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Global market for building commissioning services is expected to total nearly US$50 billion from 2014-2024, says firm

Jul 23, 14:19

As energy efficiency becomes the highest priority in construction and building operations, more complex equipment and solutions are emerging that promise reduced energy consumption,...

Global LED lighting production value in 2014 estimated at US$28.8 billion, says PIDA

Jul 20, 10:11

Global LED lighting production value in 2014 is estimated at US$28.8 billion, accounting for 26.3% of total production value for all types of lighting products, according to Taiwan-based...

China market: 4G handset shipments soar in 1H15

Jul 15, 21:55

China shipped a total of 237 million handsets in the first half of 2015, rising 7.4% from a year earlier, with shipments of 4G models increasing 381.8% on year to 195 million units,...

Global market value from external sales of LED chips reach US$4.35 billion in 2014, says LEDinside

Jul 15, 16:04

The global market value from the external sales of LED chips grew 18% from US$3.677 billion in 2013 to US$4.35 billion in 2014, according to LEDinside. The share of Chinese companies...

Asustek announces growth in June revenues, but reduces annual notebook shipment forecast

Jul 9, 13:54

Asustek Computer has announced consolidated revenues of NT$41.68 billion (US$1.34 billion) for June, up 23.75% on month and 22.91% on year, but has reduced its notebook shipment forecast...

Global DRAM module sales rise 21% in 2014, says DRAMeXchange

Jun 30, 15:27

Global DRAM module sales totaled US$8.8 billion in 2014, up 21% from US$7.3 billion a year earlier, thanks to more stable prices for PC DRAM as well as a rising ratio of contract...

Europe shipments of DSLRs into professional video applications dropped 41% in 2014, says firm

Jun 30, 14:30

Europe's shipments of DSLRs into professional video applications dropped by 41% in 2014, according to Futuresource Consulting.

Wayfair, Etsy, and Amazon post over 100% on-year growth in mobile commerce in 2014

Jun 26, 14:45

US e-commerce giant Amazon, online home furnishings retailer Wayfair, and online handmade sales platform Etsy posted over 100% on-year growth in mobile commerce in 2014 (including...

Samsung female employee proportion rises to 42% in 2014

Jun 26, 14:33

The proportion of female employees globally at Samsung Electronics reached 42% in 2014. For operations in South Korea, 27% of total employees are female while in operations abroad...

PCB firm Tripod to deal out 2014 dividend of NT$2.75

Jun 26, 11:16

Tripod Technology announced at its shareholders meeting on June 25 that it will deal out a cash dividend per share of NT$2.75 (US$0.09) for its 2014 operations.

WPG to deal out 2014 dividend of NT$2.50

Jun 26, 11:12

WPG Holdings' shareholders have approved the distribution of a cash dividend of NT$2.50 (US$0.08) for 2014, according to the IC distributor.

BizLink sees revenue growth in 2014

Jun 25, 14:36

Connector maker BizLink has announced consolidated revenues of US$246 million for 2014, up 3.1% on year and net profits of US$20.36 million, up 7.25% on year. The company will distribute...

ECS sees increasing profits in 2014; turning passive about motherboard business

Jun 17, 22:48

Elitegroup Computer Systems (ECS) has announced consolidated revenues of NT$55.9 billion (US$1.8 billion) for 2014, down 11.89% from a year ago, while net profits were NT$1.39 billion,...

Asustek net profit deceases in 2014

Jun 12, 15:20

Asustek Computer has posted consolidated revenues of NT$477.4 billion (US$15.43 billion) for 2014, up 3% on year and net profit of NT$19.47 billion, down 9% on year. The 2014 net...

Foxlink posts 2014 financial results; to distribute NT$2 cash dividend

Jun 11, 14:32

Foxlink hosted an investors conference on June 10, posting its 2014 financial results of consolidated revenues of NT$91.07 billion (US$2.95 billion), operating profits of NT$10.67...

Guo Tai-qiang, Foxlink chairman

ASRock announces poor 2014, but expects improvement in 2H15

Jun 10, 16:06

ASRock has announced its 2014 financial results, with consolidated revenues going down 14% on year to reach NT$8.91 billion (US$288.39 million). Its gross margin was 18.4%, down 3.1pp,...

UMC to expand production capacity in Taiwan and China

Jun 10, 11:07

Taiwan's United Microelectronics (UMC) is set to expand its production capacity at its wafer fabs in Taiwan and China, and will enhance R&D for specialty process technologies,...

UMC CEO Po Wen Yen

TSMC shareholders approve 2014 dividend and elect board of directors

Jun 9, 14:36

Shareholders of Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) have approved the distribution of a NT$4.50 (US$0.14) cash dividend per common share for its 2014 operations.

VIS shareholders approve 2014 dividend and elect new board of directors

Jun 8, 22:04

Specialty IC foundry Vanguard International Semiconductor (VIS) has announced that the company's board of directors' decision to distribute a cash dividend per share of NT$2.60 (US$0.08)...

Prepaid electric meters expected to have installed base of more than 85 million from 2014-2024, says firm

Jun 4, 15:07

Although the overall adoption of prepaid electric metering is expected to increase thanks to increased acceptance by both utilities and customers, the trend is playing out differently...

Sigurd to deal out cash dividend of NT$2.10 for 2014

Stockwatch - Jun 3, 20:51

Testing company Sigurd Microelectronics has announced that plans to distribute a cash dividend per share of NT$2.10 (US$0.07) for 2014 have been approved by its shareholders.

Japan Display holds top spot in vehicle display shipments in 2014, says PIDA

May 26, 21:51

Japan Display held the largest proportion of vehicle display shipments in 2014 at 18%, surpassing former leader Innolux, according to PIDA.

Zhen Ding and Flexium to see strong 2015 EPS thanks to iPhone orders

May 26, 11:57

Orders from Apple for iPhone products are expected to benefit Taiwan-based flexible printed circuit board (FPCB) makers Zhen Ding Technology Holding and Flexium Interconnect and boost...

2014 banner year for global industrial semiconductors, says IHS

May 21, 11:04

Worldwide industrial semiconductor revenues totaled US$40.4 billion in 2014, up from US$34.3 billion in 2013, according to IHS. The 18% increase follows solid growth of 13% in 2013,...

Packaged LED lighting revenues reached US$6.6 billion in 2014, says firm

May 20, 21:01

Packaged LED lighting revenues reached US$6.6 billion in 2014, with roughly 70% revenue generated from mid- to low-power LEDs, according to IHS.

Power management semiconductor market rises 7% in 2014, says IHS

May 19, 22:16

After less-than-stellar market growth in 2013, the market for power management semiconductors surged in 2014. Even after a seasonal revenue decline of roughly 5% in the fourth quarter...

Packaging material supplier Chang Wah to distribute cash dividend of NT$3.50 for 2014

May 14, 16:45

Packaging material and equipment supplier Chang Wah Electromaterials (CWE) has decided to deal out a cash dividend per share of NT$3.50 (US$0.11) for 2014.

TI strengthens analog market share, says IC Insights

May 13, 10:36

Texas Instruments (TI) was again the leading supplier of analog devices in 2014 with US$8.1 billion in sales, and increased its analog market share to 18%, while Skyworks Solutions...

Global TV shipments grow 3% in 2014

May 6, 14:33

The global TV market reached 230 million in 2014, up 3% on year, with growth occurring in most major markets including China and the Middle East, according to statistics from Displ...

Synnex Technology to deal out 2014 dividend of NT$3.30

Stockwatch - Apr 29, 14:54

Taiwan-based IT product and consumer electronics channel distributor Synnex Technology International on April 28 decided to distribute a cash dividend per share of NT$3.30 (US$0.107)...

Sales of electric trucks and buses for commercial applications expected to total more than 805,000 from 2014-2023, says firm

Apr 28, 15:23

Although medium and heavy duty vehicles represent a fraction of all vehicles on roadways today, they contribute significantly to road transportation sector fuel consumption and carbon...

China sees large global PV production market share in 2014, says CCID Think Tank

Apr 27, 11:01

China-based makers produced 132,000 tons of solar-grade polysilicon, 38GWp of solar-grade crystalline silicon wafers, 33GWp of crystalline silicon solar cells and 35GWp of PV modules...

China suppliers continue to lead the solar PV module market in 2014, says IHS

Apr 24, 15:02

According to a new report from IHS, with shipments of 23.7GW, the top-10 solar photovoltaic (PV) module suppliers grew their combined market share slightly from 48% in 2013 to 49%...

Taiwan IC backend production value to rise 4.9% in 2015, says IEK

Apr 24, 14:59

The production value of Taiwan's IC packaging and testing industry sector is forecast to register increases of 5.7% and 3.2%, respectively, in 2015, according to the government-funded...

Smartphone and tablet AP markets rise in 2014, says Strategy Analytics

Apr 24, 14:39

The global smartphone applications processor (AP) market registered a robust 21% increase in 2014, while the tablet AP sector grew 18%, according to recent reports from Strategy An...

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