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SMIC to make Freescale chips designed specifically for China

Sep 18, 10:36

Freescale Semiconductor has announced that a series of its i.MX family of applications processors tailored to the China market will be manufactured at Semiconductor Manufacturing...

Cadence announces IP portfolio for TSMC 10nm FinFET process

Sep 17, 15:46

Cadence Design Systems has announced an intellectual property (IP) portfolio for TSMC's 10nm FinFET (N10) process. Cadence has already secured multiple design wins with this portfolio...

SMIC, China National Fund and Qualcomm sign letter of intent to invest in SJsemi

Sep 17, 11:21

Semiconductor Manufacturing International (SMIC) announced on September 16 that the company has signed a letter of intent with China Integrated Circuit Industry Investment Fund (CICIIF)...

SPIL finds more reasons to partner with Foxconn, says Lin

Sep 17, 11:19

Siliconware Precision Industries (SPIL) believes that its vertical alliance with Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) will generate better outcomes than a horizontal alliance...

The chairmen of Foxconn and SPIL present

MEMS firm mCube expects shipments to double in 2H15

Sep 16, 12:18

Silicon Valley-based mCube shipped a total of 30 million MEMS motion sensors in the first half of 2015. Shipments are expected to double to 60 million units in the second half of...

Ben Lee, president and CEO for mCube

Foxconn, SPIL to complete share exchange on December 1

Sep 16, 12:16

Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) and Siliconware Precision Industries (SPIL) are scheduled to hold a press conference on September 16 to announce that the pair has...

Digitimes Research: Spreadtrum to push new AP for 2H15, threatening MediaTek and Qualcomm

Sep 15, 15:18

With cooperation with Intel, China-based smartphone application processor (AP) supplier Spreadtrum is expected to start pushing 64-bit 8-core 5-mode 4G products for the mid-range...

Global 2Q15 semiconductor equipment billings reach US$9.4 billion, says SEMI

Sep 15, 15:12

SEMI has reported that worldwide semiconductor manufacturing equipment billings reached US$9.4 billion in the second quarter of 2015.

China, Taiwan-based IC foundries gearing up for MEMS market boom

Sep 14, 21:01

IC foundries based in China and Taiwan are all gearing up for rapid demand growth for microelectromechanical systems (MEMS) devices driven by a new wave of expansion for the Internet...

TSMC secures A10 chip orders from Apple, says report

Sep 14, 16:20

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) will be the exclusive supplier of Apple's next-generation A10 processors with volume production to kick off starting March 2016,...

Companies maximize 300mm, 200mm wafers; slow progress on 450mm, says IC Insights

Sep 14, 10:52

Worldwide capacity by wafer size was dominated by 300mm wafers in 2014, and is forecast to continue increasing through 2019, according to IC Insights.

Topco Scientific reports revenues for August 2015

Stockwatch - Sep 10, 16:01

Topco Scientific has reported consolidated revenues of NT$1.538 billion (US$47.21 million) for August 2015, representing a 2.19% increase on month and 0.15% drop on year.

Equipment spending slows but still positive in 2015 and 2016, says SEMI

Sep 10, 15:44

Front-end fab equipment spending (including new, used, and in-house) is projected to increase 5% in 2015 to US$37 billion, and rise another 6.6% in 2016 to US$39.4 billion, according...

TSMC posts decreased August revenues

Stockwatch - Sep 10, 14:37

Contract chipmaker Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has announced consolidated revenues of NT$67.04 billion (US$2.06 billion) for August 2015, down 17% on month and...

KYEC August revenues slip 3%

Sep 9, 21:10

King Yuan Electronics (KYEC), which provides wafer probe and final test services for mainly mobile chip solutions, saw its August revenues slip 3.3% sequentially.

Power modules growing in power semiconductor market, says IHS

Sep 9, 20:42

The global power module market is projected to comprise nearly one-third (30%) of the power semiconductor market by 2019, growing at twice the rate of power discretes, from 2014 to...

VIS reports decreased August revenues

Sep 9, 20:38

Specialty IC foundry Vanguard International Semiconductor (VIS) saw its August revenues fall to NT$1.69 billion (US$52.1 million) hitting a 29-month low.

UMC August revenues fall 4% on month

Stockwatch - Sep 9, 15:53

Foundry chipmaker United Microelectronics (UMC) has reported consolidated revenues of NT$12.19 billion (US$374.7 million) for August 2015, down 4% on month but up 6.8% on year.

Lite-On Semi posts increased August revenues

Sep 9, 15:09

Lite-On Semiconductor, a maker of discrete and analog IC components, saw its August revenues increase about 7% on month thanks to rising sales generated from non-PC applications.

China August export, import values down on year

Sep 9, 14:16

China recorded export value of CNY1.20 trillion (US$189 billion) and import value of CNY836.1 billion in August, respectively decreasing 6.1% and 14.3% on year, according to statistics...

E-beam inspection tool maker HMI sees significant revenue growth in August

Newswatch - Sep 8, 21:35

Electron beam (e-beam) inspection tool and solution provider Hermes Microvision (HMI) has announced revenues of NT$474 million (US$14.46 million) for August, increasing 170% on month...

Global July chip sales drop slightly, says SIA

Sep 8, 15:38

The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) has announced worldwide sales of semiconductors were US$27.9 billion for July 2015, a decrease of 0.9% from July 2014 when sales were...

ASE, SPIL report increased August revenues

Sep 8, 15:05

IC packaging and testing houses Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) and Siliconware Precision Industries (SPIL) have reported sequential increases of 5.8% and 5.7%, respectively,...

Taiwan August CPI up on month, says DGBAS

Sep 8, 11:40

Taiwan's August 2015 consumer price index (CPI) of 104.38 (2011 as base year) increased 0.63% sequentially but decreased 0.45% on year, while the corresponding wholesale price index...

Taiwan August export value up on month, down on year, says MOF

Sep 7, 22:22

Taiwan recorded total export value of US$23.93 billion for August 2015, increasing 1.6% on month but decreasing 14.8% on year, while the corresponding total import value of US$19.97...

Sporton posts increased August revenues

Sep 7, 16:15

Taiwan-based Sporton International, which provides mobile device testing and certification services, has announced consolidated revenues for August 2015 increased 6.5% on year and...

PTI reports increased August revenues

Stockwatch - Sep 7, 16:13

Memory packaging and testing specialist Powertech Technology (PTI) has reported consolidated revenues of NT$3.58 billion (US$109 million) for August 2015, representing growth of 3.3%...

ASE and TDK launch joint venture

Sep 7, 11:04

Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) has announced the official inauguration of ASE Embedded Electronics Incorporated, at a formal signing ceremony in Kaohsiung with TDK and local...

Asia-Pacific to dominate IC sales across system categories in 2015, says IC Insights

Sep 4, 15:46

Asia-Pacific's grip as the dominant market for IC sales is forecast to strengthen in 2015 with the region expected to account for 58.9% of the US$295 billion IC market, according...

TSMC reportedly considers generating its own electricity

Sep 4, 11:30

Contract chipmaker Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) is evaluating the possibility of generating electricity in-house by installing electric generating equipment at...

KYEC looks to single-digit revenue growth in 3Q15

Sep 4, 10:53

Wafer probing service company King Yuan Electronics (KYEC) expects to post single-digit sequential growth in revenues for the third quarter of 2015.

IC demand unlikely to pick up until 2Q16, says TSIA chairman

Sep 4, 10:46

Nicky Lu, chairman of the Taiwan Semiconductor Industry Association (TSIA), has expressed caution about the semiconductor market in the second half of 2015. Demand is unlikely to...

Nicky Lu

ASE chairman urges Taiwan companies to unite to face challenges from China supply chain

Sep 3, 10:36

Taiwan-based companies should work together to confront the challenges posed by the rise of China's IT supply chain, according to Jason Chang, chairman for Advanced Semiconductor...

ASE chairman Jason Chang

Win Semi August revenues rise 7%

Sep 3, 10:17

Pure-play gallium arsenide (GaAs) foundry Win Semiconductors has announced consolidated revenues of NT$973 million (US$30 million) for August 2015, up 7.3% on month but down 6.1%...

Amkor positive about consolidation within IC backend sector

Sep 3, 10:15

The IC packaging and testing sector will continue its trend toward consolidation, and Amkor Technology is positive about such development, according to Mike Liang, president of Amkor...

Mike Liang, president of Amkor Taiwan
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    Photo: Company, Oct 11.

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

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    This Digitimes Research Special Report provides a 2015 forecast for the global tablet market and analyzes the strategies of key market players such as Google, Apple, Intel, and Microsoft.

  • 2015 China smartphone panel trend forecast

    This Digitimes Research Special Report analyzes the strategies of key China-based major panel makers BOE, Tianma and IVO for attacking the different market segments through technology and pricing, and their relationship to local vendors Huawei, Lenovo, ZTE, Xiaomi and Coolpad.