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Taiwan June manufacturing production index down on month, up on year, says MOEA

Jul 25, 10:31

Taiwan recorded a manufacturing production index (2011 as base year) of 108.76 for June 2016, decreasing 0.46% on month but increasing 1.58% on year, according to statistics released...

Ardentec to buy 75% stake in Giga

Jul 25, 10:28

Semiconductor wafer testing service provider Ardentec has agreed to acquire up to 75% of its Taiwan-based firm Giga Solution Tech for NT$24 (US$0.75) per share, or a total of about...

Gudeng lands wafer carrier orders from SMIC, says paper

Newswatch - Jul 22, 16:06

Taiwan-based Gudeng Precision Industrial, a semiconductor front-end equipment manufacturer mainly specializing in mask solution products, has obtained wafer carrier orders from China-based...

Sensor sales keep hitting new records but price erosion curbs growth, says IC Insights

Jul 22, 15:10

Despite strong double-digit percentage increases in annual unit shipments, semiconductor sensor sales growth has become uncharacteristically lethargic because of steep price erosion...

Fab tool book-to-bill slips

Jul 22, 14:41

North America-based manufacturers of semiconductor equipment posted a book-to-bill ratio of 1.00 in June, down from 1.09 in May, according to SEMI.

Taiwan June unemployment rate up, says DGBAS

Jul 22, 10:57

Taiwan had 459,000 jobless citizens in June 2016, equivalent to an unemployment rate of 3.92%, up 0.08pp on month and 0.21pp on year, according to statistics released by the Directorate-General...

Micron to acquire Cando plant

Jul 21, 22:11

Micron Technology plans to buy touch panel maker Cando's plant in central Taiwan, which will be operated by Powertech Technology (PTI) to provide the US memory vendor packaging and...

Worldwide semiconductor capital spending to drop 0.7% in 2016, says Gartner

Jul 21, 21:12

Worldwide semiconductor capital spending is projected to decrease 0.7% to US$64.3 billion in 2016, according to Gartner. This is up from the estimated 2% decline in Gartner's previous...

Taiwan attracts foreign direct investment of over US$5.5 billion in January-June, says MOEA

Jul 21, 12:31

Taiwan's Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) approved 1,625 foreign direct investment projects (except from China) with a total value of US$5.503 billion in January-June 2016, respectively...

STATS ChipPAC performing below expectations, says report

Jul 21, 12:20

The performance of STATS ChipPAC still has been lower than expected in recent quarters following its acquisition by China-based Jiangsu Changjiang Electronics Technology for US$780...

ASML expects to post record sales for 2016

Jul 21, 12:13

Lithography equipment supplier ASML expects to post record sales for 2016. "The ultimate level will depend on the timing of our EUV revenue recognition and the size of the combined...

TSMC spends NT$2.2 billion on equipment

Stockwatch - Jul 21, 12:09

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) spent a total of NT$2.19 billion (US$68.2 million) on machinery equipment from Applied Materials, Daifuku, Entegris and Kashiyama,...

Taiwan June export order value up on month, down on year, says MOEA

Jul 20, 21:01

Taiwan received export orders worth US$35.70 billion in total in June 2016, increasing 5.9% on month but decreasing 2.4% on year, according to statistics released by the Ministry...

Commentary: ARM a must for SoftBank in paradigm shift

Jul 20, 12:46

SoftBank's decision to buy out ARM for GBP24.3 billion (US$32.2 billion) not only highlights the ruthless investment style of SoftBank's chairman and CEO Masayoshi Son, but also indicates...

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Certification service provider IST nets NT$3.31 per share for 1H16

Stockwatch - Jul 20, 12:22

Taiwan-based Integrated Service Technology (IST) has reported net profits of NT$167 million (US$5.21 million) for the first half of 2016 with EPS reaching NT$3.31.

TSMC says no impact from SoftBank ARM acquisition

Jul 19, 21:29

SoftBank's acquisition of ARM announced recently will have no impact on TSMC's ongoing collaboration with ARM, according to the Taiwan-based foundry. TSMC added it expects to further...

TSMC secures exclusive orders for Apple A11 chip, says report

Newswatch - Jul 18, 15:06

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has obtained all of Apple's A11 chip orders, according to a recent Chinese-language Economic Daily News (EDN) report.

TSMC expects record 3Q16 revenues

Jul 15, 11:01

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) expects to report record revenues of between NT$254 billion (US$7.95 billion) and NT$257 billion for the third quarter of 2016, which...

Lora Ho, CFO of TSMC

TSMC 2Q16 profits fall 8.7% despite revenue growth

Jul 14, 14:32

Pure-play foundry Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) saw its net profits decrease 8.7% from a year earlier in the second quarter of 2016 though revenues for the quarter...

GlobalWafers revenues to grow 5-8% on quarter in 3Q16, says paper

Newswatch - Jul 14, 11:48

Silicon wafer maker GlobalWafers is expected to see its revenues grow 5-8% sequentially in the third quarter of 2016, buoyed by strong demand for 6- and 8-inch silicon wafers, according...

China IC foundry capacity growing fast, says SEMI

Jul 14, 09:56

Among all regions, China has the world's second-largest foundry capacity and is the fastest growing market, according to a recent SEMI report.

Intel certifies Cadence implementation and signoff tools for 10nm tri-gate process

Jul 13, 22:15

Cadence Design Systems has announced that its implementation and signoff tools have been certified on the Intel third-generation 10nm tri-gate process for customers of Intel Custom...

Semi equipment maker UIS reports strong sales for 2Q16

Newswatch - Jul 13, 22:11

Cleanroom equipment provider United Integrated Services (UIS) has reported revenues of NT$1.245 billion (US$38.71 million) for June, decreasing 15.9% from the previous month. But...

Chip equipment spending to stay flat in 2016, says SEMI

Jul 13, 14:17

The worldwide semiconductor equipment market will register about flat growth in 2016, but is expected to rebound in 2017, according to SEMI.

ARM joins Imec program for 7nm technology and beyond

Jul 13, 11:56

Nanoelectronics research center Imec has announced its strategic partnership with ARM. ARM's involvement with Imec's INSITE program will focus on addressing the impacts of circuit...

TSMC buys equipment for NT$1.7 billion

Stockwatch - Jul 13, 11:55

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) spent a total of NT$1.72 billion (US$53.6 million) on manufacturing and facility equipment from Mirle Automation, Screen Semiconductor...

Inotera buys equipment from Canon

Stockwatch - Jul 13, 11:48

Inotera Memories has announced a purchase of semiconductor equipment from Canon for NT$787 million (US$24.5 million).

Topco Scientific sees June revenues rise on year

Stockwatch - Jul 11, 16:10

Topco Scientific has reported consolidated revenues of NT$1.909 billion (US$59.28 million) for June 2016, representing a 5.17% drop on month and 26% increase on year.

Fujian Jin Hua to break ground for new DRAM fab in mid-July, say reports

Jul 11, 16:00

Fujian Jin Hua Integrated Circuit will break ground for a new 12-inch wafer fab on July 16, according to media reports in China. The facility will be engaged in the manufacture of...

TSMC 2Q16 revenues beat guidance

Jul 11, 14:56

Consolidated revenues at Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) totaled NT$221.81 billion (US$6.89 billion) in the second quarter of 2016 beating the company's guidance...

Certification service provider IST looks to auto, IoT for 2H16 growth

Jul 11, 14:35

Taiwan-based Integrated Service Technology (IST), which offers full-scope verification and analysis services to the IC engineering industry with customers covering the whole spectrum...

Chipbond June revenues hit 10-month high

Jul 11, 14:07

LCD driver IC packaging specialist Chipbond Technology saw its June revenues climb to a 10-month high of NT$1.42 billion (US$44 million).

Taiwan June export value down on month, year

Jul 11, 12:03

Taiwan recorded total export value of US$22.89 billion for June 2016, decreasing 2.8% on month and 2.1% on year, while the corresponding total import value of US$19.31 billion fell...

SAS June revenues hit record

Jul 11, 10:56

Solar-grade crystalline silicon wafer maker Sino-American Silicon Products (SAS) posted consolidated revenues of NT$2.765 billion (US$85.3 million) for June, an historic high, with...

Global 2016 semiconductor market to fall 1%, says IC Insights

Jul 11, 10:45

The weak global economy and poor DRAM market conditions have prompted IC Insights to lower its semiconductor market growth forecast for 2016 to negative 1%, according to the market...

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