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Taiwan IC designers to see March, April sales rise

Mar 8, 14:32

Taiwan-based IC design houses, with most seeing their February sales register impressive sequential growth, are expected to report another on-month revenue increases for March and...

Taiwan market: Samsung looks to take top smartphone vendor ranking in 1Q12

Mar 8, 01:35

Samsung Electronics is expected to rank as the top smartphone vendor in the Taiwan market by the end of the first quarter of 2012, buoyed by strong sales of its Galaxy Note and Galaxy...

Asustek to ship 1 million monitors in 1Q12

Mar 7, 14:08

Asustek Computer expects its shipments of LCD monitors to reach one million units in the first quarter of 2012, equaling the amount it shipped in the previous quarter.

MediaTek March revenues to rise over 30%

Mar 7, 11:26

MediaTek has enjoyed a ramp-up in orders for smartphone chips from its China-based clients since end-February, according to industry sources. The IC design house is expected to see...

Sales of MediaTek smartphone chips soar on China demand

MediaTek February sales up more than 20%

Mar 6, 11:56

IC design house MediaTek has announced consolidated revenues of NT$6.23 billion (US$211.2 million) for February 2012, showing increases of 20.8% on month and 37.4% on year.

MediaTek posts over 20% growth in February sales

D-Link expects slight sequential drop in 1Q12 revenues

Mar 3, 16:01

D-Link expects its consolidated revenues for the first quarter of 2012 to decrease slightly on quarter while corresponding gross margin will remain unchanged, company president AP...

Taiwan IC design houses see better-than-expected sales in 1Q12

Mar 2, 01:25

Several Taiwan-based IC design houses are expected to revise upward their revenue guidance for the first quarter of 2012 to positive sequential growth, thanks to a surge in orders...

MediaTek likely to post better-than-expected 1Q12 results

Asustek hikes 1Q12 business outlook

Feb 29, 10:52

Asustek Computer has turned more optimistic about sales in first-quarter 2012 and revised its consolidated revenues forecast for the quarter from an original decline of 15-20% to...

Asustek CEO Jerry Shen

Global HDD capacity expected to be restored to 80% in 1Q12

Feb 24, 01:25

The global production capacity of hard disk drives (HDDs) will increase to 140-145 million units, about 80% of the level before flooding hit Thailand in late 2011, in the first quarter...

Motherboard vendors adjust shipment forecasts for 1Q12, says paper

Newswatch - Feb 22, 16:20

Affected by Europe's financial uncertainty and hard drive shortages, motherboard vendors Asustek Computer, ASRock and Gigabyte have all adjusted their motherboard shipment forecasts...

Taiwan IC designers seeing orders pick up

Feb 22, 14:52

Customer orders have been perking up recently, according to Taiwan-based IC design houses, adding that the upcoming international IT fairs are also expected to see new orders flow.

DRAM firms expected to post narrower losses in 1Q12

Feb 22, 12:24

With DRAM prices stabilizing and starting to rise, chip suppliers that operated in the red in the fourth quarter of 2011 are expected to see their quarterly losses narrow sequentially...

Recent rally in DRAM prices to enable firms report smaller losses for 1Q12

Compal Communications expects 20% sequential growth in 1Q12 smartphone shipments

Feb 22, 01:20

Compal Communications, in view of increasing orders for Windows Phone 7.5 (Mango) smartphones from Nokia and orders for Android smartphones from Lenovo and Motorola Mobility, expects...

IC designer Asix to see sales rise over 20% in 1Q12

Feb 21, 13:55

Network IC design house Asix Electronics is expected to see its first-quarter revenues increase more than 20% sequentially, driven by a ramp-up in orders from the ultrabook sector,...

VIS sees falling shipments, utilization rate in 1Q12

Feb 21, 01:20

Vanguard International Semiconductor (VIS) expects its wafer shipments to decrease 4-6% sequentially in the first quarter of 2012, with the utilization rate edging lower.

VIS chairman Chang Ching-chu

Unimicron conservative about 1Q12

Feb 20, 11:03

Unimicron Technology, a Taiwan-based maker of PCBs and IC substrates, holds a conservative outlook for the first quarter of 2012 due to uncertainty about market demand, cost of materials,...

Global tablet PC shipments down 30%, says Digitimes Research

Feb 20, 10:40

Vendors will ship 14.97 million tablet PCs in the first quarter of 2012, dropping 30.6% on quarter but rising 77.6% on year, according to forecasts by Digitimes Research.

Flytech expected to see growing monthly revenues in 1Q12

Feb 20, 10:37

Flytech Technology, a Taiwan-based maker of POS (point of sale) equipment, had revenues of NT$655 million (US$21.7 million) for the fourth quarter of 2011 decreasing 3.39% on quarter...

Faraday expects robust sales in 1Q11

Feb 20, 10:21

IC design service provider Faraday Technology expects its revenues to increase more than 35% sequentially in the first quarter of 2012, thanks to new orders for embedded MMC (eMMC)...

Passive component makers conservative about 1Q12 due to falling revenues

Feb 17, 11:21

Taiwan-based passive component makers expect low demand to continue throughout the first quarter of 2012, as their clients remain reluctant to replenish inventory, according to company...

Walton says 1Q12 revenues to hit bottom

Feb 17, 01:15

Walton Advanced Engineering expects sales to register sequential growth starting the second quarter after hitting bottom in the first. The memory-IC backend service provider has also...

Walton expects sales to see sequential growth starting 2Q12

SPIL chair sees chip market rebound

Feb 16, 16:40

The global semiconductor market is expected to stage a quick recovery after hitting bottom in the first quarter of 2012, Silicon Precision Industries (SPIL) chairman Bough Lin said...

SPIL chairman Bough Lin

ALi expects 9-17% sequential growth in 1Q12 revenue, Himax foresees 5% drop

Feb 15, 01:00

ALi and Himax Technologies, two Taiwan-based IC design houses, expect revenues for the first quarter of 2012 to increase 9-17% and decrease 5%, respectively, on quarter, according...

Price of small- and medium-size products to fall 20% in 1Q12

Feb 14, 15:44

The price of small- and medium-size LED products is expected to fall by 20% in first-quarter 2012.

Richtek, GMT expect sales growth in 1Q12

Feb 13, 16:33

Major Taiwan-based analog IC suppliers Richtek Technology and Global Mixed-mode Technology (GMT) both expect to post sequential sales growth in the first quarter of 2012, bucking...

Thai floods continue to impact HDD manufacturing, says IHS

Feb 13, 16:28

Although hard disk drive (HDD) supplies in the first quarter commenced their recovery from the disastrous floods that struck Thailand in late 2011, a full recovery of production is...

VIS January sales up slightly on shipment rise

Feb 13, 15:47

Vanguard International Semiconductor (VIS), a Taiwan-based foundry service provider specializing in LCD driver ICs and other analog/mixed-signal chips, has announced revenues for...

IC distributors see sales bottom in 1Q12

Feb 13, 15:20

Taiwan-based IC distributors including WPG Holdings and WT Microelectronics all expect sales to hit the lowest quarterly level for 2012 in the first quarter, and register sequential...

LCD monitor shipments to fall 3-5% in 1Q12, says WitsView

Feb 13, 14:54

LCD monitor shipments from the top-10 brand vendors and system integrators (Sis) both experienced declines in the fourth quarter of 2011, according to WitsView. Brand shipments fell...

ASE expects sales rebound in 2Q12

Feb 13, 10:46

Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) has estimated that its core IC assembly test and material (ATM) business will post another sequential decrease of 6-9% in shipments in the...

ASE expects sales rebound in 2Q12

Chipbond sales to rise 5% in 1Q12, says paper

Newswatch - Feb 10, 14:21

LCD driver IC packaging and testing specialist Chipbond Technology is expected to see its consolidated revenues increase as much as 5% sequentially in the first quarter of 2012, beating...

PTI 1Q12 sales to drop up to 10%, says chairman

Feb 10, 01:30

Memory packaging and testing specialist Powertech Technology (PTI) now expects its sales to decrease up to 10% sequentially in the first quarter of 2012, company chairman DK Tsai...

Novatek expects sales to hit bottom in 1Q12

Feb 10, 01:20

LCD-related driver and controller IC design house Novatek Microelectronics expects sales to register sequential growth starting the second quarter after hitting bottom in the first...

MStar sees 8-13% sales drop in 1Q12

Feb 10, 01:15

MStar Semiconductor expects its consolidated revenues to decrease 8-13% sequentially in the first quarter of 2012, citing low seasonal demand. But sales for all of the year should...

MStar chairman Wayne Liang

SMIC posts larger loss in 4Q11

Feb 9, 13:35

Semiconductor Manufacturing International (SMIC), China's largest contract chipmaker, saw its net losses widen to US$165.6 million in the fourth quarter of 2011 from US$88.1 million...

SMIC posts another quarter of losses
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