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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

Macronix 2011 profits slip

Feb 9, 16:43

Macronix International, a manufacturer of mask ROM and NOR flash memory, has announced that net profits for 2011 declined 63% to NT$2.72 billion (NT$99.1 million). Revenues for the...

Pegatron lands notebook orders from HP

Feb 9, 01:10

Pegatron Technology has recently landed notebook orders from Hewlett-Packard (HP). With its existing orders from Toshiba and Acer for 2012, the company's shipments are expected to...

UMC 4Q11 profits fall on lower revenues

Feb 8, 15:51

United Microelectronics Corporation (UMC) has announced operating profits declined 45.3% sequentially to NT$840 million (US$28.5 million) in the fourth quarter of 2011 with revenues...

UMC 4Q11 profits shrink

Kinsus nets NT$6.28 per share in 2011

Feb 8, 15:29

IC substrate supplier Kinsus Interconnect Technology has announced NT$2.8 billion (US$94.9 million) in net profits and an EPS of NT$6.28 for 2011. The firm's board of directors decided...

Solar inverter market hits speed bump in 2011, says IHS

Feb 8, 15:01

Despite strong long-term growth prospects, the worldwide solar photovoltaic (PV) inverter space dipped slightly in 2011 as two big solar markets stalled or cut tariffs, even though...

Realtek EPS declines in 2011

Newswatch - Feb 7, 15:38

Networking IC vendor Realtek Semiconductor has posted net profits of NT$1.59 billion (US$53.72 million) or an EPS of NT$3.24 for 2011, according to a company financial statement....

Semiconductor industry posts record-breaking revenues in 2011, says SIA

Feb 7, 14:16

Worldwide semiconductor sales for 2011 reached a record US$299.5 billion, up 0.4% from US$298.3 billion in 2010, according to SIA.

Large-size LCD panel pricing stabilizes in December 2011, says IHS

Feb 7, 11:12

After five straight months of steep declines, prices for large-size LCD panels stabilized in December 2011 because of better-than expected sales and decreased production, according...

Smartphones overtake client PCs in 2011, says Canalys

Feb 6, 16:56

Canalys has released its full, fourth-quarter 2011 country-level smartphone shipment estimates to clients, so completing the picture for the year. One notable result was that total...

Rexchip posts revenue growth in January

Feb 6, 14:34

Rexchip Electronics, the Taiwan-based production subsidiary of Japan's Elpida Memory, has reported revenues for January 2012 grew 35.1% sequentially and 7.4% from a year ago to NT$2.31...

Sapphire substrate maker Wafer Works Optronics reports net loss for 2011

Feb 6, 14:20

Weak demand in the LED market in 2011 caused pricing of upstream sapphire substrates to decrease as well. 2-inch substrates have been quoted around US$8-10/unit.

CCFL maker Wellypower reports negative EPS for 2011

Feb 6, 12:18

CCFL (cold cathode fluorescent lamp) maker Wellypower Optronics has reported net losses of NT$307.11 million (US$10.4 million) for 2011, compared to a net income of NT$444.03 million...

Everlight reports 2011 revenues down

Feb 4, 11:19

Taiwan-based LED packaging house Everlight reported 2011 total revenues of NT$16.238 billion (US$552 million), down 3% on year. 2011 total pre-tax profits reached NT$1.597 billion,...

Everlight street lamps

Taiwan graphics card vendors see over 2 million shipments in 2011, says paper

Newswatch - Feb 3, 14:33

Taiwan-based graphics card vendors and makers, Asustek Computer, Micro-Star International (MSI), Gigabyte Technology and PowerColor (TUL), each shipped more than two million graphics...

Nokia maintains largest global handset market share in 2011, says IDC

Feb 3, 01:20

Nokia sold 417.1 million feature phones and smartphones together to maintain the largest global handset market share of 27% in 2011, but dropping 5.6pp from 2010, according to International...

Elpida posts larger loss in fiscal 3Q11

Feb 3, 01:00

Elpida Memory has reported net losses of JPY42.1 billion (US$553 million) for its fiscal third quarter ended December 31, 2011 compared to losses of JPY29.6 billion a year ago. Consolidated...

Polytronics posts higher 2011 earnings

Feb 2, 13:56

Polytronics Technology, which manufactures circuit protection components for mobile phones and PCs, has reported pre-tax earnings for 2011 grew 9.1% to NT$460 million (US$15.6 million)...

China Internet user base tops 513 million at end of 2011, says CNNIC

Feb 2, 13:48

The number of Internet surfers in China increased to an estimated 513.1 million as of the end of 2011, according to the latest semiannual survey conducted by the China Internet Network...

Wireless displaces PC as top semiconductor spending area for OEMs in 2011, says IHS

Feb 2, 11:20

Propelled by the red-hot appeal of items like Apple's iPhone and iPad, the wireless communications sphere surpassed computers to lead all segments in semiconductor-related spending...

Acer, HP to expand notebook shipments from Chongqing, China in 2012

Feb 2, 01:05

As total notebook shipments from Chongqing, China increased to 15.74 million units in 2011 with production volume also growing more than 1,000 fold to US$5.15 billion, Acer and Hewlett-Packard...

Phison posts 2011 pre-tax EPS of NT$16.69

Feb 2, 01:00

Phison Electronics has announced it made solid earnings in 2011 thanks to its cost advantage over fellow flash memory controller firms. The company is migrating to 55nm processing...

Powerchip, Rexchip post 2011 losses

Feb 1, 15:34

DRAM memory makers Powerchip Technology and Rexchip Electronics have both swung to net losses in 2011 from profits a year earlier.

Taiwan 2011 economic growth lowered to 4.03%

Feb 1, 11:22

Taiwan's GDP growth in 2011 has been downward adjusted to 4.03% from 4.51% projected in November 2011, according to the latest estimates by the Directorate General of Budget, Accounting...

Japan fab tool book-to-bill climbs above parity

Jan 31, 15:10

Japan-based manufacturers of semiconductor equipment posted a book-to-bill ratio of 1.20 in December 2011, above parity for the first time in 10 months, according to figures from...

Germany leads resurgent European growth late in 2011, says Solarbuzz

Jan 31, 14:38

A 23% sequential rise in the fourth-quarter 20111 European photovoltaic market has created short-term optimism in the industry, which has been amplified by the slowdown in module...

Foxlink targets China, South Korea retail markets

Jan 31, 01:35

Taiwan-based component maker and channel player Foxlink will target retail markets of China and South Korea as its major expansion focus in 2012 as Taiwan's retail market is already...

Wistron seeking acquisition targets

Jan 31, 01:30

Wistron, after raising US$180 million in euro-convertible bonds (ECB) and building a US$100 million greenshoe fund, is seeking acquisition targets for vertical integration and is...

Acer to go into attack mode in 2012

Jan 31, 01:05

Acer has already adjusted its strategy from purely defending its position in the market in 2011 to attacking the market in 2012 and the company will push four major product segments...

Taiwan unemployment down in December

Jan 30, 16:35

Taiwan had 471,000 jobless citizens in December 2011, equivalent to an unemployment rate of 4.18% which decreased by 0.10 percentage point on month and by 0.49 percentage point on...

Holtek reports EPS of NT$2.36 for 2011

Newswatch - Jan 30, 15:38

IC design house Holtek Semiconductor saw net profits decrease 33% on year to NT$527 million (US$17.57 million) in 2011, translating into an EPS of NT$2.36 for the year, according...

Apple retakes smartphone lead in 4Q11; Samsung grabs top spot for full-year 2011, says IHS

Jan 30, 15:31

After losing market leadership in the third quarter, Apple returned to the number one rank in global smartphone shipments in the fourth quarter as consumers flocked to buy the newly...

Philips reports 4Q11 net losses

Jan 30, 14:51

Philips has reported fourth-quarter 2011 sales of EUR6.7 billion (US$8.8 billion) with lighting sales up by 7% on year. Fourth-quarter 2011 net losses resulted in EUR160 million due...

VIA Telecom ships 18 million CDMA handset solutions in 2011, says paper

Newswatch - Jan 30, 14:00

VIA Telecom shipped 18 million units of CDMA chipset solutions in 2011, including 10 million units for entry-level CMDA handsets, the Chinese-language Commercial Times quoted...

Taiwan attracts foreign direct investment of over US$4.9 billion in 2011

Jan 30, 12:23

Taiwan approved 2,283 foreign direct investment projects (except from China) with a total value of US$4.955 billion in 2011, respectively increasing by 11.80% and by 30.01% on year,...

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    Nvidia GeForce GTX 660 Ti graphics card

    Nvidia has unveiled GeForce GTX 660 Ti GPU, powered by Kepler architecture and is available starting at only US$299. Supporting resolution of 1080p, the GTX 660 Ti is 41% faster...

    Photo: Company, Aug 17.

  • Elpida+Wide+IO+Mobile+RAM

    Elpida Wide IO Mobile RAM

    Elpida Memory has developed 4Gb next-generation mobile memory chips for smartphones, tablet PCs and other mobile devices. The new DRAM achieves compliance with the "Wide IO" international...

    Photo: Company, Nov 21.

  • Atmel+maXStylus+for+smartphones%2C+tablets

    Atmel maXStylus for smartphones, tablets

    Atmel has announced maXStylus, an active stylus solution for tablets and smartphones. Combined with Atmel's maXTouch solutions, the maXStylus family offers simultaneous touch and...

    Photo: Company, Nov 3.

  • Nokia+603+

    Nokia 603

    Nokia has announced the Nokia 603, a smartphone preloaded with the latest apps and featuring single-tap pairing, sharing and tag reading with NFC. The Nokia 603 is equipped with...

    Photo: Company, Oct 14.

  • HTC+Explorer

    HTC Explorer

    HTC has unveiled HTC Explorer, which features a curved and compact design, a 3.2-inch HVGA touch screen and 3-megapixel camera. It also provides a web browsing experience with Adobe...

    Photo: Company, Oct 4.

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