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Samsung semiconductor revenues eclipse Intel's, says IHS

Aug 1, 14:47

Analyzing the data from a financial analyst perspective looking only at the top line, Samsung has captured the number one position. By looking closer at the actual revenues generated...

TSMC reportedly to give 2H17 server orders to Supermicro

Jul 31, 21:36

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has reportedly shifted its server procurement orders for the second half of 2017 from the original supplier Lenovo to Supermicro...

servers

VIS expects to post up to 11% revenue growth in 3Q17

Jul 31, 20:17

Specialty IC foundry Vanguard International Semiconductor (VIS) has forecast consolidated revenues for the third quarter of 2017 will be between NT$6.1 billion (US$201.7 million)...

Gigastorage to appeal to Taiwan Supreme Court against IPC ruling in favor of Phillips

Jul 31, 16:03

Taiwan-based PV wafer maker Gigastorage has decided to appeal to Taiwan's Supreme Court against a recent ruling issued by Taiwan's Intellectual Property Court (IPC) to have the company...

Jimmy Chen, chairman of Gigastorage

GlobalWafers strikes deal with Samsung, says report

Jul 31, 14:40

Taiwan-based GlobalWafers has signed a 2-3 year deal with Samsung Electronics under which GlobalWafers will provide Samsung a certain amount of silicon wafers at no fixed purchased...

ASE likely to post over 10% revenue growth in 3Q17

Jul 31, 09:09

Packaging and testing company Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) is expected to report 10-13% sequential growth in consolidated revenues for the third quarter of 2017, with...

ASE

eMemory announces validation of on-chip security IP on UMC advanced nodes

Jul 28, 15:59

Taiwan-based eMemory has verified its latest on-chip security IP on several of UMC's advanced nodes, according to the embedded NVM IP provider. The IP, based on unique IC biometrics,...

Intel reports record 2Q17 revenues of US$14.8 billion

Jul 28, 15:20

Intel has reported second-quarter revenues of US$14.8 billion, up 9% on year. After adjusting for the Intel Security Group (ISecG) transaction, second-quarter revenues grew 14% from...

TSMC to enter mass production for new 10nm HiSilicon chips in September, says report

Jul 28, 09:52

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has reportedly begun mass production of 10nm chips in the third quarter by fulfilling orders for Apple's A11 chips, as well as HiSilicon's...

Samsung chip biz drives overall profit growth in 2Q17

Jul 27, 21:13

Samsung Electronics has posted a record KRW14.07 trillion (US$12.6 billion) in operating profits for the second quarter of 2017, while revenues increased 20.1% sequentially to KRW61...

Wafer suppliers to build new 8-inch plants in China

Jul 27, 15:10

Additional new production capacity for 8-inch silicon wafers is expected to emerge in China, with companies including GlobalWafers and Wafer Works looking to build new plants.

Supply of 8-inch silicon wafers has been tight

TSMC, UMC offer higher prices to secure wafer supplies

Jul 27, 15:09

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) and United Microelectronics (UMC) have recently secured 1-2 year supply contracts with Shin-Etsu and Sumco and offered higher prices...

UMC planning 28HPC, 22ULP processes

Jul 27, 09:03

United Microelectronics (UMC) is looking to expand its 28nm process offering by launching 28nm HPC and 28nm HPC Plus nodes, which will become available in 2018. The foundry also plans...

UMC to expand its 28nm process offering

Shanghai forms CNY50 billion IC industry investment fund

Jul 26, 21:38

The city government of Shanghai, China recently introduced a CNY50 billion (US$7.4 billion) IC industry investment fund aimed at cultivating and supporting the local leading enterprises,...

UMC expects flat 3Q17

Jul 26, 21:35

United Microelectronics (UMC) expects its wafer shipments and ASPs to stay flat sequentially in the third quarter of 2017. The guidance is lower than market watchers' estimates of...

Taiwan IC design service and IP firms land AI chip orders from China

Jul 26, 15:33

Taiwan-based IC design service companies and silicon IP providers have started to land orders for artificial intelligence (AI) applications from China's IC industry and academia,...

North American semi equipment industry billings rise for fifth consecutive month

Jul 26, 14:29

The three-month average of worldwide billings of North American equipment manufacturers increased for the fifth consecutive month in June 2017.

Taiwan sees 2015 technology trade deficit of NT$123.9 billion, says MOEA

Jul 26, 09:47

Taiwan recorded total revenues of NT$36.2 billion (US$1.19 billion) from exporting technologies, including royalty, licensing and consulting fees, and total costs of NT$160.1 billion...

Value of semiconductor industry M&A deals slows dramatically in 1H17, says IC Insights

Jul 26, 08:57

The historic flood of merger and acquisition agreements that swept through the semiconductor industry in the past two years slowed to a trickle in the first half of 2017, with the...

SPIL net profits hike in 2Q17

Jul 25, 21:49

IC packager Siliconware Precision Industries (SPIL) saw its net profits surge 116.6% sequentially to NT$2.16 billion (US$71.1 million) in the second quarter of 2017, with EPS reaching...

PTI optimistic about 3Q17

Jul 25, 21:46

Memory backend specialist Powertech Technology (PTI) expects its sales to peak in the third quarter, and remains optimistic about the outlook for the fourth quarter.

Silicon wafer shipments remain at record highs, says SEMI

Jul 25, 20:31

Worldwide silicon wafer area shipments remained at their highest recorded quarterly level in the second quarter 2017, according to the SEMI Silicon Manufacturers Group (SMG) in its...

IST 2Q17 profits hike over 100%

Jul 25, 15:50

Certification service firm Integrated Service Technology (IST) saw its net profits hike 112.8% sequentially to NT$71 million (US$2.34 million) in the second quarter of 2017 with EPS...

Hsinchu Science Park administration helps set up 101 start-ups

Jul 25, 13:51

The Hsinchu Science Park administration, in line with the Innovation Start-up Initiative offered by the Ministry of Science and Technology, began to assist innovation start-up teams...

Taiwan June manufacturing production index up, says MOEA

Jul 25, 09:29

Taiwan recorded a manufacturing production index (2011 as base year) of 113.01 for June 2017, increasing 1.11% on month and 3.60% on year, according to statistics released by the...

MediaTek to transfer 28nm chip orders to UMC

Jul 25, 09:16

MediaTek plans to transfer part of its 28nm mobile chip orders, including those for the Amazon Echo Dot, to United Microelectronics (UMC) from Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company...

MediaTek

Taiwan June unemployment rate down on year, says DGBAS

Jul 24, 22:11

Taiwan had 440,000 jobless citizens in June 2017, equivalent to an unemployment rate of 3.74% which rose 0.08pp on month but dropped 0.18pp on year, according to the Directorate-General...

Marketech to enjoy robust OEM orders, says report

Jul 24, 13:55

Taiwan-based Marketech International is set to enjoy a ramp-up of OEM orders from ASML for a component used in the fab tool vendor's extreme ultraviolet (EUV) lithography equipment...

TSMC to expand CoWoS capacity to fill increasing AI chip packaging orders

Jul 24, 13:47

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) is planning to carry out the first-ever expansion of its CoWoS (Chip on Wafer on Substrate) packaging and testing capacity to fill...

TSMC CoWoS packaging and testing capacity

Chip demand from non-Apple camp slows

Jul 24, 13:08

Chip suppliers engaged in Apple's supply chain started to see orders pick up in June. On the other hand, chip demand from the non-Apple camp has been slow, according to sources at...

Ardentec obtains testing orders for car-use chips from TI

Jul 21, 14:59

Taiwan-based Ardentec has grabbed testing orders for car-use chips from Texas Instruments (TI), which will buoy its sales performance in the third quarter, according to industry so...

Korea chipmakers looking to expand foundry biz

Jul 21, 14:41

Samsung Electronics, Dongbu HiTek and SK Hynix have stepped up their foundry business expansions, which will as a group pose a threat to the existing major dedicated foundry houses...

Taiwan attracts foreign direct investment of over US$3.7 billion in January-June, says MOEA

Jul 20, 22:31

Taiwan's Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) approved 1,558 foreign direct investment projects (except from China) with a total value of US$3.773 billion in January-June 2017, respectively...

Taiwan sees increased June export order value, says MOEA

Jul 20, 22:27

Taiwan received export orders worth US$40.35 billion in total in June 2017, increasing 9.6% on month and 13.0% on year, an on-year growth for the 11th consecutive month, according...

ASML expects 25% growth in 2017 sales

Jul 20, 16:00

ASML has disclosed that its second-quarter 2017 net sales came to EUR2.10 billion (US$2.42 billion), up from EUR1.94 billion from the previous quarter. The semiconductor equipment...

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    Samsung Electronics has begun mass production of Exynos 7 Quad 7570, the company's newest mobile application processor (AP) built on 14nm process technology for the budget smartphone...

    Photo: Company, Aug 31.

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    Photo: Company, May 20.

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    Photo: Company, Feb 24.

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    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.

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    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...

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