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ASE looking to form industrial holding company

Mar 18, 11:08

Advanced Semiconductor Engineering, which already holds 25% of Siliconware Precision Industries (SPIL), has announced the failure of its tender offer for another 24.71% stake in SPIL...

ASE fails to gain antitrust approval for SPIL bid

Mar 17, 11:57

Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) will be unable to win antitrust approval in Taiwan by March 17 - the deadline of its tender offer for another 24.71% stake in Siliconware...

SEMI reports 2015 semiconductor equipment sales of US$36.5 billion

Mar 15, 21:48

SEMI has reported that worldwide sales of semiconductor manufacturing equipment totaled US$36.53 billion in 2015, representing an on-year decrease of 3%. Total equipment bookings...

Imec opens new 300mm cleanroom

Mar 14, 11:43

Nanoelectronics research center imec has announced the opening of a new 300mm cleanroom. With this 4,000-square meter new facility, imec's semiconductor research cleanrooms now totals...

GaN and SiC power semiconductor market to top US$1 billion in 2020, says IHS

Mar 9, 22:16

The emerging market for silicon carbide (SiC) and gallium nitride (GaN) power semiconductors is forecast to pass the US$1 billion mark in five years, energized by demand from hybrid...

Semiconductor unit shipments to exceed 1 trillion devices in 2018, says IC Insights

Mar 8, 15:45

Total unit shipments of semiconductors which include ICs and opto-sensor-discrete (O-S-D) devices are forecast to continue their upward march and top one trillion units for the first...

Global semiconductor sales off to sluggish start in 2016, says SIA

Mar 8, 15:00

The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) has announced worldwide sales of semiconductors reached US$26.9 billion for the month of January 2016, 2.7% lower than the previous month's...

Digitimes Research: Smartphone APs to face fierce competition in China in 2016

Mar 4, 12:39

Observing China's mobile market in 2016, Digitimes Research expects smartphone AP price competition to grow fiercer, while Qualcomm and MediaTek will continue to push Internet of...

President-elect vows to safeguard Taiwan semiconductor industry

Mar 4, 11:26

The Taiwan government must form a "national team" in cooperation with local enterprises to meet increasing challenges amid the rising supply chain from China, president-elect...

President elect Tsai Ing-wen visiting HSP

SPIL says management on the same page regarding ASE takeover bid

Mar 3, 16:44

Siliconware Precision Industries (SPIL) has published a statement in Taiwan's local newspapers saying management is on the same page with the company's chairman Bough Lin regarding...

North American semiconductor equipment industry posts January 2016 book-to-bill ratio of 1.08, says SEMI

Feb 25, 11:08

North America-based manufacturers of semiconductor equipment posted US$1.32 billion in orders worldwide in January 2016 (three-month average basis) and a book-to-bill ratio of 1.08,...

TSMC orders equipment for NT$2.7 billion

Stockwatch - Feb 24, 11:16

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has purchased facility equipment from M+W High Tech Projects Taiwan and United Integrated Services (UIS) for a total of about NT$2.72...

Semiconductor capital spending declines in 2015, says IC Insights

Feb 23, 15:46

According to IC Insights, total worldwide semiconductor industry capital spending is forecast to show low single-digit growth in 2016 after registering a 1% decline in 2015. Last...

ASE, KYEC make equipment purchases

Stockwatch - Feb 22, 23:56

IC packaging and testing houses Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) and King Yuan Electronics (KYEC) have both announced equipment purchases via their respective company filings...

Earthquake hits key Taiwan Science Park

Feb 6, 14:29

A powerful earthquake measuring 6.4 hit Southern Taiwan on February 6 and several semiconductor, optoelectronic and photovoltaic players at the Southern Taiwan Science Park (STSP)...

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Taiwan semiconductor firms expected to start restocking inventories

Feb 5, 16:34

Companies in Taiwan's semiconductor industry supply chain are expected to start restocking their inventories at the end of the first quarter or in early second-quarter 2016, leading...

ASE extends tender offer period to acquire more SPIL shares

Stockwatch - Feb 5, 11:32

Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) has announced it is extending the expiration date of its tender offer for more SPIL common shares traded in Taipei and the NYC until 15:30...

Inotera announces execution of share swap deal with Micron

Feb 4, 12:40

Inotera Memories has announced the signing of a definitive agreement to conduct a share swap transaction with Micron Semiconductor Taiwan (MST). After closing of the transaction,...

Toshiba to buy land to expand flash memory production

Feb 3, 21:35

Toshiba is looking to expand production of its proprietary BiCS flash 3D memory by acquiring 150,000 square meters of land in Japan's Mie prefecture, according to the company.

TSMC to deal out cash dividend of NT$6 for 2015

Feb 3, 12:24

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company's (TSMC) board of directors has adopted a proposal recommending the distribution of a NT$6 (US$0.18) cash dividend per common share for...

Global semiconductor sales top US$335 Billion in 2015, says SIA

Feb 2, 14:53

The global semiconductor industry posted sales totaling US$335.2 billion in 2015, a slight decrease of 0.2% compared to the 2014 total, which was the industry's highest-ever sales...

Holtek expects MCU demand to pick up after Lunar New Year

Feb 2, 14:51

Holtek Semiconductor, which designs and develops microcontrollers (MCU) and consumer electronics IC solutions, expects MCU demand to pick up following the Lunar New Year holiday.

Samsung and Apple remain top semiconductor customers in 2015, says Gartner

Jan 29, 11:10

Samsung Electronics and Apple remained the top semiconductor buyers in 2015, representing 17.7% of the market, according to Gartner. Samsung and Apple together consumed US$59 billion...

SPIL seeing orders shift away

Jan 28, 10:07

Siliconware Precision Industries (SPIL) has seen some of its clients shift orders to other OSAT companies, and estimated more than NT$30 billion (US$893 million) worth of orders will...

North American semiconductor equipment industry posts December book-to-bill ratio of 0.99, says SEMI

Jan 27, 15:25

North America-based manufacturers of semiconductor equipment posted US$1.34 billion in orders worldwide in December 2015 (three-month average basis) and a book-to-bill ratio of 0.99,...

Sony acquires LTE chipmaker Altair Semiconductor

Jan 26, 16:15

Sony announced on January 26 that it has reached an agreement with Altair Semiconductor and its major shareholders to acquire the company. The purchase price is US$212 million, and...

Holtek posts record profits for 2015

Stockwatch - Jan 25, 21:42

Holtek Semiconductor, which designs and develops standard microcontrollers (MCU) and consumer electronics IC solutions, has reported record net profits of NT$806.8 million (US$24...

TSMC orders equipment worth NT$7 billion

Stockwatch - Jan 25, 21:41

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has announced two purchases of machinery equipment and engineering facilities for a total of NT$7.09 billion (US$211.5 million) from...

Semiconductor R&D growth slows in 2015, says IC Insights

Jan 21, 14:52

Semiconductor industry spending on research and development grew by just 0.5% in 2015, which was the smallest increase since the 2009 downturn year and significantly below the compound...

ASE, SPIL set to report robust profits for 2015

Jan 20, 14:44

Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) is expected to see its 2015 profits hit the second-highest level in the company's history, while fellow packaging and testing company Siliconware...

Jiangsu Aide Solar Energy Technology to produce PV modules for Zhonghuan Semiconductor

Jan 18, 21:50

Rectifier diode maker Pan Jit International on January 18 announced that its China-based subsidiary Jiangsu Aide Solar Energy Technology has signed with Tianjin HuanOu International...

Worldwide semiconductor capital spending to decline 4.7% in 2016, says Gartner

Jan 13, 11:05

Worldwide semiconductor capital spending is projected to decline 4.7% to US$59.4 billion in 2016, according to Gartner. This is down from the 3.3% growth predicted by Gartner previ...

Worldwide semiconductor revenues decline 1.9% in 2015, says Gartner

Jan 8, 15:16

Worldwide semiconductor revenues totaled US$333.7 billion in 2015, a 1.9% decrease from 2014 revenues of US$340.3 billion, according to Gartner. The top-25 semiconductor vendors'...

TSMC spends NT$6.55 billion on equipment and facilities

Stockwatch - Jan 8, 10:11

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has announced several purchases of machinery equipment and engineering facilities for a total of NT$6.55 billion (US$197 million)...

Global semiconductor sales dip slightly in November, says SIA

Jan 6, 21:21

Worldwide sales of semiconductors reached US$28.9 billion for November 2015, 0.3% lower than the previous month's total of US$29.0 billion and 3% down from the November 2014 total...

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    Samsung V-NAND SSDs

    Samsung Electronics has announced that it is adding three TCO-optimized, high-performance SSDs, based on 3-dimensional (3D) Vertical NAND (V-NAND) technology, to its portfolio of...

    Photo: Company, Aug 27.

  • Samsung+ePoP+memory+for+smartphones

    Samsung ePoP memory for smartphones

    Samsung Electronics is mass producing ePoP (embedded package on package) memory, a single memory package consisting of 3GB LPDDR3 DRAM, 32GB eMMC and a controller. For use in high-end...

    Photo: Company, Feb 10.

  • Applied+SEMVision+G6+defect+analysis+system+

    Applied SEMVision G6 defect analysis system

    Applied Materials has announced a suite of new defect review and classification technologies for its SEMVision family of products to accelerate time to yield for leading-edge chip...

    Photo: Company, Jul 15.

  • Cypress+EZ%2DUSB+FX3

    Cypress EZ-USB FX3

    Cypress Semiconductor has introduced its first USB 3.0 controller, the EZ-USB FX3 targeted at video and imaging, printing, scanning and a variety of applications that need higher...

    Photo: Company, Apr 14.

  • Micron+V100+pico+projection+engine

    Micron V100 pico projection engine

    Micron Technology's first pico projection engine, the V100, is designed to cater to the microdisplay needs of consumer video, handset, digital camera and other consumer markets for...

    Photo: Company, Dec 8.

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