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  • Last update: Tuesday 22 July 2014 [539 news items]

The pros and cons of Apple building its own chips

Jul 17, 11:26

If Apple builds its own silicon at its own chip fab, the risk it will face will be greater than the benefits for the company, according to Nobunaga Chai, analyst for semiconductors...

Samsung looking for new foundry clients

Jul 11, 21:56

Samsung Electronics' foundry business is looking to bring in new customers to offset the loss of Apple's orders, and could implement measures such as offering lower prices, according...

Taiwan component makers worried about drops in Samsung global smartphone market share

Jul 8, 20:51

Samsung Electronics, currently the world's largest smartphone vendor, has continually downwardly adjusted its shipment targets by 10-20% during the past two quarters, causing Taiwan-based...

Samsung, HTC to launch mini versions of flagship smartphones in 3Q13, say Taiwan makers

Jul 1, 21:28

Samsung Electronics will launch the Galaxy S4 mini, a 4.3-inch mini version of the flagship smartphone model Galaxy S4, in the third quarter of 2013, and Taiwan-based vendor HTC will...

Digitimes Research: China 3G service subscribers to top 300 million in 1H13

Jun 26, 21:49

The number of 3G service subscribers in China is expected to top 322 million by the end of the first half of 2013, representing a penetration rate of 27.1%. Meanwhile, sales of smartphones...

Samsung offers subsidies, Asustek cuts prices to promote tablet sales in Brazil, say local channels

Jun 18, 20:53

To boost tablet sales in the Brazil market, Samsung Electronics has offered subsidies to its local sales agents to cover 30% of sales prices on average, while Asustek Computer has...

Supply of MCP devices remains tight

Jun 13, 15:54

The booming smartphone market has propelled demand for key components such as multi-chip package (MCP) memory modules, which integrate multiple chips of different types. The supply...

Digitimes Research: Mixed capex plans for major semiconductor firms in 2013

Jun 11, 11:01

Intel, Samsung Electronics, Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC), Texas Instruments (TI), Toshiba, Renesas Electronics, SK Hynix, and STMicroelectronics were among the...

Digitimes Research: AMOLED handset panel shipments to reach 363 million units in 2015

Jun 11, 10:24

Currently, smaphone is the most important application for AMOLED panels and has been fueling shipment growth. Digitimes predicts AMOLED handset panel shipments to grow to 363 million...

Excitement ebbing on WP8, say Taiwan makers

Jun 10, 22:24

International smartphone vendors other than Nokia have become less interested in adopting Microsoft Windows Phone 8 (WP8) platform mainly because WP8 has had a global smartphone market...

Taiwan market: Samsung to expand market share with DSC advantages and MILC products

Jun 7, 12:31

Samsung Electronics is set to push its digital still camera (DSC) products' advantages: large screens, easy controls and Wi-Fi connectivity to expand its share in Taiwan's DSC market,...

Fab equipment spending to soar in 2H13, says SEMI

Jun 6, 12:46

Fab equipment spending for the second half of 2013 is expected to be much stronger with a 32% growth rate or US$18.5 billion compared to the first half of the year, according to SEMI...

Digitimes Research: Samsung, SK Hynix to see sequential revenue growth in 2Q13

Jun 4, 21:09

In the second quarter of 2013, demand in the global PC and smartphone market is expected to increase but most firms have no plans to expand capacity. Hence revenues at Samsung and...

Digitimes Research: Samsung logic IC capex stays high in 2013

Jun 3, 12:49

Samsung Electronics is expected to spend US$6 billion on its logic IC business in 2013, down from a record US$7 billion in 2012, according to Digitimes Research.

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Taiwan market: Samsung unsure whether to launch OLED, Ultra HD TVs

May 31, 15:27

While Samsung Electronics on May 30 unveiled new smart TVs for launch in the Taiwan market, the vendor indicated that it is still uncertain whether to launch 55-inch OLED TVs as well...

Samsung to increase Taiwan-based OEM production for LCD TVs for local sale

May 31, 14:32

Samsung Electronics began to have Taiwan-based makers undertake OEM production of below 42-inch LCD TVs for sale in the Taiwan market in 2012 and will extend production to 50-, 55-...

Supply of eMMC devices to China falling short

May 30, 13:43

Demand for embedded MultiMedia Card (eMMC) flash memory devices coming from China's smartphone and tablet industry supply chains has ramped up rapidly causing the supply from major...

Samsung, Lenovo partner with Taiwan suppliers for cloud computing industry

May 27, 15:22

Lenovo, which is set to become a first-tier vendor in the cloud computing datacenter industry within three years, has reportedly cooperated with Inventec for related product manufacturing,...

Digitimes Research: Seoul Semiconductor may see 2013 revenues up 40.3% on year

May 24, 11:26

Revenues for South Korea-based LED firms have been rising due to the introduction of affordable LED direct-type TVs and lighting products since 2012. Digitimes Research expects strong...

Samsung to launch complete line up of notebooks in 2H13

May 21, 19:13

Samsung Electronics has been developing a line up of notebooks for launch in June and the second half of 2013 ranging from consumer to business use and from entry-level to high-end,...

TSMC presence in advance process market remains strong

May 20, 22:50

A report has claimed that Samsung Electronics' combined production of chips using advanced 32/28nm process technologies accounted for roughly 50% of the global production of the same...

Smartphone brands to introduce new flagship products in 3Q13

May 9, 15:20

Smartphone brands such as HTC, Samsung Electronics and LG Electronics all plan to introduce new flagship models in the third quarter of 2013 in order to take on the forthcoming new...

Disruption in Korean production could have catastrophic impact on global electronics business, says IHS

May 2, 12:16

What would happen if half of all global production for DRAM, two-thirds of NAND flash manufacturing and 70% of the world's tablet display supply suddenly disappeared from the market?...

Winbond breaks into Galaxy S4 supply chain

Apr 23, 14:51

Winbond Electronics reportedly has entered the supply chain for Samsung Electronics' Galaxy 4S with its specialty DRAM and NOR flash chips.

Taiwan market: Samsung to offer sub-NT$20,000 40-inch LCD TV

Apr 10, 21:53

To push its sales in Taiwan, Samsung Electronics plans to offer a 40-inch LCD TV, featuring LED backlights and Internet connectivity, at a price below NT$20,000 (US$667), down from...

Faraday 1Q13 revenues fall but meet guidance

Apr 10, 13:55

Taiwan-based IC design service provider Faraday Technology has announced revenues for the first quarter of 2013 slipped 12.1% sequentially to NT$1.83 billion (US$61 million).

Intel and Samsung to represent 42% of total chip capex in 2013, says IC Insights

Mar 27, 16:00

The combined capital spending by Samsung Electronics and Intel is forecast to represent 42% of the world's semiconductor capital outlay in 2013, up from 40% in 2012, according to...

Apple acquisition of WiFiSlam heating up competition for location-based indoor services, say sources

Mar 27, 14:26

Apple's recent announcement for the acquisition of WiFiSlam, an indoor GPS solutions startup, appears to have attracted much attention as the move is likely to heat up competition...

NAND flash market defies trends and grows to record level in 4Q12, says IHS

Mar 27, 09:49

Despite facing five consecutive quarters of decline and a slowdown in consumption in smartphones and tablets, the global market for NAND flash memory pulled off a surprise growth...

TSMC ready for challenge from Samsung, says Morris Chang

Mar 26, 12:32

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) is already ready to take on a growing challenge from Samsung Electronics in the IC foundry space, company chairman and CEO Morris...

Morris Chang says his company ready for challenge from Samsung

Intel, LCD TV brands to push full adoption of WiDi

Mar 25, 22:17

Intel is set to promote its Wireless Display (WiDi) technology in 2013 for the technology to become one of the standard PC specifications and LCD TV players including LG, Samsung...

Taiwan market: Samsung launches six digital cameras

Mar 22, 15:21

Samsung Electronics has unveiled six Smart Camera models: a MILC (mirrorless interchangeable-lens camera), NX300; and five consumer devices, WB250F, WB800F, WB2100, DV150F and ST72,...

TXC breaks into supply chain for Samsung tablets

Mar 21, 21:21

TXC has entered the supply chain for Samsung Electronics' new tablet series with its quartz crystals, according to market sources. The Taiwan-based firm is already a supplier of quartz...

Galaxy S4 to extend Samsung lead in 2013 handset market, says IHS

Mar 21, 15:58

Samsung will extend its mobile handset market share lead over its nearest competitor to 11 percentage points in 2013, thanks to the launch of its latest Galaxy S handset, IHS iSuppli...

Tight control of supply by chipmakers affecting negatively flash card and drive shipments

Mar 18, 10:36

Major NAND flash makers including Samsung Electronics and Toshiba continue to impose tight supply strategies towards memory card and flash drive manufacturers, which has had a negative...

Tight supply of NAND flash chips disrupting shipments of USB 3.0 devices
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    IT + CE | Jul 23, 22:53

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    Before Going to Press | Jul 23, 21:53

  • Samsung suffering from infighting; may impact upcoming smartphone plans, says report

    Before Going to Press | Jul 23, 21:37

  • Han's Laser and Goodfeel to attend Touch Taiwan 2014

    Before Going to Press | Jul 23, 21:26

  • TCAS 2014: BenQ to promote short-distance projectors

    Before Going to Press | Jul 23, 21:04

  • North America semiconductor equipment industry posts book-to-bill ratio of 1.09 in June, says SEMI

    Before Going to Press | Jul 23, 20:33

  • Chassis makers doubtful about rumors Samsung to release metal chassis smartphone

    Before Going to Press | Jul 23, 20:07

  • PTI reports EPS NT$1.96 for 1H14

    Before Going to Press | Jul 23, 19:39

  • Digitimes Research: Wi-Fi ecosystem keeps expanding

    Before Going to Press | Jul 23, 19:09

  • Google to incorporate NFC functionality into Android

    Before Going to Press | Jul 23, 18:53

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    Samsung Electronics has launched its 840 EVO mSATA SSD line-up, including a one terabyte (TB) version. The Samsung 840 EVO mSATA SSD is an extension of the 840 EVO line-up which...

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