ChipMOS Q3 Revenue Up 7%

Hsinchu  — ChipMOS TECHNOLOGIES (Bermuda) LTD. (“ChipMOS” or the “Company”) (NASDAQ: IMOS), an industry leading provider of outsourced semiconductor assembly and testing services (“OSAT”), today reported its unaudited consolidated revenue for the month of September 2014and third quarter ended September 30, 2014. Revenue for the third quarter of 2014 was NT$5,806.3 million or US$190.7 million, representing an increase of 7.3%…

UMC Agrees to 12” Fab Joint Venture in China

Hsinchu, Taiwan — The Board of Directors of United Microelectronics Corporation (UMC) (NYSE: UMC; TWSE: 2303), a leading global semiconductor foundry, today resolved to participate in a 3-way agreement for a joint venture company focused on 12″ wafer foundry services with Xiamen Municipal People’s Government and FuJian Electronics & Information Group. Based on the agreement, UMC…

AMD Appoints New CEO

Sunnyvale, Calif. — AMD (NYSE: AMD) today announced that its board of directors has appointed Dr. Lisa Su as president and chief executive officer and member of the board of directors, effective immediately. Dr. Su, 44, succeeds Rory Read, 52, who has stepped down as president and chief executive officer, and member of the board of directors, as part…

Altera CEO Receives Semiconductor Industry’s Highest Honor

Washington — The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA), representing U.S. leadership in semiconductor manufacturing and design, today announced that John P. Daane, President, CEO, and Chairman of the Board of Altera, has been named the 2014 recipient of SIA’s highest honor, the Robert N. Noyce Award. SIA presents the Noyce Award annually in recognition of a leader who has…

Embedded Tech Market to Reach $198.5B in 2019

Wellesley, Massachusetts — BCC Research reveals in its new report, EMBEDDED SYSTEMS: TECHNOLOGIES AND MARKETS, the global embedded technology  market is expected to grow to $198.5 billion by 2019, with a five-year compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 5.4%. The Asia-Pacific region, the largest and fastest growing market, is set to reach $79 billion in 2019. Embedded technologies are application-specific systems or…

Lantronix Offers Raspberry Pi Board Worldwide

Irvine, Calif. – Lantronix, Inc. (NASDAQ: LTRX), a leading global provider of smart IoT (Internet of Things) solutions, today announced the worldwide availability of its xPico® Wi-Fi Pi Plate expansion board — which enables the easy integration of the Lantronix xPico Wi-Fi device server with the popular Raspberry Pi single board computer. “The Lantronix xPico Wi-Fi Pi Plate for Raspberry…

RS Components Stocks PanelPilotACE

Wellington, New Zealand — RS Components (RS), the trading brand of Electrocomponents plc  (LSE: ECM), the global distributor for engineers, has announced global stock of PanelPilotACE, a new hardware and software display platform created by Lascar Electronics that enables the rapid development of fully customised industrial and commercial user interfaces and panel meters. PanelPilotACE’s combination…