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HMI shareholders approve 2015 dividend of NT$16

Jun 8, 14:03

Shareholders of Hermes Microvision (HMI), which provides electron beam (e-beam) inspection tools and solutions for the production of semiconductors, have approved the distribution...

Global semiconductor sales decrease in April, says SIA

Jun 8, 14:01

The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) has announced worldwide sales of semiconductors reached US$25.8 billion for the month of April 2016, a decrease of 1.0% from last month's...

Taiwan May CPI down on month, up on year, says DGBAS

Jun 8, 10:01

Taiwan's May 2016 consumer price index (CPI) of 104.42 (2011 as base year) decreased 0.37% on month but increased 1.24% on year, while the corresponding wholesale price index (WPI)...

ASE May revenues fall on year

Jun 7, 22:24

Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) has reported consolidated revenues of NT$20.6 billion (US$638.8 million) for May 2016, up 1.9% sequentially but down 11.8% on year.

Taiwan May export value up on month, down on year

Jun 7, 22:16

Taiwan recorded total export value of US$23.54 billion for May 2016, increasing 5.8% on month but decreasing 9.6% on year, while the corresponding total import value of US$20.04 billion...

TSMC chairman optimistic about ASE-SPIL merger

Jun 7, 22:06

Morris Chang, founder and chairman of pure-play foundry Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC), said at a recent company event that he is happy to see the merger deal reached...

Global 1Q16 semiconductor equipment billings fall 13%, says SEMI

Jun 7, 16:05

Worldwide semiconductor manufacturing equipment billings reached US$8.3 billion in the first quarter of 2016, according to SEMI. The billings figure is 3% higher than the prior quarter,...

TSMC to outgrow global chip industry in 2016, says chairman

Jun 7, 15:52

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) will manage to post revenue and profit growth in 2016 despite unfavorable market conditions during the year, according to company...

SPIL reports increased May revenues

Jun 7, 11:47

Siliconware Precision Industries (SPIL) has reported consolidated revenues of NT$7.46 billion (US$231 million) for May 2016, up 9.3% sequentially and 0.7% on year.

MediaTek chip shortage to ease in 3Q16

Jun 7, 11:45

The ongoing tight supply of MediaTek's major 4-in-1 connectivity chip series for use in entry-level and mid-range smartphone solutions is expected to ease completely in the third...

PTI May revenues increase

Jun 7, 11:43

Packaging and testing company Powertech Technology (PTI) has reported consolidated revenues of NT$3.8 billion (US$117.6 million) for May 2016, up 5.2% sequentially and 10.7% on yea...

KYEC May revenues hit record for 3rd straight month

Jun 6, 14:41

IC testing company King Yuan Electronics (KYEC) has reported consolidated revenues of NT$1.71 billion (US$52.6 million) for May 2016, hitting a monthly record for the third consecutive...

TSMC to enjoy full utilization of 16nm capacity through September, says report

Newswatch - Jun 6, 14:28

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) is expected to enjoy full utilization of 16nm process production capacity through September, thanks to robust demand for non-Apple...

TSMC buys equipment from HMI

Stockwatch - Jun 3, 16:07

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has purchased a batch of machinery equipment from Hermes Microvision (HMI), a provider of electron beam (e-beam) inspection tools...

ChipMOS to see revenues grow in 2016, capex to reach NT$3-4 billion

Newswatch - Jun 1, 21:53

LCD driver IC backend service company ChipMOS Technologies expects its sales to grow by a single-digit rate in 2016, with its capex for the year to reach NT$3-4 billion (US$92.04-122.72...

Industrial semiconductor revenues increase in 2015, IHS says

Jun 1, 20:04

Industrial semiconductor revenues rose slightly in 2015 despite weakness in the overall semiconductor industry and, in particular, economic headwinds in China, which is a major global...

Globalfoundries to expand presence in China with 300mm fab

Jun 1, 14:36

Globalfoundries has announced the signing of a memorandum of understanding to drive its next phase of growth in China. Through a joint venture with the government of Chongqing, the...

Long-term strategy pays off as TI maintains analog leadership, says IC Insights

Jun 1, 13:06

Texas Instruments (TI) was again the leading supplier of analog devices in 2015 with US$8.3 billion in sales, with an about 18% market share, according to IC Insights. TI's analog...

Computex 2016: ASE to showcase SiP, MEMS and sensor solutions for smart living applications

May 31, 11:30

Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) has announced that it will showcase system-in-package (SiP), MEMS and sensor technologies through live demonstrations of smart living and...

Powering the cloud: Intel embraces new identity

May 30, 22:09

The next wave of computing is now beginning to define the IT industry, where the boundaries of computing are expanding as billions of smart and connected devices, new data-rich services...

Intel VP and Taiwan country manager Jason Chen

KYEC to post record revenues for 2Q16, says report

May 30, 15:38

IC testing house King Yuan Electronics (KYEC) is expected to report revenues of as high as NT$5 billion (US$153.2 million) for the second quarter of 2016 hitting a company record,...

Chipbond to post higher profits in 2Q16, says report

Stockwatch - May 30, 15:37

LCD driver IC packaging and testing house Chipbond Technology is expected to post higher profits with revenues rising 7-10% sequentially in the second quarter of 2016, according to...

Cadence delivers rapid adoption kit based on 10nm reference flow for new ARM Cortex-A73 CPU and ARM Mali-G71 GPU

May 30, 14:28

Cadence Design Systems has announced the availability of a Rapid Adoption Kit (RAK) based on the ARM internal flow used for the design of the ARM Cortex-A73 central processing unit...

Digitimes Research: Merger brings more competitiveness to ASE, SPIL

May 30, 11:09

Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) and Siliconware Precision Industries (SPIL) have agreed to merge through the formation of a parent holding company, which would allow both...

Taiwan 1Q16 economic growth estimated at negative 0.68%, says DGBAS

May 30, 10:08

Taiwan's economic growth rate, growth in GDP, for the first quarter of 2016 is estimated at negative 0.68%, upward adjusted by 0.16pp from the forecast made in April 2016, according...

ASE, SPIL agree to set up JV holding company

May 27, 11:13

Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) and Siliconware Precision Industries (SPIL) have reached an agreement to establish a holding company, which will own both ASE and SPIL.

Communications and computer systems drive IC sales across all regions, says IC Insights

May 26, 14:53

Communication and computer systems are forecast to be two of the three largest system applications for IC sales in every global region, Americas, Europe, Japan, and Asia-Pacific,...

TSMC to spend US$2.2 billion on R&D in 2016, says co-CEO

May 26, 14:46

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) expects to boost its R&D spending to a record US$2.2 billion in 2016, increasing about 10% on year, according to company co-CEO...

TSMC holds annual technology forum on May 26

Lattice pASSPs to enter production in August

May 26, 10:52

Lattice Semiconductor's recently-announced programmable bridge device that supports leading protocols for mobile image sensors and displays will be ready for volume production in...

ASE, SPIL halt trading pending release of material information

May 25, 21:01

Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) and Siliconware Precision Industries (SPIL) have both announced they will enter a trading halt on May 26, pending the release of material...

US fab-tool book-to-bill stays above parity, says SEMI

May 25, 15:47

The book-to-bill ratio for the North America semiconductor equipment industry stayed above parity for the fifth consecutive month in April 2016, according to industry association...

Ardentec expects higher capacity utilization in 2Q16

May 25, 11:12

IC testing firm Ardentec's capacity utilization rate is expected to exceed 80% in the second quarter of 2016, and continue to rise in the third quarter, according to company VP Shaulong...

Taiwan backend firms seeing robust orders from HiSilicon

May 25, 11:10

Demand for HiSilicon's chips has been robust, according to sources at Taiwan-based IC backend firms, which have identified the China-based fabless IC vendor as one of their important...

AWSC revenues to soar in 2H16, says report

Newswatch - May 25, 10:56

Revenues at GaAs IC foundry Advanced Wireless Semiconductor Company (AWSC) in the second half of 2016 are expected to increase significantly from the first half of the year, according...

Testing company CHPT 2Q16 revenues to rise 15%

May 25, 10:54

Chunghwa Precision Test Technology (CHPT), which specializes in high-end IC testing solutions such as load boards for final testing and probe cards for wafer probing, is expected...

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  • Panasonic+GaN+power+transistors

    Panasonic GaN power transistors

    Panasonic has announced that it will launch the industry's smallest enhancement-mode gallium nitride (GaN) power transistors (X-GaN) package. The GaN is encapsulated into 8x8 dual-flat...

    Photo: Company, May 20.

  • Samsung+Exynos+7+Octa

    Samsung Exynos 7 Octa

    Samsung Electronics has begun mass production of mobile application processors built using 14nm FinFET process technology. Samsung's 14nm FinFET process will be adopted by its Exynos...

    Photo: Company, Feb 24.

  • New+EVG+roll%2Dto%2Droll+system

    New EVG roll-to-roll system

    EV Group (EVG), a supplier of wafer bonding and lithography equipment for the MEMS, nanotechnology and semiconductor markets, has introduced the EVG570R2R, which the company claims...

    Photo: Company, Oct 11.

  • KLA%2DTencor+2910+series+optical+inspection+system+and+eDR%2D7100+e%2Dbeam+review+tool

    KLA-Tencor 2910 series optical inspection system and eDR-7100 e-beam review tool

    KLA-Tencor has announced the new 2910 series optical wafer defect inspection platform with NanoPoint technology and the new eDR-7100 electron-beam wafer defect review system. Meeting...

    Photo: Company, Jul 18.

  • Applied+SEMVision+G6+defect+analysis+system+

    Applied SEMVision G6 defect analysis system

    Applied Materials has announced a suite of new defect review and classification technologies for its SEMVision family of products to accelerate time to yield for leading-edge chip...

    Photo: Company, Jul 15.

  • Foundry overview - Sep 2006

    Taiwan's semiconductor industry has begun to out-run its global peers, once more, in 2006. This followed a trough in 2004, caused by over-inventory, plus volatility in memory pricing...

  • Foundry industry overview - Jan 2005

    Foundry service providers primarily produce chips based on their customers’ or third-party firms’ intellectual property (IP). Some foundry firms also provide other types...

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