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Globalfoundries and Chengdu partner to expand FD-SOI ecosystem in China

Globalfoundries and the Chengdu municipality have announced an investment to spur innovation in China's semiconductor industry. The partners plan to build a FD-SOI ecosystem including multiple design centers in Chengdu and university programs across.....»»

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Taiwan April manufacturing production index down on month, up on year, says MOEA

Taiwan recorded a manufacturing production index (2011 as base year) of 104.11 for April 2017, decreasing 10.02% on month but increasing 0.79% on year, according to statistics released by the Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) on May 23......»»

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3S teaming up with Marvell to develop 28nm controller chips

Solid State System (3S) has announced it is teaming up with Marvell to develop DRAM-less SSD controller solutions......»»

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ChipMOS reportedly lands gold bumping orders for AMOLED driver ICs from Samsung

ChipMOS Technologies reportedly has landed orders from Samsung Electronics for providing gold bumping services on 12-inch wafers fabricated to produce AMOLED driver ICs to be used by new iPhone devices, according to a Chinese-language Commercial Time.....»»

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Foxconn, Sharp to invest in micro LED R&D

Sharp disclosed it will invest US$7 million to take a 31.82% stake in eLux, a US-based start-up business engaged in R&D of micro LED technology and its application to displays. Sharp's majority shareholder, Foxconn Electronics, said its subsidiary Cy.....»»

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Posiflex unveils new headquarters

Own-brand POS (point of sale/service) device and peripheral maker Posiflex Technology has unveiled an 8-story headquarters building located in New Taipei City, northern Taiwan, according to the company......»»

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Taiwan market: Samsung Pay launched

Samsung Electronics formally launched Samsung Pay on May 23 in Taiwan after a three-week trial operation of the smartphone-based e-payment services in cooperation with seven local banks......»»

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AUO at SID Display Week 2017

TFT-LCD panel maker AU Optronics (AUO) is showcasing various applications, including Ultra HD LTPS LCD panels, 1.2- and 1.4-inch circle-shaped AMOLED smartwatches panels, free-form automotive display panels and Ultra HD panels for gaming notebooks an.....»»

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ASE lands FOWLP packaging orders from Infineon, says paper

Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) has reportedly secured orders for providing fan-out wafer-level packaging (FOWLP) service for Infineon Technologies' power management (PWM) chips, according to a Chinese-language Commercial Times report......»»

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Micro LED to come into trial production in 2H17

A few makers engaged in R&D for micro LED display products, despite many technological bottlenecks, are expected to take the initiative to begin trial production in the second half of 2017 at the earliest, according to industry sources......»»

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Weltrend to see revenues expand by double-digit rate in 2017

IC design house Weltrend Semiconductor is expected to see its revenues grow by a double-digit rate in 2017 from NT$2.048 billion (US$67.96 million) recorded in 2016, according to a Chinese-language Commercial Times report......»»

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Hefei Chang Xin keeps low profile but DRAM ambition remains unchanged

Hefei Chang Xin's ambition to grow its DRAM business has seen some progress though the China-based firm has now chosen to keep a low profile. The company has been quietly renamed to Rui-li (transliterated from Chinese) Integrated Circuit, and has ask.....»»

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Robust chip demand from China smartphone firms to boost revenues at IC distributors

Taiwan-based IC distributors including WPG, WT Microelectronics, Supreme Electronics, Coasia Microelectronics and Sunnic Technology & Merchandise, Audix and Edom Technology will see sales generated from the mobile communications sector climb as a pro.....»»

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Phison still eyeing stake in Toshiba chip unit

Phison Electronics originally planned to invest US$500 million in Toshiba's memory chip unit, but the plan has been postponed as Toshiba decided to sell more of the business' stake, according to Khein Seng Pua, chairman for the Taiwan-based memory-de.....»»

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Digitimes Research: Taiwan makers to ship nearly 21 million handsets in 2Q17

Taiwan-based ODMs, OBMs (own-brand manufacturers) and JDM (joint-design manufacturers), but not including OEMs (such as for the iPhone), will together ship 20.92 million smartphones and feature phones in the second quarter of 2017, increasing 38.1% o.....»»

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Taiwan April export order value down on month, up on year, says MOEA

Taiwan received export orders worth US$35.61 billion in total in April 2017, decreasing 13.4% on month but increasing 7.4% on year which was on-year growth for the ninth consecutive month, according to statistics released by the Ministry of Economic.....»»

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Taiwan attracts foreign direct investment of US$1.462 billion in January-April, says MOEA

Taiwan's Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) approved 991 foreign direct investment projects (except from China) with a total value of US$1.462 billion in January-April 2017, respectively decreasing 2.75% and 4.68% on year, according to MOEA statisti.....»»

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FIH Mobile warns losses to expand in 1H17

FIH Mobile has issued a warning on its profitability, saying its net losses for the first half of 2017 are expected to more than double to US$240 million compared to US$110 million forecast in April......»»

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Senao Networks looks to brisk sales in 2H17

Wireless networking device vendor Senao Networks expects its sales to remain flat in the second quarter of 2017 as compared to the previous quarter before gaining momentum in the second half of the year, according to company chairman Tommy Tsai......»»

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GIS setting up OLED touch display module capacity

Touch panel maker General Interface Solution (GIS) has undertaken R&D of OLED touch display modules (back-end OLED manufacturing) for nearly one year and is setting up a production line, with trial production to kick off at the end of 2017 and volume.....»»

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