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China auto semiconductor market drives up 11% in 2013, says IHS

Feb 27, 10:31

The fast-growing semiconductor market for China's automotive industry is set for double-digit expansion in revenues in 2014, propelled by an increasing desire among Chinese car buyers...

Tripod reports EPS NT$4.52 for 2013

Feb 26, 20:29

PCB maker Tripod Technology saw its net profits decrease 18.2% to NT$2.37 billion (US$78.04 million) in 2013 despite a 4.2% increase in revenue to NT$40.77 billion. EPS for the year...

Qualcomm continues cellular baseband processor market lead, says Strategy Analytics

Feb 26, 16:07

The global cellular baseband processor market grew 8.3% on year to US$18.9 billion in 2013, according to Strategy Analytics.

Generalplus posts EPS of over NT$2.8 in 2013

Newswatch - Feb 26, 15:22

Consumer IC provider Generalplus Technology has reported net profits of NT$305 million (US$10.04 million) for 2013, a four-fold increase from a year earlier. The earnings translated...

LEDs in biophotonics and medical science devices reach US$77.3 million in 2013, says firm

Feb 26, 15:13

The worldwide consumption value of LEDs in biophotonic and medical devices reached US$77.3 million, an increase of 19.8% versus 2012, according to ElectroniCast Consultants.

Global pro camcorder market remained stable overall in 2013, though many regional fluctuations, says firm

Feb 26, 15:12

The global pro camcorder market remained stable in 2013 with a decrease of less than 1% from the previous year, to reach 289,000 units in total, according to newly released figures...

Hermes Microvision expects 2014 sales to rise 25-30%

Feb 26, 15:01

E-beam inspection equipment supplier Hermes Microvision (HMI) expects to post 25-30% revenue growth in 2014, thanks to rising orders of tools for 1Xnm processes and demand created...

STATS ChipPAC fcCuBE technology achieves significant growth in 2013

Feb 26, 10:52

STATS ChipPAC has announced that unit shipments of semiconductor packages utilising its patented fcCuBE technology more than quadrupled in 2013 compared to 2012. The performance and...

Global 2013 smartphone and tablet chip markets rise, says Strategy Analytics

Feb 25, 12:26

The global smartphone applications processor (AP) market climbed 41% on year to US$18 billion in 2013, while the market for tablet APs grew 32% to US$3.6 billion, according to Strategy...

BenQ holds 18% share in home projector market during 2013

Feb 24, 21:52

BenQ was responsible for 18% of projectors used in the home projector market in 2013 and overall held an 11.4% share in the global projector market, according to market statistics...

Digitimes Research: Taiwan LCD driver IC revenues edge up in 2013

Feb 24, 19:57

The combined revenues of Taiwan's top-6 LCD (display) driver IC makers amounted to NT$100.5 billion (US$3.32 billion) in 2013, increasing 11.7% from a year earlier, according to Digitimes...

Insyde sees large drop in 2013 pre-tax profit due to shrinking global notebook demand

Feb 24, 10:15

Taiwan-based UEFI BIOS solution developer Insyde Software posted pre-tax profit of NT$40.3 million (US$1.35 million) for 2013, slipping on year by 75.64% due to decreased global notebook...

Lextar Electronics tops Taiwan LED makers in patent application in 2013

Feb 21, 15:10

Taiwan-based LED epitaxial wafer and chip maker and LED packaging service provider Lextar Electronics filed applications for 208 patents with the Intellectual Property Office under...

Sporton posts EPS of NT$5.25 for 2013

Feb 21, 15:05

Taiwan-based Sporton International, which provides mobile device testing and certification services, has reported net profits of NT$432 million (US$14.2 million) on consolidated sales...

SerComm nets NT$4.19 per share for 2013

Feb 21, 11:18

Taiwan-based networking/communication device maker SerComm posted net EPS of NT$4.19 for 2013, according to its financial report released at a February 20 investors conference.

Taiwan science parks see 2013 total revenues up over 9%

Feb 20, 11:44

The government-run Hsinchu Science Park (HSP), Southern Taiwan Science Park (STSP) and Central Taiwan Science Park (CTSP) generated combined revenues of NT$2.188 trillion (US$73.41...

Advantech hits record net EPS for 2013

Feb 19, 15:52

The largest Taiwan-based industrial computing device maker Advantech posted net EPS of NT$7.26 (US$0.24) for 2013, an annual record, the company announced at a February 18 investors...

Elan posts EPS NT$3.8 for 2013

Feb 19, 13:44

Elan Microelectronics has reported net profits of NT$1.55 billion (US$51.17 million) for 2013, up 34.6% from a year earlier. EPS for 2013 stood at NT$3.8 compared to NT$2.95 in the...

Silicon reclaim wafer market increases 14% in 2013, says SEMI

Feb 19, 12:55

The worldwide reclaim wafer market is estimated at US$460 million in 2013 and is forecast to reach US$493 million by 2015, according to SEMI. Both revenues and number of wafers reclaimed...

TSMC to deal out cash dividend of NT$3 for 2013

Feb 18, 21:05

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company's (TSMC) board of directors on February 18 adopted a proposal recommending the distribution of a NT$3 (US$0.09) cash dividend per common...

Asustek expects to ship four million desktops in 2014, says company president

Feb 17, 20:37

With the notebook industry no longer seeing as strong demand as seen previously, Asustek Computer is taking a more aggressive stance in the desktop market and expects to ship four...

Testing solution provider Chroma Ate posts 2013 EPS of NT$3.21

Feb 17, 12:26

Chroma Ate, which provides integrated and customized solutions for test and measurement instruments, has announced net profits for 2013 increased 31% to NT$1.18 billion (US$39 million)...

Android smartphone shipments just shy of 800 million in 2013, says IDC

Feb 14, 16:18

The smartphone market passed an important milestone in 2013 when worldwide shipments surpassed the one billion mark for the first time, driven by continued momentum from Android and...

Worldwide PELS shipments grow 13.6% in 2013, says IDC

Feb 14, 16:10

Worldwide personal and entry-level storage (PELS) shipments grew 13.6% on year in 2013, finishing the year with 75.2 million units, according to IDC. Annual shipment values were up...

Innolux reports decreased 2013 sales

Feb 14, 15:53

Innolux has announced its 2013 consolidated revenues reached NT$422.7 billion (US$13.95 billion), a 12.1% decrease over NT$480.9 billion in 2012. Without influence from system integration...

China PV module output rises to 26GWp in 2013

Feb 14, 14:57

China produced 26GWp of PV modules in 2013, growing 13% on year. China was the largest producing country for the seventh consecutive year, according to industry sources in Taiwan.

Taiwan ODMs shipping more servers to end clients

Feb 14, 13:55

Taiwan-based ODMs Quanta Computer, Inventec and Wistron have been shipping more servers to direct accounts such as Microsoft, Google, Amazon and Facebook despite the fact that the...

GaN LED revenues increase 10.6% in 2013 but fast growth is coming to an end, says IHS

Feb 14, 10:56

Driven by surging demand from the lighting, tablet and mobile backlighting segments, global revenues for GaN LED climbed 10.6% in 2013, but this could mark the last hurrah for the...

Smartphone sales surpass sales of feature phones for first time in 2013, says Gartner

Feb 14, 10:20

Worldwide sales of smartphones to end users totaled 968 million units in 2013, an increase of 42.3% from 2012, according to Gartner. Sales of smartphones accounted for 53.6% of overall...

China market: Local LED driver IC suppliers perform strongly in 2013

Feb 12, 22:06

Most local LED driver IC vendors in China outperformed international and Taiwan-based rival companies in terms of shipments in 2013. Bright Power Semiconductor and Silan Microelectronics...

Industrial electronic chip market turns around in 2013 with double-digit growth, says IHS

Feb 12, 11:44

Global industrial electronics chip revenues for 2013 amounted to US$33.7 billion, a 11% rise from US$30.4 billion in 2012, according to IHS. The double-digit increase shows that the...

Digitimes Research: China smartphone sales grow 21.9% sequentially in 4Q13

Feb 11, 22:15

Sales of smartphones in China grew 21.9% sequentially in the fourth quarter of 2013, but the growth rate dropped to 15.9% on an annual basis which indicates the smartphone market...

Silicon wafer revenues decline in 2013, says SEMI

Feb 11, 15:51

Worldwide silicon wafer revenues declined by 13% in 2013 compared to 2012, while silicon wafer area shipments increased 0.4%, according to SEMI.

Computer storage industry declines in 2013 despite robust growth of SSDs, says IHS

Feb 11, 14:54

A near-doubling of the market for solid-state drives was unable to help the computer-related storage industry in 2013, which slid 5% in shipments because of continuing contractions...

US TV market shrinks 9% in 2013, says IHS

Feb 10, 15:49

The US TV market fell 9% in 2013 despite the usual last-minute rally during the holiday season in the fourth quarter, which failed to compensate for low demand throughout the year,...

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  • MLS, Unity Opto expand LED lighting capacities

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