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GaAs firms post mixed results in February

Mar 14, 15:45

GaAs IC foundries Win Semiconductors and Advanced Wireless Semiconductor (AWSC) have both reported decreased revenues for February, while upstream epi-wafer supplier Visual Photonics...

Analog IC vendor On-Bright looks to strong performance in 1Q13

Newswatch - Mar 14, 12:06

Analog IC design house On-Bright Electronics expects its performance for the first quarter of 2013 to be better than that of the same period of a year earlier thanks to short lead-time...

Intel leads unexpectedly large decline in 4Q12 semiconductor market inventory, says IHS

Mar 14, 10:37

After reaching a worrisome high in the third quarter of 2012, global semiconductor inventories held by chip suppliers fell at a surprisingly fast rate in the fourth quarter, led by...

Panel makers expected to ramp up TV panel production by the end of 1Q13

Mar 11, 21:42

Panel makers in Asia are expected to increase their utilization rates for LCD TV panels in the second half of March 2013 in order to meet expected demand for the second quarter of...

Digitimes Research: Global touch panel shipments for smartphones remain strong in 1Q13 due to demand in China

Mar 11, 14:56

China-based makers' touch panel shipments for handsets are expected to reach 125 million units in the first quarter of 2013, up 5.9% sequentially, largely due to demand for smartphones...

HP, Acer, Asustek to ship 2.0, 1.7, 1.1 million notebooks in March, say Taiwan makers

Mar 8, 11:23

Hewlett-Packard (HP), Acer and Asustek Computer will ship two million, 1.7 million and 1.1 million notebooks in March, growing over 27%, nearly 20% and 17-18%, respectively, according...

Formosa Epitaxy adding new MOCVD equipment in 1Q13

Mar 7, 21:38

LED firm Formosa Epitaxy plans to install 12-13 sets of MOCVD equipment before the end of first-quarter 2013 and expects production to begin in the second quarter. Monthly capacity...

Catcher Technology sees February revenues decrease

Mar 6, 15:12

Metal-alloy chassis maker Catcher Technology on March 5 reported consolidated revenues of NT$2.05 billion (US$69.2 million) for February 2013, dropping 37.8% on month and 27.2% on...

Pegatron expects decreases in 1Q13 notebook, desktop, motherboard shipments

Mar 5, 18:57

Pegatron Technology expects notebook shipments during the first quarter of 2013 to slip on quarter by 20-25% and desktop and motherboard shipments by 30-35%, company CEO Jason Cheng...

Coretronic expects over 50% sequential growth in 1Q13 tablet BLU shipments

Mar 1, 15:25

Taiwan-based maker Coretronic expects its backlight unit (BLU) shipments for tablets during first-quarter 2013 to increase over 50% sequentially.

7-inch tablet panel shipments reach nine million in January, expected to drive panel growth in 1Q13

Mar 1, 15:16

Shipments for tablet panels sized 7-inch exceeded nine million units in January 2013 and are expected to be the main driver for panel makers' revenues during the first quarter of...

First Solar sees 2012 revenues increase 22% on-year

Feb 27, 14:07

US-based thin-film solar firm First Solar has announced financial results for the quarter and year ended December 31, 2012. Net sales were a record US$1.1 billion in the fourth quarter,...

Wah Lee 1Q13 revenues to fall 5% despite strong January sales

Feb 27, 14:00

Semiconductor materials distributor Wah Lee Industrial is expected to see its revenues slip 5% sequentially in the first quarter of 2013 despite strong sales recorded in January,...

Altek expects 10-20% sequential drop in 1Q13 revenues

Feb 27, 13:57

Taiwan-based digital camera ODM Altek expects its consolidated revenues for the first quarter of 2013 to slip on quarter by 10-20% due to decreased orders, the company indicated at...

TSMC supply of 28nm chips remains tight

Feb 22, 11:24

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) continues to achieve full utilization of 28nm capacity, thanks to strong orders for mobile devices, according to industry sources.

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Taiwan passive component production value to grow slightly in 1Q13, says IEK

Feb 21, 22:04

Taiwan's production value of passive components is expected to edge up 2.71% sequentially to NT$25 billion (US$844.6 million) in the first quarter of 2013, the Industrial Economics...

Elan, EETI likely to enjoy particularly strong 1Q13

Feb 21, 15:31

Elan Microelectronics and Egalax-empia Technology (EETI) are expected to enjoy a particularly strong first quarter, judging from the brisk January sales reported by the two touch...

Taiwan IC production value to rise 9% in 2013, says report

Newswatch - Feb 21, 14:34

Taiwan's IC industry production value will rebound to a sequential growth track in the second quarter of 2013, and the overall value for the entire year is set to register a 9.3%...

AimCore expects revenues to climb in 1Q13, say sources

Feb 21, 14:30

ITO glass maker AimCore Technology is expected to see over 50% on-year growth in the first quarter of 2013 at NT$300 million (US$10.1 million) due to increased shipments of large-size...

Digitimes Research: Taiwan makers to ship nearly 8.6 million LCD TVs in 1Q13

Feb 21, 10:45

Taiwan-based makers will ship 8.555 million LCD TVs during the first quarter of 2013, decreasing 18.6% sequentially but increasing 0.6% on year, with North America remaining its biggest...

Quartz component maker TXC to post 10-15% sales drop in 1Q13

Feb 20, 22:28

Quartz component manufacturer TXC is expected to report a 10-15% sequential decrease in consolidated revenues for the first quarter of 2013, due to a seasonal slowdown in orders,...

Digitimes Research: Taiwan top foundries 1Q13 sales to drop slightly

Feb 19, 16:34

Taiwan's top-3 IC foundries will see their combined revenues register an about 0.8% sequential drop in the first quarter of 2013, compared to the larger 5.1% on-quarter decrease posted...

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Equipment distributors Topco, Scientech to see brisk 1Q13 sales

Feb 19, 15:37

Sales at Taiwan-based IC equipment and materials distributors Topco Scientific and Scientech both registered double-digit on-year revenue growth in January 2013. Both are expected...

Digitimes Research: Global tablet shipments to suffer 20% drop in 1Q13

Feb 8, 16:17

Worldwide brand tablet shipments are estimated to reach 33.8 million units in the first quarter of 2013, down 21.8% sequentially, but up 75.8% on year, according to Digitimes Research...

TSMC posts sales growth for January 2013

Feb 8, 15:10

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has reported NT$47.44 billion (US$1.6 billion) in consolidated revenues for January 2013, up 27.7 on month and 37.1% from a year...

Lenovo may be largest notebook vendor in 1Q13, say Taiwan makers

Feb 7, 19:46

Lenovo is likely to ship the most notebooks in the global market during the first quarter of 2013, according to estimates by Taiwan-based supply chain makers.

Powerchip to end P3 fab production at end of 1Q13

Feb 7, 13:47

Powerchip Technology, as most of the production equipment at its 12-inch P3 fab has been sold to Globalfoundries and Texas Instruments, will end production at the fab at the end of...

SMIC ends 2012 with record revenues

Feb 7, 11:54

Semiconductor Manufacturing International (SMIC) saw its revenues climb to a record US$485.9 million in the fourth quarter of 2012. Revenues for the entire year also hit an all-time...

UMC expects flat 1Q13

Feb 6, 19:33

United Microelectronics (UMC) expects its wafer shipments to rise 6% sequentially in the first quarter of 2013, with average selling prices (ASP) decreasing also 6%.

CSOT to begin AMOLED trial production by the end of 1Q13; BOE bumps up ADSDS FHD LTPS TFT R&D

Feb 6, 15:50

China-based panel maker China Star Optoelectronics Technology (CSOT) is reportedly making headway with AMOLED production on its 4.5G experimental line and is expected to start trial...

Silicon Motion expects 15%-25% sequential decline in 1Q13 revenues

Feb 6, 13:51

Silicon Motion expects its revenues to decline 15-25% sequentially in the first quarter of 2013 from US$70.6 million recored in the previous quarter. First-quarter gross margin will...

Pixart 1Q13 revenues to be affected by decreased joystick sensor orders

Feb 5, 22:25

Pixart Imaging expects its sales to dip 15%-20% sequentially in the first quarter of 2013, mainly due to declined shipments of joystick sensors for Nintendo's Wii gaming machines,...

IC distributor WT Micro expects 1Q13 sales to grow slightly

Feb 5, 16:16

Taiwan-based IC distributor WT Microelectronics expects its consolidated revenues to grow slightly by 1.3%-4% sequentially to NT$20.2-21.3 billion (US$682.89-717.65 million) in the...

HTC foresees revenues of NT$50-60 billion, gross margin of 21-23% for 1Q13 operation

Feb 4, 21:58

Taiwan-based smartphone vendor HTC has forecast consolidated revenue of NT$50-60 billion (US$1.7-2.0 billion), gross margin of 21-23% and net operating margin of 0.5-1.0% for its...

MediaTek expects revenues to drop 10-18% in 1Q13

Feb 4, 21:57

IC design house MediaTek expects to report a 10-18% sequential decrease in consolidated revenues for the first quarter of 2013, due to a slowdown in orders for smartphones, as well...

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