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  • Last update: Friday 20 January 2017 [25 news items]

TV panel demand, supply to drop in 1Q17, says Sigmaintell

Jan 20, 10:57

Due to off-season effects and large cumulative price increases, global demand for LCD TV panels in the first quarter of 2017 will decrease 15.8% on quarter, while global production...

Lite-On SSD shipments to be affected by tight supply of memory chips in 1Q17, says paper

Newswatch - Jan 19, 14:49

Sales of SSD products by Lite-On Technology in the first quarter of 2017 are expected to be affected by a tight supply of memory products, according to a Chinese-language Economic...

MediaTek to post 15-20% revenue decrease in 1Q17

Jan 19, 14:22

Seasonality will drag down MediaTek's revenues in the first quarter of 2017, which are forecast to drop 15-20% sequentially, according to market observers.

IPC supplier IEI Integration braces for strong sales in 1Q17, says paper

Newswatch - Jan 17, 14:08

Industrial PC (IPC) OBM and ODM IEI Integration will be able to maintain its sales momentum in the first quarter of 2017 after its quarterly revenues hit a record high in the fourth...

FocalTech to enjoy strong 1Q17

Jan 17, 10:50

FocalTech Systems is expected to enjoy a particularly strong first quarter of 2017, thanks to robust shipments of its single-chip integrated driver controller (IDC) solutions, according...

MediaTek to see solution shipments dip 20% on quarter in 1Q17, says paper

Newswatch - Jan 16, 10:55

MediaTek is expected to see its shipments of smartphone solutions decline 20% sequentially in the first quarter of 2017, according to a Chinese-language Commercial Times...

TSMC expects up to 10% revenue drop in 1Q17, cautious about 2Q

Jan 13, 10:46

Pure-play foundry Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has forecast revenues will fall up to 10% sequentially in the first quarter of 2017, and expressed caution over...

TSMC chairman Morris Chang

Contract prices of server DRAM modules to rise over 25% in 1Q17, says DRAMeXchange

Jan 12, 10:26

Contract prices of server DRAM modules have already increased by over 25% on average from the same point in the prior quarter, according to DRAMeXchange. Prices for some high-density...

Taiwan IC design houses 1Q17 revenues to fall 10-20%

Jan 10, 15:34

Seasonality will drag down revenues at Taiwan-based IC design houses in the first quarter of 2017, which are expected to register sequential decreases of 10-20%, according to industry...

Taiwan fabless IC firms diversifying product lines

4GB DDR3 contract prices rise nearly 30% in 1Q17, says DRAMeXchange

Jan 5, 10:50

Contract prices for 4GB DDR3 modules have reached as high as US$25 in the first quarter of 2017 representing a nearly 30% sequential rise, according to DRAMeXchange.

Microsoft new Surface Pro set for 1Q17 launch; to boost Pegatron performance, says paper

Newswatch - Dec 30, 14:50

Microsoft is planning to launch its new Surface Pro 5 2-in-1 in the first quarter of 2017 which will feature an Ultra HD display and magnetic charging stylus, with Pegatron Technology...

China market: Component order visibility weak from some smartphone vendors for 1Q17

Dec 30, 11:59

The visibility of component orders from some China-based smartphone vendors, notably Huawei, Xiaomi Technology and LeEco, for the first quarter of 2017 has become weak recently, according...

Silicon wafer suppliers hike contract prices by 10% for 1Q17

Newswatch - Dec 28, 14:55

Local and international silicon wafer suppliers have settled contract prices for 12-inch wafers for the first quarter of 2017 with Taiwan-based semiconductor firms, with overall prices...

MediaTek 1Q17 revenues likely to drop 10%

Dec 27, 15:06

MediaTek is expected to post an about 10% sequential decrease in revenues for the first quarter of 2017, as a result of seasonal factors, according to industry sources.

FocalTech to ship 4 million TDDI solutions a month in 1Q17, says paper

Newswatch - Dec 22, 15:57

FocalTech Systems is expected to ship up to four million TDDI (touch with display driver IC) solutions a month on average in the first quarter of 2017, up from three million units...

CPT lands orders from China smartphone vendors

Dec 21, 15:12

TFT-LCD panel maker Chunghwa Picture Tubes (CPT) has disclosed it has obtained significant orders from two major China-based smartphone vendors, with shipments scheduled for first-quarter...

Phison to start shipping UFS solutions in 1Q17

Dec 19, 15:37

Taiwan-based Phison Electronics has announced it will start shipping solutions for UFS 2.1 NAND flash storage devices in the first quarter of 2017.

PTI to enjoy particularly strong 1Q17

Dec 14, 21:42

Packaging and testing company Powertech Technology (PTI) is expected to enjoy a particularly strong first quarter of 2017 thanks to robust demand for DRAM and NAND flash chips, and...

NAND flash shortage to spur SSD and eMMC prices, says DRAMeXchange

Dec 13, 00:52

Due to a shortage of NAND flash memory chips, prices of SSD and eMMC devices are set to rise over 10% sequentially in the first quarter of 2017, according to DRAMeXchange.

Prices of 12-inch blank wafers to rise 10-20% in 1Q17

Dec 8, 10:43

Chipmakers including Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC), United Microelectronics (UMC) and Micron Technology have been informed by their upstream suppliers that prices...

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LandMark expects rebound in 1Q17, PCL sees boom in 4Q16

Dec 5, 11:47

LandMark Optoelectronics, a maker of GaAs- and InP-based epitaxial wafers used to make optical communication components, expects business to rebound in first-quarter 2017, while optical...

TSMC to post up to 3% sequential drop in 1Q17 revenues

Nov 28, 22:35

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) is expected to post up to a 3% sequential decrease in consolidated revenues in the first quarter of 2017, but will enjoy revenue...

DRAM contract prices to rise 15% in 1Q17, says DRAMeXchange

Nov 22, 22:36

DRAM contract prices are expected to rise about 15% sequentially in the first quarter of 2017 with prices for mainstream 4GB modules reaching US$20 on average, according to DRAMeXc...

Booming notebook orders to last until 1Q17, say Taiwan makers

Nov 21, 11:09

Shipments of notebooks from Taiwan-based ODMs will remain strong in the first quarter of 2017 as some brand vendors have been pulling in more orders on short supply of some key components,...

PC demand to enjoy growth thanks to new processors from AMD and Intel

Oct 26, 21:58

PC brand vendors expect demand for PCs to enjoy strong growth in the first quarter of 2017 as Intel will begin mass shipping its Kaby Lake processors, while AMD will also launch its...

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