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Macroblock 2016 EPS to reach NT$6.50-7

Dec 9, 11:07

LED driver IC supplier Macroblock is expected to see its EPS for 2016 reach between NT$6.50 (US$0.21) and NT$7, according to market sources. The company's EPS for the first three...

Analog, LCD driver IC firms seeing orders slow down

Dec 8, 15:18

Taiwan-based analog and LCD driver IC design specialists have seen their customers, mainly China-based ones, slow down their pace of orders which could result in lower revenues for...

Chip orders for entry-level smartphones going down

Dec 8, 15:14

Chip orders for entry-level 4G phones and 3G devices have been falling recently, according to industry sources.

Qualcomm begins commercial sampling of 10nm server chips

Dec 8, 10:47

Qualcomm, through subsidiary Qualcomm Datacenter Technologies, has announced commercial sampling of 10nm server processors. The Qualcomm Centriq 2400 series has up to 48-cores, and...

Imec demos vertically stacked GAA silicon nanowire CMOS transistors

Dec 7, 22:17

Nanoelectronics research center imec has reported for the first time the CMOS integration of vertically stacked gate-all-around (GAA) silicon nanowire MOSFETs. Key in the integration...

MediaTek November revenues hit 7-month low

Dec 7, 22:03

MediaTek has reported consolidated revenues of NT$23.52 billion (US$739.9 million) for November 2016, down 1.2% sequentially but up 12.2% on year. The figures were the company's lowest...

Parade reports increased revenues for November

Newswatch - Dec 7, 21:59

Mixed-signal IC vendor Parade Technologies has reported revenues of NT$852 million (US$26.84 million) for November, up 6.6% on month and 17.3% on year. Accumulated 2016 revenues through...

BMC chip vendor Aspeed November revenues hit record high

Newswatch - Dec 7, 21:57

Baseboard management controller (BMC) chipset provider Aspeed Technology saw its consolidated revenues grow 5.72% on month and 60.29% on year to a record high of NT$137 million (US$4.316...

EETI November revenues hit 37-month high

Dec 7, 15:09

Touchscreen controller IC supplier Egalax-empia Technology (EETI) saw its November 2016 revenues climb to a 37-month high of NT$123 million (US$3.9 million).

Novatek sees November revenues down slightly

Newswatch - Dec 7, 14:02

LCD driver IC vendor Novatek Microelectronics has announced consolidated revenues of NT$3.63 billion (US$113.62 million) for November, down 6.05% on month and 13.65% on year.

Top-5 semiconductor vendors to hold a combined 41% market share in 2016, says IC Insights

Dec 7, 13:53

Vigorous M&A activity in 2015 and 2016 has reshaped the landscape of the semiconductor industry, with the top companies now controlling a much greater percentage of market share,...

Chip demand for iPads slows

Dec 6, 21:14

Chip demand for Apple's iPad devices has been slow according to supply-chain sources. Shipments of the iPad-series for 2016 could reach just 40 million units or even below the mark,...

Global October chip sales increase, says SIA

Dec 6, 21:11

Worldwide sales of semiconductors reached US$30.5 billion for the month of October 2016, an increase of 3.4% from the previous month's total of US$29.5 billion and 5.1% higher than...

WT Micro says it is in talks with LeEco on delayed payment

Dec 5, 22:29

Taiwan-based IC distributor WT Microelectronics has indicated it is in talks with LeEco on unpaid accounts receivable, and expects to reach an agreement to collect them from the China-based...

Annual sales worldwide from fabless IC design to grow 3.4% in 2017, says TrendForce

Dec 5, 16:47

Revenues worldwide from fabless IC design for 2016 are estimated at US$77.49 billion, a decline of 3.2% from 2015, according to TrendForce. But strong growth is expected in several...

Microsemi goes open source with FPGA for RISC-V

Dec 5, 16:42

Us-based Microsemi has laid claim to being the first field programmable gate array (FPGA) provider to offer a comprehensive software tool chain and intellectual property (IP) core...

Realtek reports decreased revenues for November

Stockwatch - Dec 5, 16:03

Realtek Semiconductor has reported consolidated revenues of NT$3.343 billion (US$104.38 million) for November 2016, representing a 3.48% drop on month and 0.68% drop on year.

MediaTek expects gross margin to rise in 2017

Dec 1, 22:17

MediaTek expects its revenues to continue on-year growth in 2017, while gross margin will pick up thanks to its expanding business in the 4G-smartphone market.

Falling smartphone IC ASPs discouraging device vendors from developing chips in-house

Dec 1, 15:09

Device vendors including Xiaomi, LG Electronics and Sony have all expressed their intention to develop smartphone chips in-house. Nevertheless, the average selling price for smartphone...

MediaTek enhances deca-core chip lineup

Dec 1, 14:54

MediaTek has announced new additions to its Helio X20 family of high-end mobile processors. The new Helio X23 and X27 offer the next level in user experiences by improving the overall...

IoT and automotive to drive IC market growth through 2020, says IC Insights

Nov 30, 15:06

IC sales for connections to the Internet of Things (IoT) are forecast to grow more than three times faster than total IC revenues during the last half of this decade, according to...

MediaTek to roll out new product line for automotive industry

Nov 29, 13:37

MediaTek has announced plans to bring holistic, fully integrated system solutions to the automotive industry beginning the first quarter of 2017.

TSMC to post up to 3% sequential drop in 1Q17 revenues

Nov 28, 22:35

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) is expected to post up to a 3% sequential decrease in consolidated revenues in the first quarter of 2017, but will enjoy revenue...

ASE, VisEra obtain packaging orders for under-glass fingerprint sensors from Synaptics, says report

Newswatch - Nov 25, 16:06

Taiwan-based Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) and VisEra Technologies have both landed packaging orders for under-glass fingerprint sensors from Synaptics, according to a...

MediaTek mulling investment in electric car company NextEV

Nov 25, 14:27

MediaTek reportedly intends to invest in electric car company NextEV with an aim to expand its business in the car electronics sector.

Digitimes Research: China mobile AP shipments to rise 11.6% in 4Q16

Nov 23, 22:31

Shipments of mobile application processors for smartphones and tablets in China are expected to grow 11.6% sequentially in the fourth quarter of 2016, thanks mainly to seasonal factors...

Spreadtrum places 40nm chip orders with UMC Xiamen fab

Nov 23, 15:50

Spreadtrum Communications has placed 40nm chip orders with United Microelectronics' (UMC) recently-opened 12-inch wafer fab in Xiamen, China, according to industry sources.

Silicon Motion announces SD 5.1 controller solution

Nov 23, 13:47

Silicon Motion Technology has announced that its flagship SM2703 SD controller now supports random read/write performance of up to 2000/800 IOPS to meet the A1 (Application Performance...

China firms headhunting talent from Taiwan fabless and DRAM companies

Nov 22, 15:35

China's emerging memory companies have been aggressively headhunting talent from Taiwan-based fabless and DRAM firms, according to industry sources.

GigaDevice to merge with ISSI, say sources

Nov 22, 10:56

Trading in GigaDevice Semiconductor has been suspended on the Shanghai Stock Exchange (SSE), paving the way for the NOR flash specialist to obtain shares of Integrated Silicon Solution...

Market for 10nm mobile chips to heat up in 2017

Nov 22, 10:54

Qualcomm, Samsung Electronics, MediaTek, Apple and Spreadtrum Communications are gearing up to roll out their 10nm mobile chips which will be shipped in smartphones during 2017.

MediaTek intros technology enabling 4K video streaming

Nov 21, 22:59

MediaTek has announced the launch of its UltraCast technology, a chipset-enabled streaming technology enabling users to enjoy 4K video content generated by their smartphones and stream...

Phison Jan-Oct pre-tax profits approach almost 2015 level

Stockwatch - Nov 21, 22:52

Phison Electronics' pre-tax profits totaled NT$4.42 billion (US$138.6 million) in the first 10 months of 2016, approaching nearly the NT$4.47 billion reported for all of 2015, according...

Macroblock revenues and profits rise in 1Q-3Q16

Nov 21, 15:04

LED driver IC supplier Macroblock has reported revenues for the first three quarters of 2016 increased 24.7% from a year earlier to NT$1.88 billion (US$58.7 million), while net profits...

Qualcomm, Samsung collaborate on 10nm for Snapdragon 835 mobile chips

Nov 18, 15:41

Qualcomm and Samsung Electronics have extended their tie to manufacture Qualcomm's Snapdragon 835 mobile chips with Samsung's 10nm FinFET process technology, according to the compa...

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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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