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Novatek February revenues up 8% on year

Mar 8, 10:59

LCD driver IC design specialist Novatek Microelectronic has reported consolidated revenues of NT$3.36 billion (US$108.6 million) for February 2017, up about 8% on year but down nearly...

MediaTek February revenues fall to 12-month low

Mar 7, 21:01

MediaTek's consolidated revenues fell to a 12-month low of NT$16.95 billion (US$547.2 million) in February 2017.

Taiwan IC design service and IP providers seeing robust 10nm, 16nm chip demand in China

Mar 7, 20:52

Taiwan-based IC design service companies and silicon IP providers have recently enjoyed a ramp-up of demand for 10nm and 16nm products from their China-based customers, according...

Elan revenues up over 37% on year in February

Stockwatch - Mar 7, 16:13

Elan Microelectronics has reported consolidated revenues of NT$486 million (US$15.74 million) for February 2017, representing a 6.61% drop on month and 37.63% increase on year.

Global January semiconductor sales rise 14%, says SIA

Mar 7, 15:36

Worldwide sales of semiconductors reached US$30.6 billion for the month of January 2017, an increase of 13.9% compared to the January 2016 total of US$26.9 billion, according to the...

Realtek reports on-year increase for February revenues

Stockwatch - Mar 6, 16:23

Realtek Semiconductor has reported consolidated revenues of NT$3.047 billion (US$98.35 million) for February 2017, representing a 13.35% drop on month and 33.11% increase on year.

Testing solution provider CHPT February revenues up 68% on year

Newswatch - Mar 6, 14:02

IC testing solution provider Chunghwa Precision Test Technology (CHPT) has reported revenues of NT$262 million (US$8.446 million) for February, up 1.9% on month and 68% on year.

FocalTech obtains new integrated driver controllers for smartphones, says report

Newswatch - Mar 6, 10:46

FocalTech Systems has landed integrated driver controller orders for a number of new smartphones slated for launch in 2017, according to a report by Taiwan's Central News Agency...

China market: Xiaomi mobile SoC to heat up competition in AP market

Mar 3, 13:50

While the performance and market acceptance of Xiaomi's recently released Surge S1 application processor still remains to be seen, the roll-out of the Surge S1 will certainly heat...

Apple redesigns fingerprint ID solution for OLED iPhone, say sources

Mar 3, 11:15

Apple has selected neither Synaptics' Natural ID touch fingerprint sensor nor Qualcomm's Sense ID fingerprint technology for its new OLED iPhones, and decided to use its own Authentec...

China-based Meizu may switch mobile AP orders to MediaTek from Samsung, says report

Mar 2, 15:42

China-based smartphone vendor Meizu reportedly plans to purchase mobile application processors from MediaTek for its upcoming high-end M Pro 7 smartphone instead of buying Exynos...

Foundry 10nm yield rates still unsatisfactory

Mar 2, 14:26

Unsatisfactory yield rates for foundries' 10nm FinFET technologies have pushed back smartphone SoC suppliers' schedules to ship their next-generation products, according to industry...

China market: Xiaomi unveils Surge S1 mobile chip

Newswatch - Mar 1, 12:25

Xiaomi Technology has unveiled its first in-house developed smartphone solution, dubbed Surge S1, making it the second smartphone vendor to roll out its own mobile chips after Huaw...

MediaTek rolls out 10nm mobile chips

Mar 1, 11:00

MediaTek has announced the commercial availability of its Helio X30 system-on-chip (SoC) designed for high-end smartphones. Mass production for the SoC has kicked off, said the company,...

Qualcomm makes splash with VR announcements

Feb 24, 17:01

Qualcomm has made several announcements in the virtual reality (VR) space including introducing a new virtual reality development kit (VRDK) for the Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 mobile...

Qualcomm share of China AP market to hit 30% for first time since 2012

Feb 24, 16:37

Although the first quarter is the slow season in the China application processor (AP) market, Qualcomm is expected to continue outperforming its competitors and further increase its...

WPG expects sales to recover starting 2Q17

Feb 23, 22:26

IC distributor WPG expects revenues to hit the lowest levels for 2017 in the first quarter, and start to pick up in the second quarter.

MediaTek gross margin unlikely to recover

Feb 23, 14:56

MediaTek is unlikely to see its gross margin return to 40% in 2017 due to a combination of negative factors, such as a slowdown in smartphone market growth and limited potential profitability...

GPU shipments total 100 million in 4Q16, says John Peddie

Feb 23, 12:26

Global demand for GPUs increased in the fourth quarter of 2016 on a sequential basis, continuing a rising trend despite continuing lower sales for PCs.

Samsung launches 10nm Exynos 9-series processor

Feb 23, 11:29

Samsung Electronics has announced the launch of its latest premium application processor (AP), the Exynos 9 Series 8895. This is Samsung's first processor chipset built using 10nm...

Elan expects to post 6-9% decrease in 1Q17 revenues

Feb 23, 11:26

IC design house Elan Microelectronics, which specializes in touchscreen controller chips, expects its first-quarter 2017 revenues to decrease 6-9% sequentially, due to a seasonal...

MediaTek-Richtek deal probed for possible insider trading

Feb 23, 10:25

Taiwan authorities are investigating possible insider trading linked to MediaTek's 2015 acquisition of Richtek Technology.

Qualcomm, ZTE and China Mobile to collaborate on 5G NR trials at 3.5 GHz

Feb 22, 16:35

Qualcomm, ZTE, and China Mobile have announced plans to conduct interoperability testing and over-the-air field trials based on the 5G New Radio (NR) specifications being developed...

Qualcomm begins comeback fight against Korean FTC

Feb 22, 16:22

Qualcomm has petitioned the Seoul Central District Court to not implement fines totaling SKW1.03 trillion (US$865 million) levied by the Korea Fair Trade Commission (KFTC).

WPG adjusts distribution channnel for TI products

Feb 22, 13:57

IC distributor WPG has announced its subsidiary Yosun Industrial will transfer all its Texas Instruments (TI) products to World Peace Industrial (WPI), another wholly-owned subsidiary...

Xiaomi likely to unveil in-house developed CPUs on February 28

Feb 21, 18:59

Xiaomi Technology has sent out invitations for a product event to be held on February 28, during which the vendor is expected to unveil its in-house developed Pinecone CPUs and an...

Taiwan IC production value to rise 5.8% in 2017, say TSIA and IEK

Feb 21, 15:34

The production value of Taiwan's IC industry, consisting of designers, manufacturers, packaging and testing houses, will increase 5.8% in 2017 reaching NT$2,591.6 billion (US$84.1...

Taiwan consumer IC firms revenues to pick up in March

Feb 21, 15:08

Taiwan-based MCU and consumer IC design houses have recently seen customer orders pick up, and are expected to see their revenues start to rise in March, according to industry sour...

Taiwan MCU and consumer IC suppliers set to enjoy revenue growth starting March

Smartphones to remain largest AP application through 2020, says Digitimes Research

Feb 20, 22:32

Smartphones will remain the largest market for application processors (AP) through 2020, accounting for over 80% of all APs shipped annually during the period, according to Digitimes...

Taiwan IC production value rises 8.2% in 2016, say TSIA and IEK

Feb 20, 15:40

Taiwan's IC industry, consisting of designers, manufacturers, packaging and testing houses, generated production value of NT$2,449.3 billion (US$79.5 billion) in 2016, increasing...

GMT expects revenues to drop 3-9% in 1Q17

Feb 18, 13:38

Taiwan-based fabless firm Global Mixed-mode Technology (GMT) expects to post a revenue decrease of 3-9% sequentially in the first quarter of 2017. Revenues for all of the year will...

Eight-inch fabs operating at full capacity

Feb 18, 11:08

Eight-inch wafer fabs in China and Taiwan are running at full capacity driven by brisk demand for smartphone-use ICs including fingerprint-recognition sensors, LCD driver ICs and...

UltraChip posts 2016 EPS of NT$2.28

Feb 18, 11:05

Taiwan-based fabless IC firm UltraChip saw its net profits reach a 12-year high of NT$141 million (US$4.57 million) in 2016. EPS for the year came to NT$2.28.

Leadtek Research steps into health care devices

Feb 18, 11:01

Graphics cards vendor Leadtek Research has extended production to health care devices and won adoption of DxPatch, a wearable device to record electrocardiograms, phonocardiograms,...

Digitimes Research: China smartphone AP shipments to fall 16% in 1Q17

Feb 17, 15:59

Shipments of smartphone-use application processors in China are expected to decline 15.9% sequentially to 145 million units in the first quarter of 2017, according to Digitimes Research...

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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.

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    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.

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