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Semiconductor industry posts record sales in 2013, says SIA

Feb 7, 10:15

Worldwide semiconductor sales came to US$305.6 billion in 2013, up 4.8% from the 2012 total of US$291.6 billion, and hitting an annual record, according to SIA.

Wah Lee to see strong sales of silicon wafers in 1Q14

Feb 5, 14:22

Semiconductor material distributor Wah Lee Industrial is expected to see its revenues decrease within a range of 5% in the first quarter of 2014 thanks to strong sales of silicon...

Global 4Q13 PC shipments rise 18% boosted by tablet sales, says Canalys

Feb 5, 11:11

Worldwide PC shipments grew 17.9% from a year ago in the fourth quarter of 2013, thanks to a surge in tablet shipments, according to Canalys. Tablets grew 65.2% on year to reach 76.3...

Top-13 foundries account for 91% of total foundry sales in 2013, says IC Insights

Jan 29, 16:18

IC Insights has released its 2013 top IC foundries (pure-play and IDM) ranking. In total, the top 13 foundries represented 91% of total foundry sales in 2013.

IC design houses head for strong sales in 1Q14

Jan 29, 10:42

IC design houses MediaTek, Realtek Semiconductor, Richtek Technology and Novatek Microelectronics are expected to perform better than expected in the first quarter of 2014, buoyed...

Samsung and Apple consume 17% of 2013 chip sales, says Gartner

Jan 24, 16:44

Samsung Electronics and Apple remained the top semiconductor buyers in 2013, together consuming US$53.7 billion of semiconductors in 2013, an increase of US$7.7 billion from 2012,...

Six-inch phablet sales face competition from 7-inch tablets

Jan 24, 12:35

Sales of phablets (tablets with phone capability) with 6-inch or above displays have been rather limited due to strong competition from 7-inch entry-level tablets, according to market...

Weltrend braces for strong sales in 2014

Jan 23, 16:02

IC design house Weltrend Semiconductor is expected to see revenues expand significantly in 2014, powered by its power management ICs for games consoles, SDIO controller ICs for mobile...

Global IC foundry sales rise 14% in 2013, says IC Insights

Jan 23, 15:39

Total IC foundry revenues grew to US$42.8 billion in 2013, a 14% increase from US$37.6 billion in 2012 and eight points more than the 6% growth displayed by the total IC market, according...

Chip resistor supplier Ralec poised to ramp up sales in 2014

Jan 23, 14:02

Chip resistor maker Ralec Electronic is expected to report strong sales in 2014, powered by increasing shipments of thin-film resistors to the LED lighting industry and metal-plate...

Rising popularity of LTE phones to buoy Sporton 2014 sales

Jan 20, 11:18

Taiwan-based Sporton International, which provides mobile device testing and certification services, expects to enjoy another record breaking year in 2014 buoyed by booming demand...

TSMC mobile chip sales to grow more than 35% in 2014, says Morris Chang

Jan 17, 12:22

TSMC's revenues generated from the mobile device sector are expected to increase more than 35% in 2014, buoyed by the rising popularity of smartphones and tablets, and rising silicon...

Morris Chang

Lite-On Semi expects sales of rectifier diodes to pick up in 2Q14

Jan 17, 12:03

Discrete component specialist Lite-On Semiconductor expects sales of its slim bridge rectifier diodes to grow substantially starting the second quarter of 2014, when a number of new...

Quartz component supplier TXC to see sales remain strong in January 2014

Jan 16, 15:53

Quartz component maker TXC is expected to post revenues of over NT$810 million (US$26.96 million) for January 2014, almost on par with the NT$817 million recorded a month earlier,...

Microprocessor sales growth to strengthen slightly in 2014, says IC Insights

Jan 15, 11:10

A modest recovery in personal computers this year is expected to slightly strengthen overall sales growth in microprocessors (MPU), according to IC Insights. Total MPU sales are forecast...

IC distributors WPG, WT Micro 4Q13 sales beat guidance

Jan 13, 23:08

Taiwan's top-two IC distributors WPG Holdings and WT Microelectronics both have reported higher than expected sales for the fourth quarter of 2013, buoyed by increased orders from...

GaAs firms sales to rebound in end-1Q14

Jan 13, 15:11

GaAs IC foundries Win Semiconductors and Advanced Wireless Semiconductor Company (AWSC), and GaAs epi-wafer supplier Visual Photonics Epitaxy Company (VPEC) are expected to see their...

SPIL, KYEC post slight drops in 4Q13 sales

Jan 10, 15:40

Consolidated sales at IC packaging and testing houses Siliconware Precision Industries (SPIL) and King Yuan Electronics Company (KYEC) registered sequential drops of 1.3% and 3.7%,...

TSMC 4Q13 sales fall 10%, but meet guidance

Jan 10, 15:08

Consolidated revenues at Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) declined 10.3% sequentially to NT$145.81 billion (US$4.855 billion) in the fourth quarter of 2013, but the...

Huawei, ZTE introduce new executives to promote handset sales

Jan 10, 14:10

China-based handset vendors Huawei and ZTE have recently hired new talent or reorganized their corporate structure in efforts to sharpen their global marketing and to win more shar...

HannStar reports 3.3% increase in net sales for December

Jan 10, 11:10

HannStar Display has announced its consolidated net sales for December 2013 totaled over NT$1.95 billion (US$64.88 million), up 3.3% on month and down by 32.5% on year. Revenues for...

UMC, VIS 4Q13 sales meet guidance

Jan 9, 21:43

Contract chipmakers United Microelectronics (UMC) and Vanguard International Semiconductor (VIS) have reported mixed revenue results for December 2013, but both firms' fourth-quarter...

Inspection tool maker HMI posts record December sales

Jan 8, 14:13

Consolidated revenues at Hermes Microvision (HMI), which provides electron beam (e-beam) inspection tools and solutions for the production of semiconductors, soared 114% on month...

Micron posts profits on higher sales in fiscal 1Q14

Jan 8, 14:01

Micron Technology swung to net profits of US$358 million in the quarter ended November 28, 2013, from losses of US$275 million a year earlier, with sales soaring 120% on year to US$4.04...

ITE Tech, Davicom look to strong sales of imaging solutions in 2014

Jan 7, 21:36

IC design houses ITE Tech and Davicom Semiconductor both expect their imaging solution lines to start generating significant sales and profits in 2014.

Global semiconductor sales continue to climb in November, says SIA

Jan 7, 13:54

Worldwide sales of semiconductors reached US$27.24 billion for the month of November 2013, an increase of 6.8% over November 2012 when sales were US$25.51 billion and an uptick of...

Nanya December sales up 8%

Jan 6, 22:39

DRAM chipmaker Nanya Technology saw its December sales increase 8.4% sequentially. Sales for all of 2013 totaled NT$46.95 billion (US$1.56 billion), rising 38.6% from 2012 levels.

Acer new Chromebook to show up in 1Q14

Jan 6, 14:47

Acer plans to release a new Chromebook co-developed with Google in April and has recently extended its touchscreen Chromebook line with a new model, the Acer C720P-2600, according...

Equipment supplier Mirle braces for strong sales in 1H14

Jan 3, 13:47

Mirle Automation, which makes equipment for production of semiconductors and LCD panels, will see strong sales in the first half of 2014 as its order visibility has extended to the...

LCD driver IC brisk sales to continue in 2014

Jan 3, 11:57

Major Taiwan-based LCD driver IC players, including Novatek Microelectronics, Himax Technologies and Orise Technology, are set to enjoy continued sales growth in 2014 thanks to orders...

Chromebook sales gaining momentum

Jan 3, 11:35

Sales of Chromebooks have started gaining momentum recently, with first-tier notebook brand vendors gearing up to introduce new models in 2014, according to industry sources.

Chromebook becoming popular

WPG, WT Micro optimistic about 2014

Jan 2, 20:36

IC distributors WPG Holdings and WT Microelectronics have both expressed optimism about their performance in 2014, citing the continued growth in demand for entry-level and mid-range...

Lite-On Semi, Taiwan Semiconductor look to strong sales of slim bridge rectifier diodes in 2014

Dec 31, 14:48

Discrete component suppliers Lite-On Semiconductor and Taiwan Semiconductor both will see shipments of their slim bridge rectifier diodes increase substantially in 2014, according...

Digitimes Research: Asustek and Apple are top-2 tablet vendors in Japan market

Dec 30, 12:11

Asustek Computer and Apple are currently the top-2 tablet vendors in Japan. In terms of operating system, Google and Apple led the tablet market in Japan with Android and iOS together...

Ralec expected to post double-digit revenue growth in 2014

Dec 27, 15:44

Chip resistor firm Ralec Electronic is expected to report double-digit growth in revenues for 2014, buoyed by brisk demand for LED lighting, growing shipments of metal plate products,...

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