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Globalfoundries to invest for capacity growth in US, Germany, China and Singapore

Feb 13, 10:47

Globalfoundries has announced plans to invest in its existing fabs in the US and Germany, expand its footprint in China with a fab in Chengdu, and add capacity for mainstream technologies...

Sharp on board for America-first US LCD plant

Feb 9, 01:28

Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) is apparently committed to pursuing its plans to establish an LCD panel factory in the US through cooperation with Sharp, according...

65-inch TV panel prices up US$5-10 in February, says WitsView

Feb 6, 11:07

February prices for 65-inch LCD TV panels have increased US$5-10 on month, while pricing for 49- or 50-inch units has hiked US$2-3, according to WitsView.

Global semiconductor sales climb to record US$339 billion in 2016, says SIA

Feb 3, 14:00

The global semiconductor industry posted sales of US$338.9 billion in 2016, the highest-ever annual sales, according to the Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA).

US fab tool book-to-bill ratio rises to 7-month high

Jan 25, 14:34

The SEMI book-to-bill ratio for US manufacturers of semiconductor equipment came to 1.06 in December 2016, the highest in seven months, compared with 0.96 in the prior month and 1.00...

Commentary: Foxconn faces obstacles to US panel fab plan

Jan 25, 11:43

Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) chairman Terry Guo has indicated that the company is considering establishing a display panel factory in the US through cooperation...

Foxconn considering setting up panel line in US, says chairman

Jan 23, 16:00

Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) is considering establishing a panel factory in the US through cooperation with Sharp, with the latter to provide advanced technology,...

Foxconn chairman Terry Guo (center) at a press conference in Taipei on January 22

Taiwan attracts foreign direct investment of over US$11 billion in 2016, says MOEA

Jan 20, 16:05

Taiwan's Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) approved 3,414 foreign direct investment projects (except from China) with a total value of US$11.037 billion in 2016, respectively decreasing...

Tsinghua Unigroup to build US$30 billion memory plant in Nanjing

Jan 20, 10:55

China's Tsinghua Unigroup on January 18 struck a deal with the municipal government of Nanjing to establish an IC manufacturing site in the Chinese city for developing and producing...

Intel unveils Responsive Retail Platform and plans for US$100 million investment at NRF 2017

Jan 17, 16:27

At NRF 2017, Intel CEO Brian Krzanich delivered a keynote to retailers, highlighting the important role of data and smart and connected solutions in transforming the retail industry,...

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Worldwide cloud IT infrastructure market revenue grows 8.1% to US$8.4 billion in 3Q16, says IDC

Jan 13, 16:16

According to the IDC Worldwide Quarterly Cloud IT Infrastructure Tracker, vendor revenues from sales of infrastructure products (server, storage, and Ethernet switch) for cloud IT,...

Total corporate funding in solar sector comes in at US$9.1 billion in 2016, says Mercom Capital

Jan 13, 15:21

Mercom Capital Group's latest report has shown that total global corporate funding in the solar sector, including venture capital/private equity (VC), debt financing, and public market...

TSMC could build plant in the US, says Chang

Jan 13, 10:40

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) chairman Morris Chang has said the company has not ruled out building a wafer fab in the US in response to Donald Trump's plans to...

Morris Chang on the sidelines of the quarterly investors meeting

Tsinghua Unigroup planning three new wafer plants with investment totaling US$70 billion

Jan 12, 10:30

China's Tsinghua Unigroup is looking to build IC manufacturing sites in Wuhan, Chengdu and Nanjing with total investment reaching US$70 billion, according to Zhao Weiguo, chairman...

Worldwide spending on robotics to reach US$188 billion in 2020, says IDC

Jan 11, 16:14

Worldwide spending on robotics and related services will more than double by 2020, growing from US$91.5 billion in 2016 to more than US$188 billion in 2020, according to the newly...

Wistron increases investment in Kunshan subsidiary

Jan 10, 14:16

Wistron has announced equipment purchases for its subsidiary in Kunshan, China totaling no more than US$195 million, with industry sources speculating that the equipment will be used...

Asustek sees better-than-expected 4Q16 revenue growth

Jan 9, 21:25

Asustek's fourth-quarter revenues reached NT$117.23 billion (US$3.66 billion) in the fourth quarter of 2016, up 9.1% from a quarter ago and better than the company's original expectation...

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Digitimes Research: Global production value for high-brightness LED chips to reach US$13.179 billion in 2017

Jan 6, 11:13

Global production value for high-brightness LED chips in 2017 will reach US$13.179 billion, growing 2.8% on year, according to Digitimes Research.

4GB DDR3 contract prices rise nearly 30% in 1Q17, says DRAMeXchange

Jan 5, 10:50

Contract prices for 4GB DDR3 modules have reached as high as US$25 in the first quarter of 2017 representing a nearly 30% sequential rise, according to DRAMeXchange.

If Apple shifts production to US, most China supply chain makers will not follow, says report

Dec 28, 14:58

If Apple shifts production from China to the US in response to US President-elect Donald Trump's calls for manufacturing in the US, most of its China-based supply chain makers will...

TDK to acquire InvenSense for US$1.3 billion

Dec 21, 23:08

TDK and InvenSense have entered into a definitive agreement wherein TDK agrees to acquire all outstanding InvenSense shares for cash at US$13.00 per InvenSense share, for a total...

Taiwan foreign direct investment tops US$10.6 billion in January-November, says MOEA

Dec 20, 14:48

Taiwan's Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) approved 3,093 foreign direct investment projects (except from China) with a total value of US$10.634 billion in January-November 2016,...

Oppo to begin selling smartphones in US by year-end

Dec 9, 14:08

China-based smartphone vendor Oppo will begin to market its smartphones in the US as it aims to further ramp its shipments in overseas markets, according to industry sources.

DRAM contract prices rise to US$18 in November, says DRAMeXchange

Dec 7, 15:50

Prices in both the contract and spot markets for PC DRAM memory rose in October and November, according to DRAMeXchange. The average contract price of mainstream 4GB modules rose...

Digitimes Research: Global digital gaming market to reach US$99.6 billion in 2016

Dec 7, 11:16

The global digital gaming market is expected to reach US$99.6 billion in 2016 and further increase to US$118.6 billion in 2019, representing a CAGR of 6.6% during the four-year period,...

Posiflex Technology obtains US 20-year patent for MT-series POS devices

Nov 30, 14:29

Own-brand POS (point of sale/) equipment maker Posiflex Technology on November 29 announced that it has obtained a 20-year patent (No.9436226B2) from the US Patent and Trademark Office...

A tablet-like MT-series POS device

Quanta Computer may benefit from Trump Made in USA-policy

Nov 30, 14:01

If US President-elect Donald Trump realizes his protectionism-oriented Made in USA policy, US-based high-tech enterprises are expected to reduce their reliance on data centers abroad...

US fab tool book-to-bill ratio slips below parity

Nov 23, 15:19

The SEMI book-to-bill ratio for US manufacturers of semiconductor equipment slid to 0.91 in October 2016 after having stayed above parity for 10 straight months.

Taiwan attracts foreign direct investment of nearly US$10.3 billion in January-October, says MOEA

Nov 21, 22:56

Taiwan's Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) approved 2,838 foreign direct investment projects (except from China) with a total value of US$10.291 billion in January-October 2016,...

ASE-SPIL merger still under review in China and US

Nov 18, 14:22

A proposed merger between Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) and Siliconware Precision Industries (SPIL) is still being reviewed by anti-trust authorities in China and the US...

Intel announces US$250 million investment for autonomous driving

Nov 17, 10:10

Delivering his keynote address at the LA Auto Show's AutoMobility conference, Intel CEO Brian Krzanich has announced that Intel Capital is targeting more than US$250 million of additional...

TSMC board approves US$4.91 billion for capacity expansion

Stockwatch - Nov 8, 21:26

The board of Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has approved capital appropriations of approximately US$4.91 billion to expand capacity for advanced-node manufacturing,...

Lattice Semiconductor to be acquired for US$1.3 billion

Nov 4, 15:49

Lattice Semiconductor and Canyon Bridge Capital Partners, an affiliate of Canyon Bridge, have signed a definitive agreement under which Canyon Bridge Capital Partners will acquire...

Lenovo nets US$157 million in 3Q16

Nov 4, 11:54

Lenovo has reported third-quarter 2016 (its fiscal second-quarter 2016) consolidated revenues of US$11.231 billion, gross margin 14.31%, net operating profit US$215 million and net...

Samsung Austin Semiconductor announces more than US$1 billion investment

Nov 2, 11:49

Samsung Austin Semiconductor has announced plans to invest more than US$1 billion by the first half of 2017 to enhance its current system LSI production and meet growing demand for...

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  • White-box smartphone vendors under increasing competitive pressure from China-based vendors

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  • Japan lowers PV feed-in tariff rates for fiscal year 2017

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  • Acer has not bought back own shares

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  • Taiwan should promote smart cities initially in 7 cites, says Acer founder

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  • Global IT demand estimated at US$2.4 trillion in 2017, says IDC

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  • Taiwan solar cell makers hike prices

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  • Chimei Materials Technology suffers net loss per share of NT$2.88 for 2016

    Before Going to Press | 7h 10min ago

  • China- and Taiwan-based chipmakers gearing up for next-gen memory technologies

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