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Qualcomm to extend tie-up with TSMC to FinFET, says executive

11h 59min ago

Qualcomm has an almost 10-year collaboration with TSMC, and the tie-up will extend to FinFET process technology, said Sudeepto Roy, VP of engineering for Qualcomm Technology Licensing,...

Qualcomm

China market: IoT chip demand promising, says ARM CEO

Aug 18, 16:14

Shipments of ARM-based mobile chips from China-based chipmakers have been rising rapidly along with the country's fast-growing IC design industry over the past 10 years, according...

arm CEO Simon Segars

Dialog looking to extend partnership with Spreadtrum

Aug 18, 10:22

Dialog Semiconductor is looking to extend its partnership with Spreadtrum Communication, and does not rule out forming a joint venture with the China-based mobile SoC provider, said...

Christophe Chene, senior VP of Asia for Dialog

Tsinghua Unigroup chief pledges firm support for Spreadtrum against mobile chip rivals

Aug 17, 15:24

China's state-backed tech conglomerate Tsinghua Unigroup will render persistent support to its subsidiary Spreadtrum Communications to counter increasingly fierce competition in the...

Zhao Weiguo, chairman of Tsinghua Unigroup

China market: MediaTek to roll out new Helio P series for mid-range smartphones

Aug 17, 13:57

MediaTek has sent out invitations for a product event to be held in Beijing on August 29, when the company will introduce its new Helio P23 and P30 series designed for mid-range smartphones,...

Elite Advanced Laser conservative about 2H17

Aug 16, 14:00

Laser diode packaging firm Elite Advanced Laser (EAL) is conservative about its business outlook for the second half of 2017 due to declining demand for its 2.5G (Gigabit per second)...

EAL sees more data center clients withholding their orders

Optical component makers PCL, TrueLight report mixed results for 1H17

Aug 15, 15:57

Optical communication component makers PCL Technologies and TrueLight have reported mixed results for the first half of 2017, but both are eyeing demand from the data center sector...

MediaTek under pressure to cut chip prices

Aug 15, 11:29

With Qualcomm lowering prices for its Snapdragon 450 chips to less than US$10.50, MediaTek is under pressure to cut prices for its upcoming Helio P23 series designed for mid-range...

MediaTek has lowered prices for its upcoming Helio P23 chips to secure orders

iPhone suppliers see sales rising as new iPhone production gains momentum

Aug 9, 12:30

Most component and service suppliers in the iPhone supply chain have reported strong sales for July, indicating that production for new iPhone devices is gaining momentum, according...

iPhone supply chain makers see sales momentum growing

Demand for flexible AMOLED smartphone panels growing robustly

Aug 8, 16:14

Demand for flexible AMOLED panels from the smartphone sector will continue to expand at a rapid pace in 2017 and beyond, thanks to the planned release of new AMOLED-based models from...

AMOLED smartphones growing robustly

Merry sees sequential revenue decline in July

Aug 8, 12:47

Headset maker Merry Electronics has reported revenues of NT$1.577 billion for July, down 16.75% on month but up 6.25% on year. July's sales performance met the company's expectatio...

Touch module maker GIS sees earnings rise in 2Q17

Aug 8, 12:46

Touch module maker General Interface Solution (GIS) has reported net profits of NT$1.425 billion (US$47.15 million) for the second quarter of 2017, up 53% from the previous quarter...

New iPhones to push up revenues at GIS

Largan Precision July revenues highest in 2017

Aug 7, 08:58

Smartphone-use lens module maker Largan Precision has reported consolidated revenues of NT$4.441 billion (US$146 million) for July, the highest monthly level so far in 2017 and increasing...

Largan Precision CEO Lin En-ping

Primax Electronics nets NT$2.00 per share for 1H17

Aug 2, 14:23

Primax Electronics has reported consolidated revenues of NT$13.835 billion (US$455 million), net operating profit NT$680 million, net profit NT$461.8 million and net EPS of NT$1.05...

MediaTek expects mild growth in 3Q17

Jul 31, 21:44

MediaTek expects to post revenue growth of 2-10% sequentially in the third quarter of 2017, with gross margin ranging from 34% to 37%.

MediaTek newly-appointed co-CEO Rick Tsai

Catcher starts operation at new plant

Jul 27, 21:28

Catcher Technology has completed construction of a new production base in Tainan, Southern Taiwan, and the site began operation on July 27, according to company chairman Hung Shui-...

Catcher chairman Hung Shui-shu

Merry reports strong earnings for 2Q17

Jul 25, 20:33

Headset maker Merry Electronics saw its net profits swell 69.25% on quarter and 69.18% on year to NT$540 million (US$17.81 million) in the second quarter of 2017. For the first half...

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

PC shipments may be undermined by component shortages in 2H17

Jul 25, 09:12

With first-tier vendors including Samsung Electronics, Apple and LG Electronics expected to unveil new smartphones in the second half of 2017, upstream component shortages are expected...

Demand for components from the smartphone sector is expected to reduce supply to the PC sector

Four Taiwan firms file countersuit against Qualcomm

Jul 21, 11:56

Four Taiwan-based hardware production partners of Apple, namely Foxconn Electronics, Compal Electronics, Wistron and Pegatron, have jointly filed a countersuit against Qualcomm in...

Digitimes Research: UFS-based NAND flash solutions to become mainstream storage technology for mobile devices

Jul 20, 14:00

While today's mobile devices use either UFS (Universal Flash Storage) or eMMC (embedded multi-media card)-based NAND flash solutions to store information, eMMC5.1 chips are becoming...

IDM model no longer viable for Japan semiconductor industry: Q&A with Socionext CEO Yasuo Nishiguchi

Jul 20, 11:39

Though still a global bellwether in many areas of semiconductor technologies, Japan's semiconductor industry is significantly losing ground in world markets, as most Japanese players,...

Yasuo Nishiguchi. right, chairman and CEO of Japan's IC designer Socionext

Largan Precision nets NT$71.56 per share for 1H17

Jul 14, 14:20

Smartphone-use lens module maker Largan Precision has reported net EPS of NT$71.56 (US$2.36) for the first half of 2017.

Largan Precision CEO Lin En-ping

Huawei set to unveil AI processors by yearend, says executive

Jul 13, 15:53

Sensing the imminent arrival of a smart Internet era driven by artificial intelligence (AI), China's top ICT solutions provider Huawei Technologies is actively proceeding with the...

Taiwan IC design houses gearing up for high speed transmissions

Jul 12, 16:00

With high speed transmissions becoming an important spec for electronics devices, Taiwan-based IC design houses including ASMedia, Parade Technologies, Weltrend, On-Bright, Etron...

Demand for high-speed transmission chips rising

MediaTek seeing robust chip demand for voice assistant devices

Jul 12, 10:13

MediaTek has ramped up shipments of its chips for voice assistant devices which will further buoy the company's revenues for the third quarter of 2017, according to market sources.

MediaTek chip shipments for voice assistants are set to boom

Catcher sees 30% on-year growth in June revenues

Jul 10, 15:51

Metal chassis maker Catcher Technology has announced revenues of NT$7.29 billion (US$243.49 million) for June, up 19.8% on month and 30% on year. Catcher's second-quarter 2017 consolidated...

Headset maker Merry reports strong sales for 1H17

Jul 10, 15:48

Headset maker Merry Electronics has reported consolidated revenues of NT$1,895 billion (US$61.93 million) in June, up 2.37% on month and 34.47% on year.

Samsung expects to post record operating profit in 2Q17

Jul 7, 13:59

Samsung Electronics has provided its earnings guidance for the second quarter of 2017, estimating record operating profits of about KRW14 trillion (US$12 billion) on consolidated...

Taiwan IC design houses seeing orders ramp-up from China smartphone sector

Jul 7, 10:49

A ramp-up of orders from China's smartphone sector will buoy revenues at Taiwan-based IC design houses, particularly those specializing in LCD driver ICs, wireless charging solutions...

Nokia smartphones to feature Zeiss optics

Jul 7, 10:22

Nokia-branded phone vendor HMD Global and ZEISS have signed a partnership that will see the two companies co-develop imaging capabilities and bring the Zeiss optics back to Nokia...

Commentary: Power-saving is key concept in smartphone design

Jul 7, 10:00

While new smartphone models for 2017 boast quite a few fresh features such as full screens, OLED panels, biometric systems, quick charge and wireless charge applications, these features...

New smartphone features are designed to save power consumption.

Wireless charging demand promising: Q&A with Dialog CEO Jalal Bagherli

Jul 6, 11:58

As a global leader in providing rapid charging solutions, Dialog Semiconductor has demonstrated its prowess in power management for smartphones and other applications. But the market...

Dialog CEO Jalai Bagherli

Touch panel makers TPK, GIS look to double-digit revenue growth rates in 3Q17

Jul 6, 10:29

Touch panel makers TPK Holding and General Interface Solution (GIS) both are expected to see their revenues grow by a double-digit rate in the third quarter of 2017, buoyed by increasing...

touch

CCI expects rising demand in 2H17, says paper

Jul 4, 14:13

Cooling module maker Chaun-Choung Technology (CCI) expects its products for servers and notebooks to enjoy strong demand in the second half because of seasonality. Second-half revenues...

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