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Acer pushing tablet shipments

Dec 12, 22:07

Acer originally believed that tablets would soon lose their attractiveness to consumers helping notebooks to regain their influence; however as market watchers and IT players mostly...

Touchscreen notebooks helping to maintain notebook ASPs during the year-end holidays, says Acer

Dec 12, 22:02

Due to demand for touchscreen notebooks, Acer has seen ASPs during the year-end holidays, rise from US$433 originally to US$477, according to company chairman JT Wang.

AUO likely to face 7% decline in production capacity in December 2012

Dec 12, 21:57

AU Optronics (AUO) is likely to face a 7% decline in production capacity in December 2012 due to a high voltage circuit drop that occurred at the Central Taiwan Science Park on December...

Taiwan LED chipmakers unlikely to return to profitability in 2012

Dec 12, 21:53

Taiwan-based LED chipmakers have been trying to return to profitability but due to continuous price falls, it has been difficult. Market observers believe LED chipmakers such as Epistar,...

Digitimes Research: 2012 Japan LED ceiling and tube light market show significant growth

Dec 11, 14:06

The LED ceiling and tube light market showed significant growth in Japan in November 2012. Due to limited electricity, Japan has been raising awareness on saving energy. In 2012,...

CPT November sales flat on year

Dec 10, 22:37

Chunghwa Picture Tubes (CPT) has announced that its consolidated revenues for November 2012 amounted to NT$4.13 billion (US$142 million), up 1.5% on month and 2% on year.

Panel profitability may improve in 4Q12, but demand likely to drop in 1Q13

Dec 10, 22:36

With revenues rising, Taiwan-based LCD panel makers are expected to see profitability improve in the fourth quarter. But demand from clients may drop in the first quarter of 2013,...

Innolux announces November 2012 financial results

Dec 10, 22:35

Innolux Corporation (which changed its name from Chimei Innolux (CMI) on November 14, 2012) has announced its unaudited combined revenues of NT$43.3 billion (147.8 million) in November...

Asustek achieves record November revenues; Pegatron, ASRock see growth

Dec 10, 22:32

Asustek Computer has announced revenues of NT$39.64 billion (US$1.36 billion) for November, a new monthly record with growths of 11.5% on month and 32.7% on year, while the company's...

Acer suffers drop in November revenues

Dec 10, 22:25

Acer has announced non-consolidated revenues of NT$24.36 billion (US$837.43 million) for November, down 4.58% on month and 31.88% on year, while the company's combined non-consolidated...

Ichia 4Q12 revenues expected to be highest quarterly level in 2012

Dec 10, 11:03

Taiwan-based Ichia Technology is expected to post its highest 2012 quarterly consolidated revenues in the fourth quarter, according to local stock market analysts.

AUO reports November 2012 consolidated revenues

Dec 7, 16:04

AU Optronics (AUO) has announced its preliminary consolidated November 2012 revenues of NT$3.39 billion, up 1.4% on month and 10.9% on year.

FCCL suppliers expect 4Q12 sales to grow

Dec 7, 15:17

Taiwan-based flexible copper-clad laminate makers Taiflex Scientific and ThinFlex both expect to report sequential growth in revenues for the fourth quarter of 2012 compared to flat...

Power management IC market to contract in 2012, says IHS

Dec 7, 10:53

The market for power management semiconductors crucial to energy savings in a wide range of devices now is predicted to decline by 6% in 2012, due mostly to pronounced softness in...

Semiconductor equipment sales to drop over 10% in 2012, says SEMI

Dec 6, 20:41

Global sales for semiconductor equipment are forecast to contract 12.2% to US$38.2 billion in 2012, according to SEMI. Sales went up 9% in 2011, following a larger 151% increase in...

Global chip sales rise in October, says SIA

Dec 6, 16:06

Worldwide sales of semiconductors for October 2012 topped US$25 billion, and climbed to the highest monthly figure since October 2011, data from the Semiconductor Industry Association...

Worldwide mobile phone growth expected to drop to 1.4% in 2012, says IDC

Dec 5, 21:42

The worldwide mobile phone market is forecast to grow 1.4% on year in 2012, the lowest annual growth rate in three years despite a projected record number of smartphone shipments...

Nokia to sell Finnish headquarters

Dec 5, 15:57

Nokia announced on December 4 that the company had agreed to sell its head office building in Espoo, Finland, for EUR170 million (US$222.9 million).

Qualcomm rides wireless wave to take third place in 2012 semiconductor market, IHS says

Dec 5, 10:52

In a miserable 2012 semiconductor market that will see revenue declines at seven of the world's Top 10 semiconductor suppliers, Qualcomm is standing out, with a double-digit increase...

Large-size panel supply in tight demand until the end of 2012, say market observers

Dec 4, 15:05

Large-size panels are expected to be in tight supply until the end of 2012 due to increased TV sales in North America, as well as to China-based TV vendors stocking up on inventory...

Ceramic substrate maker Leatec to report flat 4Q12 sales

Dec 4, 14:56

Taiwan-based Leatec Fine Ceramic, which mainly manufactures chip resistor substrates, is expected to report flat revenue growth for the fourth quarter of 2012 despite increasing sales...

Digitimes Research: Global AIO PC shipments to grow 20% in 2013

Dec 4, 10:51

Global all-in-one (AIO) PC shipments will reach 13.2 million units in 2012, growing by 1.5% from 2011, and will increase by 19.7% to 15.8 million units in 2013, driven by Windows...

Semiconductor market to decline 2.3% in 2012, says IHS

Dec 4, 10:41

Amid increasingly weak economic conditions that are depressing consumer and business spending on electronics, IHS is downgrading its forecast for the global semiconductor market in...

Asustek expects strong tablet shipments for 2013

Dec 3, 22:10

Asustek Computer at its global sales meeting (GSM) on December 3, set the annual shipments goals for its three major product lines for 2013 with the notebook shipments expected to...

Taiwan market: Teco and Taitung expected to release 55-inch TVs by the end of 2012

Dec 3, 21:24

Taiwan-based TV vendors Teco and Taitung are expected to release 55-inch LCD TVs priced less than NT$40,000 (US$1,375) by the end of 2012 in Taiwan in order to meet increasing demand...

Taiwan market: IT Month 2012 visitor count on pace with 2011 show after first weekend

Dec 3, 21:03

The IT Month 2012 trade show in Taiwan during the first weekend attracted more than 255,000 visitors, a similar number to that totaled in 2011, according to the host, Taipei Computer...

Chunghwa Telecom lowers 2012 target MOD user base, says paper

Newswatch - Dec 3, 15:55

Chunghwa Telecom (CHT) has downward adjusted the target number of its MOD (multimedia on demand) subscribers in 2012 from 1.5 million originally to 1.3 million because the number...

Digitimes Research: Panel makers trends in 2012 and 2013

Nov 30, 15:33

Digitimes Research estimates that in 2013 China-based panel makers will continue to dominate the 32-inch LCD TV panel market in China as well as expand their product lines by providing...

ASMedia to list on TSE on December 12

Nov 30, 15:20

ASMedia Technology, an Asustek Computer subsidiary specializing in the design and development of USB 3.0 host and device controller chips, will officially begin trading on the Taiwan...

Large-area touchscreens to account for more than 50% of TPK revenues in 2013

Nov 30, 10:44

TPK expects large-area products to account for more than half of its overall revenues in 2013, according to the touch panel supplier. TPK also revealed plans to increase its stake...

Mobile communications equipment market set for double-digit growth in 2012, says IHS

Nov 29, 14:09

The market for mobile communications equipment will grow 13% in 2012, propelled by climbing shipments of mobile handsets and tablets, particularly devices supporting the 4G LTE wireless...

Intel updates CPU roadmap for 1Q13

Nov 28, 21:54

Intel is set to upgrade its entry-level desktop Pentium and Celeron product lines in the first quarter of 2013 with the launch of Ivy Bridge-based 22nm Pentium G2130, G2020 and G2020T...

Upstream supply chain sees Surface RT orders cut by half

Nov 28, 21:28

The upstream supply chain of Microsoft's Surface RT has recently seen the tablet's orders reduced by half, and with other Windows RT-based tablet orders also seeing weak performance,...

China market: OTT STB shipments in 2012 far short of expectations, say reports

Nov 28, 15:04

There will be an estimated 3-4 million OTT (over-the-top) STBs (set-top boxes) shipped in the China market in 2012, far short of the projected over 10 million units, China-based media...

Chip market to rebound with 4.5% growth in 2013, says WSTS

Nov 28, 12:39

The global semiconductor market will decrease 3.2% on an annual basis to US$290 billion in 2012, followed by a recovery of 4.5% growth to US$303 billion in 2013, according to the...

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