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Digitimes Research: China smartphone sales grow 21.9% sequentially in 4Q13

Feb 11, 22:15

Sales of smartphones in China grew 21.9% sequentially in the fourth quarter of 2013, but the growth rate dropped to 15.9% on an annual basis which indicates the smartphone market...

Silicon wafer revenues decline in 2013, says SEMI

Feb 11, 15:51

Worldwide silicon wafer revenues declined by 13% in 2013 compared to 2012, while silicon wafer area shipments increased 0.4%, according to SEMI.

Computer storage industry declines in 2013 despite robust growth of SSDs, says IHS

Feb 11, 14:54

A near-doubling of the market for solid-state drives was unable to help the computer-related storage industry in 2013, which slid 5% in shipments because of continuing contractions...

US TV market shrinks 9% in 2013, says IHS

Feb 10, 15:49

The US TV market fell 9% in 2013 despite the usual last-minute rally during the holiday season in the fourth quarter, which failed to compensate for low demand throughout the year,...

Digitimes Research: China smartphone shipments to decline slightly in 1Q14

Feb 7, 14:12

China-based handset companies are expected to see their shipments of smartphones decline lightly in the first quarter of 2014, after combined shipments posted a 13% sequential growth...

Semiconductor industry posts record sales in 2013, says SIA

Feb 7, 10:15

Worldwide semiconductor sales came to US$305.6 billion in 2013, up 4.8% from the 2012 total of US$291.6 billion, and hitting an annual record, according to SIA.

Top-13 foundries account for 91% of total foundry sales in 2013, says IC Insights

Jan 29, 16:18

IC Insights has released its 2013 top IC foundries (pure-play and IDM) ranking. In total, the top 13 foundries represented 91% of total foundry sales in 2013.

Ultra-portable PCs top 12% of notebook market in 2013, says ABI Research

Jan 29, 15:06

An estimated 12.3% (22.5 million) of the notebook shipments in 2013 (182.7 million) fit into the ultra-portable segment, according to market intelligence firm ABI Research. The on-year...

Inotera posts EPS of NT$3.66 in 2013

Jan 28, 21:48

Memory product maker Inotera Memories has reported revenues of NT$58.99 billion (US$1.94 billion), net profits of NT$212 million and an EPS of NT$3.66 for 2013.

Holtek sees profits up 33% in 2013

Jan 28, 16:30

MCU supplier Holtek Semiconductor has reported net profits of NT$744.95 million (US$24.54 million) for 2013, increasing 33% from a year earlier. The earnings translated into an EPS...

Nanya swings to profit in 2013

Jan 28, 16:07

DRAM chipmaker Nanya Technology has reported net profits for 2013, ending a string of six consecutive annual losses.

Kinsus posts 2013 EPS of NT$7.23

Jan 28, 15:58

IC substrate maker Kinsus Interconnect Technology has announced net profits for 2013 increased 15.2% to NT$3.22 billion (US$106 million). The earnings translated into a net EPS of...

Worldwide smartphone shipments top 1 billion units in 2013, says IDC

Jan 28, 13:25

The worldwide smartphone market has reached another milestone, shipping one billion units in a single year for the first time. According to IDC, vendors shipped a total of 1.0042...

Asustek to see shipments of 20 million notebooks in 2014

Jan 27, 21:58

Asustek Computer's notebook shipments are expected to reach 20 million units in 2014, up from 18.5 million units in 2013, while its tablet shipments are expected to remain at 12 million...

AUO reports 4Q13 and fiscal year 2013 performance

Jan 27, 20:38

AU Optronics (AUO) has announced its consolidated revenues in the fourth quarter of 2013 were US$3.44 billion, down 4.1% from the previous quarter while its gross profit was US$257...

Sampo ships 220,000 LCD TVs in 2013

Jan 27, 20:36

Sampo shipped 220,000 LCD TVs in 2013, flat on year, with TVs sized 32- and 42-inch seeing the highest shipments.

MediaTek reports 2013 EPS of NT$20.51

Jan 27, 15:31

IC design house MediaTek has reported net profits of NT$27.49 billion (US$904.6 million) for 2013, up 76.8% on year, with consolidated sales rising 37.1% to NT$136.06 billion. EPS...

Samsung and Apple consume 17% of 2013 chip sales, says Gartner

Jan 24, 16:44

Samsung Electronics and Apple remained the top semiconductor buyers in 2013, together consuming US$53.7 billion of semiconductors in 2013, an increase of US$7.7 billion from 2012,...

North America semiconductor equipment industry posts book-to-bill ratio of 1.02 in December 2013, says SEMI

Jan 24, 14:56

North America-based semiconductor equipment manufacturers posted US$1.38 billion in orders in December 2013 (three-month average basis) and a book-to-bill ratio of 1.02, according...

MediaTek smartphone solution shipments to grow robustly in 2014

Jan 24, 11:35

Shipments of MediaTek's smartphone solutions are expected to grow at a robust pace in 2014, buoyed by efforts by China-based smartphone vendors to expand overseas sales, and growing...

Largan Precision hits record profits for 4Q13, 2013

Jan 24, 10:32

Taiwan-based lens module maker Largan Precision generated net profit of NT$3.405 billion (US$114 million) for the fourth quarter of 2013 and NT$9.61 billion for the whole of 2013,...

Orise swings to loss in 4Q13

Jan 23, 21:39

LCD driver IC firm Orise Technology slid into the red in the fourth quarter of 2013, due to inventory losses resulting from falling product prices particularly prices for WVGA driver...

Global IC foundry sales rise 14% in 2013, says IC Insights

Jan 23, 15:39

Total IC foundry revenues grew to US$42.8 billion in 2013, a 14% increase from US$37.6 billion in 2012 and eight points more than the 6% growth displayed by the total IC market, according...

Large-size panel shipments reach 73.71 million units in December 2013, says WitsView

Jan 22, 11:45

Large-size panel shipments in December 2013 reached 73.71 million units, declining 4% on month, according to WitsView.

IC distributor Weikeng posts net profits of over NT$500 million in 2013

Jan 21, 21:50

IC distributor Weikeng Industrial has reported net profits of NT$527 million (US$17.5 million) on revenues of NT$33.04 billion for 2013. EPS for 2013 stood at NT$2.16 compared to...

ASRock ships 7.6 million own-brand motherboards in 2013

Jan 21, 19:44

ASRock shipped 7.6 million own-brand motherboards in 2013, slipping 1.3% on year and 15.6% short of the target of nine million units, according to the company.

Explosion-proof LED-based lamps to increase to US$248 million in 2020, says Electronicast

Jan 21, 14:32

The global consumption value of LED-based lamps used in explosion-proof light fixtures is forecast to increase from US$151.5 million in 2013 to US$248.1 million in 2020.

Taiwan sees US$4.9 billion in foreign direct investment in 2013, says MOEA

Jan 21, 11:21

Taiwan's Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) approved 3,206 foreign direct investment projects (except from China) totaling US$4.933 billion in 2013, respectively increasing by 17.09%...

Taiwan market: Gomaji 2013 revenues nearly double on year

Jan 17, 14:37

Gomaji, currently the largest operator of online group buying services in the Taiwan market, generated revenues of NT$3.1 billion (US$104 million) for 2013, hiking 93.8% on year,...

Foxconn expected to ship 55-60 million tablets in 2014, say Taiwan makers

Jan 16, 19:43

Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) shipped 50 million tablets to become the largest Taiwan-based ODM in 2013 and is expected to ship 55-60 million units to maintain...

Powerchip returns to profitability in 2013

Jan 16, 14:09

Having transformed its operation from a DRAM maker to a provider of foundry services mainly for memory and logic ICs, Taiwan-based Powerchip Technology returned to profitability in...

Ultra HD TV panel shipments reach 3.1 million in 2013

Jan 16, 14:05

Ultra HD TV panel shipments reached 3.1 million units in 2013, according to market observers.

Huawei Technologies 2013 revenues up 8% on year

Jan 16, 10:57

China-based communication and IT solution provider Huawei Technologies has reported unaudited revenues of CNY238-240 billion (US$39.3-39.6 billion) for 2013 operation, increasing...

Asustek is second largest PC vendor in Japan in 2013, says CNA

Newswatch - Jan 15, 11:17

Asustek Computer shared 16.1% of notebook, desktop and tablet sales in the Japan market in 2013, next only to Apple's 19.1%, and followed by NEC's 15.9%, Toshiba's 13.2% and Fujitsu's...

GaAs firms sales to rebound in end-1Q14

Jan 13, 15:11

GaAs IC foundries Win Semiconductors and Advanced Wireless Semiconductor Company (AWSC), and GaAs epi-wafer supplier Visual Photonics Epitaxy Company (VPEC) are expected to see their...

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    Nvidia NVLink technology

    Nvidia has announced that it plans to integrate a high-speed interconnect, called NVLink into its future GPUs, enabling GPUs and CPUs to share data five to 12 times faster than they...

    Photo: Company, Mar 27.

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    Samsung 1TB mSATA SSD

    Samsung Electronics has launched its 840 EVO mSATA SSD line-up, including a one terabyte (TB) version. The Samsung 840 EVO mSATA SSD is an extension of the 840 EVO line-up which...

    Photo: Company, Dec 18.

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    Apple new MacBook Pro with Retina Display (Late 2013)

    Apple has updated MacBook Pro with Retina display, with prices starting at US$1,299. The 13-inch MacBook Pro with Retina display features fourth-generation dual-core Intel Core i5...

    Photo: Company, Oct 28.

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    Intel Bay Trail-based Atom Z3000 series processor

    Intel has launched its latest family of low-power systems-on-a-chip (SoC), codenamed Bay Trail, for tablets, 2-in-1s and other mobile devices. It will be available to consumers...

    Photo: Company, Sep 24.

  • Samsung+3D+V%2DNAND+SSD

    Samsung 3D V-NAND SSD

    Samsung Electronics has introduced a solid state drive (SSD) based on its 3D V-NAND technology. The new SSD, unveiled during a keynote at the Flash Memory Summit 2013 in California,...

    Photo: Company, Aug 19.

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