Taiwan ranked second for global IC design market share

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – U.S. companies dominate the global integrated circuit (IC) industry, holding a 52 percent share of the total worldwide IC market in 2018. Taiwan took second place with its...

Taiwan maintains global leadership in IC wafer fab capacity

TAIPEI (Taiwan Today) -- Taiwan maintained its global leadership in integrated circuit 200mm-equivalent wafer fab capacity for the fourth consecutive year, according to U.S.-based IC Insights Inc. ...

AI more disruptive than internet: Taiwan TSMC founder

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Founder of the world’s largest contract semiconductor manufacturing company, TSMC (台積電), Morris Chang (張忠謀), said that the proliferation of artificial intelligence (...

Taiwan IC output grows by 5.8% in Q2, 7.3% growth expected in Q3

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan's total output of integrated circuits (IC) grew by 5.8 percent in Q2 2018, and is expected to grow by a further 7.3 percent in Q3 according to statistics releas...

Output of Taiwan's IC industry estimated to grow almost 6% in 2018

TAIPEI (CNA) - The production value of Taiwan's integrated circuit industry is forecast to grow almost 6 percent from a year earlier in 2018 on the back of a wider range of new technology applicat...

Taiwan industrial production index in March continues 11 month upward hike

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)— Taiwan’s industrial production index (IPI) continued a positive growth trend since February 2016 to 112.87, said Wang Shu-chuan (王淑娟), deputy director at Department o...

Taiwan science park revenues recover from slump

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taiwan's science park revenues inched up 2.94 percent year-on-year (YoY) to NT$2.38 trillion (US$78.01 billion) in 2016, due to strong demand in the precision machinery and...

ASE shares robust after chairman raises stake

Taipei, Aug. 29 (CNA) Shares of integrated circuit packaging and testing services provider Advanced Semiconductor Engineering Inc. (ASE) rose Monday morning, outperforming the broader market, after AS...

ASE expects to see steady quarterly sales growth this year

Taipei, June 28 (CNA) Taiwan-based Advanced Semiconductor Engineering Inc. (ASE), the world's largest integrated circuit packaging and testing services provider, said Tuesday that its sales are lik...

MediaTek to invest heavily in new tech over 5 years

Taipei, June 24 (CNA) MediaTek Inc., a leading integrated circuit designer in Taiwan, said Friday that it will invest more than NT$200 billion (US$61.54 billion) in new technologies over the next five...

Taiwan shares end up, led by semiconductor sector

Shares in Taiwan moved higher Friday as investors were encouraged by a deal to set up an integrated circuit packaging and testing firm in Taiwan, prompting them to pick up semiconductor stocks, dealer...

ASE, SPIL shares soar on holding company deal, ADR gains

Taipei, May 27 (CNA) Shares of Advanced Semiconductor Engineering Inc. (ASE,???) and Siliconware Precision Industries Co. (SPIL) got a boost Friday as the two largest integrated circuit packaging and ...

Taiwan's IC sector to outperform global growth in 2016: IEK

Taiwan's integrated circuit industry is expected to outperform global growth in output value in 2016 because of the country's strong wafer foundry and IC design segments, a Taiwanese research institut...

Cabinet denies opening to Chinese stakes in local IC design

The Executive Yuan denied speculations that the government has opened up to allow Chinese investors purchase stakes in local integrated circuit design companies, reports said Thursday. Sources from...

TSMC 2015 earnings hit record high

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. (TSMC, 台積電), the world's largest contract chip maker, said Thursday that its earnings for 2015 were the highest in its 29-year history. The company posted NT$...