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Supply chain inventory to fall at slower pace, says TSMC

Jan 17, 21:38

Days-of-inventory (DOI) in the supply chain is now forecast to be four days above the seasonal average in the first quarter of 2013, falling only slightly from the prior quarter,...

TSMC sees supply chain inventory decline at slower pace

TSMC 1Q13 sales to drop 7-11%

Jan 11, 15:48

A seasonal slowdown in orders for smartphones and tablets will drag down sales at Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) in the first quarter of 2013. The foundry is expected...

TSMC market cap hits record high

Jan 3, 21:58

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has seen its stock rise recently pushing its market capitalization up to NT$2.6 trillion (US$89.6 billion), a record high.

ASE reportedly lands small-volume orders for Apple processors

Dec 27, 21:00

Taiwan-based Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE), an IC packaging and testing services provider, reportedly has begun to fulfill small-volume orders for Apple's A-series proce...

Taiwan November manufacturing production index down on month, up on year

Dec 25, 15:37

Taiwan recorded a manufacturing production index (2006 as base year) of 133.85 for November 2012, decreasing 2.06% on month but increasing 5.47% on year, according to statistics released...

Wistron aims to boost non-notebook business contribution

Dec 24, 22:45

Wistron is set to increase its investments by US$87 million on non-notebook businesses including after-sales service, small- to medium-size panels and smartphones, aiming to raise...

TSMC sales to slip over 10% in December

Dec 21, 10:41

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) is likely to report an over 10% sequential decrease in consolidated revenues for December 2012, as orders for smartphone and tablet...

Sanyo deal unlikely to impact Taiwan DSC makers

Dec 12, 22:11

As Panasonic will sell its acquired Sanyo Electric digital still camera (DSC) business to Japan-based private equity firm Advantage Partners, sources from Taiwan-based ODMs pointed...

Csun shipping PPS manufacturing equipment

Dec 11, 21:52

PCB equipment maker Csun Manufacturing will begin shipping its PSS (patterned sapphire substrate) manufacturing equipment in December, pushing its revenues for the month to over NT$500...

Mirle in talks to ink supply contracts with China-based panel makers

Dec 4, 14:26

Mirle Automation reportedly is accelerating its talks with two major China-based panel makers in order to ink TFT LCD equipment supply contracts for 2013. The equipment maker is also...

PCB maker Compeq to build new plant in China

Nov 30, 16:10

PCB maker Compeq Manufacturing has secured a land lot in Chongqing to set up its second PCB plant in China, according to the company.

Taiwan October manufacturing production index up

Nov 26, 10:33

Taiwan recorded a manufacturing production index (2006 as base year) of 136.33 for October 2012, increasing 2.98% on month and 4.5% on year, according to statistics released by the...

Inspection tool supplier HMI doubles EPS in January-September period

Oct 31, 16:05

Electron beam inspection (EBI) equipment maker Hermes Microvision (HMI) has reported an EPS of NT$16.33 (US$0.56) for the first nine months of 2012, doubling from NT$8.12 of a year...

Taiwan September manufacturing production index down on month, up on year

Oct 24, 10:48

Taiwan recorded manufacturing production index (2006 as base year) of 132.53 for September 2012, decreasing by 4.46% on month but increasing by 3.08% on year, according to statistics...

Inspection tool supplier HMI seeing clear order visibility

Oct 18, 21:23

Taiwan-based Hermes Microvision (HMI) has seen its order visibility extend to the first quarter of 2013, according to industry sources. The transition to more advanced manufacturing...

Smartphones, tablets causing the IT supply chain to fall into imbalance

Oct 17, 21:45

The rapid growths of the smartphone and tablet markets have started to impact demand in other industries such as desktops, notebooks, and digital still cameras (DSC), while causing...

Apple supply chain looking to raise prices

Oct 15, 22:08

Apple's upstream supply chain partners including Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) and Foxlink, have reportedly demanded the brand vendor accept a price rise, as their...

China IC foundries move toward specific process manufacturing, says Digitimes Research

Sep 27, 15:15

China-based IC foundries, except Semiconductor Manufacturing International (SMIC) and Shanghai Huali Microelectronics (HLMC), have moved to enhanced their specific process offerings...

Major foundries show mixed progress toward advanced process nodes

Sep 27, 13:58

Major IC foundries have made mixed progress in developing their businesses in the advanced process market, according to industry sources. There likely be an ever widening technology...

Taiwan August manufacturing production index up on month, year

Sep 24, 16:26

Taiwan recorded a manufacturing production index (2006 as base year) of 139.43 for August 2012, increasing 2.02% on month and 1.80% on year, according to statistics released by the...

Compal/Lenovo joint venture expected to output 3-5 million notebooks in 2013

Sep 4, 01:35

The notebook manufacturing joint venture of Compal Electronics and Lenovo in Hefei, China was reported by local media to enjoy more than 10 million units of notebook production volume...

Csun to start shipping new equipment for LED manufacturing in 4Q12

Aug 30, 01:30

Csun Manufacturing is scheduled to start shipping its new turnkey equipment for the manufacture of patterned sapphire substrates (PSS) in the fourth quarter of 2012 and expects overall...

STATS ChipPAC advances TSV capabilities with qualification of mid-end manufacturing

Aug 29, 16:49

STATS ChipPAC has announced that its through-silicon-via (TSV) capabilities have achieved a new milestone with the qualification of its 300mm mid-end manufacturing operation and transition...

Taiwan July manufacturing production index up sequentially

Aug 23, 16:32

Taiwan recorded manufacturing production index (2006 as base year) of 136.46 for July 2012, increasing 3.65% on month but decreasing 0.28% on year, according to statistics released...

HP to outsource more than 50% of 2013 orders to Quanta

Aug 14, 01:25

Hewlett-Packard (HP) has just recently finished its request for quotation (RFQ) for 2013 notebook orders with Quanta Computer landing more than 50% of the orders, up from only 40%...

TSMC 40nm supply tightens on growing demand from MediaTek

Aug 10, 01:20

Demand for MediaTek's smartphone chips, which are mainly supplied to China-based clients, has been growing causing Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company's (TSMC) 40nm foundry...

MediaTek

Taiwan June manufacturing production index down

Jul 23, 16:37

Taiwan recorded manufacturing production index (2006 as base year) of 131.39 for June 2012, decreasing by 5.41% on month and by 2.31% on year, according to statistics released by...

Chassis makers Ju Teng and Catchers expected to benefit from 7-inch tablet PCs

Jul 17, 01:25

Ju Teng and Catcher Technology are expected to see strong performances in the second half of the year since Ju Teng is reportedly the chassis supplier of Google's Nexus 7 and strong...

Foxconn chairman guarantees investment in Sakai Factory is virtually risk free

Jul 5, 01:30

Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) chairman Terry Guo has reportedly pledged his own 160,000,000 shares in the company to accumulate a fund for investments in Sharp's...

China labor shortage may drag down notebook shipment performance in peak season

Jul 5, 01:15

With China's labor shortage issues seriously impacting notebook makers' shipment performance in June, notebook makers are concerned that the problem will only become more serious...

TSMC likely to post single-digit growth in 3Q12

Jun 29, 12:16

Consolidated revenues at Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) will likely register a single-digit sequential increase in the third quarter of 2012, or just flat growth,...

Quanta to manufacture Toshiba notebooks at Chongqing plants from July

Jun 28, 01:15

Toshiba, the sixth-largest notebook vendor worldwide, will have its notebooks from Quanta Computer shifted from Quanta's Songjiang plants to plants in Chongqing starting July, according...

Taiwan May manufacturing production index up on month, down on year

Jun 22, 16:48

Taiwan recorded manufacturing production index (2006 as base year) of 138.90 for May 2012, increasing by 3.78% on month but decreasing by 0.37% on year, according to statistics released...

TSMC reportedly seeing orders slow down

Jun 19, 14:18

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company's (TSMC) IC design customers have been cautious about placing orders scheduled to ship in the fourth quarter of 2012 as uncertainty is discouraging...

AMD to adopt 28nm Bulk CMOS manufacturing process for products in 2013

Jun 18, 10:13

AMD is set to make a major change in its manufacturing process in 2013 and will fully switch from the existing SOI manufacturing processor to 28nm Bulk CMOS process, according to...

Mark Papermaster, senior vice president and chief technology officer of AMD
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    Samsung 3D V-NAND SSD

    Samsung Electronics has introduced a solid state drive (SSD) based on its 3D V-NAND technology. The new SSD, unveiled during a keynote at the Flash Memory Summit 2013 in California,...

    Photo: Company, Aug 19.

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    Applied SEMVision G6 defect analysis system

    Applied Materials has announced a suite of new defect review and classification technologies for its SEMVision family of products to accelerate time to yield for leading-edge chip...

    Photo: Company, Jul 15.

  • 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.

  • Spansion+GL%2DS+family+of+NOR+flash

    Spansion GL-S family of NOR flash

    Designed for fast data access, interactivity and boot performance, the Spansion GL-S family enables electronic devices to start nearly instantly with the push of a button and provide...

    Photo: Company, Feb 23.

  • Intel+Atom+E600C+series

    Intel Atom E600C series

    The configurable Intel Atom E600C series features an Intel Atom E600 processor (Tunnel Creek) paired with an Altera Field Programmable Gate Array (FPGA) in a single package. The...

    Photo: Company, Dec 9.

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