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Quartz, SAW filter maker Tai-Saw to see revenues grow by double-digit rate in 2016

Newswatch - Aug 26, 16:09

Quartz component and SAW (surface-acoustic-wave) filter maker Tai-Saw Technology expects its revenues to post single-digit growth in the third quarter of 2016 and a double-digit growth...

CPT order visibility extends through end of 2016

Aug 26, 15:52

Small- to medium-size panel maker Chunghwa Picture Tubes (CPT) has received orders with shipments scheduled through the end of 2016, according to company president Lin Sheng-chang.

Chunghwa Picture Tubes president Lin Sheng-chang

Asustek to struggle to reach 2016 smartphone shipment target

Aug 26, 11:46

Asustek Computer will struggle to attain its revised goal of shipping 25 million smartphones in 2016 due to strong competition it faces from local vendors in China, as well as from...

Heraeus showcases flexible, foldable touch panel technology at Touch Taiwan 2016

Aug 26, 10:18

Germany-based Heraeus is showcasing dry-film resist photolithography, a high-resolution patterning process for use in Clevios-brand conductive polymer film to make flexible and foldable...

Consumer IC vendor Sonix to ship over 600 million MCUs in 2016, says report

Newswatch - Aug 25, 21:44

Consumer IC vendor Sonix Technology is expected to ship a total of 632 million MCUs in 2016 thanks to increasing demand from the toy and educational sectors, according to a udn.com...

MSI may ship 5 million graphics cards in 2016

Aug 25, 21:23

Micro-Star International (MSI) shipped two million graphics cards in the first half of 2016 and is likely to ship five million units in the whole year, growing 31.6% on year, for...

Panel shortages to remain until the end of 2016, say Innolux and AUO chairmen

Aug 25, 15:26

TFT-LCD panels of varying sizes for use in smartphones, notebooks, monitors and TVs are in significant short supply and the shortage is expected to remain until the end of 2016 at...

Semi, LCD equipment maker Gallant to see EPS double in 2016, says paper

Newswatch - Aug 25, 15:14

Semiconductor and LCD equipment supplier Gallant Precision Machining is expected to see its EPS more than double on year to reach NT$3 in 2016, buoyed by improved order visibility,...

China Internet user base over 709 million at end of June, says CNNIC

Aug 25, 10:11

The number of Internet users in China increased to about 709.58 million as of the end of June 2016, according to the China Internet Network Information Center (CNNIC).

HTC to take part in TGS 2016

Newswatch - Aug 24, 15:47

HTC will participate in Tokyo Game Show (TGS) 2016 for the first time to showcase its Vive head-mounted VR device. The four-day game show will start on September 15.

TowerJazz and SMIC sales to surge in 2016, says IC Insights

Aug 24, 15:46

Israel-based TowerJazz and China-based SMIC among the world's top-10 pure-play foundries are forecast to display the highest sales growth in 2016, IC Insights said in a new report.

Digitimes Research: China mobile AP shipments increase 8% in 2Q16

Aug 24, 15:37

China's mobile application processor (AP) market is forecast to reach a total of 166 million units in the second quarter of 2016, up 7.8% sequentially, according to Digitimes Resea...

Digitimes Research: China firms to share up to 30% of 2016 global fingerprint sensor shipments

Aug 24, 12:11

Due to fast growing use of smartphone-based mobile payment services in the China market, both international and domestic vendors, including white-box ones, have adopted fingerprint...

Digitimes Research: Qualcomm to extend lead in smartphone AP market

Aug 24, 11:55

Qualcomm will manage to extend its lead in the smartphone applications processor market in the second half of 2016 thanks to its competitive high-end and mid-range solutions, according...

Innolux to showcase various notebook-use panels at Touch Taiwan 2016

Aug 23, 15:01

Innolux will exhibit a number of notebook-use panels at Touch Taiwan 2016 to take place in Taipei during August 24-26, according to the company.

Digitimes Research: Japan to focus on developing self-driving, medicare and smart-factory industries

Aug 23, 14:57

The Japan Revitalization Strategy 2016 calls for the development of key technologies related to the fourth industrial revolution (Industry 4.0), including IoT, robot and artificial...

Acer, Asustek, Samsung preparing to showcase new wearables at IFA 2016, says paper

Newswatch - Aug 23, 11:43

IT brand vendors including Acer, Asustek Computer and Samsung Electronics are ready to showcase their latest smartwatches and smart bracelet at the IFA 2016 consumer electronics show...

Asustek looking to ship 1 million gaming notebooks in 2016

Aug 19, 11:20

Asustek Computer expects its gaming notebook shipments to reach around one million units in 2016, with units under its Republic of Gamers (ROG) brand to reach 700,000-800,000, according...

Fingerprint sensor penetration in smartphone market to rise above 50% in 2017

Aug 18, 15:01

The penetration rate for fingerprint-recognition sensors in the smartphone market will rise above 50% in 2017 from about 40% in 2016, according to industry observers. The ratio reached...

IDF San Francisco: Intel CEO introduces vision for merged reality

Aug 18, 10:21

The 2016 Intel Developer Forum (IDF) kicked off on August 16 in San Francisco with an opening keynote by Intel CEO Brian Krzanich. Krzanich articulated the company's vision for the...

TSMC spends NT$4.86 billion on equipment

Stockwatch - Aug 18, 10:14

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) spent a total of NT$4.86 billion (US$154.2 million) on machinery equipment, manufacturing tools and facilities from ASML, Brooks...

NAND flash vendors raising quotes on tight supply

Aug 17, 15:41

NAND flash vendors have increased chip prices citing strong demand for new smartphones particularly the iPhone 7 featuring up to 256GB of storage, according to industry sources. Prices...

Insyde Software unlikely to post profits in 2016, says chairman

Aug 17, 11:55

UEFI BIOS firmware developer Insyde Software suffered operating losses for the first and second quarters straight due to decreasing global demand for notebooks, and 2016 business...

Testing solution provider CHPT optimistic about 3Q16

Aug 17, 11:04

IC testing solution provider Chunghwa Precision Test Technology (CHPT) expects to see its revenues reach their peak for 2016 in the third quarter, and revenues for all of the year...

Innolux to showcase smartphone-, tablet-use touch panels at Touch Taiwan 2016

Aug 16, 16:14

Innolux has extended development of touch panels from TOD (touch on display, On-Cell) to TID (touch in display, In-Cell) and will exhibit 5-, 5.2-, 5.5- and 5.7-inch TID smartphone-use...

Global gaming notebook shipments expected to reach 4.5 million units in 2016

Aug 16, 14:10

The gaming notebook market is expected to see shipments of 4.5 million units in 2016, up 12.5% on year. Micro-Star International (MSI) is forecast to ship over 1.2 million units in...

Clevo profits surge in 2Q16 thanks to gaming notebooks

Aug 16, 14:06

Clevo reported consolidated revenues of NT$4.32 billion (US$137.89 million) for the second quarter with net profits growing 261% sequentially to reach NT$252 million thanks to strong...

Smartphone shipments to grow 5% in 2016 when Apple posts first annual decline, says Canalys

Aug 16, 14:00

Worldwide smartphone shipments will reach just over 1.4 billion units in 2016 representing a 5% on-year increase, according to Canalys. During the year, Apple is set to post its first...

Asustek 2016 smartphone shipments to fall short of target, says paper

Newswatch - Aug 16, 11:16

Asustek Computer is expected to ship 22-23 million smartphones in 2016, falling short of its target of 25 million units set for the year, according to a Chinese-language Economic...

Zhen Ding, Flexium revenues disappoint

Aug 16, 11:13

Disappointing sales of the iPhone 6s during the first half of 2016 and lower-than-expected orders for the upcoming 7 series are negatively affecting sales at flexible PCB (FPCB) suppliers...

Digitimes Research: Global notebook shipments to drop below 150 million units in 2016

Aug 15, 22:46

Worldwide notebook shipments are expected to drop 7.3% on year to below 150 million units in 2016 as Windows 10's new anniversary update is not attractive enough to prompt a lot users...

Foxconn Technology reports sequential revenue growth for July 2016

Stockwatch - Aug 15, 11:46

Foxconn Technology has reported consolidated revenues of NT$6.86 billion (US$218.59 million) for July 2016, representing a 13.02% increase on month and 5.31% decline on year.

DRAM market set to fall 19% in 2016, says IC Insights

Aug 15, 10:17

The year 2016 is not expected to be a good one for the total memory market and the main culprit is DRAM, according to IC Insights. Declining shipments of desktop and notebook computers,...

Lite-On Technology expects return on biomedical investment to begin in 2016

Aug 12, 14:38

Lite-On Technology started investing in biomedical products by setting up a related business unit in 2011 and expects to start seeing a return on the investment beginning 2016, CEO...

Point-of-care glycated hemoglobin analyzer unveiled by Lite-On Technology

Innolux revenues drop 23% on year in July

Aug 9, 15:19

LCD panel maker Innolux has announced July 2016 consolidated revenues reached NT$ 22.8 billion (US$725.54 million), representing a decrease of 2.3% on month and 23% on year.

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