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Worldwide smartphone shipments top 1 billion units in 2013, says IDC

Jan 28, 13:25

The worldwide smartphone market has reached another milestone, shipping one billion units in a single year for the first time. According to IDC, vendors shipped a total of 1.0042...

Asustek to see shipments of 20 million notebooks in 2014

Jan 27, 21:58

Asustek Computer's notebook shipments are expected to reach 20 million units in 2014, up from 18.5 million units in 2013, while its tablet shipments are expected to remain at 12 million...

AUO reports 4Q13 and fiscal year 2013 performance

Jan 27, 20:38

AU Optronics (AUO) has announced its consolidated revenues in the fourth quarter of 2013 were US$3.44 billion, down 4.1% from the previous quarter while its gross profit was US$257...

Sampo ships 220,000 LCD TVs in 2013

Jan 27, 20:36

Sampo shipped 220,000 LCD TVs in 2013, flat on year, with TVs sized 32- and 42-inch seeing the highest shipments.

MediaTek reports 2013 EPS of NT$20.51

Jan 27, 15:31

IC design house MediaTek has reported net profits of NT$27.49 billion (US$904.6 million) for 2013, up 76.8% on year, with consolidated sales rising 37.1% to NT$136.06 billion. EPS...

Samsung and Apple consume 17% of 2013 chip sales, says Gartner

Jan 24, 16:44

Samsung Electronics and Apple remained the top semiconductor buyers in 2013, together consuming US$53.7 billion of semiconductors in 2013, an increase of US$7.7 billion from 2012,...

North America semiconductor equipment industry posts book-to-bill ratio of 1.02 in December 2013, says SEMI

Jan 24, 14:56

North America-based semiconductor equipment manufacturers posted US$1.38 billion in orders in December 2013 (three-month average basis) and a book-to-bill ratio of 1.02, according...

MediaTek smartphone solution shipments to grow robustly in 2014

Jan 24, 11:35

Shipments of MediaTek's smartphone solutions are expected to grow at a robust pace in 2014, buoyed by efforts by China-based smartphone vendors to expand overseas sales, and growing...

Largan Precision hits record profits for 4Q13, 2013

Jan 24, 10:32

Taiwan-based lens module maker Largan Precision generated net profit of NT$3.405 billion (US$114 million) for the fourth quarter of 2013 and NT$9.61 billion for the whole of 2013,...

Orise swings to loss in 4Q13

Jan 23, 21:39

LCD driver IC firm Orise Technology slid into the red in the fourth quarter of 2013, due to inventory losses resulting from falling product prices particularly prices for WVGA driver...

Global IC foundry sales rise 14% in 2013, says IC Insights

Jan 23, 15:39

Total IC foundry revenues grew to US$42.8 billion in 2013, a 14% increase from US$37.6 billion in 2012 and eight points more than the 6% growth displayed by the total IC market, according...

Large-size panel shipments reach 73.71 million units in December 2013, says WitsView

Jan 22, 11:45

Large-size panel shipments in December 2013 reached 73.71 million units, declining 4% on month, according to WitsView.

IC distributor Weikeng posts net profits of over NT$500 million in 2013

Jan 21, 21:50

IC distributor Weikeng Industrial has reported net profits of NT$527 million (US$17.5 million) on revenues of NT$33.04 billion for 2013. EPS for 2013 stood at NT$2.16 compared to...

ASRock ships 7.6 million own-brand motherboards in 2013

Jan 21, 19:44

ASRock shipped 7.6 million own-brand motherboards in 2013, slipping 1.3% on year and 15.6% short of the target of nine million units, according to the company.

Explosion-proof LED-based lamps to increase to US$248 million in 2020, says Electronicast

Jan 21, 14:32

The global consumption value of LED-based lamps used in explosion-proof light fixtures is forecast to increase from US$151.5 million in 2013 to US$248.1 million in 2020.

Taiwan sees US$4.9 billion in foreign direct investment in 2013, says MOEA

Jan 21, 11:21

Taiwan's Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) approved 3,206 foreign direct investment projects (except from China) totaling US$4.933 billion in 2013, respectively increasing by 17.09%...

Taiwan market: Gomaji 2013 revenues nearly double on year

Jan 17, 14:37

Gomaji, currently the largest operator of online group buying services in the Taiwan market, generated revenues of NT$3.1 billion (US$104 million) for 2013, hiking 93.8% on year,...

Foxconn expected to ship 55-60 million tablets in 2014, say Taiwan makers

Jan 16, 19:43

Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) shipped 50 million tablets to become the largest Taiwan-based ODM in 2013 and is expected to ship 55-60 million units to maintain...

Powerchip returns to profitability in 2013

Jan 16, 14:09

Having transformed its operation from a DRAM maker to a provider of foundry services mainly for memory and logic ICs, Taiwan-based Powerchip Technology returned to profitability in...

Ultra HD TV panel shipments reach 3.1 million in 2013

Jan 16, 14:05

Ultra HD TV panel shipments reached 3.1 million units in 2013, according to market observers.

Huawei Technologies 2013 revenues up 8% on year

Jan 16, 10:57

China-based communication and IT solution provider Huawei Technologies has reported unaudited revenues of CNY238-240 billion (US$39.3-39.6 billion) for 2013 operation, increasing...

Asustek is second largest PC vendor in Japan in 2013, says CNA

Newswatch - Jan 15, 11:17

Asustek Computer shared 16.1% of notebook, desktop and tablet sales in the Japan market in 2013, next only to Apple's 19.1%, and followed by NEC's 15.9%, Toshiba's 13.2% and Fujitsu's...

GaAs firms sales to rebound in end-1Q14

Jan 13, 15:11

GaAs IC foundries Win Semiconductors and Advanced Wireless Semiconductor Company (AWSC), and GaAs epi-wafer supplier Visual Photonics Epitaxy Company (VPEC) are expected to see their...

China LED chip self-sufficiency rises to 80% in 2013, says LEDinside

Jan 13, 14:53

The proportion of China's demand for LED chips suplied by China-based makers in 2013 increased to 80%, according to LEDinside.

TWM, FET net NT$5.80, NT$3.61 per share for 2013

Jan 13, 10:56

Taiwan-based telecom carriers Taiwan Mobile (TWM) and Far EasTone Telecommunications (FET) have reported net EPS of 5.80 and 3.61 respectively for 2013.

Gigabyte ships 20 million motherboards, 3.5 million graphics cards in 2013

Jan 13, 10:07

Gigabyte Technology shipped 20 million own-brand motherboards in 2013, of which most were entry-level and mid-range models and 40% were to the China market, as well as 3.5 million...

Asustek achieves record revenues in 2013

Jan 10, 15:14

Asustek Computer has announced consolidated revenues of NT$39.9 billion (US$1.33 billion) for December 2013, down 19.06% on month, but up 6.28% on year with consolidated revenues...

Record 2013 solar PV installations promotes US to strongest market outside Asia-Pacific, says Solarbuzz

Jan 10, 14:31

New solar photovoltaic (PV) installations in the US reached a record 4.2GW during 2013. Since 2012, the US market has grown 15%, making it the leading solar market outside the Asia-Pacific...

Huawei, ZTE introduce new executives to promote handset sales

Jan 10, 14:10

China-based handset vendors Huawei and ZTE have recently hired new talent or reorganized their corporate structure in efforts to sharpen their global marketing and to win more shar...

Compal expects tablet shipments to double in 2014

Jan 10, 11:18

Compal Electronics expects its tablet shipments to double in 2014 to 14 million units, while shipments of its notebooks will grow only slightly to 40 million units. The company shipped...

Innolux announces December 2013 consolidated revenues

Jan 9, 21:06

Innolux has announced its December 2013 consolidated revenues reached NT$32.4 billion (US$1.07 billion), a decrease of 0.3% on month and a decrease of 27% on year. During December...

Inventec, Wistron post mixed growth in December revenues

Jan 9, 18:19

Inventec had December consolidated revenues of NT$45.049 billion (US$1.50 billion) increasing 0.99% on month and 23.92% on year, while fellow maker Wistron has reported NT$48.242...

AUO 2013 consolidated revenues increase 10%

Jan 9, 15:21

AU Optronics (AUO) has announced its unaudited consolidated December 2013 revenues reached nearly NT$33.4 billion (US$1.1 billion), down by 5.7% on month and up by 4.2% on year. Consolidated...

Taiwan Chinsan expected to see net EPS of over NT$5 for 2013

Jan 9, 14:47

Capacitor maker Taiwan Chinsan Electronic Industrial is expected to report net EPS of over NT$5 (US$0.17) for 2013, based on its better than expected performance recorded in the first...

Foxlink 2013 retail revenues far short of expectation

Jan 9, 11:10

Electronic connector maker Foxlink (Cheng Uei Precision Industry), which has investments in retail chains in Taiwan, China, Hog Kong and South Korea, originally expected 30-40% growth...

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