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Taiwan market: First-tier vendors dominating entry-level DSC market

Feb 14, 01:35

As sales of digital still camera (DSC) priced below NT$6,000 (US$203), continued to rise rapidly in 2011 in Taiwan, first-tier vendors Sony and Canon have been aggressive launching...

First-tier DSC vendors are dominating Taiwan entry-level market

Neo Solar Power posts 2Q11 loss

Sep 1, 01:45

Solar cell maker Neo Solar Power swung to net losses of NT$1.05 billion (US$36 million) in the second quarter of 2011 from profits of NT$1.04 billion a year ago. This also marked...

External hard drive shipments in 2011 unlikely to meet targets

Jul 28, 01:25

Players in the external hard drive industry originally expected to see more than 100% growth on year in 2011, but may not be able to achieve growth as strong as expected due to serious...

Foxconn reportedly hires Unimicron executive to expand substrate business

Jun 24, 01:10

The Foxconn (Hon Hai) Group has hired Chu-Ching Hu, who in May resigned as head of Unimicron Technology's IC substrate division, to lead the substrate business unit of Foxconn Advanced...

Shuttle lands Android tablet PC orders from China-based Hasee

May 26, 01:25

Mini-PC and notebook maker Shuttle has recently landed orders for Android-based tablet PCs from China-based brand vendor Hasee, according to sources from upstream component makers;...

Quanta Storage to focus on maintaining gross margin

May 5, 01:15

Taiwan-based optical drive maker Quanta Storage, facing declines in both shipments and revenues in early 2011, has turned conservative about its performance in the future and is also...

Foxconn announces on-year revenue growth in 2010

Apr 28, 16:29

Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) has announced consolidated revenues of NT$2.99 trillion (US$103.68 billion) for 2010, up 53.33% on year, with consolidated net profits...

Pegatron sees net losses in 1Q11

Apr 28, 01:20

Pegatron Technology has announced net losses of NT$559 million (US$19.38 million) for the first quarter of 2011 with EPS of negative NT$0.25 and gross margin of only 1.8%, all historical...

PSU maker AcBel saw revenues increase, but gross margin drop in 2010

Mar 24, 01:50

Taiwan-based power supply unit (PSU) maker AcBel Polytech has announced consolidated revenues of NT$22.08 billion (US$745.82 million) for 2010, up 24.19% on year; however, the company's...

Qisda posts record high quarterly revenues for 4Q10

Mar 4, 01:05

Qisda has announced consolidated revenues of NT$24.18 billion (US$819.46 million) for the fourth quarter of 2010, increasing 5.6% sequentially and a quarterly high since 2009. Operating...

Compal, Wistron may suffer lowest monthly shipments since 2009 in February

Feb 23, 01:20

Compal Electronics is likely to ship only three million notebooks in February 2011, the lowest monthly level since June 2009, while fellow maker Wistron may also see its lowest monthly...

Kenmec reports NT$8.4 billion in 2010 consolidated revenues

Feb 22, 01:50

Equipment provider Kenmec Mechanical Engineering released unaudited consolidated revenues of NT$8.4 billion (US$286 million) in 2010, up 60% from 2009. Kenmec's main equipment business...

Solar cell maker Neo Solar announces 2010 EPS of NT$11.55

Feb 16, 01:05

Solar cell maker Neo Solar Power has announced that its 2010 net income reached NT$2.74 billion (US$93.2 million) or NT$11.55 a share. Revenues for the year increased 95.5% from 2009...

Protective component makers announce positive 2010 results

Feb 15, 01:30

Taiwan-based protective component makers Thinking Electronic and Polytronics Technology have announced unaudited financial results for 2010. Hampered by exchange rate volatility in...

High copper price damaging profitability of notebook component makers

Feb 15, 01:15

Taiwan-based makers of notebook components such as connector, cable, power supply and cooling modules are seeing their profitability drop as the recent global copper price is hovering...

IC distributor Promate saw 2010 pre-tax profit slip 2.75%

Feb 15, 01:10

IC distributor Promate Electronics saw its 2010 unaudited pre-tax profit slip 2.75% from 2009 to NT$495 million (US$16.87 million), and posted EPS of NT$2.25, the same as 2009.

Novatek sees touch IC as main growth driver in 2011

Jan 28, 01:00

IC design house Novatek Microelectronics expects touch panel ICs to be the main revenue growth driver in 2011. Touch IC demand will be buoyed by booming smartphone and tablet PC sales,...

Optical drive component maker Topray sees strong growth in 2010 revenues

Jan 27, 01:55

Taiwan-based maker of pick up heads (PUH) for optical drives, Topray Technology, saw its revenues reach NT$1.11 billion (US$38.2 million), up 41.36% from NT$784 million in 2009, according...

PTI expects 2011 revenues to rise 10-15%

Jan 26, 01:10

Memory packaging and testing firm Powertech Technology (PTI) expects 2011 revenues to rise 10-15% over 2009 thanks to strong mobile DRAM demand from the smartphone and tablet PC sectors,...

Taiwan sees 2010 foreign investment value down over 20% from 2009

Jan 21, 01:05

Taiwan's Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) approved 2,042 foreign direct investment projects, including those by companies or individuals based in China, with a total value of US$3.812...

Global Unichip expects sales pick up in 2Q11

Jan 7, 11:55

IC design service provider Global Unichip is expected to see its first-quarter 2011 revenues affected by seasonal factors before staging a turnaround from the second quarter onward...

Everlight posts December revenues of NT$1.3 billion

Jan 7, 01:55

LED packaging company Everlight Electronics has posted revenues of NT$1.3 billion (US$44.48 million) for December 2010, down slightly by 0.9% sequentially.

GET posts strong December despite system-end off season

Jan 4, 01:05

Solar wafer maker Green Energy Technology (GET) registered NT$2.051 billion (US$70.457 million) in December revenues, up 10.2% on month and 123% on year to break the NT$2 billion...

FATC December revenues up 12% sequentially

Jan 4, 01:00

Memory packaging and testing company Formosa Advanced Technologies (FATC) has posted NT$1.19 billion (US$40.9 million) in December revenues, up 11.94% on month and 26.7% on year and...

Consumer demand for 3D digital cameras expected to rise in 2011

Dec 30, 01:55

Although digital camera vendors such as Fujifilm, Sony and Panasonic have all launched models that support 3D image capture and are pushing them in high-end markets, sources from...

Taiwan market: Sony sees market share rise in ILC market in 2010

Dec 28, 02:15

As consumer demand in Taiwan is shifting quickly toward interchangeable-lens camera (ILC), which include both DSLR and mirrorless models, the second-largest player Sony is expected...

Chipbond expects sales to start recovering in December

Dec 16, 01:05

Chipbond Technology, a major Taiwan-based LCD driver IC packaging and testing house, expects December 2010 revenues to grow sequentially after having seen on-month drops over the...

Taiwan market: 2010 LCD monitor shipments to register flat growth

Dec 7, 02:00

LCD monitor shipments for the Taiwan market will reach 1.3 million units, about the same as 2009, according to industry sources. Market penetration of LED backlit LCD monitors has...

LED chip packagers enjoy strong November

Dec 7, 01:10

LED chip packagers saw revenues rebound in November, but flat growth to modest declines are expected for December due to clients typically looking to closely manage inventory at the...

Asustek concerned that tablet PCs may delay notebook market share plans

Nov 30, 01:50

As the tablet PC segment has become the hottest topic in the IT market and might even damage the traditional PC market, Asustek Computer is concerned that strong tablet PC sales may...

Hanwang to maintain over 70% of China e-book reader market share in 2010

Nov 24, 01:45

Hanwang Technology's e-book reader shipments are expected to exceed one million units in 2010, an increase of 150% from about 400,000 units in 2009, and the vendor is expected to...

Blu-ray disc drive penetration will not see giant boost

Nov 23, 02:05

Although the price of the Blu-ray disc (BD) drives has already dropped from US$100 to about US$70-80, market penetration of BD drives in 2010 is unlikely to see strong growth compared...

China solar module quotes for Europe to fall 5-10% in 2011, says LDK executive

Nov 16, 01:10

Prices of China-made solar modules for Europe will fall around 5-10% according to Xingxue Tong, president and COO of China-based LDK Solar. The modest decrease for next year is due...

Mini notebook market to be down, but not out, says IDC

Nov 10, 11:35

One year ago, mini notebook PCs, or netbooks, were seen by many as the device that would fundamentally reshape the PC industry. Today, that expectation is being laid upon the media...

Handset touch panel shipments to each 640 million worldwide in 2011, says Digitimes Research

Nov 8, 16:05

Worldwide handset-use touch panel shipments will reach 640 million units in 2011 amid fast growth in the markets for smartphones and China's white-box handsets, according to Digitimes...

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    NEC 22-inch MultiSync EA222WMe LED-backlit monitor

    NEC Display Solutions has launched a 22-inch LED-backlit LCD monitor, the MultiSync EA222WMe, for business, education, government and healthcare markets. LED backlighting technology...

    Photo: Company, Dec 3.

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    NEC 17-inch MultiSync LCD175M monitor

    NEC Display Solutions of America has launched a new monitor under its MultiSync 5 series, the LCD175M. The monitor features 1000:1 contrast ratio, 5ms response time, 1280x1024 HD...

    Photo: Company, Nov 6.

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    Samsung 40-inch ultra slim full HD LED-backlit TV panel

    Samsung showcased a 40-inch full HD LED-backlit LCD TV panel with a thickness of only 3.9mm at the FPD International 2009, held in Yokohama Japan, from October 28-30, 2009. The panel...

    Photo: Company, Nov 2.

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    AUO 65-inch LED-backlit 4K2K panel

    AU Optronics (AUO) is showcasing a 65-inch LED-backlit TV panel at the FPD International 2009, held in Yokohama Japan, from October 28-30, 2009. The 65-inch LED-backlit TV panel...

    Photo: Company, Oct 30.

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    AUO 14-inch OLED TV panel

    AU Optronics (AUO) is showcasing its 14-inch OLED TV panel at FPD International 2009, held in Yokohama Japan, from October 28-30, 2009. AUO will present a series of OLED technologies,...

    Photo: Company, Oct 28.

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