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AU Optronics reports revenues for June 2015

Stockwatch - 5h 41min ago

AU Optronics (AUO) has reported consolidated revenues of NT$30.56 billion (US$986 million) for June 2015, representing a 2.06% drop on month and 10.37% drop on year.

HTC sees June revenues drop

Stockwatch - 5h 53min ago

HTC has reported consolidated revenues of NT$8.679 billion (US$280.48 million) for June 2015, representing a 19.55% drop on month and 60.4% drop on year. The monthly figures were...

Chicony revenues decrease on year in June

Stockwatch - 6h 2min ago

Chicony Electronics has reported consolidated revenues of NT$7.199 billion (US$232.46 million) for June 2015, representing a 5.75% increase on month and 14.07% drop on year.

Worldwide cloud IT infrastructure spending to grow 26% in 2015, says IDC

6h 5min ago

According to the IDC Worldwide Quarterly Cloud IT Infrastructure Tracker, total cloud IT infrastructure spending (server, storage, and Ethernet switch) will grow by 26.4% in 2015...

Global chip sales rise 5% in May, says SIA

6h 54min ago

Worldwide sales of semiconductors for May 2015 came to US$28.2 billion, an increase of 5.1% from a year ago when sales were US$26.8 billion, according to SIA. Compared to the US$27.6...

Diode maker Eris 1H15 revenues flat

6h 55min ago

Consolidated revenues at Taiwan-based Eris Technology, which specializes in the manufacture of rectifier diodes, amounted to NT$567 million (US$18.3 million) in the first half of...

Win Semi 2Q15 sales increase 10%

Jul 6, 21:54

Consolidated revenues at pure-play gallium arsenide (GaAs) foundry Win Semiconductors came to NT$3.1 billion (US$100.2 million) in the second quarter of 2015, representing growth...

Giantplus reports June 2015 performance

Jul 6, 21:51

Giantplus Technologies has reported its June 2015 consolidated revenues reached NT$931 million (US$30 million), up 0.4% on month and down 19.1% on year. For the second quarter, the...

Getac reports growth in June revenues

Jul 6, 21:46

Taiwan-based ruggedized PC vendor Getac Technology has announced consolidated revenues of NT$1.56 billion (US$50.42 million) for June, up 11.3% on month and 14.8% on year with the...

Samsung to mass produce mirror and transparent OLED displays in 2015, say reports

Jul 3, 16:08

Samsung Display will mass produce mirror and transparent OLED displays at its A2 line by the end of 2015, according to a new report from Korea-based Digital Times.

Smartphones to represent 80% of total handset shipments in 4Q15, says IC Insights

Jul 3, 15:31

Smartphones first accounted for more than 50% of total quarterly cellphone shipments in the first quarter of 2013. In fourth-quarter 2015, smartphones are forecast to reach 435 million...

PTI set to post revenue growth in 3Q15

Jul 3, 14:43

Memory packaging and testing house Powertech Technology (PTI) is set to enjoy revenue growth sequentially in the third quarter of 2015, thanks to a pick-up in demand for memory chips,...

LED lighting forecast to reach 32% of total lamp revenues in office lighting during 2015

Jul 3, 11:33

LED lighting is forecast to reach 32% of total lamp revenues in office lighting during 2015, according to IHS. Total worldwide revenues for office lamps are projected at US$3.5 billion,...

Korea panel makers see reserves hit 3-year high, says report

Jul 3, 11:13

Korea panel makers have seen their reserves reach a three-year high in the first half of 2015, and have conservative views for demand in the second half of 2015, accroding to a media...

Taiwan IC design houses to see profits shrink in 2015

Jul 2, 20:49

Falling product ASPs and gross margins are set to erode Taiwan's fabless IC firms' profitability in 2015, according to industry sources.

China market: HD leads over Full HD in May smartphone sales, says firm

Jul 1, 21:55

In May 2015, 32.6% of smartphone sales in China were for HD units while 21.4% were for Full HD, according to a new report from Sigmaintell Consulting.

Flexium earnings set to soar in 2015

Jul 1, 15:46

Flexible PCB supplier Flexium Interconnect is set to report significant profit growth for 2015, thanks mainly to orders for Apple's iPhone 6 models, according to market sources.

Global LCD TV panel shipments reach 22.45 million in May

Newswatch - Jun 30, 15:31

Global LCD TV panel shipments reached 22.45 million in May 2015, up 8.1% on year and up 2.7% on month, according to several China media reports quoting Sigmaintell Consulting. The...

Foxconn mulls spinning off subsidiaries for listing in China stock markets, says report

Jun 30, 14:59

Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) is considering spinning off its subsidiaries in China to let them list in local stock markets, and more than one of such subsidiaries...

Notebook demand not strong as expected in 2H15, overall shipments to drop on year in 2015

Jun 29, 15:31

Notebook demand may not see as strong growth in the second half as originally expected and overall shipments are expected to decline to 160 million units in 2015, down 5% on year...

Taiwan market: CHT hikes 4G user targets, says paper

Newswatch - Jun 29, 11:22

Chunghwa Telecom (CHT) has upward adjusted the target number of its 4G mobile communication subscribers in the Taiwan market for the end of 2015 from four million to 4.2 million,...

Compal 2015 shipment goals unchanged, says president

Jun 29, 11:00

Compal Electronics in early 2015 set a goal of shipping 45.2 million notebooks, 50.5 million tablets, smartphones and other smart mobile devices as well as 4.4 million LCD TVs in...

Compal president Ray Chen (right) and chairman Rock Hsu (center)

IC backend service company KYEC to ramp capex for 2015

Newswatch - Jun 29, 10:39

King Yuan Electronics (KYEC) has decided to hike its capex for 2015 to NT$5.8 billion (US187.08 million) from NT$5 billion set previously, the IC backend service company has said...

Power transistors stabilizing and setting record sales in 2015, says IC Insights

Jun 26, 11:57

Power transistor sales are forecast to grow 6% in 2015 and set a new record high of US$14.0 billion following a strong recovery in 2014, which drove up dollar volumes by 14% after...

Wind power capacity installations expected to grow 8.9% in 2015, says firm

Jun 26, 11:53

Following 2013's 20% global decrease in wind power installations, the wind energy industry saw new signs of strength in 2014. With installations growing by 42% on year in 2014, supported...

Foxconn to be largest handset, tablet, desktop ODM/OEM in 2015, says chairman

Jun 26, 11:41

Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) will be the largest OEM/ODM for handsets, tablets and desktops in 2015, company chairman Terry Guo claimed at its 2015 shareholders...

ANStek looks to revenue and profit growth in 2015

Jun 25, 15:39

IC distributor Answer Technology (ANStek) is looking to post revenue and profit growth in 2015, thanks to a broader product portfolio including a complete offering for the era of...

ANStek president Mark Lee

Sales from vendors in Southern Taiwan Science Park to grow in 2015

Jun 24, 15:35

The Southern Taiwan Science Park currently has 200 vendors with cumulative investments of NT$1.3 trillion (US$42.15 billion). Sales volume from the vendors totaled NT$640 billion...

IC backend set for tepid growth in 2H15, says ASE COO

Jun 24, 12:28

The global IC packaging and testing industry has been working through excessive inventory for almost two quarters, but is set for tepid growth in the second half of the year, according...

Arima expects smartphone shipments to stay flat in 2015

Jun 23, 21:26

Arima Communications expects its handset shipments in 2015 to stay at the same level as in 2014 during which it shipped 10.59 million smartphones, according to company president Stephen...

IC substrate, PCB makers seeing shipments pick up

Jun 23, 21:15

Taiwan's major IC substrate and PCB manufacturers have all ramped up their shipments for new mobile devices set to roll out in the second half of 2015, according to industry source...

Silicon providers main beneficiaries of enthusiast PC growth; opportunities exist for vendors to raise profits with innovative products, says HWinsights

Jun 23, 15:28

The rapid expansion in demand for premium PC hardware from the enthusiast and overclocking segments has given hardware vendors a much needed opportunity to bolster declining sales...

Leading TV brands more reliant on China manufacturers in 2015, says IHS

Jun 23, 14:32

TVs made by outsourcing specialists are expected to reach an industry record of 43% of LCD TVs shipped globally in 2015, according to IHS. Outsourcing has become one of the most important...

Winbond cautious about 2H15 DRAM market

Jun 22, 23:37

Inventory digestion will continue to take place in the global DRAM industry during the second half of 2015, according to Arthur Chiao, chairman for Taiwan-based Winbond Electronics...

Winbond chairman Arthur Chiao

Chipbond to double capex in 2015, says report

Jun 17, 15:28

Chipbond Technology has budgeted a capex of NT$4 billion (US$129 million) for 2015, compared with the less than NT$2 billion allocated for 2014, according to a Chinese-language Liberty...

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    Asustek EeeBook E202 notebook

    Asustek showcased its EeeBook E202 notebook during Computex 2015. The device features a clamshell design and an 11.6-inch display. In addition to a 9-hour battery life, the notebook...

    Photo: Joseph Tsai, Jun 12.

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    Haier, a major electronic product brand in China, showcased its Chromebook at Computex 2015. The company is mainly pushing its Chromebook into North America's education market.

    Photo: Joseph Tsai, Jun 11.

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    At Computex Aidmics Biotechnology showcased its iSperm, which inspects pig sperm. It is a tool for animal husbandry. Aidmics said it has sold over 100 iSperm devices since its launch,...

    Photo: Julian Ho, Digitimes, Jun 10.

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    Asustek C201PA Chromebook

    Asustek Computer showcased its C201PA Chromebook at Computex 2015. The product is equipped with Rockchip's quad-core RK3288C solution and a 11.6-inch display. The Chromebook has...

    Photo: Joseph Tsai, Jun 10.

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    Aidmics uHandy mobile microscope

    Several Taiwan-based start-up companies were at Computex 2015's Meet the Future exhibition zone and among them was Aidmics Biotechnology. The company showcased its inspection products...

    Photo: Julian Ho, Digitimes, Jun 10.

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