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JEDEC publishes eMMC 5.1 standard

Feb 25, 14:59

JEDEC Solid State Technology Association has announced the publication of JESD84-B51: Embedded MultiMediaCard (eMMC), Electrical Standard (5.1). eMMC v5.1 defines new features and...

Foxlink eyeing merger with Japan-based makers, says report

Newswatch - Feb 24, 11:08

Taiwan-based electronic connector maker Foxlink (Cheng Uei Precision Industry) has planned to acquire small- to medium-size Japan-based makers to upgrade its technological capability...

Foxlink chairman optimistic about wearables and USB Type-C connectors

Feb 17, 15:43

Commenting on the company's outlook for 2015, Foxlink chairman Guo Tai-qiang has said that wearable devices and USB Type-C connectors will become growth drivers for Foxlink.

Guo Tai-qiang, Foxlink chairman

Use of helium-filled HDDs in data centers to drastically rise in 2015, says HGST president

Feb 17, 11:39

A large increase in the use of helium-filled hard disk drives (HDDs) in data centers is expected in 2015 mainly because more platters can be held in an HDD of the same volume than...

Samsung announces mass production of 14nm FinFET mobile chips

Feb 16, 18:52

Samsung Electronics has begun mass production of mobile application processors built using 14nm FinFET process technology.

Intel reportedly to delay launch of 14nm Skylake desktop CPUs

Feb 16, 15:54

Intel reportedly has informed its motherboard partners that it will delay the release of its 14nm Skylake desktop CPUs and corresponding 100-series chipsets to the end of August,...

Asustek sees decreased 4Q14 profit

Feb 16, 11:36

Asustek Computer saw net profit of NT$4.509 billion (US$143 million) for the fourth quarter of 2014 decrease by 22.41% on quarter and by 20.77% on year mainly due to loss of NT$713...

Asustek Computer CEO Jerry Shen

Cloud applications to boost storage demand: Q&A with Seagate senior sales and marketing VP BS Teh

Feb 12, 15:23

The applications, demand and service areas for the global storage device industry have seen profound changes due to the emergence of mobile devices such as smartphones and tablets,...

Seagate BS Teh

Delta Electronics sees January revenues increase

Feb 11, 13:42

Power supply maker and energy management solution provider Delta Electronics on February 10 reported consolidated revenues of NT$16.785 billion (US$529 million) for January, growing...

Notebook component suppliers ramping shipments of high-end parts to beef up profits

Feb 11, 11:34

Suppliers in the notebook component supply chain in Taiwan plan to raise shipment ratios of high-end components and parts in order to boost their profitability in 2015, according...

Transcend reports decreased revenues for January

Feb 10, 20:10

Memory module company Transcend Information has announced consolidated revenues of NT$2.11 billion (US$66.9 million) for January 2015, down 4.6% on month and 13.6% on year.

Lite-On Technology January revenues down on month, up on year

Feb 9, 21:54

EMS provider Lite-On Technology on February 9 reported consolidated revenues of NT$18.975 billion (US$599 million) for January, decreasing by 7.15% on month but increasing by 7.04%...

Robot supplier Hiwin reports sales gains for January

Newswatch - Feb 9, 11:01

Ballscrew and robot maker Hiwin Technologies saw its revenues grow 0.7% sequentially and 25% on year to NT$1.32 billion (US$41.69 million) in January driven by growing demand for...

Largan Precision sees January revenues rise 66% on year

Stockwatch - Feb 6, 15:27

Largan Precision has reported consolidated revenues of NT$4.034 billion (US$128.06 million) for January 2015, representing a 29.9% drop on month and 66.16% increase on year.

Sinbon Electronics sees increased January revenues

Feb 6, 11:47

Electronic connector maker Sinbon Electronics has reported monthly revenues of NT$1.04 billion (US$32.8 million) for January 2015, increasing 10.5% on month and 15.7% on year.

Power supply device maker Zippy ramping capacity to meet rising demand

Newswatch - Feb 5, 22:14

Taiwan-based power supply device maker Zippy Technology is ramping up its production capacity in Taiwan and the US in order to increase demand from its clients in the server and industrial...

Apple reportedly to diversify LCD driver IC suppliers

Feb 5, 20:55

Apple is looking to diversify its LCD driver IC suppliers and move away from its dependence on Synaptics (formerly Renesas SP Drivers; RSP), according to industry sources.

0.4mm thermal pipes may be used in smartphones in 2015, say Taiwan makers

Feb 5, 20:51

Notebook thermal pipe makers have further reduced diameters from 0.6mm to 0.4mm and thereby are likely to see 0.4mm pipes adopted by smartphone vendors in 2015, according to Taiwan-based...

ASRock ships 6.2 million motherboards in 2014; expects to return to 7 million units in 2015

Feb 4, 22:09

ASRock shipped 6.2 million motherboards in 2014, far below its expectation at the beginning of the year and down from 7.6 million units in 2013 as the vendor decided to not join the...

Samsung mass producing high-density ePoP memory for Smartphones

Feb 4, 20:52

Samsung Electronics has announced that the company is mass producing ePoP (embedded package on package) memory, a single memory package consisting of 3GB LPDDR3 DRAM, 32GB eMMC and...

Lite-On Technology expects 2015 operating margin to exceed 4.7%

Feb 4, 11:35

EMS provider Lite-On Technology will focus on growth in profits rather than revenues in 2015, expecting 2015 net operating margin to exceed 4.7%, according to company CEO Warren Ch...

Connector maker Aces aims to achieve annual revenues of NT$10 billion in 3 years

Feb 3, 15:50

Taiwan-based connector maker Aces Electronics is looking to achieve annual revenues of NT$10 billion (US$316.13 million) and net profit margins of 10% within three years, according...

Intel to acquire Lantiq

Feb 2, 22:05

Intel has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Lantiq, a supplier of broadband access and home networking technologies. The transaction is subject to customary closing conditions...

Nokia N1 component suppliers see limited orders

Feb 2, 21:56

Although Nokia's new N1 tablet has strong demand in China, sources from related upstream component suppliers pointed out that they are still seeing weak orders from the vendor and...

Young Optics 4Q14 gross margin hits record

Feb 2, 10:53

Optical module and component maker Young Optics has posted quarterly record gross margin of 29.44% for fourth-quarter 2014, on consolidated revenues of NT$1.369 billion (US$43.9...

Digitimes Research: WPC far surpasses PMA in wireless power charging certification

Jan 30, 16:05

682 products offered by 128 vendors/makers had obtained Wireless Power Consortium (WPC) technological certification for wireless power charging as of the end of 2014, while there...

Thermal module maker Taisol looks to 10-15% revenue growth in 2015

Jan 30, 14:34

Connector and notebook thermal module supplier Taisol Electronics is expected to see its revenues grow 10-15% in 2014 from NT$2.63 billion (US$83.37 million) recorded a year earlier,...

Asustek facing challenges in 2015

Jan 29, 15:20

Although Asustek was able to achieve revenue growth in 2014, the company's mobile devices and motherboard businesses are still surrounded by tough competitors. However, the Taiwan-based...

Intel cooperates with Spreadtrum, Rockchip to tap China mobile chip solution market

Jan 28, 15:18

Intel has closely cooperated with China-based IC design houses Spreadtrum Communications and Rockchip Electronics to promote its platforms in the China market in order to compete...

Foxconn taking different approach on patent management

Jan 27, 12:10

Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) has recently changed its strategy for patent acquisition and instead of trying to push the number of patents, the Taiwan-based maker...

Asustek ships 5 million, Gigabyte 3.6 million graphics cards in 2014

Jan 26, 15:13

Although the global graphics card market suffered an about 10% decline in shipments in 2014, Asustek Computer still managed to maintain its graphics card shipments at five million...

Intel said to form stylus alliance

Jan 23, 16:05

Intel has recently invited several touch sensor IC designers to form an alliance, looking to establish a specification standard for stylus to make the input device usable across different...

China smartphone vendors keen to adopt metal-stamping chassis

Jan 23, 16:02

China smartphone vendors are keen to adopt unibody metal-stamping chassis for their smartphones because of low production costs. Stamping can produce large volumes of products in...

Metal chassis makers expected to achieve good revenue performances in 1Q15

Jan 23, 15:05

Despite the first quarter being the traditional slow season, Taiwan-based metal chassis maker Catcher Technology is expected to see its revenues drop only 6% sequentially thanks to...

AMD facing declining graphics card market share

Jan 23, 14:27

AMD is seeing its share in the graphics card market declining as its business re-organization in the second half of 2014 has impacted its R&D and marketing. Seeing demand for...

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    CES 2015: Intel Broadwell-based Core processor

    Intel has unveiled the fifth-generation Intel Core processor family built on Intel's 14nm manufacturing process during CES 2015. The CPUs provides the foundation for interactive experiences...

    Photo: Company, Jan 6.

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    Samsung 850 EVO

    Samsung Electronics has launched the 850 EVO, the latest addition to its branded solid state drive (SSD) line-up. Based on Samsung's 3-bit 3D Vertical NAND (V-NAND) technology, the...

    Photo: Company, Dec 16.

  • SanDisk+iXpand+Flash+Drive

    SanDisk iXpand Flash Drive

    SanDisk has announced the SanDisk iXpand Flash Drive, the company's first USB Flash Drive designed specifically for the iPhone and iPad. The iXpand Flash Drive is a powerful, yet...

    Photo: Company, Nov 19.

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    Mellanox ConnectX-4 VPI adapter

    Interconnect solution supplier Mellanox Technologies has announced the ConnectX-4 single/dual-port 100Gb/s virtual protocol interconnect (VPI) adapter, an end-to-end 100Gb/s InfiniBand...

    Photo: Company, Nov 14.

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    AMD eight-core FX series CPU

    AMD introduced its FX series CPUs. The new 125W AMD FX-8370 CPU, and 95W AMD FX-8370E and FX-8320E processors all feature eight native CPU cores. When paired with AMD Radeon R9 graphics...

    Photo: Company, Sep 22.

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