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Foxlink 2013 retail revenues far short of expectation

Jan 9, 11:10

Electronic connector maker Foxlink (Cheng Uei Precision Industry), which has investments in retail chains in Taiwan, China, Hog Kong and South Korea, originally expected 30-40% growth...

CES 2014: Sony executive claims PS4 outsold Xbox One in 2013

Jan 8, 22:15

After Microsoft's announcement that it sold over three million Xbox Ones in 2013, Sony Computer Entertainment CEO Andrew House revealed at CES 2014 that the company had sold about...

CES 2014: Asustek expects 20% shipment growth for notebooks and tablets in North America in 2014, says executive

Jan 8, 22:12

Asustek Computer expects its notebook and tablet shipments in North America to grow at least 20% on year in 2014, raising its ranking in the region's notebook market from seventh...

Co-Tech sees decreased revenues in 2013

Jan 8, 15:20

Co-Tech Copper Foil has reported consolidated revenues of NT$293 million (US$9.8 million) for December 2013, down 4.9% on month and 17.7% on year. For all of 2013, revenues amounted...

Chunghwa Telecom nets NT$5.14 per share for 2013

Jan 8, 11:42

Chunghwa Telecom (CHT) has reported net profit of NT$2.33 billion (US$77.7 million) for December 2013, leading to net EPS of NT$5.14 for the entire 2013.

JTouch announces over 85% on-year revenue growth in 2013

Jan 7, 21:34

JTouch has announced that its December 2013 consolidated revenues reached NT$415 million (US$13.78 million), up 10.37% on month but down 11.55% on year. The company's 2013 revenues...

CPT reports 21.5% on-year increase in revenues for 2013

Jan 7, 14:42

Chunghwa Picture Tubes (CPT) has announced that its December 2013 consolidated revenues topped NT$4.93 billion (US$163.87 million), down 9% on month but up 21.7% on year. The company...

Japan, US take up 50%, 30% of Taiwan solar cell orders in 2013

Jan 7, 14:38

The Japan and the US markets directly or indirectly accounted for 50% and 30% of total orders received by Taiwan-based crystalline silicon solar cell makers in 2013, according to...

TPK reports 2013 revenues down 8% on year

Jan 7, 14:27

Taiwan touch panel maker TPK has announced that its December 2013 unaudited consolidated revenues reached NT$15.92 billion (US$529.16 million), up 7.7% on month but down 28.9% on...

Digitimes Research: Digital home industry sees major developments occur in December 2013

Jan 6, 21:13

The digital home industry saw various trends continue to develop in December 2013, including Japan vendors increased focus in the southeast Asia market; the release of AllCast on...

FCCL Maker Taiflex revenues up nearly 30% in 2013

Jan 6, 16:02

FCCL and PV backsheet maker Taiflex Scientific has reported consolidated revenues of NT$853 million (US$28.48 million) for December 2013, down 9.8% sequentially but up 21.9% on year...

Digitimes Research: Shipment share of 8-inch tablets increases in December

Jan 6, 15:00

With brand vendors aggressively investing in the second half of 2013, 8-inch tablets accounted for 15.2% of global tablet shipments in December, while Android-based tablets acquired...

Largan hits record revenues for December

Stockwatch - Jan 6, 10:54

Handset-use lens module maker Largan Precision has reported consolidated revenues of NT$3.192 billion (US$106.6 million) for December 2013, hitting a monthly record for the second...

LCD monitor shipments drop 5% in 2013, says firm

Jan 3, 15:06

According to WitsView, 2013 LCD monitor shipments including AIO units reached 158 million units, dipping 5% on year. The declining trend will continue in 2014, with shipments reaching...

Digitimes Research: Notebook shipments suffer over 10% drop in December

Jan 2, 15:59

The global top-five notebook brand vendors and top-three ODMs, after enjoying on-month shipment growths in November, suffered on-month drops of 12% and 11% in December, respectively,...

Huawei posts revenues of US$38.5 billion in 2013, says top executive

Jan 2, 15:01

Huawei Technologies' revenues for 2013 are likely to total US$38.5 billion, increasing 10% from a year earlier, according to company vice chairman and acting CEO Eric Xu.

MSI narrows motherboard shipment gap with ASRock

Jan 2, 11:53

Micro-Star International (MSI) is expected to have shipped 6.5-7 million brand motherboards in 2013, approaching the volume shipped by the third-largest vendor ASRock. MSI is set...

Digitimes Research: DSC model number drops sharply in 2013

Dec 30, 12:23

As demand for DSCs is waning, brand vendors are turning cautious about releasing new models. In 2013, the top-7 vendors released a total of only 81 DSC models, a sharp drop of over...

Digitimes Research: Asustek and Apple are top-2 tablet vendors in Japan market

Dec 30, 12:11

Asustek Computer and Apple are currently the top-2 tablet vendors in Japan. In terms of operating system, Google and Apple led the tablet market in Japan with Android and iOS together...

Notebook PCB specialists HannStar Board, GCE eyeing return to profitability

Dec 27, 10:18

HannStar Board and Gold Circuit Electronics (GCE), which specialize in the manufacture of notebook-use PCBs, are both expected to return to profitability in the fourth quarter of...

Chip resistor maker Ralec 2013 EPS to reach NT$4.70

Dec 20, 15:48

Market watchers expect Ralec Electronic to see its 2013 EPS reach NT$4.70 (US$0.16), the highest among Taiwan-based chip resistor companies.

VIA likely to post smaller loss for 2013

Dec 20, 15:42

VIA Technologies is expected to report smaller losses for 2013, due to profits made by its subsidiaries VIA Labs and VIA Telecom. Its core processor business remains unprofitable.

North America semiconductor equipment industry posts book-to-bill ratio of 1.11 in November 2013, says SEMI

Dec 20, 12:08

North America-based semiconductor equipment manufacturers posted US$1.24 billion in orders in November 2013 (three-month average basis) and a book-to-bill ratio of 1.11, according...

PCB maker Apex 2013 revenues to grow more than 10%

Dec 20, 11:49

Apex International, a Thailand-based PCB maker listed on the Taiwan stock Exchange (TSE), is expected to report more than 10% growth in consolidated revenues for 2013, according to...

Inspection tool maker HMI to post another record sales quarter

Dec 20, 11:13

Revenues at Hermes Microvision (HMI), which provides electron beam (e-beam) inspection tools and solutions for the production of semiconductors, are set to hit a record high for the...

ChipMOS to nearly halve capex for 2014

Dec 19, 22:04

Packaging and testing firm ChipMOS Technologies plans to allocate NT$1.8 billion (US$60.2 million) for its capex in 2014, down from NT$3.5 billion in 2013.

UMC board approves capex for 28nm capacity expansion

Dec 19, 18:22

The board of directors of United Microelectronics (UMC) has approved an additional capital expenditure (capex) budget of NT$18.18 billion (US$609 million) specifically for expanding...

Public cloud services in MENA region on pace to total US$534 million in 2013, says Gartner

Dec 19, 15:34

The public cloud services market in the Middle East and North Africa region (MENA) is on pace to grow 24.1% in 2013 to total US$534 million, an increase of US$103 million from the...

Car display shipments increase due to demand for electric, hybrid vehicles in 2013, says DisplaySearch

Dec 19, 11:21

With increasing demand for center information displays and multifunction monitors for eco-friendly vehicles, year-over-year automotive TFT-LCD shipments are expected to increase 16%...

Smart wearable shipments to grow more than 500% between 1H and 2H13, says Canalys

Dec 18, 15:51

Worldwide shipments of smart wearable bands are on the rise. Just over 200,000 smart wearable bands shipped in the first half of 2013, but this figure is set to grow by well over...

Digitimes Research: Taiwan LCD driver IC revenues up over 10% in 2013

Dec 18, 11:34

Taiwan-based LCD driver IC makers as a whole will ramp up their revenues in 2013 for the second straight year, with the combined figures for the year reaching NT$87.74 billion (US$2.96...

Protective component maker Polytronics 4Q13 sales to remain steady

Dec 17, 14:00

Protective component maker Polytronics Technology is expected to see its sales remain steady in the fourth quarter of 2013 despite year-end inventory checks at clients and a low visibility...

Global LED lighting penetration estimated at 20% in 2013, 30% in 2014, says Everlight

Dec 17, 11:05

LED lighting as a percentage of all types of lighting in the global market is expected to reach 20% in 2013, and the penetration is likely to rise to 30% in 2014, according to Taiwan-based...

Memory controller IC designer Skymedi to report loss for 2013

Dec 17, 10:54

NAND flash controller IC design house Skymedi is likely to report a loss for 2013 due to a significant cut in orders from a major client, according to market observers.

MLCC suppliers Holy Stone, 3H post mixed November results

Dec 13, 14:09

MLCC maker Holy Stone saw its consolidated revenues increase 11% sequentially in November 2013, while sales at fellow company Honey Hope Honesty (3H), which distributes Japan-made...

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