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China auto semiconductor market drives up 11% in 2013, says IHS

Feb 27, 10:31

The fast-growing semiconductor market for China's automotive industry is set for double-digit expansion in revenues in 2014, propelled by an increasing desire among Chinese car buyers...

Novatek, Realtek to ramp up TV chip shipments to China

Jan 21, 12:08

TV chip suppliers Novatek Microelectronics and Realtek Semiconductor will be able to ramp up their shipments of TV chips to China significantly in 2014, benefiting from China's government...

MediaTek to control over 50% of smartphone touchscreen controller IC market in China

Jan 2, 14:19

MediaTek could control over a 50% share of the smartphone-use touchscreen controller IC market in China after the Taiwan-based design house officially merges with fellow company MStar...

Shares of MediaTek, MStar trending upward prior to official merger

Dec 31, 15:27

Share prices of MediaTek and MStar Semiconductor have been trending upward on the Taiwan Stock Exchange (TSE) recently as the two IC design houses are to officially merge on February...

China market: MediaTek Group to account for 60% of smartphone touch controller IC market in 2H13

Oct 16, 22:16

Goodix and MStar Semiconductor, two associate companies of MediaTek, jointly took a 50% share of the smartphone-use touch controller IC market in China in the first half of 2013,...

China government approves MediaTek-MStar merger deal

Aug 28, 14:59

China's Ministry of Commerce has approved conditionally the proposed merger between MediaTek and fellow IC design company MStar Semiconductor, according to MediaTek.

MediaTek-MStar merger yet to receive China approval

Newswatch - Jun 18, 14:34

MediaTek has again postponed its proposed merger with fellow IC design company MStar Semiconductor as China's Ministry of Commerce has yet to approve the deal, according to the com...

Globalfoundries adding capacity to satisfy rising orders for touch panel ICs

Jun 13, 22:05

Globalfoundries has significantly boosted its mature process capacity in order to meet strong demand for touch panel ICs from China-based MStar Semiconductor, according to industry...

Intel, MediaTek and Elan taking up 60% of global touchscreen controller market

May 23, 12:03

Intel, MediaTek and Elan Microelectronics combined have taken up over 60% of global touchscreen controller ICs market, according to industry sources.

MediaTek, MStar TV chip market share in China falling down

May 7, 22:16

MediaTek and MStar Semiconductor have seen their combined share in China's TV chip market drop to below 70% recently as more TV brands in China have chosen to use TV chips from Realtek...

TV IC suppliers see 2Q13 orders ramp up

Apr 12, 15:14

TV-use IC suppliers including MStar Semiconductor, Realtek Semiconductor and Novatek Microelectronics are expected to see their orders increase more than 20% sequentially in the second...

Taiwan IC design houses to report stronger than expected earnings for 1Q13

Mar 27, 22:04

A number of IC design houses in Taiwan are expected to report better-than-expected earnings for the first quarter of 2013, powered by the launch of new products and cost-reduction...

Korea FTC OKs MediaTek, MStar merger

Mar 18, 21:25

South Korea's antitrust agency Fair Trade Commission (FTC) has approved MediaTek's proposal to merge with MStar Semiconductor, according to the companies.

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Digital TV semiconductor market dips in 2012, says IHS

Mar 15, 10:28

Amid a drop in television demand, the global market for digital television semiconductors (DTV) declined by nearly 6% in 2012, according to IHS iSuppli.

MediaTek making last-ditch effort to seek approval for its merger with MStar

Mar 5, 14:13

MediaTek and MStar Semiconductor reportedly have mapped out measures to counter any possible decisions by the governments of China and Korea over the two companies' merger plan as...

Ilitek ramping shipments of touch-controller ICs

Jan 22, 14:59

LCD driver IC vendors ILI Technology (Ilitek) has entered the supply chain of China-based smartphone and tablet vendors with its touch-controller ICs, and will see the product segment...

MStar Semiconductor and Flingo Samba TV platform team up to provide smart TV solution

Jan 17, 15:13

Smart TV app publisher Flingo has announced that Samba, its new interactive TV platform, will be integrated into MStar Semiconductor Smart TV solution to synchronize TV, tablet, phone...

MediaTek cancels capital expansion project as planned merger with MStar was delayed

Jan 16, 16:18

MediaTek has announced that it has withdrawn a plan to issue new shares for the planned merger with MStar Semiconductor.

MediaTek/MStar merger likely to be delayed again

Jan 15, 22:06

The planned merger between MediaTek and MStar Semiconductor may be forced to be postponed again due to slow scrutiny procedures by the governments of China and Korea on concerns of...

MediaTek, MStar postpone merger closing date pending regulatory approvals

Dec 6, 21:25

MediaTek's proposed merger with MStar Semiconductor has not obtained regulatory approvals by the antitrust authorities in China and Korea, and therefore will be completed at a later...

Touchscreen controller IC shipments boost on China demand

Oct 19, 11:52

FocalTech Systems and Goodix, which specialize in the design of touchscreen controller ICs, have both seen their monthly shipments approach the 10 million mark buoyed by strong demand...

TV chip and driver IC vendors see improving order visibility for 4Q12

Oct 17, 22:16

Taiwan-based IC design houses offering TV chips and LCD driver ICs have seen improvements in order visibility for the fourth quarter of 2012 due to strong sales of LCD TVs in China...

MStar posts record monthly revenues, enhanced by merger deal

Oct 12, 14:01

MStar Semiconductor has announced consolidated revenues of NT$3.68 billion (US$124 million) for September 2012, representing an increase of 4.4% on month and hitting the highest monthly...

MStar posts pre-tax EPS over NT$6 in 1H12

Newswatch - Aug 22, 14:36

MStar Semiconductor has announced pre-tax profits of NT$1.58 billion (US$52.71 million) for the second quarter of 2012, decreasing 6.1% from the previous quarter. Second-quarter EPS...

Digitimes Research: Taiwan handset solution revenues grow 30% on quarter in 2Q12

Aug 17, 15:19

Combined revenues of handset related solutions generated by Taiwan-based IC design houses grew 30% sequentially to NT$13.7 billion (US$456.36 million) in the second quarter of 2012,...

MediaTek acquires 53% of outstanding MStar shares; to proceed with merger deal

Aug 10, 16:34

MediaTek has acquired a total of 282.37 million shares, or 53%, of MStar Semiconductor's outstanding shares through a tender offer, meeting the requirements to proceed with the merger...

Rising handset-IC shipments to buoy sales at backend service providers

Jul 5, 15:02

Shipments of handset solutions will drive revenue growth at MediaTek and MStar Semiconductor in the second half of 2012, and simultaneously buoy sales at their backend partners including...

IC design houses reducing production of TV chips for 3Q12, say sources

Jul 4, 13:57

Taiwan-based IC design houses, including MediaTek and MStar Semiconductor, have become more conservative about shipments of TV chips in third-quarter 2012, and therefore have decreased...

MediaTek-MStar merger may send TV makers rethinking chip procurement strategy

Jun 27, 16:24

The planned merger between MediaTek (MTK) and MStar Semiconductor has shocked the flat-panel TV supply chain due to the combined market share of TV chips of the two firms being roughly...

Digitimes Research: Merger with MStar to boost MediaTek presence in digital TV segment

Jun 26, 12:40

MediaTek's planned merger with MStar Semiconductor will help MediaTek expand its presence in the digital TV-chip market, as well as enhancing its capability in the ever increasing...

MediaTek-MStar merger to have impact on existing suppliers

Jun 26, 12:37

The planned merger between MediaTek and MStar Semiconductor is expected to vertically integrate their supply chain. However, some market watchers speculate MediaTek will take over...

Commentary: MediaTek, MStar reach merger deal in fast manner; highlighting difficulties of Taiwan IC design industry

Jun 26, 01:00

Although the proposal by MediaTek to merge with rival MStar Semiconductor comes as a big surprise to Taiwan's IC design industry, MediaTek chairman MK Tsai and his counterpart Wayne...

MediaTek to merge with MStar

Jun 22, 16:14

MediaTek has announced plans to merge with fellow IC design company MStar Semiconductor following the completion of its tender offer to buy a portion of MStar shares.

Taiwan IC designers looking to orders from China-based white-box smartphone vendors

Jun 20, 14:02

Taiwan-based IC design houses have rekindled their hope that they can cooperate one again with China-based white-box handset makers to make a strong presence in China's smartphone...

MediaTek, MStar strengthening R&D efforts on smartphones

Jun 11, 11:25

MediaTek and MStar Semiconductor both have recently restructured their R&D teams to focus on the development of smartphones, while down-sizing the R&D units for feature phones,...

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