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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
  • WiseChip sending samples for PMOLED technology in wearables

    Displays | 4min ago

  • UTAC expects up to 6% sales growth in 2Q15

    Bits + chips | 6min ago

  • PC demand slow in 2Q15, say Taiwan IC design firms

    Bits + chips | 12min ago

  • Taiwan April CPI up on month, down on year, says DGBAS

    Bits + chips | 14min ago

  • MediaTek subsidiary completes acquisition of Alpha

    Bits + chips | 16min ago

  • Unity Opto Technology April revenues hit record

    Before Going to Press | 24min ago

  • Digitimes Research: EU requirement for daytime running lights drives demand for LEDs

    Before Going to Press | 25min ago

  • Innolux optimistic about 4K TV panel shipments in 2015

    Before Going to Press | 26min ago

  • First-tier China smartphone vendors suffer shortage of Sony-made CMOS image sensors

    Before Going to Press | 27min ago

  • Commentary: Acer, Asustek dive into smartphones, wearable devices may not bear fruit

    Before Going to Press | 28min ago

  • Lextar Electronics sees slight increase in April revenues

    Before Going to Press | 29min ago

  • China market: iPhone device sales total US$16.8 billion in 1Q15

    Before Going to Press | 29min ago

  • Global TV shipments grow 3% in 2014, says DisplaySearch

    Before Going to Press | 30min ago

  • AcBel Polytech nets NT$0.23 per share for 1Q15

    Before Going to Press | 39min ago

  • Philips price competition may force out small China LED light bulb vendors

    Before Going to Press | 42min ago

  • IC distributor WT Micro 1Q15 sales meet guidance

    Before Going to Press | 45min ago

  • UTAC expects up to 6% sales growth in 2Q15

    Before Going to Press | 45min ago

  • Getac Technology April revenues down on month, up on year

    Before Going to Press | 46min ago

  • Tatung to not deal out 2014 dividend

    Before Going to Press | 46min ago

  • Chicony Electronics nets NT$0.91 per share for 1Q15

    Before Going to Press | 46min ago

  • Taiwan April CPI up on month, down on year, says DGBAS

    Before Going to Press | 47min ago

  • Largan Precision sees increased April revenues

    Before Going to Press | 48min ago

  • China market: Prices for quad- and 8-core handset chips to fall

    Before Going to Press | 54min ago

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OTC electronic189.05-0.82-0.43% 

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