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  • Last update: Thursday 18 April 2013 [29 news items]

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)...

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...

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...

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)...

Chipbond sees flat growth in 1Q12 sales

Mar 13, 14:22

Chipbond Technology, which provides packaging and testing services for driver ICs used mainly in TV and handset panels, expects its consolidated revenues to register flat sequential...

Novatek breaks into supply chain of Sharp, says report

Newswatch - Feb 14, 16:11

Taiwan-based IC design house Novatek Microelectronics reportedly has entered the supply chain of Sharp with its large-size LCD driver ICs, according to a Chinese-language Commercial...

Powerchip mass producing driver ICs at 90nm

Dec 6, 11:02

Powerchip Technology has announced mass production of the foundry segment's 90nm high-voltage process technology for small- to medium-size driver ICs used in mobile device applications,...

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),...

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...

Amtran faces challenge to attain 2011 LCD TV goal

Aug 17, 14:46

Taiwan-based Amtran Technology's LCD TV shipments reached nearly two million units in the first half of 2011, according to industry sources. But the maker may have difficulties achieving...

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...

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...

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...

PCB makers facing longer lead times for laser drills

Apr 18, 16:01

The already-tight supply of laser drills, which are used to make equipment used in the production of high-end PCBs such as any-layer HDI boards, may worsen in the near future due...

Japan earthquake impacts auto industry, says IHS

Mar 24, 14:51

The earthquake and subsequent tsunami have impacted the entire automotive industry supply chain in Japan, including the infotainment segment, according to IHS iSuppli. This will have...

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

Japan earthquake suspends supply of raw materials used in 25% of global chip production, says IHS iSuppli

Mar 22, 15:00

The Japan earthquake has resulted in the suspension of one-quarter of the global production of silicon wafers used to make semiconductors, according to IHS iSuppli. The 25% reduction...

Taiwan firms eyeing USB 3.0 host controller orders

Mar 18, 14:59

With Renesas suspending operations at several plants in the aftermath of the March 11 earthquake and tsunami in Japan, Taiwan-based controller IC suppliers are speeding up the process...

Renesas holds off planned price cuts in USB 3.0 host ICs due to no competition from Taiwan designers

Jan 26, 01:55

Renesas Electronics has not carried out its planned reduction in USB 3.0 host IC prices to compete with Taiwan-based design houses, because the latter have not yet obtained USB-IF...

Renesas to set up procurement center in China

Jan 20, 01:00

Japan-based Renesas Electronics has revealed plans to establish its second international procurement center in Shanghai in April 2011. The move will allow it to work closely with...

Intel loses 2010 chip market share while Samsung gains, says Gartner

Dec 9, 13:59

Gartner has announced new rankings of the world's top-10 IC vendors based on 2010 revenues. Intel held the number one vendor position for the 19th consecutive year, but grabbed a...

Distributed high-margin chips to buoy Koryo profitability in 3Q10

Sep 24, 01:00

IC distributor Koryo Electronics has seen shipments of its distributed HDMI components and MCUs, which yield higher gross margins, grow substantially in the third quarter of 2010,...

Chipbond posts strong 2Q10 results; gives cautious outlook

Aug 9, 16:12

Packaging and testing house Chipbond Technology has reported better-than-expected revenue and profit results for the second quarter of 2010, reflecting strong market demand for LCD...

Chipbond chairman Fei-Jain Wu

AMD to integrate USB 3.0 support in upcoming chipsets; to launch more CPUs in 2H10

Jul 27, 14:48

AMD is currently in talks with Renesas Electronics, which was merged with Japan-based NEC, about the licensing of USB 3.0 technology, and is considering integrating USB 3.0 support...

Global chip sales up for fourth straight quarter in 1Q10, says iSuppli

May 31, 11:57

Global semiconductor revenues grew to US$70.6 billion in the first quarter of 2010, up 2% from US$69.2 billion in the prior fourth quarter, according to iSuppli. The research firm's...

Infineon leads 2009 automotive chip ranking, says Semicast

May 6, 11:50

Infineon Technologies was the largest supplier of semiconductors to the automotive sector in 2009, according to Semicast Research. Freescale Semiconductor, for many years the leading...

Renesas may integrate distribution networks

Newswatch - Apr 7, 16:10

Taiwan-based IC distributors for the former NEC Electronics and Renesas Technology may undergo consolidation of their distributed products for Renesas Electronics, formed as a result...

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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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