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Synopsys Custom Compiler deployed at ST to boost IP development productivity

Mar 31, 15:32

Synopsys has announced that STMicroelectronics is deploying Custom Compiler for custom design, initially starting with 28nm FD-SOI IP development. After an extensive evaluation and...

Taiwan IC design houses could benefit from Foxconn-Sharp takeover

Mar 31, 15:12

Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) has reached a deal to take over Japan-based Sharp, which could bring in more business opportunities for Taiwan-based IC design houses,...

GlobalWafers to expand capacity in 2016

Mar 31, 14:37

Semiconductor-grade silicon wafer maker GlobalWafers has set aside a capital expenditure budget of NT$2 billion (US$60.6 million) for expanding annual production capacity for 8-inch...

VIS 1Q16 results to meet guidance

Newswatch - Mar 31, 14:33

Specialty IC foundry Vanguard International Semiconductor (VIS) is expected to see its first-quarter results meet the guidance given at the end of January, with revenues to increase...

MediaTek shipments unlikely to rebound until May or June

Mar 31, 08:56

MediaTek's shipments are still affected partially by Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company's (TSMC) wafer delivery delays caused by an earthquake that hit southern Taiwan in...

Cadence digital and signoff tools certified on Samsung 14LPP process

Mar 31, 08:53

Cadence Design Systems has announced that its complete suite of digital and signoff tools has achieved certification for Samsung Foundry's process design kit (PDK) and foundation...

TSMC orders equipment for NT$2.6 billion

Stockwatch - Mar 30, 16:26

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has purchased a batch of machinery and facility equipment from Jienshian Information Engineering, Lam Research International, Tokyo...

Semi material supplier Topco to hand out dividend of NT$4.10 for 2015

Newswatch - Mar 29, 14:50

Topco Scientific, a major supplier of semiconductor and optoelectronic materials and equipment, plans to deal out dividend of NT$4.10 for 2015, including NT$3.90 in cash and NT$0.20...

TSMC and Nanjing sign 12-inch fab investment agreement

Mar 28, 20:58

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) announced on March 28 that the company and the municipal government of Nanjing, China have signed an investment agreement. This agreement...

ASE stake in SPIL exceeds 30%

Stockwatch - Mar 28, 20:45

Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) has raised its stake in Siliconware Precision Industries (SPIL) to more than 30% through open market purchases.

Micron, PTI JV fab starts operations

Mar 28, 09:23

Micron Technology of the US and Taiwan-based Powertech Technology (PTI) have announced the completion of their joint-venture fab in Xian, China, which has entered volume production...

Lite-On Semi reports EPS at NT$1.52 for 2015

Newswatch - Mar 28, 09:20

Lite-On Semiconductor, a maker of discrete and analog IC components, has reported net profits of NT$477 million (US$14.67 million) for 2015, which translated into an EPS of NT$1.52...

ASE could raise stake in SPIL via open market purchases, says report

Stockwatch - Mar 25, 15:35

Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) will be able to continue raising its stake in Siliconware Precision Industries (SPIL) through open market purchases, Taiwan's Central...

Probe card PCB maker Chunghwa Precision debuts on OTC market

Stockwatch - Mar 25, 14:52

Chunghwa Precision Test Technology (CPTT), a Chunghwa Telecom (CHT) subsidiary focusing on production of load board and probe card PCB products, made its debut on the Taiwan over-the-counter...

IDC comments on Qualcomm server-chip venture in China

Mar 24, 21:15

In a move that is likely to alleviate its strained relationship with Beijing and give new impetus to big data in one of China's poorer regions, Qualcomm has signed a strategic cooperation...

HMI EPS to rise only slightly in 2016 despite double-digit revenue growth, says report

Stockwatch - Mar 24, 21:13

Electron beam (e-beam) inspection tool and solution provider Hermes Microvision (HMI) is expected to post double-digit revenue growth in 2016, but EPS will rise only slightly to NT$34.35...

Taiwan FTC terminates ASE-SPIL takeover bid

Mar 24, 11:17

Taiwan's Fair Trade Commission (FTC) has decided to terminate its review of an application submitted by Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) to acquire additional Siliconware...

Taiwan February manufacturing production index down on month, year, says MOEA

Mar 23, 22:07

Taiwan recorded a manufacturing production index (2011 as base year) of 86.28 for February 2016, decreasing 15.30% on month and 4.65% on year, according to statistics released by...

TSMC buys equipment from Applied, Lam

Stockwatch - Mar 23, 22:04

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has purchased a batch of machinery and engineering equipment from Applied Materials and Lam Research for a total of about NT$2.88...

Digitimes Research: Taiwan 1Q16 top foundries combined revenues to decrease

Mar 22, 22:12

Combined revenues of Taiwan's major foundries: Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC), United Microelectronics (UMC) and Vanguard International Semiconductor (VIS) are...

Taiwan February unemployment rate up, says DGBAS

Mar 22, 22:09

Taiwan had 462,000 jobless citizens in February 2016, equivalent to an unemployment rate of 3.95%, rising 0.08pp on month and 0.26pp on year, according to statistics released by the...

TSMC orders NT$1.32 billion of equipment

Stockwatch - Mar 22, 16:02

Contract chipmaker Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has purchased a batch of facility equipment from Cica-Huntek Chemical Technology Taiwan and Marketech International...

New XMC memory fab to break ground at end-March, says DRAMeXchange

Mar 22, 13:59

Ground-breaking for Wuhan Xinxin Semiconductor Manufacturing's (XMC) new memory fab in China is set to begin at the end of March, according to DRAMeXchange. The fab is expected to...

Taiwan February export order value down on month, year, says MOEA

Mar 21, 22:11

Taiwan received export orders worth US$27.67 billion in total in February 2015, decreasing 19.1% on month and 7.4% on year, according to statistics released by the Ministry of Economic...

Taiwan attracts foreign direct investment of nearly US$932 million in January-February, says MOEA

Mar 21, 22:08

Taiwan's Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) approved 491 foreign direct investment projects (except from China) with a total value of US$931.63 million in January-February 2016,...

TSMC likely to raise 2016 capex

Mar 21, 22:04

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) is likely to revise upward its capex for 2016 as equipment purchases thus far this year have been made in advance, according to industry...

Taiwan IC design firms cautious about placing orders for 2Q16

Mar 21, 15:26

Taiwan-based IC design houses are still reluctant to raise their wafer starts at foundry service providers given that end-market demand except demand from China's handset market remains...

GaAs IC foundry Win Semi to reduce capital by 30%

Newswatch - Mar 21, 11:20

GaAs IC foundry Win Semiconductors plans to reduce its capital by NT$1.79 billion (US$55.35 million) or 30% to NT$4.177 billion in order to improve its financial structure and shore...

North American semiconductor equipment industry posts February 2016 book-to-bill ratio of 1.05, says SEMI

Mar 18, 14:21

North America-based manufacturers of semiconductor equipment posted US$1.26 billion in orders worldwide in February 2016 (three-month average basis) and a book-to-bill ratio of 1.05,...

ASE looking to form industrial holding company

Mar 18, 11:08

Advanced Semiconductor Engineering, which already holds 25% of Siliconware Precision Industries (SPIL), has announced the failure of its tender offer for another 24.71% stake in SPIL...

Samsung Galaxy S7 teardown reveals ho-hum refresh, says IHS

Mar 17, 22:26

A preliminary estimate by IHS shows that the Samsung Galaxy S7 smartphone costs about US$255 to build. The US version of the Galaxy S7 with 32GB of NAND memory carries a bill of materials...

UMC reports almost NT$13.5 billion in 2015 net income

Mar 17, 16:07

United Microelectronics Corporation (UMC) has announced that its board of directors has approved the company's 2015 business report and financial statements, reporting consolidated...

ASE fails to gain antitrust approval for SPIL bid

Mar 17, 11:57

Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) will be unable to win antitrust approval in Taiwan by March 17 - the deadline of its tender offer for another 24.71% stake in Siliconware...

Cadence design tools certified for TSMC 7nm design starts and 10nm production

Mar 17, 11:13

Cadence Design Systems has announced that its digital, signoff and custom/analog tools have achieved V1.0 Design Rule Manual (DRM) and SPICE certification from TSMC for its 10nm FinFET...

ChipMOS sees net profits down over 30% on year in 2015

Newswatch - Mar 17, 11:05

LCD driver IC packaging and testing firm ChipMOS Technologies has reported net profits of NT$2.23 billion (US$67.9 million) for 2015, down 32.6% from a year earlier. EPS for 2015...

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    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.

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    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.

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    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.

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    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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