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Digitimes Research: Taiwan makers to see 17.6% drop in 2012 LCD TV shipments

Nov 23, 15:54

Taiwan-based makers will ship a total of 37.513 million LCD TVs in 2012, slipping 17.6% from 2011, with a global share of 18.2%, down 4.1pp as well, according to Digitimes Research...

PQI shifts focus to wireless peripherals, accessories

Nov 23, 12:16

Power Quotient International (PQI) is set to reduce its exposure to the DRAM module market, and focus on the sale of wireless peripherals and accessories used in consumer technology...

TCL reaches 12 million in LCD TV shipments from January to October 2012

Nov 20, 21:33

TCL has already reached shipments of 12 million LCD TV from January to October 2012 and hopes that it can reach 15.2 million by the end of the year, which may put its shipments higher...

Digitimes Research: China tablet SoC developers enjoy robust shipment growth in 2012

Nov 20, 20:43

There has been a surge in demand for tablet-use SoC solutions in the China market thus far in 2012, benefiting local IC design companies such as Allwinner Technology, Rockchip Technology...

Notebook ODMs offer extra services to attract tablet orders

Nov 19, 22:55

With notebook shipments estimated to only have a single-digit percentage growth on year in 2013, notebook ODMs including Quanta Computer, Compal Electronics and Wistron, are aggressively...

Over 5.0 million Nexus 7s to be shipped in 2012, say Taiwan makers

Nov 19, 22:48

At the end of the second quarter, Google expected shipments of 2.5 million Nexus 7s in 2012 but since then it has continually placed additional orders in view of booming sales, with...

Japan October 2012 chip gear book-to-bill ratio at 0.70, says SEAJ

Nov 19, 22:39

Japan-based semiconductor equipment manufacturers posted a book-to-bill ratio of 0.70 in October 2012, up from 0.65 in September, according to data gathered by Semiconductor Equipment...

Taiwan market: Mobile advertising valued at NT$2.64 billion in 2012, says FIND

Nov 19, 16:08

The total revenues from mobile advertising based on smartphones, tablets and other mobile devices in the Taiwan market in 2012 are estimated at NT$2.64 billion (US$90.3 billion),...

Growth outlook for industrial electronics semiconductors dims in 2012, says IHS

Nov 16, 11:17

The growth of the industrial electronics semiconductor market is set to fall short of previous expectations in 2012, as the business is buffeted by weakening global economic conditions,...

ASMedia to be listed at the end of December

Nov 14, 22:19

ASMedia Technology, an Asustek Computer subsidiary that focuses on producing USB 3.0 controller chips, is set to be listed on the Taiwan Stock Exchange (TSE) at the end of December,...

Foxconn sees more MacBook orders from Apple

Nov 14, 21:30

Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) has reportedly seen an increase in 15-inch MacBook Pro orders in the second half and is currently supplying 10-15% of Apple's total...

Taiwan market: 2012 e-commerce trade value over NT$660 billion, says III

Nov 14, 16:04

The total value of e-commerce sales transactions through B2C and C2C modes in the Taiwan market in 2012 is estimated at NT$660.5 billion (US$22.2 billion), increasing 17.4% from 2011,...

Digitimes Research: White-box tablet shipments to surpass 50 million units in 2012

Nov 13, 16:01

White-box tablets are expected to see a surge in shipment growth in 2012 with volumes surpassing 50 million units, according to Digitimes Research senior analyst James Wang.

China-based TV vendors expected to hold 80% of TV market share in urban China by the end of 2012

Nov 13, 14:57

China-based TV vendors are estimated to hold roughly 80% of the market share in urban China by the end of 2012 and may hold as high as 60% of the TV market share in emerging economies...

Gigabyte to achieve growth in 2012 motherboard and graphics card shipments

Nov 13, 14:15

Gigabyte Technology is expected to see its motherboard and graphics card shipments reach 18.5-19 million and almost 3.2 million units, respectively, in 2012, while the company's EPS...

Ardentec to see revenues decline in 4Q12

Nov 13, 12:04

IC testing specialist Ardentec expects its consolidated sales for the fourth quarter of 2012 to decrease 8-12% sequentially due to seasonality, according to company vice chairman...

Career Tech 4Q12 sales to rise almost 30%

Nov 13, 11:45

Flexible PCB supplier Career Technology is expected to report almost 30% sequential growth in revenues for the fourth quarter of 2012, driven by rising orders coming from the tablet...

Microsoft Surface RT may only achieve 60% of forecasted sales

Nov 12, 22:45

Microsoft's Surface RT tablet may see sales of only 60% of the company's forecast by the end of 2012 and the device is also expected to have difficulty achieving a good performance...

Microsoft may see Surface RT sales only 60% of expected

Acer announces over 30% on-month drop in October revenues

Nov 12, 22:43

Acer has announced revenues of NT$25.53 billion (US$880.8 million) for October, down 32.13% on month, with combined revenues for the first ten months of 2012 reaching NT$306.1 billion,...

Notebook brands turn conservative about accumulating orders to inland plants

Nov 12, 22:40

While notebook ODMs become aggressive about building up their production capacities at plants in inland China to save costs, notebook vendors taken a more conservative stance about...

CMI reports October 2012 financial results

Nov 12, 16:19

Chimei Innolux (CMI) has announced that its October 2012 consolidated revenues reached NT$42 billion (US$1.32 billion), a decrease of 7.4% on month.

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Tsann Kuen, E-Life October revenues hit year low

Nov 9, 16:12

Tsann Kuen Enterprise and E-Life Mall, two operators of IT and consumer electronics retail chains in Taiwan, posted revenues of NT$1.748 billion (US$59.6 million) and NT$954 million...

Top-20 IC suppliers sales growth rates forecast to range from 31% to negative 17% in 2012, IC Insights says

Nov 9, 10:25

IC Insights expects a wide range of growth rates among the worldwide top-20 semiconductor suppliers in 2012. Despite the close ongoing relationship between the two companies, Globalfoundries...

Digitimes Research: Samsung Electronics holds strong in 2012 due to panel production strategies

Nov 8, 20:33

Samsung Electronics has held the top spot in terms of revenues generated in 2012 compared to other Asia-based panel makers such as LG Display (LGD), Chimei Innolux (CMI) and AU Optronics...

Delta Electronics reports consolidated revenues for October 2012

Nov 8, 20:19

Delta Electronics has announced that its consolidated sales revenues for October 2012 totaled NT$14.38 billion (US$493.4 million), representing a 5% decrease compared to NT$15.19...

AUO reports October 2012 consolidated revenues

Nov 8, 15:16

AU Optronics (AUO) has announced that its preliminary consolidated revenues in October 2012 reached NT$3.34 billion (US$114.7 million), down 7% on month but up 7.2% on year.

Smart devices sales to reach 821 million in 2012; to rise to 1.2 billion in 2013, says Gartner

Nov 8, 11:16

The consumerization trend has hit IT as an unstoppable force, as 821 million smart devices (smartphones and tablets) will be purchased worldwide in 2012 and pass the billion mark...

Taiwan production value of passive components to drop nearly 8% in 2012, says IEK

Nov 7, 21:45

Taiwan's production value of passive components will drop 7.8% on year to NT$102.53 billion (US$3.45 billion) in 2012 before edging up 2-3% to NT$106.39 billion in 2013, according...

Wintek announces consolidated net sales for October 2012

Nov 7, 14:32

Wintek has announced that its consolidated net sales for October 2012 totaled NT$8.47 billion (US$289 million), representing a decrease of NT$1.24 billion or negative 12.84% from...

OLED TVs to start shipping by the end of 2012, according to DisplaySearch

Nov 6, 22:39

Despite high expectations set by manufacturers Samsung and LG Electronics for the launch of OLED displays into the TV market in 2012, these sets will likely only be available in small...

Apple unlikely to reach 30% growth in 2012 MacBook shipments, say Taiwan makers

Nov 6, 21:21

Apple in early 2012 aimed at 30% growth in shipments of MacBook series notebooks from 2011, but viewing that shipments of MacBooks in the fourth quarter have so far been behind schedule,...

Digitimes Research: China-based tier-2 LED chipmakers see falling revenues in 2012

Nov 6, 14:42

China-based tier-two LED chipmakers such as Silan Azure, Epilight Technology, and Tsinghua Tongfang have seen on-year decreases of around 30-50% in their accumulated revenues so far...

GaAs foundries post mixed October revenues

Nov 6, 14:38

GaAs foundry Win Semiconductors has reported flat sequential growth in consolidated revenues for October 2012, while revenues at Advanced Wireless Semiconductor (AWSC) registered...

SPIL October sales highest for 2012

Nov 6, 14:34

Consolidated revenues at Siliconware Precision Industries (SPIL) in October hit the highest monthly level thus far in 2012, according to statistics released by the Taiwan-based IC...

Taiflex sees moderate drop in 4Q12 FCCL sales

Nov 6, 14:31

Taiflex Scientific expects sales of its flexible copper-clad laminate (FCCL) product line to drop 5-10% sequentially in the fourth quarter of 2012, compared to the 10-20% decreases...

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    Hynix 20nm 4Gb GDDR3

    SK Hynix has developed 20nm-class 4Gb(gigabit) graphics DDR3 DRAM, designed for notebooks requiring low-power consumption. The new 4Gb GDDR3, built using Hynix' 20nm-class technology,...

    Photo: Company, Sep 19.

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    Nokia Lumia 920

    Nokia has announced the Nokia Lumia 920 and the Nokia Lumia 820, the first devices in Nokia's Windows Phone 8 range. Both phones will be available in pentaband LTE and HSPA+ variants...

    Photo: Company, Sep 6.

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    Toshiba 3TB 3.5-inch HDD

    Toshiba has announced the launch of a family of advanced 3.5-inch HDDs that bring multi-terabyte capacities to the consumer space. Volume shipments of the drives, produced with...

    Photo: Company, Aug 17.

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    Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 tablet PC

    Samsung Electronics America has announced its Galaxy Note 10.1 for the US market. The Galaxy Note 10.1 extends the Galaxy Note category, delivering the functionality and precision...

    Photo: Company, Aug 17.

  • Computex+2012%3A+AMD+E%2Dseries+APU

    Computex 2012: AMD E-series APU

    AMD has announced the launch of its latest AMD E-series accelerated processing unit (APU) platform. Designed for notebook and desktop PCs which meet basic performance needs, the 2012...

    Photo: Company, Jun 8.

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