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China market: Local vendors to roll out ultra-thin smartphones

Nov 12, 12:21

China-based smartphone vendors, including Huawei, Oppo, Gionee and Vivo, are engaging in a race to roll out ultra-thin models, a job which has been played mainly by international...

Foxconn sees over 10% sequential revenue growth in October

Nov 11, 16:16

Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) has announced consolidated revenues of NT$469 billion (US$15.35 billion) for October, up 12.89% on month and 22.58% on year, mainly...

TPK aims to expand cooperation with China vendors, says chairman

Nov 5, 14:33

Touch panel maker TPK is still in Apple's supply chain but will not look to Apple for securing most of its orders. Instead, TPK will aim to expand its presence in the China market...

Digitimes Research: Global top-6 notebook vendors to share 81.7% global shipments in 2015

Nov 4, 20:50

The world's top-six notebook vendors, Hewlett-Packard (HP), Lenovo, Dell, Apple, Acer and Asustek Computer, will together occupy 81.7% of global notebook shipments in 2015, increasing...

Samsung, TSMC still competing for Apple A9 chip orders

Nov 4, 00:23

Samsung Electronics and Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) are still in the race for orders for next-generation SoCs from Apple, which is expected to confirm the chip...

Taiwan market: HTC maintains largest market share by sales volume in September

Newswatch - Oct 24, 09:45

There were 730,000 handsets sold in the Taiwan market in September and HTC maintained the largest market share at 20.8% in terms of sales volume, followed by Samsung Electronics with...

Apple rumored to raise payments to accelerate iPhone 6 Plus production

Oct 23, 15:46

Seeing higher-than-expected iPhone 6 Plus demand, Apple is rumored to be considering raising its payments to Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) by 20-25% to encourage...

Supply chain estimated to deliver 50 million units of iPhone 6 in 2014

Oct 23, 15:06

Strong demand for Apple's iPhone 6 has boosted Pegatron Technology's orders for 2014 and the maker is expected to ship close to 25 million units before the end of 2014, according...

Digitimes Research: Apple turns to focus on price management to save tablet business

Oct 23, 13:55

Digitimes Research believes Apple is planning to sacrifice its gross margins to save its tablet business, which has already fallen into decline. Apple's entry into price competition...

Sony Mobile to amend strategy for releasing flagship models

Oct 22, 22:12

Sony Mobile Communications will amend its policy for the launch of flagship models by releasing only one new model a year, instead of two models currently, according to sources at...

Apple announces financial results for fiscal 4Q14

Oct 21, 22:19

Apple has announced financial results for its fiscal 2014 fourth quarter that ended September 27, 2014. The company posted quarterly revenues of US$42.1 billion and quarterly net...

Apple likely to supply more iPhone 6 Plus to satisfy strong demand from China, say sources

Oct 21, 16:03

Apple may have to adjust again the supply ratios of the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus due to higher than expected demand for the iPhone 6 Plus in China, according to industry sources.

Apple panel supply to come mainly from LG

Oct 21, 14:28

iPhone 6 panel supply will mainly come from LG Display and Sharp while that for iPhone 6 Plus will come from LG and JDI.

Global smartphone shipments grow 9.1% in 3Q14, says TrendForce

Oct 21, 12:08

Global smartphone shipments grew 9.1% to reach 310 million units in the third quarter of 2014, and iPhone 6 shipments surpassed Apple's target of 73.5 million units to reach 80 million...

TPK to see improved performance in 4Q14 due to Apple orders

Oct 17, 15:06

Touch panel maker TPK expects its performance to increase slightly in the fourth quarter of 2014 as orders from Apple are expected to increase, according to industry sources.

Apple updates Mac mini with price starts at US$499

Oct 17, 12:37

Apple has updated its Mac mini with the latest technologies and a new lower starting price. The Mac mini now features Intel's fourth-generation Core processors, integrated graphics,...

Apple Mac mini desktop

Apple introduces iPad Air 2 and new iPad mini

Oct 17, 11:51

Apple has introduced the iPad Air 2 and iPad mini 3. The iPad Air 2, which is 6.1mm thin, and the iPad mini 3 both offer Touch ID.

Apple iPad Air 2 and iPad mini 3 tablets

Apple introduces 27-inch iMac with Retina 5K display

Oct 17, 11:27

Apple has unveiled the 27-inch iMac with Retina 5K display, featuring high resolution display technology with 14.7 million pixels.

Apple and Samsung to drive fingerprint sensor market growth 4-fold by 2020, says IHS

Oct 15, 15:47

Apple and Samsung will drive the value of the fingerprint sensor market four-fold to over US$1.7 billion by 2020 according to IHS.

TSMC reportedly lands CPU orders for Apple next-generation iPad

Oct 15, 11:36

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has reportedly landed CPU orders for Apple's upcoming next-generation iPad expected to be released in early 2015, according to sources...

Demand for non-Apple notebooks, tablets may remain weak until 2Q15, say Taiwan makers

Oct 8, 13:49

Under large pressure due to booming sales of iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus, and new iPad models possibly to be launched in the fourth quarter and Apple Watch expected to be launched...

Hard for Samsung to compete with TSMC for Apple A9 processor orders, say Taiwan makers

Oct 7, 12:34

While Samsung Electronics has attempted to offer low quotes to obtain 14nm FinFET foundry orders for A9 processors from Apple in 2015, it may be difficult for the Korea-based company...

Apple adjusts supply ratio for iPhone 6 and 6 Plus

Oct 7, 12:06

Seeing that demand for the iPhone 6 Plus is much stronger than expected, Apple has already adjusted its supply ratio for the two new smartphones, according to sources from the upstream...

Apple 12-inch tablet may adopt Mac OS, iOS-integrated operating system

Oct 6, 21:52

Apple's rumored 12-inch tablet, which is said to be scheduled for release in 2015, may become the vendor's first device to feature an operating system that integrates Mac OS and iOS,...

iPhone 6 chip orders to remain high in 1Q15, say sources

Oct 6, 16:04

Orders for chipsets for production of the iPhone 6 devices in the first quarter of 2015 have exceeded 50 million units, according to an industry estimated.

iPhone 6 Plus to account for 60% of total iPhone 6 device shipments, say sources

Oct 3, 14:44

Sales of iPhone 6 Plus will be higher than expected, to account for 60% of total shipments of iPhone 6 devices, judging from recent shipments of analog ICs to the two iPhone 6 device...

Quanta Changshu plants preparing for Apple Watch mass production

Oct 2, 18:46

Quanta Computer's plants in Changshu, China have reportedly started hiring workers for mass production of the Apple Watch. Market watchers estimate the wearable device's sales to...

Branded tablet growth expected to disappoint with only 2.5% growth; Apple down and Samsung up, says ABI Research

Oct 1, 16:30

The 200 million annual shipments milestone for branded tablets continues to elude OEM vendors and overall growth for 2014 is set to come in at a disappointing 2.5%. Apple and Samsung...

Apple to receive iPad panels sized 9.7- and 12.9-inch from Samsung in 2H14, says report

Sep 30, 15:15

Samsung Display is gearing up to provide Apple with 9.7- and 12.9-inch panels for its new iPad series, according to a report from Korea-based news source inews24.

Foxconn hiring workers for iPhone 6-series smartphones

Sep 30, 14:28

Strong demand for Apple's iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus is pushing Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) to start large-scale hiring at its plants in Shenzhen and Zhengzhou,...

Foxconn assisting China smartphone vendors, looking to reduce reliance on Apple

Sep 29, 15:01

Despite having strong performance thanks to iPhone sales, Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) has been aggressively helping its China-based smartphone clients such as...

Commentary: Few Taiwan-made IC parts in iPhone 6

Sep 25, 10:55

A recent teardown of the iPhone 6 showed that Apple still prefers to use IC parts offered by leading international players, excluding most Taiwan-based IC design houses for the supply...

iPhone 6 Plus: US$100 costlier for consumers, US$15.50 more expensive for Apple to make, says IHS

Sep 24, 16:29

For consumers opting to buy Apple's iPhone 6 Plus rather than the iPhone 6, the additional 0.8-inch of screen size will cost US$100 extra. However, for Apple, the iPhone 6 Plus costs...

Notebook demand undermined by new Apple devices

Sep 23, 12:16

Demand for notebooks slightly picked up in early 2014, prompting optimism among firms in the supply chain about sales in the second half of the year. However, notebook vendors' performances...

Japan firms in new push for OLED

Sep 22, 15:16

Following the announcement that Innovation Network Corporation of Japan (INCJ), Japan Display (JDI), Sony, and Panasonic have executed a definitive agreement to establish a new company,...

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  • Elan to deal out cash dividend of NT$3.60 for 2014

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    Before Going to Press | 10h 45min ago

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    Before Going to Press | 10h 46min ago

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    Before Going to Press | 10h 50min ago

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