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Taiwan IC design sector should open doors to China capital, says MediaTek chairman

Jun 20, 14:56

China-based enterprises should be allowed to invest in Taiwan's IC design houses, according to MediaTek chairman MK Tsai.

MediaTek chairman MK Tsai

Digitimes Research: Tablet AP shipments in China to rise 6% in 2Q16

Jun 8, 13:59

China's tablet-use application processor (AP) shipments will increase 6% sequentially to 20.4 million units in the second quarter of 2016, according to Digitimes Research.

TSMC chairman optimistic about ASE-SPIL merger

Jun 7, 22:06

Morris Chang, founder and chairman of pure-play foundry Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC), said at a recent company event that he is happy to see the merger deal reached...

MediaTek reportedly lobbying officials for a closer tie with China firm

Jun 7, 11:56

MediaTek has been lobbying officials at Taiwan's Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) for approval of its recently-announced cooperation with NavInfo including plans to set up a joint...

MediaTek May revenues hit record for 2nd straight month

Jun 7, 11:49

IC design house MediaTek has reported consolidated revenues of NT$24.64 billion (US$762.8 million) for May 2016, hitting a monthly record for the second consecutive month.

MediaTek chip shortage to ease in 3Q16

Jun 7, 11:45

The ongoing tight supply of MediaTek's major 4-in-1 connectivity chip series for use in entry-level and mid-range smartphone solutions is expected to ease completely in the third...

MediaTek stepping up development for auto electronics, VR

Jun 3, 10:11

MediaTek's R&D teams have started to work with Europe-based car vendors and worldwide handset firms on the development of the company's product lines targeted at automotive electronics...

MediaTek intros Pump Express 3.0 fast charging technology

May 30, 21:30

MediaTek has developed Pump Express 3.0 to charge a smartphone battery from zero to 70% in just 20 minutes. That's almost twice as fast as competing solutions currently on the market...

MediaTek to meet mid-point to high-end of 2Q16 guidance

May 30, 21:24

Judging from the current order visibility, MediaTek chief financial officer David Ku expects the company to meet the mid-point to high-end of its sales guidance for the second quarter...

China handset firms warned of overbooking

May 27, 15:26

MediaTek has warned its China-based handset clients that they might have placed more orders than their actual demand, in consideration of potential overbooking, according to industry...

MediaTek to spin off VR business unit as soon as June, says report

Stockwatch - May 20, 08:57

IC design house MediaTek plans to spin off its virtual reality (VR) division to form an independent company in a bid to boost its VR business, according to a recent Chinese-language...

TSMC mulling cutting 16/20nm prices

May 18, 11:08

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) is considering dropping contract prices for its handset-IC clients to help ease the pressure of their declining ASPs and gross margins,...

MediaTek announces sale of auto IC subsidiary to China firm

Stockwatch - May 13, 15:06

Taiwan-based IC design house MediaTek has announced the signing of a strategic cooperation framework agreement with NavInfo, a China-based digital mapping service provider. According...

MediaTek in trading halt pending release of material information

Stockwatch - May 13, 09:55

IC design house MediaTek will enter a trading halt on May 13, pending the release of material information, according to a company filing with the Taiwan Stock Exchange (TSE). MediaTek...

Chip orders from China smartphone vendors to boost MediaTek 2Q16 revenues

May 11, 21:15

Orders placed by China-based Oppo, Gionee and Vivo are set to boost revenues at smartphone-chip provider MediaTek in the second quarter of 2016, according to industry sources.

MediaTek posts record April revenues

May 9, 14:29

IC design house MediaTek has reported record consolidated revenues of NT$23.02 billion (US$710.9 million) for April 2016.

MediaTek looks to higher revenues but lower gross margin in 2Q16

May 3, 11:05

MediaTek expects to post revenue growth of 24-32% sequentially in the second quarter of 2016. However, gross margin for the quarter is likely to fall further, according to the smartphone-chip...

MediaTek posts lower revenues and gross margin for 1Q16

Apr 29, 15:47

MediaTek has reported gross margin for the first quarter of 2016 fell further to 38.1% while consolidated revenues decreased 9.4% sequentially to NT$55.91 billion (US$1.73 billion)...

MediaTek Labs announces availability of new development platform for RTOS

Apr 21, 14:33

MediaTek has announced its MediaTek LinkIt development platform for RTOS and the platform's first hardware development kit (HDK). This platform is the first from MediaTek delivering...

MediaTek to see record shipments of 4G phone chips in 2Q16

Apr 18, 14:07

MediaTek is expected to see record shipments of 4G phone chips in the second quarter of 2016 with revenues rising 15-20% on quarter, according to industry sources.

MStar unit to complete merger with Ilitek on June 1

Stockwatch - Apr 15, 11:42

MStar Semiconductor through a wholly-owned subsidiary will complete its merger with ILI Technology (Ilitek) on June 1, 2016, according to a filing issued by its parent company MediaTek...

Ilitek says planned merger with MediaTek unit receives China approval

Stockwatch - Apr 12, 14:04

The planned acquisition of ILI Technology (Ilitek) by a unit of MediaTek has been given antitrust clearance by China's Ministry of Commerce, according to the fabless firm specializing...

MediaTek March revenues hit 5-month high

Newswatch - Apr 11, 14:58

MediaTek saw its March consolidated revenues grow 61% on month and 4.6% on year to NT$21.337 billion (US$657.61 million), the highest level in five months.

MediaTek 2Q16 EPS to boost, says report

Stockwatch - Apr 8, 12:25

Gains generated from the sale of a unit specializing in car electronics chips and Goodix' IPO listing on the Shanghai stock market will boost MediaTek's profitability in the second...

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...

Taiwan analog IC firms expected to post gross margin growth in 2016

Mar 28, 21:16

With many second- and third-tier players phasing out their analog IC businesses, and international firms switching their focus to other products instead of analog ICs, major Taiwan-based...

Taiwan analog IC vendors set for improved sales in 2016, say sources

Mar 25, 15:22

Taiwan-based analog IC suppliers are set for a better year in 2016 thanks to recent industry consolidation and new demand arising from the rising popularity of virtual reality (VR)...

Broadcom rumors say company is looking to phase out Wi-Fi chip business

Mar 18, 10:53

Broadcom is rumored to be looking to phase out its Wi-Fi chip business in a move to streamline its workforce and product offerings following its acquisition by Avago Technologies,...

MediaTek 2Q16 revenues to rise 10-20%

Mar 17, 11:01

MediaTek is expected to see its first-quarter revenues hit the high-end target of its guidance of NT$52.5-57.4 billion, and post an up to 20% sequential rise in second-quarter revenues,...

Taiwan IC design companies to foray into solution market for commercial drones

Mar 16, 16:55

Taiwan-based IC design houses including MediaTek and Realtek Semiconductor will foray into the chipset solution market for commercial drones, particularly for the China market.

China market: Samsung smartphone share sinks to 7.7% in 2015, says Counterpoint

Mar 16, 14:59

Samsung Electronics saw its smartphone shipments to China tumble 39% on year in 2015, reducing its share in the market to 7.7%, from 12.8% in 2014, according to Counterpoint.

TSMC, MediaTek to co-develop products for IoT and wearable applications

Newswatch - Mar 16, 11:07

TSMC and MediaTek have announced their commitment to a long-term partnership to continue developing innovative products for Internet of Things (IoT) and wearable device applications...

Competition in smartphone chipset solutions market to heat up in 2H16

Mar 15, 13:59

Competition in the smartphone chipset solution market is expected to heat up in the second half of 2016 when major players including Qualcomm, MediaTek, Spreadtrum Communications...

Smartphone chipset solution vendors eyeing orders for system chips

Mar 11, 11:05

Smartphone chipset solution providers have recently stepping up efforts to win more orders for system chips, including image signal processors, modems, and RF (radio frequency) chips,...

MediaTek sees IoT as long-term growth opportunity

Mar 11, 10:52

MediaTek has stepped up its efforts to expand the company's IoT business. Although the unit will contribute less than 5% to 2016 revenues, the company expects revenues generated from...

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