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  • Last update: Friday 20 January 2017 [1364 news items]

Foxconn to set up factory in conjunction with Apple R&D center in Shenzhen, says report

Jan 20, 13:47

Foxconn Electronics plans to build a factory in conjunction with the newly established R&D center set up by Apple in Shenzhen, southern China, in order to help the center to develop...

Apple reportedly planning 3 new tablets for 2017

Jan 19, 11:56

Apple reportedly is planning three new tablets for 2017, a 9.7-inch iPad with a friendly price range, a 10.5-inch iPad, and an upgraded 12.9-inch iPad Pro. The products are still...

Smartphone vendors likely to brace for component shortages in 2017

Jan 16, 11:38

The risk for the global handset industry to brace for a shortage in supplies of some key components, including displays, memory products and optical sensing devices, in 2017 is rising...

Apple new iPhone to use forging process for stainless steel frame; adding Jabil as supplier

Jan 10, 14:35

Apple's next-generation iPhone is expected to adopt a stainless steel forging process for its new chassis frame instead of traditional CNC machining. Component orders are expected...

Apple to procure 13.6 million notebook panels in 2017, says IHS

Jan 6, 11:13

Apple will procure an estimated 13.6 million notebook panels in 2017, fewer than the 16.2 million units procured in 2016, with LG Display likely to remain as the largest supplier,...

Quanta to make next-generation Apple Watch, says paper

Newswatch - Jan 3, 13:58

Apple is expected to unveil its next-generation Apple Watch in the third quarter and the wearable device will be manufactured by Quanta Computer and features better performance and...

Inventec to expand AirPod production capacity, says paper

Newswatch - Dec 30, 15:04

Apple is seeing strong demand for its AirPods during the year-end holidays and its strong sales are expected to benefit the device's manufacturer Inventec, according to a Chinese-language...

Wistron reportedly lands next-generation iPhone orders from Apple

Newswatch - Dec 29, 13:36

Taiwan-based ODM Wistron reportedly has landed next-generation iPhone orders from Apple, making it the third manufacturer of iPhone devices, according to a Chinese-language Economic...

If Apple shifts production to US, most China supply chain makers will not follow, says report

Dec 28, 14:58

If Apple shifts production from China to the US in response to US President-elect Donald Trump's calls for manufacturing in the US, most of its China-based supply chain makers will...

Apple seeks help from Foxconn for Southeast Asia expansion, says paper

Newswatch - Dec 26, 14:45

Apple has been aggressively looking to expand into the Southeast Asia market recently and has reportedly partnered with Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) for related...

By 2019, 20% of user interactions with smartphones will take place via VPAs, says Gartner

Dec 22, 16:02

Advances in various technologies will drive users to interact with their smartphones in more intuitive ways, said Gartner. Gartner predicts that, by 2019, 20% of all user interactions...

FPCB makers expected to see weak 1H17

Dec 22, 15:26

Flexible printed circuit board (FPCB) makers Zhen Ding Technology and Flexium Interconnect are expected to see weak revenue performances for the first five months in 2017 as demand...

Apple reportedly begins to reduce orders for iPhone 7, say sources

Dec 1, 11:37

Apple reportedly has begun to reduce orders for iPhone 7s as initial sales momentum has started fading, according to sources from Taiwan's handset supply chain.

China vendors to continue to serve as major players in global smartphone market in 2017

Nov 28, 22:40

China-based smartphone vendors will continue to be the major players in the global smartphone market in 2017, with Huawei, Oppo and Vivo to take the third, fourth and fifth positions...

TSMC to post up to 3% sequential drop in 1Q17 revenues

Nov 28, 22:35

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) is expected to post up to a 3% sequential decrease in consolidated revenues in the first quarter of 2017, but will enjoy revenue...

Taiwan market: Smartphone shipments up slightly in October

Newswatch - Nov 24, 15:56

A total of 722,000 smartphones were sold in the Taiwan market in October, increasing 5% from the previous month, according to data compiled by local retail channels.

Apple to add 10.5-inch models to iPad series in 2017, say Taiwan makers

Nov 24, 10:51

Apple, in addition to existing 7.9-inch iPad mini, 9.7-inch iPad and 12.9-inch iPad Pro, will launch 10.5-inch iPad in 2017, with production to begin in December, according to Taiwan-based...

Apple captures 91% share of global smartphone profits in 3Q16, says Strategy Analytics

Nov 23, 21:36

Apple captured a record share of profits in the global smartphone industry in the third quarter of 2016, according to Strategy Analytics.

Market for 10nm mobile chips to heat up in 2017

Nov 22, 10:54

Qualcomm, Samsung Electronics, MediaTek, Apple and Spreadtrum Communications are gearing up to roll out their 10nm mobile chips which will be shipped in smartphones during 2017.

Apple outsourcing MacBook Pro keyboard orders to Wistron, says paper

Newswatch - Nov 8, 14:03

Wistron reportedly has landed orders for the OLED Touch Bar keyboard used in Apple's new MacBook Pro, according to a Chinese-language Economic Daily News (EDN) report...

Apple placing aggressive orders with suppliers for new MacBook Pros for 4Q16

Nov 7, 20:50

Apple has been placing orders for new MacBook Pros recently and the strong shipments are expected to last until the end of 2016, since Apple is optimistic about the sales in the fourth...

Decreasing sales of iPhone, iPad, iMac products cause to first annual decline for Apple

Oct 27, 15:07

A decline in sales of iPhone, iPad and iMac products has resulted in the first decline in annual revenues for Apple in 16 years in fiscal 2016. Apple saw its revenues drop to US$217...

Global smartwatch shipments decline 51.6% on year in 3Q16, says IDC

Newswatch - Oct 26, 14:59

The worldwide smartwatch market experienced a round of growing pains in the third quarter of 2016 during which total shipments declined 51.6% on year to 2.7 million units, according...

Apple announces fiscal 4Q16 results

Newswatch - Oct 26, 11:20

Apple has announced quarterly revenues of US$46.9 billion and net income of US$9 billion, or US$1.67 per diluted share, for its fiscal fourth-quarter ended September 24, 2016. These...

India market: 35 million smartphones shipped in 3Q16, says Counterpoint

Newswatch - Oct 21, 11:43

Shipments of smartphones totaled 35 million units in India in the third quarter of 2016, increasing 21% on quarter and 25% on year, according to data released by Counterpoint Technology...

Zhen Ding to see profits up 450% on quarter in 3Q16, says paper

Newswatch - Oct 19, 15:26

PCB supplier Zhen Ding Technology Holding is expected to post net profits of NT$1.79 billion (US$56.76 million) for the third quarter of 2016, increasing 450% on quarter but decreasing...

Apple to set up 2nd R&D center in China, says CEO

Oct 13, 15:38

Apple plans to set up a research and development center in Shenzhen, China, according to a China-based Shenzhen Economic Daily report, citing comments from Tim Cook...

Digitimes Research: Global smartphone shipments to grow 7% in 2016 and 2017

Oct 12, 14:16

Global smartphone shipments are expected to grow 7.2% on year to 1.42 billion in 2016 and another 7% to 1.52 billion units in 2017, according to the latest estimate by Digitimes Re...

Digitimes Research: Samsung Note 7 issues may help Apple to regain number-1 crown in 4Q16

Oct 11, 20:44

With a series of battery fires reported with Samsung's Galaxy Note 7 and its latest announcement telling customers to turn off the smartphones immediately to prevent further incidents,...

Catcher, Simplo see September revenues up on month

Oct 7, 13:44

Chassis maker Catcher Technology has announced consolidated revenues of NT$7.72 billion (US$245.48 million) for September 2016, up 10.3% on month, and NT$20.73 billion for the third...

Taiwan government starts taking applications from banks for Apple Pay

Sep 30, 16:12

Taiwan's Financial Supervisory Commission has started accepting aplications from banks for providing Apple Pay mobile payment services and Taiwan users will be able to apply for using...

Taiwan market: Smartphone shipments up 7% on month in August

Sep 30, 11:11

Shipments of smartphones in the Taiwan market totaled 663,000 units in August, an increase of 44,000 units or 7% from the previous month, according to data compiled by local retail...

Apple sets up first R&D center in China

Sep 29, 15:01

Apple has set up its first R&D center in China in Beijing's Zhongguancun Science Park, according to a statement issued by the Zhongguancun Park Management Committee.

Apple increasing part and component orders for iPhone 7, say touch panel makers

Sep 28, 11:38

Apple has increased its part and component orders for iPhone 7 devices, with order visibility for the fourth quarter of 2016 to be 20-30% higher than expected, according to sources...

Apple still leads in smartwatch sales, but sector growth slow, says Kantar Worldpanel

Newswatch - Sep 27, 11:27

As of July 2016, 15.2% of US consumers owned either a smartwatch or fitness band compared to 8.1% for the four major markets in Europe - the UK, Germany, France and Italy, according...

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    Apple Watch Series 2 smartwatches

    Apple has introduced the Apple Watch Series 2, with fitness and health capabilities including a water resistance 50 meter rating for swimming, and built-in GPS so users can now run...

    Photo: Company, Sep 8.

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    Apple iPhone 7 and 7 Plus

    Apple has introduced the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus. The iPhone 7 series, the first water and dust resistant iPhone, will be available in more than 25 countries beginning September...

    Photo: Company, Sep 8.

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    Apple iPhone SE smartphone

    Apple has introduced the iPhone SE with a 4-inch display, in a compact aluminum design that has been updated with matte-chamfered edges, a color-matched stainless steel Apple logo,...

    Photo: Company, Mar 23.

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    Apple iMac all-in-one PC with new Retina display

    Apple has updated the entire iMac family, bringing a new Retina Ultra HD display to the 21.5-inch iMac for the first time and the Retina 5K display to every 27-inch iMac. The updated...

    Photo: Company, Oct 19.

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    Apple TV

    Apple has announced the all-new Apple TV, which users are now able to download and use Apps on the device. The new Apple TV's remote features Siri, so users can search with their...

    Photo: Company, Sep 14.

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