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Packaging material supplier Chang Wah to distribute cash dividend of NT$3.50 for 2014

May 14, 16:45

Packaging material and equipment supplier Chang Wah Electromaterials (CWE) has decided to deal out a cash dividend per share of NT$3.50 (US$0.11) for 2014.

KYEC optimistic about 3Q15

May 13, 21:29

IC testing company King Yuan Electronics (KYEC) expects to deliver steady performance in the second quarter of 2015, and is optimistic about its business outlook for the second half...

SPIL to see sales rebound in May, says paper

May 13, 21:25

IC packaging and testing company Siliconware Precision Industries (SPIL), which saw its revenues decrease 6.6% sequentially in April, is expected to see its May revenues rebound,...

TSMC to make SSD controller chips for Apple, say sources

May 13, 15:28

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) reportedly has landed SSD controller chip orders from Apple, in addition to recent orders from Marvell Technology and Phison Electronics,...

TI strengthens analog market share, says IC Insights

May 13, 10:36

Texas Instruments (TI) was again the leading supplier of analog devices in 2014 with US$8.1 billion in sales, and increased its analog market share to 18%, while Skyworks Solutions...

Global 1Q15 DRAM revenues fall 7.5%, says DRAMeXchange

May 12, 22:06

Sales in the global DRAM market in the first quarter of 2015 fell 7.5% from the fourth quarter of 2014 on lower chip prices and weak end-market demand, according to DRAMeXchange.

UMC to raise US$600 million via ECB issue

May 12, 22:03

United Microelectronics (UMC) has announced plans to raise US$600 million via a Euro convertible bond (ECB) issue, which will take place on the Singapore Stock Exchange (SGX) starting...

SMIC 1Q15 profits more than double

May 12, 21:52

China-based IC foundry Semiconductor Manufacturing International (SMIC) saw its first-quarter 2015 profits more than double, with gross margin reaching a 10-year high of 29.4%.

HMI April revenues fall

May 12, 21:47

Hermes Microvision (HMI), which provides electron beam (e-beam) inspection tools and solutions for the production of semiconductors, has reported consolidated revenues for April 2015...

Certification service company IST reports sequential revenue decline for April

May 12, 21:41

Certification service provider Integrated Service Technology (IST) has reported revenues of NT$156 million (US$5.07 million) for April 2015, down 13.57% on month but up 3.33% on ye...

VIS, Chipbond report decreased revenues for April

May 12, 14:56

IC foundry Vanguard International Semiconductor (VIS) and backend house ChipbondTechnology, both of which have more than 50% of their sales generated from the panel driver IC sector,...

ASE revenues increase on year in April

Stockwatch - May 11, 16:26

Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) has reported consolidated revenues of NT$22.028 billion (US$716.87 million) for April 2015, representing a 1.33% drop on month and 15.84%...

Digitimes Research: Tablet AP shipments to China to grow 18.6% sequentially

May 11, 16:08

Tablet application processor (AP) shipments to China are estimated to grow 18.6% sequentially in the second quarter of 2015 to reach about 29 million units as demand from the end...

Commentary: TSMC to continue to lead in 28nm process segment

May 11, 16:05

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) will continue to lead in the 28nm process segment despite mounting competition from Samsung Electronics, Globalfoundries, United...

Taiwan sees decreased April export value, says MOF

May 11, 11:11

Taiwan recorded total export value of US$23.49 billion for April 2015, decreasing 7.1% on month and 11.7% on year, while the corresponding total import value of US$18.73 billion fell...

TSMC reports revenue growth for April

May 8, 16:03

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has announced its net revenues for April 2015 on a consolidated basis. Revenues for April 2015 were approximately NT$75.33 billion...

UMC revenues increase in April

Stockwatch - May 8, 15:43

United Microelectronics Corporation (UMC) has reported consolidated revenues of NT$13.021 billion (US$423.92 million) for April 2015, representing a 2.44% increase on month and 12.94%...

New Apple Watch has lowest ratio of hardware costs to retail price, IHS teardown reveals

May 8, 11:12

The Apple Watch has the lowest hardware costs compared to retail price of any Apple phone IHS Technology has researched, according to a preliminary estimate by IHS. The teardown of...

Kinsus to post 5-10% revenue growth in 2Q15, says report

Stockwatch - May 8, 10:37

IC substrate maker Kinsus Interconnect Technology is expected to report revenue growth of 5-10% sequentially in the second quarter of 2015, as its shipments for new smartphones and...

PTI reports increased April revenues

Stockwatch - May 7, 22:33

Memory packaging and testing specialist Powertech Technology (PTI) has announced April consolidated revenues grew 2.8% sequentially to NT$3.375 billion (US$109.7 million).

Commentary: Huali Microelectronics sets new milestone for entering memory chip segment

May 7, 14:43

Shanghai Huali Microelectronics (HLMC), a 12-inch wafer foundry under the China-based Shanghai Huahong Group, has reached a milestone by snapping up foundry orders from Taiwan-based...

Utilization rates at 8-inch fabs falling

May 7, 10:04

Capacity utilization rates at 8-inch wafer fabs have fallen at a faster-than-expected pace recently prompting foundry houses to lower their quotes, according to sources at Taiwan-based...

Dialog, Foxconn SiP subsidiary to invest in Dyna Image

May 6, 21:58

Dialog Semiconductor, which focuses on power management IC solutions, has announced plans to acquire a 40% stake in Taiwan-based Dyna Image, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Lite-On Se...

Winbond reportedly to place orders with China 12-inch foundry

May 6, 21:55

Taiwan-based Winbond Electronics will likely place orders with Shanghai Huali Microelectronics (HLMC), a 12-inch wafer foundry in China, according to industry sources.

Global 1Q15 semiconductor sales rise 6%, says SIA

May 5, 22:27

Worldwide sales of semiconductors reached US$83.1 billion in the first quarter of 2015, up 6% from a year ago, according to the Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA).

TSMC InFO-WLP technology to generate significant revenues starting 2016

May 5, 22:25

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company's (TSMC) backend integrated fan-out (InFO) wafer-level packaging (WLP) technology will start contributing significantly to the IC foundry's...

UTAC expects up to 6% sales growth in 2Q15

May 5, 22:21

UTAC Holdings, a Singapore-based semiconductor testing and assembly services provider, expects to post revenue growth of up to 6% sequentially in the second quarter of 2015. The forecast...

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

May 5, 22:13

Taiwan's April 2015 consumer price index (CPI) of 102.91 (2011 as base year) increased 0.48% on month but decreased 0.8% on year, while the corresponding wholesale price index (WPI)...

GlobalWafers nets NT$1.40 per share for 1Q15

May 4, 21:58

Semiconductor-grade silicon wafer maker GlobalWafers recorded consolidated revenues of NT$4.044 billion (US$132 million), gross margin of 25.20%, net operating profit of NT$688 million,...

China investors near deal to acquire OmniVision

May 4, 21:29

OmniVision Technologies, a developer of CMOS image sensors for mobile devices, has entered into a definitive agreement to be acquired by a group of China-based investors including...

VIS expects 2Q15 sales and gross margin to drop

May 4, 12:11

Specialty IC foundry Vanguard International Semiconductor (VIS) expects to post sequential decreases in revenues and gross margin for the second quarter of 2015, due to "sluggish...

ASE expects to double SiP revenues in 2015

May 4, 12:09

IC packaging and testing house Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) expects to more than double sales generated from its SiP (system-in-package) business in 2015, according to...

PTI net profits up nearly 30% on year in 1Q15

Newswatch - May 4, 12:00

Memory backend service company Powertech Technology (PTI) has reported net profits of NT$771 million (US$25.08 million) for the first quarter of 2015, down 1.8% sequentially but up...

IC testing firm Ardentec performs strongly in 1Q15

Newswatch - May 4, 11:58

Semiconductor wafer testing service provider Ardentec has reported net profits of NT$306 million (US$9.95 million) for the first quarter of 2015, decreasing 15% sequentially but up...

ASE nets NT$0.58 per share for 1Q15

Apr 30, 16:06

IC packaging and testing house Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) has reported net profits of NT$4.47 billion (US$146 million) for the first quarter of 2015, up 30% on year...

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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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