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  • Last update: Wednesday 26 April 2017 [456 news items]

Meizu lowers smartphone shipment target for 2017, says paper

Newswatch - Apr 26, 15:09

China-based smartphone vendor Meizu has lowered its shipment target for 2017 by 15% to 30 million units from 35 million set previously, according to a Chinese-language Economic...

GlobalWafers seeing robust semiconductor wafer demand

Apr 26, 14:26

Demand for semiconductor-grade silicon wafers has been robust, according to GlobalWafers, which expects the market to see tight supply through the end of 2018.

PTI looks to sequential revenue growth through 4Q17

Apr 26, 11:09

Packaging and testing company Powertech Technology (PTI) expects to post mid single-digit sequential growth in revenues for the second quarter of 2017, said company president JY Hung...

Micron, Microsoft announce collaboration

Apr 25, 22:17

Micron Technology and Microsoft have announced a collaboration that aims to address the major challenge of providing trusted computing models for IoT deployments in industrial, automotive...

IC distributor Edom 2Q17 revenues to rise

Apr 25, 13:49

Taiwan-based Edom Technology, which distributes mainly niche-market ICs and components, is expected to see its revenues register double-digit on-year growth in the second quarter...

Philips promoting healthcare business at IFA Global Press Conference 2017

Apr 25, 12:06

Internationale Funkausstellung Berlin (IFA) 2017 organizers Gfu and Messe Berlin hosted IFA Global Press Conference 2017 from April 20-23 in Lisbon, Portugal and invited companies...

Android smartphones to continue to expand market share in 2017

Apr 25, 11:56

Competition for market share between Apple's iOS system and Android OS will remain keen in 2017, particularly in the China market, due to new models introduced by Apple and vendors...

Copper foil maker Co-Tech positive about 2017 outlook

Apr 25, 11:52

Co-Tech Copper Foil has expressed optimism about its performance during 2017 citing robust copper foil demand.

SK Hynix posts record revenues and profits for 1Q17

Apr 25, 11:46

SK Hynix has reported operating profits of KRW2.47 trillion (US$2.2 billion) on consolidated revenues of KRW6.29 trillion for the first quarter of 2017, with both results hitting...

TSMC talks about its next growth drivers

Apr 25, 11:40

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) is seeing robust growth in demand from the mobile computing, automotive electronics, IoT and high-performance computing sectors,...

MediaTek 2Q17 revenues to rise 10-15%

Apr 24, 22:24

MediaTek is expected to post revenue growth of slower-than-expected 10-15% sequentially in the second quarter of 2017, according to market observers, which estimated previously a...

EMEA traditional PC market returning to growth in 1Q17, says IDC

Apr 24, 22:03

The Europe, Middle East, and Africa (EMEA) traditional PC market (desktops, notebooks, and workstations) continued to stabilize in the first quarter of 2017, with the market posting...

Galaxy S8 materials costs highest by far compared to previous versions, IHS teardown reveals

Apr 24, 20:32

The new Samsung Galaxy S8 equipped with 64 gigabytes (GB) of NAND flash memory carries a bill of materials (BOM) cost that comes out to US$301.60, much higher than for previous versions...

Motherboard shipments may see over 10% decline in 2017

Apr 24, 15:42

Despite some research firms believing that worldwide PC shipments' decline has already started slowing down, many motherboard players still see weak demand from the PC DIY channel,...

Specialty DRAM prices to rise, says AP Memory

Apr 24, 11:33

AP Memory Technology has disclosed plans to raise its specialty DRAM (SRAM) prices. The memory design house also expressed optimism about demand for IoT applications that will offset...

AMEC aims to grow revenues to CNY2 billion in 2020

Apr 24, 11:28

Advanced Micro-Fabrication Equipment (AMEC) aims to grow its revenues to CNY2 billion (US$290.4 million) in 2020, and is striving to be among the world's top-5 semiconductor equipment...

AMEC CEO Gerald Yin

Sharp aims to ship one million smartphones in fiscal 2017, says paper

Newswatch - Apr 21, 15:50

Sharp has revamped its strategy for smartphones and aims to ship over one million smartphones in fiscal 2017 (April 2017-March 2018), according to a Chinese-language Economic...

Delta Electronics showcases automation, energy-saving solutions at Techno-Frontier 2017

Apr 21, 14:58

Power supply maker and energy management solution provider Delta Electronics is exhibiting a variety of automation and energy-saving solutions at Techno-Frontier 2017 taking place...

Samsung completes qualification of 2nd-gen 10nm process technology

Apr 21, 13:57

Samsung Electronics has announced that its second-generation 10nm FinFET process technology, 10LPP (Low Power Plus), has been qualified and is ready for production. With further enhancement...

Yageo posts NT$1.62 EPS in 1Q17

Apr 21, 11:47

Taiwan-based passive component maker Yageo has reported net EPS of NT$1.62 (US$0.05) for the first quarter of 2017 compared with NT$1.25 a year ago.

Several China 12-inch fabs put construction on hold

Apr 21, 11:42

Several 12-inch fab projects implemented by China-based emerging chipmakers have been put on hold raising speculation about the country's overambitious plans to revamp the local chipmaking...

Powerchip chairman expects long-term DRAM shortage

Apr 20, 22:20

The supply of DRAM memory is likely to stay tight for a substantial period of time, according to Frank Huang, chairman for Taiwan-based pure-play foundry Powerchip Technology.

Gaming notebook shipments expected to enjoy over 20% growth in 2017

Apr 20, 16:07

Gaming notebook shipments are expected to grow over 20% on year in 2017 from more than four million units shipped a year earlier thanks to price cuts by vendors and rising demand...

RDA chip shipments for IoT applications top 1 million units

Apr 20, 14:21

RDA Microelectronics has seen cumulative shipments of its chip solutions for IoT applications top one million units, according to the China-based chip provider.

RDA CEO Shuran Wei

ASML secures pull-in of EUV equipment orders

Apr 20, 13:52

ASML has landed a pull-in of EUV lithography equipment orders with its backlog reaching 21 units, according to the company.

PTI to enjoy robust demand for NAND flash

Apr 20, 10:25

Robust demand for NAND flash memory will boost revenues at packaging and testing company Powertech Technology (PTI) in the second half of 2017, according to industry sources.

Server DRAM ASP to rise over 10% in 2Q17, says DRAMeXchange

Apr 19, 16:04

Server DRAM memory ASPs are expected to rise more than 10% sequentially in the second quarter of 2017, and will continue their growth in the third quarter due to persistent tightness...

Quarterly chip demand for iPhone to surpass 50 million units in 2H17

Apr 19, 15:48

Apple's chip suppliers will begin to stock solutions for the upcoming iPhone models in the second quarter, and will step up their pace of inventory building between the end of the...

Quanta Storage to showcase TM5 robot at Hannover Messe 2017

Apr 19, 15:27

Quanta Storage will exhibit the TM5, a 6-axis collaborative robot equipped with built-in ability to recognize bearings to adjust coordinate values at Hannover Messe 2017. The robot...

Quanta Storage TM5 robot

MediaTek slashes 28nm chip orders to TSMC, says report

Newswatch - Apr 19, 15:03

Speculation has circulated in the semiconductor market that MediaTek recently cut its 28nm chip orders to Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) for June, July and August...

Intel to build second Spreadtrum chip

Apr 19, 14:56

Intel and Spreadtrum Communications have extended their foundry ties under which Intel will start making another 14nm chip for the China-based mobile SoC supplier, according to industry...

3D NAND flash output set to expand in 2H17

Apr 18, 21:16

The global output of 3D NAND flash memory chips is set to expand substantially in the second half of 2017, and will exceed that of 2D NAND chips in the fourth quarter of the year,...

Certification service provider IST posts NT$0.55 EPS in 1Q17

Apr 18, 21:04

Certification service provider Integrated Service Technology (IST) has reported net profits of NT$33 million (US$1.1 million) for the first quarter of 2017, up 61.8% sequentially...

IST March revenues hit record driven by a ramp-up of demand coming from its semiconductor customers

Apple prepares iMac upgrades for 2H17 and high-end iMac for end of 2017

Apr 18, 14:14

Apple is expected to begin production of two new iMac all-in-one (AIO) PCs in May 2017 for an official launch in the second half of the year, according to sources from Taiwan-based...

Quanta to stay top AIO PC maker in 2017

Apr 18, 14:09

Quanta Computer is expected to remain as the largest all-in-one (AIO) PC maker worldwide in 2017 thanks to orders from Hewlett-Packard (HP) and Apple. Currently, HP outsources all...

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