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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...

Powerchip reportedly looking to take over Renesas SP Drivers

Feb 12, 11:40

Powerchip Technology reportedly is looking to gain more control over Renesas SP Drivers (RSP), a LCD driver joint venture set up by Renesas Electronics, Sharp and Powerchip.

Renesas likely to delay plans to exit low-end motherboard MOSFET market, say sources

Sep 23, 15:12

Renesas Electronics is likely to delay its plans to exit the low-end motherboard-use MOSFET market due to strong complaints from downstream clients as well as the recent upsurge in...

Renesas decision to reduce presence in MOSFET market to benefit Taiwan suppliers

Aug 5, 16:06

Taiwan-based MOSFET providers, including Anpec Electronics, Advanced Power Electronics and Niko Semiconductor, are likely to benefit from Renesas Electronics' decision to reduce its...

Digitimes Research: Mixed capex plans for major semiconductor firms in 2013

Jun 11, 11:01

Intel, Samsung Electronics, Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC), Texas Instruments (TI), Toshiba, Renesas Electronics, SK Hynix, and STMicroelectronics were among the...

Digitimes Research: Toshiba, Renesas, and Sony return to profitability in 1Q13

May 31, 14:39

Japan's top-three semiconductor firms, Toshiba, Renesas Electronics, and Sony, saw on-year decreases in their fiscal 2012 (from April 2012 to March 2013) revenues, but profits impr...

Companies gearing up for USB 3.0 hub market boom

Apr 18, 21:43

USB controller chipmakers including ASMedia Technology, Genesys Logic, Realtek Semiconductor, Renesas Electronics, Standard Microsystems Corporation (SMSC), Texas Instruments (TI)...

Digitimes Research: Toshiba, Sony see semiconductor revenues grow; Renesas struggles to make profits

Mar 25, 15:40

Due to rising prices of NAND flash in the third quarter of 2012, Japan-based semiconductor firm Toshiba has reported fourth-quarter 2012 revenues of its semiconductor business unit...

Renesas, J-Devices sign MoU on transfer of backend facilities

Jan 31, 16:44

Renesas Electronics and J-Devices have signed a memorandum of understanding regarding the transfer of three semiconductor backend production facilities operated by Renesas and its...

GaN-on-silicon for power conversion, who are the likely winners in the commercialization race, asks Petrov Group

Dec 10, 11:06

The high importance of GaN-on-Si technology for power conversion applications is by now evident, says Boris Petrov, managing director of the Petrov Group. It is driven by cost and...

Renesas to shift foundry orders away from Powerchip, report says

Newswatch - Sep 19, 14:07

Renesas Electronics is looking to shift its foundry orders for driver ICs used in Apple's iOS devices to Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC), and will discontinue its...

Japan IDMs to increase outsourcing of logic IC backend processing

Aug 17, 11:35

Major Japan-based IDM companies including Renesas, Sony and Toshiba are set to increase outsourcing of backend processing for logic ICs, and have approached existing and potential...

TSMC has no plans to purchase Renesas 12-inch fab, says chairman

Jul 5, 01:45

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has no plans to take up Renesas Electronics' 12-inch fab in Tsuruoka, Yamagata prefecture, but will continue to maintain a close...

Renesas to cut jobs, streamline operations

Jul 4, 11:11

Japan-based chipmaker Renesas Electronics has unveiled measures to return to profitability, including plans to streamline its production facilities, and eliminate about 5,000 posit...

Renesas to sell or shut fabs, says report

Newswatch - Jul 2, 16:20

Renesas Electronics is mulling plans to sell or shutter 10 of its 19 wafer fabs in Japan, and shift its focus to more microcontroller (MCU) manufacturing, the Chinese-language Commercial...

Chipbond gold bumping capacity booked for iPhones, says report

Newswatch - Jun 29, 12:37

Chipbond Technology reportedly has cut into the supply chain for Apple's iPhone 5 through providing backend services for the LCD driver ICs used in the upcoming iPhones with retina...

Renesas, TSMC extend tie-up

May 28, 15:33

Renesas Electronics and TSMC on May 28 announced that they have signed an agreement to extend their microcontroller (MCU) technology collaboration to 40nm embedded flash (eFlash)...

Intel to postpone mass shipments of Ivy Bridge processors

Feb 16, 01:15

Intel recently notified its partners about plans to postpone mass shipments of its upcoming Ivy Bridge processors. Despite that the company will still announce the new products and...

Inventory issues with Sandy Bridge is prompting Intel to delay volume shipments of Ivy Bridge

Renesas to terminate large-size LCD driver IC business

Feb 2, 14:44

Renesas Electronics has unveiled plans to withdraw from the large-size display driver IC business, citing the slowdown of the flat panel display market and falls in prices.

Chipbond expects flat or slight growth in 4Q11 sales

Nov 3, 01:05

Chipbond Technology, which provides backend services to LCD driver IC suppliers such as Japan's Renesas Electronics, Taiwan-based Novatek Microelectronics and ILi Technology (Ilitek),...

Standalone transceiver chips to dominate the smartphone market, says Petrov Group (part 1)

Oct 21, 16:36

Transceivers are essential to the performance of mobile devices. They are designed to detect weak signals at a specific frequency when receiving and to send signals at a specific...

SEMICON Taiwan 2011: Major IDMs participate for procurement talks

Sep 7, 15:36

Major IDMs including Panasonic Semiconductor, Philips, Renesas Electronics and Toshiba are being invited to hold face-to-face procurement talks with Taiwan-based suppliers of chemicals,...

Taiwan foundries to benefit from new Renesas strategy, says paper

Newswatch - Aug 23, 15:43

The massive earthquake and resulting tsunami that struck Japan in March has encouraged Renesas Electronics to further strengthen its BCP (business continuity plan) as part of efforts...

Renesas reportedly to cut USB 3.0 host controller unit prices to below US$1.20 in early 2012

Aug 19, 01:20

Renesas Electronics reportedly plans to slash unit prices for its USB 3.0 host controller ICs to below US$1.20 in early 2012 in order to tame the competition from Taiwan-based chipset...

Japan earthquake continues to inflate analog IC prices, says IHS iSuppli

Jul 1, 10:08

Supply disruptions spurred by the Japan earthquake are continuing to cause pricing increases for general-purpose analog components that are used in most types of electronic equipment...

Global short supply of HDDs expected in 2H11

Jun 20, 10:47

Although Texas Instruments and Renesas Electronics, the global suppliers HDD chips, have resumed operations at their Japan factories damaged by the earthquake on March 11, 2011, demand...

Powerchip eyeing 2Q11 break-even, says chairman

Jun 13, 10:19

Taiwan-based Powerchip Technology expects to post a small loss for the second quarter of 2011 with a possibility of reaching a break-even, according to comany chairman Frank Huang.

Renesas announces new microcontrollers for LED lighting

May 27, 14:50

Renesas Electronics, a provider of advanced semiconductor solutions, has announced the availability of five 16-bit microcontrollers (MCUs), the RL78/I1A family, that implement in...

Improved demand for LCD panels to boost Chipbond 2Q11 performance

May 23, 15:55

The market of large-size LCD panels have been improving recently. LCD driver IC packaging and testing firm Chipbond Technology has stated the possibility of a better second quarter...

Hard drive industry to continue facing shortage in May

May 10, 01:35

Japan's earthquake in March has significantly impacted the supply status of the hard drive industry and the effect is expected to persist in May with two of the top-5 makers - Western...

Digitimes Insight: Sony, Renesas, TI impacted by earthquake for supply of ODD components

Mar 23, 12:12

Sony, Renesas Electronics and Texas Instruments (TI), among makers of components of optical disc drives (ODDs) in Japan, have suffered the most impact of the large earthquake hitting...

Sony, Renesas, TI impacted by earthquake for supply of ODD components

Digitimes Insight: Japan quake likely to cause major disruptions to auto supply chain

Mar 23, 01:50

The earthquake and tsunami in northeastern Japan, the area where the country's major car and parts manufacturing is, will likely cause significant disruptions to the auto industry's...

JEITA: Production value of Japan's and worldwide electronics components, 2008-2011

Renesas may see USB 3.0 chip shortage after May

Mar 22, 16:42

Japan-based chip designer Renesas has recently made clarifications to its downstream motherboard partners about the recent rumors that Renesas is currently seeing USB 3.0 controller...

Integrated mobile processors to challenge standalone application processors, says Petrov Group (part 2)

Mar 16, 12:19

Recently several handset IC companies have announced integrated mobile processors – products that integrate baseband processor and application processor together with graphics...

Standalone application processors are wining in mobility markets, says Petrov Group (part 1)

Mar 8, 15:40

Several years ago there was a widely accepted expectation that application mobile processors would be fully integrated with baseband processors on a single chip. However, today we...

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    Renesas 16-bit MCU for LED lighting fixtures

    Renesas Electronics has announced the availability of five 16-bit microcontrollers (MCUs), which implement in a single chip the LED control, power supply control, and communication...

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