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Global smartphone shipments grow 9.1% on year in 1Q17, says Gartner

8h 13min ago

Global shipments of smartphones grew 9.1% on year to 380 million units in the first quarter of 2017, according to Gartner.

Shipments of 18:9 smartphone panels to surge in 2H17

10h 56min ago

In view of fast growing demand for 18:9 all-screen displays from smartphone vendors, panel makers will expand production of such panels in the second half of 2017, according to industry...

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Robust chip demand from China smartphone firms to boost revenues at IC distributors

May 22, 21:49

Taiwan-based IC distributors including WPG, WT Microelectronics, Supreme Electronics, Coasia Microelectronics and Sunnic Technology & Merchandise, Audix and Edom Technology will...

China expanding bike-sharing market to boost IoT chip demand, says MediaTek

May 22, 15:11

China's bicycle-sharing market has been expanding, which will boost demand for IoT chips, according to MediaTek corporate VP JC Hsu. The bike-sharing market in China has already far...

IHS sees first positive smartphone shipment growth in 2 years

May 19, 16:02

The global smartphone market continues its recovery, with the top three China-based OEMs posting impressive gains. Samsung continued to lead the pack in smartphone shipments during...

Google to team up with Asustek to launch new AR smartphone

May 19, 16:00

Google will team up with Asustek Computer to roll out its second-generation AR-enabled smartphone expecting to launch the new phone in the third quarter of 2017 at the earliest, according...

Oppo, Vivo to adopt MediaTek Helio P30 chips in new smartphones

May 18, 21:36

Oppo and Vivo have both decided to use MediaTek's Helio P30 series chips in their upcoming models slated for launch in the second half of 2017 - an encouraging sign for the mobile...

China market: Samsung launches Galaxy S8 as market share falls

May 18, 15:45

Samsung Electronics will begin marketing its latest flagship Galaxy S8 devices in the China market following a product event held in Beijing on May 18. But the Korea-based vendor...

Taiwan market: Sony Mobile launches Xperia XZ Premium smartphone

Newswatch - May 18, 12:30

Sony Mobile Communications has launched its latest flagship smartphone, the Xperia XZ Premium, in the Taiwan market, featuring a 5.5-inch 4K HDR display. It is the world's first smartphone...

eMemory announces security IP for IoT applications

May 17, 21:46

As Physical Unclonable Functions (PUFs) have become an increasingly popular security technology, eMemory has announced the launch of NeoPUF, which the company claims is a game-changing...

HTC launches new flagship smartphone U11

Newswatch - May 17, 11:09

HTC has launched its new flagship smartphone, the U11, which comes with Edge Sense pressure-sensitive technology that allows users to kick off a number of applications by squeezing...

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TSMC capacity utilization ramping up

May 16, 11:18

Taiwan Semiconductor Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC), which had disappointing sales results in April, has seen its capacity utilization soar in May, according to industry...

Certification service firms IST, MA-tek post revenue growth in April

May 11, 15:13

Integrated Service Technology (IST) and Material Analysis Technology (MA-tek), two Taiwan-based certification service providers, have both reported on-year revenue growth for April...

China smartphone vendors pushing into overseas markets

May 11, 14:21

As China's smartphone market is seeing weakening growth, China-based smartphone vendors including Oppo, Xiaomi and Huawei, have been aggressively expanding their products into overseas...

Taiwan IC distributors April revenues decrease

May 10, 19:41

Taiwan-based IC distributors WPG Holdings, WT Microelectronics and Edom Technology have reported sequential decreases in April revenues of 10.4%, 4.4% and 14.9%, respectively.

Qualcomm ramping up shipments of mid-tier smartphone CPUs

May 10, 15:25

Qualcomm is expected to ramp up shipments of its Snapdragon 660 and Snapdragon 630 CPUs for the mid-tier smartphone segment, putting more pressure on Taiwan-based smartphone AP provider...

HTC reports eighth quarterly losses in 1Q17

May 10, 11:12

HTC has reported net losses of NT$2 billion (US$66.12 million) on revenues of NT$14.5 billion for the first quarter of 2017. The company has booked losses for eight consecutive qua...

Asustek revenues down sharply in April

May 9, 20:35

Asustek Computer has reported revenues of NT$27.113 billion (US$896.38 million) for April, representing a significant decline of 40% from the previous month and also a 7% drop from...

SPIL April revenues decrease

May 8, 15:49

IC packager Siliconware Precision Industries (SPIL) has reported consolidated revenues of NT$6.55 billion (US$217.4 million) for April 2017, down 1.7% on month and about 4% on year...

IC distributor Supreme to post robust 2Q17 sales

May 5, 15:32

A rally in DRAM prices, as well as rising demand from China-based Oppo and Vivo, will buoy revenues at Supreme Electronics in the second quarter of 2017, according to market watche...

Win Semi posts revenue growth in April

May 5, 15:25

GaAs IC foundry Win Semiconductors has reported consolidated revenues of NT$1.25 billion (US$41.5 million) for April 2017, up 10.2% on year and 5.9% sequentially. The April revenues...

Rising mobile DRAM prices to constrain growth of memory content in smartphones, says TrendForce

May 5, 15:22

A rally in mobile DRAM prices will hold back the growth of average per device memory content for smartphones in 2017, according to TrendForce. Average DRAM content in smartphones...

China market: Local vendors ramp up smartphone shipments at the expense of iPhone in 1Q17

May 5, 12:01

Apple suffered a serious setback in shipments of iPhone devices in the China market in the first quarter of 2017 as China-based brands including Huawei, Oppo and Vivo managed to continue...

Taiwan IC design houses receiving short lead-time orders

May 4, 14:56

Taiwan-based IC design houses have started to see their customers place short lead-time orders in May, but remain less-optimistic about their outlook for the second quarter.

WPG expects 2Q17 sales to grow slightly

May 4, 11:32

IC distributor WPG expects its second-quarter revenues to grow only slightly on quarter, judging from continued excessive levels of inventory in the smartphone industry supply chai...

Semiconductor wafer-level manufacturing equipment revenues up 11% in 2016, says Gartner

May 3, 11:13

Worldwide semiconductor wafer-level manufacturing equipment (WFE) revenues totaled US$37.4 billion in 2016, an 11.3% increase from 2015, according to final results by Gartner. The...

Global smartphone shipments grow 4.3% on year in 1Q17, says IDC

Newswatch - May 2, 14:30

Global smartphone shipments totaled 347.4 million units in the first quarter of 2017, up 4.3% from the same period of a year earlier, according to IDC. The first-quarter growth was...

Win Semi expects to post 13-17% revenue growth in 2Q17

May 2, 11:34

GaAs IC foundry Win Semiconductors expects to post a 13-17% sequential increase in consolidated revenues for the second quarter of 2017, with gross margin set to be better than the...

MediaTek expects 2Q17 revenues to rise by up to 8%

May 2, 11:04

IC design house MediaTek expects its second-quarter revenues to post an up to 8% sequential increase to between NT$56.1 billion (US$1.86 billion) and NT$60.6 billion. Gross margin...

China market: Huawei recaptures top smartphone vendor ranking in 1Q17, says Canalys

Newswatch - Apr 27, 15:06

After staying in the second place for two consecutive quarters, Huawei managed to move past rival Oppo to recapture the number one title in China's smartphone market in the first...

Taiwan market: More China vendors to follow Oppo to expand share in local smartphone market

Apr 27, 14:02

Oppo's success in Taiwan's smartphone market is expected to encourage more China-based vendors to duplicate its strategy to penetrate into the local market, which may lead to a drastic...

SPIL posts profit drop in 1Q17

Apr 27, 11:10

IC packager Siliconware Precision Industries (SPIL) has reported net profits of NT$996 million (US$33.1 million) for the first quarter of 2017, down 64.8% sequentially and 37.9% on...

India market: Xiaomi facing increasing competition from Oppo, Vivo, says report

Apr 26, 15:11

Xiaomi Technology is facing increasing competition from rival vendors Oppo and Vivo in India's smartphone market, according to a China-based tech.qq.com report.

Meizu lowers smartphone shipment target for 2017, says paper

Newswatch - Apr 26, 15:09

China-based smartphone vendor Meizu has lowered its shipment target for 2017 by 15% to 30 million units from 35 million set previously, according to a Chinese-language Economic...

Digitimes Research: Biometric sensor shipments to see CAGR of over 30% from 2017-2020

Apr 26, 11:40

Biometric sensor technologies are mainly separated into two major categories: the static type such as fingerprint, iris, face, palm vein recognition; and the dynamic type such as...

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