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Digitimes Research: Global tablet shipments to up over 16% on quarter in 3Q16

Aug 25, 10:36

Global tablet shipments will bounce back 16.3% sequentially to reach nearly 47 million units in the third quarter, but the volume will still be down over 10% compared to the same...

Taiwan market: Pokemon Go increases consumer demand for power banks

Newswatch - Aug 18, 10:27

The growing popularity of Pokemon Go in Taiwan has spurred demand for power banks, boosting the revenues for several power bank and charging technology suppliers, according to a Chinese-language...

NAND flash vendors raising quotes on tight supply

Aug 17, 15:41

NAND flash vendors have increased chip prices citing strong demand for new smartphones particularly the iPhone 7 featuring up to 256GB of storage, according to industry sources. Prices...

Clevo profits surge in 2Q16 thanks to gaming notebooks

Aug 16, 14:06

Clevo reported consolidated revenues of NT$4.32 billion (US$137.89 million) for the second quarter with net profits growing 261% sequentially to reach NT$252 million thanks to strong...

SerComm sees strong demand for fiber-optic devices from China

Aug 15, 10:34

Networking/communication device maker SerComm has seen booming orders for devices used in fiber-optic broadband networks from China Telecom and China Mobile and expects shipments...

Digitimes Research: White-box tablet players see weak shipments in 2Q16

Aug 9, 21:25

White-box tablet shipments were down 15.3% from sequentially to reach only 13.8 million units in the second quarter because the quarter was a slow season for North America and Europe,...

TCAS 2016: MSI sees strong demand for gaming notebooks, says paper

Newswatch - Aug 1, 22:04

Micro-Star International (MSI) is seeing strong demand for its gaming notebooks at Taipei Computer Application Show (TCAS) and MSI has prepared 30 notebooks using solid state drive...

Innolux turns to focus on shipping whole-set products to increase profits

Jul 29, 15:55

With demand for panels returning stable in the third quarter of 2016, Innolux's utilization rate is currently full. The company will focus on selling whole-set products instead of...

E-sports expected to push demand for gaming notebooks, desktops in 2H16

Jul 27, 15:52

Many e-sports contests will be held around the world in the second half of 2016 and this is expected to stimulate demand for gaming notebooks and desktops. Hewlett-Packard (HP), Dell,...

Wireless charging to become major feature in mobile devices

Jul 22, 14:08

More mobile devices are expected to feature wireless charging which will stimulate demand for related analog ICs and protective components, according to industry sources.

Panasonic to enter robot control industry

Jul 21, 12:39

Panasonic has announced plans to cross into the robot control equipment market as the company is optimistic about demand for robots from they factory and medical care segments and...

Hinge makers see increasing demand for MIM-made hinges

Jul 19, 15:49

Demand for metal injection molding-made (MIM) hinges is expected to grow strongly in the second half of the year as Apple's upcoming new ultra-thin MacBooks will feature the component,...

MediaTek to post 10% revenue growth in 3Q16, says report

Stockwatch - Jul 19, 12:25

MediaTek is expected to report revenue growth of about 10% sequentially for the third quarter of 2016 buoyed by strong demand for its mid- and high-end mobile chips, according to...

Flagship phone demand might disappoint in 2H16

Jul 12, 14:26

Smartphone vendors might see sales of their flagship models disappoint in the second half of 2016 due to lack of upgrades, according to sources at Taiwan-based IC design houses.

Global PC demand in 3Q16 to be short of supply chain expectations

Jul 6, 15:16

Taiwan-based supply chain makers originally expected global PC demand to significantly rebound in the third quarter of 2016, but they will be disappointed as retail channels appear...

Digitimes Research: Growing popularity of VR/AR devices to boost component demand

Jul 6, 11:28

The growing availability of virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR) devices will offer growth opportunities for a number of component suppliers, including sensors, infrared...

Taiwan IC design houses ramping orders at foundries

Jul 5, 11:12

Foundries have seen their Taiwan-based fabless clients step up their pace of orders as they anticipate a seasonal pick-up in demand, according to industry sources.

Robust SSD demand to buoy related IC revenues in 3Q16

Jul 1, 16:06

Robust SSD demand will buoy related IC suppliers' revenues in the third quarter of 2016. Companies including Phison Electronics, Silicon Motion Technology and Realtek Semiconductor...

Worldwide cloud IT Infrastructure revenues grow 3.9% to US$6.6 billion on slowed demand from public cloud in 1Q16, says IDC

Jul 1, 16:01

According to the IDC Worldwide Quarterly Cloud IT Infrastructure Tracker, vendor revenues from sales of infrastructure products (server, storage, and Ethernet switch) for cloud IT,...

SAS yet to see China demand rebound

Jun 29, 11:42

Solar wafer maker Sino-American Silicon Products (SAS) has not yet seen rebounding orders from China-based clients although China has set target installation capacity of 18.1GWp for...

SAS president Doris Hsu

Chenbro to expand capacity to meet growing demand from data centers

Jun 24, 14:47

Rack-mount and tower server chassis maker Chenbro Micom, in view of growing demand from data centers, will expand production capacity in China, pushing its sales in North America,...

Applied Materials sees strong demand for OLED equipment, says executive

Jun 22, 12:39

Applied Materials has seen orders for OLED equipment increasing, especially from South Korea-based panel makers, and its second-quarter 2016 order value for the display equipment...

Kuo Yi-tze, greater China account general manager for AKT Display
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Inventec expects shipment growth in 2016 thanks to enterprise sector orders

Jun 21, 14:56

Despite weakening worldwide notebook demand, Inventec still expects its notebook shipments to grow on year in 2016 thanks to stable shipments to the enterprise sector; however, revenues...

NAND flash supply to fall short in 3Q16, says DRAMeXchange

Jun 21, 14:10

Prices of TLC (triple-level-cell) wafers and spot prices of mainstream memory cards have been on a steady rise for three consecutive months since April 2016. The uptrend will continue...

Samsung fab outage raises flash supply concerns

Jun 21, 11:23

A recent power outage at Samsung's Xian, China fab has disrupted the company's flash production raising concerns that supply of the memory might fall short of demand in the second...

Taiwan LED makers to see fast growing demand for automotive lighting, says Lextar chairman

Jun 16, 11:44

Taiwan's LED industry will see fast growth in the automotive lighting segment, which will account for over 10% of total LED production value in the near future, up from the curent...

Lextar chairman and CEO David Su

STB maker Zinwell building new plant to cope with rising demand

Newswatch - Jun 15, 22:27

STB and home networking device maker Zinwell is building a new plant in Chiayi, central Taiwan to cope with increasing orders. The new plant is slated for commercial runs in the third...

PV demand to peak in 4Q16, says Gintech president

Jun 14, 14:14

As the China government has set target installation capacity of 18.1GWp for PV power-generating stations to be established in 2016, PV demand is expected to significantly rebound...

Gintech Energy president Pan Wen-whe

Asustek cuts 2Q16 revenue guidance due to weak smartphone demand

Jun 14, 14:11

Because of weaker than expected demand in the Asia Pacific market, the smartphone industry is entering a new era of competition and smartphone ASPs are dropping. Asustek Computer...

PV demand to rebound in August, says Motech chairman

Jun 14, 14:11

As the China government has set target installation capacity of 18.1GWp for PV power-generating stations to be established in 2016, PV demand is expected to significantly rebound...

Motech Industries chairman and CEO Chang Peng-heng

Intel, AMD new CPU platforms target January 2017 launch

Jun 7, 14:28

Market watchers originally expected Intel and AMD to launch their new CPU platforms in the third and fourth quarter, respectively, to help boost PC demand in the second half, but...

China market: Demand for liquid crystal materials to reach 250 tons in 2016, says Sigmaintell

Jun 1, 14:30

Demand for liquid crystal materials from China-based panel makers in 2016 is estimated at nearly 250 tons, increasing nearly 31.6% on year and accounting for 29% of global demand,...

Anji Technology looks to PV demand in Taiwan

May 31, 14:35

Anji Technology has extended its business operation from producing PV modules to investment in establishing and operating distributed PV systems in Taiwan.

Digitimes Research: Korea memory-IC industry output value to increase 5% in 2Q16

May 31, 11:19

The production value of South Korea's memory chip industry is expected to increase about 5% sequentially in the second quarter of 2016, according Digitimes Research. Demand for smartphones...

China solar cell capacity expansion raises overesupply concern

May 30, 16:02

China-based makers are setting up additional production capacities for solar cells in China and overseas, but the China government has not yet set the target for PV installation capacity...

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    Winbond SpiStack memories

    Winbond Electronics has announced an expansion of its flash product portfolio with the introduction of a family of stackable SpiFlash memory devices. The new SpiStack W25M Series...

    Photo: Company, Mar 30.

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    Toshiba has launched a new line-up of NAND flash memory products for embedded applications that are compatible with the Serial Peripheral Interface (SPI). Wide ranging applications...

    Photo: Company, Oct 23.

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    Samsung Electronics has announced that it is mass producing 12Gb LPDDR4 (low power, double data rate 4) mobile DRAM chips based on its 20nm process technology. The new LPDDR4 is...

    Photo: Company, Sep 18.

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    Acer Chromebook 11

    Acer displayed a series of Chromebooks with display sizes ranging from 11- to 15-inch at Computex 2015. Acer is currently the largest Chromebook vendor worldwide and is seeing demand...

    Photo: Joseph Tsai, Jun 11.

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    Memoright will present its military and industrial ruggedized SSDs at the 2011 CeBIT show from March 1-5, and Embedded World 2011 from March 1-3 (Hall 12, 479). The products include...

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