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Semiconductor equipment suppliers brace for layoffs Josephine Lien, Taipei; Jessie Shen, DIGITIMES [Friday 28 August 2015] Layof
Semiconductor equipment suppliers brace for layoffs
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Josephine Lien, Taipei; Jessie Shen, DIGITIMES [Friday 28 August 2015] Layoffs could hit the global semiconductor equipment industry later in 2015, with some players considering cutting 10-15% of... Read more
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SEMICON Taiwan 2015 to kick off with more than 700 exhibitors Josephine Lien, Taipei; Jessie Shen, DIGITIMES [Friday 28 August 2015] The 2
SEMICON Taiwan 2015 to kick off with more than 700 exhibitors
Digi Times / Posted yesterday
Josephine Lien, Taipei; Jessie Shen, DIGITIMES [Friday 28 August 2015] The 20th annual SEMICON Taiwan tradeshow will kick off on September 2 and run through September 4 at the TWTC... Read more
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MStar to acquire Ilitek for NT$51 per share Kai-Ti Chiang, Taipei; Jessie Shen, DIGITIMES [Wednesday 26 August 2015] Med
MStar to acquire Ilitek for NT$51 per share
Digi Times / Posted 2 days ago
Kai-Ti Chiang, Taipei; Jessie Shen, DIGITIMES [Wednesday 26 August 2015] MediaTek has issued a company filing with the Taiwan Stock Exchange (TSE) that subsidiary MStar Semiconductor plans to acquire ILI... Read more
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TDDI solutions set to see growing adoption among smartphones Cage Chao, Taipei; Jessie Shen, DIGITIMES [Thursday 27 August 2015] Touch an
TDDI solutions set to see growing adoption among smartphones
Digi Times / Posted 2 days ago
Cage Chao, Taipei; Jessie Shen, DIGITIMES [Thursday 27 August 2015] Touch and display driver integration (TDDI) single-chip solutions are expected to see growing adoption among... Read more
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Chip orders for notebooks picking up Cage Chao, Taipei; Jessie Shen, DIGITIMES [Wednesday 26 August 2015] IC dema
Chip orders for notebooks picking up
Digi Times / Posted 2 days ago
Cage Chao, Taipei; Jessie Shen, DIGITIMES [Wednesday 26 August 2015] IC demand for notebooks is picking up, and the outlook for replacement demand triggered by Microsoft's Windows 10 is more positive, according... Read more
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SPIL receives tender offer from ASE Julian Ho, Taipei; Jessie Shen, DIGITIMES [Wednesday 26 August 2015] Silicon
SPIL receives tender offer from ASE
Digi Times / Posted 3 days ago
Julian Ho, Taipei; Jessie Shen, DIGITIMES [Wednesday 26 August 2015] Siliconware Precision Industries (SPIL) on August 25 announced it has received notice of an unsolicited tender offer by Advanced Semiconductor... Read more
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Taiwan top court rules in favor of TSMC in lawsuit against ex-R&D director Josephine Lien, Taipei; Jessie Shen, DIGITIMES [Tuesday 25 August 2015] Taiw
Taiwan top court rules in favor of TSMC in lawsuit against ex-R&D director
Digi Times / Posted 3 days ago
Josephine Lien, Taipei; Jessie Shen, DIGITIMES [Tuesday 25 August 2015] Taiwan's top court has ruled in favor of TSMC in a trade secret case against Liang Mong-song, a... Read more
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TSMC to cease solar manufacturing operations Press release; Jessie Shen, DIGITIMES [Tuesday 25 August 2015] TSMC has anno
TSMC to cease solar manufacturing operations
Digi Times / Posted 4 days ago
Press release; Jessie Shen, DIGITIMES [Tuesday 25 August 2015] TSMC has announced that TSMC Solar, its 100%-owned subsidiary, will cease manufacturing operations at the end of August 2015 as TSMC... Read more
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Alibaba, Qihoo 360 set to enter China smartphone market Cage Chao, Taipei; Jessie Shen, DIGITIMES [Monday 24 August 2015] More China
Alibaba, Qihoo 360 set to enter China smartphone market
Digi Times / Posted 4 days ago
Cage Chao, Taipei; Jessie Shen, DIGITIMES [Monday 24 August 2015] More China-based Internet service providers are looking to enter the local smartphone market later in the second half of 2015,... Read more
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TSMC stays neutral on ASE's bid for SPIL shares Josephine Lien, Taipei; Jessie Shen, DIGITIMES [Monday 24 August 2015] TSMC
TSMC stays neutral on ASE's bid for SPIL shares
Digi Times / Posted 4 days ago
Josephine Lien, Taipei; Jessie Shen, DIGITIMES [Monday 24 August 2015] TSMC would not comment on Advanced Semiconductor Engineering's (ASE) recently-announced bid to take up a major stake in... Read more
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TSMC growing its 16nm client base Josephine Lien, Taipei; Jessie Shen, DIGITIMES [Monday 24 August 2015] Found
TSMC growing its 16nm client base
Digi Times / Posted 5 days ago
Josephine Lien, Taipei; Jessie Shen, DIGITIMES [Monday 24 August 2015] Foundry chipmaker TSMC has been actively pursuing 16nm FinFET chip orders in order to gain a majority of market share in the FinFET segment... Read more
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ASE seeking to buy up to 25% stake in SPIL Julian Ho, Taipei; Jessie Shen, DIGITIMES [Monday 24 August 2015] Semiconduc
ASE seeking to buy up to 25% stake in SPIL
Digi Times / Posted 5 days ago
Julian Ho, Taipei; Jessie Shen, DIGITIMES [Monday 24 August 2015] Semiconductor assembly and test company Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) is not seeking involvement in the operation of Siliconware... Read more
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BOE receives government support to enter IC design industry Cage Chao, Taipei; Jessie Shen, DIGITIMES [Friday 21 August 2015] Panel make
BOE receives government support to enter IC design industry
Digi Times / Posted 8 days ago
Cage Chao, Taipei; Jessie Shen, DIGITIMES [Friday 21 August 2015] Panel maker BOE Technology has received support from the China government enabling it to step into the IC design industry.... Read more
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North America semiconductor equipment industry posts July book-to-bill ratio of 1.02, says SEMI Press release; Jessie Shen, DIGITIMES [Friday 21 August 2015] North America-
North America semiconductor equipment industry posts July book-to-bill ratio of 1.02, says SEMI
Digi Times / Posted 8 days ago
Press release; Jessie Shen, DIGITIMES [Friday 21 August 2015] North America-based manufacturers of semiconductor equipment posted US$1.59 billion in... Read more
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Ardentec 1H15 profits rise 8% MOPS; Jessie Shen, DIGITIMES [Friday 21 August 2015] Semiconductor wafer tes
Ardentec 1H15 profits rise 8%
Digi Times / Posted 8 days ago
MOPS; Jessie Shen, DIGITIMES [Friday 21 August 2015] Semiconductor wafer testing service provider Ardentec has reported net profits of NT$517 million (US$16.1 million) for the first half of 2015, up 8.2% on year. EPS... Read more
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China IC foundries, backend firms soliciting orders from Taiwan Cage Chao, Taipei; Jessie Shen, DIGITIMES [Thursday 20 August 2015] China-ba
China IC foundries, backend firms soliciting orders from Taiwan
Digi Times / Posted 8 days ago
Cage Chao, Taipei; Jessie Shen, DIGITIMES [Thursday 20 August 2015] China-based IC foundries including Semiconductor Manufacturing International (SMIC) and Huali Microelectronics... Read more
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ASMedia obtains USB-IF certification for USB 3.1 host controllers Josephine Lien, Taipei; Jessie Shen, DIGITIMES [Thursday 20 August 2015] USB
ASMedia obtains USB-IF certification for USB 3.1 host controllers
Digi Times / Posted 8 days ago
Josephine Lien, Taipei; Jessie Shen, DIGITIMES [Thursday 20 August 2015] USB device controller supplier ASMedia has received USB-IF (USB Implementers Forum) certification for its... Read more
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Second-tier IC foundries face low utilization in 4Q15 Cage Chao, Taipei; Jessie Shen, DIGITIMES [Friday 21 August 2015] Second-tie
Second-tier IC foundries face low utilization in 4Q15
Digi Times / Posted 8 days ago
Cage Chao, Taipei; Jessie Shen, DIGITIMES [Friday 21 August 2015] Second-tier IC foundries will struggle to maintain their capacity utilization rates above 60% in the fourth quarter of 2015, due... Read more
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China pushes for homegrown display driver IC industry Josephine Lien, Taipei; Jessie Shen, DIGITIMES [Thursday 20 August 2015] Chi
China pushes for homegrown display driver IC industry
Digi Times / Posted 8 days ago
Josephine Lien, Taipei; Jessie Shen, DIGITIMES [Thursday 20 August 2015] China is looking to build a homegrown panel-use driver IC industry in Hefei, China, which will likely threaten Taiwan's... Read more
9d
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MCU shipments surge but falling prices sap sales growth, says IC Insights Press release; Jessie Shen, DIGITIMES [Thursday 20 August 2015] Microcontrol
MCU shipments surge but falling prices sap sales growth, says IC Insights
Digi Times / Posted 9 days ago
Press release; Jessie Shen, DIGITIMES [Thursday 20 August 2015] Microcontrollers (MCU) are in the middle of an incredible wave of unit growth, but unprecedented price erosion... Read more
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Oversupply likely to put NAND flash prices under pressure, says DRAMeXchange Jessie Shen, DIGITIMES, Taipei [Wednesday 19 August 2015] NAND flash prices
Oversupply likely to put NAND flash prices under pressure, says DRAMeXchange
Digi Times / Posted 9 days ago
Jessie Shen, DIGITIMES, Taipei [Wednesday 19 August 2015] NAND flash prices will be under downward pressure later in the second half of 2015 due to oversupply, according... Read more
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Startups and small electronics companies offer semiconductor vendors fast and stable growth, says Gartner Press release; Jessie Shen, DIGITIMES [Wednesday 19 August 2015] Semiconduct
Startups and small electronics companies offer semiconductor vendors fast and stable growth, says Gartner
Digi Times / Posted 9 days ago
Press release; Jessie Shen, DIGITIMES [Wednesday 19 August 2015] Semiconductor companies need to diversify their sales strategy to focus on... Read more
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Macronix gearing up for automotive flash memory Josephine Lien, Taipei; Jessie Shen, DIGITIMES [Wednesday 19 August 2015] Ma
Macronix gearing up for automotive flash memory
Digi Times / Posted 10 days ago
Josephine Lien, Taipei; Jessie Shen, DIGITIMES [Wednesday 19 August 2015] Macronix International has expanded its flash offerings to include solutions for automotive electronics, and aims to break... Read more
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As utilities get smarter, smart meter semiconductors rise, IHS says Press release; Jessie Shen, DIGITIMES [Wednesday 19 August 2015] The global
As utilities get smarter, smart meter semiconductors rise, IHS says
Digi Times / Posted 10 days ago
Press release; Jessie Shen, DIGITIMES [Wednesday 19 August 2015] The global market for semiconductors used in smart meters that provide two-way communications between meters and... Read more
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HiSilicon, Spreadtrum head-hunting in Taiwan Cage Chao, Taipei; Jessie Shen, DIGITIMES [Wednesday 19 August 2015] China-b
HiSilicon, Spreadtrum head-hunting in Taiwan
Digi Times / Posted 10 days ago
Cage Chao, Taipei; Jessie Shen, DIGITIMES [Wednesday 19 August 2015] China-based HiSilicon Technologies and Spreadtrum Communications have been aggressively hiring engineering talent at their local... Read more
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Orders for onboard recorders growing from China, say Taiwan IC designers Cage Chao, Taipei; Jessie Shen, DIGITIMES [Tuesday 18 August 2015] Chip orde
Orders for onboard recorders growing from China, say Taiwan IC designers
Digi Times / Posted 10 days ago
Cage Chao, Taipei; Jessie Shen, DIGITIMES [Tuesday 18 August 2015] Chip orders for onboard recorders from China's white-box makers have been rising in 2015, according to... Read more
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MediaTek buys ISSI Taiwan subsidiary to enable acquisition of ISSI by Uphill Josephine Lien, Taipei; Jessie Shen, DIGITIMES [Wednesday 19 August 2015] Th
MediaTek buys ISSI Taiwan subsidiary to enable acquisition of ISSI by Uphill
Digi Times / Posted 10 days ago
Josephine Lien, Taipei; Jessie Shen, DIGITIMES [Wednesday 19 August 2015] The acquisition of US-based Integrated Silicon Solution (ISSI) by China's Uphill Investment is... Read more
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Chin-Poon, Tripod look to auto PCBs for profit growth in 2015 Monica Chen, Taipei; Jessie Shen, DIGITIMES [Tuesday 18 August 2015] PCB mak
Chin-Poon, Tripod look to auto PCBs for profit growth in 2015
Digi Times / Posted 11 days ago
Monica Chen, Taipei; Jessie Shen, DIGITIMES [Tuesday 18 August 2015] PCB makers Chin-Poon Industrial and Tripod Technology are expected to sustain their profit growth in 2015 by... Read more
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Global mobile DRAM revenues rise 7.7% in 2Q15, says DRAMeXchange Jessie Shen, DIGITIMES, Taipei [Monday 17 August 2015] Global sales of mobil
Global mobile DRAM revenues rise 7.7% in 2Q15, says DRAMeXchange
Digi Times / Posted 11 days ago
Jessie Shen, DIGITIMES, Taipei [Monday 17 August 2015] Global sales of mobile DRAM increased 7.7% sequentially to US$3.85 billion in the second quarter of 2015, according to... Read more
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Global DRAM revenues continue slide in 2Q15, says DRAMeXchange Jessie Shen, DIGITIMES, Taipei [Monday 17 August 2015] Global sales of DRAM
Global DRAM revenues continue slide in 2Q15, says DRAMeXchange
Digi Times / Posted 11 days ago
Jessie Shen, DIGITIMES, Taipei [Monday 17 August 2015] Global sales of DRAM declined another 4.8% sequentially to US$11.4 billion in the second quarter of 2015, due to further drop in... Read more
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Qualcomm still supplies modem chips for next iPhone, sources claim Josephine Lien, Taipei; Jessie Shen, DIGITIMES [Monday 17 August 2015] Qualc
Qualcomm still supplies modem chips for next iPhone, sources claim
Digi Times / Posted 11 days ago
Josephine Lien, Taipei; Jessie Shen, DIGITIMES [Monday 17 August 2015] Qualcomm will still supply all the modem chips needed for the upcoming iPhone, but Apple is mulling multiple... Read more
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Alcor Micro to split into 3 business groups Josephine Lien, Taipei; Jessie Shen, DIGITIMES [Monday 17 August 2015] Taiwa
Alcor Micro to split into 3 business groups
Digi Times / Posted 12 days ago
Josephine Lien, Taipei; Jessie Shen, DIGITIMES [Monday 17 August 2015] Taiwan-based Alcor Micro, which specializes in the design and development of USB controller chips, has announced plans to undergo an... Read more
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Taiwan consumer IC suppliers seeing slow orders Cage Chao, Taipei; Jessie Shen, DIGITIMES [Monday 17 August 2015] Taiwan-bas
Taiwan consumer IC suppliers seeing slow orders
Digi Times / Posted 12 days ago
Cage Chao, Taipei; Jessie Shen, DIGITIMES [Monday 17 August 2015] Taiwan-based consumer IC suppliers are facing poor order visibility for the second half of 2015 despite the period being the... Read more
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Taiwan IC production value slips 2.6% in 2Q15 Josephine Lien, Taipei; Jessie Shen, DIGITIMES [Friday 14 August 2015] Taiwa
Taiwan IC production value slips 2.6% in 2Q15
Digi Times / Posted 15 days ago
Josephine Lien, Taipei; Jessie Shen, DIGITIMES [Friday 14 August 2015] Taiwan's IC production value slid 2.6% sequentially to NT$555.9 billion (US$17.3 billion) in the second quarter of 2015, according... Read more
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Etron to spin off logic IC units Jessie Shen, DIGITIMES, Taipei [Friday 14 August 2015] Niche-memory design s
Etron to spin off logic IC units
Digi Times / Posted 15 days ago
Jessie Shen, DIGITIMES, Taipei [Friday 14 August 2015] Niche-memory design specialist Etron Technology has announced plans to spin off its USB controller IC and 3D image sensor businesses into two wholly-owned... Read more
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TV-panel driver IC suppliers remain pessimistic Julian Ho, Taipei; Jessie Shen, DIGITIMES [Friday 14 August 2015] Panel-use
TV-panel driver IC suppliers remain pessimistic
Digi Times / Posted 15 days ago
Julian Ho, Taipei; Jessie Shen, DIGITIMES [Friday 14 August 2015] Panel-use LCD driver IC design houses and related backend suppliers have been conservative about demand for LCD TVs during the second... Read more
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CMOS image sensors see higher growth from greater diversity of uses, says IC Insights Press release; Jessie Shen, DIGITIMES [Friday 14 August 2015] After leveling
CMOS image sensors see higher growth from greater diversity of uses, says IC Insights
Digi Times / Posted 15 days ago
Press release; Jessie Shen, DIGITIMES [Friday 14 August 2015] After leveling off in the second half of the decade 2000-2009, CMOS image sensors are in the midst... Read more
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Adata slips into the red Jessie Shen, DIGITIMES, Taipei [Thursday 13 August 2015] Memory module maker
Adata slips into the red
Digi Times / Posted 16 days ago
Jessie Shen, DIGITIMES, Taipei [Thursday 13 August 2015] Memory module maker Adata Technology swung to net losses of NT$266 million (US$8.3 million) in the second quarter of 2015 on sluggish PC demand and falling chip... Read more
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Silicon wafer shipments rise 2.5% in 2Q15, says SEMI Press release; Jessie Shen, DIGITIMES [Wednesday 12 August 2015] Worldwide s
Silicon wafer shipments rise 2.5% in 2Q15, says SEMI
Digi Times / Posted 16 days ago
Press release; Jessie Shen, DIGITIMES [Wednesday 12 August 2015] Worldwide silicon wafer area shipments increased during the second quarter 2015 when compared to first-quarter area shipments,... Read more
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Taiwan foundries may soon get green light for 12-inch fabs in China, says report EDN; Jessie Shen, DIGITIMES [Wednesday 12 August 2015] Taiwan-based semicond
Taiwan foundries may soon get green light for 12-inch fabs in China, says report
Digi Times / Posted 16 days ago
EDN; Jessie Shen, DIGITIMES [Wednesday 12 August 2015] Taiwan-based semiconductor companies may soon be allowed to operate 12-inch fabs in China, according to a recent... Read more
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SMIC posts record 2Q15 revenues Jingyue Hsiao, Taipei; Jessie Shen, DIGITIMES [Thursday 13 August 2015] Chin
SMIC posts record 2Q15 revenues
Digi Times / Posted 16 days ago
Jingyue Hsiao, Taipei; Jessie Shen, DIGITIMES [Thursday 13 August 2015] China-based IC foundry Semiconductor Manufacturing International (SMIC) has reported record revenues of US$546.6 million for the second quarter... Read more
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TSMC board approves US$1.2 billion for advanced technology capacity expansion Jessie Shen, DIGITIMES, Taipei [Tuesday 11 August 2015] The board of Taiwan
TSMC board approves US$1.2 billion for advanced technology capacity expansion
Digi Times / Posted 17 days ago
Jessie Shen, DIGITIMES, Taipei [Tuesday 11 August 2015] The board of Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has approved capital appropriations of... Read more
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Samsung announces mass production of 256Gb, 3D V-NAND flash memory Press release; Jessie Shen, DIGITIMES [Wednesday 12 August 2015] Samsung Ele
Samsung announces mass production of 256Gb, 3D V-NAND flash memory
Digi Times / Posted 17 days ago
Press release; Jessie Shen, DIGITIMES [Wednesday 12 August 2015] Samsung Electronics has begun mass producing 256Gb, three-dimensional (3D) vertical NAND (V-NAND) flash memory based... Read more
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WPG reports record July revenues Jessie Shen, DIGITIMES, Taipei [Wednesday 12 August 2015] WPG, Asia's larges
WPG reports record July revenues
Digi Times / Posted 17 days ago
Jessie Shen, DIGITIMES, Taipei [Wednesday 12 August 2015] WPG, Asia's largest distributor of semiconductor components, has reported consolidated revenues of NT$42.87 billion (US$1.35 billion) for July 2015, up 1.9%... Read more
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Yageo July revenues rise 2% on-month MOPS; Jessie Shen, DIGITIMES [Tuesday 11 August 2015] Yageo, a supplier of m
Yageo July revenues rise 2% on-month
Digi Times / Posted 17 days ago
MOPS; Jessie Shen, DIGITIMES [Tuesday 11 August 2015] Yageo, a supplier of multi-layer ceramic capacitors (MLCCs) and chip resistors, has announced consolidated sales for July 2015 increased 1.9% on month but... Read more
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Realtek accelerates SoC verification with Cadence Palladium XP platform Press release; Jessie Shen, DIGITIMES [Tuesday 11 August 2015] Cadence Desig
Realtek accelerates SoC verification with Cadence Palladium XP platform
Digi Times / Posted 17 days ago
Press release; Jessie Shen, DIGITIMES [Tuesday 11 August 2015] Cadence Design Systems has announced that Realtek Semiconductor utilized the Cadence Palladium XP platform to... Read more
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TSMC says 16nm ramp on schedule Josephine Lien, Taipei; Jessie Shen, DIGITIMES [Tuesday 11 August 2015] TSMC
TSMC says 16nm ramp on schedule
Digi Times / Posted 18 days ago
Josephine Lien, Taipei; Jessie Shen, DIGITIMES [Tuesday 11 August 2015] TSMC has maintained that volume production and ramp of its 16nm process is proceeding smoothly in line with its schedule, amid media speculation... Read more
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Topco revenues down on year in July, Scientech up Jessie Shen, DIGITIMES, Taipei [Tuesday 11 August 2015] Semiconductor equipm
Topco revenues down on year in July, Scientech up
Digi Times / Posted 18 days ago
Jessie Shen, DIGITIMES, Taipei [Tuesday 11 August 2015] Semiconductor equipment and materials distributors Scientech and Topco Scientific have reported sequential decreases in July consolidated... Read more
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TSMC and UMC July revenues up, VIS down Jessie Shen, DIGITIMES, Taipei [Monday 10 August 2015] Pure-play wafer found
TSMC and UMC July revenues up, VIS down
Digi Times / Posted 19 days ago
Jessie Shen, DIGITIMES, Taipei [Monday 10 August 2015] Pure-play wafer foundries Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) and United Microelectronics (UMC) enjoyed revenue increases in July 2015,... Read more
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SMIC successfully makes Qualcomm chips in 28nm process Press release; Jessie Shen, DIGITIMES [Monday 10 August 2015] Semiconductor
SMIC successfully makes Qualcomm chips in 28nm process
Digi Times / Posted 19 days ago
Press release; Jessie Shen, DIGITIMES [Monday 10 August 2015] Semiconductor Manufacturing International (SMIC) and Qualcomm have achieved a major milestone in fabrication of 28nm Qualcomm... Read more
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