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Taiwan market: Sony launches Handycam PJ5, to launch Walkman A860, A760

Sep 16, 16:59

Sony on September 15 unveiled its Handycam PJ5 camcorder for immediate launch and two Walkman series, A860 and A760, for launch on September 23 in the Taiwan market.

Thailand-based Apex Circuit expanding capacity for multi-layer PCBs

Aug 19, 14:05

Apex Circuit International, a Thailand-based PCB maker established by entrepreneurs from Taiwan, has said it will continue expanding capacity to meet rising demand, in particular,...

Macronix, Winbond to see increasing overlap in NOR flash products with larger peers

Aug 2, 12:35

Taiwan-based NOR flash chipmakers Macronix International and Winbond Electronics have extended their market reach beyond consumer electronics, and consequently, the overlap between...

SiS to phase out its PC chipset business

Aug 2, 01:10

Taiwan-based chipset maker Silicon Integrated System (SiS) is set to phase out its PC business by the end of 2011 and will turn its business focus fully to chipsets for consumer electronics...

LCD driver IC vendors count on small-size models to boost sales

Jul 21, 14:22

Taiwan-based LCD driver IC vendors including Novatek Microelectronics and Himax Technologies have strengthened their deployment in driver ICs for small-size panels recently as demand...

Nanya enhancing products targeted at consumer electronics, servers

Jul 21, 01:30

Nanya Technology now offers products ranging from 64Mb to 2Gb for consumer electronics applications, and has received orders from first-tier network equipment suppliers and brand-name...

NPC expects double-digit growth in 3Q11 revenues

Jun 24, 01:05

PCB and IC substrate supplier Nanya PCB (NPC) expects revenues to increase by a double-digit rate sequentially in the third quarter of 2011, according to company chairman CJ Wu, adding...

Foxconn will not quit notebook manufacturing, says company chairman

Jun 9, 02:10

Taiwan-based electronics manufacturing service (EMS) provider Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) chairman Terry Guo, at a recent investors meeting, stated that Foxconn...

Asustek taking cautious attitude toward Acer dumping 3 million notebooks in Europe

Jun 3, 10:11

As Acer has announced it will provide channels with US$150 million in sales allowances to clear inventory, sources from the notebook industry believe such action will result in close...

Toshiba reportedly abandoning ideas for developing Wintel-based tablets and Chromebooks

May 24, 01:00

Japan-based notebook brand vendor Toshiba reportedly has abandoned ideas for developing Windows 7-based tablet PCs and Chromebooks as the two devices have already disappeared from...

Infineon purchases Qimonda assets in Dresden for EUR100.6 million

May 11, 10:59

Infineon Technologies announced on May 10 that the company has purchased real estate and manufacturing facilities from Michael Jaffe, insolvency administrator managing the assets...

Motherboard players see mixed result in April

May 10, 01:25

Taiwan-based motherboard players including Asustek Computer, Pegatron Technology, Gigabyte Technology and Micro-Star International (MSI) have reported mixed result for their April...

Pegatron sees net losses in 1Q11

Apr 28, 01:20

Pegatron Technology has announced net losses of NT$559 million (US$19.38 million) for the first quarter of 2011 with EPS of negative NT$0.25 and gross margin of only 1.8%, all historical...

Consumer and mobile MEMS to boom in 2011, says IHS iSuppli

Apr 12, 10:29

After only four years of existence, a segment of the MEMS market known as new MEMS - specifically for consumer electronics (CE) and mobile handsets - will jump 157.4% in 2011, powering...

China MCU market to grow through 2015, says IHS iSuppli

Mar 31, 10:09

China's microcontroller (MCU) market is expected to reach US$4.7 billion in revenues by 2015, up more than two-thirds from US$2.8 billion in 2010, according to IHS iSuppli.

Nuvoton 2Q11 revenues to grow substantially, say sources

Mar 11, 12:09

Market watchers expect IC design house Nuvoton Technology to report strong sequential revenue gains for second-quarter 2011, buoyed by rising shipments to the consumer electronics...

Taiwan market: LG to introduce 3D products in 2011

Mar 11, 11:51

LG Electronics (LGE) is optimistic about 3D business opportunities and plans to introduce a complete 3D series of products in Taiwan, and expects 3D to become a basic function for...

Western Digital unseats Seagate in 2010, says Information Network

Feb 23, 14:13

Western Digital (WD) took command of the hard disk drive (HDD) market in 2010 from long-time leader Seagate on the strength of its market momentum in mobile computing, according to...

WLAN chipset shipments set to double in 2011, says IHS

Feb 18, 10:04

With Wi-Fi functionality becoming a standard feature in a host of electronic devices spanning TVs, cameras and car entertainment systems, shipments of WLAN chipsets will double in...

Acer, Asustek cutting into tier-4 to 6 cities in China

Feb 17, 01:10

Acer and Asustek Computer have recently been aggressively cutting into China's tier-4 to tier-6 cities as both players are optimistic about these cities' potential in the future.

IC distributor Zenitron posts growth in January sales

Feb 11, 11:12

Taiwan-based Zenitron has reported NT$3.24 billion (US$112 million) in consolidated revenues for January 2011, growing 8% sequentially and setting the second-highest record for monthly...

Foxconn reports on-year revenue gains for January

Feb 11, 01:35

Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) has announced revenues of NT$186.23 billion for January 2011, down 23.88% sequentially but up 36.6% from a year earlier. Shipments...

Consumer electronics market boosted by connected home products in 2011, says IHS iSuppli

Jan 26, 11:59

Global unit shipments of consumer electronics (CE) products will climb 2.6% in 2010, partly driven by rising sales of products that play a role in the connected home and that focus...

Electromagnetic input is best medium-size handwriting touch solution, says Waltop

Jan 13, 01:10

Among various touch-panel technologies, electromagnetic is the optimal one for medium-sized touch panels for handwriting-input in terms of production cost and yields, according to...

CES 2011: Lenovo showcasing new all-in-one PCs

Jan 6, 02:05

Lenovo will showcase four new IdeaCentre all-in-one PCs, targeting the home-use market, at CES 2011.

CES 2011: Nvidia to ship at least 15 million Tegra series processors in 2011

Jan 6, 01:30

Nvidia, with orders from tablet PCs, smartphones and car electronics, is expected to have already landed orders for about 15 million Tegra-based processors in 2011. Tegra will become...

CES 2011: Smart TVs, 3D TVs and tablet PCs to be the spotlights

Jan 6, 01:20

Samsung Electronics and Sony are both preparing to promote their smart TV businesses at CES 2011, which will start on January 5. Samsung is displaying its smart TV advertisement on...

Richtek expects 5-10% revenue growth for 1Q11

Jan 4, 11:27

Richtek Technology expects revenues for the first quarter of 2011 to increase 5-10% sequentially on its aggressive efforts in the handset, LED backlight and consumer electronics sectors,...

Foxconn to make smartphones and tablet PCs for Vizio

Jan 4, 01:35

Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) has landed OEM orders of smartphones and tablets for US-based LCD TV vendor Vizio.

MSI to showcase new all-in-one PCs, motherboards and graphics cards at CES 2011

Jan 4, 01:25

Micro-Star International (MSI), in addition to its notebooks and tablet PCs, will also showcase its latest all-in-one PCs, motherboards and graphics cards at Consumer Electronics...

AMD readies next-generation netbook/tablet PC platform

Dec 30, 01:15

AMD is set to announce its Brazos platform, a combination of the company's Ontario APU and Hudson chipset, at Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2011. The company has already prepared...

Intel, Microsoft may face strong challenge from ARM/Android

Dec 23, 01:15

With rumors that Microsoft will announce a Windows operating system designed specifically for ARM-based platforms at CES 2011, plus the fact that Intel has been working aggressively...

ECS, Asustek, MSI to showcase tablet PCs at CES 2011

Dec 23, 01:10

Elitegroup Computer System (ECS), Asustek Computer and Micro-Star International (MSI) are all preparing to showcase their latest tablet PCs at CES 2011.

Toshiba to launch 3 new tablet PCs in 1Q11

Dec 7, 01:05

Toshiba is aiming to launch three new tablet PCs in the first quarter of 2011 and has outsourced their production to its Taiwan-based partners Quanta Computer, Compal Electronics...

Global October chip sales flat on-month, says SIA

Dec 6, 09:36

Worldwide semiconductor sales were US$26.3 billion in October 2010, staying flat from the prior month, according to SIA. Sales increased by 19.8% from October 2009 when sales were...

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    HTC Titan II

    HTC has unveiled the HTC Titan II, the company's first Windows Phone to run on a 4G LTE network, which is being showcased at the 2010 International Consumer Electronics Show (CES)...

    Photo: Company, Jan 11.

  • Motorola+Droid+Razer+Maxx

    Motorola Droid Razer Maxx

    From the 2012 International Consumer Electronics Show (CES), Verizon Wireless and Motorola Mobility have announced an expansion of the Droid Razr family. In coming weeks, customers...

    Photo: Company, Jan 11.

  • Acer+Aspire+S3+Ultrabook

    Acer Aspire S3 Ultrabook

    Acer has announced its first Ultrabook at the IFA consumer electronics show in Berlin, the Aspire S3. The Aspire S3 is encased in a thin, light metal design, the vendor said. It...

    Photo: Company, Sep 5.

  • Archos+G9%2Dseries+tablets+featuring+Seagate+HDD

    Archos G9-series tablets featuring Seagate HDD

    Seagate has announced that the company is delivering hard disk drive storage for the Archos G9-series 8- and 10-inch tablets. The Archos G9 family of tablets features a dual-core...

    Photo: Company, Jun 28.

  • Intel+22nm+3D+tri%2Dgate+transistor+

    Intel 22nm 3D tri-gate transistor

    Intel will introduce a 3D transistor design called Tri-Gate, first disclosed by Intel in 2002, into high-volume manufacturing at the 22nm node in an Intel chip codenamed Ivy Bridge...

    Photo: Company, May 6.

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