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  • Last update: Tuesday 9 December 2014 [809 news items]

Notebook supply chain mulling shift back to production plants in China coastal areas

Dec 9, 13:59

Notebook supply chain players have recently started considering a return to their original production hubs in coastal cities of Southeastern China such as Kunshan since the Chongqing...

Component suppliers turn cautious about inventory because of weak Black Friday demand

Dec 3, 22:06

With Black Friday shopping demand weaker than expected, many upstream component suppliers have decelerated their inventory build ups to avoid possible excess inventories as vendors...

Mirle, Hiwin expect sales growth in 2015

Dec 1, 10:22

LCD panel equipment specialist Mirle Automation and automation equipment maker Hiwin Technologies expect sales to grow in 2015 thanks to strong orders placed by their China-based...

Samsung Electro-Mechanics to expand businesses in China in 2015, says paper

Nov 27, 16:05

The Samsung Group's component manufacturing affiliate Samsung Electro-Mechanics has seen its performance seriously impacted by Samsung Electronics' weakening smartphone sales recently...

Japan-based Murata sees potential in IoT and wearable industries

Nov 21, 12:20

Japan-based component maker Murata Manufacturing has showcased its latest wearable devices at China Hi Tech Fair Elexcon 2014 and is planning to release one stop solutions to assist...

Wearable prototype from Murata

Lite-On Semi 4Q14 sales to decrease

Nov 17, 10:59

Lite-On Semiconductor, a maker of discrete and analog IC components, is expected to post a 10-15% sequential decrease in fourth-quarter revenues, affected by seasonal factors, according...

Taiwan ODMs, component makers eye orders from China mid-range, high-end smartphone vendors

Oct 30, 20:04

Taiwan-based ODMs and component makers have been seeking orders from China-based vendors of mid-range and high-end smartphones, mainly Vivo, Oppo and Meizu, because of their considerable...

Windows 10 expected to have limited effect on boosting notebook demand

Oct 2, 10:18

Commenting on Microsoft's latest operating system, some notebook component makers are taking a pessimistic attitude about Windows 10 helping to boost notebook demand and expect overall...

Pegatron component subsidiary Asuspower to acquire equipment

Stockwatch - Sep 18, 11:36

Asuspower, a Shanghai-based subsidiary of Pegatron Technology, will spend NT$701.76 million (US$23.3 million) on acquiring production equipment, according to a Pegatron filing with...

Demand for notebook components in 3Q14 short of expectations

Sep 12, 12:20

Despite seeing strong second-quarter performance, demand for notebook components in the second half of 2014 has so far fallen short of expectations, according to sources from supply...

Nichidenbo to increase its stake in Lipers

Sep 11, 16:08

Passive component distributor Nichidenbo plans to increase its holdings in component channel operator Lipers Enterprise to 95.44% from the current 63.92% through a share swap.

Nichidenbo president Chang Shih-chi (left)

Component suppliers preparing parts for production of 80 million iPhone 6s before year-end 2014

Newswatch - Sep 11, 11:13

Makers in the iPhone supply chain are preparing parts and components for production of up to 80 million units of iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus before year-end 2014, according to sources...

New mobile products to benefit component suppliers until end of 2014

Sep 2, 15:49

With smartphone players such as Samsung Electronics, LG Electronics and Sony expected to unveil their latest products at IFA 2014, and Apple set to release its new mobile products...

Microsoft reduces Surface chassis suppliers; may adopt similar strategy for other components

Sep 1, 14:29

Microsoft has recently reduced the number of chassis suppliers for its Surface tablets and is now outsourcing all the orders to Ju Teng. Microsoft stopped placing chassis orders with...

Global notebook shipments may drop 20-30% in 4Q14, say component makers

Aug 28, 19:54

As notebook vendors deceased orders in late August, global notebook shipments are likely to slip 20-30% on quarter in the fourth quarter of 2014, according to component makers.

Component makers take measures to prevent gross margins from dropping

Aug 26, 12:02

With notebook vendors becoming more aggressive in releasing low-price notebooks and leaning toward adopting cheaper components for these devices, components makers have started taking...

Passive component maker Chinsan to kick off new plant in 1Q15

Aug 20, 22:15

Passive component supplier Taiwan Chinsan Electronic Industrial will complete construction of its new plant in Guangzhou, China in the fourth quarter of 2014 with volume production...

Chinsan chairman Chiang Shih-hsun

Lenovo to reduce notebook outsourcing to 40% of target shipments in 2015

Aug 19, 20:32

Lenovo will further hike in-house notebook production and reduce orders to Taiwan-based ODMs in 2015, with total outsourcing orders to decrease by over three million units on year...

Automotive industry playing an increasing role in the optoelectronic component market, says IHS

Aug 4, 10:42

The optoelectronic component market has been dominated by a number of applications in recent years. For LEDs, backlighting and the emergence of solid state lighting are the main applications...

Small- to medium-size China smartphone component makers under pressure of being forced out in 2H14

Jul 25, 10:35

Due to oversupply of smartphone components and price-cut pressure from China-based smartphone vendors, many small- to medium-size China-based smartphone component makers are likely...

Component makers suffer weak sales as smartphone specifications turn to entry-level

Jul 21, 15:12

With competition in the smartphone market growing fiercer, vendors have turned to entry-level components for their new devices, causing their suppliers to face declining performance,...

Apple orders for new iPhones to benefit Taiwan component maker revenues but not gross margins

Jul 16, 14:34

Taiwan-based component makers are reducing the thickness of components including panels, chassis and battery packs for upcoming iPhones, and are facing technological difficulties...

Discrete component makers to enjoy sales growth in 2014

Jul 14, 09:51

Taiwan-based discrete component makers including Lite-On Semiconductor, Actron Technology, Taiwan Semiconductor, Eris Technology and Panjit International are expected to see their...

High-end smartphone component supply may be tight approaching release of new iPhone

Jul 11, 12:40

Smartphone vendors that are looking to release new high-end models in the second half of 2014 are worried about getting access to enough component supplies as many component makers...

Notebook component makers have no role to play in smart wearable devices

Jul 9, 12:11

While notebook makers Quanta Computer, Compal Electronics, Wistron and Inventec have stepped into production of wearable devices, there is no role for battery pack, heat-dissipation...

Taiwan component makers to enhance competitiveness through vertical integration and automated production

Jul 2, 22:12

Having almost no advantages competing against China-based component makers in terms of price and volume, Taiwan-based notebook component makers have recently started organizing their...

Supply chain turning optimistic about PC market in 2H14

Jul 2, 21:42

The PC industry has recently started regaining momentum with Intel, AMD as well as Taiwan-based upstream component suppliers aggressively preparing for potential demand in the second...

White-box server players gaining support from first-tier component suppliers

Jun 9, 21:47

Upstream component suppliers such as Intel and hard disc drive (HDD) makers, have started providing support to white-box server players such as Taiwan-based ODMs and the strategy...

Trends in mobile computing technologies and component packaging

Jun 6, 10:18

2.5D interposer packaging technologies are being used in products ranging from Intel's Haswell/Broadwell processors to AMD's mobile high-performance GPU chips. DDR4, which is about...

Smartphone component makers conservative about June and July 2014

Jun 4, 20:08

Smartphone component makers have conservative shipment outlooks for June and July 2014 due to high inventories in the end market, according to industry sources.

LED backlighting component makers see increased orders from Samsung

May 20, 15:12

LED backlighting component makers are seeing increased orders from Samsung Electronics as the company prepares for a surge in shipments throughout May and June.

Rising labor costs to impact notebook supply chain in 3Q14

May 12, 21:55

With several provinces and cities in China continuing to raise their minimum wages and some even planning to have another increase in July, notebook component suppliers are expected...

Quartz component ASP to stabilize in 2014

May 12, 14:36

Quartz components' ASP is expected to stabilize in 2014 after declining 10-20% in 2013, according to industry sources.

Nokia puts in handset component orders to supply chains

May 12, 14:14

Supply chains including panel makers Japan Display, Innolux, Chunghwa Picture Tubes (CPT) as well as touch panel makers Wintek and GIS are seeing increased orders from Nokia for handset...

TXC sets aside NT$600 million for 2014 capital expenditure

May 8, 20:51

Quartz crystal component maker TXC, in order to expand production capacity, has set aside a budget of NT$600 million (US$19.8 million) for capital expenditure in 2014, the company...

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    Samsung 20nm-class DDR3

    Samsung Electronics has announced what it claims is the world's first mass production of 20nm-class 2Gb DDR3 DRAM. The 20nm-class DDR3 DRAM promises the most advanced performance...

    Photo: Company, Sep 27.

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    VIA dual-core Nano X2 E-series processors

    VIA Technologies has unveiled its new family of low power dual-core VIA Nano X2 series processors at the Embedded System Conference (ESC), held at the McEnery Convention Center, San...

    Photo: Company, May 3.

  • SiS9561+Android+Internet+TV+SoC

    SiS9561 Android Internet TV SoC

    Silicon Integrated Systems (SiS) has announced that China-based TCL has adopted its SiS9561 as the key SoC component of their first generation Internet smart TV. SiS9561, based on...

    Photo: Company, Jan 14.

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    Acer X1261 DLP 3D projector

    Acer Canada, in order to meet consumers' growing demand for 3D imagery, has launched three DLP 3D projectors, the X1230PS, X1261 and X1130P. The Acer X1261 projector features illumination...

    Photo: company, Jul 20.

  • Lumio+optical+three%2Dpoint+touch+screen+%3Cbr%3E

    Lumio optical three-point touch screen

    Lumio has announced a new version of its patented Crystal Touch line of optical touch screens that support three- point touch response in all areas of the screen. Lumio said it utilizes...

    Photo: company, May 10.

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