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  • Last update: Thursday 10 April 2014 [428 news items]

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

Nvidia, AMD may miss PC replacement trend brought by Diablo 3

Jun 12, 01:35

Although the recent release of online PC game Diablo 3 has brought on a strong PC replacement trend in the consumer PC market, Nvidia and AMD may miss a good opportunity as their...

Innovative designs of ultrabooks may see panel and BLU makers play bigger roles in notebook manufacturing

Jun 7, 11:56

Accommodating the introduction of Intel's Ivy Bridge processors and Microsoft's Windows 8, numerous industry leading notebook brands are currently showcasing ultrabooks at Computex...

Asustek Taichi ultrabook with double-sided LCD display

ASE opens new manufacturing facility in China

May 31, 15:09

Packaging and testing firm Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) has announced the opening of its Phase 3 manufacturing facility in Weihai, Shangdong province, China. The new building...

Taiwan April manufacturing index down

May 23, 16:29

Taiwan recorded manufacturing production index (2006 as base year) of 133.08 for April 2012, decreasing by 3.81% on month and by 2.58% on year, according to statistics released by...

Carsem announces manufacturing capability into LED solutions

May 16, 10:43

Carsem, a provider of turnkey packaging and test services to the semiconductor industry, announced that they are now entering a partnership with a key customer to assemble and further...

Foxconn sees over 35% on-year growth in 1Q12 revenues; gross margin down to 6.64%

May 15, 14:08

Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) has announced consolidated revenues of NT$1 trillion (US$33.9 billion) for the first quarter of 2012, up 37.3% on year from NT$729.26...

PTI to grab mobile DRAM orders from Micron, sources say

May 15, 01:20

Market sources generally believe that Powertech Technology (PTI) will not lose orders because of Micron Technology's takeover of its main DRAM customer Elpida Memory, as the backend...

TPK to increase manufacturing of GFF products

May 9, 15:01

Touch panel maker TPK plans to increase the percentage of thin-film type touch panels to accommodate increasing demand for thinner and lighter touch panel products, according to industry...

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

Apr 24, 01:25

Taiwan recorded manufacturing production index (2006 as base year) of 138.69 for March 2012, increasing by 12.77% on month but decreasing by 3.77% on year, according to statistics...

HP, Dell and Asustek said to plan launch of 15-inch ultrabooks without an ODD

Apr 24, 00:47

As Apple reportedly may remove the design of the internal optical disc drive (ODD) for its new MacBook Pro and make it an optional pick, sources from supply chain pointed out that...

HP to establish printer production line with Foxconn in Chongqing, China

Apr 19, 01:20

Hewlett-Packard (HP) has announced it will cooperate with Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) to establish production lines in Chongqing, China for printer manufacturing...

TSMC to revise 2012 capex, says Chang

Apr 10, 01:25

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) will announce its revised capex budget for 2012 at its upcoming investors meeting on April 26, according to company chairman and...

TSMC breaks ground for Phase 5 of Fab 14 at STSP, southern Taiwan

STATS ChipPAC Taiwan expects 1Q12 sales to rise 15-20%

Mar 30, 01:10

Testing house STATS ChipPAC Taiwan Semiconductor, a subsidiary of Singapore-based STATS ChipPAC, expects its revenues to increase 15-20% sequentially in the first quarter of 2012...

Taiwan February manufacturing production index up

Mar 23, 17:37

Taiwan recorded manufacturing production index (2006 as base year) of 123.02 for February 2012, increasing 8.66% on month and 8.22% on year, according to statistics released by the...

IC manufacturing equipment spending to decline in 2012, says Gartner

Mar 22, 16:41

Worldwide semiconductor manufacturing equipment spending is projected to total US$38.9 billion in 2012, an 11.6% decline from 2011 spending of US$44 billion, according to Gartner.

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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.

  • Applied+SEMVision+G6+defect+analysis+system+

    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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