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SemiLEDs reports fourth quarter and fiscal year end 2014 financial results

11h 35min ago

SemiLEDs, a developer and manufacturer of LED chips and LED components, has announced its financial results for its fiscal fourth quarter and full year 2014, ended August 31, 2014.

ChipMOS 2015 capex to stay flat

12h 3min ago

ChipMOS Technologies, which specializes in assembly and test services for LCD driver ICs and memory chips, is expected to maintain its 2015 capex at near 2014 levels, according to...

CPT seeing increased smartphone, tablet and vehicle shipments

Nov 27, 14:48

Chunghwa Picture Tubes (CPT) is reportedly seeing increased orders from China handset vendors looking to release new units in the fourth quarter of 2014 and into 2015, which is expected...

Worldwide tablet growth expected to slow to 7.2% in 2014 along with first year of iPad decline, says IDC

Nov 26, 16:03

The worldwide tablet market is expected to see a deceleration in 2014 with on-year growth slowing to 7.2%, down from 52.5% in 2013, according to a new forecast from IDC. At the core...

Taiwan market: Chunghwa Telecom raises target 4G user base for end of 2014

Nov 26, 15:10

Chunghwa Telecom (CHT) has upward adjusted its internal target of 4G subscribers for the end of 2014 to 1.3 million, according to industry sources.

FineTek to see revenues grow 10-15% in 2014

Nov 26, 14:48

Instrumentation solution provider FineTek is expected to see 2014 revenues increase 10-15% on year thanks to fast growing demand for IoT (Internet of Things) applications, according...

Acer, Asustek pushing Chromebooks and inexpensive notebooks

Nov 25, 14:41

Acer is set to invest heavily in Chromebook development in 2015 with related shipments to grow over 50% on year to reach 4.8 million units. Meanwhile, Asustek Computer is also planning...

ITO film demand expected to grow 25.6% in 2014

Nov 24, 21:58

ITO film demand is expected to grow 25.6% on year in 2014, showing a slowdown over the on-year increase of 40% in 2013.

Xiaomi to launch smart home device soon

Nov 24, 15:53

Xiaomi is planning to launch a product for the smart home market between the end of 2014 and January 2015 and expects the product to surprise the market, according to the head of...

TWM expects to reach 1.0 million 4G users at end of 2014, says president

Nov 24, 11:35

Taiwan Mobile (TWM) expects to reach one million 4G subscribers at the end of 2014, according to company president James Jeng.

Taiwan estimated to supply 20% of global IC packaging materials, says IEK

Nov 21, 15:37

Output from Taiwan-based IC packaging materials suppliers is forecast to account for about 20% of the global output in 2014 indicating the industry's less-competitive global presence...

Large-area TFT LCD panel shipments and revenues return to growth in 2014, says DisplaySearch

Nov 21, 14:55

TFT LCD panel suppliers are rejuvenating their large-area panel business plans in 2014 as the market demand for key applications grows. According to DisplaySearch, TFT panel suppliers...

Japan-based Murata sees potential in IoT and wearable industries

Nov 21, 12:20

Japan-based component maker Murata Manufacturing has showcased its latest wearable devices at China Hi Tech Fair Elexcon 2014 and is planning to release one stop solutions to assist...

Wearable prototype from Murata

China and US boost worldwide industrial semiconductor market in 2014, says IHS

Nov 21, 10:38

Continuing strength in China and a resurgent US economy are combining to drive accelerated growth in the worldwide market for semiconductors used in industrial applications in 2014,...

Asia Neo Tech expects sales growth in 4Q14

Nov 21, 10:32

Asia Neo Tech Industrial, a supplier of automated drying equipment and other machinery, expects to post sequential revenues growth in the fourth quarter of 2014.

Digitimes Research: Taiwan LCD driver IC revenues to rise 6% in 2014

Nov 20, 21:23

The combined revenues of Taiwan's top-six LCD driver IC makers are expected to register a 6.1% increase in 2014, according to Digitimes Research.

China Mobile expected to reach 70 million TD-LTE users at end of 2014

Nov 20, 21:20

China Mobile had 54.45 million TD-LTE subscribers at the end of October, surpassing its original goal of 50 million subscribers for the end of 2014, and based on the progress, is...

Taiwan market: Philips expects to sell 50,000 TVs in 2015

Nov 20, 14:16

Philips expects to sell 20,000 TVs in the Taiwan market during 2014 followed by 50,000 in 2015.

ACX expects revenues to peak in 4Q14

Nov 19, 15:14

Advanced Ceramic X (ACX), a Taiwan-based manufacturer of multi-layer ceramic devices and LTCC (low-temperature co-fired ceramic) modules for wireless communications, expects its fourth-quarter...

Compeq 4Q14 sales to rise 5-10%

Nov 18, 15:28

HDI PCB specialist Compeq Manufacturing is expected to report a modest 5-10% sequential increase in consolidated revenues for the fourth quarter of 2014, thanks to brisk demand for...

Compeq specializingin HDI boards for smartphones, tablets

Proportion of online sales of TVs on China-based LeTV double through 2014

Nov 18, 15:21

China-based content provider and TV vendor LeTV saw its sales proportion of TVs sold online increase from 14.06% in January 2014 to 30% as of September, according to statistics from...

Taiwan market: FET aims at 1 million 4G users by year-end

Nov 18, 14:21

Far EasTone Telecommunications (FET) has 700,000 4G subscribers at present and aims at attaining one million subscribers by the end of 2014, according to the company.

Pegatron may not achieve NT$1 trillion revenue goal until 2015

Nov 17, 22:00

Because of a weak first half in 2014, Pegatron Technology is unlikely to be able to achieve its NT$1 trillion (US$32.61 billion) revenue goal for 2014 despite the fact that the company's...

Governments in Middle East and North Africa to spend US$12.2 billion on IT in 2014, says Gartner

Nov 17, 15:57

Governments in the Middle East and North Africa will spend US$12.2 billion on IT products and services in 2014, an increase of 1.3% over 2013 revenues of US$12 billion, according...

Wahlee nets NT$4.01 per share for January-September

Nov 17, 11:01

Semiconductor material distributor Wahlee Industrial has reported net profit for the first three quarters of 2014 grew 7.5% on year to NT$988 million (US$32.3 million). EPS for the...

Career Tech 3Q14 profits affected by Wintek bad debts

Nov 14, 15:54

Uncollected accounts receivable from Wintek, which filed for bankruptcy protection last month (October 2014), hurt profitability at flexible PCB maker Career Technology during the...

Asustek expected to beat Gigabyte in 2014 motherboard shipments, but lose on profitability

Nov 14, 15:19

Asustek Computer's motherboard shipments returned to six million units in the third quarter thanks to its aggressive price-cutting strategy, which helped the vendor slightly widen...

Connected things in use will reach 25 billion by 2020, says Gartner

Nov 14, 14:28

Gartner has forecast that 4.9 billion connected things will be in use in 2015, up 30% from 2014, and will reach 25 billion by 2020. The Internet of Things (IoT) has become a powerful...

Simplo expects strong 2015

Nov 14, 11:07

Seeing a better-than-expected third quarter, Simplo Technology expects its EPS to reach around NT$11 (US$0.36) in 2014, while sales in 2015 will perform stronger than in 2014 and...

Apex, HannStar Board report strong profits for 3Q14

Nov 13, 13:50

PCB manufacturer Apex International saw its net profits jump 79.4% sequentially in the third quarter of 2014, while profits at HannStar Board reached the highest level in nine quar...

Brand vendors to release new 2-in-1s for year-end holidays

Nov 12, 22:32

With tablets gradually losing their demand, brand vendors have started turning to focus on developing 2-in-1 devices recently and several new 2-in-1 models are expected to become...

PCB maker Tripod 3Q14 profits rise

Nov 12, 22:07

Tripod Technology saw its net profits increase 49.7% sequentially and 26.5% on year to NT$787 million (US$25.7 million) in the third quarter of 2014. EPS for the quarter came to NT$1.50,...

FTC reports revenues for October 2014

Stockwatch - Nov 12, 12:27

Foxconn Technology (FTC) has reported consolidated revenues of NT$12.758 billion (US$425.27 million) for October 2014, representing a 46.25% increase on month and 30.07% increase...

Lite-On Technology unable to reach target net operating margin of 4.7% for 2014

Nov 11, 20:15

EMS provider Lite-On Technology recorded net operating margin of 3.32% for the third quarter of 2014 and does not expect to attain the target of 4.7% for 2014, company CEO Warren...

Digitimes Research: Tablet AP shipments in China to rise 4.7% in 4Q14

Nov 11, 20:11

Shipments of tablet-use application processors (AP) in China are forecast to rise 4.7% sequentially in the fourth quarter of 2014, according to Digitimes Research. Meanwhile, shipments...

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    Before Going to Press | 6h 7min ago

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    Before Going to Press | 6h 8min ago

  • Medical material industry output value in Taiwan up 5.4% on year in 2014, says IEK

    Before Going to Press | 7h 40min ago

  • Low-price notebooks inferior to ordinary models in component quality and durability, say Taiwan makers

    Before Going to Press | 8h 14min ago

  • Wage rates in eastern China rise in November

    Before Going to Press | 8h 15min ago

  • Global LED lighting production value in 2015 to grow 30%, say Taiwan makers

    Before Going to Press | 8h 18min ago

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