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Qualcomm pursuing Apple manufacturers over royalty row

May 26, 15:17

Qualcomm has filed a complaint in the US District Court for the Southern District of California against FIH Mobile and Hon Hai Precision Industry (together known as Foxconn), Pegatron,...

Macroblock 2017 EPS to reach NT$8

May 25, 22:13

LED driver IC supplier Macroblock is expected to see its EPS hit NT$8 (US$0.27) in 2017, driven by sales generated from the car-use and small pinch LED display products, according...

Weltrend to see revenues expand by double-digit rate in 2017

Newswatch - May 24, 15:16

IC design house Weltrend Semiconductor is expected to see its revenues grow by a double-digit rate in 2017 from NT$2.048 billion (US$67.96 million) recorded in 2016, according to...

3S teaming up with Marvell to develop 28nm controller chips

May 23, 22:40

Solid State System (3S) has announced it is teaming up with Marvell to develop DRAM-less SSD controller solutions.

China outpaces Taiwan in IC design, backend industry output value

May 23, 15:38

The output value of both China's IC design and backend industry sectors has already outpaced that of their counterparts in Taiwan. According to the China Semiconductor Industry Association...

Phison still eyeing stake in Toshiba chip unit

May 22, 21:51

Phison Electronics originally planned to invest US$500 million in Toshiba's memory chip unit, but the plan has been postponed as Toshiba decided to sell more of the business' stake,...

Robust chip demand from China smartphone firms to boost revenues at IC distributors

May 22, 21:49

Taiwan-based IC distributors including WPG, WT Microelectronics, Supreme Electronics, Coasia Microelectronics and Sunnic Technology & Merchandise, Audix and Edom Technology will...

China expanding bike-sharing market to boost IoT chip demand, says MediaTek

May 22, 15:11

China's bicycle-sharing market has been expanding, which will boost demand for IoT chips, according to MediaTek corporate VP JC Hsu. The bike-sharing market in China has already far...

ALi completes share repurchase

Stockwatch - May 22, 10:39

Set-top box (STB) solution provider ALi has repurchased about NT$46.95 million (US$1.56 million) worth, or 3.1 million units, of its common shares from the open market, according...

China market: MediaTek facing keen competition in IoT sector

May 19, 14:58

In addition to facing keen competition from Qualcomm and Spreadtrum Communications in the smartphone solution market in China, MediaTek is also facing increasing challenge from Huawei...

MediaTek launches chipset supporting Google Assistant and Android Things

May 18, 21:47

MediaTek has introduced its newest full-featured chipset - MT8516 - designed to enable Voice Assistant Devices (VADs) and smart speakers, including the Google Assistant. MediaTek...

Oppo, Vivo to adopt MediaTek Helio P30 chips in new smartphones

May 18, 21:36

Oppo and Vivo have both decided to use MediaTek's Helio P30 series chips in their upcoming models slated for launch in the second half of 2017 - an encouraging sign for the mobile...

MediaTek reportedly to roll out 12nm P30 mobile SoC

May 18, 10:28

MediaTek plans to roll out a new Helio P30 series later in 2017, according to Taiwan's media reports. The chips designed for mid-range smartphones will be built by Taiwan Semiconductor...

eMemory announces security IP for IoT applications

May 17, 21:46

As Physical Unclonable Functions (PUFs) have become an increasingly popular security technology, eMemory has announced the launch of NeoPUF, which the company claims is a game-changing...

Qualcomm files breach of contract complaint against Apple manufacturers for non-payment of royalties

May 17, 21:40

Qualcomm has filed a complaint in the US District Court for the Southern District of California against FIH Mobile and Hon Hai Precision Industry (together known as Foxconn), Pegatron,...

Sensor and actuator sales take off as price erosion eases

May 17, 15:03

After several years of low and inconsistent growth rates primarily because of intense pricing pressure, the market for semiconductor sensors and actuators finally caught fire in 2016...

Huawei to ramp up shipments of NB-IoT chips

May 17, 12:11

Huawei will begin volume shipments of its NB-IoT (NarrowBand IoT) chip, the Boudica 120, in June, according to Jiang Wancheng, vice president of marketing and solutions department...

Worldwide semiconductor revenues grow 2.6% in 2016, says Gartner

May 16, 22:29

Worldwide semiconductor revenues totaled US$343.5 billion in 2016, a 2.6% increase from 2015 revenues of US$334.9 billion, according to final results calculated by Gartner.

Taiwan IC vendors see orders rebounding

May 16, 16:10

Taiwan-based IC vendors have seen a rebound in orders from China's smartphone sector and expect the sales momentum to continue to the third quarter, according to industry sources.

ARM to enhance investments in China, says report

Newswatch - May 16, 14:06

ARM and China-based Hopu-ARM Innovation Fund have signed a MOU for the establishment of a joint venture in Shenzhen to develop intellectual property products for IC designs, according...

TSMC capacity utilization ramping up

May 16, 11:18

Taiwan Semiconductor Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC), which had disappointing sales results in April, has seen its capacity utilization soar in May, according to industry...

Rafael Micro gross margin hits 49% in 1Q17

May 15, 22:03

Broadband RF IC design house Rafael Microelectronics saw its gross margin hit 49.4% in the first quarter of 2017, thanks to rising shipments of its high-margin silicon tuners and...

Digitimes Research: China smartphone-use AP shipments to grow over 10% sequentially in 2Q17

May 15, 15:31

Shipments of smartphone-use application processors (APs) in the China market are expected to grow 10.5% on quarter but decline 10.8% on year to 129.85 million units in the second...

CMOS sensor maker Pixart reports strong earnings for 1Q17

Newswatch - May 15, 14:49

CMOS image sensor maker Pixart Image saw its net profit expand 22.4% on quarter and 230% on year to NT$82 million (US$2.72 million) in the first quarter of 2017.

Weltrend 1Q17 profits fall

Stockwatch - May 12, 14:44

IC design house Weltrend Semiconductor has reported net profits for the first quarter of 2017 fell 77.5% from a year earlier to NT$39.5 billion (US$1.31 billion). EPS for the quarter...

Phison posts NT$6.50 EPS for 1Q17

May 12, 12:14

Memory device controller supplier Phison Electronics has reported net profits increased 38% from a year earlier to NT$1.28 billion (US$42.4 million) in the first quarter of 2017,...

WT Micro expects to post 24-31% revenue growth in 2Q17

May 12, 10:27

IC distributor WT Microelectronics expects to post revenues of between NT$37.5 billion (US$1.24 billion) and NT$39.5 billion for the second quarter of 2017, up 24-31% on year, with...

On-Bright reports increased revenues for April

Newswatch - May 11, 15:48

Power management (PWM) IC vendor On-Bright Electronics saw its revenues expand 31.5% on month and 8.1% on year to NT$336 million (US$11.11 million) in April. Year-to-date revenues...

Novatek reports decreased earnings for 1Q17

Newswatch - May 11, 15:41

LCD driver IC vendor Novatek Microelectronics has reported net profits of NT$929 million (US$30.71 million) for the first quarter of 2017, down 26.04% on quarter and 23.94% on year...

CMOS sensor distributor Sunnic to see revenues hit highs in May-June

May 11, 15:17

CMOS image sensor distributor Sunnic Technology & Merchandise is expected to see its revenues continue hit highs in May and June thanks to increasing demand for the sensor products...

TSMC obtains 12nm chip orders from fabless firms

May 11, 11:59

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has secured 12nm chip orders from Nvidia, MediaTek, Silicon Motion Technology and HiSilicon for the fabless firms' different chip...

Taiwan IC distributors April revenues decrease

May 10, 19:41

Taiwan-based IC distributors WPG Holdings, WT Microelectronics and Edom Technology have reported sequential decreases in April revenues of 10.4%, 4.4% and 14.9%, respectively.

Qualcomm ramping up shipments of mid-tier smartphone CPUs

May 10, 15:25

Qualcomm is expected to ramp up shipments of its Snapdragon 660 and Snapdragon 630 CPUs for the mid-tier smartphone segment, putting more pressure on Taiwan-based smartphone AP provider...

Novatek expects to post 5-9% revenue growth in 2Q17

May 9, 19:06

IC design house Novatek Microelectronic expects to post revenues of between NT$11.5 billion (US$379.8 million) and NT$11.9 billion for the second quarter of 2017 representing a sequential...

Infineon rides automotive wave into top-10 semi supplier ranking, IC Insights says

May 9, 14:57

IC Insights has released its list of the world's top-10 semiconductor sales leaders excluding pure-play foundries in the first quarter of 2017. In total, the top-10 semiconductor...

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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.

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    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.

Global notebook shipment forecast, 2017 and beyond
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