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SPIL to perform better than expected in 1Q14

Mar 10, 14:50

IC testing and packaging company Siliconware Precision Industries (SPIL) is expected to perform better than its guidance set for the first quarter of 2014 as clients are building...

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

Mar 10, 10:45

Taiwan recorded a total export value of US$21.29 billion for February 2014, decreasing 12.4% on month but increasing 1.7% on year, while the corresponding total import value of US$19.72...

ASE reports decreased revenues for February

Mar 7, 15:28

Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) has reported February consolidated revenues of NT$16.24 billion (US$537 million), down 12.6% sequentially. The performance was in line with...

KYEC February sales up 7%

Mar 7, 15:01

King Yuan Electronics (KYEC), which provides chip probing and final test services for LCD driver ICs and chip components used in mobile devices, has announced consolidated sales for...

PC-related IC suppliers see demand pick up

Mar 7, 12:08

Taiwan-based PC-related IC design houses have landed a pull-in of orders recently prompting them to boost wafer starts at foundries, according to industry sources.

Cleanroom constructor UIS eyeing orders from China panel sector

Mar 7, 11:27

United Information Systems (UIS) is in talks with three China-based panel vendors about the supply of cleanroom equipment. The potential new orders could be worth up to NT$3-4 billion...

10 IC product segments to exceed total IC market growth in 2014, says IC Insights

Mar 7, 10:49

Ten product categories, led by tablet MPUs, DRAM, and handset application MPUs, are forecast to exceed the 7% growth rate forecast for the total IC market in 2014, with seven of the...

SPIL February sales rise 31%

Mar 6, 21:56

Consolidated revenues at IC packager Silicon Precision Industries (SPIL) increased 31.1% from a year earlier to NT$5.57 billion (US$184.1 million) in February 2014, thanks to brisk...

OSE denies rumor of acquisition by memory module maker

Stockwatch - Mar 6, 15:25

Packaging and testing firm Orient Semiconductor Electronics (OSE) has denied local media reports indicating that it will be acquired by a dedicated memory module vendor, according...

Fab equipment spending to rise 20-30% in 2014, says SEMI

Mar 6, 14:39

Semiconductor fab equipment spending is forecast to increase 20-30% in 2014, according to SEMI. The uptick to 30% depends on specific fab projects in the Europe/Mideast and Asia regions,...

SAS February revenues increase

Mar 6, 11:24

Taiwan-based wafer maker Sino-American Silicon Products (SAS) has reported consolidated revenues of NT$2.181 billion (US$72 million) for February, growing 18.85% sequentially and...

PTI expands customer base in logic IC field

Mar 5, 21:55

Packaging and testing firm Powertech Technology (PTI) has reportedly secured orders from application processor and networking chip developers, such as Broadcom and China-based RDA...

Dongbu HiTek confirms volume production of Foveon 39-megapixel image sensors

Mar 5, 16:02

Dongbu HiTek has announced that its specialized foundry processing is enabling the volume production of enhanced CMOS image sensor (CIS) chips developed by Foveon for its parent company,...

Taiwan February CPI down on month, year, says DGBAS

Mar 5, 15:38

Taiwan's February 2014 consumer price index (CPI) of 102.85 (2011 as base year) decreased 0.4% on month and 0.05% on year, while the corresponding wholesale price index (WPI) of 97.39%...

Global revenues for digital power supplies and digital power ICs to rise 65% in 2014, says IHS

Mar 5, 13:49

The global market for digital power is undergoing explosive growth, with revenues for digital power supplies and digital power ICs each projected to jump almost 65% in 2014, according...

Global chip sales rise 8.8% in January, says SIA

Mar 5, 13:46

Worldwide sales of semiconductors for January 2014 reached US$26.28 billion, an increase of 8.8% from a year ago when sales were US$24.15 billion, according to SIA. Compared to the...

Altera to switch 14nm chip orders back to TSMC, says paper

Newswatch - Mar 5, 11:45

Altera is expected to have Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) fabricate its next-generation FPGA chips using TSMC's newly implemented 16nm FinFET+ process, instead...

PTI capacity for SSDs to grow robustly

Mar 4, 14:35

Packaging and testing firm Powertech Technology (PTI) is looking to boost its overall output for SSD-use NAND flash memory to 150,000-200,000 units a month in May-June, up from the...

Tong Hsing, Lingsen see MEMS driving 2014 growth

Mar 4, 13:45

Tong Hsing Electronic Industries, which provides assembly and packaging services for CMOS image sensors as well as other niche ICs, expects robust growth in sales generated from its...

Lingsen, KYEC new production capacity to come online in 2Q14

Mar 3, 21:52

MEMS backend service companies Lingsen Precision Industries and King Yuan Electronics (KYEC) both will have their new production capacity ready for commercial production in the second...

UMC 28nm HKMG process verified by Broadcom, says paper

Newswatch - Mar 3, 15:28

The 28nm HKMG process at United Microelectronics Corporation (UMC) has been verified by Broadcom, allowing the Taiwan-based foundry house to begin wafer starts for the US-based chipset...

PTI to pay Tessera US$196 million in patent lawsuit settlement

Stockwatch - Feb 27, 15:54

Packaging and testing firm Powertech Technology (PTI) has issued a company filing with the Taiwan Stock Exchange (TSE) disclosing it has settled a patent infringement dispute with...

Toshiba, Canon team up for 15nm NAND flash, says report

Feb 27, 14:35

Toshiba, the world's second-largest maker of NAND flash memory behind Samsung Electronics, will work with fab-tool maker Canon to develop 15nm NAND chips with volume production slated...

Tong Hsing sees net profits up over 20% in 2013

Feb 27, 14:32

Module packaging service and LED substrate vendor Tong Hsing Electronic Industries has reported net profits of NT$1.58 billion (US$52.18 million) for 2013, up 20.6% from a year ear...

China auto semiconductor market drives up 11% in 2013, says IHS

Feb 27, 10:31

The fast-growing semiconductor market for China's automotive industry is set for double-digit expansion in revenues in 2014, propelled by an increasing desire among Chinese car buyers...

ASE to pay US$30 million to Tessera to settle patent case

Feb 26, 15:34

Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) has issued a company filing with the Taiwan Stock Exchange (TSE) announcing that the company will pay Tessera a total of US$30 million to...

3S ramping MEMS microphone chip shipments

Feb 26, 15:10

IC design house Solid State System (3S) is ramping up shipments of its MEMS microphone chips, buoyed by new orders for low- to mid-end smartphones and tablets, according to the com...

Taiwan January unemployment hits 67-month low, says DGBAS

Feb 26, 15:03

Taiwan had 462,000 jobless citizens in January 2014, equivalent to an unemployment rate of 4.02%, which was the lowest monthly level since July 2008 and down 0.06pp on month and 0.14pp...

Hermes Microvision expects 2014 sales to rise 25-30%

Feb 26, 15:01

E-beam inspection equipment supplier Hermes Microvision (HMI) expects to post 25-30% revenue growth in 2014, thanks to rising orders of tools for 1Xnm processes and demand created...

Intel remains top semiconductor R&D spender, says IC Insights

Feb 26, 11:21

IC Insights has released its 2013 ranking of semiconductor companies by R&D spending. Intel continued to top all other chip companies, accounting for 37% of the top-10 spending...

STATS ChipPAC fcCuBE technology achieves significant growth in 2013

Feb 26, 10:52

STATS ChipPAC has announced that unit shipments of semiconductor packages utilising its patented fcCuBE technology more than quadrupled in 2013 compared to 2012. The performance and...

Equipment supplier Csun to see revenues grow 5-10% in 1Q14

Feb 25, 21:58

PCB, LCD and semiconductor equipment supplier Csun Manufacturing is expected to see its revenues grow 5-10% sequentially in the first quarter of 2014 despite the impact of seasonal...

TSMC remains key foundry partner for 28nm chips, says MediaTek

Feb 25, 16:05

In response to recent market speculation indicating that MediaTek is shifting some of its 28nm chip orders to Globalfoundries and United Microelectronics (UMC), MediaTek president...

KYEC enjoys brisk orders for CMOS image sensors, says report

Newswatch - Feb 25, 15:42

Taiwan-based King Yuan Electronics (KYEC), which provides chip probing and final test services for LCD driver ICs and chip components used in mobile devices, has landed a pull-in...

Taiwan January manufacturing production index down, says MOEA

Feb 25, 11:15

Taiwan recorded manufacturing production index (2011 as base year) of 100.43 for January 2014, decreasing 3.32% on month and 1.93% on year, according to the Ministry of Economic Affairs...

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