK 5

    Silego Technology has announced the SLG46533V GPAK 5, further expanding the firm's platform of configurable mixed-signal ICs (CMICs). This latest generation device, including Silego's...

    Photo: Company, Jul 26.

  • Samsung+12%2Dmegapixel+image+sensor

    Samsung 12-megapixel image sensor

    Samsung Electronics has announced a 12-megapixel image sensor for smartphones. Already in mass production, this 1.4 micron-pixel-based image sensor is equipped with Dual Pixel technology...

    Photo: Company, Mar 22.

  • Silego+SLG46531V+GPAK+5

    Silego SLG46531V GPAK 5

    Silego Technology has announced the fifth generation of GreenPAK (GPAK) programmable mixed-signal ICs. This latest generation device, including Silego's new Asynchronous State Machine...

    Photo: Company, Jan 13.

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