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Notes & corrections
  • 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.
Realtime news
  • Foxconn taking different approach on patent management

    IT + CE | 15min ago

  • Taiwan solar cell makers set to lose US market

    Green energy | 39min ago

  • AOT expects 2015 LED lighting revenue proportion to double on year

    LED | Jan 26, 23:27

  • USITC upholds findings that China and Taiwan PV makers have been dumping their products, says TrendForce

    Green energy | Jan 26, 23:25

  • Taiwan December manufacturing production index up on month, year, says MOEA

    Bits + chips | Jan 26, 23:23

  • Global 3Q14 smartphone and tablet chip markets rise, says Strategy Analytics

    Bits + chips | Jan 26, 23:22

  • SanDisk reportedly looking for mobile DRAM supplier

    Bits + chips | Jan 26, 23:20

  • Inotera on schedule to transition to 20nm process technology

    Bits + chips | Jan 26, 23:19

  • China market: China vendors to beef up competition for CNY2,000-3,000 segment, say sources

    Mobile + telecom | Jan 26, 23:16

  • Some Taiwan solar cell makers lower prices to maintain orders

    Green energy | Jan 26, 23:11

  • Notebook vendors eye 12-inch notebooks

    IT + CE | Jan 26, 22:25

  • A quarter billion connected vehicles expected to be on the road by 2020, says Gartner

    IT + CE | Jan 26, 22:23

  • Samsung reportedly starts Indonesia smartphone production lines, says report

    Before Going to Press | Jan 26, 21:51

  • Digitimes Research: Korea makers to expand AMOLED production capacity 36% in 2015

    Before Going to Press | Jan 26, 21:49

  • A quarter billion connected vehicles expected to be on the road by 2020, says Gartner

    Before Going to Press | Jan 26, 21:48

  • Taiwan market: Beacon-based devices see growing demand

    Before Going to Press | Jan 26, 21:47

  • USITC upholds findings that China and Taiwan PV makers have been dumping their products

    Before Going to Press | Jan 26, 21:44

  • Lite-On Semi looks to flat performance in 1Q15

    Before Going to Press | Jan 26, 21:43

  • Inotera on schedule to transition to 20nm process technology

    Before Going to Press | Jan 26, 21:42

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