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Digitimes Research: Taiwan shipments of touch panels used in handsets and tablets to drop in 1Q15

Mar 2, 14:20

Taiwan makers' shipments of touch panels used in handsets and tablets are expected to drop 10.8% and 22.3%, respectively, in the first quarter of 2015, according to Digitimes Resea...

Compal expects 1Q15 notebook shipments to fall 16-20%

Feb 26, 15:35

ODM Compal Electronics expects notebook shipments in the first quarter of 2015 to decrease 16-20% on quarter but increase 0-5% on year, according to the company.

Win Semi 1Q15 sales to rise over 50%, says report

Stockwatch - Feb 26, 13:11

GaAs pure-play foundry Win Semiconductors is expected to see its first-quarter revenues increase 50-55% on year, with gross margin also outpacing the 30% posted during the same period...

Epistar 1Q15 gross margin expected to rebound to 20%

Feb 25, 19:52

LED epitaxial wafer and chip maker Epistar has received orders with shipments scheduled through the end of the first quarter of 2015 and consequently is expected to see consolidated...

Notebook panel demand expected to be weak in 1Q15, says WitsView

Feb 25, 14:12

Notebook panel demand is likely to be weak in the first quarter of 2015 as the overall notebook market is expected to decline around 20%.

Global Unichip expects 1Q15 sales to grow on-quarter

Feb 16, 20:23

Global Unichip, an IC design service provider partnering with Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC), expects to report a sequential increase in first-quarter revenues...

Pixart, Richtek 1Q15 sales to drop by single-digits

Feb 16, 18:49

Pixart Imaging and Richtek Technology both expect their first-quarter 2015 revenues to register only single-digit sequential decreases. For all of the year, the two IC design houses...

LED demand rebounds early in 1Q15

Feb 16, 18:47

Due to strong demand for LED backlighting in smartphones and LED lighting, global demand for LED chips has rebounded in the first quarter of 2015, earlier than previously as the first...

Supply chains adjusting strategies as tablet market expected to decline 30% in 1Q15

Feb 16, 15:58

Tablet supply chains are evaluating their strategies for 2015 as overall shipments are expected to wither throughout the year, declining most heavily by an estimated 30% on quarter...

Flexible PCB makers to post double-digit revenue growth in 1Q15

Feb 16, 13:39

Flexible PCB (FPCB) makers Career Technologies, Flexium Interconnect and Zhen Ding Technology are all expected to report double-digit on-year revenue growth for the first quarter...

Digitimes Research: Google to finish 2-in-1 Chromebook development in 1Q15

Feb 13, 14:22

Google is planning to push 2-in-1 devices in 2015, according Digitimes Research's inquiries within the upstream supply chain. Google's 2-in-1 Chromebook designed by Quanta Computer...

Himax expects sales to drop 15-22% in 1Q15

Feb 13, 10:07

LCD driver IC specialist Himax Technologies expects to report a 15-22% sequential decrease in consolidated revenues for the first quarter of 2015, due to a seasonal slowdown in end-market...

ASE, SPIL post double-digit revenue growth in January

Feb 12, 20:32

IC packaging and testing houses Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) and Siliconware Precision Industries (SPIL) have reported increases of 25.6% and 14.3%, respectively, in consolidated...

WPG, WT Micro report increased revenues for January

Stockwatch - Feb 12, 20:00

Taiwan-based IC distributors WPG and WT Microelectronics have reported double-digit on-year growth in consolidated revenues for January 2015.

WT Micro expects flat or slight decrease in 1Q15 sales

Feb 12, 19:58

IC distributor WT Microelectronics expects to report flat growth or an up to 6% decrease sequentially in consolidated revenues for the first quarter of 2015, due mainly to fewer working...

Coretronic expects 1Q15 BLU shipments to drop

Feb 12, 11:58

Coretronic expects its backlight unit (BLU) shipments in the first quarter of 2015 to decrease by about 15% sequentially due to off-season effects and fewer working days arising from...

Pegatron sales buoyed by iPhone 6 shipments

Feb 12, 11:24

Pegatron Technology saw its January revenues grow 3.28% sequentially and 28.98% on year to NT$118.05 billion (US$3.75 billion) mainly thanks to orders for the iPhone 6.

Digitimes Research: Taiwan handset shipments to drop nearly 30% on quarter in 1Q15

Feb 10, 14:59

Taiwan-based brand vendors and ODMs will ship a total of 18.05 million handsets in the first quarter of 2015, down 29.4% on quarter but up 11.2% on year, according to Digitimes Res...

SMIC expects to post 2-5% revenue growth in 1Q15

Feb 10, 11:01

China-based IC foundry Semiconductor Manufacturing International (SMIC) expects to post revenue growth of 2-5% sequentially in the first quarter of 2015, with gross margin reaching...

VIS expects 1-3% decrease in 1Q15 shipments

Feb 10, 10:58

Specialty IC foundry Vanguard International Semiconductor (VIS) expects to report a 1-3% sequential decrease in wafer shipments for the first quarter of 2015. ASP for the quarter...

MediaTek expects 1Q15 sales to decline 10-18%

Feb 10, 10:55

IC design house MediaTek has forecast consolidated revenues for the first quarter of 2015 will be between NT$45.5 billion (US$1.44 billion) and NT$49.9 billion, representing a sequential...

MediaTek's IC shipments for 4G smartphones to boom

Inotera, Nanya report decreased revenues for January

Feb 9, 15:00

DRAM chipmakers Inotera Memories and Nanya Technology have both reported sequential decreases in consolidated revenues for January 2015, due to falling DRAM prices.

ASE looks to 12-15% revenue drop in 1Q15

Feb 9, 11:32

Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) has reported record consolidated revenues and profits for 2014. For 2015, the IC backend house expects its quarterly sales to register sequential...

ASE CFO Joseph Tung

HTC expects revenues, profits to fall in 1Q15

Newswatch - Feb 9, 10:55

HTC expects its revenues to drop 6-13% sequentially to NT$41.5-45 billion (US$1.31-1.42 billion) for the first quarter of 2015. On an annual term, the revenues will be up 25-36% from...

MediaTek January sales rise 36%

Feb 6, 14:31

MediaTek has announced consolidated revenues of NT$17.46 billion (US$555.81 million) for January 2015, up 36% from a year earlier and 2.3% sequentially.

Digitimes Research: China touch panel shipments gain strength in 4Q14

Feb 6, 11:35

The fourth quarter of 2014 is typically the busy season for touch panel makers. In China alone, makers experienced 9.8%, 7.1% and 2.5% sequential increases in the handset, tablet...

Digitimes Research: Global tablet shipments to tumble 30% sequentially in 1Q15

Feb 4, 14:52

Global tablet shipments are expected to plunge by 30% sequentially to 52.15 million units in the first quarter of 2015, according to Digitimes Research.

Digitimes Research: Taiwan shipments of large-size panels expected to reach 60.87 million in 1Q15

Feb 3, 20:42

Taiwan makers' shipments of large-size panels are expected to reach 60.87 million in the first quarter of 2015, down 9.2% on quarter and down 2.2% on year, according to Digitimes...

Shipments of iPhone devices to top 50 million units in 1Q15, say Taiwan makers

Feb 3, 15:31

Shipments of iPhone devices are expected to top 50 million units in the first quarter of 2015, increasing 14.4% from 43.7 million units shipped in the year earlier period, according...

Digitimes Research: Smartphone AP shipments in China to slide 10% on quarter in 1Q15

Feb 2, 14:51

Shipments of smartphone-use application processors (AP) in China are expected to decline 10% sequentially but up 28.6% on year in the first quarter of 2015, according to Digitimes...

SAS expects solar wafer capacity to be in full use in 1Q15, says president

Feb 2, 11:00

Solar wafer maker Sino-American Silicon Products (SAS) expects utilization of its polycrystalline ingot growing capacity to rise from 70% currently to 100% in first-quarter 2015,...

PCB maker Unimicron conservative about 1Q15 business outlook

Jan 30, 10:55

PCB maker Unimicron Technology is conservative about its prospects for the first quarter of 2015 as its production capacity utilization rate will decline due to seasonality, according...

SPIL 2014 profits almost double

Jan 29, 19:35

Packaging and testing company Siliconware Precision Industries (SPIL) has reported net profits of NT$11.73 billion (US$375.7 million) for 2014, up 99.1% from a year earlier. Earnings...

UMC looks to wafer shipment and ASP growth in 1Q15

Jan 28, 22:10

United Microelectronics (UMC) has forecast its wafer shipments will rise 2-3% sequentially in the first quarter of 2015, as its capacity utilization rate will hover around 90%, and...

UMC expects to enjoy a particularly strong 1Q15

Digitimes Research: Taiwan shipments of large-size TFT LCD panels reach 66.99 million in 1Q15

Jan 28, 13:49

Taiwan makers' shipments of large-size (9-inch and above) TFT LCD panels reached 66.99 million in the fourth quarter of 2014, down 1.4% on quarter but up 4.2% on year, according to...

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