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PV inverter supplier base fragments in 2012, says IHS

May 3, 10:42

The supplier base for PV inverters further fragmented in 2012, with the total market share of the 10 largest suppliers falling by more than four percentage points, according to IHS...

TWM to deal record cash dividend for 2012

May 2, 11:10

Taiwan Mobile (TWM) will distribute a cash dividend per share of NT$5.50 (US$0.19) for 2012 operation, the highest ever for the company, according to the carrier.

China becomes leading PC market in 2012, says IHS

Apr 30, 12:01

China rose to the top of the PC market for the first time ever on an annual basis in 2012, relegating the US to second place with a lead of more than three million units, according...

FET to deal out 2012 dividend in excess of net EPS

Apr 29, 11:22

Far EasTone Telecommunications (FET), one of the three largest mobile telecom carriers in Taiwan, will distribute a cash dividend per share of NT$3.50 (US$0.118) for 2012, 7.69% in...

TSMC MEMS foundry biz expanding, says Yole

Apr 26, 10:29

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company's (TSMC) MEMS foundry business enjoyed an approximately 80% rise in 2012, achieving around US$42 million in sales. The significant growth...

GaN and SiC Power IC market set to rise by factor of 18 from 2012 to 2022, says IHS

Apr 25, 20:46

The emerging market for silicon carbide (SiC) and gallium nitride (GaN) power semiconductors is forecast to grow a factor of 18 during the next 10 years, energized by demand from...

Spurred by Google Glass, IHS forecasts nearly 10 million smart glasses to ship from 2012 to 2016

Apr 25, 14:16

Initiated by the arrival of Google Glass and magnified by Google's efforts to promote application development for the product, the global market for smart glasses could amount to...

Global IC foundry market rises 16% in 2012, says Gartner

Apr 25, 13:53

The worldwide semiconductor foundry market totaled US$34.6 billion in 2012, a 16.2% increase from 2011, according to Gartner.

PV inverter revenues expand to US$7 billion in 2012, says IHS

Apr 18, 10:49

Energized by a surge of shipments in Asia, the global PV inverter market in 2012 bucked weak worldwide solar industry conditions to expand by 5% and break the US$7 billion level for...

Silicon Power 1Q13 sales fall

Apr 12, 15:17

Silicon Power Computer & Communications, which manufactures NAND flash devices as well as DRAM modules, saw its first-quarter revenues decline about 10% sequentially and 5% from...

Yingli Solar tops solar module supplier rankings in 2012, says IHS

Apr 11, 20:48

Yingli Solar from China became the largest global supplier of solar modules in 2012 based on annual merchant shipments, while previous leader and besieged fellow China-based producer...

4Q reprieve brings little relief to semiconductor makers in 2012, says IHS

Apr 11, 09:54

Despite stronger-than-expected growth during the fourth quarter, 2012 was still a miserable year for the semiconductor market and suppliers, with only eight out of the top-25 chipmakers...

Global semiconductor materials market falls for first time in three years

Apr 9, 10:54

The global market for semiconductor materials for both wafer fabrication and packaging declined in 2012 for the first time in three years, according to data compiled by SEMI. Worldwide...

Apple may see single-digit shipment growth for MacBooks in 2013

Apr 8, 22:46

Apple MacBook shipments may only see single-digit growth in 2013, as related upstream component suppliers still have not yet seen any major increases in orders, according to sources...

US TV shipments expected to decline in 2013, echoing slide of 2012, says IHS

Apr 2, 20:21

US TV shipments in 2013 are forecast to decline for a second year in a row in view of continued weakness of the domestic market, but growth will resume the following year as the LCD...

IC material distributor Topco reports EPS NT$5.40 for 2012

Apr 2, 16:14

Topco Scientific, which distributes semiconductor materials and equipment, has reported net profits of NT$804 million (US$28.86 million) for 2012, decreasing 15.5% from the previous...

China makers gain share in MEMS sensor purchasing in 2012, says IHS

Apr 2, 15:09

China-based handset and tablet manufacturers in 2012 more than doubled their share of purchases of microelectromechanical systems (MEMS) motion sensors, reflecting the rising prominence...

Following decline in 2012, global TV market not expected to recover until 2015, says IHS

Apr 2, 15:04

Stung by plunging sales in Japan and declining demand in North America and Western Europe, global TV shipments in 2012 fell, marking a major inflection point that will have a lasting...

Global chip sales up 1.4% in February, says SIA

Apr 2, 10:43

Worldwide chip sales for February 2013 were up 1.4% on year, but down 3.8% sequentially, according to data disclosed by the Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA).

Compal Electronics 2012 net EPS down over 40%

Apr 1, 10:50

Taiwan-based notebook ODM Compal Electronics has released its 2012 financial report, with net EPS of NT$1.47 (US$0.05) decreasing 41.90% from 2011.

Quanta Computer posts 2012 net EPS of NT$6.01

Apr 1, 10:48

Notebook ODM Quanta Computer has reported its 2012 financial report, recording net EPS of NT$6.01 (US$0.20).

Silitech 2012 net profits highest among handset component makers

Newswatch - Mar 29, 14:41

Handset component maker Silitech Technology led fellow companies Merry Electronics and Ichia Technologies with the highest profits of NT$857 million (US$28.62 million) in 2012, according...

Acer to issue domestic unsecured corporate bonds

Mar 29, 13:54

The board of directors of Taiwan-based Acer has approved the issuance of domestic unsecured corporate bonds with a limit of NT$6 billion (US$200 million) and a period of three years...

Jim Wong, president of Acer

Ledlink 2013 capex to reach NT$200 million

Mar 28, 21:57

LED optical lens maker Ledlink is optimistic about the second quarter, as order visibility is clear to April-May. Telung Tang, CEO of the firm, noted that 2013 capex will reach NT$200...

IC demand for smartphones soaring in China

Mar 28, 21:54

IC component orders coming from China's smartphone market have risen substantially, according to sources in the supply chain, which estimated that monthly demand for smartphones sold...

Asustek to deal out dividend of NT$19.00 for 2012

Stockwatch - Mar 28, 15:40

Asustek Computer's board of directors on March 27 decided to distribute a dividend per share of NT$19.00, all in cash, for 2012, it highest dividend on record and accounting for 63.78%...

First Solar ranked largest solar EPC contractor in 2012 as Europe firms falter, says IMS Research

Mar 28, 14:15

For the first time First Solar became the world's largest solar EPC (engineering, procurement and construction) contractor in 2012, with more than 500MW of projects completed - an...

FPCB maker Career reports highest earnings for 4Q12

Newswatch - Mar 28, 14:02

Flexible PCB (FPCB) maker Career Technology has reported net profits of NT$411 million (US$13.82 million) for the fourth quarter of 2012 and total earnings of NT$977 million for the...

GaAs device revenues grow in 2012, says Strategy Analytics

Mar 28, 13:59

Growth in the fourth quarter of 2012 pulled GaAs device revenues to a slight gain for 2012, according to Strategy Analytics. It also presents the revenue performance of leading GaAs...

Automotive diode maker Actron posts EPS of over NT$4 in 2012

Mar 27, 22:24

Taiwan-based automotive diode component maker Actron Technology saw its net profits decrease 17.8% on year to NT$331 million (US$11.1 million) in 2012. The earnings translated into...

Nanya PCB posts heavy losses for 2012

Newswatch - Mar 27, 15:36

PCB and IC substrate supplier Nanya PCB (NPC) has reported net losses of NT$2.06 billion (US$69.08 million) for 2012, reversing from a net profit of NT$3.17 billion recorded in the...

Danen reports 2012 net loss of NT$760 million

Mar 27, 14:46

Taiwan-based solar wafer maker Danen Technology has reported 2012 revenues of NT$903 million (US$30 million), with net loss of NT$760 million. The firm also reported 2012 debt ratio...

Wistron, Inventec post profits for 2012

Mar 27, 12:19

Wistron has reported consolidated revenues of NT$657.84 billion (US$22.26 billion), gross margin of 4.85%, net operating profit of NT$8.22 billion, net profit of NT$6.67 billion,...

Worldwide smart connected device shipments cross one billion units in 2012, says IDC

Mar 27, 11:18

Worldwide shipments of smart connected devices grew 29.1% on year in 2012, crossing one billion units shipped with a value of US$576.9 billion, according to IDC. The market expansion...

NAND flash market defies trends and grows to record level in 4Q12, says IHS

Mar 27, 09:49

Despite facing five consecutive quarters of decline and a slowdown in consumption in smartphones and tablets, the global market for NAND flash memory pulled off a surprise growth...

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