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Acer to cut ultrabook prices to US$799-899 in 2Q12, says company president

Dec 1, 01:25

Acer expects its ultrabook prices will be able to drop from US$1,000 currently to US$799-899 in the second quarter of 2012, a decline of 20%, and will drop further to US$499 in 2013...

Jim Wong, Acer president

PC supply chain to see shipments stay flat or drop slightly in November

Dec 1, 01:15

PC component makers and ODMs expect their shipments in November to stay flat or drop slightly on month as orders for the year-end holidays are not as strong as expected, according...

PC vendors to see serious HDD shortages starting December, says Acer VP

Nov 29, 01:20

As PC brand vendors' hard disc drive (HDD) inventory level will soon hit bottom, vendors will start experiencing HDD shortages in December and the problem will reach its peak in February...

Kingston reportedly to help Elpida, Toshiba digest inventory

Nov 28, 12:02

Kingston Technology reportedly will give a hand to its upstream chip providers Elpida Memory and Toshiba, both of which are struggling with excessive inventory. The dedicated memory...

Kingston

Only 56-75% of global PV module inventory meets market energy efficiency and brand requirements, says Gintech president

Nov 25, 12:17

The global inventory of solar modules is estimated at 6-8GW currently, but modules which meet market-required energy conversion rates and bank-designated brands for lending are only...

Solar panels

China LED inventory growing

Nov 21, 15:22

China's LED industry has been facing pressure due to high levels of inventory and oversupply in the market. The second factor has caused prices of LED chips to drop more than 20%...

High inventory levels of Android tablet PCs expected after year-end holidays, say Taiwan makers

Nov 21, 10:16

The global inventory volume of Android tablet PCs has been in a high level of 3-4 million units according to estimates by IDC, and the inventory problem will appear be significant...

Research firms cautious about semiconductor market in 4Q11, 1Q12

Nov 18, 15:42

Gartner and IHS iSuppli have issued separate reports warning of a more challenging environment for semiconductor companies during the fourth quarter of 2011 and early 2012. IHS also...

9.7-inch panel shipments for iPad 2 likely declining in 4Q11 on inventory controls at Apple

Nov 17, 14:50

Apple has been reportedly controlling iPad 2 panel inventories, which might affect iPad 2 panel shipments for suppliers including Samsung Electronics, LG Display and Chimei Innolux...

Hard drive prices in retail channels may start dropping in December

Nov 17, 01:25

Several channel retailers are already preparing to dump their hard drive inventory, which was piled up due to concerns over potential shortages, in December as the imbalance between...

Taiwan market: Channel retailers conservative about demand during IT Month Show in December

Nov 15, 01:40

Channel retailers are turning conservative about the IT Month trading show in Taiwan in December, which is a show with promotion products that will usually boost consumer demand,...

Fulltech Fiber Glass expecting increased demand from China leading up to Lunar New Year

Nov 15, 01:00

Fulltech Fiber Glass, a Taiwan-based maker of fiberglass yarn and fabric, will set up inventory of fiberglass yarn to meet expected increasing demand from China prior to the 2012...

Inventory of new-generation iPad to reach about two million units by year-end

Nov 3, 16:33

Accumulated inventory for the upcoming new-generation iPad model is expected to reach about two million units by the end of December as related components started being supplied in...

Corning announces 3Q11 results

Oct 28, 01:00

Corning has announced its results for the third quarter of 2011.

SPIL sees 4-8% decline in 4Q11 revenues on lower utilization

Oct 27, 01:00

Semiconductor packaging and testing company Silicon Precision Industries (SPIL) has forecast revenues will decrease 4-8% sequentially in the fourth quarter of 2011, citing slowing...

SPIL chairman Bough Lin

Nanya plans to resume DRAM production at full capacity

Oct 14, 01:15

Nanya Technology has decided to resume production at full capacity starting October, as inventory digestion is near its end, according to the DRAM chipmaker.

HDD industry impacted by Thailand floods

Oct 13, 01:25

HDD players Western Digital, Seagate, Hitachi Global Storage Technologies (HGST) and Toshiba have all been impacted by the floods in Thailand amid power shortages and a breakdown...

Chip inventories swell to levels reminiscent of 2008 downturn, IHS warns

Oct 11, 16:40

Inventories held by semiconductor suppliers in the second quarter of 2011 swelled to levels not seen since the start of the last downturn in early 2008, raising concerns over the...

Production cutbacks insufficient to prevent solar module inventory buildup, says Solarbuzz

Oct 11, 14:06

The release of a national photovoltaic (PV) feed-in-tariff (FiT) policy in July has resulted in a significant increase in PV project development activity in China. According to Solarbuzz,...

Global inventory of solar cells may rise to 12GWp in 4Q11, says Motech CEO

Oct 6, 15:55

There has been a serious global oversupply of crystalline silicon solar cells, with total inventory volumes likely to increase to as much as 12GWp in the fourth quarter of 2011, according...

White-box tablet PC players cut prices to digest inventory

Oct 4, 13:56

White-box tablet PC players have cut their pricing for 7-inch models hoping to clear up their inventory before Amazon's new 7-inch Kindle Fire is released in November priced at US$...

Acer enjoying strong short-term notebook orders for Europe

Sep 22, 01:15

Acer, benefiting from Hewlett-Packard's (HP's) uncertainty about its PC business, has started receiving strong notebook orders from channels in Europe with volumes, as of September...

Current semiconductor inventory at "worrisome" levels, says Gartner

Sep 20, 15:41

Semiconductor days of inventory (DOI) are forecast to plateau in the third quarter of 2011 at worrisome levels given current conditions and the likelihood that consumer and business...

Tekcore clearing out inventory

Sep 15, 12:20

Tekcore has been aggressively clearing out inventories. Tekcore hopes to return to a normal level of inventory turnover. Weak demand in the market has extended Tekcore's inventory...

Notebook vendors keep close eye on end-side inventory levels

Sep 13, 13:38

First-tier notebook brand vendors Hewlett-Packard (HP), Acer and Dell, currently, are closely monitoring their end-side inventory levels and are conservative about placing new orders...

Foundry utilization to remain below 85%, says report

Newswatch - Sep 8, 11:28

Global pure-play semiconductor foundry utilization is unlikely to rise above 85% over the next six months, as the industry continues to work through excessive inventory, the Chinese-language...

HP to launch second-round sales promotion of TouchPad to clear supply chain inventory

Sep 2, 01:30

Hewlett-Packard (HP) plans to launch a second sales promotion for its 9.7-inch TouchPads in late October in an attempt to clear out inventories of components in the supply chain,...

HP TouchPad

Quanta announces 2Q11 results; expects strong growth for cloud computing products

Sep 1, 01:25

Quanta Computer has announced consolidated revenues of NT$274.39 billion (US$9.47 billion) for the second quarter, up 9.1% on quarter, but down 7% on year, while gross margin also...

HP upstream suppliers suffered from piled up TouchPad components

Aug 30, 01:05

As first-tier PC brand vendor Hewlett-Packard (HP) has recently halted all its TouchPad projects, upstream suppliers are currently suffering from the component inventory, which is...

DRAM spot prices rally on speculative trading

Aug 25, 01:15

Spot prices for effectively tested (eTT) chips have seen a slight rebound suggesting speculative inventory stockpiling by traders and channel distributors, according to industry sources...

Acer reports losses for 2Q11

Aug 25, 01:00

Acer has announced preliminary financial results for the second quarter of 2011 with consolidated revenues of NT$102.1 billion (US$3.5 billion), down 32% on year, while operating...

Acer chairman JT Wang

HP PC spin-off plan may cause fierce PC price competition in 4Q11

Aug 23, 01:05

Hewlett-Packard's (HP's) plan of spin off its PC business has already caused a great impact to the PC industry and with the company reportedly already started working on plans to...

Price of sapphire substrates to drop in 4Q11 due to high levels of inventory

Aug 23, 01:00

Weak demand in the LED market has been causing the price for upstream sapphire substrates to drop continuously. The price of 2-inch sapphire substrates dropped to US$15-17/unit in...

Solar power system firms adopt tight inventory controls

Aug 22, 15:00

Backlogs have been plaguing the solar market since the second quarter when demand was low. Downstream system firms have been reportedly adopting tight controls over inventory. The...

Tablet players expected to cut price to digest inventory overstock

Aug 16, 01:00

Non-Apple tablet PC players, facing the fact their devices are having weaker sales than their order volumes, while demand from the retail channel has been quickly shrinking, are expected...

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