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Worldwide hardcopy peripherals shipment value increased in 3Q14, says IDC

Dec 5, 10:30

Worldwide shipment value of hardcopy peripherals (HCP) increased 3.5% on-year to US$14.9 billion in the third quarter of 2014 while unit shipments declined 2.3% on year to 27.5 million...

UV LED market value to reach US$122 million in 2014, says firm

Dec 5, 10:27

The global ultraviolet (UV) market value in 2014 is estimated to reach US$815 million, of which the UV LED market will have about a 15% market share equivalent to US$122 million in...

China-based LCFC expects to ship 15 million notebooks in 2014

Dec 4, 19:03

China-based LCFC (Hefei) Electronics Technology, a joint venture established by Lenovo and Compal Electronics with respective stake ratios of 51% and 49%, expects to ship 15 million...

Worldwide server shipments up 1% in 3Q14 while revenues increase 1.7%, says Gartner

Dec 4, 15:16

In the third quarter of 2014, worldwide server shipments grew 1% on year, while revenues moved upward 1.7% from the third quarter of 2013, according to Gartner.

Worldwide Ethernet switch market reaches US$5.99 billion in 3Q14, says IDC

Dec 4, 15:14

The worldwide Ethernet switch market (Layer 2/3) reached a record US$5.99 billion in the third quarter of 2014, representing an increase of 4.4% on year and 4.9% on quarter. Meanwhile,...

Global chip sales rise 9.6% in October, says SIA

Dec 4, 11:38

Worldwide sales of semiconductors for October 2014 reached US$29.7 billion, an increase of 9.6% from a year ago when sales were US$27.1 billion, according to SIA. Compared to the...

Global semiconductor equipment sales to rise 19% in 2014, says SEMI

Dec 3, 22:19

Global sales of semiconductor equipment are forecast to increase 19.3% to US$38 billion in 2014, according to SEMI.

Taiwan market: Sales of smart bracelets to fall short of expectations in 2014, says Sony Mobile

Dec 3, 22:12

Sales of smart bracelets in the Taiwan market are expected to total only 20,000-30,000 units in 2014, lower than market expectations of 60,000-70,000 units, according to Sony Mobile...

Sony Mobile smart bracelets

India smartphone market leads growth as China continues to slow in 3Q14, says IDC

Dec 3, 14:44

According to IDC, the smartphone market in Asia/Pacific excluding Japan (APEJ) posted a 6% on-quarter and 24% on-year growth in the third quarter of 2014. This trend reflects a decline...

AWSC responds to media reports on 4Q14 sales

Stockwatch - Dec 3, 14:36

GaAs IC foundry Advanced Wireless Semiconductor Company (AWSC) has posted a filing with the Taiwan Stock Exchange (TSE) stating it was not the source of Chinese-language reports from...

Over 100 China-based LED packaging houses to be forced out of competition in 2014

Dec 2, 22:10

Profitability for LED products is shrinking due to continual price drops along with increasing competition, and more than 100 relatively small China-based LED packaging service providers...

HTC expected to hit high-end of 4Q14 guidance

Dec 2, 22:02

HTC is expected to see its consolidated revenues for the fourth quarter of 2014 hit the high-end target of its guidance of NT$43-47 billion (US$1.38-1.51 billion) set for the quarter,...

Digitimes Research: Global LTE users to reach 1.466 billion by 2016

Dec 1, 10:44

Global LTE users are expected to reach 445 million in 2014 and 1.466 billion in 2016, according to Digitimes Research.

Healthcare providers in Singapore to spend US$548 million on IT in 2014, says Gartner

Dec 1, 10:27

Healthcare providers in Singapore will spend US$548 million on IT products and services in 2014, an increase of 4% over 2013 revenues, according to Gartner. This forecast includes...

India tablet market reports strongest on-year growth in 3Q14, says IDC

Dec 1, 10:25

According to IDC, the tablet market in India saw the strongest year to date growth in the third quarter of 2014, fueled by festive buying and strengthening commercial demand. Tablet...

Taiwan PCB production value to rise 7% in 2014, says IEK

Nov 28, 14:58

Factories set up by Taiwan-based PCB makers in Taiwan and China are forecast to generate total production value of NT$558.4 billion (US$18.1 billion) in 2014, rising 6.93% on year,...

iPhone chip orders slowing down, say IC designers

Nov 28, 14:55

Apple has started scaling back on chip orders for its latest iPhone, according to sources at IC design houses.

Taiwan medical equipment industry output value rising, says IEK

Nov 28, 11:31

Taiwan's medical equipment industry output value has already increased 5.4% on year in 2014 to NT$85.8 billion (US$2.78 billion), driven by demand for new and smart applications,...

SemiLEDs reports fourth quarter and fiscal year end 2014 financial results

Nov 27, 15:58

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

Nov 27, 15:30

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...

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  • UTAC to set up 12-inch wafer level packaging line in Taiwan

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    Before Going to Press | 3h 19min ago

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