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Faraday optimistic about 28nm chip demand

Nov 3, 15:46

Taiwan-based Faraday Technology, a fabless ASIC service and silicon IP provider, has expressed optimism about 28nm chip demand and expects revenues generated from 28nm chip orders...

Supreme Electronics to tap China smart pallet market

Nov 3, 15:08

Taiwan-based Supreme Electronics, now the largest distribution agent of Samsung's semiconductor products across the Taiwan Strait, is stepping up its transformation into a system...

Supreme Electronics, CMIC to jointly tap smart-pallet market in China

China semiconductor players urged to take high ground in technology development

Nov 3, 14:58

China semiconductor players must strive hard to take the high ground in the development of advanced process technologies, high-value-added chips, and semiconductor and automation...

Fu Cheng, vice president of Zhaoxin Semiconductor

Gowin, TSMC team up for 28nm FPGA chips

Nov 3, 11:52

China-based Gowin Semiconductor has announced the development of its first 28nm FPGA product, the GW3AT-100, fabricated by Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC).

Qualcomm revenues, profits fall in fiscal 2017

Nov 3, 11:25

Qualcomm has announced operating income of US$2.6 billion on revenues of US$22.3 billion in its fiscal year ended September 24, 2017, which represented on-year decreases of 60% in...

Supplies of mature IC parts to remain tight in 2018, say sources

Nov 2, 15:03

The supply of some IC parts and components, including wafers, passive components, and DRAM, MOSFET and NOR flash chips, will remain tight in 2018 due to the absence of capacity ramps...

eMemory unveils auto-grade EEPROM IP

Nov 1, 22:19

Silicon IP provider eMemory has expanded its high-endurance NVM (non-volatile memory) offerings with an upgraded EEPROM (electrically-erasable programmable read only memory) which...

FocalTech pre-tax profits soar in 3Q17

Nov 1, 14:05

Touchscreen and LCD driver solution provider FocalTech Systems saw its pre-tax profits soar 328% sequentially to NT$151 million (US$5 million) in the third quarter of 2017. Pre-tax...

MediaTek posts profit and gross margin growth in 3Q17

Nov 1, 13:56

MediaTek saw its gross margin rise to 36.4% in the third quarter from 35% in the second, while net profits soared 129% sequentially to NT$5.06 billion (US$167.8 million).

Global semiconductor industry posts highest-ever quarterly sales, says SIA

Nov 1, 13:52

Worldwide sales of semiconductors reached US$107.9 billion in the third quarter of 2017, marking the industry's highest-ever quarterly sales and an increase of 10.2% compared to the...

Hua Hong Semi, SinoMCU jointly develop 95nm MCUs

Nov 1, 13:44

Hua Hong Semiconductor and Shanghai SinoMCU Microelectronics have successfully verified and are ready for volume production of a 95nm MCU based on eMemory Technology's OTP (One-Time...

Holtek to ship one million wireless charging MCUs in 2017

Oct 31, 15:58

MCU and consumer IC firm Holtek Semiconductor expects its shipments of MCUs for wireless charging applications to reach one million units in 2017 driving up its revenues and profits...

Qualcomm small cell chips only choice for Taiwan: Q&A with DoIT chief Lo Ta-sheng

Oct 31, 15:26

The announcement by Taiwan's Fair Trade Commission (FTC) in mid-October to impose an antitrust fine of NT$23.4 billion (US$775.8 million) on Qualcomm for its allegedly unfair royalty...

Lo Ta-sheng, general director, DoIT, MOEA

Lead time for MOSFET chips extends

Oct 30, 12:16

Major MOSFET suppliers have extended delivery lead times to 13-18 weeks from 8-12 weeks as the supply of MOSFET chips has become tighter on rising demand for electric cars, according...

Silicon Motion SSD solutions sales hike 50% in 3Q17

Oct 30, 11:08

NAND flash device controller supplier Silicon Motion Technology saw sales of its enterprise and industrial SSD solutions increase approximately 50% sequentially in the third quarter,...

China firms to expand global presence in entry-level FPGA market

Oct 27, 16:02

China-based FPGA chip suppliers including Shanghai Anlogic Information Technology, Shenzhen Pango Microsystems, Gowin Semiconductor, Xian Intelligence Silicon Tech and AGM Microelectronics...

Semiconductor firms eye edge-computing opportunities

Oct 26, 14:37

With edge computing promising to become an important part of cloud systems, Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) is eyeing the market opportunities with its advanced...

Qualcomm exerts pressure on Taiwan over antitrust fine

Oct 26, 14:30

Qualcomm appeared to have mounted pressure on Taiwan against a NT$23.4 billion (US$774 million) antitrust fine imposed by its Fair Trade Commission (FTC) for the company's allegedly...

Qualcomm CEO Steve Mollenkopf

NXP, Metanoia collaborate on broadband access solutions

Oct 26, 12:21

NXP Semiconductors and Metanoia Communications have announced that Metanoia's proven ADSL2/2+, VDSL2 and G.fast (referred to collectively as xDSL) technology will be demonstrated...

ARM pledges cooperation with Taiwan firms in AI, IoT applications

Oct 25, 19:57

ARM has signed a letter of investment intent with Taiwan's Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA), pledging to join the country's Asia Silicon Valley Development Plan through its global...

Taiwan analog IC firms to enjoy strong 4Q17

Oct 25, 13:33

Taiwan-based analog IC firms, particularly suppliers of MOSFET chips and fan motor driver ICs, are expected to enjoy a particularly strong fourth quarter of 2017, according to industry...

Audix to ramp up shipments of VCM components

Oct 25, 13:32

IC distributor and component maker Audix will ramp up monthly shipments of its VCM (voice coil motor) components to 50 million units in October and November, according to industry...

Audix enjoys strong VCM demand for smartphone cameras

Realtek 3Q17 profits hit nearly 3-year high

Oct 25, 13:30

Networking IC design specialist Realtek Semiconductor has reported net profits for the third quarter of 2017 hit a nearly 3-year high of NT$1.15 billion (US$38 million). EPS for the...

Apple-TSMC partnership started from home dinner hosted by Morris Chang, says Jeff Williams

Oct 24, 16:11

Though a business partner of Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) for less than 10 years, Apple has become the largest customer of the world's largest foundry house in...

Apple COO Jeff Williams

Sony to expand CIS presence in car electronics market

Oct 24, 15:24

Sony has been strengthening its high-end CMOS image sensor (CIS) development and is looking to expand its presence in the car-use electronics market. The efforts are expected to bear...

Global semiconductor sector to see 4.5-5.5% CAGR in next decade, says Morris Chang

Oct 24, 15:11

The global semiconductor sector will grow 2-3pp more than the global GDP expansion and see a 4.5-5.5% compound annual growth rate (CAGR) in the next 10 years, with Taiwan Semiconductor...

TSMC chairman Morris Chang (far right) and guest speakers at the forum

Qualcomm gains further share of smartphone AP market in 1H17, says Strategy Analytics

Oct 24, 11:43

The global smartphone applications processor (AP) market declined 5% on year to reach US$9.4 billion in the first half of 2017, according to Strategy Analytics. Qualcomm maintained...

Taiwan OSAT firms busy packaging AMD GPUs for new iMacs

Oct 23, 15:42

While Apple has started to release more orders to AMD for high-end GPUs needed for new iMac series since September 2017, Taiwan-based outsourced semiconductor assembly and test (OSAT)...

Taiwan foundries seeing brisk demand from fabless firms

Oct 20, 15:46

Taiwan-based IC foundries including 8-inch ones have seen orders from their local fabless clients grow, which would indicate a particularly strong fourth quarter for Taiwan's IC industry,...

IC Insights raises 2017 IC market forecast to 22% growth

Oct 19, 14:28

IC Insights has raised its IC market growth rate forecast for 2017 to 22%, up 6pp from its previous estimate of 16% growth.

MediaTek to post slight decrease in 4Q17 revenues

Oct 19, 11:37

MediaTek is expected to post a slight sequential decrease in consolidated revenues for the fourth quarter of 2017, with gross margin to stay flat, according to industry sources.

Samsung completes qualification of 8LPP process

Oct 19, 11:21

Samsung Electronics' 8nm FinFET process technology, the 8LPP (Low Power Plus), has been qualified and is ready for production, according to the company.

Goodix obtains fingerprint sensor orders for new Huawei devices

Oct 18, 14:47

Goodix Technology has obtained fingerprint sensor orders from Huawei for the newly-unveiled Mate 10 devices, according to the China-based IC design house.

HiSilicon seeking second-source supplier for 7nm chips

Oct 18, 14:34

HiSilicon Technologies is seeking a second-source supplier for the fabrication of its 7nm chips, with Samsung Electronics, Globalfoundries and Intel striving for orders from the China-based...

SEMI forecasts record silicon wafer shipments

Oct 17, 15:01

Worldwide shipments of polished and epitaxial silicon wafers are forecast to total 11.448 billion square inches in 2017, exceeding the market high set in 2016, according to SEMI.

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  • ST+PWD13F60+

    ST PWD13F60

    STMicroelectronics' PWD13F60 system-in-package (SiP) contains a complete 600V/8A single-phase MOSFET full bridge in a 13mm x 11mm outline, saving bill-of-materials costs and board...

    Photo: Company, Dec 5.

  • Infineon+IRPS5401

    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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