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Notes & corrections
  • 11 Apr 2014:
    March revenues for Taiwan's IT companies are now available in our financial section.
  • 3 Apr 2014:
    Due to holidays in Taiwan on Friday, April 4, there will be no website updates or daily email.
  • 11 Mar 2014:
    February revenues for Taiwan's IT companies are now available in our financial section.
  • 27 Feb 2014:
    Due to holidays in Taiwan on Friday, February 28, there will be no website updates or daily email.
  • 12 Feb 2014:
    January revenues for Taiwan's IT companies are now available in our financial section.
  • 29 Jan 2014:
    During the Lunar New Year holidays (Jan 30 - Feb 4), DIGITIMES will not post any news updates or send out its daily newsletter. Happy New Year!
  • 13 Jan 2014:
    December revenues for Taiwan's IT companies are now available in our financial section.
  • 31 Dec 2013:
    We will not be updating our website or sending daily e-mails on January 1. We wish you a Happy New Year!
  • 11 Dec 2013:
    November revenues for Taiwan's IT companies are now available in our financial section.
  • 12 Nov 2013:
    October revenues for Taiwan's IT companies are now available in our financial section.
  • 25 Oct 2013:
    An October 23 article on GTAT's HVPE technology has been updated.
  • 14 Oct 2013:
    September revenues for Taiwan's IT companies are now available in our financial section.
  • 9 Oct 2013:
    Due to holidays in Taiwan on Thursday, October 10, there will be no website updates or daily email.
  • 25 Sep 2013:
    A September 24 article has been updated to clarify that Nvidia is not marketing Tegra Note as its own-brand tablet. It is a tablet platofrm designed by the company.
  • 18 Sep 2013:
    Due to holidays in Taiwan, September 19-20, we will not be updating our website or sending out our daily email.
  • 11 Sep 2013:
    August revenues for Taiwan's IT companies are now available in our financial section.
  • 23 Aug 2013:
    An August 20 article has been updated to note that Sapphire is also expected to start mass shipping AMD Hawaii-based products in October.
  • 20 Aug 2013:
    An August 15 article has been updated to include Macronix' latest comments on Spansion's lawsuit.
  • 13 Aug 2013:
    July revenues for Taiwan's IT companies are now available in our financial section.
  • 9 Aug 2013:
    An August 8 article has been updated to include SK Hynix' comments.
  • 8 Aug 2013:
    An August 5 article has been updated to clarify Renesas' move for the MOSFET market.
  • 24 Jul 2013:
    A July 18 article has been updated to provide a clearer context for the new iPad's expected launch.
  • 19 Jul 2013:
    The Digitimes website will undergo maintenance on Sunday, July 21 and service may be interrupted. We apologize for any inconvenience
  • 11 Jul 2013:
    June revenues for Taiwan's IT companies are now available in our financial section.
  • 18 Jun 2013:
    A June 13 article translated a company name incorrectly. The mistake has been corrected.
  • 14 Jun 2013:
    A June 10 article wrongly stated that the LED chips catering for one million light bulbs only required 15 MOCVD tools to make. The figure is 100 million light bulbs.
  • 13 Jun 2013:
    A May 27 article wrongly stated that CSOT exhibited its 110-inch Ultra HD TV panel at SID. But COST won an SID award for the panel.
  • 11 Jun 2013:
    May revenues for Taiwan's IT companies are now available in our financial section.
  • Due to holidays in Taiwan on Wednesday, June 12, there will be no website updates or daily email.
  • 10 Jun 2013:
    A June 6 article incorrectly stated that 100 million tablet ICs are shipped to China-based white-box manufacturers every month. The figure is a yearly number.
  • 13 May 2013:
    April revenues for Taiwan's IT companies are now available in our financial section.
  • 2 May 2013:
    An April 23 article has been amended. "Can you provide some examples of companies that have developed MEMS-enabled energy harvesting products?" has been changed to "What are some examples of MEMS-enabled energy applications?"
  • 30 Apr 2013:
    Due to holidays in Taiwan on Wednesday, May 1, there will be no website updates or daily email.
  • 19 Apr 2013:
    4Q 2012 financial reports for Taiwan's IT companies are now available in our financial section.
  • 11 Apr 2013:
    March revenues for Taiwan's IT companies are now available in our financial section.
  • 9 Apr 2013:
    An April 3 article incorrectly stated that Globalfoundries held a 13% stake in Socle. Globalfoundries is Socle's largest shareholder, owning about 40% of the IC design service company.
  • 3 Apr 2013:
    Due to holidays in Taiwan, April 4-5, we will not be updating our website or sending out our daily email.
  • 2 Apr 2013:
    A March 26 article has been revised to clarify the development and release date of Amazon's reported smartphone.
  • 13 Mar 2013:
    February revenues for Taiwan's IT companies are now available in our financial section.
  • 8 Mar 2013:
    A March 5 article has been revised to clarify some remarks concerning InvenSense's product development.
  • 27 Feb 2013:
    Due to a holiday in Taiwan on Thursday, February 28, we will not be updating our website or sending out our daily email.
  • 26 Feb 2013:
    Due to a fire at our ISP, the DIGITIMES website was unavailable from Monday (Feb. 25) afternoon through Tuesday morning (Feb. 26), meaning the daily newsletter was not sent on Feb. 25. The Tuesday newsletter will include stories from the past two days. We apologize for any inconvenience.
  • 8 Feb 2013:
    During the Lunar New Year holidays (Feb 9 - Feb 17), DIGITIMES will not post any news updates or send out its daily newsletter. Happy New Year!
  • 6 Feb 2013:
    A February 4 article had incorrect figures for the VIS 1Q13 gross margin forecast. In the first quarter of 2013, VIS expects to post a 27-29% gross margin, up from 25% in fourth-quarter 2012.
  • 14 Jan 2013:
    December revenues for Taiwan's IT companies are now available in our financial section.
  • 28 Dec 2012:
    We will not be updating our website or sending daily e-mails on December 31 and January 1. We wish you a Happy New Year!
  • 11 Dec 2012:
    November revenues for Taiwan's IT companies are now available in our financial section.
  • 12 Nov 2012:
    October revenues and 3Q results for Taiwan's IT companies are now available in our financial section.
  • 11 Oct 2012:
    September revenues for Taiwan's IT companies are now available in our financial section.
  • 9 Oct 2012:
    Due to a holiday in Taiwan on Wednesday, October 10, we will not be updating our website or sending out our daily email.
  • 5 Oct 2012:
    An October 4 article has been revised to show that SEMI has published, rather than certified, an industry standard developed by Taiwan's ITRI and PV makers.
  • 12 Sep 2012:
    August revenues and 2Q results for Taiwan's IT companies are now available in our financial section.
  • An August 23 article incorrectly implied that Powerchip Technology had completed a reduction in its paid in capital. The downsizing has been approved and is set to be carried out by the end of September.
  • 4 Sep 2012:
    An August 31 article incorrectly stated that Dow Chemical is based in Germany. The article has also been updated to clarify that Taiwan accounts for 16% of Dow's Greater China, not Asia Pacific, revenues.
  • 3 Sep 2012:
    An August 29 article has been updated to show that TP Vision has already extended its sales to retail markets.
  • 29 Aug 2012:
    An August 29 article incorrectly stated that TP Vision is a joint venture between TPV Technology and Sharp. TP Vision's stake holders are TPV and Philips.
  • 13 Aug 2012:
    July revenues for Taiwan's IT companies are now available in our financial section.
  • 1 Aug 2012:
    A quote made by an Intel executive in a July 31 article was made tongue and cheek and was not meant to be taken literally.
  • 19 Jul 2012:
    A July 16 article has been updated to show that 2Q12 tablet PC shipments grew 3.3%, instead of seeing a decrease as originally indicated.  
  • 22 Jun 2012:
    A June 21 article has been revised to show that according to Sunrise, its P-Type mono-crystalline solar cell series Celco has highest efficiency reaching 20.2%, while most P-Type mono-crystalline solar cells in the market only have average conversion efficiency at 18.6-18.8%.
  • 13 Jun 2012:
    May revenues for Taiwan's IT companies are now available in our financial section.
  • 12 Jun 2012:
    A June 12 article has been updated to include Intel's latest comments.
  • 11 Jun 2012:
    A  June 8 article has been revised to correctly state that 45nm and below processes currently account for 58% of Globalfoundries' overall revenues, up from 40% in the fourth quarter of 2011.
  • 5 Jun 2012:
    A June 1 article has been updated to clarify a TI executive's remarks.
  • 4 Jun 2012:
    A June 4 article incorrectly stated Inotera expects its shipment ratio for non-PC DRAM to reach 50% by mid-2012. The correct time-frame is for the end of 2012.
  • 23 May 2012:
    1Q 2012 financial reports for Taiwan's IT companies are now available in our financial section.
  • 22 May 2012:
    A May 15 article carried wrong figures about UMC's 12-inch wafer capacity in the first quarter of 2012. UMC's STSP plant had a quarterly capacity of 140,000 wafers in the first quarter while the 12-inch fab in Singapore (Fab 12i) had 134,000 wafers.
  • A May 3 article has been updated to include the response from Toshiba.
  • A May 4 press release from VLSI has been updated. 
  • 21 May 2012:
    A May 18 report about Intel's plans to launch new CPUs for ultrabooks has been updated with a comment from the company.
Realtime news
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  • Yingli Green Energy expects to turn profitable in 2Q14

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  • Taiwan market: Competition in 4G LTE smartphone segment heating up

    Before Going to Press | 57min ago

  • Intel optimistic about interactive whiteboard demand

    Before Going to Press | 57min ago

  • LCD equipment makers to see order visibility improve in 2014

    Before Going to Press | 1h 16min ago

  • Digitimes Research: Global tablet shipments drop 30% sequentially in 1Q14

    Before Going to Press | 1h 23min ago

  • Demand for TV, STB and LED driver ICs picking up

    Before Going to Press | 1h 24min ago

  • NCC delays approval of Ambit Microsystems 4G plans on national security concerns

    Before Going to Press | 1h 25min ago

  • Taiwan market: Cable TV digitization ratio over 50% in 1Q14, says NCC

    Before Going to Press | 1h 43min ago

  • Taiwan market: 40% of LCD TVs sold in 2014 expected to be large-size, Ultra HD, says LG

    Before Going to Press | 1h 50min ago

  • Taiwan panel makers expected to hold over 50% market share in Ultra HD TV panel market in 2014

    Before Going to Press | 1h 57min ago

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