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Monday 15 June 2020
Huawei moving to build own VSCEL supply
In expanding its semiconductor ecosystem, Huawei reportedly has newly invested in China's VCSEL startup Vertilite through its investment arm Hubble Technology Investment seeking to...
Tuesday 26 May 2020
BYD reorganizes chipmaking arm to focus on EV power devices
Chinese electric vehicle (EV) maker BYD Group has reorganized its wholly-owned subsidiary BYD Microelectronics and renamed it BYD Semiconductor paving the way for its independent...
Wednesday 20 May 2020
GaAs foundries positive about handset PA demand despite Huawei woes
Taiwan's GaAs foundries including Win Semiconductors are still optimistic about mid- and long-term outlook for handset PA (power amplifier) demand though their orders from Huawei...
Monday 4 May 2020
Six-inch foundries see fabs run at full utilization
Taiwan-based six-inch foundries including Mosel Vitelic and Episil Technologies have enjoyed growing demand for power devices such as MOSFET chips for use in notebooks and servers,...
Thursday 30 April 2020
Win Semi to see single-digit revenue slip for 2Q20
GaAs wafer foundry Win Semiconductors expects to post a slight sequential decrease in second-quarter revenues but sustain gross margin over 40%, after ending the first quarter with...
Friday 20 March 2020
GlobalWafers says production in Malaysia returns to normal
GlobalWafers' 6-inch silicon wafer plant in Malaysia has returned to normal production, and is now running at full utilization, according to the company. Production at the plant was...
Wednesday 18 March 2020
GlobalWafers adjusting global capacity deployments amid pandemic
GlobalWafers has seen part of its overseas silicon wafer production affected by the coronavirus pandemic and will adjust its global capacity deployments to sustain normal shipments...
Thursday 20 February 2020
Taiwan MOSFET firms striving for capacity support
Taiwan-based MOSFET chip specialists, which ship mainly to PC and notebook application segments, are striving for capacity support from their foundry partners particularly 6-inch...
Monday 10 February 2020
Lite-On Semi posts revenue drop in January
Without recognizing sales generated by On-Bright Electronics, Lite-On Semiconductor saw its revenues fall about 14% from a year earlier in January 2020.
Tuesday 7 January 2020
Win Semi, VPEC poised to embrace robust 1Q20
GaAs IC foundry Win Semiconductors and Visual Photonics Epitaxy Company (VPEC), which manufactures epitaxial wafers, both saw revenues increase by over 20% in 2019 and are expected...
Wednesday 25 December 2019
GlobalWafers sees order visibility improve
Silicon wafer manufacturer GlobalWafers has seen better-than-expected order visibility for the first quarter of 2020, particularly for 12-inch wafers, according to company chairperson...
Tuesday 17 December 2019
Tyntek starts trail run at 6-inch epitaxial wafer factory
LED chip and Si-based sensor maker Tyntek has begun trial operation of its 6-inch epitaxial wafer factory, focusing on production of customized Si-based sensors for use in automotive...
Wednesday 11 December 2019
GCS, Epistar strengthen tie-up
Pure-play compound semiconductor wafer foundry Global Communication Semiconductors (GCS) has enhanced its strategic partnership with Epistar by investing in Epistar's China-based...
Thursday 28 November 2019
AWSC expanding 6-inch GaAs foundry capacity for 5G devices
GaAs foundry Advanced Wireless Semiconductor (AWSC) is gearing up for capacity expansion to satisfy ever-expanding demand for 5G RF (radio frequency), PA (power amplifier), WiFi 6...
Tuesday 12 November 2019
Silicon wafer makers see chipmakers reluctant to strike LTA contracts
Silicon wafer manufacturers have seen their clients become more reluctant to sign long-term agreements (LTA) particularly those for 8-inch and smaller size products, according to...