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US IPTV growth decelerates in 4Q12, says IHS

Feb 1, 15:31

The growth of the US Internet Protocol Television (IPTV) market continued to decelerate in the fourth quarter of 2012, due to the impact of hurricane Sandy and the slowing expansion...

Taiwan 4Q12 economic growth rate estimated at 3.42%, says DGBAS

Feb 1, 10:16

Taiwan's economic growth rate, on-year growth in GDP, in the fourth quarter of 2012 has been upward adjusted from 2.97% estimated in November 2012 to 3.42%, according to advance estimates...

Lenovo 4Q12 performance hits records

Jan 31, 20:09

Lenovo generated its historically highest revenues at US$9.36 billion, net profit of US$205 million and global PC market share of 15.9% in the third quarter of its fiscal year 2012...

IC backend firms to suffer setback in January-February, says SPIL chair

Jan 31, 12:15

IC packaging and testing companies will suffer setbacks in revenues during January and February because of inventory adjustments at clients, as well as fewer working days due to the...

SPIL chairman Bough Lin

Taiwan market: 4Q12 projector shipments up on quarter, down on year, says IDC

Jan 31, 10:11

There were 24,607 projectors shipped in the Taiwan market in fourth-quarter 2012, increasing 6.4% sequentially but decreasing 8.6% on year, according to IDC Taiwan.

Corning sales up 14% on year in 4Q12

Jan 30, 20:42

Corning has announced that its sales were US$2.15 billion in the fourth quarter 2012, up 14% on year. The performance reflects the largest quarterly sales in Corning's history, according...

STATS ChipPAC enters into license and settlement agreement with Tessera

Jan 29, 11:30

STATS ChipPAC announced on January 29 that it has signed a patent license and settlement agreement with Tessera. The agreement results in the dismissal of all claims and counterclaims...

Strong demand for smartphones, heated competition characterize global handset market in 4Q12, says IDC

Jan 28, 11:24

The worldwide mobile phone market grew 1.9% on year in the fourth quarter of 2012, as strong holiday smartphone sales raised shipments of these devices to levels nearly equal to those...

iMac shipments fall over 40% in 4Q12, say Taiwan makers

Jan 25, 16:10

There were an estimated 578,000 new iMacs shipped in the fourth quarter of 2012, dropping 42.8% on quarter and 54.8% on year mainly due to delayed supplies of key components, especially...

Inotera to complete technology transition to 30nm process in April 2013

Jan 24, 11:12

Inotera Memories will shift a majority of its total wafer starts to 30nm process technology by April 2013, according to the Taiwan-based DRAM manufacturer, which expects to significantly...

Inotera experiences 12th consecutive quarterly loss in 4Q12

China consumes 33% of global solar panel shipments in 4Q12, says NPD Solarbuzz

Jan 23, 14:35

The China end-market dominated shipments of solar panels during the final quarter of 2012 with 33% of global end-market demand, according to NPD Solarbuzz.

Digitimes Research: Taiwan 4Q12 digital camera shipments hit 15-quarter low

Jan 22, 21:06

Taiwan-based Ability Enterprise, Altek, Foxconn Electronics and Asia Optical shipped 7.588 million digital cameras in total during the fourth quarter of 2012, hitting the lowest quarterly...

Digitimes Research: Taiwan makers see large-size TFT LCD panel shipments down 5.9% in 4Q12

Jan 21, 14:49

Large-size (9-inch and above) TFT LCD panel shipments from Taiwan makers were down 5.9% on quarter in the fourth quarter of 2012 at 67.19 million units largely due to a 12.8% decline...

Digitimes Research: Taiwan small- to medium-size panel shipments drop in 4Q12

Jan 18, 11:07

Taiwan-based panel makers' small- to medium-size TFT LCD shipments in the fourth quarter 2012 amounted to approximately 368 million units, representing a 2.5% drop sequentially and...

Solar module shipments surge in 4Q12, says IHS

Jan 16, 12:19

After a disastrous third quarter of 2012 featuring extremely low factory utilization rates across the entire solar supply chain, a surge in demand was seen in the final quarter of...

Global 4Q12 PC shipments slip 5%, says Gartner

Jan 15, 14:16

Worldwide PC shipments totaled 90.3 million units in the fourth quarter of 2012, a 4.9% decline from the fourth quarter of 2011, according to Gartner.

Digitimes Research: Taiwan 4Q12 notebook ODM shipments up on quarter, down on year

Jan 15, 10:36

Taiwan-based ODMs shipped 43.69 million notebooks in fourth-quarter 2012, increasing 2.5% sequentially but decreasing 3.0% on year, with their global market share reaching 90.1%,...

Chipbond posts record sales in 4Q, 2012

Jan 14, 20:19

Consolidated revenues at Taiwan-based Chipbond Technology, a packaging and testing house specializing in LCD driver ICs, climbed to an all-time high of NT$4.17 billion (US$144.1 million)...

Worldwide PC shipments decline over 6% on year in 4Q12, says IDC

Jan 14, 16:11

Worldwide PC shipments totaled 89.8 million units in the fourth quarter of 2012, down 6.4% compared to the same quarter in 2011 and worse than the forecast decline of 4.4%, according...

Capacitor supplier Taiwan Chinsan 4Q12 sales up 2%

Jan 14, 15:51

Consolidated revenues at capacitor maker Taiwan Chinsan Electronic Industrial registered a 2.4% sequential increase in the fourth quarter of 2012, beating market estimates.

Taiwan international Internet bandwidth rises to nearly 785Gbps in 4Q12, says TWNIC

Jan 14, 15:13

Taiwan's direct Internet connections with 17 countries (including Hong Kong and Macao) reached a total bandwidth of 784.885Gbps as of the end of the fourth quarter of 2012, increasing...

TSMC December sales down 16%

Jan 10, 15:58

December sales at Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) declined by 16% sequentially, the lowest level in nine months.

TXC posts record sales in 2012

Jan 10, 15:48

Consolidated revenues at Taiwan-based TXC, a manufacturer of quartz components for PCs and handsets, climbed to an all-time high of NT$10.93 billion (US$377.4 million) in 2012.

Inotera signs NT$10 billion syndicated loan

Jan 10, 15:37

DRAM manufacturer Inotera Memories, a production subsidiary of US-based Micron Technology, has signed a NT$10 billion (US$345.3 million) three-year syndicated loan agreement with...

ASE, SPIL 4Q12 sales miss guidance

Jan 10, 14:09

Packaging and testing houses Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) and Siliconware Precision Industries (SPIL) both saw their core business revenues miss their guidance of 2-5%...

FCCL makers Taiflex, ThinFlex 4Q12 sales hit record highs

Jan 10, 10:51

Taiwan-based flexible copper-clad laminate (FCCL) makers Taiflex Scientific and ThinFlex both set quarterly sales records in the fourth quarter of 2012 at NT$2.29 billion (US$79 million)...

Sigurd posts profit growth in 2012

Jan 9, 15:26

Taiwan-based testing company Sigurd Microelectronics has reported pre-tax profits of NT$1.12 billion (US$38.5 million) for 2012, representing a 25% increase.

UMC 4Q12 revenues meet guidance

Jan 8, 21:47

United Microelectronics Corporation (UMC) has reported revenues of NT$7.8 billion (US$268.86 million) for December 2012, down 13.5% sequentially and 3.8% on year. Revenues for the...

Digitimes Research: Taiwan makers see decrease in 4Q12 handset shipments

Jan 8, 15:57

Taiwan-based OBMs (own-brand manufacturers), JDMs (joint-development manufacturers) and ODMs shipped 14.64 million handsets in total in the fourth quarter of 2012, decreasing 2.5%...

TPK reports strong revenues growth in December

Jan 8, 14:46

TPK has announced that its December 2012 revenues reached NT$22.38 billion (US$771.5 million), up 26.0% on year and down 3.7% on month. TPK's consolidated revenues in the fourth quarter...

Seasonal factors push KYEC revenues down in 4Q12

Jan 8, 13:58

IC testing firm King Yuan Electronics (KYEC) has announced that revenues for the fourth quarter of 2012 slipped 7.8% sequentially to NT$3.28 billion (US$112.9 million), citing seasonal...

MediaTek 4Q12 sales miss guidance

Jan 8, 12:04

IC design house MediaTek has announced consolidated revenues of NT$7.58 billion (US$261 million) for December, down 12.4% on month. Consolidated sales for the fourth quarter of 2012...

LED makers see sequential drops in December, 4Q12 revenues

Jan 7, 21:55

Epistar and Lextar Electronics, two Taiwan-based LED epitaxial wafer and chip makers, as well as Everlight Electronics and Unity Opto Technology, two Taiwan-based providers of LED...

HTC nets NT$1.21 per share in 4Q12

Jan 7, 21:51

Taiwan-based smartphone vendor HTC on January 7 reported net earnings per share of NT$1.21 for the fourth quarter of 2012, the lowest quarterly level since the company was listed...

STATS ChipPAC raises 4Q12 revenue outlook

Jan 4, 14:49

STATS ChipPAC, a semiconductor test and packaging service provider, has revised upward its fourth-quarter revenue guidance to a 16-18% sequential increase from the 2-8% growth estimated...

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