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China firm starts equipment move-in at DRAM fab, says report

Nov 23, 13:44

China-based Fujian Jin Hua Integrated Circuit, which broke ground for a new DRAM fab in July 2017, has started equipment move-in for the facility, according to a report from Taiwan's...

Global 3Q17 NAND flash market posts 14% increase, says DRAMeXchange

Nov 22, 10:49

Revenues of the global NAND flash industry surged 14.3% sequentially to US$15.12 billion in the third quarter of 2017, according to DRAMeXchange. The price tracker credited the growth...

ASE to expand WLCSP capacity at Singapore plant, sources say

Nov 21, 12:56

In the wake of robust demand for wearable devices and automotive electronics applications, packaging and testing company Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) is set to expand...

SMIC founder to set up new CIDM in China

Nov 17, 13:56

Richard Chang, founder and former CEO of China-based pure-play foundry Semiconductor Manufacturing International (SMIC), has orchestrated the establishment of a new foundry house...

Richard Chang believes the concept of CIDM can be realized in China

Server DRAM prices to rise in 4Q17, says DRAMeXchange

Nov 17, 11:15

Server DRAM contract prices for the fourth quarter of 2017 are forecast to rise 6-10% sequentially as demand continues to outpace supply, according to DRAMeXchange. Major suppliers...

Samsung overtakes Intel as semiconductor leader in 3Q17, says IHS

Nov 16, 11:29

In the second quarter of 2017, Intel remained the market leader in pure semiconductor revenues, generated by the sale of its own products, according to IHS Markit. But the leadership...

Samsung huge chip capex for 2017 shows move to defend its memory dominance

Nov 16, 11:20

After spending US$11.3 billion in semiconductor capex last year, Samsung announced that its 2017 outlays for the semiconductor group are expected to more than double to US$26 billion...

Flexible AMOLED supply capacity to exceed demand by 44% in 2018, says IHS Markit

Nov 15, 17:42

With flexible AMOLED panel fabs building at a quicker pace than global demand, supply capacity of flexible AMOLED panels is forecast to be 44% higher than global demand in 2018, according...

TSMC board passes US$4.29 billion budget for capacity expansion

Nov 15, 14:18

The board of directors of Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has approved a budget of about US$4.29 billion mainly to construct new fab facilities and expand production...

SMIC 3Q17 profits fall

Nov 15, 14:11

China-based pure-play foundry Semiconductor Manufacturing International (SMIC) has announced revenues of US$769.7 million in the third quarter of 2017, up 2.5% sequentially but down...

GLT ramping light guide plate capacity

Nov 14, 11:58

Light guide plate (LGP) maker Global Lighting Technologies (GLT) plans to expand the number of production lines at its plant in Tongluo, central Taiwan to 10 by year-end 2018 from...

GLT ramping LGP capacity

Global 3Q17 DRAM revenues climb 16.2%. says DRAMeXchange

Nov 14, 10:43

Sales in the global DRAM market surged 16.2% sequentially to a record US$19.18 billion in the third quarter of 2017, when contract prices of various DRAM products rose by about 5%...

Micron unveils 32GB NVDIMM technology

Nov 14, 09:33

Micron Technology has announced a new 32GB NVDIMM-N offering twice the capacity of existing NVDIMMs, providing system designers and original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) with new...

Micron 32GB NVDIMM-N

Intel, Micron increase 3D XPoint manufacturing capacity with IM Flash fab expansion

Nov 14, 09:31

Intel and Micron Technology have announced the completion of an expansion to Building 60 (B60) at the IM Flash facilities in Lehi, Utah. The expanded fab will produce 3D XPoint memory...

Strong demand prompts VIS to mull new fab plan

Nov 8, 14:08

Specialty IC foundry Vanguard International Semiconductor (VIS) is evaluating the feasibility of establishing a new fab or buying an existing one to ramp up capacity to meet increasing...

VIS chairman Fang Leuh

Wafer Works 3Q17 profits boom

Nov 6, 13:15

Silicon wafer supplier Wafer Works has reported net profits of NT$112 million (US$3.71 million) for the third quarter of 2017, which already exceeded the NT$75.74 million generated...

Digitimes Research: Taiwan large-size panel shipments to decline in 4Q17

Nov 3, 14:37

Taiwan's shipments of large size panels (9-inch and above) are expected to reach around 61 million units (not including those from Shar) in the third quarter, rising 4.8% sequentially,...

SK Hynix to expand DRAM production capacity in China

Nov 2, 11:20

SK Hynix recently struck a deal with China's city government of Wuxi to expand its DRAM production capacity locally with total investment estimated at US$8.6 billion, according to...

DRAMeXchange predicts higher DRAM bit growth in 2018

Nov 2, 11:14

With Samsung looking to expand production capacity, the global bit growth of DRAM in 2018 is projected to reach 22.5% compared with 19.5% in 2017, according to DRAMeXchange.

Samsung capex to reach KRW46.2 trillion in 2017

Nov 1, 22:17

Samsung expects capital expenditure (capex) for 2017 to be approximately KRW46.2 trillion (US$41.5 billion), a significant increase from 2016. Capex for the semiconductor and display...

Lead time for MOSFET chips extends

Oct 30, 12:16

Major MOSFET suppliers have extended delivery lead times to 13-18 weeks from 8-12 weeks as the supply of MOSFET chips has become tighter on rising demand for electric cars, according...

Innolux to maintain high utilization rate in 4Q17

Oct 30, 11:32

Flat panel maker Innolux expects its overall performance to stay steady in the fourth quarter of 2017, with its overall utilization rate to be nearly at 100% with minor adjustments...

Innolux chairman Jyh Chau-Wang (left) and president Robert Hsiao

PV installations added in 2017 estimated at 96.5GW, says Bernreuter Research

Oct 26, 16:52

The total PV installation capacity established around the world in 2017 is estimated at 96.5GW, increasing 30.4% on year, according to Bernreuter Research.

UMC profits hit 9-quarter high

Oct 26, 11:40

Pure-play foundry United Microelectronics (UMC) has reported net profits of NT$3.47 billion (US$114.9 million) for the third quarter of 2017, up 65.5% sequentially and hitting a nine-quarter...

San'an obtains subsidy for MOCVD tool purchases

Oct 25, 15:45

China-based LED epitaxial wafer and chip maker San'an Optoelectronics has obtained first-phase subsidy of CNY124 million (US$18.7 million) from the government of Xiamen City, southeastern...

Koge to see growing incomes from automotive and home appliance applications in 2018

Oct 24, 15:27

Taiwan-based pump and valve maker Koge Micro Tech is optimistic about orders from the automotive and home appliance industries in 2018 as clients will begin pushing more new applic...

Sony to expand CIS presence in car electronics market

Oct 24, 15:24

Sony has been strengthening its high-end CMOS image sensor (CIS) development and is looking to expand its presence in the car-use electronics market. The efforts are expected to bear...

Aleees constructing new plant in China

Oct 24, 13:56

Taiwan-based electric bus brand and cathode material supplier Aleees has broken ground on production facilities belonging to its joint venture in Guizhou, China that will begin to...

Aleees building a new plant in China

China market: Giga Diamond Materials expanding diamond wire capacity

Oct 20, 14:15

Giga Diamond Materials, a China-based maker of diamond saw wire established by PV conductive paste maker Giga Solar Materials, is expanding its production capacity of diamond saw...

IC makers maximize 300mm, 200mm wafer capacity, says IC Insights

Oct 20, 10:19

With the prospects of large 450mm wafers going nowhere, IC manufacturers are increasing efforts to maximize fabrication plants using 300mm and 200mm diameter silicon substrates. The...

HiSilicon seeking second-source supplier for 7nm chips

Oct 18, 14:34

HiSilicon Technologies is seeking a second-source supplier for the fabrication of its 7nm chips, with Samsung Electronics, Globalfoundries and Intel striving for orders from the China-based...

Nanya ramping 20nm process output

Oct 18, 14:15

Nanya Technology has started volume shipments of 20nm 4Gb DDR3 chips, and is scheduled to enter mass production of 20nm 8Gb DDR4 chips in the fourth quarter of 2017, according to...

Pei-Ing Lee, president for Nanya

Samsung striving for OLED panel orders from China

Oct 17, 11:59

Samsung Display is striving for OLED panel orders from China-based mobile device vendors, but will be facing competition from its China-based rivals such as BOE Technology and Tianma...

TSEC signs MoU for southern Taiwan PV projects

Oct 17, 10:51

Solar cell maker TSEC has signed an MoU with the government of Pingtung County, southern Taiwan, to help solicit investment of NT$50 billion (US$1.65 billion) to set up PV power stations...

TSEC chairman Ellick Liao (left) and Pingtung County chief Pan Men-an (center)

AUO, Innolux to generate profits in 2017

Oct 16, 11:13

Taiwan-based flat panel makers AU Optronics (AUO) and Innolux, and other fellow suppliers globally are expected to generate profits for all of 2017 as large-size panel prices have...

Prices of large-sized panels are declining at manageable paces
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Global notebook shipment forecast, 2017 and beyond
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Global notebook shipment forecast, 2017 and beyond
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    This Digitimes Research Special Report examines the China AMOLED industry, focusing on the expansion capacity of the makers, the current implementation plans of major smartphone vendors in the market and the technological hurdles faced by the China makers.

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    Digitimes Research estimates that revenues from sales of server motherboards, servers, storage systems and related network system equipment by Taiwan-based vendors reached NT$555.8 billion in 2016 and the amount is estimated to grow 5.9% on year in 2017.

  • Global notebook shipment forecast, 2017 and beyond

    This Digitimes Special Report examines key factors in the notebook industry, including products, vendors and ODMs, that will affect total shipments in 2017 and through 2021.