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Qualcomm, MediaTek seeking additional 28nm PolySiON production capacity at UMC

Aug 5, 22:01

Qualcomm and MediaTek reportedly are each holding a new round of negotiations with United Microelectronic Corporation (UMC) in order to gain an additional capacity for 28nm chips...

Taiwan July CPI down on month, says DGBAS

Aug 5, 12:16

Taiwan's July 2014 consumer price index (CPI) of 104.39 (2011 as base year) decreased 0.04% sequentially but increased 1.75% on year, while the wholesale price index (WPI) of 96.84%...

VIS reports flat earnings for 2Q14, wafer shipments to grow 6-8% in 3Q14

Aug 5, 12:14

Wafer foundry service provider Vanguard International Semiconductor (VIS) has reported net profits of NT$1.32 billion (US$44 million) for the second quarter of 2014, down 1.5% from...

China-based IC design houses ramping 28nm chip orders at TSMC

Aug 4, 14:05

More than 10 China-based IC design houses and IC design service companies have placed 28nm chip orders at Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC), indicating the strengthening...

PCB/LCD equipment supplier Asia Neo Tech to debut on Taiwan OTC market

Aug 1, 15:07

Taiwan-based PCB and LCD equipment supplier Asia Neo Tech Industrial will debut on Taiwan's over-the-counter (OTC) stock market on August 25 with an initial price of NT$60 (US$2)...

UMC to ramp 28nm wafer capacity

Aug 1, 14:58

United Microelectronics Corporation (UMC) plans to ramp up its capacity for 28nm 12-inch wafers to 12,000 units by the fourth quarter of 2014 and further expand to 25,000 units in...

Taiwan 2Q14 economic growth rate upward adjusted to 3.84%, says DGBAS

Aug 1, 10:44

Taiwan's economic growth rate, on-year growth in GDP, in the second quarter of 2014 has been upward adjusted from 2.79% estimated in May 2014 to 3.84%, according to an advance estimate...

Macronix to start 8-inch OEM wafer business

Jul 31, 15:04

NOR flash supplier Macronix International plans to cash in on the tight production at 8-inch fabs by starting an 8-inch OEM wafer business, according to company president CY Lu. The...

Macronix president CY LU

SPIL looks to flat performance in 3Q14

Jul 31, 11:54

IC backend service provider Siliconware Precision Industries (SPIL) expects its sales to stay flat in the third quarter of 2014 due to inventory adjustments at the non-Apple camp,...

UMC looks to 1-5% wafer shipment growth in 3Q14

Jul 31, 11:11

United Microelectronics Corporation (UMC) expects its wafer shipments to grow within a range of 5% sequentially in the third quarter of 2014 as its capacity utilization rate has reached...

ASE posts EPS of NT$0.64 for 2Q14

Jul 30, 21:57

Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) posted net profits of NT$5.09 billion (US$169.89 million) for the second quarter of 2014, up 48% from a quarter earlier. The earnings translated...

UMC to post single-digit revenue growth in 3Q14

Jul 30, 14:33

United Microelectronics Corporation (UMC) is expected to post a sequential single-digit revenue growth in the third quarter of 2014, propelled by 28nm orders from smartphone solution...

Hermes Microvision revenues to stay flat in 3Q14

Jul 30, 12:08

E-beam inspection equipment supplier Hermes Microvision (HMI) expects its sales to stay flat in the third quarter of 2014 compared to the previous quarter as some buyers will delay...

PTI reports EPS NT$1.96 for 1H14

Newswatch - Jul 25, 11:25

Memory backend service company Powertech Technology (PTI) has reported net profits of NT$2.09 billion (US$69.69 million) for the first half of 2014, translating into an EPS of NT$1.96...

TSMC to offer more wafer starts to MediaTek in 3Q14

Jul 24, 19:30

On the request of MediaTek, Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) will supply MediaTek with wafer starts 10% more than what the chipset maker expected to receive in the...

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

Jul 24, 11:35

Taiwan recorded a manufacturing production index (2011 as base year) of 108.13 for June 2014, decreasing 1.63% on month but increasing 8.93% on year, according to statistics released...

North America semiconductor equipment industry posts book-to-bill ratio of 1.09 in June, says SEMI

Jul 24, 11:34

North America-based manufacturers of semiconductor equipment posted US$1.47 billion in orders worldwide in June 2014 (three-month average basis) and a book-to-bill ratio of 1.09,...

Apple to become largest client for TSMC, say sources

Jul 23, 22:50

Apple is expected to become the largest client for Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) as the Taiwan-based foundry house has begun to ramp up production of A8 processors...

USI reportedly lands SiP module orders for iWatch devices

Jul 23, 13:49

Universal Scientific Industrial (USI), an affiliated company of Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE), reportedly has landed SiP module orders from Apple for its iWatch wearable...

Taiwan attracts foreign direct investment of over US$1.9 billion in January-June, says MOEA

Jul 22, 11:46

Taiwan's Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) approved 1,656 foreign direct investment projects (except from China) with a total value of US$1.926 billion in January-June 2014, respectively...

Taiwan June unemployment rate up on month, says DGBAS

Jul 22, 10:41

Taiwan had 451,000 jobless citizens in June 2014, equivalent to an unemployment rate of 3.92% which rose 0.07ppt on month but dropped 0.22ppt on year, according to the Directorate-General...

Taiwan sees increased June export order value, says MOEA

Jul 21, 21:28

Taiwan received export orders worth US$38.82 billion in total in June 2014, representing an increase of 2.1% on month and by 10.6% on year, according to statistics released by the...

SMIC revises up 2Q14 gross margin guidance

Jul 21, 16:48

Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation (SMIC) has announced an upward revision of its second quarter gross margin guidance for the three months ended June 30, 2014...

Commentary: TSMC should support MediaTek to counter Samsung-Qualcomm alliance

Jul 21, 10:18

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) should support MediaTek with its technology and production capacity to counter the alliance between Samsung Electronics and Qualcomm...

Equipment suppliers Acter, Lumax brace for strong sales in 2H14

Jul 18, 15:56

Cleanroom supplier Acter and process control solution provider Lumax International are expected to see their revenues grow quarter-on-quarter in the second half of 2014, based on...

TSMC to lose out to competitors in 14/16nm process segment in 2015, says chairman

Jul 16, 22:03

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) will lose out to competitors in the 14/16nm process segment in terms of market share in 2015 but will regain its leading market position...

TSMC chairman Morris Chang

TSMC posts strong earnings for 2Q14

Jul 16, 16:07

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has reported net profits of NT$59.7 billion (US$1.99 billion) for the second quarter of 2014, increasing 24.7% sequentially and 15.2%...

Huawei to become first client for TSMC 16nm FinFET process

Jul 15, 10:20

China-based smartphone vendor Huawei is likely to be the first client for Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company's 16nm FinFET process node, according to industry sources.

TSMC June revenues down slightly, but 2Q14 sales hit all-time high

Jul 11, 14:07

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has reported revenues of NT$60.34 billion (US$2.02 billion) for June, down 0.7% on month but up 11.7% on year. Revenues for the first...

Applied Materials introduces CVD, CMP systems for 3D architectures

Jul 10, 15:55

Applied Materials has announced two new systems that help customers solve critical challenges in manufacturing high-performance, power-efficient 3D devices.

VIS revenues grow in June, 2Q14

Jul 10, 14:34

Vanguard International Semiconductor (VIS) has announced revenues of NT$1.99 billion (US$66.55 million) for June, up 2.7% sequentially and 7.8% on year.

Global chip equipment spending looks to double-digit growth in 2014, says SEMI

Newswatch - Jul 10, 14:08

The global semiconductor equipment market is expected to grow 20.8% on year in 2014 to US$38.4 billion and to expand another 10.8% in 2015 to exceed US$42.6 billion, according to...

UMC June revenues hit all-time high

Stockwatch - Jul 10, 11:40

United Microelectronics Corporation (UMC) has reported revenues of NT$12.41 billion (US$415.01 million) for June, up 4% sequentially and 15.3% on year. The sum represents the company's...

ASE 2Q14 revenues meet market expectations

Newswatch - Jul 9, 15:09

Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) has reported revenues of NT$58.62 billion (US$1.96 billion) for the second quarter of 2014, an increase of 7.2% on quarter and 15.5% on year...

TSMC to speed up development of 10nm process

Jul 9, 12:05

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) plans to speed up the development of its 10nm process to fend off competition from Samsung Electronics, which reportedly has landed...

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