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TSMC to construct Fab 15 Phase 5 facility starting May

Apr 9, 22:04

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) will break ground for the fifth phase construction of its 12-inch wafer plant in central Taiwan in May, according to industry sour...

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Taiwan to install 692,000 LED street lamps by end of 2016

Apr 8, 22:11

Taiwan's Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) will complete replacement of mercury street lamps with LED models installing an additional 692,000 LED lamps around Taiwan by the end...

Digitimes Research: Samsung expected to see increasing orders on 14nm process

Apr 2, 12:01

Qualcomm's next-generation application processor (AP), the Snapdragon 820, is expected to outsource to Samsung Electronics using a 14nm node, which the Korea-based foundry house has...

Lenovo will not further ramp in-house notebook production in fiscal 2016, say sources

Feb 16, 14:29

Lenovo will not ramp up notebook shipments from LCFC (Hefei) Electronics, a joint venture between Lenovo and Compal Electronics, in fiscal 2016 (April 2015-March 2016), due to higher...

PV installation capacity in Japan may fall in 2015, 2016

Feb 12, 12:03

As the Japan government is set to reduce feed-in tariffs for PV power-generating stations with installation capacities of at least 10KWp from JYP32 (US$0.27)/kWh currently to JPY25-29/kWh...

ARM intros mobile chip designs for 2016

Feb 4, 19:23

ARM has announced mobile processor and GPU designs targeting the high-end market for smartphones and mobile devices. Devices with the technology suite are expected to enter the market...

SPIL gearing up for fan-out WLP

Jan 29, 19:39

Siliconware Precision Industries' (SPIL) fan-out type wafer level packaging (WLP) will be ready for mass production in 2016, company chairman Bough Lin said during a January 28 investors...

TSMC to prevail in FinFET segment in 2016 and beyond, says company chairman

Jan 16, 15:49

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) will gain a majority of market share in the FinFET segment in 2016 although it will lose out to rival Samsung Electronics in 2015,...

TSMC chairman Morris Chang

Good Way Technology to expand capacity for docking stations

Jan 8, 12:09

Taiwan-based notebook USB docking station maker Good Way Technology plans to invest NT$700 million (US$21.86 million) to expand its plants in Kunshan, China and construction on the...

Foxconn to roll out flexible OLED panels in 2016, says report

Newswatch - Jan 5, 15:25

Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) is continuing to develop flexible OLED panel technology and expects samples to be sent out in 2016, according to Tech News...

LTPS panel production capacity to reach11.7 million square meters in 2016, says report

Dec 10, 11:53

Major panel makers will continue to add LTPS production lines from 2015-2016, focusing on the 5.5G and 6G lines, with total production capacity by area reaching more than double from...

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.

TSMC to offer InFO packaging for 16nm chips in 2016, says paper

Newswatch - Nov 21, 16:11

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) will be able to offer its backend InFO (integrated fan-out) wafer-level packaging process for 16nm chips as soon as 2016, the Chinese-language...

China Mobile aims at 300 million TD-LTE users in 2016, says report

Nov 20, 15:07

China Mobile has more than 50 million TD-LTE mobile subscribers and aims at 300 million in 2016, according to China-based Tencent.

Taiwan government aims at complete conversion to LED street lamps by end of 2016

Nov 17, 10:52

The Taiwan government has decided on a budget of NT$5.49 billion (US$179 million) to support local governments to replace 692,000 mercury vapor street lamps with LED models in an...

Digitimes Research: OLED TV pricing to remain double Ultra HD TV pricing through 2016; China vendors see mixed results in LCD TV sales abroad

Oct 24, 14:05

OLED TV pricing is expected to remain double that of Ultra HD TVs through 2016, which will influence the 120% on-year expected growth in Ultra HD TV shipments in 2015, according to...

Asustek, AMD said to strengthen partnership

Oct 14, 11:59

AMD's partnership with Asustek Computer is growing tighter and the CPU maker reportedly will use Zen to name its next-generation desktop APU platform for 2016 and their expanding...

Digitimes Research: 3G to take up 53.1% of mobile communication users in ASEAN in 2016

Sep 5, 15:24

The total number of mobile communication subscribers in the ASEAN (Association of Southeast Asian Nations) market will reach 744.3 million in 2016, with 3G to account for 53.1%, 2G...

LCD to be sole TV technology in India by 2016, says DisplaySearch

May 2, 12:06

The TV market in India is going through many changes, as consumers replace legacy CRT sets with LCD TVs and shift to larger sizes. As recently as 2012, only 44% of total TV shipments...

Digitimes Research: China handset vendors to rely on local AMOLED panel production from 2016

Feb 26, 15:08

On December 17, 2013, China-based touch panel maker Truly Optoelectronics announced that it had entered a joint venture with the Huizhou City Government to invest in a 4.5G AMOLED...

Semiconductor unit shipments to exceed one trillion devices in 2016, says IC Insights

Feb 19, 11:40

Total semiconductor unit shipments (integrated circuits and opto-sensor-discrete, or O-S-D, devices) are forecast to grow annually through the current cyclical upturn and top one...

Chi Mei Materials plans to set up front-end polarizer factory in China

Feb 14, 14:09

Polarizer maker Chi Mei Materials Technology plans to invest NT$8 billion (US$264 million) to set up a front-end polarizer manufacturing factory in China.

Digitimes Research: China handset vendors to rely on local AMOLED panel production from 2016

Jan 29, 16:14

On December 17, 2013, China-based touch panel maker Truly Optoelectronics announced that it had entered a joint venture with the Huizhou City Government to invest in a 4.5G AMOLED...

Inventec to push cloud computing and solar businesses for 2014-2016, says chairman

Dec 18, 22:09

Seeing difficulties achieving further growth in the notebook business, Inventec is planning to switch its focus to the cloud computing and solar industries for 2014-2016, according...

Inventec chairman Richard Lee

Cloud computing will become the bulk of new IT spend by 2016, says Gartner

Oct 25, 16:43

The use of cloud computing is growing, and by 2016 this growth will increase to become the bulk of new IT spend, according to Gartner. 2016 will be a defining year for cloud as private...

Digitimes Research: China TFT-LCD capacity global share to rise to 23.7% in 2016

Oct 14, 15:30

The total production capacity of China-based TFT-LCD panel makers, including two 8.5G plants established by Samsung Display and LG Display, as a percentage of global capacity will...

4G networks to handle more data traffic than 3G networks by 2016, says ABI Research

Sep 27, 12:17

Even though 4G's share of cellular subscriptions stood at 2.9% at the end of second-quarter 2013, it is expected to account for slightly more than 20% of the total data consumed on...

Oxide TFT production forecast to overtake LTPS in 2016, says DisplaySearch

Sep 10, 15:37

The steady growth of high resolution flat panel displays, such as Full HD smartphone panels, is increasing the demand for TFT technologies with performance levels exceeding that of...

OLED TVs to be similarly priced as LCD TVs by 2016, say observers

Jun 17, 21:19

Market observers believe OLED TVs will need until 2016 before the technology drops to similar pricing as LCD TVs.

Global touch screen panel shipments to double by 2016, says IHS

May 27, 15:20

Worldwide shipments of touch screen panels are set to double from 2012 to 2016, reaching nearly three billion units as a wide variety of products beyond smartphones and tablets adopt...

One quarter of all notebooks to ship with touchscreens by 2016, says IHS

May 23, 11:38

Driven by falling prices and a major initiative from Intel, shipments of touch-enabled mobile PCs are expected to enjoy rapid growth in 2013 and the coming years, rising to about...

Spurred by Google Glass, IHS forecasts nearly 10 million smart glasses to ship from 2012 to 2016

Apr 25, 14:16

Initiated by the arrival of Google Glass and magnified by Google's efforts to promote application development for the product, the global market for smart glasses could amount to...

LEDs to account for a quarter of global lighting market by 2016, says DisplaySearch

Apr 17, 13:55

Demand for LED lighting is growing rapidly thanks to significant expansion in manufacturing capacity, falling prices, environmental concerns, and government incentives. According...

Smartphone, tablet demand to drive small- to medium-size FPD revenues to US$71.5 billion in 2016, says DisplaySearch

Apr 15, 14:32

Demand for larger screens, higher resolution, and advanced touch functionality on smartphones and mobile PCs, in particular tablets, is expected to boost small- to medium-size flat...

Smartphones to drive MEMS pressure sensor market through 2016, says IHS

Mar 21, 11:15

With the introduction of the Galaxy S4, Samsung Electronics continues to lead the market in the adoption of pressure sensors in smartphones, paving the way for massive growth in the...

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