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  • Last update: Thursday 2 January 2014 [37 news items]

Apple, Qualcomm suffering weak yields for wearable devices

Jan 2, 16:13

Several wearable devices such as Apple's iWatch and Qualcomm's Toq are reportedly seeing less than 50% yield rates due to difficulties applying surface treatments on their metal injection...

Market chatter: Apple iWatch reportedly suffering from low yields

Sep 9, 22:59

There is talk in the Taiwan supply chain that Apple's upcoming iWatch is reportedly suffering from low-yield-rate problems, with the rumors being that the upstream supply chain is...

Touchscreen notebooks may enjoy strong shipment growth in 2Q13

Apr 15, 23:35

Touchscreen notebook shipments may reach 4.2 million units in the second quarter, up 70% sequentially, as the production yield rate of touch panels has been improving, helping to...

Apple iPad mini shipments may reach 12 million units by the end of 2012

Dec 19, 20:42

Apple has recently increased its iPad mini orders from eight million units to 10 million due to strong sales worldwide, and the volume may reach 12 million units in total, according...

Upstream supply chain to push iMac shipments in December

Nov 28, 20:58

As Apple's iMac shipments were reportedly being delayed due to weak yield rates, sources from the upstream supply chain have said that yield issues have improved and related component...

CSOT 8.5G yield rate reaches 95%, says company acting CEO

Nov 2, 10:59

LCD panel maker China Star Optoelectronics Technology (CSOT) has already seen its 8.5G line attain a 95% yield rate, with monthly 8.5G capacity expected to reach more than 125,000...

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...

AUO to mass produce small-sized AMOLED panels with 50% yield rate

Sep 6, 01:00

AU Optronics (AUO) is set to start mass producing small-sized AMOLED panels in the third quarter of 2012 with a production yield rate at around 50%, according to industry sources.

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...

New Windows verification process creates controversy between ODM and brand vendors

Oct 25, 01:00

Microsoft's new verification system for Windows 8 - OA 3.0 - which will add complications toward the upstream ODM's production lines and relatively generate significant extra cost,...

AMD Llano processors suffering from shortage; to be resolved in September

Aug 18, 01:30

AMD's latest Llano-based processors are currently suffering from shortages due to the weaker-than-expected yield rates of the related 32nm process; however, AMD has already notified...

Apple cancels supply schedule of iPad 3 for 2H11

Aug 16, 01:25

US-based tablet PC players Apple has recently canceled its iPad 3 supply schedule for the second half of 2011, forcing other tablet PC brand vendors that are set to launch same-level...

Lack of metal chassis capacity pushing ultrabook vendors to adopt fiberglass

Aug 4, 01:30

Intel and notebook brand vendors have recently been aggressively searching for new chassis materials as capacity for magnesium-aluminum chassis, which is the most popular choice for...

Notebook players to mass produce ultrabooks in September

Jul 26, 01:25

First-tier notebook players including Hewlett-Packard (HP), Acer, Asustek Computer, Dell and Lenovo are all set to launch ultrabooks in the second half of 2011 with mass production...

Capella to ship new ambient-light sensors in 3Q11 for tablet PC and TV applications

Jul 1, 14:10

Ambient-light sensor supplier Capella Microsystems will begin to ship its new products for tablet PC and TV applications in the third quarter of 2011 and expects its revenues to climb...

LED TV industry facing oversupply concerns

May 24, 01:05

Although the second quarter is the traditional strong season in the TV industry, April sales continued to stagnate for LED TVs. The appreciation of Taiwan's currency and weak demand...

Supply chain may not be able to satisfy demand from Apple

May 12, 01:05

Taiwan-based electronics manufacturing service (EMS) provider Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) is reportedly facing a shortage of both labor and materials at its plants...

Touch panel makers aim for better 2Q11 profitability by improving yield rates

May 2, 16:23

Since the capacity of the top-tier touch panel makers such as TPK Holding and Wintek have all already been booked up, and tablet PC players are turning to smaller touch panel makers...

Optical lens makers see hard times raising product prices

Jan 20, 02:05

Taiwan-based optical lens makers including Largan Precision, Genius Electronic Optical and Asia Optical are facing dropping gross margins because of Taiwan's rising exchange rate;...

Rush to produce tablet PCs may cause component shortages

Jan 18, 02:05

As tablet PCs are becoming popular and most vendors plan to ship more than 700,000 units every quarter, sources from upstream component makers pointed out that several components...

AMD Llano APU mass production reportedly delays to 2H11

Nov 9, 02:20

AMD reportedly may delay the production of its latest Fusion accelerate processing unit (APU) codenamed Llano from the company's original schedule of the first half 2011 to July of...

Taiwan PCB makers set to improve yield rate for any-layer HDI boards starting 4Q10

Oct 12, 15:24

Taiwan-based PCB makers, including Unimicron Technology, Tripod Technology, Gold Circuit Electronics (GCE) and Nanya Printed Circuit Board (NPC), will be able to improve their yield...

TPK sees strong profit in 1H10

Sep 2, 16:27

Touch panel maker TPK Touch Solutions has announced consolidated revenues of NT$15.99 billion (US$499.53 million) with net profits of NT$1.46 billion and an EPS of NT$7.30 for the...

Young Fast posts net profit of NT$974 million for 2Q10

Aug 13, 17:07

Touch panel maker Young Fast Optoelectronics has posted net profits of NT$974 million (US$30.48 million) for the second quarter of 2010 with an EPS of NT$7.32 and NT$11.48 for the...

Supply-side constraints may cause DRAM shortage in 2H10, says iSuppli

Aug 10, 10:49

Two issues potentially might negatively impact second-half DRAM availability and push what is left of the year into undersupply, according to iSuppli. Bottlenecks in the availability...

Taiwan-based touch panel makers look to hike yield rates

Jul 20, 15:21

Taiwan-based touch panel makers such as Young Fast Optoelectronics, Wintek and TPK Touch Solutions, besides expanding capacities to meet strong demand, are stepping up efforts to...

SiPix EPD production yield rates to reach 80-85% in August-September

Jul 13, 12:16

SiPix Technology, an EPD (electrophoretic display) subsidiary of AU Optronics (AUO), has recently overcome its production bottleneck and expects yield rates to reach 80-85% in August-September,...

Nvidia initial batch of GeForce GTX 400 series to have fewer cores than expected

Mar 22, 16:41

Nvidia's initial batch of GeForce GTX 480/470-based graphics cards will have fewer cores than the originally expected 512 due to low 40nm yield at Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing...

GPU shortage unlikely to be solved before May

Feb 26, 14:22

The current shortage of graphics chips, which is being caused largely by low yields of the 40nm process at Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC), is unlikely to be completely...

TSMC says 40nm yield issues resolved

Jan 20, 10:23

TSMC has improved yield rates on its 40nm manufacturing process, with the quality now being about the same level as its 65nm node process, according Mark Liu, Senior VP of Operations...

Mark Liu, Senior VP of Operations at TSMC

AMD GPU shortage causing PC vendors to delay products to 1Q10

Nov 5, 16:06

Tight supply of AMD GPUs has caused several PC vendors to delay their mass shipment schedules by about two months to the first quarter of 2010, according to sources at the companie...

TSMC 40nm yield issues resurface, CEO promises fix by year-end

Oct 30, 12:24

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has revealed it recently run into issues with its 40nm process technology impacting yields. Company chairman and CEO Morris Chang...

TSMC acquires MEMS MVD equipment

Oct 20, 15:13

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has procured molecular vapor deposition (MVD) equipment developed by US-based Applied MicroStructures (AMST) in order to meet the...

TSMC CEO claims improved 40nm yield, predicts better 3Q09

Jul 31, 10:37

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has issued positive guidance for the third quarter of 2009, following its improved second-quarter earnings that underline the chip...

TSMC chairman and CEO Morris Chang

Nvidia to launch 40nm GPU at the end of September, says paper

Newswatch - Jul 7, 16:47

Nvidia expects to launch its new 40nm GeForce GT220 (GT216) and GeForce G210 (GT218) GPUs at the end of September 2009, according to a Chinese-language Commercial Times report...

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