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Automotive Electronics to see strongest growth through 2021, says IC Insights

Nov 17, 15:58

Automotive electronic system sales are forecast to rise by a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 5.4% from 2016 through 2021, which is the highest among six major end-use system...

China IC design revenues to surge 28% to CNY194 billion in 2017

Nov 17, 14:33

The annual revenues of China's IC design industry are estimated to surge 28.15% on year to CNY194.598 billion (US$29.26 billion) in 2017, accounting for more than one third of the...

Austria chipmaker ams partners with China firm to develop 3D sensing camera solutions

Nov 17, 13:17

Austria-based ams and China-based Ningbo Sunny Opotech, an optical image system solution provider, have announced a collaboration to jointly develop and market 3D sensing camera solutions...

More Android smartphone vendors to adopt 3D sensing for new models

Nov 17, 12:03

Android smartphone vendors including Huawei, Oppo and Xiaomi Technology are expected to equip 3D sensing functionality to their new models slated for launch in 2018, according to...

More smartphone vendors are to adopt 3D sensing technology

Anpec expects fan motor drivers to drive 2018 revenue growth

Nov 17, 11:42

Analog IC firm Anpec Electronics expects growing sales of its fan motor driver ICs to be a major revenue growth driver for the company in 2018.

AI to bring opportunities, challenges for Taiwan semiconductor industry

Nov 16, 15:46

Artificial intelligence (AI) will bring huge business opportunities and challenges for Taiwan's semiconductor industry, and the industry will face fierce competition from China, where...

CC Wei, TSIA chairman and TSMC co-CEO

SMIC to start volume production of 14nm FinFET process in 2019

Nov 16, 15:44

Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corp (SMIC), China's largest foundry, will kick off volume production of 14nm FinFET process technology in 2019 and launch its second-generation...

MediaTek touts Helio P in China amid Qualcomm speculation

Nov 16, 15:40

MediaTek is aggressively persuading China smartphone vendors to adopt its Helio P processors to reduce risks of heavy reliance on Qualcomm, whose operations might be affected by Broadcom's...

Next-gen iPad Pro to feature 7nm A11X chip, says report

Nov 16, 15:29

Speculation circulated recently in the chipmaking industry that Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) is gearing up for 7nm chip production for Apple's in-house designed...

Global Unichip tapes out 16nm TCAM compiler

Nov 16, 15:26

Taiwan-based IC design service company Global Unichip has announced a successful TCAM compiler tape-out based on TSMC's 16FFC process technology.

ALi posts another quarter of losses

Nov 16, 11:45

IC design house ALi, which specializes in set-top box (STB) chipset solutions, has reported a seventh consecutive quarterly loss in the third quarter of 2017 in which net losses came...

Samsung overtakes Intel as semiconductor leader in 3Q17, says IHS

Nov 16, 11:29

In the second quarter of 2017, Intel remained the market leader in pure semiconductor revenues, generated by the sale of its own products, according to IHS Markit. But the leadership...

Globalfoundries, Fudan to deliver next generation dual interface smart card

Nov 16, 10:53

Globalfoundries (GF) and Fudan Microelectronics Group have announced they have produced a next generation dual interface CPU card, using GF's 55nm low power extended (55LPx) technology...

Nanjing gaining momentum to become semiconductor hub in China

Nov 15, 14:29

Nanjing is gaining momentum to become a "chip city" in China, as many semiconductor firms have newly announced plans to set up operations in its Jiangbei New Area, including China's...

HiSilicon selects Cadence Tensilica Vision P6 DSP for Kirin 970

Nov 15, 13:52

Cadence Design Systems has announced that HiSilicon, a global fabless semiconductor and IC design company, has selected the Cadence Tensilica Vision P6 DSP for its 10nm Kirin 970...

WPG reports mild on-year increase in October revenues

Nov 14, 15:23

WPG Holdings has reported consolidated revenues of NT$45.533 billion (US$1.51 billion) for October 2017, representing a 11.17% drop on month and 2.8% increase on year.

Synopsys extends help for Taiwan AI development

Nov 14, 14:21

Synopsys has signed a letter-of-intent (LOI) with a Taiwan government-run research lab to form a strategic partnership to help the country develop an artificial intelligence (AI)...

Qualcomm rejects Broadcom acquisition bid

Nov 14, 11:55

Qualcomm has announced that its board of directors has unanimously rejected the unsolicited proposal announced by Broadcom Limited ("Broadcom") on November 6, 2017, saying the bid...

Qualcomm signs purchase MoUs with China smartphone vendors

Nov 13, 14:46

Qualcomm has announced that it has signed three non-binding memoranda of understanding (MoU) wherein Xiaomi Technology, Oppo Mobile Telecommunications and Vivo Communication Technology...

Android camp reportedly seeking to renegotiate royalties with Qualcomm

Nov 13, 14:19

The Android camp could follow the steps of Apple to temporarily suspend royalty payments to Qualcomm aiming to force the US-based chip vendors back to the negotiating table to work...

Qualcomm and Alibaba showcase cloud-to-device integration to help drive LTE IoT in China

Nov 13, 13:43

Qualcomm has announced that its subsidiary, Qualcomm Technologies, and Alibaba have ported Alibaba Cloud Link One to run on the Qualcomm MDM9206 global multi-mode LTE IoT modem. This...

Andes Technology joins Globalfoundries FD-SOI ecosystem

Nov 10, 16:21

Processor IP provider Andes Technology has teamed up with Globalfoundries to provide low-power solutions for the foundry's 22nm FD-SOI process technology to jointly deepen their deployment...

Andes Technology president Frankwell JM Lin (center)

Taiwan IC designers vying for 8-inch foundry supply

Nov 10, 16:14

Taiwan fabless IC firms are aggresively vying to secure capacity at 8-inch foundries to meet increasing orders in 2018, particularly for MCU and MOSFET chips needed to support a variety...

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FocalTech optimistic about TDDI chip demand for all-screen devices in 2018

Nov 10, 10:44

Full in-cell display module makers have been improving yield rates to lower their production costs for all-screen panels, which will see wider adoption by smartphones and tablets...

China AI unicorn Cambricon to launch smart chips using TSMC 16nm process

Nov 9, 15:20

China AI chip unicorn Cambricon Technologies plans to launch MLU machine learning series processor chips for cloud-based applications within the next 18 months, with the chips to...

iPhone X costs Apple US$370 in materials, says IHS Markit

Nov 9, 11:54

Teardown engineers at IHS Markit have completed their preliminary physical dissection of the new Apple iPhone X and found that the model A1865 version of the smartphone with 64GB...

Oppo, Xiaomi to adopt 3D sensors for smartphones in 2018

Nov 9, 11:40

China-based vendors Oppo and Xiaomi Technology will adopt 3D sensing solutions for smartphones to be launched in 2018, with such solutions to be developed by Himax Technologies via...

Egistec 3Q17 profits hike

Nov 9, 11:34

Fingerprint sensor supplier Egis Technology (Egistec) has announced net profits for the third quarter hiked 132% sequentially to NT$174 million (US$5.76 million). EPS for the quarter...

IGBT outlook in China: Q&A with HHGrace executive Jiye Yang

Nov 9, 11:31

Insulated gate bipolar transistor (IGBT) is technologically the most advanced device among power electronics and boasts extensive applications ranging from home-use small electromagnetic...

Jiye Yang, senior director of HHGrace's TD Integration Division I

Spreadtrum chips adopted by Accent for smartphones sold in North Africa

Nov 9, 10:46

Spreadtrum Communications, a China-based fabless chipmaker specializing in mobile SoCs, has announced its solutions have been selected by Accent, an IT brand based in Morocco, for...

Digitimes Research: Global MEMS microphone shipments rising

Nov 8, 21:55

Global MEMS microphone shipments will increase to 4.8 billion units in 2017 from 4.4 billion units in 2016, and the volume will reach over 5.0 billion units in 2018, according to...

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...

MediaTek October revenues fall to 3-month low

Nov 8, 13:55

MediaTek saw its October 2017 revenues fall to a three-month low of NT$21.01 billion (US$696.2 million). The Taiwan-based smartphone SoC specialist's revenues for the month represented...

Elan Microelectronics sees revenues rise 18% in October

Nov 7, 17:40

Elan Microelectronics has reported consolidated revenues of NT$648 million (US$21.47 million) for October 2017, representing a 13.63% drop on month and 18.09% increase on year.

Cambricon aims to take 30% of China AI chip market in 3 years

Nov 7, 15:20

China AI startup Cambricon Technologies aims to capture a 30% share of the China market for AI chips within three years, expecting more than one billion devices to adopt AI processors...

Cambricon co-founder Chen Yunqi
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    Infineon IRPS5401

    Infineon Technologies has launched the IRPS5401, a five-output point of load (POL) digital voltage regulator for FPGAs, ASICs, and other multi-rail power systems. The IRPS5401has...

    Photo: Company, Nov 7.

  • Samsung+ISOCELL+image+sensors

    Samsung ISOCELL image sensors

    Samsung Electronics has introduced two new ISOCELL image sensors: 1.28-micrometer 12-megapixel ISOCELL Fast 2L9 with Dual Pixel technology, and ultra-small 0.9-microemter 24-megapixel...

    Photo: Company, Oct 17.

  • TI+DLP+LightCrafter+Display

    TI DLP LightCrafter Display

    Texas Instruments (TI) has developed a new 0.2-inch DLP2000 chipset and US$99 DLP LightCrafter Display 2000 evaluation module (EVM), making it more affordable to leverage DLP technology...

    Photo: Company, Sep 15.

  • Nextchip+Apache4

    Nextchip Apache4

    CEVA, a licensor of signal processing IP for smart connected devices, has announced that Nextchip, a fabless company specializing in embedded vision applications for ADAS systems,...

    Photo: Company, Sep 15.

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    IFA 2017: Huawei Kirin 970

    Huawei has launched the Kirin 970 at IFA 2017 in Berlin, a chip that combines the power of the cloud with the speed and responsiveness of native AI processing, according to the company...

    Photo: Company, Sep 4.

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Global AP demand forecast, 2017-2020

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Global notebook shipment forecast, 2017 and beyond
  • China AMOLED panel capacity expansion forecast, 2016-2020

    This Digitimes Research Special Report examines the China AMOLED industry, focusing on the expansion capacity of the makers, the current implementation plans of major smartphone vendors in the market and the technological hurdles faced by the China makers.

  • Global AP demand forecast, 2017-2020

    Digitimes Research expects global AP shipments to surpass the 1.9 billion mark in 2017, with smartphones remaining the main application. Qualcomm will be leading the market in 2017, as other players continue playing catch up and scramble for funds to invest in more diverse applications.

  • Global notebook shipment forecast, 2017 and beyond

    This Digitimes Special Report examines key factors in the notebook industry, including products, vendors and ODMs, that will affect total shipments in 2017 and through 2021.