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TSMC to start installing equipment at Nanjing fab in 2H17

Mar 24, 10:31

Equipment move-in will take place at Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company's (TSMC) Nanjing plant in the second half of 2017, according to Roger Luo, president for TSMC Nanjing...

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Ju Teng International to benefit from increased Surface shipments in 2017

Mar 21, 21:01

Chassis maker Ju Teng International Holdings, currently the exclusive supplier of metal-alloy chassis used in Microsoft Surface-series notebooks and tablets, is expected to see large...

Taiwan MLCC firms set for growth in 2017

Mar 21, 20:57

Taiwan-based multi-layer ceramic capacitor (MLCC) suppliers including Yageo, Walsin Technology and Holy Stone Enterprise are expected to enjoy a ramp-up of demand for automotive electronics...

Wistron expects growth in 2017 revenue and profit

Mar 21, 12:10

ODM Wistron has finished its transformation of business operations and expects revenues and profitability for 2017 to grow significantly on year, according to company chairman Simon...

MOSFET chip supply to fall short of demand in 2H17

Mar 20, 15:33

The global supply of MOSFET chips is set to fall short of demand in the second half of 2017 as a result of a growing number of MOSFETs for new CPU platforms coupled with sluggish...

Acer expects large growth in 2017 shipments for Chromebooks, gaming notebooks and desktops

Mar 17, 15:01

Acer expects double-digit percentage growth in 2017 shipments for Chromebooks and gaming PCs and, for Chromebooks in particular, Acer has market shares of 30-35% in the North America...

Jason Chen, Acer CEO

IC distributor ANStek looks to analog IC, FPGA and chip demand for national defense for 2017 growth

Mar 17, 10:51

Answer Technology (ANStek), which distributes IC parts mainly from Analog Devices (ADI) and Xilinx, expects robust demand for analog components, FPGAs and high-profit ICs for national...

MediaTek to roll out 12nm product in 2H17

Mar 16, 14:04

MediaTek plans to roll out a new mobile SoC solution built by Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) using the foundry's 12nm process technology in the second half of 2017,...

Huawei to face AMOLED panel shortage for smartphones in 2017

Mar 16, 00:21

China-based vendor Huawei reportedly will have only 8% of its total production of smartphones featuring AMOLED panels in 2017 due to an insufficient supply of the panels.

Ineltek exhibiting ParceLive equipped with EIH-produced e-paper at Embedded World 2017

Mar 15, 15:22

Ineltek, a Germany-based independent distributor of semiconductors and display products in the UK and Ireland, is showcasing ParceLive, a live parcel tracker enabling parcel owners...

ParceLive with a 2.9-inch screen to display information

Certification service firms IST, MA-tek post revenue growth in February

Mar 14, 15:32

Integrated Service Technology (IST) and Material Analysis Technology (MA-tek), two Taiwan-based certification service providers, have both reported on-year revenue growth for February...

Semicon China 2017 kicks off with nearly 900 exhibitors

Mar 14, 12:10

SEMICON China 2017 is taking place at the Shanghai New International Expo Centre (SNIEC) from March 14-16. SEMI expects over 60,000 attendees at the annual trade show that will feature...

Meizu to switch part of smartphone AP orders from MediaTek to Qualcomm in 3Q17, say sources

Mar 14, 11:48

China-based smartphone vendor Meizu, which currently supplies over 90% of its smartphones with MediaTek application processor (AP) solutions, is expected to begin largely adopting...

Digitimes Research: Growth in global 4G user base to slow down beginning 2017

Mar 13, 22:21

The global number of LTE (4G) mobile communication subscribers quickly increased to 1.935 billion at the end of 2016 according to statistics by the GSA (Global mobile Suppliers Association),...

Altek revenues drop 17.23% on year in February 2017

Stockwatch - Mar 10, 16:26

Altek has reported consolidated revenues of NT$767 million (US$24.7 million) for February 2017, representing a 10.5% drop on month and 17.23% increase on year.

Lite-On Semi sales to peak in 3Q17

Mar 10, 10:49

Discrete and analog IC component maker Lite-On Semiconductor is expected to see its revenues reach the peak for 2017 in the third quarter, thanks to robust discrete component and...

Nanya raises capex for 2017

Mar 9, 22:30

DRAM firm Nanya Technology has disclosed its capex for 2017 will reach NT$34.3 billion (US$1.1 billion), up over 50% from the about NT$22.3 billion allocated for 2016.

Diode maker Eris February revenues surge 43%

Mar 9, 10:11

Taiwan-based Eris Technology, which specializes in the manufacture of rectifier diodes, has reported consolidated revenues for February 2017 surged 42.6% from a year earlier to NT$100...

Record spending for fab equipment expected in 2017 and 2018, says SEMI

Mar 8, 16:06

Fab equipment spending is expected to reach an industry all-time record, more than US$46 billion in 2017, according to SEMI. The record is expected to be broken again in 2018, nearing...

Macronix to slash capex 51%

Mar 7, 15:31

Flash and mask ROM memory chipmaker Macronix International has revealed plans to downsize its capital by 51% to make up for accumulated losses.

AUO reports over 41% on-year rise in February sales

Mar 7, 14:12

AU Optronics has announced its consolidated revenue for February 2017 reached NT$29.14 billion (US$943.41 million), up by 2.7% on month and 41.6% on year.

Advantech enjoys over 9% on-year growth in February revenues

Mar 7, 13:56

Advantech has announced consolidated revenues of NT$2.96 billion (US$95.67 million) for February, down by 2.5% from January, but up 9.38% from the same month a year ago. The company's...

Advantech sees on-year growth in February revenues

FocalTech obtains new integrated driver controllers for smartphones, says report

Newswatch - Mar 6, 10:46

FocalTech Systems has landed integrated driver controller orders for a number of new smartphones slated for launch in 2017, according to a report by Taiwan's Central News Agency...

Eleven companies forecast to account for 78% of semiconductor capex in 2017, says IC Insights

Mar 3, 14:45

Eleven companies are forecast to have semiconductor capex budgets greater than US$1 billion in 2017, and account for 78% of total worldwide semiconductor industry capital spending...

Apple redesigns fingerprint ID solution for OLED iPhone, say sources

Mar 3, 11:15

Apple has selected neither Synaptics' Natural ID touch fingerprint sensor nor Qualcomm's Sense ID fingerprint technology for its new OLED iPhones, and decided to use its own Authentec...

Chipbond net profits fall to 5-year low

Mar 1, 21:20

LCD driver IC backend specialist Chipbond Technology saw its net profits fall to a five-year low of NT$1.99 billion (US$64.7 million) in 2016.

AMOLED penetration of smartphones estimated at 27.6% in 2017

Mar 1, 11:43

The proportion of smartphones with AMOLED panels is estimated at 27.6% in 2017 and may rise to 50% in 2020, according to industry sources.

MWC 2017 set for a new round of competition for smartphones

Feb 24, 12:20

A number of Android phone brands are expected to showcase their new models for 2017 at the upcoming Mobile World Congress (MWC), heralding a new round of competition in the global...

WPG expects sales to recover starting 2Q17

Feb 23, 22:26

IC distributor WPG expects revenues to hit the lowest levels for 2017 in the first quarter, and start to pick up in the second quarter.

Asustek likely to unveil new 2-in-1 model at MWC 2017

Newswatch - Feb 23, 15:29

Asustek Computer is expected to unveil a new 2-in-1 notebook model, the ZenFlip UX370, at the upcoming Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2017, according to a Chinese-language Economic...

MediaTek gross margin unlikely to recover

Feb 23, 14:56

MediaTek is unlikely to see its gross margin return to 40% in 2017 due to a combination of negative factors, such as a slowdown in smartphone market growth and limited potential profitability...

Harvatek showcases transparent LED display at Smart City Summit & Expo 2017

Feb 23, 10:52

LED packaging service provider Harvatek is exhibiting a transparent LED display at the Smart City Summit & Expo 2017 in Taipei during February 21-24, according to the company.

Transparent LED display developed by Harvatek

Worldwide public cloud services spending forecast to reach US$122.5 billion in 2017, says IDC

Feb 22, 15:49

A new update to the IDC Worldwide Semiannual Public Cloud Services Spending Guide shows that worldwide spending on public cloud services and infrastructure will reach US$122.5 billion...

Taiwan makers to ship 1.2 million VR HMD devices in 2017, says MIC

Newswatch - Feb 22, 12:32

Taiwan's shipments of VR head-mounted display (HMD) devices, including ODM models, are expected to reach 1.2 million units in 2017, according to Market Intelligence and Consulting...

Taiwan market: kbro to upgrade cable modem access to Internet to 500Mbps

Feb 22, 11:34

Cable TV MSO (multi-system operator) kbro has set aside a capital expenditure budget of NT$2.8 billion (US$90.3 million) for 2017 mainly to upgrade its cable modem-based Internet-access...

kbro president Wang Hong-shen
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