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TSMC orders equipment for NT$21.3 billion

Stockwatch - Aug 29, 21:15

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) purchased machinery equipment from Ebara, ASML and Applied Materials for a total of NT$21.3 billion (US$669.7 million), according...

TOK steps up investment in Taiwan

Aug 29, 21:02

Tokyo Ohka Kogyo (TOK) is looking to expand its investment in Taiwan, which will become the Japan-based vendor's production hub for the East Asia market, according to the manufacturer...

Former Simpal executives probed over alleged trade secrets theft

Aug 29, 14:01

Prosecutors on August 26 raided former Simpal Electronics' offices in Kaohsiung and two former Simpal executives' homes in a probe into suspected theft of business secrets.

ASE chairman spends NT$1.3 billion to buy company shares

Aug 29, 08:53

Jason Chang, chairman for Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE), spent a total of about NT$1.3 billion (US$40.9 million) of his own money to buy ASE shares from August 17 to 26.

ASE Jason Chang has increased his stake in the company

Industry supply chain eyeing huge mobile-SoC market potential

Aug 26, 13:56

With more system vendors engaged in the development of mobile SoC solutions in-house, the market for mobile chips is set to expand a further US$10 billion, according to industry sources...

Dialog enters GaN market with integrated devices targeting fast charging power adapters

Aug 26, 10:43

Dialog Semiconductor has announced its first gallium nitride (GaN) power IC product offering, using Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company's (TSMC) 650-volt GaN-on-Silicon process...

SPIL chairman calls for more open government policy

Aug 26, 10:18

Packaging and testing company Siliconware Precision Industries (SPIL) chairman Bough Lin has urged Taiwan's government to create a more open investment environment for China-based...

SPIL chairman Bough Lin

Semi, LCD equipment maker Gallant to see EPS double in 2016, says paper

Newswatch - Aug 25, 15:14

Semiconductor and LCD equipment supplier Gallant Precision Machining is expected to see its EPS more than double on year to reach NT$3 in 2016, buoyed by improved order visibility,...

Taiwan FTC approves acquisition of HMI by ASML

Aug 24, 20:06

Taiwan's Fair Trade Commission (FTC) has approved the planned acquisition of Taiwan-based Hermes Microvision (HMI) by Netherlands-based ASML, stating the deal complies with fair trade...

TowerJazz and SMIC sales to surge in 2016, says IC Insights

Aug 24, 15:46

Israel-based TowerJazz and China-based SMIC among the world's top-10 pure-play foundries are forecast to display the highest sales growth in 2016, IC Insights said in a new report.

Nvidia unveils Tegra Parker mobile SoC

Newswatch - Aug 24, 15:28

Nvidia has unveiled its newest mobile processor, the Tegra Parker, which is suited for automotive applications like self-driving cars and digital cockpits.

US fab-tool book-to-bill ratio rises, says SEMI

Aug 24, 13:50

North America-based manufacturers of semiconductor equipment posted a book-to-bill ratio of 1.15 in July 2016, having been above parity for eight months in a row, according to the...

Taiwan July manufacturing production index up, says MOEA

Aug 24, 12:20

Taiwan recorded manufacturing production index (2011 as base year) of 110.05 for July 2016, increasing 0.94% on month and 0.65% on year, according to the Ministry of Economic Affairs...

TSMC 28nm utilization rate to fall on slowdown in Intel orders

Aug 24, 11:59

With Intel decelerating its pace of orders for baseband chips, utilization rates for TSMC's 28nm processes are set to drop slightly in the fourth quarter of 2016, according to industry...

Taiwan attracts foreign direct investment of over US$6 billion in January-July, says MOEA

Aug 23, 11:55

Taiwan's Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) approved 1,948 foreign direct investment projects (except from China) totaling US$6.07 billion in January-July 2016, the former decreasing...

Taiwan July export order value decreases, says MOEA

Aug 23, 11:47

Taiwan received export orders totaling US$35.03 billion in July 2016, decreasing 1.9% on month and 3.4% on year, according to the Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA).

Hua Hong ships 1.2 billion MCUs in 1H16

Aug 23, 11:31

Hua Hong Semiconductor, a China-based pure-play 200mm (8-inch) foundry, has announced shipments for microcontrollers (MCU) climbed 50% from a year earlier to 1.2 billion chips in...

Digitimes Research: China IC self-sufficiency rate to reach 40% by 2020

Aug 23, 11:26

China is set to improve the self-sufficiency rate for ICs in the nation to 40% in 2020, and could even exceed the target ratio, according to Digitimes Research.

GaN device supply chain remains robust, says Strategy Analytics

Aug 23, 11:18

Even with the well-publicized consolidation of RF Micro Devices (RFMD) and TriQuint Semiconductor, Infineon's acquisition of International Rectifier (IR) and most-recently Wolfspeed,...

Winbond flash chip adopted in Samsung Galaxy Note 7, says report

Aug 22, 14:24

Taiwan-based Winbond Electronics has entered the supply chain for Samsung's new Galaxy Note 7-series smartphones with its flash memory, according to a report by Taiwan's Central...

Taiwan July unemployment rate up, says DGBAS

Aug 22, 10:35

Taiwan had 472,000 jobless citizens in July 2016, equivalent to an unemployment rate of 4.02% which rose 0.10pp on month and 0.2pp on year, according to statistics released by the...

Taiwan 2Q16 economic growth estimated at 0.70%, says DGBAS

Aug 22, 10:26

Taiwan's economic growth rate, growth in GDP, for the second quarter of 2016 is estimated at 0.70%, upward adjusted by 0.01pp from the estimate made in July 2016, according to the...

Commentary: Taiwan makers reluctant to yield to Apple requests to lower quotes

Aug 19, 14:13

Apple has met resistance from makers in Taiwan's supply chain to lower their quotes for parts and components for iPhone 7 devices, a move which aims to force Apple to discontinue...

Intel to begin shipments of 100Gbps silicon photonics optical transceivers

Aug 19, 13:56

Intel, at the Intel Developer Forum taking place in San Francisco during August 16-18, announced the beginning of shipping silicon photonics 100Gbps optical transceivers, the world's...

Semi equipment maker Foxsemicon sees earnings up over 80% on quarter in 2Q16

Newswatch - Aug 18, 15:00

Semiconductor and solar equipment maker Foxsemicon Integrated Technology, an affiliate of the Foxconn Group, has reported net profits of NT$139 million (US$4.42 million) for the second...

GlobalWafers to acquire 100% stake in SunEdison Semiconductor

Aug 18, 14:26

Semiconductor-grade silicon wafer maker GlobalWafers on August 18 announced that it has signed to acquire a 100% stake in US-based SunEdison Semiconductor for US$12 per share, 44.9%...

TSMC spends NT$4.86 billion on equipment

Stockwatch - Aug 18, 10:14

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) spent a total of NT$4.86 billion (US$154.2 million) on machinery equipment, manufacturing tools and facilities from ASML, Brooks...

KLA-Tencor targets 10nm and below with new reticle inspection systems

Aug 18, 09:55

KLA-Tencor has introduced three advanced reticle inspection systems that address 10nm and below mask technologies: the Teron 640, Teron SL655 and Reticle Decision Center (RDC). All...

Taiwan science park total revenues top NT$1 trillion in 1H16, says MOST

Aug 17, 20:16

Government-developed and run Hsinchu Science Park (HSP), Southern Taiwan Science Park (STSP) and Central Taiwan Science Park (CTSP) generated combined revenues of NT$1.078 trillion...

ARM, Intel team up for 10nm

Aug 17, 20:13

At the Intel Developer Forum on August 16, Intel announced its 10nm design platform for foundry customers will now offer access to ARM Artisan physical IP, including POP IP, based...

China market: Nantong Fujitsu reportedly to acquire Amkor, says paper

Newswatch - Aug 17, 14:35

China-based IC backend service company Nantong Fujitsu Microelectronics reportedly will acquire US-based Amkor Technology, according to a Chinese-language Economic Daily News...

MediaTek, AMD sales surge in 2Q16, says IC Insights

Aug 17, 11:09

IC Insights has released its list of the world's top-20 semiconductor suppliers in the second quarter of 2016, and identified MediaTek and AMD as the fastest-growing companies.

Testing solution provider CHPT optimistic about 3Q16

Aug 17, 11:04

IC testing solution provider Chunghwa Precision Test Technology (CHPT) expects to see its revenues reach their peak for 2016 in the third quarter, and revenues for all of the year...

Semi equipment maker Gudeng swings back to profitability in 2Q16

Newswatch - Aug 16, 21:28

Semiconductor equipment supplier Gudeng Precision Industrial has reported net profits of NT$7 million (US$224,042) for the second quarter of 2016 compared to a loss of NT$27 million...

Taiwan firms enter supply chain for 2017 iPhone

Aug 16, 20:12

In addition to Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC), Chipbond Technology and MJC Probe (MPI) have entered the supply chain for Apple's 2017 iPhone series, according to...

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  • Samsung+14nm+Exynos+chips

    Samsung 14nm Exynos chips

    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.

  • 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.

  • 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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